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 […]
The Kaduna State Government will from 31st October 2021 require compliance with Covid-19 protocols, especially facemasks and vaccination, for access to its offices. The Ministry of Health has since commenced the vaccination of all civil servants, and this is expected to be completed by 31st October 2021. All civil servants are required to be vaccinated […]
On 19th October 2021, at Njaba LGA, unknown gunmen stormed the LGA headquarters where Traditional Rulers were having a meeting and gunned down two Traditional Rulers. “At the scene, it was revealed that the Transitional Chairman of Njaba LGA Mr Emeka Ihenacho invited and was having meeting with fifteen Traditional Rulers of Njaba communities without […]
The Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, disclosed this during a press briefing in Abuja. According to a report by The PUNCH, the Federal Government on Thursday announced its plans to create mass vaccination sites in higher institutions of learning and religious centres.
Federal Government has explained that taking COVID-19 vaccine is a choice and not a compulsory exercise, even though it is expected that every Nigerian should get vaccinated against the dreaded COVID-19 virus. The explanation came against the backdrop of criticisms that followed media reports that effective December 1 2021, federal civil servants would be expected […]
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians against consuming frozen poultry products smuggled into the country. Abubakar Jimoh, spokesperson to NAFDAC, said this on Monday, in an interview with NAN in Abuja.
The disease was detected in about 18 councils but later spread to the entire 25 LGAs. Dr. Mohammed Makusidi, the Niger State Commissioner for Health has disclosed that over 150 lives have been lost to cholera across the 25 local government areas of the state between April till date.