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Ebola virus: Liberia health system ‘falling apart’

Many in Liberia say the government’s response to the crisis has been inadequate
The charity Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) has told the BBC that Liberia’s medical services have been completely overwhelmed by the Ebola outbreak.
The MSF co-ordinator in Liberia said official figures…

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘PIB Will Create Enabling Environment For Oil Industry’

The federal government has said that the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) now being considered by the National Assembly would help to create the desired environment for the nation’s oil and gas to thrive and add value to the lives of Nigerians.
The government said a clement environment for the i…

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gaza conflict: Fresh fears for ceasefire talks in Cairo

Talks in Cairo aimed at securing a fresh ceasefire in Gaza are under renewed strain, with both sides in the conflict issuing warnings.
Palestinian negotiators said they would leave on Sunday if Israel did not attend without preconditions.
Israel says it will not negotiate “under…

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

NMA to collaborate with govt on Ebola

Ibadan – Dr Muideen Olatunji, the Chairman, Oyo State branch of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has said that the association is ready to collaborate with the state government to check the spread Ebola virus disease.
Olatunji made the statement known at a news conference in Ibadan on S…

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jonathan Congratulates Aregbesola Over Osun Guber Victory

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday congratulated Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State on his victory in Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
The President commended the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies for ensuring that the elections were free, fair, …

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Aregbesola’s Supporters Troop Out To Celebrate Victory In Osogbo

Residents of Osogbo woke up on Sunday to the celebration of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola’s victory in Saturday’s election.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that major roads in Osun were filled with supporters who trooped out as early as 6 a.m. chanting victory songs and waving brooms.
Many mot…

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

African Athletics Championship Begins Today In Morocco

The 19th Africa Athletics Championships (AAC) scheduled to hold in Marrakech, Morocco will get underway today with Team Nigeria looking set to defend the title they won two years ago in Porto Novo, Benin Republic.
The Nigerian contingent who are already in Morocco ahead of the opening ceremony,…

August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

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