COVID_19

”I feel good”- Nigerian doctor who was the first to receive COVID19 vaccine shares his experience!!

Dr. Cyprian Ngong of the National Hospital, Abuja, was the first Nigerian to receive a jab of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID19 vaccine in Nigeria. He took the jab at the launch of the COVID19 vaccination ceremony which held at the Trauma center, National Hospital Abuja today March 5. The vaccine was administered to Dr Ngong by the Executive Director

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COVID_19: WHO disqualifies Nigeria and eight others from global Vaccine bid!!

The World Health Organisation-led COVAX global initiative has failed to shortlist Nigeria for the Pfizer vaccines following its inability to meet the standard requirement of storing the vaccines at the required -70 degrees Celsius.The Nigerian government had stated that it was expected to receive 100,000 doses through the COVAX initiative, which was set up to

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Don’t Violate Covid_19 rules like Buhari_PDP tells Nigerians!!

The Peoples Democratic Party has pleaded with Nigerians not to take a cue from the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to violate COVID-19 protocols. This was contained in a press statement titled, “PDP Expresses Dismay By Buhari’s Violation of COVID-19 Law…Charges Nigerians Not to Follow Such Examples,” signed by the National Publicity Secretary of

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Covid_19 violators to face 6 months imprisonment_Presidency!!

The Presidency Sunday admonished Nigerians to comply with the recently-ratified executive order on mandatory use of face masks and maintenance of physical distance to flatten the curve of the dreadful coronavirus infection. In a statement Sunday evening, President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, beckoned COVID-19 task forces nationwide to ensure compliance with the new regulation,

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Nigeria secures additional 41 million doses of Covid_19 Vaccines_Minister!!

Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire has announced that Nigeria has secured additional 41 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine.  Ehanire who appeared on a Channels Television programme on Thursday January 28, said the 41 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines was secured through the African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) (a vaccine strategy organised by the African Union)

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Court orders that El-Zakzaky’s wife undergoes Covid_19 treatment!!

A Kaduna State High Court, on Monday, ordered the Nigerian Correctional Service to evacuate the wife of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Zeenat, to an isolation centre, for COVID-19 treatment. Delivering a ruling, Justice Gideon Kurada, specifically ordered that she should be moved to a government-approved isolation and treatment centre. Confirming

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Mexican President, Obrador tests Positive for Covid_19!!

Mexico’s President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has tested positive for Coronavirus.  The South American country’s President who has been criticized for his handling of his country’s pandemic and for not setting an example of prevention in public, said his symptoms are mild and he his currently undergoing treatment.  Obrador tweeted;  “I regret to inform you that I

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SERAP asks FG to Publish destails of N729bn spent on Poor People!!

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadia Umar-Farouk to publish details of the proposed payments of N729bn to 24.3 million poor Nigerians for six months. The non-governmental organisation also wants the minister to provide details about the mechanisms and logistics for the payments,

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