*Hushpuppi: Kyari risks dismissal, criminal prosecution, says PSC (Punch)*Police arrest woman for beating daughter to death (Vanguard)

Hushpuppi: Kyari risks dismissal, criminal prosecution, says PSC (Punch) The Police Service Commission has said it will determine the fate of the Commander of the IGP  Intelligence Response and Monitoring Team, Abba Kyari, a deputy commissioner of police, indicted by…

*Robbers kill 2 Lagos Okada riders, steal motorcycles (Punch)*Commuters groan as auto crash compounds Lagos-Ibadan gridlock (Guardian)

Robbers kill 2 Lagos Okada riders, steal motorcycles (Punch) The families of two motorcyclists, Sheriff Sulaiman and Sanni Abubakar, have called on the Lagos State Police Command to track down the robbers who allegedly shot them dead around the Abule…

AFN opens Olympic camp in Abuja

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria’s camp for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics opened in Abuja on Sunday, The PUNCH reports. Secretary-General of the AFN, Adisa Beyioku, in a letter dated July 2 and addressed to the Director, Federation Elite Athletes Department…

Adegoke sets world-leading time at AFN all comers

Enoch Adegoke, on Saturday, at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria All Comers meet ran 10.16seconds in the men’s 100m. It was his season-opening performance and was just shy of the 10.05seconds needed to qualify for the 2020 Olympics Games. The…

AFN hails triple jump record holder Usoro

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has hailed athlete, Ruth Usoro, after she set a new Nigerian record in triple jump on Saturday in the US. The athletics body said Usoro’s feat was a sign that Nigeria had bright prospects at…

*Roommate of man accused of dating Lagos teenager stabbed to death (Punch)*Banks ready to fund Lagos rail projects –Egube (Sun)

Roommate of man accused of dating Lagos teenager stabbed to death (Punch) One Toheeb and his friends are currently on the run after allegedly stabbing one Akin Okebukola to death in the Alakuko area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered…

AFN should embrace peaceful resolution of crisis – Are

The Director of Grassroots Sports Development in the Ministry of Youths and Sports, Dr. Ademola Are, has urged the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) to respect the ministry in a bid to end the leadership crisis rocking the federation. It…

*Attempted murder: Hospital MD to be re-arraigned (Punch) *Man kills friend over N100 debt in Lagos (Guardian)

Attempted murder: Hospital MD to be re-arraigned (Punch) The wife of the Medical Director of Excel Medical Centre, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos, Dr Ifeayinwa Orji, who was charged alongside her husband, Ejike, for the alleged attempted murder of 17-year-old Somtochukwu…

We won’t abandon coach Toblow in death, says AFN boss (Guardian)

Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Olamide George, says the federation would play active role in the burial of late coach Tobias Igwe also known as Toblow. Toblow, the greatest grassroots coach from Nigeria and the African…

*Lagos will invest heavily in transportation in 2020 – Sanwo-Olu (DailyTrust) *Lagos to pay three months minimum wage arrears (Punch)

  Lagos will invest heavily in transportation in 2020 – Sanwo-Olu (DailyTrust) The Lagos State government has stated it would be prioritising investment in critical infrastructure this year with a new vigour. The governor of the state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu,…

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