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Ebola Cases In Nigeria Now 13 – FG

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The federal government Monday in Abuja clarified that there was an error in its earlier statement where it said Ebola Cases in the country were 14,adding that the current number at the moment is 13.

Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, told journalists that “Nigeria has revised the number of confirmed cases since we had index case from 14 to 13. This came about as a result of false positive that was earlier announced.

“You recall that in my previous briefing, I had let the media know that for each case, we run further confirmatory test on each of them to make sure that anybody that has been labelled as Ebola virus positive is actually Ebola virus positive.

“So, the 14th case has turned out to be negative; it is not only negative in terms of viremia, but it is now negative in terms of symptoms. That has now revised Nigeria’s number of cases to 13; that include the Liberian-American who was the index case. So, 13 cases; out of these 13, unfortunately, we have lost five including the index case.

“The number of death still remains five, including the index case. The total number of patients who have actually been treated and discharged from the isolation ward also remains five.

“Presently, we have three patients receiving treatment in the Isolation Ward in Lagos. But, certainly, before Wednesday, one of these three will be discharged from the ward because he is tested negative. And, we are now concluding the discharge process that will lead to the discharge of additional case.

“When that will be done, before the next 48 hours, it will bring the total number of patients that have been successfully managed to six.”

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  1. favour

    August 26, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Oh tank u jesus 4d ones u hav don nd I still pray dat d rest of d patient to be.tested negetive in jesus mighty nam I pray Amen

  2. frank

    August 26, 2014 at 10:27 am

    God is great, you free the Israelite from the hands of pharoah, free out country nigeria from this deadly Ebola virus..God save nigeria and west africa..

  3. luchy

    August 26, 2014 at 11:57 am

    Praiseeeeeeee thy lord………… Halleyujah. thank u Jesus. pls do more by healing d rest and delete dis disease out of Nigerian soil

  4. prof joe joe

    August 26, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    God u alone knows how dat idiot turt an brought dis disease to break d love between ur children and u will as well take it out of dis country for love to come back.which drugs is working now?

  5. iwowo

    August 26, 2014 at 8:26 pm

    May the GEJ/FASHOLA administration continue to blaze the trail. Nigerians are proud of you. prof. Chukwu jisi ike!

  6. osaSere

    August 26, 2014 at 9:51 pm

    The goodneess and mercies of the Lord is indeed on our country Nigeria. He will finish thee good work He has started and extend d healing to our neighbouring countries. Amen

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Femi Otedola Reacts To Lekki Tollgate Shooting

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Femi Otedola Finally Reacts To Lekki Tollgate Shooting
Femi Otedola

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Nigerian businessman, Femi Otedola has finally reacted to the shooting that took place at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos on Tuesday.

Information Nigeria recalls men dressed in military wears opened fire on unarmed #EndSARS protesters, who convened at the area.

Otedola took to his Instagram page on Sunday to commiserate with the families of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate incident.

Sharing a photo of the Nigerian flag, he wrote;

“The horrors that have been unfolding in our country have left me filled with sadness. I deeply commiserate with those who have lost their loved ones and as a father, I share the sentiment of my three daughters who protested in Lagos and London. As a young boy of 16, I participated in the ‘Ali Must Go Protest’ of 1978, so I understand the determination of our youths who rightly want our country to be better. We must all do our part to make Nigeria great! I will continue to do my own quota in providing for those who are most in need of support in our country in these tough times .…F.Ote💲”

Read Also: Femi Otedola Spotted Dancing With His Children (Video)

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“Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet, He Was Stabbed By Thugs” – Brother Claims

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“Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet, He Was Stabbed By Thugs” - Brother Claims
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Oke

Information Nigeria recalls a graphics designer identified as Oke, was killed hours after tweeting “Nigeria will not kill me” on Wednesday.

It was reported that the young man had passed away after he was hit by a stray bullet.

The deceased’s younger brother, Daniel has come out to clear the air regarding the circumstances leading to his death.

Daniel revealed his brother was stabbed on the neck by thugs who infiltrated and ransacked their home.

In his words;

Good day, My name is Obi-Enadhuze Daniel younger brother of the now deceased Okechukwu Obi-Enadhuze @O_Okee . I, my brother and mother lived at makinde police barracks, mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos State.

Today at about 11 o’clock in the morning the police station at makinde was attacked by thugs who wanted to destroy the station, I my mom and brother were holed up in our house.

 The attack went on for hours before the thugs eventually breached the police and proceeded to set the station on fire, after accomplishing this they set their sights to the barracks and began the assault, they proceeded to destroy every car in the barracks, my mom’s 2 cars where destroyed and set on fire and then they infiltrated our house by breaking the door they then proceeded to ransack the house and carted away with everything we own. 

 my brother on trying to get them to take everything but spare us was pushed to my mom’s room and stabbed on the neck, the attacker then proceeded to attack me but missed my neck but got my chin instead, after this my mom and I carried my brothers body to the entrance of the station soliciting for help from the thugs still ravaging the barracks, we were finally able to put him in a wheelbarrow and took him to a hospital where he was rejected because “he was already dead” unfazed we moved him to another hospital where he met the same treatment this was where he bled his last drops of blood and died, his body has now been moved to a morgue

we have lost every single thing we own, as our house was completely ransacked and set on fire the only thing left is my brothers phone and at about 8 o’clock this evening the barracks was still on fire but Okechukwu has paid with the ultimate price

I and my mother are homeless with nothing now but we’re safe for now, we thank everyone that has been able to reach out to us, and were able to share consoling words with us in these trying times, God bless you

While we were holed up in the house the three of us said these words together and we say it again ” THREE OF US ARE HERE, THREE OF US ARE TOGETHER, THREE OF US ARE SAFE”

Let it be known that my brother @O_Okee  was NOT killed by a police bullet but died a hero protecting my mother and I.

If you see this please retweet, let the world know how Okechukwu died. He was NOT killed by a police bullet but thugs in his home!”

Read Also: RIP Oke: Barely 3hours After Tweeting “Nigeria Will Not End Me” #EndSARS Protester Dies From Gunshot

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Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

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Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.

This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.

Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.

Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured

Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.

However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.

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