Lassa Fever Cases Reported In 4 States

The federal government yesterday confirmed fresh cases of Lassa fever in Bauchi, Gombe, Plateau and Rivers states. A statement issued last night by the National Coordinator and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, a parastatal under the Ministry of Health, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said the case reported from Gombe died on…

Tension As Four States Come Under Deadly Attack

Nigerians are presently in a state of fear, as 4 States of the federation have been confirmed to have been engulfed with a fresh outbreak of Lassa Fever.‎ ‎According to the National Coordinator and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, Federal Ministry of Health, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu,‎ fresh five cases of the outbreak…

Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Egypt To Start Free Trade Zones –FG

Nigeria is to establish a free trade zone with three other African countries. They include Kenya, South Africa and Egypt. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama made this known while briefing the media on the outcome of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development, TICAD, which was attended by President Mohammadu Buhari in Kenya….

Policeman Shoots Driver for Refusing to Greet Him

Drama broke out in Benue State on Friday, August 2, 2016, when a certain Mobile Police officer identified as Corporal Terfa, attached to a checkpoint in Zaki Biam area of the state allegedly opened up fire on a driver and his passengers simply because the driver refused to exchange pleasantries with him. Although no life…

BBOG plans protest March in Abuja

Concerned by what they perceive as ‘benumbing apathy’ to the cause of rescuing Chibok girls, members of the “Bring Back Our Girls” advocacy movement are now planning a mega protest march in Abuja. According to leaders of the group, Mrs. Obi Ezekwesili, Hajia Aisha Yusuf and Dr. Emman Shehu, a peaceful protest march will take…

NCDC confirms 5 Lassa fever cases, one death

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed five more cases of Lassa fever across four states in the last 11 days. Two cases were reported from Plateau State, one from Rivers, and one each from Bauchi and Gombe, NCDC said in a statement Friday night. Four of the infected people are alive, but the…

Fuel scarcity looms as PENGASSAN threatens to resume strike

Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has threatened to resume its suspended strike if the federal government refuses to enforce the implementation of an agreement reached among the tripartite partners in the industry. This was contained In a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour and Productivity dated August 22, 2016…

Long Holiday Weekend Follows Jobs Data as Fed Hike Chances Seem to Recede

Summer is over, the kids are back in school, and the market faces a shortened holiday week still contemplating a somewhat tepid August jobs report. What, if anything, do Friday’s data say about the broader U.S. economy? The economy created 151,000 jobs in August, down from a revised 275,000 in July, […]

Long Holiday Weekend Follows Jobs Data as Fed Hike Chances Seem to Recede

Summer is over, the kids are back in school, and the market faces a shortened holiday week still contemplating a somewhat tepid August jobs report. What, if anything, do Friday’s data say about the broader U.S. economy? The economy created 151,000 jobs in August, down from a revised 275,000 in July, […]

Pele to now visit Nigeria September 22

Brazil football legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pele, will now visit Nigeria on September 22. The 75-year-old was initially scheduled to arrive in August, but the trip was moved forward because of health reasons. Pele was also pencilled down to light the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony of this year’s Games,…

Four States record cases of Lassa Fever

Ihekweazu said two cases were reported from Plateau State and one each from Rivers, Bauchi and Gombe States. Ihekweazu said in the statement that the case reported from Gombe died on August 22, while other cases are still alive The post Four States record cases of Lassa Fever appeared first on The Eagle Online –…

Season II Of Tomorrow Is Now Under way

Adnom Communications Limited, producers of TV programme, ‘Tomorrow is Now’ is at the verge of completing the shooting of the season II of the television programme. According to the producer of the programme, Nurudeen Abiola who also doubles as the production manager, shooting of the new season II of the project started in the second…