*Man in EFCC net for allegedly diverting N800m bank loan (Punch)*Police, LASTMA, agberos threatening our livelihood, tricycle operators lament (Guardian)

Man in EFCC net for allegedly diverting N800m bank loan (Punch) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one Adeleke Adeyemi for alleged conspiracy, issuance of dud cheques and diversion of N800m bank loan for personal use. It was…

Aina rallies Fulham against Leeds

Ola Aina was left frustrated by Fulham’s uncharacteristic mistakes on Saturday, but won’t be wallowing after the defeat by Manchester City. A resolute defensive display in the opening 45 kept the likely Champions at bay, but within quarter of an…

Nigeria’s Maja scores brace on Fulham debut

Josh Maja said he saw a dream become reality as he marked his full debut with a brace to help Fulham boost their Premier League survival hopes with a deserved win at Everton. The visitors were by far the better…

*Nine suspected traffic robbers arrested on New Year’s eve (Vanguard)*Sanwo-Olu visits first baby of 2021 in Alimosho General Hospital (Guardian)

9 suspected traffic robbers arrested on New Year’s eve (Vanguard) Lagos State Police Command Friday, said nine traffic robbers were arrested within the State on New Year’s eve. The suspected traffic robbers were 19-year old Oluseyi Afolabi, 18-year-old Adeyemo Ayomide,…

Tottenham vs Fulham called off due to COVID-19 outbreak

Tottenham’s Premier League clash against Fulham on Wednesday evening has been postponed due to a coronavirus outbreak at the west London club. Scott Parker’s side were due to face Tottenham in north London at 6pm on Wednesday but the match…

*#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu called me to say Col Bello was shooting at Lekki, Gen tells Lagos panel (Punch)*Lagos targets 4,000 unemployed youths for jobs (Guardian)

#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu called me to say Col Bello was shooting at Lekki, Gen tells Lagos panel (Punch) The Commander, 9 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Brig Gen Musa Etsu-Ndagi, representing the Nigerian Army on the Lagos State Security Council, has said he…

Zaha inspires Palace in win over Fulham

Wilfried Zaha “deserves all the praise he is going to get”, said Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson after the winger scored and made another goal to inspire a victory and inflict more misery on bottom side Fulham. Palace were on…

Said Benrahma: West Ham close in on signing Brentford winger

West Ham are set to complete the £30m signing of Brentford forward Said Benrahma before Friday’s transfer deadline. It is understood the Hammers have agreed to pay £25m up front, with another £5m in add-ons. The 25-year-old flew back from…

Debutants shine in Arsenal EPL victory

Debutants Gabriel and Willian impressed as Arsenal blew away promoted Fulham in the opening game of the Premier League season. Former Chelsea winger Willian had a hand in all three goals and Gabriel – a £23m signing from Lille –…

*Drivers flee as petrol tanker kills one in Lagos (Punch) *Lagos conducts 66,000 COVID-19 sample tests (Guardian)

Drivers flee as petrol tanker kills one in Lagos (Punch) A yet-to-be-identified woman lost her life on Friday when a tanker crashed around the Nigerian Army Signal Barracks in the Mile 2 area of Lagos State. The tanker driver was…

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