*‘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.…

*Teenager fakes own kidnap with lover, demands N30m from family (Punch)*Activists renew EndSARS protest despite threats (Guardian)

Teenager fakes own kidnap with lover, demands N30m from family (Punch) The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a teenager, Ujunwa Offiah, for allegedly conspiring with her boyfriend, Blessed Ifesinachi, to fake her kidnap and demand N30m ransom from her…

*Lagos denies signing executive order on environmental sanitation (Guardian)*Lagos APC kicks as PDP demands Sanwo-Olu’s resignation (Punch)

Lagos denies signing executive order on environmental sanitation (Guardian) Lagos State government has denied signing an executive order on environmental sanitation. “The information about a so-called “Executive Order” on Environmental Sanitation in Lagos State … This information is untrue and…

Mendy ‘shows quality’ as Chelsea frustrated in home draw with Sevilla

Edouard Mendy has established himself as Chelsea’s first-choice goalkeeper after again “showing his quality” in his side’s goalless Champions League draw with Sevilla, says boss Frank Lampard. Mendy, who joined from Rennes in September, produced an excellent save to help…

*Shooting of #EndSARS protesters at Lekki: Army won’t let us through – Emergency workers (Vanguard)*Black Tuesday: 49 killed as protests turn bloody (Punch)

Shooting of #EndSARS protesters at Lekki: Army won’t let us through – Emergency workers (Vanguard) Following shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, with reports of casualties, ambulances and emergency workers that responded to calls were turned back…

Frank Lampard defends Edouard Mendy’s decision to speak French to Chelsea’s defenders

Frank Lampard insists he has no issue with Edouard Mendy communicating in French to his Chelsea defenders after watching his new signing keep a clean sheet in Saturday’s resounding win over Crystal Palace. Second half goals from Ben Chilwell and…

Cech helping solve Chelsea’s goalkeeping woes, says Lampard

Frank Lampard has revealed Petr Cech will work with Chelsea’s new signing Edouard Mendy and the error-prone Kepa Arrizabalaga as the Blues boss bids to solve his team’s goalkeeping problems. Former Chelsea ‘keeper Cech has been employed by the west…

Frank Lampard explains why Edouard Mendy will not make Chelsea debut against West Brom

Frank Lampard has confirmed that Edouard Mendy will have to wait to make his debut for Chelsea given the goalkeeper has barely trained ahead of the side’s clash with West Brom. Mendy completed a switch from Rennes to Stamford Bridge…

Edouard Mendy: Keeper has Chelsea medical before move from Rennes

Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is undergoing a medical with Chelsea as he prepares to join the club, Blues manager Frank Lampard says. The Senegal keeper, 28, will compete with the £71m Kepa Arrizabalaga, the club’s record signing. Kepa was at…

*Alleged ‘Yahoo-boy’ wanted by FBI for $6m scam turns himself over to EFCC (Vanguard) *Lagos court jails Internet fraudster for six months (Punch)

Alleged ‘Yahoo-boy’ wanted by FBI for $6m scam turns himself over to EFCC (Vanguard) One of the suspects wanted by the American Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, Felix Osilama Okpoh, has voluntarily turned himself in to the Economic and Financial…

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