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Travel sector struggles with COVID-19 realities

Business Day Online 27 Feb 2021
John Ojikutu, an aviation security consultant and secretary-general of the Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI), suggested that government through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) and Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 should adopt tracing system ...
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CFAO Group supports fish farmers in Epe with revolving loan, training

Business Day Online 27 Feb 2021
... a CSR initiative sponsored by CFAO Group through CFAO Yamaha Motor Nigeria Limited in partnership with HEDA Resource Centre, a local NGO.
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Nigeria expects first 4 million vaccine doses from COVAX next week: WHO

Metro USA 26 Feb 2021
Walter Kazadi Mulombo, WHO representative in Nigeria, told a briefing by video link that Nigeria was expecting 14 million doses in total. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, said the situation in Nigeria was so far much better than had been widely predicted early in the outbreak.
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Vaccine hoarding threatens global supply via COVAX: WHO

Al Jazeera 26 Feb 2021
Nigeria to receive doses. Separately, the WHO said Nigeria is expecting its first four million doses of coronavirus vaccines next week via COVAX ... Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said the situation in Nigeria was so far much better than had been widely predicted early in the pandemic.
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‘Our investments create jobs, drive inclusive growth in Nigeria’

Business Day Online 26 Feb 2021
What is CDC’s strategy in Nigeria and which sectors does it seek to invest? ... The first investment boosts connectivity across the continent while our additional US$40 million investment, announced in October last year, will accelerate the growth of Liquid Telecom’s pan-African data centre operation business, including in Nigeria.
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Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid virus

Federal News Radio 26 Feb 2021
But in Brazil and Nigeria, as well as in less-populous nations, decisions to fully address inadequate supplies only started being made last month, after hospitals were overwhelmed and patients started to die ... Nigeria was “struggling to find oxygen to manage cases” in January, said Chikwe Ihekweazu, head of its Centre for Disease Control.
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Poor sequencing capacity leaves Nigeria with dim vision of COVID-19 variants

Business Day Online 25 Feb 2021
The alarm of a new variant raised in the UK was the prompting that jerked the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) into sequencing some samples, which later revealed that P681H shares at least one mutation with the UK variant B1.1.7 ... the NCDC Reference Laboratory, Nigeria ...
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Medical oxygen scarce in Africa and Latin America amid pandemic

Belfast Telegraph 25 Feb 2021
But in Brazil and Nigeria, as well as in less populous nations, decisions to fully address inadequate supplies only started being made last month, after hospitals were overwhelmed and patients started to die ... Nigeria was “struggling to find oxygen to manage cases” in January, said Chikwe Ihekweazu, head of its Centre for Disease Control.
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COVID-19: One year after, struggle continues

Business Day Online 25 Feb 2021
Today, more than 153,000 confirmed cases have been reported, number of deaths has surpassed 1,800 while more than 130,000 persons have recovered according to a case update announced on February 24, 2021, by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
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Covid-19: Uncertainty trails Nigeria’s Vaccine quest as African countries take the leap

Business Day Online 25 Feb 2021
While smaller African countries have started taking delivery of Covid-19 vaccines, Nigeria- Africa’s most populous and largest economy is not yet sure of when it will receive and even commence vaccination ... The date for the delivery of vaccines into Nigeria has continued to shift since January.
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Actionaid Nigeria equips 1,000 persons with N32.5m seed grants in Edo

Business Day Online 25 Feb 2021
The ActionAid Nigeria country director ... She disclosed that the programme was being implemented by ActionAid Nigeria in partnership with the Ideal Development and Resource Centre (IDRC), Kairos Youth Empowerment Initiative and the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development.
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Reps to put health on front burner as Gbajabiamila recieves ‘Green Book’

Business Day Online 25 Feb 2021
He said the maiden edition, which centred on the healthcare delivery system, had the participation of a wide range of stakeholders, both from within and outside Nigeria, who offered suggestions on how best to confront health issues in the country.
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Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid pandemic

The Post and Courier 25 Feb 2021
But in Brazil and Nigeria, as well as in less-populous nations, decisions to fully address inadequate supplies only started being made last month, after hospitals were overwhelmed and patients started to die ... Nigeria was "struggling to find oxygen to manage cases" in January, said Chikwe Ihekweazu, head of its Centre for Disease Control.
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