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COVID-19: Low Turnout As Churches Reopen In Lagos

Churches in Lagos have re-opened partially across the state on Sunday, August 9, 2020, after being locked down for about four months in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This follows the directive announced by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on August 1, 2020, with the provision that worship centres can only fill up 50 per cent […]

Third Mainland Bridge: Sanwo-Olu Urges Lagosians To Cooperate With Traffic

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has implored motorists to cooperate with Traffic Officers as the six months partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge commences. Governor Sanwo-Olu, via his verified Twitter handle, said: “Earlier today, I stopped at the Adeniji Adele end of the Third Mainland Bridge to inspect the ongoing effort to […]

Supreme Court Strikes Out Suits By Lagos And Ekiti Challenging

The Supreme Court has struck out a suit brought by the Attorney- General of Ekiti State, Olawale Fapohunda, against the Attorney-General of the Federation regarding the legality of virtual court sittings. In the suit, Mr Fapohunda asked the court to determine whether the directive issued by the AGF to the Heads of Courts at Federal […]

86 Nigerians Arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

Eighty six Nigerians have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, via Air Sudan. The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this in a tweet on Friday, July 3, 2020, but did not reveal where they returned from. According to the NIDCOM Boss, the returnees will go on […]

Nigeria Records 566 New Cases Of COVID-19, As Total Infections,

Nigeria has recorded 566 new cases of the novel coronavirus late Monday, June 29, 2020, bringing the total number of infections to 25,133. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the new figures via its verified Twitter handle. Giving a breakdown of the cases, the NCDC noted that the five states with the highest […]

317 Stranded Nigerians In UK Arrive In Abuja

The Nigerian government has evacuated 317 more citizens stranded in the United Kingdom as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) announced the arrival of the returnees, including nine infants on Sunday, June 28, 2020, via its Twitter handle. It explained that the Air Peace flight conveying the Nigerians touched […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 779 New Cases As Total Infections Exceed

Nigeria has recorded 779 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 24,077. This was confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control via a tweet on its official Twitter handle on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Saturday’s new cases marked the highest daily increase since the health agency started reporting COVID-19 infections […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 675 New Cases

Nigeria has recorded 675 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 20,919. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this via ita offical twitter handle on Monday, June 22, 2020. According to the health agency, 7,109 patients have been successfully treated and discharged while 525 have died from the virus. […]

Sanwo Olu-Mosques, Churches To Reopen From June 19 And 21

The Lagos State government has reviewed some of the protocols being used to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the state. While addressing a press conference at the Government House in Lagos, Gov Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced on Thursday, June 4, 2020, that the government would be relaxing the measures in the coming days. He […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 229 New Cases, Total Infections Now 8,068

Nigeria has recorded 229 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total infection in the country to 8,068. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the new cases via a tweet through its official handle late Monday, May 25, 2020. Of the 229 cases in the country; Lagos-90Katsina-27Imo-26Kano-23FCT-14Plateau-12Ogun-9Delta-7Borno-5Rivers-5Oyo-4Gombe-3Osun-2Anambra-1Bayelsa-1 This takes the country’s total infections […]