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Fayemi ’ s Wife Donates ₦23 Million Equipment To Cancer Centre In Ekiti

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Wife of the Ekiti State governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi on Wednesday donated equipment worth over N23 million to the Adunni Olayinka Cancer Diagnostic Center in Ekiti as part of activities marking this year’s cancer awareness week.
The governor’s wife also announced that the fund amounting to N3 million had been paid for no fewer than 21 cancer patients to have surgery free of charge in the centre.
Speaking at the presentation of the equipment to the diagnostic centre at the premises of Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital Ado-Ekiti, the first lady noted that the gestures was aimed at encouraging women in the state to visit the centre for regular check-up.
The governor’s wife listed the equipment donated to include, 100 KVA generating set, television set and projectors and other digital accessories.
She revealed that stakeholders in the society must be united in efforts to sensitize women especially in the rural areas, saying early detection was in key in the battle against cancer in the society.
According to her, ” October is the breast cancer awareness week and for us Ekiti, we must continue our advocacy around the need to enlighten our women in rural and urban areas on the need to check themselves regularly to have early detection.
“The center here need a lot of equipment and we have been able to mobilize resources from the SDGs office, from the network I belong to with our first ladies and from well spirited individuals. The value of the equipment is around N23.4 million.We have also mobilized resources today about N3 million for surgery of 21 breast cancer patients for them to have it free of charge.
“The early diagnosis is everything when it comes to cancer and I am calling on our women to come forward to have the checks and I am encouraging men to push their wives to come for regular checks.”

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How we mitigated COVID-19 impact –NDIC

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The Managing Director of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, (NDIC), Mr Umaru Ibrahim, on Monday revealed the strategic steps taken to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19-induced lockdown on the Nigerian financial sector.

Addressing journalists in Lagos at the 2020 Workshop for Business Editors and Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria (FICAN), Umaru stated that by activating its Crisis Management Plan, it successfully prevented the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on its activities and that of other financial institutions under its supervision.

“As disruptive as the COVID-19 pandemic has been to other sectors of the country, I would like to humbly state that the NDIC was not caught napping. Based on its robust and proactive Enterprise Risk Management strategy, the corporation immediately swung into action by activating its Crisis Management Action Plan to prevent any negative impact on the operations of the NDIC and the financial institutions under its supervision”.

However, the NDIC boss admitted that the pandemic has negatively disrupted social and economic activities across the globe, adding that this impact impinged on the financial sector and its regulators and consumers.

“The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant disruptions to social and economic activities had negative consequences on all lives and nations across the world. The threat of recession, increased national debt, increase in non-performing loans and potential financial crisis has put pressure on regulators to reassestheir supervisory activities to strengthen their capabilities to address these challenges and forestall financial crises.

“The emergence of digital financial services enabled by financial technology (Fintech) has enhanced efficiency in the financial sector but has also posed new challenges to financial regulators and consumers. This became more apparent during the pandemic when the lockdown protocols hindered physical access to financial services, encouraging more Nigerians to rely on digital financial services. Inevitably, the media was also adversely impacted by the pandemic. Our attempts to tackle the erosion of public confidence due to the prevalence of fake news, particularly via social media, became a matter of serious concern,” the NDIC boss stated.

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133 New Covid-19 Cases , 54 Discharged And 2 Deaths On October 18

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133 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Lagos-90
Rivers-13
FCT-8
Kaduna-8
Oyo-6
Ondo-3
Katsina-2
Nasarawa-2
Plateau-1
61,440 confirmed
56,611 discharged
1,125 deaths https:///70r5julALb
https://twitter.com/NCDCgov/status/1317953400877817857?s=19
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On the 18th of October 2020, 133 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
Till date, 61440 cases have been confirmed, 56611 cases have been discharged and 1125 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory
The 133 new cases are reported from 9 states- Lagos (90), Rivers (13), FCT ( , Kaduna ( , Oyo (6), Ondo (3), Katsina (2), Nasarawa (2), Plateau (1)
A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities

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113 New COVID-19 Cases , 4253 Discharged And 4 Deaths On October 17

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113 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Lagos-37
Kaduna-16
Ogun-11
Plateau-11
Taraba-8
Rivers-7
FCT-6
Enugu-4
Niger-4
Edo-3
Delta-2
Imo-2
Benue-1
Kano-1

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On the 17th of October 2020, 113 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
Till date, 61307 cases have been confirmed, 56557 cases have been discharged and 1123 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory
The 113 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos (37), Kaduna (16), Ogun (11), Plateau (11), Taraba ( , Rivers (7), FCT (6), Enugu (4), Niger (4), Edo (3), Delta (2), Imo (2), Benue (1), Kano (1)
A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities

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