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The Lagos State Government has launched ‘EKO TELE-MED’ a toll-free line that enable residents interact with doctors for non-emergency primary health care. It is part of measures to protect residents from contracting the Coronavirus disease by not having to go to health facilities for care. The General Manager, Lagos State Health Management Agency, Dr. Emmanuella […]

Muslims have been advised to be on the lookout for the Ramadan moon at sunset tomorrow. They are also to ensure that they stand apart from each other while looking for the moon. The advice came from the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs. It says the faithful can look for the moon at their […]

The College of Nigerian Pathologists, CNP, want government to localise contact tracing of Covid-19 patients to states and local governments areas. This is because the country is now experiencing community spread of the virus. The President of the College, Professor Philip Olatunji said CNP is worried over the community transmission of COVID-19 in some parts […]

One hundred and seventeen new cases of COVID19 have been reported in the country. It is the highest figure in a day since the index case was reported on February twenty seventh in Lagos. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to Seven hundred and eighty two. The Nigeria Center for Diseases Control that […]

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 […]

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