Entertainment

FUNSHO AROGUNDADE Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has condoled with the family, friends and associates of Chief Adebayo Faleti over the death of the ace broadcaster, writer, poet... Continue
Pa Adebayo Faleti, veteran actor and broadcaster, has died . He was said to have had his last breath at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, around 6am on... Continue
  You can call him creative and audacious. The truth is that this young filmmaker, whose work, ‘In the Deep’, is already ruffling feathers in Nollywood is set to... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE  Seasoned singer Innocent ‘2Baba’ Idibia has been spending the week visiting refugee camps around Northern Nigeria, especially Borno State and has gone on to put together a special... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE Globacom will today Saturday July 22 hold the Abeokuta edition of its soar away music concert, the Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour with 12 established stars. The Rock City... Continue
Sultry actress Tonto Dikeh has gotten back her full rhythm as the mother of one has been pencilled to join select-few career iconoclasts for an all girls’ advocacy programme,... Continue

Education

In line with the Lagos State government’s drive to eradicate all forms of abuse against children, the Ikeja Local Government through the department of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation,... Continue
The event hall of Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta witnessed a deluge of dignitaries and constituents as the senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Senator Dr. Lanre... Continue
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya has called on Nigerian youths to brace up for leadership and to prepare themselves for future opportunities. Ogunsanya,... Continue
  Prof. Olu Lawal of the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calabar, Cross River State, has decried the high level of illiteracy in Nigeria. According to... Continue
On Wednesday June 28, 2017, the Geology department of the University of Nigeria Nsukka will take possession of a brand new and ultra-modern building courtesy Platform Petroleum. Platform Petroleum... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA The senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Senator Dr. Lanre Tejuoso is organising a competition for his constituents. The competition tagged ‘Annual Egba Dialect Debate And Choral... Continue

Editorials

Crime

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 38-year fake prophetess, Mrs Patience Adams has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for allegedly defrauding a greedy woman to the tune of N600,000... Continue
 CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 19-year old ThankGod Christopher has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for allegedly arranging a robbery attack on a 45-year old housewife where he... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 52-year old man, Peter Raymond has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for allegedly stealing slippers at a popular super market in Lagos. P.M.EXPRESS... Continue
A 41-year-old woman, Lois Atimosho, on Monday at an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, confessed to child theft. The guilt-racked Lois will know her fate on Thursday as the... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A father of three kids identified as Kola has reportedly committed suicide after he borrowed N60,000 to purchase a motorcycle but was unable to pay back the... Continue
A 41-year-old man, Sikiru Odejide, has been arrested by Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping his 13-year-old daughter. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident... Continue

Politics

BY OGBUEFI HARRIS CHUMA After a critical study of the All Progressives Congress governorship aspirants in Anambra State, Dr. Chike Obidigbo appears to be the only scandal free, well mannered... Continue
A former member of the House of Representatives and former running mate to Senator Chris Nwabueze Ngige, Hon Ralph Okeke has given reasons why he decided to join forces... Continue
APC members in both Yaba LCDA and Mainland LG at a joint  rally on Wednesday ahead and local council election on Saturday.    The All Progressive Congress, APC, in... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Political Parties contesting for Lagos State Local government elections have intensified their efforts to win as the two leading opposition parties, the Peoples Democratic Party and Labour... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA Former deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore has refuted the reports that he was ejected from the venue of the recently held Peoples’ Democratic Party’s... Continue
Osita Chidoka    All eyes are now on former Aviation Minister, Osita Chidoka and other Igbo leaders as the Federal Government is said to be fuming over the alleged... Continue

Business

The 650,000 barrels per day Dangote Refinery has been projected to hit 50 per cent capacity utilisation by 2020. The capacity utilisation of the Lagos-based plant, scheduled to come... Continue
The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), has said that the Nigeria Customs Service generated N720 billion in 2016. He made this known while defending the budget of... Continue
GE, the world’s Digital Industrial Company has announced a skill development partnership programme involving its GE Lagos Garage, the Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment and the... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Two giant transport companies, Libra and Good Is Good Motors are presently in a supremacy war over who will control passengers at Asaba terminal in Delta State. P.M.EXPRESS... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A staff of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Samuel Shamkas has been arrested  by the State Criminal Intelligent and Investigation, SCIID, for allegedly setting one of... Continue
The Federal Government has released the details of the second round of Paris Club refunds to the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, detailing how the fund was... Continue

Feature

Health

The Chairman Senate committee on Health Senator Lanre Tejuoso said the Senate is reviewing the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Act to make healthcare delivery affordable in the country.... Continue
The outgoing Sole Administrator of Ikeja Local Government, Engr. Abiodun Taiwo, has described the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a living... Continue
Gonorrhoea infections are increasing, but doctors are running out of antibiotics that can fight the increasingly resistant bacteria causing the sexually-transmitted disease, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on... Continue
The senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District and Chairman Senate Committee On Health, Senator Dr. Lanre Tejuoso said achieving Universal Health Coverage is possible in Nigeria with the National... Continue
As part of its commitment to supporting laudable initiatives as well as  promoting the culture of giving, leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, collaborated with the Lagos University Teaching... Continue
DAVID ODEY/Calabar   The Cross River State Ministry of Health has solicited the collaboration of non profit organisations in health-related areas to deal with health issues in the state.... Continue

Interview

Metro

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 38-year fake prophetess, Mrs Patience Adams has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for allegedly defrauding a greedy woman to the tune of N600,000... Continue
 CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 19-year old ThankGod Christopher has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for allegedly arranging a robbery attack on a 45-year old housewife where he... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 52-year old man, Peter Raymond has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for allegedly stealing slippers at a popular super market in Lagos. P.M.EXPRESS... Continue
The Sole Administrator of Ikeja Local Government, Engr. Abiodun Taiwo has been  receiving praises and commendation from staff of the Council for doing good jobs during his tenure. Engr... Continue
GE, the world’s Digital Industrial Company has announced a skill development partnership programme involving its GE Lagos Garage, the Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment and the... Continue
Chief Rilwan Alebiosu, the Baale of Poro- Boge in Ikorodu   The traditional rulers in Ikorodu has put in place total measures to bring an end to deadly cult... Continue

Opinions

Pictures

FUNSHO AROGUNDADE On Wednesday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission obtained a court orders for the forfeiture of Banana Island, Lagos $37.5 million, 15 Floors, 18 Flats, 6 Penthouses... Continue
Former Miss World 2001 and Fashion Entrepreneur Agbani Darego who recently got married to her heartthrob Ishaya Danjuma is currently on a holiday with her husband, visiting picturesque European cities. The beauty... Continue
The Ikeja Bus Terminal is part of the numerous projects being implemented by the Lagos State Government under the leadership of Mr Akinwunmi Ambode to transform the transport sector.... Continue
The acting president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo was in Calabar, Cross River State, in continuation of the Niger Delta New Vision engagement, as well as to launch the #MSMEClinic. He was... Continue
Contrary to the malicious rumours being peddled by some Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja stepped out to join hundreds of Muslim faithful to perform the Juma’at... Continue
On Thursday, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker, Lagos State of House of Assembly lead some of his colleagues on a visit to the Olubadan of Ibadan, His Imperial Majesty Saliu... Continue

Sports

  A Magistrate Court in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja has declared the World Boxing Federation, WBF, cruiserweight champion, Bash Ali, OON, a free man in the case... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Two young men, Solomon Stephen,19 and Daniel Edith, 24 have been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for their alleged involvement in the sexual assault and... Continue
FRANCIS ACHI/ Abuja Prince Kelvin Ehizojie , unopposed President Gymnastics Federation  After different ugly twists to the election into the Weightlifting Federation of Nigeria , Lewis Okoro, leader of... Continue
NFF President Pinnick (second left) and Vice Presidents Seyi Akinwunmi (left) and Shehu Dikko (right) with FIFA President Gianni Infantino just before the opening ceremony of the CAF Football... Continue
FRANCIS ACHI /Abuja An ugly incident was witnessed outside the office of League Management Company (LMC) in Maitama, Abuja when Imama Amapakabo, title winning coach of Enugu Rangers was... Continue
  The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has concluded arrangement to live stream daily matches of this year’s Challenge Nigeria Open ‘Lagos 2017’ on itTV. Also, SuperSport will beam... Continue

World

Nigerian man has been arrested in eastern France after being found with condoms stuffed with 79,000 euros ($90,000) hidden in his stomach, customs officials said Monday. The man, arrested... Continue
A United Nations media rights expert has rejected the demand of a Saudi-led group of countries to close Al Jazeera, saying it would be “a major blow to media... Continue
An amorous couple died after their off road vehicle rolled into a lake while they had sex , say police. The 22 year-olds could not escape from their Russian-made... Continue
A United States’ Foreign Affairs expert has urged President Donald Trump to impose visas sanction on corrupt political office holders in Nigeria. This sanction, according to John Campbell a ... Continue
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

Latest News

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Lagos State government has now restricted its civil servants in the state... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 38-year fake prophetess, Mrs Patience Adams has been arrested and charged... Continue
 CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 19-year old ThankGod Christopher has been arrested and charged before a... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 52-year old man, Peter Raymond has been arrested and charged before... Continue
A 45 year-old grandmother on Monday in Lagos appeared before an Ogba Magistrates’ Court... Continue
The 650,000 barrels per day Dangote Refinery has been projected to hit 50 per... Continue
The Chairman Senate committee on Health Senator Lanre Tejuoso said the Senate is reviewing... Continue
A 41-year-old woman, Lois Atimosho, on Monday at an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos... Continue
The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), has said that the Nigeria Customs... Continue
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday said his administration had embarked on... Continue