Entertainment

Quadrant MSL, a leading strategic communication and public relation communications agency under Insight Redefini Group, has announced the appointment of Chidinma Nwankwo as the new Head of Business/Chief Operating... Continue
Renowned for her powerful vocals and dynamic stage presence, London-based actress and singer/songwriter, Scarlet Gabriel, is on the move. The artiste dropped her highly anticipated single, Cash Out on... Continue
Following rumours of his death, veteran Nollywood actor, Alhaji Yinka Quadri, has opened up to dispel the rumours and trending misleading video.  Quadri, who is currently on a film... Continue
  An upcoming music act, Orewale Adewale Mayowa, with the stage name ‘Whally’, has advised youths in the country, to use their God-given talents for their development and the... Continue
United States-based Nigerian singer Emma Ike Agu, popularly known as Allah-Bama, who was in the country months back for his ‘Wajo dance project’ has expressed concern over the plight... Continue
Come 26 July, get ready to be transported to 18th-century Nigeria as Bolanle Austen–Peters’ directed biopic “House of Ga’a” premieres on Netflix on that day. ‘House of Ga’a’ recounts... Continue

Education

JUDE OSSAI The Chairman, Governing Council of the Christian Onoh College of Education, Ngwo in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, Professor Agu Gabriel Agu, has charged members... Continue
MAZI EJIMOFOR OPARA      Part of Gov. Soludo’s key driving force is his decision to provide human capital for Anambra State that is relevant at home and exportable... Continue
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited the Bachelor of Nursing Science programme of Novena University, Ogume. The University’s Nursing programme was granted full accreditation status by the NUC,... Continue
The MTN Foundation has announced the invitation applications for the 2024 Scholarship Programme. Dedicated to aiding Nigerian students in their academic pursuits, it offers support through three specialised scholarships... Continue
NNAEMEKA EGWUONWU  The Government of Anambra State has directed the immediate commencement of work at the site of the destroyed primary school in Alah na Onugwa, in Olumbanasaa, Anambra... Continue
The grand finale of the 27th convocation of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, has been concluded, with the school’s Best Graduating Student, Olaniyi Mubaraq Olawale, going home with... Continue

Editorials

Crime

MICHAEL AKINOLA  A 24-year old commercial driver, Abdul Hudu, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for abducting and defiling a 10-year old girl for three days in Lagos State. ... Continue
KINGSLEY EBERE  A 27-year old man, Uneze Samuel, who pretended to be a lodger, stole two ladies phones worth N1.2m in a popular Lagos hotel and attempted to escape.... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA  Two Beninese transborder motorcycle robbers, Sossou Marc, 34; and Wesu Abdulraman, 30, have been sentenced to five years imprisonment each for assaulting a female POS Operator in... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA  Police intelligence operatives from the Lagos State Command have busted a house, where fake B&C Herbal products are produced for public consumption and arrested one of the... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA  A 37-year old lady,  Ifeoma Samuel, has landed in trouble in Lagos State for allegedly secretly recording a woman with her phone in order to expose her... Continue
AISHA ABUBAKAR  A 36-year old suspected local, Aliyu Yakubu, has been arrested by the Police in Adamawa State for allegedly killing a victim, Bassey Isah, and having his corpse... Continue

Politics

The Senator representing Ogun West Senatorial District, Distinguished Senator (Dr.) Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, is a selfless leader and a breath of fresh air. He is so different that you... Continue
OSIGWE OMO-IKIRODAH       The September elections in Edo State are shaping up to be a pivotal moment for the All Progressives Congress (APC), and at the heart... Continue
The All Progressives Congress National Women Leader, Dr. Mrs. Mary Alile, has stated that the party’s Ondo State governorship candidate, Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, is the key to unlocking new... Continue
BEN AHANONU For quite a while now, there has been much noise by the loudmouthed originators of a bill that aims at changing Nigeria’s political system and structure from... Continue
In the vibrant heart of Ekiti State, a movement is gaining momentum—one that seeks to redress decades of political imbalance and usher in a new era of fairness and... Continue
The APC New Media Campaign Council has proudly acknowledged the significant contributions from former Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu and former House of Representatives member, Hon. Ogbeide-Ihama, to the... Continue

Business

President Bola Tinubu says Nigeria remains committed to a balanced approach to energy transition and still requires substantial investments in the oil and gas sector to meet the energy... Continue
Africa has a unique opportunity to influence what the future of work looks like in these early days as large language learning models (LLMs) are evolving, and the environment... Continue
ISMAILA UBA MISILLI  Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya CON, has flagged-off the sales and distribution of subsidized fertilizer to farmers for the 2024 wet season as part of... Continue
Fidelity Bank Plc started its N127.1 billion combined rights and public offers to a rousing support from the investing public as key capital market stakeholders recalled the symbolic importance... Continue
One of the major educational facilitations of Senator Solomon Adeola Yayi representing Ogun West Senatorial District in the form of a well-equipped Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Centre for... Continue
Mr. Governor, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo CFR, established Solution Innovation District (SID) to position Anambra as a center of excellence for human capital development and proactively leapfrog our students/youths... Continue

Feature

Health

African Export-Import Bank (“Afreximbank” or “the Bank”) and the Africa Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) have renewed their partnership with a new cooperation agreement announced today on... Continue
To create much-needed awareness as well as to get all informed and involved in sickle cell education, treatment, advocacy, and volunteering, the Noah’s Ark Foundation for Sickle Cell, a... Continue
The Cross River Governor, Senator Bassey Otu, has said the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) will play a key role in his administration’s rejiggered health insurance scheme as... Continue
The Oyo State Government has issued a call for more vigilance and the adoption of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of a potential cholera outbreak in the State.... Continue
Lagos State Government has issued a call for heightened vigilance and the adoption of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of a potential cholera outbreak in the State. This... Continue
The Lagos State Government on Friday appealed to residents to continue to maintain a cleaner environment as they celebrate the Ed-eil-Kabir this weekend. In a statement signed by the... Continue

Interview

Metro

An Art enthusiast, Teniola Bakare, has emphasised the uniqueness of the tie-dye fabric popularly known as Adire in showcasing Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage. She said the fabric has huge... Continue
  MICHAEL AKINOLA  Equipment and properties worth millions of Naira have been lost at the headquarters of the Christ Embassy Church, located in the Oregun area of Ikeja, Lagos... Continue
  A Member of the House of Representatives from Ekiti North Federal Constituency II, Hon. Akinlayo Davidson Kolawole says the present Government of Mr. Biodun Oyebanji and the entire... Continue
In a decisive move to restore order and ensure the free flow of traffic, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has impounded about 25 commercial and 15 private... Continue
Residents of Zion Plaza – Olusoji Avenue linking Alao Akala Expressway, Ibadan are hopeful of relief following moves by the Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency, OYSROMA to fix the... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA  Two lovers, a middle aged man identified as Eric and his lover, yet to be identified, were found dead after sex romp in a hotel room in... Continue

Opinions

Pictures

The 2024 World Table Tennis Contender Lagos is currently ongoing at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Sports Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria. Interestingly, dozens of table tennis... Continue
FC Barcelona Femini forward, Nigerian soccer star, Assist Oshoala was at the private home of the Nigerian First Family in Lagos where she was received by the President, Asiwaju... Continue
  Team Lagos athletes participating at the ongoing 2nd National Para Games in Abuja are really enjoying their participation in the championship designed by the Nigerian government for the... Continue
    ENEBEKE CLETUS CHIGOZIE Team Lagos were adjudged the second-best team at the just concluded 7th National Youth Games in Asaba, Delta State. The Lagos State contingent had... Continue
The Executive Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Mr Sola Aiyepeku was at the venue of swimming events in the ongoing 7th National Youth Games on Wednesday to feel the... Continue
Team Lagos had an entertaining display on Saturday during the opening ceremony of the 7th National Youth Games holding in Asaba, Delta State. It was indeed Eko for Show... Continue

Sports

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has expressed his satisfaction with the participation of the grassroots players at the first World Table Tennis Series in Sub-saharan Africa, which... Continue
For the second consecutive year, the Basketball Africa League (BAL) will participate in the prestigious Quai 54, the world’s biggest streetball tournament, which will take place on Saturday, June 22... Continue
BY AISHA ABUBAKAR  Eder Militao, Brahim Díaz, and Lucas Vázquez, groomsmen at a Nigerian wedding: what would be impossible for anyone else, SportyBet makes it a reality in its... Continue
DIANA-MARY NSAN    The Honourable Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh, has urged Nigerian athletes to treat the upcoming African Championship in Cameroon as a perfect rehearsal... Continue
The youngest player of Buruj Football Academy, Raheem Salaudeen, has shared his thoughts on the game and his performance after a challenging 5-0 defeat in a friendly match against... Continue
The goalkeeper of Buruj Football Academy, Edet Inyang, has expressed his optimism and highlighted valuable lessons learned following their friendly match against Remo Stars Football Club. Despite facing a... Continue

World

A Nigerian woman, Abigail Katung, has been announced as the 130th Lord Mayor of Leeds City in England, becoming the first person of African descent to hold the position.... Continue
Nigerian-American Orume Agbeyegbe-Hays, Founder and CEO of the New York-based Hays CPA, is making waves in the accounting profession in the United States. Her recognition on Forbes’ inaugural “America’s... Continue
AKINSINDE ADEOLA OYINDAMOLA The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) welcomes the announcement of the impending release of four conservationists imprisoned in the Islamic Republic of Iran including former UNEP colleague Niloufar... Continue
AKINSINDE ADEOLA OYINDAMOLA The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) welcomes the announcement of the impending release of four conservationists imprisoned in the Islamic Republic of Iran including former UNEP colleague Niloufar... Continue
Since its inception in 1991, the Global Environment Facility has steadfastly supported African countries as they seek effective and innovative approaches to a nature-positive economy. The GEF has helped... Continue
  BY AKINSINDE ADEOLA OYINDAMOLA   Heads of State and Government, Ministers, senior UN officials, members of civil society and the private sector gathered on Thursday at the UN... Continue

Latest News

The Honourable members of the Federal House of Representatives, who were earlier scheduled to... Continue
IZUCHUKWU ADICHIE    The election of Soludo as the vice-chairman of the Southern Governor’s... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA  A 24-year old commercial driver, Abdul Hudu, has been sentenced to life... Continue
In a significant move to support and empower women in Edo and Ondo slStates,... Continue
DAVID OKPOKWASILI  Anambra State Government, through its Ministry of Special Duties, has commenced flood... Continue
KINGSLEY EBERE  A 27-year old man, Uneze Samuel, who pretended to be a lodger,... Continue
  The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has heartily congratulated her National Leader, Prof.... Continue
The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has affirmed that Africa Global Logistics (AGL)... Continue
Office of Transformation, Creativity and Innovation (Office of the Head of Service) has organised... Continue
CHRISTIAN ABURIME   The strength and worth of true leadership are often tested and... Continue

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