causes of lassa fever

LASSA FEVER: AVOID DRINKING SOAKED GARRI -MEDICAL UNION

The Director of Public Health, Enugu State, Dr. Boniface Okolo, has cautioned Nigerians against the consumption of soaked garri to avoid contacting Lassa fever. Okolo, who gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Enugu, said the rats that cause the disease were mostly in contact with Nigeria’s most popular staple food, garri,…

ADANIYI JOHNSON AND MERCY AIGBE

I WAS SCARED WHEN FUNKE AKINDELE TOLD ME TO KISS MERCY AIGBE –ADENIYI JOHNSON

Actor, Adeniyi Johnson, has recounted how he felt when star actress, Funke Akindele told him he would be kissing Mercy Aigbe in a movie. Johnson made this known during the birthday celebration held for Mercy Aigbe recently. In a video of the event shared on Mercy Aigbe’s YouTube Channel, Johnson stated that  the fashionable Aigbe…

BUHARI MILITARY REGIME

I WONDER WHY NIGERIANS THINK WE CAN'T DEFECT BOKO HARAM – BUHARI

Having heard discouraging statements from Nigerians that it’s impossible for the country to defeat insurgency, President Muhammadu Buhari , Friday assured Janez Lenarcic, the European Union (EU) Commissioner for Crisis Management, that Boko Haram, banditry and other security issues bedeviling the nation can be handled. He said if Nigeria after 30-month civil war was able…

TRAFFIKING OF GIRLS IN NIGERIA

IMMIGRATION ARRESTS NINE GIRLS AT LAGOS AIRPORT

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) said on Saturday that it had arrested nine girls who were to be trafficked through the Murtala Muhammed Airport to Lebanon, Cairo, Dubai and India. According to a statement released and signed by the NIS’ spokesman, Sunday James, the girls were set to board Ethiopian, Peace, Egypt and East Airlines.…

AMU PLANK MARKET LAGOS STATE

FIRE GUTS AMU MARKET IN MUSHIN, LAGOS STATE

Properties worth billions of naira were on Saturday destroyed in a fire outbreak which gutted the building materials sections of Amu market in Mushin, Lagos State. According to an eyewitness, the fire started from one of the several lines of shops within the market in the early hours of the day. The actual cause of…

15-YEAR-OLD COCO GAUFF DEFECTS NAOMI OSAKA AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

It was a bold transition into limelight for teenage tennis star, Coco Gauff, as she recorded a breakthrough victory over defending champion Naomi Osaka at the ongoing Australian Open tournament. Gauff comfortably eased past the Japanese tennis star through an incredible 67-minute 6-3 6-4 victory at the Rod Laver Arena, announcing herself as a future…

PRIYANKA CHOPER EXCITED AS SHE MEET NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA

Priyanka Chopra has showered encomium on Nigeria's former minister of finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala after meeting with the latter. Chopra, who won the Miss World 2000 pageant, said Nigeria's former minister is really engaged in God's work by chairing a public-private global health partnership that has helped to immunise more than 760 million children. Gavi, the…