Coronavirus

Don't be foolish, COVID-19 vaccine is God's provision - Famous Nigerian pastor blasts colleagues
Ituah Ighodalo, the senior pastor of Trinity House, has explained that the COVID-19 vaccine is a provision from God and as such, rejecting it is foolishness.
Buhari replaces PTF with new committee, gives duration for operation
President Muhammadu Buhari has replaced the Presidential Task Force for COVID-19 with the Presidential Steering Committee which is to function till end of 2021.
COVID-19: FG receives100,000 AstraZeneca vaccines from India as Kogi begins vaccination
The Kogi government has begun the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccination while the federal government recently received 100,000 more doses from Indian authorities.
Breaking: Afenifere spokesperson Yinka Odumakin dies of COVID-19 complications
Yinka Odumakin, national publicity secretary of the pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital after a brief illness.
MC Oluomo stirs massive reaction online as he rocks electronic mask displaying his name
MC Oluomo has caught the attention of Nigerian on social media. The NURTW chairman recently stepped out rocking an electronic nose mask that displayed his name.
I won’t take COVID-19 vaccine - Apostle Suleman reveals what God showed him
Apostle Johnson Suleman has said he and his family members will not take COVID-19 vaccine. He said God showed something is medically abnormal with the vaccine.
UK agency fines Pastor Oyakhilome's TV channel N65.6m for COVID-19 sermon
Office of Communications better known as Ofcom in the United Kingdom has fined a television station, Loveworld owned by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome N65.6 million.
Fani-Kayode breaks silence on why he received COVID-19 vaccine
A former minister of aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, on Tuesday, March 30, received the COVID-19 vaccine in Abuja after the initial reservation about it.
NAF commences airlift of COVID-19 relief materials to West African countries
Vice president of the ECOWAS Commission, Ms. Finda Koroma flagged off the airlift of the relief materials by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) at the Abuja airport.
Where is your faith? Oyakhilome slams pastors endorsing COVID-19 vaccine
Chris Oyakhilome questioned fellow pastors endorsing COVID-19 vaccine. According to him, pastors should not be telling their members to go ahead and take a jab.
Stakeholders accuse FG of deviating from COVID-19 vaccination plan
One of the experts noted that the idea of vaccinating frontline health workers is because they are at higher risks due to incessant contact with patients.
I can pretend about taking COVID-19 vaccine - Nigerian governor
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Saturday, March 27, said he decided to take the COVID-19 vaccine queitly because he did want it to become a political affair.
BREAKING: At last, Governor Bello bows to pressure, set to begin COVID-19 vaccination in Kogi
The Kogi state government on Monday, March 29, confirmed to newsmen that it has concluded plans to begin the COVID-19 vaccination exercise for all residents.
I was hit by hunger - Man shares funny experience after receiving COVID-19 vaccine, many react
A Nigerian man, Odogwu Anya Mmee, recently took to social media to share his experience with the COVID-19 vaccine. Many have reacted to the man's experience.
BREAKING: Super Eagles star tests positive for Covid-19, out of Benin and Lesotho AFCON qualifying matches
Alex Iwobi has tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus and will the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying tie against Benin holding in Porto-Novo, March 27.
Woman who lost her job during lockdown struggles to survive with food selling business, shares touching story
A Nigerian woman and mother who was hard hit by the pandemic has spoken about how the cooking job she was surviving on was taken away because of the lockdown.
Good news as Nigeria receives 300,000 additional doses of AstraZeneca vaccine
Nigeria received 300,000 additional doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines donated by MTN, according to the SGF and chairman PTF COVID-19, Boss Mustapha.
FG reveals Nigerian scientists have produced COVID-19 vaccines
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and chairman, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, revealed this on Monday, March 22 in Abuja.
Nigerians Won't be Forced to Take COVID-19 Vaccine, FG says
The federal government of Nigeria says no citizen of the country will be forced to take part in the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination programme across the nation.
AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine: Sultan of Sokoto sends crucial message to Nigerian Muslims
Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, on Friday, March 19, announced that no Nigerian Muslim will be forced to take the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Breaking: Kogi refuses to take COVID-19 vaccine after 35 other states receive AstraZeneca
The federal government said on Thursday, March 18, that the COVID-19 Astrazeneca vaccines have now been delivered to every state in the country except one.
Use of AstraZeneca vaccine is safe, governors tell Nigerians
Members of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) have supported the continued rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine across the country., saying it is safe to use.