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The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, said the central bank had disbursed over N83.9 billion to pharmaceutical and healthcare practitioners in the country since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
The efforts by the private sector Coalition Against Covid-19 led to the provision of N25bn relief materials to affected households, the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said.
According to the report of the results, its mobile subscribers declined by 5 million to 71.5 million due to the effects of customer churn and the regulatory restrictions on new SIM sales and activations.
No fewer than 50, 840 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines Wednesday arrived Calabar, the Cross River State capital to assist health workers tackle the spread of Coronavirus pandemic which has killed many around the globe.
Abayomi spoke at the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) in Yaba when he received 260 oxygen cylinders and a medical incinerator donated by the Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) to help the state in its fight against COVID-19.
A health care worker is likely to be the first to receive COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria when the country commences its vaccination campaign this week.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo will pick dates on which they will be vaccinated publicly, with the first batch of Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, which is about four million doses.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Saturday, be among the key national figures to receive the first dosage of Oxford Astra-Zeneca COVID- 19 vaccines scheduled to arrive Abuja Tuesday.
A dispute arose Monday night between the a leading food and infrastructure conglomerate, BUA, and the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) over claims by BUA that it had purchased one million doses of Covid-19 vaccine for Nigeria.
The Chairman and Founder of the BUA Group, Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu, has called for the liberalisation of Nigeria’s cement policy to boost production and subsequently crash the price of the commodity.
BUA has paid for one million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for Nigeria through the AFREXIM Vaccine programme in partnership with CACOVID.
Reason: the industry is faced with a tougher operating environment that could threaten the operators’ ability to meet their stakeholders’ needs and expectations yet perform meaningful corporate social responsibility roles.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of at least one oxygen plant in each state of the federation to aid gas available for life support for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has revealed that 731 members of Batch B National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) have tested positive for COVID-19.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Mr. Boss Mustapha, said this on Tuesday in Abuja at the joint national briefing on the taskforce.
The All Progressives Congress, Akwa Ibom State, has accused Governor Udom Emmanuel of sharing COVID-19 palliatives as Christmas gifts to members of Peoples Democratic Party in the state
Controversy has erupted in Akwa Ibom State after a senior government official was found apparently diverting food aid donated nationwide to cushion the impact of the COVID-19, and later handing them out as Christmas gifts.
Akwa Ibom State government has denied allegations that the CACOVID relief materials have been diverted and shared among members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
The Federal Government has increased the number of N-Power beneficiaries to one million, up from 500,000 under the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP)
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday approved a suit filed by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and Heda Resource Centre against Godwin Emefiele.
Mixed reactions have continued to trail plans by the private sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID), to spend N100 billion in rehabilitating all the 44 damaged and destroyed police stations nationwide, during the #EndSARS protests.
In a statement on Wednesday, the Washington-based financial institution said remittances to SSA declined by an estimated 12.5 percent in 2020 to $42 billion. The decline was almost entirely due to a 27.7 percent decline in remittance flows to Nigeria,
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged southern governors in the country to back their ban on open grazing with a legal instrument to enable the prosecution of offenders.
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has called for unity in Nigeria in order for the country to overcome its many challenges.
At least two people have been killed and dozens wounded as Sudanese security forces cracked down on a rally that demanded justice for protesters killed during anti-government demonstrations two years ago, according to the army.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have created tension in Ikaram Akoko, in Akoko North West council area of Ondo State, following the abduction of two residents of the community including a graduate, identified as Gbodi.
Gunmen suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have reportedly killed two policemen and razed a police station at Mkpatak, Essien Udim local government area of Akwa Ibom state.
China condemned on Thursday a joint statement by G7 foreign ministers that expressed support for Chinese-claimed Taiwan and cast Beijing as a bully, saying it was a gross interference in China’s internal affairs
It remains to be seen where the 49-year-old will go next after his time with the Citizens comes to an end, but his father is hoping that he does not take charge of La Furia Roja at any point.
Nine people have been killed and four are in hospital after a school shooting in the Russian city of Kazan, the RIA news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the emergency services ministry.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has urged Nigerians to embrace dialogue in resolving differences, to ensure sustainable peace in the country.