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Burials banned on Lagos residential premises

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Executive Secretary of Lagos State Law Reform Commission, Mrs. Ade Adeyemo has restated that it is an offense to use residential premises as morgues, embalmment centres or burial sites in order to prevent the transmission of communicable diseases in the State. Speaking on the activities, achievements and impact of the Lagos State Law Reform Read More…

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Lagos Assembly passes Public Complaints, Anti-Corruption Commission bill

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Temilade Adelaja/Reuters. The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed a bill to establish the Lagos State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission and for connected purposes. The house passed the bill on Tuesday  after the third reading and a consequent voice vote conducted by the Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa. Obasa then directed the Clerk, Read More…

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Integrate the informal sector into mainstream economy – UNDP

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called on African governments to seek more creative ways of harnessing the economic potentials of the informal sector to deepen resilience in their economies. Mr Raymond Gilpin, Chief Economist and Head of Strategy, Analysis and Research at UNDP Africa, said this on Read More…

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NSE market indices drop further 0.09%

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS, NSE. The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indicators on Tuesday dropped further by 0.09 per cent on sustained profit taking embarked on by some investors. The market capitalisation, which opened at N18.327 trillion, dipped N17 billion or 0.09 per cent to close at N18.310 trillion. Also, the All-Share Index lost 30.62 points Read More…

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Chadwick Boseman, Trump and pop group BTS dominate Twitter in 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Axel Koester/The New York Times, Billboard. The announcement of the death of “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman was the most shared on Twitter worldwide in 2020, and got the most “likes” of any Tweet ever, the social media platform said on Monday. The Aug. 28 post by Boseman’s family saying the actor had Read More…

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Fast rising Nigerian artiste Nifty Boi drops new single

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fast Rising young Nigeria Music star Niftyboi, has promised to flip discussion in the music scene after dropping his lead single titled, `Different Vibe’ from his upcoming album scheduled for release on Dec. 10. A statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja, by the Niftyboi’s Manager, Ifeanyi Elumeziem, stated that the Kaduna born versatile Artiste just Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Osimhen returns to Napoli training ahead of Real Sociedad clash

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. The Nigeria international is gradually getting ready for action after participating in his side’s preparation against the Whites and Blues Napoli have provided an update on Victor Osimhen ahead of their Europa League League clash against Real Sociedad on Thursday. The 21-year-old suffered a shoulder dislocation on international duty with Nigeria Read More…

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Woods’ Hall of Fame induction on hold until 2022 due to COVID-19

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, AP Photo/Andy Brownbill. Tiger Woods’ induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame will have to wait, after organisers said they were postponing the 2021 ceremony until the following year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 15-time major winner will be inducted alongside 11-time LPGA winner Susie Maxwell Berning, former PGA Read More…