*Sanwo-Olu seeks partnership between Church, govt to curb social vices (ThisDay)*BBNaija S6: Confusion as Biggie calls ‘missing’ Nini to Diary Room (Punch)

Sanwo-Olu seeks partnership between Church, govt to curb social vices (ThisDay) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has reiterated the commitment of the state government to tackling the menace of drug abuse among youths in the state. He said his…

Covid: US opens up to fully vaccinated EU and UK passengers

The US is relaxing its Covid travel restrictions, ending an 18-month ban on UK and EU passengers. From November, passengers will be allowed to travel to the US if they are fully vaccinated and undergo testing and contact tracing, the…

*Lagos State records 10 COVID-19 related deaths (Guardian)*Nigerian, 2 Guineans arraigned for allegedly smuggling N22.3b elephant tusks, pangolin scales (Nation)

Lagos State records 10 COVID-19 related deaths (Guardian) Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, says 10 persons have died from COVID-19 related complications in the state between Aug. 24 and Aug. 25. Abayomi disclosed this in his…

*Police nab father over alleged defilement of four daughters in Lagos (Punch)*Lagos police command gets new PRO (Vanguard)

Police nab father over alleged defilement of four daughters in Lagos (Punch) A  father of six, Sunday Julius, is currently in police custody in Lagos over alleged defilement of four of his daughters aged seven, 10, 11 and 15. Julius,…

*Fire guts shops at Ladipo Market, Lagos (Guardian)*Police intensify patrol to curb cult activities (Nation)

Fire guts shops at Ladipo Market, Lagos (Guardian) The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says shops containing car accessories worth millions of naira have been gutted by fire at Ladipo Market, Lagos. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, NEMA Acting Zonal Coordinator, South-West…

Trump hails Nigeria for banning Twitter

Former U.S. President Donald Trump has congratulated Nigeria for suspending the operations of Twitter in the country. Trump, in a statement on Tuesday night, commended Nigeria for the action, calling on more countries to “ban Twitter and Facebook for not…

*Amputee woman accuses LASUTH of negligence, demands compensation (Punch)*Sanwo-Olu restates full implementation of Lagos master-plan (Guardian)

Amputee woman accuses LASUTH of negligence, demands compensation (Punch) A 35-year-old woman, Oluwadamilare Aremu, has accused the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital of negligence leading to the amputation of her right leg. Aremu told PUNCH Metro that she was admitted…

*Kidnapped Pastor: My husband’s health is bad, police should help secure his release – wife cries out (Vanguard)*Ogun businesswoman disappears on way to vigil in Lagos (Punch)

Kidnapped Pastor: My husband’s health is bad, police should help secure his release – wife cries out (Vanguard) Wife of the kidnapped Deeper Life Pastor, in Ondo State, Yinka Ogedengbe has cried out that the health condition of her husband…

*Lagos LG Polls: Group threatens legal action against LASIEC (Leadership)*Nigeria records 1.6m grams of Gold production in 5 years – Minister (Guardian)

Lagos LG Polls: Group threatens legal action against LASIEC (Leadership)  A pro-democracy group, United Foundation for Survival and Sustainability, has implored the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) not to conduct elections into the 37 additionally created local government councils…

*Tanker accident causes gridlock on Oshodi-Isolo expressway (Guardian)*My husband died on Friday, not Saturday, says Okei-Odumakin (Tribune)

Tanker accident causes gridlock on Oshodi-Isolo expressway (Guardian) Tragedy was averted yesterday when a tanker with registration number MKA-663ZF conveying 44,000 litres of PMS crashed on a Toyota Camry at 5-Star Bus Stop, which led to heavy gridlock on Oshodi-Isolo…

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