Elon Musk’s mum Maye says he doesn’t listen to her advice

You don’t become the richest man in the world by listening to what mom says. Or at least that’s the case for Elon Musk. The tech magnate — who is worth a comfortable $229 billion — owns Tesla Motors and…

Russian film team returns to earth after filming first movie in space

A Russian film crew are back on Earth after wrapping up scenes for the first movie shot in space. Klim Shipenko and actor Yulia Peresild left the International Space Station and landed in Kazakhstan – to be met by a…

*Couple who allegedly aided son to defile minor arraigned (Punch)*Ladipo traders elect new leaders, seek pedestrian bridge at Toyota bus stop (Guardian)

Couple who allegedly aided son to defile minor arraigned (Punch) A couple, Juliet and Boniface, who allegedly aided their son, Ebuka Nwobodo, to defile a minor, were, on Wednesday, brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The…

*Lagos APPEALS project targets 1,465 businesses (DailyTrust)*LASG issues immediate stop on land extension, reclamation on Banana Island, Osborne Foreshore (Guardian)

Lagos APPEALS project targets 1,465 businesses (DailyTrust) The Lagos State government will spend over N1.2b on farmers under the Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project for the 2021 project year, it has been revealed. The APPEALS project…

*Police raid Lagos black spots, arrest 720 suspects (Punch)*Obanikoro tasks traditional ruler on education of subjects (Vanguard)

Police raid Lagos black spots, arrest 720 suspects (Punch) The Lagos State Police Command on Sunday said it arrested 720 suspects from different parts of the state for various offences. The suspects, who were arrested during a raid on black…

China beats Elon Musk’s SpaceX with floating spaceport in Pacific Ocean

China is building a floating spaceport from which it can launch rockets from the Pacific Ocean. The “Eastern Aerospace Port” off the coast of Haiyang city in the province of Shandong will also be used the building and maintenance of…

*Lagos CAN hails reopening of worship centres (Guardian) *Lagos launches Smart Meter Hackathon (DailyTrust)

Lagos CAN hails reopening of worship centres (Guardian) The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Lagos chapter has hailed the reopening of churches by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. It, however, told churches to comply with all the regulations on COVID-19 protocols to…

SpaceX Crew Dragon astronauts return to earth in first ‘splashdown’ for 45 years

Two US astronauts who flew to the International Space Station in SpaceX’s Crew Dragon have splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico following a two-month voyage. Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley left the station on Saturday and landed in the…

Tom Cruise ‘working with Elon Musk and NASA to shoot film in space’

In news that might shock absolutely no one, Tom Cruise is apparently teaming up with Elon Musk’s SpaceX and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to shot a film in space, according to reports. The Top Gun star and…

SpaceX speeds past a $30b valuation (CNN)

SpaceX is in the midst of a funding round that has already pulled Elon Musk’s rocket company past a $30 billion valuation. The new capital cements SpaceX’s position as one of the highest-valued private startups in the world, according to…

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