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MFM FC say they are ready for Kwara United on NPFL Match Day 7

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tony Bolus, Head Coach of MFM Football Club of Lagos, has urged the club’s fans to be positive about the team as they host Kwara United FC on Sunday. MFM FC host the Afonja Warriors in a Match Day 7 fixture of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at the Agege Stadium. “We have Read More…

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FRSC arrests 3,187 traffic offenders in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos Command, said it arrested no fewer than 3,187 traffic offenders during its “30 days operation zero tolerance” in the state. The Lagos Sector Commander, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday. He said the offenders were Read More…

Health Nigeria Top Story

In the midst of a pandemic, Nigeria battles to end a painful blinding disease

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: Peter Nicholls/Sightsavers/Handout/REUTERS, Alaine Kathryn Knipes/Parasitic Disease Branch (DPDx); Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria. For eight years Nigerian housewife Mallama Baraka suffered in silence as the eye disease trachoma, which can blind but is entirely preventable, slowly took its toll. It started with a watery discharge and a burning, itchy sensation in her Read More…

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CBN repositions Nigerian Commodity Exchange

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emefiele commits N50 Billion to revamping the exchange The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it is committing N50 billion to reposition the Nigeria Commodity Exchange (NCX), CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has said. Emefiele, who disclosed this, on Thursday, at an inaugural meeting of the Steering Committee for the repositioning of the NCX, added Read More…

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NSE market capitalisation crosses N22trn mark

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market capitalisation on Thursday crossed above N22 trillion mark as a result of price appreciation posted by some blue chips. Accordingly, the market capitalisation inched higher by N125 billion or 0.57 per cent to close at N22.059 trillion against the N21.934 trillion posted on Wednesday. The All-Share Index crossed 42,000 Read More…

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[VIDEO] Scorpion Kings and Tresor release vibrant dance-rooted video for “Funu”

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Apple Music. Ahead of their April album release titled Rumble in the Jungle, a 14-track anthemic amapiano experience, Scorpion Kings (DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small) alongside Afro-pop pioneer TRESOR, have just released a vibrant music video for their chart-topping single, “Funu”. Directed by Kyle White and available to stream exclusively on Apple Read More…

Celebrity Entertainment Top Story TV & Film

Oscar-nominated actress Cicely Tyson dies aged 96

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, Rex Features. Cicely Tyson has sadly died at the age of 96. The Oscar-nominated actress’ death was announced on Thursday night by her family. In a statement, they said: ‘With heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon. At this time, please allow the family Read More…