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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 […]

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. […]

“Reform Nigerian Police Force”, Security Expert Urges New IGP

A Security Expert, Michael Adeniji has called on the newly appointed Inspector General of Police, Alkali Usman Baba to reform the Nigerian Police Force. Mr Adeniji while featuring on the BCOS TV News Magazine Programme, AM 120, frowned at the dismal state of the Police Force. The Security Expert applauded the appointment of DIG Usman […]

Strike: FG Directs Payment Of Over 450 Medical Doctors

As part of steps to end the on-going strike that has paralysed many Hospitals, the Federal Government has directed the immediate payment of salary arrears of over 450 Medical Doctors who are mostly House Officers. Also, the Government said it has started discussing with the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and other health Associations on the […]

ASUP Commences Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has commenced an indefinite strike. According to the Union, this followed the failure of the Government to address the sorry state of Polytechnics and Monotechnics and the expiration of the ultimatum issued since March 2020. The action came less than a week after resident Doctors embarked on a nationwide […]

Minimum Wage: Protesting Workers Force Their Way Into National Assembly

Nigerian workers in their hundreds stormed the National Assembly complex in Abuja, demanding the withdrawal of a bill that would remove the National Minimum Wage from the exclusive to the concurrent legislative list. Channels TV reports that about a fortnight ago, the House of Representatives introduced a bill which, according to the sponsor, Hon. Garba […]

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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 […]

International Women’s Day: NAWOJ Seeks End To Obstacles On Wheel

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, has stressed that women deserve to be celebrated as they stand at the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic as healthcare workers, caregivers, innovators, community organizers, as well as some of the most exemplary and effective national leaders in combating the pandemic. NAWOJ noted that Nigerian women play invaluable […]

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 […]

MRA Calls on Govt to Adopt Appropriate Policies to Ensure

The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has called on Governments at all levels in Nigeria to adopt appropriate policies and make the necessary investments to get all Nigerians connected to the Internet while ensuring their safety online regardless of age, gender, social or economic status. In a statement to commemorate this year’s Safer Internet Day, MRA, […]