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Fresh cases of Ebola recorded in Nigeria: Official

Fresh cases of Ebola recorded in Nigeria: Official

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 20:09

Fresh cases of the Ebola virus disease have been recorded in Nigeria, where the highly contagious disease has already claimed five lives, Minister of Health Onyebuchi Chukwu said Friday.

Boko Haram takes over another Nigeria town: Witnesses

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 01:40

Boko Haram has seized control of a town in northeastern Nigeria, the latest to fall into Islamist hands in the crisis-hit region and an indication of the group`s increasing territorial ambitions.

UN works to help Nigerian girls

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:27

UN agency in Nigeria will work to help some of the Nigerian schoolgirls who managed to escape after being abducted by Boko Haram militants.

Ebola spread in Nigeria under control: Minister

Ebola spread in Nigeria under control: Minister

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 11:47

Nigeria has been successful in its efforts to control the spread of Ebola disease, a minister said.

Vietnam releases two Nigerians isolated for Ebola tests

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 10:41

Vietnam has released two Nigerians isolated after arriving from west Africa with fevers, saying they show no symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus.

Nigeria confirms death of doctor who treated Ebola patient

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 19:00

A Nigerian doctor who treated an Ebola virus disease patient has died Tuesday in the country`s southwestern state of Lagos, local authorities said.

Suspected cases in Austria not Ebola: Ministry

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 10:06

Austria`s health ministry has given the all-clear after regional authorities earlier reported two suspected cases of Ebola in two men recently returned from Nigeria.

WHO sets up Ebola task force with global airline,travel sector

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 13:54

The World Health Organization today said that it had set up a task force with the global airline and tourism industry in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola. The UN agency said it was working hand in hand with the International Civil Aviation Organization, the World Tourism Organization, Airports Council International (ACI), the International Air Transport Association and the World Travel and Tourism Council.

10 dead in Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria: Witnesses

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 22:52

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen killed 10 people who had fled their homes to escape repeated attacks by the insurgents, after hunting them down in a nearby village, witnesses said on Monday.

India-headed Nigerian dies showing Ebola symptoms

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 10:10

A 35-year-old Nigerian woman, travelling from Nigeria to India for cancer treatment, has died in the UAE after showing symptoms similar to those of deadly Ebola virus, health authorities said here Sunday.

ONGC-Mittal gives up oil block in Nigeria

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 21:06

ONGC-Mittal Energy Ltd, the famed joint venture of ONGC and steel czar Lakshmi Mittal, has relinquished an oil block in Nigeria after the African nation refused to relieve it of a USD 6 billion downstream investment commitment.

Nigerian Ebola patient discharged after full recovery

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 16:41

The first Nigerian confirmed to have contracted the Ebola virus has been discharged here after full recovery, the government said.