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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 seeks account of coronavirus spending

The Lagos House of Assembly on Thursday asked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to account for expenses incurred from donations received in support of the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

IGP condemns attack on police officers in Oyo

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has commended the Divisional Crime Officer II, Eruwa Police Division, ASP Adeyemo Ogunyemi, for his uncommon restraint and professionalism in the face of unprovoked attack as shown in a viral video where a woman identified as Kehinde Afolake was seen assaulting him unchallenged and without retaliation, while he was carrying out the COVID-19 enforcement duties at Gbolagunte, Okeola area of Eruwa, Ibarapa, Oyo State on 1st May 2020.
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.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commiserated with families of the victims of Friday’s fuel tanker fire incident at Obalende area in central Lagos.

NNPC reacts to tanker fire in Lagos

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commiserated with families of the victims of Friday’s fuel tanker fire incident at Obalende area in central Lagos.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos to inaugurate committee on controlled easing of lockdown

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu says he will formally inaugurate a committee on controlled easing of the Lockdown in the state on Thursday.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this during an inter-ministerial media update on COVID-19 on Thursday in Ikeja.

Lagos: Coronavirus now circulating in our communities

“We have been increasing our testing capacity in line with the strategy to try and identify as many people in the communities with COVID-19, which is one of our strategies,” he said.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

Governor Makinde: I am ready to donate my blood for post-coronavirus studies

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state says he would volunteer to donate his blood for post-Covid-19 studies by experts in Nigeria.

Armed gangs terrorize Lagos, Ogun communities

Armed gangs in Lagos and Ogun states have in the past few days, hijacked the lock-down directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, invading houses, shops and unleashing mayhem.
Rescue team on Thursday, March 19, recovered one more body, a male, from the rubble of the explosion site at Ado Soba, in Abule Ado, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State which occurred last Sunday.

Lagos explosion death toll hits 21

Rescue team on Thursday, March 19, recovered one more body, a male, from the rubble of the explosion site at Ado Soba, in Abule Ado, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State which occurred last Sunday.
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Lagos confirms four new coronavirus cases

The Lagos State Government has confirmed four new cases of COVID-19, saying the total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 11.
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Lagos university postpones convocation over coronavirus

The Lagos State University management has postponed its 24th convocation indefinitely over growing coronavirus cases in Nigeria.
The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever-measles-rubella laboratory network 7

Coronavirus: How third case was discovered in Lagos – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has given details on how they found the third coronavirus case in Lagos.

Coronavirus: Dangote fertilizer contractor staff quarantined

The attention of the management of Dangote Industries Limited has been drawn to a flash report of a suspected case of personnel currently being kept in isolation at the Mainland hospital, Yaba, Lagos.

Lagos council presents N2.1 billion budget proposal

Mr Samson Olatunde, the Chairman of Olorunda Local Council Development Area (LCDA) Iworo, Badagry, Lagos State, on Tuesday presented the 2020 budget estimate of N2.1 billion to the council’s legislative arm.
Security and emergency personnel at the scene of Abule Ado explosion in Lagos on Sunday said they were yet to ascertain what caused the explosion which claimed one life and destroyed hundreds of property.

NNPC: Lagos explosion fire now extinguished

The fire that resulted from the recent Lagos pipeline explosion has been put out in the early hour of Monday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man kills neighbour for accusing him of theft

A 27 year old man, Ejike Okata, arrested by the Police in Ogun State, for allegedly killing his neighbour during an argument at Ayegbami community, in Ijebu ode area of the state, has attributed his action to anger.
The Special Committee on Clean-up of Ikoyi and Victoria Island on Friday took its campaign to restore sanity to Obalende as the operatives dislodged illegal parks, garages, vehicles operators and traders who converted the green areas to bus parks.

Lagos raids Obalende, arrests 42, impounds 38 vehicles

The Special Committee on Clean-up of Ikoyi and Victoria Island on Friday took its campaign to restore sanity to Obalende as the operatives dislodged illegal parks, garages, vehicles operators and traders who converted the green areas and Obalende under-bridge to bus parks.

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Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi governor suspends caretaker chairman over farmers-herders clash

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state on Wednesday suspended Mr Yaro Gwaram, Chairman, Caretaker Committee of Masai Local Government Council, along with his deputy and secretary, over their inability to control a clash between farmers and pastoralists in the area.