Kidney transplant: Zulum releases N10m to save UNIMAID student from Southern Borno

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Tuesday approved the release of N10m to save the life of Mbahi Sarki Suleiman, a 29-year old 300 level student of geography at the University of Maiduguri, who is in critical need of kidney transplant. *Standing from left: Mbahi Sarki Suleiman, a 300 level student of UNIMAID (2nd) his mother, Saratu Sarki Bitrus (third), Mbahi’s uncle, Ishaya … Continue reading Kidney transplant: Zulum releases N10m to save UNIMAID student from Southern Borno

COVID-19 infection gives some immunity for at least five months, UK study finds

People who have had COVID-19 are highly likely to have immunity to it for at least five months but there is evidence that those with antibodies may still be able to carry and spread the virus, a UK study of healthcare workers has found. Preliminary findings by scientists at Public Health England (PHE) showed that reinfections in people who have COVID-19 antibodies from a past … Continue reading COVID-19 infection gives some immunity for at least five months, UK study finds

Billionaire Royce Rolls Collector Bolu Akin-olugbade Dies Of COVID-19

Nigeria’s billionaire, Bolu Akin-Olugbade is dead.The 61-year-old businessman passed away on Wednesday. The socialite died at the Paelon COVID Centre, Ikeja, Lagos.Until his death, Akin-Olugbade was the Aare Onakakanfo of Owu Kingdom. He obtained a doctorate degree in Company Law from Cambridge University.Akin-Olugbade was a Rolls Royce lover and one of the largest collectors worldwide.His 10th Rolls Royce, the Cullinan worth $450,000, was reportedly the … Continue reading Billionaire Royce Rolls Collector Bolu Akin-olugbade Dies Of COVID-19

COVID-19: Lagos activates new oxygen plant at Infectious Disease Hospital

The Lagos State Government has activated an Oxygen Plant within the premises of the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH), Yaba, to provide swift support to COVID-19 patients who require oxygen therapy. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who activated the plant amidst the increased demand for oxygen occasioned by the second wave of COVID-19 infection, noted that the deployment and activation of the oxygen plant is … Continue reading COVID-19: Lagos activates new oxygen plant at Infectious Disease Hospital

Despite COVID-19 pandemic, Makinde assures Oyo workers of bumper package in 2021

…to clear backlog of promotions from 2017 …we’ll commission 10 ongoing infrastructure projects in 2021, gov says Despite the economic challenges being posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, promised bumper deliverables for workers and people of the state in the 2021 fiscal year. The governor, who enumerated the series of developmental initiatives his government is targeting in the … Continue reading Despite COVID-19 pandemic, Makinde assures Oyo workers of bumper package in 2021

COVID-19 kills former Lagos Governor

The former military governor of Lagos and Imo States  and former member of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu has died.Rear Admiral Kanu according to family sources died as a result of complication arising from  coronavirus disease. The source said Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu had been on admission as a result of COVID-19 infections and died early on Wednesday.Rear Admiral  Ndubuisi Godwin … Continue reading COVID-19 kills former Lagos Governor

COVID-19: PTF reveals who will determine fresh lockdown

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, on Tuesday, has disclosed that Nigerians will determine the imposition of a fresh lockdown with their compliance or non-compliance to COVID-19 protocols amid the second wave of the pandemic. PTF National Coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu, stated this while featuring on a television programme. According to him, no decision has been taken on a fresh lockdown yet but public attitude … Continue reading COVID-19: PTF reveals who will determine fresh lockdown

Osinbajo welcomes report by Nigerian scientists on drug for the cure of COVID-19

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has welcomed efforts by a team of Nigerian scientists investigating the efficacy of Ivermectin drug in the treatment of COVID-19. The team, which is composed of Nigerian scholars at home and abroad, has also submitted its report on the usefulness of the drug to the World Health Organisation. The WHO has appointed a Peer Review expert from the United Kingdom. Osinbajo … Continue reading Osinbajo welcomes report by Nigerian scientists on drug for the cure of COVID-19

FG begins activation of non-functional oxygen plants

The Federal Government has begun the process of repairs and reactivation of non-functional oxygen plants across the country. This was in resppnse to increase in demand for oxygen in isolation centres treating and managing severe cases of covid-19 patients. The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora, made this known during the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing in Abuja on Monday. He said: … Continue reading FG begins activation of non-functional oxygen plants