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LASTMA investigates alleged assault on staff by police

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) says it has commenced investigation into the alleged assault on one of its officers by the police at Apapa on Tuesday. The General Manager of LASTMA, Mr Olajide Oduyoye, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday while reacting to the viral video of the assaulted LASTMA Read More…

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Stats stable as Lagos posts 57 new COVID19 cases

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Even with testing ramped up to over 1000 per day, Lagos seems to show no new statistical surprise, posting 57 new cases on Wednesday. 146 cases were reported nationwide. The breakdown is as follows: 57-Lagos 27-Kano 10-Kwara 9-Edo 8-Bauchi 7-Yobe 4-Kebbi 4-Oyo 3-Katsina 3-Niger 2-Plateau 2-Borno 2-Sokoto 2-Benue 1-Gombe 1-Enugu 1-Ebonyi 1-Ogun 1-FCT 1-Rivers. There Read More…

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LUTH delivers second COVID-19 patient of a baby boy

Reading Time: < 1 minutes A team of doctors, anaesthetists and nurses, at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, delivered another woman, 37, with Coronavirus (COVID-19), of a baby boy weighing (2.6kg). Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo, Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC), of LUTH, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos. “The baby Read More…

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CBN to fund Nigerian researchers, institutions that develop vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it is developing a framework under which grants and long term facilities will be provided to researchers, science institutions and biotechnology firms to develop COVID-19 Vaccine. The Governor of CBN, Mr Godwin Emefiele disclosed this at the unveiling of the THISDAY Dome Testing, Tracing and Treatment Centre, Abuja Read More…

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Man, 32, dies of COVID-19 infection in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says a 32-year-old man, who recently returned from Dubai with severe underlying health conditions, died of COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday. Abayomi confirmed the death of the man, whose identity was not revealed, through his Twitter account. According to him, the deceased ️was a 32-year-old man, who Read More…

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2 LCDAs Mask Up Lagos with 20K masks

Reading Time: 2 minutes The authorities in Ayobo Ipaja and Agabado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of  Lagos State, say they would begin the distribution of 10,000 face masks respectively in their communities under the ‘Mask Up Campaign’ to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID -19). Mr Yusuf Shakiru, Executive Chairman of Ayobo LCDA in statement on Tuesday Read More…