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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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ASUU joins campaign against Coronavirus, distributes sanitizers

by Winifred Okafor The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has joined the campaign to curb the spread of the coronavirus by providing some intervention materials. The materials included sanitisers, handbills, and posters as well as jingles aimed at sensitising Nigerians on the pandemic. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, flagged

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FG debunks report Americans arrived Lagos without screening

by Winifred Okafor The Federal Government says it is absolutely false the media report that 26 Americans arrived at the Murtala Muhammed Inter­national Airport (MMIA), Lagos, on Monday without screening for Coronavirus. The government admonished the media to be circumspect of what they publish and desist from dishing out fake news aimed at frustrating efforts of government

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Relief as LASG discharge five Coronavirus patients

The Lagos State Government has discharged five Coronavirus patients at the infectious disease centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital, having gained full recovery. The patients, who had been quarantined at the isolation centre for weeks, looked stable and unruffled. While the discharged patients would like to be anonymous, they, however, expressed their joy and satisfaction over the treatment

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Lagos University Teaching Hospital Sends Away Man Who Tested Positive for Coronavirus Over Lack of Bed Space

by Badejo Oluwaseun Benson, who had hoped to be quarantined and treated at LUTH after being tested at the government-owned hospital on March 21, was asked to go back home over lack of bed space to admit him at the facility.  SaharaReporters gathered that since the refusal of LUTH to admit Benson,

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Lagos State Water Corporation Apologies Over Water Supply Disruption

by Alli Mustapha  In showing concern over distress faced by Lagosians over the absence of pipe-borne water, the Lagos State Water Corporation (LWC), has apologised to Lagosians over the current disruption of water supply in the state, saying the development was regrettable and that its team was already working towards restoring

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