13 September 2014

FIFA to set up Ebola treatment centres in Liberia, others


President of the International Federation of Football Associations, Sepp Blater, on Saturday said the organization would give full support to three West African countries heavily hit by the Ebola Virus Disease.

According to “Inside Games,” an online news provider, Blater made the pledge at FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.

Fashola Says Synagogue Church Collapse Was Unfortunate


The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Sunday visited the site of the collapsed building at the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Ikotun Egbe, expressing sadness at the loss of life.

He further described the incident as very unfortunate, as findings showed the building may not have approved plan.

Ebola hospital workers down tools over pay in Sierra Leone


Local workers have gone on strike in an overcrowded Ebola ward at a major district hospital in Sierra Leone’s disease-stricken east over claims the government is failing to pay them.

Up to 80 workers crowded the entrance compound to the hospital on Friday, deserting their posts and bringing operations at the Ebola treatment ward to a standstill. The workers were peaceful but frustrated.