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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 ...

Isime EseneOctober 10, 2014

No Nigerian soldier is infected with Ebola in Liberia – DHQ

by Akan Ido The Defence Headquarters has allayed the fears of many Nigerians over the health status of members of ...

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 ...

YEditorOctober 8, 2014

519 Nigerians sign up as volunteers to aid fight against #Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea

by Laila Ibrahim Subject to the approval of President Goodluck Jonathan, 519 Nigerians will soon leave the country for the ...

Isime EseneOctober 4, 2014

Another Liberian passenger ‘shows symptoms of Ebola’ in the US

by Akan Ido Officials of the of the American Centre for Disease Control (CDC) have isolated a Liberian man reportedly ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 3, 2014

@grandtycoon: Of Ebola and Liberia’s double-standards

by Tofarati Ige So I just heard that the Liberian government is set to prosecute Eric Duncan, their citizen who ...

Isime EseneSeptember 30, 2014

‘I did not cry when my mother died’ – 11-year-old boy narrates touching #Ebola story

by Chidi Okoye Victor, 11, Sheku (5 years-old, left) and Ibrahim (4 years-old, right) have just been released from the ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 28, 2014

“She quarantined herself” – Deputy health minister does the needful after assistant dies from Ebola

by Kolapo Olapoju Liberia’s deputy health minister and chief medical officer, Bernice Dahn, has voluntarily placed herself under quarantine for ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 26, 2014

Two victims resurrect in Liberia after dying from Ebola virus disease

by Kolapo Olapoju Two females in their 40s and 60s have risen from the dead after reportedly dying of the ...

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, ...

Isime EseneSeptember 24, 2014

Free at last: We no longer have #Ebola contacts under surveillance – Health Minister

by Isime Esene The Ministry of Health has declared Nigeria Ebola virus free. This piece of good news was made public ...

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 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 ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 3, 2014

Ebola: Nigeria records 18th case…deaths up to 7

by Mayowa Aboah Nigeria now has 18 Ebola cases, after a fourth case surfaced in Port Harcourt, home to Africa’s ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 3, 2014

#Ebola: Third American doctor contracts Ebola virus disease

by Kolapo Olapoju   A missionary doctor working with Serving In Mission has contracted the Ebola virus disease in Liberia. ...

Isime EseneSeptember 2, 2014

Ebola: Panic in LUTH as patient dies mysteriously

by Isi Esene There was panic among patients and medical personnel working at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) as ...

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 ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 25, 2014

Meet Bankole Cardoso, the only child of Dr Ameyo Adadevoh

by Damilola Jagun His name is Bankole Cardoso, and according to City People, he is the only child of late ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 24, 2014

Zmapp didn’t cure me, God did! Dr. Brantly, American Ebola survivor declares

by Azubuike Azikiwe Kent Brantly, the American doctor who got infected with the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia has ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

#Ebola: These nations have banned travellers from Ebola-affected countries [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the Ebola outbreak in the sub-region of West Africa, some countries have began to ward off ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

#Ebola: Big Brother Africa denies rejecting contestants from West Africa

by Kolapo Olapoju Widespread reports suggest that the organisers of Big Brother Africa have planned to drop contestants from Ebola-affected ...

SolaAugust 20, 2014

Another Liberian with Ebola receiving treatment in Lagos

by S’ola Filani Barely a month after a Liberian national, Patrick Sawyer imported the deadly Ebola disease into Nigeria, and a ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

“Nigeria should sanction America over Dr Adadevoh’s death”: Top 10 tweet tributes (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju As first reported by YNaija, Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh of First Consultants Hospital has died from the ...

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