COVID-19: Oyo vaccinates 90,000 people – PHCB

July 8, 2021 Bayo Agboola, 0

The executive-secretary of the Oyo State Primary Health Care Board, Dr. Muyideen Olatunji, on Wednesday disclosed that 90,000 people have received the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in the state.  Dr Olatunji made this known in Ibadan at a sensitization programme on COVID-19 vaccine safety for religious leaders organised by the Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace in conjunction with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency Read More

Of conspiracy theories, Fulani cause and Nigerian Army

June 20, 2021 Hassan Gimba 0

One of the conspiracy theories parroted by some people in Nigeria is that the Nigerian Army conscripts “repentant” Boko Haram fighters into its ranks. It even goes further to say that the conscripts are the ones transported to kill them and grab their lands! Their minders tell them that there is a purported jihad going on and the Fulani will Read More

The things we don’t understand

May 6, 2021 Dan Agbese 0

Senator Bola Tinubu recently told the ethnic champions beating the drums of separatism that we are better off being together. He echoed President Buhari who said something similar. Bishop Hassan Kukah also chipped in. Taken together they sought to persuade those who want to put an end to Nigeria as we know it, to have a rethink, moderate their rhetoric Read More

NPHCDA, COVID -19 and the fall of anti-vaxxers

April 5, 2021 Pine Oralu 0

The coronavirus pandemic indeed brought the world to its knees, with various countries imposing lockdown in the bid to stop the further spread of the virus. Consequently, efforts were deployed towards developing a vaccine that would halt the further spread of the novel coronavirus. In Nigeria, it was not any different as the country was also in lockdown. The government Read More

COVID-19 vaccine: NIFROP faults Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

April 1, 2021 Editor 0

The National Inter-Faith Religious Organizations for Peace (NIFROP) is appalled by the anti-vaccine stance of the founder of Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, who has issued messages to discourage people from taking the COVID-19 vaccines. NIFROP is concerned that “Oyakhilome has taken his showmanship too far without regard for how his campaign of misinformation impacts the lives of people who Read More

INEC: Yakubu’s timely drive for increase in polling units

March 28, 2021 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

The proliferation of NNPC mega stations across the country was initiated because of their very many attendant benefits, in terms of the provision and efficient delivery of adequate petroleum products across the country. Perennial fuel scarcity, year in year out, brought to the fore, the so many conspiracy theories and sabotage, that had arisen from the independent or private sector Read More