*2 arrested as man slumps, dies during argument in Lagos pub (Punch)*Police checkpoints remain despite purported dismantling by CP (Guardian)

2 arrested as man slumps, dies during argument in Lagos pub (Punch) Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspects for the alleged killing of one Osita Anwuanwu, 64, in the Arida area of Ikotun. The state…

*Tanker accident causes gridlock on Oshodi-Isolo expressway (Guardian)*My husband died on Friday, not Saturday, says Okei-Odumakin (Tribune)

Tanker accident causes gridlock on Oshodi-Isolo expressway (Guardian) Tragedy was averted yesterday when a tanker with registration number MKA-663ZF conveying 44,000 litres of PMS crashed on a Toyota Camry at 5-Star Bus Stop, which led to heavy gridlock on Oshodi-Isolo…

Mikel Arteta slams ‘unacceptable’ Arsenal performance against Liverpool

Mikel Arteta branded Arsenal’s performance in defeat against Liverpool on Saturday as ‘unacceptable’ and claimed he was ‘shocked’ by the nature of a damaging 3-0 loss. The Gunners were without the likes of Bukayo Saka, Emile Smith Rowe, David Luiz…

Arsenal star pulls out of training due to sickness ahead of Liverpool clash

Arsenal could be without four senior players for Saturday’s Premier League match against Liverpool.  The Gunners hopes of qualifying for Europe next season hinge on making progress in the Europa League, but Mikel Arteta hinted he would still field his…

Arsenal target Real Betis midfielder Nabil Fekir

Arsenal have entered the race to sign Nabil Fekir from Real Betis this summer, according to reports in Spain.  Mike Arteta is understood to be keen on bolstering his midfield options this summer and reports this week have claimed that…

Thierry Henry quits Instagram and Twitter as he calls for action over racist abuse

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has quit social media and says he will not return until proper action is taken over racist abuse.  Several Premier League footballers past and present, including Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, Chelsea defender Reece James and…

Harry Kane breaks silence after Arsenal and Dinamo Zagreb defeats

Harry Kane admits ‘no words can atone’ for the way in which his Tottenham side surrendered against Dinamo Zagreb on Thursday night, particularly in the wake of a north London derby defeat. Spurs’ season is on the brink of imploding…

*Man held for ‘assault’ on Ikeja Electric’s employee (Nation)*Why we met with Sarkin Fulani of Lagos- US Mission (Tribune)

Man held for ‘assault’ on Ikeja Electric’s employee (Nation) A man identified as Saheed Olanrewaju aka Usama, has been arrested by the police in Lagos over alleged assault on an Ikeja Electric worker, Popoola Olakunle. Olanrewaju, a resident of 12,…

Eric Dier claims Bukayo Saka has been underrated this season ahead of Arsenal vs Tottenham

Eric Dier has praised Bukayo Saka ahead of Tottenham’s clash with Arsenal and believes the winger’s performances have been underrated this season. Mikel Arteta’s side currently sit 10th in the Premier League and have little hope of securing a top-four…

*Trailer damages 3 flyover bridges on Lagos-Ibadan expressway (Guardian)*Robbers raid home in Lagos, flee with loot in victim’s car (Punch)

Trailer damages 3 flyover bridges on Lagos -Ibadan expressway (Guardian) Mr Olaseni Bakare, the Federal Controller of Works in Ogun, confirmed the incident to NAN in a telephone interview. Bakare noted that the height of the trailer carrying the excavator…

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