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COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Announces Date & Guidelines For Religious Gatherings In Lagos State

The Lagos state government has lifted the ban on religious gatherings in the state under some strict guidelines. The ban was implemented as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the state. At a press

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Breaking: FG Lifts Ban On Religious Gatherings Despite COVID-19

The clamour by Nigerians for places of worship to be re-opened amidst the COVID-19 pandemic has gotten to the ears of the Federal Government. On Monday June 1, the Federal Government announced it has now lifted the ban on religious

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Eid-Al-Fitr: FG Declares Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared public holidays to mark the Eid-al- Fitri Celebration that signals the end of the sacred fasting month for Muslims. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government

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Update On COVID-19 In Lagos State Means People Have To Be More Responsible For Their Own Safety

Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has announced that they will now be concentrating on people with severe cases and isolating them while mild cases will be managed at home. The health commissioner said the decision became necessary as

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NCDC Warns Nigerians Of Impending Lockdown If Frenzy Over Temporary Ease Continues

Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekeazu has warned Nigerians of another lockdown if some health guidelines continue to be violated in light of the frenzy that occurred yesterday in Abuja and Lagos on the first

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COVID-19: Don’t Mistake Eased Restriction For End Of Pandemic- SGF, Boss Mustapha Warns

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, Mr Boss Mustapha has warned Nigerians against thinking that the eased restriction which was announced by the Federal

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COVID-19: See Everything That’s Going To Change About Living In Lagos From May 4th

Ahead of the Monday expiration of the lockdown imposed by the Federal Government on Lagos State, Ogun State, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced a strict framework for movement and re-opening of businesses

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COVID-19: FG Speaks On Schools’ Resumption

Following the announcement by President Muhammadu Buhari, on a gradual lock down relaxation on the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Lagos and Ogun States, there have been speculations that schools may resume alongside other aspects of the economy. That will, however,

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NAFDAC Issues Advisory To Nigerians On What Types Of Face Masks To Wear For Effective Protection Against COVID-19

NAFDAC came out with clarification as different state governments and the Federal government have announced the compulsory use of face mask as the nation continues to fight against the spread of COVID-19. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration

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COVID-19: President Buhari Reviews Lock Down Order In New Nationwide Address

As part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 while trying to get the economy running in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has yesterday, April 27th announced new terms for the ongoing lock down. The President in his nationwide broadcast

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NCDC Warns Kano Residents Against Consumption Of Fake COVID-19 Vaccine In Circulation

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, this morning shared a photo of the liquid mixture some Kano state indigenes are ingesting, claiming it is a vaccine against COVID19. In a tweet posted on its handle this morning, the agency

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The Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire On Why ”No private hospital has been given approval for COVID-19 Treatment”

Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has said that no private hospital has been given approval for Coronavirus treatment. The Minister who disclosed this at the daily briefing by Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja on Friday, April 17, said that

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COVI9-19: All Recent Visitors To St. Edwards Hospital In Lagos Advised To Go Into Self-Isolation

Those who recently visited St. Edwards hospital in Ajah area of Lagos state, have been advised by its management to self-isolate after one of its patients tested positive for COVID-19. The patient who never provided information about previous contact with a

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Full Text Of President Buhari’s National Broadcast Announcing Extension Of COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday made his second nationwide broadcast on the efforts by the Federal Government to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, announcing an extension of the lockdown order in Lagos and Ogun states, and the FCT. The president in

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COVID-19: President Buhari Reveals For How Long The Lockdown Will Last

In a new statement released by Presidential spokesperson Garba Shehu, President Muhammadu Buhari has acknowledged the efforts of Nigerians as well as the sacrifices made during the stay at home period, and equally revealed when the lockdown order will be

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COVID-19: Lagos State To Begin House-To-House Search For Infected Persons

Lagos State Government says it has commenced a house to house search for individuals infected with COVID-19 in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this during a joint Press briefing on COVID-19 intervention held

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NAFDAC Alerts Nigerians On Circulation Of Fake Chloroquine 250mg Tablets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned Nigerians about the circulation of fake Chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets. The Director-General of the agency, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye disclosed this in a statement. She added that NAFDAC

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Lagos State Health Commissioner, Prof. Akin Abayomi Warns Residents That Local Transmission Of COVID-19 Is Now On The Rise

Lagos state commissioner of health, Prof.  Akin Abayomi has raised an alarm of local transmission of Coronavirus increasing in the state. Abayomi who disclosed this at a press conference on Monday, April 6, said 82 percent of the total COVID-19

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Good News: Lagos Discharges Nearly A Dozen Fully Recovered Patients Of COVID-19

Some good news pertaining to the global health pandemic, COVID-19 has emerged from the office of the Governor of Lagos state. 11 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital in Lagos. This was announced by the

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Fact Check: WHO Debunks Myth Going Round About COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) has debunked a myth about what causes COVID-19. According to WHO, swirling rumours that COVID-19 is airborne and can remain in the air for 8 hours is false. The international health agency in its tweet

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BREAKING: President Buhari Imposes Restrictions On Lagos And Two Other States In A Bid To Curb COVID-19

In a bid to curb the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria, President Buhari has restricted movement in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun State. The president made the announcement during a nationwide broadcast on Sunday. He said that the curfew will begin

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COVID-19: FG Warns Nigerians Ahead Of Possible Explosion In The Coming Days Following This Development

The Federal Government has said due to a combination of factors, Nigeria will most likely witness an explosion of the Coronavirus COVID-19 at the community level in the coming days. This announcement was made by the Minister of Information and

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FG Alerts Nigerians Of Coronavirus Malware That Can Lock Them Out Of Their Gadgets

The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture has warned Nigerans of the existence of an Android-based malicious and fraudulent Coronavirus Ransomware Application. While the ransomeware application claims to provide updates on the virus and infections near the user, when downloaded it blocks

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Coronavirus: Lagos State Government Issues Notice To All AMVCA Attendees To Self-Isolate After Attendee Tests Positive

The Lagos commissioner for health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has asked everyone who attended the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2020 held on Saturday, March 14, to observe strict self-isolation as they may have come in contact with a person

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World Health Organization Raises Alarm Over Rapid Acceleration Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Coronavirus disease pandemic is “accelerating” and that almost every country in the world has reported cases of the viral disease. Speaking at a news conference in Geneva on Monday, March 23rd,

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