*Global Covid-19 death toll surpasses 4 million (CNN)*Lagos politician killed during APC rally (Punch)

Global Covid-19 death toll surpasses 4 million (CNN) More than 4 million people around the world have died of Covid-19, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. In total, three countries account for more than a third of all global…

*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…

*Prophet nabbed over defilement of church member’s daughter in Lagos (Punch)*Baba Ijesha traumatised, weak, lean in detention – Lawyer (Nation)

Prophet nabbed over defilement of church member’s daughter in Lagos (Punch) The pastor of Fountain of Liberation Church, Prophet Wisdom Okoronkwo, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl in the…

*Court hears suit against Lagos okada ban Dec 15 (Punch)*800 houses to go as Lagos proposes $2.2b for 4th Mainland Bridge (Guardian)

Court hears suit against Lagos okada ban Dec 15 (Punch) The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed December 15, 2020,  to hear a suit praying for the reversal of the ban placed by the Lagos State Government on the…

US Open 2020: Karolina Pliskova loses but Naomi Osaka advances

Top seed Karolina Pliskova was knocked out of the US Open in the second round with a heavy defeat by France’s Caroline Garcia. Pliskova, runner-up in 2016, lost 6-1 7-6 (7-2) to the world number 50. Czech world number three…

US Open 2020: Coco Gauff loses to Anastasija Sevastova in first round

American teenager Coco Gauff’s hopes of another dream Grand Slam run were ended in the US Open first round after a lacklustre performance in a defeat by 31st seed Anastasija Sevastova. A second-set resurgence looked to put Gauff, 16, on…

Barty still on top but gap narrows ahead of Australia Open (Punch)

Ashleigh Barty holds on to a top spot in the WTA rankings released Monday but Karolina Pliskova has narrowed the gap heading into the Australia Open. Dumped out of the Brisbane International in straight sets last week, Barty retains a…

*Lagos pledges continued support for armed forces (Guardian) *Man bags seven years jail term over land fraud (Punch)

Lagos pledges continued support for armed forces (Guardian) Lagos State Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday pledged the state’s continued support for the armed forces. Sanwo-Olu, who was represented by the state Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola, made the pledge…

French Open 2019: Karolina Pliskova joins Sloane Stephens and Garbine Muguruza in third round (BBC)

World number two Karolina Pliskova continued her bid for a first Grand Slam with a routine win over Kristina Kucova in the French Open second round. The big-serving Czech beat the world number 203 6-2 6-2 in just 56 minutes.…

Serena hails Pliskova’s ‘crazy’ Australia Open comeback (Punch)

Serena Williams denied choking after falling victim to one of the greatest ever comebacks Wednesday, saying she was powerless as Czech foe Karolina Pliskova “just went crazy” and stormed into the Australian Open semi-finals. Williams had Pliskova on the rack…

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