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CAREER-JOBS

COVID-19: FG Announces Date To Ban Unvaccinated Civil Servants From Offices

The Federal Government has said it would ban civil servants who fail to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination from accessing their offices as from December 1. The Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee PSC on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, Boss Mustapha, confirmed this at Wednesday’s briefing of the committee.

  1 month ago ago
COVID-19: FG Announces Date To Ban Unvaccinated Civil Servants From Offices

HEALTH

Remarks of Chairman, Presidential Steering Committee on Covid-19 at the National Briefing

1. I welcome you to the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 (PSC) National briefing for today, Monday, 2nd August, 2021 after a long break. 2.​ During this long break, the PSC have been meeting to deliberate on the rising number of COVID-19 cases and proffer ways to curtain a huge impact on our lives and livelihood.

  4 months ago ago
Remarks of Chairman, Presidential Steering Committee on Covid-19 at the National Briefing

HEALTH

FG To Make COVID Vaccination Mandatory For Civil Servants

The Secretary of the Federal Government (SDF), Boss Mustapha, revealed that the federal government will soon mandate civil servants to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The SGF disclosed this in a speech at the Forum of Health Commissioners in Abuja on Thursday. Image Source: Channeltv

  3 months ago ago
FG To Make COVID Vaccination Mandatory For Civil Servants

POLITICS

"From December, all FG employees will show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter their office" - FG

The Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 pandemic and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, has disclosed that from December 1, all Federal Government employees will be required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR test result before they can access their offices.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Singer Simi Receives Second Dose Of Covid-19 Vaccine, Reveals The Effect It Had On Her

Simislola, a singer, announced on her Instagram story that she had received her second dose of the vaccine. This comes just days after the Nigerian government issued a statement stating that the virus's third wave has already arrived in the country. This was revealed by Dr. Osagie Enare, Minister of Health, during a press conference held by the Presidential Steering Committee in Abuja.

  3 months ago ago
Singer Simi Receives Second Dose Of Covid-19 Vaccine, Reveals The Effect It Had On Her

HEALTH

2 Things Nigerians Should Note As Nigeria Begins Second Phase Of Covid-19 Vaccination

Nigeria has commenced the second phase of vaccination for COVID-19. The phase two, anchored by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) kicked off at the Federal Medical Centre in Jabi, Abuja. The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) has urged citizens to get the jabs as part of preventive measures.

  3 months ago ago
2 Things Nigerians Should Note As Nigeria Begins Second Phase Of Covid-19 Vaccination

HEALTH

Today's Headlines: FG Issues Directive On Eid-el-Kabir Prayer, Jonathan Speaks About Insecurity

FG Issues Directive On Eid-el-Kabir Prayer The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 has asked mosques to decentralise Eid-el-Kabir prayers in a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country. The Federal Government’s committee also asked emirs to suspend the annual Durbar activities in the northern region of the country.

  4 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: FG Issues Directive On Eid-el-Kabir Prayer, Jonathan Speaks About Insecurity

HEALTH

Civil servants to show proof of COVID - 19 vaccination from December 1: FG

The Presidential Steering Committee says civil servants will, from December 1, present proof of vaccination or Negative Polymerase Chain Reaction tests conducted within 72 hours to access offices. The Chairman of PSC on COVID - 19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this during a press briefing in Abuja.

  1 month ago ago
Civil servants to show proof of COVID - 19 vaccination from December 1: FG

HEALTH

"FG set to sanction Nigerians who refuse COVID-19 vaccination from mid September" - Shuaib says

Credit: The Guardian. The Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, has disclosed that, the Federal Government may sanction eligible Nigerians who refuse COVID-19 vaccination from mid September. According to him, people may not be allowed to worship in churches and mosques as well as attend event centres, receptions or parties without showing proof of their vaccination cards at the gates, from the second week of September.

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HEALTH

Covid-19: Nigeria to obtain 40 million doses of vaccines by end of 2021

The Federal Ministry of Health revealed that Nigeria hopes to receive up to 40 million doses of Moderna vaccines by the end of the year. This was declared openly by the Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, at the Presidential Steering Committee On COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday, after Nigeria recently attained 4 million Moderna vaccines, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.

  4 months ago ago
Covid-19: Nigeria to obtain 40 million doses of vaccines by end of 2021

HEALTH

Federal Government Hints At Taking Action Against COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

According to a report released by THE VANGUARD today, Wednesday, September 1st, 2021, the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC), has said Nigerians, who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine won’t be allowed to put others at risk. Furthermore, this was disclosed in a statement by the Executive Director, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, NPHCDA, Faisal Shuaib, at a briefing on vaccine hesitancy in Abuja, yesterday.

  3 months ago ago
Federal Government Hints At Taking Action Against COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

HEALTH

Covid-19: Nigerian Government Says The PSC Has Placed 6 States On Emergency Over Fear Of The Third Wave

The Nigerian government said the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has placed six States on emergency as fear of the third wave of the covid-19 pandemic is spreading across Nigeria, this decision was made after the Federal Government and Nigeria National Centre for Disease Control [NCDC] recorded new cases of the Delta Variant of Covid-19.

  4 months ago ago
Covid-19: Nigerian Government Says The PSC Has Placed 6 States On Emergency Over Fear Of The Third Wave

HEALTH

FG Is Taking Action Against Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

At a briefing on vaccine hesitancy in Abuja yesterday, Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, disclosed that the Federal Government would prevent eligible Nigerians from putting others at risk once the vaccines become available to all. He said the Presidential Steering Committee, PSC, and the Federal Ministry of Health are finding out ways of making vaccines available to all Nigerians including Federal Civil Servants and corporate entities.

  3 months ago ago
FG Is Taking Action Against Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

HEALTH

COVID-19: Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) Puts Six States, FCT On Red Alert

The Government has put six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on signal to ensure a safe nationwide Eid-al-Adha celebration. The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 gave this red alert for celebrants to observe necessary precautions during the festive period. The statement was released immediately after the rising number of COVID-19 patients, and the Delta variant of COVID-19 in the country.

  4 months ago ago
COVID-19: Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) Puts Six States, FCT On Red Alert

HEALTH

FGN Declares December 1st As Deadline For Civil Servants To Take Covid-19 Vaccine

All federal civil servants across the country are expected to be vaccinated with Covid-19 vaccine on or before December 1st, 2021. This was disclosed by the Chairman of Presidential Steering Committee on Covid-19 and the Secretary to the Federal Government of Nigeria, Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday at a briefing in Abuja.

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FGN Declares December 1st As Deadline For Civil Servants To Take Covid-19 Vaccine

HEALTH

Opinion: COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy.

"Nigerians who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine won't be allowed to put others at risk", said The Presidential Steering Committee, PSC. Photo credit: vanguard. Faisal Shuaib, who is the Executive Director, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, disclosed this at a briefing on vaccine hesitancy in Abuja, yesterday, said the Federal Government would prevent eligible Nigerians from endangering others, once the vaccines were available to everyone.

  3 months ago ago
Opinion: COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy.

HEALTH

FG hints at taking action against COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Nigeria still at risk of covid-19 infection as the vaccines are gradually being shared to every state. The Presidential Steering Committee, PSC, has said Nigerians, who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine won’t be allowed to put others at risk. Executive Director, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, NPHCDA, Faisal Shuaib, who disclosed this at a briefing on vaccine hesitancy in Abuja, yesterday, said the Federal Government would prevent eligible Nigerians from putting others at risk.

  3 months ago ago
FG hints at taking action against COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

TRAVEL

Why We Have Strict Travel Protocols In Nigeria – FG

The federal government said that its strict travel protocols are in place to safeguard individuals from the COVID-19 pandemic. Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday. Mohammed claimed that Nigeria had been labeled as a "very strict" country in terms of travel restrictions, noting that the government's goal was to safeguard its citizens from the virus' spread.

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Why We Have Strict Travel Protocols In Nigeria – FG

LIFESTYLE

Federal Government Bans Durbar Activities During 2021 Eid-el-Kabir Celebrations.

Arising from the emergence of the new variant Covid-19, which has become a third wave, many activities have been suspended. It's likely going to set a threat pattern to economic and social activities as it was at the advent of the pandemic. This is coming at a time when economies of nation is trying to hype to a balance following huge losses incurred during the last lock down.

  4 months ago ago
Federal Government Bans Durbar Activities During 2021 Eid-el-Kabir Celebrations.

TRAVEL

FG Names 132 Travellers who did not Observe COVID-19 Protocol

The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has released the second batch of names of travellers who did not observe the protocol for international passengers. The names of these 132 passengers was publicized on Thursday, 27 May, 2021. They were said to have come into the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja; and refused to go on isolation.

  6 months ago ago
FG Names 132 Travellers who did not Observe COVID-19 Protocol