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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FG considers action against people who refuse to take COVID-19 vaccines

The Federal Government has hinted on taking some measures against people who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccines. Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib at a press briefing on Tuesday August 31, said the

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Lagos PDP Chairman dies from Covid-19 complications:

Adegbola Dominic, chairman of the Lagos state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has died. His death was announced by Taofik Gani, the publicity secretary of the party in the state. The statement released by Gani reads: “The late

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Christ Embassy pastor and his church members fined $35,000 for holding service in Australia despite Covid-19 restrictions

Christ Embassy Sydney pastor, Marvin Osaghae, and 30 adult members of his church have been fined for holding service despite Covid-19 restrictions. Australian police were on Sunday, August 22, called by fed-up neighbours of Chris Oyakhilome’s Christ Embassy church in

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17 corps members hospitalised with Covid-19 symptoms in Edo

At least 17 Corps members deployed to Edo State for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have been admitted to the hospital after they showed symptoms of COVID-19. They were admitted to Stella Obasanjo Hospital on Sapele Road, Benin, Edo

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32 COVID-19 Delta variant cases confirmed in four states and FCT – NCDC:

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that thirty-two Delta variant cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in five states across the country. Director-General of the NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu made the announcement at the resumed briefing

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Nigeria receives 4m doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from US

4.08m doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine which was recently approved by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) for emergency use in Nigeria after examination, has been received by the federal government from the United

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Tokyo Olympics: Guinea pulls out of Games over ‘resurgence of COVID variants’

Guinea has pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics, citing a “resurgence of COVID variants”. Guinean Minister of Sports Sanoussy Bantama Sow announced the pullout of five athletes of the country. “Due to the resurgence of COVID-19 variants, the Government, concerned

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Zimbabwe orders mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for all Its civil servants

The Zimbabwean Government has ordered compulsory vaccinations for civil servants and reducing the number of workers reporting for duty in a bid to stem a rise in local transmission. “All civil servants should be vaccinated,” Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa told

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WHO predicts 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 by end of Tokyo Olympics

The World Health Organization (WHO) has predicted 100,000 covid-19 deaths by the end of the Tokyo Olympics this summer. The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, delayed for a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, finally kicked off today, Wednesday, July 21.

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