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A 41-year-old Nigeria-Denmark citizen, Oluseyi Oladapo, was yesterday arraigned before a Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, over alleged unlawful dealings in hard drugs.
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.
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.
Nigeria has had its share of the global challenges – fall in oil prices, disruption in tribal and religious harmony spawning seemingly endless security crises; then came the ‘irrepressible’ COVID-19 threatening to wipe everyone out.
Nigeria Minister of Power, Alhaji Saleh Mamman, has dismissed the speculations that the federal government will pay two-month electricity for Nigerians as part of palliatives to citizens to cushion the effect of the lockdown due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
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.
The Sifax Group, owners of Port and Cargo Terminal, Tin Can Island Port, Lagos, on Saturday said that some of its staff had been isolated and the terminal fumigated following a COVID-19 case.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has donated 100 bags of rice and 300 bags of garri to the Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON).
The General Overseer, Resurrection Praise Ministries for Africa, Bishop Samson Benjamin, was on Wednesday charged with violating the Presidential Lockdown Order before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court.
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.
“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.
The Lagos State Government said it would only allow the 67 Nigerian returnees from Ivory Coast to leave for their state after completing their 14-day quarantine in the Badagry.
The Lekki-Epe Expressway was on traffic gridlock, yesterday, for the second day, despite the lockdown introduced by the Federal Government to check the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
Mr Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Industries Ltd., and Mr Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director, Access Bank Group, are spearheading a coalition of private sector organisations to support governments’ ongoing efforts at tackling the coronavirus (COVID-19) menace.
The bank said another employee at the same branch was at the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards on March 14. Lagos State Government said the event was attended by someone who later tested positive for coronavirus. It advised everyone who attended the industry event to self-isolate.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
Arsenal chiefs have identified Lille striker, Victor Osimhen, as a replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Tragedy hit the ancient town of Orin Akoko in the Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State following the death of a 70-year-old man, Mr Raphael Osayintuyi.
The centre-back was a key figure for Neil Lennon’s team as they won their ninth successive Scottish Premiership this season.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says its Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, is never involved in the process of offer of office allocation to the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) at its Complex.
George, a 46-year-old black man from Minneapolis, died while being arrested by four cops, with one kneeling on the back of his neck while pinning him to the ground in a report by Huffington Post.