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FUTO elects first female vice-chancellor

Nigeria, April 15 -- A professor of Soil Science and Environmental Conservation, Nnenna Oti, on Tuesday, emerged the vice chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), beating six... Read More


Regulators recommend suspension of Johnson & Johnson vaccines in U.S.

Nigeria, April 13 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration have recommended that the United States pause the use of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 v... Read More


UPDATED: Regulators recommend suspension of Johnson & Johnson vaccines in U.S.

Nigeria, April 13 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration have recommended that the United States pause the use of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 v... Read More


PTCIJ staffer weds sweetheart

Nigeria, April 13 -- Ijeoma Okereke, a project officer at the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), last Tuesday tied the knot with her husband, Michael Adagba, in Nenwe, Enugu St... Read More


PTCIJ staffer ties knot with heartthrob

Nigeria, April 12 -- Stephanie Adams, a project officer at the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), last Saturday tied the knot with her husband, Inebi Douglas, in Abuja. The we... Read More


Nigeria moves to douse anxieties over AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine

Nigeria, March 11 -- Nigeria's health authorities Thursday evening through the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) moved quickly to douse growing anxiety around the suspension of ... Read More


Johnson & Johnson vaccine receives FDA approval

Nigeria, Feb. 28 -- The Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Saturday received emergency use authorisation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration making it the third approved vaccine for the prevention of... Read More


EU parliament pressed to demand accountability from Nigeria

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- European parliamentarians deliberating on the human rights situation in Nigeria Thursday in Brussels heard stories of worsening abuses, an unattended climate crisis, a national gen... Read More


One-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine effective against COVID-19 - Report

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The one-shot coronavirus vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson provides strong protection against severe illness and death from COVID-19 and may reduce the spread of the virus by vacci... Read More


Nigeria's integrity profile rising, Malami says

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, Tuesday in Abuja gave kudos to what he characterised as Nigeria's rising profile in the fight against corruption and which ... Read More