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Ebola: Another Victim Dies

The protocol officer, Mr. Jatto Asihu Abdulqudir, who picked up the index case, Patrick Sawyer, from the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos, has died from the deadly Ebola virus, bringing the total number of persons who have succumbed to the disease in Nigeria to three. Sawyer, the Liberian national who flew into Lagos with the virus, died on July 24, ... Read More »

WHO Approves Test Drug for Ebola

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has endorsed the use of untested drugs to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus. WHO said the use was ethical in light of the scale of the outbreak and high number of deaths from the dreaded Ebola virus disease (EVD). Over 1,000 people have died of the disease in West Africa since it broke ... Read More »

Chibok Girls: Northern Elders Spit Fire

President Goodluck Jonathan got yesterday an ultimatum  from the North – bring back the Chibok girls and stop Boko Haram or forget 2015. The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) issued a deadline – October- for the conditions to be met. For over three months, more than 200 girls abducted by the fundamentalist Boko Haram sect have been in captivity. Eleven of ... Read More »

Outstanding Failure As WAEC Release Results

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Monday released the May/June diet of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), recording 31.28 per cent pass. A total of 1,705,976 candidates registered for the examination out of which 1,692,435 candidates consisting of 929,075 male and 763,360 female candidates sat for the examination. Addressing newsmen at the head office of WAEC ... Read More »

Jonathan summons governors, health commissioners

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday summoned all state governors and their health commissioners for a meeting on Wednesday in Abuja to fashion out ways of curbing spread of the Ebola Virus disease. The President spoke at the second Interfaith Dialogue held in Abuja. The programme was organised by the Interfaith Initiative for Peace. He cautioned Nigerians against celebrating burials, stressing ... Read More »

T.B Joshua Sends Annointing Water to Sierra Leone!!!!

As panic over the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus continues to rise, Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) has reportedly sent 4,000 bottles of his ‘anointing water’ to Sierra Leone to help the country in its fight against the deadly virus. Prophet T.B. Joshua He also gave $50,000 to victims of the disease ... Read More »

Arsenal Start Season With Man City Rout

Goals from Santi Cazorla, Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud gave Arsenal claim the Community Shield with a convincing 3-0 win over Premier League champions Manchester City. Cazorla opened the scoring with a well-taken finish in the first half which comfortably beat Caballero, before Ramsey doubled the lead before-half time. City rallied for a brief spell after the break following the introduction ... Read More »

Osun election: PDP rejects result


The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has rejected the result of Osun state gubernatorial election won by Governor Rauf Aregbesola alleging fraudulent activities. The party agent at the collation of results Mr. Bola Ajao refused to endorse the summary sheets which indicates acceptance of the results. Ajao said his party had already forwarded to INEC a cocktail of its griviances against ... Read More »

Aregbesola Triumphs Again

It’s official, incumbent Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, will spend another 4 years in the State House as he beat his closest counterpart and PDP candidate Senator Iyiola Omisore in the polls yesterday. Aregbesola won in 24 local government areas of the 30 local government areas in the state to maintain a clear lead with a total of 394,684 ... Read More »

Salted water therapy kills two

Two people have lost their lives in Jos, Plateau State as a result of the use of the salted water therapy to neutralise the effects of the Ebola virus. 20 other users are also being hospitalised. The two victims were said to have died due to the effects of heavy salt intake. The salt provoked the rise of their high ... Read More »