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NCDC reports 111 new COVID-19 cases, total now 57,724

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 111 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Wednesday. According to the agency, with the new infections, the total number of confirmed cases in the country is now 57, 724. It disclosed that Read More…

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NPA expects 19 ships with petroleum products, others at Lagos port

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images, Getty Images. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 19 ships, laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from Sept. 23 to Oct. 3. The NPA made this known in its “Shipping Position” publication in Lagos on Wednesday. According to the publication, the ships are Read More…

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AFAP pledges to make Lagos food processing hub

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Frederic Soltan/Getty Images, CRISTINA ALDEHUELA/AFP/Getty Images. The Association of Food and Agro Processors (AFAP) says it has evolved mechanisms to assist Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) drive Lagos State into a food processing hub for local and export markets. Mr Duro Kuteyi, National President of AFAP, made this known at the Lagos State Read More…

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Lagos Govt hands over 51 vehicles, 8 houses to judges

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: LASG, NAN. The Lagos State Government on Wednesday handed over 51 Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) and eight houses to judges of the State High Court. It would be second time in a year that official vehicles were given to members of the state’s judiciary. Last October, the governor gave out 50 official cars Read More…

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NASS Committee laments deplorable state of Lagos-Badagry expressway

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: The Guardian Nigeria, NAN. Rep. Sani Bala, Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Establishments, says the N280 million allocated for Badagry expressway reconstruction in 2020 budget “is mere joke that cannot complete the project in 10 years.” Bala, who led the House Committee on oversight visit to the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria Read More…

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COVID-19 : FG considers tax incentives for maritime sector

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: IRIN/Daniel Hayduk. The Federal Ministry of Transportation is proposing tax incentives for the maritime industry to stimulate investment and boost activities, amid downturn caused by COVID-19 pandemic. The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday. Jamoh who conveyed Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

De Bruyne, Lewandowski, Neuer on UEFA player of the year shortlist

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Kevin De Bruyne, Robert Lewandowski and Manuel Neuer have been shortlisted for the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award, the European football governing body said on Wednesday. Lewandowski helped Bayern Munich to their sixth UEFA Champions League title, finishing as the competition’s top goalscorer with 15 goals. The Polish striker netted 55 goals in Read More…