Wednesday, August 20
Liberian soldiers opened fire on residents of a slum in their country's capital city today after it was locked down in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola virus.
According to DailyMail, people ran screaming as soldiers from the country's Ebola Task Force brutally enforced a quarantine of Monrovia's West Point district ordered by the country's president last night. See photos below. Warning: Graphic content
A couple in Asaba, Delta State, Benson Ogwu and his wife, who have been married for 16 years without a child, yesterday set ablaze their Holy Bible around Bonssac quarters.
While their action attracted hundreds of passersby, LeadershipNg reports that the couple, members of a popular Pentecostal church in the area, were angry after their high expectations of making babies were shattered by a prophet who told them they had a delay in having children because they were far
The headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF in the Wuse Zone 7 District of Abuja has been gutted by fire. Fire started from the third floor where the offices of the President, Secretary General and the accounts department are located. Cause is unknown at the moment but fire service officials are at the scene to put out the fire. Scroll down to see more photos.
History will be made in Lagos State today as Justice Oluwafunmilayo Olajumoke Atilade of the High Court of Lagos succeeds her elder sister, Justice Ayotunde Philips as the Chief Judge.
The Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Ade Ipaye, said that following the appointment of Justice Atilade as Chief Judge designate by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Fashola, and approval of that appointment by the State House of Assembly, Atilade would
Blog readers Princess Eze and Kingduby are celebrating, guys. And they want us to share their joy with them. Check out the photos they sent in. Amazing people.
Happy birthday Princess and Kingduby! You two are blessed and would live to see all your dreams come true. Some words of wisdom as you celebrate - Smile while you still have teeth. *winks* Happy birthday darlings. There are more photos after the cut
Taking up running can seem like a scary prospect, especially if you feel out of shape or unfit. But, did you know that regular running can help reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke, boost your mood and keep your weight under control?” – NHS Choices.
The Truppr 5K (5 Kilometres) run is for everyone – run for weight loss, for fitness, for fun…just run!!! There’s no pressure, just some easy moves and lots of laughs. It’s all about getting involved,
A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Gali Na’Abba, on Tuesday said he had been searching for job since he left the House in 2003.
Na’Abba, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, represented the Kano Municipal Federal Constituency of Kano State from 1999 to 2003 during the former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration.
Punch reports that during a national stakeholders’ summit he was chairman for, Na' Abba said:
David Beckham was recently spotted at a beach in Malibu. With his famously tattooed, athletic physique on display in all its glory, all eyes were on the British hunk as he soaked up the hot summer sun during an outing with his kids. Who isn't drooling yet? *winks* Who do we need to call a deliverer for????!!! lol. Scroll down to see more photos.
Pope Francis has said he might have only two or three years left to live.
DailyMail reports that while on a plane trip back from South Korea, Pope Francis told journalists he believed he only had limited time left to complete his reforms of the Roman Catholic Church.
Asked about how he copes with his popularity, he said:
I try to think of my sins, my mistakes, so as not to think that I am some- body important.’
He then added with a smile:
‘Because I know this is going to last a short time, two or three years and then… to the
PUNCH Metro learnt that 29-year-old Julius, who lived in a rented apartment on Obafalabi Street, Ojodu Berger area of Lagos, allegedly tricked the little girl into his room on the night of Saturday, July 26, and had illegal carnal knowledge of her. The victim, a primary one pupil, was the daughter of Julius’s co-tenant. Julius, who hails from Benin, Edo State, was not married and lived in the apartment with his mother.
On the fateful evening, the victim’s family, who were Muslims, had gone for prayer in a mosque and
Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh is a true hero. A woman that saved millions of Nigerian lives in a selfless act. Stood firm to contain Ebola in Nigeria even though she died in the process. Senior Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at First Consultant Hospital in Lagos, she was one of the doctors that attended to Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian that brought Ebola to Nigeria. She refused to let Patrick Sawyer leave the hospital even when the Liberian Ambassador pressured her to release him.
Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh got infected with Ebola from Sawyer and lost the battle against Ebola yesterday evening, 19th August 2014. Your memory will live on, ma'am. Nigerians will