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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...

Africa records less than five per cent of global COVID-19 deaths

NEARLY two years after its emergence and eventual declaration as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), Africa's fatalities from COVID-19 have been...

ICFJ, WHO offer course on violence prevention reporting

THE International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), is offering a course in Violence Prevention Reporting. The program will implement...

WHO approves malaria vaccine for children 

THE World Health Organization (WHO) has approved the administration of RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine on children in sub-Saharan Africa. The vaccine acts against P. falciparum, the...

Why resident doctors ended two-month-old strike

THE National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) has called off its two-month-old strike. The decision emanated from pressure from the Nigerian government to...

I’m fine but undergoing ‘gruesome’ therapy, says Tinubu 

FORMER Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu has said that he is healthy but undergoing 'gruesome' physiotherapy in London. He stated this on Friday when he...

WHO raises survival hope for diabetes, cancer patients, approves new drugs

RESPITE may have come the way of people living with diabetes and cancer as the World Health Organization (WHO) has approved new drugs for...

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Anambra election: Journalists demand security for media houses

JOURNALISTS have demanded beefed-up security for media houses in Anambra State ahead of the November 6 governorship election in...

Handwashing: How Nigeria squandered success before COVID-19 – UNICEF

NIGERIA blew away a chance to make at least 30 per cent of its citizens have access to handwashing...

FG declares Tuesday public holiday to mark Eidul-Mawlid

THE Federal Government has declared Tuesday, October 19, 2021, a public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid celebration in...

Food prices on the increase despite inflation dropping to 16.63% in September

THE Consumer Price Index (CPI) report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday revealed that inflation rate,...

Nigeria needs modern policies to stimulate financial inflows -DG, LCCI

THE newly-appointed Director-General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chinyere Almona has said that Nigeria needs modern...
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