Rafael Nadal wins 21st Grand Slam with furious Australian Open rally

A historic comeback for a record win. Rafael Nadal fought his way back from an 0-2 score to defeat favorite Daniil Medvedev 2-6 6-7(5) 6-4 6-4 7-5 in a marathon match that took 5 hours and 24 minutes to win…

*How teenager who beheaded girlfriend for rituals was arrested (DailyTrust)*JAMB To Hold UTME From May 6, Registration Begins On February 12 (Tribune)

How teenager who beheaded girlfriend for rituals was arrested (DailyTrust) There was confusion in Oke Aregba community in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, on Saturday,  when some teenage boys were caught burning the head of a girl, said to be in…

*Lagos deactivates passports of 200 Covid protocol defaulters (Guardian)*LASU: Tunji-Bello canvasses expanded admission quota for prospective medical students (Independent)

Lagos deactivates passports of 200 Covid protocol defaulters (Guardian) Lagos State Government Wednesday said it has deactivated the passports of 200 inbound passengers who refused to appear before the mobile court after presenting fake PCR tests and COVID vaccination cards.…

*Court orders takeover of building over public safety (Nation)*JAMB Schedules 2022 UTME For April 20-30 (Tribune)

Court orders takeover of building over public safety (Nation) A Chief Magistrate sitting in Tinubu Magistrate Court, Lagos, Adedamola Paul, has ordered Consolidated Discount Limited to take over the African Continental Bank (ACB) building, with its appurtenances on 106/108, Broad…

*Kanu pleads innocence to fresh terrorism charge, objects to commencement of trial (Vanguard)*Lagos heads to US for Red line trains (Nation)

Kanu pleads innocence to fresh terrorism charge, objects to commencement of trial (Vanguard) The detained leader of the Indegenious People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday, pleaded not guilty to the freshly amended 15-count treasonable felony charge the Federal…

Novak Djokovic deported from Australia after losing snd visa appeal hearing

Novak Djokovic has left Australia after judges upheld the government’s cancellation of his visa and his deportation. Three Federal Court judges upheld a decision made on Friday by the immigration minister to cancel the 34-year-old Serb’s visa on public interest…

*Gunmen intercept Lagos-bound bus in Imo, whisk away passengers (Punch)*LCCI tasks govt on creation of enabling tax environment (Leadership)

Gunmen intercept Lagos-bound bus in Imo, whisk away passengers (Punch) A vehicle en route to Lagos from Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, has been intercepted in Imo State with the passengers kidnapped. Our correspondent gathered that the incident, which…

Djokovic: Covid infection gave him vaccine exemption, lawyers say

Tennis star Novak Djokovic had a vaccine exemption to enter Australia after a Covid infection on 16 December, his lawyers say in court documents. Djokovic was denied entry to Australia after landing in Melbourne this week to play in the…

*Soldiers invade Ogun community, kill 2, label victims Boko Haram terrorists (Punch)*Magodo Saga: Sanwo-Olu agrees to allocate 549 plots to landowners (Vanguard)

Soldiers invade Ogun community, kill 2, label victims Boko Haram terrorists (Punch) Two men, Sale Abacha and Malummodu Ibrahim, have been shot dead by soldiers in the Adigbe area of Abeokuta, Ogun State. PUNCH Metro gathered that the soldiers, who…

Djokovic nowhere to be seen as tennis world gears up for Australian Open

While the “will he or won’t he” question remains for No. 1 Novak Djokovic and his participation in the Australian Open, the rest of the tennis world returns to work this week to prepare for the season’s first major beginning…

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