*Wife exposes pastor who staged own kidnap to extort brother (Nation)*Lagos #EndSARS panel awards N10m to Kolade Johnson’s family (Punch)

Wife exposes pastor who staged own kidnap to extort brother (Nation) A self-proclaimed pastor resident in Maraba, Nasarawa State has been arrested for arranging his own abduction in order to extort money from his wealthy family. Forty-seven-year-old Richard Onyekachukwu said…

*8 feared killed as truck rams into motorcycles in Lagos, okada riders kick (Punch)*Ethiopian Airline plane skids off runway, gets stuck in mud at Lagos Airport (Leadership)

8 feared killed as truck rams into motorcycles in Lagos, okada riders kick (Punch) There was tension in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State on Wednesday as eight persons allegedly died in a crash involving a truck which rammed into…

*Mother blames pastor as 18-year-old girl disappears after school (Punch)*Blasphemy: Police order arrest of 13 in Lagos (DailyTrust)

Mother blames pastor as 18-year-old girl disappears after school (Punch) The family of an 18-year-old girl, Mariam Rauf, has called on security agencies to unravel the mystery behind the disappearance of the teenager. Mariam, a resident of Oke Baale area…

*8 repentant militants, kidnappers become pastors in OPM Church (Vanguard)*Abraham Adesanya Estate land against court ruling (ThisDay)

8 repentant militants, kidnappers become pastors in OPM Church (Vanguard) No fewer than eight repentant Niger Delta militants and kidnappers undergoing rehabilitation in the Omega Power Ministries (OPM) rehabilitation centre, are now pastors in the church, General Overseer, Apostle Chibuzor…

*Man in EFCC net for allegedly diverting N800m bank loan (Punch)*Police, LASTMA, agberos threatening our livelihood, tricycle operators lament (Guardian)

Man in EFCC net for allegedly diverting N800m bank loan (Punch) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one Adeleke Adeyemi for alleged conspiracy, issuance of dud cheques and diversion of N800m bank loan for personal use. It was…

George Floyd’s family receiving $27m in settlement with Minneapolis

Minneapolis has agreed to a record $27 million settlement with George Floyd’s family to resolve the lawsuit filed against the city and four cops involved in his death. In announcing the outcome, the Floyd family lawyers called it the largest…

George Floyd: Judge reinstates third-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is now facing an additional charge in his trial over the May 25 death of George Floyd, after Judge Peter Cahill reinstated a previously dismissed charge of third-degree murder. The Hennepin County judge granted…

*BRT bus crushes motorcyclist in Lagos (Punch)*Kara Bridge gridlock worsens as motorists get stranded (Guardian)

BRT bus crushes motorcyclist in Lagos (Punch) A yet-to-be-identified motorcyclist has lost his life after he was crushed by a BRT bus around Cement Bus-Stop on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos State. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in…

*2 men, 1 woman in court for allegedly fighting in public (Vanguard)*EFCC arrests 25 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos (Punch)

2 men, 1 woman in court for allegedly fighting in public (Vanguard) The police on Tuesday arraigned two men and a woman in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly fighting in public. The police charged Hamisu Mohammed,28,…

Serena: I’m black and proud

Serena Williams sat down with husband Alexis Ohanian for an interview session on Instagram Live where they discussed the current climate surrounding race relations in the United States. The 23-time Grand Slam champion decided to speak out following the death…

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