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Nigeria set to receive 1.4 million doses of MTN-donated vaccines

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The Federal Government has declared that Nigeria is going to get 1.4 million portions of antibodies gave by MTN. The FG additionally declared that India intends to give 100,000 immunizations to Nigeria.

This was revealed by the Health Minister, Dr Osagie Ehanire, at the every day PTF instructions on COVID-19, in Abuja.

The Minister said that the principal bunch of the MTN antibodies would be conveyed before the month’s end, and the rest would be finished by March 2021.

“The equilibrium of 900,000 dosages for Nigeria is normal before the finish of March 2021. Different wellsprings of immunizations are under arrangement,” he said.

The Minister likewise revealed that the Indian Government wanted to give 100,000 immunizations to Nigeria.

“I got a message from His Excellency, the High Commissioner of India, giving 100,000 AstraZeneca or covishield antibody dosages, additionally by the Serum Institute of India, as an endowment of the public authority of India to Nigeria.

“These offers of altruism and association are valued by individuals of Nigeria,” he said.

The Minister asked that all antibodies entering the nation should go through the Federal Government.

“Stress that all COVID-19 antibodies convey a specific measure of danger and any immunization not endorsed by the Federal Ministry of Health through its offices can’t be utilized in Nigeria.

“The public authority won’t be answerable for the wellbeing or viability of antibodies given external the structure of the public authority. All the requirements of Nigeria have been painstakingly determined by NPHCDA and it is conceivable to oblige all interests in the system,” the Minister said.

He added that Nigeria had finished its record opening with the African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team.

“With respect to the African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team, AVATT, Nigeria toward the beginning of today finished her record opening.

“It was endorsed by two authorities each, of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, at Afrexim Bank as a prerequisite for admittance to immunizations on that stage,” he added.

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MTN reported a month ago that it made a gift of US$25 million to help the African Union’s COVID-19 inoculation program.

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, had prior reported that the principal group of 15 million dosages of Covid-19 immunizations, which is from AstraZeneca under the COVAX program, is relied upon to be accessible from February.

This is coming after the African Union (AU’s) African Vaccines had distributed 42 million portions of Covid-19 immunizations to Nigeria.

Likewise, the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, said the Nigerian government expected more than 41 million immunizations from the African Union before the finish of April, as it additionally expected to source antibodies from India and Russia.

The UK Government has uncovered that the Global Vaccine Alliance (GAVI) had declared that Nigeria would be one of the principal nations to get 16 million free dosages of Covid-19 antibodies through the COVAX Global Vaccines Facility.

BUA Group uncovered that it had bought 1,000,000 dosages of AstraZeneca COVID-19 antibodies for Nigeria, with conveyance to be made soon.

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Music: Kuwait – Big Boy Doings

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Kuwait comes through on new bop titled “Big Boy Doings”. Big boy doings had Kuwait trapping about the good life, being a big spender and how good life is. Download and share the mountainbeat produced record below.
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Wizkid and Tems make history as “Essence (Remix)” enters the Billboard Hot 100 Top 10

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When Nigerian R&B singer, Tems, serenaded listeners on the hook of the crossover hit single—”Essence”—to the “You don’t need no other body” words, she indeed might have meant it in the relationship and/or sexual context but those words, those lyrics have gone on to have a life of their own outside the contextual or colloquial insinuation. This is very evident with the records the track keeps amassing, creating some in the process. The week starting 12th Ocotber (according to Billboard’s known style of uploading their weekly updated charts on Tuesdays) will see the pair of Nigerian Pop and R&B acts, Wizkid and Tems create a groundbreaking statement no other Nigerian artistes has ever made—the remix to “Essence” will make its debut on The Billboard Hot Top 10.

“Essence” was initially released almost a year ago, October 30th to be precise as part of Wizkid’s fourth studio-album, “Made In Lagos” and it soon became the rave of town both home and abroad, even being teased as one of the topmost songs of the summer 2021; its remix however came some ten months later, on August 13th, featuring American popstar, Justin Bieber.

Some few weeks later, the remix debuted on The Billboard Hot 100, even making it to the Top 20, peaking at No. 13, a record for any Nigerian song and artiste(s) at that time; this time around, it moves three spots upward to the No. 10 on the chart, becoming the first Nigerian song to make an entry into the Top 10 of the prestigious Billboard Hot 100 chart, invariably making both Wizkid and his featured guest, Tems, the first pair of Nigerian acts to have a song reaching that high on the chart usually dominated by American artistes and songs reigning in the USA. A historical moment for Wiz, Tems, Nigerian music industry and Africa at large.

This week’s Top 10 songs on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Play to earn crypto game, Supa Surf to launch its first series this October

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Terkion studio has linked up with Wavylab to release a new mobile game line Supa Surf. Supa Surf is a first person surfing mobile game set in a futuristic world, where you surf like it’s real life, scaling obstacles, maintaining balance competing with co-players and avoiding passing out. According to the CEO of Terkion Studios he said “we are trying to build a culture with Supa Surf not just a game, a community, therefore we will be seeing continuous update and improvement to give users the best possible feeling!”

With an initial release date slated for October 10, for the Wavy Lab published game, according to report, Supa Surf is the first of duo game that runs simultaneously with the second version being the Supa Surf pro, which will see the top player on the game’s inbuilt leaderboard earn crypto every month, when we reached out to Awoniyi Segun the CEO of Wavyvibrations, the parent company of WavyLabs he stated “With Supa Surf we are trying to make earning crypto easier, earn while you have fun and there are possibilities of decentralized market creation in the game using Wavycoin Protocol in the nearest future, we never can tell”.
Supa surf will enable players switch music while playing, competing and earning.

Developer: Terkion Studios
Series: Supa Surf
Publishers: Wavy Lab
Genres: Arcade
Platform: Android IOS

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