Tag Archives: Lagos State

Lagos To Reopen Religious Centres August 7 & 9 Amid COVID-19 Spike

Lagos state government has announced that the ban on worship centres: churches and mosques has been lifted amid daily spike in the COVID-19 cases. Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, during a briefing at the State House in Marina, revealed that they be reopened from August 7 with mosques reopening next week Friday while churches to follow suit on Sunday, August 9. According to him,…

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Sanwo-Olu Assures Lagosians Of Minimal Discomfort Over Third Mainland Bridge Closure

The Lagos State Government has appealed to residents to be patient and bear with the inconveniences that will be experienced from the six-month partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge which begins on today, Friday July 24, 2020. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu assured that the pains will be minimal, noting that over 650 officers of the Lagos State…

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ICYMI: Lagos Discharges 56 More Recovered COVID-19 Patients

The Lagos State Government has recorded the discharge of 56 more recovered COVID-19 patients, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,897. In a statement released by the Lagos State Ministry of Health on Sunday, the former COVID-19 patients were discharged after testing negative to the virus. While giving a breakdown of the discharged persons, the Ministry…

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ICYMI: COVID-19 Death Toll In Lagos State Hits 181

According to latest reports, the number of coronavirus-associated fatalities in Lagos State increased to 181 on Wednesday with four more deaths. The state’s Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi disclosed this while giving an update on the case management of the virus in the state via Twitter. The commissioner said, “123 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed in Lagos…

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COVID-19: Lagos Police To Commence Arrest Of Face Mask Violators

The Lagos State Police Command has ensured that it will soon begin the massive arrest and prosecution of any residents caught flouting the proper use of face mask in public. The state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu disclosed this in an interview with The Nation on Wednesday July 8. According to him, the command has arrested 3,802 persons…

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COVID-19: Kano State Has The Best Recovery Rate In Nigeria

Kano has boasted the highest recovery rate among the most affected states in Nigeria, according to data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). On Sunday June 5th, 2020, Kano had 1,264 cases of the virus out of which 1,024 have been treated and discharged, meaning the state has a recovery rate of 63 percent, the highest so far in the country.…

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Lagos Residents Bemoan Effects Of Flood, Call For Government’s Aid

Iyana Ejigbo has lately become bad news to commuters and residents using the busy Isolo-Ejigbo-Ikotun road in Lagos. The terrible state has however left them with no option than call on the attention of government officials in repairing it. In a video that has since gone viral, an undisclosed lady took to the streets to capture…

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ICYMI: Lagos Discharges 40 More Recovered COVID-19 Patients

Lagos has recorded the discharge of 40 Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients as the State Government continues to record more success in the fighting against the deadly virus. Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. He explained that the recovered COVID-19 patients comprise 17 females and 23 males, including two foreign nationals. Governor Sanwo-Olu noted…

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Governor Sanwo-Olu Tributes Ibidun Ighodalo’s Sad Passing: “An Inspiration To Many”

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reacted to the sad passing of popular event planner, Ibidunni Ighodalo while paying a condolence visit to her husband, Pastor Itua Ighodalo. Recall that Ibidunni died on Sunday of apparent cardiac arrest in her hotel room in Port Harcourt, Rivers. Speaking after his visit to the family, Sanwo-Olu said…

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