The Minister of health Osagie Ehanire, said an 18 man team of medical personnels including Doctors and Nurses will arrive Nigeria in days time. Ehanire who stated this while speaking at a press breifing by the presidential task force on COVID-19 at Abuja on Friday. Dr. Ehanire said "I have been notified of medical supplies from China, courtesy of a group of Chinese companies working here in Nigeria. A special cargo aircraft shall leave Nigeria in a few days to collect the items which include commodities, personal protective equipment and ventilators. “An 18-man team of Chinese medical experts including doctors, nurses and other medical advisers shall come along with the flight to assist us. I must, at this juncture commend our frontline workers who are doing a great job in case id
The Lagos state government has discharged 11 more patients that have recovered from Coronavirus. This was contained in the Lagos State Governor Twitter handle, Babajide Sanwo Olu. The statements reads " I am happy to break to you, my good people of Lagos, the news of the release today of 11 more patients from our facility in Yaba. They have fully recovered and have tested negative to COVID-19 and have been allowed to return home to their families. “The patients include two females and nine males. Their results came out negative in two rounds of tests. I want to use this opportunity to, once again, thank our frontline health workers and other professionals for their service. “Let me reiterate that this is not the time to relax, but to maintain our vigilance because of the community
Popular Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus, known for acting roles entailing criminality has updated us on how her self quarantine turned out. The 42 year old veteran Actress recently returned from the U.K amid the Coronavirus outbreak and fans urged her to get tested and quarantine herself for two weeks as directed by the minister of health. Eniola shared the photo above and wrote: "DAY 14 OF QUARANTINE……. I AM HALE AND HEARTY……THANK YOU LORD"
Renown Nigerian Artiste Burna Boy has reminded a Nigerian man of the fact that 'the responsibility of making life better for the less common man lies in the hands of the government and not his'. The 'African Giant' disclosed this during an exchange with a Twitter user who urged him to go back to his community to do something meaningful for his people during this Coronavirus pandemic. In his words; “We don’t need you live here go back to your community and do something meaningful to them during this hard time of corona virus.” However as reply to this, Burna Boy wrote; “Even though I do my best for as many as I can (and I urge everyone who can to do the same), the fact that I do it does not mean it’s my job, hat is the Government’s Job not mine. So don’t come here to advice
The Kaduna state Government has said that, the current curfew will be relaxed to enable the citizens stock food. This was stated on Governor of Kaduna State twitter handle, he said "The Kaduna State Government has decided to temporarily relax the restriction of movement, from 3pm today to 12 midnight, tomorrow, Wednesday 2nd April 2020. This is to enable people to stock up on food and other essentials. "Subsequently, the restriction of movement will be lifted every Tuesday and Wednesday." As we continue to battle this Pandemic, we are expected to stay home, the number has increased to 151 confirmed cases.
The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari who has tested positive to COVID-19 on Sunday is said to be no where precisely, though he was said to be on board to Lagos on Monday on a air ambulance to the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) isolation centre in Lagos. Prof. Akin Abayomi, the commisioner of Health for Lagos State confirmed that Abba Kyari whereabout is not known to him. Prof Abayomi Said "I’m not aware of the Chief of Staff’s itinerary, so I don’t know where he is, we chat on WhatsApp but I cannot tell where he is from our chat. "We’re exchanging information, but I haven’t asked him for his location. “He seems well and happy and we’re exchanging information on strategic issues. “It has been a long time we talked about his health. I presume he has made a full re
Majority of Nigerians have reacted to Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde's disclosure of testing positive for coronavirus, and have asked that Davido who was spotted with him days ago should run the test he turned out negative for again. Recall that prior to Governor Makinde announcement of his test result, Davido had revealed that he and his son tested negative for the coronavirus. But His fiance, Chioma however turned out positive for the virus. Due to Davido’s close contact with the Oyo State Governor 5 days ago, Nigerians are now calling on the 'Nwa Baby' corooner to undergo the test again. Here are some tweets below;
Renown Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede, has taken to Instagram to lament bitterly about the covid-19 pandemic ravaging the world. The Veteran actress took to her Instagram page to say it’s getting way tough on her, and that she can’t take it anymore, also she urged her fans to stay safe as the deadly virus continues to spread. She wrote: “It’s getting tough for me. I can’t deal with this anymore. But most importantly I want to send love to everyone out there. I cannot even imagine what other people are going through. I’m looking out the window and praying for a miracle. I feel imprisoned. Not a soul on the streets of my estate. It’s better to be safe than sorry. Stay safe; stay at home. Remember hygiene is paramount. I don’t want people to die. I’m so scared Keep in touch
Renown UK-based Nigerian TV Host, Tobi Akingbade has disclosed her horrific symptoms after surviving a coronavirus infection. According to the Media personality, a medical test she underwent for the virus turned out positive after she had been in contact with a confirmed case. She further informed that she had a swollen gland, persistent cough, fever and always felt tired thereafter. Read her compiled tweets below; I survived coronavirus. Spent nearly 2 weeks indoors + in quarantine as my body fought it off. Yesterday, I took my first steps downstairs, headed straight to my garden + took a deep breath Wasn’t gonna share this online but I’ve been encouraged to share hope & good news 1/18 Because a lot of us may not get access to Covid-19 testing kits and calls with NHS
Just as popular actress, Wofai Fada who was hyper excited disclose her Coronavirus result after she being exposed to someone who had tested positive to Coronavirus at African Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA 7), Funnybone has done same. however, this time he is Threatening to sue Seun, the celebrity who flew in from London with the dreaded virus. Funnybone(born as Stanley Chibuna) maintained that his family members and friends were all worried sick about him when they heard that all attendees of the award were exposed to the virus. He wrote, “14days after Amvca and I kept getting calls from family and friends asking me the same question , Stanley hope you are good ? Are you coughing ? “Well I am not showing any symptoms yet and I won’t by his grace. I did the test finall