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How social media, religious sentiments fuel COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

By Michael Simire As the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit Nigeria with a fresh surge in the number of cases and deaths recorded daily, COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy amongst the citizenry is increasingly becoming a worrisome development that appears to be sabotaging the government’s effort to rid…

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Lagos Phase 2 Vaccination Exercise: Lagosians in enthusiastic turnout for COVID-19 vaccination

By Nelson Ekujumi The various coronavirus vaccination centres established by the state government across the 57 local government council and local development council areas of Lagos State has witnessed an enthusiastic turnout of Lagosians for the Covid-19 vaccine in the second phase of the vaccination exercise which commenced on the…

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Lagos Phase 2 Vaccination Exercise: Evaluating the age, gender, occupational differences of citizens at the vaccination centres

By Peace Omenka The commencement of the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination observed a massive attendance of people. The data gotten from my visits to the centres has shown that citizens were interested in being vaccinated, both the youth as well as the older age group. While some centres…

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Lagos vaccination centres record abysmally low turnout of PWDs

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase As the Lagos state government kicks off the second phase of the Covid-19 vaccination in 183 centres across the state, there has been an abysmally low turnout of Persons Living with Disability (PWD). All the centres in Ikeja and Ifako Ijaiye local government areas visited by Daily…

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COVID-19 Phase 2 Vaccination Exercise: Lagos getting seamless vaccination, gradual increase in awareness

By Olaolu Oladipo The Lagos State Government has accorded the issue of global outbreak of Covid 19 with all the due attention it deserves and it is not in any way dropping the ball to ensure that the teeming populace are safe. The state under the supervision of Governor Babajide…

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Civil society coalition monitors ‘Third Phase’ of COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Lagos

As the third phase of COVID-19 vaccination exercise begins in Lagos State, Civil Society Coalition Against COVID-19 being coordinated by Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st), commends Lagos State Government for the unflagging determination to ensure mass vaccination of Lagos residents. The coalition lauds Lagos State Government for engaging private…

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#COP26: CSOs raise concerns in accessing, participating at COP meetings

CSOs have raised numerous concerns with respect to accessing, participating at COP meetings especially at COP26. Daisy Emoekabu from Nigeria, who represented the Women and Gender Constituency, spoke on behalf of CSOs. She expressed gratitude to Patricia Espionosa and the UNFCCC for acknowledging the difficulties that CSOs are facing in…

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#COP26: C21st intensifies advocacy on Climate Finance Day

The Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st) intensified advocacy at the COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. The Centre had i​​n an advocacy statement noted that the voices of women are so important in the fight against climate change and it must be heard. C21st’s hashtag - #Women4ClimateFinance…

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#COP26: C21st launches women-led climate solutions in Nigeria

The Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st) on Friday, November 6, officially launched the women-led climate solutions in Nigeria at COP 26 Nigeria Pavilion in Glasgow. The unveiling, was witnessed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on SDGs (OSSAP-SDGs) Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin…

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#COP26: C21st joins climate activists, groups at Global Climate Action Day in Glasgow

The Centre for 21st Century on Saturday, November 6th, joined other groups, climate activists at the COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow to demand more action to address the climate crisis. The "Global Day of Action for Climate Justice" march started at Kelvingrove Park in the west of…

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