LASU: 100-Level students to resume January 2021

First year students of the Lagos State University (LASU) will have to wait till January 11, 2021 to resume in-person classes. Until then, their classes will be online according to the resumption schedule released by the university on Friday. Those to resume on Monday are students in terminal classes (400, 500, and 600-Levels) and they would have classes from 9am to 3pm on weekdays only. … Continue reading LASU: 100-Level students to resume January 2021

Three bank CEOs quit NESG Board over stance on CBN’s economic interventions

CHIEF Executive Officers (CEOs) of three prominent banks have resigned their membership of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) board. They resigned on Wednesday in protest against the NESG’s position against some of the measures taken by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stabilise the financial system and fast-track economic recovery. The apex bank had also initiated a chain of policies to mitigate the … Continue reading Three bank CEOs quit NESG Board over stance on CBN’s economic interventions

First Int’l flight lands in Lagos

There was palpable joy on Saturday as the first international flight landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. This is coming after five months of the closure of the Nigerian airspace due to lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic. The aircraft operated by Middle East Airlines touched down at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The Nation gathered that the plane which took off … Continue reading First Int’l flight lands in Lagos

Loans from China will destroy Nigeria, HURIWA warns

Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA), has warned that the spate of borrowings from China, will destroy the economy of Nigeria and mortgage the future of citizens. he rights group suggested that before the Federal Government embark on a borrowing spree, there should be a public debate from the local, states and federal level to enable Nigerians debate and ascertain the justification of loans, stressing that … Continue reading Loans from China will destroy Nigeria, HURIWA warns

Worship centres to reopen in Lagos from August 7 – Sanwo-Olu

As part of the strategy to ease lock down imposed to battle coronavirus in Lagos state, the Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved Friday and Sunday worship services for Muslims and Christian faithful in the state. Sanwo-Olu added that Muslims and Christian faith would be allowed to reopen their houses beginning from August 7th and August 9th respectively. Continue reading Worship centres to reopen in Lagos from August 7 – Sanwo-Olu

Trump sometimes receives multiple coronavirus tests in a day, White House says

President Donald Trump sometimes receives multiple coronavirus tests in a day, the White House said Tuesday, explaining his continued reluctance to wear a mask in public even as he begins to encourage his supporters to do so. Previously, the White House had indicated Trump received regular coronavirus tests, as did people who come into close proximity to him. But the frequency of the tests — multiple per … Continue reading Trump sometimes receives multiple coronavirus tests in a day, White House says

85 infants under age 1 tested positive for coronavirus in one Texas county

Eighty-five infants under age 1 have tested positive for coronavirus in one Texas county. And local officials are imploring residents to help stop its spread as the state becomes one of the newest hotspots. Since January, health authorities have identified more than 3.6 million Covid-19 cases throughout the United States. Nearly 140,000 people have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. In Texas’ Nueces County, where Corpus Christi is located, the … Continue reading 85 infants under age 1 tested positive for coronavirus in one Texas county

Sanwo-Olu Applauds Health Workers’ Sacrifice, as Lagos Marks Tree-Planting Day

…Governor Inaugurates 48-Chamber Mortuary At IDH Actions set out to combat diseases and natural disasters that continually threaten human existence may likely not yield desired results if efforts are not made to restore the aesthetics of the environment, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said.The Governor said human race has a duty to protect the natural composition of the environment and embrace actions that … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Applauds Health Workers’ Sacrifice, as Lagos Marks Tree-Planting Day

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Commissions 48-Chamber Morgue in Yaba Isolation Centre

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday commissioned a 48-Chamber morgue facility at the Infectious Diseases Hospital, Yaba in Lagos.Speaking at the commissioning of the state-of-the-art morgue facility, Governor Sanwo-Olu said the new morgue, donated by IHS Towers to the Lagos State Government will be available to serve the entire Lagos State and not just the Infectious Diseases Hospital.He said: “Death is not something … Continue reading COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Commissions 48-Chamber Morgue in Yaba Isolation Centre

California Gov. Newsom orders statewide closures, including indoor restaurant operations

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday a list of businesses sectors that will be required to close today as the number of coronavirus cases continue to increase substantially across the state. California’s average daily new cases hit 8,211 over the past week and 23 people died due to virus-related complications in the past 24 hours. All counties are required to close indoor operations of restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms, movie … Continue reading California Gov. Newsom orders statewide closures, including indoor restaurant operations