COVID19 Health Top Story

Lagos crosses 5000+ confirmed COVID19 case threshold

Reading Time: < 1 minutes With the announcement of 192 new COVID19 cases, Lagos now has over 5000 confirmed COVID19 cases. The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday, in its latest figures released, reported that Lagos now has 5135 confirmed COVID19 cases, 4255 of which are active with 55 deaths. Tests are being ramped up with 1300 new Read More…

Top Story TV & Film

Theatre Arts association relaxes restrictions on members

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) has relaxed restriction on movie production, initially banned due to the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic. Its National President, Bolaji Amusan, popularly known as “Mr Latin”, announced this in a statement in Lagos, adding that, this was in line with Lagos State government’s relaxation order which Read More…

COVID19 Religion Top Story

COVID19 PTF lifts ban on religious gathering, shortens curfew

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mr Boss Mustapha, the chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF), on COVID-19, has said that the ban on religious gathering has been lifted based on guidelines and protocols agreed with state governments. Mustapha, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said this at the PTF on COVID-19 daily briefing on Monday in Read More…

COVID19 Featured Society

Lagos court sentences 730 COVID19 lockdown violators to community service

Reading Time: 2 minutes No fewer than 730 persons were sentenced to community service by Lagos State Magistrates’ Court for COVID-19 lockdown offences, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Director of Community Service, Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Ms Shakirat Karimu-Ikotun disclosed this to NAN in her office on Monday. She spoke after receiving some Personal Protective Read More…

Health Top Story

Navy inaugurates 40 bed space isolation centre in Lagos

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Monday  inaugurated a 40-bed-space isolation centre at the Naval Dockyard in Lagos State, for its   personnel who might  test  positive for Coronavirus disease . The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ette Ibas, was represented by Rear Adm. Oladele Daji, the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Western Naval Command at Read More…

Business Top Story

Lagos moves toward reopening economy

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward gradual reopening of the economy in the state. Director General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Lanre Mojola, told journalists in Ikeja on Sunday that the exercise was in compliance with Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s directives toward reopening of the economy, especially religious and social centres. Read More…

Environment Featured Infrastructure

FG begins 2020 systematic maintenance of all Lagos bridges, drain evacuation

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Kayode Popoola, on Sunday said the  government had begun a “systematic maintenance of all bridges in Lagos’’ to ensure smooth rides and safety. Popoola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone that government had a schedule to fix all bridges in Lagos State in batches Read More…