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Presidential Task force on Apapa gridlock hands over road traffic mgt to Lagos Govt

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Presidential Task Team on the Apapa gridlock has handed over its road traffic management duties to the Lagos State Government. This is contained in a statement by Mr Kayode Opeifa, the Executive Vice Chairman of the task team, on Tuesday in Abuja. Due to complaints by commuters around the Apapa port corridor, President Muhammadu Read More…

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Lagos govt shifts 3rd Mainland diversion point

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Institution of Civil Engineering. In order to accomplish the reopening of the Third Mainland Bridge on February 22nd, 2021 after the completion of the on-going maintenance works, the Lagos State government has shifted the current diversion point on the bridge for motorists coming from Oworonsoki to Adekunle or Lagos Island. In a statement issued Read More…

Business Jobs Top Story

Coronavirus spurred changes to global workforce to be permanent

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Kevin Coombs, REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo. Sweeping changes to the global labour market caused by the coronavirus pandemic will likely be permanent, policy makers said on Tuesday, as some industries collapse, others flourish and workers stay home. “I think it would be a fallacy to think we will go back to where we were Read More…

Business Featured Stocks

NSE opens week with 0.08% growth on Zenith Bank rally

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trading on the nation’s bourse resumed on Monday on a positive note, following investors’ interest in shares of Zenith Bank, International Breweries (IB) and Flourmill. Speficially, the All-Share Index rose by 30.56 points or 0.08 per cent to close at 40,150.78 from 40,120.22 on Friday. Similarly, the market capitalisation improved by N16 billion or 0.08 Read More…

Entertainment Top Story TV & Film

‘Keep shining your light on us’: Chadwick Boseman’s wife gives emotional speech while accepting award for late actor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Taylor Simone Ledward took home the Gotham Award on behalf of her late husband Chadwick Boseman’s widow Taylor Simone Ledward gave an emotional tribute to the late actor while collecting an award on his behalf. The Black Panther star was honoured with the Actor Tribute Award during the Gotham Awards on Monday (11 January) night. Read More…

Entertainment Featured TV & Film

Black Panther 2: How Marvel will approach sequel without Chadwick Boseman

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Marvel. Sequel is due to begin production in July for a 2022 release Marvel boss Kevin Feige has discussed how the studio will approach Black Panther 2 following Chadwick Boseman’s death. Boseman – who starred as the beloved Wakanda leader T’Challa in the Marvel Cinematic Universe – died of colon cancer last year Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

COVID-19 attacks English Premier League, 36 players positive

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, Catherine Ivill/Getty Images. Premier League had a season-high 40 positive cases in previous week of testing; five matches have been called off because of coronavirus cases this season; Premier League has not discussed the possibility of a circuit break despite growing number of positive cases The Premier League has confirmed 36 Read More…

Education Featured Sports

Lagos Sports Commission to reintegrate sports into school curriculum, says Aiyepeku

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Sola Aiyepeku, says the commission is planning to reintegrate sports into the school curriculum. Aiyepeku speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos commended the State Government for being proactive to sports development. “Our key areas of focus for 2021 are : Read More…