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Africa CDC says cannot predict when second COVID-19 shots will arrive

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

Many Africans who have received their first COVID-19 vaccine do not know when they will get a second shot because deliveries are delayed, the continent’s top public health official said on... Read More →

FG blames Nigerians, media for Twitter's choice of Ghana for Africa office

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

[files] Nigeria’s Information Minister Lai Mohammed. REUTERS/Afolabi SotundeMinister of Information Lai Mohammed has said Twitter’s decision to set up in Ghana instead of Nigeria... Read More →

Thousands flee after Nigeria jihadist attack kills 10 in northeast town

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

At least 10 people were killed when jihadists attacked a northeast Nigerian town, burning down a UN office and prompting thousands to flee across the border into Niger, local officials and the UN... Read More →

Five prime uses of Moringa leaf you didn't know

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

The miracle tree, Moringa, Moringa Oleifera, or the drumstick is a plant recognized for its medical properties. It is used to treat more than 300 conditions. All parts of the Moringa tree possess... Read More →

Fifteen sailors released after Gulf of Guinea kidnap

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

Fifteen crew members kidnapped from a chemical tanker off the coast of Benin more than a month ago have been released, the ship’s Dutch owners said Wednesday. x De Poli Tankers said the... Read More →

FG intensifies effort to complete Numan-Cham road – Fashola

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government is intensifying efforts to complete the ongoing Numan-Cham section of the Gombe-Yola highway. x Fashola, represented... Read More →

Covid-19 :UNICEF partners religious, traditional leaders to prevent vaccine hesitancy in Borno state Calls for sustained routine immunization

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) is working with local authorities, religious, traditional and influential individuals in Borno state to prevent vaccine hesitancy and convince people in... Read More →

Windstorm kills 1, displaces 575 in Imo community

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

A windstorm that occurred on Wednesday in Umuejem Community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo has killed a middle-aged man and injured three others. x Mr Chidi Ogundu, the Acting Head of... Read More →

Drug-resistant malaria gaining foothold in Africa: study

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

Researchers on Thursday reported the first clinical evidence that drug-resistant mutations of the parasite responsible for malaria are gaining ground in Africa. x Experts have long worried about... Read More →

US J&J Covid vaccine pause continues after experts defer vote

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

Licensed vocational nurse Denise Saldan prepares the single-dose Johnson & Johnson Janssen Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccine rollout targetting immingrants and the undocumented in Los Angeles,... Read More →