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Blessing Okagbare wins another Gold in Women’s 200m

Nigerian athlete, Blessing Okagbare, has won gold in the women’s 200m at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games on Thursday in a time of 22.25 seconds.

Okagabre is the 11th athlete in the history of the Commonwealth Games who has won both the 100 and the 200 metres.

Ebola: Infected American Missionary Doctor shows signs of improvement

An American doctor who contracted Ebola virus while working in Liberia is showing slight signs of improvement, according to reports.

Dr Kent Brantly remains in a serious condition while he undergoes intensive treatment at an isolation centre, the Samaritan’s Purse charity reports.

Senior Field Engineer at Halliburton

Halliburton Energy Services Nigeria Limited – In the coming decades, energy resources will become increasingly difficult to find and access. As one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the upstream energy industry, Halliburton serves the life cycle of the well.

Halliburton Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry.

Ebola Virus In Anambra? Govt seals hospital, quarantines staff

The discovery of a corpse of an indigene of Anambra State in Nkwelle Ezunaka, Oyi Council Area of the state has raised fears that the dreaded Ebola virus may have entered the state.

The corpse was said to have been brought in cargo into the town from Liberia and deposited in the morgue of one Apex hospital at the weekend by relatives of the deceased, who were said to be making arrangement for his burial ceremony.

Will Eating Before Bed Make Me Fat?

[TIME]- Especially if you tend to eat dinner a few hours before bedtime or you’re very active (or both), snacking before bed will help stabilize your blood sugar levels during the long, meal-less night, explains Stephanie Maxson, senior clinical dietician at the University of Texas’s MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Why should you care about blood sugar? As most diabetics know, blood sugar and its attendant hormones can supercharge or deflate your appetite and energy levels, as well as mess with your body’s efforts to store or burn fat. “Having low blood sugar in the morning will cause a person to feel sluggish and make it more difficult to get out of bed,” Maxson explains, adding that low blood sugar could also wake you up or otherwise disrupt your sleep in the middle of the night.

Meet The New Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba

The current Inspector General of Police, MD Abubakar has attained the mandatory age of service. Barring any last change of plan, the Federal Government is expected to announce Assistant Inspector-General of Police, in-charge of Zone 7, AIG Suleiman Abba, as a replacement for IGP Mohammed Abubakar.

Findings indicated that President Goodluck Jonathan had conveyed to Abba the news of his appointment as the next IG, following his selection by the Police Council made up of the 36 state governors and the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Mike Okiro.

Samsung unveils world’s first bendable TV [Video]

Curved TVs may still seem like expensive gimmicks, but Samsung is hoping to attract those who aren't quite ready to give up their flat displays.

It is launching the world’s first bendable TV in Korea from Friday, which goes from flat to curved at the press of a button.

Ship found 20ft under World Trade Center site dates to 1773 [Photos]

[SKY] A ship found four years ago at the World Trade Center site was made from wood cut around the year 1773, new research shows.

Scientists at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory said the white oak in the ship's frame came from a Philadelphia-area forest and matched the material used to build the city's Independence Hall.

English Premier League welcome vanishing spray next season

The Barclays Premier League says it will introduce vanishing spray next season following its success at the 2014 World Cup.

The spray was one handy invention at the Brazil tournament, used to mark the position of free-kick and the distance the defensive wall must retreat.

Female suicide bombers are not Chibok girls – Nigeria Govt

The Federal Government, Wednesday, took steps to douse anxiety over the possibility that Boko Haram insurgents are using the abducted Chibok girls as female suicide bombers.

Female bombers have carried out series of attacks on Kano city in the last five days, fuelling fears that those involved could be some of the girls being held by the terrorists.

Fishermen Discovers missing person’s corpse in river near UNIPORT

The people of Choba community in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, were stunned yesterday as the corpse of a resident earlier declared missing was discovered in Choba River by some fishermen.

The corpse of Mr. Chinenye Eke, who was confirmed missing by Rivers Police, was yesterday seen floating on the waters of Choba River in the state capital.

Lack Of Sleep Can Create False Memories!

Sleep is incredibly important, and a lack of it could have some serious consequences! Join Laci as she discusses how sleep deprivation could lead to the creation of false memories!

Pastor, woman arrested after ‘sanctified liquid’ kills children in Delta

A man, said to be a pastor, and a woman are in Police net in Asaba, the Delta State capital for allegedly killing two children with a deadly substance sold by the pastor for N1,850.

The Delta State Police Command spokesperson, DSP Celestina Kalu, in a release, said the suspects are in custody helping the police with relevant information.

Agony of Ebola Virus victims [Video]

Bleeding eyes, severe vomiting and deadly organ failure are just some symptoms of the highly infectious Ebola virus.
The killer disease, which has a death rate of up to 90%, starts off with similar pains to the common cold with a sore throat, fever and headache in an onslaught on the body’s immune system.

UK Airports alert over Ebola Virus

British airports and airlines are on high alert to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from reaching this country.
Passengers thought to have the virus will be barred from boarding flights heading to the UK – and will be held at immigration if they appear ill on arrival.

They will then be quarantined in highly secure isolation units, such as those at the Royal Free Hospital in North London.

Two new mysteriously holes appear in Siberia

Two new mysterious holes have appeared in the Siberian permafrost, the Siberian Times reports—just two weeks after the first crater appeared in the northern Yamal peninsula.

The second hole, some 15 meters wide, was found a few hundred kilometers away from the first, also in the Yamal peninsula. Like the first, the second hole has piles of dirt surrounding the perimeter, indicating an excavation or explosion. However, scientists have yet to confirm what’s causing the strange phenomena. Some believe they’re a result of meteorite impacts, while others look towards natural gas explosions under earth’s surface.

Landlady’s children cut tenant’s private parts in Lagos

[Punch] A 35-year-old man, Yinka Offehin, is battling for his life at a private hospital in Lagos State after his scrotum was cut by the children of his landlady.

The Edo State indigene, who resides on Popoola Street, off Abaranje Road in the Ikotun area of Lagos, was said to have been attacked while sleeping in his room with his family members.

10 Years old girl caught with explosive belt in Katsina

A 10 year old girl has been arrested along side with others by security forces on suspicion of belonging to Nigeria-based extremists, collectively known as Boko Haram.

According to the information provided by Coordinator of National Information Centre, NIC, Mike Omerri, a suspicious car, Honda CRV, with suspected Boko Haram members was stopped by security forces in Katsina state. The people in the car included one adult male; one teenage girl aged 18 and one underage girl aged 10.

Alleged Kaduna Bomber disguised as woman is innocent?

The Nigerian military had on Friday, after the bomb blasts that targeted former military head of state, Mohammed Buhari's convoy, said they have arrested a suspected bomber who disguised himself as a woman. A statement by the Defence Headquarters said the suspect was arrested by a security team that arrived at the explosion site not long after the blast. He was caught while trying to merge into a crowd of onlookers.

Open Heavens 2014: Thursday July 31, daily devotion by Pastor E. A. Adeboye - A Friend In Jesus

Topic:A Friend In Jesus [Thursday July 31, 2014]


Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. John 15:14

Read:1 Samuel 20:16-17
16 So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, Let the LORD even require it at the hand of David's enemies.  17 And Jonathan caused David to swear again, because he loved him: for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

Why Goodluck Jonathan is likely to win the 2015 presidential election by a landslide, By Femi Aribisala

I have been a student of elections for 42 years. I obtained my first degree in History and Politics from Warwick University, Coventry, England in 1975. In my second year at Warwick, I obtained a scholarship to visit the United States to study the circumstances behind the 1973 election of Maynard Jackson as the first African-American Mayor of Atlanta, and of a major Southern metropolis in the United States since the American Civil War.

Since then, I have been fascinated by elections. Unfortunately, Nigeria remained under military rule for an inordinate length of time. The most fascinating election I have ever observed was the first election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president of the United States in 2008. Obama secured the nomination of the Democratic Party against the formidable Hilary Clinton; and he then went on to defeat the Republican nominee, John McCain, in the general election.

Fifa vice-president Julio Humberto Grondona dies at 82

Fifa vice-president and head of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) Julio Humberto Grondona has passed away aged 82.

After being admitted to hospital with a heart problem on Wednesday morning, Grondona's condition deteriorated rapidly in the following hours and he was ultimately unable to overcome his fight with ill-health.

Everton sign Lukaku in €35m deal

Everton have completed the signing of Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea on a five-year deal for a fee of £28 million (€35m).

The 21-year-old spent last season on loan at Goodison Park, scoring 15 Premier League goals, and has now made his move permanent after not featuring in Blues boss Jose Mourinho's plans for the new campaign.

The Longest English Word "Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis"

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, which is a "disease of the lungs caused by inhalation of tiny particles of silica". Though this 45-letter word appears in several dictionaries, it is not a real word - it was invented in 1935 by Everett M. Smith to serve as the longest word ever to appear in an English language dictionary.

New born baby found in dustbin in Enugu [Photos]

A new born baby was found laying dead in a dustbin at Hilltop Gate adjacent St Peters Chapel UNN this morning July 30th. No one around the area saw who dropped the baby.

The area is mainly occupied by students from the university (UNN) so many believe that it could only have been a female student. [LIB]

Nigerian Entertainment Industry holds first Health Insurance Convention in Grandstyle

The first edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Convention held to a thunderous applause on Tuesday July 22, 2014 at the Grand Ball Room of Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos. It was indeed a child of necessity as top dignitaries from different walks of life graced the event and made indelible contributions to the commencement of the Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Scheme.

The keynote address, ‘The Health Implications of Celebrity Lifestyle’ was presented by the Director General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and control (NAFDAC), Dr Paul Orhii who gave a good account of himself as a well experienced medical doctor. His key note address explored sensitive issues and its attendant dangers ranging from the choice of foods, drinks and creams adopted by many celebrities all in an attempt to stay trendy.

Man, who travelled from Benin in Nigeria tested for Ebola Virus in the UK

A man has been tested for Ebola in Birmingham and another has visited a UK hospital over fears he was showing symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus.

The checks come after the Government’s chief scientist warned that deadly diseases such as Ebola are a “potentially major threat” to Britain following the death of an American man who was able to travel through an international hub.

Female suicide bomber attacks Kano Polytechnic, scores feared dead

Latest update:

The gale of suicide bombings that has rocked Kano State this week continued on Wednesday afternoon as a teenage female suicide bomber blew herself up along with some students of the Kano State Polytechnic, along Bayero University of Kano, old site road.

The bomber was said to have ran into the students, most of them graduates, who were checking their National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) postings, before detonating the explosives she was wearing.

Nigeria govt launches 64-page Nigeria e-passport

To ameliorate the sufferings of heavy Nigerian travelers, the Federal Government on Wednesday launched the new 64-page Nigerian e-passport.

The new travel document will be in use with the existing 32-page e-passport.

Video: Asari Dokubo speaks on assassination attempt on General Buhari

Beyonce secretly house-hunting without Jay Z

The 32-year-old singer has fuelled rumours she and her husband are on the rocks after she was spotted secretly viewing a $21.5 million Chelsea penthouse in Manhattan last month without her spouse knowing.

A source told the New York Post newspaper’s Page Six column: “She was very quiet, as if she was looking on the sly.”

Popular Yoruba actress Omotunde Ogundimu critically ill

Popular Yoruba actress, Omotunde Ogundimu, who has been off the movie scene for a while now, is presently battling with fibroid. The mother of three disclosed this to Dupe Ayinla Olasunkanmi in an interview, stating that she noticed the ailment in 2013.

“My period comes like 10 to 15 days; then, it will stop and come again. I menstruate twice in a month. I noticed it last year before my husband passed away. Anytime we had intercourse, I would always bleed. I took it for something else, so I didn’t really pay attention to it. But when he became sick and we couldn’t have intercourse any more, it (the bleeding) stopped. Then, I didn’t have time to study it at that period too.

Why we have not impeached President Jonathan – Senator

The senator representing Edo North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Domingo Obende, has said the senate jettisoned impeachment moves against President Goodluck Jonathan in the interest of stability.

Domingo, who spoke to newsmen at his country home, Igarra in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, decried the use of power by the PDP-controlled Federal Government to intimidate the opposition.

Islamists Militant kill Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil in Somalia

Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.

The nomadic woman was killed outside her hut near the southern Somali town of Hosingow by gunmen belonging to the al-Shabab group, they added.

Nigeria tracking 30,000 People at risk of Contracting Ebola Virus

Nigerian health authorities are in the process of tracing more than 30,000 people who could be at risk of contracting Ebola, after the virus surfaced in Lagos.

The authorities have confirmed that a Liberian man who died in Lagos last Friday tested positive for Ebola, Reuters reported.

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Woman strips naked at giant Nelson Mandela’s statue [See Photos]

Johannesburg - Who’s that girl? Social media was abuzz on Tuesday with people trying to find the identity of a woman who stripped naked at Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton on Monday afternoon and caressed the Madiba statue.

According to bystanders, the woman walked around the square, took off her pink dress, white bra and pink G-string panties, then proceeded to embrace the statue, leading to bystanders taking pictures and posting them on social media.

Babies can actually smell fear! [Video]

Many fears are developed through life experience. Are some of these fears acquired without experience? Tara discusses an interesting new study that says that babies can actually smell their mother’s fear!
“Babies can learn what to fear in the first days of life just by smelling the odor of their distressed mothers, new research suggests. And not just "natural" fears: If a mother experienced something before pregnancy that made her fear something specific, her baby will quickly learn to fear it too -- through the odor she gives off when she feels fear.”

Actress Ella says, Genevieve Nnaji lesbian saga has affected me

The report about the Beninoise actress/musician, Ella Martins and Genevieve Nnaji, are lesbian partners was actually broken by an online magazine last year and it created a big buzz. Though both Ella Martins and Geneiveve swiftly reacted to squash it all, but the echoes are still being heard as Ella revealed in this chat that she is still being haunted by the scandal.

Here's what she told Potpourri about the saga:

You became popular in Nigeria after that allegation of lesbianism between you and Genevieve. How did that little scandal affect you and your career?
Yes, it has affected my emotional life, because everybody now believes I am in a relationship with Genny and  my family is not happy about it. It has really affected my career and image at home.

Money Palaver: Who is lying? Jonathan gave us money, we didn't give Chibok parent’s cash

The Presidency is denying the story that it has bribed the Chibok girls' parents in a bid to buy them over and in the process block them from relating with the leadership of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, rather than say if they give money at all or not, simply said they did not give N100million.

Actor Jim Iyke flees Liberia amid reports of Ebola Virus outbreak

The actor who was in Monrovia, Liberia for business, left the country a few hours ago following reports of the virus spreading in the country.

Okocha, Obio-Akpor CTC Empower 250 More Women

...Amaechi says State is in God’s hands

It was a harvest of donations of skill acquisition materials to women of Rivers State as Chief Tony Okocha, the Chief of Staff to Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, in conjunction with the Caretaker Committee of Obio-Akpor Local Government donated materials worth millions of naira to over 250 women trained in baking, bead-making, hat-making and catering. The donated materials included over 1,000 wrappers, 150 gas cookers for the caterers, 27 hat-making materials, 30 bead-making machine and 32 cosmetology materials. The donations came barely weeks after Chief Okocha donated 17 cars and skill acquisition materials to the women of the area.

During the latest ceremony held Sunday at Obio-Akpor LG Headquarters, a Certificate of Participation was presented to each of the women, who had been trained in different skills and crafts for empowerment.

NIGERIANS: Beautiful Minds – Nation Builders

Does this topic reflect the true picture of Nigerians? You tell me.

The former Minister of information and communications late Prof. Dora Nkem Akunyili during her Rebranding Nigeria Project rightly said “Nigeria Great people, Great Nation”. In order to erase the negative perception and the stereotype syndrome Nigerians are painted by international community, late Prof. Dora believed that if her concept was accepted at heart, Nigerians will not be different from people that have beautiful minds for Nation building. But the reverse is the case; we are now becoming shallow minded people focusing on our individual needs and desire, and by so doing we forget about our National pledge and become oblivious of the detrimental activities and viruses confronting the nation.

Late Prof. Dora did not leave us with this concept for us to fold our arms and do nothing, rather she expected us to ponder on it and bear it pragmatically and standout with the name – Great People, Great Nation; and if you…

President Jonathan’s alleged N100million cash gift tears Chibok Parents, Community Leaders Apart

Controversy has erupted between parents of the kidnapped girls and leaders of the Chibok community in Abuja over an alleged N100million cash gift given by President Goodluck Jonathan.

PUNCH reports that some of the parents, who spoke in separate interviews on Tuesday with the British Broadcasting Corporation Hausa service, accused the Chibok community leaders of making a fortune out of their misfortune.

Man Creates the first ever biological leaf that turns light and water into oxygen

If humanity hopes to realize its dreams of exploring the stars, we're going to need to find ways to recreate life on Earth aboard a spaceship. Simply stockpiling enough vital supplies isn't going to cut it, which is what led Julian Melchiorri, a student at the Royal College of Art, to create an artificial biological leaf that produces oxygen just like the ones on our home planet do.

The problem with using natural foliage on our interstellar explorations is that plants may not flourish in zero gravity as much as we'd need them to. But since they're a better way to produce oxygen than simply trying to carry countless tanks full of O2, Melchiorri wanted to engineer a better alternative that would easy survive the rigors of space travel.

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Fani Kayode challenges APC: APC in the North is the political wing of Boko Haram

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has again challenged the All Progressives Congress to explain its relationship with the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, saying the party was not able to controvert him, few months ago, when he accused it of sponsoring the sect.

While speaking with journalists in Osogbo, Osun State capital, after attending a campaign rally of the Peoples Democratic Party, on Tuesday, Fani-Kayode insisted that some members of the APC, particularly those from the North, were sponsoring the operations of Boko Haram.

Asari Dokubo faults President Jonathan’s comments on Buhari

The Leader of Niger-Delta Peoples Volunteers Force, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, on Tuesday slammed President Goodluck Jonathan over his comment that Nigeria would have boiled if a former Head of State Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) had died in the Kaduna blast.

He also exonerated himself from the allegation that he paid the alleged masterminds of the Kaduna blast N5m to carry out the attacks, saying people were out to tarnish his image.

I don’t believe in united Nigeria again – Senator

Senator Magnus Abe has said that considering the series of challenges facing Nigeria as a nation coupled with the over reliance of her peoples on oil as the only means of survival with attendant unhealthy rivalries on sharing formula of proceeds from it the country may break up if the trends are not checked.

“Why worry too much on who takes percentage of oil and who does not take percentage of oil. Before, I used to be convinced that Nigerians have made up their minds to be together. I don’t have that conviction anymore. If we are not careful, this country can blow up and split into different parts, all over the issue of oil. And at the end of the day even those who think they will gain from that will lose.”

Open Heavens 2014: Wednesday July 30, daily devotion by Pastor E. A. Adeboye - Successful Through Meditation

Topic:Successful Through Meditation [Wednesday July 30, 2014]


This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success. Joshua 1:8

Read:Psalm 1:1-6
1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.  2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.  3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.

Photo: Doctor Leading fight against Ebola dies of the virus

The fight against Ebola virus has just experienced a major setback as Sierra Leone's top doctor fighting the outbreak has died from the virus.

The death of Sheik Umar Khan ,39 was confirmed by the country's chief medical officer, Brima Kargbo.

Who is afraid of General Muhammadu Buhari? By Theophilus Ilevbare

The attempt to snuff life out of one of Nigeria’s most revered former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, in a fiendish operation which would have passed for a routine Boko Haram attack if their hand had performed their enterprise, would have thrown Nigeria in turmoil of unimaginable proportions as President Jonathan submitted days ago. The failed “assassination attempt,” as Buhari tagged it, may not be unconnected with the grand plot to silence the opposition. This is coming on the heels of the impeachment of Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state and the tightening of impeachment noose around Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state.

Clearly, the shades of the varying scope of operation to hunt down those who pose a threat to the present government as enshrined in the alleged sniper’s list former President Olusegun Obasanjo divulged in his missive is being made manifest. Surely, the mere knowledge of an alleged sniper’s list should be instructive to the opposition party leader…

Cameroon rescues wife of vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali kidnapped by Boko Haram

Security operatives in Cameroon have rescued wife of Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali who was kidnapped by the Boko Haram sect on Sunday along with a traditional ruler of Kolofata town, reports BBC Hausa Service.

The reports say that 16 people lost their lives in the rescue operations, although Cameroon information minister Issa Tchiroma Bakary said government was still investigating the matter to ascertain the actual number of people killed.

[Reports] Beyonce and Jay Z barely talking

JAY Z and Beyoncé are again hit by reports that they are having marital issues.

According to a Hollywood Life report, the ultimate music power couple, who are currently on their joint On The Run world tour, are not on talking terms.

“They are barely speaking to each other. After they perform, they go off separately,” a source told the website.

59 People including Nigerian Ambassador to Monrovia made contact with Liberian man that died of ebola virus in Lagos

Latest update:
Unconfirmed report reaching Brimtime, has it that, the numbers has clock 70.

Previous reports:
According to Lagos Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide, 59 had contact with the late Liberian man who was infected with the ebola virus. Test had been carried out on some of the people and 50% of them already are type 1 and 50% had type 2. But the health organization are trying all possible means to stop the spread of virus

"So far, a total of 59 contacts have been registered consisting 44 hospital contacts (38 healthcare workers and six laboratory staff) and 15 Airport contacts, comprising 3 ECOWAS staff-driver, Liaison, and Protocol officer, Nigerian Ambassador to Monrovia, two nursing staff and five Airport passenger handlers. "As of the time of this report, 20 contacts had been physically screened of which 50% are type 1 contact and 50% had had type 2 contact.

Blessing okagbare wins commonwealth women 100m Gold [Video]

Blessing Okagbare was utterly dominant as she helped to ease the memory of London 2012 by winning Commonwealth gold in the women's 100m.

The 25-year-old finished last in the Olympic final, but won the first of three possible individual titles in Glasgow as she powered to glory in the 100m in a new Games record of 10.85secs. Her freshly dyed golden hair shone just as much as her performance.

PDP’s end will be ugly – Bola Tinubu

A former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has predicted that the end of the Peoples Democratic Party will be disgraceful.

He alleged that the impeachment of some All Progressive Congress governors was an attempt to turn Nigeria into a one-party state but vowed that the PDP’s joy over the impeachment would be short-lived.

Lagos isolates hospital as President Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak

Lagos state shut and quarantined a hospital on Monday where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus, the first recorded case of the highly-infectious disease in Africa’s most populous country.

Patrick Sawyer, a consultant for Liberia’s Finance Ministry in his 40s, collapsed on arrival at the Lagos airport on July 20. He was put in isolation at the First Consultants Hospital in Obalende, one of the most crowded parts of a city that is home to 21 million people. He died on Friday.