Last updated on April 17th, 2021 at 11:27 am

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 Sir Olatunde Agbato, the President, Animal Care Services Konsult Limited, Ogere Remo, Ogun State, is dead. He was aged 70. 

He was said to have died on Thursday afternoon of an ailment in an undisclosed hospital.


Dr Agbato, who clocked 70 on August 4, 2020, according to a reliable source, was said to have been ill for over a month and was unable to be flown out of the country due to the coronavirus scare.

It was also gathered that the whole of Ogere town where he hailed from has been thrown into mourning since the news of his death filtered into the town.

Last week, Nigeria recorded 55 new COVID-19 deaths which is the highest in over four months, Tribune Online analysis reveals.

According to data sourced from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the last time Nigeria recorded more deaths than last week was the 59 deaths reported in the 32nd week of the pandemic (August 2 – August 8)…

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NATIONAL coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, has said the nation is expected to receive its first batch of the COVID-19  vaccines by the end of this month.

Aliyu made the disclosure as a guest on ARISE News, on Sunday. Upon receipt of the vaccines, Aliyu said vaccination of the public, especially those that are vulnerable, the elderly…

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