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Ebola: United States Restricts Arrivals From West Africa To Just Five Airports

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Coast Guard Health Technician Nathan Wallenmeyer, left, and Customs and Border Protection Supervisor Sam Ko, right, conduct pre-screening measures on a passenger from Sierra Leone at O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal 5 in Chicago.

The US Department of Homeland Security has announced that from today (October 22) arrivals into the United States from West African countries experiencing the Ebola outbreak can only use one of five airports.

The airports are: New York’s John F. Kennedy, Washington’s Dulles, Chicago’s O’Hare, New Jersey’s Newark airport & Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airports.

These airports are the only ones in the US specially equipped to screen for symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus.

USA Today reports that the new measures currently only affect travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea.

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Oscar Pistorius Has Been Jailed For Five Years For Reeva Steenkamp’s Murder…Is This Just Punishment?

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South African Olympics gold medalist Oscar Pistorius has just been sentenced to five years for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, whom he killed on Valentine’s Day last year.

The 27-year-old was found guilty of culpable homicide last month, by Judge Thokozile Masipa who ruled the Olympic and Paralympic athlete did not intend to kill his girlfriend when he fired through the bathroom door at his home in Pretoria.

During his sentencing wiped tears from his eyes.

DO YOU THINK FIVE YEARS IN JAIL IS JUST PUNISHMENT FOR PISTORIUS?

Ebola: Lagos State Issues N50 Million Grant To First Consultant Hospital + Families Of Ebola Victims & Survivors

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Shortly after the World Health Organization declared Nigeria Ebola free, yesterday, the Lagos State government revealed they would grant First Consultant Medical Center N50 Million; this is the hospital where the index case Patrick Sawyer was treated and the same hospital Ebola hero Dr Adadevoh worked with before losing her life to the disease.

The state govt also revealed an undisclosed amount would be given to families of the Ebola casualties and survivors as a business support gesture.

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Spanish Ebola Nurse Now Disease Free After Being Treated With Human Serum From Survivors

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Teresa Romero the Spanish nurse who became the first person on record to contract Ebola outside West Africa has tested negative for the virus.

A second test is required to declare the 44 year old completely Ebola free. She reportedly beat the deadly disease after she was given a human serum containing antibodies from Ebola survivors.

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Yay! Nigeria Officially Declared Ebola Free By WHO, But Why Are Countries Like Trinidad & Tobago Denying Nigerians Visas?

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1 million Gbosas for Nigeria! Today October 20, 2014 is the day we were officially declared Ebola free by the World Health Organization! Today makes its 42 days with no new cases of Ebola, which means we have successfully contained the deadly virus while countries like the United States, Spain, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea struggle with it!

The WHO rep Rui Gama Vaz (seen above) told reporters during a news conference in Abuja, “Nigeria is now free of Ebola,” prompting a round of applause from other officials.
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What Ceasefire? Boko Haram Kill 8 In Borno Barely 24 Hours After Government Announced Ceasefire Agreement

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On Friday (Oct. 17) the Nigerian Government announced that they had reached a ceasefire agreement with terror group Boko Haram. [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]

Clearly Boko Haram isn’t here for the ceasefire because barely 24 hours after the ceasefire they attacked a village in Borno state, killing 8 people!

According to Punch, about 20 Boko Haram fighters in two pick-up vans stormed Maikadiri in Abadam Local Government Area, northern part of Borno on Friday evening, shooting into homes.

Can someone tell us the true status of this “ceasefire agreement”? Cos if BH is on board with it why are they still attacking and killing people? The Nigerian government also said as part of the ceasefire agreement BH have agreed to release the over 200 abducted Chibok school girls…it’s been over 48 hours since the ceasefire was announced…they girls haven’t been released!

Gov. Ayo Fayose Throws Open Governors Mansion To Citizens For Pool Party! Says Motivation Is To Be Close To The Poor

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Governor Ayo Fayose was sworn in as governor of Ekiti state for a second term on Thursday Oct. 16 and he kick started his second term in an unusual way, first he appointed a special adviser on “Stomach Infrastructure”, then he opened up the gates and the swimming pool of the Ekiti State government house to the public.

All citizens of the state where invited back to the Gov’s crib for a pool party…that pool must have been BO central…LOL!

The governor made headlines when he rode into his swearing in ceremony in a 1957 Mercedes Benz Sedan. #SWAG

He sure is different! He has said that his motivation to use such an old car is so he can be close to the poor in the state….

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Just As Predicted…Nigerian Government Reaches Ceasefire With Boko Haram, Chibok Girls To Be Released

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The Nigerian government has reached a ceasefire agreement with Boko Haram! If you recall a month ago I told you that President Jonathan was going to clamp down on BH? READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT

Earlier today the Chief of Defence staff, Alex Badeh, announced the truce however Boko Haram has not made a public statement.

The Boko Haram insurgency started in 2009 and the terror group have killed over 2,000 civilians this year.

With the kidnapping of over 200 Chibok schoolgirls Boko Haram grabbed world wide headlines and strong criticism.

According to the cese fire agreement the kidnapped school girls will be released. Members of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign said in a tweet on Friday, “We are monitoring the news with huge expectations.”

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US Researchers Say Ebola Virus May Be Airbone!!!

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OMG I’m so scared!

I was just reading today’s Punch Nigeria newspaper and there’s a report in there that says, “US Researchers Say Ebola Virus Is Airborne” Citing scientific ad epidemiologic evidence researchers with the center for infectious disease research and policy, university of Minnesota, USA have indicated that the Ebola Virus disease IS airborne.

If this was the case though…won’t more people be infected?!

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Despite Nigeria’s 3 -1 Win Against Sudan, Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi Has Been Sacked!

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Yesterday (Oct 15.) in Abuja Super Eagles of Nigeria played a qualifying match for the 2015 African Cup of Nations against Sudan, which they thankfully won, 3 -1.

But this win for the Eagles did not stop the Nigerian Football Association executive committee from sacking head coach Stephen Keshi, the man who helped Nigerian win the African Cup of Nations last year in South Africa.

According to a report by sports journalist Colin Udoh

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