*Court remands Lagos ex-vice council chair, Shakiru, over alleged cocaine export (Tribune)*UNILAG graduates 15,753, as 71-year-old woman bags PhD (Vanguard)

Court remands Lagos ex-vice council chair, Shakiru, over alleged cocaine export  (Tribune) Justice Ayokunle Faji of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has remanded a former vice chairman of Lagos Island Local Government Area (LGA) Asekun Sakiru Kehinde in…

*Super TV CEO: Why police released suspect’s father -Lagos CP (Punch)*Panic grips residents as oil pipeline leaks in Lagos (Vanguard)

Super TV CEO: Why police released suspect’s father -Lagos CP (Punch) The Lagos State Police Command has released the father of 21-year-old student of the University of Lagos, who allegedly stabbed the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga,…

*Police dismantle fraud syndicate, foil multi-million looting (Nation) *N1m damages: EKEDC appeals court judgment (Guardian)

Police dismantle fraud syndicate, foil multi-million looting (Nation) Attempts by a fraud syndicate to steal N25million from a local bank and $220,000 from a foreign bank have been foiled by operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) following…

Benitez, Paulinho back to China and into coronavirus quarantine

Champions League winner Rafael Benitez and former Barcelona star Paulinho have arrived back in China after being locked out by coronavirus, but now face 14 days’ quarantine and an indefinite wait for the season to begin. About a third of…

Rafael Benitez: Newcastle United manager to leave club (BBC)

Newcastle United say manager Rafael Benitez will leave the club when his contract expires on 30 June. The Magpies finished 13th in the Premier League last season as Spaniard Benitez, who took over in March 2016, secured the club’s top-flight…

Doubts over Benitez staying beyond this season at Newcastle (Guardian)

Rafael Benitez says he is refusing to commit his future to Newcastle United until he has been given assurances over the club’s long-term vision. The 59-year-old is under contract until the end of the season but it is unclear if…

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