Nigeria, five other African countries to produce Covid vaccines – WHO and more
By Guardian Exclusive
18 February 2022 | 7:21 pm
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The Nigerian government had previously planned to phase out the gasoline subsidy program, calling it "unsustainable." Despite being Africa's main oil exporter, the country relies on importing petroleum products.
A tweet claiming that Covid-19 vaccines were destroyed in Nigeria because of people power has been shown to be untrue. Vaccines were indeed trashed by the authorities, but this was due to low uptake as a result of vaccine hesitancy. We also take a look at a false claim that there are huge protests in Paris right now over pension reforms.
Nigeria has approved 3 trillion naira for the payment of petrol subsidy for this year. This follows the extension of subsidy payment and implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act by 18 months.
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Nigeria's private sector is working to boost domestic funding to address mother-to-child HIV epidemic in the country, as they set up the HIV Trust Fund of Nigeria.
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Traditionally, growing avocados requires lots of water. But entrepreneurs in Nigeria are attempting to grow them in a new water-saving and sustainable way by using drip irrigation systems and recycling water.
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