Thursday, August 28

Rivers Official Confirms Suspected Ebola Death in Port Harcourt



A highly placed official of the Rivers state Government has confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES that a suspected case of the Ebola Virus Disease has been detected in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital.

The official, who asked not to be named because he was not authorized to discuss the development with journalists, simply said, while adding that 70 people suspected to have had contact with the case have been tracked and quarantined,
“Yes, there was a case of Ebola death. We are tracking everybody.”
The official made the revelation following reports that a doctor in the Rivers state capital had died

Updated: Blog Reader Says She Got Pregnant for her Husband's Son



UPDATE:

I had actually found this post I made amongst the comments. Had never read it before from anywhere and yea, it sucks I fell for it, thinking there could be some lil truth in it and the reader that posted it. It's all good but I'm not deleting the story anyway.

Then secondly, I really have a word for you, yes you lady, the Anonymous that hates her own life sooo much all she does, all the time, is religiously visit my blog trying to see how to pull me down. You keep dropping false accusations with the hope it will turn readers against me. Sweetheart, if you have the balls, confront me one on one. Let me give you my number again, 080 808 10 909. Here's my email incase you don't have airtime to call - Lailasblog@gmail.com. I'm no longer going to tolerate your disrespecting me or my blog. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! All my stories are true but your mind filled with evil thoughts won't let you think straight. If you have the balls, comment again with your name and real contact so we can talk/pray this 'ogbanje' out of you. QUIT BEING MESSED UP because you will never succeed!

Man Strangles Wife to Death in Ibadan




Residents of Ajiyo Olokun Olunde area, Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo State, on Wednesday, woke up to the wailings of a middle-aged woman, who was strangulated by her husband, Saidina Yusuf.

Nigerian Tribune gathered that the neighbours were alerted by the shout of people living with the victim’s family, while Yusuf carried out the dastardly act. One of the landlords in the area, Mr Yusuf Rasaq, who spoke with newsmen, said he was coming from the mosque around 6.30 a.m when he

"I’m Giving Acting a Break to Do Politics for Just 8 Years" – Kate Henshaw


Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw, says she's taking a break from acting to join politics for just eight years. In a chat with SaharaTV, the actress cited lengthy stay in politics as reason for much of the problems in Nigeria, on top of corruption on the part of government officials. Though she also said she had no money to share, she states that she will not enter politics for the purpose of financial gain, instead she will "push" herself to better the country. Kate told SaharaTV:

Are you quitting acting for politics?
“Well, well, I will take a break to serve the larger population of Nigeria. I won’t quit. Arnold Schwarzenegger was a governor and he’s back to acting again. You take time off, you serve your people. I don’t hope to be there forever. I just want to do, make noise,

American Hostage’s Mother Begs ISIS Leader to Release her Son (Video)


The mother of an American hostage, Steven Sotloff, being held by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has released an emotional, heartbreaking plea video to his captors.

Shirley Sotloff, the mother of the 31-year-old freelance journalist Steven J. Sotloff, addressed her plea directly to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS and the self-declared caliph of the Muslim

Rihanna Takes a Selfie in front of an Active Volcano



#Bucketlistshit. Pop diva Rihanna, who is currently enjoying a break from her joint tour with rapper Eminem shared these photos of herself in front of an active volcano on Wednesday. The singer enjoyed dinner with pals, while the active volcano Stromboli, which began erupting earlier this month, glowed in the background. See more photos after the cut

Boko Haram may Link up with Al Shabaab and ISIS - Australian negotiator


An Australian hostage negotiator, Dr. Stephen Davis, has warned that Boko Haram may establish links with two vicious terror groups- Al Shabaab and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria- if not effectively checked now by the Nigerian government.

Davis had visited Nigeria to negotiate the release of the over 200 schoolgirls abducted since April by Boko Haram insurgents. He previously worked as a negotiator for Nigerian government under ex-Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Shehu Yar’Adua administrations during the Niger-Delta militants uprising in the South-South.

 Davis, in an interview posted on Wednesday by Radio Australia, said that the best ways to stop Boko

Resident Doctors Remain Sacked – Health Minister



The Nigerian government has stuck to its decision to sack resident doctors and suspend the residency programme in teaching hospitals, despite mounting condemnations and resident doctors resuming at their duty posts.

While addressing journalists after the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting, Nigeria’s Health Minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu, said despite news reportage on the resumption of duties of

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