COVID-19: Okonjo-Iweala Gets Appointed By WHO

-YOMMY AYILARA. COVID-19: Okonjo-Iweala Gets Appointed by WHO. The World Health Organisation has appointed former Nigerian Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as a Special Envoy of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator. WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, announced the appointment on Friday, during the launch of the initiative, which he characterized as; “a landmark collaboration to accelerate the development, production and equitable distribution of vaccines, diagnostics, and therapeutics for COVID-19.”   Dr Okonjo-Iweala was authorized to the role along with British business executive and former CEO of GlaxoSmithKline,…

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WHO Says There Is No Evidence That People Who Survive COVID-19 Are Immune

WHO says that there is no evidence that people who survive COVID-19 are immune. The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Saturday, the 25th of April that there is no evidence that people who test positive for the new coronavirus and recover are immunized and protected against reinfection. The threat suggests that the allotment of “immune passports” may promote the continued spread of the pandemic. According to WHO; “There is currently no evidence that people who have recovered from #COVID19 and have antibodies are protected from a second infection,”As of…

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Covid 19- Osun State Records 12 New Cases

-YOMMY AYILARA. Covid 19- Osun State Records 12 New Cases. The Osun state government has revealed that there has been a conduction of test for 167 people, out of which 12 returned positive. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, the 25th of April, 2020 revealing that the 12 new cases were recorded in Osogbo, Ife, Ede, Ikire and Ejigbo. Isamotu said the fresh tests were carried out in the last two weeks of the lockdown, adding that the lockdown has proven…

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Femi Fani-kayode Responds To Notorious Reporter, Kemi Olunloyo’s Recent Death Wish For Biafra And Nnamdi Kanu

Below is the epic and common sensical response of Femi Fani-kayode, former Minister of Aviation and PDP stalwart to Kemi Oluloyo.   Kemi Olunloyo had earlier made allegations on her Twitter account that Kanu Nnamdi, IPOB leader was dead.   She also wished the Biafra movement led by Kanu would not exist as long as she lived.   This tweet messages caused heated arguments on Twitter as the supporters of IPOB came for the controversial reporter.   In like manner, Fani-kayode also responded via his social mediums emphasising the untrue…

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COVID-19 IRELAND: 52 Deaths Today, A Total Of 1,063 Deaths Altogether With 18,561 Reported Cases

Fifty-two new deaths related to Covid-19 was announced during the press briefing on Saturday 25, April 2020. This implies that a total number of deaths related to COVID-19 has risen to 1,063. The figures announced by the National Public Health Emergency Team shows a further 377 confirmed new cases of the coronavirus which brings Ireland to the total number of 18,561 recorded cases. The statistics below shows the cumulative distribution of the cases: 57% are female and 43% are male the median age of confirmed cases is 49 years 2,536 cases…

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African Democratic Party Of Nigeria Beckon Diaspora Members To Contest Upcoming Gubernatorial Election In Ondo & Edo State In A Statement Released By Ralph Okey Nwosu, The Party Chairman

National Chairman of ADC; Chief Ralph Okey Nwosu have challenged Nigerians in Diaspora to produce candidates for the upcoming elections in Edo and Ondo.   He assured that the ADC-DN is beyond imagination and exceptional. In his words;   “African Democratic Congress Diaspora Network is not like anything you have seen before in Nigerian political space”   The ADC Diaspora Network is the biggest Diaspora organisation network currently in the 5 continents of the world. The National Chairman is calling on distinguished Diaspora members who are now part of all…

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Former JAMB Boss In Deep Mess As He Loses Properties To The Government Of Nigeria

L. ABDULSALAM Former JAMB Boss, Professor Dibu Ojerinde Loses Gravity FM, Sapati International School, Ilorin, Filling Stations, Others to Federal Government of Nigeria. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the interim forfeiture of Gravity FM, Igboho and some other properties belonging to Ex-Registrar of the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Dibu Ojerinde. Ojerinde, was also pioneer Registrar of the National Examination Council, NECO, had joined the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the build up to the 2019 general elections. His son, Hon.Olumide Ojerinde, subsequently got the…

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Arakunrin Akeredolu Blows Hot As Police Officer Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 In Lagos Gains Entry Into Ondo State; Security-Beef Up Required

According to statement shared on the verified account of H.E Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, the Executive Governor of Ondo State on Saturday 25 April 2020, a new case of COVID-19 have been discovered in Ondo State. The patient, a policeman who was initially tested positive prior arrival to the state defiled security restrictions to return to Ondo State from Lagos. See details of H.E’s statement below: “Earlier today, I got news of another positive case of #COVID19 admitted to our facility in Akure. The case of this individual who is a…

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NCDC Shares Reasons Why We Should Wear Masks

-YOMMY AYILARA. Face Masks Meant To Prevent Asymptomatic People From Spreading Virus” -NCDC   The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said the use of face masks is to help those who are asymptomatic from spreading COVID-19. NCDC took to Twitter to share the guideline on the use of face masks.   “This provides guidance on the effective use of masks in non-healthcare settings,” According to the agency; “the use of face mask is primarily to prevent those who are infected but asymptomatic from spreading the virus. Masks have…

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NJC Suspends Two Judges over Alleged Malpractice

-YOMMY AYILARA. NJC Suspends Two Judges over Alleged Malpractice The National Judicial Council has suspended two judges; the Acting President of Customary Court of Appeal in Imo State, Justice Francis Abosi and Justice Aliyu Liman of the Bauchi State High Court. This was revealed in a statement signed by the Director of Information of the Council, Soji Oye, on Friday, the 24th of April, 2020. According to the statement, the conclusion to sack the judges was taken during its 91st meeting held online on April 22, 2020, and it is…

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