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Twenty new cases of Coronavirus disease has been recorded in the country, bringing the total number confirmed cases to one hundred and thirty-one. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle at nine o’clock last night. A breakdown of the twenty new cases of #COVID19 revealed that Lagos has , […]

Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde has tested positive for coronavirus disease and is in self-isolation. The governor made this known this known in a statement on his verified Twitter handle where he disclosed that he is asymptomatic. In the statement Governor Makinde directs the former Chief Medical Director of the University College, Ibadan, Professor Temitope […]

The Mile 12 International market in Lagos is introducing Mobile Market to cushion the lockdown occasioned by the Coronavirus disease. The mobile market will visit streets in the neighbourhood in all the Local Government and Local Council Development Areas for retail sales of essential perishable commodities. According to the Chairman of the market, Alhaji Shehu […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria has begun the equipping of medical facilities across the six Geo political zones of the country. The facilities include the creation of testing, isolation and treatment centers as well as provision of intensive care units and molecular testing laboratories. In a statement by the Bank’s Director of Corporate Communications, Mr […]

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged security agents to be friendly in enforcing the lockdown order which became operational today. President Buhari had announced a fourteen-day cessation of movement in Lagos, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Ogun State as part of the steps to break the cycle of the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in […]

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, c SERAP, wants the Federal Government to publish weekly details of funds and other resources allocated for COVID19. Such details should include money allocated from the public coffers and those received from the private sector, how it was utilised and how it intends to disburse unutilised funds. It is […]

BY YEMISI DADA Long queues are already at the entrance of most Banks in Ikorodu area of Lagos as early as seven o’clock this morning. This is connec goted to the Presidential declaration of a curfew in Lagos in the next fourteen days starting from 11pm. Most Bank customers are apprehensive that the ATM machines […]

BY INNOCENT ONOH There has been panic buying of food items and other essentials by residents of Lagos state since last night following the declaration of a two-week curfew by President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast. Consequently, the prices of most food items including garri, rice, beans and fish skyrocketed. A custard bucket full […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has imposed a total lock down of Lagos and Ogun states, as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In his address to the nation, the President stated that based on the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC, it became imperative that an initial lock down period of […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared curfew in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja in the next fourteen days effective from 11pm tomorrow Monday, as part of the Federal government’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. The President who gave the directive in a national broadcast, explained that the curfew affects all organizations and businesses except those […]


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