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Davido’s Fiancee,Chioma Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Davido’s Fiancee,Chioma Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Nigerian Afrobeats star Davido has announced that his fiance Chioma has tested positive for the new coronavirus. Chioma, according to Davido, recently returned from the United Kingdom with their baby. The baby tested negative, the singer said. In a series of tweets detailing the reveal, he stated that “he decided to take ourselves and our all close associates we’ve come ... Read More »

DOCTORS, NURSES IN BORNO PLEDGES TO PARTNER WITH GOVT ON CONVID 19

DOCTORS, NURSES IN BORNO PLEDGES TO PARTNER WITH GOVT ON CONVID 19

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Doctors and Nurses working in Borno state under the auspices of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) have pledged to partner with the State Government and various stakeholders to provide adequate, prompt identification, isolation, treatment and close monitoring of cases of Corona Virus diseases, should it appears in the ... Read More »

British Health Secretary,Matt Hancock Tests Positive For Coronavirus

British Health Secretary,Matt Hancock Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has tested positive for coronavirus, he has said. Mr Hancock tweeted: ‘Following medical advice, I was advised to test for #Coronavirus. I’ve tested positive. Thankfully my symptoms are mild and I’m working from home & self-isolating. Vital we follow the advice to protect our NHS & save lives.’ His announcement came just a matter of hours ... Read More »

Coronavirus: US Beg Medical Professionals To File For Visa

Coronavirus: US Beg Medical Professionals To File For Visa

Few weeks after shutting its doors against the world,the United States has appealed to medical professionals across the world to  urgently file for work visas in a passionate appeal for help to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The appeal, published on the Department of State’s website Thursday night, highlighted that medical experts looking to move to the U.S. or visit on ... Read More »

How to Lead in a Time of Pandemic : What U.S. Foreign Policy Should Be Doing—But Isn’t—to Rally the World to Action

How to Lead in a Time of Pandemic : What U.S. Foreign Policy Should Be Doing—But Isn’t—to Rally the World to Action

By Nicholas Burns March 25, 2020 Trump holds a press briefing with members of his Coronavirus Task Force at the White House, March 2020Yuri Gripas / Reuters The world has never before confronted a crisis quite like COVID-19, one that has simultaneously tested both the limits of public health systems everywhere and the ability of countries to work together on a shared ... Read More »

Bua Group Donates N1billion to fight Coronavirus

Bua Group Donates N1billion to fight Coronavirus

To strengthen national response to COVID-19 in Nigeria, Industrialist and Founder of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, has announced a donation of 1bn in cash through the BUA Foundation and has also placed an order for an additional donation of equipment and medical supplies including testing kits and medical protective gear to 9 states in Nigeria. These medical supplies are ... Read More »

Chinese Club Offer Ighalo  a counter £400,000-a-week, two-year contact

Chinese Club Offer Ighalo a counter £400,000-a-week, two-year contact

Manchester United’s move to acquire the services of former Super Eagle’s striker,Odion Ighalo on a permanent basis may be scuppered by his Chinese team who have offered the Ighalo a £400,000-a-week, two-year contract extension in order to turn down the advances of the Red Devils. Sky Sports reports that Odion Ighalo has been offered an incredible £400,000-a-week, two-year contract extension by ... Read More »

CORONAVIRUS: The sound of a talking drum from Wuhan-China to Nigeria

CORONAVIRUS: The sound of a talking drum from Wuhan-China to Nigeria

By:Dr Audu Lucky Emmanuel Humans developed a wireless communication system long before cell phones were invented! In a time and place where roads didn’t exist, men went into deep in the forest to hunt and women walked long distances to gardens. They needed a way to be informed if something went wrong in town. Drums were used to send detailed ... Read More »

Coronavirus: World Bank Wants Debt Repayments by ‘Poor Countries’ Suspended

Coronavirus: World Bank Wants Debt Repayments by ‘Poor Countries’ Suspended

The World Bank has appealed to the United States, China, the United Kingdom and other member countries of the G20 to allow, “the poorest countries to suspend all repayments of official bilateral credit,” due to the ravaging COVID-19. A statement obtained on the multilateral institution’s website yesterday, said its President, David Malpass, made the call during the G20 finance ministers’ ... Read More »

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

  “The Prince of Wales has tested positive for Coronavirus,” the spokesman said. “He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual. The Duchess of Cornwall has also been tested but does not have the virus. In accordance with Government and medical advice, the ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympic Now To Hold in  2021

Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympic Now To Hold in 2021

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been postponed by one year due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe held a crucial conference call with Olympics chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday to formally decide a plan and they have chosen to postpone for 12 months. The Games must now be rescheduled after 2020 but they will take ... Read More »

Breaking: Christiano Ronaldo and Jorge Mendes Build Three Coronavirus  ICU Hospitals Across Portugal

Breaking: Christiano Ronaldo and Jorge Mendes Build Three Coronavirus ICU Hospitals Across Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo and his agent Jorge Mendes will finance three intensive care units for patients suffering from coronavirus at hospitals in Lisbon and Porto – with the donation worth £1million. The Portugal captain and Mendes have been in contact with the hospitals already and are planning to equip two wards in Santa Maria hospital in Lisbon and one in Santo ... Read More »

Over 70 Nigerian Soldiers Killed in a Boko Haram Ambush

Over 70 Nigerian Soldiers Killed in a Boko Haram Ambush

  At least 70 Nigerian soldiers were killed in a jihadist ambush, military and security sources said Tuesday. Insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades at a lorry carrying troops as it travelled near Gorgi village in Borno state on Monday, two military officers told AFP without giving their names. “It was a huge loss, at least 70 soldiers have perished in the ... Read More »

HANTAVIRUS: Another Virus Hits China

HANTAVIRUS: Another Virus Hits China

….First victim dies after testing positive As China battles with the deadly COVID 19, a new virus has reared its ugly head in the country. Tagged Hantavirus, the new disease has claimed its first victim in Yunnan province after testing positive to it. The man died while on his way back to Shandong Province for work on a chartered bus, ... Read More »

African Music Legend,Manu Dibango dies of Coronavirus

African Music Legend,Manu Dibango dies of Coronavirus

Cameroonian jazz legend, Manu Dibango, has passed away according to reports by the BBC. The 86-year-old musician was “recovering and resting in serenity” at a hospital just outside Paris, France, after having tested positive for the coronavirus. Dibango’s family confirmed his death in a Facebook post which reads: “It is with deep sadness that we announce the loss of Manu ... Read More »

Coronavirus: 2020 Champions League and Europa League finals postponed indefinitely — and could be scrapped altogether

Coronavirus: 2020 Champions League and Europa League finals postponed indefinitely — and could be scrapped altogether

UEFA have officially postponed the Champions League final – and have set no date when it could be played. European football’s governing body announced the Champions League final, Europa League final and Women’s Champions League final have all been put on hold – and could be scrapped altogether. It comes after a meeting of the European Clubs’ Association which is ... Read More »

How I Survived my Coronavirus Ordeal-Arteta

How I Survived my Coronavirus Ordeal-Arteta

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has spoken for the first time about his coronavirus ordeal after revealing he has made a swift recovery from the illness. Arteta became the first high-profile figure in English football to be struck down by the virus, which prompted the Premier League to suspend fixtures.   Since then, several more players, including Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi, have ... Read More »

Coronavirus: MTN Shuts Down,To Work From Home

Coronavirus: MTN Shuts Down,To Work From Home

MTN Nigeria, on Sunday, said its team would start working from home as part of the precautionary measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 Mr Funso Aina, the telcos Senior Manager, External Relations, said in a statement that from March 23, workers are expected to perform their duties from home. Aina said that the telcos operations would continue to run ... Read More »

Coronavirus : German Chancellor, Angel Merkel Quarantined

Coronavirus : German Chancellor, Angel Merkel Quarantined

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made the decision to self quarantine in her home after having contact with a doctor who subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus.Merkel was informed after a press conference Sunday that a doctor who administered a pnueumococcal vaccine to her on Friday afternoon has tested positive for the virus, according to German government spokesman Steffen Seibert. Merkel ... Read More »

Former Manchester United Midfielder,Marouine Fellani Tests Positive To Coronavirus

Former Manchester United Midfielder,Marouine Fellani Tests Positive To Coronavirus

Former Manchester united midfielder, Marouine Fellani has tested positive to the dreaded Coronavirus. According to a local health department in the Chinese province of Jinan, a recent test taken by Fellaini has returned positive for the virus which has swept across the globe. The 32-year-old currently plies his trade in the Chinese Super League for Shandong Luneng and tested positive ... Read More »