Alzheimer's Disease EXCLUSIVE Health Metro Top Story

Understanding Alzheimer’s: A Candid Conversation with Professor Akin Abayomi

In a society where the value of mental health and wellbeing is becoming increasingly recognised, it is critical to bring attention to conditions that affect millions of people but are rarely spoken about. In this regard, we must pay special attention to and learn about Alzheimer’s disease, a relentless neurodegenerative disorder. Professor Akin Abayomi, the Read More…

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Athletics Sports Top Story

Tobi Amusan clinches historic third consecutive Diamond League trophy in Oregon

In a dazzling display of skill and determination, Nigerian athlete Tobi Amusan secured her third consecutive Diamond League trophy on Sunday night in Oregon, USA. Amusan triumphed in the fiercely competitive 100-meter hurdles event with a remarkable time of 12.33 seconds. This victory comes on the heels of a disappointing performance at the World Athletics Read More…

Handball Sports

Nigeria’s U-18 women’s handball team triumph over Algeria 28-18

In the ongoing Africa Women’s Youth Handball Championship in Monastir, Tunisia, the national under-18 women’s handball team displayed an impressive performance on Saturday by defeating their Algerian counterparts with a commanding score of 28-18. During the first match, the Nigerians showcased their skill and determination, making their nation proud with an outstanding performance. The initial Read More…

Metro Weather

Weather Forecast: Thunderstorms and rain showers expected to sweep Lagos this week

In the bustling metropolis of Lagos, here’s your exclusive weather forecast: Monday: Lagosians can expect a day that begins with cloudy skies and the possibility of light rains during the morning hours. As the day progresses, brace yourselves for thunderstorms accompanied by heavy rains in the afternoon and evening. Tuesday: Start your day in Lagos Read More…

Infrastructure Metro Top Story

A day after flooding havoc, special team clears shanties on Lagos-Badagry Expressway

Following a day of devastating floods that wreaked havoc on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway, a Special Intervention Team, established under the guidance of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, swung into action on Sunday to address the issue. The torrential rainfall had triggered flooding in numerous areas across Lagos, including sections of the vital expressway, causing significant distress to Read More…

Crime Drug Trafficking Metro

High heels and hidden stashes: NDLEA thwarts drug trafficking attempts

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has once again proven that the world of fashion holds secrets beyond the runway, as they foiled the elaborate plans of transnational drug trafficking organisations attempting to export methamphetamine and skunk. Mr. Femi Babafemi, the agency’s spokesperson, unveiled this daring tale in a statement released on Sunday in Read More…

Building Rules Metro Top Story

Two adjacent buildings collapse in Kosofe, prompt evacuation and safety measures

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) revealed on Sunday that two buildings, one of two storeys and the other four storeys high, situated side by side, had collapsed in the Kosofe area of the state. Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Permanent Secretary of the agency, issued a statement confirming the incident at No. 47-49 Oduntan St., Read More…

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Labour Nigeria Top Story

FG invites NLC for talks to head off strike

The Federal Government has once again extended an invitation to the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) for another meeting regarding its planned indefinite strike. This development is outlined in a statement released by Mr. Simon Lalong, the Minister of Labour and Employment. Lalong, on September 4th, summoned both the NLC and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) Read More…

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Infrastructure Nigeria Top Story

FG unveils ambitious superhighway projects in Public-Private Partnership

The Nigerian Federal Government is planning two major highways that will span the entire country through a Public-Private Partnership scheme. Dave Umahi, the Minister of Works, disclosed this to State House Correspondents on Sunday after a meeting with President Bola Tinubu in Abuja. He announced that these highways would connect Abuja to Lagos and Port Read More…

Crime Fraud Metro

Pastor arrested for visa scam, duping victim of N1.67 million

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, has arrested a 39-year-old Pastor, Michael Ogundepo, on allegations of orchestrating a visa scam. In a statement issued on Monday in Akure, DSC Aidamenbor Daniel, the Command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), revealed that the suspect had solicited N1.67 million to facilitate a visa application Read More…