Nigerian Man Indicted and Wanted for Defrauding New York State Out of More than $30 Million by Posing as Ventilator Seller During Height of the COVID-19 Pandemic

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that Chidozie Collins Obasi, 29, of Nigeria, was charged by Indictment with one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, six counts of mail fraud, and 16 counts of

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Omicron: UAE suspends flights from Nigeria and three other African countries over spike in COVID19 cases

The United Arab Emirates has again directed the suspension of all inbound flights for national and international carriers and transit passengers from Nigeria and three other African countries. UAE’s National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Emergency Management Authority and the General

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There’s a greater likelihood of dying from COVID-19 if you’re unvaccinated – NPHCDA

Executive director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib has said that unvaccinated people have a greater likelihood of dying from COVID-19. Addressing newsmen after President Muhammadu Buhari received his booster shot on Tuesday December 21,

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COVID-19: FG MDAs bar unvaccinated visitors

The federal government has gone a step further in enforcing its compulsory vaccination order. On Tuesday December 7, the federal government barred visitors that are not vaccinated from accessing government buildings in Abuja. Contractors, journalists and other regular visitors who

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No reports of deaths from Omicron Variant yet -WHO

The World Health Organization said Friday, December 3, it had not seen any reports of deaths caused by the new Omicron variant of Covid-19. The WHO said it was collecting evidence about the variant of concern (VOC), as countries around

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”Worst ever” Covid variant hits Europe as first case is detected in Belgium

A new coronavirus variant that has been branded the “worst ever” mutation of the disease has already reached Europe, a virologist said today. A patient in Belgium fell ill with the B.1.1.529 variant of the virus, which was first detected

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December 1 deadline: Get COVID19 vaccination if you love your job – FG tells workers

Ahead of the December 1 deadline for the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for Federal civil servants, the Federal Government has warned employees who love their jobs to go and get vaccinated. Recall that the chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee on

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UK to recognise Nigeria’s COVID-19 vaccine certificate from October 11

Nigeria’s COVID-19 vaccine certificate will reportedly be accorded recognition by UK authorities from October 11. The UK government which added Nigeria to the list of countries with approved vaccines on Thursday October 7, said fully vaccinated travellers from Nigeria will

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Nigeria missing as UK releases list of 50 countries it recognizes their COVID vaccine certificates

The United Kingdom (UK) has released a list of 50 countries it recognises their COVID19 vaccine certificates and Nigeria is conspicuously absent from the list. This means that fully vaccinated Nigerians travelling to the UK still need to self-isolate for

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Edo bars unvaccinated civil servants from work

Unvaccinated civil servants have been barred from coming to their offices by the Edo state government. Unvaccinated residents of the state were also barred from accessing public places, days after Governor Godwin Obaseki made the announcement. Permanent Secretary of Edo

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