Category Archives: Breaking

Aliko Dangote Donates N150 Million To Help Fight The Dreaded Ebola Virus Disease

Chairman of Dangote group, Aliko Dangote, has donated N150m to the fight against Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country, chief executive officer of Dangote Foundation, Mrs Adhiambo Odaga, announced on Monday. At a media briefing at the ministry of health in Abuja, Odaga disclosed that the funds would be available for the establishment of…

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FIFA U-20: Falconets Defeat England In A Victorious 2-1 Match & Qualify For Quarter-Finals

Nigeria’s female football team, Falconets beat England in a 2-1 game as they advanced with 7 points as the leaders of Group C. This triumphant win qualifies the team for entry into the quarter-finals phase. Automatically, England is sent packing out of the tournament at the group stage for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup…

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Ebola:“Patrick Went To Nigeria For Help…” -Decontee Sawyer On Her Husband’s Run From Liberia

The widow of late Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian who brought Ebola into Nigeria, has defended her husband’s decision to travel to Africa’s most populous country, saying he did so in desperate search for a country with better healthcare system than his own country. In an article published earlier today, TMZ Liberia Magazine quoted Decontee Sawyer,…

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Stephen Keshi Rejects NFF’s Contract Of N10 Million Salary To Coach Super Eagles

Stephen Keshi has rejected the contract offered to him by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to continue as head coach of the Super Eagles. On Tuesday, members of the NFF unanimously agreed that “having finalized the fresh contract with Mr Stephen Keshi, for him to continue as head coach of Super Eagles, and having forwarded…

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Ebola: Experimental Drug Developed By A Nigerian In Diaspora Arrives Nigeria Today!

According to TheCable, an experimental drug for treatment of Ebola has been developed by a Nigerian in diaspora and will arrive the country today, health minister Onyebuchi Chukwu has said. The drug, called “Nanosilver”, can now be used following the approval by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that experimental treatments are ethical in the case…

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Hijab-Wearing Women In Kano Abandon Religious Garb To Avoid Being Tagged, ‘Female Suicide Bombers’

Women in northern Nigeria’s largest city Kano are abandoning their traditional religious dress after a spate of suicide bombings by young girls with explosives under their hijab. The commercial city was hit last month by four separate attacks involving teenage girls in the Muslim dress, leaving at least nine people dead and scores more injured.…

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Lagos Private Hospitals Reject Patients With Fever As Part Of Measures To Prevent Contracting Ebola

Some private hospitals in Lagos on Tuesday rejected treating patients who visited them with symptoms of fever as part of measures they were taking to prevent contracting the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD. A visit by the News Agency of Nigeria to some hospitals in Lagos Metropolis showed that nurses and other health workers, including cleaners, were seen wearing face…

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