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The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has donated N1.5 billion ($3.8 million) to the ‘Nigeria/United Nations COVID-19 Basket Fund’ to boost the fight against the novel coronavirus disease.
As parts of the effort to cushion the effect of novel Coronavirus pandemic the Aliko Dangote Foundation, ADF, has contracted 54Gene, a molecular diagnostics company specialized in the research, and diagnostics, to immediately set up a 400 test/day capacity laboratory in Kano State.
The private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID-19) has concluded plans to distribute food items to at least 1.7 million vulnerable people in Nigeria to complement governments’ effort s in cushioning the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Aliko Dangote, Chairman, Dangote Industries Limited, has assured Nigerians and Africans of victory over the coronavirus pandemic.
An Indian staff of Onshore Construction Company, an instrumentation contracting firm with Dangote Fertilizer Limited, who had shown symptoms associated with COVID-19 and subsequently isolated, has been confirmed negative.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote for donating N200 million to fight the influx of deadly Coronavirus disease into the country.
The achievement made by Yobe State Government in Primary Healthcare delivery particularly in routine immunization and primary healthcare delivery has received commendations from their major partners; Bill Gate, Aliko Dangote and Unicef.
The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has rejected a community policing proposal for the South-East region.
Fighters from the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) militia killed seven civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, just days after another massacre, local officials and police said.
Another 12 bodies have been discovered in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo region of Beni, two days after a militia attack left eight people dead and around 20 missing, police said on Sunday.
Africa’s wealthiest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote ended 2019 with a total worth of $14.8 billion, representing an increase of $4.3 billion from the $10.3 billion recorded in 2018, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index released recently.
African richest man Aliko Dangote has significantly moved up in the World billionaires’ list as he emerged 96th richest person in the world, with an estimated worth of $14.8 billion, as against his previous ranking of 103rd in the world.
At least 17 people have been hacked to death in two attacks near the city of Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a local official has said.
Suspected militia fighters have decapitated 16 people in a new village massacre near Beni in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, civil society sources said on Friday.
Three Ebola workers in eastern DR Congo have been killed, adding to the toll of people who have died fighting the nearly 16-month-old epidemic, a local UN source said Thursday.
Twitter issued a fact check of some of Donald Trump’s tweets on Tuesday, marking the first time the U.S. president’s favoured social media platform has pushed back against him spreading falsehoods.
Controversy continues over the Covid-19 status of Kogi State. Whereas the State Government affirms it’s position that the State has not recorded any case yet, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, opines it is probably because enough tests are not being carried out in the State or they are not coming with all the facts.
Oyo State has recorded six new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the latest figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have revealed.
An early Wednesday morning ghastly motor accident has claimed lives of not fewer than five passengers in Rimin Gata in Ungoggo Local Government area of Kano State.
YouTube says it’s begun fixing an error in its moderation system that caused comments containing certain Chinese-language phrases critical of China’s Communist Party (CCP) to be automatically deleted.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has rescheduled it’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting from Monday and Tuesday May 25 and 26 to Thursday, May 28.
The UK government on Thursday pledged to work with the African Union (AU) to curb the spread of coronavirus in African countries through funding and technical expertise.
Operatives of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police in collaboration with officers of the So-Safe Corps have arrested a 40-year-old herbalist, Michael Itomu and three others for allegedly possessing human hand in Idiroko, Ipokia local government area of the state
Governor Samuel Ortom had urged Muslims in Benue State to continue to observe COVID-19 protocol to prevent the spread of the disease as they mark this year’s Eid-el-Fitr.
Bundesliga club FC Cologne have sent birthday wishes to Super Eagles new invitee Kingsley Ehizibue who turns 25 on Monday.