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Two children killed as building collapses in Ogudu

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has confirmed that two children were killed when a building collapsed at 46, Gafari Balogun St., Ogudu in Lagos State, after heavy downpour on Wednesday. Its Director-General, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, told the News of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the LASEMA Response Team (LRT), said that his team Read More…

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269 Nigerians stranded in India arrive Lagos, Abuja

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Nigerian in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), on Saturday, confirmed the arrival of 269 Nigerians that were stranded in India in Lagos and Abuja. The commission, who announced their arrival on its Twitter handle, said that the the 269 Nigerians arrived Nigeria at  2:00 a.m. NiDCOM said that evacuees were received from India at the Lagos Read More…

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CBN, NNPC take up accommodation of Nigerian evacuees

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Monday agreed to fund the feeding and accommodation of evacuees in Lagos and Abuja. The minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, disclosed this at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 daily news conference in Abuja. Onyeama said the fund Read More…

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CACOVID to distribute 70,000 loaves of bread in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has commenced the distribution of 5000 loaves of  bread per day for the next 14 days to individuals and families in different locations in Lagos State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the distribution started at Tinubu Square in Lagos Island, and at New Market, Eti-Osa. Read More…

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Sen.Adeola supports Lagos govt on palliatives

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Sen. Solomon Adeola (APC, Lagos- West) has partnered with Lagos State Government to provide massive food relief for 10 local government areas and 18 local council development authorities of Lagos West senatorial district. The senator who had earlier distributed cash palliatives and personal protection equipment for constituents across the senatorial district said the last week  Read More…

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Actors Guild of Nigeria distributes food items in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The National President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Mr Emeka Rollas, on Saturday led some members of the body’s COVID-19 Committee to distribute food items in some areas of Lagos. Rollas on the occasion said that the step was to identify with Lagos residents in the ongoing lockdown which have left them hungry. He Read More…

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Phone dealers donate food items to Lagos households

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Phone and Allied Products Dealers Association of Nigeria (PAPDAN) has given palliatives worth N1.6 million to about 100 households in Lagos. The President of PAPDAN, Mr Ifeanyi Akubue, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Saturday. He said that the palliative were in cash for Read More…

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AFAN distributes food items to 500 residents in Lagos

Reading Time: 3 minutes The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Lagos State Chapter, has distributed food items to 500 residents to complement the efforts of the Federal and State Governments during the lockdown period.Dr Femi Oke, AFAN Chairman, South-West Zone, presented the items to the beneficiaries on Friday in Lagos. Oke said that the donation was a way Read More…

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NETCO distributes relief materials to Lagos residents

Reading Time: 2 minutes The National Engineering and Technical Company (NETCO) on Friday distributed palliatives to residents of Bar Beach in Iru-Victoria Island Local Council Development Area of Lagos State in continuation of its COVID-19 intervention in the council area. Mr Usman Baba, Managing Director, NETCO, which is a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), said the palliative Read More…

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NNPC, oil firms gift Lagos, SW states ambulances, medical consumables

Reading Time: 2 minutes The major players in the Nigerian oil and gas sector on Thursday handed over six ambulances and medical consumables to the South West states. It was part of efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the donation was made by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Read More…