Notes Top Story Wole Olaoye

Glamorisation of banditry

Reading Time: 6 minutes It is impossible to ignore Sheik Ahmad Gumi’s attempt to divide the Nigerian armed forces on religious lines. There are already so many discordant tunes at play on the national stage, but this undisguised ploy to destroy the only institution believed to still have a modicum of national cohesion is frightening. Gumi, a medical doctor, Read More…

Featured Infrastructure Metro

Third Mainland Bridge reopens

Reading Time: 2 minutes In fulfilment of the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola’s assurance, the Lagos State Government has announced the reopening of the Third Mainland Bridge to full vehicular movement on both lanes after the completion of the rehabilitation works. A statement issued by the State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, thanked Lagosians for Read More…

Celebrity Metro Top Story

Naomi Campbell, Lagos, partner on Badagry Tourism

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Forbes Africa, LASG. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu, has expressed the readiness of the State Government to collaborate with the private sector to revamp the tourism sites in Badagry and develop them to international standard. Bonu disclosed this during the visit of Naomi Campbell, Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Martin Odegaard could be denied Arsenal transfer wish as Zinedine Zidane sets Real Madrid stance

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Real Madrid still see attacking midfielder Martin Odegaard as a key fixture within their long-term plans despite allowing him to join Arsenal on loan last month. That is according to Spanish media outlet Marca, who claim the La Liga giants still see the Norway international as an important member of the Read More…

Featured Golf Sports

Tiger Woods in ‘good spirits’ after more hospital treatment following car crash

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas to wear red shirt, black pants on Sunday in honor of Tiger Woods Fifteen-time major winner Tiger Woods is recovering and in “good spirits” after he received successful follow-up procedures on injuries sustained this week in a car accident, according to a statement posted to his Twitter account Read More…

Entertainment Featured TV & Film

‘Superman’ reboot in the works at Warner Bros. produced by J.J. Abrams

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Warner Bros., BENNETT RAGLIN/GETTY IMAGES/DC COMICS. A new Superman reboot produced by J.J. Abrams is reportedly in the works. According to Deadline, author Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing the film’s screenplay for Warner Bros. and DC. Abrams will produce the feature under his Bad Robot label alongside Hannah Minghella. No plot details have been shared yet Read More…

Celebrity Entertainment Top Story

The real reason for the Kim Kardashian/Kanye West divorce

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: DIMITRIOS KAMBOURIS/Getty Images, Female First. The reason that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s are divorcing has been revealed. In the famous ex couple’s divorce papers the Keeping Up With The Kardashian’s star, 40, cited “irreconcilable differences” as the motivation for ending her marriage of seven years to the 43-year-old rapper. Her filing was Read More…

Featured Metro

Lagos govt, key stakeholders agree on new e-call up system for truck operations

Reading Time: 2 minutes In continuation of efforts to finding a solution to the maritime sector activities that have plagued Apapa and its environs with daily traffic gridlock, the Lagos State Government, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigeria Police Force (NPF), and Truck Transit Park (TTP) have reached a resolution on the strategy to be adopted for the new e-call Read More…

Culture & Arts Metro Top Story

Lagos partners Ebony Life to host “Eko Culture Series”

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, in collaboration with Ebony Life Place, has started a monthly series on Tourism, Arts, Creativity, Hospitality and Cultural events, tagged “EKO CULTURE SERIES”, as a way of promoting the rich diversity of what Lagos represents to both local and international communities as well as tourists. The Read More…

Business Debt Featured Metro

Proceeds from Lagos N100BN Bond utilised for capital projects – DMO

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Debt Management Office (DMO), Mr. Olujimi Ige, has disclosed that funds accessed by the State Ministries, Departments and Agencies from the proceeds of the N100bn Bond issued in January 2020, were used for developmental and capital projects across the State. Commenting on the Bond issued early last year by the Read More…