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Ebola: UN Employee Transported To The Eastern German City Of Leipzig After Contracting Virus Dies

A 56 year old UN medical worker infected with Ebola has died at a hospital in Germany. Doctors at the hospital in Leipzig said the man, originally from Sudan, died despite receiving experimental drugs to treat the virus. More than 4,400 people have died from the outbreak, mainly in West Africa. World Health Organization, WHO…

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1,000 LASTMA & VIS Officials Organized To Monitor Effectiveness Of Lagos Horn Free Day Today

As Lagos State government marks the first horn-free-day today, October 15th, the state government has deployed 1,000 officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) and the Vehicles Inspection Service (VIS), to monitor motorists’ compliance. On the newly introduced horn-free day, all motorists plying routes in the state are not expected to horn, while driving…

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Ebola: US Nurse Infected Receives transfusion of plasma from Ebola Survivor Kent Brantly

Dr Kent Brantly, the first American to return to the US from Liberia to be treated for Ebola, donated plasma to Nina Pham. A Dallas nurse who caught Ebola while treating a Liberian patient who died of the disease has received a plasma transfusion donated by a doctor who beat the virus. Ebola has killed more than…

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Yakubu Gowon, Akinwunmi Adesina, Emmanuel Uduaghan, Phillips Oduoza, IcePrince, Simdul Shagaya, Others, Receive LEADERSHIP Awards

Former military head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, Group Managing Director and CEO of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Phillips Oduoza, Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina were among many other credible and distinguished Nigerians honoured yesterday at the annual LEADERSHIP Annual Conference and Awards held at the ThisDay Dome, Abuja. The awards had in attendance…

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NFF To Confirm Keshi’s Replacement After Alleged Sabotage On Super Eagles AFCON 2015 Qualifier

According to Punch, there are very strong indications that Stephen Keshi will not continue as the Super Eagles coach, on interim or permanent basis, after humiliating 1-0 loss to Sudan on Saturday. The decision by the president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, to hold far reaching discussions with his members; the need to…

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Malia & Sasha Obama, Kylie & Kendall Jenner- TIME ‘25 Most Influential Teens Of 2014

Whether they’re solving world hunger at the Google Science Fair or setting the bar for creative genius on Instagram, it’s pretty clear that teenagers today are leading the way (but you already knew that). Among the teens in the spotlight, TIME Magazine has selected 25 nominees in the running to be named 2014’s Most Influential…

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2015 Election: Anioma Leaders Rally Behind President Jonathan, Present Ndudi Elumelu For Delta Governorship

A high-level delegation of ‎Anioma people of Delta State led by the Asagba of Asaba, Professor Chike Edozien Wednesday, last week, had a closed door meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan at the State House, Abuja.   Though, the details of the meeting was not disclosed, sources informed us that it was to express the support of…

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2015 Presidential Elections: Atiku Reveals Economic Manifesto, Vows To Take NNPC & PHCN Cartels

According to news on Premium Times, A former Vice President and now a presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to defeat the mafia-like structures undermining Nigeria’s energy sector, in an ambitious economic outlay he unfolded on Monday ahead of the 2015 presidential election. At an event in Abuja on Monday, Mr. Abubakar laid out a…

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No Nigerian Is Being Detained In South Africa Over Seized $9.3million Arms Money!

According to an exclusive news on Premium Times, contrary to belief that two Nigerians and an Israeli are being held in South Africa‎ for smuggling $9.3 million cash into that country, no one is being detained over the matter, which has been confirmed by the South African Police service. There had been widespread reports that…

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