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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 […]

Legendary Highlife Musician, Dr Victor Olaiya, OON, has been buried today. He was fondly described as the last of the origin, the evil genius of highlife music whose demise occured on the 12th of February 2020 at 89 years. Due to the conoravirus pandemic and the order of the Federal government on social gathering the […]

Doctors in Lagos State say they will not work if they are not kited with Personal Protective Equipment. Their resolve is coming on the heels of the revelation that sixteen of them have infected with Coronavirus disease in the line of duty. The Chairman of Medical Guild in the state, Dr. Sodipo Oluwajimi expressed surprise […]

The Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19 is worried over the failure of many Nigerians to adhere strictly to advisories on the ease of lockdown. The Chairman of PTF, Mr Boss Mustapha, said that the level of compliance was unsatisfactory especially with regards to social distancing, and the use of face masks. Mr. Mustapha who […]

Concerned Lagos residents have advised governments to start a sensitisation campaign to enlighten the citizenry of the reality and danger of covid-19 pandemic. In a chat with Radio One, they said that many Nigerians are still ignorant of the pandemic and the consequences of not complying with medical advisories on the disease. They said that […]

The Somali authorities say a plane carrying coronavirus aid supplies has crashed, killing the six people on board. The aircraft was owned by African Airways. It left the capital Mogadishu and briefly stopped in the city of Baidoa before continuing to the town of Bardale, in the southern Bay region, where it crashed a short […]

The Lagos State Assembly has debunked a media report alleging that the Speaker, Chief Mudashiru Obasa spend seventeen million naira on monthly basis to maintain his residence and guest house. The Assembly during plenary described the allegation as baseless and misleading and a deliberate attempt to tarnish the image of the Assembly. The Clerk of […]

The largest freshwater lake in Africa, East Africa’s Lake Victoria, has seen its shores rise to record levels, submerging businesses, homes and threatening thousands of lives and livelihoods. Reports by BBC reveale that in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania the rising waters have forced families to abandon their flooded homes. Also in Budalangi, Western Kenya, dozens […]

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