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Ebola: Private hospitals now chase out patients with fever

In curtailing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, some private hospitals in Lagos have allegedly stated chasing out patients with fever. The few ones that accept the patients allegedly compel them to wash their hands and apply sanitizers before proceeding into their building. The guys at the News Agency ...

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Ebola: Ivory Coast bans flights from Nigeria

The Ivory Coast announced Monday that it has banned all flights from countries hit by the deadly Ebola virus. The government said in a statement that it has banned all carriers from transporting passengers from these countries. It has also suspended flights by its national airline to and from these ...

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Ebola: 2 dead, others hospitalised in Jos after excess salt consumption

2 feared dead, others hospitalised in Jos after excess salt consumption to prevent Ebola The rumour that Ebola could be prevented via consumption if salt seems to have caused some their lives. According to Thisday, At least two persons have been feared killed and 20 others hospitalised in various hospitals ...

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GEJ declares national emergency on Ebola, approves N1.9b special intervention fund

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Friday in Abuja declared the control and containment of the Ebola virus in Nigeria, a National Emergency. Accordingly, the President has directed the Federal Ministry of Health to work in collaboration with the State Ministries of Health, the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the National ...

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Nigerian Lady who started the Salt & Water Ebola Cure rumour, tenders apology

She posted her apology on nairaland My confession and apology My name is Adesewa, I am coming out clean because what started has a joke has escalated into the unprecedented. How it started Yesterday i was with friend in her hostel, we were talking about this Ebola out break, when ...

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Ebola: Must everything be a joke? – Juliet Ibrahim to OAPs

Juliet Ibrahim

With the Ebola scare and salt and water drama going on, the Ghanaian Actress shared this

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Patrick Sawyer ignored medical advice – Liberian Govt apologises to Nigerians

The Liberian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nurudeem Mohammed,told journalists in Abuja “The Liberian President President has personally called to apologise on the unfortunate development.She specifically said her country had declared a state of emergency over the Ebola epidermic in Liberia.‘She equally apologised that Sawyer ignored medical advice ...

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Nigerian doctors call off their strike over Ebola

Lagos state Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has directed the immediate reversal of the school fees of Lagos State University, LASU, which was increased by the government to what it was as far back as 2011. Governor Fashola gave the directive�today August 7th�at the convocation programme of LASU which held earlier today ...

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Revealed : Patrick Sawyer Urinated On Health Workers Before His Death

The death of Liberian Ebola victim, Patrick Sawyer in a Lagos hospital,has opened up a floodgate of Ebola cases as it’s been revealed he came in contact with about 70 people directly or indirectly. One of the Nigerian nurses who attended him died on Tuesday and others are still in ...

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Ebola Virus: FG Bars Corpses of Nigerians from Abroad

The Federal Government has announced they will no longer allow the remains of dead Nigerians, especially from countries battling Ebola virus, from being brought into the country for burial. Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Professor Abdulsalami Nasidi, said this on Friday in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos. Nasidi said: �The ...

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Ghana bans flights from Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia over Ebola Virus

Ghana has officially banned flights from 4 West African countries; Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria, citing concerns about the rapid spread of the Ebola virus, which has claimed several lives. Charles Asare,�Managing Director of the Ghana Airport Company, said the measure was part of a set of emergency management ...

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59 persons came in contact with Ebola victim -LASG

Lagos State Government on Monday said 59 people in the state came in contact with the 40-year-old Liberian who died of Ebola virus in Lagos. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, who made this known in�� Ikeja, explained that the number consisted of 44 health care workers�� and 15 ...

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Liberian Man, Patrick Sawyer, with first Ebola case in Nigeria is dead | Photo

Mr. Patrick Sawyer, a WASH consultant at the Ministry of Finance, who had been quarantined since arriving Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday, July 20, 2014 with symptoms of the Ebola virus has died. A Liberian government official, speaking on condition of anonymity said the news of Sawyer’s death was relayed to ...

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Must read: How to prevent yourself from contracting the Ebola Virus

The Lagos State Government yesterday confirmed a possible case of Ebola Virus, which is been currently investigated while treatment is on for the 40 year old Liberian, who is now a suspect, and a possible 30 others who may have had contact with him. The Special Adviser to the Lagos ...

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FIFA lifts ban on Nigeria

FIFA has lifted the ban it placed on Nigeria on July 9th after a high court sitting in Jos sacked the President of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, Aminu Maigari and other board members. FIFA had frowned at the court ruling, stating that the move was a government interference in ...

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Must Read: Open letter to John Mikel Obi

Mikel Obi

Dear Mikel, I’ve just been looking at you.. I’ve just sat down in this my corner and I’ve been looking at you and the rubbish that you played in this World Cup. God knows if I had told you what was on my mind before now, FIFA would have banned ...

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Lagos State Government issues alert on the deadly Ebola virus

The Lagos state government worried by the increasing cases of deaths from the outbreak of Ebola virus in some neighbouring West African countries,has given some precautionary measures to prevent the outbreak of the deadly virus in the state. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, in a statement, said the measures ...

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Malala visits Nigeria, marks birthday with escaped Chibok girls and parents | Photos

Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived after being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education, pledged yesterday to help free the 219 schoolgirls being held by Boko Haram since April 15. Malala spoke in Abuja when she met with some parents of the schoolgirls. ...

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Finally! Nigeria made cars are ready | Photos

naija made cars

Nigeria made cars are ready, according to Executive Director/Chief Executive of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr Olusegun Awolowo, he even posed beside his own, to announce its readiness to Nigerians. The SUV was manufactured by Innoson.�  

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Plane flying to Gabon from Nigeria missing

plane

A four-seater plane flying from Nigeria to Gabon via Cameroon has gone missing. The plane, owned by the U.S. company Global Aviation, took off from Kano at 1800 hours yesterday en route Libreville in Gabon, where it was scheduled to arrive at 2300 hours, after a‎ stopover in Douala, Cameroon. ...

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