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Low turnout as Lagos mosques reopen

Some sections of the Muslim community in Lagos heaved a sigh of relief, yesterday, as they worshipped at various mosques for Jumat service. The last time they were opportune to observe the special weekly prayer was in March before the…

Home teacher arrested for defiling six-year-old pupil in Lagos

A 50-year-old teacher, Uzor Anthony, has been apprehended by the police for allegedly defiling a six-year-old girl he was teaching at her parents’ home in the Olodi Apapa area of Lagos. Anthony reportedly committed the crime while he was teaching…

453 new Nigerian COVID-19 cases, as numbers rise to 46,140

Nigeria recorded 453 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Nigeria’s confirmed coronavirus infections now stand at 46,140. The NCDC made the announcement via its twitter handle, adding that 942 people have so far…

*Home teacher arrested for defiling six-year-old pupil in Lagos (Punch) *Low turnout as Lagos mosques reopen (Nation)

Home teacher arrested for defiling six-year-old pupil in Lagos (Punch) A 50-year-old old teacher, Uzor Anthony, has been apprehended by the police for allegedly defiling a six-year-old girl he was teaching at her parents’ home in the Olodi Apapa area…

Aubameyang named Arsenal player of the season

Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been the best player of the 2019/2020 season by Arsenal Football Club. The Premier League club on Saturday announced that Aubameyang had more votes than his teammates goalkeeper Bernd Leno and Bukayo Saka in the…

Kipruto tests positive for coronavirus, misses Monaco Diamond League

Olympic and world 3,000m steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto will miss the first Diamond League event of the season in Monaco after testing positive for coronavirus. Kipruto, 25, had been one of 11 Kenyan athletes cleared to compete on 14 August…

Juventus sack Sarri, contact Pochettino about replacing him

Maurizio Sarri has been sacked by Juventus with Mauricio Pochettino lined up as a potential replacement. The Italian, 61, was given his marching orders the day after his side crashed out of the Champions League to Lyon. Sarri won the…

Guardiola’s faith in Jesus bodes well for Champions League climax

The performance of Gabriel Jesus in Manchester City’s 2-1 Champions League victory over 13-times winners Real Madrid has given manager Pep Guardiola great heart as he seeks to end the club’s quest for the coveted crown. The 23-year-old Brazilian made…

Bale ‘wasting time’ at Real Madrid – Calderon

Gareth Bale is “wasting his time” at the Bernabeu and player and club must “finish this situation” this summer, says former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon. Wales forward Bale, 31, was not part of the Real squad knocked out of…

Los Angeles Angels employee charged over Tyler Skaggs’ death

An employee of American baseball franchise the Los Angeles Angels has been charged in connection to the death of former pitcher Tyler Skaggs. The Angels’ former communications director Eric Prescott Kay faces 20 years in prison if found guilty of…

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