Adekuoroye wins Nigeria’s 6th gold

Nigerian wrestling dynamite, Odunayo Adekuoroye, has claimed Nigeria’s sixth gold at the 2022 ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Friday, The PUNCH reports. Adekuoroye won the gold in the Women’s 57kg Freestyle Wrestling after beating Anshu Malik of India. The…

*How 26 villagers drowned during bandits, operatives shootout in Sokoto  (DailyTrust)*LASEMA rescues accident victim (Vanguard)

How 26 villagers drowned during bandits, operatives shootout in Sokoto  (DailyTrust) No fewer than 26 corpses of residents of Duma village in Tureta Local Government Area of Sokoto State have been recovered. The victims reportedly drowned in an attempt to…

*Lagos boy cracks stepfather’s skull with pestle, victim dies (Punch)*Collapsed Ikorodu building has no permit, says LABSCA (Guardian)

Lagos boy cracks stepfather’s skull with pestle, victim dies (Punch) A 17-year-old boy, identified only as Junior, has allegedly killed his stepfather, Adebowale Okuwobi, with a pestle in Ekoro community in the Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State. PUNCH…

*Lagos pastor in court for land grabbing, forgery (Punch)*Lagos urges occupants near collapsed Apapa building to relocate (Guardian)

Lagos pastor in court for land grabbing, forgery (Punch) The pastor of Christ Salvation Divine Ministries International, Rev Godwin Godwin, has been arraigned before the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Oshodi for alleged forgery of documents and illegal sale…

Olympics: Nigerian wrestlers to prepare in Poland

Nigeria wrestlers will travel to Poland for the Poland Open Ranking Series in preparation for the 2020 Olympics Games. Four Nigerian female wrestlers: Odunayo Adekuoroye, Blessing Oborududu, Aminat Adeniyi and youngster Adijat Idris have already qualified for the Tokyo Games.…

*Pregnant Lagos businesswoman’s corpse found in bathroom (Punch)*Motorists groan over alternative routes as road construction begins on Isolo road (Guardian)

Pregnant Lagos businesswoman’s corpse found in bathroom (Punch) The husband, children and neighbours of a pregnant woman, Ramota Raheem, have been left in shock after discovering her remains in the bathroom of her apartment in the Agboju-Satellite Town area of…

*Commission seals 10 clubs, religious centres in Lagos over non-compliance of COVID-19 protocols (Vanguard) *Command detains Lagos inspector for service pistol abuse (Punch)

Commission seals 10 clubs, religious centres in Lagos over non-compliance of COVID-19 protocols (Vanguard) The Lagos State Safety Commission has sealed over 10 social and religious centres over non-compliance with the directive on social distancing and ban on the social…

Adekuoroye crowned best wrestler at 2019 African Senior Championships (Guardian)

Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye was on Sunday crowned the best female wrestler at the 2019 African Senior Wrestling Championships in Hammamet, Tunisia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the championships which is a qualifier for the World Championships in…

Adekuoroye leads Team Nigeria to World Wrestling Championship in Budapest (Guardian)

World silver medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye, Commonwealth gold medalists, Blessing Oborodudu and Aminat Adeniyi, and medal hopeful, Blessing Onyebuchi are the four female athletes chosen to take part in this year’s World Wrestling Championship holding in Budapest, Hungary between October 20…

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