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Nigeria now has 5000+ COVID19 confirmed cases, Lagos 2000+

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday recorded 193 new cases of the coronavirus, thus bringing the total number of infections in the country to 5,162. The NCDC also confirmed three new deaths, bringing the total death toll in the country to 167. The agency added that 193 new cases were confirmed in 15 Read More…

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Lagosians vote total COVID19 lockdown but…

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government says its final decision on the possibility of another lockdown will not be based solely on the outcome of the online public polls on the issue. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr Olusina Thorpe, said in a statement on Thursday that government would consider other factors before deciding Read More…

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Abayomi recants at status of late returnee

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government on Thursday recanted its earlier statement on the COVID-19 status of the late 32-year-old Dubai returnee, saying outcome of his COVID-19 test “is negative”. Prof. Akin Abayomi, the state Commissioner for Health, made the clarification through his verified Twitter account handle on Thursday night. “I hereby inform the general public that Read More…

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Lagos Govt embarks on COVID19 mobile advocacy campaign

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government has begun an extensive public enlightenment campaign, so as to contain community spread of COVID-19. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, said in a statement on Thursday that the campaign would go across the 20 Local Governments Areas  and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of the state. Read More…

Health

Thirteen COVID19 patients discharged in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Government says it has discharged another 13 COVID-19 patients from its Yaba and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) isolation facilities to reunite with the society. The state government, through its verified Twitter handle, said on Thursday that the patients were two females and 11 males, all Nigerians. “The patients: four from Mainland Read More…

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Lagos House confirms three for State Audit Commission

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos House of Assembly has confirmed three out  the five nominees submitted by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the state’s Audit Service Commission. The confirmation of the three was by voice votes at plenary on Thursday. Speaker of the House, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, said one of the nominees, Jimoh Akerele Ibrahim, was absent during the Read More…

Crime Featured

By virtual hearing, Lagos court acquits trader of robbing Indian

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Lagos State High Court on Thursday acquitted a trader, Ola Samson of robbing an Indian national, Mr Manish Batiah of six laptops, a Nissan Almera saloon car and jewellery valued at 2,800 dollars. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Olamide Akinkugbe, during a virtual hearing proceeding held via the Zoom Meeting Read More…

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FRSC impounds 40 overloaded vehicles in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Lagos Sector Command on Thursday said that it arrested 40 overloaded vehicles in the first week of COVID-19 Lockdown relaxation in the state. The Lagos State Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Hyginus Omeje disclosed this in a statement by Mrs Olabisi Sonusi, the Sector Public Education Officer in Lagos. Read More…