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Controversy as Nigerian-American Russell Okung first NFL player reported to be paid in digital currency

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Twitter, Grant Halverson/Getty Images. The US papers reported, “More than a year and a half after expressing his desire to be paid in Bitcoin, Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Russell Okung is getting his wish.” Okung posted the news Monday on Twitter, while quote-tweeting his prior tweet from May 14, 2019. However, an NFL Read More…

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LBSL promises enhanced services delivery to passengers in 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes The management of the Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL) has re-assured the residents of the state of its mandate of providing smart and sustainable bus transportation solutions that will meet their needs in 2021. Mr Idowu Oguntona, the Managing Director of LBSL, gave the assurance during an End-Of-The-Year stakeholders’ meeting in Lagos on Monday. Oguntona, Read More…

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IMF ranks Nigeria biggest economy in Africa, 26th in the world

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Olusegun Aderogba/Shutterstock.com. Nigeria stands as the number one country in Africa in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) 2020 World Economic Outlook’s ratings of countries. Using countries’ GDPs, IMF ranked Nigeria among the first 26 countries in the world in the same position with an average 442,976 million U.S. dollars. Countries are sorted by Read More…

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National Theatre explains stepdown of its yuletide activities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Solasly/Wikimedia. The management of the National Theatre, Lagos, have explained that its planned programmes for the 2020 Xmas and New year festivities were hindered by the Lagos State Government’s ban on carnival, concerts and street parties. Steph Ogundele, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the National Theatre, told the News Agency of Nigeria Read More…

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Man City Covid-19 outbreak: What happens now after Everton postponement?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Robbie Jay Barratt/AMA/Getty Images, Getty Images. Pep Guardiola’s side saw Monday’s clash with the Toffees called off after a number of players and staff tested positive for the coronavirus Just four hours before kick-off at Goodison Park, Manchester City were forced to postpone their Premier League encounter with Everton due to a number Read More…

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Chelsea, stung by Arsenal defeat, held 1-1 by Villa

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images, Telegraph. Chelsea, overhauled by coach Frank Lampard after a weekend loss to Arsenal, drew 1-1 at home to Aston Villa on Monday. This was after Oliver Giroud’s first-half header was cancelled out shortly after the break by Anwar El Ghazi. Lampard made six changes to the team that began Saturday’s Read More…