Conservative US Supreme Court Justices slam ruling legalising same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court, already poised to take a significant turn to the right, opened its new term Monday with a jolt from two conservative justices who raised new criticism of the court’s legalisation of same-sex marriage nationwide. The justices returned…

*‘Lagos education still underfunded despite 2020 increased allocation’ (Guardian)*Lagos teacher, Ogun generator repairer arrested for defiling minors (Punch)

‘Lagos education still underfunded despite 2020 increased allocation’ (Guardian) Some stakeholders in the education sector have said the sector in Lagos is still underfunded despite increased allocation in the 2020 Appropriation Act. This is aside the fact that infrastructure and…

*Lagos loses $2.1bn to environmental pollution, says Minister (Guardian)*Third Mainland Bridge repairs progressing as planned – Lagos (Punch)

Lagos loses $2.1bn to environmental pollution, says Minister (Guardian) Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu has said Lagos state has lost $2.1 billion due to the adverse effect of pollution, according to a report by the World Health Organization…

Buhari wishes Trump and wife Melania, quick recovery

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined all citizens of the United States of America (USA) in prayers for a quick and full recovery of President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania after they were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19.…

*Herdsmen rob farmer, rape 16-year-old daughter (Punch) *Killing: Police arrest 6 suspects in Lagos (Vanguard)

Herdsmen rob farmer, rape 16-year-old daughter (Punch) The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two herdsmen for invading a farm in the Ewekoro Local Government Area of the state, allegedly stealing the sum of N140,000 and gang-raping the 16-year-old daughter…

*Police arrest 18 protesters, journalists in Lagos (Punch) *Police explain death of man in custody (Guardian)

Police arrest 18 protesters, journalists in Lagos (Punch) Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested 18 protesters, including four journalists, during a protest against the hike in the pump price of fuel and electricity tariff in the country.…

*NDLEA uncovers 40ft container of tramadol, others in Lagos (Guardian) *3 rescued in Lagos auto crash (Vanguard)

NDLEA uncovers 40ft container of tramadol, others in Lagos (Guardian) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has uncovered another 40ft container loaded with tramadol and other banned drugs at the Brawal terminal in Lagos. A statement by the NDLEA…

*Court remands truck driver, owner over ‘involuntary manslaughter’ (Vanguard) *Mompha sues EFCC for N5m over fresh arrest (Punch)

Court remands truck driver, owner over ‘involuntary manslaughter’ (Vanguard) A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere yesterday remanded in Police custody a truck driver, Sodiq Okanlanwan, alongside the truck owner, Wasiu Lekan, who allegedly crushed three people to death. Justice…

*Septuagenarian guard dies after attack by Lagos driver (Punch) *Lagos to strengthen economy with right policies (Nation)

Septuagenarian guard dies after attack by Lagos driver (Punch) The family of a security guard, James Emmanuel, has been thrown into mourning after he died from injuries he sustained when a cab driver, Habeeb Quadri, allegedly brutalised him while he…

*More questions than answers on ending Lagos gridlock (Guardian) *Lagos launches retirees’ portal (Nation)

More questions than answers on ending Lagos gridlock (Guardian) There were more questions than answers yesterday at the Lagos Transportation and Traffic webinar organised by the United States Consulate General in Lagos. The traffic problem was described as “the other…

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