Surgeon’s kind gesture proves ‘why Black doctors are important,’ patient says

A surgeon's sweet gesture for one of his patients before her operation is going viral. India Marshall, 29, recently had surgery to remove bone growths on her forehead. After her operation, she realized someone had braided her hair to keep it out of the way of her incisions. India Marshall "My head was really bandaged up when … Continue reading Surgeon’s kind gesture proves ‘why Black doctors are important,’ patient says

Nigerian researchers announce COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine expected to be mobilized for widespread use in at least 18 months, says science team leader A team of Nigerian scientists has announced the discovery of a preventive vaccine against the novel coronavirus, local media reported Saturday. "It is our passion to be a solution provider to such a global pandemic, and we are … Continue reading Nigerian researchers announce COVID-19 vaccine

Madagascar’s cure for COVID-19 sent to Nigeria

The Republic of Madagascar has offered its herbal drug – COVID Organics (COV) – to Nigeria and other African countries. The drug is for prevention and cure of Coronavirus. Nigeria’s consignment has been sent to Equatorial Guinea from where it will be airlifted to Abuja. For ease of transportation, African countries were divided into zones leading to the … Continue reading Madagascar’s cure for COVID-19 sent to Nigeria

COVID-19: Israel donates 2000 protective masks to Nigeria

The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria on Thursday donated 2000 protective face masks to support Nigerian medical personnel in the ongoing fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Mr Shimon Ben-Shoshan, Ambassador of Israel to Nigeria, while delivering the face masks to the Minister of Health, Mr Osagie Ehanire, said that the items were designed in … Continue reading COVID-19: Israel donates 2000 protective masks to Nigeria

Senegal develops $1 covid-19 testing kit

Covid-19 test kit It's not only the western world that has the scientific know how or technical know how to beat the COVID-19 virus. A laboratory in Senegal, The Dakar Pasteur Institute, has just used its aid & experience to develop a $1 covid-19 testing kit. Senegal is currently doing what no country could, they're … Continue reading Senegal develops $1 covid-19 testing kit

Mysterious deaths, Professor dies in Kano

Professor Balarabe Maikaba, a senior lecturer of mass communication at the Bayero University, Kano, has just been confirmed dead. While the actual cause of his death still yet to be established as at press time, he died in Kano on Sunday. According to a family source the burial prayer for the deceased will hold by … Continue reading Mysterious deaths, Professor dies in Kano

Group seeks report on Kano’s strange deaths, mass burials

Interim Chairman, Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 Action Programme and Beyond, Femi Falana (SAN) has requested the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire to make available certified true copy of the report of the joint investigation conducted by the Federal and Kano State Ministries of Health into the strange deaths and mass burials taking place in … Continue reading Group seeks report on Kano’s strange deaths, mass burials

NCDC warns Nigerians against drinking bleach to treat COVID-19

It is important to note that bleach & other disinfectants should be used to clean surfaces. This should NOT be consumed by people to treat #COVID19‬‪Drinking bleach and disinfectants can lead to health complications and even death‬‪Please share widely!‬‪#TakeResponsibility

FG gets UN’s 10,000 test kits

Federal Government on Thursday received from the United Nations vital medical supplies to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.The supplies contained 10,000 test kits, 15 oxygen concentrators, and various personal protective equipment (PPE), and other vital health supplies, to support the Federal Government’s COVID-19 Response Plan.The PPEs will protect medical personnel and ancillary staff … Continue reading FG gets UN’s 10,000 test kits

Afe donates N100m, Olanipekun N10m to Ekiti

The Founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), and Grand Patron of Ekiti State COVID-19 Response Resource Mobilisation Committee, Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), has donated the sum of one hundred million naira and 800 bags of rice to support the state government’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Also, the state got a donation of a ventilator … Continue reading Afe donates N100m, Olanipekun N10m to Ekiti