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Lagos to hold farmers’ fair on Sunday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Business AM, SwanCape Farms. The Lagos State Government said it would hold the December edition of its Eko City Farmers’ Fair and Appreciation Day on Sunday to enable residents shop for produce, including rice, at farm gate prices. The state’s Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, stated this on Thursday in Lagos. She Read More…

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Kerosene price increases

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Business Standard. The average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N353.38 in November from N352.93 in October, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says. The Bureau made this known in its “National Household Kerosene Price Watch (November 2020)’’ obtained from its website on Thursday in Abuja. According Read More…

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Bulls persist on NSE, index crosses 36,000 mark

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NSE. The nation’s bourse on Thursday continued positive run for the fourth straight trading session with the benchmark index crossing 36,000 mark due to interest in Airtel Africa and 29 other stocks. Specifically, the All-Share Index inched higher by 746.47 points or 2.10 per cent to close at 36,239.62 compared with 35,493.15 recorded Read More…

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(Video) Watch Cardi B Attempt Ballet in New Facebook Series

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Cardi B/Facebook. In Cardi Tries…, the rapper learns a new skill every episode Cardi B has launched a new series called Cardi Tries…, on Facebook Messenger and Instagram. In each episode, Cardi attempts to learn a new skill. In the premiere, world renowned choreographer Debbie Allen tries to teach Cardi ballet. At one Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Marcus Rashford’s brace helps Manchester United beat Sheffield United; Aston Villa draw with Burnley

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: AP. The striker scored twice to lead Manchester United’s recovery to beat Sheffield United 3-2 in the Premier League on Thursday Hours after being honored for his impact off the field, Marcus Rashford also delivered in front of goal. The striker scored twice to lead Manchester United’s recovery to beat Sheffield United 3-2 Read More…

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Lagos explodes with highest daily COVID-19 incidence

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Luc Gnago, REUTERS. The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 459 new infections recorded in Lagos State alone on 17th December 2020, making it the highest daily COVID-19 figure ever recorded since the pandemic first reached Nigeria. It is not known yet whether this figure is a result of accumulated previously Read More…

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Wayne Rooney’s son Kai signs for Man United

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Instagram. Wayne Rooney’s son, Kai, has signed for Manchester United, the former United and England striker said on Thursday. The 35-year-old Rooney posted a picture on Instagram alongside his wife Colleen and 11-year-old Kai, who held up a United No. 10 shirt – the number his dad wore for the Premier League club Read More…

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Lucy Bronze and Robert Lewandowski win FIFA Best Player Awards

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Manchester City’s Lucy Bronze won the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Best Women’s Player Award and Bayern Munich’s Polish forward Robert Lewandowski was named the Best Men’s Player at a virtual ceremony held at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, on Thursday. Best FIFA Women’s Player: Lucy Bronze “I don’t Read More…