Entertainment

Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), the operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, and MultiChoice Group, Africa’s leading entertainment company, announced Thursday the launch of... Continue
The much-anticipated ỌPẸ Album, a debut by Nigerian Grammy-winning recording artist and percussionist, Sikiru Adepoju is out! Announcing the release Thursday, MansMark Records, the AfroWest Music Hub, said the... Continue
BY ALIKO DANGOTE A mere handshake says a lot about Tony Elumelu. His gritty grip underlines his charming, tenacious personality: a man who hardly backs down from any challenge. The... Continue
Fast rising singer, dancer and producer Taiwo Olowu better known by his stage name Eltee Skhillz, has completed work on his new single ‘Lucy’. The new song, dropping before... Continue
In continuation of its virtual learning programme, the MultiChoice Talent Factory will this Thursday, September 24, host a global Webinar on “Pitching Ideas: The Art of Story-Selling”. The online session will be facilitated by the... Continue
HARRISON IYOHANigerian alternative R&B singer, songwriter and record producer Tems releases lead single ‘Damages’ from her debut E.P, ‘FOR BROKEN EARS’.Tems, whose real name is Temilade Openiyi, shines through... Continue

Education

Lagos State Government has granted permission for the re-opening of basic and secondary schools, although with a note of caution to private proprietors and public administrators. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu,... Continue
Following a meeting of relevant stakeholders held, earlier today, to resolve the agitations for the implementation of the new minimum wage, the Lagos State Government has declared its commitment... Continue
The Lagos State Government has announced dates for the resumption of Public and Private Schools after the closure that resulted from the global COVID-19 pandemic a few months ago.... Continue
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reiterated his administration’s commitment to reward excellent service delivery in Lagos State Post-Primary Teaching Service, just as he pledged 20... Continue
The Ogun State Government has announced Monday, 21 September, 2020, for the reopening of schools in the state for the first term of 2020/2021 session in addition to the... Continue
The State Government of Osun has announced a new schedule for the reopening of schools in the State, as resumption of schools has been tentatively set for September 21,... Continue

Editorials

Crime

CHUKA UBAH In an effort to nip fraudulent tendencies in the bud, operatives attached to Zonal CID Zone 13, Ukpo have arrested one Ichie Sir Izuchukwu Nwabueze ‘M’ aged... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Operatives from the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspected members of an armed robbery syndicate, who attacked one Uber driver named Utibe, on 20th September,... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Police operatives from Alakuko Division, Lagos, have arrested a 43-year old man, Jeremiah Agbaje, for allegedly molesting a 12 months old baby by inserting his finger into... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA It appears that there is no hiding place for armed robbers following the security measures put in place by the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu in... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Facts have emerged on how a cleric, identified as Prophet Emeka Ezimmadu, of the Sabbath Church, located at Okpunoeze Uruagu, Nnewi, Anambra State, was purportedly directed by a... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA It appears that there is no hiding place for suspected armed bandits and cultists in Lagos following the operational strategy put in place by the Commissioner of... Continue

Politics

TUNDE RAHMAN The tension-soaked Edo governorship election may have been concluded with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announcing Governor Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the poll. However,... Continue
Ondo State Indigenous Youths Forum (OSITOF) has enjoined Rotimi Akeredolu of All Progressive Congress (APC), Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and other candidates in the forthcoming... Continue
A former Managing Director of Polaris Bank, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru, said he will join hands with others in the National Assembly to further efforts at securing special status for Lagos... Continue
As part of his commitment towards ensuring the success of the Governor Dapo Abiodun-led administration in Ogun State, a leading chairmanship aspirant under the APC in the forthcoming LG... Continue
As Ondo State All Progressives Congress (APC) is preparing to kick off its campaign for the October 10 gubernatorial election, the newly inaugurated Medical Committee of Akeredolu Campaign Organisation... Continue
BY ADEMOLA OSHODI   It’s proper and helpful to put that interview granted in 1997 when Asiwaju Tinubu was in exile in London in its proper context. I know... Continue

Business

Ten years ago, on the 2nd of April 2010, the Nigerian Local Content bill received presidential assent and thus became a law to provide for a framework that would... Continue
Nigeria’s No.1 online marketplace, Jumia has launched a Brand Festival campaign in partnership with top global brands such as Reckitt Benkiser, Unilever, Nokia, Intel, HP, Nexus, Hisense, Sharp, Samsung,... Continue
The African Development Bank yesterday held a workshop to convey the continent’s immense investment and partnership opportunities to Asian business leaders, particularly as the continent seems poised to return to... Continue
BY ALIKO DANGOTE A mere handshake says a lot about Tony Elumelu. His gritty grip underlines his charming, tenacious personality: a man who hardly backs down from any challenge. The... Continue
Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, today introduced Vertiv™ Environet™ Alert, a new software offering that brings enterprise-level infrastructure monitoring and management capabilities to... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE You must think long-term so that short-term failure doesn’t hold you down. That’s the real buzzword, billionaire mogul Tony Elumelu holds on tightly to. As an entrepreneur... Continue

Feature

Health

The NECA’s Network of Entrepreneurial Women (NNEW), under the aegis of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), in conjunction with Alive & Thrive and the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD),... Continue
Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu is determined that the citizens of the state enjoined relative free medical services across all the senatorial districts. To this end, the Governor,... Continue
DEREK YACH, MBChB, MPH An effective COVID-19 vaccine could help us emerge from isolation and end the social distancing required during this pandemic; but it will only work if... Continue
JAMES EZE The Executive Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has recorded a great feat in public health with the rapidly growing enrolment of over 90,000 beneficiaries in... Continue
Low- and middle-income countries could soon leapfrog high-income countries in their adoption of new AI-enabled technologies in health, suggests a report led by the Novartis Foundation and Microsoft. Technologies... Continue
While the race to find safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines continues, African countries are signing up to a ground-breaking initiative, which aims to secure at least 220 million doses... Continue

Interview

Metro

MICHAEL AKINOLA The Lagos State Police Command has reacted to a trending video alleging the Police attached to Ogudu Area Command of Lagos State of harassment, excessive use of... Continue
Founder of Julz Hair, Juliet Okonkwo, has said that she made so much money than she has ever made in her life from selling raw human hairs during the... Continue
It is a huge traffic relief for residents and road users around Iru and Victoria Island axes of Lagos State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, commissioned Victoria Island-Lekki Traffic... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A prophet has been arrested for allegedly drugging and raping an 11-year old girl during deliverance.The Prophet, Ikechukwu Nwadike, landed in trouble after he reportedly lost control... Continue
In a bid to further ensure the protection of consumers from unwholesome products, the Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) has sealed Canvest Nigeria Limited warehouse, located at Plot... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Prince Idris Balogun has described the protest staged by some traders, who recently vacated the Oja Oba planks Market in Isheri Olofin in Lagos, after exhausting the... Continue

Opinions

Pictures

When the late Chief Sehindemi Awe Olubiyi (JP) was buried in Lagos recently, it was indeed a celebration of life. With strict compliance to COVID-19 protocols, the deceased wife,... Continue
  Rev. Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi, the General Overseer of Love of Christ Generation Church, United Kingdom, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission and a host... Continue
SUNDAY AKINTOYE Students of Lagos secondary schools were at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan despite the heavy rain on Sunday.   Dignitaries, fans and students defied the heavy... Continue
Beer brand, Life Lager pulled off an exciting idea and surprised consumers in Owerri and Awka with a stunning recreation of the Niger Bridge made completely out of crates.... Continue
Accord Party Governorship candidate in Kwara State, Prince Ayorinde Adedoyin has attributed the poor industrial base of the state to lack of ideas by the successive administrations since 1999... Continue
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) decries the stoppage of transactions on all accounts belonging to PDP Vice presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, wife, his family... Continue

Sports

​ Reigning African champions Algeria have replaced Cote d’Ivoire as the opponents of the Super Eagles in the first of two international friendly matches arranged by the Nigeria Football... Continue
Atletico Madrid announced the signing of Barcelona forward Luis Suarez late on Wednesday, confirming the Uruguayan striker is set to continue playing in La Liga rather than joining Juventus... Continue
EZEH TOCHUKWU JAMES Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has called up 25 players ahead of next month’s friendly matches against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire and the Carthage... Continue
African Queen of the Pitch, Nigerian international, Asisat Oshoala is full of praises and commendation for the General Overseer Love of Christ Generation Church, England, Rev. Mother Esther Ajayi for... Continue
Captain of Nigeria’s Super Falcons and FC Barcelona star, Asisat Oshoala has unveiled a new logo for her foundation, the Asisat Oshoala Foundation.  The logo, which was designed by... Continue
Football fans will enjoy another great weekend of football action as the new football season  in Europe continues this weekend on DStv and GOtv. The pick of Premier League matches... Continue

World

Singapore’s Minister for Trade & Industry, Chan Chun Sing officially opened the Gastech Virtual Summit this morning. The world’s leading event for the Gas, LNG and Energy industry is... Continue
TAIWO ADELU The Managing Director of African Development Bank (AfDB), Adewunmi Adesina has finally been left off the hook after the three-member Independent Review Panel found him not culpable... Continue
OLUWATOBI EMMANUEL The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia’s former president, and Helen Clark, New Zealand’s former prime minister, are to head a panel... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE The United States Department of State has sanctioned six Nigerians for engaging in a cyber acts targeting United States businesses and individuals. A statement by the United... Continue
Europe and Africa are both seeking to coalesce behind a single candidate for the job of World Trade Organization director-general, in an attempt to enhance their respective chances as... Continue
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General will address Collision from Home on global pandemic Wednesday, Collision from Home announced that Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization will... Continue

Latest News

MICHAEL AKINOLA The Lagos State Police Command has reacted to a trending video alleging... Continue
President Muhammadu Buhari is delighted that among four Nigerians listed in 2020 TIME 100,... Continue
TUNDE RAHMAN The tension-soaked Edo governorship election may have been concluded with the Independent... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Olusegun Odumosu, has confirmed... Continue
As part of efforts at promoting action against malaria in the State of Osun,... Continue
President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointments of Chief Executive Officers of agencies under... Continue
​ Reigning African champions Algeria have replaced Cote d’Ivoire as the opponents of the... Continue
Founder of Julz Hair, Juliet Okonkwo, has said that she made so much money... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA The Chairman of Senate Committee on Finance, Senator Solomon Adeola (APC, Lagos West), has... Continue
BY VICTOR GANZALLO The very unfortunate explosion of a gas plant that occurred yesterday... Continue

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