Sancho would have been allowed to go for the right fee – Watzke

Jadon Sancho did not leave Borussia Dortmund for Manchester United because the Red Devils “misjudged” the situation, according to Hans-Joachim Watzke. England winger Sancho was said to be United’s number one target during the transfer window but Dortmund refused to…

*NDLEA uncovers 40ft container of tramadol, others in Lagos (Guardian) *3 rescued in Lagos auto crash (Vanguard)

NDLEA uncovers 40ft container of tramadol, others in Lagos (Guardian) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has uncovered another 40ft container loaded with tramadol and other banned drugs at the Brawal terminal in Lagos. A statement by the NDLEA…

*Entertainers kick as Lagos introduces new tax for videos, songs (Punch) *UNILAG Senate rejects Soyombo’s appointment, says Ogundipe remains VC (DailyTrust)

Entertainers kick as Lagos introduces new tax for videos, songs (Punch) The Performing Musicians Employers Association, the umbrella body of musicians in Nigeria, has rejected the new five per cent tax introduced by the Lagos State Film and Video Censors…

*Uber, Bolt drivers face uncertain future as Lagos begins new regulations (Guardian) *Tanker drivers to begin strike in Lagos (DailyTrust)

Uber, Bolt drivers face uncertain future as Lagos begins new regulations (Guardian) Respite for drivers on e-hailing services will end later in August when Lagos State Government’s new regulations for ride-hailing services take effect. Under the new regulations, which were…

Man United in ‘advanced talks’ to sign Dortmund’s Sancho for record fee

Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho is edging closer to a move to Man Utd with negotiations entering an ‘advanced’ stage, according to reports. A report in German publication Bild yesterday evening claimed that negotiations between the two clubs were ‘picking…

*Sanwo-Olu asks to meet boy in ‘calm down’ viral video (Nation) *Customs in Seme intercepts 136,350 litres of petrol, 79 used cars (Guardian)

Sanwo-Olu asks to meet boy in ‘calm down’ viral video (Nation) Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has expressed willingness to meet the unidentified boy in a viral video, asking his mother to ‘calm down’ as she attempts to beat him over…

Manchester United’s opening offer for Jadon Sancho rejected by Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund have rejected Manchester United’s opening offer of €98 million (£89m) for Jadon Sancho, according to reports in Germany. The 20-year-old is United’s priority target for the summer transfer window with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer keen to strengthen the right…

*We use tyre jack as guns to scare victims – Uber driver (Vanguard) *2 salesmen arraigned over N1.2m theft (DailyTrust)

We use tyre jack as guns to scare victims – Uber driver (Vanguard) Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS Lagos State Police Command have arrested an Uber driver, Andrew Valentino, 38, who used his car for ‘ Catch-in-the –air’…

*Fathers held for ‘raping’ daughters in Lagos (Nation) *LASG begins enforcement of laws on distressed buildings (Guardian)

Fathers held for ‘raping’ daughters in Lagos (Nation) Operatives of the Lagos Police Command have arrested two men for allegedly raping their teenage daughters in Ikorodu and Bariga areas of the state. The suspects, Eke Kanu, 61, and Chibuike Kalu,…

*Lagos generated N25bn during lockdown, leveraging on technology – Head ICT-LIRS (Guardian) *Police arrest two robbery suspects at Lagos checkpoint (Punch)

Lagos generated N25bn during lockdown, leveraging on technology – Head ICT-LIRS (Guardian) The Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS) says it generated a whooping N25 billion through taxation in April when there was total lockdown. Mr Rasheed Olu-Ajayi, Head, Information and…

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