Tag Archives: Disease

BBNaija’s Tacha Blasts President Buhari, Reacts To Government’s ‘Stay At Home’ Directives

BBNaija star, Tacha Akide has slammed Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, for failing to address Nigerians over Coronavirus pandemic in the country and instructing total lockdown in states. In a two-minute 25 seconds video she uploaded to her Instagram page on Friday, Akide wondered why Nigerians accepted abnormal things without holding their elected leaders to account. She said,…

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Over 50 Italian Doctors Who Tested Positive Coronavirus Confirmed Dead

More than 50 doctors in Italy have reportedly died due to complications from coronavirus as the country continues to struggle with the massive impact caused by the pandemic. A total of 51 doctors who tested positive for COVID-19 have succumbed to the disease as of Friday, according to CNN, citing the Italian Association of Doctors.…

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Coronavirus: Obasanjo Donates His Former Residence As Isolation Centre

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has donated his former residence at the Presidential Hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun State as an isolation centre for victims of the raging Coronavirus pandemic. Obasanjo’s media assistant Kehinde Akinyemi who confirmed the development, said the 32-room apartment located off the Presidential Boulevard in Oke Sari, Abeokuta has been handed over to the Ogun State government for immediate take…

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COVID-19: Comedian Sdyney Talker Pleads With The Government For Help After Showing Symptoms

Popular social media comedian, Sydney Talker, has publicly cried for help from the Nigerian Disease Control Centre (NCDC) after reportedly showing symptoms of the viral Coronavirus pandemic. In a post shared on his Instagram and Twitter pages, Sydney requested an urgent test to be carried out as he narrated his experience with various Nigerian hospitals.…

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Nigeria Confirms 11 New Coronavirus Cases In Lagos, Enugu And Edo Bringing Toll To 81

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to 81. This was revealed on Friday night. Confirming 11 new cases, NCDC said eight of the cases were discovered in Lagos, while two were discovered in Enugu and one in Edo State. Of the…

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Nigeria’s Finance Minister Says The Country Will Recess If Coronavirus Continues Beyond Six Months

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has said the country will go into recession if the Coronavirus pandemic persists longer than six months. She made this known when she reportedly appeared on Channels TV on Friday March 27, 2020. Ahmed reportedly said, “We are hopeful that this pandemic will be limited in time. If it…

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Coronavirus: Somali Football Icon, Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah Dies Of The Pandemic

Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah, a Somali Football Legend has been confirmed dead after testing positive for coronavirus. Farah who was an advisor to the Minister of Youth and sport in Somalia, died at Northwest London hospital on Tuesday March 24 after a medical test confirmed he had the virus last week. The Confederation of African Football…

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Femi Otedola Pledges N1 Billion Towards The Eradication Of Coronavirus In Nigeria

Billionaire business mogul, Femi Otedola has joined the league of billionaires and corporate organizations who have shown their support towards assisting the government in fighting this Coronavirus pandemic by donating a sum of N1 billion. Otedola disclosed this donation in a post on his social media accounts, Twitter and Instagram. This comes as no surprise as one…

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UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Is Self-Isolating After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will now self-isolate. Johnson announced the news on Twitter on Friday morning. He said he had experienced “mild symptoms” of the COVID-19 disease and would continue to lead the UK government’s response to the crisis. The prime minister had previously declined testing for the coronavirus after…

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Davido’s Fiancée, Chioma Rowland Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Sends Singer Into Self-Isolation

Nigerian superstar, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido says he has gone into self-isolation after his fiancée, Chioma Avril Rowland tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19). The Afrobeat singer announced this on Friday via all of his social media platforms. He wrote “Hey everyone ! I came back recently from America after cancelling tour. My fiancé Chioma also came…

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