NPHCDA Reveals 10 States That Failed To Hit The 50% Vaccination Target

Latest COVID-19 vaccination update from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has shown that 10 states are yet to reach the 50 percent target mark for the first dose of the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination. The states are: Abia (26.2), Akwa Ibom (35.1), Anambra (27.0), Bayelsa (48.3), Delta (49.0), Ebonyi (38.0), Enugu […]

FG Speaks On Why It Stopped COVID-19 Vaccination

Federal Government has explained the reason it stopped states from administering the COVID-19 vaccine, the moment they used half of the doses allocated to them. It said the directive became necessary since the country was not sure when next the second batch of the AstraZeneca vaccine would arrive the country. The Minister of State for […]

Stop Administrating Covid-19 Vaccine – FG Orders States Governments

FG has directed states to stop giving Nigerians COVID-19 vaccine. Gistongist reports that the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari, has directed all states administering COVID-19 vaccines to suspend the exercise immediately they use half of doses delivered to them. Further reports has it that the directive according to Punch was issued by the […]

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Fined £125,000 In UK, See Why

The United Kingdom’s Office of Communications (Ofcom) has fined Pastor Chris Oyakhilome and his religious channel, Loveworld £125,000. Gistongist reports that Ofcom in a statement said that the station was fined £125,000 (N65.6m) for breaching the country’s broadcasting code by disseminating misinformation on COVID-19. The statement in part read: “Today we have fined Loveworld £125,000 […]

Lagos Head Of Service, Executive Council Members Receives Vaccine

The Lagos State Head of Service Hakeem Muri-Okunola and some members of the Lagos Executive Council and Body of Permanent Secretaries have received the first dose of the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID19 vaccine.   Speaking after receiving his first shot at the Folarin Coker Staff Clinic Alausa, Muri-Okunola urged public servants who are eligible for the […]

Get Vaccinated, AstraZeneca Vaccine Is Safe —-NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has advised Nigerians to get vaccinated and that the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe. The chairman of the Kwara state chapter of the association, Prof. Baba Issa, gave the advice in IIlori on Saturday. Prof Issa said when many people get vaccinated, Nigerians would develop herd-Immunity which curtail the spread of […]

Covid-19: Use of AstraZeneca Suspended In Bulgaria

Gistongist gathered that Bulgaria has suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, as it investigated the death of a woman with several underlying conditions who received the vaccine this week. According to the report, the temporary suspension follows other countries in Europe, including Denmark, Iceland and Norway, which paused AstraZeneca vaccinations over safety concerns. “I […]

Sanwo-olu Announces Lagos Will Begins Covid-19 Vaccine Roll Out Weekend

Sanwo-Olu said a steering committee set up for the vaccine administration was in its final stage of preparation for the deployment of the vaccine, confirming that the State had a clear-cut strategy for the vaccine distribution. The Governor spoke when he received the country representative of the World Health Organization (W.H.O), Dr. Walter Mulombo, in […]

Sanwo-olu Confirms Lagosians May Start Recieving Covid-19 Vaccine Today

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the state will commence Covid-19 vaccination on Thursday. Mr Sanwo-Olo stated that the Federal Government had given Lagos State 507,000 doses of the AstraZeneca. He explained that plans were in place to begin administering them. The governor made this known when the World Health Organization, WHO, Representative in […]

Sanwo-olu Confirms Receipt Of Covid-19 Vaccine, Says Vaccination Will Begin Soon

Lagos State government says it has received doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the Federal Government. This Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made this known on Tuesday while speaking at the 2021 International Women’s Day celebration, organised by the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation held at Police College, Ikeja. Mr Sanwo-Olu said […]