Entertainment

Nigerian Idol Season 6 is gradually coming to an end and the top five contestants are ready to battle it out for the top spot. The last show was... Continue
AISHA ABUBAKAR Nollywood actress Caroline Danjuma has disclosed that she wished her rift with music superstar, Davido over the death of her ex-boyfriend, Tagbo never occurred because he later discovered... Continue
Seven months ago when South African entertainment company, Multichoice bought a 20% stake of Betking for a reported $100 million, it came as a surprise to many. Last week,... Continue
The Perfect Shades: Sunscreens can never take the place of snazzy sunglasses in the midday sun. You can nail that chic sophistication with just the right bright-coloured frames like... Continue
UFC’s Defending and World Champion, Kamaru Usman who announced his trip back to Nigeria after his gobsmacked win over teammate Gilbert Burns at the martial arts Welterweight division’s Ultimate... Continue
After weeks of anticipation, Tunde Kelani’s latest film premiered to a keen audience in Ibadan on Friday the 11th June, 2021. Sponsored by First Bank Nigeria and Trophy Lager... Continue

Education

The Chancellor of Cross River-based first private university, Arthur Jarvis University, Sir Arthur Jarvis Archibong has decried the alleged malicious publication against the university by a parent of a... Continue
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has hailed the University of Lagos (UNILAG) for entrenching the culture of discipline and sustaining the school’s academic excellence. The Governor particularly praised... Continue
The Senate has approved the upgrade of Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, to a University of Technology following the third reading of “A Bill for an Act to Provide... Continue
Mouka, Nigeria’s leading manufacturer of mattresses, pillows and other bedding products, has rewarded the best graduating students from all faculties of the prestigious Covenant University, Ogun State, with cash... Continue
The Yaba College of Technology may soon become a full-fledged Federal University of Technology with the passage of a bill sponsored by Senator Solomon Adeola (APC, Lagos West) during... Continue
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

Editorials

Crime

LUCKY AKRA Police operatives attached to Morogbo Division of the Lagos State Command on Sunday, 13th June, 2021, at about 10am, arrested seven suspected cultists while they were having... Continue
LUCKY L. AKRA  The Police operatives attached to Ipakodo Division in Ikorodu area of Lagos have arrested a 45-year old man, Kayode Adeyanju, for allegedly defiling his 14-year old... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Police operatives from Ogun State Command have arrested a 35-year old housewife, Mrs.Blessing Ebuneku Agoro, for allegedly selling her two biological daughters aged 4 and 2 in... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Police intelligence team from the Delta State Command has recorded a breakthrough after it recovered a bag of rice containing arms and ammunition inside a commercial vehicle.... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 40-year old man, Kabiru Oyeduntan, has been arrested by Police operatives from Osun State Command for allegedly sleeping with a 20-year old lady, killing her thereafter... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Police operatives from SCIID, Panti, Yaba, Lagos, have arrested the owner of Super King Mark Supreme Store, Alhaja Rashidat Adeleke, for physically assaulting her 29-year old sales... Continue

Politics

MICHAEL KIZITO OKENWA The frontline Gubernatorial hopeful under the platform of APGA, who doubles as Member Representing Aguata Federal Constituency in the Hallowed Chambers and Leader APGA Caucus in... Continue
DR. HARRIS CHUMA-ODILI FCMsp  The Governorship aspirant under the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State, Nze Akachukwu Sullivan Nwankpo, has appealed against his disqualification by the Governorship... Continue
The Governorship Screening Committee of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, for Anambra State, has released the results of the screening exercise. The result of the screening conducted by... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA The last may not have been heard over the purported substitution of the eventual winner of the Chairmanship Primary of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area in Lagos... Continue
The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA governorship Screening Committee has screened the frontline Governorship aspirant, Nze Akachukwu Sullivan Nwankpo, on Thursday.  The Committee is mandated to screen all aspirants... Continue
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Governor Mai Mala Buni, has approved the appointment of a seven-member Screening Committee for the... Continue

Business

In fulfilment of its determination to secure food safety by providing quality products for the convenience of the Nigerian consumer market, leading food manufacturer, Honeywell Flour Mills Plc has... Continue
Loan services have been around from time immemorial. Loans play a huge role in stimulating the economy during times of economic downturn. But more importantly, it has become a... Continue
As part of the Entrepreneur Support Program (ESP), launched in December 2020, Nourishing Africa in partnership with Mastercard Foundation and United States African Development Foundation (USADF) has completed a... Continue
After months of speculations, Dangote Urea fertilizer is now finally on sales nationwide and it currently pushes out a minimum of 120 trucks per day across the country. Mr.... Continue
Driven by a goal to improve diversity in the technology industry while revolutionising the fintech ecosystem in Africa and beyond, the Africa Fintech Foundry and Access Bank’s ‘W’ Initiative... Continue
AISHA ABUBAKAR Nigeria’s leading airline, Air Peace, has again demonstrated strong vigilance and crime alertness by foiling a man and woman’s attempt to traffick two babies at Murtala Muhammed... Continue

Feature

Health

The 3rd Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu & Kadiri Obafemi Hamzat Healthcare Mission International (BOSKOH) commenced at the weekend with Volunteers’ Training at the Adeyemi Bero Hall, Alausa Secretariat, Ikeja, Lagos.... Continue
Members of staff of Ajeromi General Hospital and residents living around the hospital on Wednesday donated free blood, in preparation for the World Blood Donor Day. The News Agency... Continue
The Nigerian Orthopaedic Association (NOA) says about 100,000 cases of clubfoot are recorded in the country every year. According to a statement signed on Thursday in Calabar by the... Continue
The Lagos State Government has flagged off the enrolment of 55,000 vulnerable and indigent citizens across the 20 Local Government Areas in partnership with the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund,... Continue
Novartis has delivered 1 billion courses of antimalarial treatment, including 430 million pediatric treatments, largely at no profit since 1999; With other innovations, the Novartis artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT)... Continue
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

Interview

Metro

The Sango-Ota Unit Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State has advised motorists to consider alternative routes in the axis due to the ongoing rehabilitation works... Continue
A new transportation infrastructure has been delivered in Yaba – a melting pot of commerce, technology and academic in Lagos State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu revived and accelerated the completion... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE According to some old Igbo traditions, when a woman is suspected to have a hand in the death of her husband and she denies it, the only... Continue
Hafsat Abiola-Costello, daughter of the winner of June 12 1993 presidential election, Chief Moshood Olawale Abiola, has said that her family cannot forget the roles played by Nigeria’s current... Continue
To commemorate World Environmental Day 2021, Rite Foods Limited, a truly world-class and proudly Nigerian Food and Beverage Company, Producers of Bigi Carbonated Soft Drinks (CSD), Fearless Energy Drinks,... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba and top senior officers had a nasty experience on his first official visit to the Lagos State Command at... 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

ABDULLAHI NURUDEEN KEHINDE Anuoluwapo Opeyori, Nigeria’s number one badminton player, is happy that he is going to his first Olympic Games, which holds in August this year. The player... Continue
UFC’s Defending and World Champion, Kamaru Usman who announced his trip back to Nigeria after his gobsmacked win over teammate Gilbert Burns at the martial arts Welterweight division’s Ultimate... Continue
Ebele Lions Football Club of Lagos at the weekend emerged the champion of the first edition of the Victor Ikpeba Football Challenge which held at Obele Odan Community Centre,... Continue
For every good work done, there is always reward for it. That is the reason the boards of Lagos State Gymnastics Association and Lagos State Weightlifting Association decided to... Continue
Ramon Idowu from Lagos City Senior College,Sabo Yaba, emerged as the champion of the PWC Chess4Change 2021 Grand Slam Tournament. The three day event was held at Molade Okoya... Continue
IKPO IGBINOBA With 410 days to the XXII Commonwealth Games billed for the English city of Birmingham, Nigeria has taken a step towards making a remarkable impact in the... Continue

World

Saudi Arabia will limit this year’s Hajj pilgrimage to 60,000 residents and nationals living in the Kingdom due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced in... Continue
This week’s edition of African Voices Changemakers, sponsored by National Telecommunication Company, Globacom will feature two bourgeoning Africans who have distinguished themselves in graphics and fashion world. In a press statement in... Continue
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

Latest News

Despite the rowdiness and hostile environment around Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre, the venue of... Continue
The Sango-Ota Unit Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State has... Continue
In fulfilment of its determination to secure food safety by providing quality products for... Continue
MICHAEL KIZITO OKENWA The frontline Gubernatorial hopeful under the platform of APGA, who doubles... Continue
The Chancellor of Cross River-based first private university, Arthur Jarvis University, Sir Arthur Jarvis... Continue
Loan services have been around from time immemorial. Loans play a huge role in... Continue
A new transportation infrastructure has been delivered in Yaba – a melting pot of... Continue
Abisoye Fagade, prominent businessman, PR guru and new age politician, is bereaved. His mother,... Continue
As the Publisher of 4th Estate Reporters, an online newspaper, I had in two... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE According to some old Igbo traditions, when a woman is suspected to... Continue
Nigerian Idol Season 6 is gradually coming to an end and the top five... Continue

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