~ Police to release Cynthia’s Corpse Monday after Autopsy
The burial rites for Cynthia Osokogu, the undergraduate student of Nasarawa State University, Keffi, who was slain in Lagos on July 22, were done on Friday in her family home in Boji-Boji Owa, Delta State, though her corpse was not present.
~ Fashola declines Oba’s chieftaincy title.
Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola on Saturday politely declined the honour of a chieftaincy title from a royal father, Oniru of Iru land, Lagos, Oba Abidun Idowu Oniru.
He, however, received the award of excellence conferred on him by the monarch who was celebrating his 75th birthday and 18th coronation anniversary. While expressing his appreciation to Oba Oniru for honouring him, Fashola said the task of governance required absolute focus and would want the chieftaincy title to wait for now.
~ Air Nigeria passengers stranded for hours in London, asked to contribute for fuel.
Over 190 Air Nigeria passengers who arrived at Gatwick Airport 8:30 on Friday morning to fly back home were allegedly stranded at the airport for about eight hours.
~ Super Eagles Coach Keshi reads Riot Act.
Super Eagles players have been told in no uncertain terms that their display against Lone Star of Liberia, was a show of unprofessionalism and such will no longer be accepted, with Stephen Keshi declaring that he did not see enough fighting spirit in the players.