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The headquarters of the Nigerian Football Federation, (NFF) is on fire.  Channels TV reports that the fire started from the top floor of the building, where the finance ...
 
EBOLA ABUJA
The Nigerian Minister of Health Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu announced the first Nigerian Ebola patient declared fit and has been discharged from the quarantine unit of the Emergency Operation Centre of Mainland Hospital, Yaba, Lagos. Chukwu told reporters on Saturday that the patient (who is ...
Jimoh Ibrahim - August 2014 - BN News - BellaNaija.com 01
Nigerian politician and chairman and chief executive officer of Global Fleet Group, Jimoh Ibrahim took to his Facebook page hours ago, to speak on "false" prophets and why they could not predict the rise of Boko Haram and the abduction of the Chibok girls. He said; Only God knows the ...
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Abuja (Reuters/NAN) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC), said on Friday it was prohibiting young athletes from countries affected by Ebola  from participating in certain events at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. A statement issued by the IOC said athletes from West Africa, ...
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Kuala Lumpur (dpa/NAN) - Malaysian police said a bank employee and her husband had been detained over withdrawals of $31,000 from four bank accounts of passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Izany Abdul-Ghany, Chief of Police in the Commercial Crime Investigation ...
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Makurdi (NAN) -  The Catholic diocese of Makurdi, Benue, has barred the faithful from taking corpses of late relations to churches for funeral Mass as a measure to check the spread of Ebola virus. The diocese directed that corpses of deceased members should be given immediate burial. It, ...
Liberia Battles Spreading Ebola Epidemic
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed the lives of more than a 1,000 people. Every day, at least one person dies. In Monvoria, Liberia, where the outbreak is extremely severe, a photographer John Moore risked getting the virus by heading down there to take images of the sad state of ...
President Obama Vacations in Martha's Vineyard
For many, it may be shopping in Dubai or Paris, for others, it may just be a quick trip to visit loved ones, but when the world's most powerful family decides to take time off, they do it the healthy way. President Barack Obama, the first lady Michelle Obama and daughter Malia Obama are ...
Joyce Dzidzor-Nartey - August 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
In 2007, Joyce Dzidzor Nartey had unprotected sex with a member of her church. A few weeks later, she found out she was pregnant and HIV positive. The news was devastating at the time, but the Ghanaian singer and actress came out brave. She found true love, and is now an awareness advocate ...
Obafemi Awolowo University - August 2014 - BellaNaija.com 02
OAU students will head back to school in a few days. On June 18th, the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun was closed after students violently protested the increase in tuition fees. At the time, the management said it was shutting down indefinitely and that students should ...
Jonathan commissions Gas Plant - August - 2014 - BellaNaija003
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan yesterday Thursday 14th August 2014, commissioned the N90 billion Uquo gas processing facility in Esit Eket, Akwa Ibom. The gas processing facility is owned by Accugas Limited, a subsidiary of Seven Energy International Limited. It is an indigenous ...
EBOLA ABUJA
Yesterday, Thursday 14th August 2014, the Nigerian Minister of Health Onyebuchi Chukwu said that an unnamed Nigerian scientist provided an experimental drug to combat the Ebola virus. At the press conference, Chukwu announced the latest development. He also said the product would be used to ...
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 A 7-month-old baby in Kwara is feared to have contracted Ebola Virus. The Kwara State Chairman of Ebola Viral Disease Control Committee, Sunday Opabola revealed the news, Punch reports. However, he emphasized that presently, it is just a suspected case. It has not yet been confirmed that ...
Joanne.Liu Bella Naija
Geneva (Reuters/NAN) - Joanne Liu, International President of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF - Doctors Without Borders), said in Geneva on Friday that it would take about six months to bring the Ebola epidemic in West Africa under control. She said the situation was like "wartime’’ and ...
Aisha Falode and her son Bella Naija
Six months after the passing of her son Toba Falode, veteran Nigerian broadcaster Aisha Falode pens a touching piece. Read; In years gone by, I read detective books and watched Crime series depicting how murderers sleep at night. How they wake up in sweat with nightmarish images of the ...
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BellaNaija is pleased to announce a new column for our special readers - Ask FVO! Funmi Victor-Okigbo (FVO)  is an expert in event planning & management, and is now a  BellaNaija contributor. FVO is the Chief Executive and Lead Production Designer of No Surprises Events. Her corporate ...
Femi Fani-Kayode - August 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
Nigerian politician and former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode took to his official Facebook page to share his thoughts on Patrick Sawyer and Ebola. (more…)
Pastor Nabed - Augsut 2014 - BellaNaija.com
Officers from the Oyo State Police Command have arrested four armed robbers who stole two cars from a pastor, took valuable items from his house, with one also raping his daughter. The pastor reported that on July 21st, 15-minutes before 12am, the four armed men pictured above came into his ...
Oxford Dictionary - August 2014 - BN Words - BellaNaija.com01
Yes you read the headline right. Britain's Oxford University Press has approved some words for the Oxford Dictionaries after deeming them worthy of a dictionary entry. A few of the words include side boob, hot mess, YOLO, throw shade, live-tweet, adorbs, amazeballs, bro hug, cray, hate ...
Howard Uni - August 2014 - BN News - BellaNaija.com 01 (1)
A photo of students of Howard University, Washington, D.C., standing up with their hands raised in protest against the shooting of 18-year-old African-American teen Michael Brown has gone viral. Over 300 students gathered in the Cramton Auditorium to stand, hands raised, in a pose inspired ...
EBOLA ABUJA
Abuja (NAN) - Nigeria has received an experimental drug froman  unnamed Nigerian scientist to treat Ebola virus, the Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, said in Abuja on Thursday. Chukwu, who gave the cheering news at a news conference, gave the name of the drug as "Nanosilver." "The only ...

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