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Nigeria records 6 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours, confirms 920 new infections

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 920 new infections of COVID-19 in the country, with six deaths in 24 hours. The NCDC made the disclosure via its verified website on late on Friday. Since the outbreak of the disease last February, over 874,617 samples have been tested by the Read More…

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11 injured as diesel tanker explodes in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: NAN Photo. No fewer than 11 people sustained injuries when a tanker, loaded with diesel, exploded on the Otedola bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday in Lagos. Olusegun Ogungbemide, Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, confirmed the incident in a statement Saturday evening. Diesel Tanker Explodes Near Read More…

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To ease Lagos traffic gridlock, Amaechi urges terminal operator access for rail line completion

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Twitter. The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has urged the Management of APM Terminal at Apapa port to provide right of way for the Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Corporation to finish the laying of the standard gauge track. Amaechi said the job needed to be completed because Mr President is expected to Read More…

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Simy Nwankwo scores fourth Serie A goal in Crotone defeat to Sampdoria

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: SIMONE ARVEDA/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock. The Nigeria international’s effort was not enough to inspire the visitors’ comeback at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris Simy Nwankwo scored his fourth Serie A goal of the season as Crotone suffered a 3-1 defeat against Sampdoria in Saturday’s encounter. Simy pulled a goal back for the Pythagoreans on the stroke of half-time after efforts Read More…

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Arteta says Arsenal ‘hurt right now’

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images/DAZN. Gunners remain 15th after just one win in their past 10 league games, putting Arteta’s position under intense scrutiny just four months after they won the FA Cup. Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta admitted his players were in a “big fight” after slipping to an eighth defeat of the Premier League season Read More…

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Lagos markets drop prices of perishable food items?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: BADRU KATUMBA/AFP/Getty Images, Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images. With barely one week to Christmas, prices of perishable food items were observed to be plummeting, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. This was based on a survey conducted by NAN in four major markets including Mile 12, and Oyingbo, on Saturday in Lagos. According Read More…

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Trade expert tasks ECOWAS on border laws, policies

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Charles Placide Tossou, PIUS UTOMI EKPEPIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images. Dr Ken Ukaoha, a trade and economic development advocate, has urged ECOWAS to ensure that trade and border related laws and policies within West Africa are implemented dutifully.. He made the call on Saturday in Abuja while reacting to the reopening of four land Read More…

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#Essence by Wizkid featuring Tems makes Obama’s favourite 2020 music playlist

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ featuring Tems has made ‘Barack Obama’s Favorite Music of 2020.’ The impressive playlist by the former US President has 29 other artistes drawn from different genres around the world. Obama gives special credit to his daughter, Sasha, for helping him curate the songs which includes ‘Blue World’ by Mac Miller and ‘Ghosts’ by Read More…