*Lassa fever deaths hit 178, cases now 989 (Punch)*Bamise: Family plans to mark posthumous 22nd birthday (Vanguard)

Lassa fever deaths hit 178, cases now 989 (Punch) The number of Lassa fever cases in Nigeria has increased to 989, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The suspected cases of the disease also stand at 7,492 as…

*DSS silent on official who jumped into Lagoon (Punch)*Student allegedly kills sex-worker for stealing his phone (Guardian)

DSS silent on official who jumped into Lagoon (Punch) The Department of State Services has declined comment on the reported suicide of one of its official, Adetutu Adedokun, who jumped into the Lagoon on Thursday. The Uber driver whose vehicle…

*Woman alights from cab, jumps into Lagos Lagoon (DailyTrust)*Police warn motorists against driving on ‘one-way’ route along Lagos-Ibadan expressway (Guardian)

Woman alights from cab, jumps into Lagos Lagoon (DailyTrust) A woman said to be in her thirties has decided to end it by jumping into the lagoon on Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos State. Daily Trust learnt that the woman had…

*Ummita: Chinese lover denies killing Kano girlfriend (DailyTrust)*Lagos to fund 2023 budget with N350b loan (Guardian)

Ummita: Chinese lover denies killing Kano girlfriend (DailyTrust) The Chinese national, Geng Quangrong, accused of killing his Nigerian lover, Ummukulsum Sani Buhari, has denied charges levelled against him before a Kano High Court along Miller Road, presided over by Justice…

”Uninvited” Kanye West escorted out of Skechers

Shoe brand Skechers claims it had to escort Kanye West from its corporate offices in Los Angeles after he showed up “unannounced and uninvited”. The company added it had “no intention” of working with the rapper and designer who goes…

Kanye West agrees to buy ‘uncancellable’ platform

Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, has agreed to buy the self-styled “uncancellable” social-media platform Parler, the company has announced. Last week, the star’s Twitter and Instagram accounts were locked, after he posted anti-Semitic messages. Parler has surged in popularity…

*Davido confirms he’s getting married to Chioma in 2023 (Tribune)*MC Oluomo to hold rally for Tinubu on Sunday (Punch)

Davido confirms he’s getting married to Chioma in 2023 (Tribune) David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has confirmed that he will be getting married to Chioma Rowland, the mother of his son, Ifeanyi Adeleke, in 2023. This was made…

*Pastor remanded for murder (Punch)*Lagos cleric who blamed ‘spell’ for raping five-year-old gets life imprisonment (Guardian)

Pastor remanded for murder (Punch) A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting at Lokoja, Kogi State, has remanded a cleric, Pastor Peter Michonza, of the New Jerusalem Deliverance Ministry, Ageva, in the Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State, in the Federal…

*Sanwo-Olu announces salary increment for workers in Lagos (Tribune)*Syndicate denies injecting child beggars, Lagos police hunt doctor (Punch)

Sanwo-Olu announces salary increment for workers in Lagos (Tribune) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, announced an increment in the salaries of the state workers, saying that the biting economic situation of the country and high inflation necessitated…

*NDLEA discovers 13 million Tramadol pills in Lagos mansion (Punch)*Police nab 3 members of one chance syndicate in Lagos (NewTelegraph)

NDLEA discovers 13 million Tramadol pills in Lagos mansion (Punch) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has busted a mansion in the Lekki area of Lagos State where Tramadol was stored. NDLEA Spokesman, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Monday,…

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