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“We Expect Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus To Keep Rising” –

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it expects the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country to keep rising. NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, who stated this on Monday, March 30, 2020, during his appearance on Channels Television, was hopeful that Nigeria would be able to manage the situation and reverse […]

COVID-19: “Military Ready To Enforce Lockdown In Lagos, Abuja, Ogun”

The Defence Headquarters says the Military is ready to implement the presidential order on the restriction of movement to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major-General John Enenche, announced this on Monday, March 30, 2020, while briefing Reporters at the DHQ in Abuja. This comes a […]

Coronavirus Index Case: Lagos Releases Identities Of Missing Passengers Aboard

The Lagos State government has released the names of two individuals that had primary contact with the Italian index case of coronavirus as the  state government is still in search of the remaining two passengers aboard the Turkish Airlines with the Italian coronavirus patient. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, gave their […]

“Three Nigerian Laboratories Equipped To Test Coronavirus” -F.G

The Federal Government has equipped three laboratories in Nigeria with re-agents capable of detecting any possible case of Coronavirus in the country. The disease, which first broke out in the Wuhan province of China in December 2019, has infected over 42,708 people and claimed about 1,017 lives. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire who […]

Fuel Tanker Goes Up In Flames In Lagos

A tanker laden with about 11,000 litres of diesel went up in flames at the Abule Osun Bus Station, Ojo barracks axis of the Badagry expressway, Lagos. The scene of the accident is adjacent to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) construction yard. The incident happened on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Director-General of the Lagos […]

“My Govt Will Inaugurate 47 Road Projects, 13 Housing Estates

President Muhammadu Buhari says in 2020, his Government will complete 47 ongoing road projects, including those leading to the nation ports, and major bridges including substantial work on the Second Niger Bridge.  In a letter to Nigerians to commemorate the New Year, the President assured Nigerians that he will also complete within the course of […]

Lagos-Ibadan Rail: Contractor’s Delay Becoming Embarrassing – Amaechi

The Federal Government on Saturday The Minister of Transportation Mr Rotimi Amaechi  has expressed disappointment at the very slow pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard gauge rail project. The Minister of Transportation made this known during his routine inspection of the project, the last one for the year 2019. Amaechi observed that work at […]

Four Feared Dead In Lagos Gas Explosion

At least four persons were feared dead in a gas explosion that occurred early Thursday morning at Aduke Street, Ifelodun Local Council Development Area of Lagos state. According to The Nation, the Director-General of Lagos Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu,  said 23 were injured. He said: “Further investigations revealed that the fire ignited […]