COVID19 Health Top Story

Lagos State Health Ministry, Sheraton mgt rebut ‘well-heeled’ viral WhatsApp COVID-19 message

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Marriott. The Lagos State Ministry of Health and the management of Sheraton Hotels have rebutted a viral message making the rounds especially on WhatsApp, which suggests that the Lagos Sheraton Hotel was now an isolation centre for ‘well-heeled’ individuals who have contracted the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. Earlier on Monday, 21st December 2020, an Read More…

Metro Top Story

EbonyLife, Del York partner Lagos govt to train entertainment creators

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: The Guardian Nigeria, Tadej Znidarcic. The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has entered into a partnership with two creative firms – EbonyLife Creative Academy and Del-York Creative Academy – to enhance the skills and exposure of about 1,500 practitioners in the State’s creative industry through the Lagos State Creative Industry Read More…

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Lagos govt lauds farmers for contribution to food security

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Stears. Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya has applauded farmers for their contributions, hard work and vigour in ensuring that the food supply chain was not broken, especially during the COVID-19 lockdown. Ms. Olusanya gave the commendation at the December edition of the Eko City Farmers’ Fair and Farmers’ Appreciation Day Read More…

Business Investment Power Top Story

AfDB approves US$7m to transform mini-grid investment in Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: iStockphoto.com/zhengzaishuru, Robert Hack/Rolls Royce. The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US$7 million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), for technical assistance in setting up a mini-grid acceleration initiative to meet the needs of the continent’s fast-evolving renewable mini-grid industry. The Africa Mini-Grid Market Read More…

Business Economy Featured Trade

Border re-opening is a good step toward exiting recession – Badagry Chambers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Vanguard. The Badagry Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (BACCIMA) says the reopening of four land borders in parts of the country will boost trade between Nigeria and her neighbours and help the economy to grow. Mr Opeyemi Oke, the Director-General, BACCIMA, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Liverpool considering selling ‘unhappy’ Salah, says former Egypt star Aboutrika

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Premier League, Getty Images. The Reds forward is apparently considering his future after growing frustrated with life at Anfield Mohamed Salah is unhappy at Liverpool and the Reds are considering cashing in on the Egyptian, according to his former international team-mate Mohamed Aboutrika. Aboutrika says the 28-year-old was particularly frustrated at not being Read More…

Boxing Featured Sports

Babyface’s shot at WBF Title ‘chance of a lifetime’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Flykite Boxing Nigeria, GoTV Nigeria/Twitter. West African Boxing Union (WABU) welterweight champion, Rilwan “Babyface” Babatunde, has described his forthcoming World Boxing Federation (WBF) International title clash with Ghana’s Emmanuel Quartey as a chance of a lifetime. Baby Face is scheduled to fight Quartey in one of the two WBF title bouts at GOtv Read More…

Entertainment Featured TV & Film

(PHOTOS) Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall reunite in Coming 2 America first look

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Amazon Studios. Welcome back to Zamunda — and Queens. Thirty-two years after Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall became movie royalty in Coming to America, Prince Akeem and his trusty friend Semmi are reuniting in the first look at Coming 2 America, which arrives March 5, 2021 on Amazon Prime Video. Akeem and Semmi Read More…

Couture Entertainment Top Story

St. Laurent 2021 Summer Collection: Catwalk on a sand dune’s crest

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Saint Laurent takes distancing in its stride There were no spectators, no influencers, no fashionistas, at Saint Laurent’s presentation of its 2021 Women’s Summer collection, only drone footage of models walking on the crest of a tall sand dune in the middle of a honey-coloured desert. Every year, France’s top fashion houses Read More…