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Nigeria’s COVID-19 variant deadlier than South Africa’s strain

Nigeria’s COVID-19 variant deadlier than South Africa’s strain NEWS DIGEST - A Nigerian Covid variant that could be even deadlier than the South African strain...

Kano airport resumes international flight after one year

Kano airport resumes international flight after one year NEWS DIGEST - The Malam Aminu Kano International Airport on Tuesday resumed international flight operations after over...

COVID-19: PTF transitions to committee, to function until December

COVID-19: PTF transitions to committee, to function until December NEWS DIGEST - The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 will now operate as the Presidential...

NAFDAC alerts Nigerians as US places Mexico–made sanitisers on watch list

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has alerted Nigerians that the US has placed all alcohol-based hand sanitisers, manufactured...

COVID-19: Wake-up call for cooperation among nations – Minister

COVID-19: Wake-up call for cooperation among nations – Minister NEWS DIGEST - The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Mohammed Abdullahi, has said the...

Odumakin is my irreplaceable soul mate, says wife

Odumakin is my irreplaceable soul mate, says wife NEWS DIGEST - Dr Joe Yinka-Odumakin, wife of deceased spokesman of Pan-Yoruba group Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin has...

2021 Hajj: Intending pilgrims must take COVID-19 vaccine – Official

The Chairman of Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board, says intending pilgrims for the 2021 Hajj must take the COVID-19 vaccine before allowed into Saudi...

FG budgets N396bn for COVID-19 Vaccination – Minister

The Federal Government is proposing to spend the sum of N396 billion for the COVID-19 vaccination in 2021 and 2022. The Minister of Budget and...

COVID-19 draws gender parity agenda 100 years backward – WEF

The COVID-19 has pushed back global gender parity by a generation, according to a report published Wednesday by the World Economic Forum, WEF. ...

Iwobi tests negative for COVID-19

Iwobi tests negative for COVID-19 NEWS DIGEST - Alex Iwobi has tested negative for COVID-19 ahead of today’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against...