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COVID-19: NCDC reports 1,244 new infections as total now 101, 331

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 1,244 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 101,331. The NCDC disclosed this...

Tue Jan 12th, 2021     Read More →

Why Nigeria can’t produce COVID-19 vaccines now

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• ‘Very far, we don’t have the investments’ • It’s mirage to expect local vaccines now, says Akintayo • We’re making tremendous progress, says...

Tue Jan 12th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: infections in Nigeria surpass 100,000

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria surpassed 100,000 on Jan.10 after 1,024 new cases were reported, bringing the total number of infections to 100,087. The Nigeria Centre for...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Ekiti re-imposes curfew, bans large public gatherings from Jan.11 – Commissioner

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Ekiti has re-imposed fresh restrictions to movement and banned large public gatherings amid fears of the escalating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

PDP begins membership mobilisation for 2022 Governorship poll 

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PDP FlagAhead of the 2022 gubernatorial election in Ekiti State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday, said it would commence mobilisation of members ahead of the poll. The party also...

Sun Jan 10th, 2021     Read More →

Governors to join Buhari, Osinbajo to take COVID-19 vaccine on live TV

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The governors of Nigeria’s 36 states have agreed to take the COVID-19 vaccine on live television to help drive acceptance among the populace. The Chairman of the Nigeria’s...

Sat Jan 9th, 2021     Read More →

Imams, Bishops, musicians, others to drive COVID-19 awareness on safety of vaccine, says Fayemi

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Indications emerged yesterday that the Federal Government is set to deploy influencers, including Imams, Bishops, musicians, sports personalities, as part of strategy to drive awareness and...

Sat Jan 9th, 2021     Read More →

Residents commend Ekiti State government on COVID-19 safety measures

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Residents of Ido-Ekiti on Friday commended the Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, for taking proactive measures to curb the spread of the second wave of COVID-19 in the state. A resident, Mr...

Fri Jan 8th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 1,565 new COVID-19 cases

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NCDC. PHOTO: TwitterNigeria recorded on Thursday recorded 1,565 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 95,934 . The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its verified...

Fri Jan 8th, 2021     Read More →

Election rips Ekiti IPAC apart

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Crisis looms in the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Ekiti State chapter, as some stakeholders have rejected the re-election of Ifeoluwa Iyaniwura as chairman of the body. At the election...

Fri Jan 8th, 2021     Read More →

Ekiti Govt. set to conduct COVID-19 tests on public servants

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Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti. Photo: TWITTER/EKITISTATEGOV The Ekiti Government has rolled out plans to conduct free Coronavirus (COVID-19) tests on its workers in all Ministries, Departments and...

Thu Jan 7th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 1,664 new COVID-19 cases, highest daily infections, says NCDC

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Nigeria recorded 1,664 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 94,369. the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on...

Thu Jan 7th, 2021     Read More →

Varsity council names Fasina FUOYE new VC

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A professor of Soil Sciences at the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), who was Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration at the university, Prof. Abayomi Sunday Fasina, has been named the new...

Thu Jan 7th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria reports 1,354 new infections, highest ever – NCDC

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Nigeria has recorded 1,354 new infections of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed on its verified website on Tuesday. The health agency said...

Wed Jan 6th, 2021     Read More →

Group tasks Police Service Commission on extrajudicial killings by officers

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Rule of law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC) has called on the Police Service Commission (PSC) to ensure that cases of extrajudicial killing of citizens by police officers are not...

Tue Jan 5th, 2021     Read More →