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Hamzat Conveys Lagos State’s Position On Police Brutality #endSARS

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: LASG. Lagos Assembly seeks FSARS proscription  The Government of Lagos State has advised youths protesting alleged brutality by operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) – an operational outfit in the Police Force – to be civil, as they demonstrated in the State to express their grievances. Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, on Friday, Read More…

Business Featured Investment

NIPC releases ‘The Book Of States’, for launch in Q1 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) says its “Book of States” to be launched formally in first quarter of 2021 is now available on its website for general public to download. The maiden edition of the document was released on Friday on NIPC’s website, nipc.gov.ng The Book of States which was prepared by NIPC with Read More…

Business Featured Stocks

Nigeria stock market drops further by N68bn

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Shutterstock. The bears maintained dominance on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Friday with the market capitalisation declining further by N68 billion. Specifically, the market capitalisation dropped N68 billion or 0.46 per cent to close at N14.852 against N14.920 trillion. Also, All-Share Index which opened at 28,546.22 lost 130.91 points or 0.46 per cent Read More…

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Teni, Pheelz, others collaborate with Darey Art Alade on ‘Way Home’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Darey. Afropop star, Teni Apata and award-winning producer, Philip Kayode aka Pheelz, have collaborated with singer, Darey Art Alade, on his new Extended Play (EP), ‘Way Home’. Darey, a multi-platinum selling artiste, songwriter and entertainer, premiered the new body of work on Thursday night at a virtual listening party. The EP, which is Read More…

Entertainment Featured TV & Film

Theatre boss charges budding actors to open up on challenges

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Sophie Marcus/Rhodes University Drama Department, Faces of Africa/Terra Kulture. Mr Victor Ashaolu, National President, Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts Practitioners (ANTP), has urged up and coming actors to expose the peculiar challenges they faced in the industry. Ashaolu, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos, said Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Algeria pip Nigeria 1-0 as African champions extend unbeaten run

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: DZfoot English/Twitter. The Desert Foxes of Algeria on Friday pipped Nigeria’s Super Eagles 1-0 in an international friendly in Austria as the African champions extended their unbeaten run to 19 consecutive wins. The match, played at the Wörthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt, saw Borussia Mönchengladbach star Ramy Bensebaini scoring the match’s only goal. The Read More…

Sports Tennis Top Story

It’s a Nadal-Djokovic final!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: ATP Tours/Getty Images, REUTERS/Charles Platiau, REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes. It is now down to an epic final between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in the final of the French Open Tennis Championship at Roland Garros on Sunday. The two have faced each other 55 times with Djokovic leading 29–26.  Djokovic leads 15–11 in finals. Of Read More…