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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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Herdsmen did not attack Prof Soyinka -Agunloye

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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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  According to United Nations’ Committee, “Food Securit- FS” is a situation where people at all times, have physical, social, and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their food preferences and dietary needs for an active and healthy life. Apparently, climate change, insecurity, pandemic, low or no famers motivation, growing global …

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In a bid to reduce social contact, the government has ordered that households do not leave or go outside of their homes except for specific purposes. It also means that certain businesses will be forced to close as officials desperately try to slow the spread of infections. The general public, employers and employees across England …

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Nigeria’s airports have re-opened to some international airlines.   Nigeria started welcoming back international airlines on the weekend. After six months of banning international flights, Nigeria re-opened both Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja and Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Saturday. Already, airlines are lining up to fly back into the country. “We …

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Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of cancer, his representative said. He was 43. Boseman died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and family by his side, his publicist …

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The Federal Government has rescheduled the resumption of international flights earlier slated for August 29 to September 5. The postponement of international flights was announced on Thursday by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). It would be recalled that the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced that international flights will resume operation on August 29. The …

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