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The Monetary Policy Committee, MPC, of the Central Bank of Nigeria is opposed to another round of coronavirus lockdown. CBN Governor GODWIN EMEFIELE, who made this known in Abuja at the end of the first MPC meeting in 2021, said the Bank would work with the fiscal authorities to revamp the economy by working on […]

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, says Nigerians should look forward to the end of February, for the possibility of accessing any form of vaccination against the coronavirus. This was one of the highlights of a virtual meeting of  governors , who said the country was working with the World Bank to ensure the supply of […]

The Nigerian Governors Forum said it will meet on Wednesday to chart a way out of the second wave of the pandemic as schools reopen across the country. In a statement signed by its spokesman ABDULRAZAQUE BELLO-BARKINDO, the Governors forum said it was alarmed by the intensity of the second wave of the global pandemic […]

The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools has threatened to delist schools that refused to comply with COVID-19 protocols when they resume. The National President, YOMI OTUBELA, made this known in an interview with newsmen. He explained that the association has set up a task force team that would ensure compliance. OTUBELA added that […]

At least, 20 doctors have contracted COVID-19 at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH). President of UITH chapter of Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Dr. Badmus Habeeb, disclosed this in Ilorin, adding doctors were battling with the pandemic based on available resources and advised the government to provide necessary resources and incentives to health […]

Minister of State for Health, Doctor OLORUNNIMBE MAMORA, says the ongoing National Identification Number enrolment may be suspended over COVID-19 risks. He also urged the National Identity Management Commission to go back to the drawing board and re-order the enrolment process to avoid large crowds at its centres nationwide. Doctor MAMORA, who is a member […]

The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), FAISAL SHUAIB says provision will be made for President MUHAMMADU BUHARI, Vice-President YEMI OSINBAJO and other prominent Nigerian leaders to take the COVID-19 vaccine in the full glare of the public. Speaking at the media briefing of the presidential task force (PTF) on […]

The Federal Government says there will be repercussions for Very Important Personalities (VIPs) and government officials who flout travel protocols. In a video posted by the Ministry of Information and Culture  via Twitter, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, Doctor SANI ALIYU, vowed to clamp down on officials for failing to […]

Thousands of applicants have been locked outside of the offices of the National Identity Management Commission following a strike embarked on by NIMC staff. The notice of strike was signed by the President of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, NIMC branch, Lucky Michael, and its Secretary, Odia Victor. According to a communiqué […]

The Federal Government has imposed a six-month travel ban on 100 passengers who failed to undergo the compulsory COVID-19 test after their return to the country. The Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 announced that the affected persons would not be allowed to leave Nigeria until June 30th, yesterday. In a post on Twitter, the government […]