Special Reports

LAGOS @50

    No doubt, that the whole city is agog and every single person can attest that Lagos is in a joyous, celebratory mood of its landmark anniversary. As a home for all and sundry, the golden jubilee anniversary of Lagos is pertinent to all.

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An Alfa buys three year-old boy at N500 and kills him for ritual

By Maxwell Adeleye A mother of four children , Mrs Chinasa Okereke,  has revealed how a 15-year-old boy collected N500 from an Alfa to abduct her three-year-old son for  ritual  at Ijegun, Lagos State.   Chinasa, who spoke with newsmen on Sunday, alleged that the teenager, who is also a neighbour stole her son, Chiagozie,.   The teenager identified as Simon had earlier ...

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CURBING CORRUPTION IN THE NIGERIAN PORTS

Victoria Hanson Corruption, according to Economist Ian Senior is an action to secretly provide  good or a service to a third party  so that he or she can influence certain actions which  benefit the corrupt, a third party, or both  in which the corrupt agent has authority. 

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Diezani Alison-Madueke refutes EFCC $153 Million fraud, other allegations

I have up till now chosen to maintain my silence and not to respond to inaccurate press reporting. However, given the level of deliberate inaccuracies, I am now forced to respond because it is clear that the EFCC is taking advantage of my silence to try me by media and to convict me in the eyes of the public on ...

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Press Briefing with Lagos State Commissioner of Police

Adeyemi Oresanya The Commissioner of police Fatai Owoseni in a press briefing on Thursday assured the public of the commitment of the police to reduce crime in Lagos state to be free from crime.

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Dogs disappear from streets as Ekiti residents turn to dog meat

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti Residents of Ekiti State have turned to dog meat as the animals have disappeared from the streets as consumption of dog meat by residents has grown remarkable in the last few weeks.

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Events that shape year 2016

 In a matter of days, the year 2016 will to terminate into history. Here in Nigeria, it is a year marked by series of epochal events that made headlines in various sectors of the socio-economic divide. From politics to sports, entertainment, academics, economy and a host of others, the year 2016 generally has been a mixture of paradoxes. 

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Ibadan: A melting point

Ibadan from its early history, had always been circumstantial and cosmopolitan. It is undisputable, that Lagelu, the Yoruba Warlord and Generalissimo was its founder around 1829. It became a British Protectorate in 1893, after a treaty, signed by Baale Fijabi, the then Baale of Ibadan, with the British Acting Governor of Lagos, George C. Denton on 15th August 1892.Ever since, ...

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ONDO APC GUBER CAMPAIGN FLAG OFF

A cross section of the members and supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Democracy Park, Akure, Ondo State yesterday during the official flag off of the APC Gubernatorial campaign and presentation of flag to Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN and Agboola Ajayi respectively as the Governorship Candidate and Deputy Governorship Candidate of the party for November 26  election in ...

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Islamic New Year: Jigawa Govt. Emulates Osun, Declares Tuesday Public Holiday

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The Jigawa Government has declared Tuesday, Oct. 4, as public holiday to mark the beginning of the Islamic New Year, 1438 A.H. This is contained in a statement issued by Alhaji Isma’il Ibrahim, the Public Relations Officer, Office of the State Head of Civil Service (HoS), in Dutse on Monday. Ibrahim said the state government had congratulated the people of the state on the occasion. ...

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