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Abule-Ado explosion: Lagos govt  compensates victims with N2.5m each

Abule-Ado explosion: Lagos govt compensates victims with N2.5m each

THE Lagos State Government, yesterday, presented a cheque of N2.5 million to each of the eight families of the deceased, who died in the pipeline explosion of Sunday, March 15, 2020, at Abule Ado-Soba, in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of the state, as financial assistance.

COVID-19: Lagos insists on social distancing during dead patients’ burial

COVID-19: Lagos insists on social distancing during dead patients’ burial

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Sunday the burial protocol of any COVID-19 related death is to ensure the social distancing of people at the funeral. Abayomi, who stated this during the COVID-19 update in Lagos, said that attendance must not exceed 25 people at such burial, including family members, […]

COVID-19 test is free  — Lagos govt

COVID-19 test is free — Lagos govt

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Thursday COVID-19 tests in all approved testing centres in the state are conducted free of charge. Abayomi disclosed this in a statement issued in reaction to a report claiming that patients pay N30,000 for COVID-19 test at Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) approved […]

Lagos govt confirms death of three coronavirus patients

Lagos govt confirms death of three coronavirus patients

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Thursday, confirmed the death of another three COVID-19 patients in the state. Abayomi, who disclosed this on his Twitter handle, said the patients died of coronavirus- related complications. According to him, the deceased persons were males and aged 51; 52 and 62. He said one of […]

Lagos to release impounded vehicles after lockdown

Lagos to release impounded vehicles after lockdown

The Lagos State Government said on Wednesday it would release impounded vehicles to the owners after the lockdown is over. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. Omotosho said the attention of the state government had been drawn to visits by motorists to the Lagos […]