COVID19 Health

Nigeria’s COVID-19 confirmed cases cross 25k mark

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday announced 566 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,133. The centre announced this via its official Twitter handle. It said that the 566 new confirmed cases were from 20 states, with eight deaths as of June 29. The health Read More…

Education Featured

Lagos officials’ wives donate 5,000 transistor radios to improve access to learning

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO), on Monday donated 5,000 transistor radios to enhance access to educational contents. Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, unveiled the transistor radios at an event held at Lagos House, Marina. Sanwo-Olu also unveiled 5,000 face masks and cash donation by COWLSO, all geared toward improving access Read More…

COVID19 Health Top Story

Lagos State discharges 93 more coronavirus patients

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Lagos State Government has announced the recovery and discharge of additional 93 patients who tested negative twice for the coronavirus. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a statement on Monday said that 1,512 patients had so far been discharged from isolation centres in the state. ”Good people of Lagos, 93 more #COVID19 Lagos patients: 16 females and Read More…

Football Sports

Pochettino’s 19-year-old son signs new deal at Tottenham

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Maurizio Pochettino, son of former Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino, has signed a new contract at the English Premier League (EPL) club. Winger Maurizio, whose current deal was due to expire on Tuesday, announced the contract extension in a social media post on Monday. The Instagram post showed the 19-year-old sharing a photo with his Read More…

Football Sports

FC Barcelona sell Arthur to Juventus for 72m euros, buy Pjanic for 60m euros

Reading Time: 2 minutes FC Barcelona have reached an agreement to sell Brazil midfielder Arthur Melo to Juventus for a fee of 72 million euros (80.98 million dollars). The La Liga title-holders said in a statement on Monday they have however gone on to sign Bosnian Miralem Pjanic from the Italian champions for 60 million euros. The 23-year-old Melo, Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Premier League, EFL, PFA bid to boost BAME coaching opportunities

Reading Time: 2 minutes An initiative aimed at increasing the number of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) coaches in English football has been launched by the Premier League, Football League and PFA. The move followed comments from high-profile players such as Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling who said few black players make the progression into full-time coaching roles. Under Read More…