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Lagos govt orders clampdown on hoodlums

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following the unrest arising from the ongoing lockdown to contain spread of coronavirus in Lagos, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered clampdown on robbers and hoodlums terrorising residents of the state. Sanwo-Olu gave the order on Tuesday at the State House, Marina, while addressing newsmen on the update on the coronavirus disease. The governor said that Read More…

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Lagos Govt will feed 100,000 youths everyday, says Gov Sanwo-Olu

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government says it is targeting to feed 100,000 youths daily, as part of the measures to cushion the effect of the extended lockdown due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State made this known on Tuesday at a media briefing on the update of COVID-19 pandemic. Sanwo-Olu said Read More…

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Army arrests 7 persons over alleged impersonation in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes Operatives of 81 Division, Nigerian Army, on Tuesday arrested and paraded seven persons suspected to have impersonated military officers and perpetrated criminal activities during the lockdown in Lagos. The suspects, who were arrested in various parts of Lagos, were paraded by the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 81 Division, Maj.-Gen. Olubunmi Irefin, at the Division’s Headquarters. Read More…

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Lagos govt. discharges 8 patients, pledges support for welfare, security

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday announced the recovery and discharge of eight COVID-19 patients, bringing to 69, the number of discharged patients in Lagos. Sanwo-Olu, through his Twitter account, said the patients discharged from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, were two females and six males. “This brings the number of patients successfully Read More…

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Police discover decomposed corpse in uncompleted building

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Police Command, on Tuesday, uncovered a decomposed body in an uncompleted building at Manacola Estate, Ajegunle, in Lagos.The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Bala Elkana, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria NAN) in Lagos. Elkana said that the father of the deceased had reported the case Read More…

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Lagos records 6th COVID-19 related death

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday announced the sixth COVID-19 death in Lagos, as the total confirmed cases in the state hits 192. Abayomi, through his verified Twitter account, said that the deceased was a 56-year-old Nigerian man, who recently returned from the U.S. He said that the deceased died Read More…

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Lagos Govt to focus more on security, welfare during extended lockdown – Sanwo-Olu

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Lagos State Government says it will beam its focus more on security and welfare of people, as the state begins another 14 days lockdown, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made this known on his official Twitter handle on Tuesday, saying, “Dear Lagosians, yesterday His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, announced two weeks extension Read More…