Crime Metro Rape Top Story

Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu takes a stand against rape, sexual violence

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has urged stakeholders, especially Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), to support the fight against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), saying that the necessary will must be mustered to completely stamp out the menace of rape, especially against women and girls. Speaking at the Stakeholders’ Consultative Read More…

Health Metro

Lagos employs 400 health workers, engages 1500 more

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over 400 health workers have been employed and 1500 engaged by the Lagos State Government to fill existing vacancies in State-owned secondary health facilities between the last quarter of Y2020 and the second quarter of Y2021. The Chairman, Lagos State Health Service Commission, Dr. Atinuke Onayiga, disclosed this today after reviewing the report of the Read More…

Education Metro

Lagos releases 2021 BECE exam results

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Government has released the Year 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results. A statement signed by the Director, Lagos State Examinations Board, Mr. Supo Gbadegesin, informed all Principals of Public Junior Secondary Schools to visit their respective Education District Headquarters to collect the results. He also implored the Principals of Approved Private Read More…

Business Forex Top Story

Nigeria naira at record black market low despite successful Eurobond sale

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/Illustration/File Photo. ABUJA, Sept 27 (Reuters) – The Nigerian naira hit a record low of 573 against the dollar on the black market on Monday, shrugging off news of the country’s Eurobond sale, meant to boost its currency reserves, traders said, weighed by a recent clampdown on retail forex operators. The West Read More…

Crime Culture & Arts Entertainment Sex Trafficking Top Story World

R Kelly found guilty of all counts in racketeering and sex trafficking trial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: POOL/AFP/Getty Images, Getty Images. R Kelly has been convicted of racketeering by a federal jury in Brooklyn. A jury of seven men and five women found Kelly guilty on all counts of racketeering after their second day of deliberations. The 54-year-old rapper has been convicted in the sex trafficking trial after decades of Read More…

Crime Nigeria Top Story

Ten more Bethel Baptist students freed, 11 still in captivity

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: AFP, AP. Ten more students who were kidnapped by gunmen from Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna, two months ago have been released after a ransom was paid, the school administrator has said. The bandits have been releasing the students in batches after getting ransom payments. The Administrator of the Bethel Baptist High school, Read More…

Business Hospitality & Tourism

Sheraton Abuja Hotel promises exciting Independence weekend

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Marriott. Sheraton Abuja Hotel is promising that a delightful independence celebratory weekend experience awaits esteemed visitors, guests and residents within the F.C.T. Abuja. According to Grace Acheampong, the Hotel Manager, “We have a truly inspiring Independence weekend planned for everyone with the perfect ambience to bring in the October 1st Nigerian festive spirit. Read More…

Business Hospitality & Tourism Top Story

Sheraton Hotel Lagos announces new HR Director

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sheraton Lagos Hotel has a new Cluster Director of Human Resources. His name is Dr. Jason Enwefah. According to Rex A.G.Nijhof, the Cluster General Manager for Sheraton Lagos Hotel and Sheraton Abuja Hotel, “Dr. Jason Enwefah is an exceptionally experienced and versatile professional – with an accumulated total of 20 years practice in Human Resources, Read More…

Metro

Good News Baptist Church Surulere kickstarts Nigeria’s 61st Independence commemoration with Cantata, Prayers

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: Screenshot/GNBC. The countdown to Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary was kicked off on Sunday, 26th September with a Sacred Cantata held by members of the Good News Baptist Church in Surulere. A cantata is a short musical work, with words usually based on a religious subject; in this case, Nigeria’s Independence. Performed by the Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Obituary Top Story

Davido mourns his late photographer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Popular Nigerian-American Singer and Record Producer David Adeleke, a.k.a Davido, has paid tribute to his late photographer, Fortune Ateumunname. The superstar took to his Instagram page @davido on Saturday to mourn Ateumunname, saying the latter did not give him the chance to fulfill his promises to him. Ateumunname died on Tuesday, 21st September after drowning Read More…