Nigeria declares state of emergency

Abuja - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan declared a national state of emergency on Friday over the Ebola outbreak in Africa's most populous country, and he approved $11.6m of emergency funds to contain it.

Nigeria has confirmed seven cases of Ebola since a man fell sick on arrival from Liberia, two of whom have died. Several dozens of people who came into contact with the man are under surveillance.

- Reuters
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Pamela Mika 2014-08-08 07:39:24 PM
Now SA is also in serious danger
Tiekie Black 2014-08-08 07:41:46 PM
tel me, why are flights still allowed to these areas! this is the beginning of a epidemic! or the beginning of the end
Richard Nieckau 2014-08-08 07:41:49 PM
Lagos = 24million people
Johan Steyn265 2014-08-08 07:45:19 PM
And so mother nature uses her force to cut the population.
Thuli Molatji 2014-08-08 07:45:50 PM
FastnEasy Loans 2014-08-08 07:46:08 PM
This is VERY Bad News for South Africa
Nick Fourie 2014-08-08 07:50:32 PM
Send Anthony Useless there to help his commies.
Lebohang Molefe 2014-08-08 07:55:03 PM
Goodluck Jonathan will be flying to France again to go adress the Ebola issue with the president of France...what a lunatic.
Lucky Packet 2014-08-08 08:00:44 PM
and i heard Nigerians ask our flat manager if its ok if, wait they actually did not ask but tell him their family is coming over the weekend he should let the securities know so i guess soon south Africa will be touch by the devils bowl. WHO CARES WE ALL GOT TO DIE ANYWAY WE KNOW OIL AND SO MANY OTHER STUFF IS BAD FOR OUR EARTH BUT STILL WE CONTINUE WITH IT. O WAIT YOU CONTINUE WITH IT NOT ME !!!
makhosi.dingiswayo 2014-08-08 08:01:36 PM
Africa must consider to establish its own Continental emergency fund. Emergency fund for Africa ( EFA)