*Families throng Lagos cemetery as fallen tree breaks graves (Punch)*Lagos communities fret over exposed vandalised petroleum pipeline (Guardian)

Families throng Lagos cemetery as fallen tree breaks graves (Punch) A windstorm, which uprooted an ancient tree at Abari Cemetery, in the Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, has disrupted the peace and quiet in the…

*I went into BBNaija house to have fun –Tega (DailyTrust)*Bed occupancy in Lagos COVID-19 centres hits 53% (Punch)

I went into BBNaija house to have fun –Tega (DailyTrust) Tega, an evicted housemate of Big Brother Naija Show, says she went into the house to have fun. She said this in an interview with Classic FM on Tuesday. Tega,…

*Lagos-Benin bridge at risk of collapse, Rep warns (Punch)*Ngige: FG ready to withdraw suit from court if resident doctors return to work (ThisDay)

Lagos-Benin bridge at risk of collapse, Rep warns (Punch) Mr Dennis Idahosa, member representing Ovia Federal Constituency, warned on Sunday in Benin that Ugbogui Bridge in Ovia Southwest Local Government Area of Edo would soon collapse. A section of the…

*Hoodlums eject Lagos tenants over alleged land charges (Punch)*Lagos Taskforce offers to educate commercial bus drivers (Guardian)

Hoodlums eject Lagos tenants over alleged land charges (Punch) Thugs reportedly led by a man popularly known as Pastor have ejected tenants at a building on Nosamu Street in the Ajegunle area of Lagos over alleged failure of the landlords…

*”Repentant” bandit nabbed for robbery in Katsina (DailyTrust)*NIPOST clamps down 4 illegal courier operators in Lagos, begins prosecution process (ThisDay)

“Repentant” bandit nabbed for robbery in Katsina (DailyTrust) The Katsina command of the Nigerian Police Force on Wednesday paraded Abdullahi Mai-Rafi, a “repentant” bandit over alleged armed robbery, cattle rustling and kidnapping. Mai-Rafi of Kofar Marusa Lowcost, Katsina was arrested…

*Pastor, 6 others die after suya, fruit juice meal in Abia (Punch)*Lagos police task citizens on security as church donates gadgets (Guardian)

Pastor, 6 others die after suya, fruit juice meal in Abia (Punch) The Abia Government has appealed for calm over the death of one Sunday Ugba, a Deacon at the Assemblies of God Church, who died on Monday night, along…

*Lagos transport worker dies during fight over N500 bet (Punch)*Clergyman docked after absconding with N870,000 meant for “spiritual oil” (DailyTrust)

Lagos transport worker dies during fight over N500 bet (Punch) A member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Rasheed Yinusa, has lost his life during a brawl with a lotto agent, Abdulazeez Olasupo, around the Benson area of…

*Persons begging with children risk 10-year jail terms, says Lagos govt (Guardian)*Lagosians to pay from N37,825 to N210,175 for number plates (Punch)

Persons begging with children risk 10-year jail terms, says Lagos govt (Guardian) Lagos State Government on Wednesday said anyone caught using children to beg risked being jailed for 10 years as the state commences onslaught on those engaging in street…

Ball in Serena’s court at Wimbledon with rivals’ fitness doubts

Serena Williams turns 40 on September 26 and the arrival of that landmark birthday will be all the sweeter if she has at last equalled Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles. The tennis legend could even…

*Lagos police command rescues another abandoned baby (Punch)*CAC wades into Balogun Business Association crisis (ThisDay)

Lagos police command rescues another abandoned baby (Punch) Barely two months after an abandoned day-old newborn was rescued near a bush in the Oko-Oba area of Lagos, another baby abandoned around Orile bus stop has been found by the police.…

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