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Russia may be able to produce five million doses of its new COVID-19 vaccine monthly by December, the Director of the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Alexander Gintsburg, said on Wednesday.
A Chinese-made vaccine against the new coronavirus that entered the final stage of testing on Tuesday in Brazil, has raised hope of an eventual solution to the pandemic. Volunteers received the first doses of what officials expect will be a game-changer in the pandemic.
Ondo State deputy governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi, has described his boss, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu as a frustrated politician.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Saturday told the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA, that the suspension of the Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Adebayo Somefun, and other top management staff followed due process.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has been urged not to toll the 9-kilometre Lekki Regional Road project in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state on completion, in the interest of the public.
Some committees in the Senate and House of Representatives will on Thursday begin consideration of the revised 2020 budget proposal transmitted to the National Assembly by the Executive, it was learnt on Wednesday.
Few days after the Senate instituted an Adhoc Committee to probe an alleged fraud of N40 billion in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, said the investigation will expose faces behind the years of underperformance of the Commission.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Thursday, said it had not approved any vaccines for a clinical trial for coronavirus disease in the country.
Hand sanitizers and other anti-viral protective and hygiene products may soon be included in the list of items the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has banned from accessing foreign exchange for their importation.
Japan’s Toshiba Machine said weekend it would seek shareholders’ approval if it decides to adopt defense measures against a hostile takeover, agreeing to demand from a prominent activist investor targeting the molding machine company.
Governors in the six Southwest states are putting finishing touches to the inauguration of a joint regional security outfit codenamed Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN).
The public prosecution office under the ministry of justice says it cannot establish a link between Senate President Bukola Saraki and the suspects arrested over robbery in Offa, Kwara state.
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo will miss the chance to go head to head with rival Lionel Messi next week after returning another positive coronavirus test.
Ola Aina has expressed his delight to reunite with his former Chelsea teammate Ruben Loftus-Cheek at Fulham.
The Lagos State Government has condemned the plunder of a warehouse housing COVID-19 palliatives in the Mazamaza community of Amuwo Odofin Local Government.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), says economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to recover by 3.1 per cent in 2021 after declining by 3.0 per cent in 2020.
The investigation into the murder of a French teacher for showing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in class turned to Syria on Thursday, where the killer was reportedly in contact with a Russian-speaking fighter there.
Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Nigerian government assures of partnering private sector to develop special argo-industrial processing zones
Amb. Mariam Katagum, the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, says the Federal Government is willing to partner with the private sector in the development of Special Argo-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZs).
Odion Ighalo was included in is Manchester United squad for their UEFA Champions League game with Paris Saint-Germain.
His latest eye-catching club performance has prompted fresh hopes of a Germany recall for Mueller, who was dropped by Joachim Loew from the national set-up in 2019 alongside Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels.