Tanzania’s late leader John Magufuli had downplayed the risks of coronavirus and shunned masks in favour of the healing power of prayer,
Between March 2020 and July 2021, an estimated 4,000 children in Nigeria were orphaned as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a statistical report released on Tuesday by … Continue Reading COVID-19 orphaned 4,000 Nigerian children in sixteen months – World Bank
Nigeria has recorded additional 123 new COVID-19 cases, as total infections from the deadly virus rose to 169,329 as of July 17. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made … Continue Reading Nigeria records 123 new COVID-19 cases
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control had, on Thursday, announced the conditional approval of Russian Sputnik vaccine.
At least 163 people died in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 15,392, according to the government’s data on Tuesday.
The federal government has added South Africa to the list of countries restricted for travellers. The decision was taken due to the surge in the country’s COVID-19 cases. Boss Mustapha, secretary to the … Continue Reading COVID-19: FG adds South Africa to travel restriction list
Sydney will enter a hard two-week lockdown on Saturday night local time as authorities try to contain a fast-spreading outbreak of the highly infectious Delta coronavirus variant in Australia’s largest city, the … Continue Reading COVID19: Sydney heads into two-week hard lockdown to contain Delta coronavirus outbreak
World Trade Organisation (WTO) said Africa is working with the European Union and other partners to help create regional vaccine manufacturing hubs with Nigeria, South Africa, Senegal and Rwanda. Ngozi … Continue Reading WTO considering vaccine production hub in Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala
The Federal Government has listed another batch of 132 travellers as threats to public health after violating Nigeria’s COVID-19 travel protocols. A statement signed by the Chairman Presidential Steering Committee … Continue Reading FG placed More Quarantine Evaders On Blacklists
The Federal Government has announced Phase IV of the COVID-19 lockdown across all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). This new directive is to take effective by midnight … Continue Reading BREAKING: FG Announces Phase IV Of COVID-19 Lockdown, To Take Effect From Tuesday
The Lagos State government has shut down all its COVID-19 vaccination centers on conclusion of the first phase of the exercise. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said in … Continue Reading Lagos govt suspends COVID-19 vaccination, shuts down centers
Quarantine-free travel agreement allows families and friends to reunite and airlines are adding more flights to meet demand
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the USAID/Nigeria COVID-19 Food Security Challenge. With this challenge, USAID will offer $3million in funding and technical assistance to youth-led companies … Continue Reading USAID launches $3million food security challenge in Nigeria
The British public can now think about booking summer vacations abroad but there were still risks, transport minister Grant Shapps said on Friday after the government unveiled details of its … Continue Reading People Can Start Thinking About Summer Vacations— UK Minister Says
An investigation is underway in Cameroon into allegations of financial embezzlement of Covid-19 funds. President Paul Biya ordered the investigation on Thursday after campaign group Human Rights Watch raised concern … Continue Reading Cameroon: President Biya Launches Probe of ‘Embezzlement’ of Covid-19 Funds
… Says, 963,802 vaccinated The Federal Government has asked Nigerians to continue to maintain all non-pharmaceutical measures against the COVID-19, saying the vaccines have proved largely effective against some new … Continue Reading Existing vaccines largely ineffective against new variants of COVID — FG