Steven Gerrard replaces Dean Smith as Aston Villa’s coach

Aston Villa have appointed Steven Gerrard as their new manager following his departure from Scottish side Rangers. Gerrard replaces Dean Smith, who was dismissed on Sunday after a fifth straight league defeat left Villa 16th in the standings with 10…

*Lagos clubhouse kicks as 100 policemen, thugs demolish buildings, arrest workers (Punch)*Court summons, threatens Lagos CP with jail over seized truck (Punch)

Lagos clubhouse kicks as 100 policemen, thugs demolish buildings, arrest workers (Punch) No fewer than 100 armed policemen and thugs, allegedly led by members of a Lagos family, have demolished buildings at the Ikeja Saddle Club, in the Isheri-Olowora area…

*EFCC invites SCOAN disciples for alleged looting of late T.B Joshua’s money vault (Guardian)*UNILAG visitation panel alleges contracts splitting, procurement Act violation (Punch)

EFCC invites SCOAN disciples for alleged looting of late T.B Joshua’s money vault (Guardian) There are indications that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may have invited 20 disciples of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) for questioning…

*See the pictures of Yusuf Buhari’s fiancee that set tongues wagging (DailyTrust)*Lagos Assembly fumes as contractors abandon projects after payment (Guardian)

See the pictures of Yusuf Buhari’s fiancee that set tongues wagging (DailyTrust) Pictures of the bridal shower of the Emir of Bichi’s daughter, Zahra Bayero, who will be getting married to Yusuf, President Muhammadu Buhari’s only son, in a few…

*Hushpuppi: Kyari risks dismissal, criminal prosecution, says PSC (Punch)*Police arrest woman for beating daughter to death (Vanguard)

Hushpuppi: Kyari risks dismissal, criminal prosecution, says PSC (Punch) The Police Service Commission has said it will determine the fate of the Commander of the IGP  Intelligence Response and Monitoring Team, Abba Kyari, a deputy commissioner of police, indicted by…

*Court sentences trader to 25 years imprisonment for raping tailor (Nation)*Police arraign dispatch rider for allegedly bolting with $10,000 (Guardian)

Court sentences trader to 25 years imprisonment for raping tailor (Nation) An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Friday sentenced a 43-year-old trader, Adelaja Oloyede, to 25-years imprisonment for raping a tailor. Justice Abiola Soladoye found Oloyede guilty…

*Lady who lodged with boyfriend in Lagos hotel falls sick, dies (Punch)*Seyi Shay hosts closet raid (Vanguard)

Lady who lodged with boyfriend in Lagos hotel falls sick, dies (Punch) A lady, identified only as Esther, has died after lodging with her boyfriend, Emmanuel Isibor, at the T1 Suites in the Festac area of the Amuwo Odofin Local…

*Ladipo auto spare parts market risks closure over environmental issues (Guardian)*How truck crushed tricycle, killed three occupants in Lagos (Punch)

Ladipo auto spare parts market risks closure over environmental issues (Guardian) There are indications that the Lagos State Government may be constrained to close the multi-billion naira Ladipo International Spare Parts Market in Mushin over alleged environmental infractions. The market,…

Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish out for another 2 weeks after injury setback

Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish is expected to be out for another two weeks after suffering a setback in his comeback from injury. The midfielder has missed seven Premier League games with a shin problem, as well as England’s recent…

*COVID-19: 2021 WASSCE to start by August not May – WAEC (Punch)*Drug trafficker excretes 113 wraps of cocaine worth N423m at Lagos airport (Tribune)

COVID-19: 2021 WASSCE to start by August not May – WAEC (Punch) The West African Examinations Council, Nigeria, says the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination will commence in August and not May. WAEC also debunked reports by some…

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