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…

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Breaking: 4 new Coronavirus cases confirmed in Nigeria… see details

March 31, 2020 Editor 0

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed four new cases of Covid-19. Three of the new cases were confirmed in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) while one was discovered in Lagos. As at 08:00 pm, March 31, there are 139 confirmed case of #COVID-19 in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths

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COVID-19: Smuggled rice floods Lagos as residents brace for shutdown

March 26, 2020 Editorial III 0

As residents of Lagos prepare for the total shutdown of major markets in Lagos State due to the rapid spread of the pandemic (COVID-19), smuggled foreign rice has hit major market in the state, Blueprint has gathered. According to the latest household survey, despite the closure of the country’s land borders, the past few weeks have been characterized with rise Read More

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Breaking: Four new coronavirus cases recorded in Lagos as LASU puts off convocation

March 19, 2020 Editor 0

Barely 24 hours after five new case were recorded, Lagos state government has made public four new cases of coronavirus. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, just disclosed this in a press conference. Meanwhile, the 24th convocation ceremony of the Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo has been postponed indefinitely. The decision was in response to the rampaging coronavirus Read More

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Breaking: Lagos assembly crisis goes deeper

March 16, 2020 Editor 0

The Lagos State House of Assembly has remained in disarray after its Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa, Monday, insisted that the decision to remove or suspend Lawmakers would remain. Obasa then disbanded a committee set up to resolve the impasse that led to the removal of two principal officers and the suspension of two others. Obasa said this was because of publications Read More

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PDP can’t take Lagos in 2023 – Razak

March 4, 2020 Editorial III 0

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot defeat the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 elections in the Lagos state, according to Lagos former Commissioner for Public Transportation, Chief Lanre Razak. Chief Razak said going by the current transformational strides of the APC administration headed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu it would be impossible for the PDP to dethrone Read More