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Ebola cases now 15, another doctor dead as authorities warn against euphoria

Ebola cases now 15, another doctor dead as authorities warn against euphoria

One doctor has died in Port Harcourt, after contracting Ebola from treating a diplomat who was in contact with Patrick Sawyer, the health ministry has said. His wife is... Read more

Exclusive: Nigeria faces a deficit of health specialists with the suspended residency program

Exclusive: Nigeria faces a deficit of health specialists with the suspended resi…

Nigeria could face a shortage in its number of medical specialists in as little as six years, if its suspension of residency training programme holds, experts have said. Dr Nasiru Abdullahi,... Read more

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6 aspirants to boycott primaries, sue PDP over waiver for Ribadu

6 aspirants to boycott primaries, sue PDP over waiver for Ribadu

Six of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Adamawa governorship aspirants have resolved to boycott the September 6 primaries and sue the party if...

2015: Masari tours Katsina  over guber ambition

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No suspension of Premier League Matches -NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said all Nigeria Premier League matches scheduled for the ... Read more

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Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) has called on the federal government to address the problem associated with development of building materials locally for issues related with housing deficit to ...


Kwara State Governor Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has recommended a robust construction policy and code to stop building collapse in the country.


Residents of Sabon Gari in Kano metropolis have called on the State Refuse Management and Sanitation Board (REMASAB) to evacuate heaps of refuse dumped on some roads in the area.


Temperatures have risen more slowly in the past decade than in the previous 50 years and will continue to rise at a somewhat slower rate in the next decade, according to a new study, even as climate ...


Unity is essential in any society aspiring to develop and guarantee the welfare of its people. It is only with unity that collective decisions can be taken for the betterment of the society and be ...


No fewer than 12,750 candidates sat for the Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.


Chike Erokwu is the CEO of Mexicrun Nig. Ltd and the Founder, Big Mike Foundation. He speaks  on the plight of  the  less privileged children in the nation and the need for people and ...


It is no news that women have an ardent love for beautifying their bodies and as such they  indulge in body decorations for various reasons; while some go for it to enhance their beauty, others ...


The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has implored the Federal Government to fix the nation’s industrial and agriculture sectors in order to narrow the current unemployment gap in the country.


Federal public service retirees have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to reinstate the sacked Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT).


“Dear Sir – I was surprised that the World Breastfeeding Week which was slated for 1-7 August 2014 came and went  without any word in this column. We look up to this column to create awareness ...


I am very shy, and will find it difficult to talk openly with a doctor. Please I need  information about this problem?


WECO Systems International has made computer donation to selected schools in Lagos and Anambra States respectively in memory of her late founding CEO Uchenna Obidike and also part of its commitment ...


A secondary school teacher in Ibadan, Oyo state, Oladele Ajibola was the lucky winner of the star prize of a 2014 Toyota Yaris car in the ongoing promotion of the NTA-StarTimes television.


In this interview, Dr. Maji Alhassan, a rice breeder with the National Cereal Research Institute, Badegi, Niger State, who also doubles as the leader of rice research and officer in charge of seed ...


A former member of the House of Representatives,  Gbenga Makanjola has been commended for the establishment of agro-processing plant for Gari and Cassava flour in Omu-Aran Irepodun Local ...


A group of lawyers yesterday protested the server failure at the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in Abuja which has rendered company registration services to their clients comatose.


“The conference will go on. We cannot shut down this country because of the Ebola disease…”
- Okey Wali (SAN)


Britain’s former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, has said that Islam is rejuvenating “British values” during a critical speech against Islamophobic segments of the British media.


At the interpersonal level, he or she is expected to settle all his debts, seek for his/her parents’ consent and blessings. The intending pilgrim is expected to provide for the family before ...


The place of women in a nation’s economy is very important because it enhances their participation in development which is essential not only in achieving social justice but also in reducing ...


Dry cleaning and laundry business sprang up to offer services to those who might be too busy to take care of their clothings or to relieve them of the stress involved in washing thereby paying for ...



Between a strike and a virus

Between a strike and a virus

Samuel Usman endured two days of fever—made more tricky last when as Nigeria’s Ebola situation crested. By day three, he couldn’t take it anymore. “Do you know any doctor who...

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