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*Hit-and-run bus driver kills LNSC officer in Lagos (Guardian)*Two robbers nabbed while sleeping in stolen car (Punch)

Hit-and-run bus driver kills LNSC officer in Lagos (Guardian) The Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC), Ejigbo, Lagos State, has warned the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) to fish out the commercial bus driver who killed one of its…

Who Wrote Things Fall Apart? – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

It all started at the local secondary school in Ndiorumbe when the literature teacher, Holy Nwankpi, asked his students: “Who wrote Things Fall Apart?” The first student pleaded his innocence thusly: “I didn’t write it-o!” Another student pointed an accusing…

Nigeria confirms 176 new COVID-19 cases

Nigeria recorded 176 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the new total to 57,613 in the past 24 hours, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said. Making the announcement via its Twitter handle Tuesday night, the government agency said 48,836…

FirstBank partners Arese Ugwu, unveils TV series based on “Smart Money Woman”

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its partnership with Arese Ugwu for the TV adaptation of her best seller, Smart Money Woman. The weekly show – in its first season – is billed to premiere on Africa Magic Showcase…

*Alleged ‘Yahoo-boy’ wanted by FBI for $6m scam turns himself over to EFCC (Vanguard) *Lagos court jails Internet fraudster for six months (Punch)

Alleged ‘Yahoo-boy’ wanted by FBI for $6m scam turns himself over to EFCC (Vanguard) One of the suspects wanted by the American Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, Felix Osilama Okpoh, has voluntarily turned himself in to the Economic and Financial…

Anambra celebrates Mayor Ezeajughi of Brent, London

The government of Anambra State has heartily congratulated Councillor Ernest Ezeajughi, the trailblazing scientist who was recently re-elected to serve a second four-year term as the Mayor of Brent. Ernest Nnaama Ezeajughi first made worldwide headlines in 2019 when he…

Kenneth Gyang helms “Òlòturé”, Netflix Original film due out Oct 2

Kenneth Gyang has directed another film that is bound to tinker with the very foundations of Nollywood if the trailer that has been making waves on social media is anything to go by. Titled Òlòturé, it is a Netflix Original…

Turkey slams ‘biased’ EU sanctions over Libya arms embargo

Turkey says the European Union’s sanctions on a Turkish firm accused of breaking a United Nations arms embargo on Libya showed the bloc’s double standards and biased stance. The EU on Monday froze the assets of Avrasya Shipping, whose cargo…

Australian rescuers work to save stranded pilot whales on Tasmania

Around one third of an estimated 270 pilot whales that became stranded on Australia’s island state of Tasmania have died, with rescuers managing to return 25 to the sea in an ongoing operation, officials said Tuesday. The whales were discovered…

Scientists spot glowing, ultraviolet aurora around comet for 1st time in history

For the first time in history, scientists have spotted a glowing aurora on a comet, despite the lack of a magnetic field and a fully-formed atmosphere. The discovery will deepen our understanding of cosmic weather out in space. Auroras are…

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