Press Releases

World Health Organization Updates Emergency Use Listing for Novavax Nuvaxovid COVID-19 Vaccine as a Primary Series in Adolescents and as a Booster in Adults

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an updated Emergency Use Listing (EUL) for Nuvaxovid™ (NVX-CoV2373) COVID-19 vaccine for active immunization to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) […]

Press Releases

World Health Organization Updates Emergency Use Listing for Novavax Nuvaxovid COVID-19 Vaccine as a Primary Series in Adolescents and as a Booster in Adults

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an updated Emergency Use Listing (EUL) for Nuvaxovid™ (NVX-CoV2373) COVID-19 vaccine for active immunization to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) […]

Athletic

NSF: 14,000 athletes to compete for medals

A total of 14,000 athletes are expected to compete at the forthcoming 21st National Sports Festival (NSF) in Asaba. This is contained in a statement issued by Mohammed Manga, Director of Press and Public Relations at the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development (FMYSD) on Monday. Manga quoted Sunday Dare, Minister of FMYSD, as […]

Athletic

Award: Group to honour 25 sports philanthropists

A Group, Society for Promotion of Sports said on Tuesday that it would honour no fewer than 25 Nigerian sports philanthropists in its maiden “Prestigious Award”. President of the group, Vincent Michael told newsmen in Abuja that the award would be organised in conjunction with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) […]

General

Hajj 2023: CSO lauds Saudi Ministry of Hajj for early preparations

Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society that reports and monitors hajj operations in Nigeria has commended the move by the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah to begin preparations for 2023 hajj in December. The National Coordinator of the CSO, Malam Ibrahim Muhammed, made the commendation in a in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. […]

General

Twitter no longer takes action against COVID misinformation

The U.S. social media platform Twitter said that it is no longer taking action against misinformation about the Coronavirus following its takeover by billionaire Elon Musk.   The corresponding measures were already suspended on Nov. 23, according to a message on a Twitter website.   The company had established rules in 2020 to stop the […]

General

2023: No collection of PVC by proxy – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it would not allow collection of the Permanent Voter Card (PVC) by proxy. The INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Kebbi State, Alhaji Ahmad Bello-Mahmud, made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birnin Kebbi on Monday. The REC, who was […]

General

NGO seeks tax rebate on sanitary pad

An NGO, Focusing on Women and Girls Initiative for Positive Change (FOWGI), has urged Federal Government to remove all taxes on sanitary pad to make it accessible and affordable. The Executive Director of the group, Mrs Rifkatu Ademola, made the call during sensitisation on menstrual hygiene management and distribution of sanitary pad to 1,500 students […]

Medicine

Foundation wants stakeholders to intensify fight against new rising HIV infections

An NGO, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), has called on world leaders and stakeholders to redouble efforts towards HIV prevention, testing, and treatment to slow the rising new infection rates. This is contained in a statement signed on Tuesday in Abuja by Mr Steve Aborisade, Advocacy and Marketing Manager, AHF Nigeria, ahead of 2022 World AIDS […]