Buni flags off mass vaccination campaign in Yobe

December 11, 2021 Editor 0

Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, Friday, flagged off mass vaccination campaign against coronavirus infection. The event took place in Damaturu, the state capital. Represented by his deputy Idi Barde Gubana who is the state chairman committee on prevention and control of covid-19, the governor said the event was part of the National bold steps taken by the federal government Read More

‘Nigeria making progress in HIV response despite Covid-19’

November 12, 2021 Editorial III 0

Nigeria made considerable progress in HIV response in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic, Peer Review Forum (PRF), a civil society organisation (CSO), has disclosed. PRF’s chairperson, Ize Adava, made the disclosure Friday in Abuja in her address of welcome at the 2021 edition of the annual Civil Society Accountability Forum. She said stakeholders had to adapt and adopt strategies that Read More

2021 World Teachers’ Day: Setting legacies for the future

October 14, 2021 Kayode Ojewale 0

If you’re going to live, leave a legacy. Make a mark on the world that can’t be erased – Maya Angelou (1928-2014), Poet and civil rights activist.What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others – Pericles (495-429 BC), Greek Statesman. Recovery from a breakdown, setback, illness, heartbreak, Read More

NFF, CBN All financial institutions tourney kicks-off, Calabar to host final

September 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

Football hostilities at the All Financial Institutions’ Football Competition (AFIFC) sponsored by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in collaboration with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), will kick-off on Saturday, September 11, 2021, with the final billed for the U.J. Esuene Stadium, Calabar, Cross River State on Saturday, September 25, 2021. According to the organisers, the group stages of the Read More

COVID-19: Edo records 228 new cases, 7 deaths

August 31, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

The Edo state COVID-19 task force has disclosed that state has recorded seven deaths from COVID-19 related pandemic. Team Leader of the Task Force Dr. Ebomwoyi Osagie who disclosed this to journalists in Benin City on Monday, said the dead were unvaccinated persons against virus. Osagie decried community transmission of the virus and urged people to adhere to the COVID-19 Read More

Expert calls on FG to enforce COVID-19 protocols

August 23, 2021 Ifeanyi Emeka 0

Renowned epidemiologist, Dr Francis Oyema, Monday, called on the federal government to stridently enforce COVID-19 protocols as a means of mitigating further spread of the pandemic in the country. Dr Francis said this in an interview, Monday, in Abuja where he noted that the need for strident enforcement has become critical with the discovered coronavirus B.1. 617.2 also known as Read More

Covid-19 resurgence: Danger as citizens jettison protocols

August 6, 2021 BENJAMIN SAMSON 0

‘…Wearing face masks uncomfortable’ …Third wave‘ll be more severe – Don ‘…Govt should raise awareness, enforce rules’ …More variants may come in future if … – Virologist …Nigeria expecting 41,282,770 vaccines – FG Nigeria is currently experiencing a spike in the Covd-19 pandemic with the discovery of the new deadlier Delta variant of the disease in some parts of the Read More

Niger isolates 18 COVID-19 positive corps members

August 4, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

    The Niger state government has directed compulsorily wearing of face masks as pre-condition for entering public offices, including Government House and state secretariat following confirmation of 18 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members who tested positive to COVID-19 in the state.  The state Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Mohammed Idris, stated this  Wednesday in a press briefing in Read More

NYSC deploys 2207 corps members in Anambra

August 2, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

A total of 2207 corps members have been deployed for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2021 Batch B (Stream 1) orientation programme in Anambra State. The state NYSC Coordinator, Mrs Yetunde Baderinwa, who disclosed this during the swearing-in ceremony of the batch at the Nnamdi Azikiwe NYSC Unity Permanent Orientation Camp, Umuawulu/Mbaukwu, in Awka South local government area, stated Read More