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Olympics: Surfing and breakdancing among four sports to win Paris 2024 spot

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Jens Meyer/AP, REUTERS/Denis Balibouse. Breakdancing, surfing, skateboarding and sports climbing won a spot in the 2024 Paris Olympics when the International Olympic Committee ratified their inclusion on Monday, IOC President Thomas Bach said. The Paris 2024 organising committee had last year proposed the four sports for inclusion and was waiting on a final Read More…

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How we secured Surulere from hoodlums

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. A youth leader in Surulere, Lagos, Mr Adedeji Adeoti, has narrated how young people in the area secured the community from attack by hoodlums during the recent EndSARS protest. Adeoti told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that the concerned youths had to safeguard the community because “it’s Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Arsenal signing Partey targets trophies, keen to make debut

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey says he is ready to make his debut at Manchester City on Saturday and is confident he can help his new team win silverware. Arsenal signed the 27-year-old Ghana international from Atletico Madrid on transfer deadline day for 50 million euros (45 million pounds). “The objective of Read More…

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Sports, key to unity, national development — Buhari

Reading Time: 2 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari has described sports as crucial to fostering unity and national development of the country. The president said this on Friday in Abuja at the formal unveiling of the renamed Moshood Abiola Stadium and exhibition to mark the 2020 June 12, Democracy Day. The president, represented by the Minister of Federal Capital Territory Read More…

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Okada banned as Lagos issues fresh transport guidelines

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Government on Thursday issued fresh guidelines for public transport operations in the state as part of the controlled measures to ease the lockdown over COVID-19 pandemic. The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, released the guidelines at a news conference in Lagos. According to him, public transport operations within the state Read More…

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As COVID19 siege persists, hauliers drop charges by 30%

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigerian Shippers’ Council on Thursday said that a meeting with Haulage Associations and unions had resulted to a 30 per cent reduction in charges. Mrs Rakiya Zubairu, Deputy Director, Public Relations, NSC, made this known in a statement in Lagos. According to her, the aim of the meeting was to work out a modus operandi Read More…

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Lagos govt. discharges 9 more patients

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State government, on Tuesday, announced the discharge of nine more Coronavirus patients, having tested negative twice for the virus.Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a statement, said that the number of discharged patients from the isolation centres in the state was now 107. ”Good people of Lagos, I have more great news from our isolation Read More…

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Easter: Lagos Water Corporation felicitates with customers

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State  Water Corporation (LSWC) has felicitated with her Premium Customers, wishing them happy and memorable 2020 Easter celebration amid the Corona virus pandemic.The Managing Director of the corporation, Mr Muminu Badmus, on Sunday in Lagos prayed to Almighty God for continuous guidance, protection for Christians and bless them all with sound health during Read More…