*‘Regulate us, don’t kill our means of survival’ (Guardian) *492 families benefit from Sanwo-Olu’s housing scheme (Nation)

‘Regulate us, don’t kill our means of survival’ (Guardian) In protest against today’s take-off of the ban on the operations of commercial motorcycles on some major Lagos roads and bridges by the Lagos State Government, riders of e-hailing motorcycles yesterday…

*Oko-Oloyun murder: Police vow to arrest culprits (Guardian) *Sanwo-Olu’s open-door policy commended (Nation)

Oko-Oloyun murder: Police vow to arrest culprits (Guardian) The Oyo State Police Command, yesterday, said a team of crack detectives from the Homicide Section of State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Iyaganku was questioning some staff and two police escorts…

UK set to leave EU on January 31 after Brexit bill is passed by House of Lords (Metro)

Britain is on course to leave the European Union at the end of this month after Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill cleared its final parliamentary hurdle. The prime minister’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill is set to be given royal assent and become…

*Explosion victims narrate ordeals, count losses as death toll rises to five (Guardian) *Diesel-laden tanker falls, catches fire in Lagos (Punch)

Explosion victims narrate ordeals, count losses as death toll rises to five (Guardian) After the raging fire following Sunday night’s pipeline explosion at Abule Egba area of Lagos State was put out by a combined team of firefighters and emergency…

New EU chief brands Brexit deadline ‘impossible‘ (Metro)

Boris Johnson is set for a showdown with Brussels after new EU chief Ursula von der Leyen warned Brexit had ‘consequences’ and things would ‘never be the same again’. The new president of the European Commission used a speech at…

Election debate: Johnson and Corbyn clash over Brexit (BBC)

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have clashed over Brexit in the first TV election debate of the campaign. Mr Johnson promised to “end this national misery” and said Labour offered “only division and deadlock”. Mr Corbyn said Labour would “get…

*Automobile painter sleeping inside oven dies in Lagos (Punch) *Court remands ex-banker, wife for N377m money laundering (NewTelegraph)

Automobile painter sleeping inside oven dies in Lagos (Punch) An automobile painter, Opeyemi Oguntunbo, has died while sleeping in a car parked inside an oven belonging to JD Auto Workshop, General Paints bus stop, Lekki-Epe Expressway in the Eti-Osa Local…

General election 2019: No 10 defends Brexit deal after Trump criticism (BBC)

Downing Street has defended the UK’s Brexit deal with the EU, following criticism from the US president. Donald Trump said the US “can’t make a trade deal with the UK” under Boris Johnson’s EU withdrawal agreement. But a No 10…

UK set for 12 December general election after MPs’ vote (BBC)

The UK is set to go to the polls on 12 December after MPs backed Boris Johnson’s call for an election following months of Brexit deadlock. By a margin of 438 votes to 20, the House of Commons approved legislation…

EU agrees Brexit extension to 31 January (BBC)

The EU has agreed to extend Brexit until 31 January 2020, according to a tweet from the European Council president. Donald Tusk said the bloc would allow for a so-called “flextension” – meaning the UK could leave before the deadline…

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