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Savour Christmas with Eko Rice! Lagosians, it’s here in your markets

“Attention, Lagosians! The Christmas table just got more delightful with Eko Rice hitting the shelves across major markets,” announced Dr. Oluwarotimi Fashola, Special Adviser to the State Governor on Agriculture, during a recent visit to the Lagos Rice Mill, Imota, Ikorodu. “In preparation for the Yuletide, we’re thrilled to offer the 50kg bag of Eko Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Music & Nightlife Top Story

Spotify’s 2023 Wrapped reveals Asake, Burna Boy, and Davido as top streamed male artists in Nigeria

In an annual revelation of streaming trends, Spotify unveiled its “2023 Wrapped,” showcasing the most streamed male and female artists, tracks, albums, playlists, and podcasts in Nigeria. Asake, Burna Boy, and Davido emerged as the top streamed male artists, while Ayra Starr, Tiwa Savage, and Tems secured the lead positions among the female artists. Phiona Read More…

Banking Business

Fidelity Bank Plc commits to sustainable banking, joins UN principles for responsible banking

In a significant move towards sustainable practices, Fidelity Bank Plc announced its official endorsement of the UN Principles for Responsible Banking (PRB), aligning its operations with a unified framework aimed at fostering a sustainable banking industry. The collaboration, fostered by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), promotes a collective effort among banks Read More…

Business Maritime

Former ASAN President advocates Deep Blue Project for securing Nigerian maritime anchorage areas

In a recent development, Mr. Temisan Omatseye, former President of the African Shipowners Association of Nigeria (ASAN), highlighted the importance of utilising the Deep Blue Project as the security framework for safeguarding anchorage areas within the Nigerian maritime sphere. Omatseye articulated this stance during the inaugural Maritime Reporters Association of Nigeria (MARAN) annual lecture held Read More…

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Business Climate Finance Finance

ONE Campaign exposes $343 billion climate finance gap; Nigeria left with $4.5 billion shortfall

A recent analysis by the ONE Campaign exposed significant discrepancies in climate finance commitments from developed nations, with almost two-thirds of the pledged $343 billion between 2013 and 2021 either unreported as disbursed or loosely linked to climate initiatives. Nigeria, facing a $4.5 billion shortfall, underscores the substantial deficit in pledged climate funds. According to Read More…

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Business Cost-of-Living Top Story

Lagos maintains affordable status as Singapore and Zurich top global cost-of-living index

Singapore and Zurich emerged as the world’s most expensive cities this year, followed by Geneva, New York, and Hong Kong, as per the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), signalling ongoing challenges in the global cost-of-living landscape. Meanwhile, Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial hub, remains relatively affordable in the latest survey, ranking 125th out of 172 cities. The EIU’s Read More…

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Israel Palestine World

Shooting attack in Jerusalem as Israel, Hamas extend Gaza truce by a day

Israel and Hamas struck a last-minute agreement on Thursday to extend their six-day ceasefire by one more day to allow negotiators to keep working on deals to swap hostages held in Gaza for Palestinian prisoners. The truce has allowed much-needed humanitarian aid into Gaza after much of the coastal territory of 2.3 million was reduced Read More…

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Henry Kissinger, influential U.S. diplomat and statesman, passes away at 100

Henry Kissinger, a towering figure in U.S. diplomacy who played pivotal roles as a national security adviser and secretary of state under two presidents, has died at the age of 100. His passing leaves an enduring imprint on U.S. foreign policy, albeit amid a legacy steeped in controversy and acclaim. According to a statement from Read More…

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Skating Sports

Inaugural National Skating Championship set to unite over 1,000 athletes in National Stadium, Abuja

The inaugural edition of the National Skating Championship is set to bring together more than 1,000 athletes at Package B of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja from December 1 to 2. According to Abdullahi Maikano, President of the Skating Federation of Nigeria, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, Read More…

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Football Sports Top Story

Arsenal dominate Champions League clash, securing top spot in Group B with a resounding 6-0 win over RC Lens

In a freezing night at The Emirates, Arsenal secured their place in the last 16 of the Champions League by overwhelming RC Lens with an impressive 6-0 victory. The win also ensured their top position in Group B, sealing their qualification. Speaking to reporters after the remarkable win, Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta expressed his satisfaction Read More…