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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that there are 3,000 samples collected and awaiting testing.

Lagos to introduce community management of coronavirus cases

Lagos State Government says it will introduce the management of COVID-19 patients at community levels, so as to enhance the management of cases in the state.
As the coronavirus cases in Lagos State near 1000, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, opens a new 118-bed Isolation Center in the Gbagada area of the state.8

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Success of easing lockdown depends on residents’ compliance

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has decried the non-compliance to measures to contain the Coronavirus pandemic by some residents of the state.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this during an inter-ministerial media update on COVID-19 on Thursday in Ikeja.

Lagos searching for coronavirus patients who escaped after tests

“There is also a situation that we experience; when we test people, sometimes they find it difficult to find them. The ambulances will go into communities, people will flee their homes, and they make it difficult for us to find them.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this during an inter-ministerial media update on COVID-19 on Thursday in Ikeja.

Official: Some coronavirus patients in Lagos on the run

“There is also a situation that we experience, when we test people, sometimes they find it difficult to find them. The ambulances will go into community, people will flee their homes, and they make it difficult for us to find them.”
Africa’s richest businessman, Aliko Dangote, has donated a mobile testing centre with the capacity to test 400 people for COVID-19 daily, to the Kano State Government.

CACOVID to distribute 70,000 loaves of bread to Lagos residents

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.

NBA advises lawyers to count cost before going out

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikorodu Branch, Lagos, has advised lawyers to count the cost before hitting the streets, as the Federal Government gets set to ease lockdown.

Lockdown: Firm partners Lagos to feed 10,000 people daily

Rendeavour, Africa’s largest private city developer and partner to the Lagos State Government on the Alaro City project, has commenced free food programme that will provide food for 10,000 people daily to cushion the effects of the lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the state.

Former Lagos commissioner begs governor to regulate, not ban okada

Dr AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, a Commissioner for Home Affairs in Lagos State under the administration of Akinwunmi Ambode, has appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu not to ban commercial motorcycle operators (okada) and tricycle (keke) in the state.
Riders on the platform of Opay and Gokada hailing services staged a peaceful protest on Friday, to protest the ban announced by the Lagos State Government on motorcycle and tricycle taking effect from February 1st.

Okada riders protest ban in Lagos

There was a protest at Allen roundabout, Ikeja area of Lagos State on Monday over the ban on commercial motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) in 15 local councils and major roads in the state.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

Okada ban: FRSC cautions motorists against overloading

The Zone RS2 Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) comprising Ogun and Lagos States has advised motorists against overloading following the ban and restriction of commercial motorcycle (Okada) and Tricycle (Keke) in Lagos.

Full list of no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Monday banned okada and tricycle riders in six Local Governments, nine Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, major highways and bridges in the state.
Gbenga Omotoso

Lagos bans Okada, Keke, OPay, others — affected routes

Effective from February 1, 2020, Motorcycles popularly called ‘Okada’ and Tricycles 'Keke Marwa' are banned on all highways, bridges and some roads in Lagos state, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, announced on Monday.

Lagos announces no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles — full list

The Lagos State government, without a formal ban, has shut out motorcyclists and tricyclists from many of the state roads and bridges, with immediate effect.

Lagos APC stronger with Senator Musiliu Obanikoro – council chief

The Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area, Mr Kamal Bashua, on Sunday described the defection of Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro to the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a welcome development.

We’ll continue to provide quality education for our children – Governor Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Tuesday, said that his administration will stop at nothing to provide the very best of education for every child at all levels, in the State in line with its all inclusive policy.

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Kano IPMAN directs members to sell fuel at N150 per litre

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Kano State chapter, has directed its members to sell fuel at N150 per litre.
“The index case of coronavirus in Edo State, is the Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye. He travelled to United Kingdom, he came back and went into self-isolation. He sent his sample for testing and it came out positive.

Edo Speaker raises alarm over plot to take over assembly

Edo State House of Assembly Speaker Francis Okiye on Wednesday, raised alarm over alleged plot by some persons to forcefully take over the Assembly
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2023: God will decide my political future – Governor Umahi

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Wednesday said that only God will decide his next destination after leaving office as the state’s governor in 2023.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Coronavirus death toll exceeds 700, 000 worldwide

Coronavirus deaths across the world have surpassed 700, 000, as cases continue to surge in countries yet to reach the peak of infections.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 555 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus exceeded 40,000 in five months.

NCDC: Reduction of new coronavirus cases not flattening curve

Contrary to speculations that Nigeria has started flattening the curve, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Wednesday said the country has not yet attained that milestone.