Health Top Story

NCDC announces 745 new COVID-19 cases, total Infection hits 18,480

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigeria has recorded 745 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 18,480. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Thursday through its official Twitter handle. NCDC said that the 745 new confirmed cases were from 21 states, with six deaths as at June 18. The health agency Read More…

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WHO declares Nigeria Polio free

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Nigeria free of wild polio, following the completion of documentation for the free status. The UN health agency disclosed this on its regional office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, official twitter account @WHOAFRO. “Today, Nigeria’s complete documentation for Wild Polio virus free status was accepted by the Africa Read More…

Policy Top Story

LASG, Softcom launch ”HelpNow” to support 2m Lagosians

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lagos State Government has lauded the launch of HelpNow, a social intervention platform deployed to support at least two million Lagosians through a crowdfunding model. The platform will support two million people by rallying support of well-meaning individuals and corporates. Speaking during the launch at Lagos House, Marina, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said that the effort Read More…

Featured Infrastructure

Lagos expresses resolve to build Eti-Osa roads, seeks residents’ understanding

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Government has expressed its resolve to complete the Regional Road Project at Lekki in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state, appealing to residents for  understanding on the nerve-wracking traffic in the area. The government said the project, when completed would eliminate gridlock and foster inter-connectivity between Lagos Island and the Mainland. The Read More…

Business Health Top Story

NLNG donates medical equipment to Lagos Govt

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nigeria LNG Ltd. (NLNG) has donated medical equipment to the Lagos State Government as part of its contributions to the 30 million dollars Oil and Gas Industry Collaborative Initiative to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Eyono Fatayi-Williams, General Manager, External Relations and Sustainable Development, NLNG, said in a statement that the donation was received by Read More…

Sports Tennis

Kvitova hopes for ‘easy’ U.S. Open decision, Barty also waits

Reading Time: 2 minutes Petra Kvitova is yet to make a call on participating in the U.S. Open and hopes the health situation in New York will improve to make her decision easier, the two-time Wimbledon champion told Reuters. A number of top players, including men’s world number one Novak Djokovic and reigning men’s champion Rafa Nadal are among Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Everton keen to extend Liverpool’s long title wait

Reading Time: 2 minutes The nightmare scenario for Evertonians of handing Liverpool the Premier League title with a defeat in Sunday’s derby at Goodison Park has disappeared but Carlo Ancelotti’s team will still be desperate to turn the table on their rivals. Second-placed Manchester City’s 3-0 win over Arsenal in Wednesday’s return to action after the coronavirus stoppage means Read More…