Trump says he won’t form new party, vows to unite Republicans

Former US President Donald Trump has said he has no plans to form a new political party, promising instead to unite a Republican Party that has splintered after his supporters overran the United States Capitol in a deadly riot. In…

*Community petitions Sanwo-Olu over dredgers’ activities (Punch)*Workers protest over poor pay, working condition at OK Foods (Guardian)

Community petitions Sanwo-Olu over dredgers’ activities (Punch) Some residents of the Tunde Afolabi Street in the Ajah area of Lagos have petitioned the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, over alleged illegal activities of sand dredgers in the community. The community, in…

Trump’s aberrations, Biden’s normalisation and Okonjo-Iweala’s ascension – Magnus Onyibe

When my opinion piece titled  “Coup in the Capitol Hill and the Divided States of America”, which was focused on the insurrection by extremists who stormed the Capitol on 6 January this year was first published in the mass media…

*FG extends Third Mainland Bridge completion, to shut down bridge Feb 19 to 21 (Vanguard)*Planned protest: Calm at #LekkiTollgate as protesters comply with security directive (Vanguard)

FG extends Third Mainland Bridge completion, to shut down bridge Feb 19 to 21 (Vanguard) The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola Sunday said the Third Mainland Bridge will no longer be opened on Monday but at…

*Landlady’s daughter beats tenant to death over electricity bill (Vanguard)*NDLEA arraigns 20-year-old man for allegedly dealing in Indian Hemp (Independent)

Landlady’s daughter beats tenant to death over electricity bill (Vanguard) An argument over electricity bills which ensued between a landlady’s daughter, Ms Tina Essi, and her tenant, has allegedly led to the tenant’s death in Ikorodu area of Lagos. Until…

*Guns recovered as landlord shoots okada union chair over rent (Punch)*Lagos APC warns against mayhem over reopening of Lekki tollgate (Guardian)

Guns recovered as landlord shoots okada union chair over rent (Punch) A landlord, identified simply as Afuye, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly shooting his tenant, Olaoluwa-Daniel Yaya, over outstanding rent at their…

*Lagos demolishes Banana Island, Ikoyi houses over violations (Punch)*Girl kills mother with hot water, injures other over detergent (Guardian)

Lagos demolishes Banana Island, Ikoyi houses over violations (Punch) The Lagos State Government on Monday demolished some buildings in the Banana Island and Ikoyi areas for not complying with the building laws and regulations. The state government said the enforcement…

Senate Republicans rally behind Trump on eve of impeachment trial

Donald Trump’s defenders in the Senate on Sunday rallied around the former president before his impeachment trial, dismissing it as a waste of time and arguing that his fiery speech before the US Capitol insurrection does not make him responsible…

Big Brother and the youth of Africa: A review of “Training Day” – Toni Kan

To fully enjoy Tolu Ajayi’s short film, Training Day helmed on behalf of Paradigm Initiative, one must do more than suspend that clichéd disbelief; one must approach it not just as a literal piece of filmic fiction but as an…

*Lagos task force to prosecute 60 traffic offenders (Punch)*Firm fetes underprivileged persons in Makoko (Guardian)

Lagos task force to prosecute 60 traffic offenders (Punch) The Lagos State Task Force on the Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit has said it is set to arraign 60 vehicle owners and drivers before the Mobile Court for violating…

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