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Beware of cooking with firewood – Experts warn

by Oluwasaye Racheal A public health physician, Dr Orode Doherty, has warned against using firewood for cooking, saying it has the same health consequences as smoking. Speaking during the Lagos State Executive and Stakeholders’ Liquefied Petroleum Gas Workshop, Doherty, who is the Managing Director of Ingress Health Partners, said that cooking with firewood, charcoal or kerosene

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Dear Mainlanders, 6 important things you need to know about the Lassa virus and how to prevent it

by Leslie Jacks Dear residents of the Lagos Mainland, medical experts have announced that the Lassa fever is back with reported cases in parts of the country. For starters, Lassa fever is a viral illness caused by Lassa virus whose causative agent is rats. its a viral illness lasting one to four weeks. These rodents live

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Otufodunrin, Group task journalists on quality reportage of migration

by Paul Agada Veteran journalist, Mr Lekan Otufodunrin, on Thursday, December 12, 2019, has urged journalists to step up their efforts in reporting migration and its impact on the populace. Otufodunrin made this call as one of the facilitators at a media workshop organized by a non-governmental organization, The Migrant Project which featured the journalists from various media

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Good news for Mainlanders as Lagos State Ferry Service set to begin operation

Following the recent yearnings of Lagos residents and the backlash that trailed the state of major roads across the state, there is finally good news for motorists and residents of various communities in the State. This is as a result of the announcement by the Lagos State Governor, His Excellency, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on the introduction

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Ikeja Electric launches e-bills initiative for customers’ convenience

Power distribution company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) has introduced electronic billing (e-billing) platform, which enables customers to receive electricity bills promptly and conveniently, via channels, such as SMS, USSD, email, IE Bill portal and IE mobile application. The e-billing initiative is part of the firm’s desire to leverage innovation and technology to improve customer experience. It

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#TheMigrantCorner: Experts warn Nigerian students against illegal migration

In the wake of the illegal migration by young Nigerians across parts of the country to other countries, local migration Expert, Ruth Okoirhon has warned Nigerian youths to desist from migrating illegally. Okoirhon made the call while speaking at a symposium which was organized by the Ifako Ijaiye local branch of National Youth Council of Nigeria

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LASG raises the alarm over harmful vaccine administration on school children

The Lagos State Government says it has uncovered a plot by a non-governmental organisation by administering harmful vaccines to children to disrupt the ongoing polio vaccination in the state. Dr. Jide Lawal, the Permanent Secretary, Primary Healthcare Board, made this known on Tuesday night, May 21, 2019, in Lagos.

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GHEN GHEN: LASG confiscates 30 tonnes of ‘poisonous ponmo’

The Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Agriculture, State Taskforce on Environment and Special Offences Enforcement Unit and officers of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday, May 7, 2019, said it had seized 30 Tonnes of animal hides and skin popularly known as ‘ponmo’ presumed to be poisonous and unhealthy for human consumption

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Here is why Agege LG boss has been driving buses in the community

The Executive Chairman of Agege Local Government, Lagos State, Alhaji Ganiyu Kola Egunjobi, has been pictured on the driver’s seat of buses lately. This was part of the moves Egunjobi used in launching a free school bus scheme for pupils within the local government. In launching, he chose to drive the students himself. InsideMainland

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