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LASG gives reasons for withdrawing case against Gbadamosi, Naira Marley

by Francis Nkem The Lagos State Government has revealed the conditions for withdrawing the charges brought against hip-hop star, Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley, former Lagos governorship aspirant, Babatunde Gbadamosi and his wife Folashade for defying the state Coronavirus social distancing directive. Naira Marley was represented in court by Damilola Ayinde-Marshall,

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80% of calls to Corona crisis lines are deception calls – LASG

by Winifred Okafor The Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi, has said that 80 percent of the calls got on the Corona crisis lines are deception calls from fickle individuals from the general public. Speaking during a session yesterday, Monday, April 6, 2020, the Commissioner said a great number of people call for

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Covid-19: Funke Akindele and husband fined NN100,000 each after pleading guilty

by Francis Nkem Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and her husband AbdulRasheed Bello have been convicted and fined N100,000 each by an Ogba Magistrate Court for flouting the Lagos State Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulation 2020. Delivering judgment after the couple pleaded guilty, Magistrate Y.O. Aje-Afunwa ordered the defendants to pay N100,000 naira each as fine. The magistrate also

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UPDATE: Funke Akindele arrested over house party

In the aftermath of the viral video of Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele’s house party which surfaced online earlier today, the Lagos State Police Command has arrested the actress for hosting a party in contravention of the lockdown order in Lagos State. According to reports, the actress has bee taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department,

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11 patients discharged in Lagos as NCDC confirms new Covid-19 cases

by Winifred Okafor The Lagos State Government has announced the discharge of 11 Covid-19 patients from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, Lagos Mainland. This is just as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced the discovery of 10 new cases reported in Lagos and Abuja respectively. The positive announcement of the discharge was disclosed by Lagos State

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Lagos rules out use of rapid test kits for Coronavirus

by Winifred Okafor The Lagos State government has ruled out the option of Rapid Test Kits for COVID-19 testing, saying most results from rapid tests are five times inaccurate and not fit to be used in an outbreak like COVID-19. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, stated this while inspecting a completed 120-bed isolation centre provided

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