• Nigeria still at risk of Ebola, Lassa fever, others – Lagos Commissioner

    Nigeria still at risk of Ebola, Lassa fever, others – Lagos Commissioner

    The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, on Wednesday, said the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and other highly pathogenic diseases remained threats to the West African sub-region.

    Idris, who made this disclosure in a statement he signed in Lagos, called for all hands to be on deck in order to prevent and control the epidemics.

    “You may recall that 28,645 people were infected during the last Ebola disease outbreak in six countries in the West African sub-region, out of which […]

  • Lagos Commissioner of Police summons Police officer accused by suspected robber

    Lagos Commissioner of Police summons Police officer accused by suspected robber

    Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni has summoned Inspector Festus, aka Ijaya, who a suspected robber, Akeem Popoola, says he works for.  This is just as the command confirmed that the inspector’s full name is Festus Omotosho, adding that investigation had commenced into the allegation raised against him by the suspect.

    Owoseni said Ijaya, who is attached to the command’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad, would be sanctioned accordingly if found culpable of the allegation.

    The 21-year-old suspect, who was arrested for burglary […]