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A Nigerian doctor, Dr. Onyema Ogbuagbu, is at the centre of the Pfizer-led research, development and trials that have culminated in a breakthrough for COVID-19 vaccines.
Prof. Sarah Agbor, the Commissioner Human Resources, Science and Technology, African Union (AU), says the union will continue to facilitate education among African youths.
A total of 1, 500 civil servants have been selected to participate in the second batch of the Structured Assessment-Based Training Programme, SMAT-P, by the federal government, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, has said.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has called for the adoption and implementation of a viable and sustainable healthcare financing programme for states in the country.
The National Advocates for Health (N4H) had commended the Nigerian Government for approving the 2020 Revised Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) guideline and called for a speedy implementation.
The House of Representatives Committee on Finance has asked the Budget Office of the Federation to deduct the balances of under remittances from allocation from defaulting agencies of government.
The President of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said that the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the challenges in Nigeria’s education and health sectors.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has backed the calls by some eminent Nigerians for people to defend themselves, if government failed to protect them from herdsmen and bandits’ attacks.
The Lagos State Government has faulted the widespread media reports on N1 million daily spending on a COVID-19 patient in the state.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has threatened legal action against a member of the House of Representatives, James Faleke.
Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, former National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC) has facilitated a training for youths in Kwara on various entrepreneurial skills.
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said it had generated N573 billion between January and May from total targeted revenue of N957 billion for the 2020 fiscal year.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has warned employers in the state against discriminatory practices towards coronavirus survivors and patients.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday outlined the principles of engagement with private sector laboratories as an important resource to accelerate availability of COVID-19 testing in Nigeria.
Napoli captain, Lorenzo Insigne, bids farewell to Diego Maradona: ‘The greatest of all time, I was lucky enough to meet you.’
Al-Mahdi, aged 84, was flown to the United Arab Emirates to receive treatment after he tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month, but his condition deteriorated during the past hours and died there from an acute pneumonia due to complications of the virus.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved N21.9 billion for the rehabilitation and repairs of roads in Yobe, Edo and Taraba States.
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has signed a law on state genome registration, which will come into effect in January 2023, said the country’s justice ministry Thursday.
Rouqayya, a Principal Detective Superintendent (PDS) with the EFCC, stated in the testimony, that Faisal Maina made contradictory statements concerning the registration of a company he allegedly used in siphoning funds to the tune of N58million.
Fellow Portuguese speaker Marcelo was the only player he was said to have stayed in touch with and he didn’t attend the Ballon d’Or ceremony that saw Luka Modric become the first player other than Ronaldo or Lionel Messi to win the award since Kaka in 2007.
Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, PASAN, a body of staff working in the National and State Assemblies has expressed disappointment over non-implementation of financial autonomy for State legislative houses.
Traces of microplastics have been found close to the top of Mount Everest, a study showed Friday, likely originating from equipment used by the hundreds of climbers who summit the world’s highest peak every year.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the crude oil found in the Benue Trough is in commercial quantity.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has resumed preparations ahead of the Plateau South Senatorial by-election slated for Dec. 5.