Entertainment

Iconic actor Oludotun Baiyewun Jacobs who is popular as Olu Jacobs was Wednesday in Lagos presented with an Icon Award by the leadership of the Audio-Visual Rights Society of... Continue
Tempers were high in the Big Brother Level 1 house on Thursday afternoon, as Bella and Eloswag had an altercation over a joke which didn’t go down well with... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE      This may not the best of times for a top Nigerian musician,  Oriola Taofeek Daniel, since he lost his treasured N9m worth Rolex watch to... Continue
Only a handful of people, or in street terms, the OGs, know the deep and rich history of Afrobeats and the roles that many artists, including women, played in... Continue
August just got hotter! The month comes with a fresh start and an opportunity to plan new goals, leave your comfort zone, and try new activities.​ ​ As the... Continue
Level 1 housemate, Hermes, has emerged  Head of House for week two of Big Brother Naija season seven.    Hermes replaced fellow housemate, Eloswag who emerged as the winner... Continue

Education

  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
Today, HP revealed the results of its first education-focused survey in Africa, which sheds light on teachers’ skillsets and how learning experiences for students can be improved in South... Continue
Oyo State Government has conducted the 2022 Competitive Entrance Examination for about Four Thousand Five Hundred and Forty-five (4,545) candidates seeking admission into the Seven Science Schools and Igbo... Continue
LAWMA Academy, the educational arm of the Lagos Waste Management Authority, has completed plans to organise a four-week summer school for children aged 8-13 years, from 1st to 26th... Continue
OLAMIDE ADENIJI      The Oyo State Government has reinstated 129 public primary school teachers, unlawfully sacked by the previous administration. The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education... Continue
The Oyo State Government has sanctioned some Head-teachers for collecting illegal fees and denying pupils access to examination halls during the ongoing Public Primary Schools Unified Examination. The Executive... Continue

Editorials

Crime

CHUKA UBAH  A High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Thursday sentenced Uduak Akpan Frank to death by hanging over the alleged murder of a female, Iniobong... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE     A 60-year old Ghanaian resident in Nigeria, Edward Quayson, has landed in trouble in Lagos State after he allegedly lured his neighbour’s 11-year old daughter,... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE      This may not the best of times for a top Nigerian musician,  Oriola Taofeek Daniel, since he lost his treasured N9m worth Rolex watch to... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA      A female cleric, Prophetess Ngozi Okoye and her husband Pastor Cosmos of the Greater Glory Tabernacle Church, located at No. 26 Afurugbin off Ijegemo Road,... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday 1st August, 2022, arraigned one Emmanuel Jayeoba and his son, Ademola Jayeoba Wales, before Justice I. Nicholas Oweibo... Continue
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has busted and dismantled two major clandestine laboratories in Lagos and Anambra State where dangerous illicit drug, crystal methamphetamine, called Mkpuru Mmiri... Continue

Politics

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it plans to challenge the results of the 16 July Osun governorship election at the election petition tribunal. Mr. Gboyega Famodun, the state APC Chairman... Continue
National Coalition of Tinubu Support Groups (NCTSG) says it has garnered over 25 million signatures on its Online Mobilization Platform. According to the NCTSG), since the platform https://25million-signatures-for-asiwaju.org was... Continue
The Youth Wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun on Wednesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to caution his Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola over his anti-party... Continue
The Youth Wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun on Wednesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to caution his Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola over his anti-party... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA      The Presidential candidacy of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the re-election bid of the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, received a big boost on Tuesday... Continue
AISHA ABUBAKAR  The Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, has decided on who would be the Director-General of the Presidential... Continue

Business

All Progressives Congress Presidential Candidate, Asíwájú Bola Tinubu, has congratulated the Founder and Chairman of BUA Group, Abdulsamad Rabiu, on turning 62. In a statement by his Media Office... Continue
Senegal and Mauritania could be described as rising stars in the energy industry. After one significant offshore discovery after another in the region between 2014 and 2017, it has... Continue
The Management of Wema Bank Plc has debunked the trending news in the media to the effect that a Magistrate’s Court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, had... Continue
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, opened a mini-housing scheme in a residential neighbourhood of Victoria Island, further raising the housing stock of the State. Channel Point... Continue
In a bid to ensure that Cement becomes available in all African countries, Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Cement, Michel Puchercos, has revealed that his company is ramping up... Continue
CHUKA UBAH   In continuation of its consultations with political, economic stakeholders ahead of the Nigeria-Burundi Business Summit, the Nigerian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nigeria to the Republic... Continue

Feature

Health

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
Adron Homes and Properties, a leading player in real estate presents Adron Health Festival.  In commemoration of her tenth anniversary, the company has decided to embark on giving back... Continue
The Edo State Government is expanding its telemedicine services across communities in the state with over 500 indigents and elderly persons in the state receiving free medical treatment and... Continue
mPharma, a pan-African healthcare technology company, has launched a new customer-centric product, Facility Insights, on its proprietary data management and pharmacy transformation tool, Bloom. This product empowers Pharmacy owners with tailored... Continue
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has been named the Health Tech Governor of the Year at the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA) Y2022 held at the... Continue

Interview

Metro

  Mama Matilda Amadi has been missing in the last two (2) months without any trace. Mama lives at the University of Ibadan Staff quarters with her Daughter and... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA     Following news in the media space about the arrest of INEC Staff in the Ijesha area of Surulere, Lagos, in the about to be concluded... Continue
AISHA ABUBAKAR      A Lagos-based Marine Engineer, Prince Adegbenga Dada, has sacked his wife, Roseline Dada, for always demanding money from him before she will allow him to... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE      A 54-year old man, Natto Robert, has displayed his boxing prowess in Lagos State on a woman, Oluchi Okoroafor, by battering her with fists blows... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA  Shops and markets situated around the Agege area of Lagos State were on Wednesday 27th July, 2022, reportedly shut over the Permanent Voter’s Card, PVC. P.M.EXPRESS reports... Continue
‘Padi’ is popular Nigerian slang for a close friend. When Nigerians refer to another as ‘padi of life’, the other person is someone they connect with and cherish. Humans... 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

  KENE ONYEDIKA MAXMILLIAN    Ever-present African flagbearers Nigeria departed the shores of the country on Thursday evening for this year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals taking place... Continue
  KENE ONYEDIKA MAXMILLAN   The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, mni, has received news that a student of the University, Yusuf Islamiyat Bukola, who is representing Nigeria at... Continue
Determined to achieve its objective of becoming the first race in Nigeria to have an elite men’s field that will return a sub 2:10 minutes, the Abuja International Marathon... Continue
TOMISIN ILESANMI/Birmingham Nigeria’s Sule Nasiru made a bright start in his bid to win laurel for the country at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom, when... Continue
  The Oyo State Government has congratulated the trio of Rofiat Afolashade Lawal, Taiwo Liadi, and Mary Osijo for the feats they achieved at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in... Continue
ORI MARTINS     A former Board Member of the Nigeria Football Association, Chief Fan Ndubuoke, has advised against rushing into election of new executives for the nation’s soccer... 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

BY DARE BABARINSA  Young Nigerians may not understand the enormity of Chief Obafemi Awolowo,... Continue
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it plans to challenge the results of the 16 July... Continue
Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), Nigeria’s leading electricity distribution company, has trained 140 employees to... Continue
All Progressives Congress Presidential Candidate, Asíwájú Bola Tinubu, has congratulated the Founder and Chairman... Continue
All Progressives Congress Presidential Candidate, Asíwájú Bola Tinubu, has congratulated the Founder and Chairman... Continue
Iconic actor Oludotun Baiyewun Jacobs who is popular as Olu Jacobs was Wednesday in... Continue
Tempers were high in the Big Brother Level 1 house on Thursday afternoon, as... Continue
National Coalition of Tinubu Support Groups (NCTSG) says it has garnered over 25 million... Continue
  KENE ONYEDIKA MAXMILLIAN    Ever-present African flagbearers Nigeria departed the shores of the... Continue
Nigeria’s current security challenges and emerging threats require the country’s military and other relevant... Continue

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