Arsenal begins Premier League season with win over Crystal Palace

Arsenal got their Premier League season off to a winning start as they battled to a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. Confidence was high for the Gunners going into the opening night of the campaign, with…

*All for Money: Rampaging teenage yahoo boys take over ritual killings, girls deploy charms on rich men (Vanguard)*Police foil lady’s attempted suicide over torture (Punch)

All for Money: Rampaging teenage yahoo boys take over ritual killings, girls deploy charms on rich men (Vanguard) About five years ago in Oshodi, Lagos, a young man- very fair in complexion and handsome, was seen walking stark naked. It…

*2 arrested as man slumps, dies during argument in Lagos pub (Punch)*Police checkpoints remain despite purported dismantling by CP (Guardian)

2 arrested as man slumps, dies during argument in Lagos pub (Punch) Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspects for the alleged killing of one Osita Anwuanwu, 64, in the Arida area of Ikotun. The state…

*Lagos taskforce to auction 88 vehicles for violating traffic law (Guardian)*Lagos to suspend morning assembly, sports activities in schools (Punch)

Lagos taskforce to auction 88 vehicles for violating traffic law (Guardian) The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit known as Taskforce said it has obtained a court order for a public auction of 88 one-way vehicles forfeited by…

Martinelli signs new long-term contract at Arsenal

Teenage striker Gabriel Martinelli has signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal. The 19-year-old joined the London club from Ituano last July and has scored 10 goals in 26 appearances in his first season in England. Arsenal have rewarded the…

*COVID-19: Lagos to charge face mask defaulters to court (Vanguard) *N2.55bn fraud: Court jails hackers, orders restitution to bank (Punch)

COVID-19: Lagos to charge face mask defaulters to court (Vanguard) The Lagos State Government says it will start charging face mask defaulters to court from next week, as the period of grace was over. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said this while…

Arsenal sent crashing out of Europa League

This was a lesson Arsenal had to learn eventually but it could not have come at a more costly moment. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has spent two years bailing out sluggish performances and embodying a model of consistency in a team that…

*NSCDC arrests eight for selling JAMB forms above official price (Nation) *19-year-old housewife kills husband in Katsina (DailyTrust)

NSCDC arrests eight for selling JAMB forms above official price (Nation) The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Lagos Command, on Monday paraded eight men, allegedly involved in selling the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) forms above its…

Arsenal gain first win under Ljungberg (BBC)

Arsenal came from behind to end their nine-match winless streak as Freddie Ljungberg enjoyed his first victory as interim manager at the expense of his former club West Ham. Eighteen-year-old Gabriel Martinelli marked his full Premier League debut by side-footing…

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