Islamic Fighters Besiege Nigerian City: Senator Thousands of Nigerians are fleeing a northeastern city amid conflicting reports that it has been seized by Boko Haram Islamic extremists, a federal senator said Tuesday.The military claims to have repelled the insurgents in fierce fighting but the stream of refugees from the city indicates otherwise, said Sen. Ali Ndume, who...... read more
EBOLA NOW IN THE NORTH A 19 - year old student of law at the Ahmadu Bello University has been diagnosed with the deadly ebola virus in kaduna.The Public Relations officer, Ahmadu Bello university Teaching Hospital, ABUTH, Bilyaminu Umar, while confirming the case on monday when contacted via phone said the student was diagnosed at ABUTH,...... read more
MTN supports Lagos on Ebola treatment Leading telecommunication company, MTN Nigeria, on Monday presented some personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to Lagos State Government, as its support in the war against Ebola Virus and disease in Nigeria. Fashola, Lagos State Governor, while receiving the items commended the company for the way it had helped the state government in...... read more
Boko Haram expands caliphate, takes over eight LGA As many as eight local governments are in the grip of Boko Haram. The local governments are spread across Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States and are been administered by Boko Haram forces who now say they have made the areas a caliphate. A caliphate is an Islamic state led by a...... read more
How I survived Ebola – Dennis Akagha He and his wife-to-be had lofty dreams of living fulfilled lives and raising wonderful children together. The fiance was two months pregnant and their traditional marriage had been fixed for October.His fiancee, a graduate nurse, had just secured a job at First Consultant Hospital, Lagos. He too also just got a...... read more
I Insist Modu Sheriff, Ihejirika Are Top Sponsors Of Boko Haram - Stephen Davis Australian hostage negotiator, Dr Stephen Davis who spent some time in Nigeria trying to secure the release of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram militants in Chibok, Borno State has told online news portal, Sahara Reporters that he stands by his earlier allegations that former Governor Modu Sherriff...... read more
Boko Haram Planning Attack To Seize Maiduguri A senior military official in Abuja has told SaharaReporters that militants belonging to Boko Haram, were planning a major assault to attempt the takeover of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. The source assured that the Nigerian military was closely gathering intelligence on the attack, and would be prepared to repel...... read more
EXCLUSIVE: Boko Haram ‘funded through CBN’ A large chunk of the finances of Boko Haram may be passing through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), an Australian with close links to the militant group has told TheCable.Dr Stephen Davis, who was in Nigeria for four months trying to negotiate with Boko Haram to release the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls, said Boko...... read more
NANS urges Fashola to release arrested students Representatives of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), South West Zone, have appealed to Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State to release students of Lagos State University who were arrested during the last school fees protest in Lagos. Yakubu Eletu, one of the representatives of the group made the appeal when...... read more
Fani-Kayode: Australian Negotiator’s Allegations against Ihejirika Despicable Former minister of aviation, Chief Femi Fani-kayode has described as despicable, allegation by Australian negotiator, Stephen Davies that former Army Chief, Azubuike Ihejirika was one of the sponsors of the terrorist Boko Haram sect.The Perth-based Davis who was involved in negotiations on behalf of the federal government with commanders of the...... read more
Bariga, Somolu under cult siege Residents of Bariga and Somolu in Lagos State are living in fear of threats from deadly cult activities in the area.  They can no longer sleep at night with two eyes closed as a result of constant fights by different factions of rival cult gangs. Investigations revealed that the residents have...... read more
Communique Issued at the End of the Emergency Delegate Meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association Held on 23rd August 2014 in Abuja Delegates of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) met at an emergency session on saturday 23rd August 2014 in Abuja to consider the updates of the strike action embarked upon by the NMA which commenced on July 1st 2014. OBSERVATIONS- Whereas Nigeria is currently faced with health challenges and threats posed by the...... read more
Ejelonu’s fiance certified Ebola free, discharged Dennis, the widow of the late Justina  Ejelonu,   the nurse who attended to the index (first) Patrick Sawyer at the First Consultants  Medical Centre, Lagos, and later died of the Ebola Virus Disease contracted  during the encounter, has been discharged from the Ebola control and treatment centre in Lagos.The Lagos...... read more
Abia @23 (Article) God's Own State on the 23rd Step The 27th of August every year has become an annual ritual, celebrated with fanfare of multiple hues. There is no doubt that Abia will triumph. A collocation of factors, most of them propitious are pointers that could be interpreted as good omen. If we...... read more
Group demands apology from Liberian government A Nigerian progressive pressure group, Nigerian Unity Movement (NUM) has reacted to the issue of Ebola virus in Nigeria, demanding explanations and apology from Liberian government. The group in a statement it released recently viewed with suspicion the fact that the Liberian/American citizen was allowed to fly into Nigeria, in spite...... read more
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