Category Archives: Breaking

COVID-19: Lagos To Enforce Wearing Of Face Mask From Next Week

Lagos State Government has unveiled plans to make the use of face mask in public places mandatory as from next week, The PUNCH reports. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced this on Monday April 20 as he announced that the state will prosecute patients who lie about their travel or health history. Speaking at the 7th briefing on COVID-19 at…

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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai Debunks Reports That He’s In Intensive Care

The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has dismissed reports that he’s in an intensive care unit in Lagos. El-Rufai in a tweet posted on Monday disclosed that he is working from the isolation centre while sharing photos from his virtual meeting of State Standing Committee on Covid-19. The meeting was Chaired by his…

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Mushin Residents Troop Out To Combat ‘One Million Boys’ Gang’ In Lagos

As the unrest within communities in Lagos grow, Mushin residents have taken it upon themselves to protect their lives and properties by trooping out against the 1 million boys gang on Monday. The gang known for its nefarious activities amidst the lockdown were said to have written the area earlier, informing the residents of their…

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COVID-19: Pandemics Are What Allah Use To Punish People — Buhari’s Aide, Basir Ahmad

Amidst rising deaths as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, globally, and increasing cases in Nigeria, Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmed, has said that “pandemics are what Allah S.W.T use to punish people.” The Presidential aide was quoting a Hadith, which in Islam refers to reports of statements or…

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Heavy Traffic Spotted On Third Mainland Bridge As Lagosians Flout Lockdown Orders

Since the Federal Government initiated its COVID-19 Lockdown, Nigerians have continued to flout the directives and the latest occurred early Monday morning when photos shared via Twitter showed a heavy traffic on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. The resident, Oloruntobi Adejare who shared the post alerted the state government to the fact that the lockdown isn’t being taken…

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Coronavirus: Lagos Hospital Urges Visitors To Undergo Test & Self-Isolate After Managing Case

A private Indian hospital in Lagos State, Vedic Lifecare Hospital, has called on all visitors to self-isolate over the risk of being exposed to coronavirus and also take a test, after the hospital said it admitted a patient who “later tested positive” after he was discharged. In a statement, the hospital said all persons who visited…

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Lagos Reveals That Most Of Its COVID-19 Deaths Occurred In Private Hospitals

12 of the 14 COVID-19 deaths in Lagos state occurred in private hospitals, the state government has revealed. LIB reports that only two died in the state facilities, while others died in private hospitals and also on their way there. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, reportedly disclosed this Sunday, April 19, while providing update…

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Obaseki Says Edo State Has Reportedly Spent Over N1bn To Combat COVID-19

According to circulating reports, Edo state Governor Godwin Obaseki has revealed that his administration has spent over N1billion in the state’s fight against COVID19. Speaking at a press briefing in Benin city, the state capital, the governor said his goverment is working hard to fight the virus with its limited resources. The state currently has 15 confirmed…

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105 Boko Haram Terrorists Killed By Nigerian Soldiers In Yobe

According to a statement released by the Nigerian Army, troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed 105 Boko Haram members in a recent offensive that was carried out against the insurgents. Nigerian Army spokesman Col. Sagir Musa who released the statement on Sunday April 19, said it was gathered that the terrorists were killed in northeastern Yobe…

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