World

Ethiopia revokes press credentials of New York Times reporter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Hakon Mosvold Larsen/Scanpix/REUTERS. Ethiopia has revoked the press credentials of a foreign journalist working for the New York Times, according to the newspaper and an Ethiopian official. The Times said in an article on Thursday that Simon Marks, an Irish national who reports for it and other publications, had his credentials revoked by Read More…

Crime Metro Rape Top Story

DPP cancels bail possibility for alleged sex offender Baba Ijesha

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: GUARDIAN NIGERIA. The Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), Lagos State Ministry of Justice, has stalled any possibility of releasing Olanrewaju James, popularly known as, “Baba Ijesha” on bail. According to it, this is based on criminal charges he had to answer to. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, made Read More…

Nigeria Society Top Story

Burkina Faso gold mines become a trap for Nigerian trafficked women

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: AP/Sam Mednick/picture-alliance. In picture above: Two Nigerian sex workers in Burkina Faso’s town of Bobo-Dioulasso. Now free from their captors, they are too ashamed to return home without money | Photo: AP/Sam Mednick via picture-alliance Increasing numbers of Nigerian women are being trafficked into prostitution in Burkina Faso’s gold mining camps, an investigation Read More…

COVID19 Health Top Story

To prevent COVID-19 3rd wave, Lagos vows to be strict on international travel protocols

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: WHO. In picture above: WHO personnel at port of entry at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. CREDIT: WHO To sanction erring inbound passengers; puts 14 countries on watch list As part of the strategic efforts to mitigate the third wave of COVID-19 in Lagos, the State Government has once again restated Read More…

Agriculture Business Metro

World Bank to construct 13.16km Lagos farm roads

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Twitter. Lagos State Government says its World Bank-assisted Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement, Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) Project will construct 13.16km Farm Access Roads (FARs) in four cluster areas. The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, said this on Thursday during the activities to commemorate the second year of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration. Olusanya Read More…

Metro Top Story Tourism

Marriott International opens 5-star hotel in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: MARRIOTT. Marriot International group is set to extend its premium hospitality service into Nigeria with the opening of a 250-bed five-star hotel complex in Lagos. The seven storey hotel facility, which is located at Ikeja GRA, is co-owned by Sifax Group. Its premium facilities include four restaurants and beverages outlets, 1000-capacity ballroom, rooftop Read More…

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Ohaneze asks Lagos govt to ignore rumoured IPOB attacks

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: NAN. Igbo socio-cultural group pays solidarity visit to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to quell police warnings of IPOB attacks The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has advised Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to ignore the rumour that members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are plotting to attack Lagos. The President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Read More…

Football

Klopp reacts to Mane’s angry handshake snub – ‘It’s all fine’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: FOOTBALL DAILY/SKY SPORTS, LIVERPOOL/TWITTER. In the picture above: A handshake gesture left in the air. Liverpool ace Sadio Mane slammed for Jurgen Klopp fury after Man Utd win – ‘Disrespectful’ CREDITS: FOOTBALL DAILY/SKY SPORTS The manager downplayed a tense incident with his benched winger that occurred after Liverpool’s win over Manchester United Jurgen Read More…