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Oba Oniru wants LASG to recognize “Isese Day”

Reading Time: 3 minutes Oba Gbolahan Lawal, the Oniru of Iruland on Lagos Island, has urged Lagos State Government to recognize “Isese Day,” set aside for the celebration of traditional religion, for global tourists attraction. Lawal made the call on Sunday during the commemoration of the World Tourism Day, held virtually and physically at Lagos Theatre, Oregun. The News Read More…

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LCCI backs subsidy removal, appeals to NLC on industrial action

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has said that a reversal of the current reforms on subsidy of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) would exacerbate the challenges of the already faltering Nigerian economy. Dr Muda Yusuf, Director-General LCCI made the assertion in a statement to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. Yusuf said the current Read More…

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After 6-year hiatus, EHINGBETI returns November 10

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lagos State Government on Sunday unveiled plans for the 2020 Lagos Economic Summit, popularly known as EHINGBETI. Mr Sam Egube, Lagos State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, said at a media interaction  in Lagos that the summit had been resuscitated by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for enhanced economic growth and development. Egube said that the Read More…

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Gbajabiamila offers NLC palliatives to avert strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes To avert the strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) billed to commence on Monday, the House of Representatives has offered organised labour some palliatives. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, at a negotiation meeting with labour on Sunday in Abuja said the palliatives would be included in the proposed 2021 budget. Gbajabiamila Read More…

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Vardy’s hat-trick inspires Leicester City to 5-2 win over Manchester City

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Jamie Vardy hat-trick, coupled with goals from James Maddison and Youri Tielemans, steered Leicester City to a stunning 5-2 win at Manchester City on Sunday. The win kept them top of the 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL) with a maximum nine points from three games. Manchester City had not conceded five goals in a Read More…

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Bayern Munich suffer 4-1 loss to end long unbeaten run

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Quadruple winners Bayern Munich slumped to a shock 4-1 loss at Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Sunday to end their 32-match unbeaten run in all competitions stretching back to last year. Bayern Munich, winners of the UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla after extra time on Thursday, had not lost since Dec. 7, 2019. They had Read More…

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Chelsea recover from 3 goals down to draw at West Brom

Reading Time: 2 minutes Striker Tammy Abraham struck a late equaliser as Chelsea battled back from three goals down to draw 3-3 at West Bromwich Albion in their English Premier League (EPL) clash on Saturday. An error by Marcos Alonso led to Callum Robinson opening the scoring for West Brom in the fourth minute. The Irish striker made it Read More…

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Manchester United earn controversial win at Brighton with late penalty kick

Reading Time: 2 minutes Manchester United beat Brighton & Hove Albion 3-2 away in the English Premier League (EPL) on Saturday Their win came after an incredible finale in which Bruno Fernandes struck the winning goal from the penalty kick spot in the 10th minute of the game’s added time. Fernandes’s winner came after referee Chris Kavanagh had initially Read More…

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LASEMA recovers burnt vehicle on Ojuelegba bridge in record time

Reading Time: 2 minutes …averts Secondary Incident In line with it’s mandate to save lives and properties of Lagos residents, LASEMA yesterday night, recovered a burnt vehicle off the Ojuelegba bridge, inward Barracks. The fire incident which did not record any loss of lives, nor injuries at the incident scene was alluded to electrical malfunction in the vehicle by Read More…