Tag Archives: Donation

Premier League Stars Are Looking To Help Out Victims Of #EndSARS Unrest In Nigeria

Since the beginning of anti-police brutality protests, lives have been lost around the country which has resulting in school shutdowns, curfews, and destruction of properties. Now, Premier League footballers are stepping up to help. According to Arise News, the footballers are in “talks over providing aid for victims of the disturbing civil unrest in Nigeria.” The…

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Twitter Reacts As Fans Rally Around Erica With A GoFundMe Target Of $100K

The fans of BBNaija ex-housemate, Erica Nlewedim, appear to still be strongly behind her, even as she was met with disqualification from Big Brother Naija Lockdown on Sunday September 6. Recall that Erica got two strikes and warnings, then she got a strong final warning, after which she got disqualified from the competition on the grounds of…

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Nigeria Reportedly Receives Food Items Worth $4 Million From ECOWAS

In order to cushion the impacts of humanitarian needs in four member states including Nigeria, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has sent a donation of food items worth $4 million. ECOWAS Commissioner for Gender and Social Affairs, Ms Fatima Jagnemade, disclosed the news during the commemoration of the 2020 World Humanitarian Day in Abuja…

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The Weeknd Pledges $300,000 Donation Towards Victims Of Beirut Explosion

The Weeknd has donated $300,000 to victims of the explosion that ripped apart Lebanon’s capital city, Beirut, killing more than 200 people and injuring thousands last week. Lebanese-Canadian entrepreneur Wassim Slaiby, who is the record label owner and manager of the Canadian singer, announced the news on his Instagram account, revealing that the donations will be made to…

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Stormzy Pledges £10million Over 10 Years Towards Fighting Racial Inequalities

Stormzy and his company have revealed plans to donate £10 million over the next 10 years to organisations fighting for racial equality and social justice in the UK. The 26-year-old British grime rapper, who took part in a recent Black Lives Matter rally in London, released a statement through his #Merky company on Thursday. It said…

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NBA Legend, Michael Jordan Donates $100m To Organizations Fighting For Racial Equality & Social Justice

Legendary NBA player, Michael Jordan and his Jordan Brand are stepping up to the plate to do their part when it comes to fighting for racial equality and social justice. On Friday, the Jordan Brand company released an official statement where they announced their $100 million donation. The money will be donated over the next 10 years to…

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Emmanuel Adebayor Says He Won’t Be Donating Towards COVID-19 Battle In Togo

Nigeria-born footballer, Emmanuel Adebayor, has insisted that he will not be making any donations towards the fight against coronavirus pandemic in his homeland, Togo. The French-speaking country has recorded a total of 88 cases, including six fatalities since the virus broke out last December. Despite the development, the former Premier League star is not apologetic about his statement, saying…

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COVID-19: Comedian I Go Dye Offers Mansion As Isolation Center In Pandemic Fight

Nigerian Comedian, Francis Agoda, popularly known as I Go Dye, is allowing his palatial mansion to be used as a coronavirus treatement centre by the Federal government as the nation continues to battle the deadly pandemic. Agoda who made the announcement on Instagram says he is worried by the increasing number of COVID19 cases recorded each day and as…

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Donald Trump Halts Funding To World Health Organization Over Coronavirus Response

President Donald Trump has revealed that the United States will immediately halt all funding for the World Health Organization (WHO), saying it had put “political correctness over lifesaving measures and also “failed in its basic duty” in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Making this announcement during a news conference at the White House on Tuesday, he accused the UN…

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Lai Mohammed Reveals Why Donated COVID-19 Funds Can’t Be Disbursed To Nigerians

Hours after Nigerians clamored on social media, Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s Minister of Information, has explained why the Federal government cannot share to Nigerians the N15 billion-worth funds donated by private Nigerians and organizations for the fight against COVID19. The Minister was featured on a Radio Nigeria programme today April 14, where he discussed about the money donated…

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