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Kremlin says watching U.S. actions over Ukraine with great concern

Reading Time: < 1 minute Image Credits: REUTERS/Anna Kudriavtseva. Russia said on Tuesday it was watching with great concern after the United States put 8,500 troops on alert to be ready to deploy to Europe in case of an escalation in the Ukraine crisis. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov accused Washington of fuelling tensions over Ukraine – repeating Moscow’s line that Read More…

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New Lagos CP Abiodun Alabi assures Lagosians of visibility policing

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: NAN photos. The new Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Abiodun Alabi, on Monday, assured the residents of the state of visibility policing to keep the state safe from criminals. Alabi while presenting his policing template and strategy during the handing over ceremony at the Police Command Headquarters in Ikeja said that the Read More…

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Amaechi tasks contractors to speed up Lekki seaport, 90 per cent completed

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, has urged contractors of the Lekki Deep Seaport Project to speed up work to enable the government to approve all the necessary processes before the next election. Amaechi made this known in a statement on Saturday while inspecting the ongoing construction of the Lekki Deep Seaport Project in Read More…

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NATO sends reinforcements and U.S. puts troops on alert as Ukraine tensions rise

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo, REUTERS/Johanna Geron/File Photo. NATO said on Monday it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets, in what Russia denounced as Western “hysteria” in response to its build-up of troops on the Ukraine border. The U.S. Department of Defense in Washington said about Read More…

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LASG, BCPG collaborate on building collapse prevention

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government has initiated steps to collaborate with the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) for the prevention of building collapse in the State. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, disclosed this during the visit of a delegation from BCPG to his office in Alausa recently, noting that the Read More…

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Commissioner seeks ‘best of Lagos experience’ for tourists, visitors

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf has charged the entire workforce of the Ministry to ensure that all visitors and tourists to the State experience the best of Lagos tourism, entertainment, arts and culture. The Commissioner gave the charge during the staff retreat with the theme “Strategic Re-branding of Read More…

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Customs personnel destroy security gate at Lagos Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Some officials of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at Hajj/Cargo terminal Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, have been alleged to have engaged in the breaching of airport security by forcefully opening the security gate at the cargo terminal. This is contained in a statement issued by Read More…

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Super Eagles painfully fail to subdue Carthage Eagles, crash out of AFCON

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Channels TV. Title favourites Nigeria crashed out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday in Garoua after a 0-1 loss to Tunisia who now advance to the competition’s quarter-finals. In the Round of 16 match at the Stade Roumde Adjia, the Super Eagles failed to raise their game to the Read More…

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Akinwumi Adesina calls Dangote refinery ‘game-changing initiative’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: AfDB. The African Development Bank President (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has described the $19.5 billion Dangote oil refinery and petrochemical plant projects as a “game-changing initiative” that will spur Africa’s development and deepen regional integration, while on a tour on Saturday of the partially bank-funded project. The complex will create 38,000 jobs during Read More…

Sports Tennis

Nadal reaches Australian Open quarter-finals, but Zverev suffers loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: AFP/Telegraph. Rafael Nadal survived the longest tie-break of his career to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals on Sunday and then saw Alexander Zverev taken out of his path. Nadal would have expected to have to get past the third seed to reach the last four. But Zverev’s underachievement at the grand slams went Read More…