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4 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Expected on Tuesday - PTF
4 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Expe...

4 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Expected on Tuesday – PTF

Nigeria is expected to take delivery of its first batch of COVID-19 vaccine allocation on Tuesday, March 3, 2021 the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has assured. Chairman of the PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, who made the disclosure late... read more »

We don’t Know when COVID-19 Vaccines will Arrive — Health Minister
We don’t Know when COVID-19 Vaccines wil...

We don’t Know when COVID-19 Vaccines will Arrive — Health Minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, yesterday disclosed that the Federal Government cannot categorically state when the much expected AstraZeneca vaccines will be delivered to the country. This is even as World Health Organisation (WHO) tells Nigeria to expect four million doses... read more »

Ghana to Receive World’s First Doses of Free Covax Vaccines -UNICEF
Ghana to Receive World’s First Doses of ...

Ghana to Receive World’s First Doses of Free Covax Vaccines -UNICEF

Ghana is scheduled to receive Wednesday the first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from Covax, a World Health Organization-backed effort to procure and distribute inoculations for free to poor countries. “These 600,000 Covax vaccines are part of an initial tranche of deliveries of the AstraZeneca /... read more »

Anambra Govt Introduces Curfew to Curb the Spread of COVID-19, Among Other Measures
Anambra Govt Introduces Curfew to Curb t...

Anambra Govt Introduces Curfew to Curb the Spread of COVID-19, Among Other ...

The Anambra State government has announced the introduction of curfew in the state, to help curb the spread of COVID-19 virus. The curfew which will last from 9 pm to 6 am daily, will start on Monday, 8th February, 2021 (today) until further notice. This was disclosed by The Secretary to the... read more »

WHO Disqualifies Nigeria From Global Vaccine Bid
WHO Disqualifies Nigeria From Global Vac...

WHO Disqualifies Nigeria From Global Vaccine Bid

Nigeria’s bid to acquire COVID-19 vaccine has suffered a setback as the World Health Organisation-led COVAX global initiative has failed to shortlist the country for the Pfizer vaccines over its inability to meet the standard requirement of storing the vaccines at the required -70 degrees... read more »

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Egypt Set to Receive COVID-10 Vaccines Today

Egypt Set to Receive COVID-10 Vaccines Today

Egypt is set to receive its first set of the COVID-10 vaccine developed by Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca on Sunday (today). According to the Egyptian authority in charge of... read more »

Northern Govs to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine in Pubic

Northern Govs to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine in Pubic

The Governors of the 19 Northern States in the country have reached an agreement to take the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine that the country will receive to take away fears surrounding... read more »

Buhari Criminalizes Nonuse of Face Masks Among Other Regulations

Buhari Criminalizes Non-use of Face Masks Among Other Regulations

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Coronavirus Disease Health Protection 2021 which made the use of face masks in public places compulsory among other measures to curb the... read more »

Enugu Red Cross Trains 20 Volunteers on COVID-19 Risk Communication

Enugu Red Cross Trains 20 Volunteers on COVID-19 Risk Communication

The Nigerian Red Cross Society has trained over 20 selected Red Cross volunteers in Enugu State on COVID-19 risk communication and community engagement. The two-day training which was... read more »

Govs Disown Yahaya Bello COVID-19 Claim

Govs Disown Yahaya Bello COVID-19 Claim

Members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have dissociated themselves from the reported claim by Kogi Governor Yahaya that coronavirus vaccines are meant to kill people and reduce... read more »