Entertainment

3 Knights Film Production in conjunction with B5Films and Monomania Entertainment is finally set to release one of Nollywood’s most anticipated film of the year, “Lugard” in cinemas on... Continue
Nigeria’s top entertainment celebrities are leading brands and personalities competing in the maiden edition of Nigerian Social Media Award scheduled for December 11, 2021 at the Eko Hotels and... Continue
As part of the tour, the AFRIMA team held stakeholder meetings and strategic visits with key members of government and the private sector. Among those visited was the Acting... Continue
A new book, “Who’s Who in the Yoruba Pantheon”, written by Peju Akande, Jahman Anikulapo and Toni Kan with illustrations by Abdulkareem Baba Aminu has hit the shelves. The... Continue
At most if not all the time when the issue of mental health enters a family’s life they try to get it hidden mainly because it is seen as... Continue
The next episode of Spotify: For the Record, a podcast sharing fresh, illuminating insights from the music industry in a way only Spotify can, is out now. Following on from Spotify’s recent... Continue

Education

St. John’s Primary School, situated in remote Fenwa Community, Ido Local Government, Ibadan will benefit from Oyo State Government’s 2020 UBEC/SUBEB Intervention projects. This, the State Government said will... Continue
In a bid to ensure the safety of students in public and private boarding schools in the State, the Lagos State Ministry of Education and the Office of Education... Continue
The Lagos State Government has announced plans to build more alternative schools across the state for people who may have dropped out of school due to early pregnancy, child... Continue
Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Basic Education and Services have expressed satisfaction on the standard and quality of projects executed in Oyo State, commending the State’s... Continue
In its renewed efforts to reach out to students and youths in underserved communities, the U.S. Mission in Nigeria on Friday opened a new EducationUSA Advising Center in Calabar,... Continue
The Spiritual Director of Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry, Uke, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obimma, has described the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2019 elections, Mr.... Continue

Editorials

Crime

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Police operatives from Ogun State Command have arrested three suspected kidnappers inside the bush along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway after they were exposed by hunters. P.M.EXPRESS reports that the... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Police operatives from Ikotun Division have arrested four teenagers, who burgled a shop and carted away mobile phones worth over N5m during the #EndSARS protest and escaped... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 35-year old man, Umaru Jubrin, has landed in trouble after he allegedly caught the Chief Imam of Enagi town in Niger State, Alhaji Attahiru Alhassan, having... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Globasure Technologies Limited, Christopher Ife, located at Plot 14, Henry Ojogbo Crescent, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State, may have turned fugitive... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 36-year old Islamic Cleric, Amodu Jamiu, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly abducting a 15-year old girl and attempting... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Facts have emerged on how a Madrid, Spain bound drug trafficker, Okonkwo Chimezie Henry, arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja Lagos on Easter day,... Continue

Politics

All Progressive Congress chairmanship aspirant in Ifelodun LCDA in Lagos State, Hon. Nurudeen Olatubosun Koleosho has reiterated his determination to reposition youths in the community for leadership positions. Speaking... Continue
BY BABAFEMI OJUDU It’s been a tough time since COVID-19 broke out in 2020 in Nigeria. I’ve lost good friends. Some who have recovered are still battling with post... Continue
QUEEN CHRISTABEL  A Media Support group on the ‎platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra, on Monday appealed to the leadership of the party to conduct... Continue
SOLA FOLOWOSELE Certain things in life are viewed differently by different people. To some, certain things may appear as coincidences but to others they are Divinely ordered or orchestrated... Continue
The EXCO members of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, from all political wards in lhiala Local government Area, Anambra State, have unanimously declared their support for the candidature of... Continue
The Soludo project has continued to receive a harvest of endorsements from critical stakeholders in APGA.  Earlier yesterday at the Dora Akunyili Women Development Centre, an assembly of 1,304... Continue

Business

The Management of Dangote Cement Plc has clarified that the price of a bag of cement from its factories and plants across Nigeria (as at 12th April, 2021) is N2,450... Continue
Executive members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) led by its president, Elder Chinedu Okoronkwo undertook a facility tour of the OPAC modular refineries in Kwale,... Continue
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company of the Ecobank Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Akin Dada as Group Executive, Corporate and Investment Bank. He joined Ecobank in 2017... Continue
The Federal Government has alerted airport security chiefs across the country of impending attacks by suspected criminals. To this end, the government through the Ministry of Aviation has alerted... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA The management of Unity Bank Plc said the bank has continue to operate on improved key performance indicators and has a cohesive board that is working harmoniously... Continue
For Fidelity Bank, leader among Tier 2 banks in the country, the best is yet to come. From a small beginning, the bank has grown its assets to N2.758... Continue

Feature

Health

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
Africa’s Covid-19 vaccination programme got a boost as pharmaceutical company, Johnson & Johnson, J&J, announced it will supply up to 400 million doses of its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine to... Continue
No fewer than 127,885 Lagosians have taken the COVID -19 vaccine, 10 days after the exercise began, the Government has said. Commissioner for Health Prof. Akin Abayomi, who broke... Continue
Africa urgently needs more COVID-19 vaccine supplies as deliveries begin to slow down and initial batches are nearly exhausted in some countries. The continent has so far administered 7.7... Continue

Interview

Metro

The presence of light they say eliminates darkness and scares out negativity to a larger extent. This is why Hon Balogun Rotimi Olatunbosun (BRO) from Ikorodu North has began... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA The arrest of former Sole Administrator of Egbe-Idimu LCDA, Alimosho, Hon Doyin Salami a.k.a Agba and current Vice Chairman, Hon. Mutiu Adebiyi, may have exposed the fraudulent... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 54-year old man, Segun Olowokere, arrested for allegedly defiling a 10-year old down syndrome patient, has denied that he did anything with the girl, stating that... Continue
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has approved further easing of restrictions on social centres across the State with immediate effect. The Governor gave the approval after due... Continue
NJOKU MACDONALD OBINNA The remains of Ezinna Samuel Emeka Ibeji, the loving father of Chief Mrs. Chinwe Ojukwu (Ugo ka Ibeya) and father in-law to Lord Sir. Frank Ojukwu... Continue
The Bauchi State Government says it will conduct a headcount of commercial sex workers in the state with a view to having accurate data on them. Mr. Aminu Balarabe-Isah, Permanent Commissioner... Continue

Opinions

Pictures

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
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) decries the stoppage of transactions on all accounts belonging to PDP Vice presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, wife, his family... Continue

Sports

Lagos State contingent at the just concluded National Sports Festival was adjudged the fifth best team of the just concluded Edo 2020 National Sports Festival held in Benin City,... Continue
Winner of the 2020 National sports Festival, Delta State will play host to the next edition of the festival in 2022. Minister of Youth and sports Development Chief Sunday... Continue
Despite the rowdiness and hostile environment around Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre, the venue of the boxing event of the 20th National Sports Festival in Benin, Edo State, Team Lagos... Continue
In a desperate bid to prevent the announcement of a result which their boxer had convincingly lost, and not mindful that the state is playing host to athletes, officials... Continue
As if it has been planned, supporters, officials and boxers of Team Ogun could not stomach the defeat of their boxer in the hands of Team Lagos pugilist as... Continue
For Temitope Olaniyan, competing in the colours of Team Lagos in the Para-Athletics events at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival holding in Edo State, has always been a... Continue

World

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
Four people died and 52 were arrested after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol on Wednesday to stop Congress from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s election... Continue

Latest News

Despite the rowdiness and hostile environment around Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre, the venue of... Continue
All Progressive Congress chairmanship aspirant in Ifelodun LCDA in Lagos State, Hon. Nurudeen Olatubosun... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Baba Alkali, NPM, mni,... Continue
3 Knights Film Production in conjunction with B5Films and Monomania Entertainment is finally set... Continue
Nigeria’s top entertainment celebrities are leading brands and personalities competing in the maiden edition... Continue
TEMITOPE AJAYI There is a news report that Kaduna State is disengaging about 4000... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Police operatives from Ogun State Command have arrested three suspected kidnappers inside... Continue
The Presidency has reassured parents and all concerned citizens that the missing students of... Continue
The presence of light they say eliminates darkness and scares out negativity to a... Continue
NWAMKPA MODESTUS (KSM) Since the news of the arrest of the former Governor of... Continue

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