Tag: COVID19

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 84 new infections from 13 States

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control  (NCDC) has confirmed 84 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country...

Covid-19: No entitlements for families of 17 doctors killed, NARD President...

•Tells Nigerians: We feel your pains but blame FG, govs for strike•‘Our hazard allowance is N5,000, each senator collects N1.2m’By Chioma ObinnaThe Nigerian...

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 4.33m

The number of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa has reached 4,330,666 as of Saturday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

[Breaking] COVID-19: Lagos eases restrictions on social, event centres

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State.By Olasunkanmi AkoniThe Lagos State Government on Friday announced further easing of restrictions on social and event centres...

World Bank/IMF: Committee says COVID-19 pandemic causing economic shock, others

BY Peter EgwuatuThe Development Committee of World Bank Group , WBG and International Monetary Fund, IMF on Friday said that the coronavirus, COVID-19...

COVID-19: Kogi govt inaugurates team to monitor, investigate vaccine’s tolerance —...

The Kogi Government, on Thursday, inaugurated a State Research Team to monitor and investigate the effect, adverse reactions, and level of tolerance of...

COVID-19 vaccines: COVAX delivers 38m doses in 6 continents – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says COVAX has now delivered more than 38 million doses across six continents, supplied by three manufacturers, AstraZeneca,...

Less than 2% of world’s COVID-19 vaccines administered in Africa

The WHO AFRO says more efforts are needed to scale up COVID-19 vaccination in the African Region as many African countries have barely...

COVID-19 vaccine: Health workers allay fears, appeal to Nigerians

Mr Biobelemoye-Joy Josiah, President, Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), has appealed to Nigerians not to have any negative thoughts about...

VIDEO: Nigerians share experience on receiving COVID-19

VIDEO: Nigerians share experience on receiving COVID-19 | Premium Times Nigeria ...

VIDEO: Nigerians share experience on receiving COVID-19 vaccines

VIDEO: Nigerians share experience on receiving COVID-19 vaccines | Premium Times Nigeria ...

COVID-19: Over 30, 000 Nasarawa residents vaccinated, says Commissioner

No fewer than 30, 000 residents in Nasarawa State have so far taken a jab of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the state.The...

COVID-19: Existing vaccines less effective against new variants — FG

As Nigeria vaccinates 964,387 persons; Kogi receives 16,900 dosesBy Sola Ogundipe, Omeiza Ajayi, Gabriel Olawale & Boluwaji ObahopoThe Federal Government has urged  Nigerians...

FG receives 100, 000 doses of COVID19 vaccines from India

The Federal government has received 100,000 doses of Covishield vaccines from India. Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID19, Boss Mustapha, confirmed this on Tuesday...

COVID-19: Why states were directed to halt vaccination halfway — FG

The Federal Government has explained why it asked all states administering the COVID-19 vaccine to stop the exercise the moment they used half...

COVID-19: India donates 100,000 doses of Covishield vaccines to Nigeria

By Joseph Erunke – AbujaIndia has donated 100,000 doses of COVISHIELD vaccines to Nigeria.A statement by High Commission of India in Nigeria, Tuesday...