Following a 60-day ultimatum given to residents of Ogun State to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, the Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs Kikelomo Longe, has called on industries operating in the state to encourage their employees to get vaccinated. Longe made the call during a tour of Olam Nigeria Limited and the […]
The Federal Government on Monday raised alarm about a black market for fake vaccination certificates in the country. The Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, raised the alarm during the committee’s media briefing in Abuja, disclosing that arrangements are in place to […]
The unidentified 30-year-old, of Argentina, is only the second person ever recorded whose immune system has naturally rid their body of the virus. A woman who tested positive for HIV eight years ago has been cured. She was cured of the disease despite not taking any medication, doctors have revealed today.
The Umudioka Improvement Union of Anambra State has proscribed the sales and consumption of illicit drugs and substances in the Community. In a Press Release, the Union warn those still undertaking such business to desist forthwith as they’ll go all out to arrest and prosecute them henceforth with support of the relevant security agencies.
The governor gave a 60-day ultimatum to the unvaccinated residents to obtain COVID -19 vaccines. Governor Dapo Abiodun has threatened to bar unvaccinated persons from government offices, markets, schools and public transport in Ogun state.
A Malaysian gynaecologist has created what he says is the world’s first unisex condom. He suggests it can be worn by females or males and is made from a medical grade material usually used as a dressing for injuries and wounds.
The hospital bill of the injured victims of the Ikoyi building collapse will be taken care of by the Lagos state government. The Deputy Governor of the State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat who disclosed this during a visit to General Hospital, Lagos where some of the rescued victims of the Ill-fated incident were on admission said […]
The renowned playwright, narrated his ordeal on Thursday, while speaking at a news conference held at Freedom Park in Lagos with the theme: ‘Covid, Technology and Citizens banishment.’ According to the Noble laureate, he was denied his right to movement twice, describing his experience has banishment.
This comes after the federal government mandated civil servants to get vaccinated against COVID-19 last week. Banks in Nigerian have reportedly issued directives mandating staff to get the COVID-19 vaccine or post negative COVID-19 results every two weeks.
He described vaccine development as a long and technical process with high underlying costs. Mr Olayinka Subair, the Country Manager Nigeria and Cluster Lead West Africa for Pfizer, has said Nigeria cannot produce the vaccine now. According to him, there is no technical capacity to develop a COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria now. Subair said this […]