*Traffic Snarl: Lagos on lockdown, motorists, commuters cry, as ‘area boys’ take over (Vanguard)*FESTAC Town’s allottees’ tale of woes (Nation)

Traffic Snarl: Lagos on lockdown, motorists, commuters cry, as ‘area boys’ take over (Vanguard) After what will appear as a temporary respite, traffic gridlock has once again reappeared on most Lagos roads, leaving residents, especially commuters, in untold agony as…

*Lagos #EndSARS panel awards N7.5m to petitioner detained six years without trial (Punch)*Sanwo-Olu, deputy receive COVID-19 vaccine jab (Guardian)

Lagos #EndSARS panel awards N7.5m to petitioner detained six years without trial (Punch) A petitioner, Marc Chidibere Nwadi, has been awarded N7.5 million by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Restitution and Inquiry set up to investigate cases of police…

Pinnick’s supporters hopeful as FIFA Council election holds in Rabat

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick hopes to pick not less than 40 votes out of the 53 in today’s FIFA Council election in Rabat, Morocco, if the projection by NFF Secretary General, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, is anything to…

*Lagos to open Agege-Pen Cinema bridge today (Punch)*NSCDC bursts illegal foreign SIM card dealer (Vanguard)

Lagos to open Agege-Pen Cinema bridge today (Punch) Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will open the Agege-Pen Cinema Bridge to vehicular movement on Friday (today), The PUNCH has learnt. A top government official, who chose to remain anonymous, told our…

*Lagos police arrest syndicate for allegedly gang-raping teenager (Guardian)*LASU sacks 2 staff for admission racketeering, forgery (Sun)

Lagos police arrest syndicate for allegedly gang-raping teenager (Guardian) Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command attached to Ejigbo Division have arrested a syndicate for allegedly gang-raping a teenager in the area. The four suspects were nabbed on February 16,…

Hope rises for Nigeria as Hodgson says Eze not yet good enough for Three Lions

A former head coach of the England national team believes Crystal Palace attacking midfielder Eberechi Eze will someday be good enough to play for the Three Lions but is not yet ready to make the step up. The 22-year-old Eze,…

*COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu okays reopening of schools Monday, January 18 (Vanguard)*COVID-19: 8,043 active cases under Lagos Home Based Care – Commissioner (Sun)

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu okays reopening of schools Monday, January 18 (Vanguard) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved and directed that all public and private schools in the state to resume for second term 2020 /2021 academic session with effect…

*Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists (Punch)*#EndSARS: Lagos Assembly to earmark compensation for victims in 2021 Budget (Vanguard)

Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists (Punch) Counsel for some #EndSARS protesters in Lagos State, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, has said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will have to appear before the Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the alleged…

Okpala, others want Pinnick to contest CAF presidency

Some football enthusiasts have backed the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, to contest for the presidency of the Confederation of African Football in 2021. Football-loving Nigerians said Pinnick possessed the pedigree to challenge for the position of…

*Low turnout as schools resume in Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Benue after COVID-19 break (Guardian)*Sanwo-Olu asks judges to be fair, just (Punch)

Low turnout as schools resume in Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Benue after COVID-19 break (Guardian) Schools in Lagos, Oyo, Ogun and Benue states yesterday resumed for the 2020/2021 academic session for primary and secondary schools after six months of forced closure…

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