Fake COVID-19 Vaccines In Circulation — FG Alerts Nigerians

The Federal Government, on Monday, warned Nigerians against patronising uncertified COVID-19 vaccine from private individuals. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, while speaking during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force, PTF on COVID-19, said the Federal Government was aware of official reports of large scale fraud and counterfeit COVID-19 vaccines already in circulation. […]

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’30m Nigerians Benefit From Health Investment Project’

Thirty million Nigerians have benefited from the Nigeria State Health Investment Project in eight states, Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, has said. He said this in Abuja yesterday at closure of the NSHIP and Additional Financing (NSHIP/AF). Represented by the Director Community Health Service, Nneka Onwu, he said:” As part […]

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Cancer: FG Urged To Introduce HPV Vaccines In Routine Immunization

The Federal Government and other stakeholders have been urged to introduce Human Papillomavirus vaccine in the country’s routine immunization packages. Dr Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu, a Consultant Pediatrician, and Founder of the Medicaid Cancer Foundation, made the call on Sunday in her statement to mark this year’s World Cancer Day.  HPV vaccines help in the prevention of […]

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Vaccines Expected In 2021 – Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman, Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, says Nigeria is planning to procure about 80 million doses of vaccines in 2021 to cover 40 percent of the population. He said another 60 million doses were being planned for 2022. He spoke at Chatham House Event, London, yesterday on ‘The Role of Nigeria’s […]

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FG’s Directive On COVID-19 Flouted In States

100 people sentenced in Abuja, 19 in Edo IG orders clampdown on violators, Kogi declared high risk p33 Persuasion key to observing protocols – Experts From Hope A. Emmanuel (Makurdi), Victor Edozie (Port Harcourt), Zahraddeen Y. Shuaibu (Kano), Abbas Jimoh, Terkula Igidi, Dalhatu M. Liman, Ojoma Akoh, Olayemi John-Mensah & Deborah I. Izuegbunem (Abuja) People […]

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Coronavirus Kills 193 Nigerians In 20 Days

Data obtained from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed that 193 persons died from COVID-19 within 20 days, between January 4 and… COVID-19 cases and deaths have continued to increase across the country since the beginning of the year, Daily Trust investigations have shown. Data obtained from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed […]

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COVID-19 Cases Continue To Surge As Nigeria Records 1,964 New Infections

Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in Nigeria have continued to surge as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 1,964 new cases, bringing the total number of infections to 116,655. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the country on Jan. 21 marked a new single-day […]

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