Lanre Adewole, (Tribune) - ...Orders couples to return 'certificates' • A Lagos High Court in Igbosere, which voided all marriages nationwide authenticated with the so-called "customized" certificate, also asked all the affected couples to return the illegal certificate to the issuing local government council for a constitutionally-recognised replacement.
Staff, (Vanguard) - With the help of a 40-person medical team a Nigerian couple, who after struggling to conceive for 17 years, gave birth to sextuplets in Virginia. Ajibola Taiwo gave birth to three girls and three boys at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center.
Soni Daniel, (Vanguard) - In its bid to stem the tide of criminally-minded Nigerians from hibernating in foreign lands after committing heinous crimes in the country, the Federal Government has sought the repatriation of no fewer than 311 of such suspects from their hideouts across the world.
Staff, (Punch) - A Nigerian man living in Canada, Kaetochuku (Kay) Okafor got a pair of lucky breaks on May 7, 2017. He got his Business Admin degree from St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, N.S., and later in the day he was drafted by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League.
Ikechukwu Nnochiri, (Punch) - The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has asked Nigerians to petition any judicial officer involved in corruption or any form of unprofessional conduct in any part of the country to the National Judicial Council, NJC.
Staff, (Punch) - A Nigerian woman resident in Louisville, Kentucky, United States has admitted that she unlawfully obtained citizenship by entering into a sham marriage with a Houston man, the Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez has announced.
Staff, (Vanguard) - Before leaving for Italy, Nigerian traffickers give the girls and women a phone number for a madam, and tell them to call as soon as they arrive. Madams are older Nigerian women, sometimes former prostitutes themselves, who have climbed the organisational ranks.
Staff, (Guardian) - The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) is finalising an arrangement to contain a possible spread of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) following its recent outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo).