Category: Features

Isheri Kidnap: Adekoya Released From His Abductors

The Secretary of the Isheri Estate Landlord Association, Dayo Adekoya who was kidnapped last Thursday has regained his freedom. The Commissioner of Police, FataiOwoseni,...

Court Adjourns Patience Jonathan’s Suit Against EFCC Till March 6

A Federal High court sitting in Lagos has adjourned till March 6, 2017; the suit filed by wife of Nigeria’s former president, Patience Jonathan, seeking to un-freeze...

I’ll resist payment when there’s no electricity – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said he will, like other consumers, be more resistant to payment of electricity bill if there is no...

Ambode approves fare increase for BRT, LAGBUS

Lagos State Governor, AkinwunmiAmbode, has approved fare increase for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), LAGBUS and franchise buses with effect from March 1 LAMATA Managing...

External reserves rise by 20% in three months

According to the latest data from the Central Bank of Nigeria, the nation’s external reserves have risen by $4.7bn or 20 per cent in the past three months. Statistics...

Somaliland agrees to UAE military base in Berbera

MPs in the self-declared republic of Somaliland have agreed to allow the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to set up a military base in the port of Berbera. Observers say the...

Nigeria: Maradona, Messi, Kanu to Play Anti-Terrorism Match in Nigeria

Argentina football legends, Diego AmandoMaradona and Lionel Messi are among a host of former and active football stars scheduled to play an international exhibition...

Cosafa endorses Ahmad as presidential candidate in upcoming Caf elections

The Council of Southern African Football Associations (Cosafa) unanimously endorsed Ahmad Ahmad as a presidential candidate in upcoming Confederation of African Football...

Baftas 2017: Dev Patel and Emma Stone win awards

La La Land has dominated the Baftas, taking five trophies – including best film and best actress for Emma Stone. There were also awards for Lion, including best...

Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul is retiring to spend time with her family

Soul legend Aretha Franklin says she plans to retire from music to spend more time with her grandchildren. The 74-year-old said she would record one final album with...