I’m not lost in Lagos – Uche Macauley

Uche Macauley, an actor, writer and producer, who lives in the Lekki area of Lagos and hails from Aniocha, in Delta State, Nigeria has not been home in recent time. But she insists that she is not lost in Lagos.…

*I’ve high hope of becoming next governor of Lagos — Agbaje (Nation) *Good governance possible in Nigeria — Ezekwesili (Nation)

I’ve high hope of becoming next governor of Lagos — Agbaje (Nation) A Governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election, Mr Jimi Agbaje, on Tuesday said that he had high hope of becoming the next governor…

A ‘no-deal’ Brexit might look like this (NBC)

“The government is past the point where it can have everything ready if no-deal happens,” one analyst warned. PM Theresa May confronts European leaders after failing to win Brexit deal By sending notification that it was leaving the E.U., the…

North Korea, Fearing K-Pop and Porn, Warns Against Smartphones’ Influence (New York Times)

A North Korean man using a smartphone in Pyongyang, the capital. South Korean officials estimate that there are six million mobile phones in the North. North Korea on Tuesday warned against the disruptive influence it said smartphones could have on…

Fragile calm in Yemen’s ceasefire hub, Hodeida (DW)

Yemen’s Hodeida city is reported calm after the start of a UN-brokered ceasefire agreed in Sweden. The Red Sea port city, crucial for aid to feed starving civilians, had seen clashes even beyond a midnight deadline. Hodeida residents and a…

Only one country out of 186 backs US in United Nations vote against agreement to support refugees (The Independent)

Only Hungary’s far-right government vote with United States as Donald Trump’s administration finds itself increasingly isolated over concerns about promotion of abortion and plan to address global refugee crisis Donald Trump addresses the 72nd Annual UN General Assembly in New…

Morocco arrests suspect after murder of two Scandinavian women (Al-Jazeera)

The tourists were found with their throats cut in an isolated area on the way to North Africa’s highest peak of Toubkal. The women were found dead in an isolated area on the way to North Africa’s highest peak of…

Chief Daddy Makes N40 Million In Its Opening Weekend (Guardian)

Chief Daddy Makes N40 Million In Its Opening Weekend (Guardian) Over the weekend, the new comedy from EbonyLife Films, Chief Daddy, debuted in cinemas across the country. The much-anticipated movie got off to a superb start, selling over N40 million…

It’s Liverpool versus Bayern Munich, Man Utd against PSG (Guardian)

Liverpool will take on German giants, Bayern Munich, in the Champions League last 16, while Manchester United have been drawn against Paris St-Germain. Premier League champions Manchester City and Tottenham also face Bundesliga sides, with City meeting Schalke and Spurs…

Knocks, kudos as Access takes over Diamond Bank (Guardian)

Shareholders of Diamond Bank Plc have demanded an investigation into the financial institution’s “merger” with Access Bank Plc. The deal worth over N23.160 billion cash consideration will see to shareholders of Diamond Bank getting N1 per share. Nevertheless, they applauded…

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