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WHO warns against blanket boosters as vaccine inequity persists

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, warned that blanket COVID-19 vaccine booster programmes could prolong the pandemic and increase inequity. WHO...

AstraZeneca-Oxford study supports Vaxzevria as Omicron booster

AstraZeneca on Thursday, December 23, 2021 said the company’s Vaxzevria significantly boosts the levels of antibodies against the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant following a third dose...

Regulators, Bayelsa disagree on cause of Nembe oil spill

The regulatory agencies investigating the Nov. 5 oil spill at Oil Mining Lease (OML) 29 at Nembe in Bayelsa State on Thursday, December 23,...

Waste managers express worry over filled dumpsites

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) on Thursday, December 23, 2021 called on the Lagos State Government to pay more attention to...

Former diplomat finds scalable solution from people on climate crisis’ frontline

A revealing account authored by former US Diplomat and World Bank Group (IFC) official, Oliver Griffith, provides a compelling perspective on a scalable solution for climate change. Investigating the...

UN Biodiversity Convention announces new dates for resumed sessions of subsidiary bodies, working group

The physical meeting of the resumed sessions of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) scientific and implementation bodies, and the working group tasked with...

NiMet urges Nasarawa farmers to utilise weather prediction to plan calendar

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 advised farmers in Nasarawa State to take advantage of its weather prediction to plan...

Nigeria destroys over 1m donated doses of expired Astrazeneca vaccines

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, destroyed over 1 million doses of Astrazeneca vaccines donated to combat COVID-19. Executive Director,National Primary...

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Ondo, Edo, Bauchi account for 10 new Lassa fever cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo, Edo, and Bauchi states accounted for 10 new additional Lassa...
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Flood, windstorm damage 6,417 houses, N541.6m property in Kano – SEMA

Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed 6,417 houses and properties worth N541.6 million destroyed by flood/windstorm in...

EU commits €70,000 to combat floods in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) has provided €70,000 as emergency preparedness to reduce the impact of floods in the country. This...

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Ondo, Edo, Bauchi account for 10 new Lassa fever cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo,...

Flood, windstorm damage 6,417 houses, N541.6m property in Kano – SEMA

Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed 6,417...