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NAFDAC Approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine For Use In Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved the use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye made the announcement during a live briefing on Thursday. She said that the vaccine can be stored at 2 to 8-degree centigrade. According to the NAFDAC Boss, there are three additional ...

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Nigeria Records 20 Deaths, 506 New COVID-19 Cases

Nigeria has recorded 20 deaths resulting from COVID-19 disease, with 506 new confirmed cases. A daily statistical report on the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria posted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its website showed that on Sunday, February 7, 506 new confirmed cases and 20 deaths were recorded. The report showed that till date, 139,748 cases have ...

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NPHCDA: Nigeria Has Enough Storage Capacity For COVID-19 Vaccines

The Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib has said that the federal government has developed a comprehensive vaccine deployment plan with adequate storage capacity to the keep covid-19 vaccines. Shuaib who stated this at the yesterday’s briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja said reports of lack of storage capacity ...

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Breaking News: NAFDAC Raises Alarm Over Fake COVID-19 Vaccine In Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday stated that it has not approved any COVID-19 vaccine. It warned fake vaccines have started circulating in the country, urging the public not to purchase such drugs as they can cause COVID-19-like illnesses and can lead to death. It also urged government establishments, agencies and big corporations ...

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Nigeria Records Worst Day In COVID-19 Management With 23 Deaths

Nigeria on Thursday recorded its worst day thus far in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 23 deaths and 1,479 new cases reported by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The 23 fatalities, the highest daily death toll since the start of the pandemic, have raised the number of deaths to 1,405 in total. With the recent surge ...

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Ex-AGF Adoke Tests Positive For COVID-19, Stranded In UAE

A former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke has tested positive for coronavirus in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), where he had gone for a medical check-up. Adoke is currently stranded in the UAE and is unable to return to Nigeria. His lawyer, Kanu Agabi (SAN) disclosed this on Monday at the resumption of ...

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House On The Rock Pastor Dies Of COVID-19

APastor with the House on the Rock, Adeyinka Akinbami, has died of COVID-19 at 61. Announcing his passing on Saturday, Senior Pastor, HOTR, Paul Adefarasin, said he had yet to come to terms with Akinbami’s death. Adeyinka Akinbami He said the incident was a reminder of how deadly COVID-19 was and called on Nigerians to adhere to the COVID-19 protocols. ...

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COVID-19 Surge: NIN Registration May Be Suspended, Says Health Minister

The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, has said the ongoing National Identification Number enrolment may be suspended over the rising second wave of COVID-19. He also urged the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to go back to the drawing board and re-order the enrolment process to avoid large crowds at its centres nationwide. TechCabal Mamora, who is ...

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Panic In UNILAG As Oyo State Attorney-general, Another Professor Test Positive For COVID-19

.UNILAG has lost two of its prominent professors in a quick succession within days to COVID-19 There is palpable fear among workers and residents of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, as two more professors including a law lecturer and incumbent attorney-general of Oyo State, Oyelowo Oyewo, have been confirmed positive of the deadly coronavirus disease. This is coming on ...

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Nigeria Records 1,664 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest Daily Infections, Says NCDC

Nigeria recorded 1,664 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 94,369. the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the daily increase was a new record and considerably higher than Tuesday’s 1,354 confirmed cases. It said that 22 states and ...

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