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Lagos State Governor, Ambode Names Cabinet

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode Monday named his cabinet and forwarded their names to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation. A statement by Mr. Habib Aruna, the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, said the governor chose 23 Commissioners and 13 Special Advisers. Among the candidates were six members of the immediate past…

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Activists Express Anger Over Jonathan’s Insistence On Holding Election Rallies Despite Previous Warning Against It

 Civil rights and political activists have expressed outrage over President Goodluck Jonathan’s failure to halt ongoing political rallies organised by Transformation Association of Nigeria, TAN, for his re-election, despite Mr. Jonathan’s directive against such events amid Ebola spread fears. TAN has held two rallies in Awka, Anambra State in the South East and Ibadan, Oyo…

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Ebola Update: Lagos Sets Up Isolation Centre, ECOWAS Commission Suspends Meetings & More

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), which experts say causes multiple organs to shut down, has caused the demise of over 900 victims in West Africa. We have rounded up important updates about the deadly disease, scroll down to read through. Lagos Sets Up Isolation Centre  As the number of suspected and confirmed cases of the deadly Ebola Virus…

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Ebola Outbreak: Nigerian Doctors End Strike To Deal With The Virus

Nigerian public sector doctors on Thursday suspended the strike over an Ebola outbreak which has killed two people and infected five others in Lagos. A statement from the National Medical Association Union listed “the incursion of Ebola into Nigeria” as a main reason for suspending the strike. The emergence of Ebola in Lagos, sub-Saharan Africa’s…

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Ebola: Reports Prove That Patrick Sawyer Possibly Knew He Was Infected Before Coming To Nigeria

Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian man who brought the Ebola virus into Nigerian, looked “terribly ill” and might have known he was infected with the virus before travelling to Nigeria, the Liberian media is reporting. According to a review of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) images at the James Spriggs Payne’s Airport, Monrovia, by Liberian Newspaper, The…

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