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Nigerian Governors Call Emergency Meeting

State Governors will gather for an emergency meeting on Thursday. The parley was called to deliberate COVID-19 vaccination and distribution in Nigeria. Spokesman for the Nigeria...

2.3 million Nigerians Register For COVID-19 Vaccination Barely 24 Hours After...

In less than 24 hours after the arrival of four million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, about 2.3 million Nigerians across the country have...

We Haven’t Allotted COVID-19 Vaccines To Rich People In Nigeria –...

The Federal Government of Nigeria has insisted that the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccines currently in the country have not been allotted to rich people in...

Ensure Transparency In Vaccine Distribution, SERAP Tells Govt

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has advised the Federal Government to “ensure equitable access, human rights, transparency and accountability in the distribution” of...

BREAKING: COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive In Nigeria

Nigeria has received nearly four million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, shipped via the COVAX Facility, a partnership between CEPI, Gavi, UNICEF and WHO. The...

WHO Salutes Akufo-Addo For Taking Coronavirus Jab

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), has lauded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for showing leadership by taking a jab...

Nigeria To Receive About 4m First Tranche Of COVID-19 Vaccine On...

The Federal Government has confirmed that Nigeria will receive the first tranche of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021.  This is according to...

Rwanda’s Kagame Slams ‘Hypocrisy, Double Standard’ In Vaccine Supply

Rwandan president Paul Kagame has lashed out at wealthy nations over the hoarding to coronavirus vaccines at a time other countries are struggling to...

Nigeria To Receive 16m Free Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines —- UK...

The UK Government on Tuesday said that  the Global Vaccine Alliance (GAVI) had announced that Nigeria would be one of the first countries to...

COVID-19: WHO Excludes Nigeria From African Countries To Get Vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has not shortlisted Nigeria for the Pfizer vaccines. This is because of the country’s failure to meet the standard requirement...

Nigeria To Receive COVID-19 Vaccine In February -Fayemi

The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday, announced that Nigeria has been selected among 12 African nations that will benefit...

COVID-19: FG Releases N10bn To Support Domestic Vaccine Production

The Federal Government has released the sum of N10billion to support domestic vaccine production. This is according to the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire. Speaking...

Coronavirus: WHO Clears BioNTech’s Vaccine For Emergency Use

To speed up access to COVID-19 vaccinations in the developing world, on the eve of the new year, the UN health agency approved Pfizer...

Pre-Travel COVID-19 Testing Rate For Travels Within ECOWAS To Be Harmonised—...

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) says the rate for pre-travel COVID-19 testing for travels within the ECOWAS region will be harmonised. Dr Osagie Ehanire,...

Nigeria Will Get COVID-19 Vaccine by January 2021 —Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Wednesday, said Nigeria should be taking delivery of COVID-19 vaccine by January 2021. He said a committee...

African Countries To Get COVID-19 Vaccines In Early 2021

African countries will have access to the COVID-19 vaccines from the end of January through the first quarter of 2021, said a special envoy of the...

Nigeria to Get COVID-19 Vaccine January 2021, Says Okonjo-Iweala

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has assured Nigeria and other African countries of access to COVID-19 vaccines from the end of...