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CBN Disburses N83.9bn Loans To Healthcare, Pharmaceutical Firms

CBN Disburses N83.9bn Loans To Healthcare, Pharmaceutical Firms

As part of its efforts to cushion the effect of COVID-19 on the health sector, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disbursed over N83.9 billion to pharmaceutical companies, healthcare practitioners and health projects across the country. Governor of the ...

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Yobe State: The Years of Pandemic

Yobe State: The Years of Pandemic

By Isa Sanusi Last year and this year can best be described as the years of the “plague” — the years of a pandemic; devastating loss of lives. The pandemic taking away (and it is still taking away) many precious ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine: 8,439 Adverse Reactions Recorded in Nigeria – NPHCDC 

COVID-19 Vaccine: 8,439 Adverse Reactions Recorded in Nigeria – NPHCDC 

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) said a total of 8,439 mild adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) had been reported since vaccination began in March. Dr. Faisal Shuaib, the executive director and CEO, NPHCDA, said this at a ...

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Afe Babalola University to Begin Production of COVID-19 Drugs, Vaccines

Afe Babalola University to Begin Production of COVID-19 Drugs, Vaccines

Founder of Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), has claimed the university has the manpower to bring about drugs and vaccines that would help in drastically curtailing the ravaging pandemic in the country. He called on the ...

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Vaccine Side Effect Fear: Eight Countries Suspend Rollout – FG

Vaccine Side Effect Fear: Eight Countries Suspend Rollout – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said Nigeria would continue to administer the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine despite its suspension by eight European countries over the fear of its possible deadly side effects. The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, ...

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16 States Take Delivery Of 1.8m Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine

16 States Take Delivery Of 1.8m Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine

16 out of the 36 states of the federation yesterday received a total of 1,871,050 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the federal government. LEADERSHIP findings showed that the states got doses of the vaccine as follows: Benue State ...

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Why I Have not Taken AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine – Sanwo-Olu

Why I Have not Taken AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday explained why he has not yet taken the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Many governors have taken the vaccine but Sanwo-Olu is yet to take it even when the state took delivery of the vaccines ...

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COVID-19: PTF Members, Journalists Receive Vaccines

COVID-19: PTF Members, Journalists Receive Vaccines

Members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 yesterday received jabs of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines during its weekly National briefing in Abuja. Also, a team of journalists covering the PTF briefing was given the COVID-19 vaccines. Members of the ...

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Survival Fund: FG Disburses N27b, Opens Last Scheme Portal Feb. 9

Survival Fund: FG Disburses N27b, Opens Last Scheme Portal Feb. 9

The Federal Government has disbursed N27 billion to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) as part of the MSMEs Survival Fund Scheme. Briefing newsmen in Abuja on Thursday, Amb. Mariam Katagum, Minister of State, Industry, Trade and Investment, said that ...

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COVID-19: Governors Raise Alarm Over Rising Cases

COVID-19: Governors Raise Alarm Over Rising Cases

Governors of the 36 states of the federation under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) have raised the alarm over the rising COVID-19 cases. This is even as the governors dissociated themselves from comments credited to Kogi State ...

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