Alcaraz breezes past Zverev in Madrid to secure fifth ATP crown

Carlos Alcaraz secured his fifth ATP Tour title and second Masters 1000 crown by cruising past defending champion Alexander Zverev 6-3 6-1 at the Madrid Open on Sunday. Alcaraz became the first player to ever defeat Rafael Nadal and Novak…

*Strangers advised me to kill my son – Kuchi Kuchi singer, Jodie (Punch)*Nigerian extradited to US over alleged $148,000 scam (Guardian)

Strangers advised me to kill my son – Kuchi Kuchi singer, Jodie (Punch) Nigerian gospel artiste, Joy Eseoghene Odiete, simply known as Jodie, was once a household name in the Nigerian music scene after her popular song, Kuchi Kuchi, was…

*Why Lagos-bound plane made air return —Dana Air (Punch)*NDLEA intercepted over 3000kg of drugs from Lagos Airport (ThisDay)

Why Lagos-bound plane made air return —Dana Air (Punch) Dana Airlines Limited on Wednesday explained that its Lagos-bound flight from the Federal Capital Territory made an air return to Abuja due to bad weather. The airline’s spokesman, Kingsley Ezenwa, in…

*Clash on Lagos Island: We have made some arrests – PPRO (Nation)*COVID-19: Lagos announces end of 4th wave (Guardian)

Clash on Lagos Island: We have made some arrests – PPRO (Nation) The Police Command in Lagos State on Saturday said that its men arrested some members of the National Union of Transport Workers (NURTW) during a clash between them…

*Suspected drug addict beats father to death in Kogi (Guardian)*Lagos Assembly passes VAT, open grazing bills (Punch)

Suspected drug addict beats father to death in Kogi (Guardian) A 21-year-old suspected drug addict, identified as Muhammed Yusuf, has allegedly committed patricide by beating his septuagenarian father, Alhaji Ibrahim Yusuf, to death. The suspect was said to have been…

*Decomposing corpse of man found in Lagos bush (Punch)*Union to Sanwo-Olu: evacuate Lagos indigenes in UNIJOS (Nation)

Decomposing corpse of man found in Lagos bush (Punch) Officials of the Lagos State Ministry of Health have recovered the decomposing remains of a yet-to-be-identified man from a bush in Odogunyan, in the Ikorodu area of the state. PUNCH Metro…

*Lagos goes tough on manufacturers of counterfeit products (Nation)*FRSC to investigate video of stray cow on Third Mainland Bridge (Punch)

Lagos goes tough on manufacturers of counterfeit products (Nation) Manufacturers of counterfeit products in Lagos State now risk imprisonment or huge fine, Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) has said. Onigbanjo represented Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the first…

*Protesters storm Lagos APC secretariat, reject candidates (Punch)*Lagos residents lament delayed repair of burnt airport bridge (Guardian)

Protesters storm Lagos APC secretariat, reject candidates (Punch) Protesters from the Somolu Local Government Area on Tuesday besieged the secretariat of the All Progressives Party in Lagos State to express their grievances against the list of candidates for chairman and…

*Slain job seeker buried, as alleged killer explains how she was murdered (ThisDay)*We’ve completed over 1, 097 projects covering 970 schools – Sanwo-Olu (Guardian)

Slain job seeker buried, as alleged killer explains how she was murdered (ThisDay) The prime suspect in the murder of Miss Iniubong Umoren, a 26-year-old graduate of Philosophy of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO), Uduak Frank Akpan, has finally explained…

*#OccupyLekki: Sanwo-Olu never directed police to brutalise protesters, says commissioner (Punch)*Obalende: Lagos Govt resolves NURTW, RTEAN fracas (Guardian)

#OccupyLekki: Sanwo-Olu never directed police to brutalise protesters, says commissioner (Punch) The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has vowed to ensure that police officers who allegedly brutalised #OccupyLekkiTollgate protesters on Saturday are brought to book. The Lagos State Commissioner for…

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