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The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman, Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has advised Nigerians to support the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination campaign to ensure increased uptake of the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine in the subsequent phases of the campaign.
Lagos State Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi, said on Friday that 17,382 persons had received the second dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in the state as at May 31.
The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, has said more than 10,000 Nigerians have reported various degrees of side effects after they received their first doses of the vaccination against the coronavirus infection.
Bauchi State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has debunked rumours that Bauchi Christians are refusing to receive the Covid-19 vaccine over some controversial religious beliefs.
Lagos State Government has disclosed that it has registered over 400 money lenders in the last two years, just as it noted that it has also vaccinated over 2,500 intending pilgrims for the next hajj.
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, on Saturday took the second dose of the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at an event at the Government House to flag off the second round of the vaccination in the state.
The Edo State Government says the ban placed on pool parties and large gatherings in the state is still in place.
The Edo Government says it has begun free anti-rabies vaccination for dogs and other pets to eradicate rabies in the state.
One month into the national COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Nigeria, a total of 1,043,737 eligible Nigerians have so far been vaccinated with the first dose pf the vaccine, representing 51.9 per cent of the proportion vaccinated.
The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has vaccinated no fewer than 2,837 intending pilgrims for the 2021 Hajj
Nigeria has so far vaccinated 964,387 people in 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, against COVID-19, with Lagos State topping the chart with 164,434 people vaccinated.
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Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau State has charged Christians in Plateau and Nigeria, to demonstrate the love of God towards all mankind.
Mr Tajudeen Lawal, the Commissioner for Home Affairs, during the flag-off exercise at the office of the Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board in Osogbo, said the agency had received enough doses of the vaccine for the intending pilgrims.
The Lagos State Government says 127,885 persons have so far received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.
The Edo State Government has intensified the vaccination of residents against coronavirus (COVID-19), as about 16,328 persons have received the Oxford AstraZenaca vaccine across the state’s 18 local government areas.
The Edo State Government on Friday said that the state had witnessed “a steady rise in COVID-19 recoveries” just as it announced that it had intensified the vaccination of eligible members of the public with over 16,328 persons vaccinated against the deadly virus.
The Lagos State government has dismissed allegations that one of its COVID-19 vaccination centres was mismanaging doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says 46,369 persons have been vaccinated in the state as at March 19, 2021 with Eti-Osa Local Government Area leads with the highest number of persons vaccinated.
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