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POLITICS: Bloomberg Opinion Poll Places Peter Obi As Front-Runner

An opinion poll commissioned by Bloomberg News has placed Peter Obi as the leading candidate in the race to become Nigeria’s next President. According to Bloomberg, a clear majority of respondents to the opinion poll said they intend to vote for Obi, a former Anambra state governor. The results of the survey conducted for Bloomberg […]

BREAKING NEWS: Lagos Traditional Ruler Jailed 15 Years For Faking Kidnap

An Ikeja High Court has sentenced the deposed Baale of Shangisha in Magodo area of Lagos, Mutiu Ogundare, charged with faking his own kidnap, to a 15-year jail term. Justice Hakeem Oshodi sentenced Ogundare having convicted him of a two-count bordering on breach of peace and fake kidnapping. Also jailed for the same prison term […]

JOBS: Deadline For 2022 Constables Recruitment Extended to 26 October

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has extended the deadline for the on-going 2022 Constables Recruitment by one month. The Commission’s Recruitment portal originally scheduled to close Monday, 26 Sept 2022 will remain open to applicants until 26 October 2022, to accommodate all interested applicants. A statement by Ikechukwu Ani (spokesperson of the PSC) said “Eligible […]

CRIME: Lagos Police Seize Cache Of Ammunition In A Commercial Bus

The police in Lagos have seized a large cache of ammunition in 2 commercial buses and also arrested 3 persons found with the consignment. Police PRO in the state, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the seizure and arrest in a statement issued on Saturday 24 Sept 2022. He stated that police operatives from Ikorodu Division who intercepted […]

NAIJA POETRY 27: A Bar Of Soap

A BAR OF SOAP If a bar of soap could feelof what would it speak?to wake up each dayfeeling less than yesterday. To watch itself decreasedaily, layer by layerbubble by bubbleas it bobbles up and down(through creases and bushescorners and dark places)upon a human’s skingiving everythingbut getting only grittill its name fades away. And a […]

ODD NEWS: Lagos-Ibadan Train Diesel Cost Exceeds Earnings By 135%

Fueling trains that operate on the Lagos-Ibadan Train Service is now 135.3% higher than what the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) earns from sales of tickets to passengers. The NRC has consequently reduced the trips on its Lagos-Ibadan and Warri-Itakpe routes by 50%, due to the increase in price of diesel and the negative impact of […]

DID YOU KNOW? MTN Nigeria Has Switched On Its 5G Service

During the evening of Monday 19Sept2022, MTN Nigeria commenced commercial 5G services in Lagos, with a promise for a national launch in Abuja soon. MTN CEO Karl Toriola made the promise after demonstrating capabilities of the network to the public in Lagos on Monday, said his company has switched on the 5G network in 6 […]

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