Metro Politics Top Story

INEC set for peaceful conduct of Lagos East Senatorial by-election

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: NAN photo. Activities at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are in top gear to ensure peaceful conduct of the Lagos East Senatorial District and Kosofe Constituency II, Lagos State House of Assembly by-elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who monitored situation on Friday in Lagos, reports that one Armoured Personnel Read More…

Business Economy Top Story Trade

Buhari declares 2020 Lagos trade fair open

Reading Time: 4 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday declared the 2020 edition of the Lagos International Trade Fair open, reiterating the Federal Government’s commitment to revamping Nigeria’s Industrial Revolution Plan (NIRP). The trade fair, which is being promoted by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), will be on till Dec. 13. The fair, the 34th edition, Read More…

Business Featured Stocks

NSE rebounds by N89bn on Airtel Africa gain

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: brandspur. After two consecutive days’ loss, the Nigeria stock market on Friday rebounded by N89 billion due to price appreciation recorded by Airtel Africa. Airtel Africa dominated the gainers’ chart with N51.50 to close at N640 per share. It was followed by Mobil Oil with N19.20 kobo to close at N228, while Ardova Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Top Story

VIDEO: World musicians form Earth Orchestra to record ‘Together is Beautiful’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. For the first time in music history, 197 musicians – one from each country – have formed an orchestra, hoping to exemplify how people can transcend physical and cultural borders to come together. The Earth Orchestra’s song “Together is Beautiful” – recorded in different locations then mixed together – and a documentary Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Featured Metro

‘Culturati 2020’ to promote culture tourism

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: TVAFRINET. Culture aficionado, Aregbe Idris has stressed the need to utilise Africa’s creative talents for economic development. In a statement on the 13th edition of Culturati, Africa’s largest cultural fusion holding on Dec. 18, Idris said that the festival reflects the cultural diversity of African societies and a vehicle to revive the continent’s Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Liverpool loanee Awoniyi’s opener not enough to avoid Berlin derby defeat

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Odd Andersen/Pool Photo/AP, kick442.com. Union Berlin were defeated by Hertha Berlin in Friday’s derby in the Bundesliga Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi opened the scoring for Union Berlin in Friday’s Berlin derby, but it wasn’t enough to avoid a 3-1 defeat by Hertha Berlin. The Nigeria forward nipped in between two defenders and rolled Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Late Senegalese footballer, Papa Bouba Diop, gets post-humous National Award

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Gary M. Prior/Getty Images, www.dakaractu.com. Former Senegalese soccer international, Papa Bouba Diop, who died last Sunday in Arras, northern France, will receive a post-humous national award on Friday, after his body arrived in Dakar, before his burial on Saturday in Rufisque, his hometown. Papa Bouba Diop made history in Senegalese football and sport Read More…