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Pidgin English approved for Oscars films submission

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: ESSENCE, NAN. The Nigeria Official Selection Committee (For the Academy Awards IFF Submissions) (NOSC) on Saturday announced the approval of Pidgin English by the Academy as a non-English (foreign language) recording dialogue in films. The organisation, previously known as the Nigeria Oscars Selection Committee, and chaired by Filmmaker, Chineze Anyaene-Abonyi, made the disclosure Read More…

COVID19 Health Metro Top Story

181 students, staff of Lagos school infected with COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: The Guardian Nigeria. Lagos State Government says that 181 students and staff of a private boarding school in Lekki area of the state have tested positive to COVID-19 infection. Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Lagos. Abayomi said that the cases were detected Read More…

Metro Society Top Story

Why are Nigerians protesting against police brutality?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja/File Photo, Shoebox Photography/Twitter. Nigerians protesting police brutality have hit the streets across Africa’s most populous nation for more than a week, and the hashtag #EndSARS trended on Twitter even after the police promised to dismantle the controversial unit on Oct. 11. What is SARS, what attempts have been made to address Read More…

Business Featured Stocks

Nigeria stock market records N164bn growth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NSE. After two days of cautious trading, the nation’s bourse on Friday recorded N164 billion growth following renewed investors interest. Specifically, the market capitalisation which opened at N14.815 trillion rose by N164 billion or 1.11 per cent to close at N14.979 trillion. Also, the All-Share Index rose by 315.41 points or 1.11 per Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Featured

Bands from 1980s and 90s stream hits to make up for lost live earnings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Rolling Stone. Pop acts from the 1980s and 1990s including Right Said Fred, Paul Young and Toyah, whose income from live performances has slumped during the coronavirus pandemic, are recording their hits for a new pay-per-view series being streamed online. Chesney Hawkes, Kim Wilde and Steve Harley are also among those performing in Read More…

Featured Football Sports

De Bruyne blow for Man City

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Ricardo Nogueira/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images, Getty Images. …to miss Arsenal match at Etihad Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday that midfielder Kevin De Bruyne will miss Saturday’s home English Premier League (EPL) game against Arsenal. The midfielder had picked up an injury on international duty with Belgium last weekend. He was Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Maguire doubtful for Manchester United’s trip to Newcastle United

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, Facebook. Manchester United skipper Harry Maguire could miss Saturday’s English Premier League (EPL) clash at Newcastle United, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Friday. Solskjaer however said the defender who is out with a knock is keen to play on and overcome his poor recent displays for club and country. Maguire Read More…