Tag Archives: Patrick Sawyer

FAAN Reactivates Ebola Screening Point At Airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reinstated screening points and detecting machines at the airport to forestall the resurgence of Ebola outbreak in Nigeria. The measure was triggered by the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. FAAN’s acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, assured passengers and airport users…

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Ebola Movie ‘93 Days’! Keppy Ekpeyong Plays Patrick Sawyer, Bimbo Akintola As Dr. Stella Adadevoh

 Bimbo Akintola, Keppy Ekpeyong Bassey, Charles Aigbe, Tim Reid & Danny Glover  American Actors Danny Glover and Tim Reid joins the other cast in the historical film 93 Days. The Movie is based on the true story of men and women who worked tirelessly and sacrificed their lives to save millions of Nigerians from the…

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Read Jonathan’s Speech At 54th Independence Church Service, Plus Patience Makes A Fashion Statement

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said that terrorism and kidnapping were still major national challenges because Nigerians had not united against them as they did against the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD. Mr. Jonathan made the statement at an inter-denominational church service at the National Ecumenical Centre, Abuja, to mark the country’s 54th Independence Anniversary coming…

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Doyin Okupe Explains Why Dr. Adadevoh’s Name Was Excluded From The National Honours

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, last week, approved the award of National Honours to deserving individuals in various categories. Read it here. The omission of Dr. Adadevoh drew criticism from commentators who argued that she should have been honoured posthumously. The presidency has stated that it cannot bestow the National Honours Award  posthumously on Dr. Ameyo…

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Federal Government Reopens First Consultant Hospital Where Patrick Sawyer Died, Declares It Fit For Operations

This comes after rumours stating weeks back that the government was going to reopen the medical centre. According to reports, the federal government of Nigeria has ordered the reopening of First Consultant Hospital located in Obalende, Lagos Nigeria. This happens to be the same hospital where Liberian-American, Patrick Sawyer, who brought the Ebola Virus Disease…

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Ebola: Minister Of Health Confirms Death Of Another Doctor In Rivers State

The Federal Government, Thursday, confirmed that the doctor that died in a hospital in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, died of the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD. The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, told journalists in Abuja on Thursday that the doctor contacted the disease after treating a patient who came in contact with Patrick Sawyer, the…

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Minister Of Health Accuses Foreign Media Outlets Of Exaggerating Ebola Reports In Nigeria

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Wednesday accused the foreign media of exaggerating cases of Ebola outbreak in Nigeria while leaving Spain and America out of a list of Ebola-hit countries. Speaking after the Federal Executive Council, FEC meeting, Mr. Chukwu said it is wrong for the foreign media to lump Nigeria with the…

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“I’m Sorry For Their Loss And Pain” Patrick Sawyer’s Wife, Decontee Writes To The Adadevohs

Late Patrick Sawyer’s wife, Decontee Sawyer penned a letter to Leadership, telling of how sorry she is for the trouble her Liberian-American husband caused Nigeria and Liberia by bringing the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) to the countries. Amongst a few medical practitioners and citizens, Nigeria lost a physician, Dr Ameyo Adadevoh who attended to Sawyer…

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