Tags : Nigeria


Fifteen people killed in attack on Nigerian college

Officials said at least fifteen people were killed in an attack on a teachers training college in the Northern Nigerian city of Kano by a group of armed gunmen on Wednesday. Over 30 others were wounded. News agencies have reported while there has been no claim of responsibility, suspicion will likely fall on the Islamist […]Read More


Dutch man is free of Ebola virus

BANGKOK, Sept 12 – Thai physicians said today that a Netherlands national who was under examination to determine whether or not he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus, is now in the clear, as tests showed he only has the flu. The 52-year old Dutch businessman had returned from a business trip in Nigeria […]Read More


Dutch man quarantined for suspected Ebola

Public Health ministry has quarantined a 52-year-old Dutch man who has high fever after returning from a business trip in Ebola-hit Nigeria, said Dr Sophon Mekthon, director general of Disease Control Department. The man who returned from Nigeria on Wednesday alerted a private hospital after having a high fever. Read more: The NationRead More


Phuket Airport reports 7 people arriving from Ebola-hit countries

BANGKOK, 22 August 2014 (NNT) – Authorities at Phuket International Airport are on a lookout for more suspected Ebola cases as special monitoring is being kept on seven passengers who recently arrived at the airport from Ebola-affected countries. According to the supervisor of the disease control checkpoint at Phuket International Airport, joint efforts have been […]Read More


Four kidnapped Thais safe in Nigeria

BANGKOK, Aug 13 – One of the four Thais kidnapped in Nigeria has contacted his employer to inform that they all were safe, but Nigerian police were awaiting the abductors’ demand, the Thai Foreign Ministry spokesman said today. The four kidnapped Thais have been identified as Panpinij Sommohok, Bussaya Sripanya, Chaiyan Taichompu and a Mr […]Read More


Thai crewman kidnapped in Nigeria freed

BANGKOK, Aug 24 – Thailand’s Foreign Minister announced that a Thai crewman who was kidnapped by pirates off the Nigerian coast early this month has been freed and will return to Thailand in a few days. Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said the Thai embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, confirmed that the Thai crewman kidnapped by pirates […]Read More


Foreign Ministry helping kidnapped Thai crew in Nigeria

BANGKOK, Aug 7 – Thailand’s foreign ministry is coordinating with several agencies to help a Thai crewman kidnapped by pirates who hijacked his ship off the Nigerian coast, according to ministry spokesperson Thani Thongphakdi. Mr Thani, who heads Department of Information, said the ministry could name the Thai but would not reveal his name at […]Read More