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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 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 […]

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria will come out of COVID-19 pandemic stronger. Professor Osinbajo made the assertion during his interaction at the 2020 edition of ‘The Platform’ which theme is “Nigeria’s battle against COVID-19”. He spoke specifically about how the country would transform the challenges caused by the pandemic into opportunities […]

The Joint Health Sector Wokers’ Union,JOHESU, wants government to develop a reliable template for the payment of hazard allowance for health workers in the post COVID-19 era. It frowned at NMA’s decision to present selective list of health workers who will benefit from COVID-19 hazard allowances, insisting that the entire value chain of health workers, […]

Over two hundred thousand Primary Health Care, PHC, workers are undergoing various trainings to curtail the spread of Covid-19 at the grassroots. The wMinister of Health,Dr. Osagie Ehanire, made this known in Abuja, at the National Training of Trainers on Primary Healthcare Workers Guide on COVID-19 outbreak preparedness and response. He explained that PHC workers […]

There is an urgent need to start gathering national data if Nigeria desires to move forward socially and economically. This is the submission of governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State while responding to a question on the digital edition of the PLATFORM, a Christian Centre socio-political programme. He said that data was a critical component […]

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