Wednesday, 27 August 2014
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Wednesday in Abuja condemned the stigmatization of Nigerians by some countries over recent cases of the Ebola Virus Disease in the country.
Speaking at a meeting with Mr. David Navarro, a Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General, President Jonathan particularly denounced discriminatory actions such as that which forced Nigeria’s team to the Youth Olympics in China to abandon its participation.
Mr Maigari is said to have been arrested yesterday August 26th alongside Musa Amadu the NFF Secretary General and Chris Green, a board member, as proceedings for the General meeting of the NFF began at Chida Hotel in Abuja. Reason for their arrest has not yet been disclosed.
Embattled Maigari was recently reinstated as Chairman of the NFF by FIFA after being impeached by the NFF Board members in July.
At a press briefing held yesterday August 26th in Abuja, Prof. Onyebuchi said only one patient out of the 13 confirmed cases in Nigeria is still at the Isolation center. He said five of those infected died while seven have successfully recovered and have been discharged. He also said two of the nurses who attended to Patrick Sawyer at the First Consultant hospital were discharged yesterday.
Find the minister's statement after the cut...
The Federal Government also stopped all summer schools.
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
In his last interview, Leonid, who wears a talked about how his height was a curse, why he refused to be measured by the Guinness Book of World Records and also why he refused to get married
"To me, my height is a curse, a punishment from God, not something to celebrate. What sin I have committed, I do not know. All my life I have dreamed of being just like everyone else. I don't want or need the fame that this would bring so I have no desire to be in this Guinness book.
"I never got married because I don't want to inflict my problems on a wife. I think it would not be fair on her" he said.
At one point, his condition, called giganticism, left him growing at the rate of roughly a foot every 3 years. His feet measured 18 inches in length while his palms were more than a foot in diameter
His impeachment, which was carried out precisely at 10:39 am came after the House adopted the 7-man panel report that investigated allegations of gross misconduct levelled against him by 22 of the 24 members of the House.
The motion for the adoption of the report was moved by the House Leader, Hon. S.K.E Udeh-Okoye. He said the panel of investigation had come up with the conclusion that the “allegations of gross misconduct levelled against Onyebuchi by the House have been approved.”
It would be recalled that the State Chief Judge had earlier set up a 7-man panel to investigate allegations of gross misconduct levelled against Sunday Onyebuchi before his impeachment.
Monday, 25 August 2014
SaharaReporters has learned today that Amy Ngozi Adadevoh, younger sister of the late Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, has reportedly tested positive for the Ebola virus.
Miss Adadevoh had previously been a suspected case, a suspicion confirmed today by blood test. She has been moved to isolation at the Ebola treatment center in Lagos. She joins two other patients there undergoing evaluation and treatment.
Sunday, 24 August 2014
According to Daily Mail, witnesses at the scene claimed that Chris Brown was the target of the shooting, but TMZ said they weren't so sure who the target was.
With sadness in our hearts, but with gratitude to God for a life well spent, we announce the passing on of our father, brother, uncle and in-law, Michael Agbo Idibia, a native of Okpokwu Idumoga in Benue State. Born on July 25, 1946, Mr. Idibia is an alumnus of Kansas State University, USA, and retired from the Ministry of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State. Survived by wife, Mrs. Rose Owoyi Idibia, children: Steven Idibia, Innocent '2face' Idibia, Hyacinth Idibia and Oche Idibia, grand-children, and siblings. Burial arrangements will be announced by the family. We plead with the media and the general public to respect the privacy of the family in this difficult time. Thank you.
Saturday, 23 August 2014
May he rest in peace
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Abati also stated that most of his critics, one of whom even referred to him one time as a product of same sex marriage (FFK), have ended up in the GEJ led administration. He says they are now waiting for the likes of Oby Ezekwesili, Nasir El Rufai, Dino Melaye, Bola Tinubu and their 'Northern godfathers' to also 'see the light and allow the light set them free'. Find his interview after the cut..
According to a press statement signed by the Deputy Director Public Relations of the DSS Marilyn Ogar, some unidentified persons stormed a local tailoring store in Odutola street in the Sabongari area in Kano state on Wednesday August 20th and stole 13 pieces of Catholic Reverend sisters attire.
The DSS says with the recent increase in female suicide bombings, the stealing of the attires calls for great concern. The DSS called on all Nigerians to be extra vigilant and observant of anyone wearing such regalia.Press statement after the cut...
Thursday, 21 August 2014
Dan Nwomeh, the Special Assistant on Media to the Minister of Health Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu announced this today on social media.
The management of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria also donated an ambulance to the Ebola Emergency Operation Centre in Lagos .
According to the spokesperson of the hospital, Vince Dollard, Dr. Kent's blood samples came back negative for the virus after undergoing proper screening for two days. Dr. Kent is expected to give a statement regarding his discharge later today at a news conference before leaving the hospital.
Dr. Kent and another US missionary Nancy Writebol contracted the disease while working to fight the outbreak in Liberia. After they contracted the disease they were taken to an isolation unit at Emory University Hospital, where they were treated with the experimental drug, ZMapp.
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