COVID-19: Churches, Mosques to Remain Shut in Lagos, Says LASG

  The Lagos state government said that churches and mosques are to remain closed until further notice. This follows disagreement over modalities and protocols for the reopening of places of worship between the state government and religious leaders. Prince Anofiu Elegushi, the Commissioner for Home Affairs, who said this while fielding questions from newsmen as part of the activities commemorating Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s one year in office, said the possibility of reopening Churches and Mosques in the state has been ruled out for now. According to him, “Even before the…

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Lagos Preparing Modalities for Reopening of Schools -Adefisayo

  The Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo, has said the state was preparing modalities for reopening of schools , noting that it was still considering the safety of the children. Adefisayo who spoke to journalists at the inauguration of the school feeding programme, in Lagos, said the state was already making efforts to achieve this, adding that once the federal government gives directives, it will obey it. According to her, “Nobody is happy about schools closure, we want the schools to open as soon as possible. It’s…

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[Just In] Lagos Considers Full Re-Opening of Economy, Embarks on Assessment of Readiness of Businesses

  •LASEPA, Safety Commission To Re-Register, Assess Businesses Before Re-Opening •‘Infected Govt House Staffers Have Recovered’ – Governor Lagos State is considering full re-opening of the critical sectors of its economy, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, revealed on Sunday. But, the move will not be pushed in a hurry. In the coming days, Sanwo-Olu said the State Government would be rolling out Register-to-Open initiative as part of the plans that would enable it assess the level of readiness of the players in the identified sectors for supervised operations. The Governor spoke at…

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Pregnant COVID-19 Patient Gives Birth in Lagos, As 3 Dubai Returnees Test Positive

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has announced the successful delivery of a baby boy by a COVID-19 patient through a caesarean section at the Gbagada isolation centre on Saturday. According to Sanwo-Olu, the feat is another validation of the government’s position that it would stamp out the virus from the State. “I bring you great news from our isolation facilities. “On Saturday, a pregnant COVID-19 positive patient was delivered of a baby boy through the caesarean section at the Gbagada Isolation Centre. “Both Mother and baby are doing well.…

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See the List of Areas Mostly Affected by COVID-19 in Lagos

The Lagos state commissioner for health, Professor Akin Abayomi has revealed the list of the local government areas in Lagos state with the highest number of confirm Covid-19 cases. Lagos state has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country, it was released in a tweet on 8 May 2020. According to the list released to Community Alert Magazine by the commissioner, Lagos mainland has the highest number of infections, Alimosho, Oshodi, Mushin, Ikeja, Kosofe and Isolo LGA also have increased cases. Abayomi said the state is using the…

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Sanwo-Olu Goes Tough, Mulls Another Lockdown in Lagos

… Considers Switching to Community Management of Covid-19 Cases …Governor To Police: ‘Confiscate Any Okada Operating, Stop Pedestrian Trekking Into Lagos’ …Commercial Buses Not Complying With Guidelines – Sanwo-Olu   Lagos State may be in for another round of interminable lockdown of movement and business activities should the residents fail to adhere to the public health guidelines issued by the State Government in response to the fight against the ravaging Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the State Government would be forced to review terms of easing the lockdown…

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Prof. Abayomi Did Not Test Positive for COVID-19, It’s Fake News – LASG

The Lagos State Government, through its Ministry of Health, has debunked the reports making the rounds suggesting that the Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has tested positive to COVID-19, describing the news as absolute falsehood, fabricated by mischief makers. A statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs in the Ministry, Mr. Tunbosun Ogunbanwo urged the public to disregard the information in its entirety, saying the authors are out to create unnecessary panic and fear amongst the populace. Ogunbanwo affirmed that Professor Abayomi is hale, hearty and in good…

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COVID-19: Don’t Go To Work on Monday, Sanwo-Olu Tells Civil Servants, lists further measures

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered all civil servants in the state to stay away from work on Monday, May 4 amid concerns over a surge in commuter numbers. He also reiterated further containment measures aimed at maintaining social distancing and minimizing new infections as the presidential lockdown is Lagos, Ogun and FCT are partially lifted on Monday. The five-week-old total lockdown imposed on the nation’s economic capital terminates on Sunday night, May 3, and the new phase of gradual easing starts on Monday, as ordered by the President,…

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