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LASUTH places three health workers on isolation

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, says it has placed three of its health workers on isolation after their contact with a patient who died of COVID-19.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army arrests soldiers who threatened to rape women

Newsmen reported how two soldiers in the 26-second video claimed that a soldier was killed on Thursday by residents of Warri, Delta State. The soldiers said in the video they would attack Warri women as a ‘revenge’.
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 lists affected areas, looking for 2,450 contacts

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says Eti-Osa Local Government Area has the highest number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
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 reveals areas worst hit by coronavirus

The Lagos State Government has released the list of hotspots with the highest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state.

Lagos sex workers lament impact of coronavirus lockdown

Everyone is affected by the compulsory stay-at-home directive. When newsmen drove round some parts of Lagos, most brothels and hotels had lost its original bustle.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus is a waiting game – survivor

The tweets read: “Discharge of 5 #COVID19 patients following their full recovery shows that #COVID19 infection is not a death sentence but “just a waiting game” according to one of the discharged patient, ” he tweeted.
A former Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Onyekachi Monday Ubani, says President Muhammadu Buhari breached the constitution for failing to hand over to the Vice President while embarking on a two-week private visit to London.

Former NBA chief urges police to compensate traders whose wares were destroyed by erring...

Monday Ubani, immediate past Second Vice President of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Adamu Muhammad to ensure that the police officers caught in a trending video destroying alcoholic beverages of a trader for flouting the order of the Lagos State government, in respect of COVID-19 pandemic, are not only arrested but the trader whose goods were destroyed should also be compensated.
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Policemen who broke cartons of beer bottles in viral video arrested

Police Officers involved in “unprofessional conduct” in a video that has gone viral destroying cartons of beer bottles in Lagos in the process of enforcing the restriction of movement over the Coronavirus Disease have been arrested.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Lagos Assembly passes bill to combat coronavirus spread

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday passed into law an emergency bill to help the state combat the Coronavirus, the pandemic currently spreading across the world.

Eko DisCo lauds customers for embracing online transactions

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has lauded customers under its franchise areas for embracing online transactions to help contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
The LASBCA General Manager, Mrs Abiola Kosegbe, made this known in a statement issued in Ikeja on Wednesday by Mrs Adetayo Akintoye-Asagba, the agency’s spokesperson.

Lagos to enforce 20 workers restriction order at construction sites

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) is set to begin enforcement of restriction of the number of construction workers on sites in the state to 20 people.
RRS chief Olatunji Disu this morning forced the management of Victorious Army International Church to comply with the Lagos State Government’s directive limiting gathering to 50 persons to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the State 1

Churches record low turn out in Lagos

Churches in Lagos State on Sunday, recorded partial compliance with the ban by the State Government on gathering of not more than 20 people over Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Coronavirus: Lagos traces 1,300 as cases hit 12

The Lagos State Government on Thursday confirmed four new coronavirus cases, bringing to 12, the total number of cases in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: How chef who ‘murdered’ lawyer in Lagos hotel was caught

A Police Inspector, John Babalola, on Wednesday narrated to an Ikeja Special Offences Court how a lodger, Joshua Usulor, who allegedly murdered a lawyer at the Citiheights Hotel, Opebi, Lagos, was caught by authorities.

Coronavirus: Lagos government, religious leaders bicker over plan shutdown of churches, mosques

Representatives of Lagos State Government and religious leaders at a closed-door meeting have failed to reach an agreement after several hours of deliberation on the planned move to shut down religious houses in the state.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday.

Official: Newly established NSCDC railway command will checkmate rooftop riders

The Nigerian Railway Corporation says the newly established Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Railway Command, Lagos will help checkmate rooftop riders on moving trains.
The Environmental Rights Action-Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA-FoEN) said the impact of Sunday’s explosions at Abule Ado, a Lagos suburb, could be likened to aerial bombardment.

ERA: Lagos explosion scene comparable to aerial bombardment

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) said the impact of Sunday’s explosions at Abule Ado, a Lagos suburb, could be likened to aerial bombardment.
The newly elevated and appointed Honourable Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi

Lagos set to review money lending operations

The Lagos State Government has commenced the process for the review of its proposed laws regulating money lender’s activities in the state, saying there was the need to repose confidence in the industry.

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Nigeria confirms 8 more coronavirus cases, 32 discharged

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