COVID19 Health Top Story

Nigeria to seek COVID-19 vaccines less dependent on cooling facilities – official

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. Nigeria will seek to procure vaccines that are less dependent on cooling facilities, the head of the country’s primary healthcare agency said on Tuesday, adding that talks were in progress with Russia and India to procure such vaccines. Africa’s most populous country, where officials recorded low coronavirus numbers through much of Read More…

COVID19 Health Metro Policy Top Story

Consider malaria-like symptoms as COVID-19 illness until proven otherwise – Sanwo-Olu

Reading Time: 4 minutes Following the increase in number of recorded cases of coronavirus in Nigeria, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday said that any malaria-like symptoms should henceforth be considered as COVID-19 virus infection unless and until proven not to be one. He therefore advised that anyone with such symptoms should proceed to any of the Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Top Story

[VIDEO] Watch Davido’s Jowo from A Better Time

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Tiwa Savage, Mayorkun, Hit-Boy, Lil Baby, and others contribute to the Nigerian pop star’s latest The new album from Nigerian pop star Davido arrived November 2020. A Better Time features Nicki Minaj, Nas, Young Thug, Lil Baby, Hit-Boy, Tiwa Savage, and others. Watch ‘Jowo’ below. “I won’t keep you any longer,” Davido wrote. “This year Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Featured

Snoop Dogg lobbying Trump for pardon of Death Row Records co-founder Michael

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Snoop and two activists – Alice Johnson and Weldon Angelos – are trying to have the sentence of Death Row Records co-founder Michael ‘Harry-O’ Harris commuted after 30 years behind bars As the Unites States prepares to usher in Joe Biden as the 46th president, the current commander-in-chief has been spending Read More…

Metro Top Story Travel

LASG gets court order to auction 88 impounded vehicles

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) has secured a Court Order authorising it to publicly auction 88 vehicles impounded by the Agency for contravening the One-Way Traffic Law and forfeited to the Government by an order of a Lagos State Mobile Court. Chairman of the Agency, CSP Shola Jejeloye, disclosed that the Read More…

Education Featured Metro

Private schools record low turnout in Lagos on resumption

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Cavan Images/Alamy. There was low turnout of students in private schools in Lagos State on Monday as academic activities resumed for the second term of 2020/21 session. The Lagos State Government had, on Friday, directed public and private schools below the tertiary level to resume for the new term. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, Read More…

Business Oil & Gas Top Story

Oil prices rise as optimism over economy outweighs fuel demand concerns

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LEKOIL, REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo. Oil prices climbed on Tuesday as optimism that government stimulus will buoy global economic growth and oil demand trumped concerns that renewed COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns globally could cool fuel consumption. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was at $52.52 a barrel, up 16 cents, or 0.3%. There was no settlement Read More…

Business Featured Stocks

NSE resumes week with N40bn loss due to profit taking

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nigerian stock market opened for the week on Monday with a loss of N40 billion, halting five consecutive days positive run. Speficially, the market capitalisation which opened at N21.530 trillion shed N40 billion to close at N21.490 trillion. Also, the All Share Index which opened at 41,176.14 lost 93.76 points or 0.23 per cent Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Bukayo Saka inspires Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Newcastle

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images, POOL/AFP via Getty Images , POOL/AFP/Getty Images. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as Arsenal defeated Newcastle United 3-0 in the English Premier League (EPL) match played at the Emirates Stadium on Monday. The victory for Arsenal condemned Steve Bruce’s side to a ninth game without a win in all competitions. Aubameyang Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Cote d’Ivoire defeat Nigeria to lift WAFU U-17 trophy

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Baby Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire on Monday defeated Nigeria’s national under-17 male football team 3-2 to win the WAFU “B” U-17 Tournament in Lome, Togo. The Golden Eaglets were unable to defend the title they won two years ago after going down to the Ivorians for the second time in the regional tournament. Nigeria Read More…