Tag Coronavirus COVID-19

Nigerian Author & Mum-of-Two, Durosinmi Etti Shares Horrific Details Of Her Recovery From COVID-19

Nigerian Author/Sales and marketing expert, Ife Durosinmi Etti, has shared her story of how she survived the dreaded COVID-19 disease. In a post she shared on her Instagram page,the mum-of-two recounted feeling sick and going to the hospital on June 1st. There,

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New Study Links COVID-19 To Serious Psychiatric & Neurological Complications In Younger Adults

A new research has linked a wide range of serious psychiatric and neurological complications, including stroke, psychosis, and a dementia-like syndrome is tied to the coronavirus disease. According to Global News, the study reveals how aggressively COVID-19 can attack beyond

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Breaking News: FG Eases Lockdown on Travel & Education Sectors | See Details

The Federal government has extended the ease of lockdown beginning from today, Tuesday, June 30 to July 29. Announcing this at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID19, the National Co-ordinator, Dr. Sani Aliyu, said the extension

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After Surviving COVID-19 With His Wife, Lola & Their Daughter, Aliona, Celebrity Dad, Peter Okoye Shares Emotional Video

Celebrity dad and the other half of the defunct music group (P-Square), Peter Okoye who is also known as Mr. P has disclosed that he, his, wife, Lola Okoye, their daughter, 7-year-old Aliona and two of their domestic staff tested

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Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika, Announces New Protocols For Passengers As Airports Get Ready For Reopening

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says airports in Nigeria are 90% ready for reopening. He said this yesterday Saturday, June 27, 2020 after he and other government officials partook in the dry run simulation exercises held at the domestic

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Wrong Use Of Face Shields Will Not Protect You Against COVID-19 – NCDC DG, Chikwe Ihekweazu Explains

Chikwe Ihekwazu, the Director-General of The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, has advised against the use of only Face shields as a protection against getting infected by the novel Coronavirus. In recent weeks, many Nigerians have opted to use

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Africa’s First COVID-19 Vaccine Trial To Begin This Week

South Africa, the country with the highest Coronavirus cases in Africa, will roll out the first coronavirus vaccine trial in Africa this week. The vaccine, known as ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, was developed by the Oxford Jenner Institute and it is already

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COVID-19: Governor Seyi Makinde Announces Resumption Date For Schools In His State

Barring any last-minute change, the Oyo State Government has modified the resumption of schools in the state that was earlier scheduled for June 29.The Government had earlier directed all terminal classes including Primary Six (Pry 6), Junior Secondary School Three (JSS3)

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Presidential Task Force On COVID-19 Name The 20 LGs Where 60% of Cases Have Been Recorded & Why

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTF) has revealed that 60 percent of the Coronavirus cases in the country were recorded in 20 local government areas. The Chairman of PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha

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FG Okays Clinical Trial Of New COVID-19 Drug, Dexamethasone As Nigerian Doctor Raises Awareness On The Use & Side Effects

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the coronavirus pandemic has announced that it will allow clinicians to add dexamethasone, the life saving drug recently discovered by a team of researchers from the United Kingdom, to their treatment regimen for trial.

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Breaking: FG Makes U-turn On Resumption Of Domestic Flights, States Reason

The Federal Government says the June 21 date for the resumption of domestic flights in the country is not feasible. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known at a Presidential Task Force Briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja, Punch

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World Health Organization Shares Optimistic News On New Treatment For Critical COVID-19 Cases

Scientists from the University of Oxford, UK, announced on Tuesday that they had found dexamethasone cured patients critically ill with Coronavirus. Such cases have high hopes of recovery now according to the University. Reacting to the latest discovery, WHO Director-General,

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Singer, Azadus, Gives Lifestyle Advice After Surviving COVID-19

Veteran Singer, Olalekan Fadeyi popularly known as Azadus, is one of the lucky ones to have recovered from the dreaded COVID19 in Lagos. Azadus was admitted into one of the Isolation centers in Lagos after he tested positive for the virus.

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COVID-19: Ministry of Health Reveals A New Treatment Option As Cases Reach Over 16,000

The Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie has revealed that the Ministry is considering a new treatment option for COVID-19 patients. This new treatment, the Minister reveals will involve using plasma from the blood of recovered Coronavirus patients to treat people

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How Daughter Of Ex-ACF Chairman, Bisi Awoniyi Almost Died After Taking A Concoction Against COVID-19

One time House of Representatives contestant, Yagba Federal Constituency, Kogi State, Bisi Awoniyi who also doubles as the daughter of former Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF chairman, late Sunday Awoniyi, has narrated how she almost lost her life after taking a

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COVID-19: Experts Explain Why It Is Critical For Couples To Wear Face Masks During Sex At This Time

Given the current scenario around the world, experts have ruled that sex is risky at this time, and have, therefore,  urged  that couples wear face masks during intercourse in order to combat the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Aside wearing

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COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Announces Date & Guidelines For Religious Gatherings In Lagos State

The Lagos state government has lifted the ban on religious gatherings in the state under some strict guidelines. The ban was implemented as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the state. At a press

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Lagos State Government Explains Why Churches & Mosques May Remain Shut In The State Despite FG Approval To Open Them

Churches and Mosques in Lagos state may not be reopened soon for worshipers due to disagreement on protocols and guidelines between the state government and religious leaders. Recall that on Monday, June 1, the Presidential Taskforce on COVID19 announced that Mosques

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COVID-19: Ekiti State Expresses Readiness To Reopen Schools

The Ekiti state Governor, Kayode Fayemi has said residents of the state will now have free movement for their daily activities from Monday to Friday between six in the morning and eight in the evening. He also directed civil servants

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Nigerian Nurse At The Front-line Of The Fight Against COVID-19, Ada Erema, Sets The Record Straight For Nigerians Who Still Think It Is A Hoax

A Nigerian nurse has lashed out at a Twitter user who said Coronavirus is not real and also accused the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) of padding numbers. @AdaErema said she saw the tweet after witnessing the death of

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COVID-19 Survivor, Olubunmi Adefisayo Shares His Experience And Wonders Why Some Nigerians Think The Virus Is A Hoax

A Nigerian man, Olubunmi Adefisayo, who survived COVID-19, has recounted his experience. In a chat with Nigeria Health Watch, Olubunmi recounted how he tested positive for the virus, the symptoms he had, and his experience at the Yaba Isolation center in

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Good News: FG Validates Three Out Of Numerous COVID-19 Local Cure

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has disclosed that three out of the numerous claims of COVID-19 local cure have been validated and forwarded for further investigation. Chairman of the PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha who made

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Surviving COVID-19 Despite Life-long Battle With Sickle Cell Anaemia and Two Other Chronic Illnesses, Nigerian Woman, Oreoluwa Jinadu Shares Her Story

Danielle Oreoluwa Jinadu, a COVID-19 survivor, has spoken out after surviving the deadly virus despite having sickle cell anemia, inflammatory bowel disease, and arthritis tendencies. People with underlying medical conditions are at a higher risk of dying from Coronavirus but

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Update On COVID-19 In Lagos State Means People Have To Be More Responsible For Their Own Safety

Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has announced that they will now be concentrating on people with severe cases and isolating them while mild cases will be managed at home. The health commissioner said the decision became necessary as

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LUTH Doctors Deliver Young Mum Battling COVID-19 Of Healthy Twin Babies

A team of doctors, anaesthetists, and nurses at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, has delivered another COVID-19 patient of twins. The new mum, a 22-year-old woman was delivered of a set of twin babies- a boy and

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