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

Lagos governor to mark one year in office with commissioning of projects

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu attains one year in Office on May 29, 2020. To commemorate the event, a number of programmes have been slated, starting with an address by the governor.
The Lagos State Government, through its Ministry of Information, says it has embarked on advocacy to different locations across the metropolis to sensitise residents on the importance of face mask usage.

Lagos begins advocacy on face mask usage

The Lagos State Government, through its Ministry of Information, says it has embarked on advocacy to different locations across the metropolis to sensitise residents on the importance of face mask usage.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that there are 3,000 samples collected and awaiting testing.

Lagos lists conditions to reopen businesses, worship centres

Lagos State Governor has announced measure to be taken o open more businesses and other sectors of our economy.
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.

Coronavirus: Lagos begins mobile advocacy campaign

To reinforce efforts to curb the community spread of COVID-19, Lagos State govern­ment has begun an extensive public enlightenment cam­paign, which will spread across all the 20 local government ar­eas and 37 local council devel­opment area (LCDAs).

Fola Tinubu: No increment in BRT fares, long-distance prioritised

The Chief Executive Officer, Primero Transport Services, Mr Fola Tinubu, has said that there is no increment in the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) fares in Lagos State due to the effect of the COVID-19.
Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Monday. 5

Lagos records 57 new coronavirus cases as total nears 2000

Lagos State has recorded 57 more coronavirus infections, bringing the total cases in the state to 1,990.

My coronavirus anecdotes and the dangers ahead

This is a piece around and about what I have seen about Coronavirus in Nigeria, from a sociological perspective, and not a report of any pathogenic experience. It has been more than a month since the Federal Government placed Lagos and Ogun states, and the Federal Capital Territory on a lockdown on account of the spread of COVID-19 in those three parts of the country.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

16 Lagos doctors infected with coronavirus

Medical doctors under the employ of Lagos State Government yesterday expressed worry over-relaxation of the lockdown in the State, disclosing that 16 members of the Medical Guild in the state workforce have been infected with COVID-19.
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.

One in five unwell Lagosians is coronavirus positive – commissioner

The commissioner, who spoke during a television programme in Lagos, said Lagos was recording more confirmed cases lately as a reflection of the increased testing capacity, even as more patients were discharged from isolation following their full recovery.
Bayelsa has recorded the first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.

Lagos records 80 new coronavirus cases

Lagos State has recorded 80 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of cases in the state now to 844.
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.

Most people unaware they have coronavirus – Lagos commissioner

Lagos State Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi, says persons infected with coronavirus can be exercising daily and feel generally well but are secreting and transmitting the virus everywhere they go.
Publisher/author of the life-changing devotional booklet, Our Daily Manna (ODM) Worldwide, Bishop Chris Kwakpovwe and his wife, Rev. Flora, on Monday distributed food items to over 1,000 people in Lagos State, to mitigate the harsh impact of the lockdown, as part of measures to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.

Bishop Kwakpovwe distributes food items to 1,000 Lagosians

Publisher/author of the life-changing devotional booklet, Our Daily Manna (ODM) Worldwide, Bishop Chris Kwakpovwe and his wife, Rev. Flora, on Monday distributed food items to over 1,000 people in Lagos State, to mitigate the harsh impact of the lockdown, as part of measures to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.

Lockdown: Lagos assembly begs residents to stay at home

Lagos State House of Assembly has pleaded with Lagosians to adhere to directives of stay at home by federal government in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commenced the distribution of bags of rice, beans and Vitamin C to indigent families to cushion the stay-at-home order aimed at tackling the spread of Coronavirus. 3

Lagos: Food relief package for indigent, vulnerable only

“In the past few days, the social media have been awash with biased opinions about the welfare package initiative of the Lagos State Government to support the indigent and the vulnerable.
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.

Coronavirus tests free in Lagos – commissioner

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, yesterday, said the COVID-19 tests in all approved testing centres in Lagos State are free of charge.

Lagos central mosque fetes 300

State Chief Imam Sheikh Sulaimon Abou-Nolla said distribution of palliatives was to cushion effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on residents.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this during an inter-ministerial media update on COVID-19 on Thursday in Ikeja.

Lagos records two more coronavirus deaths

Abayomi said three patients, all male, died from the disease in the state on Wednesday. The death of one of the deceased, a doctor who had contact with an infected person.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Seven arrested as hoodlums attack police officer

A police officer attached to the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Squad, IRT, was attacked Tuesday, by some armed youths who hijacked the lockdown directive to unleash mayhem on Lagos residents at Baruwa area of Alimosho local government area of Lagos State.

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The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate calls for quick diversification of economy, frowns against high cost of oil production

The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.

NMA: Nigerians may suffer if governors take over coronavirus management

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigerian government says churches, mosques can reopen

The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
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Delta doctor abducted by gunmen in government hospital

Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

Panic in Imo community as ‘herdsmen’ kill security operative

There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.