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The Lagos State Government has warned residents of four local government areas, namely Lagos Mainland, Mushin, Ibeju-Lekki and Ikorodu, with high flood risks, to be on the alert.
The Lagos House of Assembly has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to investigate the recent protest by street sweepers engaged by Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) over non-payment of their salaries.
As Nigeria ramps up COVID-19 testing, medical professionals have faulted the government’s privatisation of COVID-19 testing describing it as an act of ‘shifting responsibility to the citizens.”
Lagos State House of Assembly has called for strict implementation of rape laws and the acceleration of rape cases in the courts.
The Lagos State Government has authorised seven private laboratories as Covid-19 testing centres, said the state Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Wednesday unveiled plans to pay additional 50 per cent of the hazard allowance in addition to the current hazard allowance being paid by Lagos State Government to about 450 Doctors and other health workers at the Randle General Hospital, Surulere.
The National Coalition Against Plastic Pollution (NCAPP) has called for drastic action against indiscriminate disposal of wastes, particularly plastic materials in Lagos and other parts of the country.
The Management of Ibadan Electricity company Plc (IBEDC) has expressed concern over what it described as “incessant cases” of vandalism of electrical installations across its network.
Former Nigeria international Ike Shorunmu says losing the 2000 African cup of Nations final on the home soil is still hunting him.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Sunday said 64 people have so far tested for COVID-19 in the state. Makinde, who stated this in his tweeter handle monitored in Ibadan, said the five new confirmed cases announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday night, brought the number to 64.
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.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has decried the non-compliance to measures to contain the Coronavirus pandemic by some residents of the state.
“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.
“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.”
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has ordered the arrest of illegal task force teams claiming to be enforcing COVID-19 measures including wearing of face masks in the state.
Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says the 96 megawatts capacity Gagarawa power transmission substation is set for inauguration in three weeks time.
The Presidency on Saturday said those who hold the belief that the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication of the administration’s failing anti-corruption fight have missed the point.
Lola Cater for the Needy Foundation, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed some palliative materials to the People Living With Disabiluties (PLWDs) in Karamajiji, Abuja.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has accused the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi of working in concert with a Lagos company, United Capital Plc, to scam pensioners in the state of N6 billion.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique and club president Josep Maria Bartomeu have suggested Madrid, who sit four points clear of the Catalan giants at the top of La Liga, are benefiting from favourable decisions from referees.
The United Nations humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has assured Governor Inuwa Yahaya of UN’s support in its quest to strengthen its social safety nets.
Ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has reiterated the commitment of his administration to protection of lives and property.
Wimbledon was hailed as “a class act” on Friday after the tournament agreed to award £10 million in prize money to the 620 players who would have taken part in the tournament had it not been cancelled.