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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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Full list of countries on the UK’s new quarantine ‘red list’

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The Nigerian government has announced that international flights will resume on August 29. It also announced the procedures that would be followed for the resumption. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced the new dates for resumption of flights at the bi-weekly Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing on Monday. He said the flight operations would …

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The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says international flights will resume on August 29, 2020.   Sirika said this in a tweet on Monday.   He tweeted, “Glad to announce the resumption of international flights from the August 29, 2020 beginning with Lagos and Abuja as we did with the domestic flight resumption.   “Protocols …

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After 46 days in isolation, the Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun has recovered from COVID-19 as he has tested negative for COVID-19 after 46 days in isolation. The commissioner was given a clean bill of health when he tested negative for two consecutive times by the Oyo State Emergency …

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An abandoned newborn was rescued on Saturday after he was dumped in a soakaway on Oyo Avenue, Olorin community in Adiyan, Ogun State. It was learnt that the baby was passed through a hollow space in-between the iron bars on the soakaway cover. Sunday PUNCH learnt children playing around the soakaway around 3.30pm heard the baby …

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The Nigerian government, on Thursday, extended the second phase of the COVID-19 eased lockdown by another four weeks. This extension is the third for the second phase of lockdown currently observed across Nigeria. The extension was disclosed by Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, during the daily briefing of the …

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COVID-19: Nigerian govt. approves gradual reopening of international flights Nigeria will reopen for international air travel in a matter of weeks, the aviation minister said on Thursday, without giving a specific date for the resumption after months of closure due to the global coronavirus pandemic. “It will be in weeks rather than in months,” Minister of Aviation …

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Saturday announced that worship centres in the state will be opened from Friday, August 7. Sanwo-Olu disclosed this during a briefing on COVID-19 at the Lagos House in Marina area of the state. The governor said religious leaders must make available hand sanitisers, handheld thermometer checks, adding that …

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Civil society and public health groups under the aegis of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) have opposed the “Draft Policy on Conventional Tobacco and Non-Combusted Alternatives to Cigarette Smoking” advanced by the tobacco industry, urging the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment to jettison the proposal and the spurious narratives that are used to justify …

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“That gives you an idea of the amount of money the government is spending on COVID-19 isolation facilities and COVID-19 care.

“If you require high care or intensive care, that amount can go up to anything from N500,000 to even a million naira per day,

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Bond to Take Care of Construction and Upgrade of Hospitals, Ibadan Dry Port and Rail Corridor Development  – Commissioner The Oyo State Executive Council on Tuesday approved the issuance of a N100 billion private bond tagged “Oyo Prosperity Bond” to facilitate the execution of priority projects that will further drive economic development in the State. …

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A study of COVID-19 in the quarantined Italian town of Vò, where most of the population was tested, reveals the importance of asymptomatic cases. The authors of the new research, from the University of Padova and at Imperial College London, published today in Nature, suggest asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic people are an important factor in the transmission of COVID-19. They also argue …

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Opnion: Good Public Health Centres, a positive outlook of Governor Seyi Makinde Administration. By Òrésanwó Abídèmí Health Worker. Primary health care (PHC) is an essential element of the new concept of public health. It’s based on a quantitative assessment of various aspects of health problems and creating effective strategies to improve the situation. Health care …

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…Says FG has done well by adopting Makinde’s proposals Hours after the Federal Government directed the reopening of schools to allow the resumption of final year primary and secondary school classes, the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lauded the state governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, for maintaining the pacesetting profile of …

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President Muhammadu Buhari has extended phase two of eased lockdown by another four weeks with effect from tomorrow Tuesday, June 30 through midnight of Monday, July 27, 2020.   Chairman of Presidential Task Force  and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha in his statement received by KBJOJO.com announced  on Monday resumption of inter-state movement, …

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The late politician was reportedly buried in strict compliance with the the COVID-19 protocols.

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