“Everybody smokes weed”: Burna Boy

Burna Boy has said that hypocrisy is the reason marijuana has not been legalised in Nigeria. During an interview with Home Grown Radio in Los Angeles, Burna Boy said “everyone smokes weed” in Nigeria but people like to pretend about…

*Fire guts warehouse in Lagos (Punch)*Ikoyi Passport Office now works 7 days weekly to clear backlog of applications, says Control Officer (Guardian)

Fire guts warehouse in Lagos (Punch) Fire has gutted a warehouse on Moshood Abiola Way, in the Ijora 7-Up area of Apapa-Iganmu, Lagos State. The Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, who confirmed the incident, said the…

*Trader docked for allegedly biting off woman’s nipple (Nation)*Many rendered homeless as fire razes houses, shops in Makoko (Punch)

Trader docked for allegedly biting off woman’s nipple (Nation) A 25-year-old trader, Tasuru Abdullahi, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court charged with biting off a woman’s nipple. The police charged Abdullahi, whose address was not given with sexual…

*Motorists protest enforcement of temporary one-way rule along Apapa-Oshodi Expressway (Guardian)*Brain Drain: Over 500 Nigerian doctors take Saudi recruitment test in Abuja (DailyTrust)

Motorists protest enforcement of temporary one-way rule along Apapa-Oshodi Expressway (Guardian) It was an agonising moment for commuters traversing Oshodi to Mile-Two in Lagos yesterday as commercial motorists mounted a roadblock along the expressway in protest against erection of a…

Global Citizen Live reveals line-up for Lagos. Paris and New York

International advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, has revealed many of the artists set to perform at Global Citizen Live events in Lagos, Nigeria as well as festivals in Paris, France and New York City, USA on September 25. Artistes will help…

Genevieve, Tiwa Savage, others compete in Nigerian Social Media Awards

Nigerian Social media space is bustling with activities, as top Nigerian celebrities drawn from music, movies and football sectors lock horns in an online engagement contest hosted by the Nigerian Social Media Awards, whose grand finale is slated for December…

Wizkid goes to America for “Made In Lagos” tour

Wizkid has announced a North American tour for Made in Lagos, his latest album. It kicks off September 10 in Boston and hits major cities including Brooklyn, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Miami through October before closing out with…

*Lagos seals 45 residential, commercial buildings in Lagos Island (Guardian)*FRSC impounds 835 articulated vehicles in Lagos (Sun)*Sanwo-Olu names new LASU governing council members (Guardian)

Lagos seals 45 residential, commercial buildings in Lagos Island (Guardian) No fewer than 45 residential and commercial buildings along Admiralty Way, Lekki, have been sealed by officials of Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), for alleged illegal extension of development…

Burna Boy, Wizkid nominated for BET Awards

Full List Below The duo of Grammy-winning Nigerian hip hop artistes, Wizkid and Burna Boy got a nomination each at the 2021 BET Awards, as did another African,Tanzania’s Diamond Platinumz. They have all been shortlisted in the Best International Act…

Africa Soft Power Project to hold virtual sessions on creative & cultural industries

The Africa Soft Power Project (ASP) will this month launch the 2nd edition of the Africa Soft Power Series virtual summit focused on Africa’s Creative & Cultural industries (CCI). Taking place between May 5th – 25th, the event will include…

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