Osigold Hotels & Bar sealed up by the COVID-19 Task Force
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Lagos COVID-19 Task Force attacked, shot at by Ipaja hotel guards

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Safety Commission COVID-19 Enforcement Taskforce team, was on Sunday attacked and shot at during an enforcement exercise at Osigold Hotels & Bar in Baruwa Ipaja, Lagos. In a statement from the task force on Wednesday, the Director-General of the Commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola, disclosed that the Hotel had over 100 people clubbing Read More…

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Can someone help Bosede get to Anthony Joshua?

Reading Time: < 1 minutes It is possible that Bosede Okeowo’s troubles would soon be over. That is if her pencilled drawing of Anthony Joshua, world boxing champion, reaches him. From the loneliness of her home in Otun Ekiti in Ekiti State, Bosede took her time to sketch and render a realist portrait of the pugilist. She thought nothing of Read More…

The Marina Stretch in Lagos island has some of the tallest buildings in Nigeria, one of which is the Union Bank building shown in the photo.
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FIRS clarifies stamp duty rates, others

Reading Time: 2 minutes Picture above credit: The Marina Stretch in Lagos island has some of the tallest buildings in Nigeria, one of which is the Union Bank building shown in the photo. Photography: Bobby Azuka-Okocha/9mobile The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has published detailed information to guide taxpayers and the general public on rates payable as stamp duty. Read More…

Antonio Conte and Romelu Lukaku enjoy the moment after the Belgian scored the second goal in Inter’s 2-0 win over Milan at San Siro.
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Conte says Serie A getting more competitive despite Juve dominance

Reading Time: 2 minutes Picture above credit: Antonio Conte and Romelu Lukaku enjoy the moment after the Belgian scored the second goal in Inter’s 2-0 win over Milan at San Siro. Photograph: Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty Images Inter Milan coach, Antonio Conte, said he believed that Serie A was becoming more competitive even though Juventus are poised to win it for Read More…

A general view of a food market in Lagos after Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari called for a lockdown starting tonight to limit the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), March 30, 2020.
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Active COVID-19 cases in Lagos communities, not admitted, come down to 2,036

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Picture above credit: A general view of a food market in Lagos after Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari called for a lockdown starting tonight to limit the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), March 30, 2020. Photograph by Temilade Adelaja/REUTERS The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says that  the active cases Read More…

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COVID-19: NCDC announces 556 new infections in Nigeria

Reading Time: 2 minutes Picture above credit: Photograph ©Reuters The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 556 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 36,663. NCDC disclosed this on its official twitter handle late on Sunday. According to it, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria is headed toward Read More…

Despite the 60% limited operating capacity forced by COVID-19, LAGFERRY recorded highest passengers' ridership on a single day of ferry operation, commuting a total of 1175 passengers.
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LAGFERRY to increase daily trips, routes as 3rd Mainland Bridge closes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Picture above credit: Despite the 60% limited operating capacity forced by COVID-19, LAGFERRY recorded highest passengers’ ridership on a single day of ferry operation on Wednesday, 10th June 2020, commuting a total of 1175 passengers. Photograph: LagFerry The Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) says it will increase daily operations on most of the routes and add Read More…

Olivier Giroud celebrates with his teammates
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Chelsea ‘long way’ from being title contenders, says Lampard

Reading Time: 2 minutes Olivier Giroud celebrates with his teammates. Photograph: Chris Lee – Chelsea FC/Getty Images Chelsea Manager, Frank Lampard, believes his side are a long way short of the levels of Premier League Champions Liverpool and Manchester City, who have set the benchmark in terms of consistency. Lampard’s Chelsea, currently third in the league, visit title winners Read More…

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How to rescue ourselves from our political leaders (1)

Reading Time: 2 minutes BELIEVE! By Dr. ChiChi Aniagolu-Okoye Illustration above credit: Unite. 1969. ©Barbara Jones-Hogu Following my last post everyone has been asking for.practical steps ordinary people can take to start the rescue process. Starting from today I will share tips every other day on what can be done To start the rescue process, we must believe that Read More…