Football Sports Top Story

FIFA to allow extra substitute for suspected concussions at Club World Cup

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images. Football governing body FIFA said on Friday it would try the use of an extra substitute in the case of suspected concussion at the Club World Cup in Qatar next month. FIFA said the move prioritised player welfare and sent a “strong message that, if in any doubt, Read More…

COVID19 Health Metro Top Story

Bed occupancy level in Lagos COVID-19 care centres increases to 51%

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Punch Nigeria, Twitter. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says that the bed occupancy level in the state’s public and private COVID-19 care centres has increased to 51 per cent. Abayomi made this known through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, on Friday while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for Jan. Read More…

Business Economy Metro Planning Top Story

Lagos targets N60.31bn monthly Internally Generated Revenue

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN. The Lagos State Government has indicated a monthly target of N60.318 billion Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to fund the 2021 budget. Speaking during a media briefing on the Analysis of the Year 2021 Budget at Alausa, Ikeja, the Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr Sam Egube, said that the budget size Read More…

COVID19 Health Metro Top Story

COVID-19 in Lagos spinning out of control

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, Guardian Nigeria. 807 new cases reported in Lagos on a single day New COVID-19 cases are not relenting as 807 new cases have been reported for Lagos alone on Thursday. This represents a rise of 165 new persons contracting the virus. The Lagos State Ministry of Health reports that 238,967 persons Read More…

Business Featured Stocks

NSE sustains growth by N66bn on Seplat gain

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trading activities on the nation’s bourse advanced further by N66 billion to extend gaining streak to two consecutive sessions. The price rally was driven by gains posted by Seplat and 26 other equities. Specifically, the All-Share Index gained 125.70 points or 0.31 per cent to close at 40,590.85 from 40,465.15 achieved on Wednesday. Also, the Read More…

Celebrity Culture & Arts Entertainment Top Story

Madonna on trip to Africa, splits hairs on hair and skin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: HELLO. Madonna is on a trip in Africa to visit son David Banda’s birth father and town, but it wasn’t the massive journey across the globe that had her fans talking. The 62 year old Material Girl took to Instagram and shared images from her trip, including some of her noticeably smoother visage Read More…