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Good News Baptist Church Surulere kickstarts Nigeria’s 61st Independence commemoration with Cantata, Prayers

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: Screenshot/GNBC. The countdown to Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary was kicked off on Sunday, 26th September with a Sacred Cantata held by members of the Good News Baptist Church in Surulere. A cantata is a short musical work, with words usually based on a religious subject; in this case, Nigeria’s Independence. Performed by the Read More…

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Davido mourns his late photographer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Popular Nigerian-American Singer and Record Producer David Adeleke, a.k.a Davido, has paid tribute to his late photographer, Fortune Ateumunname. The superstar took to his Instagram page @davido on Saturday to mourn Ateumunname, saying the latter did not give him the chance to fulfill his promises to him. Ateumunname died on Tuesday, 21st September after drowning Read More…

Featured Notes Wole Olaoye

How To Organise, Not Afghanise

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: Shutterstock. CONTEMPORARY AFRICA COMPRISES countries cobbled together by colonialists for their own interest. In the case of Nigeria, British colonialism was, as playwright Ola Rotimi would put it, in the service of their ‘female king’. The two hitherto distinct halves of Nigeria (Northern and Southern Protectorates) have managed to stay together as one Read More…

Infrastructure Metro Top Story

Sanwo-Olu assures blue and red lines will be completed by 2022

Reading Time: 5 minutes In picture above: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Director Rail Transportation, Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Engr. Olasunkanmi Okusaga and others, during an inspection of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit Blue Line Project at Marina, on Saturday, September 25, 2021. The 2022 deadline set for the completion of Read More…

COVID19 Health Metro Top Story

Lagos COVID-19 infections now surpass 76,000

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prof.Akin Abayomi,Lagos State Commissioner for Health, says the number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in the state stands at 76,201. Abayomi made the disclosure through his Facebook account, @ProfAkinolaAbayomi, on Saturday while giving an update on the state’s COVID-19 status, for Sept. 20 and 21. He said that 4,644 tests were conducted in the state on Read More…

Boxing Sports Top Story

Ukrainian Challenger Oleksandr Usyk beats Anthony Joshua by unanimous decision

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: DAZN/Getty Images, Getty Images. Oleksandr Usyk did exactly what he said he would do: follow an undisputed cruiserweight title success by becoming the unified heavyweight champion of the world by putting on a fantastic performance to dethrone Anthony Joshua via unanimous decision (117-111, 116-112, 115-113) to capture the IBF, WBA (super), and WBO Read More…