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Nigerian government approves COVID-19 booster jab

THE Nigerian government has approved the administration of booster jab to protect citizens against COVID-19. The government approved the jab through the Presidential Steering Committee,...

Workers plead for more time as FG enforces compulsory COVID-19 vaccination 

THERE was chaos at the Phase One section of the Federal Secretariat Complex, Central Business District, Abuja, in the early hours of Wednesday as the...

NCDC confirms two cases of Omicron variant in Nigeria

THE Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the first two cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19 in Nigeria. This was disclosed in a...

COVID-19: ICIR reporter wins award as experts harp on sustained reporting

THE ICIR's Senior Investigative Reporter Marcus Fatunmole has won the ANHEJ President's Award 2021. He was declared winner of the Online Media Category award at the two-day...

73% of health workers in Africa remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 – WHO

THE World Health Organization has raised the alarm that only 27 per cent of health workers in Africa had received COVID-19 vaccination, leaving 73...

Nigerian health ministry budgets N91 million for anniversaries

THE Federal Ministry of Health has proposed a N91.4 million anniversary fund for its Abuja headquarters in its 2022 proposed budget. The fund does not...

Nigeria begins enforcement of compulsory COVID-19 vaccine for workers on December 1

THE Nigerian government will begin the enforcement of compulsory COVID-19 vaccination for all its employees effective December 1. Consequently, all workers are to show evidence...

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Omicron virus: UK adds Nigeria to red list over travel fears

THE United Kingdom has outlined plans to add Nigeria to the red list for international travel to England on...

NPA eyes digitalised operations in 2025

THE Nigerian Ports Authority has said that the ports would be fully digitalised in 2025. Acting Managing Director of NPA...

How Rivers State is responding to sexual violence

By Chioma EZENWAFOR CHISOM Isaac was only in SS2 when she was first gang-raped by her classmate’s brothers and neighbour...

Delta joins Lagos government in hunt for killers of Dowen schoolboy 

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has vowed to work with the Lagos State Government and other relevant authorities to...

Airlines, travel operators worry over new COVID-19 variant

NIGERIAN aviation stakeholders have expressed worry regarding the future of the travel industry, which another lockdown may yet threaten...
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