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COVID-19: School To Resume In Oyo State May 29

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The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force on Monday said it has relaxed the curfew imposed on the state following the advent of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic.

It said the curfew would run from 10 pm to 4 am.

Taiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, said other decisions reached include the resumption of classes for Primary Six, JSS3 and SS3 students from June 29.

Mosques and churches are to operate at 25 per cent capacity; and the decision to limit public gathering to not more than 25 persons.

The statement reads: “The schools are to observe the COVID-19 protocols, ensure that stations for washing of hands are provided in all schools, while all students are to compulsorily wear face masks.

“Schools are to provide hand wash points with the support of their Parents/Teachers Associations (PTA).

“Mosques and churches are to reopen and operate at not more than 25 per cent capacity. The situation will be reviewed within the first two weeks. All worshippers are to compulsorily wear face masks.

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Lagos State Seals Several Facilities, Event Centers In A Bid To Enforce COVID-19 Protocol

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The Lagos State government has sealed several facilities during the weekend in a severe monitoring exercise carried out by the State Safety Commission over the violation of COVID-19 protocols and directives as lay down by the Federal government.

The Director General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr Lanre Mojola while speaking said some of the sealed event centers and facility owners has previously sought for the approval of the commission to organized an event but failed to comply with the number of guest approved to attend.

According to Mojola, he said what necessitated the sealing of the Eleven facilities by the commission during the weekend was inability of their owners to keep to the COVID-19 protocols.

He implore the facility owners not only to obtain approval and necessary permit for events and other activities but to adhere strictly to the rules and guidelines of COVID protocols.

Mojola seized the opportunity to appeal to all residents of Lagos State to strictly endeavor to observe the COVID-19 guidelines lay down by the Federal government.

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Go For Medical Help Instead Of Spiritual To Heal Cancer – Betty Akeredolu

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The Wife of the Ondo State Governor, Betty Akeredolu, has advised Nigerian women to desist from believing in miracle to heal cancer.

Mrs Akeredolu who is the Founder, Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria[BRECAN] gave the advise on Wednesday while addressing the audience at the Inter school Arts Competition in Ibadan.

According to her, she said most women instead of taking a medical approach towards fighting the cancer ailment opts for special miracle for healing.

Akeredolu maintained that several research has made it possible to prevent cervical cancer saying women should present themselves for HPV vaccination to prevent sexually transmitted decease which is the major causes for cervical cancer.

Mrs Akeredolu lamented how most women has lost their lives in the process of finding solution to their cancer problems through miracle.

She condemned the approach of seeking for help by approaching spiritual houses for a fast miracles to heal cancer.

“I have never seen anyone since 24 years of my advocacy on breast cancer who visits miracle centers, other spiritual means and get cured.” she said.

credit:NAN

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13 Dead, Others Sustain Injuries In Auto Crash Along Bida/Mokua Road

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Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of 13 people in a fatal accident that occurred on Bida/Mokua road in Niger state while others sustained several kinds of injuries.

FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Joel Dagwa, while confirming the incident said it happened at the early hour of Tuesday at about 6:30 am in Minna, Niger state.

In a report credited to News Agency Of Nigeria, the accident involved an articulated vehicle with registration number ZUR690XA with a passenger bus.

He said total number of those that suffer different levels of injuries were fourteen.

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