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Coronavirus: NAFDAC evaluates Sputnik V, Covax vaccines

We subscribed to two multilateral vaccine access platforms; the first being the Covax facility that will supply vaccines free of charge to members, including Nigeria, to cover 20 per cent of our population.

Nasal spray that ‘can block Covid for two days’ could be in high street chemists by summer – and it could end lockdown

I am confident that the formulation can make an impact. Our goal is to make an impact as soon as possible, we would really like to see this happen by summer.”

Breaking: Pope Francis, ex-pope Benedict get virus vaccines – Vatican

Pope Francis had announced during an interview with Italian television station Tg5 on Sunday that he planned to receive the vaccine this week.

US could begin COVID-19 vaccinations by December 11: Official

Both Slaoui and Dr Anthony Fauci, a top infectious disease expert and member of the coronavirus task force, have stressed in recent interviews the need for a smooth presidential transition to assure a speedy vaccine rollout.

Scientist behind coronavirus vaccine insists it’s safe with ‘no serious side effects’

“We did not see any other serious side effects which would result in pausing or halting of the study,”

Just in: Israel tests coronavirus vaccine prototype on rodents at defense lab

By Dan Williams Israel has begun testing a COVID-19 vaccine prototype on rodents at its bio-chemical defense laboratory, a...

Coronavirus immunity: U.S. companies, labs rush to produce blood test for coronavirus immunity

By Chad Terhune, Allison Martell, Julie Steenhuysen As the United States works overtime to screen thousands for the novel coronavirus, a...

Russia starts testing coronavirus vaccine prototypes on animals

Russian scientists have begun testing prototypes of potential vaccines against the new coronavirus on animals in a laboratory in Siberia, Russia’s consumer...

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Move to recall Okorocha from Senate deepens as traditional rulers endorse process

The decision was taken on Monday after the 48-hour ultimatum given to Okorocha to apologise to Imo people, expired. Okorocha had been asked to apologise for unsealing the Royal Palm Spring Hotel and Apartment linked to his wife, which the government had already sealed.

Oil thief bags three years in Port Harcourt

He was convicted on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 after pleading "guilty" to one count amended charge that borders on conspiracy and illegal dealing in petroleum products, contrary to Section 1 (1) (a) and punishable under Section 1 (17) (a) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act, CAP M17 of the Reverse Edition (Laws of the Federation of Nigeria) 2007.

Farmers count losses as fire ravages farmlands in Ekiti

The physically distraught farmer appealed to the government, private and religious organisations, as well as public spirited individuals to assist him, saying that the move would enable him to come back to life.

Boko Haram withdraws from Dikwa after killing five soldiers

The Nigerian military has repeatedly claimed that the insurgency had been largely defeated and frequently underplays any losses.