*Court sentences man to 25-years imprisonment for defiling one year old (Guardian)*Engineer in court for alleged laptop theft (Vanguard)

Court sentences man to 25-years imprisonment for defiling one year old (Guardian) A 38-year old bus conductor, Seun Aina was on Tuesday sentenced to 25-years imprisonment by an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court for defiling a 15-month-old toddler.…

Simone Biles wins Tokyo Olympics beam bronze on emotional return

Simone Biles said she was proud of herself after winning bronze in the beam final at the Tokyo Games in an emotional return to the Olympic gymnastics competition. The American had not competed since last week’s team final, where she…

*Hushpuppi: Kyari risks dismissal, criminal prosecution, says PSC (Punch)*Police arrest woman for beating daughter to death (Vanguard)

Hushpuppi: Kyari risks dismissal, criminal prosecution, says PSC (Punch) The Police Service Commission has said it will determine the fate of the Commander of the IGP  Intelligence Response and Monitoring Team, Abba Kyari, a deputy commissioner of police, indicted by…

*Alleged bribery: Admitting Hushpuppi sent N300,000 for clothes, caps disgraceful, HURIWA slams Abba Kyari (Punch)*Gbajabiamila celebrates Nigeria’s first comprehensive cancer centre (Tribune)

Alleged bribery: Admitting Hushpuppi sent N300,000 for clothes, caps disgraceful, HURIWA slams Abba Kyari (Punch) Human Rights Writers Association has faulted a Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abba Kyari, for facilitating the purchase of clothes and caps by Ramon Abbas, aka…

*Abuja man beats lover to death over phone charger (Punch)*Baba Ijesha: 2 others also sexually molested minor -Defence (Guardian)*

Abuja man beats lover to death over phone charger (Punch) A man, identified as Hasan Taiwo, allegedly beat his live-in lover, Chibuzor Aloh, a mother of four, to death for allegedly using his phone charger without permission. The incident happened…

*Passengers stranded as NAAPE grounds Bristow Helicopters (ThisDay) *My sister once signed petition to restrict movement of trailers in Lagos – Brother of lady crushed by fallen container (Punch)

Passengers stranded as NAAPE grounds Bristow Helicopters (ThisDay) Passengers scheduled to fly with Bristow Helicopters on Monday were stranded as a result of an indefinite strike embarked upon by the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE). The union…

Simone Biles’ ‘heart aches’ over brother’s murder charge (BBC)

US Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her “heart aches for everyone involved” after her brother was charged with murder. On Twitter, she said she’s “having a hard time processing what’s happened”. Tevin Biles-Thomas was arrested over a shooting on…

Tennis player Djokovic, gymnast Biles win top Laureus awards (Euronews)

World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic crowned a winning return to the courts after surgery with the Laureus sportsman of the year award on Monday, while American gymnast Simone Biles won the sportswoman of the year prize. Serbian Djokovic,…

Simone Biles: Gymnast wins record 13th world title (BBC)

American Simone Biles has become the first gymnast to win 13 world titles. The 21-year-old won vault gold at the World Championships in Qatar. It was Biles’ third world title in this year’s championships and she has now broken the…

Raisman questions Bono appointment (BBC)

Olympic champion Aly Raisman has questioned USA Gymnastics’ choice as leader, saying survivors like her “deserve better”. Interim president and chief executive Mary Bono previously worked for a law firm which represented USA Gymnastics and its ex-team doctor Larry Nassar…

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