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Ebola could wreck W’Africa economies – World Bank

The Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic impact on the economies of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the World Bank says. The organisation says the economic impact...

EBOLA: Shippers’ Council boss, Hassan Bello faults Sarumi over freight rates

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) was yesterday quoted in the media as saying that there has been no increase in the cost of freight on Nigeria-bound cargoes,...

Nigeria tightens land border control to fend off Ebola

Nigeria has procured vehicles to beef up patrols at the nation’s borders in an attempt to fend off further spread of the Ebola virus, officials said at the...

EBOLA: FG bans importation of bush meat

The Nigerian government has banned the importation of bush meat into the country following the outbreak of Ebola Disease Virus (EVD) that has claimed at least 1,500...

Ebola: Air France crew boycot flights to Nigeria, others

Some Air France flight crews are refusing to board planes bound for Guinea, Sierra-Leone and Nigeria over fears of the Ebola outbreak. Cabin crew scheduled to work on...

Ebola: Filipino seafarers prohibited from disembarking in Nigeria, others

Filipino seafarers will not be allowed to disembark in countries in West Africa with confirmed cases of Ebola to prevent further spreading of the deadly disease that has...

Ebola: FG bans importation of animals

22 days after the deadly Ebola Virus Disease was deliberately imported into Nigeria by a Liberian, Patrick Sawyer leading to two deaths, ten confirmed infection cases...

Ebola: Shipping lines may boycott West African ports

There are fears that multinational shipping lines may suspend their services to West African countries that are currently being ravaged by the deadly Ebola virus....

Ebola: Customs places officers on red alert

The Nigeria Customs Service said it has put measures in place and partnering other security agencies at the nation entry points to fight the spread of Ebola virus in...

Ebola: We won’t close borders, says FG

The Federal Government has ruled out the possibility of closing the nation’s borders as a way of checking the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Lagos State...

Ebola: Liberia closes borders

Liberia closed most of its borders on Monday in a bid to halt the spread of Ebola virus. The authority decided to close the borders after a third doctor, who was working...