COVID19 Health Top Story

Nigeria expects to get its first COVID-19 vaccine doses in January

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Nigeria expects to receive its first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine in January, the country’s health minister said on Wednesday, but officials do not yet know which one they will get. Africa’s most populous nation has not been as hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic as others on the continent such as South Read More…

Education Featured Metro

Jemima Marcus emerges Lagos One Day Governor as she wins 2020 Spelling Bee

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LASG. In picture above: (From left): Mr. Adeyemi Adebayo, Director of Private Education & Special Programmes, OEQA; representative of the wife of the Governor, Mrs. Funso Raji; Winner of Spelling BEE Y2020 competition, Miss Jemima Marcus; the HC Min. of Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo; Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA), Mrs. Abiola Read More…

Business Top Story Trade

Jubilation in Seme as FG reopens 4 land borders

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN Photo. There was jubilation in Seme, near Badagry, Lagos State, on Wednesday as Federal Government ordered the reopening of four land borders across the country. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, announced the immediate reopening of four land borders after the Federal Executive Council meeting held virtually Read More…

Couture Entertainment Top Story

AfDB launches ‘Fashionomics Africa’ contest to promote innovative circular fashion

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Emmanuel Oyeleke, ThisDay/Kunle Ogunfuyi. The African Development Bank’s Fashionomics Africa initiative is launching a competition to support designers of sustainable and circular fashion. The first Fashionomics Africa online contest will invite African fashion brands pursuing environmentally friendly measures, sustainability and circular economy actions to participate. The designer submitting the “best sustainable design” will Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Featured

Omah, Tems finally released after spending 2 days in Uganda Police custody

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigerian musicians  Omah Lay and Tems have finally been  released after spending two days in Uganda police custody. The release information was confirmed by Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewe, Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission. She shared pictures of the singers release and also wrote on her twitter hande @abikedabiri: “Finally, finally. The journey home will soon begin but they Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Olise continues goalscoring form, Ejaria bags assist as Reading succumb to Norwich City

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. The Nigerian midfielder combined well with his compatriot to score his second consecutive goal for the Royals at Madejski Stadium Michael Olise found the back of the net while Ovie Ejaria provided an assist in Reading’s 2-1 defeat to Norwich City in Wednesday’s Championship game. Olise has continued his eye-catching performances for Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Iwobi grabs assist, Iheanacho and Ndidi in action as Everton secure victory over Leicester City

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, SkySports. The Nigeria internationals were on parade for their respective clubs at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday night Alex Iwobi provided an assist while Kelechi Iheanacho and his teammate Wilfred Ndidi featured in Everton’s 2-0 victory over Leicester City in a Premier League game. Iwobi was handed his sixth league Read More…