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BREAKING: Lagos reopens worship centres Aug 7

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says worship centres in the state will reopen effective August 7, 2020. Worship centres had been shut in the state since March as part of measures to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus disease. The Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 had okayed the reopening of churches and mosques in the country in June …

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FG to close 3rd mainland bridge for six months beginning from July 24

The Federal Ministry of Works says it will be closing the ever-busy 3rd mainland bridge in Lagos for a period of six months beginning from July 24.   Disclosing this to newsmen today July 6, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, said consultations are currently ongoing for another phase of repair works to begin on the 11.8 km …

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Lagos state government threatens to impose new lockdown over increasing COVID-19 cases

The Lagos state government has warned that it could issue another lockdown as Coronavirus cases in the state continue to escalate.   Lagos state, Nigeria’s commercial capital has recorded over 9,741 cases with 1,475 recovered and 126 deaths and the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has revealed that the local government areas with the highest number of …

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Four more COVID19 deaths recorded in Lagos

Lagos state has recorded four more COVID19 deaths. This was disclosed via the state’s Ministry of Health’s Twitter handle this afternoon. This brings to 42 the number of COVID19 related deaths recorded in the state. ”199 new cases of #COVID19 Infection confirmed. Total confirmed cases in Lagos as at 20th of May is 2,970. 17 #COVID19Lagos patients; 6 females & …

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”To play dey hungry us” See letter purportedly sent by Mushin Area boys to a ‘1 million boys’ gang (photo)

A photo of a letter sent by the Area boys in Mushin, Lagos to ‘1 million boys’, the area gang that has been attacking and stealing from Lagos mainland residents since the Coronavirus lockdown started in Lagos state, has surfaced online.   In the alleged letter, the Area boys of Mushin, wrote “We the area boys of Mushin local government area hereby invite …

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Clubs, hotels shut down operations as Nigeria extends lockdown

Major clubs and hotels owners in Somolu and Bariga area of Lagos State have shut down operations as few that operates complaints of low patronage due to extended lockdown and insecurity. Newsmen, who monitored the effect of the extended lockdown order around the Local Government Area, reports that majority of clubs and hotels have been shut down while those operating, …

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Lagos records another coronavirus death

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the death of another COVID-19 related patient, barely 24 hours after the sixth death was recorded. It also announced that 25 new cases were recorded, bringing the total confirmed cases in the state to 217. The State Ministry of Health made this known through its verified Twitter account. The ministry, however, did not …

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37-year-old new mum dies of Coronavirus at LASUTH

A 37-year-old woman has died of COVID19 hours after she welcomed her baby at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH.   Punch reports that the deceased was delivered of her baby at the Lagos State Government-owned Alimosho General Hospital.  She developed infections in the course of the childbirth, and was subsequently rushed to LASUTH, also state-owned, where she was placed on admission …

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