2023: Atiku’s chances wane as crisis rocks support organisation

August 2, 2020 Editor 0

Ahead of the 2023 Presidential election, fresh crisis brewing in the camp of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may be of an advantage to former Lagos state governor, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This is as a result of allegations that a cabal to the former Read More

Lady stabs boyfriend to death for ‘cheating’

August 2, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

A 24-year-old lady identified as Nkechi, and popularly known as Omalicha has been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend, Auwal Suleiman, 26, to death over alleged cheating. The unfortunate incident happened on Saturday at their residence in Sagbokoji Island, Apapa, Lagos state. According to a source, the couple, who started dating in 2018, and began living together Read More

Breaking: Another building collapses in Lagos, many trapped

July 24, 2020 Editor 0

Many are feared dead after a two-storey building collapsed and trapped occupants along Cemetery road, opposite the health centre in Ebute Metta, Lagos. Blueprint gathered the collapsed structure which houses shops and residential apartments at noon on Friday. Already, officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) have kicked off rescue operation as at the time of filing this Read More

Breaking: Hasty tank farms’ relocation’ll disrupt petroleum products’ supply – NNPC

July 15, 2020 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised against a swift relocation of tank farms from their current locations along Ijegun, Kirikiri areas in Lagos and other parts of the country in order to avoid a dislocation in the supply and distribution chain of petroleum products across the country. The corporation made the submission Wednesday at a hearing by the Read More

Breaking: Akeredolu’s aide takes over health ministry in Ondo

July 4, 2020 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN has approved that his special adviser on Health, Dr Jibayo Adeyeye, should oversee activities of the Ministry of Health.  The latest development followed the death of the substantive Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, two days ago.  Dr Jibayo, a two-term lawmaker at the Lagos State House of Assembly is a consummate medical practitioner. He is a Read More

Alleged feud between Buhari, Tinubu: Presidency breaks silence

June 27, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Presidency said Saturday that the change of national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has not affected the relationship between President Muhammadu Buhari and the former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu. A statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, said the change is not a Read More

Breaking: At last, Tinubu opens up on APC crisis

June 27, 2020 Editor 0

Former Governor of Lagos state Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has reacted to recent developments in the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to Tinubu, one of the chieftains of the party, President Muhammadu Buhari, was right to dissolve the former National Working Committee (NWC) of APC. He said the action the National Executive Committee (NEC) led by Buhari took the latest decision Read More

Why some businesses may remain closed in Lagos

June 8, 2020 Segun Odunewu 0

With the rising index cases of COVID-19 in the country, especially Nigeria’s business hub, Lagos state, some businesses may not be re-opened after the expiration of the present two weeks easing process, according to the state government. The Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration has insisted that relaxation centres such as bars, nightclubs, spas, gyms, cinemas and parks remain closed unless they successfully Read More

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu approves appointment of agric commissioner as Oba-elect

June 5, 2020 Temitope Musowo 0

The Lagos State Executive Council, under the leadership of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the nomination and appointment of Prince Gbolahan Lawal as the new Oba-elect of Iruland (the Oniru-Elect of Iruland). A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, on Friday stated that the appointment of Prince Lawal as the Oniru-Elect, which takes immediate Read More

LASUTH’s effort against Covid-19

May 31, 2020 Editorial III 0

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has been leading the support for the Lagos state government in containing the dreaded coronavirus pandemic that is ravaging the world. Incidentally, the index case broke out in the state and the only state-owned tertiary health institution had risen up to the occasion by contributing his quota in both human and intellectual resources Read More

Breaking: 87 patients beat Covid-19 in Lagos, rejoin families, friends

May 27, 2020 Editor 0

Up to 87 people earlier infected with coronavirus have regain their full health status and have been discharged from various isolation centres in Lagos state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who disclosed this Wednesday night via Twitter handle said, “Today, 87 recovered #COVID19 patients; 40 females & 47 males, were discharged to rejoin the society. They were discharged having fully recovered & Read More

Covid-19: Health Commissioner gives fresh update, confirms 38 dead, 2640 total cases in Lagos

May 19, 2020 Editor 0

Lagos state Commissioner of Health, Prof Akin Aboyomi, has confirmed that 38 Covid-19 related deaths have been recorded in the state. Prof Abayomi via his twitter handle said, “74 new Covid-19 infection confirmed in Lagos. Total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Lagos is now 2640. “Two more Covid-19 related deaths recorded in Lagos. This brings total Covid-19 related deaths Read More

Breaking: 22-year-old Covid-19 patient delivered of twins

May 19, 2020 Editor 0

Again, Lagos State Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has history during the Covid-19 era. The Lagos-based hospital has announced delivery of a twin baby by a Covid-19 patient. LUTH Chairman Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC), Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo, who made this known via the hospital’s Twitter account said, “LUTH delivers fourth patient (22 years old) with COVID-19 of twins (3.2kg and 3.25kg for Read More

Breaking: Lagos Health Commissioner makes fresh Covid-19 revelation on Nigerian returnees

May 17, 2020 Editor 0

Lagos Commissioner Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has revealed that three of Nigerian evacuees from Dubai have tested positive for coronavirus. Some days ago, 256 Nigerians returned to the country, and were quarantined in Lagos. Prof Abayomi who revealed this via his twitter handle, Sunday morning, said, “3 of the returnees recently evacuated from Dubai have tested positive for Covid-19 infection Read More

Breaking: Woman with Covid-19 delivered of new baby as Lagos discharges 67 more patients

May 16, 2020 Editor 0

Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced safe baby delivery of a woman with Covid-19. Sanwo-Olu who announced this via his twitter handle, Saturday evening, said, “I bring you great news from our isolation facilities. Today, a pregnant #COVID19 patient was delivered of a baby boy at the Gbagada Isolation Centre. Both mother and child are doing well. “Also, 67 Read More

Breaking: Lagos treats, discharges oldest Covid-19 patient

May 13, 2020 Editor 0

Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced successful treatment and discharge of a 98-year-old woman from the isolation centre after testing negative twice. The woman was among 26 others discharged later on Wednesday. Sanwu-Olu who revealed this Wednesday night via twitter handle said, “Today, we discharged a 98 year old woman, our oldest #COVID19 patient in Lagos. She joined 25 Read More

Covid-19: Lagos confirms 33 dead as cases near 2000

May 9, 2020 Editor 0

Lagos state government has confirmed the death of 33 Covid-19 patients since the pandemic found its way into the commercial city in Nigeria. Confirming this on Saturday via his twitter handle, Commissioner for Health Prof Akin Abayomi said 176 new coronavirus cases were recorded on Friday while 42 patients were successfully treated and discharged. He said the number of confirmed Read More

Breaking: Again, Lagos treats, discharges massive 48 Covid-19 patients

May 7, 2020 Editor 0

Lagos state has again treated and released massive 48 Covid-19 patients. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who disclosed this on Thursday said, “We will continue to celebrate and acknowledge our wins, as well as reflect on our losses. These will help us stay on course, prevent us from being distracted, help us stay focused as we face this pandemic head-on. “The patients, Read More

Breaking: Lagos, NDDC officials in airport, set to receive Nigerians from UAE

May 6, 2020 Suleiman Idris 0

Officials of Lagos State government, the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), alongside others personnel from the Nigeria Immigration Service and associated bodies are waiting to receive Nigerians aboard Emirates Airline. No fewer than 265 Nigerians are currently airborne from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The flight is expected to touch down the International Read More

Breaking: 2 returnees import new Covid-19 cases to Nasarawa

April 30, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

Nasarawa state Thursday, recorded two new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total of confirmed cases in the state to three. Governor Abdullahi Sule announced this in a press briefing at government house Lafia, the state capital. According to the governor, the victims are returnees from Lagos state. He said the two new cases who have been under quarantine at the Read More

COVID-19: Why Ebonyi is yet to record any case – Commissioner

April 26, 2020 Paul Okah 0

The Ebonyi state Commissioner for Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Chief Oluchukwu Ukie Ezeali, popularly known as P. Noble has commended the efforts of the state governor, Engr. David Umahi, in making sure that the Coronavirus pandemic does not spread to the state as Ebonyi is the only state in the South East yet to record a COVID-19 case. From the Read More