Entertainment

FUNSHO AROGUNDADE Pretty Nollywood actress, Tayo Sobola, popularly known as Sotayo is set to ignite the city of Lagos during the festive season with a 5-in-1 grand event tagged... Continue
BY TAIWO OKANLAWON   When music reality TV shows hit the Nigerian entertainment scene, it was welcomed with open hands. The shows have no doubt contributed immensely to helping young... Continue
Nollywood producer, Emem Isong-Misodi has revealed that her new movie, Ayamma which will be premiered at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on Tuesday, 13 December, is a classic Nollywood movie done... Continue
  Stakeholders have committed to taking up the task of creating an enabling environment for the development of cartooning in the Nigerian news media. This move occurred at the... Continue
  Africa’s biggest music television network, MTV Base has announced the return of ‘The Roundtable’, the most controversial music list in Nigerian entertainment. Tagged #BaseHottestNaijaTracks2016, the show will decide... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE   His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II will, from Monday, play host to thousands of people from different parts of the world to celebrate... Continue

Education

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
As parts of the efforts to meet the 21st century technology requirement for development, Lagos state Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday unveiled “code Lagos” computer programming initiative aimed... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE   It was a mixture of excitement and celebration as the 2016 Cowbellpedia Mathematics Competition came to a glorious end last weekend with Juliet Ekoko and Ayoola... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA Pastor Williams F. Kumuyi of Deeper Life Christian Ministry and business mogul, Kola Daisi are among the eight Nigerians whose applications for the setting up of universities... Continue

Editorials

Crime

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE The Station Manager of NIPCO Petroleum, Johnson Ayeni, has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for allegedly diverting N1.3 million belonging to the company in... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 26-year old woman Owoyemi Tosin, has been arrested for inflicting injury on a man for allegedly touching her playfully in Lagos, Nigeria.The victim, Daba Fola, was... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A man, Chike John, displayed his boxing prowess at a police station by breaking a police Inspector’s upper jaw.John was enraged after he was invited to the... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE   The police has commenced investigation to unravel the circumstance that led to the threat to life of a female pastor by fellow tenants who banned her... Continue
  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday announced an increment to the death insurance benefit for police officers who die in active service in the state to... Continue
PAUL IYOGHOJIE   Seven members of staff of the Lekki Concession Company, LCC, the builders and operators of the Lekki Expressway and Lekki-Ikoyi Link bridge have been arraigned before... Continue

Politics

As many Americans waited into the wee hours of election night to find out who would be voted the nation’s next president, First Lady Michelle Obama says she was not among... Continue
TAIWO ADELU National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has come out to debunk rumours milling around that he is about dumping the party to... Continue
TAIWO ADELU The Southwest Progressive Youth Movement, which is a conglomerate of progressive youths of like minds selected across the southwest states, has congratulated the national leader of All... Continue
TAIWO ADELU   The South West Progressive Youth Movement, (SWPYM) has praised the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, saying the former Governor of... Continue
  MICHAEL AKINOLA     The twitter feud between controversial business mogul and former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim and former... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA   Following the results of the Ondo Governorship election announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress... Continue

Business

Uber is changing the way Lagos driver-partners access finance and grow their small businesses.  The global ride-sharing platform has partnered with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) who... Continue
The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has enjoined all taxpayers in Lagos State to be on the right side of the law and take full advantage of the... Continue
The Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun on Wednesday at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presented a Memorandum seeking approval for the issuance of the $1.00 Billion... Continue
The State of Osun is set to make history as it will play host to the first to be organized on Africa continent, an agricultural exhibition and conference. It... Continue
The Dangote Group has dismissed 109 workers at Obajana Cement Company in Kogi State, after being found guilty of various offences. Abdullahi Magaji, the coordinator of the company’s Patrol Team,... Continue
    The European Union (EU) on Monday pledged its support for the ongoing efforts of the Federal Government to rebuild some parts of the North East and Niger... Continue

Feature

Health

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
MICHAEL AKINOLA A Canada-based Nigerian medical doctor, Dr. Adekunle Williams Owolabi has been suspended from medical practice for six months and fined $75,000 for making inappropriate sexual comments to... Continue

Interview

Metro

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
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Despite the killing of a trader, Onazi Otasi over the tussle for a parcel of land at Bakassi section of the Ladipo Auto Market in Mushin, Lagos,... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE   Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has on Tuesday presented the 2017 budget of N812.99 billion to the State House of Assembly for approval. Ambode, while... Continue
The Lagos State Government has cancelled the monthly environmental sanitation exercise held every last Saturday of the month. The cancellation followed a resolution arrived at in Wednesday’s Executive Council... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA   Controversial Nigerian nudist and raunchy singer, Caroline Sam aka Maheeda has said that she used to wear a pant for many days couple of years ago while... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE   The Women at Risk International Foundation, also known as “WARIF”, a non-profit organization founded by Dr. Kemi Dasilva-Ibru will be opening its WARIF Centre in Yaba, Lagos to... Continue

Opinions

Pictures

  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
On Saturday 12 November, Mr Godwin Obaseki, took the oath of office as the Governor of Edo State at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin, the state capital. The... Continue
GODWIN NKEMAKONAM ANAEBONAM   About the work: The rate at which Nigerians perish in road crashes is to say the least alarming. Almost every day, the media is awash... Continue
Hon. Minister of Power, Works & Housing , Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN(right),Secretary to the Lagos State Government & representative of the Governor, Mr Tunji Bello(2nd right), Head of EU... Continue
Here comes the First Family! Donald Trump‘s family surrounded him as he made his first speech as president of the United States Wednesday night. All of the Trump clan,... Continue

Sports

TAIWO ADELU With few days to the 2016 CAF Africa Cup of Nations Beach Soccer /2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Qualifiers, Lagos State Government has shown its readiness... Continue
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has reassured African champions, Super Falcons that they will receive all their entitlements. The Honourable Minister, who was in company... Continue
TAIWO ADELU  The ongoing pre-season organised by the South West Football Forum for the region’s clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) gets tougher with interesting and explosive... Continue
Mobolaji Johnson Sports Centre, Rowe Park, Yaba, Lagos State came alive Wednesday as the madien South West Badminton Championship began. According to the Head, Public Relations Unit of the... Continue
TAYO OGUNBIYI   At the recently concluded African Women Championship, AWC, the Super Falcons of Nigeria emerged as African champions again. In a tense final match at the Ahmadou... Continue
  Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Karamajiji in Kuchigoro area of FCT along Airport Road have won the inaugural football championship organised by Greater Tomorrow Children’s Fund founded by... Continue

World

As many Americans waited into the wee hours of election night to find out who would be voted the nation’s next president, First Lady Michelle Obama says she was not among... Continue
Two Chinese astronauts expect to leave their space lab this week, after a month-long stay that is a first for their nation. China has poured billions of dollars into... Continue
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday praised demonstrators for being passionate about their country, just hours after he accused them of being “professional protesters” incited by the media. “Love... Continue
U.S. President Barack Obama greeted President-elect Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday to coordinate a smooth transfer of power after the New York real estate developer scored... Continue
  Thank you. Thank you very much, everyone. Sorry to keep you waiting. Complicated business, complicated. Thank you very much. I’ve just received a call from Secretary Clinton. She... Continue
Even reading a headline like that may make you feel strange: never has the US had a head of state like Donald Trump, reports The Independent. Whatever you think... Continue

Latest News

TAIWO ADELU With few days to the 2016 CAF Africa Cup of Nations Beach... Continue
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has reassured African champions, Super... Continue
Uber is changing the way Lagos driver-partners access finance and grow their small businesses. ... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE Pretty Nollywood actress, Tayo Sobola, popularly known as Sotayo is set to... Continue
BY MICHAEL JEGEDE At the end of the Anambra Central Senatorial poll held during... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE The boss of Grooming Centre Micro Finance Bank in Ejigbo, Lagos, Nigeria,... Continue
TAIWO ADELU  The ongoing pre-season organised by the South West Football Forum for the... Continue
Mobolaji Johnson Sports Centre, Rowe Park, Yaba, Lagos State came alive Wednesday as the... Continue
  President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of three National Youth Service... Continue
The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has enjoined all taxpayers in Lagos State... Continue

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