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The World Health Organisation, WHO, says available evidence suggests that the novel coronavirus originated in bats in China late last year. The global health body also said the virus was not manipulated or constructed in a laboratory, contrary to speculations in some quarters. US President, Donald Trump, had said last week that his government was […]

CBN will begin the disbursement of the first tranche of its fifty billion Naira credit facility tomorrow. The credit facility is a stimulus package to support households and small businesses that are affected by the Covid-19 pandemic The fund, which is being managed by the NIRSAL Microfinance Bank, has received over eighty thousand applications. The […]

Elder statesman and former Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Mr. Richard Akinjide is dead. He died yesterday at the age of eighty eight. President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled the family and the Nigeria Bar Association. In a statement, President Buhari extolled the virtues of the late Akinjide who was a Senior Advocate of Nigeria. […]

Ghana’s President, Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo has lifted the three weeks restriction on movement in parts of the country imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19. In a televised address, Mr Akufo-Addo said the decision was made based on progress in containing the spread of the disease and the impact of the lockdown on the poor […]

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Mr. Muhammad Babandede has resumed work after recovery from the Coronavirus disease. In a statement, the spokesman of the Service, Mr. James Sunday said that the Immigration boss was working from home during his confinement. Mr. Babande commended the level of compliance at the airports, land borders, […]

The Catholic Church in Lagos has donated some relief materials to the Lagos State Government to help cushion the effect of Coronavirus in the state. The items included five hundred bags of rice and beans and four thousand hand sanitizers. It is meant to support the efforts of the state government at providing assistance to […]

The Nigerian Shippers Council has deployed its staff to all seaport terminals to ensure strict enforcement of safety and health guidelines that will prevent the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.  The terminals have not been observing the social distancing directive thereby endangering the lives of people. At some terminals in Lagos, it is come sight to see […]

Tougher times await illegal ship scrapping yards scattered along the maritime corridor from Navy town to the Harbor in Apapa Lagos. The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA says it is going to descend on them The Director General of NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh made this clear when the Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, Rear […]

The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested seventeen suspected members of the terror gangs that have been unleashing mayhem on Lagosians since the beginning of the lockdown. The suspects were, arrested in connection with the unrest witnessed in Idimu and Ijesha areas of the state. The spokesman for the Police Command, Mr. Bala Elkana […]

Delivery of foodstuffs to Lagos residents in their homes is under threat due to attacks by street urchins popularly called area boys and hoodlums. The Chairman, Mile 12 market, Alhaji Shehu Jibril made this known in a chat with newsmen in Lagos. He said that some items ordered from the market by residents due to […]

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