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Okada banned as Lagos issues fresh transport guidelines

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Government on Thursday issued fresh guidelines for public transport operations in the state as part of the controlled measures to ease the lockdown over COVID-19 pandemic. The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, released the guidelines at a news conference in Lagos. According to him, public transport operations within the state Read More…

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AIICO feeds 130 in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes AIICO Insurance Plc says it has commenced daily feeding of over 130 underprivileged persons in some communities in Lagos State to cushion the effect of the Coronavirus lockdown. A statement by Segun Olalandu, AIICO’s Head, Strategic Marketing and Communications on Thursday in Lagos, said that the gesture was part of the firm’s Corporate Social Responsibility Read More…

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Army parades 13 suspects for alleged impersonation in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Operatives of 81 Division of the Nigerian Army on Thursday paraded 13 suspects who were arrested for impersonating military officers and perpetrated criminal activities during the ongoing  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 Read More…

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Transporters rejoice at easing of lockdown but Lawyers, Lagosians say it is risky

Reading Time: 3 minutes  The Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for announcing a “gradual easing” of COVID-19 lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja from May 4. Alhaji Abdulrahman Amusan, the National Publicity Secretary of RTEAN told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos that members of the union were Read More…

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Man, 25, dies of COVID-19 related disease in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has announced another COVID-19 related death, involving a 25-year-old male patient. Abayomi, through his Twitter handle on Thursday, said the deceased at the time of admission at the state isolation facility was in a state of severe breathlessness. “We regret to announce additional #COVID19 related death Read More…

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Lagos records 87 new COVID19 cases, as Nigeria’s numbers swell by 196

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday confirmed 196 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 1,728. The NCDC also said that the virus claimed the lives of 11 patients, bringing the total number of deaths to 51. The centre said Read More…

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Lagos to inaugurate committee on lockdown easing

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government says it will inaugurate an enlarged committee, comprising government and private sector players to work out gradual easing of the COVID-19 lockdown. The state Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made the announcement on Wednesday at Lagos House, Marina, while addressing newsmen on the update of the management of COVID-19 in the state. Read More…

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Lagos lays out plans to ease lockdown

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Lagos State Government says schools and religious centres will remain closed as it begins a ”Controlled Easing Phase” of COVID-19 lockdown on May 4. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said this on Wednesday at the Lagos House, Marina, while addressing newsmen on the update of the management of COVID-19 in the state. Sanwo-Olu said that all Read More…