Tag Archives: Pandemic

Germany Activates Flying ICU Plane To Fly COVID19 Patients From Italy

Germany has activated an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) plane to help fellow European Union member, Italy cope with its skyrocketing cases of COVID-19. The plane, medical experts have described as the world’s best medevac for COVID patient, is an Airbus A310 MedEvac, that will be used to fly COVID-19 patients from Italy to hospitals in…

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The Alakijas Pledge N1bn To Support Government’s Fight Against Coronavirus

Oil mogul Folorunso Alakija and her husband, Modupe through one of the leading indigenous exploration and production oil companies in Nigeria, Famfa Oil Limited has announced a contribution of N1 Billion Naira to support Nigeria’s fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19. According to them, the donation symbolises their resilience, character and strength as they plan to work with…

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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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‘Coronavirus Will Let Some People Know They Can Be Celibate And Not Die’ — Leke Adeboye

Leke Adeboye, the son of the General Oversee of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A. Adeboye has said the coronavirus pandemic will teach people that it is possible to be celibate. The religious worker who is known for receiving online backlash for his posts wrote on Instagram: “Corona virus will let some people…

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Former Ogun Sport Commissioner, Bukola Olopade Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A former Ogun State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Hon. Bukola Olopade, has announced that he is positive after testing for the Coronavirus pandmic. Olopade, who is currently in Lagos, disclosed his Coronavirus status in a video he released on social media on Thursday and has since been the first Nigerian case in Sports. According to report…

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BUA Group Donates N1 Billion And Equipments To Nigeria’s Coronavirus Response

To strengthen national response to coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria, industrialist and founder of BUA Group, Abdul-Samad Rabiu, has announced a donation of N1 billion in cash through the BUA Foundation. A statement from the BUA Group Thursday evening said the businessman who is also the third richest man in the country has also placed an…

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Atiku Abubakar Donates N50m Relief Fund, Says Nigerians Deserve “Palliative Measures”

Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, said Nigerians deserve palliative measures to cushion the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Abubakar, in a statement, also pledged to provide N50m to a relief fund for Nigerians. He applauded state governments for taking proactive measures, such as issuing stay-at-home orders and shutting down non-essential markets. The former Vice President…

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Ekiti Governor, Kayode Fayemi Tests For Coronavirus After Meeting Two Confirmed Cases

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has announced that he is now in self-isolation following the coronavirus outbreak in the country. The politician revealed this in a tweet on his handle on Wednesday, adding that he has also taken a test for the disease. According to him, he had been in meetings with two persons who have tested…

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COVID-19: Lagos Warns #AMVCA7 Attendees To Self Isolate As Man Who Attended Tests Positive

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi has urged all participants at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2020 to self-isolate after the documentary photographer who attended tested positive to coronavirus. The Commissioner gave this announcement via his official Twitter handle on Tuesday. Abayomi confirmed that the participants at the event may have come…

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South Africa Announces Nationwide Lockdown Amid Coronavirus Threat

The National Coronavirus Command Council has joined other nations to enforce a nation-wide lockdown, CNBC reports. The nationwide lockdown is for 21 days with effect from midnight on Thursday 26 March, ending on April 16th, 2020 and will be accompanied by a public health management program that will significantly increase screening, testing, contact tracing, and…

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