Tag: Ebola

EditorJune 2, 2020

Ebola is far from dead, are we taking notice?

For the last three months, Nigeria has struggled to contain the novel Coronavirus, the country’s most robust response to a ...

EditorMarch 5, 2020

Ebola is finally history for the Democratic Republic of Congo

In the mass hysteria of the Coronavirus and the West’s confusion as to how the virus has not infiltrated Africa ...

Bernard DayoAugust 30, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Funmi Iyanda’s ”Walking With Shadows” is the queer Nollywood movie we need right now

Queer cinema isn’t exactly dead in Nollywood, but we can admit that it’s nowhere near Hollywood’s churning content on LGBTQ ...

Bernard DayoJuly 18, 2019

The Big 5: Senate confirms Muhammad as Chief Justice of Nigeria; WHO declares Ebola international health concern | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Senate confirms Muhammad as Chief Justice of Nigeria The Senate has ...

Bernard DayoJune 19, 2019

The Late 5: FG debunks Ebola rumour in Nigeria; Buhari orders security agencies to end Taraba violence | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Disregard rumour of new Ebola case in Nigeria – FG The Federal ...

Bernard DayoJune 13, 2019

There’s an outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo and we should all be concerned

There’s an ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has led to 1,400 deaths so far. ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 4, 2019

The Late 5: Dino Melaye finally surrenders to police; panic in Sweden as hospital admits suspected Ebola patient, other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversations today. Dino Melaye surrenders to police According to Premium Times, embattled Nigerian lawmaker senator ...

Chikwe IheakweazuOctober 1, 2018

A homecoming: My visit to Liberia’s new National Public Health Institute

In May 2015, a few months after my experience as part of the Ebola outbreak response team in Liberia, I ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 8, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 8th of August

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Ebola is slowly inching its way across West Africa ...

tosin adesinaAugust 8, 2018

Ebola is slowly inching its way across West Africa and Nigeria is clearly not ready for another epidemic

Healthcare in most parts of Africa is a mess, and most Africans are just one illness away from death or poverty. Currently, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 13, 2018

The Big 5: WHO says Nigeria, other African countries at risk of Ebola; Fayemi picks APC ticket for Ekiti governorship election and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 9, 2018

The Late 5: FG takes steps to prevent Ebola spread, Education Minister wants extra year for graduates to make them employable and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has directed the Ministry of Health ...

EzinneAugust 19, 2017

The Thread: TwitterNG remembers Dr Stella Adadevoh, Nigeria’s hero

Three years ago, Dr Stella Adadevoh literally stood in the gap as she defended Lagos against the spread of the ...

EditorAugust 10, 2017

Lassa fever: What is the LASG doing to curtail an outbreak?

by Wareez Odunayo Lassa Hemorrhagic Fever (LHF) is a type of viral hemorrhagic fever caused by the Lassa virus. It ...

EzinneAugust 10, 2017

The Thread: “3 health workers have been infected” | Is Ambode sleeping on this Lassa fever matter?

By no means a quiet PDP member, Demola Olarewaju is berating the current APC-led government for not doing enough to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 27, 2017

Ebola: FG, Lagos state to sanction Kenya Airlines

The Federal and Lagos State governments on Thursday said they would punish Kenya Airways for conveying a corpse from an ...

AzeezMay 26, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. EBOLA: FG MAY SANCTION KENYA AIRWAYS FOR CONVEYING CORPSE FROM ...

AzeezMay 26, 2017

Ebola: FG may sanction Kenya Airways for conveying corpse from Congo

The Federal Government may sanction Kenya Airways for flying a corpse to Nigeria from the Democratic Republic of Congo where ...

AzeezMay 20, 2017

Ebola: We are on top of the situation – Health minister

by Azeez Adeniyi The Minister of health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said the Federal Government is ready to ensure the ...

AzeezMay 18, 2017

FG constitutes 10-man standby committee to tackle Ebola

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government on Wednesday said it has constituted a 10-man committee of health workers to stay ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 16, 2017

Ebola: Do not panic, Health Minister assures Nigerians

On May 12, 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) received formal notification from the World Health Organization of ...

AzeezMay 15, 2017

Ebola: FG increases screening at major airports

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has deployed additional personnel, thermal scanners and sanitisers to Lagos and Abuja airports in ...

AzeezMay 14, 2017

Test fever patients for Ebola, ministry tells health officials

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has asked every health official in the country to test every fever patient, showing ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 12, 2017

BREAKING: Ebola returns – WHO

by Omoleye Omoruyi The deadly disease that took the lives of many in Nigeria and some other African countries is ...

Media BloggerDecember 4, 2016

The Film Blog: ‘Salt’ is a pretty good ebola narrative

The thing about big events or tragedies is that there are tons of other smaller, more narrow events taking place within ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 23, 2016

Opinion: Let’s call the state of health in Nigeria what it is- a crisis

by Hon. Chike John Okafor The horror of the terrorism in North East Nigeria shocked the world, and rightly caused ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: A rhapsody of reality and a blast from the past

by Femi Fani-Kayode God loves Nigeria so much. For those that doubt it kindly consider the following. They created ebola ...

Isime EseneSeptember 18, 2016

The Film Blog: 93 Days got the Oby Ezekwesili stamp of approval

If we weren’t planning to see the biopic 93 Days, now we certainly are. We have been a bit worried. ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 13, 2016

93 Days premieres in Nigeria today!

93 Days, the long awaited movie directed by Steve Gukas will finally premiere in Nigeria today, 13th of September at ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2016

Ebola Movie, 93 Days receives standing ovation at Toronto International Film Festival (PHOTOS)

After its successful screening at The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the world premiere of 93 Days ...

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