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Keanu Reeves donated 70% of his ‘Matrix’ salary to cancer researc
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Keanu Reeves donated 70% of his ‘Matrix’ salary to cancer researc

Hollywood actor, Keanu Reeves donated 70% of his ‘Matrix’ salary to a cancer research. 57-year-old Reeves was reportedly paid $10 million upfront for the 1999 sci-fi flick, before earning a further $35 million when the movie became a box office blockbuster. Lad Bible reported the actor donated 70% of the money, a whopping $31.5 million to leukemia research. The report said Reeves “was inspired to fund research into the blood cancer after his sister Kim, now 55, was diagnosed in 1991.” She reportedly spent a decade in and out of treatment before finally entering remission in 2001. Reeves has continued to give money to research in the years after Kim was cured, even creating his own cancer fund. In addition to his sizable donation, the Speed and Point Break star has also...
I will personally make sure this doesn’t happen -Davido vows to ensure his N250m donation is not diverted
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I will personally make sure this doesn’t happen -Davido vows to ensure his N250m donation is not diverted

Singer, Davido, has vowed to ensure that the N250 million he donated to orphanages across the country gets to the children. The singer gave the assurance while responding to the Twitter user who said her mum isn't sure the money he has donated would get to the children. ''I told mum what Davido did and I've never seen her revolt so passionately against something. She said the money won't get to the children cos welfare officers steal all. I hate Nigeria. She said its so bad that nurses never want to leave welfare homes when they're posted there.'' Responding, the singer wrote;  ''I will personally make sure this doesn't occur !! I put that on my life!''
A lot of people need it more than me”- Davido speaks on why he is giving out the N201m donated to him by his friends and fans to orphanages across Nigeria
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A lot of people need it more than me”- Davido speaks on why he is giving out the N201m donated to him by his friends and fans to orphanages across Nigeria

Singer, Davido, has explained why he is giving out the N201 million donated to him by his friends and fans ahead of his birthday tomorrow, November 21. In a video shared on his Instagram page, Davido said not that he is being corky, but he knows he doesn't need the money while some people really need the money. He said he will be adding N50 million of his money, making it N251 million to be distributed to different orphanages. ''The love that people have shown me is really unbelievable. I used to question myself like 'is being a good person even worth it' because I remember many people be like David you are too nice, you are too free, you are too accessible, you are too this, you are too that and it got to a point where I was even even thinking to myself like is this ...
Davido is wiser than all those who gave him money – Reno Omokri
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Davido is wiser than all those who gave him money – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri has reacted to the decision of singer, Davido, to give out the N201 million donated to him by his friends and fans. In a post shared on his Instagram page, Reno averred that Davido by his action is much wiser than all those who gave him monies. His post reads ''Davido is much wiser than all those who gave him monies on his birthday. He understands the spiritual realm and the ways of God. He has secured a soft spot in the Heart of the Creator, by virtue of James 1:27. I commend him. What a heart of Gold. What a man to watch for the future. Could his life trajectory be like Ronald Reagan’s? Those who gave to him are are different issue entirely. They should read Proverbs 22:16.''
Davido donates N200 million given to him by his friends and fans, plus an extra N50 million to orphanages across Nigeria
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Davido donates N200 million given to him by his friends and fans, plus an extra N50 million to orphanages across Nigeria

Singer, Davido, has decided to donate the N200 million given to him by his friends and fans plus a personal donation of N50 million to orphanages In a statement he released this afternoon, the N250 million is to be distributed to orphanages across the country. He said a 5-man committee has been set up to monitor the distribution of the funds. Read the statement below...
”Might give it all away”- Davido writes after raking over 180m from friends
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”Might give it all away”- Davido writes after raking over 180m from friends

Singer Davido has hinted at what he might do with the over N180 million donated to him by his friends. Two days ago, Davido opened a new account and asked his friends to gift him N1 million each ahead of his birthday. His friends came out enmass as they donated. Within nine hours, the singer had exceeded his N100 million goal and increased the stakes to N200 million. The donation as at the last update he gave stands at N184 million. A tweet he shared this afternoon gives the impression he is considering giving the money away. He tweeted Might give it all away''
Second phase of COVID-19 Vaccination to begin on Tuesday
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Second phase of COVID-19 Vaccination to begin on Tuesday

The second phase of COVID-19 vaccination will begin on Tuesday August 10 in the country. The announcement was made after the federal government received over four million doses of the Moderna vaccine donated by the US government last week. A statement signed by spokesperson to the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, Mr Willie Bassey read; “The PSC has received over four million doses of Moderna vaccine donated by the U.S. Government to Nigeria. “In view of the above, the inoculation is scheduled from Tuesday, Aug. 10, at the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, off Airport road, Abuja.”
Yoruba Nation Rally: Comedian, Mr Macaroni Donates N500k To Family Of Slain Jumoke
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Yoruba Nation Rally: Comedian, Mr Macaroni Donates N500k To Family Of Slain Jumoke

Debo Adebayo, the comedian, fondly known as Mr Macaroni, has donated a sum of N500,000 to the family of Jumoke Oyeleke, who was shot dead at the Yoruba Nation rally in Ojota, Lagos. Mr Macaroni, made this known on Saturday via his Twitter page, where he also revealed that he visited the family. Agitators for the Yoruba Nation gathered at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota two weeks ago amid the presence of armed policemen and soldiers. Jumoke, 25, who displayed soft drinks at her boss’ shop located in a compound close to the rally ground when security men chased some agitators into the premises, was hit by a stray bullet and she died on the spot. In a series of tweets, Mr Macaroni wrote, “I visited the family of the late Jumoke Oyeleke; the 25yrs old that was killed during th...
Manchester City kit man who won Sergio Aguero’s £40k Range Rover in a raffle arranged by striker is selling off the car for £23k
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Manchester City kit man who won Sergio Aguero’s £40k Range Rover in a raffle arranged by striker is selling off the car for £23k

A Manchester City's kit man has put a Range Rover for sale on eBay that was gifted by the departing club legend Sergio Aguero. The Argentine striker organised a raffle for staff before saying his emotional goodbyes and joining Barcelona as a free agent last week. Before he left, Ally Marland, a popular member of the backroom staff since he joined in 2012, was the lucky winner and was handed the keys in the car park by Aguero.p According to Daily Mail, Ally and his wife Nicky who both already have two cars decided to put the 2016 Range Rover Evoque - valued at £40,000 - on eBay with a starting price of £23,000. Manchester City kit man who won Sergio Aguero A total of five percent of the sale will be donated to Derian House Children's Hospice in Chorley as a kind gesture f...
95-year-old man Becomes Oldest Organ Donor in US History
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95-year-old man Becomes Oldest Organ Donor in US History

A 95-year-old man from West Virginia has become the oldest organ donor in United States history after he died last week. Cecil Lockhart, of Welch, West Virginia died on May 4, and his liver was donated to a woman in her 60’s. The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) announced the news in a statement. “CORE is incredibly proud to have been able to make this historic organ donation possible,” said Susan Stuart, CORE president & CEO. “This landmark in the field of transplantation is just another example of CORE’s pioneering legacy and commitment to innovation, which, over the last 40 years, has given 6,000 people in the United States the opportunity to save more than 15,000 others as organ donors.” Lockhart’s family said he decided to become an organ donor over...
Messi’s record-breaking boots auctioned for £125,000
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Messi’s record-breaking boots auctioned for £125,000

Lionel Messi’s boots which scored him his one-club record-breaking goal have been bought for £125,000 at an auction. The Barcelona captain scored his 644th goal for the club in last year’s December 3-0 win over Real Valladolid. The goal broke past record by Pele, who had netted 643 times for Santos, and set Messi as the player to have scored the most goals for a single club. According to reports by ESPN, the pair of boots were donated to a charity for children’s health by the player, and sportswear company Adidas. They were thereafter exhibited in Cataluña’s Museum of Art (MNAC) in Barcelona for the auction which began on April 19 with a starting price of £40,000. While the auction house, Christies, estimated the boots to sell for a maximum of £70,000, bids swamped in for the online...
2 Pastors Arrested Over alleged Involvement With ESN in Imo
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2 Pastors Arrested Over alleged Involvement With ESN in Imo

The men of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested 16 suspects including 2 pastors over their alleged involvement with operatives of the Eastern security Network, ESN in Imo state. According to the police, among the suspects arrested were Pastor Cletus Nwachukwu Egole, aka Alewa, a pastor with the Holy Blessed Trinity Sabbath Church, Orlu, Imo State and Prophet Michael Uba, a cleric with the Association of Jewish Faith, for allegedly being the masterminds of the various attacks on security personnel, in addition to providing spiritual cover for the gang, SaharaReporters reveals The police said in a release on Sunday that the ESN used Egole’s house as an operational base and that he also donated his late brother’s farmland for use as a hideout and training camp for the gang. The For...
Late NFL star, Vincent Jackson’s brain to be donated for CTE research
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Late NFL star, Vincent Jackson’s brain to be donated for CTE research

Late NFL star, Vincent Jackson's brain will be donated to scientists researching CTE (Chronic traumatic encephalopathy), a spokesperson for his family confirmed to CBS Tampa affiliate WTSP-TV. The 12-year veteran of the NFL and 3-time Pro Bowl wide receiver was found dead on Monday, Feb 15, by a housekeeper in a hotel room at the Homewood Suites hotel in Brandon, Florida, located in the Tampa area. Authorities are now suggesting that he may have suffered from alcoholism and the concussion-linked brain disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which is better known as CTE. The spokesperson, Allison Gorrell, told multiple news outlets Jackson's brain will be sent to Boston University to determine whether he suffered from the degenerative brain disease. The Hillsborough Count...
Benue State politician, Daniel Ukpera, donates ropes to his community to tie their goats
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Benue State politician, Daniel Ukpera, donates ropes to his community to tie their goats

A politician in Benue state has donated ropes to the members of his community so that they can tie their goats.   Daniel Ukpera, who contested for the Guma State Constituency seat in the 2019 Benue State House of Assembly Election under the platform of Labour Party, donated bundles of ropes to the people of Makurdi LGA in Benue State.   After making the donation, he assisted the goat owners to tie their goats then posed for photos with the grateful recipients.     Ukpera's donation is reportedly his contribution to the implementation of the Benue State Anti Open Grazing Law.  
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates $3Million to Colin Kaepernick’s ‘Know Your Rights’ Camp
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates $3Million to Colin Kaepernick’s ‘Know Your Rights’ Camp

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, donated $3 million to Colin Kaepernick's Know Your Rights Camp. The Know Your Rights Camp is an organization established by former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and it is dedicated to empowering people of color. Recall that Kaepernick's NFL career ended because he took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality suffered by Black men and racial injustice. His action later sparked kneeling protests across the country. Following the death of George Floyd and the protests it sparked, Dorsey donated to Kaepernick's organization to support the fight against racial injustice. Dorsey said he gave "$3mm to Colin @Kaepernick7’s @yourrightscamp to advance the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through ...
Economic Diversification: Enugu govt donates vehicle to ECCIMA
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Economic Diversification: Enugu govt donates vehicle to ECCIMA

The Enugu State Government, yesterday, donated a vehicle to the Enugu Chamber of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA), to enable it discharge her duties more efficiently. This is in a bid to encourage the laudable vision of the organization towards the diversification of the state’s economy for job creation and exploration of the non-oil sectors for the sustenance of the State’s development agenda. Presenting the vehicle to the body at the Government House, Enugu, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, who was represented by his deputy, Hon. Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo, disclosed that “this donation is to assist your esteemed organization to execute your daily activities bearing in mind the importance of your engagements to the economic growth of our dear state”. The Deputy Governor noted...
Femi Gbajabiamila Inspects Isolation Centre Donated By Sahara, Thisday And CCECC
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Femi Gbajabiamila Inspects Isolation Centre Donated By Sahara, Thisday And CCECC

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Wednesday expressed satisfaction over efforts put together by some stakeholders to contribute to the fight against COVID-19 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Gbajabiamila spoke when he paid an inspection visit to one of the isolation centres in FCT located at the Thisday Dome, where he noted that the action by the Sahara Group, Thisday Media Group and CCECC who put resources together for the conversion of the event centre to an over 300-bed isolation centre was commendable and worthy of emulation. The Speaker, who was accompanied by Chairmen of the House Committees on Health Service, Health Institutions and the Ad hoc Committee on Covid-19, Rep. Tanko Sununu, Rep. Pascal Obi and Rep. Haruna Mshelia respectivel...
Dangote Donates Mobile Test Centre, Ambulances to Kano
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Dangote Donates Mobile Test Centre, Ambulances to Kano

Kano state government has taken delivering of Mobile Molecular Diagnostic Centre for COVID-19 donated by Dangote Foundation sited at Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital. The 54gene mobile testing laboratory with 40ft structure steel container built technology, provides a unique plug-and-play solution to eliminate logistics of shipping samples to another infrastructure for processing. Also donated by the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote are 10 ambulances and three official vehicles as part of corporate supports to strength the war against the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in Kano. Unlike the existing Centre activated by Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control (NCDC) with testing capacity of 80 samples daily, the Multi billion Dangote pathology laboratory is enabled to examine 400 s...
Kensignton Adebutu Donates Ambulances To Southwest States
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Kensignton Adebutu Donates Ambulances To Southwest States

The chairman of Premier Lotto, Sir Kensington Adebutu, has donated four ambulances to the government of Oyo, Ondo, Ekiti and Osun states. Adebutu made the donation on Saturday through the Kensington Adebukunola Adebutu Foundation (KAAF), at an event held at the headquarters of the Foundation in Surulere, Lagos. Making the donation on behalf of the donor and KAAF, member of the Foundation’s board of trustees, Chief Kola Oyefeso, said the donation of the four ambulances was a continued gesture of Sir Adebutu to help fight COVID-19 in the South West. Oyefeso said with the donation, the beneficiary states would have additional medical equipment to deal with the pandemic in their respective states.
Traditional Cure for Coronavirus will be Ready Soon – Ooni of Ife
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Traditional Cure for Coronavirus will be Ready Soon – Ooni of Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has said that the traditional cure for Coronavirus has reached an advanced stage and will be made available to the public very soon. He said this yesterday, April 29, while speaking with journalists in Abeokuta, Ogun State, shortly after he donated two motorized modular fumigators to the state government. He also expressed optimism that Nigeria will soon win the war against Coronavirus. Oba Ogunwusi said that he has gone far in working with the traditional medicine practitioners in the country to ensure a solution for Coronavirus. He said though scientific solutions were being sought globally to end the pandemic, traditional medicine and solutions must also be considered and embraced as a way out of COVID-19. The Ooni, therefore...
Oyo State Government To Return 1,800 Bags Of Rice Donated By FG
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Oyo State Government To Return 1,800 Bags Of Rice Donated By FG

The Oyo State Government on Friday indicated that it might return the 1,800 bags of rice donated to the state by the Federal Government as COVID-19 palliative on the grounds that the rice had been infested with weevils. The state government took delivery of the three trailer loads of rice through the Nigeria Customs Service on Monday. The Executive Assistant to Governor Seyi Makinde on Agribusiness, Dr Debo Akande, explained that the 1,800 bags of rice from the Federal Government had spoilt. Akande said, “We received these items from the Federal Government via the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development and we brought them to the warehouse. It was in the process of further inspection that we discovered that the rice had been infested with weevi...
Ozil joins Chelsea stars in bid to get 60,000 face masks to Sierra Leone amid coronavirus spread
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Ozil joins Chelsea stars in bid to get 60,000 face masks to Sierra Leone amid coronavirus spread

The Arsenal playmaker has teamed up with his cross-city rivals to provide aid to the African country Arsenal's Mesut Ozil has teamed up with a group of Chelsea stars led by Antonio Rudiger to send 60,000 face masks to Sierra Leone to help in the ongoing fight against coronavirus across the world. Rudiger's parents Matthias and Lily met in the German capital of Berlin after fleeing Sierra Leone in 1991 due to the civil war but the family retain a connection to their country. The defender's Chelsea team-mates N'Golo Kante, Olivier Giroud and Callum Hudson-Odoi have all donated to the local organisations Madam Wokie and LunchBox Gift with fears that an outbreak in the impoverished state could lead to a higher death rate than in many European countries. Each player has offered $5,000...
Donations to Combat Coronavirus in Nigeria Hits N25.8bn
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Donations to Combat Coronavirus in Nigeria Hits N25.8bn

The donations to combat Coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to N25.8bn as confirmed in a statement released by Isaac Okoroafor, the Director of Corporate Communications at the Central Bank of Nigeria. In the statement released on Friday, Mr. Okoroafor said the coalition "conveys its gratitude to all the institutions and individuals that have generously donated to this fund" Okorafor urged others to "consider contributing to this national solidarity to provide not only medical equipment and materials but also to render urgently needed palliatives to the poor and vulnerable segments of our society." “We urge others to consider contributing to this national solidarity to provide not only medical equipment and materials but also to render urgently needed palliatives to the poor and vuln...
FG Receives Delivery Of 50 Ventilators , Medical Equipment Donated By UN
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FG Receives Delivery Of 50 Ventilators , Medical Equipment Donated By UN

Federal Governments of Nigeria has received delivery of about 50 ventilators, and other medical equipment donated by the United Nations. The minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika who made this known in a press release issued on Tuesday by the Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Aviation, James Odaudu received the donations on behalf of the Federal government. He said “Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika has today taken delivery of various medical equipment donated by the United Nations Systems to the Federal government to aid its efforts at combating the coronavirus scourge in the country. “The Minister who took the delivery on behalf of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, expressed the appreciation of the Nigerian gov...
FG Can’t Share Donated Funds To Nigerians – Lai Mohammed
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FG Can’t Share Donated Funds To Nigerians – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the federal government cannot share funds donated by the private sector to fight coronavirus to Nigerians. According to NAN, the minister gave reasons why the donated funds cannot be shared to citizens when he featured on “Politics Nationwide”, a Radio Nigeria programme, on Tuesday. Responding to a request that a part of the funds be shared to Nigerians to cushion the effect of the lockdown on them, the minister said the funds are meant for the development of healthcare infrastructure and cannot be used to provide palliatives. Mohammed said the presidential task force for the control of coronavirus neither had the money nor was in control of it, and cannot share a penny from it to anyone. “The private sector donors are not giving ...
Emeka Offor Donated N12b To Tackle The Virus; A Good Example Of Robbing The Poor To Impress The Rich
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Emeka Offor Donated N12b To Tackle The Virus; A Good Example Of Robbing The Poor To Impress The Rich

Following the outbreak of Covid-19 in Nigeria, individuals and cooperate organisations, have donated food items, money and equipment to help Tackle and the virus, and Igbo Billionaire Emeka Offor, is not left out as he donates a whopping N12b equipment in support to Tackle the pandemic. The business mogul made the donation through his foundation, SEOF. He is the owner of Emeka Offor’s Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC). His actions towards the donations is Commendable. In my own opinion is that Emeka Offor N12b donation is a good example of robbing the poor to impress the poor. He is a bill merchant that make mostly southeast business men and women, including poor masses to shade tears every month end, with the elaborate electricity bill, you will see a house with just...
Coronavirus: Medical Supplies Donated By Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma, Arrives Nigeria (Photos)
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Coronavirus: Medical Supplies Donated By Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma, Arrives Nigeria (Photos)

Chinese Billionaire businessman, Jack Ma has donated medical kits to Africa to battle Coronavirus. The medical consignment arrived Nigeria today March 24th. The shipment, which came in via an Ethiopian Airlines flight, carried 5.4 million face masks, 1.08 million detection tests, 40,000 sets of protective clothing and 60,000 sets of protective face shields. Firihiewot Mekonnen, the General Manager of Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria, who received the consignment, said “We appreciate the donation of the Jack Ma Foundation and the generosity of Jack Ma. We admire Abiy Ahmed, our Prime Minister, for his initiative and organisation of the entire coordination of the process.” he said
Corps Member Donates N33,000 Allawee to the Less Privileged
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Corps Member Donates N33,000 Allawee to the Less Privileged

A corps member has taken to Twitter to reveal that he donated his entire N33,000 NYSC allawee to the less privileged children in his area. The corps member identified as Tomiwa stated that he did it because the children need the money more, although he did not give details of the area it happened. Sharing a picture of himself, he wrote; “This corper donated his 33k to the less privileged in his area, news like this no dey go far, because it’s not a negative stuff #Rema”
China’s Richest Man Jack Ma Donates £11m to Help Tackle Coronavirus
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China’s Richest Man Jack Ma Donates £11m to Help Tackle Coronavirus

China's richest man, Jack Ma, has donated 100 million yuan (£11 million) to help towards defeating the coronavirus disease, that has rampaged much of China, with close to 170 people already dead and over 7700 already infected. Jack Ma, who is worth £32.9 billion, owns E-commerce giants, AliBaba, and has donated the money to scientists across the world who are working towards creating a vaccine for the coronavirus while £4.4 million of the money will go to the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering. Jack Ma announced the donation on Thursday on social media platform, Weibo, stating: ‘The Jack Ma Foundation will exhaust our abilities to provide more help to the development and growth of medical science.’ Ma's foundation said it had it has donated 1...
”I Regret Ever Responding To Your Silly Rant” – Rahma Indimi To Reno Omokri
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”I Regret Ever Responding To Your Silly Rant” – Rahma Indimi To Reno Omokri

Rahma Indimi, one of the daughters of billionaire businessman, Mohammed Indimi, has replied Reno Omokri after he slammed their family on his Instagram page yesterday November 11th, Praizenews report. Reno called the Indimi family and other wealthy Northern families out after billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, donated N5 billion to the Save the Children Foundation, for the upkeep of impoverished children in three Northern states, Katsina, Adamawa and Borno. Responding to Reno's last attack on their family, Rahma shared a screeshot of a UN invitation letter sent to them and wrote; Dear @renoomokri I regret ever responding to your silly rant. Nope, we have nothing to prove to you and nope we will not stoop to your level again. As you can see we are busy doing what we need to do and...
Kwara Schools Reject Bukola Saraki’s School Materials Donated For Students
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Kwara Schools Reject Bukola Saraki’s School Materials Donated For Students

Schools in Kwara State would not accept any instructional materials with pictures of any personality, according to a statement issued by Press Secretary, Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, Yakub K. Aliagan. This follows allegations that instructional materials donated to public schools in Kwara from the Mandate Office of former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki had pictures or other insignias of the former senate president. Information on social media also alleged that those materials were rejected at the schools and there have been calls on the government to speak on the development. The statement claimed that the state government was not aware of the distribution of the instructional materials in the first instance. The statement read, “The appropriate ...
Meghan Markle is to launch her own line of women’s clothing in aid of charity
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Meghan Markle is to launch her own line of women’s clothing in aid of charity

Meghan Markle is set to launch her own women’s clothing line in aid of charity.   The Duchess of Sussex revealed this in the new issue of British Vogue which she guest edited.   The new mum has persuaded major British retailers Marks & Spencer, John Lewis and Jigsaw - along with her designer friend, Mischa Nonoo - to create a "capsule" collection of women’s workwear which will benefit Smart Works, a charity helping women back into the workplace. Each time a piece is bought from one of the retailers, a "like for like" item will be donated to the charity.   Smart Works, one of Meghan’s first patronages, helps women from disadvantaged backgrounds get interview-ready by providing them with a new outfit and coaching from a team of volunteer mentors, accordin...
7 Years Ago You Donated Your Salary To Me, Today I’m A Senator – Senator Abbo To Aregbesola
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7 Years Ago You Donated Your Salary To Me, Today I’m A Senator – Senator Abbo To Aregbesola

Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, on Monday narrated how Rauf Aregbesola, ministerial nominee from Osun state, gave him his one-month salary to contest the chairmanship election in his hometown in 2012. Speaking on Monday during the screening of ministerial nominees at the senate, Abbo said Aregbesola showed him kindness seven years back and providence has now made it possible for him to be among those screening the nominee. He described the former governor of Osun as a “detribalised, honest Nigerian” and asked the senate to extend the respect accorded to ex-lawmakers to Aregbesola. “I want to join my colleagues from Osun and the entire south-west to extol the virtue of this great Nigerian,” he said. “I remember in 2012 when I contested for the chairmanship o...
Ruga Settlements: Gombe Governor Kicks Against Suspension
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Ruga Settlements: Gombe Governor Kicks Against Suspension

According to a report by Vanguard, the Gombe State Governor, Muhammad Yahaya, on Friday expressed disappointment over the suspension of Ruga settlements by the Federal Government. The Ruga settlements project which was a brainchild of the Ministry of Agriculture to be set up in the 36 states of the federation for the Fulanis had generated controversy especially from Southern part of Nigeria and the Middle Belt.   But President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday directed that the project should be suspended. Speaking with State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Governor Yahya expressed disappointment that the project was suspended. He said that already his state had earmarked 200,000 hectares of land to be donated to...
How I Donated My 6 Month Salary In Building Covenant University – Yakubu Dogara
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How I Donated My 6 Month Salary In Building Covenant University – Yakubu Dogara

I have been a son to the Bishop since my University days. I first came in contact with Bishop David Oyedepo when I heard him say something in Bauchi in 1988 and it changed my entire life forever. 1988 in Bauchi. I picked it up and ran with it, and my life has been incredibly transformed. For the last 27 years, I have been following the teaching I have received in Living Faith Church, faithfully. I am a proud son of this Commission. Yes in the midst of wolves, I am a practicing Christian. No truly spiritual person ever gets stranded in life. Many years ago, When Covenant University was taking off with its construction, I sacrificed my 6 months salary(as a lawyer in practice) wholesale to God for the construction of the University. It was a tough decision but I have never had to...
Edo Food Vendor Returns After Nigerians Donated N500k For Her – Task Force
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Edo Food Vendor Returns After Nigerians Donated N500k For Her – Task Force

Edo State Task force officer cries out as the street food vendor who went viral few weeks ago was spotted again at the same spot again after Nigerians donated a million naira for her. The woman by name Elizabeth made rounds online after her food was thrown on the ground in a bid to stop her from street hawking. The woman this time around was seen feeling not bothered as the task force officer caught her. Watch the video   View this post on Instagram   Edo State Taskforce Officer Cries Out As The Street Food Vendor Who Went Viral few weeks ago After Her Food Was thrown On the Ground In A Bid To Stop her from street Hawking was spotted again at the same spot after Nigerians Came to her Aid donating o...
Bobrisky Gave Us A Fake Cheque – Imam
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Bobrisky Gave Us A Fake Cheque – Imam

An Imam who praised once praised Bobrisky for pledging N500k , has disclosed that the cross dresser gave them a fake cheque at Lizzy Anjorin's party to build a mosque. Recall that few months ago, Bobrisky donated N500K for Mosque buildingwhich was reportedly not rejected by Muslim clerics. According to the Imam, Bobrisky who gave them a fake cheque cannot deny that he sleeps with men for money. He further disclosed that he knows some of his gay partners.  
Kidnapping, Banditry: Katsina donates 10 hilux vehicles, boost security in front line LGAs
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Kidnapping, Banditry: Katsina donates 10 hilux vehicles, boost security in front line LGAs

KATSINA – Worried by security challenges in the state, the Katsina State government has on Tuesday donated ten Toyota hilux vehicles to front line and worst hit local government areas in the state in order to boost and curtail all forms of criminalities around the areas which share border with the dreaded Rugu forest, den of criminals and criminal activities The affected front line local government areas include Jibia, Batsari, Safana, Danmusa, Dutsinma, Kankara, Funtua, Bakori, Dandume, Sabuwa with high cases of insecurity ranging from kidnapping to armed banditry and sharing borders with Zamfara State. The ten Toyota hilux vehicles Speaking with newsmen shortly after donating the vehicles to Local government Caretaker Committees Chairmen for onward distribution to the securi...
Mom-of-five Donates Her Uterus to Another Woman
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Mom-of-five Donates Her Uterus to Another Woman

A woman, who suffered years of infertility before finally having kids of her own, has donated her uterus to another woman suffering infertility so the woman can experience motherhood. Aprill Lane, 39, suffered infertility for years. Now, she has five kids, ages 7 and under. Late last year, she donated her own uterus so that another woman could have the ability to conceive and carry a child. Lane said: "Infertility really, aside from the physical effects of it, it emotionally and socially affects you in a huge way. If I could help one other person be relieved of some of that, I would." Lane, who works for a biotech company, adopted her oldest son after she and her husband, Brian, were diagnosed with "unexplained infertility" and tried for four years to get pregnant through in v...
Late Baby Beniah’s Family Gives back N25M out of The N80M Nigerians Donated, to charity
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Late Baby Beniah’s Family Gives back N25M out of The N80M Nigerians Donated, to charity

Late Beniah’s parents have reportedly given n25 million out of the N80 million contributed by Nigerians, to charity. This was made known by popular Nigerian Philanthropist KBK. Read his post below; *The said amount will be moved into a different account.(they’ve done that) *At least five people will benefit from this gesture *Most of them must be children . *One of them must be a heart surgery patient in honor of Beniah. They agreed to this. In fact they already paid for one heart surgery. The beneficiary is Desire (@whitesugarconcept ) daughter. I will be flying her to India this month *They are setting up Beniahs foundation as we speak *They will designate 2 members of the family to be in charge of funds. . *We will send a lot of people on the surgery queue to them. *Th...
Maroon 5 donate entire $500,000 Super Bowl fee to children’s charity
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Maroon 5 donate entire $500,000 Super Bowl fee to children’s charity

Music band Maroon 5 has donated the entire $500,000 Super Bowl fee to children’s charity. If you’ve ever watched the Super Bowl you’ll have noticed one thing, it’s about way more than football – trailers dropping, celebrities, of course, the iconic half-time show and charity all come into play when the big day rolls around. This year Maroon 5 recreated one of the most memorable half-time performances of all time, the Spongebob Squarepants ‘Sweet Victory’ song from the Nickelodeon series – and if that wasn’t surprising enough, they had one more surprise in store. November 10, 2018 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S – Grammy Award winners, MAROON 5, performing at the Philly Fights Cancer Round 4 fundraising event The mission of Philly Fights Cancer is to bring attention, awareness ...
”Stop dancing on the graves of Offa robbery victims” Lai Mohammed warns Saraki
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”Stop dancing on the graves of Offa robbery victims” Lai Mohammed warns Saraki

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has warned the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to stop dancing on the graves of the innocent souls who died in the April 5, 2018 armed robbery attack in Offa. In a statement issued in Lagos on Monday by his media aide, Segun Adeyemi, the Minister repeated his earlier warning against playing politics with the unfortunate incident, after Dr. Saraki said in a radio interview that he donated 10 million Naira when he visited Offa to commiserate with the people in the aftermath of the robbery, even when (he said) the amount that was stolen from the robbed banks' vaults was 7 million Naira.   The Minister said the overly aggressive and crude response by Dr. Saraki to that warning has shown that he is not ready to heed the a...
Alhassan Strips Taraba APC Office, Retrieves All Donated Furniture
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Alhassan Strips Taraba APC Office, Retrieves All Donated Furniture

Former women affairs minister Aisha Alhassan, who recently resigned her appointment and dumped the APC, has retrieved computers and furniture she donated to the party’s state secretariat in Jalingo. According to Mr Aaron Artimas, APC publicity secretary in the state, Alhassan also removed rugs, air-conditioning sets and tables she had bought for the political party when she was a member. “We find this development shameful, unfortunately it is true. The former minister has emptied the office she furnished when she was a member of the APC,” Artimas told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Wednesday in Jalingo. Artimas said that the party leadership obliged her request and watched as she removed everything from the party secretariat, and expressed surprise that the former minist...
Tina Turner Reveals Her Husband Erwin Bach Donated His Kidney For Her Transplant
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Tina Turner Reveals Her Husband Erwin Bach Donated His Kidney For Her Transplant

Music legend Tina Turner has revealed that she underwent a kidney transplant and her second husband Erwin Bach donated a kidney after she suffered total kidney failure. The 78-year-old revealed this in a new memoir “Tina Turner: My Love Story”, that she has suffered from kidney disease, and by 2016 her kidneys were at “20 percent and plunging rapidly.” According to Tina, her husband didn't only promised to be by her side through every step of the way, but he even offered to give her one of his kidneys. Turner says she was shocked and “overwhelmed by the enormity of his offer,” but even more happy and thankful. In the book which will be officially released this month, Turner encouraged people to sign up to donate organs in order to save lives.
Seyi Law Explains Why His Daughter Donated To Kemi Olunloyo
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Seyi Law Explains Why His Daughter Donated To Kemi Olunloyo

Popular comedian Seyi Law has come out to give the reason why his daughter donated to Kemi Olunloyo after she was released from prison. Just some few days after the controversial social media expert and journalist was released from the Port Harcourt Maximum Prison, she begged Nigerians for financial assistance to cater for her medical expenses. One of the people who quickly responded to the cry of the controversial blogger is comedian, Seyi Law. Despite the fact they had both been at loggerheads before. The feud between them began when after Olunloyo expressed concern about the health of Seyi Law’s daughter, Tiwa. She said the child was obese, suggesting that she might be suffering from a health disorder. But the fight didn’t last for a long time as they both reconciled after some fe...
See Multi Million Naira Catholic Church Built And Donated By Senator David Mark In Benue State
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See Multi Million Naira Catholic Church Built And Donated By Senator David Mark In Benue State

former Nigeria’s Senate President, David Mark, has built and donated a multi-million Naira church to his community in the Oturkpo area of Benue State. The 3,000-seat capacity building for St. Augustine Catholic Church would be formally dedicated on Saturday. While speaking on the new church, Mark said; “I am fulfilled and humbled because God has used me as an instrument for the realization of this church.   “I thank the Almighty God for his faithfulness, mercy, grace and blessing on me and my family. I can never quantify or measure his kindness and blessing. I will serve God and humanity for the rest of my life,” he added. The donation comes as corruption investigation of Mark continues at the EFCC who had said that Mark mismanaged government funds during his tenure as Sen...
AY Makun, Waje, Mike Ezuruonye, TBoss, Others Turn Up As Tonto Dikeh’s Ex-Husband Donates Ambulances And Safety Gadgets To Federal Fire Service
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AY Makun, Waje, Mike Ezuruonye, TBoss, Others Turn Up As Tonto Dikeh’s Ex-Husband Donates Ambulances And Safety Gadgets To Federal Fire Service

Yesterday, Tonto Dikeh's ex-hubby, Olakunle Churchill's Big Church Foundation donated brand new Mercedes Benz Ambulances, 1,000 fire extinguishers and 1,000 fire blankets to the Federal Fire Service (FFS) in Abuja.  The presentation of these materials was done by president of the foundation, Olakunle Churchill Oladunni to the Comptroller General of the Federal Fire Service, Joseph Garba at the FFS centre, Area 10, Abuja.The event which was first of its kind since the inception of the FFS in 1901 drew attendance from fire fighters, top celebrities from Nollywood and the music industry includin Ayo Makun (AY), Waje, Mike Ezunronye, TBoss, Victoria Kimani, Emma Nyra, Mamuze Twins, Charles Awurum, Praiz, Dennis Dooshima and others. According to Churchill, 'we ...

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