*Lagos transport worker dies during fight over N500 bet (Punch)*Clergyman docked after absconding with N870,000 meant for “spiritual oil” (DailyTrust)

Lagos transport worker dies during fight over N500 bet (Punch) A member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Rasheed Yinusa, has lost his life during a brawl with a lotto agent, Abdulazeez Olasupo, around the Benson area of…

*LASTMA officials absconded with my bleeding wife, stole N150,000 – Businessman (Punch)*Lagos partner FG on Southwest development plan (Guardian)

LASTMA officials absconded with my bleeding wife, stole N150,000 – Businessman (Punch) A Dubai-based businessman, Jude Eze, has accused some personnel of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority of absconding with his bleeding wife, Sophia, during an arrest. It was…

*Police arrest two pastors over ESN attack on operatives (Punch)*Police arrest 6 suspected robbers, cultists in Lagos, recover arms (Vanguard)

Police arrest two pastors over ESN attack on operatives (Punch) The Nigeria Police Force has arrested two pastors in connection to the recent attacks on operatives in the South-East region. The pastors are among 16 suspects arrested in a joint…

*NSCDC officer, 2 others burnt as 2 motorcycles collide in Badagry (Vanguard)*We won’t allow suspects without face mask in court – CJ (Punch)

NSCDC officer, 2 others burnt as 2 motorcycles collide in Badagry (Vanguard) An official of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and two others were on Tuesday burnt beyond recognition following the crash of two motorcycles along Badagry-Seme expressway.…

Johanna Konta splits with coach Thomas Hogstedt

Johanna Konta has split with coach Thomas Hogstedt after deciding to end their association after the US Open. Konta teamed up with Hogstedt – who has worked with an impressive list of top-level players including Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki and…

*Lagos man allegedly commits suicide with insecticide (Punch) *Bridge rehabilitation may not end Apapa gridlock, says NSE chair (Punch)

Lagos man allegedly commits suicide with insecticide (Punch) The body of a yet-to-be-identified man has been recovered by men of the Lagos State Police Command by the rail line in the Ijora-Badia area of the state. PUNCH Metro gathered that…

*Lagos APC denies nominating Alake to replace Osinowo (Guardian) Why Abule Egba-Toll Gate road remains unfixed, by Lagos (Nation)

Lagos APC denies nominating Alake to replace Osinowo (Guardian) Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) said it has not selected any candidate to replace the late Senator Bayo Osinowo, who represented Lagos East zone until his death last…

*Vigilante flees after shooting hairdresser dead in Lagos (Punch) *Girl nabbed for killing father’s friend remanded, OPD pledges free legal services (Guardian)

Vigilante flees after shooting hairdresser dead in Lagos (Punch) A member of the Onyabo Vigilante Group in Ogijo, identified simply as Shina, is on the run after allegedly shooting to death a hairdresser, Aishat Adedimeji, in Odogunyan, Ikorodu North Local…

Australian Open: Johanna Konta loses to Ons Jabeur in first round (BBC)

British number one Johanna Konta made her earliest exit from the Australian Open by losing to Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur in the first round. Konta, seeded 12th, was beaten 6-4 6-2 by the tricky world number 78 at Melbourne Park. The…

*Explosion victims narrate ordeals, count losses as death toll rises to five (Guardian) *Diesel-laden tanker falls, catches fire in Lagos (Punch)

Explosion victims narrate ordeals, count losses as death toll rises to five (Guardian) After the raging fire following Sunday night’s pipeline explosion at Abule Egba area of Lagos State was put out by a combined team of firefighters and emergency…

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