Man Arrested For Allegedly Planning to Bomb Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos

The suspect, Abiodun Amos and the explosives

One Abiodun Amos, 43, aka Senti, an indigene of Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, has been arrested by the Police for allegedly planning to blow up Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.

PUNCH reports that the suspect was arrested at Majidun, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Continue reading

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UN Warns Against Impending Water & Sanitation Crisis in Lagos

UN human rights expert, Léo Heller, on Thursday, called for increased funding for water and sanitation in the 2017 budget to address the needs of 21 million residents of Lagos.

Heller, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights to water and sanitation, commented on the budget, after it was presented by Governor Akinwumi Ambode to the Lagos House of Assembly, UN Secretary-General’s office said. Continue reading

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Psquare wife cries out Arik Air frustrating customer service

May your enemies never treat you like Arik Air customer service….  Lola Omotayo, the wife of Peter of Psquare on Tuesday narrated how Arik airways frustrated her trip from Port Harcourt to Lagos

Lola expressed her disappointment on how Arik Airways frustrated her travel plans.

Lola reacting on her Instagram page said she was disappointed when Arik airways moved their flight schedule from the supposed 2pm schedule to 4pm, 6pm, 9pm till the flight was canceled. Continue reading

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IPOB responds to Nigerian Army’s operation Python dance, launches operation David Dance

In a bid to counter the Nigerian, Army’s Operation Python Dance launched in the South East geopolitical zone about a week ago, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, worldwide said  it has launched Operation David Dance.
POB in a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Mr Emma Powerful, said:  Continue reading

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Kings And Crowns A Dance, Rhythm, Poetry and spoken Word Concert In Plateau State

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Kings and Crowns a spoken word event brought to you by RatedG entertainment and Club5.17.  This is an urban concert, with Dance, Rhythm, Poetry and spoken word, first of it kind in Plateau State. It takes place on the 2nd of January, 2017.  Featuring DNA, GFeelingz, Maggie, Oj-wyte, Jennifer etc.  Continue reading

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‘The model with attitude’ Ashley Graham Lands Her First Vogue Cover in the January Issue of British Vogue

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Tagged on the magazine as ‘The model with attitude,’ plus-size model Ashley Graham has been unveiled as the star of British Vogue‘s January cover – marking a significant departure from many of her model predecessors like Cara Delevingne, Gigi Hadid and the ubiquitous Kate Moss. Continue reading

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nHub From Plateau State Hosts One Of Its StartUps At The 2016 West African Convergence Conference

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Afe from nHub and Ernest from Logical Address (a startup from nHub)

Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, this wednesday is playing host to some of the top names in the ICT ecosystem at the 2016 West Africa Convergence Conference taking place at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Ikeja. WACC 2016 theme appropriately captures the essence of where we are and what we should seek out of Convergence. Lets “Engage, Regulate, Leverage, Live Convergence!” Says Greg K. Gbadamosi.  Continue reading

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Nigeria generated over $1.1b from tourism sector in 2015

Nigeria generated over $1.1b from tourism sector in 2015

The Director-General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs Sally Mbanefo on Tuesday said that the tourism sector generated over 1.1 billion dollars in 2015

Mbanefo disclosed this during a two-day Nigeria Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition. Continue reading

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“I stand with her. Nigerian men we have to do better” – MI says after reading excerpts from Toke Makinwa’s “On Becoming”

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MI Abaga

Rapper MI Abaga has said that he stands with Toke Makinwa following the revelation she made in her memoir “On Becoming” concerning the love triangle between her, her estranged husband Maje Ayida, and Anita Solomon. Continue reading

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30 Nigerian NGOs get $172 Million from US to support vulnerable communities

30 Nigerian NGOs get $172mn from US to support vulnerable communities

Thirty Nigerian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on Monday received grants worth $172.2 million from the United States (US) government as part of an annual grant that supports worthy causes by various NGOs aimed at supporting vulnerable communities and lifting them out of physical and social conflicts. Continue reading

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Nigeria to begin Rice Exportation by 2017 – CBN

CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele

CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday said it’s Anchor Borrowers Programme for the promotion of Agriculture had set the country to begin exportation of rice by 2017.

The Anchor Borrowers Programme of  the CBN and the Presidential Committee on Rice Production launched in July had jointly set the target. Continue reading

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Official photos from Toke Makinwa’s book launch

‘On Becoming’ the memoir by Nigeria’s sweetheart, Toke Makinwa was launched on Sunday 27th of November 2016 at an intimate gathering held at The Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos.

The intimate event hosted by Tee A and Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi was attended by close friends, family, industry colleagues and well wishers. The evening started with a keynote address by Hon. Abike Dabiri after which a short behind-the-scenes clip ‘The Journey to Become’ directed by The Film Factory played. Continue reading

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ABC Transport Company Puts It Passengers Lives In Danger, And A N500 Million LawSuit

Imagine boarding a night bus to Lagos city, you paid an outrageous N7,600 for the trip, because you were promised a comfortable sleeper bus with an Air Conditioner and security, first of all no AC as promised then some people were refunded N800 and others didn’t get anything. The sleeper bus you were promised was magically turned into this rotten metal box, so every one hour the bus breaks down and the company did not prove a mechanic nor an additional bus to pick you up.  Continue reading

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Toke Makinwa’s Must Read Memoir “On Becoming”…Read Excerpts

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There is no doubt that media personality Toke Makinwa is one strong woman. We got a copy of her soon to be released book – On Becoming and it has been an interesting and eye-opening read so far!

She says it “is not a tell-all but a must tell”, and the book did speak of many things. She spoke of her childhood days, and the sad loss of her parents as a result of a fire incident in their home when she was 8 years old and its impact on her life. Continue reading

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Lagos University Teaching Hospital Records Birth of First IVF Baby

luthThe Assisted Fertility Centre (AFC) at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, on Tuesday celebrated the birth of its first In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) baby.

Professor Osato Giwa-Osagie, the Co-ordinator of the centre, made this known during a verification visit by a team from the Fiscal Responsibility Commission, Abuja, to the institution in Lagos. Continue reading

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Red Carpet Glam & Inside Fun Photos from the Genevieve Beauty Awards

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Opral Benson

The awards event which was held at the Victoria Hall of Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos was hosted by TV Personality Vimbai Mutinhiri and had leading beauty industry professionals in attendance.

Check them out below! Continue reading

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Nigerian Blogger Linda Ikeji launches Social Network – LindaIkejiSocial.com

 

Let me just start by saying that, free N20,000 will not pass me by again lol,  50 followers on Linda Ikeji Social and counting.

As a blogger with how much you try to hate on Linda Ikeji you will still have to pay homage to her site at least once a week, so after months of drowning us in suspense of LIS, www.lindaikejisocial.com , it is fianlly out, and i am like dijavu anybody.   I will not go into a review of the site, because it obviously looks like facebook and she said it, instead i will congratulate her on the idea, at least Nigerians now have a counter to facebook and nairalanders so called algorithms.  Continue reading

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What Is ALARA Lagos Annual Revenue Or Are They In Debt?

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So if you are part of my gang of Instagram admirers (#stalkers) of The Polo Avenue handle, by now you would have gotten used to seeing scandals with N800,000 prices tags, sunglasses and belts that cost half a Million Naira and so on.  The Polo Avenue website might be an empty shell of some sought, really have no words to describe the front end of the site but they only stock few designers mostly foreign and definitely no Nigerian designer, so obliviously the carter to few clients and have a small profit margin compared to bigger guys like ALARA.  Continue reading

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