*Fraud: EFCC grills Lagos Speaker, Obasa (Punch)*27-year-old kidnaps, rapes 13-year-old girl in Lagos (Vanguard)

Fraud: EFCC grills Lagos Speaker, Obasa (Punch) The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, is in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission responding to allegations of fraud, The PUNCH has learnt. The spokesman…

*Herdsmen rob farmer, rape 16-year-old daughter (Punch) *Killing: Police arrest 6 suspects in Lagos (Vanguard)

Herdsmen rob farmer, rape 16-year-old daughter (Punch) The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two herdsmen for invading a farm in the Ewekoro Local Government Area of the state, allegedly stealing the sum of N140,000 and gang-raping the 16-year-old daughter…

Taylor Swift becomes first solo female artist to win the MTV 2020 VMAs Best Director Award

Taylor Swift is winning big. The star, 30, won her first best director award at the 2020 VMAs on Sunday for her music video for “The Man,” making her the first solo female artist to earn the honour. “This is…

*Worker’s headless body found on company premises (Punch) *Youths get skills training in Alimosho (Guardian)

Worker’s headless body found on company premises (Punch) The family of Kingsley Obot, a member of staff of Ellan Star Marine, has demanded investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death on the premises of the company. The deceased’s family urged…

*UNILAG alumnus bags 50-years imprisonment for raping student on campus (Nation) *Outrage as truck crushes Okada rider to death on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway (Vanguard)

UNILAG alumnus bags 50-years imprisonment for raping student on campus (Nation) An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Monday sentenced John Otema, an alumnus of the University of Lagos, to 50-years imprisonment for raping a 19-year-old student of…

Here are just some of the records Taylor Swift’s Folklore has broken

Taylor Swift’s surprise eighth album, Folklore, has broken several chart records in its first week on sale. The record was written and recorded during the coronavirus lockdown, and swerves away from the pop sound that’s dominated her last three albums.…

*Housewife fakes daughter’s Kidnap, demands N2M ransom (Vanguard) *Lagos COVID-19 cases may be 10 times higher, says health commissioner (ThisDay)

Housewife fakes daughter’s Kidnap, demands N2M ransom (Vanguard) A housewife, Fatima Bishir 22, is now in the Police net for faking the Kidnap of her five-year-old daughter in Katsina. SP Gambo Isah, the katsina Police command spokesman (PPRO) disclosed this…

Taylor Swift ‘tried to sue’ Microsoft over racist chatbot Tay (BBC)

Taylor Swift tried to sue Microsoft over a chatbot which posted racist messages on Twitter, the president of the tech company has revealed. Taylor’s lawyers made a move on Microsoft in 2016, according to a new biography by its boss…

Taylor Swift gets shady about White House at MTV VMAs as she demands response to petition (Metro)

Taylor Swift got pretty shady about the White House as she accepted the video of the year award at the MTV VMAs for You Need To Calm Down. She wasn’t having any of it. The 29-year-old brought the cast of…

Taylor Swift downplays Harvey Weinstein ties amid sexual misconduct allegations: ‘I believe victims’ (Metro)

Taylor Swift has broken her silence about her ties to Harvey Weinstein amid the sexual misconduct allegations against him, declaring her support for his alleged victims. Weinstein, 67, is accused of behaving inappropriately with a large number of women, notably…

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