Ahmed Musa tackles politicians over ASUU strike

Super Eagles striker Ahmed Musa has criticised politicians who celebrate sending their children abroad while universities remain shut due to academic strikes. In a comment on his verified Instagram page, Musa asked noted that such politicians are running a system…

Peseiro invites Musa, Ekong, 25 others for Sierra Leone, Sao Tome 

Head Coach Jose Peseiro has called up captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong and 25 other players to the camp of the Super Eagles. This is ahead of this month’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Sierra…

*Chief Imam dies at 130, leaves 290 grandchildren, 200 great grandchildren behind (Guardian)*Man seeks divorce over wife’s refusal to cook for daughter (Punch)

Chief Imam dies at 130, leaves 290 grandchildren, 200 great grandchildren behind (Guardian) Leaving 26 children, 290 grandchildren and more than 200 great-grandchildren behind, the Chief Imam of Kafanchan Central Mosque, Sheikh Adam Tahir, has died at the age of…

*RMD celebrates wife as she turns 50 (Vanguard)*Covid-19: Lagos rejigs strategy as 4th wave tapers (Independent)

RMD celebrates wife as she turns 50 (Vanguard) Richard Mofe-Damijo’s wife, Jumoke turned 50 on Thursday, and the actor has set social media agog, celebrating his wife’s new age. In one of his Instagram posts, RMD referred to his wife…

*Cultists clash in Lagos community, rob residents, loot property (Punch)*Night markets, roadside traders worry residents, motorists (Guardian)

Cultists clash in Lagos community, rob residents, loot property (Punch) A supremacy clash between rival cults on Sunday created tension on Mumuni Adio Badmos Road, Ijegun Egba, in the Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered…

*Lagos NURTW generates N123b annually –Report (Punch)*Former council vice chair remanded on drug trafficking charge (DailyTrust)

Lagos NURTW generates N123b annually –Report (Punch) The Lagos chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, locally called agberos, generates about N123.08 billion annually which could service the annual budget of Nasarawa, Niger, and Yobe states put together,…

*Lagos residents lament high cost of food (Guardian)*UNILAG fires lecturers mentioned in sexual harassment story (Punch)

Lagos residents lament high cost of food (Guardian) For months, Nigerians have been lamenting a continuous increase in prices of goods and services. In Lagos, the nation’s commercial nerve centre, prices of goods have increased drastically with residents and traders…

*20 inmates to write 2021 UTME at Ikoyi Custodial centre (Vanguard)*SON seizes N600m worth of substandard tyres (DailyTrust)

20 inmates to write 2021 UTME at Ikoyi Custodial centre (Vanguard) No fewer than 20 inmates have indicated interest to write the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Spokesperson of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) in Lagos State Command,…

*Parents lock up daughter for 10 years in Kano (Guardian)*YABATECH releases cut-off marks for 2020/2021 admission (Punch)

Parents lock up daughter for 10 years in Kano (Guardian) The Nigerian police have rescued a 15-year-old girl imprisoned for 10 years by her parents, BBC reported on Tuesday. Aisha Jubril was rescued in Kano State on Monday. The girl…

*Kidnapped LASU student released (Punch)*Food security: Lagos sets to launch 5yr agricultural devt roadmap (Vanguard)

Kidnapped LASU student released (Punch) A 300-level student of Lagos State University, Kehinde Olowa, has been released to his family by his abductors on Monday. The PUNCH had reported that Kehinde was abducted by unknown gunmen on April 9 at…

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