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Lagos pays N1bn accrued pension rights for September

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: The Guardian Nigeria. The Lagos State Government has paid over N1 billion as accrued pension rights to 219 retirees in the state’s public service for the month of September. Mr Babalola Obilana, Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commision (LASPEC), in a statement on Friday, said the beneficiaries received their bonds at the 79th batch Read More…

Business Featured Oil & Gas

No plan to migrate jobs outside Nigeria — Chevron

Reading Time: 2 minutes The management of Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) says it has no plans to migrate Nigerian jobs outside the country. CNL’s General Manager Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Mr Esimaje Brikinn, made the clarification in a statement on Friday. Brikinn spoke following an allegation by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria that Read More…

Business Featured Infrastructure Maritime

Lagos-Ibadan rail project expected to decongest Apapa port

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Federal Ministry of Information & Culture, REUTERS. The federal government says with the linkage of 156km Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line to Apapa seaport and construction of dry port in Omi Adio, near Ibadan, the perenial congestion in Apapa will be a thing of past. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Read More…

Celebrities Entertainment Featured TV & Film World

Harvey Weinstein charged with six more counts of sexual assault

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: AP, USA Today. Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein has been charged with six more counts of forcible sexual assault in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles District Attorney said on Friday. The charges involve two victims and stem from incidents that occurred more than a decade ago, District Attorney Jackie Lacey said in a Read More…

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Show must go on as Queen and Adam Lambert release first live album

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: DianaKat/Smugmug, Queenonline. Grounded by the coronavirus pandemic, rock band Queen release a live album on Friday to cheer up “stuck at home” fans that showcases highlights of concerts from Rio to Sydney over the past seven years. It will be the first live offering to feature singer Adam Lambert, the former “American Idol” Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Arsenal still hope to seal late transfer deals, Arteta says

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Arsenal. Arsenal are set to make some key decisions before the transfer window shuts on Monday, manager Mikel Arteta said on Friday. Arteta said this was to ensure the squad has the right balance for the rest of the season. There had been reports that Arsenal have been in talks to sign highly-rated Read More…