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COVID-19 vaccine is deadly: Oyedepo

Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo has claimed that the COVID-19 vaccine in circulation is “a deadly thing”.

Ekiti receives more doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Ekiti State Government said it has received additional 40,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency.

1.08m Nigerians vaccinated against COVID-19

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) said additional 30,452 Nigerian residents received shots of COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, bringing the jabs so far to 1.08 million.

COVID-19 vaccine: NPHCDC records 8,439 mild adverse events

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) said a total of 8,439 mild adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) had been reported since vaccination began in March.

Okonjo-Iweala invites Big Pharma to Geneva, over COVID vaccine inequity

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the head of the World Trade Organisation said she has called a meeting for 14 April in Geneva to tackle "glaring" inequity in COVID-19 vaccine allocation.

Hajj: 2,837 Kaduna intending pilgrims receive coronavirus jab

The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has vaccinated no fewer than 2,837 intending pilgrims for the 2021 Hajj.

Japan begins COVID-19 vaccination for elderly

Japan started to vaccinate its elderly against the coronavirus on Monday amid growing concerns about another wave of new infections.

Pastor Ighodalo: It’s foolishness to reject Covid-19 vaccine

Senior Pastor of Trinity Church, Ituah Ighodalo, says it is foolishness to reject COVID-19 vaccine, as advocated by some pastors

Video: COVID-19 vaccine not healthy, says Apostle Suleman

The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries (OFM) International, Apostle Johnson Suleman said he will not be taking the COVID-19 vaccine.

Nigeria plans N399b supplementary budget for COVID-19 vaccines

Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government has agreed on a supplementary budget of N396 billion to buy COVID-19 vaccines.

Pfizer, BioNTech say COVID-19 vaccine safe in adolescents

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE will sooner seek U.S. emergency use authorisation to inoculate children aged between 12 and 15 with their COVID-19 vaccine.

4,500 Enugu residents receive first jab of COVID-19 vaccine

At least 4,500 residents of Enugu State have received their first jabs of Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine, a top official of Enugu State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ENS-PHCDA) said.

Prof. Abayomi drops verdict: No pre-registration ID, no COVID-19 vaccine

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has stressed the need for citizens who fit into Phase One of the ongoing COVID vaccination exercise to register on the dedicated COVID vaccination self-registration portal.

Akran of Badagry receives COVID-19 vaccine

The Akran of Badagry, Aholu Menu Toyi 1, and his chiefs on Wednesday received jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Soldier fights to avoid COVID-19 vaccine (Video)

A soldier in one of the Asian countries was caught in a video creating a scene to avoid taking COVID-19 vaccine, meant for soldiers.

2021 Hajj: Lagos to administer COVID-19 vaccine to intending pilgrims

Lagos State Government has given assurances that the COVID-19 vaccine will be administered to every intending pilgrim from the state before embarking on the 2021 Hajj exercise in Saudi Arabia.

Nasarawa varsity begins COVID-19 vaccination

The Nasarawa State University, Keffi, has started its COVID-19 vaccination for its members of staff and students.

Anambra to begin COVID-19 vaccination Thursday

Anambra State Government will roll out the COVID-19 vaccination programme from March 18 to March 27.

Museveni scared of COVID-19 vaccine

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda said he has not yet been vaccinated against COVID-19 because he is “careful” and is still weighing which jab to take.

Facebook to label all COVID-19 vaccines’ posts

Facebook Inc, on Monday, said it had started adding labels to posts that discussed the safety of the shots and would soon label all posts about the vaccines.

MURIC urges Nigerians to take COVID-19 vaccine

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has urged Nigerian citizens to take the COVID-19 vaccine without reservation.

COVID-19: Edo receives 81,080 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

The Edo state government says it has taken delivery of 81,080 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines from the federal government.

WTO tells COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to scale up production in developing countries

World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has called on pharmaceutical companies to scale up the production of COVID-19 vaccines in developing countries to overcome the supply shortage.

Kwara receives AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines consignment

The Kwara Government, on Tuesday night, received its own consignment of the COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 vaccination: Plateau trains 4, 296 health workers

The Plateau Government has trained no fewer than 4, 296 health workers to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in the state, Dr Lar Ndam, the...

FG says COVID-19 vaccine has mild side effect

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has pointed out that the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has a mild side effect.

Buhari to Nigerians: Take the COVID-19 vaccine [Photos]

President Muhammadu Buhari together with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Abuja received the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, live on TV.

Count me out, I won’t take COVID-19 vaccine – Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Friday said he would not take COVID-19 vaccine as he is hale and hearty.

Ogun State installs cold chain to preserve COVID-19 vaccine

Governor Dapo Abiodun said  Ogun state has installed a solar-powered cold chain for the COVID-19 vaccine that arrived in the county recently. 

NGF to hold emergency meeting on distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

The NGF will today hold an emergency online meeting to discuss how the 3.92 million doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines would be distributed.

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