*5,000 Nigerian refugees repatriated from Cameroon (Vanguard)*Controversy as police recover lovers’ corpses from Lagos hotel (Punch)

5,000 Nigerian refugees repatriated from Cameroon (Vanguard) Nigerian refugees who fled to Cameroon due to Boko Haram insurgency began returning to their homeland on Monday in a voluntary repatriation process, an official said. Cameroon’s Minister of Territorial Administration Paul Nji…

10-man Pillars labour to 1-0 victory over Rivers United

Kano Pillars yesterday defeated rivals Rivers United 1-0 in the Nigeria Professional Football League week six fixture played at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna. Kano Pillars were reduced to 10 men in the 51st minute after Abbas Rabiu was given…

It’s interesting playing against Kano Pillars, says Coach Eguma

The city of Kano will come alive, as two continental teams in this year’s Confederation Cup, Rivers United and Kano Pillars battle it out in today’s rescheduled Match Day six fixture of the Nigeria Professional League at the Sani Abacha…

Rivers Utd maintain top spot as Enyimba defeat Pillars

Rivers United have maintained their position at the top of the ongoing 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League with a 3-1 victory over Heartland in the Match Day 5 fixtures yesterday. The Port Harcourt based team got off the mark in…

*Protesters heed Police warnings, stay off protests’ venues (Vanguard)*4,630 appeals, 6,207 motions pending at Appeal Court in Lagos (Nation)

Protesters heed Police warnings, stay off protests’ venues (Vanguard) Following warnings by Lagos State Police Command against violent gatherings across the state,  there appeared to be total compliance on Monday, as EndSARS Protesters were conspicuously absent at the various proposed…

*Oshodi family refutes social media posts, stands with Oba of Lagos (Guardian)*Lekki Shootings: Lagos Panel lacks power to sanction military, says legal team (Thisday)

Oshodi family refutes social media posts, stands with Oba of Lagos (Guardian) The Oshodi-Tapa ruling family of Lagos has reacted to a series of posting on social media by Abisoye Oshodi against the Oba of Lagos and the traditional stool…

Rivers United ‘meet’ FIFA’s conditions, want ban on players’ recruitment lifted

Rivers United, which FIFA recently banned from the transfer market for three windows because of their outstanding liabilities to a former player, Samuel Akurugu, yesterday said they have cleared the debts. Rivers Commissioner for Sports, Boma Iyaye, said the payment…

Rivers United eying NPFL title despite coronavirus setback

Despite the setback caused by the suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League due to the coronavirus pandemic, second placed Rivers United are still confident of lifting the league title. The General Manager of the club Okey Kpalukwu has said…

*Woman dies in Lagos church during childbirth, prophetess arrested (Punch) *Imminent building collapse: LASEMA seals off building, evacuates residents in Lagos Island (Vanguard)

Woman dies in Lagos church during childbirth, prophetess arrested (Punch) A prophetess, Evelyn Owoleke, has been arrested in connection with the death of one Seun Olorunto during childbirth at the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Bayo Ajao Street, in the Aboru…

*N-Power beneficiaries protest in Lagos (Guardian) *Obey judgment stopping compulsory blood donation, SERAP tells Sanwo-Olu (Punch)

N-Power beneficiaries protest in Lagos (Guardian) Some beneficiaries of the Nigerian government empowerment programme N-Power on Tuesday protested at the Lagos Television, Alausa, Lagos State. The aggrieved beneficiaries accused the Lagos State Government of ignoring them in its recruitment processes.…

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