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Rachel Oniga’s family debunks news that she died of Covid-19

The family of veteran Nollywood actress, Rachel Oniga, has denied media reports claiming she died from COVID19 complications. In a statement released by her sister, Deaconess Toyin Odusote, the family said the actress died from a heart-related ailment that she battled within a short period of time. They also pleaded with the general public to accept the report they've given until they come up with another one.
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CAMPUS INFO

COVID-19: UI bans unauthorized visitors and travellers

The University of Ibadan, in Oyo State has banned all unauthorised visitors and travellers coming to the institution.The institution noted that this decision was necessary in view of the 3rd wave of coronavirus pandemic that is ravaging the world. Our source gathered that the institution had earlier cancelled physical lectures due to the coronavirus pandemic.*It has, however, commenced physical lectures for both undergraduate and post-graduate students.But as parts of efforts to curtail the spread of Delta Variant of Coronavirus, it has banned all unauthorized visitors in the institution. Registrar Of the institution, Olubunmi Faluyi, in a statement made available to
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NEWS

Lagos state govt shuts two schools over COVID-19 scare

Two private schools in the Lekki area of Lagos, Lagoon Girls’ Secondary School and Standard Bearer School have been shut down over the COVID-19 scare. The schools were shut down following a visit by officials from the Office of Education Quality Assurance, Lagos Ministry of Education. A source said; “From what I gathered, I do not think it was our office that discovered the schools.“The schools reported themselves. I could not speak with the team lead that went there to give me the vivid picture of what happened when they got there."
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NEWS

COVID-19: FG restricts nigerians from travelling to south africa

The federal government has added South Africa to the list of countries restricted for travellers.  The decision was taken due to the surge in the country’s COVID-19 cases. Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF) who made the announcement on Monday June 28, also disclosed that the federal government extended restrictions to travellers from Brazil, Turkey, and India for another four weeks. The restrictions would be reviewed after four weeks. Mustapha said;  “The four major variants of concern are now classified as Alpha (UK), Beta (SA), Gamma (Brazil) and Delta (India). “The Delta variant which has wreaked devastating havoc is not yet found in
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FG raises alarm over fake COVID-19 vaccines from China

The Federal Government has raised alarm over three thousand doses of fake COVID19 vaccines sent to Africa from China. The Director of Hospital Services of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), Dr. Adebimpe Adebiyi, revealed this in a letter dated March 26, 2021, to the Chief Medical Directors/Medical Directors of Federal Tertiary Health Institutions. The letter reads in part, “The Ministry is in receipt of a letter from the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 regarding the arrest of about 3,000 doses of fake COVID-19 vaccines which were Africa-bound from China. The report further indicates that the fake COVID-19 vaccines
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