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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that a total of 154,225 patients have recovered from Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) since its outbreak in the country in 2020
According to the Honourable Commissioner, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, the annual Ramadan fast will be preceded by a Pre-Ramadan lecture and prayer session on Monday, April 12th 2021 at the State House Mosque Complex by 5 pm.
The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed.
Libya’s new unity government launched a long-delayed COVID-19 vaccination programme on Saturday after receiving some 160,000 vaccine doses over the past week, with the prime minister receiving his jab on live television.
Coronavirus infections in the South Asia sub-region surpassed the grim milestone of 15 million on Saturday, a Reuters tally shows, led by India’s record daily infections and vaccine shortages.
Brazil has recorded its first confirmed case of the highly contagious coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa, a fresh danger sign for a country already ravaged by the world’s highest daily death toll fueled by a widespread local variant.
There is a link between AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine and very rare blood clots in the brain but the possible causes are still unknown, a senior official for the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said in an interview published on Tuesday.
On this year’s occasion of Easter, Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has called on all Nigerians to take advantage of the significance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ to advance peace and commit themselves to God, in faith and in practice.
The International Monetary Fund on Friday said its board had approved new three-year financing arrangements for Kenya valued at $2.34 billion to help the African country continue responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and address its debt vulnerabilities.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 121 new cases of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), taking the total number of infected people in the country to 162,762.
Amazon received Food and Drug Administration authorisation for a Covid-19 test made by itssubsidiary STS Lab Holdco, and it plans to use it for its onsite coronavirus testing programs.
The United States plans to send roughly 4 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine that it is not using to Mexico and Canada in loan deals with the two countries, an administration official told Reuters on Thursday.
The Director General of Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, for the “amazing job” his administration has been doing with the federal agency in the fight against Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the state.
Italy is seeing a steady rise in coronavirus infections but a national vaccination campaign and tougher restrictions mean numbers should start improving in late spring, the health minister said
U.S. President Joe Biden met leaders of Australia, India and Japan on Friday, a group central to his efforts to counter China’s growing military and economic power, and said a free and open Indo-Pacific region was crucial to all of them.
Hospitals in Brazil’s main cities are reaching capacity, health officials have warned, as the country recorded the world’s highest COVID-19 death toll over the past week, triggering tighter restrictions on Thursday in its most populous state.
As the global race for vaccination against the dreaded Coronavirus disease gathers momentum, the Federal Government has said it will not force any state in Nigeria to accept the vaccines.
This week’s surprise decision by Saudi Arabia and other top oil producers to broadly stick with output cuts despite rising crude prices was influenced by events in an unexpected place - Italy.
German authorities are expected on Wednesday to announce a gradual easing of coronavirus curbs, seeking a balance between the needs of public health and the economy as the
Police on Saturday night, arrested over 200 clubbers and workers at popular Cubana Night Club for allegedly breaching COVID-19 protocols.
South Africa has signed an agreement with Johnson & Johnson to secure 11 million COVID-19 vaccine doses and will ease restrictions due to a decline in new cases, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has arrested five persons, Lawal Abiola; Afeez Rasaq; Akeem Gbolahan; Idowu Jelili and Safiriyu Oyebanji over alleged involvement in the stealing of a 40-foot container of Cocoa worth N55 million meant for export to the United States of America, USA.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said the use of email is no longer required for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration processes.
The United States authorities have charged 48-year old Modestus Nwagubwu Ifemembi to court over fraudulent claims he provided to obtain the US citizenship 10 years back.
The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) says it will be possible for companies in Nigeria to be registered within three hours, before the end of 2021.
Muslim communities have been called upon to use the holy month of Ramadan to pray fervently against the challenges of insecurity as well as for unity and progress of the state and the nation as a whole.
A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has advocated debt relief for Nigeria as it mounts, saying the debt-to-Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio is a useless way of measuring debt sustainability.
Minister urges collaboration between National Assembly, finance ministry to strengthen public investment
The task of strengthening public investment will come easy with commitment, loyalty and collaborations between the National Assembly and the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has explained the reason for making use of Halal Fountain Hotel (Annex), situated at No. 29A, Rabah Road, Kaduna, reportedly seized from Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd), former National Security Adviser.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled the demise of a close associate and exceptional scholar and administrator, Dr Mahmud Tukur, describing him as a true patriot and a nationalist.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has scheduled the South West congress of the party for Monday, April 12 in Oshogbo, Osun.