*Painter impersonates Oba Elegushi, defrauds Facebook lover of N51m (Punch)*Traders, transporters take over walkways in Lagos (Nation)

Painter impersonates Oba Elegushi, defrauds Facebook lover of N51m (Punch) The Lagos State Police Command, on Thursday, paraded a painter, Moses Olaitan, and his accomplice, Segun Omoshola, for allegedly impersonating the Elegushi of Ikate land, Oba Saheed Elegushi, and using…

Bruno Fernandes slams Brighton star for ‘nearly breaking his ankle’

Manchester United talisman Bruno Fernandes says he missed Marcus Rashford’s equaliser against Brighton because of a crunching tackle from Joel Veltman that ‘nearly broke’ his ankle.  The Portuguese playmaker became the first midfielder in Europe’s top five leagues to register…

Man Utd held to draw at West Brom

Bruno Fernandes’ stunning volley salvaged a point for Manchester United at struggling West Brom, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side lost further ground in the Premier League title race. United moved back above Leicester in second place, but are now seven…

*‘Sanwo-Olu responding to treatment’ (Punch)*Lagos begins construction of 9km drainage (Guardian)

‘Sanwo-Olu responding to treatment’ (Punch) The Lagos State Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi, says Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is responding well to home-based care and treatment for COVID-19. “Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is responding well to COVID-19 home-based care and treatment.…

Bruno Fernandes breaks silence after Manchester United’s Champions League exit

Bruno Fernandes admits Manchester United were ‘not good enough’ after their hugely disappointing Champions League exit. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side looked on course to progress from Group H after early victories over PSG and RB Leipzig. But the Premier League…

Fernandes scores twice as Man Utd close in on knockout stages

Bruno Fernandes says he turned down the chance to score his first Manchester United hat-trick in their Champions League win over Istanbul Basaksehir to keep his word to team-mate Marcus Rashford. After driving a half-volley into the net from the…

*#EndSARS: Police framed, detained me for 48 days, extracted 2 of my teeth, man tells panel (Sun)*2 sisters jailed 10 years for stealing N1.7m (Punch)

#EndSARS: Police framed, detained me for 48 days, extracted 2 of my teeth, man tells panel (Sun) A Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) brutality victim, Okoli Agwu Abunike, yesterday accused police lawyer of slapping him four times when he went to…

*Army went to Lekki Tollgate with blank and live ammunition, General tells Judicial Panel (Vanguard)*Lagos tasks residence on tolerance (Guardian)

Army went to Lekki Tollgate with blank and live ammunition, General tells Judicial Panel (Vanguard) Brig.-Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, Commander of the 81 Division, Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, told the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry into the Lekki Tollgate incident…

*Lagosians groan over high transport fare, seek Sanwo-Olu’s intervention (Guardian)*Lekki shootings: Youth members boycott panel sitting over frozen accounts (Punch)

Lagosians groan over high transport fare, seek Sanwo-Olu’s intervention (Guardian) Since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, strategic measures were taken to curtail its spread. Among these measures was the enforcement of social distancing in public transport. To this end, vehicles…

*Lagos #EndSARS protesters resist curfew (Guardian)*2 dead as suspected cultists clash in Ikorodu (Vanguard)

Lagos #EndSARS protesters resist curfew (Guardian) EndSARS protesters in Lagos State have said they are unshaken by the 24-hour curfew imposed by the state government. Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a statement mid-day on Tuesday announced 24 hours curfew…

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