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    The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for COVID-19. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, made this known in a statement he signed on Monday in Lagos. “Subsequent to close contact with persons feeling unwell and testing positive for the COVID-19 infection, the Commissioner for Health, ...
  • Lagos

    The Lagos State government has announced the sealing of a private laboratory for carrying out COVID-19 tests without the required government approval. This was disclosed by the State ministry of Health on Saturday in a series of tweets. According to the ministry, the sealing of Acouns Medical Laboratory and Diagnostic Centre located on Banana Island, ...
  • Police

    The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Ede Ayuba, has ordered detectives to go after armed hoodlums that launched a violent attack on facilities at the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Lokoja. Ayuba, who gave the order on Wednesday during a visit to the centre to assess the extent of damage, said that the perpetrators believed ...
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    Gunmen dressed in “security uniforms” have kidnapped the finance commissioner for northwestern Nigeria’s Zamfara state, seizing two of his staff and killing his deputy, a regional spokesman said Tuesday. Hamza Salihu, the state’s director of budget was abducted on Sunday along with two aides on a highway in neighbouring Kaduna State — a region beset ...