Friday, 8th December 2023

Ebola virus

2 Feb
A newly published paper in The Lancet shows that an experimental vaccine against Marburg virus (MARV) was safe and induced an immune response in a small, first-in-human clinical trial.


7 mins ago
The Police Special Constables who were caught on video demanding money from a Dutch woman rider at Ojongbodu area along Iseyin/Ogbomosho Road in Oyo State have been arrested.
8 mins ago
The Federal Government on Friday inaugurated six TETFund-sponsored projects worth N2.8 billion at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka, Anambra State. Inaugurating the projects, Mr Benjamin Kalu, the Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, said the structures would enhance teaching, learning and improvement of academic standards in the university. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) rep…
19 mins ago
Rapper Kodak Black was reportedly arrested yesterday on charges of cocaine possession and tampering with physical evidence. The arrest was confirmed by local news outlet WSVN, who reported that Black is scheduled to appear before a judge this afternoon. Details surrounding the arrest are still emerging, and the exact amount of cocaine allegedly found in…
34 mins ago
Seychelles President Wavel Ramkalawan declared a state of emergency on Thursday, ordering all citizens except essential workers to stay at home, after an explosion at a store and flooding due to heavy rainfall, the presidency said in a statement. "Following an explosion at the CCCL explosives store that has caused massive damage... and major destruction…
36 mins ago
Nicki Minaj has unleashed her highly anticipated fifth studio album, "Pink Friday 2," and it's a full-fledged feast for fans. The album boasts a whopping 22 tracks, showcasing Minaj's undeniable lyrical prowess and versatility across a diverse range of styles. From the upbeat and sassy "Super Freaky Girl" to the introspective and emotional "Last Time…
38 mins ago
A Nigerian Film which targeted at addressing the protracted issue of Gender-Based Violence, (GBV) is set to be released to the viewing public by the Joint European Union-United Nations Spotlight Initiative, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and in partnership with the Foundation for Resilient Empowerment and Development (FRED)
49 mins ago
Israeli forces squeezed Gaza's main cities Friday, two months after Hamas's deadly attack sparked a war that has killed thousands, left the Palestinian territory in ruins, and triggered an extraordinary UN bid for a ceasefire. Weeks of fighting have left 17,177 people dead in Gaza, mostly women and children, according to the latest toll from…
55 mins ago
In a bombshell interview with WSJ Magazine, Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed her plans to step away from Hollywood once her divorce from Brad Pitt is finalized. Jolie, 48, cited the emotional toll of the ongoing legal battle and a desire to spend more time with her children as the primary reasons for her…
1 hour ago
Russian leader Vladimir Putin has decided to run in presidential elections next March, news agencies reported Friday, allowing the Kremlin leader to extend his decades-long grip on power. Putin told Lieutenant Colonel Artyom Zhoga, a Russian military officer, about his decision to participate in the upcoming vote following an awards ceremony for army personnel at…
1 hour ago
L-R: Adam Elhiraika, Director, Macroeconomics and Governance Department, ECA; Kevin Urama, Chief Economist and Vice President, AfDB; Matthias Naab, Director, Regional Service Centre, UNDP Regional Office for Africa, at the AEC 2023 closing ceremony. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 8 December 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The African Economic Conference has ended with a call to African nations to invest in…