Friday, 7th October 2022
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19 Aug
Lagos State Police Command, yesterday, denied the report that the state is on partial lockdown.
15 Aug
August titles are giving a mix of Summer vibes, Action, Drama, Comedy and Adventure, these titles are bound to give movie lovers some adrenaline rush, starting with Café Minamdang where a suspicious business that offers the services of a purportedly all-knowing shaman catches the attention of a tenacious police inspector to Ludik, where an enterprising…
13 Jan
West Africa’s leading film production and distribution company, FilmOne Entertainment, has, through its media channels, revealed the role of its production collaborations in the successful recovery of the Nigerian box office in 2021, amongst other insights.
6 Aug 2021
The Philippine capital Manila returned to lockdown Friday as authorities sought to slow the spread of the hyper-contagious Delta variant and ease pressure on hospitals while trying to avoid crushing economic activity.
29 Apr 2021
Condom sales have soared as COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease worldwide, according to a UK-based pharmaceutical giant. Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday said its Durex brand of condoms, lubricants, and sex toys notched a “double-digit” increase in sales in the first quarter compared to a year ago as lockdowns eased in key markets. Demand for the…
28 Jan 2021
Rita Ora's team offered a restaurant £5,000 to break lockdown rules for her 30th birthday, according to police in a new report by BBC. The pop star's security team also asked for CCTV cameras to be turned off during the party at Casa Cruz, in Notting Hill, on 28 November, amid the second virus lockdown.…
27 Jan 2021
The French government admitted on Wednesday that current restrictions designed to contain the spread of coronavirus were not enough, raising the prospect of a third nationwide lockdown.
15 Jan 2021
The Federal Government on Thursday urged Nigerians to disregard the news circulating on the social media that it was contemplating another lockdown.
3 Dec 2020
Greece said Thursday it will extend a coronavirus lockdown by a week to December 14, citing persistently high infection rates.
10 Nov 2020
Collins Dictionary on Tuesday announced that "lockdown" is its Word of The Year in 2020 following a dramatic increase in usage during the spread of Covid-19. Lexicographers said they picked the word because it had become synonymous with the experience of populations across the world as governments look to curb the coronavirus pandemic. "It is…
6 Sep 2020
Over 150 hand-washing stations have been provided to high-risk areas across the country, to support the government’s effort at curbing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The gesture, courtesy of Procter & Gamble (P&G), is the second phase of its “Protect Our Heroes” mission – the company’s Force for Good programme to support the government’s efforts at curbing…
22 Aug 2020
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at the Durumi Camp in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have explained they sell foodstuffs donated to them to pay for hospital bills


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Iran said Friday an investigation into the death in custody of Mahsa Amini found she lost her life to illness rather than reported beatings that sparked three weeks of bloody protests. Amini, 22, died on September 16, three days after falling into a coma following her arrest in Tehran by the morality police for allegedly…
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Mike Makinde made history on Saturday by joining the prestigious class of Nigeria Cup winners. The honour came through his victory in the 25th edition of the Nigeria Cup; a weeklong competition put together to celebrate the nation's Independence anniversary. Relishing the outcome of the competition, the 11-handicap player said he never envisage winning the…
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The Governor of Ekiti, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Friday signed six bills recently passed by the State House of Assembly into law, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command, has arrested 72 suspects for various drug-related offences.
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I am very pleased to be here today to present the 2023 Budget Proposals at this Joint Session of the National Assembly. This is the last time I will be laying the budget of the Federal Government of Nigeria before the National Assembly.