Omicron still poses a “very high” risk and could overwhelm healthcare systems, the WHO warned on Wednesday, as the highly transmissible coronavirus variant fuelled record outbreaks in many countries. Case numbers have shot up 11 per cent globally in the last week, forcing governments from China to Germany and France to find a difficult balance […]

Lagos State’s single-day COVID-19 figure exceeded the 500 mark on Monday as 859 new infections were reported across the country.While the state accounted for 555 of the total figure, the remaining 304 cases were confirmed in 12 other states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in […]

The federal government has approached the World Bank in an effort to obtain a loan of $30 million for the purpose of building a vaccine plant in the country. President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed that his regime is currently in talks with the World Bank to obtain funds channelled towards building a vaccine plant in Nigeria. […]

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says preparations have been concluded to start massive surveillance on drug hawkers in Kaduna State. The state coordinator of the agency, Nasiru Mato, disclosed on Wednesday in Kaduna. He said that drug hawking was of major concern to NAFDAC and the state. Mr Mato […]


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