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‘Intensify your research’ – President Buhari challenges Nigerian Universities to develop COVID-19 vaccine

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerian universities to intensify their research in order to develop (coronavirus) COVID-19 vaccine to tackle the dreaded virus afflicting the country. Buhari, represented by Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, the Minister of State for Education, gave...

UK govt announces fresh guidelines as new COVID-19 emerges

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced new measures following the discovery of a new variant of coronavirus. Two cases of Omicron, a highly infectious strand of the virus, have been recorded in the UK. According to Johnson, all travellers...

Steps star Lee Latchford-Evans tests positive for Covid-19 as he pulls out of final tour dates

Steps star Lee Latchford-Evans has had to pull out of the band’s final tour dates after testing positive for Covid-19, just as Faye Tozer is able to return. The band shared a statement on Instagram confirming that the remaining...

COVID-19: South Africa condemns ‘punishment’ over Omicron variant detection

South Africa has accused countries of punishing its advanced ability which detected the coronavirus (COVID-19) Omicron variant. The Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation condemned the treatment in a statement on Saturday. Travel bans and restrictions have been imposed against...

COVID-19: 3.5m Nigerians fully vaccinated

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) says 3,487,298 Nigerians have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Dr Faisal Shuaib, the Executive Director, made the announcement at the start of mass vaccination in Nasarawa State. Shuaib said as of Friday,...

Journalists allege negligence of sector as health minister shuns COVID-19 conference

Health journalists in Nigeria have accused the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire of shunning for the second time in a row, a conference organised to seek solutions to Nigeria’s healthcare challenges. The Association of Nigeria Health Journalists,(ANHEJ) had...

Ignore negative perception about COVID-19 vaccine – Attah Igala to Nigerians

The Attah Igala HRM Mathew Opaluwa has charged Nigerians to take the COVID-19 vaccine and ignore every negative perception against the vaccine. Opaluwa, gave the charge on Friday in Idah when a non governmental organization Challenge Parenthood Initiative, (CPI)...

COVID-19: Jigawa to vaccinate 3.6m persons before Dec 24

Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has said 3.6 million persons across the state are expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before December 24, 2021. He said on Thursday at Kiyawa Local Government Area of the state after...

Bayern Munich striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting tests positive for Covid-19 after refusing vaccine

Bayern Munich forward Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting - one of five unvaccinated players at the club whose wages have been docked, has tested positive for Covid-19. The Cameroon international, 32, was already in quarantine having come into contact with a Covid-positive person but...

BLACKPINK’s Lisa tests positive for Covid-19

BLACKPINK are awaiting Covid-19 tests after bandmate Lisa tested positive. The K-pop band’s agency YG Entertainment confirmed that Jennie, Jisoo and Rosé would all be undergoing tests, despite not being classified as close contacts. A statement read: ‘BLACKPINK’s Lisa was...
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Bauchi: Christians march against gender-based violence, advocate stringent punishment for perpetrators

As part of their contribution to voices against increasing cases of gender-based violence against women, particularly rape of...
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