Bello said that some of the conditions included that the business most be viable, vulnerable, verifiable and with formal registration with Cooperate Affairs Commission (CAC).
Nigeria has been designated, at the EU-AU Summit, as one of the six countries in Africa that would serve as the manufacturing bases for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Hosts Cameroon on Sunday had to rely on two penalties to pull up a comeback win against Burkina Faso in the opening match of the 2021 AFCON in Yaounde on Sunday.
The NCDC also stated that with 428, Lagos State had the highest number of new infections, followed by the FCT (45).
The discovery of Omicron in South Africa, dubbed a “variant of concern” last week by the World Health Organization, has sparked worries around the world that it could resist vaccinations and prolong the nearly two-year COVID-19 pandemic.
The variant – called B.1.1.529 – has a “very unusual constellation” of mutations, which are concerning because they could help it evade the body’s immune response and make it more transmissible, scientists told reporters at a news conference.
President Buhari Monday in Abuja said the Federal Government will continue to draw from the expertise, partnership and consistency learnt from the eradication of Polio in the country to strengthen the health sector.
He stated that in the midst of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, the state government on Wednesday approved two additional flyovers at the cost of N12.4 billion to Julius Berger.
Five human-made “megatrends” that will continue to dominate and frustrate global efforts to put the world on a more sustainable and prosperous path have been identified.