Amb. Peter Iyamabo, Deputy Head of Mission, Nigerian Embassy in Ethiopia, has cautioned against stigmatising citizens of countries affected by the Ebola virus under the guise of ``precautionary measures.â€™â€™The post Nigeria warns against stigmatisation of citizens of Ebola-hit countries appeared first on Vanguard News.
IT was a bright, sunny morning that day. Date was December 11, 1998. The rustic setting was the ancient town of Kaiama in Bayelsa State.The post Nigerian content, LADOL, and the Transformation Agenda appeared first on Vanguard News.
Liberian officials were searching Monday for 17 Ebola patients who fled an attack on a quarantine centre in the capital Monrovia, raising fears that they could spread the deadly and highly contagious disease.The post ‘Looters of Liberiaâ€™s Ebola centre took mattresses, bedding soaked with patientsâ€™ fluids’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
Jose Mourinho has dropped veteran goalkeeeper, Petr Cech for Belgian starlet, Thibaut Courtois as Chelsea o-pen their EPL campaign against BurnleyThe post Mourinho drops Cech appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE Managing Director of Toyota Nigeria Limited, Mr. Kunle Ade-Ojo has tasked Nigerian Motoring journalists to remain steadfast and more committed in reporting the sector especially at this time that the government is committed to revolutionisng the auto industry,The post TNL boss calls for support as govt revolutionises auto industry appeared first on Vanguard News.
The United States Government has announced the deployment of 100 medical personnel to help in the fight against the Ebola Virus outbreak in some parts of West AfricaThe post Ebola: U.S to deploy 100 medical personnel to West Africa appeared first on Vanguard News.
The World Health Organisation (WHO), has advised authorities in countries affected by Ebola to check people departing at international airports, seaports and major border crossings.The post Ebola-hit countries must screen all departing travelers: WHO appeared first on Vanguard News.
Two doctors, a nurse and a patient, infected with Ebola Virus Disease were today discharged from the quarantine unit of the Emergency Operation Centre, EOC, at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, Lagos. FiveÂ Nigerians have recovered from the deadly virus and have been discharged from quarantine so far. Details later.The post Four recover from Ebola, discharged from hospital appeared first on Vanguard News.
Two climbers and their guide have fallen 800 metres to their death in the Mont Blanc range, French police said on Monday, the latest in a series of tragedies on Europe's highest mountain.The post Three climbers die after 800-metre fall from Mont Blanc appeared first on Vanguard News.
The World Health Organization said Monday that it had set up a task force with the global airline and tourism industry in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola.The post WHO does not recommend ban on international travel due to Ebola outbreak appeared first on Vanguard News.
A pro-democracy activist, Mr. Richard Akinnola has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before a Federal High Court, Abuja over an alleged unlawful registration of two prohibited political parties-Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) and Social Democratic Party (SDP).The post Activist drags INEC to court over registration of SDP, UPN appeared first on Vanguard News.
Kano state Deputy Governor, Dr. Umar Abdullahi Ganduje has revealed that the state is winning the war on polio.Dr. Ganduje told reporters in his office Monday that latest statistics shows that Kano records 20 fresh cases last year, adding that the figures has crashed to 4 this year.The post We are winning the war on polio – Kano Govt appeared first on Vanguard News.
There was bomb scare at Lagos Airport Monday as a disabled man wearing canisters around his neck was arrested at the annex office of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, office located inside the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.The post Bomb scare at Lagos airport appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE on-going collection of the Permanent Voterâ€™s Card (PVC) being conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has run into hitch in Ika South local government area of Delta State as virus has allegedly been found to have corrupted the system thereby erasing registration data of registrants in the entire 129 existing polling units in the area.The post INEC PVC exercise runs into hitch in Agbor as computer virus wipes out registration appeared first on Vanguard News.
August 4 marked the third year anniversary of the formal release of the recommendations of the United Nations Environment Program on Ogoni to the Federal government.The post Ogoni now in double struggle appeared first on Vanguard News.
The new Head of Service of the Federation Mr Danladi Kifasi has pledged to deepen the on-going civil service reforms initiated by his predecessors.The post Kifasi takes over as Head Of Service, pledges more appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Global Environment Facility â€“ United Nations Development Programme (GEF-UNDP) said it would spend N21 million on the provision of sustainable energy-related projects in selected communities in Nasarawa State.The post UNDP to spend N21m on energy projects in Nasaraw appeared first on Vanguard News.
Chelsea FC manager, Jose Mourinho, has maintained that Nigeria's John Mikel Obi will be part of his team for the 2014/2015 English Premier League that started at the weekend.The post Mikel will playâ€” Mourinho appeared first on Vanguard News.
Russia's central bank announced Monday it would intervene less in the foreign exchange market to support the ruble as it works toward letting the currency float freely by the end of the year.The post Russia pushes ahead with ruble free float plans appeared first on Vanguard News.
DR. Michael Iheonukara Okpara (1920-1984) took over as Premier of Eastern Nigeria in January 1960 from Dr. Nnamdi Azikwe (1904-1996). The old Eastern Nigeria now consists of nine states, namely Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross Rivers, Abia, Imo, Ebonyi, Enugu and Anambra states.The post Houses they built appeared first on Vanguard News.