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Ebola crisis to last at least six months – MSF

The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa will take at least six months to bring under control, the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres says. Speaking in Geneva, MSF President Joanne… Read more »

New drug, Nano Silva, expected in Lagos hospital

Nano Silva, an experimental drug for the treatment of Ebola Virus, was expected to get to the country on Thursday for the treatment of patients at the Infectious Diseases Hospital… Read more »

Boko Haram abducts 100 young men in Borno

There were indications on Thursday that members of the terrorist Islamic sect, Boko Haram, might have abducted about 100 young men from Doron Baga, a community in Borno State. There… Read more »

East-West road 77% completed -Minister

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Steve Oru, said on Friday that the East-West road was 77 per cent completed after an assessment of the work by contractors. Oru,… Read more »

Confab: Northern delegates demand withdrawal of ‘draft constitution’

Northern delegates on Wenesday took their anger against the   ‘draft constitution’ by the National Conference farther by writing a protest letter to the Chairman of the conference, Justice Idris Kutigi…. Read more »

Falana seeks probe of snipers for rights violation

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has given the National Human Rights Commission a 14-day ultimatum to investigate an alleged violation of the rights of an accredited observer, Mr…. Read more »

Ebola: 21 persons isolated in Enugu

This is official. Lagos is not the only state in Nigeria that has been hit by the deadly Ebola Virus Disease; Enugu has become the next in line. Twenty one… Read more »

Dangote group $1bn investment in rice production in Nigeria excites President Jonathan

President Goodluck  Jonathan Friday gave kudos to the Chairman, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote for investing $1bn) in rice production in the country. The President made the commendation during the… Read more »

Ebola: Ghana bans all flights from Nigeria, others

Ghana is the first country to slam a travel ban on Nigeria over Ebola scare. Ghanaian authorities have banned all flights from Nigeria and other West African countries over concerns… Read more »

President Jonathan appoints Dr. Dawha new NNPC GMD

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved new appointments and changes in the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC). A press statement by… Read more »