Nigeria Politics Top Story

Confusion as Goodluck Jonathan and group alleged to have bought his APC nomination form both deny

Reading Time: 3 minutes Goodluck Jonathan, former Nigerian President, considers it an insult for an unknown group to purchase an All Progressives Congress (APC) 2023 presidential nomination form for him, his spokesman has said. Also, the Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), a Fulani socio-cultural organisation has denied they bought President Jonathan an APC presidential nomination form. Read More…

Health Nigeria Top Story World

Nigerian traveller linked to newly-found rare monkeypox infection in the UK

Reading Time: < 1 minutes A Nigerian traveller has been linked to a rare viral monkeypox infection discovered by the English health authorities, it was reported on Saturday. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said in a statement that the case of a person who had recently travelled to Nigeria, was being treated at an expert respiratory infectious disease unit Read More…

Business Europe Oil & Gas Top Story Ukraine World

Africa is imperfect solution to Europe’s gas woes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Africa has become Europe’s latest gas hunting ground. Moscow’s decision to halt supplies to Poland and Bulgaria has sharpened concerns about the bloc’s Russian energy addiction. Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has already rushed to sign deals with Algeria, Egypt and the Congo Republic to curb his country’s reliance on Moscow. Africa’s vast fossil fuel Read More…

Crime Drug Trafficking Metro Top Story

Police intercept cannabis worth N3m in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have intercepted 10 bags of illicit drugs worth N3 million and suspected to be Indian Hemp. Lagos Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday. Hundeyin said that the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) operatives on a routine patrol intercepted the vehicle 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…

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 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…

Metro Politics Top Story

Oluremi Tinubu calls on Christians to uphold justice and fairness and help arrest Nigeria’s socio-economic slide

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Senator Oluremi Tinubu has called on Christians to help arrest the socio-economic slide currently being experienced in Nigeria. In a message addressed to Christians to mark the Easter, the ascension of the Living Christ, the senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, said: “It may seem like there is not much to celebrate because the world, Read More…

Nigeria Politics Top Story Yemi Osinbajo

[List] Osinbajo outlines promises if elected President

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigerian Vice President, President Yemi Osinbajo promises a tech-driven future for Nigeria if elected as the next president of Nigeria. In an announcement made on Monday morning, where he declared his intention to run for the presidency, he gave a long list of promises. In the speech, Osinbajo said: “I am today with utmost humility Read More…