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How Lagos will prevent third wave of COVID-19, by Commissioner

Prof Akin Abayomi

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, has revealed that the state will introduce technology to monitor the movement of inbound travellers in a bid to prevent a third wave spread of the COVID-19 virus in the state. Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi The Commissioner, who spoke on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at an inter-ministerial press ...

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Lagos rehabilitates 28 roundabouts within two years

Remodelled Allen Roundabout

The Lagos State Government says it has completed the rehabilitation of 28 out of the 60 identified roundabouts within two years of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration. Remodelled Allen Roundabout The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, said this on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in Ikeja, during the Ministerial Briefing to mark the two-year tenure of the present government. Olasehinde said ...

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World Malaria Day: 700,000 people diagnosed annually with malaria in Lagos

Prof. Akin Abayomi

 Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says no fewer than 700,000 people are being diagnosed annually with malaria disease in the state. Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health Abayomi made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday, April 25, 2021 in Lagos in celebration of the 2021 World Malaria Day (WMD). The WMD is commemorated annually ...

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Stakeholders task Lagos community on waste management

Lagos-Isolo Lions Club

The Lions Club 404B-1, Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and Oando on Thursday, April 15, 2021 cleaned up some streets at Ilasamaja, a suburb of Lagos, to protect the environment. Members of the Lagos-Isolo Lions Club The trio, in separate interviews during the exercise, called for proper waste management and protection of the environment. Mrs Deola Olatunbosun, President, Lagos-Isolo Lions Club ...

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COVID-19: Oxygen demand in Lagos spikes to 400 cylinders daily

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the demand for oxygen by coronavirus patients has increased to 400 cylinders per day. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Sanwo-Olu made this known on Sunday, January 31, 2021 in a statement in which he updated residents on the management of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. He reiterated that oxygen was free ...

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NEMA sets up disaster risk reduction club in Lagos schools

AVM Muhammadu Muhammed

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has established Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Club in four public secondary schools in Lagos State. AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (Rtd), Director-General of NEMA The DRR Club was set up on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 in Ojodu Senior Secondary School, Ojodu Junior High School, Babs Fafunwa Millennium Secondary School and Babs Fafunwa Millennium Junior School, Ojodu, ...

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World Clean Up Day: Lagos residents tasked on cleaner, greener environment

Cleanup Exercise

The Executive Director, Green Janitor Sustainable Initiative, Mr Abdulsalam Ashade, on Saturday, September 19, 2020 urged people of Lagos State to keep their environment greener and cleaner. A cleanup exercise Ashade give the advice at a cleaning up exercise organised by the initiative to commemorate the World CleanUp Day in Badagry. According to him, environment determines mankind’s wellbeing and quality ...

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8m people prone to flood disaster in Lagos, warns NEMA

Lagos flood

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 warned that no fewer than eight million residents of Lagos State were prone to flood disaster. A street overrun by flood on Victoria Island, Lagos Alhaji Ibrahim Farinloye, the Acting Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, made this known at the flag-off of the “Door to Door 2020 Flood ...

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Coconut trees planted to save disappearing Lagos coastline

Lekki coastal erosion

Over 50 seedlings of coconut trees (cocos nucifera) have been planted along the shores to cushion the effect of sea surge that has washed away sands at the beach. Coastal erosion in Lagos This formed a major outcome of a collaboration involving Rotary International through Rotary Club Ikoyi Metro and Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), who engaged in tree planting and ...

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COVID-19: Checkmating fake news, false information

The challenge of checkmating fake news predates the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the problem has become more worrisome considering that the health challenge of coronavirus is a matter of life and death. There rising concerns over fake news and false information on Covid-19 The worry of ensuring that the public gets the right information in the continued battle ...

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