Education Top Story

ASUU calls off 10-month long strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: The Guardian Nigeria. It is now official. The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) has suspended its 10-month long strike. In a tweet posted on Wednesday morning, it announced: #Breaking: ASUU suspends 10month strike conditionally. Congratulations to all undergraduates. #ASUU The teachers’ union had embarked a strike since February 2020 calling for Read More…

Infrastructure Metro Top Story

FG to shutdown Third Mainland Bridge 72 hours, partially, to close Lagos-Ibadan Expressway 48 hours

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: The Guardian Nigeria, Julius Berger. The Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola on Tuesday announced a 72-hour total closure of the Third Mainland Bridge to cast concrete on thee expansion joints. Popoola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the shutdown will take effect from midnight on Saturday Read More…

Business Featured Stocks

Dangote Cement, UBA, Zenith Bank sustain NSE rally by N235bn

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NSE. The nation’s bourse on Tuesday recorded its seventh consecutive gain, appreciating further by N235 billion following buying interests in Dangote Cement, United Bank of Africa and Zenith Bank stocks. Specifically, the market capitalisation rose by N235 billion or 1.20 per cent to close at N19.805 trillion from N19.570 trillion achieved on Monday. Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Top Story TV & Film

Davido rues Jamaica engagement cancellation

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigerian music star, David Adedeji Adeleke (DAVIDO), is upset about his cancelled global engagements as a result of the current novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. In a recent tweet, he moaned: “MAHN COVID Sucks .. Was meant to have my first show in Jamaica today” Davido has indeed cancelled all his live performances. According to the Read More…

Entertainment Featured TV & Film

Movie studio behind ‘James Bond’ franchise explores sale

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: ABS-CBN News, REUTERS/Lisi Niesner. U.S. movie studio MGM Holdings is exploring a sale, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. The movie studio behind the “James Bond” franchise has tapped investment banks Morgan Stanley and LionTree LLC and started a formal sale process, the source said, asking not to be Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Lionel Messi scores 644th Barcelona goal, surpasses Pele for goals at a single club

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: AFP, AP. It was the 33-year-old Messi’s 749th competitive match for Barca, meaning he has scored a goal every 1.16 games. Lionel Messi beat Pele’s record of goals for a single club when he scored his 644th for Barcelona in a 3-0 victory against Valladolid on Tuesday. The Argentina forward scored Barca’s third Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Pep Guardiola warns Arsenal not to make ‘big mistake’ by sacking Mikel Arteta

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: PA Wire/PA Images, Nick Potts/PA. Pep Guardiola insists Arsenal would be making a “big mistake” if they decide to sack Mikel Arteta following yet another defeat. The Gunners were outclassed by Guardiola’s Manchester City, who reached the Carabao Cup semi-finals with a comfortable 4-1 win at the Emirates Stadium. Arteta has not seen Read More…