Breaking: Fashola reveals when Lagos Third Mainland bridge ‘ll be shut down

July 21, 2020 Editor 0

Ahead of scheduled repair works, Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has disclosed that movement on the Third Mainland bridge in Lagos will be shut down as from Friday July 24, 2020. Revealing this on Tuesday, Fashola said the closed down will enable contractor carry out repair work between July and January next year. Details loading…

Breaking: At last, FG reveals when domestic flights will resume in Abuja, Lagos, Kano, Owerri, other airports

July 1, 2020 Adeola Tukuru 0

Domestic flights which have been suspended in Nigeria since March 2020 will finally resume on July 8, 2020. The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika who announced on Wednesday, also disclosed that the flights will commence with the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja and the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos.  In a press statement issued on Wednesday by the Director, Read More

Breaking: At last, 317 stranded Nigerians in London arrive Abuja

June 28, 2020 Editor 0

No fewer than 317 Nigerians stranded in London Sunday night arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja after takeoff delay. Disclosing this via its Twitter handle, the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) wrote, “317 Nigerians including 9 infants arrives Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at about 9:50pm local time via Air Peace flight P47801 from Heathrow @HeathrowAirport London, today, Sunday, 28th Read More

Breaking: 18 stranded Nigerians in Europe touch down Lagos, another 145 return from Sudan

June 26, 2020 Editor 0

A total of 163 stranded Nigerians on Friday returned back to Nigeria through Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and Murtala Muhammed Int’l airport Lagos respectively. While 145 arrived Abuja from Sudan, 18 others from France were taken directly to Lagos, and are all meant to proceed on 14-day isolation. Disclosing this latest information, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) via their Read More

Nigeria records highest Coronavirus cases; Lagos, Ebonyi numbers soar again

June 19, 2020 Editor 0

Nigeria on Thursday recorded the highest coronavirus cases since the pandemic hit the most populous African nation.. Specially, the country recorded 745 new cases of COVID-19. The latest figure shot the total number of infections in the country to 18,480. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Thursday through its official Twitter handle. NCDC said that the 745 Read More

Breaking: High Coronavirus numbers return to Lagos as Nigeria’s cases near 13,000, up to 361 dead

June 9, 2020 Editor 0

After two days, Lagos again recorded more than 100 Covid-19 cases on Monday. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the country’s total cases have hit 12801, 361 out of them are dead, while 4040 patients have recovered. On Monday, the entire Africa’s most populous nation recorded 315 cases. Here is state by state breakdown; Lagos- 128 FCT-34 Read More

Breaking: Orji Uzor freed from Kuje prison…see pictures

June 3, 2020 Editor 0

A former Governor of Abia state Orji Uzor Kalu has been finally released from Kuje custodial centre, barely two days after a federal high court in Lagos ordered his release. Uzor Kalu was released shortly before 8pm, on Wednesday weeks after the Supreme Court ordered retrial of his financial corruption case. Details loading…

Coronavirus: Anxiety as Nigeria records highest daily tally, total cases near 10000, Lagos numbers shoot up again

May 31, 2020 Editor 0

Nigeria’s fight the coronavirus pandemic took a turn following record of over 500 new cases, the highest so far since infection pierced into the country. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Africa’s most populous nation harvested 553 new cases on Saturday. Lagos is still the worst hit with a total of 9855 cases in Nigeria at the Read More

Covid-19: 200 confirmed dead as Lagos, Rivers, other states haul more cases, Nigeria’s total near 7000

May 21, 2020 Editor 0

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 200 people dead out of total 6677 cases already recorded in the country. However, 1840 have been succesfully treated and discharged. On Wednesday, NCDC also announced that 284 new cases were dictated. Out the new cases, 199 were discovered in Lagos, while Rivers recorded 26 more patients. Below is state by 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: Nigeria records 15 new deaths as total cases near 4500… Lagos, Jigawa, Borno, Kano lead new tally

May 11, 2020 Editor 0

Exactly 15 Covid-19 patients died in Nigeria on Sunday after losing the battle against deadly pandemic. According to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, there was also 248 new cases from 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory. The states with the fresh cases include; 81-Lagos 35-Jigawa 26-Borno 26-Kano 20-Bauchi 13-FCT 12-Edo 10-Sokoto 7-Zamfara 4-Kwara 4-Kebbi 2-Gombe 2-Taraba 2-Ogun 2-Ekiti Read More

Breaking: At last, stranded Nigerians from UK land in Abuja… Pictures

May 8, 2020 Editor 0

No fewer than 253 Nigerians from the United Kingdom have finally arrived Abuja after hours of delay in Lagos. The returnees touched down Lagos since afternoon, and have been kept at the airport after officials experienced hitches. Confirming their arrival in Abuja, Chairman Diaspora Commission Abike Dabiri-Erewa a while ago via her twitter handle said, “Finally. In Abuja. With 253 Read More

Breaking: First Coronavirus case hits Kebbi

April 27, 2020 Editor 0

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, on Sunday night announced that the state has recorded the first case of COVID-19. He said the index case was a 40-year old man, with travel history to Lagos Speaking in Birnin Kebbi, the governor said the index case has been taken to the Isolation centre . The governor said, “Regrettably, however, Kebbi state Read More

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Breaking: In Lagos, Medical doctor with Covid-19 is dead

April 15, 2020 Editor 0

It was moment of sorrow amid mixed feeling after a medical doctor treating Covid-19 patient died at Lagos University Teaching Hospital. Emeka Chugbo, a 51-year-old doctor, Wednesday, became the first health worker to die of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Details loading…

Breaking: Fire at Lagos airport hotel!

April 9, 2020 Editor 0

Fire is currently raging at the Lagos airport hotel with men of the fire service encountering difficult time trying to put it off. Authorities at the airport are still being contacted by our correspondent to confirm the latest development. Details loading…