*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.…

*National Theatre Lagos looted (Sun)*NDLEA intercepts 2,060kg heroin, others at Lagos airport, Ondo, Edo, Kano (Tribune)

National Theatre Lagos looted (Sun) The Society for Transparency has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over looting of national assets in the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos. The petition, which was signed by the Corporate Director, Society for…

*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,…

Anambra leads again in JAMB, congratulates Ezekwesili, Okigbo for senior fellowships at Yale, Harvard

Anambra State, whose two candidates in the 2020 examination of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) scored the highest marks, has continued its brilliant performance in the tests conducted by the body. In the just released 2021 JAMB examination…

*Alleged bribery: Admitting Hushpuppi sent N300,000 for clothes, caps disgraceful, HURIWA slams Abba Kyari (Punch)*Gbajabiamila celebrates Nigeria’s first comprehensive cancer centre (Tribune)

Alleged bribery: Admitting Hushpuppi sent N300,000 for clothes, caps disgraceful, HURIWA slams Abba Kyari (Punch) Human Rights Writers Association has faulted a Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abba Kyari, for facilitating the purchase of clothes and caps by Ramon Abbas, aka…

JAMB withdraws result of candidates for impersonation

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has withdrawn the result of one Attama Lawrence Ikedichukwu for acts bordering on impersonation in the just-concluded 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, who disclosed this Tuesday in Abuja,…

Alleged fraud: Court denies ex-JAMB Registrar Ojerinde bail

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, refused to grant Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, former Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, bail on alleged fraud preferred against him by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission. Justice Obiora Egwuatu…

JAMB releases results for 2021 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Friday released results of candidates who sat for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination between last Saturday and Tuesday. The board made this known in a statement by its Head of Media, Fabian…

*Man, 24, butchers aunty, buries body in shallow grave in Calabar (Vanguard)*Village head, wife abducted in Ibadan (Punch)*10 family members die after consuming herbal concoction in Kwara (DailyTrust)

Man, 24, butchers aunty, buries body in shallow grave in Calabar (Vanguard) A middle-aged man, Christian Edem Eyo, has confessed to slaughtering his neighbor and aunty who was in her sixties. Vanguard learnt that the 24 years old man butchered…

*Chief planner’s unplanned voyage to death (Guardian)*Lagos set to remove structures under high tension cables (DailyTrust)

Chief planner’s unplanned voyage to death (Guardian) How Lagos gas explosion shattered planner’s dreams for Nigeria It was an unplanned journey that should have lasted for a few minutes but ended up being the last for Niyi Odetoye, President of…

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