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BREAKING: NCDC Confirms Two Cases Of Omi...

BREAKING: NCDC Confirms Two Cases Of Omicron Variant In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday morning confirmed the first case of the Omicron variant in the country. This was contained in a press release issued by the centre and signed by the Director-General, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa. The Omicron variant, a new strain of the coronavirus... read more »

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COVID-19: Nigerian Government Vows To Ba...

COVID-19: Nigerian Government Vows To Bar Unvaccinated Workers From Offices...

The Nigerian government has maintained that unvaccinated workers won’t be allowed to access their offices as from December 1 if they are unable to show proof of their vaccination against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee PSC on COVID-19 and Secretary to... read more »

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US Secretary Of State Visits Nigeria, To...

US Secretary Of State Visits Nigeria, To Meet Buhari Over COVID-19 Pandemic...

The United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, will visit Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal between November 15 and 20, 2021. A statement by the US Embassy in Abuja on Friday noted that Blinken would, during the visit, advance US-Africa collaboration on shared global priorities, including ending... read more »

Vaccination Not Compulsory For Civil Ser...

Vaccination Not Compulsory For Civil Servants – FG

Federal Government has explained that taking the COVID-19 vaccine is a choice and not a compulsory exercise, even though it is expected that every Nigerian should get vaccinated against the dreaded COVID-19 virus. The explanation came against the backdrop of criticisms that followed media reports... read more »

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COVID: FG Removes South Africa, Brazil, ...

COVID: FG Removes South Africa, Brazil, Turkey From Travel Restriction List

The federal government says it has taken South Africa, Brazil and Turkey off the list of countries from which travellers are restricted from entering Nigeria. Boss Mustapha, chairman of the presidential steering committee (PSC) on COVID-19, disclosed this on Wednesday at a media briefing in... read more »

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Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness Drops After Six Months – New Study

A study has revealed that the effectiveness of the Pfizer/BioNTech SE vaccine drops in preventing infection by the coronavirus to 47% from 88% six months after the second dose, Reuters... read more »

I Will Receive COVID-19 Vaccine For The Sake Of The Gospel – Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has explained that he will receive COVID-19 vaccine for the sake of the gospel. He stated this on Friday... read more »

Protest Rocks Edo After Gov Obaseki’s COVID-19 Vaccination Rule

Protest Rocks Edo After Gov Obaseki’s COVID-19 Vaccination Rule

Members of civil society organisations and students on Monday staged a massive protest against the compulsory COVID-19 vaccination policy put in place by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led... read more »

COVID-19: FG Adjusts Restriction on Foreign Travellers

COVID-19: FG Adjusts Restriction on Foreign Travellers

The Federal Government has relaxed a restriction on foreign travellers without evidence of payment for their COVID-19 PCR test. In a memo by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority obtained... read more »

 COVID-19: Lockdown May Be Reimposed In Rivers – Wike

COVID-19: Lockdown May Be Reimposed In Rivers – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has threatened to re-impose the suspended COVID-19 lockdown measures if residents fail to comply with COVID-19 protocols. Wike said this in a broadcast in Port... read more »