•Also To Compensate Their Families
•Lagos To Rebuild Burnt Police Stations, Give Life Insurance For Officers
Police officers lynched in the wake of the violence that erupted last week in the State will not die in vain, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has pledged.
The State Government, on Wednesday, directed the Lagos State Scholarship Board to award scholarship to the children of the slain officers up to the university level.
The State Police Command bore huge loss in personnel, armoury and properties in the violence.
Twenty-nine Divisional Police Stations and 17 Police Posts were razed by hoodlums disguising as protesters. Also, six police officers were lynched, 36 critically injured, while 71 police operational vehicles were torched.
In spite of the loss, the police said they remained undeterred in performing their constitutional duties.
Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, made the offer to take the bill of replacing the logistics lost by the police when he visited the Command Headquarters in Ikeja to boost the morale of officers, following the demoralising events of the past week in which police officers and their stations were targeted by hoodlums.
The Governor got the assurance of the police’s commitment to strengthen security across the State from the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu.
Sanwo-Olu said the statutory duties of the Police could not be wished away because of the actions of a few bad eggs, noting that the impact of the police officers’ absence on the roads was generally felt by residents.
The Federal Ministry of Education on Monday announced that secondary schools for exit classes will resume on August 4th.
According to Ben Gooong, SS3 students will have two weeks within which to prepare for the West African Examinations (WAEC) examination.
The Ex governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has died. He was 70 years old.
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has restrained the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki from participating in the governorship primary election organised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
Governor Godwin Obaseki has been stopped by a Federal High Court from participating in the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Obaseki, an APC renegade, was named as the eighth defendant in the case.
Bala Mohammed is at the verge of either being impeached or voluntarily relinquishing his seat as the governor of Bauchi state over a recent allegation of fraud against him.
“The APC is appalled by the scandalous reports of the seizure of a property, Plot 298, Wuye District, Abuja, linked to Governor Bala Muhammad (GB) by the ICPC.
Executives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in ward 10 Estako West local government area of Edo have lifted the suspension order on Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
Seventeen out of the 27 members of the executives of the All Progressives Congress APC in Ward 10, Etsako West local government of Edo state lifted the suspension slammed on Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
There is a trending news that the former Governor of oyo state Abiola Ajimobi who was recently appointed as the Acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress by the National Working Committee of the party is dead due to Coronavirus complications.
Recall that Blinkypeey.com reported that he tested positive to Coronavirus and was reported to be in a critical condition .
He was reported dead while some other sources debunk his death rumor.
The question on the lips of the masses is how true is this reported death rumor.
The Oyo state government has reviewed the curfew order issued to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the state.
The Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa said the curfew would now run from 10pm to 4am. Churches and mosques were directed to operate at 25 per cent capacity; public gathering in the state are to have not more than 25 persons.
Former Oyo State Governor,Abiola Ajimobi is reportedly in a critical condition over Coronavirus complications.
An 82-year-old widow who is also suffering from hypertension has recovered from the coronavirus disease after receiving nine-day treatment at the Isolation and Treatment Centre, Asubiaro, Osogbo, in Osun State.
She was confirmed positive and admitted at the state isolation centre cases.
The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, who disclosed this in a statement released in Osogbo yesterday, said the octogenarian’s recovery from the virus beats the odds as elderly people with chronic diseases are the highest risk group because most of the time, they are unable to recover from COVID-19.
He noted that the patient, who contracted the disease after coming in contact with an infected person, showed no symptoms of the virus before her sample was collected, except for diarrhoea.
The state’s commissioner for health said:
“The story of the 82-year-old widow who recovered from the dreaded coronavirus provides a glimmer of hope, considering that she is a hypertensive patient on medication.
Although when she arrived at our Isolation centre on the 13th of May, she had no cough, difficulty in breathing, sore throat, fever or anosmia associated with the virus except for diarrhoea and we successfully treated her for it and she was stable all through the period of hospitalisation.