Day: April 11, 2020

“I owe you my life.”–PM Johnson tells medics who went against all odds to keep him alive

April 11, 2020

190 ViewsAs a way of showing gratitude, PM Boris Johnson told HNS medic: “I owe you my life.” The PM showed appreciation by clapping his medics just two hours after being wheeled out of intensive care and back to a normal ward at St Thomas’ Hospital. Several patients joined in, turning a gentle ripple to […]

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LOCK DOWN: It remains for as long as needed—PMB

April 11, 2020

248 ViewsPresident Muhammadu Buhari  has advised  Nigerians to comply with the restrictions in order to contain the spread of Covid19. The lockdown order imposed by the  President in Lagos and Ogun State, as well as the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, enters day 12 on Saturday and still in place. In a statement by his spokesperson, […]

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COVID19: Nigeria records thirteen new cases…….total confirmed cases becomes 318 with 10 deaths

April 11, 2020

217 Views13 new cases of  COVID19 have been reported; 11 in Lagos, 1 in Delta & 1 in Kano As at 9:30pm 11th April there are 318 confirmed cases of  COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 70 have been discharged with 10 deaths There are 19 states with confirmed cases in Nigeria. 13 new cases of #COVID19 […]

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COVID19: Another doctor dies in the UK after he lost the fight to virus

April 11, 2020

256 ViewsAnother Nigerian doctor in the United Kingdom Edmond Adefolu Adedeji has died from the novel coronavirus. Adedeji worked at the locum registrar in the Emergency Department of the Hospital in 2019, he had earlier worked for London’s St Mary’s Accident and Emergency for years. Prior to his sudden demise, Dr. Adedeji worked at the […]

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COVID19: Gorillas on ‘Holiday’ as the world continues to grapple with pandemic

April 11, 2020

191 ViewsAs humans are advised to stay home at this critical time, gorillas in  Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have being  ‘put on lockdown’ simply put, animals are not spared. This all important move has halted the tourism industry in these countries, as concerns has been raised that the animals could be […]

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COVID19: ‘I will throw a party if Boris Johnson died of virus’—Union Boss

April 11, 2020

331 Views Prime Minister Boris Johnson still in hospital but according to reports is recovering fast. However a rail union boss has said he will throw a party should Mr Johnson die of the respiratory disease. Steve Hedley, assistant chief of The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers continued in his shocking comment saying […]

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COVID19: Spain to return to normal life soon, as deaths toll goes down in days with 510 lives lost

April 11, 2020

170 ViewsSpanish health authorities have reported the country’s lowest coronavirus death toll in 19 days, with 510 people losing their lives to the virus in the past 24 hours. Fatalities fell for the third day in a row on Saturday, with many believing Spain to be past the peak of the virus. The total death […]

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COVID19: Governor Obaino orders stay at home, as Anambra records its index case

April 11, 2020

224 ViewsGovernor of Lagos State Willie Obiano has ordered a total lock down of the state. the state recorded its index case on friday. He said that violators should be arrested and persecuted. The state governor made this known today on a state broadcast on the latest development in the state. He said: “Ndi Anambra, I […]

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COVID19: Another patient dies from Coronavirus related complications in Lagos

April 11, 2020

201 ViewsAnother death has occured from coronavirus related complications in Lagos state, the state’s commissioner for health, Prof. Akin Abayomi confirmed this today. Prof. Akin Abayomi made the announcement via his Twitter handle @ProfAkinAbayomi, adding that the patient died in a private facility. #COVID19Lagos Update Right pointing backhand indexLagos confirms 8 new cases of #COVID19 […]

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Baby face says his entire family tested positive for coronavirus

April 11, 2020

224 ViewsAmerican music producer and song writer Kenneth Edmonds aka Babyface has revealed that he and his family tested positive for  Covid19. The Grammy award winner who tuned 61 on the 10th of April revealed the above on his IG page after overcoming the scary experience with the respiratory disease. He also seized the opportunity […]

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Every medicine brought in by the Chinese doctors will be cleared by NAFDAC—Minister

April 11, 2020

209 ViewsThe medicines brought into the country as gifts by the Chinese government to further strengthen the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), will be first cleared by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) before they are used. The medical team from China is  to share their experiences and provide technical […]

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Lock Down: Relax, is unreasonable Peter Obi criticized state governors

April 11, 2020

239 ViewsFormer vice Presidential candidate Peter Obi has lampooned state governors who relaxed the lock down order imposed on the people in order to curb the spread of coronavirus over religious celebrations like the Easter and Jumat. The former governor in an interview on Arise TV on Friday April 10 said the relax of lockdown […]

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No such thing as football until normality returns—-FIFA Chief Infantino says

April 11, 2020

218 Views President of the world football body, FIFA,  Gianni Infantino has said its unwise to prematurely start football activities at this critical time of the Covid19 pandemic. According to him, it only makes common sense for people to be able to attend public events and have mass gatherings before football can bounce back, this is […]

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Lock Down: Not yet time, NMA warns erring governors

April 11, 2020

219 ViewsSome governors in Nigeria are already relaxing lock downs imposed on their citizens amid the continued spread of Covid19. To this end, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has warned them against this move over religious activities. The Governors were urged to reconsider their decision in the interest of the safety of lives.   In a […]

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COVID19: Not all corpses are infectious, — WHO

April 11, 2020

392 ViewsThe World Health Organisation (WHO) says except in cases of hemorrhagic fevers such as Ebola, Marburg and cholera, dead bodies are generally not infectious. In its interim guidance on “Infection Prevention and Control for safe management of a dead body in the context of COVID-19″, the organisation said only the lungs of patients with pandemic influenza, […]

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