Entertainment

Streaming provider Showmax and MTN Nigeria have launched a special data deal for Showmax Mobile subscribers that includes the monthly subscription and 2.5GB data – enough to stream 25... Continue
BY TOYIN AKINOSHO The standard narrative of the fast-paced action movie featuring bad men versus the larger society, from Hollywood to Bollywood, is that the bad guys win consistently... Continue
A Nigerian new media organisation, Neusroom, in partnership with marketing technology company, Plaqad, has published the results of an independent online survey polling 7,000 young Nigerians. The poll reached... Continue
The votes are in for the first round of the Pan-African Listeners’ Choice category for the 2021 edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards, MAMA holding in Kampala, Uganda... Continue
It was an august gathering of heavyweights who can be described as men of timber and calibre across political, public, private, traditional institutions and other walks of life at... Continue
It’s a classic case of transitioning from being on-screen lovers to offscreen, but Ibrahim Suleiman and Linda Ejiofor-Suleiman’s love story is still endearing.  The pair began their romance while... Continue

Education

The member of the House of Representatives for Ikeja Federal Constituency, Hon. James Abiodun Faleke has assured residents of the constituency of his commitment to ensuring that they enjoy... Continue
As part of efforts to improve the quality of teaching and learning in the Basic Education sector, the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, in collaboration with the Universal... Continue
The Government of the State of Osun has directed schools across the state to reopen on Monday January 18 for the continuation of first term of the 2020/21 academic... Continue
The Universal Basic Education Commission and the Oyo State Universal Basic Education Basic Education Board, OYOSUBEB, is set to commence implementation of two hundred and seventeen projects in Oyo... Continue
The Lagos State Government has announced that all public and private schools below tertiary level in Lagos State remain closed indefinitely due to the second wave of the COVID-19... Continue
Winners have emerged at the grand finale of the Y2020 essay competition amongst students of Primary, Junior and Senior Secondary Schools in Lagos State. Adekola Samuel of Oke-Odo Snr.... Continue

Editorials

Crime

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Facts have emerged on how jungle justice was meted on a 23-year old man, Samuel Ajibade, as he was beaten to death for allegedly stealing phones in... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE There was a twist over the trial of Billionaire suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, as he has denied all criminal allegations of kidnapping against him... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Robbers have been invaded a popular joint, Link Garden Bar, located within the Ejigbo area of Lagos, robbed some customers of their valuables and escaped. P.M.EXPRESS reports... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE The Police intelligence team from Ikotun Division led by CSP Adagba Johnson has arrested a 31-year old company worker in Lagos, Ajibola Gbenga, who allegedly burnt the... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE  It was the end of the road for a serving Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Okubo Aboye, after he was arrested for buying a stolen vehicle from... Continue
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged the Court of Appeal in Lagos to set aside a purported pardon granted an Indian businessman, Ashok Israni, and two... Continue

Politics

A chieftain of All Progressive Congress (APC),  Hon. Abdullahi Ayinde Enilolobo, has debunked a story allegedly credited to him that he claimed that the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf... Continue
Current and former Speakers of various legislative houses in the south-western part of Nigeria have agreed to unite in support of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the... Continue
A group within the All Progressives Congress in Anambra State, Anambra G-24, yesterday held its maiden meeting with the resolve to contribute its quota towards the entrenchment of an... Continue
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has warned all those who are planning to foment trouble within its rank and file to desist immediately or face the consequences of their... Continue
BY OLUMUYIWA JIMOH At this time in our history and the trajectory which various forces are pulling and shaping our nation; lucidity and clarity of thoughts are required to... Continue
Barring a last-minute change, the National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress will hold on or before June 30, 2021, as the party’s membership registration and revalidation exercise... Continue

Business

The Board of Directors of Novarick Homes and Properties has approved the appointment of Mr. Otonye Tony Lolomari as a Non-Executive Director. This takes effect from 21 January, as... Continue
FUNSHO AROGUNDADE Nigerian billionaire entrepreneurs —Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga and Abdul Samad Rabiu— appear in the top spots of recently released Forbes’ Africa billionaires list. These Nigerians and South... Continue
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Nigeria has ordered that all the court process filed before the court by a minority shareholder of Seven Energy International limited Company... Continue
Atlas Mara, the holder of the biggest stake in Union Bank of Nigeria is contemplating its future with the Lagos-based lender, as its 49.97 per cent ownership has received... Continue
Nigeria’s leading tech-enabled automotive trading platform, Cars45 and last mile delivery service provider, Gokada, have announced a partnership to provide Lagosians with more options to get their parcels delivered... Continue
Samsung Electronics Nigeria, recently unveiled Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa popularly known as JoeBoy and media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu as ambassadors for the company’s A series and Flagship mobile devices, respectively.... Continue

Feature

Health

Frontline health workers, who are to be honoured during the World Health Organization’s international Year of the Healthcare Worker 2021, must be better supported in their vital role to beat... Continue
The Lagos State government has conducted 263,358 valid COVID-19 sample tests since the inception of the pandemic, the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Wednesday. Abayomi made... Continue
As the country continues to battle the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Osun has recorded 29 new cases of the coronavirus infection on Sunday, bringing its total number... Continue
DOYIN OKUPE Have you been wondering why  ordinary folks seem to be less affected by COVID-19? Whenever my drivers, house helps and security come back from their leave at... Continue
The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday commissioned Armoured Shield Isolation Centre in Victoria Island. The isolation centre is a purpose-built medical facility equipped with ICU capacities... Continue
Many Nigerians can barely afford to feed themselves each day. Over 82 million Nigerians live on less than $1 a day. Add a pandemic to the mix and those... Continue

Interview

Metro

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 38-year old man, Akinwale Akinfolarin, who allegedly lured and engaged 17-year old girl in sex has landed in trouble in Lagos. P.M.EXPRESS reports that the suspect... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four Police Inspectors, who allegedly harassed and extorted the sum of N70,000 from one 16-year old student, Segun and ordered... Continue
As part of efforts to ensure sanity within the Lagos Island Business District, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Central Business Districts, Mr. Sola Giwa, on Thursday,... Continue
Rotary Club of Ikeja, District 9110, Lagos, Nigeria is teaming up with Emmaus Rotary Club, District 7430, Pennsylvania, USA and the Mediators Beyond Borders International, (MBBI) to organize the MBBI International... Continue
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq says that federal government’s various National Social Investment Programmes NSIP have impacted greatly on the poor and... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE  A housewife, Mrs. Lucy Njeri, has been arrested and charged before the Court for deserting and at the same time bathing her estranged husband, Geoffrey, with acid... 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

The Nigerian Police Force over the weekend made history by winning the 4th edition of the One Service, One Medal (OSOM) Games held in Abuja by amassing 71 gold,... Continue
SuperSportviewers on GOtv can look forward to action from the 2020-21 FA Cup, La Liga and Serie A this weekend, with matches scheduled for 23-25 January 2021. The pick... Continue
The death of Former Green Eagles goalkeeper Joseph Erico has been described as a monumental loss to Nigeria by Minister of Youth and sports Development Mr Sunday Dare. A... Continue
IKPO IGBINOBA  Chairman of the Lagos State Judo Association, Mr. Olatunji Disu, Deputy Commissioner of Police, has tasked judokas representing the state at the National Sports Festival to go... Continue
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) is still in shock with the news of the demise of the former Minister and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Hon. Bala Bawa... Continue
The brilliant displays of Super Eagles and FC Crotone of Italy  forward, Simeon Nwankwo, has earned him sweet accolades with FIFA intermediary, Mr. Chinedu Amadi, describing him as one... Continue

World

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
Nineteen high achieving, low-income students from southern Nigeria have received full scholarships totaling $2.17 million to attend American universities and colleges for the 2020/2021 academic session.   This feat was... Continue
Few hours after Joe Biden was declared winner of 2020 America general election, former president, Barack Obama has some strong words of advice for the president-elect. Obama told the... Continue

Latest News

Frontline health workers, who are to be honoured during the World Health Organization’s international Year... Continue
Public participation in online trading has accelerated at unprecedented levels in 2020. This is... Continue
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State government is in... Continue
The Board of Directors of Novarick Homes and Properties has approved the appointment of... Continue
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commissioned the Affordable Public Housing... Continue
President Buhari has expresses sadness over the death of Muhammadu Gambo Jimeta, a one-time... Continue
Insecurity is fast becoming a norm in Nigeria as the Government of the day... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Facts have emerged on how jungle justice was meted on a 23-year... Continue
BY SHEYI MONEY “A State confers a greater benefit upon its private citizens when... Continue

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