Opera News brings you a selection of the latest big news in Nigeria this morning. Enjoy!
COVID-19: Madagascar demands 170,000 Euros from Fed Govt for herbal drugs
The Republic of Madagascar has asked Nigeria to pay 170,000 Euros for the quantity of its COVID-19 cure drugs sent to the Federal Government, it was learnt at the weekend.
A source on Sunday said: “For our consignments in Guinea Bissau, Madagascar has asked Nigeria to pay over €170,000 (N78, 200,000). We have received the invoice because the African country has made us to realise that the drugs are not being given out free.
Lagos lists conditions to reopen businesses, worship centres
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said Lagos State Government is considering full reopening of its economy and worship centres.
“But, the move will not be pushed in a hurry,” he said at a briefing after the State’s Security Council meeting held at the State House in Marina on Sunday.
N4.3b ‘secret cash’ appropriated for in 2019 budget, says commissioner
Ondo State Finance Commissioner Wale Akinterinwa said on Sunday that the N4.3billion hidden in a bank account for over 10 years was appropriated for in the 2019 budget.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state has intervened in the matter, to prevent a face-off between the executive and the legislature over the issue.
CRIME & METRO NEWS
Man seals his wife’s private part with super glue
A manhunt has been launched for a man who sexually assaulted his wife after accusing her of infidelity on Saturday May 16.
The police in Tharaka South Sub-County in Kenya said the suspect first persuaded his wife to move from their Marimanti township home, fearing that he would be arrested after having travelled from Nairobi where there is a lockdown.
Lagos mob sets vehicle ablaze for crushing okada rider
A mob of protesters has reportedly set a commercial vehicle on fire, accusing its driver of killing an Okada rider in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
The 14-seater passenger bus was said to have developed a mechanical fault while the driver tried to navigate the Oke-Gbegun hill in the area when it rammed into the motorcyclist.
Suspected Fulani herdsmen kidnap Enugu woman
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Saturday kidnapped a woman, Mrs Muna Ezeudu, popularly called ‘Mama Enugu’ by locals.
Ezeudu was kidnapped at her residence in Eziam Nike, Enugu East Local Government Area of the state in the early hours of Saturday.
Lewandowski equals Messi, Ronaldo records as Bayern beat Union
Robert Lewandowski bagged his 26th league goal this season as leaders Bayern Munich resumed their Bundesliga title chase with a 2-0 win at Union Berlin behind closed doors in their first match in two months on Sunday.
Lewandowski netted a first-half penalty and defender Benjamin Pavard scored a late header for Bayern in Berlin. The Bundesliga on Saturday became the first top European league to restart during the coronavirus pandemic.
We are probing Lacazette over balloon incident – Arsenal
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette is being investigated by the club after a video emerged online where he is seen inhaling gas from a balloon, according to media reports on Sunday.
The video circulated online showed the 28-year-old French striker appearing to inhale from the balloon and sitting back as his eyes close.
Ronaldo’s girlfriend in fresh pregnancy hint
GEORGINA RODRIGUEZ gives her pet cat the best spot in the house as Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend cradles it under her top in a new video which is bound to lead to fresh pregnancy speculation.
The stunning 26-year-old became an adopted mum to her four-legged friend as it dozed on her chest on her leopard-print sofa.