Business Insurance Top Story

Insurance companies pay N4bn #EndSARS claims – NIA

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) said insurance companies paid N4 billion as claims arising from over 2,000 businesses affected by the #EndSARS protests. Mr Ganiyu Musa, Chairman, NIA, disclosed this at a news conference in Lagos on Thursday. Musa also assured customers that all genuine claims emanating from the protests would be paid. He said Read More…

Business Stocks

Indices drop further by 0.81% at NGX

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NGX. Key indices of the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) dropped further by 0.81 per cent on Thursday to extend bearish transactions to three consecutive trading sessions. Consequently, the All-Share Index lost 319.08 points or 0.81 per cent to close at 39,114.73 against 39,433.81 on Wednesday. Also, the market capitalisation shed N167 billion or 0.81 Read More…

chess Metro Top Story

Kings of Lagos: children learn chess to seek escape from Nigeria’s slums

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja. A dozen children crowd around plastic tables in the Majidun neighbourhood of Lagos. Intently focused on plastic mats printed with chess boards, the children thoughtfully move pieces on the board as supervisors observe their moves. The waterside shanty town is just across the lagoon from the mansions and towering office blocks Read More…

Education Metro Top Story

Sanwo-Olu commissions 66 classroom blocks in four Lagos schools

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: LASG. As Governor connects 100 schools to broadband Internet to aid learning, state to unveil 300 more education projects next week Four magnificent newly completed school buildings were unveiled on Thursday by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. This was across three Local Government Areas (LGA) in Lagos State. The multi-level ultra-modern buildings are part of Read More…

Crime Metro

Police arrests 48 suspects over Mile 12 crisis in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Within Nigeria. The Police Command in Lagos has announced the arrest of 48 suspects. This is in connection with the Thursday morning disturbances around the Mile 12 area of the state. Mr Olumuyiwa Adejobi, its Public Relations Officer, in a statement, added that normalcy had been restored to the area. A 24-hour surveillance Read More…

Metro Religion Top Story

Sanwo-Olu commiserates with Pastor Adeboye over son’s death

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye and his wife, Pastor Folu Adeboye, on the death of their beloved son, Pastor Dare Adeboye. Pastor Dare Adeboye, third child of the renowned cleric, died in his sleep on Wednesday in Read More…

Business Commodities Metro Top Story

Lagos Commodities Exchange set to list first gold instrument

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: LCFE. The Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange (LCFE) has concluded plans to admit Dukia Gold‘s diversified financial instruments, backed by gold as the underlying asset in a sector worth over N300 trillion. Dukia Gold Chiarman, Mr Tunde Fagbemi, said this at a media parley on Thursday in Lagos. Fagbemi said the instruments which Read More…

Nigeria Top Story

Weak and tattered, 29 students freed in Nigeria’s Kaduna

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Channels TV, REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. Kidnappers have released the remaining 29 students they were holding captive on Wednesday, nearly two months after abducting them from a forestry college in Nigeria’s Kaduna state. Gunmen took 39 students from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization in northwest Nigeria on March 11 and previously released 10 of Read More…

Culture & Arts Metro Top Story

LASG partners Del-York Academy to boost creative sector in Lagos

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: NAN, LASG. In picture above: Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf with the President of DelYork Academy, Mr Linus Idahosa (NAN) Lagos State Government says it is committed to providing cutting-edge opportunities to practitioners in the creative sector to engender global competitiveness. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the remarks Read More…