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2014-08-22 New Cases of Ebola Recorded
[Premium Times]Nigeria has recorded two new Ebola cases, the Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, announced Friday.

2014-08-22 Ebola Survivors Warned to Abstain From Sex
[Daily Independent]Lagos, Ado Ekiti, Port Harcourt, Osogbo, Bauchi and Abuja -The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) has warned that infected men who have recovered from the killer Ebola virus disease (EVD) can still transmit the virus through their semen for up to seven weeks after the recovery.

2014-08-22 Ebola Brings Sickness, Fear, Anger
[VOA]A Cornell University professor says when responding to the West Africa Ebola epidemic, officials must consider both the physical and social dimensions of healing. Stacey Langwick said the outbreak has dramatically changed the way people care for the sick.

2014-08-22 South Africa Names Squad for Nigeria Clash
[Premium Times]The new coach of South Africa's National team- Bafana Bafana, Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba, has invited as much as 34 players for the two upcoming 2015 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying matches against the Super Eagles of Nigeria, and Sudanese national side.

2014-08-22 Van Vicker Quits Set for Fear of Ebola
[Vanguard]It thus sounds like many of the jokes being peddled about the Ebola scare but award winning Ghanaian actor, Van Vicker, doesn't see anything about the virus as a joke. The actor who has a Liberian lineage, has made it open that he is scared of going back to Liberia to shoot the second part of his movie, 'Bendu Sudan' because of the deadly Ebola virus ravaging the country,

2014-08-22 'I Was Offered Thousands for Human Skull'
[Vanguard]Operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, Lagos have smashed a syndicate that specialised in selling human parts, arresting three of its members.

2014-08-22 Residents Flee As Boko Haram Capture Town
[CISA]Yobe -Islamist terror group Boko Haram has seized Buni Yadi in Yobe, another town in north-eastern Nigeria while many of the residents flee from the violence to the state capital Damaturu.

2014-08-22 Nigeria Confirms Ebola Cases From Secondary Contact
[VOA]Nigeria's health minister has confirmed the country's first cases of Ebola in people who did not have direct contact with Patrick Sawyer, an infected Liberian-American who traveled to Lagos from Liberia.

2014-08-22 Charges On ATM Withdrawals
[Daily Trust]Charges on ATM withdrawals are back, courtesy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The apex bank had abolished them, at 100 naira per transaction, in December 2012, much to the relief of ATM users.

2014-08-22 Mashaba Announces Bafana Squad for Afcon Qualifiers
[SAFA]New Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba has announced a squad of 34 players for the two upcoming CAF ORANGE Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco 2015 qualifying matches against Sudan and Nigeria.

2014-08-22 Medical Expert Advocates Washing of Clothes Before Use
[Daily Independent]Benin -As Nigerians continue to express fears over the deadly Ebola virus, a medical practitioner in Benin City, Dr. Folus Ejele, has stressed the need for those who patronise sellers of second hand clothes popularly known as "okrika" to ensure they are thoroughly washed before they wear them.

2014-08-22 SAA Increases Flights to Lagos and Johannesburg
[Guardian]SOUTH AFRICAN Airways (SAA) has increased frequency between Lagos and Johannesburg from 7 to 8 services per week effective 2 September 2014.

2014-08-22 Boko Haram Takes Over Police College
[Daily Trust]Boko Haram fighters on Wednesday seized the mobile police training college in Limankara, near Gwoza, Borno State, our correspondent gathered yesterday.

2014-08-22 Keshi Deserves Reappointment
[Vanguard]Watching television news on Wednesday August 20, 2014, it was reported that 23 Coach-less Super Eagles players have been invited to camp in preparation for the qualifying series of next year's Africa Nations Cup.

2014-08-22 Govt Asks EFCC to Probe NFF?
[Daily Independent]There are strong indications that the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) may pick the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) any time from now.

2014-08-22 Guild of Sports Editors Calls for Probe of NFF Fire
[Daily Independent]The Guild of Sports Editors has called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency institute a judicial panel of enquiry into the fire that gutted the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday.

2014-08-22 Safety and the Waterways
[This Day]The rising number of deaths occasioned by boat mishaps on the nation's waterways should indeed be a serious cause for concern to the authorities. So frequent are these accidents that between January and July this year alone, no fewer than a 100 lives have been lost on our waterways. While critical stakeholders in the Master Mariners Association of Nigeria (MMAN) have had to cry out on the need to address the situation, nothing seems to have been done in that direction.

2014-08-22 Sack of Striking Doctors
[Vanguard]THE decision by the federal government to terminate the appointment of striking doctors in its employ following their obduracy not to end the strike they started since July 1, 2014, is as condemnable as the strike itself.

2014-08-22 'Nollywood' Movie Industry Rolls At High Gear
[VOA]Twenty years after its birth in a video shop in Lagos, Nigeria's "Nollywood" is one of the most prolific film industries on earth. Despite low budgets and whirlwind production schedules, Nigerian films are wildly popular in Africa and industry professionals say they hope, in the future, their films will be as great in quality as they are in quantity.

2014-08-22 Confab Has Shamed Critics, Says Jonathan As He Receives 22 Volumes of Report
[Vanguard]ABUJA -- EXACTLY 158 days after he inaugurated the 2014 National Conference, President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, received the report of the confab and vowed that his government would implement the recommendations.

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