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COVID-19: 51 violators sentenced, to undergo 14-day quarantine

by Winifred Okafor A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos Wednesday sentenced 51 persons to one-month community service for violating the social distancing directives of the Lagos State Government. Chief Magistrate Peter Ojo convicted the defendants following their plea of guilty to twin one-count charges of unlawful gathering. The violators include the 34 out of 37 persons arrested by the

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Covid-19: LUTH approves life insurance for health workers

by Winifred Okafor The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi Araba, Lagos Mainland, has announced a disaster protection for each staff functioning in the frontline to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the country. Commenting on the development, the Chief Medical Director of LUTH, Prof Chris Bode said; "We expect to record by zero paces of patient-to-staff

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JUST IN: Former Lagos guber candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi arrested

Information reaching InsideMainland has it that former gubernatorial candidate in Lagos State, Babatunde Gbadamosi, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly contravening lockdown order declared by the State Government to curtail coronavirus spread. According to Guardian, Gbadamosi was detained after being spotted in a viral video attending a birthday party organised by Nollywood actress,

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Ikorodu residents react to stay-at-home directive

by Francis Nkem Residents of Ikorodu community, Lagos Mainland, have confessed that staying at home because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic across the world has made life boring and frustrating, but admit it is something everyone has to live with. Lamenting against the backdrop of social distancing, self-isolation and lock­down regulations that have been imposed by the federal

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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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Here’s what Dettol said about their brand ambassador flouting COVID-19 orders

Moments after the Lagos State Police Command announced the arrest of Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele for hosting a house party in contravention of the lockdown order in Lagos State, Dettol Nigeria has also reacted to the development. According to the brand in tweet messages shared via its official handle, the actress is not its

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Obasa breaks silence on Covid-19 palliatives

Following the wide condemnation that trailed the relief package sponsored by Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, in Agege, Lagos Mainland, has finally reacted to the development. He advised those criticising him for not doing enough with the relief packages he recently shared to his Agege constituents to stop playing politics

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