Business Featured Power

Egbin power inaugurates electric buggies, bicycles

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN. Egbin Power Plc says it is committed to the continuous sustainability of the environment and its resources for the benefit of future generations. Mr Temitope Shonubi, Chairman, Board of Directors, Egbin Power Plc, gave the assurance on Tuesday while inaugurating electric buggies and bicycles at the electricity generation company’s complex at Ijede Read More…

Assault Crime Featured Metro

Trader in court for allegedly biting off tip of woman’s ear

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images. A 33-year-old trader, Onome Godfrey, on Tuesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates ‘ Court for allegedly biting off tip of a woman ’s ear . The police charged Godfrey, who lives at No. 2, Ifedore St., Yamco Ayobo, Lagos, with two counts of breach of peace and assault. She Read More…

COVID19 Health Top Story

COVID-19: NCDC records 164 new infections as total now 60,430

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Luc Gnago, REUTERS. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 164 new Coronavirus(COVID-19) infections actoss the country, the public health outfit announced on its official twitter handle on Monday. The nation has now recorded over 60,000 total infections. The health agency said  that the 164 new infection brought the nation’s confirmed COVID-19 infections Read More…

Education Metro Top Story

All schools in Lagos State now free to resume classes

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Cavan Images/Alamy, REUTERS/Nneka Chile. Lagos State Government announced in Ikeja on Monday that all schools, including day care centres, pre-nursery and nursery schools, are free to reopen from Oct. 19. Schools in the state were closed at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic in March, but staggered resumption began with final classes in Read More…

Boxing Featured Sports

Anthony Joshua now set to fight Pulev in London Dec. 12

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: PA, PA:Press Association/PA Images. Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev will take on heavyweight boxing’s world champion Anthony Joshua in London on Dec. 12, the International Boxing Federation (IBF) mandatory challenger said on Monday. The 39-year-old had been scheduled to meet Joshua on June 20 but the fight was postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. “No Read More…

Business Featured Public Accounts

Audit process critical strategy in curbing misuse of public fund – Osinbajo

Reading Time: 3 minutes Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says audit process in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) is a critical strategy in curbing misappropriation of public fund. Osinbajo expressed this view at the Virtual Workshop of the Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation on Monday. The Vice President commended the Office of the Secretary to the Government as Read More…

Business Featured Stocks

NSE opens week with 0.27% loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NSE. The nation’s bourse opened trading on Monday on a negative trend with the market indicators declining by 0.27 per cent, amid sell pressure in 16 stocks. Specifically, the All-Share Index dipped 77.82 points or 0.27 per cent to close at 28,337.49 from 28,415.31 achieved on Friday. Also, the market capitalisation which opened Read More…

Featured Football Sports

5 positive in latest Premier League COVID-19 tests

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, GETTY IMAGES. The Premier League in England said on Monday that five people had returned positive results in its latest round of COVID-19 tests conducted on players and staff last week. The league said the individuals who had tested positive for the virus would now self-isolate for 10 days. “The Premier Read More…