The Lagos Light-rail under construction has recently been said to commence its full operation in next year 2022 in a statement. The Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) made this known on Tuesday. Mabimbola Akinajo, the Managing Director, in a statement, said she met with contractors and consultants handling the Lagos Light-Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Red and Blue Line projects. The official noted that the Red Line is one of seven rail lines identified in the state’s Strategic Transport Master […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of stipends to Bachelor of Education students, as well as granting them automatic employment after graduation. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who represented the President at the event to mark World Teachers Day in Abuja, said this is now a Federal Government policy. Though there is the old saying which says, “teachers rewards are in heaven,” that seem to have changed this days. Teachers now meritoriously enjoy bumper packages, ranging from car […]

In his reponse to a recent allegation made against him, Ondo Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has denied that he does not run a family government. Notable persons, the opposition and some indigenes of the state have repeatedly accused him of allowing his family control the affairs of government. They insist that Akeredolu’s wife, Betty and son, Jide, are the ones in charge. Gov. Akeredolu has however came openly to challenge those making the claim to provide proof. While speaking at a debate […]

The Bauchi State police command, last Saturday, 26th September, 2020, made arrest of a five-member gang of armed robbers who attacked and injured a resident of Gwallameji area of Bauchi metropolis. This was made known by the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, in a press release he signed and made available to newsmen on Tuesday. The gang members, Endurance Luya (28); Daniel Adamu, aka Small (20); Emmanuel Hassan, aka Junior (23); Aliyu Sulaiman, aka Aljan […]

A young man has again fallen victim of scam at Computer Village in Ikeja area of Lagos where he had gone to purchase a smart phone. In a viral video already making the rounds on social media, a man could be seen asking the victim where he bought the iPhone, which he described as Vitamin C pro max. The fake samrt phone was sold to the unsuspecting victim for the sum of N100,000 and it appears that the furious man […]

About three weeks ago, Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, said he was optimistic that his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC would emerge victorious in the Edo State Governorship Election. He said opinion polls previously carried out shown that the APC candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, would win the election, adding that he didn’t know what actually went wrong in the last three weeks of the campaign. While making his comment on the new development, the Kaduna State governor, who spoke on […]

Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC has alleged foul play in the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state. However, it has beckoned on all party members to stay calm while party leaders study the result and decide what is next. The Chairman of the APC Media Campaign Council, John Mayaki said the party rejected the result of the recently concluded governorship election. Recall incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki defeat his rival Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu in yesterday’s governorship […]

Ahead of the new Premier League season opener, Chelsea Football club look set to seal the deal with Rennes goalie, Edouard Mendy, NG Times can authoritatively report. Chelsea feel now confident to sign Edouard Mendy from Rennes. A new bid was yesterday submitted on last hours. The Chelsea board are pushing to complete deal on next hours. The player’s personal terms already agreed. Mendy has asked again to leave and join Chelsea. 🤝 Final decision is now up to Rennes […]

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Facebook will be launching a poll worker recruitment drive this weekend, which will make it easy for Americans to sign up and serve as a poll worker with their state election authorities as United States elections is less than two months. He disclosed this on his official social platform on Friday, he said there’s an estimated of almost half a million poll workers needed this year, especially due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as United […]

David Adeleke widely known as Davido has now shared his new video titled, FEM through his social media handle earlier today. Davido have been one of Nigeria’s most visible musical exports for years, and his profile peaked last year when his 2017 single “Fall” took off online and on the charts. This year, the 30BG crooner is set to make return with his third studio album A Better Time, and today shares “FEM,” its first single and video. The song’s title which […]

The police in Katsina State, Thursday, confirmed the arrest of a member of bandits and kidnap kingpin, Abubakar Ibrahim, 19, at Rugu forest. SP Gambo Isah, the police spokesman made this disclosure in a statement in Katsina said the syndicate have been terrorizing people in Batsari, Safana, Damnusa and Kurfi Local Government Areas in the state. In a report by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Isah said that the police equally rescued three kidnapped victims. According to Isah, on […]

A Nigerian preacher Apostle Psalm Okpe shows off his toy, a Mercedes SLK convertible. According to his post on Facebook he called it his toy. He is the founder of Fresh Oil Ministry. The price value of the car is between N7m to N8m. Apostle Okpe post was further shared by Obiwest Utchaychukwu aka The Media Apostle , a defender of the gospel in Nigeria. Below are reactions from some Nigerians to such post on Facebook; Kingsley Freeman Ogbonna: In as much I love […]

Apple iPhone 12 is seemingly closer to its launch date, keeping in line with the approximate timeline of when Apple launches its iPhones every year. This time, the new iPhones will make for Apple’s first 5G iPhones, and alongside the latest generation connectivity tech inside, the iPhone 12 lineup is also expected to give the iPhones an eagerly awaited redesign. Also expected are four variants of the iPhone 12 instead of three, which are expected to bring four screen sizes ranging from […]

The duo of Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden have landed in England following the axe recieved after breach of COVID-19 guideline rules. Recall a report yesterday said that two girls posted photographs of Greenwood, 18, and Foden, 20, on social media, showing them in clear breach of the guidelines set by the FA. The young Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden only made their international debuts on Saturday, with Foden starting and Greenwood introduced as a second half substitute in the […]

The Ogun State Government has announced September 21 as the schools reopening date of schools in the state but with staggering resumption time. The new students who will be resuming for the first time after the nationwide closure in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will join students in SS3 who are currently writing the West African School Certificate Examination. The state government announced that all students had been given automatic promotion to the next class, including automatic placement for […]

Floods have washed away at least two million tons of rice in Nigeria, the second-largest importer of the grain. According to the estimates by a farmers’ association, this is more than 25% of the previously projected national output of 8 million tons. At least 450,000 hectares (1.2 million acres) were destroyed in Kebbi, the country’s main rice-growing state, according to Mohammed Sahabi, the state chairman of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RFAN. Planters had targeted a 2.5 million ton […]

Tension mounts ahead of the United States presidential election, Donald Trump seems to be feeling the heat more than expected following the unforeseen circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 debacle. The United States now has over 800, 000 deaths record. U.S. President Trump was accused by his Democratic rival Joe Biden of causing mass deaths with incompetent handling of the COVID-19 crisis. So, on Monday, Trump did what he does best – he called Biden “stupid,” then demanded an apology for what […]

Sergio Reguilón has been offered to Manchester United. The board and Ole are considering him as an ‘option’. They’re gonna decide soon. Also Sevilla have asked to have him back on loan from Real Madrid. The race is still on [also for other clubs], Arsenal are reported to be interested in the Madrid man. Recall Reguilón, 23, delivered a string of brilliant performances on loan at Sevilla last season, and played a starring role in their Europa League semi final win over […]

The Federal Government of Nigeria says state governments across the 35 states and school administrators should start making preparations for the full reopening of schools in the country. This is contained in an address made by Dr. Sani Aliyu, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19. However, the Federal Government announced the resumption of graduating pupils effective August 4, 2020, to write this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination from August 17, 2020, through September 12, 2020. […]

Argentinian Superstar Messi’s father who also doubles as the agent, Jorge Messi has landed in Barcelona for showdown talks over his son Lionel’s future – and declared: “I don’t know anything“. He was pictured boarding a private plane in Argentina on Tuesday night to head to Spain. Jorge Messi landed at El Prat Airport in Barcelona first thing on Wednesday morning where he was met by a scrum of reporters after his son plunged the Catalan club into chaos. In his first […]

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) showed a masterclass display to edged out Italian rival, Atalanta in the tensed encounter to qualified for the Champions League semi-final. The Ligue 1 champions were 1 – 0 down until the 89th minutes of the game before producing a stunningly magical comeback against Atalanta to win 2-1 on Wednesday night. The 27th minutes Pasalic’s first half goal seemed to be the winner with two minutes left. However, the early introduction of fit-again Kylian Mbappe turned the […]

A New York man, Zachary Clark, 41,  also known as “Umar Kabir,” “Umar Shishani,” and “Abu Talha, pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to ISIS, which included spreading the terrorist group’s propaganda online and calling for supporters to commit attacks in New York City, a Justice Department statement said Monday. Zachary Clark, 41,  also known as “Umar Kabir,” “Umar Shishani,” and “Abu Talha, was accused of pledging allegiance to ISIS twice, and disseminating ISIS propaganda. Clark no doubt […]

Fulham have gained promotion into the Premier League ahead of the 2020/2021 season. In an interesting encounter with Brentford, Fulham are the more experienced side of the two. The first-half of the game never had magical spark. The return of the second-half see either side pressing for victory with both sides creating incredible display. Brentford proceeded to attack with everything they had, desperate to return to England’s top flight for the first time since 1947. In the 70th minute that […]

According to a report, Police in Omaha, Nebraska, got trapped a Black Lives Matter protest march on a bridge. This funneled all 120 people, including journalists and legal observer, into police department custody. The preotest leader, a 23-year-old Bear Alexander said “It’s psychological warfare.” Alexander is also leader at ProBLAC, a new local Black-led protest group. “They wanted to discourage any future thought of doing direct action.” This protest march was the first one Alexander has ever led, and it was […]

Microsoft had on Sunday confirmed it is holding talks with Chinese-based ByteDance to buy the U.S. operations of its TikTok unit. Microsoft said that its CEO, Satya Nadella, has discussed the situation with President Donald Trump, who has previously threatened to ban the service in the U.S. over security concerns. “Microsoft fully appreciates the importance of addressing the president’s concerns,” the company said in a blog post. “It is committed to acquiring TikTok subject to a complete security review and […]

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija Lockdown housemates, Erica and Billionaire son, Kiddwaya have been romantically linked together since the commencement of the show, Sunday night the duo couldn’t get their hands off each other as they packed and did the expected. The pair were first seen on the couch chatting and flirting with Kiddwaya placing one of his hands on Erica’s bare bum and the other around her neck. The duo of Erica and Kiddwaya later took their romantic display to […]

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Controversial Nigerian music executive, Ubi Franklin has stern interest in  Big Brother Naija, BBNaija 2020 Housemates, namely Erica and Nengi. The Chief Executive Officer, CEO of Triple MG Record label has since embraced the reality TV show as some millions of Nigerians who are currently glued to their screens, seeing the antics of BBNaija contestants. Ubi Franklin took to his official Instagram handle to made known his interest. Ubi said that he needs to check his heart to know whether […]

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