Meet Nigerian doctor who helped develop a COVID-19 vaccine

A Nigerian doctor, Dr. Onyema Ogbuagbu, has been hailed by many after helping in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine. He has been identified as a key figure in the research that led United States pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, to develop the first effective COVID-19 vaccine. Pfizer, after the conclusion of its trials, recently announced that its COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90 per cent effective. A few days after, Moderna also reported that its own version of the COVID-19 vaccine was 94 per cent effective. The announcement by Pfizer, followed by Moderna, remains a game changer in the quest for […]


The National Youth Political Agenda Executives Committee was yesterday inaugurated in Abuja. The Executive Director Comrade Moses Kasar said the committee is saddled with the responsibility of re-constructing the Nigeria Political Landscape to accommodate Younger Political Leaders below the age of 50 years, that are uncompromisingly committed to National Integration and accelerated Nation Building, far above Personal, Partisan, Ethno-Religiuos devides. Comr. Kasar said, the mission of NYPA is to intensely advocate for Good Governance at the three tiers of Government, and identify young, patriotic and credible Leaders across all sectors of National Polity, while encouraging such individuals to vie for […]

US Only Opposition to Okonjo-Iweala’s Emergence as WTO DG 

But for the United States’ lone opposition, Nigeria’s candidate for the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, would have been declared winner of the race on Wednesday. Despite securing the vote of 163 of the 164 members of the trade organisation, Nigeria’s former finance minister could not be declared the head of the WTO on Wednesday because of the objection by the US, which cited lack of experience and procedural issues for its stance. By the organisation’s selection rules, its DG has to emerge by consensus. But the majority, according to sources close to the process, […]


The Federal Government of Nigeria has congratulated Dr Dickson Akoh on his appointment as Head of Peace and Security Sectoral Cluster Committee of the African Union, Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU ECOSOCC). In a letter signed by the Director IOD, Agbo V.A for the Secretary to the government of the Federation, urge Dr Akoh to bear his wealth of experience in popularizing, domesticating and implement the African Union aspirations most especially in the areas of Conflict Resolution, Peace Building, Combating terrorism, Drug Trafficking, illicit proliferation of small arms and light weapons and security reforms etc. Dr. Akoh, National  Commandant […]

Video: Oba of Lagos’ staff of office reappears mysteriously.

The staff of office of Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Babatunde Osuolale Aremu Akiolu has returned. The staff of office was one of the items looted from his vandalized palace during the End SARS protest in Lagos. If you know about the staff and every other belongings of the Oba Of Lagos… return it now ooo… This is not a joking stuvssssssss — HalfBoiFren…..✍️ (@iamcensiny) October 24, 2020   The staff of office was seen in a scattered room, hours after some traditionalists in the state initiated the process of placing a curse on those behind the looting. The New […]

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