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[TWEETS] Burna Boy, WizKid win Grammy Awards at the 63rd

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Burna Boy has won a Grammy for Best Global Music Album for Twice As Tall at the Premiere Ceremony of the 63rd GRAMMY Awards. This marks his first career GRAMMY win. He is the first winner of the recently renamed category, formerly known as Best World Music Album. Their album bested Read More…

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Telcos withdraw shortcodes for bank transfers from Monday

Reading Time: 3 minutes An unresolved squabble between banks and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) over accumulated service debt may cause consumers to stop enjoying the use of Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) codes otherwise known as shortcodes from Monday, 15th March. In a press statement issued by the MNOs under the umbrella of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators Read More…

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As water scarcity hits Lagos, indiscriminate borehole drilling may lead to tremors

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lagos State has been beset by a serious water scarcity. The immediate cause is unknown but an environmental rights activist, Akinbode Matthew Oluwafemi, ascribes the problem to corruption, policy somersaults, antiquated infrastructure, low budgetary provisions, bad management and low government attention to the water sector among many others. According to Oluwafemi, “The city’s daily water Read More…

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Marvin Hagler Dies At 66

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Former boxing middleweight champion, Marvin ‘Marvellous’ Hagler has sadly died at the age of 66. The cause of death is unknown. Hagler’s wife announced on Facebook that he’d passed away “unexpectedly” at his home in New Hampshire on Saturday. The former IBF/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Hagler (62-3-2, 52 KOs) is remembered for Read More…

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Poll: 52% say “No” to Covid-19 vaccination

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: BellaNaija. As Lagos State flagged off its vaccination exercise against the COVID-19 pandemic with 507,000 vaccines, many Lagosians seem to be circumspect about taking the vaccine. In a Twitter poll carried out by Lagos Metropolitan (LM), as many as 52.4% of respondents who are believed to be Lagosians, said they would not be Read More…