*Lagos welder brutalises sexagenarian, wife over electricity bill (Punch)*Residents lament bad roads, insecurity in FESTAC Town (Guardian)

Lagos welder brutalises sexagenarian, wife over electricity bill (Punch) A sexagenarian, Paul Okedare, and his wife, Funke, are in pain after a co-tenant, identified only as Tunde, allegedly brutalised them at their residence on Unity Street, in the Ikotun area…

Chelsea sack manager Frank Lampard with Thomas Tuchel expected to replace him

Chelsea have sacked manager Frank Lampard after 18 months in charge, with former Paris St-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel expected to replace him. Lampard, 42, leaves with the club ninth in the Premier League after last week’s defeat at Leicester City,…

*Onibeju stool: Ruling family kicks over selection process of new king (Sun)*Lagos APC In Search Of Lasting Peace (Independent)

Onibeju stool: Ruling family kicks over selection process of new king (Sun) Tension has continued to mount in Ibeju Lekki as the succession crisis trailing the vacant Onibeju stool continues to threaten the peace of the kingdom amid allegation that…

*Woman attacked on Lekki/Ikoyi link bridge (Guardian)*2 Lagos cultists nabbed during gun battle with police (Punch)

Woman attacked on Lekki/Ikoyi link bridge (Guardian) A woman was attacked, yesterday, along Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge in Lagos while passersby watched. She was left with bruised face, a broken finger and a gash on her thigh. Her sister, whose name…

*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…

Kai Havertz: Frank Lampard pleads with Chelsea fans to remain patient

Frank Lampard has called on Chelsea fans to show Kai havertz patience amid his struggles to find his best form since arriving at Stamford Bridge. The 21-year-old signed from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer for an initial £62m which could…

*Court rejects Genesis prophet’s post-conviction bail application (Punch)*COVID-19: Lagos Assembly tasks Sanwo-Olu on second wave (Sun)

Court rejects Genesis prophet’s post-conviction bail application (Punch) The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, on Tuesday, rejected the post-conviction bail application filed by the Senior Shepherd-in-Charge of the Celestial Church of Christ, Genesis Global, Prophet Israel Ogundipe. Justice Olabisi…

Frank Lampard provides Hakim Ziyech injury update after Leeds United victory

Frank Lampard has confirmed Hakim Ziyech suffered a hamstring injury during Chelsea’s Premier League victory over Leeds United. Blues summer signing Ziyech pulled up in the first half of Chelsea’s 3-1 win at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening and was…

Frank Lampard provides Christian Pulisic and Kepa Arrizabalaga injury updates

Frank Lampard has confirmed that Christian Pulisic is still struggling with a hamstring injury and will miss Chelsea’s clash with Sheffield United – but Kepa Arrizabalaga is available again after recovering from a shoulder problem. Pulisic pulled up in Chelsea’s…

Timo Werner believes Chelsea have ‘good chance’ of winning the Champions League

Timo Werner believes Chelsea have a ‘good chance’ of winning the Champions League under Frank Lampard in the next two seasons. The Blues continue their European campaign on Wednesday night, with French club Rennes visiting Stamford Bridge. Chelsea drew their…

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