Minister: N10b For Local Vaccines Production Intact

Minister: N10b For Local Vaccines Production Intact

The N10 billion earmarked in 2020 by the Federal Government for local production of vaccines, is still intact, Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said.  The minister gave the assurance on Tuesday in Abuja, during the Ministerial bi-weekly update...
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WHO Reports Global Decline In COVID 19 Cases

WHO Reports Global Decline In COVID 19 Cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says cases of COVID-19 have declined globally.  Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General said this on Wednesday in an online COVD-19 media briefing.  “This is very encouraging. But there is no guarantee these tren...
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COVID-19: Lagos Leads As NCDC Records 144 New Cases  

COVID-19: Lagos Leads As NCDC Records 144 New Cases  

Lagos State is ahead of other states of the federation in the latest COVID-19 cases,  the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed.   This is as the centre reported 144 additional infections from August 14 to 15, 2022....
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COVID-19: Akwa Ibom Leads As Nigeria Confirms 517 New Cases

COVID-19: Akwa Ibom Leads As Nigeria Confirms 517 New Cases

Akwa Ibom is driving Nigeria’s latest COVID-19 surge as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms 517 additional infections between Aug. 6 and Aug.11, 2022.  The NCDC made this known via its official website on Thursday.  It said that....
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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 880 Fresh Infections

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 880 Fresh Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease and Prevention Control (NCDC) has raised alarm over   880 additional coronavirus infections reported in Nigeria from July 2 to 8, though with no fatalities.  The NCDC disclosed via its official website on Satu...
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COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 332 New Cases 

COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 332 New Cases 

Nigeria’s commercial capital city, Lagos State, is driving Nigeria’s latest COVID-19 surge as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 332 additional infections between June 25 and June 29, 2022.  The NCDC made this known via its of...
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Zamfara Budgets N17.1b For COVID-19 Recovery Programme

Zamfara Budgets N17.1b For COVID-19 Recovery Programme

Zamfara State Government has budgeted N17.1billion for COVID-19 action recovery and economic stimulus programme tagged, “Matawalle Vision 2023’’. Performing the formal inauguration of the project, Gov. Bello Matawalle said it was designed to address the ...
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Worship Centres Flout COVID-19 Protocols

Worship Centres Flout COVID-19 Protocols

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate Christmas, the birthday of Jesus Christ on Saturday, some churches in Abuja did not obey/enforce the COVID-19 protocols of wearing face mask and social distancing.  Christmas is an annual festival...
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Buhari Tasks Nigerian Varsities On Cure For COVID-19

Buhari Tasks Nigerian Varsities On Cure For COVID-19

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday tasked Nigerian universities to come up with a cure for Coronavirus (COVID-19)  Represented by Mr John Mairafi, a Director with the National Universities Commission (NUC), Buhari gave the charge in Oye-Ekiti, at the ...
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WHO Approves Covovax Vaccine For Emergency Use

WHO Approves Covovax Vaccine For Emergency Use

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday approved the Covovax vaccine for Emergency Use Listing (EUL), elevating to nine the number of immunisations approved to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  The vaccine is produced by the Serum Institut...
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US Surpasses 800,000 Covid-19 Deaths

US Surpasses 800,000 Covid-19 Deaths

More than 800,000 Americans have now died from the coronavirus, the highest recorded national death toll from the global pandemic. It comes as the US reached 50 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Monday.  Most deaths have been recorded among...
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Ayade Suspends Calabar Carnival Over Insecurity, Omicron COVID-19 Variant

Ayade Suspends Calabar Carnival Over Insecurity, Omicron COVID-19 Variant

Governor  Ben Ayade of Cross River has suspended the 2021 annual Calabar carnival due to insecurity and the outbreak of Omicron COVID-19 variant.  Mr Linus Obogo, Deputy Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Ayade, disclosed this in an interview with th...
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NCDC Tasks Media On Extensive Covid-19 Advocacy

NCDC Tasks Media On Extensive Covid-19 Advocacy

The outgoing Director-General,  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has challenged the media to carry out more advocacy roles as part of measures to curtail the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Speaking on Thursday in Lagos at ...
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Nigeria Explains Measures For COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery, Reconstruction

Nigeria Explains Measures For COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery, Reconstruction

The Federal Government has outlined some of the measures being implemented for COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery and Reconstruction in the country, after taking steps to contain the spread of infection, minimize casualties and ensure that clinical services could cope...
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