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WHO targets three African countries for Covid 19 vaccine production

WHO targets three African countries for Covid 19 vaccine production

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that about three countries in Africa are being considered for the installation of local production capacity for COVID-19 vaccines. It further stated that following the pledge by the…

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World Food Day: Lagos lists achievements in safe food consumption

World Food Day: Lagos lists achievements in safe food consumption

The Lagos State Government through its Ministry of Health has listed its achievements in safe guarding quality of meals consumed by the over 25 million residents of the state. This is coming just as the…

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Covid 19: FG targets 70 per cent vaccination, moves to buy vaccines directly makers

Covid 19: FG targets 70 per cent vaccination, moves to buy vaccines directly makers

The Federal Government has expressed its resolve to cover 70 per cent vaccination of Nigerians against the dreaded scourge, Covid 19. This is coming just as the Secretary to the Federal Government, SGF, Mr. Boss…

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Bill Gates pledges $50m COVID-19 vaccines for Nigeria, others

Bill Gates pledges $50m COVID-19 vaccines for Nigeria, others

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a $50 million commitment to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, it was learnt on Wednesday. The pledge will support COVID-19 vaccine purchase through Gavi’s COVAX Advance Market Commitment…

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Covid 19: Again, Nigeria declares 132 travelers ‘wanted’ for allegedly violating protocols

Covid 19: Again, Nigeria declares 132 travelers ‘wanted’ for allegedly violating protocols

The Nigerian government has again publicly declared a total of 132 travellers as “persons of interest,” for allegedly violating new protocols put in place to halt the spread of the dreaded coronavirus disease in the…

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Cholera outbreak kills 20 in Bauchi

Cholera outbreak kills 20 in Bauchi

Reports has it that no fewer than 20 people have been killed in a Cholera outbreak in Bauchi state. The Commissioner of Health in the state, Dr. Aliyu Maigoro disclosed this at a press conference…

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NAFDAC approves Johnson & Johnson COVID -19 vaccine

NAFDAC approves Johnson & Johnson COVID -19 vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria. The vaccine is to be administered to persons from eighteen years…

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No new restrictions on Covid 19, says Lai Mohammed

No new restrictions on Covid 19, says Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has denied media reports that it has “introduced or re-introduced’’ new restrictions on COVID-19. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the rebuttal at a meeting with Online Publishers in…

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Covid 19: Sanwoolu eases restrictions on social gatherings

Covid 19: Sanwoolu eases restrictions on social gatherings

Lagos State governor Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced ease of restrictions on social gatherings and events centres in the state. Sanwo-Olu who gave the order stated that the action to ease restrictions is a result…

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Covid 19: Tests declining across states, says agency

Covid 19: Tests declining across states, says agency

Latest report from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that COVID-19 testing across states in the past week (March 22nd to 28th, 2021) decreased significantly, as 15 states tested a total of…