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    REVEALED: Lagos hospital ‘forcefully’ stopped Ebola victim from travelling to Calabar

REVEALED: Lagos hospital ‘forcefully’ stopped Ebola victim from travelling to Calabar

But for the insistence of the management of First Consultant Medical Centre, Lagos, Mr. Patrick Sawyer ─ the Liberian-American who brought the Ebola virus to Nigeria ─ would have forcefully discharged himself and travelled to Calabar, Cross River State, four days before his death. Also, an official of the Liberian embassy in Nigeria reportedly called the hospital several times, putting pressure on them [...]

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    NNPC shuts Lagos clinic for ‘suspected Ebola’

NNPC shuts Lagos clinic for ‘suspected Ebola’

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has shut down its clinic at Victoria Island, following suspicions that a patient at the clinic is down with Ebola. According to group general manager, group public affairs division of NNPC, Ohi Alegbe, the closedown of the clinic is a preventive measure. “The management of the NNPC has announced the indefinite shutdown of its clinic in [...]

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    Lagos fashion and design week to hold in October

Lagos fashion and design week to hold in October

This year's edition of the Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week (GTBank LFDW) will run from October 29 to November 1, 2014. Entering into its fourth year, the GTBank LFDW has been at the helm of the Nigerian fashion industry by ensuring that African designers have a platform to showcase their collections annually and seek out various opportunities for designers both within Nigeria and [...]

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    Ebola: Jonathan bans movement of corpses

Ebola: Jonathan bans movement of corpses

President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a national emergency to "control and contain" the Ebola virus in Nigeria, banning the movement of corpses from one community to the other as well as from outside the country. He has also approved a special intervention plan and the immediate release of N1.9 billion for its implementation. The full extent of the emergency and its implications were, however, [...]

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Osun election: APC accuses police boss of bribing security agents to skew election in favour of PDP

The new commissioner of police in Osun State, Ibrahim Maishanu, is distributing cash to police officers and soldiers so that they can work to give the Peoples Democratic Party victory in Saturday's gubernatorial election in the state, the All Progressives Congress has alleged. The APC earlier had alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission’s officials and security agents showed clear [...]

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New Mixtape ‘Son of John’ – A-Q + Track-listing

  Newly rebranded A-Q has just signed a management/consultancy deal with renowned manager, Godwin Tom. With hits like ‘Idols’, ‘Bang’, ‘We Are Dreaming’, and ‘Bata Mi’, rapper A-Q has proven that the Hip Hop culture in Nigeria isn’t dead. He has consistently proven his ‘rapability’ and alliterative wordplay and doesn’t intend to stop as he is set to put out a [...]

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 Jega promises free and fair election in Osun

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, has promised that the Osun state governorship election would be free and fair. Speaking during a stakeholders meeting with politicians in Osogbo, the state capital, Jega said the objective of INEC is to make the poll the freest and fairest in the country. “Our goal is to ensure that the [...]

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    Salt can’t cure Ebola, could even harm you

Salt can’t cure Ebola, could even harm you

As the deadly Ebola virus continues to spread and claim more casualties at an alarming rate, the fear of contracting the virus has caused the circulation of various messages of protection on social media. Broadcasts of bathing with salt water and putting salt in water meant for consumption as a preventive measure against Ebola have gone viral in the last 24 hours, [...]

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US to control over $480 Million loot of Abacha

The United States department of justice on Thursday announced that it has been given the approval to control over $480 million corruption proceeds hidden by the late General Sanni Abacha in various bank accounts across the world. The judgment is the result of a civil forfeiture complaint the department filed in November 2013 against more than $625 million in the largest [...]

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Journalists attacked by thugs in Osun

Suspected thugs of a political party in Osun state on Thursday manhandled Mr. Ayodeji Moradeyo, a senior reporter and Binafia Miebi, a cameraman  of Television Continental News (TVC) in Oshogbo, the state capital. The armed thugs attacked the journalists who were deployed to the state for the gubernatorial election scheduled for August 9, before handing them over to the police as criminals. Unconfirmed reports have it that [...]

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    ECOWAS suspends meetings over Ebola outbreak

ECOWAS suspends meetings over Ebola outbreak

The ECOWAS Commission has suspended all meetings involving member states of the commission owing  to the outbreak of the Ebola virus in some West African countries.  The vice-president of ECOWAS Commission, Mr Toga McIntosh, announced this at a briefing organised by the Nigerian government for the diplomatic corps on Ebola outbreak in Abuja on Thursday. McIntosh said the management of the commission [...]

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    APC alleges PDP’s ‘rigging manual’ for Osun

APC alleges PDP’s ‘rigging manual’ for Osun

The Peoples Democratic Party's manual to rig Saturday's gubernatorial election in Osun state with projected fake results in all the 30 local government areas of the state has been uncovered, the All Progressives Congress alleged on Thursday. APC and the PDP have lately sustained attacks and allegations of plans to rig the Osun election on each other. At a press conference in [...]

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    Fashola reverses LASU fee to N25,000 

Fashola reverses LASU fee to N25,000 

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has announced the reversal of the Lagos State University (LASU) fee from N350,000 to the old rate of N25,000 across board. Fashola made the pronouncement at the 19th convocation ceremony of the higher degree award on Thursday. The governor said he had met the state executive council on the issue and an approval to that effect [...]

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    LUTH begins Ebola training for staff

LUTH begins Ebola training for staff

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, on Thursday began a training programme for its health workers towards curtailing the potential spread of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Mrs Hope Nwololo, LUTH' public relations officer, said health workers are occupationally exposed to a variety of infection in the performance of their duties, hence the training is to promote the health and safety of all [...]

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    NFF could appoint caretaker coach ‘just in case…’

NFF could appoint caretaker coach ‘just in case…’

An interim coach could be appointed to lead the Super Eagles to Rwanda for the September 6 qualifier for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations match should negotiations between the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the out-of-contract Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, remain inconclusive. Deji Tinubu, a member of the three- man committee set up by the executive committee of the [...]

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    Falconets begin World Cup with Mexico draw

Falconets begin World Cup with Mexico draw

Nigeria U-20 women national team, the Super Falconets, opened their account at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada with a 1-1 draw with Mexico at the Moncton Stadium, Moncton. Mexico took the lead in the 23rd minute as Fabiola Ibarra slotted home from 20 metres after an inadequately headed clearance from Nigeria goalkeeper, Sandra Chichi, who was attempting [...]

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