Sunday, March 7, 2021



COVID-19: Buhari, Osinbajo to receive vaccine Saturday – PTF

The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, had disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo are expected to receive first COVID-19 vaccine doses on Saturday.

Nigeria rules out elderly in first batch of COVID-19 vaccination, prioritises political elite

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo will pick dates on which they will be vaccinated publicly, with the first batch of Oxford/AstraZeneca...

COVID-19 vaccines and BUA’s exemplary philanthropy, by Chidiebere Nwobodo 

"Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country." — John F. Kennedy. 

BUA fires back at Dangote, shows proof of N1.3bn payment to procure 1m doses of COVID-19 vaccine for Nigerians

BUA Group, one of Nigerian a leading foods and infrastructure conglomerates, has reacted to Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID's statement disputing its claims that it...

BUA purchases 1m doses of COVID-19 vaccines for free distribution to Nigerians

BUA Group, one of Africa’s largest conglomerates, says it has paid for 1 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for Nigeria through the AFREXIM Vaccine program in partnership with CACOVID.

COVID-19: Nigeria to procure 80 million doses of vaccine in 2021, says Fayemi

Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, and Ekiti Governor Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, revealed that about 80 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines would soon be available in the country, to immunize 40 percent of the population this year.

Nigerian governors to meet Wednesday over insecurity

The 36 states governors are to hold teleconference on Wednesday to evolve a new national security order that will ensure safety of lives and...

Court orders Emefiele to give account of COVID-19 donations

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, granted a suit, seeking to apply for judicial review and order of mandamus to compel the Governor...

#EndSARS: CACOVID to empower 4m unemployed Nigerians with N150bn

The private sector led Coalition Alliance Against COVID 19, CACOVID, has unveiled plans to empower four million Nigerian youths with N150 billion employment programs across the country.

BREAKING: CACOVID to renovate 44 police stations burnt by #EndSARS protesters

The private sector led Coalition Alliance Against COVID 19, CACOVID, has promised to renovate the 44 police stations destroyed during the #EndSARS protests across the country.

CACOVID explains delay in distributing palliatives

Two members of the Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, have explained the delay in the distribution of palliatives by state governments.

CACOVID distributes palliatives to 100 wives of deceased police officers in Jigawa

No fewer than 100 wives of deceased Police officers in Jigawa Police Command have received the Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID-19, palliatives.

ICPC to probe sources of looted COVId-19 palliatives

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, says it will investigate the sources of COVID-19 relief items looted across the country.

Looted COVID-19 palliatives kept for vulnerable people – Nigerian govs

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, on Monday said the looted COVID-19 palliative in warehouses in some states were not hoarded but kept for vulnerable.

COVID-19: August 29 int’l flight resumption not certain – PTF coordinator

The Coordinator of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, says the Aug. 29, resumption of international flights, as announced at the PTF COVID-19  briefing, is not sacrosanct.

Nestlé Nigeria donates N700m to COVID-19 relief fund 

As more corporate organisations and individuals continue to donate toward boosting the response to the Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, Nestle Nigeria Plc has contributed items and cash worth N700 million to support the cause.

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