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Makinde Swears in 10 Commissioners, President of Customary Court

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Can Europe, US & South America learn from South Africa’s Ministry of Health response to first and second Covid-19 waves?

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“You won’t escape our bullets next time”, Fulani Group claim responsibility for assassination attack on Governor Ortom

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Nigeria and all other 10 countries on the travel red list will be removed as the system is “less effective in slowing the incursion” of the Omicron variant, Sajid Javid has announced. The health secretary said the countries will be removed from 4am on Wednesday, so passengers from those nations will no longer have to …

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, confirmed three more cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant in Nigeria. The confirmation was contained in a statement on Tuesday by NCDC Director General, Dr. Ifedayo Adetifa According to him, the fresh Omicron cases were detected in persons with recent travel history to South Africa. Ifedayo, who …

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UK travellers will have to pay a fee to enter countries in the European Union from next year. People who do not live in the EU will need to fill out a €7 (around £5 at the current exchange rate) application to enter. At present people can spend up to 90 days, in every 180, …

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State earlier today inaugurated 5 Re-Appointed and 5 newly appointed commissioners. The swearing-in ceremony was held at the House of Executive Chamber of Oyo State, Governor’s Office, Agodi, Ibadan The Re-Appointed Honourable Commissioners are: ▪︎ Engr. Oluwaseun Temidayo Fakorede ▪︎ Mr. Adeniyi Adebisi ▪︎ Barr. Olasunkanmi Aremu Olaleye ▪︎ Dr. …

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  A young Yahoo Boy identified as Emma Ereegarnoma has been arrested for alledgedly trying to pluck out his mother’s eyes. According to the police, the suspect carried out the money ritual act on Tuesday September 14, at his residence in Okuokoko town of Delta State, in a bid to buy a Mercedes Benz. It …

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By Wale-Ojo Lanre While leaders in the United States and Brazil rejected scientific and medical advice, and chose to embrace conspiracy theories, South Africa’s Ministry of Health immediately adopted a science and fact-based approach to fighting Covid-19. The Ministry fought the virus, not the science. Since the first coronavirus case was reported in South Africa …

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  The Nigerian Diaspora Direct Investment Summit (NDDIS) in London has announced its next ‘face to face’ summit with the theme: “Computer Village” & Information Communication Technology (ICT) Summit. At an online Press conference, the founder of NDDIS, Otunba Bimbo Roberts Folayan announced that NDDIS had entered into collaboration with the ‘Computer Village – Market …

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…As Ex-Eagles tackle Comedy stars in Peace Cup One of the prominent monarchs in Lagos, Oba Saheed Elegushi of Ikate kingdom is celebrating his birthday and eleventh year anniversary of his coronation with two sporting events. In a statement signed from the palace by the monarch’s special assistant on public affairs, Temitope Oyefeso, stated that …

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A shadowy group, the Fulani Nationality Movement said it carried out the attack on Ortom. It said 11 of its members were involved in the assassination attempt on Ortom, noting that a technical error aided the governor’s escape, adding that he would not escape next time In a statement on Sunday, titled, “Why we attacked …

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President Joe Biden stumbled multiple times then fell to his knees as he climbed the steps of Air Force One on Friday in the latest of a string of incidents which raise concerns over his health.   Biden, 78, was boarding the aircraft at Joint Base Andrews just before noon for a flight to Atlanta …

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PRESS RELEASE The trending story that herdsmen went to attack Prof Wole Soyinka in his house in Abeokuta is not true. Herdsmen did not break into his house. There were no attacks and no attempts to attack the Nobel Laureate. What happened was that herdsmen led their cattle to graze in Prof Soyinka’s unfenced compound …

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Full list of countries on the UK’s new quarantine ‘red list’  The UK government has published a full list of countries A new ‘red-list’ of high risk countries has been laid out by Downing Street, in a bid to keep mutant strains of coronavirus at bay. UK nationals and residents returning from these destinations will …

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  Chief Harry Akande, the Agba Oye of Ibadanland and one-time Presidential Aspirant was born in 1943 in Ibadan. He was aged 77. According to a statement by a member of the family, Olumide Akande, Chief Akande died, “in the early hours of Saturday, December 5, 2020. “Our patriarch Chief Harry Ayodele Akande passed away …

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The UK has become the first western country to license a vaccine against Covid, opening the way for mass immunisation with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to begin in those most at risk next week. The vaccine has been authorised for emergency use by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA), ahead of decisions by the …

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Grandex Supermarket and Stores located believed to be ran by the family of late Abiola Ajimobi at Bodija, Ibadan, is currently being razed by fire. The incident which started from the back office is gradually spreading to the main stores. As at the time of filing this report 15:34 p.m. the cause of the inferno …

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