Category: Health

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Lagos state discharges 11 patients as they recover from coronavirus

Lagos state discharges 11 patients as they recover from coronavirus

Lagos state government on Thursday, announced the release of 11 more patients who were previously infected with coronavirus as they have recovered. [...]
23 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Nigeria, total now 174

23 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Nigeria, total now 174

The Nigeria centre for disease control, NCDC has confirmed twenty three new cases of the novel Coronavirus in the country. The tweet on their offic [...]
“I thank Lagos government for treating me” –  Man shows appreciation after recovering from coronavirus (Video)

“I thank Lagos government for treating me” – Man shows appreciation after recovering from coronavirus (Video)

A foreign national who tested positive to the pandemic COVID-19 disease has showed appreciation to the Lagos state government after his discharge. [...]
“I murdered COVID-19” – Nigerian lady celebrates as she shares recovery story to inspire Nigerians

“I murdered COVID-19” – Nigerian lady celebrates as she shares recovery story to inspire Nigerians

A Nigerian lady has taken to Twitter to give her inspirational testimony of how she recovered from the novel Corona virus in Nigeria. The story of [...]
Nigerian Institute of Medical Research to begin free coronavirus testing on Monday

Nigerian Institute of Medical Research to begin free coronavirus testing on Monday

Nigerians who have shown varying symptoms of the deadly coronavirus are set to be tested for free by the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, (NIMR [...]
Physically challenged man distributes hand sanitizers and soaps to Abule community in Lagos (Photos)

Physically challenged man distributes hand sanitizers and soaps to Abule community in Lagos (Photos)

A physically challenged banker, Michael Sowunmi has visited Abule community, Lagos state to give out hand sanitizers and dettol soaps to residents as [...]
“People wey dem no give visa go die because people wey dem give visa no get sense” – Nigerian man laments as COVID-19 cases increase

“People wey dem no give visa go die because people wey dem give visa no get sense” – Nigerian man laments as COVID-19 cases increase

A Nigerian man has taken to social media, lamenting about the deadly coronavirus, its spread and effect on the people of Nigeria. Identified as @De [...]
Coronavirus: Vector reveals NCDC officials contacted him after he flew into Nigeria from Dubai

Coronavirus: Vector reveals NCDC officials contacted him after he flew into Nigeria from Dubai

Famous Nigerian rap musician, Vector has revealed that he was contacted multiple times by officials from Nigeria's Center for Disease Control, NCDC fo [...]
Pep Guardiola donates one million euros to help fight coronavirus

Pep Guardiola donates one million euros to help fight coronavirus

Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola has made a donation of €1m (N396,213,200) to help fight coronavirus in Spain. Guardiola who is currently with h [...]
COVID-19: Ogun state introduces digital classes for primary and secondary schools

COVID-19: Ogun state introduces digital classes for primary and secondary schools

Following the nationwide shutdown of schools as a result of the deadly coronavirus, Ogun state government has announced the launch of digital classes [...]
72-year-old priest dies of coronavirus after sacrificing his ventilator for a younger patient

72-year-old priest dies of coronavirus after sacrificing his ventilator for a younger patient

An Italian Rev. Father suffering from coronavirus has reportedly died after making a sacrifice to save a younger patient. 72-year-old Fr. Don Giuse [...]
Nigeria records four new coronavirus cases, total increases to 40

Nigeria records four new coronavirus cases, total increases to 40

Four new cases of the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Nigeria, 3 in Lagos, 1 in FCT, Nigeria’s centre for disease control has said. Four new [...]
Coronavirus: Alibaba Foundation donates medical equipment to Nigeria, other African countries

Coronavirus: Alibaba Foundation donates medical equipment to Nigeria, other African countries

A consignment of over 1.5 million laboratory diagnostic test kits and over 100 tonnes of infection prevention and control commodities arrived in Afric [...]
COVID-19: Governor Bala Mohammed in self-isolation after contact with Atiku’s son

COVID-19: Governor Bala Mohammed in self-isolation after contact with Atiku’s son

Governor of Bauchi state, Bala Mohammed is currently in self-isolation over fears of contracting coronavirus after his contact with the son of Atiku A [...]
Coronavirus: Police arrests Chinese nationals for fleeing from isolation center

Coronavirus: Police arrests Chinese nationals for fleeing from isolation center

Report reaching us reveals that six Chinese nationals have been arrested by the Ugandan police for fleeing from designated quarantine centers for coro [...]
COVID-19: Uganda seizes passports of all travelers from high-risk countries

COVID-19: Uganda seizes passports of all travelers from high-risk countries

The Ugandan government on Saturday announced that it has started seizing passports of all travelers from countries with high coronavirus cases. Min [...]
Chloroquine: Vector advises Nigerians to stop seeking orthodox drugs, suggests native medicine may cure coronavirus

Chloroquine: Vector advises Nigerians to stop seeking orthodox drugs, suggests native medicine may cure coronavirus

Nigerian lyricist, Vector has advised Nigerians to cease searching for orthodox treatments to use against the global pandemic, coronavirus. US Pres [...]
Nigeria records three new cases of coronavirus in Abuja

Nigeria records three new cases of coronavirus in Abuja

The minister of health, Osagie Enahire, on Saturday confirmed that Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of Coronavirus including three in the federal cap [...]
Coronavirus: FG orders closure of universities nationwide

Coronavirus: FG orders closure of universities nationwide

The Federal Ministry of Education has ordered the immediate closure of tertiary institutions nationwide. This is as part of measures to contain the [...]
Muslims are immune to coronavirus – Islamic scholar, Ali-Agan says as he tells Buhari not to shutdown Mosques

Muslims are immune to coronavirus – Islamic scholar, Ali-Agan says as he tells Buhari not to shutdown Mosques

A renowned Islamic Scholar and Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Ilorin, Dr. Abubakr Imam Ali-Agan, has urged the President Muhammadu [...]
Masturbation boosts the immune system against coronavirus – Medical expert

Masturbation boosts the immune system against coronavirus – Medical expert

While many people look past the health benefits of indulging in a little self-love, Dr Jennifer Landam, a specialist in hormone therapy, suggests that [...]
FG bans US, UK, China, 10 other countries over coronavirus (Full List)

FG bans US, UK, China, 10 other countries over coronavirus (Full List)

The Federal Government has issued a travel ban on 13 countries to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Secretary to the Governme [...]
Coronavirus would be silenced before the end of March – TB Joshua

Coronavirus would be silenced before the end of March – TB Joshua

Senior Pastor and founder of Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), T.B. Joshua, has declared that coronavirus, which has caused worldwide panic wil [...]
Italy to automatically graduate 10,000 medical students to help battle coronavirus

Italy to automatically graduate 10,000 medical students to help battle coronavirus

Italy will rush 10,000 student doctors into service, scrapping their final exams, in an effort to help the struggling health service cope with the cor [...]
Cheating husband catches coronavirus during secret holiday with side chic in Italy

Cheating husband catches coronavirus during secret holiday with side chic in Italy

A married man has landed in serious trouble after catching coronavirus on a secret holiday trip to Italy with his mistress. He is now in isolation in [...]
My uncle went to LUTH to get tested for coronavirus, they told him to pay N1.2m – Nigerian lady

My uncle went to LUTH to get tested for coronavirus, they told him to pay N1.2m – Nigerian lady

Amid growing concerns over the presence of coronavirus in Nigeria, a lady has narrated how health officials in the country are attempting to exploit c [...]
We deliberated extensively on the health threat before arriving at the difficult decision – Nigerian doctors embark on strike amid coronavirus crisis

We deliberated extensively on the health threat before arriving at the difficult decision – Nigerian doctors embark on strike amid coronavirus crisis

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) on Tuesday announced the decision to proceed on an “indefinite strike”. ARD Abuja chapter, announced thei [...]
Coronavirus is not spreading rapidly in Africa because there’s limited 5G network in the continent – Keri Hilson

Coronavirus is not spreading rapidly in Africa because there’s limited 5G network in the continent – Keri Hilson

American singer and songwriter, Keri Hilson has unveiled a conspiracy theory she believes is the cause of the novel coronavirus across the globe. [...]
Nigeria successfully tackled Bird Flu, Coronavirus, Ebola, Swine Flu and four other deadly diseases – Africa Facts Zone

Nigeria successfully tackled Bird Flu, Coronavirus, Ebola, Swine Flu and four other deadly diseases – Africa Facts Zone

Fact checking research-based firm, Africa Facts Zone says that Nigeria has successfully tackled eight different deadly diseases which have ravaged dif [...]
Other countries should learn from us – Audu Maikori praises Nigeria on becoming coronavirus-free within 16 days

Other countries should learn from us – Audu Maikori praises Nigeria on becoming coronavirus-free within 16 days

CEO of Chocolate City Group, Audu Maikori has praised Nigeria for her swift response in handling and containing the spread of coronavirus. The [...]
First black person to reportedly die of coronavirus is Nigerian

First black person to reportedly die of coronavirus is Nigerian

The first coronavirus case occurred in Wuhan, China and was reported in December 2019. Following the alarming rise in the number of cases that have [...]
WHO uses Nigeria as a case study on how to tackle the spread of coronavirus (Video)

WHO uses Nigeria as a case study on how to tackle the spread of coronavirus (Video)

The World Health Organization (WHO) has used Nigeria as a case study on how best to handle the spread of coronavirus across hard hit zones. Executi [...]
Don Jazzy and Teni plead with Nigerians to take precautions as coronavirus cases reach 134,000 across 120 countries

Don Jazzy and Teni plead with Nigerians to take precautions as coronavirus cases reach 134,000 across 120 countries

Following the fast rate at which the novel coronavirus is spreading across borders, Mavin Record boss, Don Jazzy and female R&B singer, Teni have [...]
Cristiano Ronaldo quarantined after celebrating with teammate who tested positive for coronavirus

Cristiano Ronaldo quarantined after celebrating with teammate who tested positive for coronavirus

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has been placed under quarantine in his Madeira home after Juventus team-mate Daniele Rugani tested positive for c [...]
Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, wife tests positive for coronavirus

Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, wife tests positive for coronavirus

Hollywood star, Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson have tested positive for coronavirus while filming in Australia. The 63-year-old Academy Award- [...]
DG of WHO commends FG for efficiently handling Nigeria’s first Coronavirus case

DG of WHO commends FG for efficiently handling Nigeria’s first Coronavirus case

Director General of the World Health Organization WHO, Tedros Ghebreyesus, took to Twitter today to commend the Federal government for the swift and t [...]
Africa set to be Ebola-free as Congo discharges last patient

Africa set to be Ebola-free as Congo discharges last patient

The last Ebola patient being treated in the Democratic Republic of Congo went home from a treatment center on Tuesday, according to the World Health O [...]
Man reveals annoyance as Lagos pharmacy sells hand sanitizer for over N19k

Man reveals annoyance as Lagos pharmacy sells hand sanitizer for over N19k

Nigerian lawyer and activist, Segun Awosika (referred to as Segalink on Twitter), has taken to the platform to call out popular Lagos pharmacy 'Med Ma [...]
Young man slumps and dies while playing football with friends (Video)

Young man slumps and dies while playing football with friends (Video)

A young footballer's life has been cut short following the sudden health shock he suffered during a game. In a video which has gone viral, some [...]
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