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Why Conor McGregor came out of retirement

Ahead of Conor McGregor’s much-anticipated return to the ring, the UFC legend tells Page Six that he had been feeling so good that he couldn’t help but come out of retirement. The Irishman, 32, announced his retirement in June but…

Kyrgios criticises Djokovic over Australian Open quarantine row

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has been criticised by Australian player Nick Kyrgios, after the world number one lobbied authorities to relax quarantine rules for Australian Open players. More than 1,200 players and staff flew into Australia last week for the…

AFN hails triple jump record holder Usoro

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has hailed athlete, Ruth Usoro, after she set a new Nigerian record in triple jump on Saturday in the US. The athletics body said Usoro’s feat was a sign that Nigeria had bright prospects at…

FirstBank deepens financial inclusion with largest agent banking network, empowers SMEs

At present, there are over 86,000 banking agents across 772 out of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria, a demonstration of FirstBank’s commitment to deepening financial inclusion and ensuring the unbanked are adequately catered for. In an interview with…

*Woman attacked on Lekki/Ikoyi link bridge (Guardian)*2 Lagos cultists nabbed during gun battle with police (Punch)

Woman attacked on Lekki/Ikoyi link bridge (Guardian) A woman was attacked, yesterday, along Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge in Lagos while passersby watched. She was left with bruised face, a broken finger and a gash on her thigh. Her sister, whose name…

NCDC confirms 1,301 new cases of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported of 1,301 new infections of COVID-19 Tuesday. In a Twitter update via its verified handle, the government agency said there are now 113,305 confirmed cases of the disease caused by the novel…

All that jazz about Stingy Men’s Association of Nigeria – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

I have just been consulted to become the National Grand Patron of the newly formed Stingy Men’s Association of Nigeria (SMAN). Of course I promptly turned down the offer knowing that the formers of the association ought to have named…

Are bright sides to coronavirus signalling impending death of democracy? – Magnus Onyibe

The bright side that one has in mind is not really the fact that vaccines to protect mankind from being further decimated by coronavirus have been produced, which is good, anyway. Neither is it the number of those struck by…

Konga Clearance Sale kicks off with massive discounts

Over 65,000 mobile phones, 15,000 laptops/desktops/printers, 3,150 inverters and inverter batteries, 1550 TVs, loads of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), as well as Home & Kitchen items of assorted brands and configurations are up for grabs on e-Commerce giant, Konga’s…

*Why investing in Lagos offers a great return, by Sanwo-Olu (Guardian)*COVID-19 spike: Lagos oxygen demand of 360 per day to hit 750 by January 31 – Sanwo-Olu (Vanguard)

Why investing in Lagos offers a great return, by Sanwo-Olu (Guardian) Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has enumerated reasons why investing in Lagos will yield great returns. The Governor spoke as a keynote speaker at the virtual investment forum hosted…

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