Nigeria and five other African countries have been chosen to begin production of COVID-19 vaccines, with the continent having had limited access to jabs. “Today I’m delighted to announce the first six African countries that will receive technology from the hub to produce their own mRNA vaccines: Egypt, Kenya Nigeria, Senegal South Africa, and Tunisia,” […]

Greece has donated about one million doses of the Johnson and Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria as the Federal Government moves to ensure more citizens are vaccinated against the disease. A delegation from the European country led by its Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikolaos Dendias, announced the donation of the vaccines in Abuja on […]

Nigeria is expected to receive 176,000 doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday. Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, confirmed this at a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday. He said the J&J vaccine, like the AstraZeneca, is safe and efficient against the coronavirus disease, including the deadlier […]

Nigeria will receive additional 3.92 million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine latest in early August. Dr Faisal Shuaib, who disclosed this to reporters on Tuesday in Abuja, however, did not give the exact dates as to when the country would take delivery of the vaccines. “We now have information that Nigeria will get 3.92 million […]

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, has received the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as the state government flags off the second phase of the exercise. He took the jab on Thursday along with his deputy and members of the State Executive Council who attended the weekly council meeting at the Government House in […]

The Nigerian government is expecting about 29.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine, Dr Faisal Shuaib said on Monday. Shuaib, the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), disclosed this at the weekly media briefing of the COVID-19 Presidential Steering Committee in Abuja. He added that the […]

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