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Breaking: Nigeria takes delivery of 3.94 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines

COVAX, an initiative co-led by the vaccine alliance, GAVI and the World Health Organisation (WHO) aims to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines by dividing about two billion doses across 92 low and middle-income countries.

Covid-19: 4m doses of Covax vaccines to arrive in Nigeria March 2 — FG

“Everything we are expecting from COVAX is AstraZeneca which has a good range in terms of storage because it uses +2 – +8 per cent of refrigeration. We already have cold chain facilities in all local governments, constituencies and wards in the country.

Moderna sees $18.4 billion in sales from COVID-19 vaccine in 2021

Pfizer Inc, which makes the only other vaccine authorized for emergency use in the United States so far, said earlier this month that it was expecting to record sales of about $15 billion in 2021 from the coronavirus vaccine that it makes with German partner BioNTech.

Biden orders flags to fly at half-mast to mark deaths of 500,000 Americans from Covid-19

US flags will remain at half-mast for five days, according to White House press secretary Jen Psaki.

Covid: UK to donate surplus vaccines to poorer nations as PM warned NHS staff at risk

However, the UK will not detail the timing and scale of the donation until later this year.

Breaking: NAFDAC approves AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

the evaluation on Astrazeneca shows that the vaccine is effective against the United Kingdom variant of the virus which has been reported in Nigeria.

North Korea ‘tried to steal’ Covid vaccine technology from Pfizer

South Korea’ intelligence agency has previously said it foiled North Korean attempts to access Seoul-based companies involved in vaccine production, and in December last year it was reported that Pyongyang hackers tried to break into at least nine health organisations working on vaccines in countries including the UK and US.

Israel records 94% drop in Covid cases in people who’ve had Pfizer vaccine, biggest study yet finds

Israel has inoculated more people per population size than anywhere else in the world - 3.8 million people have received the first dose and 2.4 million have had their second in a country with nine million residents.

WHO recommends Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine for all adults

WHO recommends Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine for all adults

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.

IGP violates COVID protocol, decorates officers without a face mask

In a tweet on its verified handle, the force shared photos of Adamu decorating officers without wearing a face mask.

Covid-19 vaccine: 80 people arrested for producing fake vaccines

A total of 3,000 vaccine doses were confiscated, with raids taking place in several locations across the country.

Anti-vaccine protesters temporarily shut down major coronavirus vaccine site

The protesters, members of anti-vaccine and far-right groups, organized online, according to The Los Angeles Times, which first reported about the closure caused by the "SCAMDEMIC PROTEST/MARCH."

We are in talks with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers — Sanwo-Olu

We don’t have to vaccinate the 20 or 22 million population that we have. The plan is to ensure that there is herd immunity and that typically demands about 50 to 60 per cent of our population.”

Covid-19 Vaccines: Mind your utterances—APC warns Yahaya Bello

“Some of the approved vaccines are Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine, Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine, Moderna Vaccine, Sinovac Vaccine among others”.

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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

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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.