Lagos Airport records 1.2m passengers in one year

Terminal one of the Murtala Mohammed Airport (MMA), Ikeja, recorded 1,235,709 passengers in one year, following easing of the COVID-19 lockdown. The terminal manager, MMA, Mr Adekunle Aderibigbe, who disclosed this in an interview, also revealed that between July 2020…

*Samklef apologises to Simi, others (Punch)*UNILAG VC, one other win N25.8m research grants (Tribune)

Samklef apologises to Simi, others (Punch) Popular Nigerian music producer, Samuel Oguachuba, aka Samklef, has taken to social media to make an apology video to famous singer, Simi, and women. He said “Hello everybody! My name is Samuel Oguachuba, aka…

*Court orders Lagos Public Defender to take over Evans’ case (Punch) *Lagos churches, mosques remain closed (Nation)

Court orders Lagos Public Defender to take over Evans’ case (Punch) Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday ordered the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender to take over the defence for alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme…

Church transforms into a bar, pastors into waiters to protest coronavirus lockdown measures

Pastor Daniel Cattaneo has reportedly reopened his church as a bar in order to comply with Argentina’s Covid-19 lockdown measures, which he says “discriminate” against religious services. Cattaneo and other pastors dressed as waiters this week and served their congregation…

Obi looks beyond lockdown, proposes template for Nigeria’s economic recovery

Following the relaxation of COVID-19 lockdown in many parts of the country, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has suggested what he described as a pathway to national economic…

FirstBank sustains positive impact, welcomes back customers

FirstBank, Nigeria’s leading financial institution and Africa’s Bank of Choice has expressed its appreciation to the public – especially its customers – for their continued patronage of its services during the COVID-19 lockdown, whilst assuring the public that stringent measures…

Military deployed in battle against Lagos, Ogun gangs

A hard time awaits criminals who have been terrorising residents of Lagos and Ogun states following the COVID-19 lockdown. The Army, Navy, Airforce and Directorate of State Services (DSS) operatives will join the Police on the offensive against the miscreants.…

Kaigama to govt: Be sensitive to the poor

The Metropolitan Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, Ignatius Kaigama, on Sunday urged the government to be sensitive to the suffering of Nigerians during the COVID-19 lockdown. He spoke in Abuja while celebrating mass at Our Lady Queen of Nigeria Pro-Cathedral…

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