Man City beat Palace to close in on title

Manchester City could clinch the Premier League title on Sunday after two goals in the space of 83 seconds saw off a stubborn Crystal Palace. City will secure a third title in four seasons if second-placed Manchester United lose at…

Red-hot Iheanacho seals Leicester fightback to sink Palace

Leicester strengthened their grip on third place in the Premier League as Kelechi Iheanacho’s superb strike capped a spirited fightback in Monday’s 2-1 win against Crystal Palace. Brendan Rogers’ side trailed to Wilfried Zaha’s first half goal at the King…

*6 feared killed as okada riders, transport union members clash in Lagos (Punch)*How Lagos agencies promote violation of building code (Guardian)

6 feared killed as okada riders, transport union members clash in Lagos (Punch) Controversy is trailing the casualty figure in Monday’s clash involving okada riders and Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria members in the Iyana Iba area of Lagos…

*Woman accuses police of demanding N200,000 after releasing missing child to impostor (Punch)*Cattle Rearing: Lagos butchers seek 50,000 hectares of land for ranching (Vanguard)

Woman accuses police of demanding N200,000 after releasing missing child to impostor (Punch) A grieving mother, Joy Iheanacho, has accused policemen attached to the Juvenile Welfare Centre at the Alakara Police Division, Lagos State, of demanding N200,000 from her to…

Solskjaer provides Edinson Cavani update but says Man Utd have a couple of injury doubts

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Edinson Cavani could be involved in Wednesday’s Premier League clash with Crystal Palace but is sweating over the fitness of other players. The Red Devils played out a goalless draw with Chelsea on…

*Kano onion sellers lament effect of food ban (DailyTrust)*Couple seeks help for upkeep of quintuplets after six-year barrenness (Guardian)

Kano onion sellers lament effect of food ban (DailyTrust) Some onion farmers and marketers in Kano State are lamenting over the effect of the blockade of food items to the southern part of the country. To protest the recent attacks…

Hope rises for Nigeria as Hodgson says Eze not yet good enough for Three Lions

A former head coach of the England national team believes Crystal Palace attacking midfielder Eberechi Eze will someday be good enough to play for the Three Lions but is not yet ready to make the step up. The 22-year-old Eze,…

*Lagos APPEALS project targets 1,465 businesses (DailyTrust)*LASG issues immediate stop on land extension, reclamation on Banana Island, Osborne Foreshore (Guardian)

Lagos APPEALS project targets 1,465 businesses (DailyTrust) The Lagos State government will spend over N1.2b on farmers under the Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project for the 2021 project year, it has been revealed. The APPEALS project…

*Traffic robbers on the rampage in Lagos (Guardian)*Police bust Ogun drug syndicate, recover N10m hard drugs (Punch)

Traffic robbers on the rampage in Lagos (Guardian) There is palpable fear by road users in Lagos over the upsurge in the operation of traffic robbers who have taken advantage of gridlock caused by road construction workers and tanker drivers…

*Lagos market leader missing after observing juma’at (Tribune)*Suspected kidnappers’ den uncovered in Lagos, school uniforms, socks recovered (Punch)

Lagos market leader missing after observing juma’at (Tribune) The family of a market leader, Aderonke Sikirat Anifowose, has declared her missing since Friday, January 1st. Until her disappearance, the woman was said to be the Iyaloja of Oworonsoki in Lagos…

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