NAFDAC said both vaccines - Moderna and Sputnik - were approved for emergency use.
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control has announced that Moderna and Sputnik vaccines can now be taken in Nigeria.
NAFDAC said both vaccines were approved for emergency use.
The Director-General of NAFDAC, Professor Moji Adeyeye, announced this on Thursday at a news conference in Abuja.
She explained that although the Sputnik vaccine has not yet been approved by the World Health Organisation, NAFDAC has carried out independent checks on the vaccine and found that the benefits outweigh the risks.
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