The United States of America Government on Tuesday said it has earmarked over $100 million in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
A US air marshal was attacked with a syringe at Lagos airport in Nigeria and has been taken to a US hospital, the FBI said on Monday.
A study, published Sunday in Nature Medicine, details promising results of a possible Ebola vaccine following trials carried out on monkeys.
Drug therapies derived using the blood of Ebola survivors may be used to treat patients currently suffering from the deadly virus, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
The United States is deeply worried about the apparent worsening security situation in north- eastern Nigeria and has thus called for collective efforts to tackle the insurgents, Boko Haram.
The US has confirmed that the video showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff by Islamic State militants is authentic.
Speaking to reporters, Pentagon spokesman, Rear Admiral John Kirby, said: “We don’t have any better idea today than we did before about where these girls are, but there’s been no letup of the effort itself
The remaining 16 nations in the World Cup will enjoy a rest day on Friday before the footballing fever gets even hotter on Saturday
Germany topped the group and will face the runner-up in Group H, while the United States finished second and will face Group H’s winner
The last contact the plane had with the control tower took place in Mongo, which is two hours flight from Douala, the Cameroonian economic capital
Germany have already stamped their authority on the group with a dominating 4-0 demolition of Portugal.
The US is now tied with Germany atop of Group G though Germany has a better goals difference, courtesy of a 4-0 mauling of Portugal
Badeh stated this while receiving in his office the Commander of United States African Command, Lieutenant General David Rodriguez, at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday
The News Agency of Nigeria quotes the sources as saying that the two countries have agreed that the UN should take a quick action to designate Boko Haram a terror organisation
Rear Admiral Babalola Ogunjimi, the Nigerian Navy’s Chief of Training and Operations, who stated this at news conference on Sunday in Abuja, said that the exercise would involve personnel
The department listed other countries not eligible as Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (mainland-born), Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador and Haiti
“The global community is on track and already geared up and we are working to put in place a strategic platform that will involve us all and enable us track and fingerprint stolen crude