Valentine’s Day celebrations and the burden on our environment – Gbenga Onabanjo

Valentine’s Day is celebrated all over the world in various styles and dimensions. Increasingly, its celebration gets more robust in our clime with each passing year as a way to relieve ourselves of our pervasive social and economic stress. Every…

Be my Val with AK-47 – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Love at gunpoint. That is the mantra in Nigeria today. It was Valentine’s Day on the Sunday but the news all over the land was of Fulani herdsmen storming from the forests with AK47, kidnapping, raping and killing. How can…

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle expecting a second baby

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting a second baby. The Valentine’s Day announcement came with a black and white picture of the smiling couple and the Duchess showing off a slight bump. A spokesperson for the pair said on…

Anti-Valentine’s Day films to celebrate friendship, self-love and singledom – from Booksmart to Someone Great

Valentine’s Day has crept up on us, with couples making their plans about how best to celebrate amid the pandemic. While some are planning date nights for home, singletons all over are readying themselves for a smattering of loved-up social…

Award-winning chef creates ‘fart-free’ curry recipe for Valentine’s Day

Looking for a risk-free meal this Valentine’s Day? Award-winning chef and bestselling cookery author Gurpareet Bains has come up with a new take on the traditional chicken madras that promises to ‘light a fire in our hearts’ rather than our…

Sheriffs ask people to turn in wanted exes for Valentine’s Day

Is your ex-boyfriend also a wanted ex-con? Law enforcement officials in North Carolina are giving jilted lovers a chance to get in the Valentine’s Day spirit this weekend. The Nash County Sheriff’s Office is promoting a “Valentine’s Day Weekend Special”…

*FG extends Third Mainland Bridge completion, to shut down bridge Feb 19 to 21 (Vanguard)*Planned protest: Calm at #LekkiTollgate as protesters comply with security directive (Vanguard)

FG extends Third Mainland Bridge completion, to shut down bridge Feb 19 to 21 (Vanguard) The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola Sunday said the Third Mainland Bridge will no longer be opened on Monday but at…

Biko, what’s the true meaning of love? – ‘Gbubemi E. Atimomo

…thoughts on love as Valentine’s Day beckons. Ladies and gentlemen, another Valentine’s Day is upon us! I often wonder why there must be a single day dedicated to the celebration of love? If love is what makes the world go…

Konga urges Nigerians to ‘shoot their shot’ with amazing Valentine deals

Huge deals and loads of freebies are in stock for Nigerians this Valentine season as Konga, Nigeria’s leading e-Commerce giant, is set to make the annual celebration a memorable one for its customers. Five lucky couples are set to enjoy…

COVID-19: Sahara Group urges global action with #Reachoutthisvalentine campaign

The 2021 Valentine’s Day celebration calls for collective action from all citizens of the world to reach out and make life better for others as we combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Andrew Laven, Chief Operating Officer, Sahara Energy Resources DMCC Dubai…

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