The National Hospital, Abuja yesterday, presented a set of conjoined twins who had been successfully operated on. The twins had been born at the National Hospital in Nasarawa State but were transferred to Abuja as a result of their condition. Consequently, they were kept at the hospital for 16 months, after which the 12 hour […]

The Lagos State Government says it plans to increase its monthly Internally Generated Revenue to fund the 2020 budget.  The Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Sam Egube, said this on Tuesday at the state’s budget breakdown. He disclosed that the total budget size of N1.17tn would be funded from a total revenue estimate of […]

Sadio Mane was named African Footballer of the Year for 2019 on Tuesday after winning the Champions League with Liverpool and leading Senegal to the Africa Cup of Nations final. 27 year old Mane, wins the award for the first time after finishing runner-up to his Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah of Egypt in 2017 and […]

The Lagos State Government has rescued a 14-day-old baby girl after her parents refused to allow her have blood transfusion, citing religious beliefs. The state government, through the Office of the Public Defender, was said to have applied for a court order under the Child Rights Law. After a clash with members of the Jehovah […]

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has denied reports that it plans to increase electricity tariff soon. In a statement released and signed by its spokesperson, Usman Arabi, the NERC says it has no immediate plans to increase electricity tariff. ”The attention of the NERC has been drawn to the publication in several electronic and […]

Oprah Winfrey interviewed Lady Gaga about mental health to kick off her first national arena tour in five years. The lengthy chat between the singer and the talk show titan, which took place on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is a part of Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus tour, presented by Weight Watchers […]

The Lagos State Government will begin a week-long post-festive disinfection and decontamination of 26 major live bird markets in the state today, Jan. 6. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Gbolahan Lawal, made this known in Lagos on Sunday. Lawal said in a statement that the exercise was a follow-up to the pre-festive state-wide disinfection […]

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2020 is here, and this year, Seun Kuti and his band the Egypt 80 has been included in the lineup and will be performing for the first time at the music festival in Carlifornia. The music festival takes over Indio for Weekend 1 April 10-12, followed by Weekend […]

King Sunny Ade said he bought his first guitar when he was 16 years old with personal savings and hid the instrument from his family who did not want him to go into music. The 73-year-old Juju singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist said this while being interviewed by a nine-year-old fan, Temidara Onafuye. Apart from singing. […]

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