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The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) says it will inaugurate an 18-man National COVID-19 Vaccine Task Team (VTT), as part of measures to ensure vaccine security against the virus in Nigeria.
The National Coordinator of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, has advised schools to send home any child with respiratory symptoms consistent with coronavirus in order to reduce risk of transmission.
The Director-General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Alhaji Salihu Lukman, has said the defection of Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) is the beginning of electoral tsunami for the ruling party in the South East ahead of the 2023 general election.
Amid fears of a possible second wave of COVID-19 in the country, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has advised Nigerians to suspend their Christmas and New Year travels to limit the risk of contracting the virus.
General Motors will recall about seven million big pick-up trucks and SUVs worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy briefly appeared in court on Monday to face trial on corruption accusations before judges suspended the hearings until Nov. 26 to assess the health of one of his co-defendants.
Paris Saint-Germain are having to take a calculated risk on Neymar when it comes to Champions League competition, with Thomas Tuchel preparing to start the Brazilian against RB Leipzig.
Far fewer women than men are promoted in the finance industry unless they first ask for seniority, a sign of institutional gender bias, according to a new study in Australia.
Policymakers, business leaders, development partners and scholars will discuss how to create strategic partnerships between the youth, governments, private sector and the civil society at the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit starting on Monday.
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has advised the federal to “swallow its pride”, acknowledge its limitations and accept quality ideas to end the latest round of recession.
Medical Doctors from the South-South region of Nigeria under the Nigeria Medical Association, have asked state governor’s from the region to urgently put an end to the incessant kidnapping of its members, particularly in Cross River State.
A Covid-19 antibody therapy used to treat President Donald Trump was approved by the US drug regulator on Saturday for people who aren’t yet hospitalized by the disease but are at high risk.
A World Bank affiliated group may scuttle Nigeria’s bid to successfully prosecute illicit funds associated with the controversial OPL 245, a coalition of international anti-corruption groups has said.
Manchester United face a goalkeeping crisis in January and it is entirely of their own making.
Nigeria has formally entered its second economic recession in five years as the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global crude oil prices and restrictions imposed to curb the virus caused the nation’s economy to contract for the second consecutive quarter by 3.62 percent in the third quarter of 2020.
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.
United States lawmakers, international aid groups and rights advocates are warning the outgoing Trump administration against reported plans to label Yemen’s Houthi rebel group a “foreign terrorist organisation”, saying it would worsen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.
The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.
Six hotels and four commercial banks have been shut down by the Oyo State government.
The U.S. state of Georgia has confirmed President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the Nov. 3 election after a painstaking hand recount of its five million presidential ballots.
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane insists that star defender Raphael Varane is non-transferable amid links with Manchester United.
Guardiola joined City in the summer of 2016 and has gone on to win eight major trophies in his first four seasons in charge, playing a beguiling brand of football that has seen us set a series of impressive national records along the way.
The Imo State police command has said that the lawmaker, representing Ohaji/Egbema state constituency, Cyracus Okoro, who was arrested, charged to court and later was granted bail alongside his four aides attacked his colleague, the Deputy speaker, Chyna Iwuayanwu, with a dagger.