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Daily Archives: May 21, 2021

Africa’s COVID vaccine campaigns hurt by India’s export ban

Africa’s COVID vaccine campaigns hurt by India’s export ban

Africa’s vaccination campaigns to battle COVID-19 are facing significant delays because of the export ban imposed by India as it grapples with a devastating resurgence of the disease, Africa’s top health official has said. The AstraZeneca vaccine manufactured by the [...]

May 21, 2021 Africa, Health issues
Japan approves Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccines

Japan approves Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccines

Japan formally approved Moderna and AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccines on Friday, but the latter will not be used immediately because of lingering concern over very rare blood clots. The decision comes just over two months before the pandemic-postponed Olympics, with growing [...]

May 21, 2021 Health issues
ICPC: Foreign countries should refund stolen funds with interest

ICPC: Foreign countries should refund stolen funds

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Bolaji Owasanoy, has canvassed the payment of interests on stolen funds by benefiting foreign nations as part of measures to redress the menace of Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs). The [...]

May 21, 2021 Finance
Buhari Returns To Nigeria From France

Buhari Returns To Nigeria From France

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria from Paris, France. President Buhari had departed Abuja, the nation’s capital, for a summit in France on Sunday. The statement by the Presidency before his departure, read, “President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, May [...]

May 21, 2021 Government and politics
Kidnapping: Be Vigilant, Lekki Alerts Residents

Kidnapping: Be Vigilant, Lekki Alerts Residents

As the security situation in the country worsens with rising cases of kidnappings and killings, the Lekki Estates Residents and Stakeholders Association has alerted residents of the area to be vigilant as they go about their lawful activities. LERSA, which [...]

May 21, 2021 Security