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Olympic gold medalist Chioma Ajunwa urges more grassroot COVID19 sensitisation

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Olympic gold medalist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, has called for more sensitisation of rural dwellers on the novel coronavirus pandemic as a strategy to curb its spread.Ajunwa-Opara, Nigeria’s first Olympic medalist, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos that the increased sensitisation had become necessary to guide rural dwellers on the   preventive measures. Read More…

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Facebook expands information centre to 24 African countries

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Facebook said it would expand its Coronavirus Information Centre to 24 more countries in Africa as part of its commitment to empower people around the world. Kojo Boakye, Facebook’s Head of Public Policy, Africa, who made the disclosure on Friday said the expansion of centres would empower people around the world with timely and accurate Read More…

Emergency Relief Featured

AFAN distributes food items to 500 residents in Lagos

Reading Time: 3 minutes The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Lagos State Chapter, has distributed food items to 500 residents to complement the efforts of the Federal and State Governments during the lockdown period.Dr Femi Oke, AFAN Chairman, South-West Zone, presented the items to the beneficiaries on Friday in Lagos. Oke said that the donation was a way Read More…

Religion Top Story

Muslims to observe Taraweeh at home during Ramadan

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Government has directed Muslims across the state to observe their Taraweeh prayers from home during the Ramadan Fasting period. Speaking with newsmen on Friday, the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, said that this was in line with the advice from the Holy Land. Elegushi called on the Muslim faithful to Read More…

Health Top Story

Red Cross partners Lagos Health Ministry on contact tracing

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos Branch of the Nigeria Red Cross Society (NRCS) says it is collaborating with the Lagos State Ministry of Health (LSMOH), in tracing contacts of suspected COVID-19 cases. The Chairman of the Branch, Mrs Adebola Kolawole, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in an interview on Friday in Lagos that it was part Read More…

Featured Health

Lagos NGO calls for blood donations

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Lagos based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Timilehin Leukemia Foundation, on Friday called for more blood donation from the citizens as the Lagos State blood bank was almost empty. The Coordinator of the Foundation, Janet Oyedele, made the appeal in a statement in Lagos. The foundation said that the COVID-19 pandemic had necessitated a surge in Read More…

Emergency Relief Top Story

NETCO distributes relief materials to Lagos residents

Reading Time: 2 minutes The National Engineering and Technical Company (NETCO) on Friday distributed palliatives to residents of Bar Beach in Iru-Victoria Island Local Council Development Area of Lagos State in continuation of its COVID-19 intervention in the council area. Mr Usman Baba, Managing Director, NETCO, which is a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), said the palliative Read More…

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View of a 13-year old: ‘My Productive Quarantine’ – How the world has little else to do

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Kelechi Onuobia There are numerous issues those of us under lockdown have had to face, but would we be overlooking those little benefits that are being affected by the pandemic entails? More than a third of the world’s population has been advised to stay in the one place where they do not pose such Read More…