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Lockdown: Ekiti State Governor Ready To Allow Mosques, Churches Reopen, Meets With Religious Leaders

On Friday, the governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, met with religious leaders as part of the process of reopening closed worship centers to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  At the conference, the Governor established a committee to set up modalities and draw up a workable plan that would not jeopardize the lives of worshippers after the re-opening of religious centers may have taken place. The Committee shall be composed of members of the Government of Nigeria, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN

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Lockdown: Ekiti State Governor Ready To Allow Mosques, Churches Reopen, Meets With Religious Leaders

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Buhari Makes Another Appointment; Police Arrest 42 Shiites After Violent Protest

Buhari Makes Another Appointment President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new five Commissioner-nominees to fill vacant positions at the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters The nominees for appointment include: Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, Ekiti (South-West); Mrs. Anne Otelafu Odey, Cross River (South-South); Alh.

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Today's Headlines: Buhari Makes Another Appointment; Police Arrest 42 Shiites After Violent Protest

POLITICS

COVID-19: Ekiti has traced 70 contacts of 3rd index case, says Commissioner

The Ekiti Government on Monday reported that 70 out of the 73 individuals the state's third coronavirus file case had contacts with had been followed.  The state's Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, told a news gathering in Ado Ekiti that the individuals were recognized through a forceful contact-following did by the State Government.  "Out of the 73 individuals, we have followed 70 of them and they are at present being checked.  "We have prompted them to be in self-detachment for 14 days,

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COVID-19: Ekiti has traced 70 contacts of 3rd index case, says Commissioner

RELIGION

Ekiti State Government suspends planned reopening of Mosques and Churches

The corona virus pandemic has led to the closure of churches, and mosques in some states in Nigeria. But Ekiti State Governor 'Kayode Fayemi' said on July 1st 2020 that all mosques, and churches in Ekiti, which had been shut down since March to reopen for worship, once a week on Friday for Muslims from July 17, and once a week on Sunday from July 19, for Christians. But Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, who is Ekiti State commissioner for health has made a statement that the government said the decision was taken consequent

  2 years ago ago
Ekiti State Government suspends planned reopening of Mosques and Churches

HEALTH

Two children among Ekiti COVID-19 patients - Commissioner

The Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade announced on Monday that two children were among the four persons who tested positive to coronavirus in the state over the weekend. The children are among the four contacts of the 45-year-old medical doctor who contracted the disease from a patient, who is now dead, that he conducted surgery on. Yaya-Kolade, made this known in Ado Ekiti while giving an update on COVID-19 situation in the state, said, “In the four new cases, there are two chi

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Two children among Ekiti COVID-19 patients - Commissioner

POLITICS

Top Breaking News This Morning In Nigeria, Saturday 18th July, 2020

Before reading this morning's breaking news in details below, kindly follow and share for more updates, Thanks. The news in details; 1. Nigeria Records 600 New Cases Of COVID-19 The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has recorded 600 new cases of coronavirus across the states of the federation. The new cases confirmed now takes the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 35,454. NCDC made this known via a tweet in its verified Twitter handle, on Friday night. 2. Ekiti Postpones Church,

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Top Breaking News This Morning In Nigeria, Saturday 18th July, 2020

RELIGION

Ekiti State: Reopening of Churches, Mosques on July 17 cancelled.

Reopening of religious centers in Ekiti State earlier scheduled for July 17 has been cancelled. Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State had on July 1st, 2020 asked all religious centers which were shut-down to re-open for worship and were to hold service once in a week(Fridays fro Muslim and Sundays for christian) starting from July 17. The Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade in a statement on Friday, said the reason for the suspension of reopening was to review the measures put in place

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Ekiti State: Reopening of Churches, Mosques on July 17 cancelled.

COVID

Ekiti State Bans Traditional Festivals As Covid-19 Cases In The State Increase

The Ekiti State Government has placed a temporal ban on all local and traditional festivals in the state, as part of measures to curb the spread of corona virus. The State Coordinator of COVID-19 Task Force Response Team, Prof Bolaji Aluko who made the announcement said traditional festivals were suspended for the rest of the year because of the increasing cases of COVID -19 in the state. Traditional rulers both in towns and villages have been asked to adhere to the new directives as defaulters will be prosecuted

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Ekiti State Bans Traditional Festivals As Covid-19 Cases In The State Increase

RELIGION

Ekiti Cancels Reopening Of Churches And Mosques

The Ekiti State Government on Friday declared the suspension of reviving of strict focuses booked for July 17. Representative Kayode Fayemi, on July 1, asked mosques and temples, which had been closed since March, to revive for love exercises. They were approached to open once per week on Friday for Muslims from July 17 and on Sunday for Christians from July 19. However, in an announcement on Friday, Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, said the suspension of the reviving was endless supply of

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Ekiti Cancels Reopening Of Churches And Mosques

COVID

Soldier’s wife from Katsina tests positive in Ekiti

Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, said on Monday night that the state had recorded one new COVID-19 positive case as confirmed by the National Centre for Disease Control. Yaya-Kolade said, “The new positive case is a female, who entered Ekiti State during the lockdown from Katsina State. Her purpose was to visit her husband, a military officer, who resides in Oye-Ekiti. “When he noticed symptoms of the  COVID-19 infection, he alerted the task force and samples were taken from

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Soldier’s wife from Katsina tests positive in Ekiti

RELIGION

Ekiti suspends Reopening of Churches, says worship centres are not ready yet.

The Ekiti state Government announced today, the suspension of plans to reopen worship centres in Ekiti state. Contrary to what it promised them on the 1st of July, when it encouraged all worship centres to prepare for resumption of activities from the 17th of July, the Ekiti state government took a U-turn today when it suspended such plans. Today was the date which the state government had promised to reopen worship centres which have been closed since March. They were earlier instructed this month to only have

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Ekiti suspends Reopening of Churches, says worship centres are not ready yet.

HEALTH

Covid-19: new positive case of covid-19 confirmed in ekiti state by NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),has confirmed new covid-19 positive case in ekiti state.the state government has recorded one new case increasing the number of patients in the state to twelve (12). In a statement on Monday night, the Commissioner for Health, Mojisola Yaya-Kolade,the commissioner for health in a statement on Monday night revealed that the new positive case was a female who travelled into the state from Katsina State. The statement read: The new positive case is a female, who en

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Covid-19: new positive case of covid-19 confirmed in ekiti state by NCDC

HEALTH

Tears as Ekiti buries third COVID-19 patient

The remains of the third COVID -19 patient in Ekiti state was laid to rest on Friday in the state. The 29-year old pregnant woman was buried according to Islamic rite. The woman, who sneaked into the state from Lagos in active labour and slid into coma before being diagnosed of COVID-19 infection, died on Wednesday, at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido Ekiti due to cardiac arrest and other issues arising from a long intense labour. Islamic religious leaders led government officials and the deceased family

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Tears as Ekiti buries third COVID-19 patient

HEALTH

COVID-19: Doctor Tested Posive In Ekiti State.

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, Ekiti State Commissioner for Health discloses that a medical doctor in Ekiti State contracted COVID-19 while treating the third case in the state. She confirmed this on Tuesday. According to her, the doctor was said to have contracted the disease while treating a pregnant 29-year old woman, a health officia

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COVID-19: Doctor Tested Posive In Ekiti State.

POLITICS

In Ekiti, Wear Facemask Or Be Prosecuted. Government Tells Residents

The Ekiti State Government has stated that it will commence the arrest and prosecution of anyone found not wearing facemask in public places within the state, urging residents who don't want to wear the mask to stay home. The government also said that all those who imported the COVID-19 into the state will be prosecuted. It alledged that despite the lockdown order in existence in the state and the prohibition of inter-state movement, some patients managed to make their way into the state According to the CO

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In Ekiti, Wear Facemask Or Be Prosecuted. Government Tells Residents

HEALTH

I Contacted The Virus By Treating A Pregnant Woman - Doctor

A medical doctor has tested positive for coronavirus in Ekiti state. He contacted the virus by treating a pregnant woman has the virus. Meanwhile, there 15 others who had undergone the COVID-19 tests which their results yield to be negative, However, the state government announced a medical Doctor to have been tested positive of COVID-19. This was disclosed by the commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, on Tuesday, April 21. He said the medical Doctor was working in a Private hospital while he was

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I Contacted The Virus By Treating A Pregnant Woman - Doctor

HEALTH

Random Covid-19 Test To Begin On Residents In Ekiti State

Ekiti State Government on Wednesday announced that random Covid-19 test will begin in all the 16 local government areas of the state. The commissioner for Health, Dr. Mojisola Yaya Kolade, made this development known at a news conference, saying that the exercise will commence next week. As we all know, this virus has been a major problem and concern to all. According to Dr. Mojisola, the random test, which will be done across every hidden and cranny, must be undertaken, giving the geometric increase in the

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Random Covid-19 Test To Begin On Residents In Ekiti State

HEALTH

Ekiti Confirms One New Coronavirus Case

Ekiti State has confirmed one new case of COVID-19, raising the active cases to 12, Commissioner of Health Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade disclosed. A statement by the Commissioner on Monday said that the new case is a female, who entered Ekiti State during the lockdown, from Katsina State. Her purpose was to visit her husband, a military officer, who resides in Oye-Ekiti. “When he noticed symptoms of the COVID-19 infection, he alerted the Taskforce, and samples were taken from her for testing. The test result r

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Ekiti Confirms One New Coronavirus Case

HEALTH

How Coronavirus spread to Ekiti according to the state govt

How Coronavirus spread to Ekiti according to the state govt Ekiti State Government has explained the circumstances surrounding the first case of Coronavirus in the state. In a statement signed by the State Commissioner for Health & Human Services, Dr. Mojisola Yaya Kolade on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, it was confirmed that a 38-year-old Nigerian has tested positive to the disease. The state government said the Coronavirus patient was suspected to have been infected while driving an American, who recently ca

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How Coronavirus spread to Ekiti according to the state govt

CRIME

53-year-Old Farmer Arrested For Raping 13-year-old in Ekiti

A 52-year-old rancher is as of now cooling his heels in Police care at Igogo-Ekiti, Moba Local government Area, for supposedly assaulting a 13-year-old young lady.  The youngster who lives with her grandma in the agrarian town was sent on a task when she met the rancher who offered her some corn.  On returning home, the young lady went to the man's home to welcome the signal yet it worked out that the speculate had a dim motivation, he tricked the adolescent into his room and commandingly had her coitus.�

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53-year-Old Farmer Arrested For Raping 13-year-old in Ekiti