Former Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Dr Ade Dosunmu, has questioned the decision of the Lagos State assembly to add almost 400 billion Naira to the initial budget proposal submitted by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
As the country prepares to head to the polls next year for the general elections, inquiries into the quality and credibility of the candidates of various political parties are headlining conversations.
Some Lagos transporters have expressed their lack of excitement at the newly launched N800 universal levy put in place by the state government.
The reason why the average Nigerian youth may be not so "refined" in the employment market today is because the people view university education as the only road to success.
As concern continues to mount over the growing rate of Nigeria's foreign debt and it's implication on the economy, Lead Economist and Partner, West Africa Financial Services, Dr. Andrew S. Nevin (PhD) has moved to allay fears, stating that the country has a "growth problem", not a debt and revenue problem.
Public affairs analyst, Jimi Disu, says it is not surprising that the United States and the United Kingdom have refused to be present at the trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
On Daily Digest, Jimi Disu asked listeners what they thought of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo running for President of Nigeria in 2023.
Joy, a caller, has argued that every political party should, in the spirit of fairness, give their presidential ticket to a candidate from the South-East.
According to a recent report by the Economic Intelligence Unit, the city of Lagos is the second worst city in the world to live in, ranking 139th of 140 cities. Shocking, right?
It is often emphasized on in this part of the world that 'you don't just marry your husband or wife alone, you marry his/her entire family'. Hence, you must also try to please them as you would your spouse.
The factors that unite Nigeria and Cameroon are way more than those that try to bring differences between both nations. This is according to Mrs. Manga Bessem, Cameroon Consul General.
Constitutional lawyer, Liborous Oshomah says the Lagos State Government’s report on Sylvester Oromoni (Jnr) was inconclusive and one-sided.
The Public Affairs analyst says he is not impressed by some of the 2023 presidential hopefuls that have showed interest recently.
Pension expert & economist, Tunji Andrews has explained the details of the micro-pension scheme.
Public affairs analyst, Jimi Disu, says there are plenty of questions APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu, must answer after declaring his intention to become president in 2023.
Public Affairs Analyst, Gbolahan Olojede, says Nigeria, at the moment, is not ready for direct primaries currently being clamoured for.
Government efforts to ensure that more Nigerians are metered is still suffering setbacks.
Online money lenders have slowly become a key part of Nigeria banking system.
It is often said that discipline is a mode of correction, and that sparing the rod will spoil the child, according to the Holy Book. However, when does trying to enforce discipline on a child become an abuse on him/her?
Financial analyst, Tunji Andrews, has attacked Nigerian banks for their unwillingness to give small loans to Nigerians.
Public Affairs analyst, Jimi Disu has expressed disappointment in the public exchange that took place between Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) in Magodo on Tuesday.
Morning Crossfire callers on Tuesday, reacted to the new declaration by the Indigenous People of Biafra placing a ban on the recitation of the Nigerian national anthem in Biafraland - South-East.
Infertility is most often seen as a woman’s issue and they often endure being blamed for not bearing a child.
As reactions continue to trail the announcement by Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg that the social media company will now be "Meta" first, the idea behind the seismic technological innovation (the metaverse) continues to split opinions.
It's quite puzzling how the sweet, romantic "I do" suddenly turns into a nasty, ill-tempered "I don't" in marriages. Certainly not the fairytale many envisaged most times, but what to do?
It is often said that one's family name and background is the key to open doors and ultimately future success. However, how sustainable is that success?
The glory of the African woman has once again been emphasized.
The need to acquire basic skills (soft skills) in a densely populated unemployment market has once again been highlighted.
There are more pressing matters for the Nigerian government to address rather than focus on the regulation of social media use in the country. This is the stand of a caller who doesn’t see this move by the Federal Government as a positive one
According to Wikipedia, Bride price, bride wealth, or bride token, is money, property, or other form of wealth paid by a groom or his family to the woman or the family of the woman he will be married to or is just about to marry.
“It has come to a point where the government can force people to take the vaccine.” This is the position of a caller who wants compulsory vaccination enforced.
As inquests into the death of 12-year-old Dowen College student Sylvester Oromoni continue, the role of parents and teachers especially, in aiding and preventing bullying has been highlighted.
Trust they say is fickle and can 'only' be invested in someone you have deep affection for, and once broken, can almost never be fixed. So what to do when that trust is put to the test by someone you love?
Truth be told, we have all at some point found ourselves in this position, and that is; looking for a means to discharge our guest.
The year 2021 may be near its end, but that hasn’t stopped advancement in technology and innovation from reaching new heights. To that end, enthusiasts in the field of science and technology are excited about what lies ahead in 2022 and beyond.
Legal practitioner Tunde Kolawole believes the action of the Lagos State Government is in sync with past antecedents of elites when it comes to implementing panel reports.
The recent decision of the Federal Government to remove the subsidy on petroleum products has been met with mixed reaction by Nigerians.
Do you know that just by having electric power around you puts you in danger of electrocution?
13-year-old Tanvita Koushik emerged winner of the first edition of the I Beg to Differ' student debate tournament.
12-year-old Emmanuella Nnadi secures the last semifinal spot at the ongoing 'I Beg To Differ' student debate tournament on Nigeria Info.
As the debate over the strictness/flexibility of family values continues, the enforcement of these values itself has been highlighted by parents who have had their say on the matter.
12-year-old Emmanuella Nnadi is through to the finals of the 'I Beg To Differ' debate tournament after an intense debate with 15-year-old Uchechukwu Golden.
The semifinals of the 'I BEG TO DIFFER' debate tournament kicked off with 13-year-old Tanvita Koushik and 12-year-old Emmanuel Afolarin Busari competing for a chance at the finals of the tournament.
As the world continues to battle with climate change, the preparedness of Nigeria and the African continent as a whole for this fast approaching reality has been called to question by an attendee of the recently concluded Conference of the Parties (COP26) - a global climate summit - in Glasgow
The strength and bond of a family can pretty much be said to be embedded in its values and principles. It is not just what knits them together as individuals, it is also what sets them apart from other families
Marriage, they say, is a beautiful thing. It is the legally or formally recognized union of two people as partners in a personal relationship, according to the Oxford Dictionary. However, ever wondered the reason behind people getting married?
Greed is the biggest reason why Nigerians are seeking a better life anywhere but in the country. This is the position of a caller who sought to give flesh to the burning question on the motivation behind the mass exodus of citizens outside Africa’s most populous nation.
The most important thing in the world is family and love. This is according to John Wooden. However, how far is one supposed to go to protect their family?
It is not uncommon for people to mistake one thing with similar characteristics, for another, but the need to put daylight between two very important issues - Sadness and Depression- has been emphasized by Certified Mental Health Counsellor, Olaiwola Abiola.
According to the American Psychiatric Association, Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. It causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities you once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease your ability to function at work and at home.
The Central Bank of Nigeria will not take responsibility for cyber security issues with the E-Naira. This revelation was made by Tech Reviewer Fisayo Fosudo on the Techie Talk segment of Whaats Up Lagos with the Tekes.
Beautification, scarification, or identification; the purpose of tribal marks remains diverse. However, there are also reservations as to the need, especially in these modern times.
The E-Naira, introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria is still dominating conversation on the country’s financial space.
The concept of marriage seems to be evolving these days, especially when it comes to the issue of roles and leadership.
There is no doubt that the left hand is shrouded in controversy. It is often regarded as the ‘weaker hand’ and also seen as the one associated with disrespect in some African culture.
According to Good Spa Guide, massage is a treatment that uses different kinds of physical contact to relax, revive and heal the body. It is used to treat a wide range of emotional and physical health problems and is one of the most popular treatments on a spa menu.
They say a family that plays together stays together, but has that changed over time because of the internet age?
Spirituality, prophecies and common sense, where to draw the line?
Parenting they say is both bliss and a burden, and in the words of American Singer Faith Hills, ‘A baby changes everything.” Guess that line best explains the inspiration for The Tekes on today’s Family Talk segment of Whats Up Lagos.
"Love is not stupid and there is no justification to subject love to abuse." These were the words of Sunny Side Show Host Joyce Onyemuwa to a woman (caller) who said her husband subjects her to abuse in their marriage.
Constitutional Lawyer, Libororus Oshoma has called for a review of the country’s Policing system in the wake of continued reports of Police Harassment across the country. He made this known on Sunny Side.
If you've ever wondered if it is right, if not safe, to capture a scene of Police Brutality with your phone, Constitutional Lawyer, Liborous Oshoma says it is perfectly within the law to do so.
Nigeria Info Sports Analyst Adaeze Michael says "a drab draw or a stalemate would have been better than defeat to the Central African Republic (CAR)."
In the wake of comments made by former Super Eagles midfielder Victor Ikpeba regarding the national team, questions as to the strengths and weaknesses of the three-time African champions have continued to rise.
Developmental Psychologist, Dr Ruth Goma has faulted parents and caregivers who raise children based on gender.
A mother’s sacrifice many years ago is making it possible for children in slum communities to play chess.
What is a woman to do when she no longer enjoys the company of her partner?
Today’s episode of Family Clinic with the Tekes’ is a reminder of Tony Tetuila's classic, “Two Women”.
Gianluigi Donnarumma produced seven saves against Manchester City
These things should be taught in school.
The question really is quantity or quality?
Conversations around domestic violence often center on women being victims.
PSG's performance in their 2-0 win over Manchester City is their "best so far this season." This is the view of Nigeria Info Sports Analyst, Anthony Dimwaka.
Doing business in Nigeria is still difficult.
If you grew up in a typical Nigerian family, chances are a lot of things were never discussed in front of you as a kid.
PSG sit on top of the Ligue 1 table with maximum points after seven games.
Which is most important to you?
A 5-year-old boy tells his father.
Liza is facing a dilemma.
Manchester United's Norwegian manager Solskjaer must win a major title this season.
You may liken Dr Henry's (not his real name) story to that of the proverbial grass that suffers when two elephants fight.
Every human is special.
The singer also quipped that music consumers also “have a right not to listen.”
Sting Men Association is so last year. Welcome to the new school; The Mumu Men Association (MMA).
In THE VANGUARD Newspaper on Tuesday, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwo, was quoted to have said that there will be no peace in Yoruba land if idol worship continues.
Public analyst, Jimi Disu has blasted both anti and pro-Buhari protesters for the demonstrations they held in the United States on Monday.
The ancestors just rolled in their graves at the topic above, along with a few village elders on this side of life.
Callers on the Sunny Side react to the UK government's recent changes to travel policy.
Nothing had “trended” in Nigeria in the past 100 days.
Birth control refers to any method, medicine or device used to prevent pregnancy.
An anonymous caller has narrated how he abandoned cultism while studying at the university.
Yahoo, Yahoo Plus and Yahoo Minus!
Depending on who you ask, there are various factors to consider when it is time to choose a life partner.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa reached 100caps for the national team against Cape Verde
Radio host Collins Teke shares a very personal story.
This caller is worried her past will disrupt her life as she prepares to get married.
This caller is worried her husband's doting over their 7-year-old daughter is too much.
The Lagos State Police Command have arrested a woman, Jennifer Madueke, over a missing service pistol belonging to the Denton Divisional Police Officer, CSP Adegoke Akinlade.
Worries amidst Delta variant.
I believe I was still in primary school the last time someone threatened to report me to my mother.
A come from behind 1-2 win overCape Verde sees the Super Eagles of Nigeria top Group C of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
It is not civilised for officials of Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA) to chase after individuals to get permits before building.
'Minister of Defence, Head of DSS, Head of NSA and the Head of DIA should also be sacked' Maleek, a caller on Hard Facts says.
Joyce had to ask after receiving an interesting text.
Emotional abuse in families and relationships.
The National Association Of Resident Doctors (NARD) have alleged that the Minister of Health, Osagie Enahire is clueless about the one-month-old strike of Resident doctors in the country.
Mutiu Adepoju has backed the Super Eagles to perform well against Cape Verde.
Super Eagles finished third at the last AFCON tournament
Gernot Rohr's Super Eagles side face Liberia, Cape Verde and Central Africa Republic in Group C
A soon-to-wed woman, Morayo(not her real name), was shocked by a revelation from a friend that her Fiance has a new baby mama that stays close to them.
Analyst, Jimi Disu has criticized talks by the Federal Government that they may make vaccines compulsory in the country upon availability.
The Presidency has defended the federal government's borrowing culture saying it is better to take loans for infrastructural development than to take loans that will be stolen.
Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United is a "wrong move.
Imagine spending loads of money to adopt a child and it all comes to nothing.
Rohr now has to prosecute both games without the services of his England-based players
Head, Speech Pathology and Special Education department, Federal Neuro-psychiatric Hospital Yaba, Temitope Amodu has mentioned hearing problems, amongst others as one of the causes of delay in language and speech amongst children.
How much private information do you give out unconsciously when you download an app or fill a form online?
Paul, a caller on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts says no one can camouflage and penetrate Nigeria's Defence Academy without an insider.
Nigerian rapper Olanrewaju Ogunmefun, popularly known as Vector, says he does not care about streaming numbers as much as he cares about making an impact with his song.
Ever wondered what living in a haunted house feels like?
D'Tigres lost all three group games to the USA, Japan, and France
Nigeria's Super Eagles are in Group D alongside Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau.
House hunting in Lagos is not for the faint of heart.
All those who are sick should be "treated in front of Aso Rock" Dr Aino, a caller on Hard Facts says
Vice President of the National Association of Residents Doctors, Dr Christopher Arome Adejo, has debunked claims that the union’s indefinite strike is coming to an end.
What is a man to do when his wife says no to sex?
At some point in life, everyone experiences a life-changing event; something that influences how they view and interact with the rest of the world and humanity.
One very popular stereotype is that short people are angrier than tall people.
Matchday one results in the Premier League could mean more transfer activity in the coming days
Reactions have trailed the call by the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Lagos State Area Unit, urging the government to put stop to the reality TV show Big Brother Naija A.K.A (BB Naija)
Former Minister for Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung says achievements made at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are nothing compared to those made at the event in Rio i2016 when he was in charge.
Nigerian human rights lawyer, Abdul Mahmud says an extradition request by the United States will not in any way violate the rights of suspended DCP Abba Kyari under the African Charter.
“What is on the moon that you’ve not seen, what is about the honey that you have not tasted?” Malik asked on Nigeria Info’s Whaatsup Lagos with the Tekes.
As the world on Thursday marked International Youth Day, stakeholders have advised on the challenges and solutions to political participation amongst Nigerian youths.
The good book says “time and chance happeneth to them all” but how much role does chance play in determining success?
You just told your colleague you need a break from work and are thinking of going on a vacation. You log on to your computer and the first ad that pops up is of a travel company offering a special discount on a trip to the Caribbean. Coincidence?
On Dear Bunmi edition of Daily Digest, host, Jimi Disu, examined the case of a woman who is worried by her ex-husband's impending marriage.
Nigeria Info Sports broadcaster has given her thoughts on what she believes is the way to go if Nigeria wants to better her performances at the just concluded Tokyo Olympics 2020 in subsequent competitions.
In many traditional family structures, it is generally accepted that women marry into a family, therefore it is not uncommon to hear expressions like: our wife, iyawo wa, nwunye anyi, awan yin, amariya mu and so on.
Public Analyst, Jimi Disu has called for the resignation of the Minister Of Sports, Sunday Dare, over the disqualification of athletes at the Tokyo Olympics 2020
Christiana Akinrinmade, a visually impaired entrepreneur has narrated how she transforms mechanical waste into furniture.
Is there an ideal age for children to start school, or should it differ from child to child? That was the discussion on Nigeria Info’s Whaatsup Lagos with the Tekes. There was no consensus but a few callers shared pointers that parents might want to look out for before sending their wards off to school.
Political analyst, Kenny Okokugbo has explained why he would rather zones be considered before competence in picking Nigeria's President.
Nigeria Country Director Amnesty International, Osai Ojigho says the Federal Government as a matter of urgency, should set up an investigation on the killings happening in the SouthEast.
The increase in violence in the Southeast is due to the failure of the Nigerian justice system to bring perpetrators to book. This is the position of the Nigeria Country Director Amnesty International, Osai Ojigho, while speaking on Hard Facts.
Oncologist, Dr Nneka Nwobbi has listed some signs and symptoms of cancer parents and guardians should look out for in children.
It seems the world isn't getting rid of COVID-19 and its ensuing drama anytime soon.
President, National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, says it is rather obvious the priority of Nigeria as health workers are paid 5,000 naira as Hazard Allowance as against the 1.2 million naira Hardship Allowance for senators.
It is a painful thing to get scammed by an internet fraudster but have you ever outsmarted one? The feeling is priceless.
Communications Manager, Stand To End Rape Initiative (STER), Bisayo Aderibigbe, says the rise in cases of workplace sexual harassment is majorly a result of underreporting.
The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have outlined the reasons why indirect primary is preferred over direct primaries.
The Nigeria Centre For Disease control has explained why people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 can still contract the virus.
"Going by Abba Kyari's record, we can't say he is not a good police officer" - those were the words of a police officer who called on the Sunny Side with Joyce.
Sexual abuse data suggests that victims more often than not, know their abusers.
The statement credited to the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari on alleged connection with Ramon Abbas(Hushpuppi), is simply "an insult to Nigerians," Chinedu, a caller on Hard Facts says.
Financial Journalist at Stears Business, Gbemisola Alonge has stated that the Central Bank of Nigeria's crackdown on Bureau De Change operators will in the short term lead to an increase in the exchange rate.
As the Academic Staff Union of Universities threatens to resume its strike action over the government's failure to meet up with its demands, students calling Nigeria info's Sunny Side told Joyce just how much another strike action by the academic union would affect them.
Ever had that awkward midnight conversation with your partner? You know the one where the missus wakes you up at 2am in the dead of the night and says: we need to talk. No man wants to have that but we all eventually do.
In a reaction to the Presidency's decision for the State House staff to swear an oath of secrecy in a bid to protect classified information, Jimi Disu considers the swearing of oath protocol before taking office as a wasteful exercise.
On today's episode on the Sunny Side, it was quite a surprise welcoming Small Doctor, the popular music star, in the voice of our callers, as they hint on different angles of a popular line of his song "if you no get money, hide your face" in series of reactions to Joyce's million-dollar question, "Does everyone love money?
Arranged marriages are evident in many cultures across the world though its practice is becoming less popular these days. We sampled the opinion of callers on Whaatsup Lagos with the Tekes and we got a couple of interesting responses, here are some:
Following the low voter turnout in the just concluded local government election in Lagos, Nigeria Info callers discuss the reasons behind the voter apathy on Hard Facts.
Public Affairs analyst has explained why he believes there was voter apathy at the recently concluded Lagos State Council Polls which was held on Saturday.
Medical expert, Dr Fred Unuigbokhai has revealed that Hepatitis B is a very infective disease, even more, infective than the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
...it is absolutely impossible for the ministry of information to impose a code of conduct for the media
...economic liberalism is the economic ideology of the PDP.
....Decision is a gang-up by the political elite - Liborous
Hell hath no fury as a woman scorned. That is what comes to mind as this anonymous caller narrates to Joyce how she punished her husband after she discovers he was cheating on her with not one but four side-chicks.
Today on the Family Clinic, Matthew is the 'patient' Collins and Andrea Teke are trying to help. He says he is married to a fighter but can't leave her because they have a set of beautiful twins. What do you suggest he does?
Technology no doubt has impacted the way we live and the course of history. But if you were asked what technological innovation has been most impactful in your life, would you say?
Of all the things that could eliminate, you probably wouldn't say poverty. But this caller made Joyce consider it for a minute. Can her argument convince you?
I have been married for 22 years and it has been filled with pains...
"Spending what little revenue we have to look for oil in places that it doesn't exist is a waste of money...
Morning Crossfire Callers Share Interesting Provisions The National Electoral Offence Commission Bill Should Have.
Have you ever encountered a false prophet? I mean someone who pretends to wield some religious or spiritual authority only to discover they were in it to swindle you?
Is it possible that in the billions of people on planet earth, just one person is made for you? And if this is true, how do you identify that one person or should I say, your soulmate?
Some Lawmakers are a threat to our democracy by wanting to retain the old system that manipulates the electoral process...
Callers on Nigeria Info's What's Up Lagos share their opinion on single-sex and mixed schools.
Every now and then, the question about having single friends while being married pops up. But should getting married change your friendships and other relationships?
Policy and Development expert, Rotimi Sankore has explained how critical education is in keeping Nigeria's explosive population in check.
PDP and APC disagree over defections
What do you do when you cannot get over a teenage crush after marriage and with two kids?
Do you ever felt guilty about something you did a long time ago? This advice from Joyce might just be what you need.
An anonymous caller has explained how her gambling addiction has had an adverse effect on her.
We should be buying a bag of maize if...
The Dunamis Church has said the church is not an activism ground “but a centre for the projection of truth against all forms of evil.”
Any regulation of the media should uphold media freedom and freedom of expression
LASTMA officers do not need consent to get into your car - LASTMA GM
Public affairs analyst, Chike Achude has condemned the significant increase made to the limits for election expenses in Clause 88 of the Electoral Bill.
Civil society group, Electoral Hub has condemned any attempt to stop the inclusion of electronic transmission of votes in the electoral bill amendment.
Even though humans get older as the days go by, getting old still scares most people. Four callers on Whaatsup Lagos talk about getting old and caring for older people.
Family is the basic unit of society and generally the support structure for a lot of people but sometimes that support structure can unintentionally wreak havoc.
As the National Assembly moves to outlaw transmission of votes by electronic means, Nigerians speaking on the Sunny Side with Joyce Onyemuwa have said is a step in the wrong direction.
And that's the submission of Lawyer and Human rights activist Jite Ogunye.
I am married with kids but I cannot get over my teenage love after 20 years
'They went as far as telling me if you don't have money, do a transfer:' Callers speak on insecurity
As the Continuous Voter Registration starts today, Joyce asked listeners on the Sunny Side if they would be registering to vote in the 2023 general elections.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan said the roof leak is proof that the complex is overdue for rehabilitation.
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