*Community kicks, demands N500m as Lagos officials demolish houses (Punch)*Tin-can gridlock drives up trucking cost by over 100% (Vanguard)

Community kicks, demands N500m as Lagos officials demolish houses (Punch) Rsidents of Oyetubo Oyemade Estate in Sangotedo, in the Eti-Osa area of Lagos State, have kicked against the demolition of their buildings by officials of the Lagos State Ministry of…

*Family demands justice over man’s death during Lagos protest (Guardian)*2 ‘killed’, others injured as SUV runs into crowd (Nation)

Family demands justice over man’s death during Lagos protest (Guardian) The family of Ikechukwu Iloamauzor from Amofiabuzor Amokwe in Udi Council of Enugu State, who was killed by a stray bullet during the #EndSARS protest in Lagos on Monday, is…

*Protests rock Lagos, Abuja over rising rape cases, sexual assault against women (Nation) *Report officials demanding money for safety compliance certificate, Lagos tells social, event centres owners (Guardian)

Protests rock Lagos, Abuja over rising rape cases, sexual assault against women (Nation) Group of protesters on Friday stormed the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters in Abuja, and police command in Lagos to protest the rising spate of rape, sexual violence,…

*‘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…

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