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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: 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...
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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...

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...
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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...

Rivers State: Mixed feelings, vaccine hesitancy as odds against curbing COVID-19 spread

By Ann GODWIN CHINDA Okpara lives in Rumuekini, in Obio Akpor Local Council, one of the largest councils in Rivers State. He has not taken...

17 months after the first case, only 1% of Nigerians have been tested for COVID-19

FOR a country with more than 200 million people, only approximately two million citizens, representing one per cent of the population, have been tested...
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