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…

*No coronavirus case in Lagos – Commissioner (Guardian) *Nylon factory on fire in Lagos (Nation)

No coronavirus case in Lagos – Commissioner (Guardian) The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has debunked the rumours making the round over a case of novel coronavirus in the state, saying that there is no suspected or…

Man Utd jeered as Burnley win at Old Trafford (BBC)

Manchester United were jeered by their own supporters as Burnley registered their first ever Premier League win at Old Trafford. Burnley took the lead just before half-time when Chris Wood spun off Harry Maguire to meet Ben Mee’s knockdown and…

*Inside Lagos water economy: A dangerous and poorly regulated corridor (DailyTrust) *Lagos teacher breaks pupil’s arm while flogging him over test (Punch)

Inside Lagos water economy: A dangerous and poorly regulated corridor (DailyTrust) A road trip makes it a very long journey, so the waterways remain the only option. But how safe is it? Lagos State occupies 3,577 square kilometers with water…

Manchester City bounce back with Burnley drubbing (Vanguard)

Gabriel Jesus scored twice as Manchester City showed no signs of giving up on their Premier League title defence easily with a 4-1 victory at Burnley to cut the gap on leaders Liverpool back to eight points. Pep Guardiola’s men…

*Lagos pastors arrested for conducting fake miracles (Punch) *Bricklayer remanded for allegedly defiling 9-year-old daughter (Tribune)

Lagos pastors arrested for conducting fake miracles (Punch) Personnel of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested four suspects, including two pastors, for allegedly staging fake miracles to defraud unsuspecting members of…

Joe Gomez speaks out on suffering a leg fracture vs Burnley (Metro)

Joe Gomez has vowed to comeback even stronger after suffering a leg fracture in Liverpool’s recent 3-1 win over Burnley. Gomez was stretchered off the pitch following a collision with Ben Mee and he now looks set to miss six…

Klopp criticises Burnley approach after Gomez injury (Guardian)

Jurgen Klopp hit out at Burnley’s physical approach as Liverpool were left with a major injury worry after battling back from a goal down to maintain their unbeaten start to the Premier League season on Wednesday. A 12th win means…

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