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UK donates 1.2 million coronavirus vaccines to Nigeria

Catriona Laing, United Kingdom High Commissioner to Nigeria, says the UK Government has donated 1.2 million COVID-19 vaccines, through COVAX to Nigeria.   The Envoy said...

Congolese professor: Ebola has been defeated

Ebola has been defeated. Vaccines and medical treatments have brought the deadly and terrifying disease under control, says Jean-Jacques Muyembe, the Congolese professor who...

Why Taiwan threatens to take China to WTO in new spat...

Taiwan threatened to take China to the World Trade Organization on Sunday after Beijing said it would suspend sugar apple and wax apple imports...

Husband Sucking Wife’s Breasts Doesn’t Reduce Cancer Risk – Oncologist

In this interview, Dr Sharif Folorunso, a Consultant Clinical and Radiation Oncologist at the Department of Oncology, Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, shares with GODFREY GEORGE the...

COVID-19: FG Removes India From Restricted Countries’ List

According to a report by The PUNCH, the Federal Government has lifted the ban placed on flights coming into the country from India.   The government...

Rich countries’ chokehold on coronavirus vaccines prolongs pandemic in Africa- WHO

The World Health Organization is warning that COVID-19 vaccine export bans and hoarding by wealthy countries will prolong the pandemic in Africa, preventing recovery...

UK to List Nigeria As Travel Risk Country Following Travel Review

Nigeria, Grenada and Jamaica are likely to be added to the list of countries considered travel risk by the United Kingdom as they continue...

Congo president finally gets his coronavirus jab

Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi has received his first dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, the government said on Monday, after a six-month wait caused...

Russian president to self-isolate after coronavirus detected in entourage

Russian President Vladimir Putin is self-isolating as a precaution after several members of his entourage fell ill with COVID-19, but is “absolutely” healthy and...

4-year-old Girl Dies From COVID-19 After Anti-vaxxer Mother Got Infected

A 4-year-old girl has died from the ravaging COVID-19 virus in Texas’s Galveston County after some of her family members tested positive. Kali Cook died...

UNHCR: Cameroon refugee needs increasing, means limited

The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR says Cameroon continues to be one of the world’s most neglected displacement crises, with refugee needs increasing far...

Sad as Two Babies Die At Unregistered Crèche In South Africa

Two babies have lost their lives under mysterious circumstances on the same day and within hours of each other at an unregistered crèche in...

FG Not Owing Any Doctor, Health Worker Salary – Ngige Revealed

The Federal Government has denied owning health workers. Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, said the Federal Government pays the salaries of...

Coronavirus: Morocco begins inoculating children over 12 years old

Morocco expanded its COVID-19 vaccination campaign to children from Tuesday with 12 to 17-year-olds now eligible to receive their shots.   The North African country has...

WHO says ‘no evidence’ Ivory Coast patient had Ebola

There is “no evidence” that a Guinean woman who tested positive for Ebola after arriving in neighbouring Ivory Coast had the disease, the World...

WHO monitors new variant of coronavirus

A new Coronavirus strain, named Mu, has been designated a variant of interest by the World Health Organisation (WHO).   Mu, or B.1.621, was first identified...

Mistrust towards coronavirus jabs in remote Kenya

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, in remote villages in many parts of Africa, vaccine hesitancy still remains.   Joseph Leshinga, a...

American who kicked against coronavirus measures dies of pandemic

A man who led efforts against mask-wearing and other preventative measures in his Central Texas community has died from COVID-19.   The Associated Press reports that...

FG Considers Sanction For Nigerians Who Refuse COVID-19 Vaccination

According to a report by The PUNCH, the Federal Government may sanction eligible Nigerians who refuse COVID-19 vaccination. The Executive Director of the National Primary...

Nigeria prioritising four coronavirus vaccines, not including Sinopharm

Nigeria is prioritising the AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, the official heading of Nigeria’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign said on Tuesday when...


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