*Woman sets 10-year-old daughter on fire in Ogun (Guardian)*Police officers reject N300,000 bribe, return N600,000 paid into account (Punch)

Woman sets 10-year-old daughter on fire in Ogun (Guardian) Operatives of the Ogun State police command have arrested a housewife and mother of five for pouring petrol on her 10-year-old daughter and setting her ablaze. The suspect, Aisha Tijani, was…

*How teenager who beheaded girlfriend for rituals was arrested (DailyTrust)*JAMB To Hold UTME From May 6, Registration Begins On February 12 (Tribune)

How teenager who beheaded girlfriend for rituals was arrested (DailyTrust) There was confusion in Oke Aregba community in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, on Saturday,  when some teenage boys were caught burning the head of a girl, said to be in…

*Lagos clubhouse kicks as 100 policemen, thugs demolish buildings, arrest workers (Punch)*Court summons, threatens Lagos CP with jail over seized truck (Punch)

Lagos clubhouse kicks as 100 policemen, thugs demolish buildings, arrest workers (Punch) No fewer than 100 armed policemen and thugs, allegedly led by members of a Lagos family, have demolished buildings at the Ikeja Saddle Club, in the Isheri-Olowora area…

*Global Covid-19 death toll surpasses 4 million (CNN)*Lagos politician killed during APC rally (Punch)

Global Covid-19 death toll surpasses 4 million (CNN) More than 4 million people around the world have died of Covid-19, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. In total, three countries account for more than a third of all global…

*Bed occupancy level in Lagos COVID-19 care centres reduces to 46% (Guardian)*Sanwo-Olu, Fashola canvass investment in abattoir business (Nation)

Bed occupancy level in Lagos COVID-19 care centres reduces to 46% (Guardian) The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says the bed occupancy level in the state’s public and private COVID-19 care centres has reduced to 46 per…

*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…

*My wife is promiscuous, sleeps around – man tells court (DailyTrust)*Protests brewing in Lagos as judicial panel hands over Lekki toll gate (Guardian)

My wife is promiscuous, sleeps around – man tells court (DailyTrust) A 42-year-old businessman, Olayinka Oyeniyi, on Monday told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State that his wife, Sekinat was promiscuous and has slept with many men. Oyeniyi said…

*NMA seeks upgrade of Lagos Police Medical Services (Vanguard)*Truck derails, kills pedestrian on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (Punch)

NMA seeks upgrade of Lagos Police Medical Services (Vanguard) The Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), on Wednesday called on the leadership of the Nigeria Police to upgrade the Police Medical Services in the state to compete…

Kyrgios criticises Djokovic over Australian Open quarantine row

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has been criticised by Australian player Nick Kyrgios, after the world number one lobbied authorities to relax quarantine rules for Australian Open players. More than 1,200 players and staff flew into Australia last week for the…

COVID-19: Kyrgios pulls out of 2020 US Open

An emotional Nick Kyrgios pulled out of the US Open Sunday, for “the hundreds of thousands of Americans who have lost their lives”, while pleading with players who attend to not be selfish and act responsibly. His decision follows fellow…

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