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Nigerian govt raises alarm over fake COVID-19 vaccines

THE Nigerian government has alerted its health authorities to the importation of fake COVID-19 vaccines from China to Africa. In a memo titled 'Report of...

Amid climate change threat, 80% of Nigerians lack handwashing facilities

DESPITE having some of the poorest data on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) globally, Nigeria is facing the hurdle of climate change as it...

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...
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Nigeria needs N400 billion to buy COVID-19 vaccine -FG

 THE President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has disclosed that the country would be needing a whooping sum of N400 billion naira for the purchase...

Nigeria has accessed $1.2bn Global Fund grant to fight Malaria, but many children still die of parasite

THE Federal Government of Nigeria says the country has accessed US$2,436,371,946 of the Global Fund towards fighting Malaria, Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, and for Resilient Systems...

FCT records three new cases of COVID-19

BARELY 72 hours after the Federal Government announced a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases to 12, Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health on...
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FG not considering use of Chroloquine as cure for COVID-19— Minister

MINISTER of Health, Osagie Ehanire on Friday said the would wait for the recommendations by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as cure for the...

Nigerian who tested positive to COVID-19, now confirmed negative—Minister

THE Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire on Friday disclosed that the Nigerian who tested positive to the novel virus after having contact with the...

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One year after Taliban takeover, Afghanistan plagued by repression, hunger

EXACTLY one year ago, August 15, 2021, the Taliban took over Afghanistan, promising to bring peace to the country...

Regulatory Commission inaugurates gas flare commercialisation team

THE Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has inaugurated a 12-member gas flare commercialisation programme team to steer the...

Kenya: William Ruto wins presidential election amid controversy

KENYA'S Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has declared candidate of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), Deputy President William...

Pro-Health policy journalism fellowship offers reporting grants

GATEFIELD Impact is accepting applications for its inaugural Pro-Health Policy Journalism Fellowship.  The program will provide participants with the skills necessary to...

Cost of lending to rise as inflation surges to 19.64% in July

CONSUMERS in Nigeria would likely be paying more for goods as inflation surges to 19.64 per cent in July,...
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