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WHO will miss global 40% vaccination target

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will miss its target to vaccinate 40 per cent of the population in every country by the end of...

Twelve months on, COVAX lists trials, triumphs

Twelve months ago, the world came together to support COVAX, a multilateral initiative aimed at guaranteeing global access to lifesaving COVID-19 vaccines. With the support...

UK donates another 592,880 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Nigeria

Nigeria on Thursday, August 26, 2021, received another 592,880 doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine donated by the UK via the COVAX Facility. This...

COVID-19: Nigeria receives 3.92m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

An Emirates plane, Boeing 777300ER, carrying 3.92 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja in Nigeria at 11.36 a.m....

G7 leaders commit $4.3bn to fund equitable access to tests, treatments, vaccines

Commitments made at the Virtual G7 leaders meeting held on Friday, February 19, 2021 and hosted by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and at...

UN urges G20 to prepare ‘Global Vaccination Plan’

The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 proposed that the Group of 20 (G20) set up an emergency task force to...

World must unite to defeat COVID, prevent future pandemics – UK Prime Minister

Ahead of the UK’s Foreign Secretary co-hosting a high-level United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) event on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 with the World Health...

COVID-19 vaccine: 165 countries engage in global access facility – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than 165 countries have engaged in COVID-19 vaccine global access facility. WHO said in a statement on...

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LAWMA expresses commitment to cleaner environment

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has assured residents of firm commitment to a cleaner environment . The Managing Director/...
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Indigenous oil firm donates solar-powered water project to host community

An indigenous oil firm, First Exploration and Petroleum Development Company Limited (First E & P), on Thursday, June 23,...

GIZ, stakeholders call for inclusion of African women in energy transition

Participants at a function on African Women for the Energy Transition in Lagos on Friday, June 24, 2022, called for...

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LAWMA expresses commitment to cleaner environment

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has assured residents...

Indigenous oil firm donates solar-powered water project to host community

An indigenous oil firm, First Exploration and Petroleum Development...