Author: Michael George

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has cancelled the ongoing process set up for the appointment of a substantive ninth Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University, LASU. The Governor also directed that a fresh process that would terminate in forty-five days should commence with immediate effect. This was contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to […]

An Armoured Shield COVID19 Isolation Centre has been inaugurated in Victoria Island. The isolation centre was a purpose-built medical facility equipped with ICU capacities to respond to the potential risk of local transmission of COVID-19 pandemic Speaking at inauguration, Governor Sanwo-Olu assured Lagosians that his administration will not backtrack on public health deliverables. He said […]

The Lagos State Government has begun to intensify its public advocacy and sensitisation on the emergence of the second wave of COVID-19. This is being done through the interaction between staff of the Ministry of Information and Strategy and members of the public. Director of Public Enlightenment, Mr. Toyin Adeni-Awosika, who led the team, emphasised […]

Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, Resource Center, Lagos, is demanding full disclosure from the CBN on all funds and material donations in respect of Covid-19. The organisation made the request inline with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act. It wants the information with seven days. In the letter sent to the Governor […]

About one thousand, five hundred Muslim households in Ikorodu have been given food packages in the spirit of Ramadan. It is courtesy of the Lagos Assembly Majority Leader, Chief Sanai Agunbiade who represents Ikorodu Constituency One. Chief Agunbiade who was represented by the leader of the distribution team, Mr Azeez Olosugbo said the food packages […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it has started using Cobas system at the National Reference Laboratory to test for COVID-19. In a tweet, the agency says that it will enable it conduct nine hundred and eighty tests within eight hours. Cobas is a system used for a real-time test aimed at qualitative detection […]

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds have announced the birth of their son. A spokeswoman for Prime Minister Johnson and his partner said both mother and baby are doing very well. Report says Mr Johnson, who has just recovered from coronavirus, was present during the birth at a hospital in London. […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC has inaugurated two more laboratories in it’s arsenal to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. These bring to seventeen the total number of molecular laboratories thereby increasing the capacity to conduct over three thousand tests daily. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu who made this known in Abuja said […]

In the same vein, Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has relaxed the coronavirus lockdown imposed on the state and directed churches to commence full activities. The governor stated this in a broadcast to the people of the state yesterday evening. The Governor stated that the worshippers must wear face masks and observe the World Health […]

An estate agent identified as Ekundayo Oluwole Emmanuel has committed suicide in Ikorodu North local council area of Lagos State. Popularly known as ‘Shenko’, the victim who hailed from Ijero town in Ekiti state was said to have committed the crime over debt burdens. The 57 years old man resided at number 5, Community road, […]

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