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From Preacher’s Daughter to Champion for Women: The Journey of Rantiade Benson-Idahosa

When Rantiade Evon Benson-Idahosa was growing up, she must have thought that her life was meant for the spiritual path because she was the daughter of the famous Archbishop Benson Idahosa and his equally influential wife Archbishop Margaret Benson Idahosa. However, things took another turn, and she became a lawyer of no mean repute in Read More…

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FG halts compensation for Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway project amid plan adjustments

The Federal Government has announced a temporary suspension of compensation payments to property owners affected by the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway project, specifically from Kilometre Seven onwards, due to modifications in the project plan. This decision was disclosed by the Minister of Works, Senator Dave Umahi, during an inspection tour of ongoing projects on the Lagos-Calabar Read More…

Health Metro Top Story

Cholera outbreak strikes Lagos State: Urgent response underway

Lagos State is grappling with a cholera outbreak, as announced by the State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi. The recent tweet revealed that 350 suspected cases have emerged across 29 wards in various Local Government Areas (LGAs), with 17 confirmed cases and a concerning death toll of 15. The outbreak has prompted an immediate Read More…

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Commuters injured as vehicles collide in Ketu-Ojota road mishap

A traffic mishap involving a trio of vehicles led to injuries for approximately 15 commuters at Ketu, heading towards Ojota, Lagos. The incident was confirmed by Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), in a statement to the press. The emergency was reported through the state’s toll-free numbers, Read More…

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Nigeria to launch Electronic Blood Management System amidst blood donation milestone

In a significant move to revolutionise the healthcare system, Nigeria is set to introduce an Electronic Blood Management System (EBMS) to enhance the delivery of blood services across the nation. This announcement was made by Prof. Muhammad Pate, the Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, during a press briefing marking the 2024 World Blood Read More…

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Nigeria drops tax evasion charges against Binance executives

Nigeria has withdrawn tax evasion charges against two Binance executives, following the appointment of a local representative by the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange to handle legal proceedings in the country. “We await the court’s ruling on this, discharging Tigran from this matter completely,” stated a Binance spokesperson, emphasising the significance of the court’s decision in Read More…

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ANC and Democratic Alliance Forge Historic Government Alliance in South Africa

In a groundbreaking development for South African politics, the African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) have agreed to form a government of national unity. This unprecedented collaboration marks a significant departure after 30 years of ANC rule, allowing President Cyril Ramaphosa to secure a second term in office with 283 votes from Read More…

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U.S. Supreme Court strikes down federal ban on bump stocks, a blow to anti-gun campaigners

In a significant ruling on Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court declared a federal ban on “bump stock” devices unlawful. These devices enable semiautomatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns. The court’s decision, which rejected another firearms restriction enacted under former President Donald Trump, is a setback for anti-gun campaigners. In a 6-3 ruling authored Read More…