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By Oluwabukunmi Familoye and Ikpeme Neto Nigeria doesn’t contribute much to the global biotech industry which is estimated to be worth $833.34 billion with a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of over 7.02% by 2027,  but this is beginning to change.  The impending growth of Biotech in Nigeria has been aided by the covid-19 pandemic […]

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The wait to be vaccinated against the coronavirus is finally over for Nigerians. Nigeria has just received a total of 3.92 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine today, March 2nd. Following this development, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) launched an online portal and announced the guidelines for registrations. How to register Registration […]

When Nigeria’s 2021 budget projection was made and planning for the COVID vaccine was missing, it was unsettling for many of its citizens. A group of prominent Nigerians came together under an umbrella they called Coalition Against COVID (CA-COVID).  With members like Jim Ovia, Aliko Dangote, Tony Elumelu, amongst others, the coalition promised in January […]


Ghana has become the first African country to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. The country received 600,000 doses from COVAX (COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access). In response to the news, which was shared on the WHO’s Twitter account, Tedros Ghebreyesus, the body’s director-general, described the development as only the beginning. This is a major milestone in […]

Nigerian priest on tik tok

Canadian-Iraqi singer Ali Gatie’s What If I Told You I Love You is one of many 60-second soundtracks underlying some of Tik Tok’s most viral videos.  In one such video, Nigerian Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. James Nwachukwu Anyaegbu is dancing to the song, a remixed version comprising ad-libs and a midtempo beat similar to the […]


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