*I went into BBNaija house to have fun –Tega (DailyTrust)*Bed occupancy in Lagos COVID-19 centres hits 53% (Punch)

I went into BBNaija house to have fun –Tega (DailyTrust) Tega, an evicted housemate of Big Brother Naija Show, says she went into the house to have fun. She said this in an interview with Classic FM on Tuesday. Tega,…

*Court remands Lagos ex-vice council chair, Shakiru, over alleged cocaine export (Tribune)*UNILAG graduates 15,753, as 71-year-old woman bags PhD (Vanguard)

Court remands Lagos ex-vice council chair, Shakiru, over alleged cocaine export  (Tribune) Justice Ayokunle Faji of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has remanded a former vice chairman of Lagos Island Local Government Area (LGA) Asekun Sakiru Kehinde in…

SAG Awards 2021 winners: Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis make history

Perhaps the Screen Actors Guild should be renamed the Screen Abbreviated Guild — but history was still made. Sunday’s 27th annual SAG Awards, honouring the top performances in television and movies, was a gloriously short pre-taped program, wrapping up in…

Oscar nominees banned from dialling into 2021 ceremony on Zoom and must attend in person

If you’re an Oscar nominee this year we’re terribly sorry but you’re not going to be able to wear your joggers with your tuxedo or couture – you’ve been banned from attending the 2021 Academy Awards ceremony anything less than…

Chadwick Boseman up for posthumous Oscars…see full list

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed the nominees for the 2021 Oscars on Monday after an unprecedented year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But it was unprecedented for another reason, too: This year’s showing includes a record number…

*Court hears suit against Lagos okada ban Dec 15 (Punch)*800 houses to go as Lagos proposes $2.2b for 4th Mainland Bridge (Guardian)

Court hears suit against Lagos okada ban Dec 15 (Punch) The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed December 15, 2020,  to hear a suit praying for the reversal of the ban placed by the Lagos State Government on the…

Chadwick Boseman: DStv, GOtv, M-Net Movies to screen Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” today

To commemorate the legacy of phenomenal Hollywood star Chadwick Boseman, who sadly passed away on Friday (28 August), M-Net Movies has acquired the rights from The Walt Disney Company Africa for a special screening of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther. It…

*Man killed for accusing neighbour of sleeping with co-tenant’s wife (Punch) *Rotary Club plants 150 trees in Lagos community (Guardian)

Man killed for accusing neighbour of sleeping with co-tenant’s wife (Punch) A tenant, Adekunle Adeyemi, has gone into hiding after allegedly stabbing a co-tenant, Stanley Dickson, to death in the Grammar School area of Ikorodu, Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered…

Chadwick Boseman’s kindness to kids in hospital remembered

Chadwick Boseman was visiting sick children in hospital, all while undergoing chemotherapy himself. The Black Panther star has died aged 43, following a four-year battle with colon cancer. And while fans, colleagues and peers paid tribute to the actor’s iconic…

*Lagos community laments as two kids go missing (Punch) *Helicopter crash: I’ve been barred from my house, says 77-year-old landlady (Punch)

Lagos community laments as two kids go missing (Punch) All is not well yet at Otto and Itumara in Ebute-Meta, Lagos State as two four-year-old children, Lukman Badamosi, and Rosemary Onyema, disappeared, reportedly bringing the number of missing kids in…

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