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Imo: Ex-deputy governor sponsored ISOPADEC protests with N15 million – government

The Imo state government yesterday accused the immediate past deputy governor of the state, Engr Gerald Irona of sponsoring the recent protest by staff of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ISOPADEC) with N15 million.
Gbenga Omotoso

Lagos: Coronavirus test remains free for residents

The Lagos State Government has reiterated that COVID-19 testing for residents of the state was free of charge.
The Commissioner for In­formation and Strategy, Gben­ga Omotoso, while speaking on the commencement of the campaign on Thursday, said it was initiated after discovering that members of the public did not comply with the directives.

Lagos enlists 600 coronavirus patients for chloroquine clinical trials

Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, on Saturday disclosed that the state had enlisted 600 patients for the planned chloroquine clinical trials.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos conducts 16,000 coronavirus tests

The Lagos State Government says it has conducted about 16, 000 COVID-19 tests at a cost of N40, 000 to N50, 000 per test.
Gbenga Omotoso

Lagos begs doctors as NMA orders indefinite sit-at-home

The Nigerian Medical Association in Lagos State has asked its members to embark on an indefinite ‘sit-at-home’ over alleged harassment and intimidation of medical workers by security agents in the state.
Gbenga Omotoso

Coronavirus: Lagos begins chloroquine clinical trial this week

The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, has said the state will this week commence the clinical trial treatment of COVID-19 using chloroquine as approved by NAFDAC.
Emeka Ihedioha

Official: God saved Imo from Emeka Ihedioha’s imperial appetite

Imo people have been charged to remain eternally grateful to God for saving them from the sacked government of Emeka Ihedioha, which he alleged imported a N187 million Mercedes Benz car apparently for official use as governor of the state.
Emeka Ihedioha

N19.63 billion fraud: Emeka Ihedioha’s interim committee chairs ready to confess – Imo government

The Imo State government yesterday said that the Interim Management Committee, IMC, chairmen under former administration of Emeka Ihedioha, have expressed their readiness to explain their level of involvement in the alleged misappropriation of the N19.63 local government funds in the state.
The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday terminated the Assumpta-Port Harcourt road contract over the abandonment of the project by the contractor handling it.

Imo: We saved N300 million by sacking pension payment consultant

Imo State government, on Wednesday, said it has saved N300 million pensioners funds by sacking the consultant contracted by the short-lived administration of Chief Emeka Ihedioha.

Imo set to probe ousted Emeka Ihedioha over alleged N19.63 billion missing local councils...

The government of Imo state has approved the request of the Auditor General of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs to take all necessary steps in recovering the sum is N19.63billion allegedly collected from the Local Government Joint Accounts Allocation Committee JAAC by the immediate past Governor, Emeka Ihedioha.
Four coronavirus patients have recovered and will soon be allowed to go home to their families. This was revealed on Friday 3 April 2020 by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos.

Lagos: We may review N1.168 trillion budget

The Lagos State Government, yesterday, said it will review the 2020 N1.168 trillion budget, following current economic challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Abia executive council members donate N5 million to state relief fund

In an apparent move to support Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s efforts at ensuring that more vulnerable persons in the state are reached with food supplies, protective materials and funds, the members of Abia State Executive Council have donated the sum of N5,000,000.00 (Five Million Naira Only) to the state’s COVID-19 Relief Fund.

Coronavirus: Quarantined hotel guests, staff discharged in Imo

The Imo State government on Saturday freed the staff and guests of the fancy hotel at Umuguma, that were quarantined over COVID-19 virus, after Christigonus Aguwa, had visited them.
Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday directed law enforcement agencies to arrest and disperse any large gatherings to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the state. 4

Lagos discharges five more virus patients

The Lagos State government, yesterday, confirmed that five additional patients, who have recovered from coronavirus, COVID-19, have been discharged, from Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital.
Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday directed law enforcement agencies to arrest and disperse any large gatherings to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the state. 4

Lagos confirms release of five more coronavirus patients from Isolation centre

The Lagos State Government has confirmed that five additional patients who have recovered from Coronavirus, COVID-19, have been discharged on Monday from Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital.
Gbenga Omotoso

Lagos not on total lockdown – commissioner

The Lagos State Government says it did not give directive on a total lockdown of the state as it applies measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
Gbenga Omotoso

Lagos advises residents against exceeding 50 at any gathering

The Lagos State Government has reiterated its call on residents to adhere to the precautions outlined by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu during his address to update the public about steps taken to prevent further spread of the Coronavirus disease.
Gbenga Omotoso

Coronavirus: Lagosians must remain vigilant – commissioner

The Lagos State Government has urged residents of the state to remain vigilant in the wake of another case of the deadly coronavirus in Lagos.

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