Monkeypox: What we know about the smallpox-like virus spreading in the UK, Portugal and Spain

Portuguese health authorities on Wednesday confirmed five cases of monkeypox – a rare viral infection related to smallpox – in young men, marking an unusual outbreak in Europe of a disease typically limited to Africa. Portugal’s Directorate-General for Health added that it is investigating 15 more suspected cases and that all of them were identified … Read more

Monkeypox: What we know about the smallpox-like virus spreading in the UK

Two more cases of smallpox – a rare viral infection linked to smallpox – have been confirmed in England, UK health officials confirmed on Saturday. This comes after the first case was detected in a person who recently flew to the UK from Nigeria on May 7. The patient received specialist care in an isolation … Read more

Nigeria: Brutal student murder triggers protest and curfew

Nigerian authorities have ordered a curfew in a northwestern state where hundreds have protested to demand the release of suspects in the brutal murder of a Christian student accused of blasphemy against Islam. In CHINEDU ASADU Associated Press May 14, 2022, 7:10 pm • 2 minutes reading share on facebookshare on twitterEmail this article ABUJA, … Read more

Nigeria: Sokoto curfew enacted after student murder protests | News

Deborah Samuel was beaten and burned by fellow students for allegedly blasphemous statements about the Prophet Muhammad. The governor of Nigeria’s Sokoto state has declared an immediate 24-hour curfew to quell protests demanding the release of suspects in the murder of student Deborah Samuel. Samuel was beaten and burned by fellow students on Thursday for … Read more

Monkeypox: What we know about the smallpox-like virus detected in the UK

UK health authorities have confirmed a case of monkeypox – a rare viral infection related to smallpox – in a person who recently flew in from Nigeria. The patient is receiving specialist care in an isolation unit at the Guy and St Thomas infectious disease unit in London, the UK Health Safety Agency (UKHSA) said … Read more

Liz Cambage Basketball News: Andrew Bogut Reveals Opals Star’s Insult To Nigeria Player

Australia was shocked when an Opals star revealed a comment made by Liz Cambage. Andrew Bogut says it’s much worse than that. Australian basketball legend Andrew Bogut says the insult Liz Cambage said to a Nigerian opponent was actually much worse than what was alleged Former Opals captain Jenna O’Hea brought the scandal back to … Read more

‘Bandits’ kill 48 in attacks in northwest Nigeria: Local authorities | crime news

Gunmen on motorcycles entered three villages in coordinated attacks, shooting people trying to flee, a local official said. Gunmen killed at least 48 people in attacks on three villages in Nigeria’s northwestern state of Zamfara, a local official and residents said. Dozens of gunmen on motorcycles entered the three villages in coordinated attacks, shooting people … Read more

Former Opals captain Jenna O’Hea says Liz Cambage told Nigerian players to ‘go back to their Third World country’ during a training game

Former Opals captain Jenna O’Hea has dismissed suggestions that she and the team have not given Liz Cambage enough support and said she doesn’t think the WNBA star will return to play for Australia. Key points: Liz Cambage withdrew from the Opals team ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, saying she was having panic attacks from … Read more

Nigerian Airlines Suspend Flights Due to Rising Aviation Fuel Prices | News

Nigerian airline operators say the price of jet fuel jumped from 190 to 700 Nigerian naira per liter after the war in Ukraine. Nigerian airlines are expected to suspend all domestic flights from Monday due to a four-fold increase in jet fuel prices, a comprehensive carrier organization said on Saturday. Nigerian airline operators said the … Read more

Nigeria’s central bank chief to run for president in 2023 | News from Muhammadu Buhari

There has been a great deal of interest from heavyweights and old-timers in the ruling and opposition party to succeed Muhammadu Buhari as Nigerian President. Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele purchased a nomination form from the ruling All Progressive Congress party in a bid to become President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor. Party spokesman … Read more