Nigerian authorities have warned on Friday against the circulation of fake coronavirus vaccines in the country, where 10 million real doses of the shots are expected in March.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says there are 8,043 active COVID-19 cases being managed under the state’s Home Based Care.
Other states include: Lagos (697), FCT (201), Nasarawa (80), Plateau (74), Rivers (62), Edo (46), Adamawa (43), Akwa Ibom (35), Delta (31), Anambra (27), Oyo (24), Kano (21), Abia (19), Enugu (19), Ogun (18), Sokoto (12), Bauchi (7), Taraba (7), Ekiti (4), Gombe (4), Imo (4), Bayelsa (2), Jigawa (2), and Zamfara (1).
The Ogun House of Assembly has summoned the Oniraniken of Iranike, Sagamu, Remo, Oba Adewale Adeniji, to appear before it next Wednesday over alleged invasion of family land.
Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, the Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says the agency has not approved any COVID-19 vaccines.
The Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, (BSPHDA) said that 2,261 immunization teams had been deployed to communities across the state for the Mass Yellow Fever Immunisation campaign.
The event with the theme, ‘Protecting The health Of The Nigerian Youth: Safe Reopening Of NYSC Orientation Camps’ also had in attendance the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu.
Food availability, sufficiency, and affordability will continue to be a mirage as long as banditry and attacks on farmers continue, the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology has declared.
In a bid to finance a gap of N192.49 billion contained in its 2021 budget, the Lagos State Government has announced a plan of exploring several sources including bonds and domestic, foreign borrowing.
The event with the theme, ‘Protecting The health Of The Nigerian Youth: Safe Reopening Of NYSC Orientation Camps’ also had in attendance the Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, as well as the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu.
The Kebbi State Government says it has approved the release of N2.4 billion for various constituency projects in the 21 local government areas of the state.
The University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, on Friday, said the academic activities for the remaining 2019/2020 session would commence on the 18th of this month for the postgraduate students, while the undergraduates are to resume on Monday, the 25th of this month.
Three students of the Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja, have tested positive for COVID-19, compelling closure of all hostels in the college.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of tenure for seven managing directors of the river basin development authorities.
The abduction of a former member of Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abdulmumuni Ningi, who represented Ningi Constituency in the last Assembly has been confirmed by the police.
A former spokesman for the Nigerian Army retired Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, Friday said politicizing security issues by some Nigerians was counter-productive to the nation’s quest for security and peace.
The United States on Friday sanctioned companies in Iran, China and the United Arab Emirates for doing business with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines and on three Iranian entities over conventional arms proliferation.
There have been talks of the Juventus attacker leaving the club in the nearest future, however, the latest report from Momblano via Calciomercato says that the attacker will sign a one-year extension to his current deal soon.
Serie A leaders AC Milan are aiming to secure the loan signing of Fikayo Tomori from Chelsea with a buy option in the next few days, reputed journalist Fabrizio Romano reports.
The outgoing Republican chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee asked the chief executives of major U.S. tech firms Apple Inc, Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Alphabet Inc and Twitter to answer detailed questions about decisions to restrict or permanently ban accounts of conservative users and other steps to restrict content or platforms.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has suspended the resumption of schools in the state over the increasing cases of COVID-19.
According to the spokesman of the Yobe State Police Command, Abdulkareem Dungus, the case was reported to the police by both Albash, reported to be a friend of the Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, and the lady’s friends, whom she left to see the then unidentified friend in Damaturu.
A lecturer in Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State, James Finwe, has been kidnapped by yet to be identified gunmen from his residence.
The Ekiti State chapter of the PDP on Saturday tasked its executives to begin aggressive membership mobilisation for the party’s victory in the 2022 gubernatorial election in the state.
Most patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have at least one symptom six months after falling ill, according to findings from a study in Wuhan, China, where the novel coronavirus first emerged in late 2019.
I think it’s a combination of both. The players who probably need minutes are very experienced players, the likes of Joe Allen, Sam Clucas, John Obi Mikel, Ryan Shawcross, Danny Batth. These are all players who have been out of the team in recent times or are coming back from injury,” O’Neil told a news conference ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup clash against Leicester City.