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Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson, a retired Nigerian army brigadier-general and the first governor of Lagos state, is dead. Family sources said he died on Wednesday around 4pm. He served as governor of Lagos between May 1967 and July 1975 during the military regime of Yakubu Gowon. He became a director of construction giant, Julius Berger Nigeria in 1979 […]

Twitter said it would bar political advertising globally on its platform, responding to growing criticism over misinformation from politicians on social media. Chief executive Jack Dorsey said in a tweet that the company took the action to head off potential problems from “machine learning-based optimization of messaging and micro-targeting, unchecked misleading information, and deep fakes.”9 […]

Imoh Umoren’s biopic movie titled The Herbert Macaulay Affair starts showing today in cinemas across the country. The movie is set in the 1920s, around the time of the Bubonic plague in Lagos. The historical piece, as depicted in its trailer, is filled with action, riveting twists, and intrigues. The Award winning Film maker Imoh […]

Women are often frustrated by men who have no idea how to treat them properly, and once they’ve dealt with one or two of these guys, they often make mental notes to avoid similar ones in the future.  You may not realize it, but your behavior on a single date could be what’s keeping you […]

Abortion is not a dirty word. Let’s get that out of the way first. The hushed whispers, the fear (real or imagined), is absolutely unnecessary. Abortions happen in Nigeria on a daily basis; illegal or not, unplanned pregnancies are getting aborted. Unfortunately, too many of those abortions are carried out in unsafe conditions by quacks. […]

Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda, has revealed her plans to initiate a better health Insurance scheme for veteran actors ahead of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) election scheduled for October 31. Chinda who is vying for the position of Public Relations Officer of the organisation, said that the veterans actors, having used there skills and […]

Mr Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development on Wednesday said that members of the National Youth Service Corps would enjoy the new minimum wage of N30,000. The Federal Government had on April 18, 2019 agreed to pay N30,000 as the new minimum wage and on Friday, FG and organised labour agreed on […]

According to the world health organisation, Nigeria has gone three years without a case of polio, putting it on the brink of being declared free of the disease. This is a dramatic change from 2012 when the country accounted for more than half of all polio cases worldwide. Nigeria is the last country in Africa to […]

To celebrate Stanbic IBTC Bank’s 30th year anniversary, the Stanbic IBTC Corporate Social Investment initiative is opening up an opportunity to nominate a community in need of development projects in education, health and economic empowerment. “With your help via these nominations, we hope to invest in communities you nominate to celebrate our 30 years of […]

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