*Trader docked for allegedly biting off woman’s nipple (Nation)*Many rendered homeless as fire razes houses, shops in Makoko (Punch)

Trader docked for allegedly biting off woman’s nipple (Nation) A 25-year-old trader, Tasuru Abdullahi, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court charged with biting off a woman’s nipple. The police charged Abdullahi, whose address was not given with sexual…

*JAMB begins 2021 UTME registration, sets June 5 for examination, says NIN compulsory (Vanguard)*200 level Otuoke University student commits suicide over academic failure (Guardian)

JAMB begins 2021 UTME registration, sets June 5 for examination, says NIN compulsory (Vanguard) JAMB says it has started the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration. A statement issued in Bwari, FCT, by its Head,…

*Man stabs neighbour to death with broken bottle (Punch)*Gridlock: NPA, Lagos meet as Trucks E-Call-Up begins (DailyTrust)

Man stabs neighbour to death with broken bottle (Punch) A man, Sunday Amaefula, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stabbing one Chibuike Nwanne to death with a broken bottle in the Mafoluku area…

*Alaafin of Oyo has a new beauty queen (Nation)*Lagos schools not reopening now – Ministry (Vanguard)

Alaafin of Oyo has a new beauty queen (Nation) While many know the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamide Adeyemi, as a powerful and highly-acclaimed king in Yorubaland, many don’t know that he has beautiful children as well. Recently, one of…

Barca’s Coutinho out for three months

Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho has undergone left knee surgery and will be sidelined for “around three months,” the club revealed on Saturday. The 28-year-old Brazilian required the operation to mend a torn meniscus after he limped off the pitch late…

Suarez double sends Atletico clear at top

Atletico Madrid went three points clear at the top of the Spanish La Liga table with two games in hand following victory over Elche. Ex-Liverpool and Barcelona forward Luis Suarez slotted in England international Kieran Trippier’s cross in the 41st…

*Anxiety as Sanwo-Olu tests positive, El-Rufai in isolation amid second COVID-19 wave (Punch) *Don Moen, Sinach, Tope Alabi, Nathaniel Bassey, others lead worship at The Experience ’15 global (Guardian)

Anxiety as Sanwo-Olu tests positive, El-Rufai in isolation amid second COVID-19 wave (Punch) Nigerians are beginning to express anxiety due to reports of a likely second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, amid an economic recession and job losses reputedly caused…

*Lagos eases curfew by 10 hours (Vanguard)*Lekki shootings: We hid behind barricades to escape, say eyewitnesses (Punch)

Lagos eases curfew by 10 hours (Vanguard) The Lagos State Government has eased the 24-hour curfew imposed in Lagos State to allow movement of persons from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm from Saturday. Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State Governor,…

Luis Suarez leaves Barcelona’s training ground in tears ahead of Atletico Madrid transfer

Luis Suarez left Barcelona’s training ground in tears after saying goodbye to his teammates ahead of his transfer to Atletico Madrid. The 33-year-old is on the verge of joining Diego Simeone’s side in a €4 million (£3.6m) deal after an…

*Dismissed cop jailed seven years for killing Lagos resident (Punch)*Woman seeks justice for son blinded by cultists (Guardian)

Dismissed cop jailed seven years for killing Lagos resident (Punch) Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Lagos State Special Offences Court, on Wednesday, sentenced a dismissed policeman, Ologunowa Ojo, to seven years’ imprisonment for killing one Taiye Akande. PUNCH Metro had…

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