• Lagos government discharges 21 more COVID-19 pandemic patients

    Lagos government discharges 21 more COVID-19 pandemic patients0

    Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday disclosed that 21 more COVID-19 patients; 4 females and 17 males, all Nigerians, had been discharged from the state isolation centres. He said the patients were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19 in two consecutive test readings. “With this, the total number of cases successfully managed

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  • NNPC filling station inferno claims 30 vehicles – LASEMA

    NNPC filling station inferno claims 30 vehicles – LASEMA0

    The Director-General, Lagos Stat e Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, on Tuesday said the fire outbreak at Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) filling station, Ifako-Ijaiye, Lagos, has destroyed 30 vehicles. The filling station is located at YayaYaya Abatan bus Stop, off College Road, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State. Oke-Osanyintolu said this in

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  • I tested positive for coronavirus, says immigration boss, Babandede

    I tested positive for coronavirus, says immigration boss, Babandede0

    The Comptroller-General of Immigration,  Muhammed Babandede, has tested positive for coronavirus. The CG, who disclosed this in a WhatsApp message to our correspondent this morning, explained that he is already on self-isolation since he returned from the United Kingdom on March 22. NAN later called him on phone and Babandede confirmed the development. He stated,

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  • Fire guts Anambra building materials market

    Fire guts Anambra building materials market0

      Fire fighters at the scene of the Anambra market fire Fire in the early hours of Wednesday razed the Building materials market, Ogidi, in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State. The inferno, it was gathered, began around 4am It was said to have emanated from an articulated vehicle parked inside the

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  • Oil prices jump after reports on coronavirus drug

    Oil prices jump after reports on coronavirus drug0

    Oil prices jumped by four per cent on Wednesday on media reports that scientists had developed a drug against the fast-spreading coronavirus, an outbreak that continues to weigh heavily on global economic activity and oil demand. The World Health Organisation played down the media reports, saying there were “no known effective therapeutics” against the virus.

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  • Just in: Pipeline explosion at Lasu – Igando road in Lagos, many feared dead

    Just in: Pipeline explosion at Lasu – Igando road in Lagos, many feared dead0

    The explosion occurred near Gloryland Estate, Isheri Olofin, Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area of Lagos. A video shared by residents of the area showed many residents running for safety after the explosion and the fire. The fire is said to have affected Diamond Estate along Isheri/Lasu-Igando Road. The cause of the fire is yet to

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