Entertainment

FUNSHO AROGUNDADE For Afrobeats singing sensation Ayo Jay, 2016 was a great year and 2017 promises to be an even bigger one with a debut EP and album in the... Continue
  Reports have it that the Nigerian Police have released the Premium Times publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi and his judicial correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu, who were arrested early Thursday evening. The... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE     Reports have it that the Nigeria police have raided the head office of Premium Times in Abuja, and arrested the newspaper’s publisher, Mr. Dapo Olorunyomi.... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE   A stellar cast of Wale Ojo, Linda Ejiofor, Ali Nuhu and Hafiz Oyetoro thrilled in a new comedy cum crime-heist thriller, Ojukokoro, that is ready to premiere and... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE So there you have it! Ebuka Obi-Uchendu will be the host of Big Brother Naija reality TV show. You can say the media personality has come ‘full... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE   On the night of Sunday 22 January, the most anticipated reality show, Big Brother Naija reality TV show, will hit the TV screens on DStv. Viewers... Continue

Education

At least 14 professors drawn from several Nigerian universities took part in the facilitation of proposal presentations by doctoral degree students of the Accounting department of Babcock University held... Continue
  Since the suspension of the monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise done on the last Saturdays of the month by the Lagos State Government, many parts of the state are... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE   The silence was palpable. He was the Best Graduating Student in his faculty. Rather than stepped to the podium to receive his prize and certificate, those... Continue
Due to popular demand, MultiChoice and Eutelsat are pleased to announce that the closing date for entries for the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards has been extended until Wednesday, 30... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE   As the 18th edition of a four-day fun-filled “fiesta of Ideas and Life” of the Lagos Book & Art Festival, LABAF ended in Lagos, Nigeria, the festival has... Continue
Award-winning actress and filmmaker, Stephanie Linus was a headline speaker at the “MENTORSHIP” programme of the 18th Lagos Book & Arts Festival 2016 on Friday 11 November. The event... Continue

Editorials

Crime

Following the recent discovery of serial attempts to defame Amstel Malta, through concocted video productions, the nation’s security agencies have begun a massive cyber hunt for the brains behind... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA   Reports have it that Mr. Fatai Owoseni, Lagos State Commissioner of Police has been replaced. The new Lagos CP is Garuba Umar. Umar will be coming... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE   A business director, Destiny Oguta has landed in trouble after he employed a driver in his company who turned out to be his albatross. It was... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE   A 41-year old bank staff, Raymond Olisa Okani has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for allegedly battering his wife, Nkiruka, 36, after denying... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE   A 38-year old suspected criminal facing trial at a Lagos court, Akinrodolu Deji has confessed to the police that he was used to defrauding people as... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE   A 29-year old Sunday Okon has confessed that he turned to robbery after he lost his security job and went on to steal military uniform after... Continue

Politics

MICHAEL AKINOLA   Nigeria’s major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has demanded a thorough and independent investigation into  the accidental bombing of an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP)... Continue
The National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will hold not later than April 2017. This was one of outcomes of the National Working Committee (NWC) meeting which... Continue
  Chief Abdukareem Adebisi Akande, the founding interim chairman of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) turned 78 years on 16 January. President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated him and noted with... Continue
  All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders in the South West Zone of the country  say they remain  committed  to progressive politics. A spokesman of the group and former governor... Continue
  Senator Kabiru Marafa has debunked speculations that former Majority Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, was removed because of his stand on the confirmation of Mr. Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman... Continue
  The immediate past Leader of the Senate, Ali Ndume has decried the way in which he was removed as leader saying it could be anybody next. Relying on... Continue

Business

Following the recent discovery of serial attempts to defame Amstel Malta, through concocted video productions, the nation’s security agencies have begun a massive cyber hunt for the brains behind... Continue
  A new report by Oxfam warns of the growing and dangerous concentration of wealth as the world’s eight richest billionaires control the same wealth between them as the... Continue
  Dangote Group of Companies has established a $100 million truck assembly plant in Lagos as part of its efforts to boost foreign exchange and job creation. The group... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE     The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has debunked the claims of a fake Amstel Malta in circulation. Mr. Fred Akingbesote, Deputy Director, who represented the... Continue
BY IGHOYIVWI OGHENEFEJIRO   It’s widely agreed that the deep economic recession that Nigerians now face, is because of the abysmal failure of public administration, economic policy and execution.... Continue
The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday signed the N812.998 billion 2017 Appropriation Bill into Law, with a promise that it would be judiciously implemented to consolidate on... Continue

Feature

Health

MICHAEL AKINOLA   Professor Isaac Adewole, Nigeria’s minister of health, has said there is no truth in the reports circulating on the social media that federal government has hiked... Continue
The use of herbs and spices for medicinal purposes has been in existence for as long as mankind has been. This practice, which involves the use of a plant’s... Continue
Philips International, Global health and personal wellbeing leader, has been commended for its unrelenting investment in research and development as a strategy of enlivening its vision to impact 3... Continue
TAIWO ADELU Antonio Conte is a strong believer in the significance of fitness and food in football and he has explained his approach to both. Since his arrival, Chelsea’s... Continue
TAIWO ADELU   Ambibol Diabetes Foundation has concluded arrangements to mark 2016 World Diabetes Day celebration with series of programmes to sensitise Nigerians about the disease and its prevention.... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE Nigerian Afro-pop diva and ONE campaigner Waje has enlisted the support of other entertainment luminaries including Desmond Elliot, Ali Nuhu, Kate Henshaw, Yemi Alade and Basketmouth on... Continue

Interview

Metro

  Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has described the introduction of a website, through which motorists and law enforcement agencies can verify... Continue
  It was a swell night of glamour and glitz at the Household of God Ministries, Oregun, Lagos as the 2016 edition of the church’s G.R.A.C.E. and the Karis... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE It’s almost unbelievable that a thriving and major community in the metropolitan city of Lagos with the population of about 1.2 million residents have no single public... Continue
Lagos State Government has announced the diversion of traffic from accessing the service lane into Ikorodu Road at the Ojota Loop inward Ikorodu due to its closure. The access... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE   There was a bloody clash between the members of National Union of Road Transporter Workers, NURTW and Motorcycles operators affiliated to Road Transport Employers Association of... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE   An unidentified driver of a Lexus Sedan died on the spot after his car ran into a stationed container truck along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway early Sunday. While... Continue

Opinions

Pictures

  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
TV Gal Stephanie Coker and her beau Olumide Aderinokun had their traditional wedding Friday at the Landmark Event Centre, Oniru, Lagos.   The event was thronged by family, friends and... Continue
Isn’t she beautiful? Abia State born Nollywood actress/model, Mary Lazarus released new set of photos to sign off 2016 and wish all a splendid New Year. Check the Afro!... Continue
AISHA ABUBAKAR   As the family of Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari set to give out in marriage their pretty daughter, Zahra on Friday 16 December, to Ahmed Indimi, son... Continue
  The just concluded All Africa Music Awards grand finale which held on 6 November in Lagos has set in motion a fashion evolution that remains talked about in... Continue
 Sporting his signature hair,  the ‘Wave’ crooner and rapper, Iceberg Slim looks all vibrant and urbane dapper in these visuals taken by photographer; Wole Olowokere in one of the... Continue

Sports

Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports has begun consultations with some stakeholders as the Nigeria prepares to host the Guinness Book of World Record Boxing Championship between Nigeria’s Bashiru... Continue
Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule is one of the important dignitaries who will grace the seminar organised to herald Season 2 of Ekofootball Women Championship... Continue
Top Kenyan marathoner Alice Timbilil on Thursday praised the courage of two Nigerian marathoners, Oluwaseun Olumide and Ronke Olumudi, who have vowed to win the ultimate prize of $50,000... Continue
An elite group of nine European ‘super clubs’, including five from the Premier League, are now so wealthy that nobody else has any realistic chance of catching them financially,... Continue
Taiwo Adelu Taking a one step upward from December 2016 ranking, the Super Eagles of Nigeria begin the New Year with a leap into the Top 50 teams in... Continue
  Nigeria’s Abiola Dauda is now a player of Atromitos of Greece, having left Vitesse Arnhem as a free agent. The 28-year-old teamed up with the Super League outfit... Continue

World

FUNSHO AROGUNDADE with agency reports   Adama Barrow, a successful property developer who has never held public office, has defied the odds to score a shock victory in The... Continue
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Tuesday declared a state of emergency, just two days before he is supposed to cede power after losing elections last month. The embattled leader... Continue
  A new report by Oxfam warns of the growing and dangerous concentration of wealth as the world’s eight richest billionaires control the same wealth between them as the... Continue
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday, attend the inauguration ceremony of Ghana’s President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo in Accra.   The Nigerian leader will join other Heads of State and Government... Continue
You have been warned now. Police are now officially able to hack into your phones and check your browsing history after the Snoopers’ Charter came into force in the... Continue
Most couples have experienced a long and awkward period of silence after a row, it is unlikely to compare to a husband and wife who have not spoken for... Continue

Latest News

FUNSHO AROGUNDADE For Afrobeats singing sensation Ayo Jay, 2016 was a great year and 2017... Continue
  Reports have it that the Nigerian Police have released the Premium Times publisher,... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE   Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said that his... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE with agency reports   Adama Barrow, a successful property developer who has... Continue
President Muhammadu Buhari left Abuja on Thursday for the United Kingdom on a 10-day... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE     Reports have it that the Nigeria police have raided the... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE   A landlady, Mrs Idayat Aderibigbe has suffered broken leg after her... Continue
American Philanthropist, Mrs Melinda Gates and her delegation were at the State House, Abuja,... Continue
Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports has begun consultations with some stakeholders as the... Continue
The government of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has made another giant stride in service delivery... Continue

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