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FG warns public against using Lagos Airport Road Flyover

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: NAN photo. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Friday advised the public to stay off Airport Road Flyover in Lagos dangerously burnt by fire, pending the determination of its structural safety. The bridge which runs over Toyota Bus Stop on the Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonshoki Expressway being reconstructed, was engulfed by Read More…

COVID19 Featured Health Nigeria

NCDC confirms 1,544 new cases of COVID-19, 12 deaths in Nigeria

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Lagos still surges with 739 cases and two deaths The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website on Friday, also confirmed additional 12 coronavirus-related deaths. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the country’s daily new Read More…

Nigeria Top Story

NCDC Boss, Ihekweazu, joins CNN’s Christiane Amanpour and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg at Reuters conference

Reading Time: 7 minutes Nigeria’s Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is one of the speakers at Reuters Next, an international virtual summit holding from January 11-14, 2021.. He will be joining Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook; Christiane Amanpour, CNN’s Chief International Correspondent and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web and CTO Read More…

Business Corporate Governance Top Story

Nigerian oil firm Lekoil loses board fight with top shareholder

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: LEKOIL. * Lekoil shareholders vote in favour of expanding board * Lekoil loses fight against top shareholder Metallon* Ministry of Petroleum warns Lekoil over change in control* Nominated advisor and broker resign in recent months Shareholders of London-listed Nigerian oil company Lekoil voted on Friday to approve an investor’s bid to add three Read More…

Business Featured Stocks

NSE loses N246bn in bearish trading

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. The bears dominated trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday with the market capitalisation losing N246 billion in six hours of trading. Specifically, the market capitalisation, which opened at N21.224 trillion shed N246 billion to close at N20.978 trillion. Similarly, the NSE All-Share Index decreased by 470.64 points or Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Top Story

Tracy Chapman wins lawsuit against Nicki Minaj who must pay her $450,000

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Mirror/Getty Images, SIPA USA/PA Images, Getty Images. Nicki Minaj must pay Tracy Chapman $450,000 after sampling her song Baby Can I Hold You in her leaked track Sorry, without Chapman’s permission Tracy Chapman has won her lawsuit against Nicki Minaj, who must pay her $450,000 (£332,000), it’s claimed. Chapman accepted Minaj’s offer of Read More…

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GRAMMY Museum January 2021 Schedule: Cheap Trick, Black Pumas, HAIM And More

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: GRAMMY, Mary Brown/Mary B. Photography & Design. The GRAMMY Museum kicks off 2021 with new programmes released on COLLECTION:live, including a Verve Label Group takeover, programmes with 2021 GRAMMY nominees and a Cheap Trick digital exhibit New year, new GRAMMY Museum goodies! The GRAMMY Museum has announced its programming schedule for January 2021, Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Muted celebrations as Liverpool rout virus-ridden Aston Villa to reach FA Cup fourth round

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Liverpool scored three goals in five second half minutes to reach the FA Cup fourth round with a 4-1 win at Aston Villa on Friday. This was after the home side were forced to field academy players due to a mass COVID-19 outbreak among their ranks. Sadio Mane scored twice for Read More…