SANWO-OLU NAMES NEW IBESHE LAGOSHOMS AFTER LATE EX-NBA PRESIDENT B.O. Benson, ADDS 480 HOMES TO HOUSING STOCK

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Traders battle low sales amid rising food prices.

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Ayu emerges new PDP chairman, as opposition party elects new NWC

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…Deal To Provide 500 Jobs, Facilitate Hybrid Energy Plant   The Lagos State Government and a United Kingdom firm, Low Energy Designs (LED) Limited on Monday entered into partnership to construct 10,000 LED street lights covering 300kilometres across the State.   The deal, which also includes the provision of about 500 jobs and construction of …

Mario Balotelli says he is ready to return to Italy in the summer and would be interested in joining Juventus or Napoli. Balotelli, 27, has scored 13 goals in 19 Ligue 1 games for Nice this season and agent Mino Raiola recently said he was working on a summer switch to either Serie A or …

  The EU will soon unveil a plan for taxing major internet companies like Amazon and Facebook by imposing a levy of two to six percent on revenues in every country where they operate, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said Sunday. “The range will be from two to six percent; but closer to two …

Researchers say they have discovered a HIV antibody that can suppress the virus for nearly six months without additional treatment. The new study involved about half of a group of monkeys, infused with a broadly neutralising antibody to HIV combined with an immune stimulatory compound. The findings, released at the 25th Conference on Retroviruses and …

Mr Hyginus Omeje, the Lagos State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has disclosed that 56, 767 driving licences were yet to be collected by their owners. Omeje who disclosed this on Saturday in an interview urged the owners of the licences to collect them as the command would soon embark on …

After his big win, Jordan took to Twitter and said, “I just won an Oscar. WTF?!? Another person who had a good night was, 39-year-old former basketball player, Kobe Bryant, who won the award for Best Documentary – Short Subject for producing the short film Dear Basketball. See list of winners below: Best Picture: “Call Me by Your Name” “Darkest …

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has decried all allegations of nepotism against the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, Punch reports. Speaking to journalists and social media influencers in Lagos State, Osinbajo said the appointments made by Buhari suggest that Christians, and not Muslims, have the upper hand in the administration. The south-west has for itself critical appointments, Osinbajo said, including …

Two Burundi officials have been arrested after their town’s football team allegedly “roughed up” President Pierre Nkurunziza who was playing during a match with his personal team, legal sources and witnesses said Friday PHOTO CREDIT: BBC Alegal source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that the administrator of the northern town of Kiremba as well …

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed candidates for the 2018 UTME to start printing their examination notification slip from Tuesday, March 6. The board’s Head of Media and Information Department, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said in Lagos on Sunday that arrangements had been concluded for the successful conduct of the exam scheduled to …

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), yesterday said all is set to hold a Dialogue Session on the new Land Use Charge Law in Lagos. In a statement by the  Director General of LCCI, Mr. Muda Yusuf, he said the session was aimed at examining the provisions of the recently passed law viz-a …