Minister of State for Health has disclosed why the FG may halt the vaccination process once 50% of the country's proportion has been used up.
The UK government plans to restart international travel and open sections of the economy.
The NPHCDA has stated that about 9.5% of Nigerians have been so far vaccinated.
The EMA has confirmed that the AstraZeneca vaccine is not associated with an increase in the overall risk of blood clots.
Brent crude futures were down by more than 0.6% to trade at $67.50 a barrel after losing 0.6% yesterday.
World Health Organization has stated that the benefits of the AstraZeneca vaccine outweigh the risks.
Brent crude futures were also down by 0.2%, to trade at $68.29 a barrel.
NCDC announced 877 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths of covid-19 on Thursday, which takes the total tally to 150,246 cases and 1,803 deaths.
The incoming WTO DG warns that vaccine nationalism could frustrate pandemic recovery.
The University in its statement said the trial plans to enrol 300 children aged 6 to 17, to determine if the vaccine is effective on them.