Niger State Report 33 People Died From Cerebro Spinal Meningitis

Thirty three people have died from the Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in Niger state out of 116 suspected cases recorded, an official disclosed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday. The Executive Director of the state Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPCDA), Dr Yahaya Na’uzo, said that nine persons died from the type…

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…

Dogs and a theatre of the Absurd

I love dogs. They are man’s best friend. Of all the animals in the world, a dog is the closest to humans. When we were in primary school, we heard about this famous Alsatian which belonged to a blind German, and which used to deliver letters for his master at the Airport Road Benin City….

Uzbek President Karimov has died,diplomatic sources

Three diplomatic sources on Friday in a report in Tashkent confirmed the death of 78 years old, Uzbek President, Islam Karimov, after suffering a stroke. The Uzbek government did not immediately confirm the reports, but agreed that the health of Karimov, who has been in hospital since last Saturday, had sharply deteriorated. Karimov was long…

Uzbek President Islam Karimov is dead

Uzbek President Islam Karimov has died after suffering a stroke, three diplomatic sources told Reuters on Friday. He was aged 78.Earlier on Friday it was said that the health of Karimov, who has been in hospital since last Saturday, had sharply deteriorated. The Uzbek government is yet to confirm the reports. The post Uzbek President Islam Karimov is dead…

Dogs and a theatre of the Absurd

By MajiriOghene Etemiku I love dogs. They are man’s best friend. Of all the animals in the world, a dog is the closest to humans. When we were in primary school, we heard about this famous Alsatian which belonged to a blind German, and which used to deliver letters for his master at the Airport…

Without Official Confirmation, Turkey Announces Uzbekistan President’s Death

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Regardless of official confirmation by the country, Turkey has announced the death of Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov. The late President, who died at age 78, was taken to hospital last week after a brain haemorrhage. The last declaration by Uzbek government is that Mr. Karimov was critically ill, reported BBC….

Jigawa pays gratuity, death benefits to beneficiaries

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa State The Jigawa Government has paid N433.6 million to local and state government retirees and families of dead persons as their gratuity and benefits for the month of July. The Executive Secretary of Jigawa Local and State Government Contributory Pension Board, Alhaji Suleiman Kiyawa, disclosed this in Dutse on Friday….

Uzbek President Islam Karimov dies

Uzbekistan President, Islam Karimov, one of Asia’s most authoritarian leaders, has died, Turkey announced on Friday. However, there is no official confirmation from Uzbekistan on its President’s death, the BBC reports. Mr. Karimov, 78 and in power since 1989, was taken to hospital last week after a brain haemorrhage but the government has only said…