US Army Scientists Develop Vaccine ‘Effective Against All Covid Variants’

Scientists at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research have developed a vaccine believed to be effective against Omicron and all Covid and SARS variants. The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research is the largest biomedical research facility administered by the US Department of Defence and is located at Maryland. The achievement is the result […]

Nigeria Records New High Of 4,035 COVID-19 Infections In One Day

Nigeria recorded a new high of 4,035 new COVID-19 infections in 15 states on Wednesday showing close to 100 per cent increase over the 2,123 infections recorded on Tuesday. Lagos State maintained its lead on the table with 3,393 cases, up from 1,552 cases it recorded on Tuesday. Its total as at Wednesday was 89,355 […]

Veteran Nollywood Actor, Sam Obiago Is Dead

Another Nollywood actor, filmmaker and the chairman of Screen Writers Guild of Nigeria (SWGN), Sam Obiago has passed on. The death of the actor, also known as Daddy Sam, was announced by the president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria AGN, Emeka Rollas. He shared the photo above on his page and wrote; Another Sad […]

BREAKING: President Muhammadu Buhari Arrives Maiduguri

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Maiduguri as part of a one-day official visit to Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presidential jet on Thursday landed at the Nigerian Air Force wing of the Maiduguri International Airport at about 11.45 a.m. The president was received by Gov. Babagana Zulum, his Deputy, […]

Five Dead In Bomb Blast That Rocked Maiduguri Ahead Of Buhari’s Visit

Five persons have been confirmed dead from bomb explosions suspected to have emanated from Boko Haram insurgents in Maiduguri ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state. MDB earlier reported that explosions rocked three different locations in Maiduguri – Bulumkutu, Ajilari Cross and Ayaje. One of the missiles also landed at Ajilari Cross area, […]

BREAKING: Explosion Rocks Maiduguri As Buhari Visits Borno

No fewer than three explosions have rocked Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit. According to Channels Television, the incidents occurred on Thursday, few hours before Buhari’s visit to the state capital. President Buhari had been scheduled to commission an edifice donated by Mohammed Indimi to the University of Maiduguri. He […]

Queen Naomi Silekunola announces ‘divorce’ from Ooni of Ife, explains reasons

Her Majesty, Queen Silekunola Naomi, has announced her separation from the Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II. In a statement posted on her verified Instagram handle and Facebook page on Thursday, she announced an end to the three-year marriage. According to her, she tried to make the union work but said the monarch’s […]

Nigeria destroys 1 million doses of expired COVID-19 vaccine (photos)

Nigerian government on Wednesday destroyed over 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine withdrawn from across the country after being identified for having a short shelf life. The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), which coordinates vaccination in the country, and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control monitored the exercise at […]

Belgium to close cinemas and theatres amid Omicron spread

Belgium further tightened virus restrictions as the Omicron variant spreads, closing cinemas, theatres and other indoor activities. Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said the new variant would soon be dominant in Belgium with nearly 30% of new cases already the Omicron variant. “We must be extremely prudent in a period where there is much uncertainty,” […]

COVID-19 cases surge further as Nigeria records over 4,000 cases, more deaths

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control has confirmed 4,035 cases of COVID-19 in fifteen states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The agency also confirmed that two patients died in the last 24 hours following complications from the virus. NCDC made this known in an update on its official Facebook page on Wednesday night. The […]