*3 men arraigned for allegedly stealing 10 AirPods, 15 iPhones (Punch)*Alleged money laundering: Court imposes N200k fine on Fani-Kayode over non-appearance (Vanguard)

3 men arraigned for allegedly stealing 10 AirPods, 15 iPhones (Punch) Three men were on Wednesday arraigned in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 10 earbuds, 10 Bluetooth speakers and 15 iPhone 12 ProMax. The police charged Oluwafemi…

Factor Flying Eagles ’83 scholarships into 2021 budget, Okoku urges Dare

Former vice-captain of the Flying Eagles squad to the 1983 FIFA U-21 World Cup in Mexico, Paul Okoku, has urged Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, to include the scholarships promised members of the team by the federal…

Mexican reporter shot dead before broadcasting discovery of human remains

A Mexican reporter who wrote about violent crime in the central state of Guanajuato died of gunshot wounds on Monday, local authorities confirmed, in the second murder of a journalist in less than a month. Mexico has for years been…

*Two kids die as Lagos building collapses during downpour (Punch) *Youths block Lekki-Epe highway, ground activities over bad roads (Guardian)

Two kids die as Lagos building collapses during downpour (Punch) Two yet-to-be-identified children lost their lives on Wednesday after being trapped in the rubble of a storey building that partially collapsed in the Gafari Balogun area of Ogudu, Lagos State.…

Hundreds of US-bound migrants cross river to reach Mexico (BBC)

Hundreds of migrants have waded into a river on the southern Mexico border as they try to reach the United States. The migrants, mainly from Honduras, took to the water after being refused permission to cross a bridge over the…

El Chapo: Mexican police free drug lord’s son as Culiacán battle erupts (BBC)

Heavy fighting broke out in northern Mexico on Thursday after security forces detained a son of the jailed drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán. Fighting raged for several hours after Ovidio Guzmán López was found during a routine patrol in…

Man castrated by pitbull ‘in revenge for raping woman’ (Metro)

A drugs gang filmed as they held a naked man to the floor and stifled his screams with his clothes while he was castrated by a pitbull. The man, in his 30s, was attacked in revenge for allegedly raping a…

Light of the World: Mexican church holds gathering amid sex crimes scandal (BBC)

Hundreds of thousands of members of the Light of the World church have travelled to Mexico to take part in their traditional mass baptisms. The organisation is embroiled in a sex crimes scandal, with its leader Naasón Joaquín García absent…

Mexico, US to exchange information on El Paso shooting (Guardian)

Mexico said on Tuesday it had agreed with the United States to exchange information regarding the deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas, which killed 22 people. Eight Mexican citizens were among those gunned down in the racially charged rampage in…

Mexicans march to vent anger at police over rape cases (BBC)

Hundreds of protesters have flooded the streets of Mexico City demanding justice for two teenage girls who were allegedly raped by police officers. Around 300 protesters, mostly female, descended on the Mexican capital’s prosecutor’s office on Monday. Armed with pink…

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