Lagos Schools To Reopen In September, Man Dumps His Baby Inside Ondo Canal…MORE

Lagos Schools To Reopen In September, Says Sanwo-Olu

A file photo of Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.


Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced that schools in Lagos are set to re-open in September.

The Governor, in a regular briefing on the state’s COVID-19 status, said tertiary institutions in the state will re-open from September 14.

Primary and secondary schools are also tentatively scheduled to re-open from September 2.

Source – Channels TV 


Man Dumps Own Baby Inside Ondo Canal

A man identified as Muyiwa Ayorinde, has been arrested officers of the Ondo state Police Command for allegedly dumping his baby inside a canal.

The incident according to a report by The Punch, happened in the Oke Aro area of Akure, the state State capital.

The 32-year-old man was said to have kept the baby inside a black bag and thrown the child inside the canal.

Source – Lailas News


Arsenal Win Community Shield

BREAKING: Arsenal win Community shield

Arsenal has won the community shield cup after a penalty shoot-out victory against Liverpool.

The scoreline was 1-1 after full time, forcing the two teams to a penalty shoot-out.

Aubameyang opened the scoring for the Gunners in the 12minute before Minamino equalised for the Red Devils in the 73rd minute.

Source – The Nation


Sanwo-Olu Visits Site Of Helicopter Crash At Opebi, Orders Integrity Test On Buildings

Sanwo-Olu visits site of helicopter crash at Opebi, orders integrity test on buildings

Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday was on a visit to the site of the helicopter crash at Opebi area of the state, for an on-the-spot assessment of the situation, even as he sympathized with the families of the victims of the sad incident.

The accident, which occurred on Friday afternoon, left all three people on board dead.

Two of the crew died immediately following the crash, while the only one who was rescued and taken to hospital for treatment, died thereafter.

Source – Within Nigeria


Blasphemy: Musician Denied Access To Lawyers As Appeal Deadline Nears

Blasphemy: Musician denied access to lawyers as appeal deadline nears

Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, the 22-year-old Musician who was sentenced to death for blasphemy by an Upper Sharia Court in Kano State on August 10, 2020, has been denied access to lawyers even as the 30-day deadline given to him to appeal the judgment lapses on September 9.

Saturday PUNCH learnt that a notice of appeal had yet to be filed in court even as Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has expressed readiness to sign the convict’s death warrant once the 30-day deadline lapses.

Speaking with our correspondent on Friday, human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), said he had asked a lawyer to meet with Sharif-Aminu but the lawyer was denied access by prison authorities.

Source – Within Nigeria


Another Lady Raped, Killed In Ibadan Community

Oyo news

Another lady identified as Mary Daramola has been allegedly raped and murdered in Akinyele area of Ibadan, raising suspicion the notorious Sunday Shodipe is not the only criminal operating in the community.

Shodipe was re-arrested earlier in the week after he escaped from police custody on August 11.

Daramola was allegedly raped and killed at Alabata community, near Moniya, in Akinyele Local Government.

Source – The Nation


How God Saved Me From Lagos Helicopter Crash – Kemi Olunloyo

After yesterday’s helicopter crash in Opebi that claimed the lives of three people, controversial Nigerian journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has revealed how she narrowly escaped being a victim of the crash.

She wrote;

“I lived in Opebi, Ikeja for 8 mos when I moved to Lagos 2019. I often walked to my dentist at Salvation, Spar & Diva cakes. LASG Helicopters hovered in the sky as I sat by the pool. Today I heard a chopper CRASHED next to my house. God has really fought for and protected me 2020.

Source – Within Nigeria