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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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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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Lockdown not solution to coronavirus- Gbadamosi

VIDEO: Babatunde Gbadamosi contradicts Funke Akindele’s house party claims

In the aftermath of Funke Akindele’s arrest by the Lagos State Police Command for hosting a house party in contravention of the lockdown order in Lagos State, an attendee at the party and a former gubernatorial candidate in Lagos, Babatunde Gbadamosi has reacted to the development. Gbadamosi who is the owner of Amen Estate where

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COVID 19 in Ikorodu

Covid-19: Four more patients discharged in Lagos

by Francis Nkem The Lagos State Government has announced the discharge of four more Covid-19 patients following their full recovery from the viral infection. According to the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu who announced the development via his Twitter page, the news is a welcome development to the containment of the disease in the state. The patients -

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Corona Virus: InsideMainland called Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and here are our findings

In the wake of the CoronaVirus epidemic that is currently ravaging nations across the world and the ensuing silent panic following the discovery of the index case in Lagos, Nigeria, residents continue to crave information that can them take precautionary steps.  Since the detection of the index case in Nigeria, the Lagos State Government through its Ministry

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‘Why NUC stopped UNILAG convocation’

by Badejo Oluwaseun The National Universities Commission (NUC) stopped the University of Lagos convocation because the Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe “sidelined the Governing Council”, it was learnt on Tuesday. The VC failed to obtain the Council’s approval for the Convocation Ceremonies. The NUC expressed shock that the VC allegedly compiled and

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