*How a day-old baby was stolen from Kano hospital (DailyTrust)*Sanwo Olu, Akeredolu, Uzodinma wives storm Lagos for “August Meeting” (Sun)*Comedian Bovi puts up son ‘for sale’ after breaking 3 TVs in 1 year (Punch)

How a day-old baby was stolen from Kano hospital (DailyTrust) A newborn child was recently stolen from Abdullahi Wase Hospital in Kano. One Abubakar Sadiq and his wife, Maryam Sadiq, stole the child, according to the police. The couple had…

*COVID-19: Lagos records six deaths, 519 cases in two days (Nation)*Lagos prosecutes man for alleged assault on LASBCA officers (Guardian)

COVID-19: Lagos records six deaths, 519 cases in two days (Nation) We have quite a long way to go and we do not know how many more waves of infections ahead.” With these words, the Lagos State government yesterday cautioned…

*Lagos seals 45 residential, commercial buildings in Lagos Island (Guardian)*FRSC impounds 835 articulated vehicles in Lagos (Sun)*Sanwo-Olu names new LASU governing council members (Guardian)

Lagos seals 45 residential, commercial buildings in Lagos Island (Guardian) No fewer than 45 residential and commercial buildings along Admiralty Way, Lekki, have been sealed by officials of Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), for alleged illegal extension of development…

COVID-19 “catches” world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt

World-record sprinter and eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt has tested positive for the coronavirus and is self-isolating at his home in Jamaica after last week celebrating his 34th birthday with a big bash mask-free. Jamaica’s health ministry confirmed late…

*Lagos arraigns boat driver for death of 12 passengers (Guardian) *State rules out Sanwo-Olu’s examination as commissioner tests positive (Punch)

Lagos arraigns boat driver for death of 12 passengers (Guardian) A commercial boat driver, Happiness Elebiju, suspected to have caused the incident that killed 12 persons at Ilashe Waterfront on July 29, was yesterday arraigned before a Lagos High Court…

Noah Lyles: 200m ‘world record’ ruled out… because he only ran 185m

American Noah Lyles briefly appeared to have set an astonishing new 200m world record of 18.90 seconds in the Inspiration Games, before it was revealed he ran only 185m. Lyles’ time would have obliterated the 19.19-second mark set by Jamaican…

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And football said to Usain Bolt, “I no bi your mate.” After failing to agree a contract with Australian side Central Coast Mariners late last year after a trial, Jamaican athletics great Usain Bolt has decided to take his sight off…

Usain Bolt retires from football (Eurosport)

Usain Bolt has confirmed he has “retired” from professional football after failing to agree a contract with Australian side Central Coast Mariners late last year after a trial. “I don’t want to say it wasn’t dealt with properly, but I…

Boko Haram kills 13 people in fresh Borno attack (Nation) * Fraudsters collecting death benefits of living workers — PenCom (Punch)

Boko Haram kills 13 people in fresh Borno attack (Nation) Boko Haram insurgents have killed 13 people and sacked two villages overnight in the restive town of Konduga in Borno State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Acting…

Why they want me out, by Oshiomhole (Nation) * Leave our daughters alone, Aisha Buhari tells Boko Haram (Punch)

Why they want me out, by Oshiomhole (Nation) All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams  Oshiomhole spoke yesterday on how some powerful stakeholders who are against his returning the party to the people were mobilising to pass a vote of…

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