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Senegal and Rwanda set for vaccine production sites

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: AfDB/Twitter. IMF Boss speaks of strategic use of $650 billion SDR In the picture above: African Development Bank President Akinwumi A. Adesina, alongside IMF, Managing Director, Kristilina Georgieva, and WTO, Director General, Ngozi Okonji-Iweala, at the dialogue with international institutions and G20 #CompactwithAfrica meeting hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. All is set Read More…

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Lagos resumes FG’s conditional cash transfers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos State has resumed the disbursement of the Federal Government’s conditional cash transfers with the flag-off of the 5th and 6th bi-monthly payment exercise to beneficiary households. The state is one of the 34 selected for the cash transfer programme of the Federal Government, The resumption of the cash transfer programme follows the successful participation Read More…

Cricket Sports

Lagos Cricket Association holds T20 competition

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Emerging Cricket. In the picture above: Sulaimon Runsewe of Nigeria bats during the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup warm-up match between South Africa and Nigeria at Tuks Cricket Oval on January 14 2020 in Pretoria, South Africa. The Lagos State Cricket Association has organised a T20 competition among different Clubs in the State Read More…

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Victor Uwaifo: I am heartbroken!!!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Soni Irabor/Twitter. A TRIBUTE BY SONI IRABOR I am heartbroken!!! Professor (Sir) Victor Uwaifo was my backbone when we both served in Chief Lucky Igbinedion’s Cabinet. He was Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism while I was in charge of Information and Orientation. He was as lively and jovial as he was serious Read More…

Metro

Buhari pays tribute to Grillo

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool/Reuters/File Photo. President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Grillo family on the passing of Professor Yusuf Adebayo Cameron Grillo, who was the pioneer Head of the Department of Art and Printing, Yaba College of Technology. A statement issued by the President’s Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said Read More…

Featured Notes Wole Olaoye

Gale of Insecurity

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: BBC/Getty Images. FIRST, MY COMMISERATIONS to the families, friends and colleagues of Lieutenant Commander Wulah and Flight Lieutenant Commander Okoronkwo both of whom were killed by terrorists who invaded the Nigerian Defence Academy to the consternation of Nigerians. I pray for the safe return of Major Datong who was abducted by the daredevil Read More…

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Lagos Metropolitan goes full commercial

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Launches marketplace LAGOS METROPOLITAN newspaper (https://lagosmetropolitan.com) introduces online classifieds advertising for households and micro & small businesses. Advertisers can now make obituary announcements, promote the sale of used items, offer properties for sale or rent, trade-off used or brand-new cars, or seek life partners on the paper’s self-service portal. They can also post advertisements for Read More…