Tags : COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine: FG Explains Reasons For Stoppage of Process

The Federal Government has given reasons for asking all States administering the COVID-19 Vaccine to stop the process as soon as they use up half of the doses allocated to them. Minister of State for Health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, gave the reasons at a media briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. […]

“Join Strike Now Or Pay ₦5M Fine”, NARD threatens COVID-19

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has ordered Doctors at the COVID-19 Isolation Centres to join the nationwide strike which began on Thursday, April 1, 2021. The NARD also threatened to impose a fine of five million naira on any of its branches that fail to join the strike. This is contained in an […]

Australian, New Zealand To Start Quarantine-Free Travel

Australian and New Zealand residents are now able to travel between the two nations without having to quarantine from April 18, 2021. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the move on Tuesday, April , 2021. Since October 2020, New Zealand travellers have been allowed to enter most Australian States without quarantine, though this had […]

Ogun Governor, Dapo Abiodun Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

Ogun State Governor, Mr Dapo Abiodun has taken his first dose of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. The Governor took the vaccine at the Governor’s office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the State capital. His deputy, Noimot Salako-Oyedele, and two frontline health workers were also administered the vaccine. The Governor, after taking the vaccine said, “Taking our doses is, […]

Alleged Defection: CPS To Governor Makinde Debunks Rumour

The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Mr Taiwo Adisa, has reacted to claims by some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that the Governor was about to defect to the Party,  declaring that the APC was merely covetous of the great feats achieved by Engr Makinde as Oyo State […]

SGF, Health Minister, Other PTF Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, and other members of the PTF have received the AstraZeneca vaccines. They took the first jabs of the vaccine on Monday, March 8, 2021, at the briefing of the Task Force […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine to Arrive Oyo State March 15

The Executive Secretary, Oyo State Primary Healthcare Board, Dr Muyideen Olatunji has disclosed that the Astrazeneca vaccine will arrive the State by Thursday, March 15, 2021. Dr Olatunji stated this while featuring on BCOS TV Breakfast Programme ‘AM120’ on Monday, March 8, 2021. He said Nigeria has received 3.92 million doses of Astrazeneca vaccine, being […]

COVID-19: “NAFDAC Receives Dossiers For Chinese Vaccine, Others For Evaluation”

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has received dossiers for Chinese vaccine and three others for evaluation amid the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this while addressed reporters in Abuja on Monday, February 15, 2021, during a briefing by the Presidential […]

Nigeria’s African Centre Of Excellence For Genomics Of Infectious Diseases

The first African and Nigerian Vaccine on COVID-19 has been developed by African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases, Redeemer’s University, Ede, Nigeria. A Professor of Molecular Biology and Director at the Centre, Prof. Christian Happi disclosed this on Monday, February 8, 2021, while featuring on BCOS TV breakfast program, ‘AM120’. Prof. Happi […]