*#EndSARS: N2.5b assets burnt, thousands of jobs threatened at Lekki Plaza – LCC (Nation)*How NURTW members were attacked at Obalende – MC Oluomo’s aide (Punch)

#EndSARS: N2.5b assets burnt, thousands of jobs threatened at Lekki Plaza – LCC (Nation) The Lekki Concession Company (LCC) Thursday said assets worth about N2.5billion were destroyed in the aftermath of the October 20 incident at the Admiralty Circle (Lekki)…

*Lagos approves full reopening of markets (Thisday)*South-West senators visit Lagos State, sue for peace (Vanguard)

Lagos approves full reopening of markets (Thisday) Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwoolu has approved the full reopening of both food and non food markets. The markets were closed in March as part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.…

Swiss lift immunity on ex-legal chief probing FIFA corruption

Switzerland’s Parliament on Monday lifted immunity on the country’s former top prosecutor who had been in charge of the probe into the towering corruption scandal within FIFA, opening the door for criminal proceedings. Michael Lauber, who last month resigned from…

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter calls for successor to be suspended

Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has reacted strongly to the news that criminal proceedings have been brought against his successor, Gianni Infantino, saying FIFA’s ethics commission has no option but to suspend him. Swiss authorities revealed on Thursday that…

*Apapa freight shuttle: NRC moves 20,760 tonnes in 19 days (Tribune) *‘Idimogu is Lagos APC Igbo leader’ (Nation)

Apapa freight shuttle: NRC moves 20,760 tonnes in 19 days (Tribune) The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) moved 20,760 tonnes of containers between June 30 and July 26, after the implementation of the Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) for the Apapa container…

FIFA demands ‘audit compliance’ on $1.5 billion COVID-19 Relief package to NFF, others

The Bureau of the FIFA Council, yesterday, approved the COVID-19 Relief Plan regulations. Under the terms of the plan, $1.5 billion is being made available to support all 211 FIFA member associations, and the six confederations to assist in the…

COVID-19: FIFA approves $1.5bn relief fund

FIFA is to make available $1.5bn in grants and loans as a relief fund to help associations impacted by the coronavirus, world football’s governing body announced on Thursday. Gianni Infantino, the FIFA president, said the relief fund had been “unanimously…

*Coronavirus patient attempts to escape Lagos isolation centre (Punch) *Face masks, hand sanitizers sold out in Lagos following Coronavirus scare (DailyTrust)

Coronavirus patient attempts to escape Lagos isolation centre (Punch) Following the detection of the first case of the novel Coronavirus disease and the placing in quarantine of the patient, identified as a 44-year-old Italian, at the Infectious Disease Hospital in…

*One dies in Ikorodu cult clash (Punch) *Sanwo-Olu threatens to ban NURTW in Lagos (Guardian)

One dies in Ikorodu cult clash (Punch) One person was killed and several others sustained injuries when members of the Aiye and Eiye confraternities clashed on the Sagamu Road in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State on Tuesday. Eyewitnesses told…

*NDLEA arraigns man for allegedly peddling 967.9kg marijuana (Punch) *Court grants Mompha N100m bail (Nation)

NDLEA arraigns man for allegedly peddling 967.9kg marijuana (Punch) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Friday in Lagos State arraigned man, Usman, who allegedly trafficked in 967.9kg of cannabis Sativa (marijuana). The agency charged Usman on one count of…

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