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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...

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...
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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...

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...

Canada, Indonesia impose travel restrictions on Nigeria, nine other African countries

THE governments of Canada and Indonesia have placed Nigeria and nine other African countries on travel ban to curb the spread of the Omicron...
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Nigeria vaccinates over 4.9m against COVID-19 — NPHCDA

THE Chief Executive Officer of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) Shuaib Faisal has disclosed that Nigeria has successfully vaccinated 4.96 million...

Colombian, Argentinian, Indian COVID-19 responses offer lessons to Nigeria, Kenya

By Odinaka ANUDU and Carey MULINDI  IN April 2021, President Iván Duque Márquez of Colombia proposed to increase taxes on food and utilities in order...

COVID-19: We have vaccinated 3.9m Nigerians – NPHCDA

THE Chief Executive Officer of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) Shuaib Faisal has disclosed that Nigeria has successfully vaccinated 3.938 million...
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