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4 Aug 2021
The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Wednesday says there is no COVID-19 positive corps member at any of the 37 orientation camps nationwide. The NYSC spokesperson, Adenike Adeyemi, who disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja, also debunked the rumours making the rounds in both the mainstream and new media that 109 corps…
8 Jun 2021
As in other economies worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the Nigerian economy. In 2020, Nigeria slipped into its second recession in five years, with a GDP contraction of 3.6% in the third quarter of 2020. Unemployment rate rose to 33.3% in the fourth quarter of 2020, about 8.6 million Nigerians…
8 Apr 2021
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Commissioner of Police Bala Ciroma has advised its officers and men not to abandon the use of face masks, hand sanitisers, and other COVID-19 protocols. Ciroma made the call when the AA Zaura Foundation, donated cartons of hand sanitisers and face masks to the FCT command. He said that it…
29 Mar 2021
Doctors and medical practitioners have raised concerns over the current deviation from what they describe as the original COVID-19 vaccination plan designed after the arrival of about 4 million Astrazeneca vaccine into Nigeria. They expressed their dissatisfaction during a webinar, organized by Yiaga Africa to look at emerging issues and challenges in the cause of…
19 Mar 2021
Numerous factors can make businesses decide to outsource or even engage a sub-contractor in their day-to-day activities.
3 Mar 2021
About 2.3 million Nigerians have registered on the online registration portal for COVID-19 vaccinations, Nigeria's primary healthcare agency boss said on Wednesday. "In less than 24 hours, 2.3 million Nigerians have registered to take the vaccines and the numbers keep increasing," Faisal Shuaib said during a Channels TV interview. Osindeinde Ademilayo Abodede, a healthcare worker,…
2 Mar 2021
Nigeria on Tuesday took delivery of the 3.92 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine. The country will be the third West African country to take delivery under the COVAX scheme, after Ghana and Ivory Coast. The most populous country in Africa is expected to take the delivery of additional 16 million doses from COVAX, in coming…
2 Mar 2021
Nigeria has taken delivery of the 3.92 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, making it the third West African country to take delivery under the COVAX scheme, after Ghana and Ivory Coast. "I AM HERE, NIGERIA," National Primary Health Care Development Agency tweeted on Tuesday. Over the coming months, Nigeria expects 16 million doses from COVAX,…
25 Feb 2021
A new report by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research published earlier this week showed that at least 1 in 5 residents of Lagos, Enugu and Nasarawa states might have been infected with COVID-19. And for Gombe State, it was 1 in 10 persons. "Survey findings released today revealed…
16 Feb 2021
The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced its goal to vaccinate 50 percent of the Nigerian population against COVID-19 in 2021. In order to achieve this goal and augment its efforts, it has partnered with local and international organisations, including the African Union. Its efforts, notwithstanding, the urgency of the problems associated with the pandemic…
11 Feb 2021
“Natural Medicine for guys,” reads the text in a graphic shared on Facebook in Nigeria in November 2020. The graphic makes several claims about how men can detect if they have a number of diseases. It reads: “Go up a tree and take a leak, if your pee attracts ants, you got diabetes, if it dries fast, your sodium…
5 Feb 2021
The Federal Government has placed a 72-hour suspension on outbound Emirates flights from Nigeria. A circular signed by Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) director-general, Musa Nuhu, stated that the airline has been airlifting passengers from Nigeria using rapid antigen tests conducted by laboratories not approved by regulatory authorities. “Based on the foregoing and to enable…

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The Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, has attributed the prevailing poverty, political instability, insurgence and collapse of government institutions to leadership failure. Omo-Agege made the observation on Saturday at the 5th Annual Leadership Lecture/Graduation Ceremony of the Value Rebirth-Centre-LSD Leadership School, Effurun/Warri in Delta. The senator, who was represented by Mr Mathew Omonade, said…
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The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Mr Peter Obi, says that Nigerian economy can only receive a boost with improved electricity supply and good leadership in the country. Obi, a former Governor of Anambra, said this in Owerri on Saturday at the Jamie Pajoel International (JPI) annual leadership conference. According to him, the…
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as a hype and show of shame reports on the defection of its members to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo. This is contained in a statement issued by the party’s state Assistant Publicity Secretary, Mr Victor Osheobo, on Saturday in Benin. He said ‘the hype of…
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A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has praised former President Goodluck Jonathan over the legacies he left behind while he presided over the affairs of the country. Oshiomhole gave the commendation while speaking at a memorial summit in honour of the late Capt.  Idahosa Okunbo on Saturday in…