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Yeepa! Findings show that 24.2 percent of Lagos women have sexual intercourse before age 18

A recently released report from the National Demographic and Health Survey and the Multi-Indicator Cluster Survey has indicated that 24.2 percent of women in Lagos had their first sexual intercourse before attaining the age of 18 years. Speaking on the report, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, said

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Two confirmed dead as Lagos confirms 27 cases of diarrhea in Surulere, Somolu & Oshodi

Two persons have been confirmed dead in Lagos State following diarrhea outbreak in Lagod State, the government has confirmed. Speaking on the outbreak of the disease, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris said following the heavy rainfall being experienced in the State recently and the aftermath flooding of some

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Curbing suicide: LASG provides helplines to check suicide attempts

Following the spike in suicide attempts in Lagos in the last few weeks, the State Government has expressed concern with a promise to educate members of the public on suicide and common causes so as to check the tide in suicides and suicidal attempts across the State. The move by the

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Meningitis not recorded in Lagos yet; All you need to know about the epidemic

The Lagos State Government has announced that residents should remain calm maintaining that no case of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) has been recorded the state contrary to what has been published. Commenting on this, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris said the spread is caused by a new strain of

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Queens College Closure: Students to undergo fresh medical tests

Following the continuous closure of Queens College, Yaba, after the passing of the third Praise Sodipo as a result of diarrhea outbreak in the school, the Lagos State Government, has stated that the students will undergo fresh medical tests to prevent more deaths. This development was announced after a meeting involving

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Contaminated Water: Queens College management defy Lagos advise; Calls for student resumption

Days after the Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Health advised the management of Queens College, Yaba, to consider moving forward the planned resumption of students of the college, the school authorities have asked the students to resume for academic activities. The decision to go ahead with resumption was as

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Contaminated Water: Lagos asks Queens College to delay resumption

Ahead of the scheduled resumption of Queens College students following their extended holidays due to the demise of two students from the School, the Lagos State government has recommended that Queens College, Yaba, delay its resumption till appropriate measures are in place for the safety of its pupils. According to Commissioner

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Lagos Cholera Outbreak: 6 Persons Confirmed Dead In Isolo

The Lagos State Government has confirmed the death of six people following a fresh outbreak of cholera in the Isolo Local Council Development Area of Lagos State in the area. The outbreak of the deadly disease has been traced by government health officers to the consumption of ‘Abacha’, a local of Salad

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