South West

Fayose

Lockdown: Fayose recommends “stomach infrastructure”

Mr Fayose was an apostle of “stomach infrastructure” while in office as governor of Ekiti State for a second term.

Funke Akindele and husband, JJC Skillz

Attendees of Funke Akindele’s party to be charged to court – Attorney-General

The attorney-general says the attendees will be prosecuted for flouting social distancing regulation of the state.

Kayode Fayemi

Fayemi ends self-isolation, relaxes Ekiti lockdown

Mr Fayemi imposed a total lockdown on Ekiti on March 29 to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Prof Akin Abayomi

Coronavirus: Lagos can’t cope with 5,000 cases in four weeks, commissioner warns residents

“If we see most of the cases in a very short period of time, it will quickly overwhelm the Lagos state health infrastructure.”

R-L: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi; Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Folasade Jaji and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Olusegun Ogboye, during a press briefing on the first case of Coronavirus in the State at Lagos House, Marina, on Friday, February 28, 2020.

Coronavirus: Lagos emergency lines receiving 80% hoax calls –Commissioner

“We are very concerned about these hoax calls, this is why many complain they could not reach us, our lines are being jammed by irresponsible members of the society.”

Funke Akindele and husband, JJC Skillz

Coronavirus: Police arraign actress Funke Akindele, husband

Mrs Akindele was arrested at her residence on Sunday.

Seyi Makinde, Oyo State Governor [PHOTO CREDIT: @seyiamakinde]

Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde tests negative to coronavirus

The governor had a week ago tested positive for coronavirus, a few days after his party PDP staged a rally in the state.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (middle); Commissioner of Police, Lagos Command, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu (left) and Commander, Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) Beecroft, Apapa, Commodore Ibrahim Aliyu Shettima (right), during a media address after the State Security Council meeting at Lagos House, Marina, on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

Lagos records second death from COVID-19

“We lost a COVID19 patient; a 36 year old Nigerian male who died in a private facility on 4th April, 2020.”

Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State.

Coronavirus: 25 of Cote d’Ivoire returnees not from Osun – Oyetola

The governors gives an update on the 127 returnees to Osun, 17 of whom have since tested positive for coronavirus.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Coronavirus: Five more patients recover in Lagos

Governor Sanwo-Olu said the patients, comprising two males and three females, were discharged after having two negative results.

Kayode Fayemi

Coronavirus: Fayemi names Fayose, Afe Babalola, others in resource mobilisation committee

The committee has 47 members.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Oyo records one new case

The case brings to nine the total number of confirmed patients in the state.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (middle); Commissioner of Police, Lagos Command, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu (left) and Commander, Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) Beecroft, Apapa, Commodore Ibrahim Aliyu Shettima (right), during a media address after the State Security Council meeting at Lagos House, Marina, on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

Lockdown: Lagos govt to offset medical bills of pregnant women, patients on emergency – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos is worst hit of the three states currently locked down by the Federal Government.

Nigeria Police Force

Lockdown: Ogun records maximum compliance on day one

The police chief said even at the window that would be permitted for movement, residents will still be monitored.

Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH]). [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

Coronavirus: LUTH introduces telemedicine to cater for outpatients

Telemedicine is the remote treatment of patients through electronic means.

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun

Lockdown: Ogun to open markets every 48 hours

The state government would begin to enforce the compulsory wearing of face mask as from Tuesday morning of April 7, till the expiration of the lockdown

Police officers used to illustrate the story (Photo Credit: Cfr.org)

Residents of Ondo community ‘flee’ as suspected herders kill three

The residents also alleged that a helicopter came into the forest and dropped some ammunition for the herders.

The 110-bed Isolation Center at Mobolaji Johnoson, Stadium, Onikan, Lagos Island, constructed by the Lagos State Government and Guaranty Trust Bank, unveiled on Saturday, March 28, 2020.

Coronavirus: Lagos govt building more isolation centres – Commissioner

The Lagos State government took delivery of a 110-bed isolation facility it conceived and built in collaboration with the management of Guaranty Trust Bank.

Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Akeredolu]

COVID-19: Akeredolu appoints nine-member palliative committee

The palliative committee will deliberate and make recommendations on how to cushion the harsh economic impact of the lockdown on residents.

The 110-bed Isolation Center at Mobolaji Johnoson, Stadium, Onikan, Lagos Island, constructed by the Lagos State Government and Guaranty Trust Bank, unveiled on Saturday, March 28, 2020.

Coronavirus: Infected 8-week-old baby, three others recover, discharged in Lagos

“We have discharged 15 patients over the last two days and diagnosed 16 new patients on Thursday,” the commissioner said.

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA)

One dead in multiple-vehicle crash in Lagos

The accident involved a truck laden with two 20-feet containers, a private tow truck and a towed Toyota Sienna.

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Jesse Otegbayo

Days after testing ‘positive’ to COVID-19, UCH chief tests ‘negative’- Official

PREMIUM TIMES had earlier reported how Mr Otegbayo on Sunday announced that his result was positive.

Gboyega Oyeola [PHOTO: THISDAYLIVE]

Coronavirus: Oyetola signs regulation enforcing lockdown

Mr Oyetola on Thursday, signed the Osun Infectious Diseases (Emergency Prevention) Regulations 2020.

Ooni of Ife

Coronavirus: Ooni leads spiritual cleansing of Ife

The curfew and cleansing took place between 8 a.m and 6 p.m. on Thursday.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

COVID-19: Lagos governor Sanwo-Olu tests negative

Three state governors have so far tested positive for the virus.