*Witness scared to testify in court over defiling case against Baba Ijesha, says prosecution (Tribune)*Lagos Truck owners kick against extortion at ports (Sun)

Witness scared to testify in court over defiling case against Baba Ijesha, says prosecution (Tribune) The prosecution team of the Lagos State government has told an Ikeja Special Offences Court that one of the witnesses set to testify against Nollywood…

*UK changes travel rules for fully vaccinated travellers from Nigeria (Sun)*2face Idibia threatens Brymo with N1b defamation suit (Guardian)

UK changes travel rules for fully vaccinated travellers from Nigeria (Sun) Respite, yesterday, came the way of Nigerian travellers as the United Kingdom (UK) changed travel rules for fully vaccinated travellers from Nigeria. The British High Commission, Abuja, disclosed the…

*Gunshots as Okada riders resist arrest in Lekki (Punch)*Traffic Congestion: We need to do more to restore sanity in Apapa environs – Lagos govt admits (Vanguard)

Gunshots as Okada riders resist arrest in Lekki (Punch) Gunshots were heard in Lekki Phase 1 Gate, Lagos State as motorcycle (Okada) riders resisted the police from impounding their motorcycles. In a viral video, people were seen running helter-skelter as…

EU regulator says AstraZeneca vaccine is “safe and effective”

The EU’s drugs regulator said on Thursday that the AstraZeneca vaccine was “safe and effective” and was not linked to an increased risk of blood clots. This followed an investigation into reports of blood disorders that prompted more than a…

*BRT bus crushes motorcyclist in Lagos (Punch)*Kara Bridge gridlock worsens as motorists get stranded (Guardian)

BRT bus crushes motorcyclist in Lagos (Punch) A yet-to-be-identified motorcyclist has lost his life after he was crushed by a BRT bus around Cement Bus-Stop on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos State. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in…

NCDC confirms 685 new COVID-19 cases, total now 131,242

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 685 new infections of COVID-19 Sunday. In a Twitter update via its verified handle, the government agency said there are now 131,242 confirmed cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus…

NCDC confirms 1,114 new COVID-19 cases, total now 128,674

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 1,114 new infections of COVID-19 Friday. In a Twitter update via its verified handle, the government agency said there are now 128,674 confirmed cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus…

Nigeria records 1,861 new COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 126,160

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 1,303 new infections of COVID-19 Wednesday. In a Twitter update via its verified handle, the government agency said there are now 126,160 confirmed cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus…

Nigeria records 1,430 new COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 122,996

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 1,430 new infections of COVID-19 Monday. In a Twitter update via its verified handle, the government agency said there are now 122,996 confirmed cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus…

Nigeria’s COVID-19 caseload grows by 1,633 to 120,602

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 1,633 new infections of COVID-19 Saturday. In a Twitter update via its verified handle, the government agency said there are now 120,602 confirmed cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus…

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