Entertainment

Faith Mac and Dotun have been eliminated from the Top 11 stage of the Nigerian Idol competition after scoring the least votes in the first round of public voting.... Continue
The substantive Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Troupe of Nigeria, Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed has formerly assumed office. Ahmed succeeds Comrade Tar Ukoh whose tenure... Continue
Fearless energy drink, a premium brand of Rite Foods Limited, a truly world-class and proudly Nigerian Food and Beverage Company, has shown its commitment to the growth of the... Continue
Subscribers to FreeTV, recently launched in Lagos as the country’s official Free-To-View digital terrestrial television (DTT), have expressed disappointment over poor reception, total lack of it and lean channel... Continue
The highly anticipated Africa Day Concert 2021 have announced the next global wave of talent set to take the stage by storm at the upcoming concert.  This year’s concert... Continue
Nollywood veteran and chairman of the Committee in charge of the administration of the special interest-free loan recently inaugurated by Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr. Richard Mofe-Damijo has... Continue

Education

The Lagos State Government has continued the commissioning of new school classrooms, projects and infrastructure across the various Local Government and Local Council Development Areas.   In a statement issued... Continue
Tochukwu Young Umezulike, popularly known as Toks Asher Young, has shared his intentions to begin a yearly internship and mentoring program for young writers and poets. Toks said this... Continue
The new Learn at Home audio e-learning platform to provide free, online, and unlimited learning access to more than 100 million Nigerian youths has been officially launched Friday. This... Continue
The Lagos State Government has completed 1,097 school projects, covering 970 schools across the state, in the last two years. Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made this known... Continue
The Chairman of Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, OyoSUBEB, Dr. Nureni Aderemi Adeniran, has solicited partnership of National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) and other stakeholders in... Continue
The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has commended the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Special Adviser on Education, Barr. Tokunbo Wahab, over the disbursement of... Continue

Editorials

Crime

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has organised arms and combat training for the 110 Divisional Police Officers and policemen in Lagos State. The training, which... Continue
AISHA ABUBAKAR A man, Lamido Gunduma, has been arrested after he conspired  with his friend, Ishaq Abdullahi, to dump the decomposing corpses of a pregnant lady, Jamila Saidu and... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Facts have emerged on why Nollywood actor, James Olarewaju, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, may likely spend the rest of his life in prison over alleged defilement... Continue
AISHA ABUBAKAR Police operatives in Zamfara State have arrested five notorious suspects involved in banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling, and illegal possession of firearms. The suspects were paraded by the... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA A notorious drug baron and former Vice Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area, Asekun Kehinde Sakiru, has been arrested by operatives of the National... Continue
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA ) has reshuffled some of its directors and created a new directorate to enhance efficiency and strengthen its operations. The agency made... Continue

Politics

DR. HARRIS CHUMA-ODILI, FCMsp It is no longer news that the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, will conduct her primary election in June, to elect a suitable candidate for... Continue
Contrary to the news making the rounds, the Dr. Godwin Maduka Campaign Organisation has declared that there were no negotiations with other political parties as alternative platform other than the Peoples... Continue
The Media Director of Hon. Chukwuma Umeoji Campaign Organisation, Comrade Uloka Chuks, has raised alarm over alleged plots to distort APGA Gubernatorial primaries by some power drunk political actors,... Continue
Hon. Moyosore Adebanjo, one of the leading aspirants in the race for the seat of Chairmanship of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area in the forthcoming Local Government elections in... Continue
The Lagos State local government elections scheduled for July, and with the primaries for the All progressive Congress (APC) which will hold later in May, has continued to generate... Continue
Few weeks to the All Progressives Congress (APC) local government election primaries, party leaders in Ifelodun LCDA of Lagos state have vehemently debunked the rumours making the rounds that... Continue

Business

About 560,000 individuals, predominantly youth and women, will have access to dignified and fulfilling work by 2022, through the Mastercard Foundation Young Africa Works in Nigeria partnership with Babban Gona... Continue
Former Presidential Aspirant and ICT entrepreneur, Mr. Adamu Garba, has said that cattle have more economic value than the entire oil and gas reserve in Southern Nigeria. Garba said... Continue
In its effort to make lottery a major source of revenue for Nigeria, the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) is set to introduce a central monitoring system that would... Continue
The Managing Director/CEO of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mr Jordi Borrut Bel, has tendered his resignation letter to the board of the company. Mr Borrut Bel informed the board that... Continue
The new Learn at Home audio e-learning platform to provide free, online, and unlimited learning access to more than 100 million Nigerian youths has been officially launched Friday. This... Continue
As professionals in the Nigerian built environment converged in Lagos to mark this year’s ‘World Facility Management Day’, facility managers and other stakeholders have called for synergy among players... Continue

Feature

Health

Digital innovation is vital for the advancement of African economies and their health services, but to make this possible certain large stumbling blocks need to be removed. This was... Continue
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured residents of the State that his administration will continue to ensure that all Lagosians have access to quality healthcare irrespective of... Continue
NJOKU MACDONALD OBINNA & HARRIET IJEOMAH In a country where life expectancy is rather too short due to the harsh socioeconomic environment; lack of free  medical care, absence of... Continue
VICTOR ORAMALI  Stakeholders agree that Churches are strong partners of any government more so Anambra which has made it a point of duty to regularly interface with missions and... Continue
A passionate Optometrist, Dr Chigaemezu Edward has sounded the clarion call to Parents and Guardians on the need to pay more attention to their children and wards eye health... Continue
The Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA), has commenced the scale-up of the massive community free HIV Testing Services (HTS) outreach in 20 Local Government Areas across the five... Continue

Interview

Metro

In its effort to make lottery a major source of revenue for Nigeria, the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) is set to introduce a central monitoring system that would... Continue
The Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK), has demonstrated its commitment to enhancing the greenery of Lagos, through its environmental renewal and greening programmes targeted at attaining an... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A hand of fate has favoured a female new born baby, who was dumped by the roadside by her mother, as she was rescued alive by the... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to put Iganmu Under Bridge to good use after it successful dislodged squatters and removed shanties including abandoned vehicles in... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE When a woman, Mrs. Akinola Ibironke, engaged the services of one man, Ibeh Gorge Udoka, as her private driver in Lagos, she did not know she employed... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE The death of a man, Omolola Rotimi Ejioye, in Police custody at SCIID, Panti, Yaba, Lagos, has sparked controversy as the rumour going on has it that... Continue

Opinions

Pictures

The 15th day of April will always remain a very important day in the family of Olubiyi. This is because on this day they lost a rare gem and... Continue
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

Sports

IKPO IGBINOBA  After losing a year of grading, no thanks to the Covid 19 pandemic, Bodyweapon Taekwondo Academy will hold her annual grading on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The... Continue
Nigerian judo has been missing a lot in the comity of nations of the sport in the world not because the country has no quality and good judokas, coaches... Continue
Nigeria Para-Athletics team to the just concluded 2021 World Para-Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil Switzerland are expected to have arrived the country Tuesday at 7am Nigeria time via a... Continue
IKPO IGBINOBA  Contrary to widespread media reports that Nigerian judoka, Enku Ewa-Ekuta has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, findings have revealed otherwise. In early February, news filtered into town... Continue
Over the years, Buruj Sports Academy has been one of the successful sports academies that develop and showcase talents to international tourneys and trials  ranked topmost by the Nigeria... Continue
Iganmu FC in collaboration with Japan-based Marvel Sport and Entertainment company have concluded plans to sponsor three football coaches from Iganmu area which consists of Apapa, Ajeromi-Ifelodun and Surulere... Continue

World

A distinguished line-up of high-profile speakers, including government ministers, policy makers and gas, LNG, hydrogen, and energy leaders will address the hard facts around the shift to a carbon... Continue
The United Kingdom Government has announced that international students who want to work in England following the successful completion of a UK degree at bachelor’s degree-level or above, or... Continue
BY ANA SWANSON Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a Nigerian economist and former finance minister, is poised to become the first woman and first African to lead the World Trade Organization, when the... Continue
Ayoba, the African messaging app, can be assessed in three Nigerian languages, Igbo, Yoruba, Pidgin and other 19 languages across the world. The company says a unique feature in... Continue
Twitter’s chief executive Jack Dorsey on Wednesday defended the platform’s decision to suspend United States President Donald Trump’s account indefinitely but also said it sets a dangerous precedent. Twitter... Continue
The United Nations Secretary-General has expressed shock at the massacre of civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and called on the authorities to bring the perpetrators... Continue

Latest News

Despite the rowdiness and hostile environment around Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre, the venue of... Continue
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has organised arms and combat... Continue
A young and dynamic lady, Yusuff Khadijah Kuburat (YKK), popularly known as KB, has indicated... Continue
Lagos State Government is developing 100 hectares in Ejirin community in Epe division for... Continue
President Muhammadu Buhari has joined sports loving Nigerians in wishing one of the world’s... Continue
DR. HARRIS CHUMA-ODILI, FCMsp It is no longer news that the All Progressives Grand... Continue
In recognition of the important role of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), especially... Continue
Contrary to the news making the rounds, the Dr. Godwin Maduka Campaign Organisation has declared... Continue
The Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has debunked... Continue
The Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (Rtd.),... Continue
Yesterday was another opportunity to add some bricks of hard worked effort to the... Continue

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