Category Archives: Breaking

Infinix Sets New Trend; Rewards Four Lucky Winners With 1 Year Entertainment Allowance In The StormX Live Digital Raffle Draw

Who doesn’t like the sound of a three hundred and sixty thousand naira allowance? Well, I do, and so did the four lucky winners who won this prize on Thursday 30, July, 2020 in the Infinix Storm X live raffle draw. In another ground breaking move, Infinix successfully conducted a one of a kind automated…

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Update: ShopRite Reportedly Not Leaving Nigeria, Denies Exit Rumours

Few hours after a report claiming that ShopRite was leaving Nigeria went viral, Africa’s biggest supermarket chain has now debunked the rumours that it intends to exit the country due to revenue challenges. According to Vanguard, the Country Director for Chastex Consult, Ini Archibong, has stated that “Shoprite is not leaving Nigeria. “We have only just opened to Nigerian investors…

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Nigerians React As ShopRite Sets To Discontinue Operations In Nigeria

South Africa’s grocery store, ShopRite, is set to leave Nigeria after operating in the country for a period of 15 years. In a statement on Monday, the company said it has been approached by potential investors willing to take over its Nigerian operations. Bloomberg reports that Shoprite is considering considering an outright sale of its operation in…

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ICYMI: 37 More Recovered COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos

On Sunday August 2, Lagos State Government revealed that thirty seven more recovered COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the state isolation centers. The State Governor Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu who reported the update said they were discharged after testing negative to the virus. While giving a breakdown of the figure, he said they are 15 females and 22…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 304 Fresh Cases As Africa’s Infections Near 1 Million

In cased you missed it, Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll topped 43,000 cases as the nation recorded 304 fresh cases. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) unveiled the latest data on Twitter indicatingthat the new cases were found in fourteen states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). This comes as the Africa Centre Control (CDC), as of Sunday, August…

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Lagos Schools Resume August 3, Restaurants To Operate Eat-In Services At 50% Capacity

The Lagos State Government has announced that restaurants in the state will be reopened at 50 per cent capacity from August 14. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known on Saturday, August 1, in an address where he gave updates on the efforts of the state governments on Covid-19 crisis. He noted that restaurants and other public…

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Just In: Fire Razes A Section Of Popular Ladipo Market In Mushin

Several mattress shops located within the Mushin community in Lagos were razed down by fire on Saturday, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). In a statement issued by the Director-General of the agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu the outbreak occurred around 1 pm at 16, Ladipo Street in Mushin. Oke-Osanyintolu explained that first responders including LASEMA operatives…

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Lagos To Reopen Religious Centres August 7 & 9 Amid COVID-19 Spike

Lagos state government has announced that the ban on worship centres: churches and mosques has been lifted amid daily spike in the COVID-19 cases. Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, during a briefing at the State House in Marina, revealed that they be reopened from August 7 with mosques reopening next week Friday while churches to follow suit on Sunday, August 9. According to him,…

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