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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 »

Boss Mustapha
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 »

Chris Ngige
FG Stopped Residency Payment After Strik...

FG Stopped Residency Payment After Strike Suspension – NARD

A fresh crisis may be brewing between the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors and the Federal Government as the association accused the government of already deviating from the understanding reached before it suspended its strike last week. This was as the association also accused the... read more »

No Plans To Return Overseas For Another Surgery – Tinubu
No Plans To Return Overseas For Another ...

No Plans To Return Overseas For Another Surgery – Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu, says he underwent surgery on his right knee as well as rigorous post-surgery physiotherapy on the said knee during his medical trip abroad. Tinubu according to a statement on Friday, claimed... read more »

President Muhammadu Buhari
FG Allocates N5.9tn To Education, Health...

FG Allocates N5.9tn To Education, Health, Defence, Infrastructure

The Federal Government has allocated the sum of N5.93tn to critical sectors of the economy including defence, health, education and infrastructure. According to the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, the Federal Government prioritised defence and infrastructure sectors... read more »

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 »

How Firewood Smoke Kills 90,000 Nigerians Annually – Minister

How Firewood Smoke Kills 90,000 Nigerians Annually – Minister

The federal government has said that more than 90,000 people, mainly women and children, die annually from smoke and other complications from firewood. The Minister for Environment, Sharon... read more »

Resident doctors call off strike, to resume Wednesday

Resident doctors call off strike, to resume Wednesday

The National Association of Resident Doctors has suspended its nationwide strike. The strike which began on August 2 has been suspended with effect from 8am, Wednesday, according to the... read more »

I’m Healthy, Just Undergoing Therapy – Tinubu

I’m Healthy, Just Undergoing Therapy – Tinubu

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in a video, said he was healthy but only undergoing physiotherapy in London. He said this while addressing... read more »

Northern reps meet Tinubu in UK, back 2023 presidential bid

Northern Reps Meet Tinubu in UK, Back 2023 Presidential Bid

Amid the rumoured presidential ambition of former Lagos State governor and National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, members of the House of Representatives from... read more »