New AIDS vaccine ‘cures’ five patients, report claims

 

• Nigeria disease control centre insists only treatment recorded
Three weeks after Prof. Maduike Ezeibe of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Abia State claimed to have discovered a cure for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Spanish scientists over the weekend said five patients living with the disease are virus-free seven months after taking a new vaccine.

According to a study published in New Scientist but first reported by DailyMailUK Online, the treatment, developed by researchers in Spain, allowed the patients to stop taking regular antiretroviral (ARV) drugs – the current method of suppressing HIV.

Scientists have yet to test the results in a large-scale clinical trial, but they say the vaccine may be a “functional cure.” Continue reading

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Plane Crash Averted As Air Peace Plane Suffers Burst Tyre

A Boeing 737 aircraft belonging to Air Peace on Monday suffered a burst tyre while preparing for take-off at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.

The News Agency of Nigeria gathered that the incident occurred at about 11 a.m. forcing the pilot to abort the flight.

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NIGERIAN ARMY, DEPARTMENT OF STATE SERVICES ARREST FOREIGN TERRORISTS

Nigerian Army troops in conjunction with elements of Department of State Services (DSS) after painstaking effort of tracking arrested 3 suspected Chadian Boko Haram terrorists that belonged to Albaranawi faction, in Gombe, Gombe State.

The 3 Chadian terrorists suspects, Bilal Muhammed Umar, Bashir Muhammed and Muhammed Maigari Abubakar were arrested at Arawa and Mallam Inna Areas of Gombe metropolis. They were reported to be members of Albarnawi faction of the Boko Haram that operates in Chad and mostly northern part of Borno State but came to Gombe State for another heinous assignment.

During the operation, one of them, Bilal Muhammed Umar attempted to escape and was shot on the leg. He was however apprehended and is receiving medical treatment.

The terrorists were also arrested with Improvised Explosive Device (IED), materials that they could have coupled and attack parts of the State.

The suspects are in custody undergoing preliminary investigation.

You are kindly requested to disseminate this information and the photographs to the public through your medium.

Thank you for your kind cooperation.

Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman
Director Army Public Relations

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Pacquiao, Khan To Fight In April

WBO world welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will fight Great Britain’s Amir Khan on 23 April. The bout has been arranged after Pacquiao’s followers on Twitter voted Khan as the opponent they would like to see the Filipino fight next.

“This is what the fans wanted,” Pacquiao, 38, said on social media.

Khan, 30, also confirmed the fight but, although Pacquiao has said his next fight would be in the United Arab Emirates, no venue has been announced.     Continue reading

Nigerian man and Thai woman arrested for alleged murder in Malaysia

Police on Friday, February 24th, arrested a 33-year-old Nigerian man and a Thai woman in connection with a murder at Taman Puchong Prima, Malaysia Body of the victim, a Thai woman was found tied, gagged and covered with a blanket on a bed in the rental unit. The landlord discovered the dead body in one of the rooms he was renting out and alerted police at about 11.40am on Thursday.
She had been dead for about 24 to 48 hours.

Selangor police chief Comm Datuk Seri Abdul Samah Mat said the case has been classified as murder, and the two suspects were arrested on Friday.

“The male suspect from Nigeria is 33 years old, while the female suspect is a 28-year-old Thai national. They will be remanded for a week to allow investigations,” he added.

Comm Abdul Samah declined to reveal if the suspects were the victim’s housemates, adding that investigations were ongoing.

British Police declare man who spat and threw coffee at a female rail staff, wanted

According to the British Transport Police, the man (pictured) walked up to a member of rail staff, spat and threw his coffee at her. It was however not stated whether it was a racial attack or a moment of unjustifiable rage. They are out to find him and are requesting for information from the members of the public. See the request after the cut..

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Man wakes up bleeding and his jaw hanging but didnt know how severe it was until he got to the hospital. Wife charged with attempted murder  

On November 14, 2013, New York father Kenneth Dearden woke up in the early morning to find his pillow covered in blood. It was a night that would change his life forever. The confused man had a “searing pain in his jaw” and his wife, former NYPD psychologist Emily Dearden, was nowhere to be seen, according to CBS News.

As his children slept nearby, Kenneth wandered the house in search of his wife. He soon found her sprawled on the living room floor. When he got her up, she said that she had been hit in the head and knocked unconscious by an intruder.

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