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Ukraine pins down Russian forces, moves to retake the south

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ukrainian forces are ramping up attacks to reclaim territory in the Russian-occupied south. The Ukrainians are unleashing American-supplied rocket launchers to strike bridges and military infrastructure in the south, forcing Russia to divert its forces from the Donbas in the east to counter the new threat. The attacks come despite Moscow’s massive war machine crawling Read More…

Sports Top Story Weightlifting

2022 Commonwealth Games: Nigerian Rafiatu Lawal breaks three weightlifting records

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigeria’s Rafiatu Lawal powered to Birmingham 2022 glory in the women’s 59 kilogrammes weightlifting by breaking three Commonwealth Games records. Lawal, African Games and Commonwealth Championships gold medallist, lifted records in the snatch and clean and jerk – 90kg and 116kg respectively. That added up to a total record of 206kg as she claimed a Read More…

Sports Top Story

Commonwealth Games: Sports minister meets Amusan in Birmingham

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has met with world record holder Oluwatobiloba Amusan since her heroic feat at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, United States. A statement by the minister’s media department said Dare received Amusan in Birmingham, United Kingdom, venue of the ongoing Commonwealth Games. Amusan won the 100m hurdles Read More…

Business Nigeria Salaries & Wages

Increase our salary, civil servants tell states, FG

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Federal and state civil servants have appealed to both governments to increase workers salaries to reduce their hardships. They complained that the increase in the pump price of petrol meant they now spend an unsustainable portion of their meagre income on buying the product. A litre of fuel now sells for between N184 and N220 Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Music & Nightlife Top Story

Being childless at 31 is both good, bad, says Burna Boy

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Grammy award-winning singer Burna Boy has said there are both good and bad things about being childless at 31. The self-acclaimed African Giant shared his thoughts in a recent interview with Billboard. “When you turn 31 and ain’t got no kids, everything is going good and bad at the same time. You reflect and then Read More…

Legal Metro

Justice delay: Seven NBA branches demand action from Lagos Chief Judge

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lawyers from all branches of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Lagos State have demanded justice administration reforms in a meeting with the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem Alogba. Their delegation included Bar leaders, Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs), chairmen of NBA Lagos, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Badagry, Epe and Surulere branches as well as Read More…

Nigeria Security

Insecurity: Shake up in military as Army deploys GOCs, appoints new PSOs

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nigerian Army has moved to tackle the country’s security challenges by reorganising itself. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, approved the posting and appointment of some top officers to command, instructional and staff positions across formations and units. The appointments were announced in a statement issued by the Director, Army Public Relations, Read More…

City Transport Metro Public Works

32km rail project: Lagos pays off 800 Ogun residents

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government says it has begun payment of compensation to 800 people affected by the right of way of the 32km Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Red line project in Ogun State. The Managing Director, Lagos State Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Mrs Abimbola Akinajo, made this known in a statement issued in Read More…