Nigeria’s Federal Government Inaugurates $650 Million Abuja Medical City

Nigeria’s Health Minister, Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Wednesday, inaugurated two committees to oversee the construction of a 1,687-bed hospital, valued at $650m in the Federal Capital Territory to make quality medical care for all categories of Nigerians. Tagged the Abuja Medical City Project, he said the facility, which is expected …

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Ethiopia Considers Devaluing Currency

In July, the World Bank released its third economic report on Ethiopia and advised the country to devalue its currency. Ethiopia says it’s considering the World Bank’s suggestion to devalue its currency, the Birr, but government says it want to minimise the impact on the wider economy. In July, the …

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Africans Involving In ALS Ice Water Challenge Instead of Ebola Awareness Are Suffering From Acute Selfitis

The world is a big place with lots of big problems occurring in different places and people trying to get solutions to those problems. In West Africa, the biggest problem facing the people currently is the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EBV), a disease so dangerous it can kill infected persons within …

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Stallion Launches Locally Assembled Light Commercial Vehicles, Buses in Lagos, Nigeria

A multinational conglomerate, Stallion Group, has formally announced six branded light commercial vehicles and buses at its new state-of-the-art assembly plant in Ikotun Egbe and Badagry Expressway in Lagos. The Stallion vehicles are built from completely knock down components and designed for Nigerian roads, people and their life style. …

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Standard Operating Procedures for Ebola Virus Disease Contact’s self care

These SOPs are designed to assist health personnel in teaching contacts of patients infected wtih Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) on steps to take to protect themselves should they become sick, as well as some general advice. They should be used along with instructions for identifying symptoms and infection prevention and …

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Ebola: How Do People Become Infected With The Virus?

Ebola Is transmitted from infected animals to people who into close contact with the blood, secretions, organs or other bodily fluids of those animals. Here in Africa, such infected animals include chimpanzees, gorillas, fruit bats, monkeys, forest antelope and porcupines found ill or dead or in forests (in other words, …

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What is Ebola Virus Disease?

What is Ebola virus disease? Ebola virus disease is a severe disease that can lead to death in over half of people who get infected. The good news is it can be prevented by some simple techniques and, and even those who are infected may survive it if they can …

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No New Confirmed Cases Of Ebola In Lagos!

The Minister of Health Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu has said that there is no new confirmed case of Ebola disease in the country, contrary to reports that five new cases had been observed in Lagos.The minister, in a tweet on Wednesday by hisSpecial Assistant on Media and Communication, Dan Nwomeh, explained …

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Nigeria Challenges The World With ‘9jaBOLT’ Solar Car

By Sola Ogundipe NIGERIA is set to take on the rest of the world with the “9jaBOLT” Eaglemobile, a state-of-the-art prototype, and solar-powered racing automobile that is designed and built in Nigeria by Nigerians. History was made recently when Nigeria secured Africa’s sole entry to compete with its revolutionary prototype …

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List of African countries by GDP (nominal)

List of African countries by GDP (nominal) Gross domestic product (GDP) is the market value of all final goods and services from a nation in a given year. Countries in Africa are sorted by nominal GDP estimates based on 2013 data from the World Economic Outlook by the International Monetary Fund.’[1] The figures presented here do not …

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