Tag Archives: Lagos

Lagos Doctors Go On Strike Over Police Harassment

The Nigerian Medical Association in Lagos State has asked its members to embark on an indefinite ‘sit-at-home’ over alleged harassment and intimidation of medical workers by security agents in the state. The NMA on Wednesday gave the directive in a statement signed by its Chairman, Dr Saliu Oseni, and Secretary, Dr Ramon Moronkola, adding that the directive took effect from ...

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COVID-19 Update: 11 More Patients Discharged In Lagos

Amid so much anxiety all over the world, 11 more coronavirus patients have been discharged from the Lagos State facility in Yaba. The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, disclosed this today in his personal message to the people of the state. According to Sanwo-Olu, the patients have fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19 and have been allowed to return ...

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Coronavirus: Lagos Traces 1,300 As 12 Cases Are Confirmed In Nigeria

The Lagos State Government on Thursday confirmed four new coronavirus cases, bringing to 12, the total number of cases in the country. The state Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi,  who disclosed this at a press conference in  Ikeja, also said the Italian, who was the first person in the country to be diagnosed with the disease, had tested negative. Abayomi ...

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Coronavirus Lands In Nigeria As Lagos Records First Case

The Ministry of Health in Lagos State has confirmed its first case of the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), incidentally the first in Nigeria and in West Africa since the outbreak in China in January 2020. This was contained in a statement released Friday morning by the state Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi. It is the second confirmed case in ...

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Sanwo-Olu Reshuffles Cabinet

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced minor cabinet reshuffle, with the appointment of three new members. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Gboyega Akosile said eight cabinet portfolios affected by the redeployment include ministries of Local Government, ministry of Special Duties, Wealth Creation and Employment, Tourism, Arts and Culture, Home Affairs as well ...

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Lagos Agog With Style By Zenith

As at 8 am on Friday, November 29, all passers-by could notice that a big event was about to take place on the large expanse of land that form part of Eko Atlantic City, Bar-Beach Bus Stop on Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos. The stream of vehicles, the presence of mobile policemen and their vehicles and the number of ...

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Lagos Ready To Host U-20 Women World Cup

…Governor receives FIFA team, NFF leaders after facilities inspection Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured the safety of participants and visitors coming to the State for the Under-20 Women World Cup in 2020. The State, the Governor guaranteed, would ensure improvement in the condition of all sporting facilities already inspected by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) ...

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We Will Use Professionals In Diaspora To Build Lagos — Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Government has promised to bring Nigerians in Diaspora from around the world to the state to support capacity building for development of its teachers and other workforce for youth development and empowerment. This was stated by the Senior Special Assistant, SSA, to the governor of Lagos state on Diaspora Affairs, Mr. Jermaine Sanwo-Olu while declaring open a 2-day ...

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Traffic: Lagos Residents Welcome Electronic Toll System In Lekki

A cross section of Lagos residents and motorists on Friday commended the State Government for proposing a “touch and go” electronic payment system that will allow motorists pass quickly at the toll plaza of Lekki-Ikoyi Link bridge. The State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, had on Wednesday announced that the mode of toll collection at the bridge would completely go electronic ...

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