*Police assaulted me to obtain statement over death of LASTMA official – driver alleges (Guardian)*Lagos launches virtual book review programme for students (Punch)

Police assaulted me to obtain statement over death of LASTMA official – driver alleges (Guardian)  A 37-year-old driver, Elijah Shokoya, accused of involuntary manslaughter alleged in court on Monday that police officers assaulted him to obtain his statement. Shokoya was…

*Cambridge University college hands back looted cockerel to Nigeria (BBC)*FEC approves NNPC to fix 21 federal roads at N621.2b (Nation)

Cambridge University college hands back looted cockerel to Nigeria (BBC) The master of a Cambridge University college has described the return of a looted bronze cockerel to representatives of Nigeria as a “momentous occasion”. The statue, known as the “Okukur”,…

Assault on corps member: Army arrests female officer

Following a viral video in the social media showing a female Nigerian Army officer of the Nigerian Army assaulting a female National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, the Nigerian Army Corps of Military Police (NACMP), have arrested the officer shown…

This is probably why can’t you find work – Gbubemi Atimomo

…Thoughts on employability skills, the job search, and unemployment Every year, many hopeful and promising students graduate from institutions of higher learning. They are eager to join the workforce, earn a living, and contribute their quota to national development. I…

*1 dead, vehicles vandalised as robbers attack motorists on Long Bridge (Punch)*Lagos partners UNICEF to tackle rising violence against children (Guardian)

1 dead, vehicles vandalised as robbers attack motorists on Long Bridge (Punch) One person was alleged to have died, while some vehicles were vandalised as traffic robbers attacked motorists on the Long Bridge, Ogun State end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway…

Corps members part of defence, can be mobilised for war – NYSC

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, says corps members are part of the national defence policy of Nigeria and can be mobilised for war if need be. Ibrahim said this on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise…

Let us scrap the NYSC and the Presidency- Lucia Edafioka

When former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon declared ‘no victor, no vanquished’ at the end of the infamous Nigerian civil war in 1970, 10-year-old Nigeria was deeply fractured along ethnic lines. There was mutual distrust and hate among the…

*Lagos to prosecute man who assaulted LASTMA official (Guardian)*Domestic servants docked over alleged theft of employer’s N1.5m property (Vanguard)

Lagos to prosecute man who assaulted LASTMA official (Guardian) Lagos State Government said it will prosecute a man named Emmanuel Ben who led an assault on an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) Ismaila Lukman. LASTMA general…

Camp reopening: NYSC will comply with COVID-19 guidelines, says DG

The National Youth Service Corps has assured that it would enforce strict compliance with all safety guidelines endorsed by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control in all its Orientation Camps across the country.…

Lagos CP says NYSC should be given priority in national issues

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP), Hakeem Odumosu, has suggested that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) should be given priority in national issues. Odumosu stated this, yesterday, when he received the Lagos NYSC State Co-ordinator, Mr. Eddy Megwa…

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