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Violators could spend 6 months in jail in new COVID-19 regulations  

WHEN convicted, violators of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health Protection Regulations 2021 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday could spend six months in...

NGF distances self from comments made by Yahaya Bello on COVID-19 vaccines

THE Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has distanced itself from comments made by Yahaya Bello, Kogi State governor, condemning the use of COVID-19 vaccine. Bello, who...

Covid lockdown worsens condition of sickle cell patients, and their situation is yet to get better

During the COVID-19 lockdown that lasted for over five months in Nigeria, a lot of Nigerians particularly the vulnerable were unable to access health centres....
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NAFDAC bars UNIJOS from producing, selling unapproved anti-COVID herbal tea

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has stopped the University of Jos (UNIJOS) from continuing with production, promotion and...

Anambra state govt in a failing battle against COVID deniers

THE Presidential Task Force (PTF) and those in various states of the federation have recently expressed worries about the rising cases of COVID-19 infections, a development which is already putting unprecedented pressure on health facilities especially those meant for the treatment of those who test positive to the virus.

How NCDC’s delayed COVID-19 result jeopardises fight against global pandemic

SHEHU, a social media publicist who asked to be identified with his first name did not have headaches or fever when he walked in...
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Abuja residents besiege Shoprite on Christmas day, ignore Covid threat

ON December 21, 2020, the Presidential Task Force(PTF) on COVID-19 suggested to state governments and the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to shut down...

COVID-19 second wave: Does Nigeria need another lockdown?

DURING the Thursday briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja, national coordinator of the PTF, Sani Aliyu, said the federal...

‎Virologists, others urge caution over FG’s rush to acquire COVID-19 vaccines

PROMINENT virologists in the country say the federal government should exercise caution in its quest to acquire COVID-19 vaccines for Nigerians.  Virologists, who spoke with...
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