Agriculture Featured Metro

Digitisation critical to meeting global food security, says Lagos Commissioner

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Business Insider, REUTERS/Charles Platiau. The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, on Saturday, described digitisation as critical for the country to attain its food security needs. Olusanya, who said this at the launch of a book entitled: “The Rise of Digital Agriculture,” which held at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, added Read More…

COVID19 Health Metro Top Story

It’s a ravaging scourge as Lagos crosses the 1,000 COVID-19 daily infection mark

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigeria sets a new daily record of 1,883 Lagos State registered the highest number of COVID-19 infections nationwide on Saturday with 1,040 infections, taking the total number of infected people in the state to 48,919. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,883 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, bringing the total number Read More…

Business COVID19 CSR Health Top Story

MTN partners with African Union on COVID-19 vaccinations in Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a unique public/private partnership, MTN, Africa’s leading mobile network, has announced a donation of US$25 million to support the African Union’s COVID-19 vaccination programme. The donation will help secure up to seven million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for health workers across the continent, which will contribute to the vaccination initiative of the Africa Centres for Read More…

Boxing Sports Top Story

Mike Tyson Warns: Joshua Can’t Afford To Telegraph Punches With Fury

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Boxing247. Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is really looking forward to the potential full division unification between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. The retired boxer is backing Fury to win. As the story goes, Fury’s father was a big fan of Tyson and named him after the Hall of Famer. During his breakdown Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Arsenal consider late Patrick van Aanholt move before January transfer window closes

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Action Images/REUTERS/John Sibley . Arsenal are plotting a late move for Crystal Palace defender Patrick van Aanholt before the January transfer window closes. The Gunner have already signed Martin Odegaard and Mat Ryan on loan during the winter window but still have until 11pm on February 1 to seal a third signing. Cover Read More…

Notes Top Story Wole Olaoye

Iron Woman of Berlin

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image Credits: Sebastian Widmann/Getty Images. “Girls are pearls, ladies are rubies, mothers are moulders, and women are wonderful”, says Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha of the female gender. Angela Dorothea Merkel (Nee Kasner) is all these and more. The most powerful woman in Europe who takes a glorious bow out of office soon has taught the world Read More…