• Two years after Ebola, bush meat business booms again in Lagos

    Two years after Ebola, bush meat business booms again in Lagos

    Some bush meat sellers in some major markets have said the business is booming again barely two years after the country was declared Ebola Virus Disease free.

    Some of the bush meat sellers in Lagos on Saturday said that they were fully back to their business.

    According to them, their customers, who deserted them because of fear of contracting Ebola, are back and they are experiencing more patronage.

    A bush meat vendor at Ajegunle-Ikorodu Road, a popular road side market along Ikorodu axis […]

  • UBA Sponsored Ebola Movie Premieres In Toronto

    UBA Sponsored Ebola Movie Premieres In Toronto

    UBA has co-sponsored the production of the movie “93 Days,” a movie which depicts the account of how Nigeria faced its first case of Ebola virus and conquered it.

    The pan-African bank played a significant role in the fight against the Ebola virus in the sub region and was pleased to support the story of how the spread of deadly virus was stopped in Nigeria.

    The bank through its foundation made a cash donation of $1 million to Sierra Leone, Liberia and […]

  • There will be Ebola outbreak, a Governor will go mad – Pastor Ifeanyi predicts

    There will be Ebola outbreak, a Governor will go mad – Pastor Ifeanyi predicts

    Prominent man of God, Pastor Emma Chris Ifeanyi of the Laboratory Church of God, NTA, road Ngbuoba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State has released a series of prophecies for Nigeria.

    In the prediction he released during a midweek service, the pastor said there will be a bit of Ebola outbreak in the country, while declaring that a governor will go mad.

    He further predicted that the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha will go through series of afflictions.

    Ifeanyi said there will be a little […]

  • Nigeria should still watch out for Ebola, Lassa fever – Expert

    Nigeria should still watch out for Ebola, Lassa fever – Expert

    Concerned that Africa, particularly Nigeria, is still vulnerable to emerging epidemics such as the Ebola Virus Disease, Lassa fever, Zika virus and others, a public health expert based in the United States, Dr. Babajide Sadiq, has warned that government at all levels must introduce adequate steps to prevent a re-occurrence.

    Sadiq, who is currently the Health Equity Epidemiologist for the State of Texas, said he had developed a strategy called the Evidence-Based Model that would assist the country in checking disease […]

  • Nigerian Female Doctor Who Survived Deadly Ebola Virus Welcomes Baby girl … See the photo

    Nigerian Female Doctor Who Survived Deadly Ebola Virus Welcomes Baby girl … See the photo

    From test to testimony, Dr. Ada Igonor, the female doctor who survived the deadly Ebola virus gave birth to a bouncing baby girl. The baby girl, who weighs 9 pounds 1 ounce was born at the Greater El-Monte Community Hospital, California, USA.

    Since her conception, Dr. Ada has been placed under medical surveillance to ensure that her child is Ebola free.

    To mark this wonderful news, the staff and friends of First Consultants Medical Centre are jubilant in celebration as they welcome […]

  • TB Joshua’s ‘holy water’ cures Ebola in Sierra Leone – Prominent Politician shares testimony

    TB Joshua’s ‘holy water’ cures Ebola in Sierra Leone – Prominent Politician shares testimony

    Mrs. Kargbo Fatmata, a prominent Sierra Leonean Politician, who gave the surprising revelation in Lagos at The Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN on Sunday November 1st 2015, has alleged that the arrival of 4,000 bottles of TB Joshua’s holy water to her nation was the key to the eventual decline of the alleged incurable disease, Ebola.

    According to a prophecy disclosed via SCOAN’s television station, Emmanuel TV, the prophet had allegedly prophesied in August 2014 that his ‘Anointing Water’ had […]

  • FG debunks Ebola outbreak in Calabar

    FG debunks Ebola outbreak in Calabar

    The Federal Government has debunked the speculated outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, in Calabar, Cross River State, explaining that after tests were carried out on the supposed patient, it was discovered that the dreaded EVD was not the case.

    Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Health, Mr. Linus Awute, who made the clarification at a press briefing in Abuja on Friday, noted that the Ebola scare at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital resulted from the death of a […]

  • Ebola hits Nigeria again as 10 are quarantined in UCTH, Calabar

    Ebola hits Nigeria again as 10 are quarantined in UCTH, Calabar

    University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH, has quarantined no fewer than ten persons following the death of a patient in the hospital on Wednesday with symptoms suspected to be Ebola virus.

    Chairman of Medical Advisory Committee of the hospital, Dr. Queeneth Kalu, who made the disclosure on Thursday in Calabar while addressing newsmen, said blood samples have been sent to the Ebola Diagnosing Centre in Benin Edo State.

    “On Wednesday, 7th October, 2015, we managed a patient who presented with symptoms mimicking […]

  • Nigeria move Sierra Leone Africa tie after ebola fears

    Nigeria move Sierra Leone Africa tie after ebola fears

    A 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Sierra Leone and African champions the Ivory Coast will now be played in Port Harcourt after Lagos declined to stage the match because of concerns over the Ebola disease.

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) agreed to stage the match after Sierra Leone were banned from hosting international matches because of the deadly Ebola scourge ravaging the country.

    “The new venue for the game is now Port Harcourt,” NFF top official Emeka Inyama told […]

  • Wow!!! Sierra Leone’s last known Ebola patient leaves hospital

    Wow!!! Sierra Leone’s last known Ebola patient leaves hospital

    Sierra Leone’s last known Ebola patient has been released from hospital, raising hopes the west African nation may finally have beaten the devastating epidemic.

    President Ernest Bai Koroma hailed “the beginning of the end of Ebola in Sierra Leone” pn Tuesday as Adama Sankoh, 34, was released from hospital in Makeni, the country’s third-largest city, in a festive ceremony.

    “The Ebola fight is not yet over – go and tell members of your community that,” the president said when presenting the certificate […]

  • Ebola Outbreak: Liberia Confirms 6th Case

    Ebola Outbreak: Liberia Confirms 6th Case

    A Liberian woman has died of Ebola Virus Disease in a hospital in Monrovia shortly after being admitted hospital authorities said on Tuesday.

    She becomes the sixth confirmed case of the virus since it resurfaced last month almost two months after the World Health Organisation declared Liberia Ebola-free.

    The victim from Montserrado County, which contains Monrovia, is thought to be linked to the other five cases from neighboring Margibi County, where the disease reemerged.

    Her detection raised fears that the infection may be […]