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  • Redline ready for commissioning, says Sanwo-Olu

    By Adeola Ogunrinde The governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday said the red line is ready for commissioning. Sanwo-Olu made this known after inspecting the red line from Ikeja to Iju train station where he took the trip. He said the inspection was another test train ride on the Redline, using one of the trains. “ We…

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  • Experts to unveil initiative for prevention of coup in West Africa

    Experts in coup studies are set to launch the Regional Citizen’s Dialogue Programme for Preventing and Responding to Unconstitutional Changes of Government in West Africa. A statement issued in Abuja by the RCDP, noted that the initiative aimed at preventing the undemocratic change of government in the African sub-region. It disclosed that the initiative would be launched on February 27…

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  • FIRS, NNPC to cancel non-performing road construction contracts

    Kunle Sanni The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited and the Ministry of Works have partnered with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to terminate any non-performing contracts related to the road-building tax scheme.  FIRS said in a statement issued on Friday that they had also decided to draft and submit a message to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the…

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  • Expert highlights side effects of Postinor abuse as contraceptive

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin State Family Planning Coordinator, Kwara State Ministry of Health, Hajia Bilikis Ibrahim has identified some side effects of abnormal usage of Postinor as replacement for method of family planning. She said Postinor was supposed to be used on emergency should Incase unplanned sexual intercourse came up. Ibrahim made this disclosure on Wednesday at day 1 of…

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  • Gwarzo canvasses stronger collaboration with housing corporations for innovative solutions

    Minister of State Housing and Urban Development, Abdullahi Gwarzo has reiterated for a continued collaboration between the government and housing corporations, in order to explore innovative solutions and best practices that would bring development to the Housing Sector in the country. The Minister made this call when he received a team of the Association of Housing Corporations in Nigeria on…

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  • Trump endorses daughter-in-law Lara Trump for RNC leadership

    Former US President Donald Trump has endorsed his daughter-in-law to head the Republican National Committee (RNC). Trump voiced his support for Lara Trump and Michael Whatley, chair of North Carolina’s Republican party. A report by BBC stated that Trump backing on Monday follows reports that he has grown frustrated with the RNC’s current leadership. The committee would vote for new…

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  • BREAKING: Ivory Coast defeat Nigeria 2-1 in AFCON final

    Sebastien Haller was the hero for Ivory Coast again as the Elephants came from behind to beat Nigeria and win the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final on home soil. The striker, who had also netted the semi-final winner just 13 months on from his return from testicular cancer, flicked in Simon Adingra’s cross with the toe of his boot…

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  • Kenyan man, Ethiopian woman win 2024 Access Bank city marathon In Lagos

    A 25-year-old Ethiopian woman, Kebene Chala has emerged as the first woman to get to the finish line at the 2024 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon held on Saturday. A Kenyan citizen, Bernard Sang, was the first person to cross the line at the City Marathon. Bernard Sang arrived at the exit at 2:16:51 secs to clinch the first position.…

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  • LAWMA Academy sensitizes 4,258 pupils on waste management, environmental sustainability 

    By Adeola Ogunrinde The educational arm of the Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA Academy, has sensitised over 4,258 pupils of various public schools across the state since its school enlightenment and advocacy programme began. This was disclosed by the agency’s Managing Director/CEO, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, when the school advocacy team visited schools at Eti-Osa. Represented by the director, LAWMA Academy,…

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  • APC chieftain, Ojougboh dies watching AFCON game

    A former member of the House of Representatives who represented the Ika Federal Constituency of Delta State, Dr Cairo Ojougboh, is dead. The politician, who was a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was said to have passed away on Wednesday evening while watching the AFCON semi-finals match between Nigeria and South Africa. A source close to the politician…

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