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COVID-19: Obaseki Given 48 Hours to Rescind Order On Compulsory Jab Or Risk Shutdown of State Economy

COVID-19: Obaseki Given 48 Hours to Rescind Order On Compulsory Jab Or Risk Shutdown of State Economy

As resistance continues to mount over Edo State government’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for citizens, civil society organizations and students’ unions on Monday paralysed activities in Benin City, the state capital to protest the order. The protesters handed down a 48-hours ultimatum to the governor, Godwin Obaseki to withdraw the order or face total shut-down of

COVID-19: Obaseki Flags Off N-CARES Agric Programme In Support of Edo Farmers

As part of deliberate efforts to mitigate the effect of COVID-19 on the economy of the state and guarantee food security, Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki on Thursday flagged off the Nigeria Coronavirus (COVID-19) Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (N-CARES) programme which would support over 12,494 small-holder farmers across the state with farm inputs. Governor

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COVID-19 3rd Wave: Obaseki Worried as Seven More Unvaccinated Residents Die in 48 Hours

The death toll from the third wave of the deadly coronavirus infection in Edo State has hit 33, bringing to 221 the total number of persons who have died of the virus since its outbreak in March 2020. The state government is however worried that more unvaccinated persons were dying of the virus since the

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Edo SSG Loses Elder Brother to COVID-19

Secretary to Edo State Government, SSG Osarodion Ogie has lost his elder brother, John Ogie to COVID-19. The late Ogie, according to a statement by the state chapter of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP died of the dreaded virus Monday September 6, 2021. The statement, signed by Chris Osa Nehikhare, state publicity secretary of

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Buhari Calls for Collective War against COVID-19 and Bad Economy

President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday in Abuja, called for joint global efforts to tackle COVID-19 and the consequent dwindling effects on national economies which would require a global framework to resuscitate and ameliorate the burden on the people. Femi Adesina, special adviser, media and publicity, said in a statement that Buhari spoke at a ceremony to

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