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Showing posts with label 2. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Ebola death toll: 2,296 - By WHO

The death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak ever has risen up to at  least 2,296 out of 4,293 cases in five West African countries, the World Health Organization said today Tuesday September 9th.

The death toll, based on WHO, jumped by almost 200 in one day and the figure was by September 6th. WHO also said it did not have new figures for Liberia, the worst-affected country to date, suggesting the actual number is more than 2,296

"We know that the numbers are under-estimated. We are currently working to estimate the under-estimation. It’s a war against this virus. It’s a very difficult war. What we try now is to win some battles at least in some places.” director of WHO’s department of pandemic and epidemic diseases, Sylvie Briand, said today in Geneva

Monday, May 20, 2013

At Least 2,000 flee Borno to Niger Republic

Culled from More than 2,000 Nigerians living in border villages in Borno State have reportedly fled as a result of the ongoing military operations targeted at routing insurgents from the area under the emergency rule.
The fleeing villagers were said to have headed to the neighbouring Niger Republic.
“Most of the residents of border villages of Borno have fled to Niger. About 2,000 people from Abadan, Malam Fatori and other villages are now refugees in Difa, Niger Republic,” a top security officer told one of our correspondents on Sunday.
The source said that the Joint Military Task Force was on the trail of members of the Boko Haram sect, who were dislodged from the Sambisa Game Reserve and other camps on Thursday in Borno State.
It was learnt that residents of Maiduguri and other communities far from the border, who did not want to be caught in the cross-fire had also fled to some neighbouring states, including Kano and Bauchi

Punch Nigeria

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

2,000 Soldiers, Fighter Jets Deployed To Borno

About 2,000 security operatives and military hardware, including fighterjets have been deployed to Maiduguri ahead of yesterday’s declaration of State of Emergency.
neighboring Yobe State, it is not clear how many soldiers were deployed but residents said shortly after the declaration of state of emergency, stop and search operations have been intensified in the state capital while movement have been restricted in other places. Residents said the deployment of the federal troops, including the army, navy, air force and operatives of the State Security Service (SSS) began at the weekend.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

29-yr-old guard jailed 2 months over ATM theft

LAGOS — A 29-year-old security guard, Benjamin Nyiynogo, was yesterday, sentenced to two months imprisonment by an Ikeja Magistrate Court, for stealing N76,000 through an Automated Teller Machine, ATM.
According to the magistrate, Mrs Dan Oni, “you are hereby sentenced to a two-month imprisonment with hard labour and without an option of fine for pleading guilty to the charge against you.
“You are to pay the N76,000 to the complainant upon your return from prison.”
The Police  Prosecutor Edet Okoi had told the court that the defendant stole the money belonging to one Mr Jimoh Aliu, his supervisor at work.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Dangote Plans To Build 2 Billion Dollar Fertilizer Plant In Edo State

The Dangote Group and Nigeria’s Edo State government have concluded plans to set up one of Africa’s largest fertilizer plants in Africa valued at $2 billion. To this end, the groundbreaking ceremony of the fertilizer plant has been slated to take place before the end of January next year.

President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote announced this at a reception for guests shortly after the swearing-in of Governor Adams Oshiomhole for his second term of office. He said the fertilizer plant to be sited at Agenebode, Etsako East local government area of Edo state would employ more than 10, 000 people directly and indirectly when completed in three years’ time.

Saturday, December 15, 2012

24-Year-Old Man Sneaks Out Of Bedroom, Rapés 2-Year-Old Niece

Police have arrested a 24-year-old man who allegedly failed to control his séxual appetite and rapéd his two-year-old niece.The man, whose name is withheld to protect the identity of the child, is in custody assisting police with investigations. Acting police spokesperson for Midlands, Assistant Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko, said the incident occurred last Wednesday at around 5 am at Thornhill Airbase in Gweru.
The suspect is the brother to the toddler's 36-year-old mother, whose name is also being withheld in the interest of the toddler.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Why we introduced Chinese language in Lagos schools - Fashola •Marks 2,000 days in office

Babatunde Fashola, on Sunday, explained the introduction of Chinese language as a subject in schools while thumbing-up, with statistics, the all-inclusive security policy being implemented in the state. He spoke at a gathering on the Lagos Television premises in Ikeja, in commemoration of his 2,000 days in office.


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