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[EXCLUSIVE] How 37 hospitals shared over N35 billion COVID-19 fund

THE Nigerian government disbursed N35.74 billion to 37 of its 55 hospitals from the COVID-19 Intervention Fund at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020,...

COVID-19: Nigeria shuts down Embassy in Mexico

NIGERIA'S Ambassador to Mexico Adejare Bello has ordered the closure of the Nigerian embassy in the country due to fresh outbreak of COVID-19 within...

INVESTIGATION: Controversy trails procurement of N244.6m chemicals, as EHORECON, Environment Ministry dodge responsibility

Some discrepancies in the 2020 COVID-19 contract awards linked to the Environmental Health Officers Council of Nigeria (EHORECON) for procuring Chlorine-based chemicals with outdoor...
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UK cancels COVID-19 test for Nigerians, others

THE United Kingdom has removed all restrictions on international travel for all passengers ahead of the Easter holidays and COVID-19 testing will no longer...

Taraba: Consultants resign, shun new equipment at FMC Jalingo for overseas jobs

THE 20-year-old Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Jalingo, Taraba State, currently has fewer than 15 consultants in its workforce and cannot render certain services, the...

COVID-19: NPHCDA launches mass vaccination strategy, site finder

THE National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has launched the Service Delivery, Communication, Accountability, Logistics, Electronic Reporting and Supportive Supervision (SCALES 2.0) Strategy...
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COVID-19: European Union donates two million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine to Nigeria

THE European Union (EU) on Monday handed over two million doses of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria. The handover ceremony was held in...

Dispelling public doubts about COVID-19 vaccination in Nigeria

By David AROME  In several forums, Nigerian vaccine administrators have stated their support for COVID-19 vaccination delivery. Over time, research has established that the vaccine...

COVID-19 vaccination: FG commences administration of booster shots today

THE Federal Government says that  administration of booster shots to vaccinated persons with either two doses of Moderna, Bio-N-Tech, AstraZeneca, or a single dose...
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