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Lagos Health Commissioner Abayomi recovers from COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LSMOH. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has announced his recovery from a bout with the COVID-19 coronavirus. In a message earlier today on his Twitter handle, he tweeted: “With a deep sense of appreciation to God Almighty, I share with you the good news of my testing negative to Read More…

Politics Top Story

Global democracy rating agency says Nigeria’s democracy not free yet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Ben Curtis/AP, REUTERS/Adelaja Temilade. A global democracy rating agency, Freedom House, in its Freedom in the world 2020 report says Nigeria’s democracy is still ‘partly free’ with a below par rating of 47/100. While it scores slightly above par in terms of political rights with a score of 22/40, Nigeria still has some Read More…

COVID19 Metro Top Story

Sanwoolu directs school resumption as new COVID-19 transmission rate drops

Reading Time: 3 minutes Tertiary Institutions Resume Sept. 14; Basic Schools, Sept. 21 Governor Launches COVID-19 Care Pack For Home Treatment All tertiary institutions in Lagos State are to re-open for academic activities from September 14, 2020. This was the directive by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the 18th state-wide briefing held at the State House in Marina on Saturday. Read More…

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The Voice Nigeria unleashes Nigeria musical talents

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Managing Director, The Voice Nigeria (TVN), Mr Akin Salami says TVN would attract and help unleash the brightest of Nigerian musical talents for global stage. Salami, also the Executive Producer, Unity Limited Season Three, said in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos that the country’s music industry has continued to enjoy international attention. He also Read More…

COVID19 Health Top Story

Lagos COVID-19 sample tests near 96,000

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday said Lagos State had tested a total of 95,843 samples for COVID-19 infections as at Aug. 25. The NCDC announced the figures in its COVID-19 Situation Report for Aug. 25. It said that out of the 388,346 COVID-19 sample tests conducted in Read More…

Sports

LSSC unveils post-COVID-19 pandemic plans for sports in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Chukwurah Charles/Signature56. The Director-General of Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Oluwatoyin Gafar, on Wednesday said the state was already planning ahead of the post-COVID-19 era of sports activities with some programmes already lined up. Gafar in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said that the sports commission would commence the Read More…

Featured Metro Travel

Association lauds LASG’s new regulation on e-hailing operators

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Adam Berry/Getty Images, Getty Images. The Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private Owners Association (PEDPA) says the new regulation on ride sharing operations in Lagos would help instill sanity in the state’s public transport sector. Mr Idris Shonuga, National President of PEDPA), said this during a training and awareness programme for e-hailing operators on Read More…

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Sesor/Grooming Centre empower 85 female IDPs with Micro Business funds

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: SESOR. Eighty-five (85) female internally displaced persons (IDPs) in 3 batches since July with the latest set of 28 women on Saturday, 22 August 2020 receiving funding for their micro businesses at Sesor Empowerment Foundation (Sesor)’s IDP Support Centre in Lagos. Since 2016, Sesor has partnered with the Grooming Centre to provide livelihood Read More…