Lewis Hamilton: F1 condemns Nelson Piquet’s racially abusive language about British driver

Formula 1 has condemned three-time world champion Nelson Piquet for using racially abusive language about Lewis Hamilton. The 69-year-old Brazilian, who won the world title in 1981, 83 and 87, used a racially offensive term in referring to Hamilton on…

*Osinbajo joins presidential race, meets 12 APC governors (Punch)*More victims of Kaduna train attack appear in new video (Guardian)

Osinbajo joins presidential race, meets 12 APC governors (Punch) After months of speculation and consultation, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday joined the presidential race ahead of the primary of the All Progressives Congress which comes up next month. Osinbajo at…

Lagos head of service refutes ‘plot’ to stop Sanwo-Olu second term bid (Guardian)*Lagos Taskforce impounds 11,300 motorcycles, arrests 9, 664 offenders in 2021 (Vanguard)

Lagos head of service refutes ‘plot’ to stop Sanwo-Olu second term bid (Guardian) Lagos State head of service Hakeem Muri-Okunola has refuted claims of a rumoured plot to stop a supposed second term election of governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. “I hereby…

*NSCDC nabs ‘pastor’ over POS fraud (DailyTrust)*Protest as DSS officers driving against traffic kill tipper driver, injure 2 (Punch)

NSCDC nabs ‘pastor’ over POS fraud (DailyTrust) A 24-years-old man, Victor Adebayo, suspected to be a serial POS fraudster who sends fake alerts to his victims has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Kwara State…

*Lagos says over 1.9m doses of Covid-19 vaccines administered in the state (Guardian)*COVID-19 infections rise by 326.67% in one week, Nigerians shun safety rules (Punch)

Lagos says over 1.9m doses of Covid-19 vaccines administered in the state (Guardian) The Lagos State Government has said that 1,912,394 doses of AstraZeneca and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines had been administered so far in the state. This was disclosed on…

Hamilton cleared over yellow flag breach after system error

Lewis Hamilton has been cleared over a yellow flag rule breach in final Formula 1 practice in Jeddah after the stewards found the system was activated accidentally. Hamilton was summoned for two separate incidents during FP3 for the Saudi Arabian…

*Drug Abuse: Lagos building one of Africa’s largest rehab centre (Tribune)*UI, UNILAG, Covenant listed in World Best University ranking (Guardian)

Drug Abuse: Lagos building one of Africa’s largest rehab centre (Tribune) Lagos State government, on Monday, said it is currently building a rehabilitation centre, considered to be one of the largest in Africa, to address issues of increasing victims of…

Lewis Hamilton still committed as Mercedes launch 2021 Formula 1 car

Lewis Hamilton said he was still fully committed to success in Formula 1 despite signing only a one-year deal with Mercedes this winter. The seven-time champion, 36, said he had twin goals of winning an eighth title and pushing for…

*Kano onion sellers lament effect of food ban (DailyTrust)*Couple seeks help for upkeep of quintuplets after six-year barrenness (Guardian)

Kano onion sellers lament effect of food ban (DailyTrust) Some onion farmers and marketers in Kano State are lamenting over the effect of the blockade of food items to the southern part of the country. To protest the recent attacks…

*Leadership publisher, Nda-Isaiah, dies at 58 (Punch) *COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu goes into isolation (Punch)

Leadership publisher, Nda-Isaiah, dies at 58 (Punch) The publisher of Leadership newspaper, Sam Nda-Isaiah, is dead. Multiple sources from his family and the newspaper organisation confirmed that he died on Friday “after a very brief illness.” “Yes, it is true.…

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