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Nasarawa State Donates 16-Hectare Farmland To NYSC
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Nasarawa State Donates 16-Hectare Farmland To NYSC

The Nasarawa State Government has reiterated its support for the National Youth Service Corp NYSC scheme in its quest to boost the Federal Government’s agenda on the diversification of economy in Nigeria. The Deputy Governor of the State, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, stated this during the inauguration ceremony for the 16 hectares of farmland donated by the Andoma of Doma Kingdom in Nasarawa State, north- central Nigeria. He said that the State government will also improve agricultural practice, food production and self-sufficiency. Self development and empowerment The Deputy Governor appealed to Corps Members to embrace all opportunities of the agribusiness value chain for their empowerment, saying that the NYSC Scheme has keyed into Federal Government’s agenda of diversification of...
Okorocha’s Son-In-Law, Uche Nwosu Donates N1 Million To Lagos Amputee Water Hawker
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Okorocha’s Son-In-Law, Uche Nwosu Donates N1 Million To Lagos Amputee Water Hawker

A son-in-law to a former governor of Imo State, Uche Nwosu, on Sunday donated N1m to 26- year- old amputee water hawker, Mary Daniel. Daniel’s photographs had gone viral on the social media where she was seen selling sachet water on the streets of Lagos. The Kogi State born mother of one had told Sunday PUNCH that she sold water in sachets to feed herself, daughter and granddaughter. According to her, she lost her parents and one of her legs to a road crash when she was 11years. But on Sunday, Nwosu, who was the Action Alliance governorship candidate in Imo State in the 2019 governorship election, gave her N1m to establish a business of her choice. Nwosu told The PUNCH on Sunday that he was moved by the lady’s strong commitment to hardwork despite her disability. The po...
Man Donates His Family House To Christ Embassy, Family About To Be Thrown Out
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Man Donates His Family House To Christ Embassy, Family About To Be Thrown Out

Commotion as man donates his family house to Christ Embassy, leaving his family members at risk of being homeless A family has come out to ask for justice after their son donated the family house as a seed to Christ Embassy in Warri, Delta state. The abroad-based man, identified simply as Shedrack, is said to have returned to Nigeria last year and became serious with religion, to the approval of his family. Last year, he sowed his car as a seed to the Church and his family members had no problem with it. However, he went on to donate the family house to the church not long ago. His family members were not aware their home had been donated until Shedrack's father noticed men going around, viewing the property. When the older man made enquiry, he was told the property n...
US Donates Equipment Worth $325,000 To Nigerian Police Force
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US Donates Equipment Worth $325,000 To Nigerian Police Force

The United states has donated equipment valued at over $325,000 to the Nigerian Police Force. The donation was made by the office of the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) of the United States Embassy, to help the country in it’s fight against terrorism. The United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria, in a statement issued in Abuja by its Public Affairs Section, said the equipment help in areas affected by the Boko Haram insurgency. “INL Director James Jewett presented the equipment to the Commissioner of Police Akeera Yunuss Mohammed, who represented the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu at the function. The equipment will be transferred to the Mobile Patrol Division of the Nigeria Police Force officers assigned to Borno State. “For the 500 office...
Market Fire: NGF Donates ₦50 Million To Sokoto
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Market Fire: NGF Donates ₦50 Million To Sokoto

FOLLOWING last week’s fire incident that razed Sokoto Central Market, the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has donated N50 million to the Sokoto State government and victims of the fire incident with a resolve to lobby the Federal Government to fulfil its pledge of assisting in the rebuilding of the market. Chairman of the Forum and Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi announced the donation on Tuesday in Sokoto when the forum visited the market. The governor was in company of the Chairman Northern States Governors’ Forum, Simon Bako Lalong and Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State. Fayemi said the NGF will pursue the pledge made by the Federal Government to the state government and victims of the blaze.
Wike Donates N500 Million To Sokoto To Support Rebuilding Of Central Market
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Wike Donates N500 Million To Sokoto To Support Rebuilding Of Central Market

Governor Nyesom Wike earlier today announced the donation of N500million to the Sokoto State Government to support the rebuilding of the Sokoto Central Market. Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Wednesday donated N500 million to support the Sokoto State Government in rebuilding the Sokoto Central Market ravaged by fire on Tuesday morning. Wike who visited the scene of the market inferno barely 24 hours after the disaster, expressed shock and dismay over the incident. Gov. Aminu Tambuwal ’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Malam Muhammad Bello , disclosed this in a statement in Sokoto on Wednesday. The Rivers governor said part of the donation was to also support the victims of the inferno. He noted that whatever affected Sokoto state concerned Rivers, adding that his adm...
Obafemi Martins Donates ₦200,000, Wheelchair To Traffic Warden In Lagos
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Obafemi Martins Donates ₦200,000, Wheelchair To Traffic Warden In Lagos

Former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins, has donated a wheelchair and N200,000 to a physically challenged voluntary traffic warden, Abiola Olu, who had chosen not to be held-back by his predicament in Lagos State The gesture, which was handed over to Olu by a representative from the national team former striker foundation, Obafemi Martins Foundation, was said to be in line with the footballer’s commitment towards giving back to the society, particularly the less privileged. The 36-year-old forward who recently joined a Chinese club side, Wuhan Hall, said that his donation followed a short documentary of the voluntary warden he viewed online that chronicles his journey in life and day-to-day activities to ensure Lagos economy thrive. He disclosed that the short documentary...
EndSARS: CACOVID To Rebuild 44 Police Stations, Donates ₦100 Billion For Arms – Godwin Emefiele
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EndSARS: CACOVID To Rebuild 44 Police Stations, Donates ₦100 Billion For Arms – Godwin Emefiele

The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said the Coalition Alliance Against COVID- 19 will rehabilitate all the police stations that were damaged in the country as a result of wanton destruction and lootings that followed the recent #EndSARS protests . Emefiele spoke during a press briefing in Lagos on Wednesday at the office of the CBN. He also disclosed that CACOVID had so far spent N43 .27bn on the acquisition of medical equipment and supplies, and food palliatives for the vulnerable, among others. The CBN governor said the alliance planned to spend N 150bn on youth empowerment. He said , “ CACOVID has committed to fully rehabilitate all 44 damaged and destroyed police stations nationwide in a bid to restore provision of security in affected locations . “ To further...
BBNaija Winner, Laycon Donates Money To Sickle Cell Patients In Nigeria
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BBNaija Winner, Laycon Donates Money To Sickle Cell Patients In Nigeria

Laycon, the winner of the recently concluded Big Brother Naija reality show, has donated towards the care of sickle cell patients. The artiste, who famously revealed on the show that his genotype is SC, decided to give back to the community by making life easier for sickle cell patients, and he did it quietly. His act of charity was made public by a Twitter user, @EkunBolaji, whose family benefited from Laycon's kindness. @EkunBolaji wrote: "My cousin took her son to sickle cell foundation idiaraba to get drug for her son , she was told to pay little amount of money cos Laycon gave them money to treat SS patient. She cried and she was so happy cos her president love them. Thanks Laycon. #icons #LayconComeOnline." TOHAI Nigeria, a health access initiative, also disclosed Laycon...
BUA Donates Additional ₦350 Million To CACOVID
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BUA Donates Additional ₦350 Million To CACOVID

BUA Group has donated an additional sum of 350million Naira to CACOVID (the CBN-led Private Sector Coalition on Covid-19) bringing to 1.35billion Naira, its total donation to CACOVID. In another development, BUA also announced the donation of 100million Naira to the Kebbi State Government to support victims of the recent flooding in the State. Speaking on the donations, the Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, said BUA remains committed to its sustainable development obligations as a responsible corporate citizen and will keep supporting various social and humanitarian interventions wherever it can. Rabiu also specifically commended the efforts of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele in coordinating the CACOVID intervention efforts in a transp...
Taylor Swift donates £23,000 to teenager who set up a GoFundMe so she could attend university
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Taylor Swift donates £23,000 to teenager who set up a GoFundMe so she could attend university

Taylor Swift has donated over £23,000 to a teenager who started a GoFundMe appeal so she can go to University. Vitoria Mario, a Tottenham teenager, wants to become a mathematician. In her online appeal, she explained that despite being offered an unconditional place at the University of Warwick to study mathematics, she could not afford to take it up.  Taylor Swift found her GoFundMe appeal and decided to make a generous donation while leaving a touching message for the teenager. Taylor wrote to the teen: "Vitoria, I came across your story online and am so inspired by your drive and dedication to turning your dreams into reality. I want to gift you the rest of your goal amount. Good luck with everything you do! Love, Taylor." In response, V...
Ooni Of Ife Commends Gov. Ugwuanyi For Been A Wonderful Leader, Donates Fumigation Equipments To Enugu
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Ooni Of Ife Commends Gov. Ugwuanyi For Been A Wonderful Leader, Donates Fumigation Equipments To Enugu

The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunlusi, Ojaja II, in a statement on Thursday has extolled the leadership qualities of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, describing him as a “wonderful” leader whose hospitality is second to none. Oba Adeyeye made this known through his delegation who represented him at the Government House, Enugu, to deliver four modular motorized fumigators donated by him to the Enugu State government, as part of his contributions to contain the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country. Presenting the equipment, leader of the delegation, Princess Fadekemi Fadojutimi, thanked Gov. Ugwuanyi “for the hospitality he has shown to us”, disclosing that the Imperial Majesty’s decision to donate the fumigators was borne out ...
Detained El-Zakzaky Donates Food Items To Journalists In Kaduna
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Detained El-Zakzaky Donates Food Items To Journalists In Kaduna

Detained leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has donated food items to the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of journalists, NUJ, Kaduna. He said the food items were given to members of the correspondent’s chapel so as to enjoy the Sallah festivities and cushion the effect Covid-19 lockdown. While presenting the items to the chapel”s secretary, Idibia Gabriel, Muktar Abdullahi who represented Zakzaky, said the gesture was an annual ritual of the IMN. According to him “we do donate not only to Muslim but Christians alike. We took this as a duty.It is imperative to give out food items to people during Sallah and fasting period.” “This is what Sheikh Zakzaky has been doing before his arrest some years back. Despite being in detenti...
Catholic Church Donates All Its 425 Hospitals As COVID-19 Isolation Centres
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Catholic Church Donates All Its 425 Hospitals As COVID-19 Isolation Centres

The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has offered all its 425 health facilities across the country as isolation centres for COVID-19. Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), who disclosed this at the presidential task force briefing on Monday said state governments can now take advantage of the facilities. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had said no state in the country has enough bed spaces for COVID-19 patients, but with the recent donations, Mustapha who chairs the presidential task force on COVID-19, said these would add in the committee’s support for the state governments. “As part of efforts to support the states in the establishment of the isolation and treatment centres, I wish to remind our governors that the Cathol...
Pastor Tunde Bakare Donates Church Halls To Lagos, Ogun As Isolation Centres
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Pastor Tunde Bakare Donates Church Halls To Lagos, Ogun As Isolation Centres

Tunde Bakare, the serving overseer of The Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, has donated three church buildings to the Lagos and Ogun state governments as isolation centres. In a broadcast shared by the church on Sunday, Bakare called on other churches, with multiple facilities to do the same, rather than criticise the government for shutting down congregational worship. He said he has not asked the churches to do what he himself has not done, stating that his church had donated their facilities to the government in Lagos, while a private residence in Abeokuta has been granted to the Ogun state government. “This morning, I would like to bring ethical correction to some of the lamentations of certain people within the church over the ban of...
COVID-19: Dangote Donates Lab Capable Of 400 Tests A Day To Kano
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COVID-19: Dangote Donates Lab Capable Of 400 Tests A Day To Kano

Billionaire Aliko Dangote has donated a mobile laboratory able to handle 400 samples daily to augment the testing capacity in Kano state. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje revealed this on Saturday during a press briefing organised by the state taskforce on covid-19 which took place at the Africa House in Kano. He disclosed that the test centre, with daily capacity of taking 400 samples, is expected to arrive Kano Monday. According to Ganduje, “As we are targeting more Testing Centres in the state, the richest man in Africa, Alhaji Aliko Dangote is donating Mobile Testing Centre with the capacity of testing 400 people daily. The facility is coming to Kano in the next two days, by Monday.” He lamented about the rising cases of positive COVID-19 patients in the state, describing it as “a ...
Germany Donates Additional N2.2bn To Nigeria Humanitarian Fund
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Germany Donates Additional N2.2bn To Nigeria Humanitarian Fund

Germany has announced another financial intervention to assist Nigeria in its response to the coronavirus pandemic. Announcing in a statement via Twitter on Tuesday, the country said it is providing €5.5 million this time to support vulnerable people in Nigeria’s North-Eastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. The statement read, “Germany provides an additional €5.5 million (c. 2.2bn Naira) to the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund managed by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Nigeria to continue life-saving aid in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. “Ongoing activities include drilling of wells, construction of sanitation facilities, rehabilitation of buildings or construction of shelters for internally displace...
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Aisha Buhari Donates Food & Medical Items To Kano (Photos)

Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari on monday donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Medical consumables and assorted food items to Kano State. Today, through the Get Involved initiative of my @futureassured program, 16 trucks of food items, essential commodities and medications were donated for the benefit of the good people of Kano state. The items for distribution include Rice, Flour, Spaghetti, Sugar, Cooking Oil, Milk, Tea, Bathing soaps, washing soaps, foot wears, pain killers , Antibiotics, Anti Hypertensive Medications, Multivitamins, oral Diabetic medications and intravenous dextrose saline fluids. Over 700,000 units of Personal Protective Equipments were also donated to the Kano state government through the Kano State Covid 19 response team, the items were ...
Abdulsamad Rabiu Donates Additional ₦3.3 Billion To Fight COVID-19
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Abdulsamad Rabiu Donates Additional ₦3.3 Billion To Fight COVID-19

Billionaire businessman and philanthropist, Abdulsamad Rabiu has donated an additional N3.3 billion naira to fight the deadly COVID-19 pandemic currently ravaging the country. It will be recalled that the mogul has previously donated N1.6 billion naira; N1 billion through the private sector fund and N600 million to various state governments. POLITICS NIGERIA gathered that in a letter written to the Presidential Task-force on COVID-19, Rabiu announced the donation will be made via his BUA Foundation. "Based on what is going on especially in Kano at the moment, we have decided in the immediate, to commit a 3.3 billion Naira grant to a working group made of the Presidential Taskforce, NCDC and other stakeholders in equipping 2 existing permanent facilities in Kano and Lagos States - whi...
Beyoncé Donates $6 million To COVID-19 Relief
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Beyoncé Donates $6 million To COVID-19 Relief

Popular and Grammy award winning singer, Beyoncé has given back to the society! The news circulating says Beyoncé foundation, called BeyGOOD has partnered with Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey to donate $6million dollars to the organizations that provide wellness services. “BeyGOOD recognizes the immense mental and personal health burdens being placed on essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. In our major cities, African-Americans comprise a disproportionate number of workers in these indispensable occupations, and they will need mental health support and personal wellness care, included testing and medical services, food supplies and food deliveries, both during and after the crisis.”
China Donates N48m To Support Nigeria’s Fight Against Coronavirus
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China Donates N48m To Support Nigeria’s Fight Against Coronavirus

The Chinese Ambassador, Zhou Pingjian, made this known in Abuja on Thursday. The Ambassador expressed that the donation is an acknowledgement of the long-standing relationship with the Nigerian government. “China will never leave its friends in difficulty, the help China offers does not involve any selfish interest. Reacting to the donation, the National Coordinator of the PTF, Dr. Sani Aliyu, commended the Ambassador for the donation. He pointed out that the nation is aware of their contribution and help in proving manpower and isolation facilities.
COVID-19: Jack Ma Donates 500000 Test Kits, 300 Ventilators To African Countries
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COVID-19: Jack Ma Donates 500000 Test Kits, 300 Ventilators To African Countries

Nigeria and fifty-three other African countries would receive 500,000 coronavirus test kits and 300 ventilators donated by Ali Baba Foundation to African Union Member States, The PUNCH reports. Also donated to fight the pandemic in Africa were 4.6m masks, 200,000 clothing sets, 200,000 face shields, 2,000 thermal guns, 100 body temperature scanners and 500,000 pairs of gloves. Interestingly, while South Africa had conducted 114,711 COVID-19 tests, Ghana 60,916 tests, Egypt 55,000 tests, Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, had only conducted 7,153 tests. The Founder of Ali Baba Group, Jack Ma, who made this revelation on Monday, said the donation was the third batch to Africa and it would be dispatched immediately to the African Centres for Disease Control for further d...
Archdiocese Of Lagos Donates Relief Materials To Lagos State Government
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Archdiocese Of Lagos Donates Relief Materials To Lagos State Government

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev Dr Alfred Adewale Martins, on behalf of the Archdiocese of Lagos, has donated some relief materials to Lagos State Government in support of its efforts to provide assistance to the poor and contain the coronavirus pandemic. The items included 500 bags of rice and beans and 4000 hand sanitizers. In alignment with the CBCN, he also announced the decision to make St Raphael Divine Mercy Hospital, Ijede available for use as an isolation centre if the need arises. While presenting the materials to the wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu at the State House, Marina, the Chancellor of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Very Rev Msgr Anthony Obanla, who represented the Archbishop commended the Governor and the Government of Lagos ...
UFC Champion Israel Adesanya Donates Medical Equipments To Lagos State
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UFC Champion Israel Adesanya Donates Medical Equipments To Lagos State

UFC champion Israel Adesanya, has donated medical equipment to Lagos state, to help deal with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. He is donating personal protective equipment to staff in Auckland, and Lagos in Nigeria where he was born. He also provided 10,000 three-ply face masks and 1,000 eye protection face shields with his own money to healthcare workers at Whanganui Hospital in New Zealand – his mother is a nurse working in the emergency department of the hospital. Adesanya said it is a small way of helping, but a small thing can go a long way. “I can’t do it for the whole world, but I can help the communities I know, the places that I have been a part of.” See post below:
Don Jazzy Donates 100k To Aged Woman Who Said She Will Do Anything To Feed Her Children
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Don Jazzy Donates 100k To Aged Woman Who Said She Will Do Anything To Feed Her Children

Popular producer Don Jazzy has sent the sum of hundred thousand Naira (100,000) to the woman who went viral this morning stating she will get intimate with any man for #500. Early today, a aged woman was videoed on Instagram saying in Yoruba that she will get intimate with any man for as low as long as #500 to get money to feed her children. Nigerians were surprised to see that the Lockdown has caused so much poverty that even the old is willing to sell their bodies for money. Don Jazzy was quick to reach out to the woman through the man that made the video to present the money to her. This money will go a long way to feeding her and her children until the lockdown is lifted. This goes a long way to show that our celebrities are giving out this period when even the...
Ubi Franklin Donates 4 Months Salary To Fight Coronavirus
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Ubi Franklin Donates 4 Months Salary To Fight Coronavirus

Music executive and special adviser on tourism in Cross River state, Ubi Franklin, has donated his salary for four months to aid the fight against coronavirus. MCI recalls Franklin and reality TV Star, Tacha recently clashed after he complained about her previous deeds to the latter’s rival, Mercy Eke during a live session on Instagram. The music executive has now taken to the photo-sharing app to announce his kind gesture by sharing an official document with the words; “Donation of my four months’ salary towards the fight against COVID-19.” See the full post below:
Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin Gives Back Tithes, Offering To Nigerians, Donates N300M
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Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin Gives Back Tithes, Offering To Nigerians, Donates N300M

Popular Billionaire Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin Gives Back Tithe and Offering to Nigerians as he donates over 300 million Naira in the fight against COVID-19* "Take back your Tithe and Offering" Popular Billionaire Prophet, Jeremiah Fufeyin, facilitates 300Mllion naira Charity against the CoronaVirus Outbreak . In a recent interview with StrokesAfrica.com, Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin is quoted to have given back tithe and offering to Nigerians by way of charity, through his Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin (JOF) Foundation. The Man of God said that there is no better time for Men Of God to give back to members, followers and society as a whole, than this COVID-19 Isolation period. He stressed that it is very insensitive for Pastors to suggest the collection of tithe and offering from members throu...
Dolly Parton Donates $1million For COVID-19 Research
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Dolly Parton Donates $1million For COVID-19 Research

An American singer and song-writer Dolly Parton has announced that she will be donating a sum of $1million to Vanderbilt University towards coronavirus research. ‘The legendary artist disclosed this in a post on her official Instagram handle @dollyparton on Thursday. “My longtime friend Dr. Naji Abumrad, who’s been involved in research at Vanderbilt for many years, informed me that they were making some exciting advancements towards research of the coronavirus for a cure. “I am making a donation of $1million to Vanderbilt towards that research and to encourage people that can afford it to make donations,” she wrote in a statement posted on her official handle with over 3million followers. Parton is one of many American celebrities who have made donations towards amid the ...
Bode George Donates N160 Million Over COVID-19
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Bode George Donates N160 Million Over COVID-19

Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has donated the sum of N160million in cash and foodstuffs to the needy as part of measures to cushion the effects of the lockdown of the Coronavirus pandemic. In a statement by Uthman Shodipe, his Media Adviser, George said the donation cuts across party affiliations. George also specifically designated N10million to the PDP faithful in Lagos as well as providing financial assistance to other state chapters in the South West and beyond. The statement reads: “Chief Olabode Ibiyinka George, former National Deputy Chairman of PDP, has donated N160 million in cash and foodstuffs (rice, beans, Indomie noodles) directly to the needy, the poor and the less privileged; and all who are ravaged by ...
Winners Chapel Donates Ambulance And Ventilators To NCDC In Abuja
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Winners Chapel Donates Ambulance And Ventilators To NCDC In Abuja

Living Faith church, aka winners chapel Abuja branch has donated a well equipped Ambulance, one hospital ventilator and two new sets of transport ventilator to NCDC. Also this is a different one from one donated at the church headquarter earlier this week to both Ogun and Lagos state. Photos below.. The Living Faith Goshen, has donated to the National Centre for Disease Control in their Abuja office the following items to help it in the pursuit and curtailing of the novel corona virus COVID19 ravaging the entire world. One new Toyota Ambulance , 1 set of Hospital Ventilator, and 2 new sets of Transport Ventilator. The delegates were led by Bishop Thomas Aremu. Vice President Mission Inspectorate Service and Pst. Abraham Ojeme on behalf of Bishop David O. Abioye the First Vic...
Germany Donates N2.2bn To Nigeria
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Germany Donates N2.2bn To Nigeria

The German Mission in Nigeria has pledged €5.5m to the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, says the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The donation, according to an online currency converter, Oanda, as of 2pm on Thursday, exchanged for N2.2bn. This is coming as the West-African country grapples with the attendant effects of economic shocks as a result of the coronavirus pandemic which has paralysed most activities in the country while infecting over 170 people with two deaths. Recall that the Federal Government’s 14-day lockdown is on in Abuja and Lagos as part of efforts to curb the community transmission of the pandemic. There have been laments by the populace for the government to cushion the effect of the lockdown by providing relief materials including foodstu...
Coronavirus: Vera Akpan, 8-Year-Old Writes Buhari, Donates N2,350
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Coronavirus: Vera Akpan, 8-Year-Old Writes Buhari, Donates N2,350

As donations in billions come from Nigerians to battle the spread of coronavirus, an eight-year-old compatriot has donated all she has in her piggy bank. Vera Akpan, a girl from Delta state wrote President Buhari Muhammadu a letter, requesting for how to donate her saving of N2,350 to the country. She said the country’s need for the money is vital to fight the pandemic, hence the reason for her donation. She explained in her letter that “I’m not from a rich home but God kept us going. I have a savings box, where I presently have N2350 I wanted to donate to an orphanage home in Warri, Delta state. But, the need of the country is vital to me. The money is very little, but please accept it from me as a child.” Vera is a pupil who is sad that the lockdown has interrupted her academic...
Coronavirus: Deji Adeleke Donates N500M, Shares Foodstuff Across Osun State
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Coronavirus: Deji Adeleke Donates N500M, Shares Foodstuff Across Osun State

Davido’s father, Deji Adeleke has donated the sum of 500 million naira to the federal government. He also distributed foodstuffs worth 500 million naira as confirmed by Dele Momodu. He made this known via his official twitter handle @DeleMomodu. In his statement, he wrote, DR ADEDEJI ADELEKE CONVID-19 DONATION... Dr Deji Adeleke (aka BABA OLOWO) Donates N500milliion worth of food stuff across Osun State and N500million to FG. MAY GOD REPLENISH SIR...
Coronavirus: Obasanjo Donates Former Hilltop Residence For Isolation Centre
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Coronavirus: Obasanjo Donates Former Hilltop Residence For Isolation Centre

Former President,  Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday, announced that his former residence at the Presidential Hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun State be used as Isolation centre for victims of the dreaded Coronavirus disease. Obasanjo said the 32-room facility has been handed over to the Ogun state government for immediate take over. The Special Assistant Media, Kehinde Akinyemi who confirmed the development said that the former President was concerned about the pandemic "and I think those who can in one way or another assist in this situation should do so," he was quoted as having said. The facility located off the Presidential Boulevard, Oke Sari, Abeokuta has each of the 32 rooms ensuite, with a standby generator. Kehinde Akinyemi Special Assistant Media 27:3:2020
Coronavirus: Atiku Asks FG To Pay N10,000 To Each Household, As He Donates N50M
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Coronavirus: Atiku Asks FG To Pay N10,000 To Each Household, As He Donates N50M

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has asked the Federal Government to pay each household in ten thousand naira (N10,000) as a supplement for foodstuff within the period in which many are confined to their homes. The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made this call on Wednesday when he donated N50million as relief fund to support the Federal Government’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic in the country. Atiku stated that it is incumbent on the Federal and state governments to provide palliatives to the Nigerian people to enable them to survive, even as they abide by these necessary measures put in place for their own safety. According to the elder statesman, “At an approximate 30 million households or thereabouts, the government should devise m...
Ronaldo And Messi Donates €1m Each To Hospitals, To Tackles Coronavirus
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Ronaldo And Messi Donates €1m Each To Hospitals, To Tackles Coronavirus

As the world continues to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, the best footballers in the world; Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have donated € 1million each to different hospitals. Mundo Deportivo states that, Messi made the donation to Hospital Clinic, a public hospital in Barcelona, Spain. The hospital also confirmed receiving the money on their official Twitter page. Messi’s Ex- Barcelona boss, Pep Guardiola, also donated €1m towards the purchase and production of medical supplies and equipment with another Barcelona-based campaign. Ronaldo and his agent Jorge Mendes have donated €1million, to help three intensive care units in Portugal in their fight against COVID-19. Their donation will go towards buying crucial equipment for ICUs at Lisbon’s Santa Maria Hospital a...
Tony Elumelu Donates Technology Centre To Ambrose Ali University
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Tony Elumelu Donates Technology Centre To Ambrose Ali University

The Chairman of UBA Group, Tony O. Elumelu, has made the donation of a multipurpose information technology centre to his alma mater, Ambrose Ali University. Through the UBA Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of the United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), Elumelu has championed the construction of a state-of-the-art multipurpose information technology building, which will benefit the students of Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma, Edo State. According to IgbereTV reports, te hall, to be named The Tony O. Elumelu multipurpose hall, is furnished with computers, desks and chairs, measures 839 square meters and has adjoining offices and conveniences. Elumelu highlighted his motivation: “Education is crucial to Nigeria’s human capital, whether our young people join o...
Wike Donates N100 Million For The Scholarship Of Children Of Dead Soldiers
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Wike Donates N100 Million For The Scholarship Of Children Of Dead Soldiers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that Nigerians must unite and motivate the Nigerian Armed Forces to defeat the insurgents in the North-East. Governor Wike also directed the Secretary to the Rivers State Government to work out modalities for the State Government to support the Nigerian Legion and soldiers of Rivers State origin who pay the ultimate price. The Rivers State Governor also announced that the State Government has committed the sum of N100million for the scholarship programme dedicated to the children of the fallen heroes. He spoke on Wednesday during the Wreath Laying Ceremony in Commemoration of 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration, at the Isaac Boro Park, Port Harcourt. He said: "The war on terror in the North-East has raged ...
Borno Donates 70 Patrol Vehicles To ‎Army, Police, Others, To Fight Boko Haram
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Borno Donates 70 Patrol Vehicles To ‎Army, Police, Others, To Fight Boko Haram

Borno state Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Friday donated 70 patrol vehicles to the Nigerian Army, police and volunteers in the civilian JTF and hunters to support them in fighting insurgency in the state. The vehicles were distributed to the security agencies during the launch of Rapid Response Squad in the state. Top officers of the military, police and volunteers were present at the venue, held at the Sheu’s palace in Maiduguri. The newly launched outfits will assist in the fight against Boko Haram. The latest released of patrol vehicles followed initial release of 160 patrol vehicles between June and September, 2019 Zulum also reiterated his commitment to security of lives and property in the state. “I have said a number of times that this administration will no...
Adeboye Donates 60% Of His Income To Charity – Visiting US Pastor, Stephen Rathod
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Adeboye Donates 60% Of His Income To Charity – Visiting US Pastor, Stephen Rathod

Stephen Rathod, the senior pastor of The Covenant Family Church in Oklahoma, USA, says Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of The Redeemed Christian of God, donates 60% of his income to charity. Rathod was speaking on Thursday which marked the fourth day of the 2019 annual Holy Ghost Congress at the Redemption Camp. “I have served for 40 years! I am Daddy GO’s host; I was his bag boy; I picked his bags and put them in his car. I was his driver, his dry cleaner, and his secretary – calling people, setting up meetings,” he said on Thursday night. Rathod was in the hotel room of Josiah Akindayomi, Redeemed’s founder, in Tulsa, where he announced Adeboye as his successor. “In the early 1980s, all the children who hang around the camp, they were rich kids. They all schooled in E...
Pastor Adeboye Donates N10m To UCH Ibadan, Vows To Give N20m More
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Pastor Adeboye Donates N10m To UCH Ibadan, Vows To Give N20m More

Pastor Enoch Adeboye has donated a sum of N10 million to the University College Hospital, Ibadan - The pastor donated the money for a hemodialysis machine that cost N10 million - Adeboye's son, Leke, recently revealed that his father has promised to donate two more machines General overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has donated the sum of N10 million to the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, Oyo state. It was gathered that the N10 million was used to purchase one hemodialysis machine for the hospital. The machine is said to be used to filter a patient's blood to remove excess water and waste products in the blood. The pastor shared a post on his Instagram page, explaining that God had charged him to donate the hemodialysis machine to th...
Reno Omokri Reacts As Otedola Donates N5 Billion For North-east Intervention
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Reno Omokri Reacts As Otedola Donates N5 Billion For North-east Intervention

Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, donated a whooping N5 billion to the Save the Children Foundation to cater for the children in Borno, Adamawa and Katsina state that have been impoverished due to the lingering terror attacks in the region. Otedola made the donation through his daughter, DJ Cuppy's foundation. Femi Otedola ?has just put the billionaires of the Northeast to shame. Where are the Indimis, the Mai Deribe family and other oil billionaires from the Northeast? Google their names and some of the first pictures you will see are of their children in private jets, marrying Presidents children and displaying obscene wealth while surrounded by extreme poverty. It took a Good Samaritan stranger to do what natives of the Northeast failed to do! Shame on them and God bless the talak...
Otedola Donates N5 Billion For North-east Intervention Through Cuppy Foundation
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Otedola Donates N5 Billion For North-east Intervention Through Cuppy Foundation

Business mogul, Femi Otedola, has donated the sum of N5bn to the Cuppy Foundation, a philanthropic project of his daughter, Florence Otedola, popularly known as DJ Cuppy. Mr Otedola, who was represented by another one of his daughters, Tolani, made the announcement during the ‘Gold Gala’, an event by his daughter at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, on Sunday evening, to a standing ovation from guests in attendance. Tolani said, “My father, Mr Femi Otedola, has been at the forefront of supporting worthy causes. It is in this spirit that he will be donating the sum of N5bn to the children of Borno, Adamawa and Katsina through Save the Children.” Among the guests were Vice-President Yemi Osinbjao; CEO, Save the Children, UK, Kevin Watkins; Mr Femi Otedola; entrepreneur, Hajia Bola Shag...
South Korea Embassy Donates 2 Vehicles To Nigerian Customs
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South Korea Embassy Donates 2 Vehicles To Nigerian Customs

The Embassy of South Korea in Nigeria has donated two Hyundai buses to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), to boost its operations. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr Lee In Tae, Ambassador of South Korea to Nigeria, handed the vehicles to Hameed Ali, Comptroller General of Customs, on Monday at NCS headquarters in Abuja. According to the Ambassador, NCS as an agency of government needs the support and cooperation of all stakeholders for it to deliver more effectively on its mandate. “The Nigerian Custom Service is a great organisation, doing great job, and needs to be supported. “These two buses are being donated by our embassy to support its operational activities,” Tae said. The CG, in his response, commended the Ambassador for the kind gesture, saying, ...
Sanwo-olu Donates 50 Cars To Lagos Magistrates
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Sanwo-olu Donates 50 Cars To Lagos Magistrates

Governor Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has given 50 new cars to magistrates as part of efforts to enhance dispensation of justice. While handing over the vehicles, Sanwo-Olu said that the cars were in the first batch as more would be provided to go round all magistrates in the state. According to him, his administration will identify other arms of government that are also very critical and support them. “This is just a testimonial to say that it is not about us, but about what we can give others. “The Deputy Governor, myself and all of us do not count ourselves worthy to buy a car yet because we know that what is expected of us is service. “We are happy that we can do this for our colleagues in the judiciary side to enhance the efficiency of their work so that Nigerians will ...

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