*Workers stranded as Lagos-Ibadan road gridlock worsens (Punch) *NLC seeks more funds in NHIS (Guardian)

Workers stranded as Lagos-Ibadan road gridlock worsens (Punch) Some Lagos State workers  were forced to return home on Wednesday after the gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway took a turn for the worse. The gridlock, which affected the two lanes of…

*Commercial bus bursts into flames on 3rd Mainland Bridge (Nation) *DSS releases Omoyele Sowore (Punch)

Commercial bus bursts into flames on 3rd Mainland Bridge (Nation) A lone accident was recorded on the inward Iyana Oworo carriage of the Third Mainland Bridge on Tuesday. The bus which may have been returning to Oshodi from Oke Arin…

*Accidental discharge: Mopol bags 7 years jail term for manslaughter (Vanguard) *Yuletide: Lagos offers Lake rice for N17K (Punch)

Accidental discharge: Mopol bags 7 years jail term for manslaughter (Vanguard) A police mobile officer, Salisu Ibrahim, who was attached to the Epe Branch of First Bank Plc, was on Tuesday sentenced to seven years imprisonment for accidentally shooting the…

*19-year-old ‘Yahoo Boy’ allegedly sets 24-year-old girlfriend ablaze for cheating (Punch) *Sanwo-Olu urges retirees to acquire skills (Nation)

19-year-old ‘Yahoo Boy’ allegedly sets 24-year-old girlfriend ablaze for cheating (Punch) Operatives of Iba Police Station have arrested a 19-year-old man, Ifeanyichukwu, for allegedly setting his 24-year-old girlfriend, Tolani, ablaze because he suspected that she had another lover. DSP Bala…

Sowore’s Rearrest: ‘This Has Never Happened Before’, Falana Slams DSS (ChannelsTV)

Lead Counsel and human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has criticised the Department of State Security Services (DSS) for disrupting court proceedings and eventually rearresting his clients, Mr Omoyele Sowore and Mr Olawale Bakare at a Federal High Court in Abuja,…

*Inspector remanded for Lagos nightclub killing (Nation) *Family, friends mourn 28-year-old lady stabbed by robbers (Punch)

Inspector remanded for Lagos nightclub killing (Nation) An Ebute Metta Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 48-year-old dismissed policeman, Edwin Apalowo Ola, for allegedly killing a 27-year-old-man, Malik Mohammed, at a nightclub, Crest Inn Club, Oshodi. When the defendant…

Half-naked women from Sowore’s village storm Abuja court (Punch)

A group of half-naked women from the birthplace of Mr Omoyele Sowore, in Kiribo, Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Thursday stormed the Federal High Court in Abuja to protest the continued illegal detention of their son by…

Court gives DSS 24 hours to release Sowore, Bakare (Punch)

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday gave the Department of State Service 24 hours ultimatum to release the Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu gave the order at the scheduled commencement…

*Police arraign man for posing as doctor (Punch) *Sanwo-Olu: Poor health insurance bane of low life expectancy (ThisDay)

Police arraign man for posing as doctor (Punch) The Lagos State Police Command has brought before the Ikeja Magistrates’ Court one Ebuka Duru for allegedly parading himself as a medical doctor. Duru was arraigned on Tuesday on four counts of…

Sowore, human rights and the rule of law – Wole Soyinka

It should become abundantly clear by now that Civil Society organisations, committed to the entrenchment of the Rule of Law and the defence of fundamental human rights must come together. This is not a new cry. They must meet, debate,…

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