Gareth Southgate: England will have to be close to perfect to win World Cup

Gareth Southgate heads into Friday’s World Cup draw believing England can win the tournament – but admits they will have to be “close to perfect” to triumph in Qatar. Confidence, experience and belief have all grown in the Three Lions…

*Hoodlums brutalised me for testifying at Lagos panel –#EndSARS protester (Punch)*ASPMDA urges LASG to obey court orders (Guardian)

Hoodlums brutalised me for testifying at Lagos panel –#EndSARS protester (Punch) One of the #EndSARS protesters, Kamsiyochukwu Ibe, who testified before the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS-Related Abuses and other Matters, has confirmed…

*Witness scared to testify in court over defiling case against Baba Ijesha, says prosecution (Tribune)*Lagos Truck owners kick against extortion at ports (Sun)

Witness scared to testify in court over defiling case against Baba Ijesha, says prosecution (Tribune) The prosecution team of the Lagos State government has told an Ikeja Special Offences Court that one of the witnesses set to testify against Nollywood…

*Lagos COVID-19 cases on sharp increase -Sanwo-Olu (Vanguard)*Lagos OPC man stabs member to death over cultism (Punch)

Lagos COVID-19 cases on sharp increase -Sanwo-Olu (Vanguard) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday said the state is experiencing a steep increase in the number of daily confirmed COVID-19 cases. Sanwo-Olu made this known on the Update of…

*Family meets over slain sales girl at Lagos rally (Guardian)*Lagos maritime union members in three-day gun battle over money (Punch)

Family meets over slain sales girl at Lagos rally (Guardian) As controversy rages over the actual age of Jumoke Oyeleke, the lady allegedly killed by police’s stray bullet in Ojota during the Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos on Saturday, July…

*Lagos Yoruba Nation rally: Sanwo-Olu orders probe of lady allegedly killed by stray bullet (Vanguard)*Lagos task force nabs 71 miscreants, impounds 227 motorcycles (Punch)

Lagos Yoruba Nation rally: Sanwo-Olu orders probe of lady allegedly killed by stray bullet (Vanguard) Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babjide Sanwo-Olu has ordered immediate thorough investigation into the death of a lady allegedly killed by a stray bullet in Ojota,…

*Lagos pastor in court for land grabbing, forgery (Punch)*Lagos urges occupants near collapsed Apapa building to relocate (Guardian)

Lagos pastor in court for land grabbing, forgery (Punch) The pastor of Christ Salvation Divine Ministries International, Rev Godwin Godwin, has been arraigned before the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Oshodi for alleged forgery of documents and illegal sale…

*LASU student bags 21 years’ imprisonment for raping fellow students (Nation)*Iyabo Ojo bags 2 award nominations amid TAMPAN fallout (Punch)

LASU student bags 21 years’ imprisonment for raping fellow students (Nation) An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Tuesday sentenced a student of Lagos State University (LASU), Afeez Ogunbowale, to 21 years imprisonment for involvement in armed robbery and rape of…

*Man kills roommate, sells body parts for rituals (Guardian)*Abuja-bound nutritionist missing for 18 days between Ogun, Lagos (Punch)

Man kills roommate, sells body parts for rituals (Guardian) A 34-year-old man, Okpegboro Avwerosuo, has allegedly killed his roommate in Sagbama Town, Sagbama Local Government Area (SALGA) of Bayelsa. Okpegboro was alleged to have sold the deceased’s vital organs to…

England fail to qualify for Nations League finals after Belgium defeat

England’s hopes of qualifying for the Nations League finals were ended by defeat against Belgium in Leuven. Gareth Southgate’s side had plenty of possession against the world’s top-ranked side but were toothless in attack and ultimately undone by two early…

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