Covid-19: OONI & AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY PARTNER ON CLINICAL RESEARCH FOR DRUGS AND VACCINES

-OLAFARE ‘YERA MOSES Covid-19: OONI & AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY PARTNER ON CLINICAL RESEARCH FOR DRUGS AND VACCINES Arole Oodua & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi(Ojaja II) is partnering with ABUAD-Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti on a clinical research aimed at developing drugs and vaccines for viral infections with special focus on Coronavirus pandemic. Ooni Ogunwusi made this known at his Ile-Oodua palace on Monday while receiving reports from his Clinical Research Team.   The Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi(Ojaja II) after the donation of the motorized…

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If You Think COVID-19 Doesnt Exist In Nigeria; Here’s A First-Hand Experience Shared By A Well Known Personality, Dr. Doyin Okupe

Dr. Doyin Okupe was appointed as the Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to former President of Nigeria, H.E Goodluck Jonathan in 2012. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Okupe was the spokesperson for former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo He was also a former gubernatorial aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State in 2003. In a revelation post made by Dr. Okupe via his social media handle, he tried to enlighten those who doubt the existence of the deadly virus based on distrust in the leadership. He stated; “It…

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COVID-19 Update In Nigeria

Please find information as provided by the Nigeria Centre for Control of Diseases.   146 new cases of #COVID19;‬ ‪57-Lagos‬ ‪27-Kano‬ ‪10-Kwara‬ ‪9-Edo‬ ‪8-Bauchi‬ ‪7-Yobe‬ ‪4-Kebbi‬ ‪4-Oyo‬ ‪3-Katsina‬ ‪3-Niger‬ ‪2-Plateau‬ ‪2-Borno‬ ‪2-Sokoto‬ ‪2-Benue‬ ‪1-Gombe‬ ‪1-Enugu‬ ‪1-Ebonyi‬ ‪1-Ogun‬ ‪1-FCT‬ ‪1-Rivers‬ NCDC UPDATE ‪4787 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria‬ ‪Discharged: 959‬ ‪Deaths: 158 A breakdown of cases by state can be found via covid19.ncdc.gov.ng #TakeResponsibility

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WHO Meets African Traditional Medicine Experts

COVID-19 : WHO Meets African Traditional Medicine Experts.   The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, the 12th of May revealed that there was a meeting with 70 traditional medicine experts in a proposition to find a cure for the COVID-19 pandemic.   This was publicized via its official Twitter handle @WHOAFRO.   The health organisation explained a consensus was attained with the herbal medicine experts on clinical trials of their remedies.   @WHOAFRO tweeted; “70 traditional medicine experts from countries across #Africa held a virtual meeting with @WHO on…

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CBN To Fund Research For COVID-19 Vaccine In Nigeria

-YOMMY AYILARA. CBN To Fund Research For A Nigerian COVID-19 Vaccine – Emefiele. Godwin Emefiele, The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria has revealed that the country’s apex bank “is developing a framework” through which it can procure financial support to achieve a Nigerian COVID-19 vaccine.   This was revealed at the unveiling, of the THISDAY Dome testing, tracing, and treatment centre on Tuesday, the 12th of May, 2020 in FCT, Abuja.   The THISDAY Dome is anticipated to enhance health facilities accessible to fight the viral disease.  …

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House Of Representative Resolute To Stall The Repatriation Of Almajiris

-YOMMY AYILARA.   Reps Ask FG To Stop Repatriation Of Almajiri Children.     A part of the resolution made by the lawmakers in the National Assembly in Abuja was that Members of the House of Representatives made a call on the Federal Government to interfere and instantly stop the repatriation of the Almajiri children to their states of origin.   This was substantiated during the plenary at the lower chamber on the 12th of May, 2020 in Abuja.   This call was made following a motion supported by a…

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Madagascar Treatment To Be Subjected To Regulatory Test Before Usage In Nigeria

-YOMMY AYILARA.   Madagascar Cure Will Be Subjected To Regulatory Process Before Use In Nigeria – PTF   The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force, Sani Aliyu on Tuesday, the 12th of Madagascar, 2020 announced that Madagascar herbal remedy for COVID-19 will be subjected to the normal regulatory processes before it will be administered for use in Nigeria.   Aliyu announced that following the directive by the President, the herbal treatment is being transported by air to Nigeria.   He revealed that it will be subjected to stringent regulatory…

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