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We can’t continue to depend on other countries for vaccines, says Fashola

    We can’t continue to depend on other countries for vaccines, says Fashola

Babatunde Fashola, minister of works and housing, says Nigeria cannot continue to depend on other countries for vaccines during disease outbreaks. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, Nigeria has continued to

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UK: COVID vaccines administered in Nigeria are certified

    UK: COVID vaccines administered in Nigeria are certified

Catriona Laing, British high commissioner to Nigeria, says statements suggesting that COVID-19 vaccines administered in Nigeria are not UK approved are “completely untrue” and should be disregarded. In a press

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COVID-19: IFC partners CEPI to boost vaccine production in African countries

    COVID-19: IFC partners CEPI to boost vaccine production in African countries

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has partnered with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a global alliance, to accelerate development of vaccines against emerging infectious diseases in low and

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Akinwumi Adesina: IMF’s SDR allocation will boost finances of developing countries

    Akinwumi Adesina: IMF’s SDR allocation will boost finances of developing countries

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says the International Monetary Fund (IMF) $650 billion special drawing rights (SDRs) will boost the reserves of developing countries. Adesina said

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Okonjo-Iweala: Nigeria should be producing — not relying on developed countries for COVID vaccine

  Okonjo-Iweala: Nigeria should be producing — not relying on developed countries for COVID vaccine

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has expressed concern over the reliance of Africa countries on developed

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WHO: COVID cases declining — but over 10,000 people dying every day

  WHO: COVID cases declining — but over 10,000 people dying every day

Tedros Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), says COVID-19 cases worldwide have decreased over the past seven weeks.

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NMA to FG: Boost local vaccine production to reduce dependence on foreigners

  NMA to FG: Boost local vaccine production to reduce dependence on foreigners

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has urged the federal government to improve in its efforts to boost local vaccine production

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Lawan: Nigeria should develop COVID vaccine… we can’t rely on other countries

  Lawan: Nigeria should develop COVID vaccine… we can’t rely on other countries

Ahmed Lawan, president of the senate, says there is a need for the country to develop its own COVID-19 vaccine. 

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‘Benefits outweigh risks’ — WHO recommends continuous use of AstraZeneca COVID vaccine

  ‘Benefits outweigh risks’ — WHO recommends continuous use of AstraZeneca COVID vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended that countries continue to administer the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, amid growing concerns on

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Newspaper Headlines: Four killed in Ibarapa violence and states roll out COVID vaccination

  Newspaper Headlines: Four killed in Ibarapa violence and states roll out COVID vaccination

The news that Nigeria has commenced the roll out of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to states made the headlines in

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