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Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa @ 82

Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa, famously known as Ken Saro-Wiwa, would have been 82 today, October 10. My lionised friend packed too many lifetimes into one life. His hanging by the General Sani Abacha regime on November 10, 1995 was a universal cause célèbre. It can be all too easy for many to give Ogoni activism the Read More…

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Decluttering and a Minimalist Approach to Possessions and Living Spaces

Whenever you begin to feel overwhelmed, frazzled, and stressed out, check your living space. It’s probably time to declutter.  There’s so much that clutter does to you psychologically, that you may not even be aware of it until you start taking the weight of clutter off one layer after the other.  My kids drew my Read More…

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Felabration 2023: A Vibrant Ode to Fela’s Legacy, Music, and Social Change

Felabration, an annual cultural extravaganza, has been a fixture since its inception in 1998. Conceived by Yeni Anikulapo-Kuti, it’s a vibrant tribute to the renowned Nigerian musician and human rights activist, Fela Kuti, who is celebrated as the trailblazer of Afrobeat music. This celebration, which came to an end on Sunday, has earned its place Read More…

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Navigating Nigeria’s Cost of Living Crisis: Challenges, Impacts, and Solutions

Nigeria, the most populous nation on the African continent and an economic powerhouse is currently in the throes of a severe cost-of-living crisis that has profound implications not only for its people but also for its economic landscape. This crisis has emerged as a potent confluence of both domestic and international factors, creating a formidable Read More…

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Amid rising Nigerian interest payments, IMF calls for tighter fiscal measures in Sub-Saharan Africa

Nigerian interest payments, along with those in many other sub-Saharan African countries, have been on an alarming rise. This surge in interest payments has outpaced critical areas of public spending, including health, education, and investment. As a result, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a strong call for African policymakers to undertake significant fiscal Read More…

Environmental Protection Metro Top Story

Lagos State vows prosecution for alleged night club assault on LASEPA officials

The Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, has taken a resolute stance to prosecute all 11 employees of 10 POTS Night Club, situated at 2A Admiralty Way, Lekki. These individuals stand accused of assaulting state officials during their duty. Kunle Adeshina, Director of Public Affairs, released a statement on this Read More…

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Lagos State Authorities begin demolition of illegal structures on Gbagada-Oshodi Expressway

The Monitoring, Enforcement, and Compliance Department of the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MOE&WR) initiated the demolition of illegal structures along the Gbagada-Oshodi Expressway on Sunday. This action, carried out under the directives of the Commissioner for the MOE & WR, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab, addresses the conversion of these structures into living spaces Read More…

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Lagos State Government shuts private hospital for unsafe blood transfusions

In a decisive move to safeguard public health, the Lagos State Government has closed down a private hospital located in Ago-Okota, Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Area. The hospital had been found guilty of administering unscreened and unlabelled blood to unsuspecting patients. Dr. Bodunrin Osikomaiya, the Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service (LSBTS), made Read More…

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Sporting Lagos’ goalless draw highlights weekend NPFL fixtures

In the ongoing 2023/2024 Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) season, Sporting Lagos faced a disappointing day as they slipped down the NPFL table following a lacklustre display against Doma United at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Onikan. The match ended in a goalless draw, despite Sporting Lagos dominating and creating numerous opportunities. They missed over Read More…

Golf Sports

Shipping magnate triumphs in Lord Wilson Golf Open Tournament

Augustine Ndubisi, the proprietor of Nigeria’s largest tug supply vessel, MV Atlantic Brigand, clinched victory in the prestigious Lord Wilson Golf Open Tournament. In an announcement released on Sunday by Mr. Osagie Edward, Assistant Director of Public Relations at NIMASA, it was disclosed that Ndubisi, playing off a handicap of 17, secured his win by Read More…