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Lagos govt impounds 60 vehicles for traffic offences

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) has impounded 60 vehicles from drivers who commit various traffic offences over the weekend. The chairman of the task force, SP Shola Jejeloye said this in a statement signed by its Head, Public Affairs Unit, Mr Adebayo Taofiq on Sunday in Lagos. The offences included Read More…

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Sean Tero rehabilitates Oke Afa mini stadium

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN. A Musician, Anthony Manuwa, popularly known as Sean Tero, has given a facelift to MKO Abiola Mini Stadium, Jakande Estate, Oke-Afa Isolo in Lagos State, to encourage more sporting activities. Speaking at the inauguration of the rehabilitated stadium on Saturday, Manuwa said that the choice of the project was part of his Read More…

Business Economy Top Story

Lagos Chamber predicts Nigeria may remain in recession beyond 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Amid the resurgence of COVID-19, the Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has predicted that Nigeria risks a further perpetuation of the current recession if the pandemic persists into the first quarter of 2021. LCCI, Africa’s second chamber of commerce with over 2,500 registered members, has equally acknowledged that the Read More…

Business Economy Featured Finance

$6.7 trillion: how much the Covid-19 pandemic cost the global economy in 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: AFP/Getty Images, IG. THE pandemic will wipe an eye-watering $6.7 trillion – or £5 trillion – from the global economy in 2020, new analysis suggests. The forecast fall in global GDP – down 5.2% from $89.94 trillion to $83.19 trillion – is equivalent to the annual economic output of Germany and France combined. Read More…

Entertainment Top Story TV & Film

Nollywood veterans mourn “Mr Prolific”, Chico Ejiro

Reading Time: 3 minutes Veteran Nollywood actors on Friday mourned the death of veteran filmmaker, Chico Ejiro, saying that the movie producer would be missed by the industry. Ejiro died on early on Christmas Day, throwing the industry into mourning. Speaking on the passing of Ejiro, the President of the Directors’ Guild of Nigeria (DGN), Fred Amata, said the Read More…

Celebrity Entertainment Featured

Michael Jackson’s Neverland ranch finally sells – but for fraction of original asking price

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. It has been bought by billionaire businessman Ron Burkle, who is a controlling shareholder of Soho House. Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch has sold for $22m (£16.2m) more than 10 years after his death. Billionaire businessman and family friend of the Jacksons, Ron Burkle, bought the 2,700-acre estate after spotting it from Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

English Premier League: Arsenal bounce back to beat Chelsea, Manchester United denied by Leicester

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: AP, AFP. A first league victory in nearly two months was vital, therefore, to boost Arsenal players’ fragile confidence — even if it only lifted them into 14th place. With his job increasingly on the line after an alarming start to the season, Mikel Arteta placed his faith in Arsenal’s kids to get Read More…

Featured Sports Wrestling

AEW Superstar Brodie Lee (Luke Harper) Passes Away

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: The Wrestling Movement. The professional wrestling world went into mourning on Saturday with the passing away of Brodie Lee (Luke Harper in WWE). AEW issued the following statement on Saturday night, announcing that Brodie Lee has passed away at the age of 41. Lee hadn’t appeared on AEW Dynamite since his loss to Read More…