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Sanwo-Olu delays resumption of civil servants, as lockdown directive expires … Releases numbers for whistleblowers to report erring companies

The five-week lockdown imposed by the Federal Government on Lagos State and two other states to combat Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) will be eased on Monday, May 4, but Lagos State Government has asked all its civil servants not to resume for work immediately. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a briefing on …

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After N2bn donation, Aliko Dangote Foundation engages 54gene laboratory to conduct 1,000 COVID-19 tests per day in Kano

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF), a philanthropic endeavor of Aliko Dangote,  has contracted 54Gene, a molecular diagnostics company specialized in research, and diagnostics, to immediately set up a 400 test/day capacity laboratory in Kano State. 54Gene is accredited by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), and has already set …

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COVID-19: Use confiscated stolen assets as isolation centres, SERAP asks Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to “urgently instruct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abukabar Malami, SAN to work with appropriate ministries and agencies to identify, publish and use confiscated stolen assets as isolation …

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COVID-19: NNPC-led Oil & Gas Industry Intervention commences construction of 200-bed Infectious Diseases Hospital in Yenagoa

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)-led Oil & Gas Industry Intervention Initiative on COVID-19 over the weekend began the third phase of their support programme with the ground breaking ceremony for a permanent Emergency and Infectious Diseases Hospital for the South-South Region in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. A release Sunday in …

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Covid-19: Police intercept Sokoto travellers at Osun-Ibadan boundary … We won’t release them until they are tested—Makinde

  Officers of the Nigeria Police have apprehended 11 travellers from Sokoto, who defied the inter-state lockdown order of the Oyo State Government, in their bid to sneak into Akure, Ondo State. Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has, however declared that the travellers will not be released to …

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Coronavirus: Dangote promotes worker-friendly environment – Edwin …Thumbs up Nigerian workers’ resilience  

As workers globally marked the May Day, a case has been made for the collaboration between employers and employees to work out strategies to minimize the impact of the business shut down occasioned by the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic. President of the Chemical and Non-Metallic Sector Employers, Mr. Devakumar Edwin, …

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Olusola Dada celebrates wife, Abolanle Amosu Olusola-Dada, at 40

Pastor-in-charge of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, New Dawn Pavillion, Lagos, Olusola Dada, recently celebrated his wife, Abolanle Amosu Olusola-Dada, on the occasion of her 40th birthday. It was a day of great joy for family, brethren, relatives, friends, colleagues and other well wishers who graced the glamorous event as there …

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