*Man nabbed for allegedly killing, dumping mistress by roadside in Lagos (Guardian) *Man, 56, remanded for defiling neighbour’s 10-year-old girl (Punch)

Man nabbed for allegedly killing, dumping mistress by roadside in Lagos (Guardian) Homicide detectives attached to the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department (SCIID), Panti, Yaba, Lagos State are investigating the circumstances behind an alleged killing and dumping of the…

Lassa Fever: Lagos Places 63 under surveillance

The Lagos State government has placed 63 people under surveillance over fears that they may have been infected by a Lassa Fever patient. The Commissioner for Health in the state, Professor Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Wednesday in a statement…

*Enforcement on Okada ban: Operators storm Sanwo-Olu’s office in protest (Vanguard) *Two kids rescued as fire guts another Lagos building (Guardian)

Enforcement on Okada ban: Operators storm Sanwo-Olu’s office in protest (Vanguard) Ahead of the commencement of total enforcement ban on activities of commercial motorcyclists, popularly called, “Okada” and tricyclists, “Keke NAPEP” commencing, February 1st, some operators, on Friday, led a…

Lagos biobank to tackle Lassa fever, Coronavirus

The newly built Lagos State Level-3 Biosafety Laboratory, also known as the Lagos Biobank, has commenced operation. The facility, located at the Lagos Mainland Hospital (formerly Infectious Diseases Hospital), has the capacity to process, rapidly identify and store samples of…

*Businesswoman, 26, in court over alleged N1.3m fraud (Tribune) *Congestion: Stakeholders react to Maerskline’s plan to dump Lagos ports (Vanguard)

Businesswoman, 26, in court over alleged N1.3m fraud (Tribune) A 26-year-old businesswoman, Titilayo Ogunnaya, who allegedly obtained the sum of N1.3 million from her partner under false pretences on Wednesday appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Ogunnaya, whose…

Soldier dies of Lassa fever in Jos (Punch)

Major General Nuhu Angbazo, General Officer Commanding 3 Division, Nigeria Army Rukuba, has directed that Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos, Plateau, be fumigated. The directive was given following the death of a non-commissioned senior officer in the cantonment from Lassa fever.…

No Lassa Fever vaccine anywhere in the world, says Virologist (Guardian)

A Virologist, Prof Simeon Magaji Agwale, yesterday, insisted that there is no certified vaccine for the treatment of Lassa Fever anywhere in the world, stressing that Nigeria was best suited to develop vaccines for the cure of the disease for…

‘30 under surveillance over Lassa fever outbreak in Abia’ (Guardian)

The Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, Dr. Abali Chuku has disclosed that 30 people are under surveillance following the outbreak of Lassa fever in Abia State. The disease had claimed the life of a medical doctor, Chizorom Nduku.…

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