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[VIDEO] Chinonso Eche, Guinness World record ball juggler, online sensation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Guinness World Records. “Amazing Kid Eche”, aka Eche Chinonso,  is a 12-year-old football freestyle prodigy from Delta State, Nigeria.  It became clear that Eche had a talent when he was just five years old, so his father began taking him to the field to practice regularly.  At the age of eight, Eche began Read More…

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Lagos aligns with FG directive, reopens schools on Jan 18

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Sunday Alamba/AP, Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto/Getty Images. Lagos still recording high numbers of daily COVID-19 infections In spite of the high numbers of daily COVID-19 infections being recorded, the Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its earlier pronouncement that all public and private schools in Lagos State below tertiary level should resume on Monday, 18th January, Read More…

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Lagos witnesses record 13 COVID-19 deaths in one day, Nigeria another daily record

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: AP/Patrick Ngugi. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says the state recorded 13 new COVID-19 related deaths on Jan. 11, its highest daily fatalities since inception of the pandemic. Abayomi made the disclosure through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi on Friday while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for Jan. 11. Read More…

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US-based Nigerian billionaire to invest N3bn in Fidelity Bank

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dr Oluleye Adigun, a US-based Nigerian billionaire, has revealed ongoing efforts to invest three billion naira ($6.8million) in Fidelity Bank through shares acquisition. Adigun told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview, on Wednesday, that the acquisition was part of his planned investment in the Nigerian economy, adding that the process of Read More…

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Wizkid’s #MadeInLagos is soaring through the global charts

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Rob Rusling. Wizkid’s album, “Made in Lagos’ is soaring high on the global music charts with with Charts Africa, an African music charts social media operation, announcing that it had crossed the Spotify 50-million-albums-sold mark. In the Dominican Republic, it is no. 1 on the Apple music top albums chart. The “Made in Read More…

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Angelique Kidjo marks Valentine at Tibet House virtual US Benefit Concert

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Patrick Fouque, Andrea De Silva/Reuters. African singer-songwriter, actress, and activist, Angelique Kidjo will be joining a host of stars in the 34th Tibet House US virtual benefit concert taking palce in New York, US on 17th February 2021. According to the organisers, “One of the longest-running and most renowned live cultural events in Read More…

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Ighalo: Premier League clubs interested in signing Nigeria forward

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, AFP. The former Super Eagles attacker will end his temporary stay with the Red Devils this month but is being courted by a number of clubs Odion Ighalo’s representative has revealed a number of clubs in the Premier League, Europe, and Middle East have shown their interest in signing the Manchester Read More…

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Nigeria U-17 defeat Burkina Faso, qualify for WAFU final

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigeria’s national under-17 male football team on Friday defeated their Burkina Faso counterparts 1-0 to qualify for the final of the WAFU U-17 tournament in Lome, Togo. With this win, the Golden Eaglets have also picked one of the tickets for the 2021 CAF U-17 AFCON scheduled for Morocco later in the year. In the Read More…