*Drug Abuse: Lagos building one of Africa’s largest rehab centre (Tribune)*UI, UNILAG, Covenant listed in World Best University ranking (Guardian)

Drug Abuse: Lagos building one of Africa’s largest rehab centre (Tribune) Lagos State government, on Monday, said it is currently building a rehabilitation centre, considered to be one of the largest in Africa, to address issues of increasing victims of…

*Again, FG shuts Eko bridge for repairs (Punch)*In Lagos, families struggle to survive as food prices soar (Guardian)

Again, FG shuts Eko bridge for repairs (Punch) The Federal Government on Friday said it would shut the Ijora ramp of Eko Bridge from midnight, to be able to fix a major expansion joint undergoing rehabilitation. The Federal Controller of…

Portuguese Grand Prix: Valtteri Bottas takes pole position

Valtteri Bottas beat Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position in a bizarre qualifying session at the Portuguese Grand Prix. Bottas headed Hamilton by 0.007 seconds, but Red Bull’s Max Verstappen had a faster lap ruled out for exceeding track…

*Ondo election: Akeredolu, Jegede, Ajayi win polling units (Punch)*Lagos unveils logo for Ehingbeti summit, gets stakeholders’ support (Thisday)

Ondo election: Akeredolu, Jegede, Ajayi win polling units (Punch) The three major candidates in today’s governorship election in Ondo State won their individual polling units, The PUNCH can confirm. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who is seeking reelection on the platform of…

*Court hears suit against Lagos okada ban Dec 15 (Punch)*800 houses to go as Lagos proposes $2.2b for 4th Mainland Bridge (Guardian)

Court hears suit against Lagos okada ban Dec 15 (Punch) The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed December 15, 2020,  to hear a suit praying for the reversal of the ban placed by the Lagos State Government on the…

*One dead, three injured in Ikoyi road crash (Punch)*Lagos East bye-election: Sanwo-Olu seeks support for Abiru (Nation)

One dead, three injured in Ikoyi road crash (Punch) One person has died in a road accident that happened in Ikoyi, Lagos State on Sunday. The PUNCH gathered that three persons were also injured in the accident. According to the…

Lewis Hamilton takes Russian Grand Prix pole

Lewis Hamilton took a dramatic pole position at the Russian Grand Prix despite coming within a second of qualifying down in 15th. The Briton had no time in the second knockout session when it stopped after Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel crashed.…

*Lagos moves to tackle truck-related accidents (Punch) *NLC to come out with position on petrol, electricity hike soon – Wabba (Guardian)

Lagos moves to tackle truck-related accidents (Punch) The Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Transportation has expressed worry over the spate of trailer-related accidents in the metropolis. Chairman of the Committee, Mr Temitope Adewale, expressed the worry in an…

Lewis Hamilton on pole position at Belgian Grand Prix

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton is on pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix, finishing half a second clear of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. Hamilton was fastest on both laps in the final qualifying session and beat Bottas by 0.511secs. Red…

Lewis Hamilton ends pole drought for F1 finale (Vanguard)

Lewis Hamilton, a six-time champion ended his nine-race pole drought to ensure he will start from the head of grid for Sunday’s 2019 Abu Dhabi GP finale. Hamilton’s four-month wait for just the fifth pole position of his dominant title-winning…

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