Author: Michael George

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The Lagos State Government on Thursday, launched a 24/7 helpline to rapidly respond to survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV). This followed a 35 per cent surge in reported cases of GBV during the lockdown necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The helpline is made possible with the support of the European Union-funded Spotlight Initiative, […]

An estate agent identified as Ekundayo Oluwole Emmanuel has committed suicide in Ikorodu North local council area of Lagos State. Popularly known as ‘Shenko’, the victim who hailed from Ijero town in Ekiti state was said to have committed the crime over debt burdens. The 57 years old man resided at number 5, Community road, […]

Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, has demanded for a social security and health insurance schemes for citizens. It also wants the Federal Government to ban all public office holders from going abroad for medical treatment. HEDA, an anti-corruption organisation made the demands in a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari. It says the outbreak of […]

As the second phase of the Presidential lockdown begins in Lagos, some youths in Eyita area of Ikorodu have resorted to street road blocks to collect tolls from cars and motorcycles. Some of the youths told Radio One that they resorted to the polite begging rather than looting people’s shops and houses. Also, our Correspondent […]

Six persons; 1 female and 5 males have been discharged from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, Lagos following their ful recovery from COVID-19. This brings the number of Coronavirus positive patients successfully managed and discharged in Lagos State to 61. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who made this known in a statement described the discharged of […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the stay at home order in Lagos, OGUN and Abuja by another fourteen days. The extension commenced from midnight today to twenty seventh of this month. President Buhari made this known in a national broadcast to update Nigerians on the COVID-19 pandemic The President who acknowledged the hardship experienced by […]

It was a sleepless night for the male folks in Ikola, Ipaja and Environs all in Alimosho local government area of lagos state. The areas was under the siege of hoodlums. The Residents told Radio one that the hoodlums allegedly known as a million boys took advantage of the current lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus […]

A sixty- bed capacity Isolation centre has been unveiled at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idiaraba, Lagos. Briefing newsmen at the hospital, the Chief Medical Director LUTH, Professor. Chris Bode said the isolation facility was part of efforts put in place to curb the spread of COVID19. Professor Bode who stated that the centre […]

Ogun State government has deployed a mobile application for residents to assess their vulnerability to the Coronavirus disease. This comes a month after the state launched an updated mobile application for health workers in government and private health facilities. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, confirmed this in a statement. She said that the […]

The Federal Government says it will soon constitute a special committee to monitor the disbursement of donations made by individuals, corporate organisations and public sector players towards addressing the coronavirus pandemic. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, confirmed the development during an interview with journalists in Abuja. She said members […]


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