COVID19 Health Top Story

Nigeria to rollout COVID-19 vaccine by April next year

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: UNICEF/UN0200242/Singh, REUTERS. …warns of second-wave of infections Nigeria may be on the verge of a second wave of COVID-19 infections, the health minister warned on Thursday, as another official said the country expects to roll out a vaccine by April next year. Osagie Ehanire, speaking at a news conference in the capital Abuja, Read More…

Featured Metro

Lagos pays over N25 bn as retirement benefits in 18 months

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: LASPEC. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-olu of Lagos State on Thursday said that his administration had paid over N25 billion into the Retirement Savings Account (RSA) of retirees of the state since he came on board 18 months ago. Sanwo-olu, represented by Mrs Olubunmi Fabanwo, Chairman, Lagos State Civil Service Commission, said this at the Read More…

Business Metro Top Story Trade

On Day 7 of Lagos trade fair, improved turnout excites exhibitors

Reading Time: 2 minutes Turnout of visitors at the 2020 edition of the Lagos International Trade Fair (LITF) improved on Thursday as it entered its seventh day. the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Exhibitors at the Tafawa Balewa Square venue attributed the development to the rush-hour syndrome as the 10-day event begins to draw to a close. Mrs Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Top Story

Wizkid, Burna boy win big at Mobo awards 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two Nigerian superstars, Wizkid and Burna boy won big at the Mobo Awards 2020 which was streamed live on YouTube in the early hours of Thursday. Wizkid was named the Best African Act while Burna Boy was named the Best International Act. The awards returned after a three-year hiatus on Nov. 24, with announcement of Read More…

Entertainment Featured TV & Film

‘The Legend of Korra’ Coming to Netflix in More Regions in December 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes In August 2020, Netflix US picked up every season of The Legend of Korra but didn’t hit Netflix in most other regions. Now, months later, the series will be touching down on Netflix on December 15th in most international regions. In case you weren’t aware, The Legend of Korra is the wildly successful follow-up TV Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Arsenal ease past Dundalk to stay perfect in Europa League

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: SkySports. Arsenal maintained their perfect record in this season’s Europa League, as goals from Eddie Nketiah, Mohamed Elneny, Joe Willock and Folarin Balogun, sealed a 4-2 win at Dundalk in their final Group B match on Thursday. A much-changed Arsenal lineup, rested several senior players, having  already qualified for the last 32, went Read More…

Basketball Featured Sports

Nigeria retains continental lead on FIBA ranking, now world 22nd

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigeria’s Senior Basketball team, D’Tigers, has retained its continental lead and moved up to 22nd position in world ranking after winning all its games at the FIBA AfroBasket qualifiers. In the ranking table on the Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) website on Thursday, D’Tigers’ moved by one spot up on the global scene after Read More…