COVID-19 Intervention Programs in Nigeria


This is a non-exhaustive list of all the intervention programs that have been carried out and are still on-going from several parts of the country by Federal Government Agencies, State Governments, Private Organisations and External Donors. Project Enable is listed as one of the organisati

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  • 50 billion Naira has been released by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as a stimulus package to support households and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Apply here: https://nmfb.com.ng/covid-19-support/
  • 11 billion naira donated to the government by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, and its partners Shell Group of Companies, EXXONMOBIL GROUP, Total Group, Chevron Group, ENi Group, ADDAX Petroleum, Aiteo Eastern Exploration.
  • 5 billion Naira special intervention fund was granted to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) by the presidency.
  • 5 billion Naira to provide beds for isolation centers, relief materials, critical care facilities, and financial support for Nigeria and 19 other African states was donated by The United Bank for Africa (UBA).
  • 2 billion naira was donated by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
  • 2 billion naira was donated by the BUA Group
  • 2 billion naira was given to the government by Aliko Dangote.
  • 1 billion naira was donated by Access Bank Plc.
  • 1 billion naira was donated by Dr Deji Adeleke, Davido’s father.
  • 1 billion naira was donated by Femi Otedola.
  • 1 billion naira was donated by Guaranty Trust Bank.
  • 1 billion naira was donated by the Chairman and Vice Chairman of Famfa Oil LTD, Modupe and Folorunsho Alakija
  • 1 billion naira was donated by Zenith Bank.
  • 1 billion naira has been donated by Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
  • 360 million naira was donated by Matrix Energy medical equipment.
  • 250 million naira was donated by Sterling Bank to support doctors, nurses, public health officials ambulance drivers.
  • 250 million naira was donated by Citibank,
  • 250 million naira was donated by ECO Bank.
  • 250 million naira was donated by FCMB.
  • 250 million naira was donated by Fidelity Ban.
  • 250 million naira was donated by Ray Gupta, African Steel Mills Nigeria Limited.
  • 250 million naira was donated by Stanbic IBTC.
  • 250 million naira was donated by Standard Chartered Bank.
  • 250 million naira was donated by Union Bank.
  • 200 million naira was donated by MultiChoice Nigeria Limited.
  • A $500,000 facility to increase Covid-19 testing was built by 54gene in partnership with Union Bank.
  • 120 million naira was donated for the provision of 36 ventilators and 1,500 medical overalls by Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA)
  • 100 million naira to drive the national radio campaign “StaySafeNigeria” was donated by Ecobank Nigeria to support measures to check the rising spread of Coronavirus.
  • 100 million naira was donated by Coronation Merchant Bank.
  • 100 million naira was donated by FBN Merchant Bank.
  • 100 million naira was donated by Heritage Bank.
  • 100 million naira was donated by Keystone Bank.
  • 100 million naira was donated by Nova Merchant Bank.
  • 100 million naira was donated by Polaris Bank.
  • 100 million naira was donated by Provious Bank.
  • 100 million naira was donated by Rand Merchant Bank.
  • 100 million naira was donated by SunTrust Bank.
  • 100 million naira was donated by Unity Bank.
  • 100 million naira was donated by WEMA Bank.
  • 50 million naira was donated by former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.
  • 50 million naira was donated by Globus Bank.
  • 50 million naira was donated by Takagro Chemicals Ltd.
  • 50 million naira was donated by Titan Trust Bank.
  • 30 million naira and 20 ventilators were donated by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to the Federal Government Committee on COVID-19.
  • 20 million naira was donated by Ahmadu Mahmoud.
  • 18 million naira was donated by Bono Energy.
  • 18 million naira was donated by Levene Energy.
  • 18 million naira was donated by Mocoh Energy.
  • 10 million naira was donated by Douglas Jack Agu (Runtown) to Nigerians.
  • 10 million naira was donated by Innocent ‘2Baba’ Idibia and an online concert for people.
  • 10 million naira has been donated by National Inland Waterways Authority to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and Lagos State Government.
  • 5,067,000 million naira was donated by New Leaders Group from its 101 members which includes Folajimi Lai Mohammed, Alfred Babas, Uzoma Konyeaso, Zainab Galadima, Doyin Alatishe, Shola Ladoja, Marzi A V Orji, Tosin Oshinowo, Sijibomi Ogundele, Joshua J. Omojuwa, Andrew Zidon, Ibidapo Fashina, Hon. Dayo Israel, Sadiq Abacha, Murtala Tukur, Atanda L Fuad, Donald Benibo Wokoma, Onyemelukwe Tochukwu, Habeeb Okunola, Abiodun Osikoya Bizzle, Nkemkanma Kama, Chima Anyaso, Bobo Ajudua, Enniyanna Annumudu, OC and OZ Mbadiwe, Frank Emenike and many others.
  • 5 million naira was donated by Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh (DRASA).
  • 5 million naira was donated by Mrs Etuh foundation, Handy Capital Ltd.
  • 100,000 face masks, 1,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and 20,000 test kits were donated by Jack Ma Foundation.
  • 1000 Sapphire 35ml sanitizers was donated by Tonto Dike
  • 1500 medical overalls and lab equipment for a diagnostic centre were donated by Eyrie Oil.
  • 2,000 test kits, 1,000 medical overalls and 100 million Naira for ambulances was donated by MRS Oil Ltd.
  • 200 ambulances were donated by OVH Energy.
  • 2000 Sapphire 35ml sanitizers was distributed by Tobi Adegboyega of SPAC Nation.
  • 50 families in Nigeria are receiving food and groceries from Pearls Africa
  • 50 ventilators were donated by Major Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN)
  • 60 Beds, 20 patient ICU monitors, 20 oxygen concentrators, 10 infusion pumps, 10 Syringe pumps, 20 Oxygen giving sets, 10 suction machines and 100 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) were donated by Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
  • All members of the House of Representatives resolved to donate 100% of their two months’ salary.
  • Citizen for Citizen, an Ibukun Awosika initiative is providing funds for health, education and welfare related Covid-19 projects.
  • Co-ordinated by the Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, Nigeria’s 43 ministers have donated 50 per cent of their March 2020 salaries.
  • Covid Aid is distributing food aid to people in need through USSD shortcode request. Visit www.covidaid.ng
  • E-learning solutions to keep students engaged during the lockdown was donated by First Bank of Nigeria partnered with the Nigerian government, the United Nations (UN) and innovative technology firms.
  • Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour urged MTN, 9Mobile, Airtel and Glo to consider giving Nigerians some token airtime data to ease their pains to ensure that communication with individuals authorities is ensured in cases of emergencies.
  • Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour urged Star Times to extend all existing subscriptions by at least one month, free-of-charge, as their own contribution to ease the pains of Nigerian workers at this time of lockdown
  • LifeBank in partnership with Nigerian Institute Of Medical Research (NIMR) launched a mobile testing center to help expand testing in our community.
  • Mobihealth is providing free covid-19 tele-consultation and free online screening (Download Mobihealth on your mobile device).
  • Wellbeing Foundation Africa and PocketPatientMD’s has launched a free e-health check tool that allows users, especially Nigerians with pre-existing conditions determine – from their homes – whether they need to test for the virus. (Access the tool here)
  • Raw Food Bank Drive by Tonto Dikeh Foundation is providing food items for Nigerians.
  • UBA is providing a free telemedicine platform to provide direct access to medical advice to citizens, in compliance with social distancing requirements.
  • Wale Aladejana began production of sanitiizers and distributed some to security officers.
  • 1.045 billion naira was donated by NDDC to the nine states in the Niger Delta
  • 300 million naira was donated by the BUA company for Ogun, Sokoto and Edo.
  • Elev8media is launching an advertising fund for SMEs, aimed at supporting Lagos local businesses affected by Covid-19 Pandemic. A fund with a media value of N40 million has been created, giving 10 businesses and brands access to advertising space on our iconic LED billboard at CMS Marina. 
  • The Nlele Institute (TNI) is disbursing N460,000.00 to 92 artists through the Nlele Institute Corona Virus Artists Emergency Support to ameliorate the situation for our colleagues. This is an independent initiative to support our own in trying times like this.
  • The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has pledged its water buses, patrol boats and other water craft for use by relevant agencies.
  • Hameed Ali, the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service has approved the release of 46,000 metric tons of rice, 36,495 kegs of vegetable oil and other items valued at N3.2 billion for distribution. Others are 136,705 cartons of tomato paste, 2,951 cartons of spaghetti, 1,253 packets of noodles, 828 bales of wrappers and 2,300 rolls of lace fabric.
  • Hon. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono handed over 12,500 metric tons of food ration to the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq from the Minna Silo in Niger, being part of the National Strategic Food Reserve.
  • The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), has made available 1400 post office locations to facilitate the distribution of humanitarian aid, medications and medical equipment to areas where they are needed and bridge the social distance gap necessitated by the pandemic.
  • “WARIF Centre is receiving donations to obtain necessary equipment for doctors and nurses, so they can support and care for the domestic and sexual violence survivors in need of assistance.
    Visit @warif_ng to donate.”
  • Project Enable has launched “Project Enable Africa COVID-19 Response”. This a fooddrive project targeted at providing food stuffs to 1000 individuals/families of persons with disabilities in Lagos during the Coronavirus pandemic compulsory lockdown. Visit www.projectenable.africa/covid19-fooddrive

 

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