OPINION: What’s funny about the Lagos ‘keke’ ban?

Laughter, they say, is good for the soul. Even if such clichés did not exist, someone in Nigeria would have needed to manufacture them. Speaking of which, Peter Enahoro did write the book, ‘You Gotta Cry to Laugh’ first published around 1972. Variations of this statement can be found in: ‘If person no laugh, wetin […]

OPINION: Promoting Made in Nigeria Products

Days back, representatives of the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, were in Kano State. Their task was to distribute household items to certain segment of society as a form of assistance.  I took note of some of the items. There were large locally-made boxes for packing clothes. It means some enterprising Nigerians have been […]

OPINION: Much ado about okada ban

This opinion article was written by Abimbola Adelakun.  Barely a week after debunking reports that a definite decision had been taken on the operations of commercial motorcycles and tricycles, popularly known as okada and keke Marwa respectively, the Lagos State Government came with a ban on these crude means of transport in six local government […]

JUST IN: Longjan, Plateau South senator is dead

The Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District of Nigeria,  Ignatius Longjan, is dead. According to Punch, this was disclosed on Monday, by a senator who pleads anonymity “Yes,  the man is dead but it is either his family, the Plateau State Government or the President of the Senate that could give an official statement on […]

5 interesting ways to survive Lagos hustle

As we all know it, Lagos seems to be one of the most difficult places to live in Nigeria. Our own private New York. Starting from the traffic, that is nothing to write home about. Then are we going to talk about the hustle and bustle, the fumes from the cars, the humid air and […]

6 Weird Things Ladies Do After A Break Up

Ladies, ladies, ladies! I am sure this doesn’t sound very strange to you because most of us have gone through a heartbreak at one point in our lives. Remember how it felt? Most women can testify that they are guilty of at least one of these. Check out 6 crazy things ladies do after a […]

POP FOCUS FOR THE WEEK – TINO PAYSON

A fast rising artiste, Tino Payson is our Pop Focus for the week. The talented crooner came by Popcentral Tv to speak a little bit about what he has been up to and what inspired his new single titled “Monday”. Tino Payson whose real names are Habeeb Adusalami Lawal was born and bred in Lagos […]

India Arie, Burna Boy to feature in our new album – Sauti Sol

Kenyan artists, Sauti Sol has disclosed that he will be bringing on Burna Boy, Sho Madjozi and Indie Arie on his new album titled Midnight Train. This was disclosed on Monday while speaking with Milele Fm presenters, Alex and Jalas. During the interview, he said the album was recorded in different parts of the world […]

Kobe Bryant: What We Know About the Fatal Helicopter Crash Nearly 2 Weeks Later

Nearly two weeks after Kobe Bryant’s death, there are still some lingering questions about the helicopter crash that took his life. The world was shocked last month when the NBA legend, his daughter and seven others were killed in the horrific crash. With preliminary investigations over, many are now piecing together the details of the tragedy. Bryant’s […]

Hollywood Icon, Kirk Douglas Dies

One of the first stars of the silver screen, Hollywood icon Kirk Douglas passed away at the age of 103 on Wednesday. On Feb. 5, PEOPLE reported the news and released a statement from Douglas’ son, famed actor Michael Douglas. “It is with tremendous sadness that my brothers and I announce that Kirk Douglas left us today at the age of […]