*Court remands man, 37 for sexually assaulting girl, 12 (Vanguard) *NAFDAC confiscates 3 vehicles loaded with counterfeit, fake dugs in Asaba (Guardian)

Court remands man, 37 for sexually assaulting girl, 12 (Vanguard) An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded a 37-year-old man, Afolabi Shuaib, for allegedly having canal knowledge of a 12-year-old daughter of his neighbour. Shuaib, who lives at Adebayo…

*Report of Coronavirus at Gowon Estate false – Lagos govt *(Punch) Alleged car theft: My lawyer advised me to keep quiet, says Iyanya (Punch)

Report of Coronavirus at Gowon Estate false – Lagos govt (Punch) The Lagos State Government, on Sunday, said the report of a suspected case of Coronavirus at a Chinese residence in Gowon Estate in the Alimosho Local Government Area of…

*Police charge Iyanya with car theft (Nation) *Thief defiles 10-year-old girl after stealing mother’s phone, money (Punch)

Police charge Iyanya with car theft (Nation) The Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) Ikoyi, Lagos, has charged Nigerian singer Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, popularly called Iyanya, with alleged car theft. Iyanya was arraigned for the offence on February 4, 2020 before…

*Man in court for allegedly stealing brother-in-law’s car worth 12m (DailyTrust) *Lagos to close Jonathan Coker road, demolish Costain Bridge (Nation)

Man in court for allegedly stealing brother-in-law’s car worth 12m (DailyTrust)  A 26- year-old man, Babajide Bohan, who allegedly stole his brother-in-law ‘s jeep worth N12 million, on Friday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, Lagos. Bohan, who…

*No coronavirus case in Lagos – Commissioner (Guardian) *Nylon factory on fire in Lagos (Nation)

No coronavirus case in Lagos – Commissioner (Guardian) The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has debunked the rumours making the round over a case of novel coronavirus in the state, saying that there is no suspected or…

*NSCDC arrests eight for selling JAMB forms above official price (Nation) *19-year-old housewife kills husband in Katsina (DailyTrust)

NSCDC arrests eight for selling JAMB forms above official price (Nation) The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Lagos Command, on Monday paraded eight men, allegedly involved in selling the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) forms above its…

*NRC warns commuters against sitting on train roof (Nation) *NDLEA arrests 110 suspected drug traffickers at Lagos airport in 2019 (Vanguard)

NRC warns commuters against sitting on train roof (Nation) The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Thursday warned commuters against unsafe conducts, especially riding on the roof of a moving train. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the corporation…

*Lagos goes tough on pedestrians crossing highways (NewTelegraph) *Why I was silent on Amotekun, by Tinubu (Guardian)

Lagos goes tough on pedestrians crossing highways (NewTelegraph) Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) yesterday said it had begun aggressive arrest and prosecution of recalcitrant pedestrians who refuse to use the pedestrian bridges. LAGESC said it was carrying out the…

*Suspected mentally-deranged man sets another man ablaze in Lagos (Tribune) *Cobbler rapes graduate, shares nude video with friends (Punch)

Suspected mentally-deranged man sets another man ablaze in Lagos (Tribune) Police in Lagos State has begun investigations surrounding the setting ablaze of a man by a suspected mentally- deranged man. The state police spokesperson, Bala Elkana, confirmed the incident and…

*Apapa-Oshodi Expressway ready next year – Fashola (Punch) *13-year-old boy allegedly stabs teenager to death with broken bottle (Punch)

  Apapa-Oshodi Expressway ready next year – Fashola (Punch) The Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway will be completed in the next 12 months, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has said. Fashola announced that the reconstruction of the road would…

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