Sunday, 1st October 2023

COVID-19 vaccine

24 Mar
Nigeria-born Surgeon-General of Florida, Joseph Ladapo, has been warned by United States (U.S.) health agencies that his claims about COVID-19 vaccine risks are harmful to the public.
5 Mar
Novak Djokovic was waiting yesterday to learn whether he would get last-minute clearance to enter the United States to play at Indian Wells and Miami, as American tennis chiefs threw support behind the world number one.
3 Mar
Vice-Chancellor, University of Jos (UNIJOS), Prof. Tanko Ishaya, has received a DNA-based indigenous COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate, codenamed SJN3T CorVac (Sokoto, Jos, NARICT, NIMR, NVRI and TETFund) produced by a consortium of Nigerian universities...
14 Dec 2022
Cross River State government has disclosed that over 1.5 million people have received COVID-19 vaccination so far.
8 Dec 2022
The board of Gavi, the international vaccine agency, met, yesterday, to debate shutting down the programme, known as Covax, amid swiftly waning demand for the shots.
3 Nov 2022
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has again appealed to Nigerians who are yet to be vaccinated to get the COVID-19 vaccines.
25 Oct 2022
President Joe Biden will get an updated Covid-19 vaccine booster shot on Tuesday and urge more Americans to follow his example ahead of winter.


4 mins ago
The meeting between the Federal Government and the labour unions have started at the Presidential Villa, Abuja with the aim of averting the industrial action planned by the unions.
14 mins ago
  As part of 63rd independence celebration, Nigerians in the diaspora have stormed the High Commission in London demanding for just and fair Kano governorship election trial. The placard-carrying Nigerians protest alleged interference of the All Progressive Congress (APC) under Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in the Kano governorship election petition tribunal. The protesters waved different placards…
22 mins ago
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo socio-cultural organization has urged President Bola Tinubu to grant an unconditional pardon to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and Yoruba Nation freedom fighter, Sunday Igboho, to the sacrifices of late nationalists like Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo, and Ahmadu Bello. In a statement to mark Nigeria’s 63rd anniversary…
27 mins ago
The Netherlands halted extraction from Europe's biggest gas field on Sunday, which was resulting in earthquakes that have shaken local residents for decades and threaten to persist.
1 hour ago
Leicester thrashed Blackburn 4-1 to return to the top of the Championship on Sunday.
1 hour ago
Gov. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State, has renamed the state’s International Passenger and Cargo Airport after late Chinua Achebe, a novelist, to immortalise him for making an indelible mark on the history of human civilisation.
1 hour ago
The match officials at fault for a botched VAR call that cost Liverpool a goal in their 2-1 defeat at Tottenham on Saturday have been removed from duty for the rest of the Premier League weekend.
1 hour ago
Four Paris Saint-Germain players on Sunday apologised for offensive chants aimed at rivals Marseille after a Ligue 1 game, saying they "sincerely regretted" their words.
1 hour ago
From a young age, men are exposed to a multitude of expectations that shape the course of their lives. These expectations are woven into the fabric of family traditions, cultural norms, and societal constructs of masculinity. This article delves deep into the intricate web of these expectations, exploring how they mould men's psyches, influence their…
2 hours ago
The United States District Court in Northern Illinois has ruled that Chicago State University (CSU) must release President Bola Tinubu's academic records to Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar by noon on Monday. The documents are sought for use in Nigerian courts to support allegations that Mr. Tinubu forged a diploma certificate he claimed to have…