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Airtel ranks fastest network provider in Nigeria – SpeedChecker

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya. Airtel Nigeria, a telecommunications company, says it has been rated the fastest network provider in Nigeria according to Crowdsourcing firm, SpeedChecker. Airtel Nigeria made this known in a statement on Friday. It said that in SpeedChecker’s report in 2021 for Africa’s Mobile Network Champions, Airtel Nigeria recorded an average country mobile Read More…

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Kidnapper Evans sentenced to life imprisonment

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: The Cable. After a four-year trial, kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, on Friday got life imprisonment for conspiring with two others to kidnap Mr Donatius Dunu, Chief Executive Officer, Maydon Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court, who passed the sentence, said that Evans and two others did not Read More…

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Klitschko brothers don Ukrainian army gear against Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo. In picture above: Ukrainian heavyweight boxing world champion Wladimir Klitschko who joined the Ukrainian Territorial Defence Forces and his brother, Mayor of Kyiv and former heavyweight boxing champion Vitaly Klitschko, speak with journalists during the opening of the first Ukrainian Territorial Defence Forces recruitment centre in central Kyiv, Ukraine, February Read More…

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“You’re on your own”: African students stuck in Ukraine seek refuge or escape route

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/ Afolabi Sotunde. When Percy Ohene-Yeboah peered down from his high-rise apartment in the city of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine on Thursday morning, the street below was clogged with traffic. People hurried along the sidewalks, wheeling suitcases behind them. The Ghanaian engineering student went to a window on the other side and discovered Read More…

Top Story Ukraine World

Hope rises for peace as Russia indicates readiness to meet with Ukraine for talks in Minsk – agencies

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Gleb Garanich. In picture above: Servicemen of the Ukrainian National Guard take positions in central Kyiv, Ukraine February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Russia is ready to send a delegation to the Belarusian capital Minsk for talks with Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday, a day after Moscow launched a massive invasion Read More…

Featured Notes Owei Lakemfa

Ukrainian war: Time to call the Europeans to order

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo. THE eight-year war in Ukraine took a dramatic turn yesterday when Russian troops officially rolled into the country on the side of the separatist rebels in Eastern Ukraine. It was also to insist on its position that Ukraine’s decision to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, NATO, threatens Russia’s security. Read More…

Community Metro Top Story

Are you an NGO doing community work in Lagos? Let us tell your stories

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Are you a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Faith-Based Organisation (FBO), Community-Based Organisation (CBO) or even an individual doing community work in Lagos? Let us know. Lagos Metropolitan newspaper would like to partner with you. We provide absolutely free news coverage for community based work. You can send your reports to us at Read More…

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Traffic on Alaka-Apongbon Eko Bridge to be diverted for 6 months from 5 March

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Traffic will be diverted on Eko Bridge for six months starting from March 5, for the commencement of comprehensive repair works at the Alaka-Apongbon stretch. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, said in a statement on Thursday that the diversion point was on the Apongbon bound lane of the bridge. He said that the Read More…

Top Story Ukraine World

Ukrainian President Zelenskiy cries for help as Putin closes in on Kyiv

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Press service of the Ukrainian State Emergency Service/Handout via REUTERS, Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS. In picture above: A view shows the wreckage of an unidentified aircraft in a residential area in Kyiv, Ukraine, in this handout picture released February 25, 2022. Press service of the Ukrainian State Emergency Service/Handout via REUTERS Read More…