Nigeria sinks deeper into external debt under Jonathan’s watch; very high level of N10.4 trillion as at June 2014

    Nigeria’s total debt stock has again risen to a very high level of N10.4 trillion as at June 2014. The rising debt profile of the country is made up of external debt stock of N1.46 trillion ($9.377 billion), Federal Government domestic debt of N7.421 trillion ($47.653billion).States in the federation have a domestic debt…

Soldiers Refuse Deployment Against Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram Demanding Superior Weapons

SaharaReporters has learned that 30 Nigerian soldiers based in Maiduguri, Borno State, this morning refused to proceed to Bama area to engage insurgents belonging to the dreaded Boko Haram sect.A military officer at Maimalari Barracks told our correspondent over the phone that the soldiers refused orders to fight on the grounds that they were not provided with the kind of sophisticated guns and other equipment used by fighters of the Islamist militant group.“They [soldiers] said that they will only go to battle Boko Haram in Bama if they have superior weapons,” said the officer. 

Ebola claims life of senior Nigerian doctor 5 days after family and friends raised the alarm about her fate

Exactly five days after friends and family members raised the alarm about allegedly inadequate care being given to her, Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, this evening died at the isolation unit of the Mainland Hospital in Lagos, South-West Nigeria.Dr. Adadevoh, a Senior Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist with First Consultant Medical Centre in Obalende, Lagos, had unknowingly contracted the disease in the process of diagnosing and treating late Liberian-American Patrick Sawyer, who imported the disease into Nigeria late last month.

Six Nigerians isolated in Germany, Vietnam

Six Nigerians have been quarantined in Germany and Vietnam because of suspicion of carrying Ebola virus.One Nigerian in Germany, two at Vietnam’s international airport on arrival and three students have confined to their abode for the next 21 days in the Asian country.Two Nigerians on a Qatar Airways flight to Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport last night were taken to a city hospital after being found to have flu-like symptoms that could be tied to the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Igbo and south east fools: S/East leaders, people, Ezes clergies urge Jonathan to run

THE five South-East states of Anambra, Imo, Abia, Ebonyi and Enugu leaders, citizens, monarchs and clergies, weekend, converged on Awka in support and call on President Goodluck Jonathan to run for the 2015 presidential election. The occasion was the first leg of the planned nationwide six geo-political zones rallies organised by the Transformation Ambassadors of…