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Six COVID-19 patients in Lagos recover, discharged

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Following their treatment at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation Centre, Idi-Araba, six COVID-19 patients have recovered and subsequently discharged, says the Lagos State Ministry of Health. The Ministry, through its verified Twitter handle on Saturday, said the patients were three males and three females, who have now tested negative twice and consecutively to Read More…

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Lagos gives 2 week ultimatum for burials

Reading Time: 3 minutes …Face masks now compulsory The Lagos State Government has given families that have corpses in Lagos State  mortuaries two weeks ultimatum to pick them for burial. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State gave the charge on Saturday while briefing newsmen at the State House, Marina, on the update of the management of  COVID-19 pandemic in Read More…

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Actors Guild of Nigeria distributes food items in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The National President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Mr Emeka Rollas, on Saturday led some members of the body’s COVID-19 Committee to distribute food items in some areas of Lagos. Rollas on the occasion said that the step was to identify with Lagos residents in the ongoing lockdown which have left them hungry. He Read More…

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NCDC, council debunk COVID-19 figure in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Amuwo Odofin Local Government (AOLG)  in Lagos State on Saturday denied giving out an alarming figure of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the area. They made the denial at a press briefing organised by AOLG at its secretariat in Festac Town. The NCDC and AOLG reacted to Read More…

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Phone dealers donate food items to Lagos households

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Phone and Allied Products Dealers Association of Nigeria (PAPDAN) has given palliatives worth N1.6 million to about 100 households in Lagos. The President of PAPDAN, Mr Ifeanyi Akubue, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Saturday. He said that the palliative were in cash for Read More…

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WHO appoints Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala as COVID-19 Special Envoy

Reading Time: 2 minutes The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday named former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as a Special Envoy for the newly inaugurated Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator. She is to serve alongside British business executive, Sir Andrew Witty in the same capacity, to mobilise international commitment to the initiative. Director-General of the organisation, Read More…