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Lagos issues new guidelines to CDAs on social distancing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following a series of meetings held between officials of the Lagos State Community Development Commission (CDC) and all Community Development Association (CDA) executives, the Lagos State government has come up with new guidelines on COVID19 social distancing for business owners, traders and people in the various communities. Due to the increase of COVID-19 cases in Read More…

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NBBF postpones FIBA Technical training indefinitely

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) has announced the indefinite postponement of the 2020 FIBA Certification Course for its Table Officials earlier slated to commence on April 27. A statement from NBBF Media Officer, Afolabi Oni on Monday said the postponement was due to the coronavirus pandemic and the resultant restrictions of movements all over the Read More…

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No approved vaccine yet in Nigeria for COVID-19 – WHO

Reading Time: 4 minutes The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday insisted that there was no approved vaccine in Nigeria or any part of Africa for COVID-19 saying researches are still ongoing on the deadly viral disease. WHO Immunisation Team Lead, Dr Fiona Braka, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the efforts of the world body on the reported vaccines for Read More…

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Internet the new normal for Nigerian entertainment – Gloria Young

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the lockdown continues to paralyse activities, veteran Nollywood actress, Gloria Young on Monday said though the industry was hit by ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the only option was internet. Young said that the only option for the Nigerian entertainment industry to be sustained during the lockdown was productions through internet. The recently imposed COVID-19 lockdown Read More…

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Okei-Odumakin calls for more isolation centres, testing sites

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Centre for Change, has called on Federal Government to increase the number of isolation centres and testing sites in order to contain spread of COVID-19 pandemic as cases hit 627 Okei-Odumakin made the call in a statement in Lagos on Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian Read More…

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Lagos establishes sample collection stations

Reading Time: 2 minutes …empowers tailors, seamstresses to mass produce locally made face masks In order to increase COVID19 testing capacity in Lagos, the Lagos State Government has set up sampling stations in the 20 local government areas of the State where citizens that fit the case definition of COVID-19 can visit to drop samples for testing. In order Read More…

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‘One million boys’, a rumour, says police

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Commissioner of Police,  Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, and heads of other security agencies in the state have assured residents of protection of life and property during the lockdown period. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)  DSP Bala Elkana, made this known in a statement released on Sunday and made available to Read More…