Sunday, March 7, 2021


March 6, 2021

ECOWAS suggests compensation for COVID vaccine adverse reactions

“Now therefore, we have to think of how to share the indemnity in terms of if any problem develops.”

March 6, 2021

Buhari, Osinbajo receive AstraZeneca vaccines

The event was captured live in a televised broadcast.

March 6, 2021

FG earmarks N10.6bn to transport COVID vaccines nationwide

Nigeria flagged off the roll out of the mass inoculation programme at a pomp ceremony in Abuja on Friday.

Finance minister Zainab Ahmed (Credit: Twitter)
March 6, 2021

Kogi residents are not guinea pigs, no COVID-19 vaccine for them: Yahaya Bello

“I am not going to subject the people of Kogi State to vaccination. I will not make them the guinea pigs.”

Yahaya Bello and the vaccine
March 5, 2021

FG throws lavish event to launch COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria

Neither the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 nor the NPHCDA officials, health workers present to receive the vaccine jabs, maintained social distancing.

March 5, 2021
AstraZeneca vaccine
March 5, 2021

Court convicts four in Benin, to cut grass for two days

While four were convicted of failure to wear face masks in public, 14 were convicted of illegal parking.

March 5, 2021

COVID-19 lockdowns threatening mental health of 332 million children: UNICEF

“Globally, one in four children live with a parent who has a mental disorder.”

March 5, 2021

Governors, deputies to get COVID-19 jabs March 10

The governor encouraged citizens to use the e-registration portal.

Nigeria Governors' Forum
March 5, 2021

12 dead as Nigeria’s COVID-19 death toll rises

“To date, more than 136,335 people have recovered from COVID-19 and discharged.”