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COVID-19: Lagos State Commissioner for Education Releases Update On Reopening Of Schools

The Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, through the Head, Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi has revealed new plans for the resumption of the 2020/2021 Academic Session of public and private schools. It was stated that only

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Governor Sanwo-Olu Gives Positive Update On COVID-19 In Lagos

Professor Akin Abayomi, the Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, has said that the state has passed the peak of the Coronavirus pandemic and is currently on the flattening stage. This is really positive and impressive news as Lagos has

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COVID-19: Lagos State Schools To Reopen In September | Details

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says primary and secondary state schools in the state will be allowed to reopen effective September 21, 2020. Schools in the country have been shut since March as part of measures to curb the spread

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BREAKING: Lagos State Finally Reopens Worship Centres, Lists Conditions They Must Meet To Reopen

The Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has finally announced the reopening of worship centers in the state if they meet certain conditions. Governor Sanwo-Olu announced this at a press briefing today August 1. While mosques will be reopened next week

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COVID-19 ALERT: ‘Active community spread ongoing in Lagos’ –Commissioner For Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi

The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has revealed that there is an ongoing active community spread of COVID-19 in the state. The commissioner disclosed this via his Twitter handle @ProfAkinAbayomi, noting, “Active community spread of #COVID19 is still

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Lagos State Finally Announces Definite Date For The Reopening Of Schools

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced a definite date to reopen schools for only transitional classes. He said beginning from Monday, August 3, SS3 and TEC3 students will be allowed to come in for revision and their examination

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Lagos State Government On Why Schools Will Continue To Remain Closed

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has given reasons for the continued closure of schools and tertiary institutions in the state. Governor Sanwo-Olu gave the reasons two weeks after announcing that guidelines for reopening schools would be made public in the

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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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Lagos State Government Explains Why Churches & Mosques May Remain Shut In The State Despite FG Approval To Open Them

Churches and Mosques in Lagos state may not be reopened soon for worshipers due to disagreement on protocols and guidelines between the state government and religious leaders. Recall that on Monday, June 1, the Presidential Taskforce on COVID19 announced that Mosques

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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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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: Lagos State Government To Enforce Wearing Of Face Masks And Prosecute Those Who Lie About Their Health And Travel History

Lagos State Government says it will begin to enforce the use of face masks in public places as from next week. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, also announced that the state will prosecute patients who lie about their travel or

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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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Lagos State Introduces New Education Policy That’s Bound To Upset Many Parents

The Lagos State Government has announced it will implement a new education policy beginning from the next academic session. Parents, citizens, and some other stakeholders have already met the news with some discontent. The State says it will enforce the

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COVID-19: Lagos State Government Waives Medical Bills For Pregnancy & Maternity Cases All Through The Month Of April

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced that the state government would be offering free medical services to pregnant women and other persons with health emergencies in the state all through the month of April. While speaking at a press

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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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DSVRT Explains Why A Father Having Sex With His Child Is Not Considered  As Rape Under Lagos State Law

The Domestic & Sexual Violence Response Team, DSVRT, of the Lagos state government has explained what constitutes a rape case and defilement case as prescribed by the Laws of the state; explaining further that under the State’s laws, it is

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Lagos State Issues Notice To Passengers On Lufthansa/Turkish Flights Of March 13th & 14th To Self-Isolate

As contact tracing for the new cases of Coronavirus continues, the Lagos state government has appealed to every passenger onboard the Lufthansa flight LH568 on March 13th and the Turkish flight TK1830 on March 14th to isolate themselves and contact

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Lagos State Commissioner To Prepare SS3 Students For School Leaving Exams Through These Channels

Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo has disclosed that they are making arrangements for SS3 candidates preparing for the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) to be taught some core subjects via the media. In an interview on LTV’s ‘Lagos

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Lagos State Shuts Down All Private and Public Schools Over Coronavirus

The Lagos State Government says it recognises it holds a strategic position as a force of commerce and travel, and will, therefore, not take chances with the ongoing threat of the global health pandemic brought by novel Coronavirus, COVID-19. In

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Lagos State Government Bans All Churches’ or Mosques’ Gatherings Of More Than 50 Persons

The Lagos state government, in agreement with religious leaders, has banned all religious congregational service of over 50 worshippers as part of concerted efforts to contain the unprecedented devastation that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing globally.  The decision was reached after a meeting

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Lagos Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi Issues Notice To Passengers Who Arrived On Flight BA-75 As Another Case Of COVID-19 Is Confirmed In The State

All passengers who arrived Nigeria via the British Airways flight number BA-75 on March 13, 2020 have been asked to immediately isolate themselves after a woman who was on the same flight that landed in Lagos from the United Kingdom

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How Ban On Compulsory Blood Donation In Lagos Hospitals May Affect Expectant Mothers- Health Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has reacted to the ruling that banned state-owned hospitals from demanding compulsory blood donation from husbands of pregnant women seeking antenatal and maternity services. According to updates published by PUNCH, the

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Court Stops Fathers’ Compulsory Blood Donation In Lagos Hospitals

The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja on Monday struck down the policy that spouses of pregnant women seeking antenatal care in Lagos public hospitals must compulsorily make blood donation before their pregnant wives could be registered for antenatal care.

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Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi Stresses On Hygiene & Good Housekeeping As Lagos State Records Its First Case of Lassa Fever

Closer to home than even the ongoing worldwide health epidemic of Coronavirus is the Lassa fever. A Lassa fever outbreak has been wrecking havoc within the country for some time and has claimed the lives of dozens following its outbreak

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