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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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COVID-19: FG Issues New Protocols for Churches and Mosques

COVID-19: FG Issues New Protocols for Churches and Mosques

…Releases Stringent Guidelines As Nigeria continues to battle the second wave of the dreaded Coronavirus, federal authorities in the country are trying to reduce the possibility of mass infections. On Friday, January 15, the federal ministry of health released new ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Distribution: FG Releases Sharing Formula

COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Distribution: FG Releases Sharing Formula

…As A’Ibom Receives 1,161; Kano 3,557; Lagos 3,131 Ors The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has released the details of how the first batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses will be distributed across states. This was disclosed during a ...

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FG shortlists 50,000 Nigerians to Receive First Batch of COVID-19 Vaccines

FG shortlists 50,000 Nigerians to Receive First Batch of COVID-19 Vaccines

… As Nigeria to Speed up Local Vaccine Production — Fayemi The Federal Government is lining up 50,000 people, including frontline health workers, the elderly, persons with comorbidity and targeted police and immigration officers as the first set of Nigerians ...

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Nigerians won’t be Forced to take COVID-19 Vaccine – Fed Govt.

Nigerians won’t be Forced to take COVID-19 Vaccine – Fed Govt.

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 says it is important for Nigerians to get immunised against COVID-19 when the vaccines are available. PTF National Coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu stated this when he featured as a guest on Channels Television’s ...

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Rising COVID-19 Cases: NUT Cautions FG Against Jan 18 Schools’ Resumption Date

Rising COVID-19 Cases: NUT Cautions FG Against Jan 18 Schools’ Resumption Date

…Teachers will stay at home if infections increase, says teachers union The Nigeria Union of Teachers on Thursday cautioned the Federal Government against the January 18 resumption date for schools across the country. The NUT Secretary-General, Dr Mike Ike-Ene, who ...

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COVID-19: NAFDAC Gives Emergency Approval for N400bn Vaccines

COVID-19: NAFDAC Gives Emergency Approval for N400bn Vaccines

… Adopts Emergency Use Authorisation The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is expected to give emergency approval for COVID-19 vaccines once they arrive in Nigeria, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof Moji ...

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FG Imposes New COVID-19 Restrictions, Shuts Down Public Gatherings

FG Imposes New COVID-19 Restrictions, Shuts Down Public Gatherings

… Orders Closure of Schools Till January 18 … May Introduce Inter-state/Air Travel The Federal Government has announced the closure of night clubs, recreation centers across the country amid the rising cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in various parts of the ...

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