Nigeria vs Guinea Bissau: Umar, Ekong help Super Eagles to 2-0 win

The Super Eagles of Nigeria collected all available nine points in Group D with a commanding display, beating Guinea Bissau 2-0 on Wednesday to achieve this. It was a record equalling fixture for Austin Eguavoen who was also in charge…

*Randy man, 43, arrested for alleged rape of 80-year-old Nasarawa woman, blames devil (Punch)*NCC alerts Nigerians to new ransomware attacking organisational networks (Guardian)

Randy man, 43, arrested for alleged rape of 80-year-old Nasarawa woman, blames devil (Punch) The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested a 43-year-old man, Mr Dan’asabe Eddo, for allegedly raping an 80-year-old woman in the state. The state Police Public…

*Gunmen intercept Lagos-bound bus in Imo, whisk away passengers (Punch)*LCCI tasks govt on creation of enabling tax environment (Leadership)

Gunmen intercept Lagos-bound bus in Imo, whisk away passengers (Punch) A vehicle en route to Lagos from Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, has been intercepted in Imo State with the passengers kidnapped. Our correspondent gathered that the incident, which…

Ola Aina reveals what he told his roommate Iwobi about Africa Cup of Nations

Torino wing-back Ola Aina says he is delighted to be named on the Super Eagles roster for the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, branding the competition a ‘massive tournament’. The Chelsea-reared defender was a key player for the…

AFCON 2021: Osimhen recovers from COVID-19 two days before Nigeria’s first game

Nigeria’s striker, Victor Osimhen has recovered from coronavirus. His club, Napoli, made this known on Thursday via their Twitter handle. His recovery is coming two days to Nigeria’s first game at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. The prolific striker…

*I dreamt about winning souls for God — BBNaija star Mercy Eke (DailyTrust)*Lagos to seal schools over failure to resume on Jan 4 (Punch)

I dreamt about winning souls for God — BBNaija star Mercy Eke (DailyTrust) The winner of the BBNaija ‘Pepper Dem’ edition, Mercy Eke, has disclosed that she dreamt that she was winning souls for God and healing people. She revealed…

*14-year-old maid arrested for abducting her boss’ two-year-old son (Guardian)*Gunmen kill 7 family members, 17 others in fresh Kaduna attack (Channels)

14-year-old maid arrested for abducting her boss’ two-year-old son (Guardian) Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 14-year-old housemaid, Favour Iwuozor, for allegedly kidnaping the two-year-old son of her mistress. The Command’s Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the…

*Gunmen abduct bride 24 hours to her wedding in Plateau (Guardian)*‘LASTMA thugs’ brutalise driver, impound bus, agency ignores victim’s petition (Punch)

Gunmen abduct bride 24 hours to her wedding in Plateau (Guardian) Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herders have abducted a bride-to-be, Format Paul, 24 hours to her wedding in Bokkos Local Council of Plateau State. It was gathered that Format…

Eguavoen reveals why Osimhen pulled out of AFCON

The Napoli superstar was supposed to be part of Nigeria’s squad for the AFCON, but he had to pull out due to a facial injury  Super Eagles boss Augustine Eguavoen has revealed that Victor Osimhen pulled out of the upcoming…

*Lagos police explains visit to Brooks Estate, Magodo (Guardian)*Lagos blames multiple police checkpoints for Apapa traffic (Sun)

Lagos police explains visit to Brooks Estate, Magodo (Guardian) Lagos Police Command has warned that any restriction deliberately put in the way of officers in any estates in Lagos will no longer be tolerated. The command spokesperson, Adekunle Ajisebutu, who…

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