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Antonio Guterres, the UN Chief has called out the unequal distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. Guterres classified rich nations hogging vaccines as immoral and stupid. He mentioned that hoarding the vaccine would choke off poorer countries’ access to vaccines risked undermining their own defences against the pandemic. Earlier this week, the World Health Organisation mentioned […]
Nigerian Federal Lawmakers have called out Ghanians for using fake COVID-19 tests to defraud Nigerians in Ghana. Daily Trust reports that the alarm was raised by Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe (APC, Kwara) in a motion co-sponsored by Senators Sadiq Umar (APC, Kwara), Chukwuka Utazi (PDP, Enugu), and Betty Apiafi (PDP, Rivers). Oloriegbe pointed out that there […]
In the latest health news, Dr Faisal Shuaib, the Executive Director of, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), has announced that over 1.8 million eligible people have been fully vaccinated against the Coronavirus. According to Daily Trust, Dr Shuaib stated this during a national briefing of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) in Abuja. He reported […]
Earlier today, some students and members of civil society organizations took to the streets of Edo state to protest against the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. The policy was put in place by the state Governor Godwin Obaseki’s administration to curb the spread of the pandemic in the state. Earlier this month, a Federal High Court […]
The United Kingdom has spoken on its vaccination rules against African countries such as Nigeria. On 19th September, the UK announced that any travelers who had not received their vaccines from a shortlist of approved countries (primarily North America and Europe), would be considered unvaccinated. This rule would also be applied to people who were vaccinated with […]
Uche Edochie, the second son of Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, took to his Instagram to explain his battle with COVID-19. The painter, who is the older brother of famed actor, Yul Edochie, narrated how he spent over 6 million Naira to treat the virus at an isolation treatment facility in Gbagada, Lagos State. He explained […]
Some Nigerian states are making it mandatory for all residents to get vaccinated. Some of these states include Edo, Osun, and Ondo states. However, some other states such as Plateau and Cross River have expressed their reservations on the compulsory vaccine, especially for civil servants. The Cross River State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Betta Edu […]