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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, […]

FG Raises Concern Over Possible Scarcity Of Petrol

The Federal Government has raised concerns about the possibility of scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, in the country. The Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr Timipre Sylva, raised the concern on Monday, February 1, 2021, at a late-night meeting between the Government and leaders of the organised labour. Channels TV […]

NIN-SIM Linkage: FG Extends Deadline By Eight Weeks

The Federal Government has extended the linkage of the National Identity Number (NIN) to Subscriber Identity Modules (SIM) by eight weeks. News of the extension was contained in a statement signed by spokespersons of the Nigerian Communications Commission and the ​Nigeria Identity Management Commission, February 1, 2021. According to the statement, the extension was approved […]

COVID-19: NCDC Records Six New Cases Of British Variant

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that six new cases of the B117 strain of COVID-19 have been found in the country.  NCDC confirmed this on Monday, February 1, 2021, through its Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing in Abuja; stating that with the reported six cases […]

COVID-19: “FG Targetting At Least 70% Of Nigerians For Vaccination”

No fewer than 70 per cent of the Nigerian population will be vaccinated when the Federal Government takes delivery of the COVID-19 vaccines. This is a target the Government has set for itself and has assured Nigerians that it will do all it can to ensure the goal is achieved. The Secretary to the Government […]

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Security Situation: Makinde Meets Buhari, Demands More Mobile Police Squadrons

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has met with President Muhammadu Buhari to discuss the security situation in the State, declaring that his administration remains resolute about fighting bandits, hoodlums, armed robbers and kidnappers. Engr Makinde, who addressed State House Correspondents in Abuja said the real enemies of the State are the criminal elements. He […]

NGF Sets Up Team To Advise On Procurement, Administration Of

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has set up a team of experts to advise on the procurement and administration of the Coronavirus vaccines. The decision was taken during the 24th teleconference meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Channels TV reports that the meeting was to deliberate the procurement and […]

NIMC To Reactivate 20 Centres For NIN Enrollment In Abuja

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has approved the reactivation of 20 Centers within the FCT to ease the process of enrollment for the National Identification Number (NIN). This is according to a statement signed by the Head of Corporate Communications at the NIMC, Mr Kayode Adegoke. Channels TV reports that […]

2021 Budget: SERAP Asks NASS To Stop Buhari From Selling

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the National Assembly to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from selling Government properties to fund the 2021 budget. SERAP, in a statement issued on Sunday, January 17, 2021, by its deputy Director, Mr Kolawole Oluwadare, appealed to the Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, and the Speaker of […]