*Lagos shut 430 event centres, clubs for violating COVID-19 protocols (Guardian)*Again, fire razes Oko Baba sawmill in Lagos (Punch)

Lagos shut 430 event centres, clubs for violating COVID-19 protocols (Guardian) Lagos State Safety Commission (LSSC), on Thursday, disclosed that 430 event centres and night clubs have been shut across the state for violating COVID-19 protocols. The Director-General (DG) of…

CAF clears Alex Iwobi for Lesotho after testing negative for COVID-19

Super Eagles playmaker, Alex Iwobi, has been cleared by the Confederation of African Football, CAF, to play against Lesotho later today after testing negative for COVID-19. The Super Eagles player had earlier tested positive following the COVID-19 tests conducted on…

*Police arraign 5 men over alleged stealing, wilful damage in Lagos (Guardian)*Alleged Fraud: Court grants Fayose leave to travel abroad (Vanguard)

Police arraign 5 men over alleged stealing, wilful damage in Lagos (Guardian) The Police on Monday arraigned five men in Ikorodu area of Lagos State over alleged theft and destruction of property worth N765,000 The defendants are Saheed Orepekun 34;…

Ahmad ineligible for CAF presidential election

Ahmad Ahmad is set to lose his role as President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after its Governance Committee declared him ineligible to stand in this year’s election. Two of the five candidates have been approved to appear…

*How ASUU strike turned me to a newspaper vendor – Student (Vanguard)*Court remands teenager for allegedly burning ex-lover’s girlfriend to death (Guardian)

How ASUU strike turned me to A newspaper vendor – Student (Vanguard) A 400L Computer Science Student with the Federal University Lokoja, (FUL), Thomas Kehinde has decried the prolonged strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),…

*#EndSARS: It’s unfair CBN froze my account, says Lagos panel member (Punch)*Sam Adeyemi, Davido, 2face, Kanu, 46 others sued over #EndSARS protests (Punch)

#EndSARS: It’s unfair CBN froze my account, says Lagos panel member (Punch) One of the arrowheads of the #EndSARS protests, Oluwarinu Oduala, has described the recent clampdown by the Federal Government on #EndSARS campaigners as an unfair practice in a…

*Survivors of Nigeria’s Lagos shooting tell their story (Guardian)*#EndSARS: We are ready to show Lekki shootings footage, LCC tells panel (Punch)

Survivors of Nigeria’s Lagos shooting tell their story (Guardian) Solomon, Patrick and Samuel were wounded on October 20 during a crackdown by Nigerian security forces on protesters in Lagos who had gathered despite a curfew order. The three say they…

CAF: Ahmad facing FIFA ban after ‘breaching code of ethics’

Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad has been found to have breached various codes of ethics, BBC Sport Africa understands. On Wednesday, the FIFA vice-president from Madagascar announced his intention to go for a second term in office when…

Okpala, others want Pinnick to contest CAF presidency

Some football enthusiasts have backed the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, to contest for the presidency of the Confederation of African Football in 2021. Football-loving Nigerians said Pinnick possessed the pedigree to challenge for the position of…

Rabat to host next year’s Caf presidential elections

The Moroccan capital Rabat will host next year’s highly-anticipated Confederation of African Football (Caf) presidential elections. In a video press conference on Thursday, current president Ahmad once again refused to be drawn on whether he will run for a second…

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