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Fati, 16, scores as Barca beat Valencia (BBC)

Barcelona’s 16-year-old forward Ansu Fati marked his first senior start with a second-minute goal as the La Liga champions cruised past Valencia. The teenager burst on to Frenkie de Jong’s square ball to score the opener with a firm strike…

David Cameron: Boris Johnson backed Leave to ‘help career’ (BBC)

Boris Johnson did not believe in Brexit during the referendum campaign and backed Leave “because it would help his political career”, says David Cameron. In an extract from his memoir published in the Sunday Times, the former PM also refers…

Tyson Fury v Otto Wallin: Bloodied British fighter takes points victory over battling Swede (BBC)

Tyson Fury battled to a rugged points win over Otto Wallin as he fought for over nine rounds with heavy cuts to maintain his unbeaten record in a dramatic bout in Las Vegas. The 31-year-old Briton, a 1-25 favourite with…

Tunisia holds second free presidential election (BBC)

Tunisia is holding its second free presidential poll since the 2011 uprising that toppled ex-president Ben Ali and sparked the Arab Spring. It was brought forward from November after the death in July of Beji Caid Essebsi, the first democratically elected…

Saudi oil attacks: US blames Iran for drone strikes on two sites (BBC)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for Saturday’s drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities. He dismissed a claim by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels that they had attacked the two facilities, run by state-owned company Aramco. Iran said…

14-year-old prodigy wins MTN Nigeria Kiddies Hackathon

A 14-year-old, Yusuf Molumo has emerged as the winner of the 2019 MTN mPulse Kiddies Hackathon for creating QuizMe, an educational aggregator app that doubles as a mini-encyclopedia and grants young people access to general interest information about Nigeria, such as…

President Buhari mourns Prof. Chukuka Okonjo

President Muhammadu Buhari condoles with the family of former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, over the passing to glory of the patriarch of the family, Obi Chukuka Okonjo, 91, who was a professor of mathematics, university administrator, international consultant and…

* Lagos passport office extends work days (Nation) * Dammy Krane risks jail as police arraign musician Monday (Punch)

Lagos passport office extends work days (Nation) In order to meet the huge demands of passport applicants in the country, the passport office, Ikoyi, Lagos, has included Saturday in its work days. Investigations by NAN correspondent on Saturday revealed that…

* Only 700,000 out of 22m Lagosians are active tax payers – LASG (Nation) * Xenophobia: Our South African classmates bully, tell us to leave their country – Nigerian pupils (Punch)

Only 700,000 out of 22m Lagosians are active tax payers – LASG (Nation) Lagos state government has disclosed that only 700,000 out of the 4.8million Lagosians registered as taxpayers are active taxpayers out of a population of about 22million people.…

Unai Emery drops Nicolas Pepe selection hint ahead of Watford vs Arsenal (Metro)

Unai Emery is hopeful Nicolas Pepe will be fit enough to play a starring role for Arsenal against Watford on Sunday. The club’s record signing has shown flashes of huge potential during the opening weeks of the new season following…

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