*Court remands 61-year-old man over alleged N10.8m land scam (Guardian)*Opportunities in Lagos critical to South-West economic aspirations ― Sanwo-Olu (Tribune)

Court remands 61-year-old man over alleged N10.8m land scam (Guardian) A Chief Magistrate Court, sitting in Ebute- Metta, Lagos has ordered the remand of a 61-year-old man, Olasupo Alimi over N10.8 million allegedly obtained from two prospective land buyers fraudulently.…

*Hoodlums rape, kill 24-year-old graduate in Benue (Punch)*We’ve no hidden agenda on #EndSARS panel report — Sanwo-Olu (Sun)

*Hoodlums rape, kill 24-year-old graduate in Benue (Punch)*We’ve no hidden agenda on #EndSARS panel report — Sanwo-Olu (Sun) Hoodlums rape, kill 24-year-old graduate in Benue (Punch) A 24-year-old lady, Joy Onoh, was on Wednesday murdered by some hoodlums in Makurdi,…

*Man arrested for defiling neighbour’s 13-year-old in Lagos (Punch)*Only God can take my life, says Tinubu (Guardian)

Man arrested for defiling neighbour’s 13-year-old in Lagos (Punch) A man, Sunday Ukeme, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 13-year-old daughter in the Akodo area of the state. The state…

*Tinubu returns to Nigeria after 3-month UK medical trip (Punch)*Anxiety as ritual killings, Yahoo-plus, rape cases spread (DailyTrust)

Tinubu returns to Nigeria after 3-month UK medical trip (Punch) The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, returned to Nigeria on Friday after about a three-month medical trip to the United Kingdom, where he underwent…

Mark Zuckerberg apologises for six-hour Facebook outage

Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has apologised for the “disruption” caused after its social media services went down for almost six hours – impacting more than 3.5bn users worldwide. The billionaire said sorry after an internal technical issue took Facebook, Messenger,…

*Pastor raises alarm over threats to life, seeks govt protection (Tribune)*Ikeja Electric customers to experience outage from Oct. 11 (Guardian)

Pastor raises alarm over threats to life, seeks govt protection (Tribune) A cleric, Pastor Michael Ogunyemi has cried out for government and security protection for him and his family from people threatening his life for preaching against killings of innocent…

Are online Friendships real friendships? – Gbubemi Atimomo

…reflections on social media friendships The first social media network I joined was Hi5, sometime in the mid-2000s. One of my cousins who lived abroad had sent me an invitation link. I wasn’t sure what to expect: I trusted her,…

*EFCC arrests ex-Abia gov Orji*Fawehinmi’s late son, Mohammed died from COVID-19 related complications -Family (Nation)

EFCC arrests ex-Abia gov Orji at Abuja airport (Punch) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The ex- governor, who has been on…

*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…

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