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Ebola Update: Ebola outbreak in Kaduna records first suspected Ebola case


A 19-year-old boy from Zaria, Kaduna State was on Tuesday put under isolation at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, for exhibiting symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus disease. Kaduna State Commissioner for Health, Dr Thot Dogo, who confirmed this to one our correspondents in Kaduna, said the hospital authorities alerted the ministry when […]

Breaking News: Deadly Ebola Finally Hits The North As Kaduna Confirms First Case


A 19-year-old student of Law at the Ahmadu Bello University has been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in Kaduna. The Public Relations Officer, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, ABUTH, Bilyaminu Umar, while confirming the case on Monday when contacted via phone said the student was diagnosed at ABUTH, Shika, Zaria. “Yes, there was a […]

Ebola Crisis: Panic And Confussion Hit Lagos Hospital As Patient Dies Mysteriously

Ebola Virus

The death of a patient, who is suspected to have Ebola, has caused panic among patients and doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi- Araba, Lagos State. A reliable source, who confirmed this development to our correspondent in Lagos on Tuesday, said the patient was brought in by members of the health authorities at […]

P’Harcourt ‘senseless’ Pro-Jonathan Rally Aftermath: APC Reacts As PDP Leaders Shunned The Event

Pro-Jonathan rally of Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN)

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned Saturday’s pro-Jonathan rally organised in the state capital, Port Harcourt, by the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria, TAN. The party said the group was secretly sponsored by the presidency to enable President Goodluck Jonathan secure a fresh term. TAN had on Saturday organised the […]

The days of your misrule are numbered – Odigie-Oyegun tells PDP

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, assured yesterday that the administration of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which started 15 years ago, would end next year. He said the administration would be replaced by that of the APC. Odigie-Oyegun spoke at the Third Progressive Governance Lecture Series in Owerri, […]

Port Harcourt elderly woman tests positive for Ebola Virus Disease


One of the three persons taken to the Ebola virus quarantine centre in Oduoha, Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, has tested positive for the disease. The latest case, an elderly woman, contracted the virus in Good Heart Hospital, the health facility where Iyke Enemuo, the doctor who treated a Nigerian ECOWAS diplomat, Koye […]

Ebola Cure: At Last, Nigerian Government ‘Applies For Japanese Drug’ – Minister

Ebola Virus

The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, Monday announced that the country has applied for the Japanese drug for the treatment of Ebola Virus Disease. The drug – Favipiravir – was developed by a subsidiary of Fujifilm Holdings and could be delivered immediately. The flu treatment was approved by the Japanese health ministry in March. […]

Enugu State First Lady, Clara Chime Regrets Her Actions, Apologizes To Husband In Public

Enugu State First Lady, Clara Chime Apologizes To Husband In Public

Wife of Enugu State gov­ernor, Mrs. Clara Chime, who, last year, quit the Governor’s Lodge, where she lived with Governor Sul­livan Chime after she alleged she was forcefully confined in the Gov­ernment House, has apologised for her actions. Chime, at the heat of his rift with his wife, had disclosed that she had health challenges […]

DSS in search for 60 Ebola suspects in P’Harcourt


Health minister, commissioners hold emergency meeting today AS part of efforts to contain the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the Department of State Security (DSS) is now searching for about 60 persons suspected to have been infected with the disease in Rivers State. A pharmacist and medical doctor who worked with the first Ebola casualty in […]

Ebola in PH: FG summons emergency meeting


Abuja—An emergency National Council on Health, NCH, meeting is holding today in Abuja following the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, outside Lagos. The meeting will be the third in series since the outbreak of the disease in West Africa. This came as widow of Dr Ike Enemuo, who died of Ebola in Port Harcourt […]


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