Entertainment

She is not your regular mama, she is an extra mama. Meet Princess Umeh-Ubaka aka Princess Jecoco, a cast of the recently announced The Real Housewives of Abuja. She... Continue
African video streaming platform, Showmax, has partnered with The Joburg Film Festival, to launch an open commissioning brief to the African film industry, calling for pitches for a slate of... Continue
  As the race to win the ultimate prize of $100,000 continues on the Big Brother Titans show, fans continue to enjoy new twists and turns including unexpected alliances,... Continue
  Four housemates have been evicted from the Big Brother house and the latest eviction came as a surprise to fans of the show. Some of the Titans in... Continue
Week 3 in the Big Brother Titans house was a lot to take in. The housemates served audiences with premium entertainment, from the fights to the triangles, pyramids, squares,... Continue
EDOZIE EZEBINUGWU      The Association of Digital Media Core Advocates, ADMCA, is sensitizing journalists and bloggers across the states on conflict sensitive reporting, hate speech and ethnic contempt... Continue

Education

  The Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment to continuously improve the professional and management skills of 17000 teachers in public secondary schools across the State in 2023.... Continue
MTN Nigeria Wednesday announced Kate Ene as its CEO for a day following her emergence as the winner of the 2022 MTN mPulse Spelling Bee out of over 11,000... Continue
If anyone had told a young Kate Ene David that she would someday become the Chief Executive Officer of one of Nigeria’s most valuable companies, she most likely would... Continue
Dennis Okoro, Director, MTN Foundation and former Education Director in Nigeria, launched his debut book, titled “Education in Nigeria; Perspectives for a changing world” on Friday, 20 January, 2023... Continue
Wale Adeoba, popularly known as Mr. Packaging, has launched a new citadel of learning called Ogo Yoruba Academy, an independent indigenous institution, to teach Yorùbá language at all learning... Continue
MTN Foundation on Thursday, January 12, officially commissioned the newly-renovated science laboratory at Government Secondary School, Owerri. The project, which is part of the second phase of the Foundation’s... Continue

Editorials

Crime

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE    The trial of a 50-year old man, Benjamin Ogundoro, who allegedly burnt his wife, Chinyere Ogundoro and his brother in-law, Ifeanyi Edeziem, to death has commenced... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA    A man, Ibrahim Dauda, who allegedly killed his 27-year old brother, Tunde Dauda, during a fight over N1000 in Igando area of Lagos, has been transferred... Continue
IZUNNA OKAFOR Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday, reportedly murdered a university lecturer, Prof. Anthony Nweke Eze, in Anambra State. The deceased was said to be a former Dean of the... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA    A 35-year old man, Afolabi Femi, has been arrested in Lagos State for allegedly defiling his three biological daughters by sexually penetrating their private parts with... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA    Justice may have come the way of a 14-year old hawker, who was brutally gang raped by two men, Salau Adams and Odeleye Tobi, inside the... Continue
Attempts to export large consignments of illicit drugs especially cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and ephedrine to Dubai, UAE and Europe through various disingenuous modes of concealment by desperate drug cartels... Continue

Politics

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said if elected into office he will ensure revival of the  Ajaokuta Steel Complex in... Continue
NNENNA WILLIAMS  The founder of Anambra Media Excellence Awards AMEA, veteran filmmaker and culture Advocate, Dr. Chuma-Odili Harris Udoka, popularly known as Ogene Ogbunike, yesterday boasted that the Federal... Continue
As the 2023 general elections draw nearer, the Governor and leader of the party in Imo State, His Excellency, Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma, in his usual proactive leadership disposition... Continue
The spokesman of Rivers APC Campaign Council, Sogbeye C. Eli, has said that the coast is finally clear for the All Progressives Congress to emerge victorious in the forthcoming general... Continue
The APC Senatorial Candidate for Ogun West Senatorial District, Senator Adeola Olamilekan Yayi, on Monday donated the sum of N137million as part of microfinance empowerment scheme for over 5,000... Continue
NJOKU MACDONALD OBINNA      Barely 20 days to the general elections scheduled for Saturday, 25th February, 2023, the picture is getting clearer by the day as to the... Continue

Business

    Globacom’s frontline Payment Service Bank, MoneyMaster PSB, has unveiled its market offering and flagship product, G-Kala.   The product was launched on Wednesday at a bespoke event... Continue
As part of efforts to appreciate customer loyalty, continued patronage and support, MTN Nigeria has launched a state-of-the-art lounge at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Ikeja, Lagos. The... Continue
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Monday, met with officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and senior executives of banks in the state to proffer... Continue
The African Energy Chamber (AEC) – serving as the voice of Africa’s energy industry – called for enhanced transparency and good governance within the sector during its meeting with the... Continue
Honeywell Group Limited (HGL), leading Nigerian investment company, in partnership with The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) concluded the third cohort of the youth-focused Lagos Innovates Programme with... Continue
The management of Sterling Bank Plc has formally stated the facts surrounding its branch in Ado Ekiti. In a statement Sunday evening, the bank claimed that the Naira notes... Continue

Feature

Health

Lagos Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in his determination to ensure Universal Health Coverage (UHC), equity and access to quality healthcare irrespective of the residents’ socio-economic status, has presented free... Continue
  In its bid to boost the delivery of high-quality health services within Surulere and environ, the Randle General Hospital has unveiled an Ultramodern Accident and Emergency (A&E) Wards... Continue
With the rising death toll of residents in Port Harcourt and increased attention on the city’s looming dark cloud, it begs the question of what actions those elected to... Continue
  Healthgarde International held its third year anniversary in Lagos on Saturday, January 28, with attendees cutting across Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda, aiming at boosting the company’s market... Continue
AKINSINDE TUNDE EMMANUEL International Council of Nurses (ICN)’s national nursing associations are bringing some of the most cutting-edge case studies to share at the ICN Congress which holds at... Continue
Determined to bring health care delivery closer to the people as well as hard-to-reach areas, Cross River State governor, Sir Ben Ayade, Tuesday, commissioned Zipline Drone Distribution Centre, a... Continue

Interview

Metro

MICHAEL AKINOLA    A landlady, Mrs. Kehinde Ejalonibu, received serious beating from her tenants, Ernest Okpo and his wife, Juliet Okpo, for refusing them from moving out from their... Continue
AISHA ABUBAKAR   The three months marriage between Muhammad Abdulganiyu and his wife, Ma’arufat Ibrahim, has collapsed as the wife moved out after her husband informed her that his... Continue
KINGSLEY UBANI  The Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Uche Ekwunife, PhD, has condemned the killing of vigilante operatives in Abagana community, Njikoka LGA. On Friday, February 3, 2023,... Continue
AISHA ABUBAKAR    A 23-year old sex-starved housewife, Baraka Abdullahi, has filed a divorce suit at the Court against her husband, Bello Abdullahi, over his inability to satisfy her... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA    The 23-year old marriage between Isiaka Odeyemi and his wife, Feyisola Olapeju, has collapsed after the man filed a suit at Ado Ekiti Customary Court seeking... Continue
  The international President of the Standup for Women Society, Barr. Deborah Ijadele-Adetona has sympathized with the family of Liberator Aisha Musa Maina, the SWS Sokoto Deputy Chairperson who... Continue

Opinions

Pictures

If you don’t know, the annual Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has always not been all about running. There are some pre-race activities that are put together by the... Continue
  The Gold-label Access Bank Lagos City Marathon was held on Saturday, the eight editions in the yearly organisation of World Athletics-sanctioned tournament. Thousands of runners took part in... Continue
    The Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Sports Commission has not hidden its policy of putting athletes first in the scheme of things as it always... Continue
    The Lagos State Government has been rewarding Team Lagos athletes who have registered their names on the podium winning medals for the state at the ongoing 21st... Continue
  The 2022 National Sports Festival had its opening ceremony at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta Wednesday night with all funfare that goes with such a colourful... Continue
  Director General, Lagos State Sports Commission, Toyin Gafaar (2nd right) and Coordinator of Lagos Women Run, Ms. Tayo Popoola (left) with some of the officials at the Teslim... Continue

Sports

The management of Nigeria’s premium Marathon races organisers, Nilayo Sports Management, led by its Managing Director, Chief Bukola Olopade, will on Thursday, February 7, 2023 at 2pm sign a... Continue
Chairman of MS Success Football Club of Mushin, Musbau Oseni, has explained why Extra Quality Pre-Season football tourney, which holds early January was cancelled. Oseni in chat with our... Continue
The much awaited Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu female football competition tagged “ABAT Cup” will begin on Wednesday at Igando football playground, Alimosho, Lagos. The tournament is being sponsored by... Continue
If you don’t know, the annual Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has always not been all about running. There are some pre-race activities that are put together by the... Continue
  The Gold-label Access Bank Lagos City Marathon was held on Saturday, the eight editions in the yearly organisation of World Athletics-sanctioned tournament. Thousands of runners took part in... Continue
Abuja International Marathon Race Director Olukayode Thomas (right) explaining the routes of the race to some top officials of FCTA led by Secretary Social Development Secretariat Hadiza Mahammed Kabir ... Continue

World

The German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched the Africa Election Fund, to strengthen democracy in Africa through innovative, agile and timely support... Continue
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI was laid rest this morning, after over 60,000 people attended his funeral and paid their final respects to the former pontiff.   This was the first... Continue
Almost 200,000 people paid homage to former Pope Benedict XVI during his lying in state over the last three days, the Vatican says. His body has been sealed in... Continue
China has condemned a new round of US sanctions targeting officials for alleged rights abuses in the Tibet region, saying the “illegal” penalties are merely an excuse to meddle... Continue
OKAFOR MOSES CHINEDU   A giant jenga tower is on display at the The Palais des congrès de Montréal where the UN biodiversity conference is taking place for COP15... Continue
President Vladimir Zelensky says Russia launched 85 projectiles that damaged the country’s energy system.   Russia targeted Ukrainian energy infrastructure in a “massive” missile attack, the Ukrainian authorities said... Continue

Latest News

The management of Nigeria’s premium Marathon races organisers, Nilayo Sports Management, led by its... Continue
The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has... Continue
NNENNA WILLIAMS  The founder of Anambra Media Excellence Awards AMEA, veteran filmmaker and culture... Continue
RAYMOND OKAFOR  We have the Governments of Zamfara, Kogi, Kaduna States and the Supreme... Continue
    Globacom’s frontline Payment Service Bank, MoneyMaster PSB, has unveiled its market offering... Continue
The All Progressives Congress Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has hailed the Governors... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE    The trial of a 50-year old man, Benjamin Ogundoro, who allegedly... Continue
The Buhari administration under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has not only invested... Continue
The Founder of Christ Apostolic Church Wonder Chapel, Pastor Sunday Ilori, has said the... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA    A landlady, Mrs. Kehinde Ejalonibu, received serious beating from her tenants,... Continue

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