Notes Top Story Wole Olaoye

Democratisation of insecurity

Reading Time: 6 minutes Democracy is good. Insecurity is bad. Democratisation of insecurity is totally undesirable. Those are the truths on which I stand today as I ruminate over the gradual transmogrification of the southwestern part of Nigeria from a peaceful centre of commerce and culture to a killing field where untold savagery has become a handmaiden of daily Read More…

COVID19 Health Metro Top Story

Lagos records 1300 new COVID-19 new infections in two days, 14 die in one week

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Greg Doherty/FilmMagic. Larry King, famous talk show host loses battle of COVID-19 Saturday, 23rd January 2020, was a day Lagos recorded 14 new deaths in the past one week while the world reeled from the loss of Larry King, the phenomenal radio and television talk show host to the ravages of the COVD-19 Read More…

Featured Health Infrastructure Metro

Sanwo-Olu commissions 110-bed maternity home, housing scheme in Badagry

Reading Time: 4 minutes Governor Inaugurates Rehabilitated Medical Institute, Flags Off 5.5km Road Project Badagry – one of the five traditional divisions of Lagos State – reaped bountiful dividends of the development programmes of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration. A 110-bed Maternal and Childcare Centre (MCC), School of Anaesthesiology in Badagry General Hospital and 252 units of two bedroom housing Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Oladapo Afolayan: West Ham debut ‘a dream come true’ as academy graduate scores in FA Cup win vs Doncaster

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, WestHam/Twitter. Oladapo Afolayan hailed his West Ham debut as a “dream come true” as the academy graduate marked the occasion with a goal as the Hammers beat Doncaster 4-0 in the FA Cup. The 23-year-old striker, who joined the academy ranks in east London from Solihull Moors in 2018, was introduced Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Late goals spare Man City blushes at Cheltenham as Cup holders, Arsenal, crash out with own goal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, Matt Watson/Southampton FC/Getty Images. Late goals by Phil Foden, Gabriel Jesus and Ferran Torres spared Manchester City a shock FA Cup defeat away to fourth-tier Cheltenham as the Premier League giants scraped into round five on Saturday. Alfie May’s 59th-minute goal put Cheltenham agonisingly close to the biggest win in their Read More…