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Business Shoprite in Ikeja, Lagos shut on Friday

Lagos shuts Shoprite over breach of safety law »

Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Safety Commission has shut the multi-billion multi-national shopping outlet, Shoprite located at the Ikeja Shopping Mall, Ikeja, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, for allegedly breaching safety law.…

November 27, 2015, 10:18 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Toyota leads global car sales in October, outsells VW in 4th month »

Toyota Motor Corp. outsold Volkswagen AG for the fourth straight month in October to remain the world’s top-selling automaker so far this year, Toyota said on Friday. Toyota said in…

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Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, NNPC MD and Minister of State, Petroleum Resources

Vandals stole N50bn worth of petrol from single pipeline, says NNPC »

Vandals stole nearly $250 million worth of petrol from a single pipeline in Nigeria in the first nine months of 2015, the country’s state-run oil company said Thursday, as motorists…

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Metuh donates relief materials to IDPs »

Olisa Metuh, PDP National Publicity Secretary

Chief Olisa Metuh, National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday donated relief materials to the Internally…

November 27, 2015, 7:38 pm / 3 Comments / Read More »

Suicide bomber hits Shi’ite procession in Kano »

Scene of a twin blast in Kano phone market on November 18, 2015

A male suicide bomber hit a procession of Shi’ite Muslims in Nigeria’s Kano state as they walked to the city…

November 27, 2015, 7:09 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »

Buhari approves appointment of 30 new Judges for Federal High Court »

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

Ayorinde Oluokun ​​ ​President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 30 new Judges for the Federal High Court on…

November 27, 2015, 6:36 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »

Kidnapping: Police on 24-hour patrol of varsity »

Solomon Arase, Inspector General of Police

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Following complaints of poor security situation around Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, especially after…

November 27, 2015, 6:25 pm / No Comment / Read More »

NDLEA arrests journalist, 5 other suspected drug traffickers at MMIA »


The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday said it has arrested a Brazil-based freelance journalist (names withheld) and…

November 27, 2015, 5:54 pm / 4 Comments / Read More »

Siasia cries out: I’m distracted by my mom’s abduction »

Samson Siasia: U-23 Dream Team oach

Taiwo Adelu Chief Coach of Nigeria’s U-23 Dream Team, Samson Siasia has cried out to Nigerians that the abduction of his aged mother, Mrs Ogere Siasia, is distracting his attention as the country begins its campaign in the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations, Senegal 2015…

November 27, 2015, 4:24 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »

U-23 Nations Cup: CAF names officials for Saturday’s opening matches »

Caf logo

Taiwo Adelu Officials for the opening matches of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations, Senegal 2015, have been announced. CAF said on its website that Moroccan Redouane Jiyed will be at the helm for the tournament opener between the hosts Senegal and South Africa, on…

November 27, 2015, 4:05 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Adamu: Blatter has been demystified in FIFA »

Sepp Blatter, FIFA president

Taiwo Adelu Former Executive Committee member of FIFA and the Confederation of African Football, CAF, Dr. Amos Adamu has said the once revered Sepp Blatter has been demystified in FIFA because of his current travails due to corruption charges. Blatter’s woes began after he won…

November 27, 2015, 9:58 am / No Comment / Read More »

Only FIFA Congress can bar me, says Blatter »

Sepp Blatter

Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter said it was only the congress of soccer’s governing body and not its ethics committee that could bar him from office. He said on Thursday in Zurich during a media interview, that it was only the parliament that could impeach…

November 26, 2015, 3:50 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Why Nigerian football won’t grow – Maritime Cup sponsor »

Chief Emeka Ubogu

Despite the recent successes recorded in Nigerian football, some stakeholders have remained largely unimpressed as they continue to frown at the apparent lack of infrastructure and long term plans for sports particularly football in the country. A prominent stakeholder in Nigerian football, Chief Michael Orobosa…

November 26, 2015, 3:11 pm / No Comment / Read More »


Kogi Election Conduct: A Big One For Change »

The late Abubakar Audu- 1947-2015

Peter Claver Oparah Apart from the tragic ending and the fumbles that marked the Kogi gubernatorial election last week, there are numerous lessons that spewed…

November 27, 2015, 9:06 am / No Comment / Read More »

DStv: History channel to show exclusive on Paris terrorist attacks »

Football fans rushed onto the Stade de France pitch after terror attack in Paris

HISTORY channel on DStv will broadcast terror attacks on Paris, France in an exclusive premiere on On Sunday, November 29 at 7:30pm. The premiere titled,…

November 26, 2015, 3:33 pm / No Comment / Read More »

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National President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

Buhari approves appointment of 30 new Judges for Federal High Court

Ayorinde Oluokun ​​ ​President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 30 new Judges for the Federal High Court on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council. This was announced in a press statement released on…

November 27, 2015, 6:36 pm / Read More »
World Queen Elizabeth II being welcomed by Prime Minister of Malta Dr Joseph Muscat and his wife as he arrives to participate at the Opening of the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta on 27th Nov 2015

Ban, British Queen meet on conflict, poverty

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and Queen Elizabeth II have reiterated their commitment to preventing and resolving deadly conflicts and eradicating poverty across the globe. The two leaders made the promise at a meeting held on the…

November 27, 2015, 6:00 pm / Read More »
Editorial A truck conveying vegetable oil that fell at a bad portion of Lagos-Ibadan express way. PHOTO: EMMANUEL OSODI

Nigerian Roads Long Dead And Claiming Lives Daily

It is heartwarming to hear that President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that most of the Nigerian roads were death traps and that they deserved urgent attention of the government. Buhari made this known Wednesday at a…

November 26, 2015, 10:46 am / Read More »
2015 Election National Youth Service Corp members during a parade

Kogi poll: NYSC deploys 4,000 corps members to INEC

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Thursday said it would deploy 4, 000 corps members for election duties in Saturday’s governorship poll in Kogi. Director-General of the corps, Brig.-Gen. Johnson Olawunmi, disclosed this at Kabba,…

November 19, 2015, 9:47 pm / Read More »
Body Confidence by Sharon J. Akinyemi Sharon Jane Akinyemi


By Sharon Jane Akinyemi \\ Our words are extremely powerful. Have you ever had someone raise his voice in anger at you? Especially someone you care for? Or have you seen kids on the playground mercilessly…

November 24, 2015, 10:51 am / Read More »

Nigerian rap star, Olamide loses dad

Funsho Arogundade Rap star, Olamide Adedeji, is bereaved as he has lost his dad. The YBNL boss announced the passing away of his father Thursday on the microblogging site, Instagram. The bereaved star didn’t share the…

November 26, 2015, 7:57 pm / Read More »
Music Yakubu Dogara, Speaker, House of Representatives

Dogara solicits Turkey’s support for IDPs

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday, solicited support of the Government of Turkey in resettling and rehabilitating internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nigeria. He also consoled the country on the…

November 25, 2015, 9:06 pm / Read More »
Concerts & Events BASKETMOUTH

Sammy Okposo, Iyanya, DJ Xclusive for Tyme Out With Tee-A Lagos concert

Funsho Arogundade Come Sunday, 29 November, there will be the rare spectacle of Nigeria’s biggest DJs showing off their skills under one roof. Fans will see the best DJs in Nigeria including DJ Neptune, DJ Xclusive…

November 23, 2015, 9:11 pm / Read More »

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