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Nigerian authorities have warned on Friday against the circulation of fake coronavirus vaccines in the country, where 10 million real doses of the shots are expected in March. “There are reports of fake vaccines in Nigeria,” the Director-General of Nigeria’s National Agency for Food Drug and Administration Control (NAFDAC), Mojisola Adeyeye said during a virtual […]Continue Reading
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The National Youth Service Corps has banned all forms of religious gatherings on its orientation camps. NYSC Camp Safe Reopening Project Lead, Dr Oyeladun Okunromade, stated this on Friday at a sensitisation webinar for the 2020 Batch B Stream II Corp Members. According to Punch, the event with the theme, ‘Protecting The health Of The […]Continue Reading
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Several governors in Nigeria have criticised the number of doses of Covid-19 vaccines allocated to their states by the Federal Government as the country prepares to receive its first batch of jabs. Nigeria is expecting its first 100,000 doses of Pfizer and bioNtech vaccines at the end of the month. The country has recorded over […]Continue Reading
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The Director in the Centre for Infectious Disease Research, Bayero University Kano, Professor Isa Sadeeq-Abubakar, says the number of COVID-19 cases reported daily in Nigeria is not a true representation of the situation in the country. He said this on Tuesday, during an interview on Channels Television’s News At 10, while defending the need for […]Continue Reading
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Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday approved the employment of 40 additional medical doctors. There are a number of hospitals in the insurgency-ravaged areas of the state without a medical doctor. The governor’s directive was given at a meeting with the chief executives of seven public hospitals and related institutions located in Maiduguri […]Continue Reading
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Deputy Chairman, Alliance for Survival of COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), Sina Odugbemi, says it is safer for students to remain at home to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19. While admitting that by remaining at home, the students are losing time, he believes that the risk of sending them back to school, by far, outweighs […]Continue Reading