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Lagos Govt. warns residents against bonfire on roads

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Government has urged residents to desist from setting up bonfire on tarred road surfaces while embarking on vigilante operations, especially during the COVID-19 lockdown. Mrs Aramide Adeyoye, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and Infrastructure, said in a statement on Thursday that such practice destroyed asphalt used to construct the Read More…

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Lagos First Lady distributes relief materials to NGOs, less privileged

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Office of the First Lady of Lagos State, Mrs Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, says it has commenced the second phase of the distribution of relief materials to the less privileged. Mrs Olubukonla Nwonah, the Director, Public Affairs, Office of the First Lady, said in a statement on Thursday, that the second phase was targeting Non Governmental Read More…

Health Top Story

COVID-19 test is free, says Akin Abayomi

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says that COVID-19 tests in all approved testing centres in Lagos State are conducted free of charge. Abayomi disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, in reaction to an online report that alleged that patients pay N30,000 naira for COVID-19 test at Nigeria Centre for Disease Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu elated as Lagos Govt discharges 5 more recovered COVID-19 patients

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Thursday announced the recovery and discharge of another five COVID-19 patients, bringing to 90 the number of discharged patients in Lagos. Sanwo-Olu, through his verified Twitter handle, said that the patients were three females and two males, who had recovered fully and tested negative twice consecutively to COVID-19. Read More…

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Lagos records 3 more Covid-19 deaths

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Barely 24 hours after it recorded the seventh COVID-19 related death, the Lagos State Government on Thursday declared the death of another three male patients in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this known in Lagos, saying that they died of Coronavirus (COVID-19) related complications. Abayomi, through his Twitter account on Read More…

Business Top Story

Catfish farmer pleads to be allowed to return to farm

Reading Time: 2 minutes A local catfish farmer, Mr Anthony Hammed, has appealed to law enforcement agents to allow dealers in the produce access to farms in Lagos. He said catfish was among the edible commodity which President Muhammadu Buhari exempted it’s dealers to operate in his recent nationwinat broadcast signalling the lockdown to curtail the spread of Coronavirus Read More…

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NCDC advises businesses to readjust, plan in extended COVID-19 lockdown

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the fight against COVID-19 pandemic continues globally, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says there is need for Nigerians, especially businesses to start now to plan for life after the pandemic. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC, gave the advice while speaking on Sunrise Daily programme on Channels Television  on Thursday. He said: Read More…

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NCDC says essence of lockdown to prevent transmission of COVID-19 virus

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has re-emphasised that COVID-19 lockdown was not to end the disease but to keep people apart to stop its transmission to an extent and to build public health response efficiency. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC, made the assertion while speaking on Sunrise Daily programme on Channels Television Read More…

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NCDC confirms 18 new cases in Lagos as it announces 34 new COVID-19 cases in 5 states

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 34 new positive cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The latest cases were from Lagos, Kano, Kastina, Delta and Niger States, as total  number of infections in the country rises to 407. NCDC, through its verified Twitter account, on Wednesday said that the 34 new cases Read More…

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NCDC says COVID-19 challenge not testing, but sample collection

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that its main challenge is not testing for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), but collection of samples and getting them to laboratories. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC, said this at the daily Presidential Task Force briefing on Wednesday in Abuja, while giving an update on COVID-19 in Read More…