COVID-19: Lagos Biobank handles 5,000 testing requests

Lagos Biobank, a digital platform developed by the Lagos State Government to meet the increasing demand for Covid-19 testing, following the decentralisation of testing in the state, has handled more than 5,000 requests from individuals since inception.

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Conjoined Twins: Operation success saved me from witchcraft tag ― Mother

By Samuel Oyadongha & Emem Idio – Yenogoa Mrs Ayebaekipreye Ebinyefa, the mother of the conjoined twins separated during the 4 hours operation carried out January 2nd at the Federal Medical Centre, Adamawa arrived Saturday in Yenagoa, in the Bayelsa State capital, declaring that the successful separation of the conjoined twins has saved her from
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FG to inject over N600bn into agriculture for food security — Nanono

The Federal Government is set to inject over N600 billion as stimulus-response into the agriculture sector. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, made this known in a statement signed by the Director of Information of the ministry, Mr Theodore Ogaziechi on Sunday in Abuja. The minister according to the statement, made this
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Mancini commits to Azzuri, rules out return to club management

Italy boss Roberto Mancini insists he is not interested in returning to club football before his work with the Azzurri is complete. Reports in Italy had claimed a number of Premier League clubs had contacted former Manchester City boss Mancini. Mancini has also coached teams including Lazio, Inter, Galatasaray and Zenit, and he took on the
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MultiChoice to effect price adjustments for DStv, GOtv September 1

MultiChoice has announced that it will effect price adjustments on some DStv and GOtv packages from 01 September 2020. This decision was made after careful consideration of the market and a review of its business operations. “We have made efforts to contain any price adjustments on subscription prices. However, in order to ensure the sustainability
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Mali protest movement proposes 2-year transition to civilian rule

The protest coalition that campaigned against former Mali president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has proposed that the military junta that ousted him organise a transition to civilian rule within 24 months, one of its leaders said Sunday. Military rulers received representatives of the June 5 Movement at the Kati barracks near Bamako late Saturday, after announcing
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10 killed in clashes between herders, farmers in south Chad

At least ten people have been killed in fresh fighting between nomadic herders and farmers in southern Chad, a local prosecutor said Sunday, with the most of the deaths happening during a funeral. The herders claimed to have lost a cow and tracked it down to a farm, said Brahim Ali Kolla, prosecutor in Moundou,
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Lagos marks over 80 illegal abattoirs for demolition

Lagos State government has concluded plans to begin demolition of over 80 abattoir as well as monitor all veterinary premises across the state from Tuesday, September 1, in furtherance of the sanitisation and reform of the red meat value chain.

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