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Ado AminuSeptember 9, 2021

Father and daughter arrested over abortion | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: ECOWAS suspends Guinea, announces mediation ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 21, 2017

President Conde asks Guineans to pray for Buhari

President Alpha Conde of Guinea on Friday asked Islamic worshippers in the country to pray for his ailing President Muhammadu ...

AzeezJanuary 24, 2017

Yahya Jammeh allowed to keep his 13 luxury cars

Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will be allowed to take his 13 luxury cars with him on exile to Guinea. ...

Oreoluwa PetersJuly 20, 2016

UBA and MasterCard announce ground-breaking Pan-African partnership

United Bank Africa (UBA) and MasterCard have announced a partnership which will see UBA act as the issuer for MasterCard ...

Ada IgboanugoSeptember 28, 2015

Watch Wizkid perform to 60,000 Guineans

Wizkid was the headline act for a music festival in Conakry, Guinea, on Saturday. 60,000 fans came out  for the ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 27, 2015

Guinea President has confidence in Buhari to fight corruption

by Damilola Jagun President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, says that President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, will fight corruption in Nigeria, just like he ...

ifrekeFebruary 1, 2015

Ghana brush past Guinea to qualify for AFCON 2015 semis

by Mark Bassey Ghana are through to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations, after they thumped Guinea 3-0 ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 17, 2014

7 things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju   1. Nigeria will get to celebrate Christmas in peace because of Stella Adadevoh. Just like Sierra Leone, ...

Isime EseneNovember 13, 2014

UBA commits $1million to the Ebola fight, Elumelu urges corporate Africa to take up the challenge

by Isi Esene The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Board Chairman, Tony O Elumelu, has announced the donation of $1million, ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 6, 2014

Ebola aid: ECOWAS donates $1.5million to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone

by Laila Ibrahim The Extra Ordinary meeting of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of States and ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

Ebola arrives Mali as 2-year-old child becomes first victim

by Chidi Okoye The first case of the Ebola virus disease has been recorded in Mali, and the first victim ...

YEditorOctober 23, 2014

First set of Nigerian volunteers set to leave for #Ebola hit countries

The Supervising Minister of Health, Dr Khaliru Alhassan, has announced that the first set of 250 volunteers will soon leave ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 22, 2014

WHO to commence Ebola drug trials in West Africa

by Chidi Okoye The head of Health Information of the World Health Organisation, Marie Paule Kieny, has revealed that Ebola ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 21, 2014

Scientists create device to diagnose Ebola in 15 minutes

by Kolapo Olapoju French developers have created a new device which could allow doctors to diagnose a patient with suspected ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 16, 2014

Nigeria and Senegal to know #Ebola status soon – @WHO

by Kolapo Olapoju Senegal will be declared free of the Ebola virus disease on Friday 17 October, while Nigeria, having passed ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 15, 2014

“No shaking, other countries are waiting to hire me” – Stephen Keshi is not scared of being sacked

by Mark Bassey Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has revealed that not less than three countries are on standby to ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 10, 2014

@NOIweala named African Finance Minister of the year

by Tunji Andrews   The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Friday bagged the African Finance Minister of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2014

Sex could keep #Ebola alive – World Health Organisation warns survivors

by Kolapo Olapoju The World Health Organisation says sexual intercourse could keep the Ebola epidemic alive, as the disease could ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 25, 2014

Ebola gets a special envoy: United Nations’ boss appoints David Nabarro

by Kolapo Olapoju Ban Ki-Moon, the United Nation’s Secretary General has appointed David Nabarro as the Special Envoy for Ebola, ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 23, 2014

Nigerian man vomits 42 pellets of heroin in Kenyan airport

by Kolapo Olapoju On the night of Monday, 22 September, a Nigerian man was arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2014

Nigeria records rare achievement as @WHO acknowledges that we have halted #Ebola

by Kolapo Olapoju According to the World Health Organisation, Nigeria and Senegal have managed to stop the spread of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 19, 2014

#Ebola: World Health Organization warns of booming blood black market

by Chidi Okoye The World Health Organization has raised an alarm over the booming blood black market, as infected patients of ...

Isime EseneSeptember 15, 2014

Not yet Uhuru: Ebola epidemic will rage for another 12 to 18 months – Experts

by Akan Ido Contrary to World Health Organization (WHO) report indicating a 9 month window for containing the Ebola virus, ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 12, 2014

NFF reports harsh Gabonese authorities to CAF

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has called on the Confederation of African Football (CAF) over an alleged foul treatment on ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

#Ebola: South African woman quarantined in Lagos after showing Ebola symptoms

by Azubuike Azikiwe A female South African national is being held by Nigerian health authorities after showing potential symptoms of ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 8, 2014

#Ebola: Saudi Arabia bars Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, but allows Nigeria to come for hajj

by Azubuike Azikiwe Saudi Arabia says it has no plans to ban Nigerian pilgrims from attending the annual hajj, despite ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 8, 2014

Fear of Ebola: Uganda do not want Guinea fans in their country

by Olorunwa Lawal Ahead of the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying match between Uganda and Guinea on Wednesday, September ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 6, 2014

Simple blood transfusion could cure Ebola

by Emma Chidiogo The Ebola Virus is known to be one of the world’s deadliest virii with over 1900 cases of ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 6, 2014

Why Nigeria is winning its fight against Ebola

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Everyone panicked when the first Ebola case in the country was reported in July, and people thought ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 25, 2014

Athletes from Ebola-hit countries can compete at Wrestling championship – FILA

by Olorunwa Lawal Wrestling’s governing body (FILA) has called on Uzbekistan to allow athletes from Ebola-hit countries to compete at ...

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