COVID19 Health Metro Top Story

It’s a COVID-19 blowout in Lagos, new daily record set

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Samuel Jegede/NRC, REUTERS. 712 new COVID-19 cases have been reported for Tuesday Lagos has set a new daily record of COVD-19 infections reported with 712 in what is obviously an explosion in cases. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria, on the whole, has recorded 1,354 new infections of the Read More…

Featured Metro Security

Police deploy 1,250 men to boost community policing in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN. The Nigeria Police, on Tuesday, deployed 1,250 Special Constabulary Police, toward boosting community policing in Lagos State Command. Speaking during the passing-out ceremony in Ikeja, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu urged the officers to operate within the guidelines that had been given to them. Sanwo-Olu, who was represented by the Chief of Staff, Mr Read More…

Business Economy Top Story

W/Bank predicts 4% global economic growth, 1.1% for Nigeria in 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: Akintunde Akinleye/REUTERS. The World Bank says global economy is expected to grow by 4 per cent in 2021, assuming an initial COVID-19 vaccine rollout becomes widespread throughout the year. It said this in a statement issued in Washington D.C. on Tuesday at the presentation of the January 2021 Global Economic Prospects. It added Read More…

Business Featured Stocks

NSE drops N393bn on renewed profit taking

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. The nation’s bourse recorded its first loss in the year on Tuesday, dropping by N393 billion due to renewed profit taking on blue chips. Specifically, the market capitalisation shed N393 billion or 1.83 per cent to close at N21.122 trillion from N21.515 trillion recorded on Monday. Similarly, the All-Share Index lost 751.25 Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Top Story

Burna Boy, Wizkid to wait as Grammy Awards pushed to March due to COVID-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Arise, Getty Images. The Grammys will shift from its original 31 January broadcast to 14 March, the official statement read Burna Boy and Wizkid will have to await their moment in the sun as the 2021 Grammy Awards will no longer take place this month in Los Angeles and will broadcast in March Read More…

Celebrity Culture & Arts Entertainment Featured

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Are Reportedly Ending Their Marriage: “She’s Done”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: DIMITRIOS KAMBOURIS/Getty Images, KEVIN MAZUR/Getty Images. Here’s why they haven’t filed for divorce even though a source claims Kanye is “completely over the entire family.” Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are reportedly splitting up—emphasis on reportedly. Page Six was the first to break this news, with multiple sources telling the outlet that “divorce Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Premier League: Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hits back at Jurgen Klopp over penalty jibes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: AP, Facebook. Liverpool boss Klopp highlighted the large number of penalties given to United since Solskjaer took charge in a rant that following the champions not getting a spot-kick in Monday’s defeat at Southampton Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Tuesday hit back at Jurgen Klopp’s jibes about Manchester United’s penalty record as the Old Read More…

Featured Racing Sports

Formula 1: Williams to abandon tradition of making gearboxes, hydraulics, to source parts from Mercedes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Leanne Boon/Octane Photographic Ltd., AP. Williams was the only one of the 10 F1 teams that failed to pick up a point last season. The team, founded by Frank Williams in 1977, has won seven drivers’ championships and nine constructors titles, but none since 1997. The Williams Formula One team, reorganising under new Read More…