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Buhari set to borrow fresh $5.513bn loan

President Muhammadu Buhari has written a letter to the Federal House of Representatives seeking approval of his decision to borrow another $5.513bn loan to augment the shortfalls in the budget performance for the 2020 budget cycle. The letter was read on the floor of the House by the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila,

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“Lagos will see decline in COVID-19 cases in four to six months” – LASG

Professor Akin Abayomi, the Lagos state Commissioner for Health, says the state will begin to see a significant decline in the number of COVID-19 cases in four to six months. Abayomi disclosed this when he spoke at the 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing in commemoration of the One-Year Anniversary of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu's

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Stop destroying roads for your properties- LASG

The Lagos State Government has warned property developers in the State to desist from destroying roads and access routes to create access to their properties and construction sites. This warning was issued on Tuesday by the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako during a routine monitoring of

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See how Nigerians reacted to the 256 cases in Lagos

'256 in Lagos' trending on Lagos Twitter as Nigerians are reacting to the 256 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Lagos alone on Wednesday, May 27  While some Nigerians are shocked by the new cases in Lagos, others seemed to be indifferent. See reactions below. https://twitter.com/TosinOdunfa/status/1265794054916386817?s=20 https://twitter.com/unuante/status/1265968823817175040?s=20 https://twitter.com/timmie__/status/1265883985361674241?s=20 https://twitter.com/BashirAhmaad/status/1265782485981462530?s=20 https://twitter.com/e_liquor/status/1265784914408062981?s=20 https://twitter.com/iampholu/status/1265784044131926021?s=20 READ ALSO: "No dates set for reopening

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Lockdown: Open roads for Inter-state travel- Hon. Akin Alabi

A federal lawmaker in Nigeria, Akin Alabi, has asked the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to open up the country’s airports and also open up the roads to allow inter-state travel to resume. Hon. Alabi, who represents Egbeda/Ona-Ara Federal Constituency in Oyo state, made the recommendations his Twitter handle @akinalabi on

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COVID-19: FG shortlists three Nigerian drugs for treatment

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has said the Federal Ministry of Health has shortlisted for further investigations, three Nigerian drugs, which have the potential to cure  COVID-19 or treat its symptoms. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss

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Eighty-seven COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos

Eighty-seven patients undergoing treatment for coronavirus at isolation centres in Lagos State have been discharged. The Lagos State Ministry of Health made this known in a series of tweets on Wednesday. It said the patients were discharged after testing negative twice for the virus. Those discharged comprised 40 females and 47 males. The LSMOH

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