*Cairo-bound girls nabbed in Lagos with tampered passports (Punch)*Community alerts Sanwo-Olu to alleged illegal construction works (Guardian)

Cairo-bound girls nabbed in Lagos with tampered passports (Punch) Officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, have apprehended two girls with tampered passports. The suspects, Adebayo Kazeem and Babalola Kehinde, were about to board a Cairo-bound…

Bamford’s early penalty gives Leeds win over Burnley

Patrick Bamford hit a fifth-minute winner from the penalty spot Leeds bounced back from their heavy defeat at Old Trafford with a hard-earned victory over Burnley at Elland Road. Patrick Bamford won an early penalty, which he ruthlessly dispatched to…

*‘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.…

*My leg was amputated after I was shot at Lekki Toll Gate – 23-year-old cobbler (Punch)*Aspirant preaches synergy between government, electorate to deepen democracy (Guardian)

My leg was amputated after I was shot at Lekki Toll Gate – 23-year-old cobbler (Punch) A 23-year-old man who claims to be a victim of Lekki Toll Gate shooting says that the subsequent amputation of his right leg is…

Manchester City: Sergio Aguero could be out for two months, says Pep Guardiola

Sergio Aguero has missed 12 games since he injured his knee against Burnley on 22 June Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola fears striker Sergio Aguero could miss the first two months of the Premier League season. Aguero suffered a knee…

Man City thrash Burnley to ensure Liverpool cannot win title in next game

Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez both scored twice as Manchester City thrashed Burnley to ensure Liverpool will have to wait a little longer to wrap up the Premier League title. Three first-half goals saw City on their way to the…

Man City vs Burnley: Plane carrying ‘White Lives Matter’ message flies over

A plane carrying the message ‘White Lives Matter – Burnley’ was flown over the Etihad stadium moments after kick-off between Manchester City and Burnley. All 22 players took a knee before kick-off in recognition of the Black Lives Matter movement,…

Coronavirus: Watford and Burnley confirm positive tests

One player and two staff at Watford and Burnley assistant manager Ian Woan are among six positive Premier League tests for coronavirus. The other two are at a third club, the details of which have not been revealed. Players and…

Burnley warn of £50m loss due to suspension of English football

Burnley have underlined the dire financial consequences of the coronavirus crisis on the Premier League by announcing they stand to lose around £50m from the continued suspension of the season. The club are one of the better-run outfits in England’s…

*Police begin enforcement of tricycle, okada ban in Lagos (Guardian) *Teenager disappears after leaving home for school clearance (Punch)

Police begin enforcement of tricycle, okada ban in Lagos (Guardian) Following the decision of the Lagos State government to restrict motorcycles and tricycles popularly known as Okada and Keke Marwa respectively from plying major highways and some roads in 15…

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