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Infrastructure Metro Top Story

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project achieves 70 % completion, diversions to be removed Saturday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Julius Berger, Channels TV. Lagos, Dec. 3, 2021 (NAN) The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Friday said section one of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway reconstruction/rehabilitation project was 70 per cent completed. Popoola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that 39 out of the 43.6 kilometres of section Read More…

Business Telecommunications Top Story

MTN and Airtel Africa among bidders for Nigerian 5G licences

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigeria’s telecoms regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has picked MTN Nigeria, Airtel Africa. and Mafab Communications to bid for 5G licences at an auction set for Dec. 13, it said on Thursday. NCC had said in July that it expected to start auctioning spectrum for the next-generation 5G network in the fourth quarter of this Read More…

Chelsea lead cut after draw with Man United, Man City win

In picture above: Soccer Football - Premier League - Chelsea v Manchester United - Stamford Bridge, London, Britain - November 28, 2021 Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes in action with Chelsea's Marcos Alonso Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs Nov 28 (Reuters) - Chelsea's lead at the top of the Premier League was cut to a point after they were held at home by Manchester United while rivals Manchester City beat West Ham United 2-1 on Sunday. Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea have 30 points from 13 games with City on 29 points and Liverpool, who beat Southampton 4-0 on Saturday, are a further point behind. United,

Formula One team founder Frank Williams dies aged 79

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Frank Williams, founder and former boss of a team that bore his name and that still ranks as one of the most dominant and successful in the history of Formula One, died on Sunday at the age of 79. The sport's chief executive Stefano Domenicali, a former boss of rivals Ferrari, paid tribute to the Englishman and said the F1 family had lost a "much loved and respected member". "He was a true giant of our sport that overcame the most difficult of challenges in life and battled every day to win on and off the track," the

Rubicon stops El-amin, wins FirstBank Georgian Polo Cup

Lagos, Oct. 31, 2021 (NAN) Abuja Rubicon, a polo team, has returned to winning ways defeating defending Champions, El Amin, by 9 to 6-goals to win its third FirstBank sponsored Georgian Cup. Mr Pisu Eromosele, media coordinator, made this known in a statement in Lagos on Sunday. The tournament, which held in Kaduna on Saturday paraded star players like Bashir Dantata, Abdulmalik Gbadamosi, Argentine imports, Tolito Ocampo and Silvestre Donovan. Rubicon showed superiority in all areas of the game by beating Mohammed Babangida’s El-El-Amin in a 7-chukker thriller. The competition, which was sponsored by FirstBank of Nigeria for 102 years, is already on record
Abroad COVID19 Health National Top Story

COVID-19: Two travellers from Nigeria, first Omicron cases in Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo. There are two confirmed cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in Ottawa, the Ontario government announced Sunday. “Today, the province of Ontario has confirmed two cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19 in Ottawa, both of which were reported in individuals with recent travel from Nigeria. Ottawa Public Read More…


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