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Wife, 3 others arrested over hotelier’s death in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minute The police in Lagos have arrested the wife of a hotel owner and three others after she was alleged to have stabbed her hotelier husband to death. The wife of the owner of the popular Bama Hotel and Suites, Abule-Egba, allegedly stabbed her husband on Monday night after finding out that he had impregnated another Read More…

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Nigeria to amend petroleum industry law to extend petrol subsidies

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Ron Bousso/File Photo. Nigeria’s government plans to amend the newly-signed Petroleum Industry Act to ask the National Assembly for an 18-month extension to keep its long-standing regime of subsidising imported petrol, its junior oil minister said on Tuesday. The law signed by President Muhammadu Buhari last August contains a provision for the elimination Read More…

Super Eagles painfully fail to subdue Carthage Eagles, crash out of AFCON

Title favourites Nigeria crashed out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday in Garoua after a 0-1 loss to Tunisia who now advance to the competition’s quarter-finals. In the Round of 16 match at the Stade Roumde Adjia, the Super Eagles failed to raise their game to the expected level and fell to the team they were not expected to lose to. The Carthage Eagles of Tunisia were not expected to win given the depletion the side had claimed to have suffered. Moreover, they had squeezed through to the knockout stage as one of the best third-placed teams. But the Super

Nadal reaches Australian Open quarter-finals, but Zverev suffers loss

Rafael Nadal survived the longest tie-break of his career to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals on Sunday and then saw Alexander Zverev taken out of his path. Nadal would have expected to have to get past the third seed to reach the last four. But Zverev’s underachievement at the grand slams went on as he was beaten in straight sets by Denis Shapovalov. Nadal was up against veteran Frenchman Adrian Mannarino, and the match was all but decided in an epic first-set tie-break lasting nearly half an hour. Mannarino had four set-points before Nadal finally took it 16-14 on his seventh chance, thanks to

Olympics Beijing Games had 72 COVID cases, none athletes, among early arrivals

Beijing Olympics organisers said on Sunday they had confirmed 72 cases of COVID-19 among 2,586 Games-related personnel entering China from Jan. 4 to Jan. 22, with no cases among 171 athletes and team officials arriving in that period. Final preparations are taking place for the Winter Games amid a global surge in cases of the highly infectious Omicron coronavirus variant. The Games are set to take place from Feb. 4 to Feb. 20 inside a "closed loop" bubble that separates all event personnel from the public. Of the confirmed cases, 39 were found in testing at the airport and 33 inside the
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Drifting of Nigerian nurses to ‘rich countries’ raises concern by global nurses body

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Carlos Osorio. The Omicron-fuelled wave of COVID-19 infections has led wealthy countries to intensify their recruitment of nurses from poorer parts of the world, including Nigeria, worsening dire staffing shortages in overstretched workforces there, the International Council of Nurses said. Sickness, burnout and staff departures amid surging Omicron cases have driven absentee rates Read More…

Bringing the Community Together Via Familheey App

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu It’s mid-morning in Awka, Anambra State as my old buddy Tony Akudinobi of Hammerhead Ltd gets me introduced to the Co-Founder Ken Chinweze who had come in from Houston, Texas with news of the irresistible App named Familheey. It took me fast seconds to log in to the Familheey app, and it was a discovery of a vast new world that I instantly made.The inviting words stood out: “Connect, Engage and Grow with Familheey mobile app. The three focus areas of Familheey, notably, Connection, Engagement and Growth, are akin to articles of faith and commitment tailored to fulfil its

Eniafe Momodu’s Style Shows the Extravagance of Men’s Fashion in Nigeria

By Vincent Desmond Where elsewhere men may shy from colourful fabrics and oversized dramatic silhouettes, in Lagos, Nigeria, they wear them as a symbol of wealth and great personal style. Each fashion week, you’ll see these men dressed in their best eye-catching prints, dramatic arm details, and flowing bodices, determined to outshine everyone else on the street style scene. Among this group is Eniafe Momodu, standing out and dominating over the rest not just in height—he stands at a towering 6’6’’—but also with one of the best looks. Momodu wears a vintage riga/agbada from Alàra. Photo by Daniel Obasi. Within the

“You caught me!” Pope congratulates reporter who saw him at record shop

Pope Francis has congratulated the reporter who caught him visiting old friends who run a Rome record shop this week, joking that it was his "bad luck" that the news got out. The visit on Tuesday night was to have remained secret but Javier Martinez-Brocal of the Rome Reports television news agency was in the area in central Rome by chance. He filmed it with his smart phone, posted it on Twitter, and it went viral. In a letter sent to Martinez-Brocal on Thursday, Francis, 85, congratulated him on his work and lamented his own misfortune. "You can't deny that it was a


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