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…

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…

MHR Adewale’s replacement, youth group set to tackle imposition

By Lanre Adesanya Barely two months left to perfect search for a good replacement for deceased (Dr)  Elijah Adewale, the Federal  House of Representatives member representing Ifako/Ijaye federal  constituency, concerned youths there have stated their resolve to hinder all forms of alleged imposition attempt at the upcoming bye-election for JAH’s replacement. Youth under the aegies  of…

EXPOSED | Corruption in the Banking Sector, The Sterling Bank Angle

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to order a probe into the nation’s banking system to weed out the systemic corruption bedevilling it. This came as the sleaze rocking one of the new generation banks, Sterling Bank, perpetrated by the Managing Director, and the bank’s directors have been uncovered. Recently, Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes…

Face of “He Goat” Pastor who raped over 30 Girls

The Lagos state command is currently investigating the general overseer of ‘Tongue of Fire Restoration Ministry’ for a case of abduction, defilement and abortion. On 30/6/2016, the command received a report that the suspect, a pastor with a church situated on Jacob Taiwo Street Oshodi was harbouring some young girls and freely having unlawful carnal…

Ritualists pluck out man’s eyes in Bauchi

Hussain Emmanuel 19-year-old Hussain Emmanuel, from Bauchi State says his eyes were removed by people who wanted to use them for ritual purposes. According to Hussain Emmanuel, who is being treated in hospital in Bauchi city, the attack happened two weeks ago in his village in the remote Tafawa Balewa area. He said he was…

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 –…

Giwa’s case can’t stop league, LMC insists

Fixtures of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) will continue to hold as scheduled, according to a statement by the League Management Company (LMC) released on Friday. The LMC said it was among several other grounds, relying on the motion filed for stay of execution of Mr. Justice I.I Kunda’s latest order made in disregard…

Ritualists remove teenager’s eyes in Bauchi

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, acting Inspector General of Police A 19-year old man in the northern Nigerian state of Bauchi says his eyes were removed by people who wanted to use them for ritual purposes. Human body parts for use in suspected witchcraft or for charms are mostly taken from children in Nigeria – it is…

Lassa Fever hits Bauchi, Rivers, Gombe, Plateau

Rats: primary carriers of Lassa fever virus The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Friday, confirmed five cases of Lassa Fever in Bauchi, Gombe, Plateau and Rivers States from Aug. 24 to Sept. 2. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, NCDC, in a statement in Lagos, said two cases were reported from Plateau and…