Tag: Lagos State

Two Fresh Cases Of Deadly Ebola Virus Confirmed In Lagos,139 Under Surveillance

The federal goverment,Friday, has said that two new cases of Ebola infection have been confirmed in Lagos. This brings to seven new cases of Ebola in Lagos and a second death from the virus. Also, the federal government warned against bathing with salt water being circulated via SMSs and the social[Read More…]

Striking Nigerian Doctors Offer To Treat Ebola Patients

By PUNCH Striking doctors in Lagos State have volunteered to join the team of experts managing patients at the Infectious Diseases Hospital, Yaba, Lagos. The chairman, Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, Dr. Tope Ojo, who said this at a press briefing in Lagos on Tuesday, added that[Read More…]

Panic Grows Over Nigerian Doctor Infected With Ebola Virus

[AFP] Nigerian authorities said Monday that a doctor in Lagos has contracted Ebola, the second case in the sprawling megacity as the deadliest ever outbreak of the disease continues to spread fear and panic across west Africa. The confirmation that a fourth doctor had been infected comes as fear and[Read More…]

Two Cases Of Ebola Confirmed In Lagos – Nigeria’s Health Minister

One of the doctors in Lagos who attended to Liberian Patrick Sawyer – the man credited with bringing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) to Nigeria – has contracted the virus. Recall that Nigeria Health Minister had confirmed Liberian man who died in Lagos tested positive for the Ebola virus The doctor[Read More…]

Cheta Nwanze: Lagos Be Prepared For Ebola Virus

One of our big problems around here is that we tend to be overly optimistic, even when all the available evidence does not support optimism. Now consider this: Pat Sawyer, now late, came into Nigeria on July 20 aboard Asky Airlines. If all the flights that MMIA advertises in its[Read More…]

Idowu Ajanaku: Tinubu’s Contributions To Democracy In Nigeria

“Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible. But man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary” – Reinhold Niebuhr Some call him “The Game Changer”. Others say he is the “Asiwaju of Nigeria’s democracy.” Yet, not a few view him a “Master Strategist,” as a political titan of no mean measure.[Read More…]

‘Shameless Party’ Lago Governor, Fashola Mocks PDP Rally

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State says by using the Gani Fawehinmi Park in the state for a political rally, the Peoples Democratic Party has shown that it is shameless. Fashola of the All Progressives Congress said the PDP had faulted his administration for building parks and gardens in the[Read More…]

Opinion: BRT Buses Vandalism Army Denial; A Cause For National Alarm

Five days after the very mad and unbelievably shameless acts of reckless, total devilment of several public transport buses in Lagos, by members of the Nigerian armed forces, the 81st Division released a statement of total denial. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Lieutenant Colonel Omale Ochagwuba in his publicly[Read More…]

Will Lagos See A Rising Number Of Terrorists Attacks? [Investigation]

A blast last month in Apapa, the port district of Nigeria’s financial capital Lagos, which the authorities said was a gas explosion, was a bomb attack, an Agency France-Presse investigation has revealed. The perpetrators have not been identified but the June 25 bombing may have been the first attack in[Read More…]

Ritualists’ Den Uncovered In Lagos

A ritualists’ den was, yesterday, uncovered at Ogolonto area of Ikorodu Lagos, with at least eight victims, said to have been kidnapped from different parts of the country, rescued. One of the victims, a 52-year?old man, who identified himself simply as Onwurah, alleged that his wife had a hand in[Read More…]