Rapper A$AP Rocky charged over shooting in Hollywood

Rapper A$AP Rocky has been charged with assault with a firearm in connection with a shooting in Hollywood last year. The star, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, is alleged to have pointed the gun at a former friend during…

*Pastor injured, houses burnt as riot erupts in Bauchi (Independent)*1 dead as building collapses in Lagos again (Punch)

Pastor injured, houses burnt as riot erupts in Bauchi (Independent) Tension in Katangan area of Warji Local Government Area of Bauchi State on Saturday as irate youths reportedly burnt houses and injured a pastor over another case of alleged blasphemy.…

*Super TV CEO: We restricted Ataga’s account after death, says bank (Punch)*Bamise: Family seeks independent prosecution of murder suspect (Nation)

Super TV CEO: We restricted Ataga’s account after death, says bank (Punch) Mr Okike Obaji, the Guaranty Trust Bank account officer to the late Chief Executive Officer of Super Television, Mr Usifo Ataga, on Thursday, said the bank placed a…

*Tight security as tolling resumes on Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge (DailyTrust)*LASTMA boss condemns Lekki attack on officer, recounts incident (Vanguard)

Tight security as tolling resumes on Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge (DailyTrust) There is tight security at the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge on Friday morning as the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) put machineries in place to resume tolling at the Bridge. Daily Trust correspondent…

A$AP Rocky found guilty of assault after Swedish brawl (Metro)

A$AP Rocky has been found guilty of assault by Swedish courts and given a suspended sentence. Rocky was ordered to pay a fine to the victim and the court determined his actions were not in self-defense. A suspended sentence means…

*Why we’re excited about proposed Lagos-Ibadan Expressway closure–Highway hawkers (Punch) * IGP, northern govs oppose El-Zakzaky’s travel for treatment (Punch)

Why we’re excited about proposed Lagos-Ibadan Expressway closure–Highway hawkers (Punch) He ran as fast as his legs could carry him, latching on to transparent white nylon bags containing cooked guinea fowl eggs, his face etched with tiredness. Tall and swift,…

Trump rebukes Swedish PM, demands freedom for US rapper A$AP Rocky (Guardian)

US President Donald Trump launched a new row with yet another American ally Thursday, lashing out at Sweden’s prime minister while demanding freedom for US rapper A$AP Rocky who is to be tried in the country on assault charges. The…

A$AP Rocky ‘arrested in Stockholm’ after street fight over headphones leaves man ‘beaten and punched’ (Metro)

A$AP Rocky was reportedly arrested in Stockholm today after allegedly getting into a fight with a man over headphones. The Fashion Killa rapper is said to have been detained in the early hours of Wednesday morning in the Swedish capital,…

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