Coronavirus: Oxford University to resume vaccine trial after pause

Trials of a Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University will resume after being paused due to a reported side effect in a patient in the UK. On Tuesday, AstraZeneca said the studies were being paused while it investigated whether the adverse reaction was linked with the vaccine. But on Saturday, the university said it […]

Murtala Mohammed International Airport receives first international flight after resumption

By Lawani Mikairu The Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos Saturday received its first flight as international flights operations resumed in the country after the suspension of all flights in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This is just as Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja will be opened on Monday, 7th September for international flights. […]

FG receives Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine (Always receiving, never inventing)

Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has received samples of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine from Russia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey Shebarshin. In a statement on Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine by the Ministry’s Director of Information, Media, and Public Relations, Olujimi Oyetomi, the Russian envoy made the delivery during a visit to the […]

U.S. begins distribution of COVID-19 vaccine Nov. 1

By Harrison Arubu The U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has asked the nation’s state governors to be ready for COVID-19 vaccine distribution by Nov. 1. The urgent request is contained in an Aug. 27 letter sent to the governors by the CDC Director, Dr Robert Redfield, according to local media reports. Among […]

Madagascar’s COVID-19 Solution and Perils of Soldiering for African Cures -By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe | Nasarawa, Nigeria | August 30, 2020 – Recent reports about the trajectory of the COVID-19 in Madagascar shows an uptick in the rise of infections and deaths. According to reports, public hospitals in the country are only admitting patients with severe symptoms because the surge in cases has simply overwhelmed the […]

Countries that Nigerian travellers can go from 5 September

Last week, Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika announced that Nigeria will resume post-COVID-19 flights, at two of the nation’s gateways, Abuja and Lagos. He gave the tentative date of 29 August, which was shifted by one week on Thursday. He was quick to add last week, that the country will only accept flights from countries, […]

Presidency refutes breaching COVID-19 protocol during APC NEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari By Ismaila Chafe The Presidency has refuted reports that the protocol of social distancing was not adhered to during Thursday’s virtual meeting of the National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting, which was summoned by the former acting chairman of […]

COVID-19: Pope warns against vaccine priority for rich

Pope Francis on Wednesday warned against any prospect that rich people would get priority for a coronavirus vaccine. In remarks during his weekly public audience, Francis said: ”the pandemic is a crisis. You don’t come out of it the same —either better or worse.″ He added that “we must come out better.” The pontiff said […]

COVID-19: Gbajabiamila, African Speakers’ push for debts cancellation

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila By Folasade Akpan Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and some African Speakers of Parliaments say there is an urgent need to push for debt cancellation for the continent from multilateral and bilateral partners. A statement issued in Abuja on Monday by Lanre Lasisi, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, said […]

Nigeria COVID-19 cases hit 49,895 with 410 new infections

By Abujah Racheal The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 410 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 49,895. The NCDC, which made this known on its official twitter handle, said four deaths were recorded in the country. The health agency said that a multi-sectoral national […]

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