Serenading the Music and Events of Tokyo Olympics -Isidore Emeka Uzoatu

At last, the games of the XXXII Olympiad (Tokyo 2020) have come and gone. After all the COVID-19 induced delays that saw it held a year later, there is no gainsaying that it still met the razzmatazz associated with the…

*Police nab father over alleged defilement of four daughters in Lagos (Punch)*Lagos police command gets new PRO (Vanguard)

Police nab father over alleged defilement of four daughters in Lagos (Punch) A  father of six, Sunday Julius, is currently in police custody in Lagos over alleged defilement of four of his daughters aged seven, 10, 11 and 15. Julius,…

*Lagos to divert traffic on section of Apapa-Oshodi Expressway for bridge repair (Guardian)*Pregnant woman arrested for assaulting stepchildren in Lagos (Punch)

Lagos to divert traffic on section of Apapa-Oshodi Expressway for bridge repair (Guardian) The Lagos State Government has announced the diversion of traffic on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway for repair work on the Airport Flyover Bridge by the Federal Ministry of Works…

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 paid Abba Kyari N8m to detain Chibuzo, FBI alleges (Punch)*IGP appoints DCP Disu to replace suspended Abba Kyari (Nation)

Hushpuppi paid Abba Kyari N8m to detain Chibuzo, FBI alleges (Punch) The Federal Bureau of Investigation has alleged that money laundering suspect, Abass Ramon, aka Hushpuppi, paid N8m or $20,600 to the embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, to…

*NDLEA intercepts 35 wraps of cocaine, drugs en route Italy, Turkey (Guardian)*Apapa gridlock my greatest headache –NPA director (Punch)

NDLEA intercepts 35 wraps of cocaine, drugs en route Italy, Turkey (Guardian) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), says it has recovered 35 wraps of cocaine from a lady passenger at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos.…

*Herdsman impregnated my wife, vows to take my life, Nasarawa farmer cries out from hiding (Nation)*Traders, others worry as Lagos shuts Ladipo market (Vanguard)

Herdsman impregnated my wife, vows to take my life, Nasarawa farmer cries out from hiding (Nation) Lorver Angbir, a 48-year-old farmer from Tse-Nyamsho village in Keana Local Government Area, Nasarawa State has gone into hiding following the threat to his…

*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…

*Lagos goes tough on manufacturers of counterfeit products (Nation)*FRSC to investigate video of stray cow on Third Mainland Bridge (Punch)

Lagos goes tough on manufacturers of counterfeit products (Nation) Manufacturers of counterfeit products in Lagos State now risk imprisonment or huge fine, Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) has said. Onigbanjo represented Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the first…

Can we learn anything from the Olympics? – Gbubemi Atimomo

…Thoughts on the Olympic Games and our world today The Olympic games began last week Friday and will run for about two weeks. This is one event that almost didn’t hold as the coronavirus pandemic tried to throw a spanner…

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