Everton plot swoop for free agent Jesse Lingard after West Ham offer ‘falls below his £150k-a-week wage demands’

Everton have entered the transfer race to sign Jesse Lingard this summer after West Ham’s most recent offer underwhelmed the 29-year-old midfielder.  Lingard became a free agent after his contract at Manchester United expired and had been heavily linked with…

*Coronavirus: Pain, anguish at Lagos isolation centre (Sun)*Igboho: Yoruba group to sue FG for disrupting Lagos rally (Tribune)

Coronavirus: Pain, anguish at Lagos isolation centre (Sun) As the third wave of Coronavirus is raging and currently wreaking havoc in communities across the country, some survivors have come out to recount the pain and anguish they went through. Their…

Iheanacho loses POTM award to Lingard

Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho’s ambition of joining Osaze Odemwingie as the second Nigerian to win the English Premier League Player of The Month award on more than one occasion was on Friday thwarted by West Ham’s Jesse Lingard. The…

*Distressed building: Agency cordons-off 3-storey, issues 7-day evacuation ultimatum (Guardian)*Osborne Foreshore residents debunk rumours of planned violence (Tribune)

Distressed building: Agency cordons-off 3-storey, issues 7-day evacuation ultimatum (Guardian) The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has cordoned off a distressed three-storey building in Oshodi with a seven-day evacuation ultimatum on traders and residents to save lives. The ultimatum…

*#EndSARS: Man arrested with stolen police motorcycle in Lagos (Punch)*Priest remanded over alleged culpable homicide (Vanguard)

#EndSARS: Man arrested with stolen police motorcycle in Lagos (Punch) A man, Yusuf Saliu, has been arrested by policemen attached to the Mushin division of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stealing a police motorcycle. The 32-year-old suspect allegedly…

*Lagos CP warns police against extortion, others (Punch)*N3.1m fraud: Fashola impersonator’s trial adjourned till Feb 25 (Nation)

Lagos CP warns police against extortion, others (Punch) The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has warned police officers in the state against extortion and the violation of human rights, among others Odumosu said this on Friday while presenting…

Jesse Lingard desperate to stay at Manchester United despite Arsenal interest

Manchester United star Jesse Lingard has no intention of joining Arsenal and is focused on resurrecting his career at Old Trafford, sources have told Metro.co.uk. The 27-year-old has played a bit-part role at the Theatre of Dreams this term, scoring…

*LASUTH places three health workers on isolation (Guardian) *FCT, Lagos, Ogun communities ignore Buhari’s lockdown order (Punch)

LASUTH places three health workers on isolation (Guardian) The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, says it has placed three of its health workers on isolation after their contact with a patient who died of COVID-19. Dr Ibrahim Mustafa,…

Jesse Lingard fuels Manchester United exit rumours by teaming up with Paul Pogba’s agent (Metro)

Manchester United star Jesse Lingard has reportedly teamed up with Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola. Lingard, 27, has badly struggled for form at United this season and failed to rack up a single goal or assist in the Premier League…

*Man charged with impersonating police officer (DailyTrust) *Ex-convict arrested for snatching phone in Lagos (Punch)

Man charged with impersonating police officer (DailyTrust) The police in Ajah, Lagos, have charged a 32-year-old man before an Igbosere chief magistrate court, Lagos, for allegedly putting on a police uniform. The suspect, Jerry Gabriel, was nabbed on December 15,…

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