Pedestrians walk past a sign telling residents to call phone numbers if they have symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, in Lagos, Nigeria, May 12, 2020.
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NCDC announces 838 new COVID-19 infections, 7 deaths, Lagos close on 30,000

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has reported  838  new cases of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country. The centre announced this on its verified website on Sunday. 925,215 persons have been tested since the first confirmed case of the virus was announced on Feb, 27  2020. According to the centre, the country Read More…

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Lagos Govt Seals Queens Park Event Centre, revokes operating licence

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LASG/Facebook. The Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture has revoked the license of Queens Park Event Centre, Oniru as the Lagos State Safety Commission also sealed the facility for contravening the COVID-19 protocols of the State. The Commissioner for Tourism, Pharm. Uzamat Akinbile Yussuf said the step to Read More…

Business Economy Featured SMEs

LCCI pegs COVID-19 loss by MSMEs in Lagos at N2.7bn

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)  says losses of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Lagos is about N2.7 billion, due to the  recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. LCCI’s Director-General, Dr Muda Yusuf, made this known on Sunday through the LCCI’s Economic and Business Review for 2020 and Outlook for 2021. Read More…

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[Listen] Kanye’s Sunday Service Choir Release New EP Emmanuel

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Johnny Nunez/WireImage. West composed and executive produced the record, which arrives exactly one year after he issued Jesus Is Born Exactly one year after the release of Jesus Is Born, Kanye West’s Sunday Service Choir have returned with an EP called Emmanuel. The five-song project was composed and executive produced by West. Listen to Read More…

Entertainment Featured TV & Film

Olivia Newton-John delivers tear-jerking message as she battles stage-four cancer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Instagram. Olivia Newton-John delivered an inspiring message to fans as she continues her brave battle with stage-four breast cancer. The Grease actress, 72, said she wanted to speak out to offer some hope after what has been a difficult year for many people. In the video posted to Instagram Olivia said: “I just Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Ronaldo knocks out 3 contenders to win Player of the Century award

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Globe Soccer. Cristiano Ronaldo, knocked out three other top contenders, for the Player of the Century crown at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai on Sunday. The Juventus forward attended the awards to receive the top prize for which Lionel Messi, Mohamed Salah and Ronaldinho were also shortlisted. “Thank you, to everyone who Read More…

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Ajayi’s late goal earns West Brom surprise draw against Liverpool

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Stu Forster/PA, Nick Potts/POOL/AFP. A late header by Super Eagles’ defender Semi Ajayi earned struggling West Bromwich Albion a surprise 1-1 Premier League draw at champions and leaders Liverpool on Sunday. Ajayi’s goal cancelled out Sadio Mane’s early opener for the home side. The result left Liverpool on 32 points from 15 games, Read More…