Entertainment

Achievas Entertainment frontman and Reggae-Dancehall star Solidstar has released the visuals to his 2016 smash hit ‘Nwa Baby’ featuring Afro-pop icon 2face Idibia on Thursday, April, 20. Directed by popular... Continue
  The spirit of wedding has been rejuvenated by a United States-based pop singer, Fadojoe with the release of his new single ‘Iyawo Olele’. The song which is about... Continue
Afro-pop star Skales has unveiled new act Santos as the latest signee to his self-owned record label Ohk Entertainment. The announcement came as a bitter-sweet Instagram post where Skales... Continue
It was an eventful Easter Monday at the Gabriel Orororo Hall in the Ikotun area of Lagos as Centre For The Redemption of Yoruba Civilization Art and Traditions (C.R.Y.C.A.T.)... Continue
On the back of the release of his critically acclaimed debut album For You, last month’s sold-out album launch concert, and the recent launch of his first ever nationwide... Continue
BY LIVINUS ACHOLONU   Sad to see Dr. Reuben Abati, the former presidential spokesperson, a man I consider gifted, reduced to a figure of fun and exposed to torrents... Continue

Education

The J.P. Clark Center, an unassuming structure with subtle aesthetics dedicated to the preeminent poet, is nestled somewhere between the University of Lagos’ Faculty of Arts and the Law... Continue
Baseline Records star, Raoul John Njeng-Njeng otherwise known as Skales has paid a courtesy visit to popular secondary school, Christ The King International School situated in Gbagada area of... Continue
ABRAHAM OLADIPUPO/Ibadan The management of the University of Ibadan has appealed to members of the Non-Academic Staff Unions of the institution to show more understanding over their decision to... Continue
  President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration would respond promptly to the demands of universities in the country. Buhari, who is the Visitor to the University of... Continue
Adamu Adamu
Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education    Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU,  University of Calabar Zone, has bemoaned the high rate of mortality rate  among its members  in the... Continue
 Some groups have raised the alarm over the alleged plot to kidnapsome principal officers of the University of Calabar, UNICAL, in Cross River State.The groups under the aegis of... Continue

Editorials

Crime

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE The family of former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Musiliu Adeola Kunbi Smith has been engrossed in legal battle with a developer over the acquisition of the family’s... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A popular hotel in Lagos has been set on fire after suspected robbers invaded the place and carted away properties in the hotel. Three suspects, Abiodun Adedeji,... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Two lovers a 28-year old Blessing John and her lover, Joseph Obi have been arrested and charged before a Lagos court with conspiracy and their alleged involvement... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE   A youth, Moshood Fatai, has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for allegedly breaking into a Pastor’s house and stole a pair of  shoes.... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A housewife, Mrs Rose Arogunyo has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for allegedly stabbing her female neighbour, Margaret Tony with broken bottle for mocking... Continue
A 20-year-old man, Idowu Ikumapayi, who is charged with gang-raping a teenage girl with others, still on the run, was on Thursday remanded in Kirikiri Prison, Lagos. An Ikeja... Continue

Politics

MICHAEL AKINOLA As the intrigues rocking the vibrant Lagos State House of Assembly continues, the exclusion of the minority leadership in the house has been described as tyranny and undemocratic... Continue
BY LUCKY OSERAH Sincerely, if there is a particular profession that is so dear to my heart, it must be journalism. It is not because of the money…no, journalism... Continue
Senator Abu Ibrahim (APC Katsina South) and Alhaji Amiru Tukur, APC member representing Bakori/Danja Federal constituency of Katsina State narrowly escaped mob action at a political event organised by... Continue
Following the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC release of the guidelines for the local government election coming up in the state in July, some youths within the Ojodu... Continue
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Benin on Friday upheld the election of Godwin Obaseki as Edo State governor. Justice Ahmed Badamasi, who led a three member tribunal, dismissed... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE The chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Iba Town and chairmanship aspirant in Ojo Local Government of Lagos State in the coming LG elections in the... Continue

Business

The World Bank on Wednesday approved 150 million dollars credit to help increase the mining sector’s contribution to the Nigerian economy. The Senior Communication Officer of the bank, Ms... Continue
Ecobank Transnational Incorporate (ETI) has taken a decision to completely clean its books of non-performing risk assets in its legacy loan portfolio, and has made a provision of N221.7... Continue
Dangote Group has sold the assets of Dangote Noodles to Dufil Prima Foods, makers of Indomie noodles. In a statement, Thabo Mabo, group managing director (GMD), Dangote Flour Mills... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA Alhaji Ahmadu Chanchangi, Taraba State-born billionaire owner of Chanchangi Airlines, is dead. A source close to the Chanchangi family said the billionaire died along Kaduna-Abuja Expressway on... Continue
The Nigerian economy which recorded negative growth and crept into a recession in the last months has gotten out of doldrums and bounced back from recession. The declaration was... Continue
The Federal Government has recorded over N7 trillion in the Treasury Single Account (TSA) by the end of March 2017, the Accountant General of the Federation, AGF, Ahmed Idris,... Continue

Feature

Health

AISHA ABUBAKAR Screen sweetheart Juliet Ibrahim has been named the Global Ambassador of the 1st-ever World Kidney Cancer Day by the International Kidney Cancer Coalition, IKCC. The announcement was made via... Continue
Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari said his comments on meningitis outbreak was twisted by some elements with a view to ridicule him because of his rising political reputation. He... Continue
Residents of Kubwa in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, have alleged that they were being charged N500 per person by vaccinators before receiving the Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) vaccine. Some... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA In line with the vision of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of taking health care to the grassroots, the Ministry of Health in conjunction with Ikeja Local Government, Onigbongbo... Continue
Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has charged medical authorities in the country to ensure the provision of adequate diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services in hospitals across the... Continue
Temi Otedola, third child of business mogul and chairman of Forte Oil Plc, Femi Otedola has shared a touching story about her younger brother, Fewa, who is autistic. In... Continue

Interview

Metro

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE The family of former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Musiliu Adeola Kunbi Smith has been engrossed in legal battle with a developer over the acquisition of the family’s... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Barely 24 hours after dozens of Deeper Life Church members escaped death after their chartered BRT bus was engulfed by fire while on motion along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway,... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 78-year old Pastor of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, New Bethlehem Parish, Ajangbadi, Lagos, Pa Manase Elebijo has escaped assassination attempt after he was brutally attack... Continue
 The contractor handling the Abuja Rail Mass Transit is expected to complete work on the project by October while the Federal Capital Territory Administration will commence the test run... Continue
The Association of Alade Market Men and Women in conjunction with Ikeja Local Government, will be hosting a week long trade fair in the month of April. In a... Continue
  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday lauded his predecessor in office and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola for his achievements during the... Continue

Opinions

Pictures

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has recovered 55 designer wristwatches, 37 gold jewellery, weighing 1,907.9g and another 15 pieces of fashion jewellery from Abdullahi Mukhtar,... Continue
  On Monday 21 February, Ile-Ife, Osun State was agog as many throng the ancient city to celebrate Aje Festival (Goddess of Wealth). Markets in Ile-Ife were closed for... Continue
On Monday, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode insisted plans are afoot to remove yellow buses popularly known as Danfo from Lagos roads for a more efficient, well-structured and... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE   On Saturday night, Mrs Aisha Buhari flew to the United Kingdom to be with her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari who is in London on vacation. The... Continue
    Amidst the wicked rumours of his purported death and the denouncement by his Senior Special Assistant on media, Mallam Garba Shehu, a relaxed vacationing Nigerian President Muhammadu... Continue
  Lagos based Public Relations agency, Media Panache Nigeria has released their resilience-themed photo shoot today, Saturday; 31 December, 2016. Shot by popular celebrity photographer Shola Animashaun, the thought-provoking... Continue

Sports

The guidelines for the 2017 elections into National Sports Federations have been amended.  The tenure of Presidents of National Federations has now been extended to 12 years as against... Continue
Ibrahimovic hobbles off the Old Trafford pitch after suffering a season-ending knee injury   Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be out for the rest of the year if fears that he... Continue
The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has sympathized with the government and people of Cross River state over the death of dozens of youths who were... Continue
The ongoing second edition of Mayedero Football Competition has reached the quarter final stage on Saturday. The three weeks tournament is taking place at Igando palace football playground, Alimosho, Lagos.... Continue
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will meet in the semi-final of the Champions League for the fourth successive season while Monaco will take on Juventus. In a repeat of... Continue
  TAIWO ADELU   Eze Alloysius, Coordinator PLAY!YA Nigeria, organiser of African Football Film Festival (AFFF)   Though football is regarded as one of the profitable ventures in the... Continue

World

BY CARLOS LOPES, ALIKO DANGOTE & TONY ELUMELU Africa has a bright future ahead of it. Productivity and growth will improve as African economies continue to place more emphasis on... Continue
The United States Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI, has declared a Nigerian, Kelechi Declan James, wanted. The FBI made this known on its Twitter handle and its website on... Continue
    The Italian government has deported 40 Nigerians for committing various offences in the country. The deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA) Lagos on Tuesday... Continue
A United Kingdom-based pastor, believed to be originally from Nigeria, Benjamin Egbujor has been jailed in London for sexually assaulting a girl and a woman during “private prayer sessions”.... Continue
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan, 32, are expecting their second baby. In a Facebook post, Zuckerberg, 32, announced the couple is expecting another baby girl, two years... Continue
  FUNSHO AROGUNDADE ONE Campaign, an international advocacy and campaigning organization has disclosed that globally, 130 million girls are not in school. The group affirms that, because poverty is... Continue

Latest News

The guidelines for the 2017 elections into National Sports Federations have been amended.  The... Continue
Ibrahimovic hobbles off the Old Trafford pitch after suffering a season-ending knee injury  ... Continue
The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has sympathized with the government... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE The family of former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Musiliu Adeola Kunbi Smith... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A popular hotel in Lagos has been set on fire after suspected... Continue
The ongoing second edition of Mayedero Football Competition has reached the quarter final stage... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Two lovers a 28-year old Blessing John and her lover, Joseph Obi... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE   A youth, Moshood Fatai, has been arrested and charged before a... Continue
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will meet in the semi-final of the Champions League... Continue
  TAIWO ADELU   Eze Alloysius, Coordinator PLAY!YA Nigeria, organiser of African Football Film... Continue

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