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Members of Parents Teachers Association, PTA, Grace High School, Gbagada, Lagos, have protested the school’s directives that students, who are preparing for the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, lodge in hotels to meet up with the timing of the exam.
Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), says 75 per cent of the vehicles plying the Third Mainland Bridge will still be captured in spite of its partial closure.
Mr Olajide Oduyoye, General Manager, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), gave the warning on Saturday in an interview with newsmen in Lagos.
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) says it is collaborating with the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Lagos State Council, to ease traffic movement during the closure of Third Mainland Bridge.
Federal and Lagos State Governments on Tuesday announced traffic management plan towards partial closure of the ‘Third Mainland Bridge’ for six months maintenance.
Police fired tear gas and water cannon at thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters who gathered Sunday against a controversial security law proposed by China, in the most intense clashes for months.
Russia reported 6,198 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday versus 6,361 on the previous day, which took the national tally of infections to 87,147.
The lawmaker representing Lagos Mainland Federal Constituency, Mr. Olajide Jimoh, has urged Nigerians to continue maintaining social distance, as a way of curbing the spread of the Coronavirus.
China reported 12 new confirmed coronavirus cases on April 19, down from 16 a day earlier, with no new deaths, the country’s health authority said on Monday.
The Lagos State Government has identified local governments with the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the state.
Six more coronavirus patients (five male, one female) have recovered and have been discharged from the Lagos Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba. This was revealed this evening, by The Covid-19 Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
The COVID-19 pandemic shows no sign of abating in more than 200 countries as the World Health Organisation’s latest updates put global confirmed cases at least 1,282,931.
There were also no new locally transmitted infections in the original epicenter of the disease, in Hubei province, and across mainland China, the National Health Commission said.
Tanzania Mainland Premier League will resume after 30 days, but the remaining matches will be played behind closed doors.
The state of Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) on Monday announced a state of emergency to deal with the spread of the new coronavirus in Australia.
Ahead of his inauguration for the second term in office, Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday approved the setting up of a 25-member committee.
Sequel to the recent unrest in Lagos State which resulted in wanton destruction to some government properties, items, and valuables, the state government on Friday directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to send the list of all affected properties, items and other valuables in their domain.
Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged the African continent to brace itself for possible second wave COVID-19 infections.
The United Nations (UN) has commended the Federal Government on the implementation of its (UN) Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 programmes on women, peace and security in Nigeria.
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N2.9 billion contracts for the printing of sensitive and non-sensitive examination materials.
Following the looting of the warehouse containing relief materials, the Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has declared a 24-hour curfew in the state.
Scores of angry youths who took part in the looting spree of both public and private business premises have been arrested by security operatives in the state.
Hoodlums have concluded arrangements to invade Anambra on Monday to cause mayhem, Governor Willie Obiano has raised the alarm.
The Ogun State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Ade Adesanya, says contractors repairing the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway have stopped work after being attacked by hoodlums.