Sports Tennis Top Story

From ‘Boom Boom’ to bust, Becker must now serve time

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/John Sibley, REUTERS/Kieran Doherty. Boris Becker’s thunderous delivery earned him the nickname ‘Boom Boom’ as a 17-year-old Wimbledon winner in 1985 but on Friday, aged 54 and bust, the German great was told he must serve time in prison. Three times a champion on the grass courts of south-west London, the man who Read More…

Family & Kids Life Metro Society Top Story

Lagos residents differ on mental evaluation in marriage counselling

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Poverty Action Lab/Shutterstock. Lagos residents are divided on how mental evaluation should be included in pre-marital and post-wedding counselling to prevent the rising spate of domestic violence in homes. In a study carried out by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Lagosians in separate interviews on Friday, however, agreed that mental and psychological Read More…

Entertainment Top Story TV & Film

Big Brother Naija housemate Khafi undergoes investigation by London Met Police, gets final written warning for show appearance

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: PA Media, BBN. A police officer who appeared on the Nigerian version of Big Brother without permission from her bosses has been given a final written warning. PC Khafilat Kareem was a serving Metropolitan Police officer when she applied to be on the show in 2019. A misconduct hearing ruled PC Kareem should Read More…

Business Enterprise Metro Top Story Women

Grooming Centre launches inspiring photobook on 30 tenacious women

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: Grooming Centre. Grooming Centre CEO, Dr Godwin Nwabunka with some of the women profiled in the book STORIES OF IMPACT: Real Women, Real Lives, Real Growth launched on Thursday, 28 April 2022 at the Grooming Centre Hall, Ejigbo, Lagos. CREDIT: Grooming Centre Grooming Centre, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that focuses on enabling financial Read More…

Life Such is life Top Story World

April Fools! San Francisco police pull over driverless car

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Heather Somerville. San Francisco police were left scratching their heads after they pulled over a car earlier this month for driving without headlights at night and found no one inside. In what otherwise would have been a great April Fools’ Day joke, San Francisco police officers pulled over a driverless car operated by Read More…

Featured Notes Wole Olaoye

With Love from Oke-Ila

Reading Time: 6 minutes “Kabiyesi, I’m told you want my daughter to enrol in your school so that you can convert her to Christianity”, said Imam Oyefolahan, Chief Imam of Eripa Central Mosque. He was addressing the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun and founder of Abolarin College, Oba Dr. Adedokun Omoniyi Abolarin, Aroyinkeye I. The Imam’s daughter, Aminat, had won Read More…

Featured Metro Notes

Chrisland scandal and other child sex scandals: An appeal to our TV channels, music producers, TV personalities, Nigeria Censors Board

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: The Statesman. By Prof. Remi Sonaiya, Abiodun Olowo-Ake, Betty Abah, Chido Nwakanma, Emmanuel Emeh and Ier Jonathan-Ichaver Our hearts are heavy and go out to the young children and families involved in this Chrisland VGC scandal. We pray that healing will come to them and that all involved will learn whatever lessons we Read More…