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Recoveries from COVID-19 exceed 1,700 in Lagos - Official

Nigeria, July 6 -- A total number of 1,771 patients have recovered from coronavirus infection in Lagos, following the discharge of 31 more patients, the state governor announced on Monday. Babajide S... Read More


BREAKING: Lagos announces reopening of schools

Nigeria, July 3 -- The Lagos State government has fixed August 3 as the resumption date for schools across the state. Announcing the resumption on Friday, Gov Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the decision was... Read More


Lawyers, activists react to Lagos lawmakers' demand to rename buildings, streets named after colonial masters

Nigeria, July 1 -- Several lawyers and activists have reacted to the demand by the Lagos State House of Assembly for streets, buildings, monuments and other public properties named after colonial mast... Read More


Lagos govt approves seven private laboratories for COVID-19 testing

Nigeria, June 30 -- Seven private laboratories in Lagos have been approved by the state government to commence COVID-19 testing to ramp up the state's testing capacity. During the official signing of... Read More


COVID-19: Interstate transport firm resumes operations without fare increase

Nigeria, June 30 -- Peace Mass Transit (PMT), one of the transportation companies in Nigeria, says it will resume interstate travels nationwide on July 1, with only 50 per cent carriage but without an... Read More


Coronavirus: Recoveries at Lagos isolation centres exceed 1500

Nigeria, June 29 -- The number of patients successfully managed and discharged from coronavirus isolation centres in Lagos rose above 1,500 as more people were discharged on Sunday. The Lagos State M... Read More


Lagos govt commissions 150-bed isolation centre

Nigeria, June 29 -- The Lagos State Government on Sunday commissioned a newly-equipped 150-bed isolation centre at the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba. The facility was donated by the priv... Read More


How Okada, Keke riders' clash claimed life of Lagos contractor

Nigeria, June 28 -- The police in Lagos have arrested the chairman of motorcycle riders association in Ajah, Idowu Yusuf, over the murder of Stephen Ojatunwashe, a 37-year old contractor. Mr Ojatunwa... Read More


Police arrest two fathers for allegedly raping own daughters

Nigeria, June 28 -- The police have arrested two men in Lagos for allegedly raping their teenage daughters, with one of the victims becoming pregnant. One of the accused, Eke Kanu, a 61-year-old man,... Read More


Coronavirus: Lagos discharges 55 more patients

Nigeria, June 28 -- The Lagos State Ministry of Health said an additional 55 patients have recovered from coronavirus infection and have been discharged from the Isolation centres. The discharged pat... Read More