*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…

Reuben & Ayodele Obaro: The difficult walk to justice – Epa Stevens

In the aftermath of a court judgement dismissing corruption allegations against a UK-based couple trying to build a medical centre in Nigeria, this article examines the couple’s travails and affirms that justice can still be gotten in Nigeria, albeit at…

*NMA seeks upgrade of Lagos Police Medical Services (Vanguard)*Truck derails, kills pedestrian on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (Punch)

NMA seeks upgrade of Lagos Police Medical Services (Vanguard) The Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), on Wednesday called on the leadership of the Nigeria Police to upgrade the Police Medical Services in the state to compete…

How N2.2bn was spent on prayers against Boko Haram – EFCC

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigating officer, Mr Adariko Michael, on Tuesday alleged that N2.2 billion was spent on prayers in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia to win the war against insurgency in the country. Michael was giving evidence…

Jonathan visits polling stations in Tanzania as voting begins

Nigeria’s former President Goodluck Jonathan, who is leading the African Union Expert Election Observer Team to Tanzania, paid a visit to some polling stations in Dar es Salaam, in the early hours of Wednesday. Jonathan announced this on his Facebook…

United States of Nigeria is possible – Ehi Braimah

Over the weekend, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), spoke on the possibilities of a New Nigeria that works for everyone. At a Symposium to commemorate Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary with the theme,…

*Court remands truck driver, owner over ‘involuntary manslaughter’ (Vanguard) *Mompha sues EFCC for N5m over fresh arrest (Punch)

Court remands truck driver, owner over ‘involuntary manslaughter’ (Vanguard) A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere yesterday remanded in Police custody a truck driver, Sodiq Okanlanwan, alongside the truck owner, Wasiu Lekan, who allegedly crushed three people to death. Justice…

*Fellow inmates taught me how to steal cars – Suspect Confesses (Independent) *Siblings use EFCC name to extort money from fraudsters (Punch)

Fellow inmates taught me how to steal cars – Suspect Confesses (Independent) A car theft suspect, Ojo Azeez, currently detained by the police, over allegation of removing vehicles from park with the use of master keys, has sworn that if…

*Pregnant mother slumps as fire kills 2-year-old son in Lagos (NewTelegraph)*How Lagos is dying (Vanguard)

Pregnant mother slumps as fire kills 2-year-old son in Lagos (NewTelegraph) Tragedy struck at the Ikotun area of Lagos on Friday night when fire razed a building leaving a two-year-old boy dead and others injured. The tragic incident, which occurred…

*Murder of Fasoranti’s daughter act of terrorism — Ex-president Jonathan (Punch) * Funke Olakunrin’s classmates want her killers fished out (Nation)

Murder of Fasoranti’s daughter act of terrorism — Ex-president Jonathan (Punch) Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday paid a condolence visit to the leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti over the death of…

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