*Eid-el-Kabir: Police assure adequate security in Lagos (Vanguard)*LASG seals 16 firms over tax evasion (Leadership)

Eid-el-Kabir: Police assure adequate security in Lagos (Vanguard) The Police Command in Lagos State, on Monday, said it had deployed adequate human and material resources to different parts of the state in preparation for a hitch-free Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Commissioner…

*Lagosians worry over wastes, flooding as plastics take over (Guardian)*Traders count losses, as FHA demolishes structures, markets in FESTAC (Vanguard)

Lagosians worry over wastes, flooding as plastics take over (Guardian) With threat of flooding as a result of blocked drains, Lagosians have said attitudinal change by residents could avert flooding in the megacity. At present, waste management has become an…

*Police deploy operatives to boarding schools in Lagos (Guardian)*Court remands 4 over burglary in Lagos (DailyTrust)

Police deploy operatives to boarding schools in Lagos (Guardian) The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has fortified security in and around boarding schools in Lagos State to protect students, staff and their facilities. The police boss yesterday, in…

Gwyneth Paltrow admits working with Harvey Weinstein pushed her away from acting

Gwyneth Paltrow has opened up about her decision to break away from acting and admits it was partly because of her ‘rough boss’ Harvey Weinstein.  The Shakespeare In Love star has focused less on acting in recent years and more…

*Normalcy returns to Lekki area of Lagos (Vanguard)*Lekki Shootings: Soldiers’ barracks have been identified, says Falana (Punch)

Normalcy returns to Lekki area of Lagos (Vanguard) Normalcy has returned to the Lekki-Ajah area of Lagos State, as commuters and residents now ply the road with little or no obstruction. The New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Correspondent reports that…

Queen strips Harvey Weinstein of his CBE

Harvey Weinstein has been stripped of his CBE following his conviction for a criminal sexual act in the first degree and rape in the third degree. The disgraced movie producer, 68, who is currently serving a 23-year prison sentence, had…

Harvey Weinstein hit with yet another sexual assault suit

Harvey Weinstein was hit with a new lawsuit Friday by a woman who says he sexually assaulted her at film festivals in France and Canada. The accuser, who filed the Manhattan federal suit under the pseudonym Jane Doe, claims the…

*Scores wounded, shops looted as armed thugs, tanker drivers clash in Lagos (Guardian) *Lagos yellow taxi drivers association gets mobile App (DailyTrust)

Scores wounded, shops looted as armed thugs, tanker drivers clash in Lagos (Guardian) About 50 people, including truck drivers were fatally injured yesterday, while many shops and trucks were looted and torched after heavily armed thugs invaded Vinager and Abule-Ado…

Harvey Weinstein jailed for 23 years in rape trial

Disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. Weinstein was found guilty in a trial in New York last month, finalising a dramatic fall from grace for one of Hollywood’s most…

*LUTH discharges Lassa fever index patient (Guardian) *Tanker driver slumps, dies in lover’s Lagos apartment (Punch)

LUTH discharges Lassa fever index patient (Guardian) Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo, Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC), Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, says the Lassa fever index patient has been discharged from the isolation ward. Adeyemo said on Tuesday in…

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