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‘33’ Export kicks off 2018 edition of Friendship Experience Parties

‘33’ Export Lager Beer, the No. 1 friendship beer in Nigeria kicked off the 2018 edition of its Friendship Experience Parties on Sunday, March 4, 2018. The brand, which is popularly known for fostering friendships across the country hosted thousands…

If Kaffy did it, we can do it, too – Ude’s team

It has been five days – 91 hours to be precise – since Bright Michael Ude began the quest to get his name listed on the Longest Dance World Record. When thisislagos.ng got to the ground floor of the Maryland…

Policemen protest salary deductions in Lagos (Punch)

Hundreds of policemen on Monday stormed the Mechanised Salary Section (MSS) of the Lagos State Police Command in Oduduwa, in the Ikeja area of the state, to protest against what they described as “outrageous and unexpected” deductions from their salaries.…

Madman hacks two pupils to death (NewTelegraph)

There was pandemonium yesterday at Saint John’s Anglican Primary School, Agodo in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun State, when a suspected mentally deranged man invaded the school and hacked two pupils to death. The suspect, Lekan Adebisi, was…

NUC approves Zamfara State University, gov okays N3b for take-off (Guardian)

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the Zamfara State University, Talata Mafara, as the 162nd university in Nigeria. Executive Secretary of the Commission, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, who announced the approval of the university yesterday in Abuja when Governor of…

FG seeks N8b to pay varsity workers on industrial action (Guardian)

The Federal Government says it will source for eight billion naira within five weeks to pay the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities. Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said this at a…

35-year-old mother of three jailed 12 months for stealing N15,000 (Tribune)

A Magistrate Court, sitting in Osogbo, capital of Osun, on Monday sentenced a 35-year-old woman, identified as Nafisat Raji to 12 months imprisonment for stealing Tecno phone, worth N15,000. The convict, a mother of three children was docked before Magistrate…

Man, 52, gives girl N10 biscuits, defiles her (Punch)

A 52-year-old man, Gabriel Olaniyan, has been accused of defiling a nine-year-old girl after seducing her with N10 biscuits on her way home from an Arabic school. Olaniyan, who was arraigned before an Ibadan Magistrate’s Court in Iyaganku on Monday,…

UNIBEN got 34,497 applications, admitted 10,909 –Vice-Chancellor

The University of Benin, Edo State, has said that it received 34,497 applications from candidates in the last Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in 2017. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, disclosed this at…

Group sues Lagos over Land Use Charge (Punch)

A coalition of citizens, under the aegis of The EIE Project Ltd./GTE, has dragged the Lagos State Government to court, seeking the reversal of some portions of the state’s Land Use Charge Law 2018. Specifically, the plaintiff is praying the…

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