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Gbeleyi Abayomi As the president continues to ease lockdown restrictions owing to the dreaded corona virus, Lagos state continues to record high index rates with both death and infections. According to the latest numbers, The death toll from the coronavirus in Lagos rose to 59 on Monday as the state recorded nine COVID-19 related deaths …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Following the continued rise of the dreaded corona virus in Lagos State, the government on Friday projected that coronavirus cases may increase to 120,000 in the state by July. This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, in a press conference to review the situation of the pandemic in …

The Osun State Government has discharged its coronavirus index case on Saturday after testing negative twice. This is coming 38 days after he was confirmed positive after ariving from the United Kingdom. He has since been in Osun isolation centre receiving medical care until he recovered on Friday and was subsequently discharged today. According to …

After the number of coronaviruses confirmed cases increased in Lagos to 82, the State Government has disclosed that 15 of the confirmed cases were discovered from a vessel on the state waters. The State Government also added that 66 of the cases contracted the disease as a result of transmission within Lagos from those that …

Press Release A Lagos High Court has outlawed compulsory blood donation in the state. The court, presided by Raliat Adebiyi, gave the judgment on Monday in a suit filed by civic group, SERAP. The details of the judgment were provided by SERAP which called on the state governor to ensure compliance with the ruling. Read …

A yet-to-be identified  female member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, was, yesterday, crushed by a train in Ikeja Local Government Area, Lagos State.t According to Vanguard, the Corp member’s body, which was seriously mangled, was left lying on the rail line, attracting passers-by to the scene. Sources said that an effort to drag her back …