Texas Presbyterian Hospital healthcare worker, Amber Vinson, has been revealed as the 2nd Ebola patient who flew from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday.Her photo was just released but they have since said anyone who was in the plane or came into contact with her should not be worried because she had no fever, and wasn't vomiting
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Chris Okotie took to his official Facebook page to reply CAN after they blasted him for asking Ayo Oristsejafor to step down over the $9.3m arms deal scandal.
"I will not nobilitate such prosaic apologetic by a retort. Socrates once said to a young man, “Speak that I might see thee”.Now that CAN has spoken, even team Jonathan has spoken.Nigerians can now fully visualize the portrait of complicity shrouded in duplicity.Truth is never out of kilter. Hahaha!Rev Chris Okotie"
If you recall, CAN said through it's Director of National Issues
“Is Chris Okotie a Christian? How many wives has he?He should go and sort out himself. Even the government has exonerated Pastor Ayo of all the allegations. So, who is Okotie? Well, it is laughable if Chris Okotie should demand that Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor should resign as President of CAN.Chris Okotie should remove the log in his eyes before he begins to see a peck in somebody’s eyes.
An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday discharged a socialite and businessman, Fred Ajudua, of $1.69 million (about N252.8 million) fraud charge. Justice Kudirat Jose discharged Ajudua and his co-defendant, Charles Orie, following the withdrawal of the charge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). “The charge against the defendants is hereby struck out
Seven ministers have resigned from their offices, because of their plan to pursue their gubernatorial ambitions.
According to Punch reports the name of the ministers are:
Labaran Maku, Onyebuchi Chukwu, Nyesom Wike, Samuel Ortom, Musiliu Obanikoro, Darius Ishaku, and Emeka Wogu.
They will all be contesting the governorship elections in their respective states.
Another another health worker at Taxes Health Presbyterian has tested positive to Ebola yesterday 14th of October
The Texas Department of State Health Services said in a statement:
“A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States has tested positive for the disease.”
“The health care worker reported a fever Tuesday and was immediately isolated at the hospital.”
“Health officials have interviewed the latest patient to quickly identify any contacts or potential exposures, and those people will be monitored. The type of monitoring depends on the nature of their interactions and the potential they were exposed to the virus.”
“The worker was among those who took care of Thomas Eric Duncan after he was diagnosed with Ebola.”
“The preliminary Ebola test was run late Tuesday at the state public health laboratory in Austin, and results were received at about midnight.”
A second test to confirm the diagnosis will be carried out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
Police at Ebonyi State yesterday paraded Samuel Obura aged 35 a self-acclaimed pastor of Assembly of Redeemed Christian Church ,Ikwo, over stolen good
The command also arrested two other suspects, Samuel Edet, 25, and Moses Alibo, 25, who specialised in stealing motorcycles from Ebonyi and ferrying them to Cross River State.
While briefing newsmen in Abakaliki, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Chris Anyanwu, said that the pastor, who hailed from Ohalaekwu Amagu community in Ikwo local government area of Ebonyi State, was a habitual thief and receiver of stolen goods.
“When the police conducted a search of the suspect’s house at Ikwo,13 brands of motorcycles were recovered from him.
One of the suspect, Ifeanyichukwu Okoye, from Njikoka local government area of Anambra State, was caught vandalising the transformer feeder pillar, D-fuse high tension downdrop cable and one upriser cable at Nduogbu Ndieze Iboko community in Izzi Local Government Area.
Two others, Sunday Mathias of Isiekeukwu-Orlu,Imo state and Nwabueze Oriele of Akuna-kuna village,Ikwo local government area, were caught by the vigilante groups while attempting to vandalise the transformer situated at Onyikwa,Ndufu-Alike in Ikwo local government area.
Public Relations Officer of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, Mr. Lazarus Onyea-rugbulem, said the situation was unfortunate and wondered why people took pleasure in causing discomfort for others.
There was confusion on Monday night as a soldier identified as Muazu Haruna attached to the 423 Battalion, Elele Barrack, in Rivers State working in Bayelsa, went insane and shot dead his colleague sergeant Ishiaku.
The incident, which occurred around 11pm along the Onopa end, some distance away from the Banquet Hall of Government House, jolted residents as nobody could explain what led to the dastardly act.
It was learned that the soldier, a Lance Corporal, identified as Muazu Haruna, shot his colleague at close range and the victim died before help could reach him.
The suspect was reportedly arrested and taken to the Area Command Division of the Police and later released to the Joint Task Force due to the alleged intervention of an unnamed Captain.
Another source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, stated that the erring soldier might have acted under the influence of alcohol.
See the EFCC press release below
Justice Dije Abdu Aboki of Kano State High Court on Friday Oct. 10, 2014 convicted and sentenced one Abdul Auwal Yahaya to nine and half years imprisonment without option of fine on six count charges bordering on conspiracy, obtaining money by false pretence and forgery.
The convict was arraigned on November 18, 2013 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before Justice Aboki for allegedly conniving with one Bashir Ahmed Haruna (already convicted) and obtaining the sum N2, 027,000 (Two Million, twenty seven thousand) under the pretext that he is an agent of Future University, Cairo and was capable of securing admission into the institution for the children of the complainant.
The convict is to serve seven years imprisonment on count two while in respect of counts one, three, four, five and six, he is to serve six months imprisonment each. The convict was also ordered to pay the sum of N2, 027,000 in restitution to the complainant.
The sentences shall run concurrently and will start from the date of arraignment
Actress Mercy Johnson Okojie has given birth to a baby boy. She gave birth at St Joseph Hospital, University of Maryland Baltimore exactly 12.49am (American time) today October 15th Mother and child are in good health! A Big congrats to Mercy and her hubby.