*FG directs schools to resume Jan 18 (Nation)*Fashola gives artisans at Airport Road flyover 2 weeks to vacate (DailyTrust)

FG directs schools to resume Jan 18 (Nation) The Federal Government has asked schools to resume on January 18, 2021 after “due consultation” with stakeholders. The decision was reached after a meeting with stakeholders, including Governors, Commissioners of Education, Proprietors…

*Lagos impounds 100 commercial motorcycles for violations (Guardian)*COVID-19 not a hoax, cases rising – Sanwo-Olu (Punch)

Lagos impounds 100 commercial motorcycles for violations (Guardian) Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit (Taskforce) has impounded over 100 commercial motorcycles as part of efforts in ensuring sanity on the roads in the state. The Chairman of the…

Chelsea records over $44m profit despite impact of coronavirus

Chelsea’s form on the pitch may have fallen away of late but the future looks rosy, according to chairman Bruce Buck, as the Premier League side posted a profit of £32.5million ($44.4 million) for the year ended June 30, 2020.…

Pep Guardiola confirms ‘three important players’ will miss Chelsea match

Pep Guardiola confirmed that ‘three important players’ will miss Manchester City’s trip to Chelsea. Guardiola’s side were forced to postpone their most recent Premier League clash against Everton after an outbreak of Covid-19 within his squad but they will be…

*Many may never recover from harsh effects of 2020 – Olukoya (Punch)*Lagos COVID-19 cases surpass 30,000–Health Commissioner (Sun)

Many may never recover from harsh effects of 2020 – Olukoya (Punch) The General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, Dr Daniel Olukoya, says many people may never recover from the devastating effects of the Year 2020.…

In-form El Ghazi earns Aston Villa draw at Chelsea

Anwar El Ghazi scored his fifth goal in as many games as Aston Villa came from behind to earn a point against Chelsea in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge. Villa were trailing to an Olivier Giroud header when El…

*COVID-19: Lagos govt insists on approval to hold weddings with 300 guests (Vanguard)*How cybercriminals clone ATM cards, fleece bank customers of savings (Nation)

COVID-19:  Lagos govt insists on approval to hold weddings with 300 guests (Vanguard) The Lagos State Government has made it compulsory for prospective couples to obtain approval from the state authorities to hold weddings with 300 people in attendance. The…

*Lagos police arrest three for traffic robbery (Punch)*Muslims visit church to celebrate christmas with Christians in Nasarawa (Tribune)

Lagos police arrest three for traffic robbery (Punch) Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, Lagos State Police Command, have arrested a 17-year-old boy, Damola, for allegedly terrorising motorists and commuters on some highways in the state. The teenager was apprehended…

Chelsea to sell Moses, six others for Haaland

Chelsea are prepared to sell Victor Moses and six other players to fund a summer bid for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland and West Ham’s Declan Rice. Moses, who is currently on a season loan at Spartak Moscow, has two…

*Yuletide : FRSC assures of free traffic flow along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway (Guardian)*Cross-over Services: Respect 12 am to 4 am curfew, Sanwo-Olu tells Lagosians (Punch)

Yuletide: FRSC assures of free traffic flow along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway (Guardian) The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday assured commuters and transporters that it would sustain the current free flow of traffic along the Ogun axis of the Lagos/Ibadan…

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