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The Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo, has said the index Lassa fever patient has been discharged.

CMD: LUTH 120-bedded isolation centre ready for use

In a bid to increase the number of isolation centres to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Lagos, the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, has completed a 120-bedded isolation ward at the hospital.
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 rules out use of rapid test kits for coronavirus

The Lagos State government on Tuesday ruled out the option of Rapid Test Kits for COVID-19 testing, saying “most results from rapid tests are five times inaccurate and not fit to be used in an outbreak like COVID-19.”

Lagos university teaching hospital advises residents on coronavirus test, suspected cases

Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo, the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC), Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), has advised the public to stop going to the hospital for suspected cases of coronavirus. ]

Oyo PDP suspends political activities, gatherings over coronavirus

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has directed its members to suspend all political meeting at the ward and local government levels, following the reported case of the virus in the state at the weekend.
The new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP state congress committee, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Coronavirus: No confirmed case in Oyo – commissioner

The Oyo State government has again disclosed that there was no yet confirmed case of Coronavirus in the state as being speculated in some quarters, adding that the report of an individual who was suspected to have contracted the virus in the state would be made public today (Friday).

Coronavirus: NCAA orders airlines to issue health declaration forms to passengers

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has ordered all airlines operating international and regional flights into Nigeria to issue Health Declaration Forms to their passengers and crew members before arriving Nigerian airports.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Nigeria needs new constitution to forestall another war – ex-president

The agitation for a new political order and arrangement in Nigeria got a new convert in former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday.
A journalist with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) on Friday drowned having jumped into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge in Lagos.

Another Uber passenger attempts suicide at lagoon

A young man who ordered a car hailing service, from the Igando area of Lagos plunged into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge.

Nigeria: 11 persons test negative to coronavirus

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has stated that 11 persons have so far tested negative to Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.
The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday commissioned a multibillion dollars investment project in Alaro City, Lekki Free Trade Zone.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Lagos safe from coronavirus

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has restated the fact that Lagos State and Nigeria as a country has not recorded any case of the dreaded Coronavirus epidemic ravaging parts of China and Europe.
Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference after an Emergency Committee meeting on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

WHO worries over Africa as coronavirus spreads

The World Health Organisation has warned that African health systems would be ill-equipped to respond to the rapid COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak should cases start to proliferate on the continent, even as it pledged to support African countries on joint preparedness and response strategy.
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Lassa fever: Lagos places 63 under surveillance

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said the state has placed 63 persons under surveillance following the confirmation of an index case being isolated at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Lagos: Lassa fever patient is law student from Ebonyi

The Lagos State Government says it has placed the 63 people who had direct contact with index Lassa fever case under surveillance.
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Lagos records Lassa fever case

Lagos has recorded a case of Lassa fever currently raging in 19 other states in the country. Announcing the development on Wednesday morning, the State
Highlife music legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, has passed on.

Lai Mohammed: Sir Victor Olaiya’s death a great loss to creative industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the death of the music legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, is a great loss to the creative industry in particular and the entire country in general.
Highlife music legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, has passed on.

Bimbo Esho: Victor Olaiya a living legend even after death

Bimbo Esho, Managing Director, Evergreen Musical Company, on Wednesday said that the late legendary highlife musician, Victor Olaiya, remained a living legend as his music had already immortalized him.
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Coronavirus: WHO lists nine high-risk states in Nigeria

WHO Technical Officer on Health Emergence Programme, Ms Dhamari Anidoo, on Friday listed some states in Nigeria that are highly prone to coronavirus infection.
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Coronavirus: All passengers from Asian countries will be screened at entry point – Lagos...

As part of the preparedness to prevent the importation of the Novel Coronavirus into Nigeria, all passengers onboard planes from Asian countries are to be screened before they are allowed into the country.

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