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COVID-19 Vaccine: FG To Start Administration Of Second Dose to

Nigeria will begin administering the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines on eligible Nigerians who received the first shots. The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, made this known during the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) briefing in Abuja. Dr Shuaib advised health and frontline workers between […]

FG May Extend Phase One Of COVID-19 Vaccination By Two

Following demands by Nigerians, the Federal Government may extend the ongoing vaccination against Coronavirus by two weeks. The first phase of the vaccination is expected to end on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, by the Federal Government’s timeline and at least 1.2 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines have been administered on Nigerians. According to the Executive […]

Senate Tells FRC To Refund ₦66 Million Spent On Unoccupied

The Senate Committee on Public Accounts has directed the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria to refund to the Federation Account, ₦66 million the Agency paid as a two-year rent to secure an accommodation which it never occupied. The Committee chaired by Senator Mathew Urhoghide also faulted the Agency’s reported use of 64 vouchers to divert […]

Powerful Typhoon Slams Japan With Violent Winds, Heavy Rain

A powerful typhoon that officials warned could bring record rains and gusts strong enough to flip cars slammed into southern Japan on Saturday, September 5, 2020, prompting authorities to urge millions to seek shelter. Channels TV reports that Typhoon Harshen has weakened somewhat as it neared Japan’s mainland, and shifted further west out to sea, […]

Oyo Govt Moving Forward

In its stride to be the choice State of many within and outside Nigeria, the present administration in Oyo State has improved its operations this Week. From the introduction of Open-Day system in Public Primary Schools across the State to OYSROMA’s visit to Agency’s Zonal Offices and State roads. Also in the Week ending the […]

Iran Fires Over A Dozen Missiles On Iraq Base Housing

Iran has launched a missile attack on an Iraqi airbase where U.S Forces are based, threatening “more crushing responses” if Washington carried out further strikes. Iranian State Media revealed this on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. It said the missiles were in response to a U.S strike last week that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani and […]

Boeing 737 Plane Crash: 176 People Killed In Iran

All 176 people on board a Ukrainian passenger plane were killed when it crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. This was reported by the Iranian state media. State News Agency IRNA said 167 passengers and nine crew members were onboard the aircraft operated by Ukraine International Airlines. The head […]

Oil Thieves Will Face ‘Tougher Times’ In 2020, Magu Says

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu has said that oil thieves in the Niger Delta will find it tough to sabotage Nigeria’s economy through their nefarious acts, stating that the Agency will not relent in fighting it. Mr Magu who was in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State […]

“U.N Informed Me Of U.S Visa Denial” – Iran Foreign

Iran’s Foreign Minister has said he has been informed by U.N Chief Antonio Guterres that Washington has denied him a visa for a trip to U.N Headquarters in New York. Reacting to the issue on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, Mr Zarif said “what we know is that the U.S State Secretary (Mike Pompeo), in a […]

Indonesia Floods Leave About 30 People Dead, Several Missing

Indonesia’s Disaster Agency has warned of more deaths after torrential rains pounded the Jakarta region, triggering floods and landslides that killed at least 29 and left vast swaths of the megalopolis underwater. Tens of thousands fled to temporary shelters across the capital region, home to some 30 million, with scores of houses damaged in the […]