*Court sentences trader to 25 years imprisonment for raping tailor (Nation)*Police arraign dispatch rider for allegedly bolting with $10,000 (Guardian)

Court sentences trader to 25 years imprisonment for raping tailor (Nation) An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Friday sentenced a 43-year-old trader, Adelaja Oloyede, to 25-years imprisonment for raping a tailor. Justice Abiola Soladoye found Oloyede guilty…

*Lady who lodged with boyfriend in Lagos hotel falls sick, dies (Punch)*Seyi Shay hosts closet raid (Vanguard)

Lady who lodged with boyfriend in Lagos hotel falls sick, dies (Punch) A lady, identified only as Esther, has died after lodging with her boyfriend, Emmanuel Isibor, at the T1 Suites in the Festac area of the Amuwo Odofin Local…

*Ladipo auto spare parts market risks closure over environmental issues (Guardian)*How truck crushed tricycle, killed three occupants in Lagos (Punch)

Ladipo auto spare parts market risks closure over environmental issues (Guardian) There are indications that the Lagos State Government may be constrained to close the multi-billion naira Ladipo International Spare Parts Market in Mushin over alleged environmental infractions. The market,…

Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish out for another 2 weeks after injury setback

Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish is expected to be out for another two weeks after suffering a setback in his comeback from injury. The midfielder has missed seven Premier League games with a shin problem, as well as England’s recent…

*COVID-19: 2021 WASSCE to start by August not May – WAEC (Punch)*Drug trafficker excretes 113 wraps of cocaine worth N423m at Lagos airport (Tribune)

COVID-19: 2021 WASSCE to start by August not May – WAEC (Punch) The West African Examinations Council, Nigeria, says the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination will commence in August and not May. WAEC also debunked reports by some…

*Man hit by Lagos ambulance driver seeks medical help from Sanwo-Olu (Guardian)*4 remanded for impersonating Lagos environmental officers (Punch)

Man hit by Lagos ambulance driver seeks medical help from Sanwo-Olu (Guardian) A 29-year-old man, Mr Ismaila Bakare, who was knocked down on March 13, 2021 by an Ajah General Hospital ambulance has appealed to Lagos State government for medical…

*Man held for ‘assault’ on Ikeja Electric’s employee (Nation)*Why we met with Sarkin Fulani of Lagos- US Mission (Tribune)

Man held for ‘assault’ on Ikeja Electric’s employee (Nation) A man identified as Saheed Olanrewaju aka Usama, has been arrested by the police in Lagos over alleged assault on an Ikeja Electric worker, Popoola Olakunle. Olanrewaju, a resident of 12,…

*Don’t spread fake news about COVID-19 vaccines, says Sanwo-Olu (Guardian)*Govs, frontline workers get jabs in Lagos, Ogun, Delta, others (Punch)

Don’t spread fake news about COVID-19 vaccines, says Sanwo-Olu (Guardian) Lagos State government, yesterday, kicked off the rollout, distribution, and administration of COVID-19 vaccines at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba. The state took delivery of the first consignment of 507,000…

In-form El Ghazi earns Aston Villa draw at Chelsea

Anwar El Ghazi scored his fifth goal in as many games as Aston Villa came from behind to earn a point against Chelsea in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge. Villa were trailing to an Olivier Giroud header when El…

Villa sink Wolves with El Ghazi’s late penalty

Anwar El Ghazi’s last-gasp penalty fired 10-man Aston Villa to a dramatic 1-0 win against, while under-fire Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prepared for a crucial derby against Manchester City on Saturday. In the first of the day’s Premier…

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