Tuesday , 28 May 2024


Healthcare : Lagos locates 150-bed children’s hospital near LAWMA refuse loading station

The new seven-storey 150-bed  Massey Street Children’s Hospital being constructed by the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration is located close to the Lagos State Waste Management Agency’s refuse transfer loading station on Adeniji Adele Road, Lagos Island. Our correspondent reports that during a visit to the construction site on Friday, the proposed children hospital is just a few metres from the LAWMA ... Read More »

Chairman Agege LG, Ganiyu Egunjobi Receives Covid-19 Vaccines

The Executive Chairman of Agege LG , Alhaji Ganiyu Kola Egunjobi today, received Covid 19 vaccines alongside scores of front line health workers at the council maternity, Agege “Today, I received AstraZeneca jab alongside scores of frontline workers, particularly in public health sector after the local government took delivery of its own doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from Lagos State ... Read More »

UPDATE : Nigeria Records 790 new cases of COVID-19

….Coronavirus deaths in Nigeria have risen to 603 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on Wednesday night via its Twitter handle. Nigeria on Wednesday night, recorded 790 new cases of COVID-19 with the total number of discharged patients as 10,152. In the past weeks, the number of infections and deaths in the country have increased. Although ... Read More »

BREAKING: Nigeria confirms 663 new cases of COVID-19

….The cases of COVID-19 have now risen to 13464 in Nigeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known in its regular updates via Twitter as 663 new cases were recorded today. From the Lagos and Ogun states, 170 and 108 cases were recorded respectively. Other states with the new figures include: Bauchi-69 Ebonyi-49 Edo-33 Rivers-30 FCT-26 Jigawa-26 Delta-20 ... Read More »

BREAKING: Bauchi Deputy Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19

Bauchi State deputy governor, Baba Tela, has tested positive for COVID-19. This followed tests carried out on him by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control after exhibiting noticeable symptoms of the disease. According to a statement by Mukhtar Gidado, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Bala Mohammed on Tuesday, Tela, who is also the Chairman of the State Task Force on ... Read More »

Health Workers’ Fund supports over 60 frontline workers

The N1 billion Health Workers Fund set up to support frontline health workers combating the COVID-19 pandemic has supported more than 60 frontline health workers since it launched in March. Dr. Olaokun Soyinka, Chairman, Governance Board of the Fund, disclosed this in a statement issued in Lagos over the weekend.  The seasoned public health expert and former Commissioner of Health ... Read More »

UPDATE: Nigeria records 416 new cases of COVID-19  

….Federal Government has directed the “restrictive opening” of worship centres  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Monday 1st of June 2020, announced that 416 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths have been recorded in Nigeria. This is the second-highest daily figure recorded by the centre after it announced 553 confirmed cases on Saturday 30th May 2020, since the ... Read More »

BREAKING: Nigeria records 229 new cases of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night confirmed 229 new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria. According to NCDC, 90 cases were recorded in Lagos State, 27 in Katsina State, 26 in Imo State, 23 in Kano and 14 in the Federal Capital Territory. The tweet further revealed that 12 cases were confirmed in Plateau State, nine in ... Read More »

BREAKING: Nigeria Records 339 New COVID-19 Cases

Nigeria has recorded 339 new Coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 7016. Nigeria has recorded 339 new Coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 7016. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this in a tweet on Thursday. The agency said, “339 new cases of ‪#COVID19; 139-Lagos, ... Read More »

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