*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…

*My wife is promiscuous, sleeps around – man tells court (DailyTrust)*Protests brewing in Lagos as judicial panel hands over Lekki toll gate (Guardian)

My wife is promiscuous, sleeps around – man tells court (DailyTrust) A 42-year-old businessman, Olayinka Oyeniyi, on Monday told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State that his wife, Sekinat was promiscuous and has slept with many men. Oyeniyi said…

*Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu has lost credibility, says FSD (Punch)*Be patient with government, Lagos lawmaker tells youths (Guardian)

Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu has lost credibility, says FSD (Punch) A group, the Federal Social Democrats, says the credibility and integrity of the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, have been diminished by the alleged shooting of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers…

US Open 2020: Dominic Thiem fights back to beat Alexander Zverev

Austria’s Dominic Thiem clinched his first Grand Slam title after a gritty fightback from two sets down stunned Alexander Zverev in the US Open final. Second seed Thiem, 27, had lost his previous three major finals and looked destined for…

*Teenager crushes Lagos trader with mother’s car (Punch) *Why Lagos adopted phased school reopening, by commissioner (Guardian)

Teenager crushes Lagos trader with mother’s car (Punch) An attempt by a 16-year-old boy to test his driving skills with his mother’s car at the Arena Shopping Mall, Oshodi, Lagos State, has cost a life. PUNCH Metro learnt that the…

US Open 2020: Alexander Zverev beats Pablo Carreno Busta to reach men’s final

Germany’s Alexander Zverev reached his first Grand Slam final in the most difficult manner after fighting back to beat Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta in a tense US Open five-setter. Fifth seed Zverev, 23, looked lost as Carreno Busta played smartly…

*Fears over failed monarch’s abduction for resisting land-grabbing (Punch) *Assembly to make road markings mandatory on Lagos highways (Guardian)

Fears over failed monarch’s abduction for resisting land-grabbing (Punch) Many households in Isiwu community, Ikorodu area of Lagos have yet to get over shock occasioned by shootings in the neighbourhood last Friday. Commercial activities have also remained skeletal as locals…

US Open 2020: Alexander Zverev beats Borna Coric to reach semi-finals

German fifth seed Alexander Zverev fought back from a set down to reach his first US Open semi-final by beating a battling Borna Coric. Zverev, 23, crumbled in the first set as the Croatian 27th seed threatened his hopes of…

*Sanwo-Olu swears-in Governing Councils of Lagos tertiary institutions (Nation) *UNILAG governing council confirms Ogunsola acting VC (Punch)

Sanwo-Olu swears-in Governing Councils of Lagos tertiary institutions (Nation) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday inaugurated and swore-in the newly constituted Governing Council for all the tertiary institutions in the state. The swearing-in ceremony took place at the…

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