Category: The News Blog

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SolaAugust 16, 2014

Baby suspected to have #Ebola in Kwara, dies

by S’ola Filani A seven-month-old baby boy suspected to have Ebola virus infection in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, is dead. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 15, 2014

FIRS seals Ewekoro Power Plant over unpaid N114 million tax [DETAILS]

by Godwin Akanfe Officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Southwest, have sealed-off the Lagos office of Ewekoro Power ...

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YEditorAugust 15, 2014

#Ebola outbreak will be with us for another half year – MSF

by Olorunwa Lawal It will take about six months to bring under control the Ebola epidemic, the head of Medecins ...

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SolaAugust 15, 2014

There is controversy around the Nano Silver drug sent to Nigeria for Ebola

by S’ola Filani Nano Silver is the first experimental treatment for the Ebola Virus to get to Nigeria for use ...

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SolaAugust 15, 2014

Students protest tuition fees in Abeokuta, damage cars and property (LOOK)

by S’ola Filani Students of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago – Iwoye, in their thousands have seized the entrance to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 15, 2014

How security guard raped 9-year-old girl to death in Enugu

by Azubuike Azikiwe   A 22-year-old security guard, Gideon Musa, has been arrested by the Enugu State Police command for raping ...

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SolaAugust 15, 2014

#Ebola: NYSC suspends Batch B orientation in 6 states

by S’ola Filani   Due to the dreaded Ebola virus disease in the country, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 15, 2014

People spreading lies about me should stop or… | T.B Joshua spits fire on Ebola

by Kolapo Olapoju Founder of Synagogue Church of all Nations, T.B Joshua has denied being behind the rumours of salt-water being ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 15, 2014

Forget Ebola for a second! Boko Haram has abducted 100 men in Borno [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju On Thursday, 14 August, it was reported by Punch that some members of Boko Haram, have possibly ...

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David CyrilAugust 15, 2014

7-month old feared to have Ebola in Kwara – We will know if he has it today

by David Cyril Prof. Sunday Opabola, the Chairman, Ebola Viral Disease Control Committee, Kwara State, has announced that there is a ...

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SolaAugust 15, 2014

Lagos Ebola victims in quarantine are neglected and poorer ones discriminated against- Relatives & colleagues lament

by S’ola Filani As the number of fatalities from the Ebola virus in Nigeria increased to four with the death of Justina Ejelonu, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 15, 2014

4 armed robbers attack Pastor and rape his daughter (PICTURED)

by Kolapo Olapoju Four men have been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command for stealing from a Pastor and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 15, 2014

This bus-conductor raped his neighbour’s 7-year-old daughter (PICTURED)

by Kolapo Olapoju   A bus conductor, John Akachi, confessed to an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court that he raped ...

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YEditorAugust 15, 2014

Why did the FG sack all resident doctors in Nigeria? [FIND OUT]

The federal government has explained why it ordered the immediate sack of resident doctors in federal hospitals as well as the ...

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YEditorAugust 15, 2014

The Nigerian footballer who died in the Air Algerie crash is coming home

by Olorunwa Lawal The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday assured that the remains of Emmanuel Ogbu, a Nigerian ...

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YEditorAugust 15, 2014

JTF in Bayelsa recovers cache of arms from kidnap suspects

by Jewel Stephen The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, Operation Pulo Shield, has announced that its troops ...

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YEditorAugust 15, 2014

Union power: First Bank bows before the unions, settles 8-year debt

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service, Technical and Recreational Service Employees (AUPCTRE) on Thursday announced that their picketing ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 14, 2014

How true? Reports say David Oyedepo has been barred from the UK (LOOK, READ)

by Azubuike Azikiwe Unconfirmed reports say that founder of the Living Faith church founder, Pastor David Oyedepo has been barred from ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 14, 2014

Striking doctors terminated by President Jonathan [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju President Goodluck Jonathan has authorized the termination of doctors across federal hospitals in Nigeria with immediate effect. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 14, 2014

#Ebola drug ‘Nano Silver’ on its way to Nigeria [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu has announced that Nigeria will receive samples of an experimental drug ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 14, 2014

#Ebola: Federal government orders primary and secondary schools to stay shut

by Kolapo Olapoju As part of reactionary measures to curb the further spread of the Ebola virus disease, the Federal ...

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SolaAugust 14, 2014

#Ebola: Nurse that campaigned for the release of Zmapp drug dies

by S’ola Filani A nurse, Justina Obi Ejelonu, that  attended to late Liberian Patrick Sawyer while he was ill at the First ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 14, 2014

Cocaine in a chocolate box: 2 Nigerian men arrested over N243 million drugs

by Azubuike Azikiwe   Two Nigerian men who tried to sneak £900,000 (N243,346,730) worth of cocaine into Belfast, Northern Ireland, have ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 14, 2014

#Ebola: Nigerian woman quarantined in Singapore [DETAILS]

by Olorunwa Lawal   Authorities in Singapore have sent a Nigerian woman  into a hospital isolation unit on suspicion that she ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 14, 2014

Courtroom Drama: How fake lawyer was arrested in Akure (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju Olaoluwa Joseph, a phony lawyer has been arrested for impersonating as a legal counsel in Akure. He ...

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YEditorAugust 14, 2014

Another person goes down with #Ebola, bringing the total number of infected to 11

by Godwin Akanfe Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu has confirmed another Ebola case, bringing the total number to 11. A ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 14, 2014

School teacher allegedly rapes 10-year-old pupil inside toilet [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju   A teacher at a private school, Adeniran Adebayo, has been arraigned for molesting a 10-year-old form ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 14, 2014

Rivers monarch shoots son over Amaechi’s visit

by Kolapo Olapoju   Eze Anthony Owabie, the traditional ruler of Rumuoprikom community in Obio Akpor LGA of Rivers State, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 14, 2014

Mother accidentally kills her 6-year-old daughter in London (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju   A woman accidentally killed her daughter while trying to park her car in south-west London on the morning ...

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SolaAugust 14, 2014

Ebola: Two die after drinking & bathing with HOT salt water

by S’ola Filani To prevent being infected with the deadly Ebola virus, two people in Makurdi, Benue who believed salt ...

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