*More trouble for house owners as FG moves to reclaim Abule Ado (Tribune) *Lagos begins contact tracing of 3rd COVID-19 case (Vanguard)

More trouble for house owners as FG moves to reclaim Abule Ado (Tribune) There appear to be more problems for the residents of Abule Ado as the Federal Government has begun moves to reclaim the land from the Lagos State…

Reps probe alleged refusal to treat Lagos lady stabbed by robbers (Punch)

The House of Representatives has begun an investigation into the death of 28-year-old Moradeun Balogun, who was stabbed by armed robbers and allegedly denied treatment by a Lagos hospital. The House also called on the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu,…

*3 die in Ikorodu, Ajah cult clashes (Punch) *Senate probes un-remitted N20tr stamp duty revenue (Nation)

3 die in Ikorodu, Ajah cult clashes (Punch) Three persons have been killed in separate cult clashes in the Ikorodu and Ajah areas of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that one of the victims was killed on the Igbogbo-Igbe Road…

Obanikoro lauds Lagos boxing show (Nation)

House of Representatives member Babajide Obanikoro says he is impressed with the fans and organisation of the Lagos Saturday Boxing Show. Obanikoro, who represents the Eti-Osa constituency of Lagos in the House of Representatives, was at the 107th edition of…

Reps urge minister to dissolve three-man NDDC Interim Board

The House of Representatives has called on the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio to dissolve the three-man interim board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Ossai Nicholas Ossai (PDP, Delta) presented a Motion on Matters of Public…

2020 budget: We are sticking to deadline of defence – Gbajabiamila (Guardian)

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila has said the house would stick to the deadline of Oct. 29 given to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to conclude their budget defences for 2020. Gbajabiamila said this while…

*Police impersonator charged to court (DailyTrust) *Whereabouts of superintendent’s body unknown, says witness (Nation)

Police impersonator charged to court (DailyTrust) A 38-year-old man, Abiodun Ajayi, has been arraigned before an Ikeja, Lagos, magistrate court for alleged impersonation and falsely representing himself as a police sergeant to one Ariyo Arinola attached to the Special Anti-Robbery…

Cashless policy: Reps ask CBN to suspend charges on deposits (Punch)

The House of Representatives has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria to suspend the charges imposed on cash deposits in the implementation of its cashless policy. The suspension, according to the federal parliament, should remain until the apex had made…

We’ll fund xenophobic victims’ suit against South Africa –Reps (Punch)

In response to the losses incurred by Nigerians, the House of Representatives has said it will approve funds for victims of the attacks who wish to take legal action against the country. It also said it was considering compensation for…

Reps committee summons DSS, CBN, NNPC, Customs over dormant ports (Sun)

An ad hoc committee of the House of Representatives has summoned heads of four government agencies to appear before in on Monday, August 19. This followed the ruling of the Chairman of the Committee, Yusuf Buba (APC-Adamawa) at a public…

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