Roman Abramovich evacuated British POWs freed from Russia on his luxury jet

A British prisoner of war who was captured by Russian-backed forces in Ukraine has told of his disbelief at being welcomed by Roman Abramovich aboard his luxury jet. John Harding is one of the five British prisoners released following a…

*2023: Senator Adeola clinches Ogun West senatorial ticket (Vanguard)*APC Primaries: Oshiomhole wins Edo north senatorial ticket (DailyTrust)

2023: Senator Adeola clinches Ogun West senatorial ticket (Vanguard) A Senator representing Lagos West, Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, on Saturday, was declared the winner of the Ogun West senatorial primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adeola, who emerged as…

Portugal approves Chelsea’s sale by Abramovich

The Portuguese government has given its authorization for the sale of Chelsea by Roman Abramovich, who as a Portuguese passport holder needed its approval. The decision by Portugal was announced on Thursday, a day after the British government approved the…

*2 held for murder of Okada rider in Ogun (Sun)*Customs to decongest ports with new inspection regime (Punch)

2 held for murder of Okada rider in Ogun (Sun) The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers who allegedly snatched a motorcycle and killed its rider at Araromi Village, via, Ilogbo Town of the state. The…

*BRT driver told Bamise, ‘Fine girl, it’s only you I’ll pick’ – Brother of slain 22-year-old (Punch)*Faulty fuelling system caused Ibadan–Lagos train flop, says NRC (Guardian)

BRT driver told Bamise, ‘Fine girl, it’s only you I’ll pick’ – Brother of slain 22-year-old (Punch) Siblings of the 22-year-old lady, Bamise Ayanwole, who went missing after boarding a Bus Rapid Transit vehicle in Lagos and her dead body…

*Lagos seals event centre where petrol was shared as souvenir (Guardian)*Vandals flee as NSCDC operatives seize N2m worth of petrol in Badagry (Punch)

Lagos seals event centre where petrol was shared as souvenir (Guardian) Lagos State Government Saturday sealed the premises of an event centre where petrol was shared as souvenirs. Officials of the Lagos Safety Commission and the Rapid Response Squad sealed…

Roman Abramovich settles libel claim over Putin biography

The Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich has settled his libel claim against the journalist Catherine Belton over her best-selling book Putin’s People, after an agreement was reached late on Tuesday. The text will now recognise that the allegation Abramovich bought Chelsea…

*Police rescue kidnap victim denied food for six weeks (Punch)*FAAN to close MMIA departure drop off zone temporarily – Official (Guardian)

Police rescue kidnap victim denied food for six weeks (Punch) The Zamfara State Police Command has rescued a kidnap victim, Mudassiru Malan, who was reportedly denied food for six weeks by bandits for failing to pay a ransom. The state…

*Nigerians should stop offering us bribes, say Police, FRSC (Punch)*Leadership Crisis: ASPAMDA traders seek Sanwo-Olu’s intervention over looming ‘bloodshed’ (Vanguard)

Nigerians should stop offering us bribes, say Police, FRSC (Punch) The Nigeria Police Force and the Federal Road Safety Corps on Tuesday urged Nigerians to stop offering their officers bribe. The services also urged the public to report any officer…

*Court remands 2 cousins over alleged murder of Maersk MD’s wife (Guardian) *Hoodlum kills Lagos community leader during police raid (Punch)

Court remands 2 cousins over alleged murder of Maersk MD’s wife (Guardian) An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded two cousins: Olamilekan Goke and Akande Adeyinka, at the Ikoyi Correctional Centre over alleged rape and murder of the…

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