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Lagos records another COVID-19 death

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the death of another COVID-19 related patient, barely 24 hours after the sixth death was recorded. It also announced that 25 new cases were recorded, bringing the total confirmed cases in the state to 217. The State Ministry of Health made this known through its verified Twitter account. Read More…

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Following extended lockdown order, Lagos doctors urge provision of adequate protective wears

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has appealed to the Lagos State Government to provide adequate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for health personnel fighting to stem the spread of the coronavirus. The State Chairman of the association, Dr Saliu Oseni, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Read More…

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NCDC confirms additional 11 COVID-19 cases in Lagos as total number hits 373

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night  announced additional  11 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Lagos State. This brings to 373, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country. The NCDC made the  disclosure  in a tweet at 11.00p.m. on Tuesday. It said, “As at 11:00 p.m.on  April 14, there Read More…

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Lagos Govt will feed 100,000 youths everyday, says Gov Sanwo-Olu

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government says it is targeting to feed 100,000 youths daily, as part of the measures to cushion the effect of the extended lockdown due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State made this known on Tuesday at a media briefing on the update of COVID-19 pandemic. Sanwo-Olu said Read More…

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Lagos records 6th COVID-19 related death

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday announced the sixth COVID-19 death in Lagos, as the total confirmed cases in the state hits 192. Abayomi, through his verified Twitter account, said that the deceased was a 56-year-old Nigerian man, who recently returned from the U.S. He said that the deceased died Read More…

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Buhari urges patience, extends lockdown on Lagos, Ogun and FCT

Reading Time: 1 minute  President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the lockdown on Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), by two weeks as the Federal Governments moves to intensify the war against the Coronavirus pandemic. Buhari, in a nationwide broadcast on Monday in Abuja, said that the two additional weeks had become necessary to contain the spread of Read More…

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Police arrest 191 suspects over attack on Lagos, Ogun border communities

Reading Time: 2 minutes The police on Monday said they had arrested 191 suspects in connection with the activities of hoodlums and street urchins in the border communities between Lagos and Ogun States.The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.He said exhibits recovered from the suspects were 15 locally made guns, 52 Read More…

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Lagos records COVID-19 death at Ayinke House, LASUTH

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Institute of Maternal and Child Health (Ayinke House), Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, has recorded a COVID-19 related death, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Ayinke House is a 170-bed healthcare centre, upgraded on April 24, 2019, and domiciled at LASUTH, Ikeja. A reliable source at the hospital told NAN that Read More…

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Lagos govt. extends relief materials to informal sector

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government says it has started the disbursement of relief materials to residents registered as members of the informal sector. The Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs Yetunde Arobieke, said in a statement on Saturday that the disbursement was in continuation of plans to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic and the Read More…