Harry Kane: England boss Gareth Southgate says ‘we do not risk players’

England “do not risk players” and captain Harry Kane “has not had an injury”, says manager Gareth Southgate. Tottenham striker Kane appeared as a 66th-minute substitute in Sunday’s Nations League win over Belgium. Spurs boss Jose Mourinho asked international managers…

*Five suspected traffic robbers nabbed in Lagos (Punch)*Lagos implores secondary school students to go into agriculture (Guardian)

Five suspected traffic robbers nabbed in Lagos (Punch) Five suspects have been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly dispossessing unsuspecting members of the public of their valuables at the Ketu end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.…

*UNILAG: Buhari suspends Babalakin, Ogundipe, sacks acting VC (Guardian) *Hoodlums stab Lagos motorist to death defending a jaywalker (Punch)

UNILAG: Buhari suspends Babalakin, Ogundipe, sacks acting VC (Guardian) The Federal Government has directed the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Wale Babalakin, to recuse himself from official duties relating to the institution. Spokesman of…

*Man, 33, remanded for allegedly defiling 5-year-old girl (Vanguard) *Police rescue abducted Syrian, arrest four suspects in Lagos (Guardian)

Man, 33, remanded for allegedly defiling 5-year-old girl (Vanguard) An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday remanded a 33-year-old unemployed man, Riliwan Salim, in a correctional facility for allegedly defiling a five-year-old girl. The Magistrate, Mrs E. Kubeinje, who…

*LASUTH loses 54-year-old nurse to COVID-19 (Punch) *Miracle-seeking Ghanaian woman disappears from Lagos hotel (Vanguard)

LASUTH loses 54-year-old nurse to COVID-19 (Punch) The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja has lost a nurse, Mrs Adenike Bakare, to COVID-19, The PUNCH has learnt. Bakare, who was an Assistant Director, Nursing Services, according to a source, died…

Kane wants assurances before Premier League returns

England captain Harry Kane says players are waiting for safety guidance from the Premier League after the government said it was “opening the door” for the return of football next month. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said Thursday’s meeting with the…

*EFCC hands over Dieziani’s forfeited property to LASG for Isolation Centre (Vanguard) *LASEMA curtails Jakande Estate fire that destroyed two flats (Guardian)

EFCC hands over Dieziani’s forfeited property to LASG for Isolation Centre (Vanguard) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday handed over a property forfeited by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, to the Lagos State government for…

Ed Woodward: Man Utd chief says big-money transfer talk ignores financial reality

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward says speculation about transfers for “hundreds of millions of pounds this summer” is ignoring the “realities that face the sport” because of the coronavirus pandemic. United were linked with a £200m move for Tottenham…

Harry Kane ‘open’ to Manchester United move as Spurs demand £200m

Tottenham star Harry Kane has opened the door to a move to Manchester United after Spurs demanded a world record £200 million fee for the England skipper. Kane has been considering his future at the club since Mauricio Pochettino’s departure…

*92 suspected cultists nabbed, as police foil robbery attacks in Lagos (DailyTrust) *Lagos discharges five patients (Nation)

92 suspected cultists nabbed, as police foil robbery attacks in Lagos (DailyTrust) The Lagos State Police Command yesterday said it has arrested 92 suspected members of various secret cult groups. The police alleged the suspects were behind the series of…

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