*You’ll regret defying lockdown order, LASTMA tells motorists (Punch) *LASEMA confirms death of six in Epe road accident (Guardian)

You’ll regret defying lockdown order, LASTMA tells motorists (Punch) The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority on Thursday read the riot acts to motorists reminding them that they were not exempted from the government’s lockdown order. The authority advised motorists to…

Worshippers attack COVID-19 enforcement officers in Lagos

Some worshippers, on Tuesday, allegedly attacked officers of the Lagos State COVID-19 Task Force, who were enforcing the lockdown ordered by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). It was gathered that the officers of the task force were attacked…

COVID-19: What President Buhari has done, and is doing – Presidency

In his broadcast to the nation on Sunday, March 29, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari declared that “in Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19, there is no such thing as an overreaction or under-reaction. It is all about the right reaction by the…

Buhari shows Nigerians how to wash hands to curb COVID-19 spread

A photograph of the president, Muhammadu Buhari, teaching Nigerians how to wash their hands in order to avoid contracting or spreading coronavirus has been released by the State House, Abuja. In the photograph, he is seen washing his hands in…

*UNILAG raises probe panel on sexual harassment cases (Punch)*Lagos CJ inspects Lekki courthouse (Punch)

UNILAG raises probe panel on sexual harassment cases (Punch) The University of Lagos, Akoka, has set up a panel to investigate two of its lecturers accused of sexually harassing undercover reporters purportedly seeking admission and change the course of study…

Group hails Nigeria, South Africa 10-year visa agreement (ThisDay)

Anti-Corruption and Research Based Data Initiative (ARDI) has applauded the agreement reached between Nigeria and South Africa on the issuance of a 10-year visa to businessmen, academics and frequent travellers as one of the greatest developments in the diplomatic relationship…

*Fire kills two-year-old boy, injures girl in Lagos (Punch)*Flood wreaks havoc in states as weather agencies warn coastal communities (Guardian)

Fire kills two-year-old boy, injures girl in Lagos (Punch) A two-year-old boy was burnt to death on Friday night after candlelight gutted a storey building on Ben Okonkwo Street, Ikotun area of Lagos State. It was learnt that a five-year-old…

Businesses upbeat as Nigeria, South Africa mend relations, sign 32 deals (ThisDay)

Members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) of the Nigerian economy have welcomed the strengthening of the economic and diplomatic ties between Nigeria and South Africa that led to the signing of 32 bilateral agreements between both countries. South African…

*Fake pastor paraded in Lagos (Independent) *Court remands Lagos conductor for defiling, impregnating 14-year-old girl (Vanguard)

Fake pastor paraded in Lagos (Independent) Serial scammer masquerading as a ‘Man of God’ was today, October 2, 2019, paraded by men of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad. The force revealed via their Twitter handle, that the con man…

Clark, Adebanjo, Nwodo demand explanations for Osinbajo’s ordeal (Punch)

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has demanded explanations from President Muhammadu Buhari on the stripping of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of his constitutional functions. The group, in a statement in Abuja on Sunday by Chief Edwin Clark (South-South), Chief…

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