Ebola

WHO declares Ebola outbreak international emergency as dead patient suspected of going to Uganda, Rwanda

The World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday declared that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which surfaced in August 2018, is now an international emergency. The declaration raises the outbreak’s visibility and public health officials hope...

FG debunks Ebola virus in Nigeria

The Federal Government has described the message circulating in the social media purporting a positive case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Country, as false. Speaking on Wednesday in his office, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH),...

UN Says About 25% of Ebola Cases Could be Going Undetected

The World Health Organization says it may be missing a quarter of all Ebola cases in eastern Congo as violent unrest complicates detection. That estimate by WHO emergencies chief Dr. Michael Ryan on Thursday comes after aid groups expressed concern...

Fresh Ebola outbreak kills 200 in Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo has reported an outbreak of Ebola in its conflict-torn east, killing at least 200 since August 2018, barely a week after it declared the end to an epidemic in the northwest of the vast country. The...

Ebola is back: WHO confirms outbreak in DR Congo following 17 deaths

A new Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo after the deaths of 17 people have been linked to the virus. At least one of the deceased has tested positive for the virus, the country’s...

Crooks Dig Up Sierra Leone’s ‘Ebola Cemetery’

By Philip Obaji Jnr After a devastating mudslide hit Freetown, Sierra Leone, early last week, the nation held a painful ceremony to bury the dead. The government hired about 600 gravediggers, while a huge crowd that included President Ernest Bai...
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NNPC announces top management shake-up, …says new executive appointments, redeployments ‘ll reposition it for greater efficiency

      As part of efforts to strengthen and reposition NNPC for greater efficiency, transparency and profitability in line with the...
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2017 FG’s audited report : Buhari gets 14-day ultimatum to probe missing N300bn 

  The non-implementation of the 2017 audited report by the Auditor General of the Federation has drawn the flak of the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project...

Terrorist jailed for life over plot to bomb London’s St Paul’s Cathedral

  A Muslim convert Safiyya Shaikh, 37, has been jailed for life for plotting to blow up London’s historic St Paul’s Cathedral. Shaikh, from London, had scoped...

Donald Trump Jr’s girlfriend tests positive for coronavirus

  Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of President Donald Trump’s eldest son and a top fundraising official for the Trump reelection campaign, tested positive for the...

COVID-19: People Wear Face Masks in Southeast to Avoid Harrassment by Security Agents–CLEEN Foundation 

  CLEEN Foundation has made a startling revelation that most people in South East Nigeria wear face masks because of security agents and not necessarily to...