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UK government to cut funding for BBC – Mail on Sunday report

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Britain’s government will cut the BBC’s funding by ordering a two-year freeze on the fee that people pay to watch the broadcaster, the Mail on Sunday reported. The future of the licence-payer funded British Broadcasting Corporation is a perpetual topic of political debate, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government most recently suggesting Read More…

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Lagos to divert traffic on Dopemu Road for 3 months

Reading Time: 2 minutes Traffic will be diverted on Dopemu Road in the Agege area of the state starting from 10 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 21, for three months. The closure is to carry out rehabilitation and upgrade on the Babajide Sanwo-Olu Road. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, disclosed this in a statement he issued to newsmen Read More…

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Lagos government rehabilitated 524 roads in 2021, to fix 600 in 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: ThinkStock Photos. The Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) on Sunday, said it rehabilitated 524 roads in 2021 and was targeting rehabilitation of additional 600 in 2022. Spokesman of the corporation, Mr Samuel Ayetutu in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the over 1,000 roads were fixed between June Read More…

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Djokovic flies out of Australia after losing court appeal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Loren Elliott. Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic flew out of Australia on Sunday after a court upheld the government’s decision to cancel his visa, capping days of drama over the country’s COVID-19 entry rules and his unvaccinated status. The unanimous ruling by a three-judge Federal Court bench dealt a final blow to Djokovic’s hopes Read More…

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Tinubu and Stolen Voices

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image Credits: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images. Following the rather ‘impromptu’ manner of their hero’s declaration of interest in the presidency shortly after informing President Buhari of his intention, Bola Tinubu’s supporters resorted to the old game of stealing the identities, voices and integrity of well regarded men of honour, purporting them to have endorsed Tinubu’s Read More…