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Monday, 18 August 2014

Nigeria Recorded First Ebola Survivor.



Ebola infected medical doctor; Ameyo Adadevoh has recovered from the attack with the deadly Ebola virus. Dr. Adadevoh was declared Ebola-free and discharged from quarantine, becoming Nigeria’s first Ebola survivor.

Dr. Adadevoh was the doctor who treated Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian-American who brought Ebola into the country, at First Consultant Hospital, and was subsequently infected with the virus, has recovered and was discharged from the Isolation centre in Lagos Saturday

Ameyo Adadevoh, a senior consultant, was the first Nigerian infected with the virus and had been receiving treatment at the Isolation centre.

The Director of Communication and Community Mobilisation for the Nigerian Emergency Operation Centre on Ebola Virus Disease, Adebayo Onajole, confirmed that Adadevoh had been discharged.

HORROR! EBOLA PATIENTS ON THE RUN IN LIBERIA AS QUARANTINE CENTER LOOTED


An Ebola treatment/quarantine center in Liberia has been attacked while the suspected victims under close monitoring escaped. According to Liberian Health ministry, the vandals were suspected family members of the quarantined victims of Ebola.

MONROVIA, Liberia - Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items including bloody sheets and mattresses.

The violence in the West Point slum occurred late Saturday and was led by residents angry that patients were brought to the holding center from other parts of Monrovia, Tolbert Nyenswah, assistant health minister, said Sunday.

Local witnesses said: "They broke down the doors and looted the place. The patients all fled," said Rebecca Wesseh, who witnessed the attack and whose report was confirmed by residents and the head of Health Workers Association of Liberian, George Williams.

Robin Williams And The Dark Legacy Of An Era Of Brilliant Addicts



Robin Williams came to notice as a brilliantly original performer in the 1970s, a time when alcoholism and drug addiction came to define an era of brilliant comic performers. Like Richard Pryor, George Carlin, and so many other amazing performers of the time, Williams used drugs and alcohol in legendary quantities, calming down that manic stage presence; or, given his enormous use of cocaine, to help him keep up with his own awe-inspiring comedic powers. During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Williams was addicted to both cocaine and heroin, with alcohol being a constant companion.

As a hard-drinking cocaine-addict, Williams used the rush of the stimulant to power the lightning-fast improvisational genius of his comic bits. As he rose to fame as the manic Mork from Ork on the 1970s hit sitcom Mork & Mindy, Williams developed a hard-partying reputation for drug abuse and alcoholism. In the 'live fast, die young' era of the 1970s, developing such a reputation was not easy and with Williams, it was clearly well deserved.
What was he afraid of? "Everything. It's just a general all-round arggghhh. It's fearfulness and anxiety."

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Alcohol and Energy Drinks A Dangerous Combo



In a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, researchers at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan have concluded that mixing alcohol and energy drinks poses a serious public health risk, especially among college students. "We found that college students tended to drink more heavily, become more intoxicated, and have more negative drinking consequences on days they used both energy drinks and alcohol, compared to days they only used alcohol," said Megan Patrick, a research assistant professor and co-author of the study.

According to the study, students who either drank alcohol and energy drinks on the same day or who combined the two at the same time wound up spending more time drinking – thus consuming more alcohol – than they would have without the caffeinated drinks. The result of spending more hours drinking raised users' blood alcohol levels to higher peaks. But because of the stimulant effects of the energy drinks, the users reported that they felt less drunk than they actually were. "This can have serious potential health impacts, for example if people don't realize how intoxicated they actually are and decide to drive home," Patrick said.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Robin Williams Found Dead At 63 In California Home



The Hollywood star Robin Williams has been found dead at his home in Northern California from an apparent suicide. He was 63.
Marin County Sheriff's Office said it suspected the death was a suicide due to asphyxia, but the cause of death remains under investigation.

Williams's third wife Susan Schneider released a statement on Monday night in which she said: "This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken.”

The star’s publicist Mara Buxbaum said Williams had recently been suffering from severe depression.

In his final posting on Instagram on 1 August, Williams had wished his daughter Zelda a happy 25th birthday. Late on Monday, Zelda paid tribute to her father with an excerpt from French poet and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupery's El Principito, which read: "You - you alone will have the stars as no one else has them... In one of the stars I shall be living.

Monday, 11 August 2014

Nine-year-old Boy Survives Attack By Alligator




James Barney sustained 30 marks from the 9ft-long creature's claws and teeth, all of them non-life-threatening, but had surgery to clean and stitch his wounds.

Speaking from Florida's Arnold Palmer hospital, James told reporters that he did not initially realise what was happening as the reptile approached him.

"It really amazed me what happened," said James.

"At first I thought someone was just playing with me and I didn't know what happened.

Pregnant Woman Tests Positive For Ebola



A pregnant woman who went for her usual check up at the First Consultant Hospital Obalande – same hospital that Patrick Sawyer was admitted – tested positive of the virus on Friday. She got infected after being treated by the same nurse, Obi Justina Ejelonu, who attended to the Liberian carrier, Patrick Sawyer.


Recall that two nurses came in direct contact with Mr. Sawyer and one of them died this week – the other nurse, Justina is still alive. The pregnant woman has since been quarantined at the mainland hospital where there is an isolation emergency centre for Ebola virus victims.

Friday, 8 August 2014

A-Z ALPHABET OF LIFE


Watch and listen to this simple but loaded A-Z of life


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‘Life is a natural phenomenon that unfolds itself in unpredictable manners’---Adetunji Oduduwa

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

5 DAYS TO ELECTION: APC Mandates Members to Report in Osun



The All Progressives Congress (APC) has mandated all its elected members at state and national levels to converge on Osun from Tuesday and remain in the state until Saturday's gubernatorial election, as a way of showing the party's unalloyed support for incumbent Gov. Rauf Aregbesola.

In a statement issued in Osogbo on Monday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the directive also covers all political appointees in states under the control of the APC, especially Special Advisers and Commissioners.

Also expected in Osogbo are members of the party's national Ex-Co and the national elders' caucus.

APC said it perceives the forthcoming election as a celebration of democracy and a harvest time for the party, whose candidate has worked so hard to implement his mandate and make life more abundant for the people of the state.


The party also called on its members in Osun to be vigilant ahead of the poll, considering the myriad of desperate tactics being perfected by the PDP to reap where it did not sow.

Obama: 'Russia Doesn't Make Anything,'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama dismissed Russia as a nation that "doesn't make anything" and said in an interview with the Economist magazine that the West needs to be "pretty firm" with China as Beijing pushes to expand its role in the world economy.

Obama has tried to focus U.S. foreign policy on Asia, a response to China's economic and military might. But for months, that "pivot" has been overshadowed by a flurry of international crises, including Russia's support for separatists in eastern Ukraine.

Russia is the world's third-largest oil producer and second-largest natural gas producer. Europe relies heavily on Russian energy exports, complicating the West's response to the Ukraine crisis.

Obama downplayed Moscow's role in the world, dismissing President Vladimir Putin as a leader causing short-term trouble for political gain that will hurt Russia in the long term.

"I do think it's important to keep perspective. Russia doesn't make anything," Obama said in the interview.

World’s Most Expensive RV



Not all rides need to be powerful to be bold. Some are bold just for their design and, in the case of one RV that recently sold in Dubai, for being the world’s most expensive.

That’s the claim being made for the 40-foot-long eleMMent Palazzo, from Austrian company Marchi Mobile. It sold for a purported asking price of $3 million. That is somewhat understandable considering its outside is supposedly covered in gold

But it is still a lot of money for something that could be considered a lot of ugly – at least on the outside. It looks like one of those creatures of the deep caught on camera during the raising of the Titantic. To drive something this hideous you need to have some deep pockets.

Monday, 4 August 2014

Grandma Will Spend 6 Months In Jail For Public Sex





A married grandma of 14 faces six months behind bars after she had public sex with a man who was not her husband at a public pavilion in Florida.

Peggy Klemm, 68, and her 49-year-old copulation co-conspirator, David Bobilya, were sentenced Wednesday after their romp at Lake Sumter Landing Market Square, Click Orlando reports. Apparently, a retirement community there called The Villages, which houses 100,000 people, is known for its wild nights, $3.75 cocktails and public sex.

Klemm likely got arrested because she was on probation for a previous reckless driving charge, the Daily Mail reports. She was slapped with six months in jail when she took a plea deal for the public sex.

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Blessing Okagbare Blesses Nigeria With 100m Gold In Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014


The fastest woman in Africa is now the fastest woman in the Commonwealth. Blessing Okagbare backed up a series of scintillating runs at Hampden Park to claim a stunning Commonwealth Games 100 metres title ahead of Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart on Monday night.
The Nigerian, who had gone in as the pre-race favourite, stormed away from the field at the gun and beat off a dogged effort from Campbell-Brown to prevail in a Commonwealth Games record of time of 10.85 sec, almost two-tenths of a second ahead of the Jamaicans.

Monday, 28 July 2014

THE AMAZING TORIOLA AT THE ONGOING COMMONWEALTH GAMES-VIDEO




Sometimes it amazing when you watch the ping pong game called Table Tennis but more excited when this beautiful game is been played by an adopted country in ways that is played by the country of origin of the game.
See the amazing video of Toriola below:

EXCLUSIVE: Dr. SID’s Traditional Wedding (PICTURES)



The Surulere master, Dr Sid and his heartthrob, Simi Osomo had their Traditional Wedding on Sunday at The Ark event Center, lekki, Lagos

Below are the clips from this wedding: