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Threats, detentions and frozen assets: Nigeria’s protesters depict pattern of intimidation

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image Credits: LASG, REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja/File Photo. At 7 a.m. on a recent Saturday, Onomene Adene received a call from a man whose voice she did not recognise. The man said he knew her from church and asked for help getting a package to their pastor. She agreed to meet him at a bank near her Read More…

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#EndSARS attacks: FRSC receives tow truck, patrol vehicles in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos State Sector Command on Thursday said it had received a 70 tons tow truck and seven other vehicles, including six for patrol, from the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi. The Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the Read More…

Agriculture Business Top Story

AfDB to support development of 5 SAPZs in Africa

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Alamy, Eric Roset/Africa Progress Panel. The African Development Bank (AfDB)  says it plans to support the development of Special Agro-industrial Processing Zones (SAPZs) on the continent. President of the bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina said this at the 5th Annual Meeting of the Africa Economic Zones Organisation (AEZO) held in Tangier, Morocco on Thursday. Read More…

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NSE loses 0.25%, amid profit-taking on Tier 1 banks

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Negative sentiments continued on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday with the market indices dropping further by 0.25 per cent, amid sell pressure on Tier 1 banks. Specifically, the NSE All-Share Index dropped 87.88 points or 0.25 per cent to close at 34,968.94 compared with 35,056.82 achieved on Wednesday. Accordingly, month-to-fate Read More…

Entertainment Top Story TV & Film

Robert Rodriguez’s Superhero Netflix Movie ‘We Can Be Heroes’ Coming to Netflix in January 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: NETFLIX. Over fifteen years ago The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl was released in theatres. And in a Hollywood twist that not many expected, the sequel to Robert Rodrigeuz’s superhero adventure, We Can Be Heroes is coming to Netflix on New Year’s Day! We have everything you need to know about We Can Be Heroes, including the plot, Read More…

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Beauty pageant group urges end to discrimination against disabled persons

Reading Time: 2 minutes A group, Miss Health Beauty Pageant, the Aid Talent Show has urged Nigerians to put an end to discrimination and stigmatization of persons with disabilities. The CEO of the group, Nick Bebiem made the call on Thursday in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) to mark “International Day for Persons Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Chukwueze fires Villarreal past Sivasspor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images, EFE/EPA. The Nigeria winger scored the only goal of the game in the Yellow Submarine’s Europa League triumph Samuel Chukwueze scored the only goal of the game as Villarreal defeated Sivasspor 1-0 away in the Europa League on Thursday. The Nigeria wideman finished calmly with his left foot from close Read More…

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Lacazette and Arsenal give returning fans a show as Gunners warm up for Spurs in style

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: AFP, Getty Images. The striker scored as the Gunners beat Rapid Vienna 3-0 in the Europa League The Arsenal fans are back – and Alexandre Lacazette could be as well. The France striker has started the last two Premier League games on the bench for the Gunners, but he must now be at Read More…