*#RevolutionNow: Security agents arrest 60 in Abuja, teargas others in Lagos (DailyTrust) *N1bn Palliatives: Tourism, entertainment stakeholders laud Sanwo-Olu for approval (Independent)

#RevolutionNow: Security agents arrest 60 in Abuja, teargas others in Lagos (DailyTrust) About 60 #RevolutionNow protesters have been arrested in Abuja by a joint security team of Police and soldiers. The demonstration, tagged national day of action is being held…

*Toddler, two others die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident (Nation) *3 die in Lagos auto crash (Punch)

Toddler, two others die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident (Nation) Two persons, including a toddler, have died on Tuesday afternoon when a commercial bus conveying them somersaulted many times on the Lagos-Ibadan express way. Seven other passengers, comprising two males and…

Fuel subsidy removal and naira devaluation: Who says President Buhari does not listen to advise? – Magnus Onyibe

The bitter and sweet policies of gradually abolishing the fuel subsidy regime and guided floating of the naira might have taken a long time in coming – nearly six years – but as the saying goes, it’s better late than…

*We use tyre jack as guns to scare victims – Uber driver (Vanguard) *2 salesmen arraigned over N1.2m theft (DailyTrust)

We use tyre jack as guns to scare victims – Uber driver (Vanguard) Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS Lagos State Police Command have arrested an Uber driver, Andrew Valentino, 38, who used his car for ‘ Catch-in-the –air’…

*School supervisor jailed 60 years for child defilement loses appeal (Nation) *Third Mainland Bridge: LAGSEC to free Oyingbo axis of roadside market activities (Guardian)

School supervisor jailed 60 years for child defilement loses appeal (Nation) The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos on Monday affirmed the 60 year jail term imposed on Adegboyega Adenekan, a former Supervisor of the Chrisland School, VGC, Lekki, Lagos…

Osimhen’s impending move to Napoli excites Buhari – Envoy

Nigeria’s Deputy Ambassador to Italy, Franklin Ogunyemi, has said that Victor Osimhen’s imminent move to the Italian side, Napoli has come as great news to Nigerians, just as President Muhammadu Buhari is excited with the development. Napoli is expected to…

Long walk to revival of Ajaokuta Steel Plant – Ehi Braimah

After lying prostrate for over four decades, President Muhammadu Buhari has given approval for the Ajaokuta Steel Plant to be revived as part of his administration’s deliberate strategy to diversify the economy. Our over-dependence on oil revenue, from all indications,…

Tolulope Arotile buried in Abuja

Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, was buried in Abuja on Thursday, July 23, 2020. According to a Channels TV report, the burial was at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja. Arotile, who died on July 14 in…

Buhari, Jonathan in closed-door meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed-doors with former President Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Dr. Jonathan arrived at Aso Rock about 11 am and proceeded straight to President Buhari’s office. Recall that the Economic Community of…

Buhari mourns Isa Funtua

President Muhammadu Buhari is in mourning over the passing of his longtime friend and associate, Malam Isma’ila Isa Funtua. A statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), said the President received with deep sadness…

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