Business Oil & Gas Top Story

Buhari and NUPRC on collision course over sale of Exxon Mobil

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigeria’s petroleum regulator, Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), said on Tuesday it stood by its refusal to approve Exxon Mobil’s $1.28 billion sale of shares in its Nigerian unit to Seplat after President Muhammadu Buhari approved the transaction. NUPRC Chief Executive, Gbenga Komolafe, said under a new petroleum law passed last year, the petroleum Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Top Story TV & Film

Art world stunned by death of novelist filmmaker Biyi Bandele

Reading Time: 4 minutes World renown novelist and filmmaker, Biyi Bandele is dead. In a terse announcement issued by the artist’s daughter, Bandele died in Lagos on 7th August 2022. The announcement read: As Biyi’s daughter, I am heartbroken to share the sudden and unexpected death on Sunday 7th of August in Lagos of my father Biyi Bandele. Biyi Read More…

City Transport Metro Top Story

Sanwo-Olu announces commencement of passenger travel on Red Line by Jan 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes If all goes as planned, then passengers’ commute on the Lagos Red Line will begin in January 2023. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State announced on Sunday that the Red Line Train project would begin a test run of passenger portage by January 2023. Sanwo-Olu said this while addressing newsmen, after the inspection of the Read More…

Metro Politics Top Story

Lagos PDP candidates, leaders in closed-door meeting at Sheraton

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the campaign season for the 2023 general elections draws close, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos has become more intentional. On Sunday evening, 69 candidates of the party vying for various electives positions in the 2023 general elections in Lagos State held a closed-door meeting at Sheraton Hotel in Ikeja. The meeting, which Read More…

Athletics Sports Top Story

Brume powers Nigeria to historic 12th gold medal win at CWG

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigeria’s 12th gold medal came in a historic fashion on Sunday as long jump sensation, Ese Brume, not only won a gold medal and a podium finish for Nigeria but broke the game’s record twice. In emphatic fashion, Brume broke the Commonwealth Games record twice with her first jump of 6.99m before she bettered the Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Theatre Top Story

“A Truth in Time” Emir Sanusi play goes on Lagos stage to rousing applause

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Truth in Time, a play depicting the life and times of the 14th Emir of Kano State, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, was staged at the Muson Centre in Lagos on Saturday holding its audience spellbound for its duration. The play, produced by the Duke of Shomolu Productions, had Prof. Ahmed Yerima as the playwright, while Read More…

Crime Metro Robbery Top Story

Lagos police arrest serial narcotic poisoner-robber

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Detectives of the Surulere Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Ifeanyi Odieze Ezenagu ‘m’ aged 34 for allegedly robbing six women of their belongings. According to a statement issued by police spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the suspect robbed the women of their 3 iPhones 12, 2 iPhones 11 Pro Max, 1 Read More…

Legal Nigeria Politics Top Story

Atiku, Obi to speak at 2022 NBA Annual General Conference

Reading Time: 2 minutes If all goes as planned the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his counterpart, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, will be speaking at the forthcoming Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Lagos this month. The 2022 NBA Annual General Conference, with Read More…

Business Maritime Top Story

Badagry Seaport gets $2.59bn FEC vote for take-off

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Badagry Deep Seaport project in Lagos State received a boost on Wednesday when the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja approved 2.59 billion dollars for its development. The Minister of Transport, Muazu Sambo made this known while addressing State House correspondents on the outcome of the council meeting with his counterparts from the Read More…