Racial discrimination: Nigeria draws red line for China

The Federal Government has described racial discrimination in Guangzhou, China, as a red line, vowing to fight it to the very end. Speaking in Abuja yesterday at a briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama condemned reported maltreatment of Nigerians and other Africans in Guangzhou. He said Nigeria had …

ECOWAS leaders appoint President Buhari ‘’Champion of COVID-19 response’’ for Africa sub-region

Presidents of West African countries under the aegis of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government have appointed President Buhari as the ”Champion” that will coordinate the COVID-19 response in the sub-region. A statement issued by Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, said he appointment took place today Thursday …

I do what I like with my money, I don’t donate – Emmanuel Adebayor says he will not be donating to his country during Coronavirus pandemic

Former Arsenal, Real Madrid, Manchester City and Togolese International, Emmanuel Adebayor, has revealed why he hasn’t made any humanitarian or relief donations during the Coronavirus pandemic. Adebayor, regarded as one of Africa’s richest footballers with a choice collection of cars and mansions in Africa and Europe, says he won’t be joining his African compatriots like …

President Buhari’s personal bodyguard dies

After three years of struggling with diabetes, one of President Buhari’s bodyguards, Warrant Officer Lawal Mato, on Tuesday passed away. In a statement released by Presidential aide, Femi Adesina, President Buhari described the officer, who had been working with him for many years before he won the 2015 elections, as “very thorough, trustworthy and dependable soldier …

17 Lagos hospitals exposed to coronavirus

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi has disclosed that 17 hospitals in the state have been exposed to Coronavirus. Abayomi said the state Ministry of Health through one of its agencies Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFEMAA), is helping the hospitals decontaminate its facilties. Some of the hospitals have also been told to stop …

Wuhan doctors who were critically ill with COVID-19 wake up to find that their skin has turned dark after the virus damaged their livers

Two Chinese doctors in Wuhan who were critically ill with Coronavirus woke up to find that their skin turned dark after the virus damaged their livers. Dr. Yi Fan and Dr. Hu Weifeng, both 42, were diagnosed with the novel Coronavirus while treating patients at the Wuhan Central Hospital in January. Their abnormal skin colour is …

Nigerian Business Mogul, Valentine Ozigbo Donates N20 Million COVID-19 Relief Materials to Vulnerable

Nigerian Business Mogul and Philanthropist, Valentine Ozigbo has donated relief, health, and educations materials worth over N20 million in Anambra State as part of his intervention to provide support to the vulnerable affected by COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with his foundation, the Chineto Ozigbo Foundation, the respected business leader has distributed thousands of bags of …