Business Nigeria Oil & Gas Top Story

Nigeria takes JP Morgan to court for $1.7 billion over oil deal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. A London high court began to hear a lawsuit on Wednesday launched by Nigeria against U.S. bank JP Morgan Chase, claiming more than $1.7 billion for its role in a disputed 2011 oilfield deal. The civil suit filed in the English courts relates to the purchase by energy majors Shell and Eni Read More…

Judo Sports

124 athletes converge in Lagos for Judo trials

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: THISDAYLIVE. No fewer than 124 athletes are taking part at the ongoing National Open Judo Commonwealth trials which opened on Wednesday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium Surulere, Lagos. The 124 athletes at the two-day trials are from 19 organisations including universities, states and clubs nationwide. Oshodi Musa, President, Nigeria Judo Federation, said at Read More…

Community Metro

Lagos lawmaker sinks 12 boreholes in Ikorodu

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ikorodu is now 12 boreholes richer by the courtesy of the lawmaker representing Ikorodu Constituency II in Lagos State House of Assembly, Saka Solaja. The boreholes inaugurated on Wednesday were sunk in strategic areas in Ikorodu to cushion the effects of water scarcity in the area. Among the benefiting communities are Igbogbo, Imota, Ibeshe, Igbopa, Read More…

Environment Metro

Over 40 teachers in Lagos get training on plastic waste management by NCF

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: NAN photos. Over 40 teachers in Lagos have received training from the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) on plastic waste management to ensure environmental sustainability . The training, which is part of the ‘Clean Our World’ project, is an initiative of Oando Foundation and funded by Sumitomo Chemicals, Japan. NCF Head of Environmental Education, Read More…

Metro Top Story

352 prison inmates currently on death row in Lagos, Chief Judge frees 33

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Premium Times. Three Hundred and Fifty Two inmates are on death row at the Kirikiri Maximum Correctional Centre, according to the Controller of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS), Lagos State, Mr Adewale Adebisi. Adebisi made the disclosure on Wednesday while delivering his address of welcome at the 2022 Correctional Centres Decongestion Exercise. The Read More…

COVID19 Health Metro Top Story

COVID-19 admissions have dropped to 0% in Lagos, death rate 0.7% – Abayomi

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. It is cheery news in Lagos as the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has reported that bed capacity utilisation in the state’s public and private COVID-19 care centres have dropped to zero per cent. Abayomi made this disclosure this through his Instagram account @profakinabayomi on Wednesday, while giving Read More…

Top Story Ukraine World

Russia launches massive assault on Ukraine with strikes on major cities

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko. In picture above: Military vehicles are seen on a street on the outskirts of the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk, Ukraine February 23, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Russia has finally launched a major assault on Ukraine with strikes on major cities including the capital, Kyiv. “Putin has just launched a full-scale invasion of Read More…