Metro Religion Top Story

You have distinguished yourself among peers, Anglican Bishops tell Sanwo-Olu

Reading Time: 2 minutes The entire bishops of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) have commended the performance of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration in Lagos State for good governance and service to humanity. They said the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has distinguished himself amongst his peers in government. The bishops gave the commendation when delegates from Read More…

Crime Metro Murder

Chef jailed 28 years for lawyer’s murder after guilty plea

Reading Time: 2 minutes A 23-year-old chef on Tuesday entered a plea bargain, pleaded guilty to murder and escaped the hangman’s noose. Instead, an Ikeja Special Offences Court sentenced a 23-year-old chef, Joshua Usulor, to 28 years imprisonment for killing a 34-year-old lawyer, Mrs Feyisayo Obot. According to the prosecution, the chef killed the lawyer on 26th January 2019, Read More…

Celebrity Metro

Sanwo-Olu mourns the passing of Sunny Ade’s wife, Risikat Adegeye

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Guze Image Concept. The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has mourned the passage of a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mrs Risikat Adegeye. Adegeye was one of the wives of renowned musician, King Sunny Ade. Adegeye, who was also a two-term member of the Lagos State House of Read More…

Business Jobs Nigeria Top Story

Twenty per cent of Nigerian workers lost their jobs as a result of COVID

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES, Jean Bizimana/REUTERS. Around 20% of workers in Nigeria have lost their jobs as a result of COVID-19, the government’s statistics office said on Tuesday, outlining the impact of the pandemic on businesses in Africa’s most populous nation. The National Bureau of Statistics and the United Nations Development Programme surveyed Read More…

Top Story World

UK police still searching for answers concerning Nigerian boy’s torso found in the Thames

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Peter Macdiarmid/File Photo. In picture above: Detective Inspector Will O’Reilly (L) and John Azah of the Independent Advisory Group place a wreath in the River Thames at the place where the torso of a boy, who police have called ‘Adam’, was found a year ago, September 21, 2002. A minutes silence was observed Read More…

Featured Ier Jonathan Notes Tribute

Dr. Obadiah Mailafia: A True Prince of Nigeria

Reading Time: 4 minutes My dear Friend, Big Brother, Angbian & Compatriot, When I got the message yesterday that you had left us, my first thought was: “My friend Mailafia will outlive Nigeria. We all will.” Perhaps because I was in the thick of studying through one of my favourite books in the Bible, Revelation of John of Patmos, Read More…

Metro Security Top Story

We’d do our best to secure Lagos, says Army Chief

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: LASG/Facebook, NAN. Responding to the charge of the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to give Lagos State priority, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Farouk Yahaya has said that the Nigerian Army would do its best to secure Lagos and other parts of the country. The service chief who was on a Read More…

Metro Top Story

Lagos declares zero-tolerance for dirty markets

Reading Time: 3 minutes Market leaders have been warned by the Lagos State Government not to jeopardise efforts at averting flooding, just as it stated that any market found involved in indiscriminate dumping of waste or blocking drainages will be shut down. The Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr. Wale Ahmed, gave the warning at a one-day Read More…

Metro Society Top Story

Open grazing by cattle rearers in Lagos is now criminal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LASG. Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team now an agency In picture above: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu signing the Anti-Open grazing bill into law at the EXCO Chamber, Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday, September 20, 2021. With him is the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Moyosore Read More…

Nigeria Top Story

Sokoto now experiences phone blackout as the crackdown on banditry spreads

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo. In picture above: Police officers walk at the JSS Jangebe school, a day after over 300 schoolgirls were abducted by bandits, in Zamfara, Nigeria February 27, 2021. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo Parts of Sokoto State now experience a telecommunications blackout as a result of a shutdown order imposed on Monday by Read More…