*Lagos LG Polls: Group threatens legal action against LASIEC (Leadership)*Nigeria records 1.6m grams of Gold production in 5 years – Minister (Guardian)

Lagos LG Polls: Group threatens legal action against LASIEC (Leadership)  A pro-democracy group, United Foundation for Survival and Sustainability, has implored the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) not to conduct elections into the 37 additionally created local government councils…

UFC 261: Kamaru Usman knocks out Masvidal in second round

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has retained his title after knocking out his opponent Jorge Masvidal in the second round in the main event of UFC 261 in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday. A first-round that did not disappoint the fans…

*Court orders CBN to immediately unfreeze 20 #EndSARS protesters’ accounts (ThisDay)*#EndSARS: Youth rep to sue CBN as court unfreezes accounts (Punch)

Court orders CBN to immediately unfreeze 20 #EndSARS protesters’ accounts (ThisDay) Justice Ahmed Mohammed of a Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to immediately unfreeze 20 bank accounts linked to protesters and promoters…

UFC 257: Conor McGregor suffers shock knockout defeat to Dustin Poirier

Conor McGregor suffered a devastating defeat in his long-awaited return to the UFC’s lightweight division on Sunday morning, a loss which has all but ended his hopes of a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov. The Notorious returned to the weight class…

*Lagos to deploy new platform, PayVIS to track, fine traffic offenders (Guardian)*Lagos landlords accuse police of protecting hoodlums while demolishing buildings (Punch)

Lagos to deploy new platform, PayVIS to track, fine traffic offenders (Guardian) The Lagos State government has launched a number plate detection platform, PayVIS, which will capture vehicle offenders whenever they violate traffic laws and then bill them. PayVIS is…

Khabib Nurmagomedov announces retirement seconds after beating Justin Gaethje

UFC superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov has announced his retirement from fighting just moments after beating Justin Gaethje by technical submission at Fight Island. The Russian’s father and coach, Abdulmanap, passed away in July at the age of just 57 following complications…

*229 suspected hoodlums face prosecution over arson, others in Lagos (Punch)*We need empathy not quit notice, Lagos tells residents (Guardian)

229 suspected hoodlums face prosecution over arson, others in Lagos (Punch) The Lagos State Government has said it will be prosecuting all suspected hoodlums arrested in connection with the mayhem unleashed on the state between Tuesday and Wednesday in the…

*Daughter sues mum over rape allegation against dad (Punch) *Royal Scuffle: I remain Oluwo of Iwoland, I was not suspended – Oba Akanbi (DailyTrust)

Daughter sues mum over rape allegation against dad (Punch) One Jessica Obinomeh and her mother, Sandra, have drawn a battle line at an Ogba magistrates’ court, Lagos State, over lingering family issues. Obinomeh alleged that her mother and siblings tortured…

*Okada ban takes effect in Lagos (DailyTrust) *Okada/Keke ban: LASTMA hails compliance (Guardian)

Okada ban takes effect in Lagos (DailyTrust) Trailer loads of motorcycles were yesterday transported out of Lagos State as the government launched fresh enforcement of the state’s traffic law which restricts Okada and Keke on major highways. The ban on…

UFC champ Khabib says he doesn’t think the Almighty is happy he fights for money (RT)

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, one of the world’s most popular Muslim athletes, has suggested that “the Almighty” would not look approvingly on his violence in the octagon. The undefeated Dagestani fighter, 31, is a devout Muslim and often shares…

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