*Lagos: Taskforce impounds fresh 497 motorcycles (DailyTrust)*Maritime workers reject 50% NPA’s IGR deduction (Vanguard)

Lagos: Taskforce impounds fresh 497 motorcycles (DailyTrust) The Lagos State Taskforce on Environment and Special Offences Enforcement Unit says it has seized 497 more commercial motorcycles for allegedly contravening traffic laws in the state. The agency’s spokesperson, Mr Gbadeyan Abdulraheem,…

*I pay my 3 wives, children salaries – Lagos prophet (Punch)*Abducted Ekiti school children regain freedom (Vanguard)

I pay my 3 wives, children salaries – Lagos prophet (Punch) General Overseer of Vineyard of Deliverance Ministry, Prophet Joseph Apata, has spoken on how he ensures his three wives feel valued and content.  The pastor, who claims divine guidance,…

*Fubara, Rivers elders meet in Abuja over crisis (Punch)*FG to inaugurate presidential taskforce to monitor power sector (Guardian)

Fubara, Rivers elders meet in Abuja over crisis (Punch) Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, and some elders of the state jetted to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, on Tuesday morning for possible reconciliation of the crisis that rocked the State…

Tyson Fury claims controversial victory over Francis Ngannou despite knockdown

MMA superstar Francis Ngannou has been denied a remarkable victory over WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury after the Brit was awarded a controversial split-decision victory in their Battle of the Baddest showdown in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night. The Cameroonian,…

*Ritual: 400-level UNIPORT student in Police net for killing ex-lover (Vanguard)*SGF, Speaker, governors, Wike visit President, hail verdict at Villa (Nation)

Ritual: 400-level UNIPORT student in Police net for killing ex-lover (Vanguard) Rivers State Police Command has paraded one Damian Okoligwe, a 400-level student of Petroleum Engineering, University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, for allegedly killing his 20-year-old ex-lover for money ritual.…

*Lagos begins clearing shanties, obstructions along Red Rail Line project (Nation)*1 killed, 6 arrested as Katsina students clash over female schoolmate (Channels)

Lagos begins clearing shanties, obstructions along Red Rail Line project (Nation) The Lagos State government on Saturday began clearing shanties and reclaiming Right of Way (RoW) of the Red Rail project corridor from Agbado, Ogun, to Ebute Metta, Lagos. The…

*Petrol pump price may jump to N750/litre — IPMAN (Tribune)*Defiant Niger forms new govt as ECOWAS’ standby force ready for deployment (Guardian)

Petrol pump price may jump to N750/litre — IPMAN (Tribune) The pump price of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) may yet increase to about N750 per litre, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has hinted. This is even…

*Gunmen abduct Rev. Father, 3 others in Ebonyi (Sun)*Siblings, 10 other suspected internet fraudsters nabbed in Abuja (Guardian)

Gunmen abduct Rev. Father, 3 others in Ebonyi (Sun) A Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Joseph Azubuike and three other persons whose names could not be immediately ascertained, have been abducted by gunmen in Ebonyi State.   Azubuike was abducted on Monday…

*Risky pleasure: S3x worker drugs, robs bizman, victim blames wife (Punch)*Armed robbers escape with $11 million in Ogun (Vanguard)

Risky pleasure: S3x worker drugs, robs bizman, victim blames wife (Punch) Tunde was exhausted. He looked pale with his eyeballs bloodshot as he collapsed into a chair in a restaurant, where he agreed to meet this reporter. His threadbare flip-flop…

*CBN increases interest rate to 18.50% (Vanguard)*Seun Kuti’s trial adjourned till July 3 (Guardian)

CBN increases interest rate to 18.50% (Vanguard) The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has again increased the monetary policy rate (MPR) by 0.50 per cent to 18.50 per cent. The Governor of the CBN, Mr Godwin Emefiele, announced this interest…

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