The Northern Traditional Leaders have expressed their displeasure over what they described as being sidelined by the government with regards to covid-19 vaccine education. Emir of Argungu, Alhaji Samaila Muhammed Mera disclosed this to newsmen at the fourth quarter Northern Traditional Leaders Committee (NTLC) review meeting held in Abuja on...
A recent report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) has shown that about seven million deaths could be prevented by 2030, if low and lower-middle income countries were to make an additional investment of less than a dollar per person per year in the prevention and treatment of Non-communicable...
In a bid to achieve its goal of vaccinating at least 50million Nigerians by January 2022, the Federal Government has taken its covid-19 vaccination campaign to Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps across the country. The flag off ceremony championed by National Commission for Refugees, Immigrants and Internally Displaced Persons in...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed three (3) more cases of COVID-19 with the B.1.1.529 SARS-CoV-2 lineage, i.e., the Omicron variant, in Nigeria. NCDC disclosed this in a press statement signed by its Director General, Dr. Ifedayo Adetifa on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. TheFact Nigeria gathered that many...
The Federal Ministry of Health has stressed on the need to strengthen health security architecture across all the states of the federation in preparedness for future pandemics. Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire made the appeal at the opening ceremony of the National Council on Health (NCH) meeting which held...
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed First Case of Omicron COVID-19 Variant in Nigeria In line with the routine travel test required of all international travelers and genomic sequencing at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) through its National Reference Laboratory (NRL), Abuja–confirmed Nigeria’s first case...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has taken sides with African Nations and has called for countries to leave their borders open. WHO conveyed the message in a press statement released on November 28,2021, explaining that restrictions may play a role in slightly reducing the spread of COVID-19 but sadly, it...
The World Health Organisation has urged countries across the world to step up preventive measures upon detection of a new covid-19 variant it named Omicron. WHO made the announcement in a press statement on Friday, November 26, 2021. TheFact Nigeria gathered that people believe the covid-19 report was a means of...
A preliminary analysis by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has shown that only 27% of health workers in Africa have been fully vaccinated against covid-19, leaving the bulk of the workforce on the frontlines against the pandemic unprotected. WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Moeti Matshidiso disclosed this during a...
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has partnered with the apex students' body; National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) to commence covid-19 vaccination in school campuses across the country. This was disclosed during the joint Press briefing by NPHCDA and leaders of NANS on Wednesday, November 24, 2021...