Thursday, 1st June 2023


15 Apr
Xavi Hernandez believes young Barcelona midfielder Gavi would be happiest staying at the club, amid speculation he could leave in the summer, the Catalan coach said Saturday.
18 Feb
A former Nigerian Minister of State for Health, Dr. Muhammad Ali, was on Monday appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Gavi, in a statement yesterday said Pate, who was the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer ....
14 Feb
Former Minister of State for Health, Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate, was yesterday, appointed new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.
31 Jan
Nigeria has maintained a sustained COVID-19 vaccination rollout in recent months, surpassing the milestone of fully vaccinating 30 per cent of its total population.
8 Dec
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.
23 Nov 2022
Spain shredded Costa Rica 7-0 on Wednesday in a brutal destruction in their Group E opener which launched their bid to lift a second World Cup.
21 Jul 2022
Nigeria is missing as Ghana, Kenya and Malawi are invited to apply by September 13 as Gavi (vaccine alliance) opens its maiden application window to support roll-out for first malaria therapy geared at protecting children against the disease that kills more than 260 000 children yearly in Africa.
13 Jul 2022
Senate has alleged Ministry of Health officials mismanaged over N5.7 billion donor funds.
8 Jan 2022
Barcelona squandered the chance to climb back into La Liga's top four on Saturday as Granada scored a late equaliser to seal a 1-1 draw after Barca midfielder Gavi was sent off.
29 Dec 2021
Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele, defender Samuel Umtiti and midfielder Gavi have tested positive for Covid-19, the Spanish club said Wednesday, bringing to six the number of infected first team players.
11 Jul 2021
Chinda Okpara lives in Rumuekini, in Obio Akpor Local Council, one of the largest councils in Rivers State. He has not taken the AstraZeneca-made Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine...
21 Dec 2020
The Federal Government is painstakingly exploring multiple sources and cheaper but effective COVID-19 vaccines. Chairman, Technical Working Group for the therapy, Dr. Bassey Okposen, who dropped the hint in an exclusive interview with The Guardian in Abuja....


The Plateau State House of Assembly has suspended all the Local Government Council chairmen and councillors in the 17 LGAs of the state with immediate effect. The suspension was announced by the Speaker of the House, Ayuba Abok, during the plenary session on Thursday, following a motion moved by Pirfa Tyem, the lawmaker representing the…
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The Upper Sharia Court of Appeal No 1 sitting in Bauchi has issued a bench warrant on the Imam of Dutsen-Tanshi Jumma’at Mosque Dr Idris Abdul’aziz following his failure to appear before the court. Abdul’aziz is standing trial over allegation of incitement of public disturbance of peace and blasphemy. He was alleged to have passed…
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A Russian court imposed a fine on US messenger service WhatsApp on Thursday for failing to delete banned content. The three-million-rouble ($37,000) fine was the first imposed on WhatsApp for such an offence. WhatsApp's parent company, Meta, was banned and branded "extremist" by Russian authorities last year. Meta's other platforms, Facebook and Instagram, were blocked…
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Eight Croatians held in Zambia for nearly six months on child trafficking charges were acquitted on Thursday and will return home as soon as possible, the government in Zagreb said. The group, comprising four couples, were arrested in early December while trying to leave Zambia along with four children from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.…
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The Election Petitions Tribunal in Ondo State on Thursday dismissed the petition filed by the House Representatives candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Ilaje/Ese-Odo Federal Constituency, Tunji Balogun, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Donald Ojogo, who won the March 18 poll. The petition was dismissed by the…