JUST IN: First batch of COVID-19 vaccines arrive Abuja

The first batch of AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine has arrived Nigeria. It landed around noon at the Nnamdi…

NMA faults NPHCDA’s registration portal for COVID-19 vaccination

The Federal Government on Monday launched the electronic registration platform to enable eligible Nigerians get vaccinated…

PTF chairman: Four million doses of COVID vaccine to arrive Nigeria on Tuesday

Boss Mustapha, chairman of the presidential task force (PTF) and secretary to the government of the…

UK PM Johnson meets Nigerian pastor, others over Covid vaccination

  British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, this week, met with London-based Nigerian pastor, Sola Fola-Alade, and…

People with blood group O ‘may be less vulnerable’ to COVID-19 complications

Temitope Alonge, coordinator of the isolation centres in Oyo state, says people with the blood group…

COVID-19: NAFDAC okays emergency use of AstraZeneca vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved the emergency use…

Britain approves research involving exposing human volunteers to COVID-19

Britain has become the first country in the world to approve the human challenge trials in…

109 million Nigerians to receive COVID-19 vaccines in two years – FG

  The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) says it plans to vaccinate 109 million…

Arrested #OccupyLekki protesters to undergo COVID-19 tests, say police

The Lagos State Police Command has said popular comedian Debo Adebayo, popularly known as Mr. Macaroni,…

Covid vaccine maker, AstraZeneca, doubles profit to $3.2bn

AstraZeneca, the British maker of a Covid vaccine with Oxford University, said Thursday that net profit…

101-year-old woman survives COVID in Osun

Prof Victor Adetiloye, the chief medical director of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH), says…

CACOVID hits back, says ‘BUA didn’t solely pay for 1m doses of AstraZeneca vaccines’

The private sector-led coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID) says it stands by its position that the BUA…

PTF: Travellers who violate COVID-19 protocol risk imprisonment

The presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19 says international travellers, who violate the guidelines on preventing…

You’re petty’, BUA tells CACOVID, reveals evidence of vaccine payment

The drama surrounding the acquisition of a million doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine has led to…

No individual can purchase vaccine from manufacturer, CACOVID disowns BUA claims

Following a widespread report that BUA has purchased a million doses of COVID-19 (AstraZeneca) vaccines for…

South Africa halts use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, says not effective at stopping variant

South Africa, on Sunday, halted the use of the AstraZeneca-Oxford coronavirus vaccine after evidence emerged that…

BUA buys one million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines for Nigeria

One of Africa’s largest conglomerates, BUA, has paid for one million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines…

COVID-19: WHO team finds evidence of virus origin – Wuhan investigator

A team of World Health Organisation (WHO) experts investigating the origins of coronavirus in Wuhan have…

WHO: Nigeria qualified for Pfizer vaccine but has limited doses

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that Nigeria is among the nine in Africa recommended…

SGF: Nobody will spend billions of dollars on COVID-19 vaccines to kill Africans

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), has urged Nigerians to disregard conspiracy…

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