McGregor undergoes surgery, vows to return to octagon

Conor McGregor underwent three hours of surgery on Sunday, less than 24 hours after suffering a “clean” break of his left shinbone during a devastating UFC defeat to American brawler Dustin Poirier. Doctors revealed that McGregor broke his left tibia…

*Ataga: Lawyer apologises to wife, family of murdered SuperTV CEO (Vanguard)*NDLEA intercepts N6.5b heroin at Lagos airport, declares baron wanted (Nation)

Ataga: Lawyer apologises to wife, family of murdered SuperTV CEO (Vanguard) A Legal practitioner, A.B Thomas, has apologized to Mrs. Brenda Ataga, wife of the murdered CEO of SuperTV, Usifo Ataga, for making inaccurate remarks about her. The lawyer had…

*Open grazing to attract 3-year jail term as Ogun Assembly passes bill (DailyTrust)*Lagos driver arraigned over alleged theft of N1.9m goods (Punch)

Open grazing to attract 3-year jail term as Ogun Assembly passes bill (DailyTrust) The Ogun State House of Assembly has passed a bill banning open grazing. The bill, which was passed at plenary on Thursday, puts offenders at the risk…

*EFCC nabs father, son for alleged Internet fraud in Lagos (Punch)*Amaechi wants hotels at stations along Lagos-Ibadan rail line (Vanguard)

EFCC nabs father, son for alleged Internet fraud in Lagos (Punch) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it had commenced investigation into alleged conspiracy, computer-related fraud, obtaining by false pretences and retention of proceeds of unlawful activities levelled against…

*6 feared killed as okada riders, transport union members clash in Lagos (Punch)*How Lagos agencies promote violation of building code (Guardian)

6 feared killed as okada riders, transport union members clash in Lagos (Punch) Controversy is trailing the casualty figure in Monday’s clash involving okada riders and Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria members in the Iyana Iba area of Lagos…

*NDLEA seizes drugs concealed in statue of Blessed Virgin Mary, others (Leadership)*More traffic congestion looms as Lagos shuts roads (Vanguard)

NDLEA seizes drugs concealed in statue of Blessed Virgin Mary, others (Leadership) Eagle-eyed operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have intercepted illicit drugs concealed in the Statue of Mary and auto spare parts heading to Canada and…

Conor McGregor confirms trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier is on for July 10

Conor McGregor has confirmed his trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier is set for July 10. Reports on Friday claimed Poirier has signed his contract for the showdown which is expected to headline UFC 264 this summer. And McGregor has now…

*”Aiye” confraternity head kills rival “Eye” leader in Lagos (Punch)*My twin brother forced me into crime – robbery suspect (DailyTrust)

“Aiye” confraternity head kills rival ‘Eye’ leader in Lagos (Punch) In what appeared a quest for supremacy, the leader of ‘Aiye’ Confraternity in the Bariga area of Lagos State, Segun Ezekiel, has killed Taye Gbalagbala, leader of rival cult group…

*PDP laments NURTW’s activities in Lagos (ThisDay)*UNILAG set for non-physical post-UTME test, collapses 2020/21 session with 2021/22 (Nation)

PDP laments NURTW’s activities in Lagos (ThisDay) The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State, yesterday expressed concerns at the activities of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in different parts of the state. The party, also, vowed to reclaim…

UFC 257: Conor McGregor suffers shock knockout defeat to Dustin Poirier

Conor McGregor suffered a devastating defeat in his long-awaited return to the UFC’s lightweight division on Sunday morning, a loss which has all but ended his hopes of a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov. The Notorious returned to the weight class…

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