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CBN supports Lagos Blue Line project with N60bn

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN. Lagos, Oct. 14, 2021 (NAN)  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said on Thursday that it had supported the Lagos State Blue railway line project with N60 billion to facilitate ease of businesses and passengers’ movements in the state. The Director, Development and Finance of the  CBN, Mr Phillip Yusuf, disclosed during Read More…

Entertainment Metro Shopping Top Story

Lagos Metropolitan is an Amazon Affiliate

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Lagos Metropolitan newspaper is an Amazon affiliate. This gives the online newspaper the opportunity to be associated with a well-reputed and trusted brand. Visitors to the LM website can make Amazon purchases by clicking on Amazon links on the site. Products purchased on Amazon are deliverable to Nigeria. Amazon boasts a wide range of product Read More…

Metro Top Story

Lagos Metropolitan goes full commercial

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Launches marketplace LAGOS METROPOLITAN newspaper (https://lagosmetropolitan.com) introduces online classifieds advertising for households and micro & small businesses. Advertisers can now make obituary announcements, promote the sale of used items, offer properties for sale or rent, trade-off used or brand-new cars, or seek life partners on the paper’s self-service portal. They can also post advertisements for Read More…

Entertainment Top Story

LM’s WHAT’S ON! takes on a life of its own

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The lifestyle section of Lagos Metropolitan, What’s On!, now has it’s own standalone portal. This can be found at https://whatson.lagosmetropolitan.com What’s On! features unique stories on personalities, lifestyle tips, culture, couture, history, fine, literary and performing arts including reviews on literature, music, film, theatre and general entertainment. It will endeavour to bring news and reviews Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Mane double eases Liverpool to 2-0 win over 10-man Chelsea

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: AFP OR LLICENSORS AFP OR LICENSORS, GETTY IMAGES. Two goals from Sadio Mane just after halftime eased champions Liverpool to a 2-0 win over 10-man Chelsea in the Premier League season’s first heavyweight clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The game never threatened to live up to the eight-goal thriller when the side’s Read More…

Health Metro Top Story

LASG shuts down 30 Health Facilities for regulatory noncompliance

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LASG. …Reopens Five Facilities No fewer than 30 health facilities across the State were sealed in the months of July and August, 2020 by the Health Facilities Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, HEFAMAA, for non-compliance with regulatory standards. The Executive Secretary of the Agency, Dr. Abiola Idowu, who disclosed this today at the Secretariat, Read More…

Featured Metro Travel

Ember months: FRSC tasks Lagos motorists, transport unions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: FRSC. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday called on road users to shun impatience while driving, to prevent unnecessary human and material losses during the 2020 “Ember” months in Lagos. The Sector Commander of FRSC in Lagos State, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, made the call in an interview with the News Agency Read More…

Business Consumer Featured Power

Electricity consumer group threatens to sue NERC over tariff increment

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO. A group, the All Electricity Protection Forum, says it will sue the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), if the recent increment in electricity tariffs is not reversed. Its Public Relations Officer, Mr Gideon Balogun, on Wednesday in Lagos decried the tariffs increment as announced by the electricity Distribution Companies on Sept. 1. Read More…

Business Commodities Featured

Africa launches $14m coffee sector enhancement amid COVID-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: MarkSweep, Julius Schorzman. The Inter-African Coffee Organisation (IACO) said on Wednesday it has jointly launched a $14.3 million intervention programme to alleviate the impact of COVID-19 on the continent’s coffee sector. IACO said it has teamed up with the International Coffee Organisation (ICO) and the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) to Read More…

Sports Tennis Top Story

Muchova sends Venus to first opening round loss at U.S. Open

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS, Frank Franklin II/Associated Press. Karolina Muchova took advantage of an error-prone Venus Williams to advance 6-3 7-5 into the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday. With this, she handed the two-times champion her first opening round loss at the tournament. Muchova broke Williams to start the match. She deployed a Read More…