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Residents worry at poor social distancing as customers storm banks on Day 1 of ease of lockdown in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes Some residents of Abule Egba and Agege in Lagos State, on Monday expressed worry at non-compliance of many  Lagos residents  with social distancing directive aimed at  reducing COVID-19 spread. While many Lagos residents used face masks on the first day of gradual relaxation of lockdown of the state, they did not observe social distancing at Read More…

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NCDC says it has established community transmission in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has established community transmission of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)  in Abuja, Lagos and Kano states. The NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made the disclosure on Channels Television in Abuja, on Sunday. He spoke against the backdrop of gradual  lockdown ease in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states, billed to Read More…

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Union dissociates self from planned May 4 strike at Lagos port

Reading Time: 3 minutes The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) on Sunday dissociated itself from the planned May 4 strike at the Lagos Port. The President of NAGAFF, Mr Increase Uche, in a statement issued in Lagos, warned that any member that associated itself with the strike would be treated as a dissident by the association. Read More…

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Lagos records another 3 COVID-19 related deaths

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday announced another three COVID-19 related deaths, as the number of confirmed cases in the state increased to 1,084. Abayomi, who disclosed this through his Twitter account, however, did not give additional information about age, sex, nationality and medical history of the deceased. “Three more Read More…

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CACOVID to distribute 70,000 loaves of bread in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has commenced the distribution of 5000 loaves of  bread per day for the next 14 days to individuals and families in different locations in Lagos State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the distribution started at Tinubu Square in Lagos Island, and at New Market, Eti-Osa. Read More…