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#covid19vaccine: Nigeria , 8 Others Disqualified From Pfizer Vaccine Bid – WHO

The World Health Organisation-led COVAX global initiative has failed to shortlist Nigeria for the Pfizer vaccines following the country’s inability to meet the standard requirement of being able to store the vaccines at the required -70 degrees Celsius. The Nigerian government had stated that it was expected to receive 100,000 doses through the COVAX initiative, […]

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Poverty Rank Of Nigerians Set To Increase By Year 2022 – World Bank

The World Bank said its estimates show that between 15 million and 20 million Nigerians will join the poverty rank by 2022. They revealed this on Tuesday at the virtual launch of the 2021 Macroeconomic Outlook of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, a private sector-led think-tank. Nigeria needs to implement key reforms in order to […]

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PTF Considering Targeted Lockdown

According to a report by bluebloodz.com the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 is considering targeted lockdown in some parts of the country. The PTF is considering lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; as well as Lagos and Plateau States. PTF National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Muhammed, who stated this on Friday, described as alarming, the […]

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#COVID19 : We might Resort to Extreme Option of fresh Lockdown – PTF Warns

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic has warned that the nation might resort to the extreme option of another lockdown, if Nigerians fail to comply with prescribed guidelines and protocols. PTF National Incident Manager Dr Mukhtar Muhammad, in an exclusive chat with The Nation in Abuja yesterday, however, noted that […]

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COVID19 : 100,000 DOSES Of Pfizer Vaccines Yet To Arrive Nigeria – NPHCDA

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency says there is no definite date for when the 100,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines will arrive in Nigeria. The NPHCDA, however, said the vaccines would most likely arrive in February, adding that all government officials, vulnerable persons and health workers would be the first to get them […]