One-fifth Of Nigerian Workers Lost Their Jobs In 2020 To COVID-19 — Report

The report also mentioned the significant decrease in revenue faced by enterprises and establishments across the country due to the pandemic. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and National Bureau of Statistics, (NBS) have issued a report which stated that no fewer than 20 per cent of the full-time workforce in Nigeria lost employment during […]

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Edo Bars Civil Servants, Others Not COVID-19 Vaccinated From Government Offices

According to the state government, the move will be the first phase of its plan to bar unvaccinated persons from large public gatherings in the state. The Edo State government from Wednesday will bar people yet to take COVID-19 vaccine from gaining entry into government offices. According to the state government, the move will be […]

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Striking Nigerian Doctors Say God Will Fight For Them Over Prolonged Deadlock With Buhari Government

The union leader also said a recent statement that the striking doctors will go to jail if they do not suspend their industrial action was concocted by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige. The President of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Dr. Osakhuesuyi Uyilawa has said that the lingering feud between […]

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COVID: Katsina Coordinator Insists NYSC Camp Officials, All Others Must be Tested

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Katsina State says everyone including the camp officials must undergo a COVID-19 test before they are allowed into the camp for the 2021 Batch ‘B’ stream ll orientation exercise. NYSC spokesperson in the state in Katsina, Mr. Alex Obemeata stated this on Monday. The state NYSC Coordinator, Alhaji […]

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Only 1.4million Among 200million Nigerians Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Experts say a nation must vaccinate 70 per cent of its population to achieve herd immunity. Amid the third wave of COVID-19 infections, only 1,416,623 Nigerians, representing 0.9 per cent of the country’s population, have been fully vaccinated against the deadly virus. Experts say a nation must vaccinate 70 per cent of its population to […]

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Students Of Federal University Minna Protest Against Planned Increment In School Fees

Many of the students lamented that, should the increment be implemented, many of them were likely to drop out of school. Some students of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, have protested against the outrageous increment in school fees being proposed by the school management. Many of the students lamented that, should the […]

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Why Buhari Can’t Do Without UK Hospital, Foreign Doctors – Presidency

Buhari had gone to UK under the guise of attending a virtual conference that other leaders would be joining from their countries due to the effect of COVID-19 restrictions. The Presidency has explained what it believes is the reason behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s incessant trips to the London, United Kingdom, to get medical treatment and […]

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WHO donates 1.5m doses of cholera vaccine to Bauchi

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday donated 1.5 million dosage of cholera vaccine to Bauchi State. Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, the Executive Chairman, State Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA), disclosed this at the kick-off of the vaccination exercise in Bauchi. Mohammed said the WHO donated the 1.5 million dosage of vaccine to support the […]

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Highest Infections Since Third Wave as Nigeria Records 317 New Coronavirus

Nigeria recorded the highest figure of infections on Friday as the National Center for Disease Control announced a total of 317 new cases. The figure is the highest since the seeming third wave which the authorities have warned Nigerians against. In the new statistics, one new death has been recorded while Lagos which has been […]

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COVID-19 vaccine: China donates 470,000 doses to Nigeria

The Chinese Government on Friday donated 470,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria. The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Cui Jianchun, made the donation to the Nigerian Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, in Abuja. Jianchun said the gesture was as a result of the good relationship between Nigeria and China. He noted that the […]

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