*Some Uber drivers in Lagos may go on ‘strike’ on Monday (Guardian) *Woman in court for allegedly sprinkling ‘liquid’ on businessman’s premises (Vanguard)

Some Uber drivers in Lagos may go on ‘strike’ on Monday (Guardian) Some Uber drivers in Nigeria’s commercial capital may go on strike on Monday to protest the recent clampdown by the Lagos State Vehicle Inspection Services. Two officials of…

Everton turn down €100m offer from Barcelona for Richarlison

Everton have reportedly turned down a €100m (£85m) bid from Barcelona for Richarlison. The Brazilian is currently partway through his second season at Goodison Park after joining the club from Watford for around £35m in July 2018. Since then, the…

Iwobi to miss Everton’s trip to West Ham, Ancelotti confirms (DailyTrust)

Super Eagles playmaker Alex Iwobi has been ruled out of Everton’s upcoming Premier League meeting against West Ham. But there is light at the end of the tunnel as The Toffees manager Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that the Hale End…

*Man charged with impersonating police officer (DailyTrust) *Ex-convict arrested for snatching phone in Lagos (Punch)

Man charged with impersonating police officer (DailyTrust) The police in Ajah, Lagos, have charged a 32-year-old man before an Igbosere chief magistrate court, Lagos, for allegedly putting on a police uniform. The suspect, Jerry Gabriel, was nabbed on December 15,…

Everton feel Ancelotti bounce as Brighton, Watford secure much-needed wins (Guardian)

Everton’s renaissance under Carlo Ancelotti continued as Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s double earned a 2-1 win at Newcastle, whilst Brighton and Watford secured big wins in their battle to avoid relegation. Ancelotti’s reign at Goodison Park got off to a flying start…

*Hamzat apprehends commercial drivers for driving against traffic (Guardian) *MFM G.O shows other side (Nation)

  Hamzat apprehends commercial drivers for driving against traffic (Guardian) The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, on Saturday apprehended two commercial drivers and their buses for driving against traffic. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…

Everton keep tabs on Maja (Sun)

Everton are keeping tabs on one-cap Nigeria international Josh Maja, according to reports emanating from the French press. French journalist Ignazio Genuardi has tweeted that the Toffees made a check on the former Sunderland starlet during Bordeaux’s 1-0 loss to…

*Teacher stabs ex-lover to death days to his marriage (Punch) *Lagos residents decry increasing refuse dumps in metropolis (Guardian)

    Teacher stabs ex-lover to death days to his marriage (Punch) A teacher at a private primary school in Lagos, Jacinta Igboke, is being held in police custody for the murder of her estranged lover, Arinze Ani. Igboke reportedly…

*Why gridlock persists on Lagos-Ibadan highway – FRSC (DailyTrust) *Waterways security: Sanwo-Olu commissions new police command at Ilashe (Nation)

Why gridlock persists on Lagos-Ibadan highway – FRSC (DailyTrust) As the Lagos-Ibadan expressway gridlock worsens with motorists spending close to four hours within Lagos and Mowe in Ogun State, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has blamed impatience on the…

*Lagos CAN honours leaders, holds carol service (Nation) *Lagos, developers to deliver 8,200 hostel accommodation for LASU (Guardian)

Lagos CAN honours leaders, holds carol service (Nation) The Lagos chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has celebrated leaders whose contributions were described as exemplary. The award ceremony also coincided with the carol service of the body. Among…

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