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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Drogba offers hospital for coronavirus treatment

        Didier Drogba has offered his Laurent Pokou hospital to the fight against coronavirus in his country.  Four persons have died in the COVID-19 outbreak in Ivory Coast out of 533 cases.     The hospital the football legend has offered is in Abidjan, the commercial capital.  The head of the city’s regional council, Vincent Toh Bi thanked Drogba for the gesture.    “We thank Drogba for this gift considered as an act of patriotism,” Toh Bi said.The centre, located in the Attecoube district, is not yet in a working state. However, it can be used in a period of crisis.

Coronavirus - Drogba, Eto'o Denounce 'racist' remarks by French doctors

 Chelsea and Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba has joined the likes of Samuel Eto'o and Demba Ba in denouncing the remarks of two French medical practitioners who said on television the vaccine that could be effective in treating coronavirus should first be tested in Africa.      Professors Jean-Paul Mira and Camille Locht made the assertions on French TV channel LCI, and this did not go down well with the likes of Eto'o and Ba, who considered the comments racist. Drogba joined in and hit out at the medical practitioners in a series of tweets calling African leaders to protect the continent's image.    “It is inconceivable that we continue to accept this. Africa is not a laboratory," the 42-year-old said. "I strongly denounce these serious, racist and contemptuous remarks!

Didier Drogba Opens a school.

Former Chelsea and Ivorian Footballer Didier Drogba In bid to pay back to his hometown has opened a school that will help no fewer than 350 children in the rural cocoa growing community of Pokou-Kouamekro to gain quality education. At the official launching of the school, Drogba explained how his foundation commenced the project two years ago, and he is proud that the project has been completed. The Ace footballer further charged the pupils to make sure they make him proud. “The belief of my foundation has always been if we give children access to health and education, we will build future generations of doctors, scientists, businessmen and women and that is how we build a better Africa”. “ it is not beyond our power to create a World in which all children have access to a good education” "Proud of the opening of the first school from the Didier Drogba Foundation today in Côte d’Ivoire the first one we built"

Didier Drogba advises Rihanna to buy UK soccer club

   Singer,Rihanna has been reported to be serious about setting up a sport academy and also buying a football club in the United Kingdom. I guess like me,you are wondering what knowledge does Riri have about football.Well her Chelsea football club player friend,Didier Drogba has been the one behind her decision to go into football. Considering the football player's expertise,we guess she is not just on a high from the World cup where she supported the Brazilian team until they got kicked out of the tournament by the German players.

Didier Drogba Joins Chinese' Shanghai Shenhua for £25M

Didier Drogba wears shanghai shenhua jersey     Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has confirmed he has signed for Chinese' Shanghai Shenhua for £25M on a two and half year deal and believes he has made the 'right move'.         Drogba decided to leave Chelsea at the end of last season after scoring the winning penalty in the UEFA Champions League final against Bayern Munich.        "I have considered all the offers I have received in the past few weeks, but feel that Shanghai Shenhua FC is the right move for me at this time," said Drogba. " I am looking forward to a new challenge, to experiencing a new culture, and excited about the new developments in the Chinese Super League".      The 34-year-old is expected to earn around £200,000 per week at his new club.

Rihanna Parties with Didier Drogba After Winning Champions League

Rihanna parties with didier drogba at boujis night club       Pop star Rihanna   joined the Chelsea FC players for a night out. She arrived at West End club 'Boujis after guesting at Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Watch The Throne gig across London at the O2 on Sunday night.    Rihanna  rushed from the concert to the footballers’ party and quickly clenched with Didier drogba whose penalty sank bayern munich to win the champons league last saturday.      A source told the sun :  “Rihanna joined Didier, Jose Bosingwa, Salomon Kalou, Michael Essien and Raul Meireles and held court on their table. she bonded most with Didier and was dancing away with him"     She later tweeted a photo of her and the player : “ THEE DIDIER DROGBA #thereisaGod. ”

Didier Drogba set to build $4.2 M hospital in Abidjan

      Chelsea FC star and Ivorian National team captain ,Didier drogba is planning  to build a 4.2 million dollar hospital in Abidjan.     Drogba's manager thierno seydi  was in Cote d’Ivoire to conclude agreements with the Ivorian authority on the building of the hospital . he explains to journalist   “I am in Abidjan as part of visit for the Foundation of Didier Drogba,” he said. “In a few weeks, we will officially launch the foundation for the construction of a hospital. And we think, it’s the best way for Drogba to give back to the society.” the private hospital would start off with 100 beds and it would be cited in Attecoube in Abidjan.   Didier Drogba is expected in Abidjan by the end of the month 

Chelsea star Didier Drogba marries his long-term partner in a private ceremony

   Chelsea star didier drogba married his long-term partner this weekend in a private ceremony  Drogba, 33, tied the knot with Lalla Diakite at the at the Marie de Monaco in Monaco.