Entertainment

EDOZIE EZEBINUGWU    The Anambra born Philosopher and mass-media professional, Comrade Oguegbu Ostende Celestine, has been named  as the keynote speaker for the 4th Anambra Media/Movie Excellence Awards (AMEA)... Continue
    MediaFuse-Dentsu International has been awarded Africa’s Most Innovative Marketing Communication Agency of the Year 2022 by the African Brands Congress. The award was presented to the company... Continue
Evicted Big Brother Naija housemate, Khalid, has said his relationship with Daniella in the Big Brother Level Up House is serious.   Khalid, who was evicted on Sunday night... Continue
The second eviction night of Big Brother Naija ‘Level Up’ opened with a montage of the housemates nominated for eviction. Like last week, the tension was high among Level... Continue
Toyin Nike ASEFON OPEYEMI CHRIS There are indications that the British-Nigerian actress, Toyin Nike Olabintan, is reaching out to the world to tell a story about her life experience... Continue
Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON), the organisers of The Nigerian Broadcasting Awards (TNBA), have stated that the awards process and ceremony will be a huge brand exposure platform. Speaking... Continue

Education

The Senator Abiru Innovation Lab, SAIL, has opened an application for STEM Education programme for Senior Secondary School Students (Cohort 2) across the 98 wards in the Lagos East Senatorial... Continue
  A young and brilliant Nigerian, who goes by the name Olujimi Fafowora, has broken the record of Oxford University after he bagged a First Class honors degree in... Continue
Outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, southwest Nigeria, Kayode Fayemi has threatening to starve the Ekiti State University (EKSU) of its monthly subventions not until members of the university’s branch... Continue
KINGSLEY UBANI     The Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Uche Ekwunife, PhD, has congratulated Rev. Fr. Prof. Emmanuel C. Umezinwa over his appointment as the pioneer Vice... Continue
BY KAYODE ADEBIYI I have been doing a lot of research on why we continually have problem with university education in Nigeria. Chief of our problem is funding. Just... Continue
  The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has begun a verification exercise of all Better Education Service for All (BESDA) focused centres in Oyo State.   Speaking at the... Continue

Editorials

Crime

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE      A 39-year old man, ThankGod Umuna, has landed in trouble in Lagos State after he allegedly lured a 15-year old girl, engaged her in sex... Continue
AISHA ABUBAKAR        A 27-year-old houseboy, Munkaila Ado, is in trouble after he allegedly impregnated his boss’ 13-year old daughter, connived with the girl’s mother to abort... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE      Police operatives from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba, Lagos, have arrested a 32-year old Manager of Fair Money Microfinance Bank, Kingsley Ishiguzo, for allegedly... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA      Operatives from the Commissioner of Police Crack team of the Lagos State Command have began manhunt for armed robbers, who invaded Daystar Church at night... Continue
  Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have uncovered no fewer than Four Hundred and Forty Two (442) parcels of Crystal Methamphetamine concealed in heads of... Continue
AISHA ABUBAKAR    A 50-year old man, Dauda Ibrahim, has landed in trouble for allegedly conspiring and kidnapping his 15-year old daughter, Sherifah, then killing and removing some of... Continue

Politics

NJOKU MACDONALD OBINNA        Since every politics basically, is local. Connecting with the people at the grassroots who voted you into office, apart from diligent consultations with... Continue
Anambra born Media icon and All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA chieftain, Dr Chuma-Odili Harris, popularly known as Ogene Ndigbo, has described insinuations that he has defected to the Young... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE      Ohanaeze Ndigbo in Lagos State led by the amiable President, Chief Solomon Ogbonna Aguene, has reiterated and stated why the Igbo will support the Presidential... Continue
The All Progressives Congress, APC, says it is almost set for the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential campaign for the 2023 general elections.   Gov. Simon Lalong, the Director-General, APC 2023 Presidential... Continue
The flag bearer of the leading All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, for Idemili North and South Federal Constituency in the 2023 General Elections, Chief Ikenna Iyiegbu (Onyechimelueze), has reassured... Continue
The Tinubu Campaign Organisation, TCO, has appealed to the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi to call his supporters to order and to allow this election... Continue

Business

With Africa pursuing the exploitation of its hydrocarbon reserves to address growing energy poverty and fuel industrialization, artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics technologies present a massive opportunity for the... Continue
NJ AYUK Last fall, I wrote about the importance of African governments doing everything they could to encourage international oil companies (IOCs) to continue operating in their countries. IOCs... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE      Police operatives from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba, Lagos, have arrested a 32-year old Manager of Fair Money Microfinance Bank, Kingsley Ishiguzo, for allegedly... Continue
The African Union defines ‘youth’ as someone between the ages of 15 and 35. With 70% of sub-Saharan Africa’s population under the age of 30, Africa has the youngest... Continue
Yellow Card Financial is proud to announce its new payment feature – Yellow Pay. This innovative solution will make it easier for  customers to send and receive money through the... Continue
An Abuja division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) has ordered First Bank Plc, to pay a total sum of N23,307,134.57 million, to one of its former... Continue

Feature

Health

  The Lagos State Government, in furtherance of its resolve to create access for residents to enjoy quality healthcare, has launched its ILERA EKO Mobile Customer App, EkoTeleMed App,... Continue
The Ojodu Local Council Development Area, Lagos State, is partnering with the Benjamin Olowojebutu Foundation on free medical screening for residents of the Council area.   The noble exercise is targeted... Continue
The Lagos State College of Nursing, LASCON, Igando, has commenced the recruitment of qualified and experienced Nurse Educators for its National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes.... Continue
Healthcare workers at  the Ajeromi-Ifelodun General Hospital, Ajegunle, on Friday urged husbands, families and friends to support breastfeeding mothers around them. They also urged individuals to help nursing mothers ... Continue
IZUNNA OKAFOR Anambra State Government has restated its resolve to achieve the Universal Health Coverage in the state, and take the state’s healthcare system to a more enviable height.... Continue
The Edo State Government is revving up interventions to ensure the viability and sustainability of its novel Drug Revolving Fund (DRF) Scheme across Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the... Continue

Interview

Metro

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE    A lady, Mary Linda, had a nasty experience in Lagos State after two siblings, Samuel Fadi and Bashir Fadi, allegedly invaded her home and drank all... Continue
  In the aftermath of the arrest of some of the masterminds of the terror attack on St Francis Catholic Church in Owo on June 5 this year, the... Continue
Nigeria’s Super Eagles star, Ahmed Musa, has sent the sum of N500,000 to former Nigerian Olympic Athlete, Bassey Etim, spotted filling pot holes in Ajah area of Lagos. The... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA      A 40-year old man, Joseph Alu, has been arrested in Lagos State for allegedly ridiculing a cleric, Pastor Sunday Eguaoyo, by calling him fake and... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE      A man, Okechukwu Uche, has landed in trouble in Lagos State after he disappointed a lady, Chidinma Innocent, went ahead to swindled her of the... Continue
IZUNNA OKAFOR The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Anambra State Command, and the Anambra State Fire Service have revealed that adequate safety has been restored at the scene where... Continue

Opinions

Pictures

Nike and Women Win inspired Asisat Oshoala Academy (AOA) has begun the much talked about screening for young and budding female footballers at the National Stadium in Surulere Lagos... Continue
History was made among Nigerian women at the weekend in Lagos when the Standup for Women Society held its first-ever National Conference and Summit at the Novatel Hotel in... Continue
The annual Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has not been just only road race event, the organisers have always created more fun around the event that has made the... Continue
As the race for the 2023 General Election gathers momentum, a respected son of Aguata, Sir Nonso Ezeagu, has indicated his desire to offer quality representation at the Anambra... Continue
The Convener of the New Nigeria Group (NNG), Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, has taken his quest to contest the Presidency in 2023 a notch higher following his recent interaction with... Continue
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Wednesday decorate the New Chief of Army Staff, Major General Faruk Yahaya. President Buhari performed the decoration at the Presidential... Continue

Sports

London-based Taye “Esepor” Agbaje has declared himself excited and in a killer mood as he gets ready to fight in Nigeria for the first time in three years. The... Continue
CHRISTIAN ABURIME   The Ndi Anambra spirit of excellence manifested fully in far away Pretoria, South Africa, when eleven years old, Miss Stephanie Onusiriuka, from Anambra State won gold... Continue
Arrangements are in place for the 21st edition of the Olumide Oyedeji Basketball Camp which holds at the Indoor Sports Hall National Stadium Surulere, Lagos. The event will hold... Continue
Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has released a 15-man strong list for the Nigerian National male basketball team that would prosecute the matches in Window 4 of the 2023 FIBA... Continue
Two-time runners-up Nigeria gave a sneak preview of their capabilities when they overcame torrential rain, an hour’s delay and more rain to defeat Europe’s top team France 1-0 in... Continue
Nigeria’s Super Eagles star, Ahmed Musa, has sent the sum of N500,000 to former Nigerian Olympic Athlete, Bassey Etim, spotted filling pot holes in Ajah area of Lagos. The... Continue

World

Ivana Trump, the first wife of the 45th President of United States of America (USA), Donald Trump, has passed away at the age of 73.   The demise was... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE  Former Inspector General of Police, IGP Mike Okiro has called on Nigerian journalists to be responsible in their reportage, saying that way, a verile country could be... Continue
GODKNOWS IGALI, PhD After weeks of high-level diplomacy, looming thunder clouds and intense global hysteria, Russian troops have since entered deep into Ukraine, an independent, sovereign state. A dismal... Continue
Finland and Sweden countered Russian warnings of retaliation should the Nordic nations join the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO). Military and political consequences may follow if the two countries... Continue
Our Nation for Justice initiative (ONAJI) President Olusola Orelaja as today appeal for immediate end to violence & return to diplomacy because the consequences of a war would be... Continue
France’s Foreign Minister said that Russian President Vladimir Putin, when making threats about using nuclear weapons, needs to understand that NATO, too, is a nuclear alliance, but he ruled... Continue

Latest News

The Senator Abiru Innovation Lab, SAIL, has opened an application for STEM Education programme... Continue
CHUKA UBAH      Ohanaeze Ndigbo Lagos State led by the amiable President, Chief... Continue
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the President-elect of Kenya, William Ruto, on his victory... Continue
With Africa pursuing the exploitation of its hydrocarbon reserves to address growing energy poverty... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE      A 39-year old man, ThankGod Umuna, has landed in trouble... Continue
NJOKU MACDONALD OBINNA        Since every politics basically, is local. Connecting with... Continue
EDOZIE EZEBINUGWU    The Anambra born Philosopher and mass-media professional, Comrade Oguegbu Ostende Celestine,... Continue
London-based Taye “Esepor” Agbaje has declared himself excited and in a killer mood as... Continue
    MediaFuse-Dentsu International has been awarded Africa’s Most Innovative Marketing Communication Agency of... Continue
PRINCE ADEREMI AJIBOLA (OLOLO)       All unpalatable anecdotes can be derisively inflected... Continue

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