*Victims recount losses as another gas explosion kills five in Lagos (Guardian)*LASEMA confirms five dead in Lagos gas explosion (Nation)

Victims recount losses as another gas explosion kills five in Lagos (Guardian) An early morning gas explosion in the Baruwa area of the densely populated Ipaja metropolis, Lagos State, has left at least five persons dead. This is coming some…

Akpoguma may feature against Algeria

Former Germany U-20 Captain, Kevin Akpoguma, may feature in this weekend’s international friendly match against Algeria following his clearance by world football governing body, FIFA, to switch allegiance to Nigeria. The Super Eagles will meet Algeria in the first of…

*Vandal electrocuted while stealing Lagos transformer cable (Punch)*CP visits family of lady gang-raped to death, commissions office complex at Ejigbo (Guardian)

Vandal electrocuted while stealing Lagos transformer cable (Punch) A suspected vandal, Kabiru Ismaila, has been electrocuted while allegedly stealing a transformer cable in the Adamo area of Ikorodu, Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that Ismaila led some hoodlums to Owu…

Hoffenheim defender Akpoguma switches to Nigeria

Hoffenheim defender Kevin Akpoguma has confirmed he has switched his allegiance to the Nigeria national team, saying he is ready to play for the Super Eagles. The centre-back was born to a German mother and a Nigerian father and has…

FIFA delays Akpoguma Super Eagles switch

World soccer governing body FIFA is now being awaited to give the final approval for former Germany youth international Kevin Akpoguma to be eligible to play for Nigeria. Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr disclosed that he would have loved to…

*Low turnout as schools resume in Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Benue after COVID-19 break (Guardian)*Sanwo-Olu asks judges to be fair, just (Punch)

Low turnout as schools resume in Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Benue after COVID-19 break (Guardian) Schools in Lagos, Oyo, Ogun and Benue states yesterday resumed for the 2020/2021 academic session for primary and secondary schools after six months of forced closure…

Four Bundesliga stars set for Eagles debut

Hoffenheim centre-back Kevin Akpoguma and three other German players of Nigerian descent are set to be rewarded for their impressive performances in the Bundesliga last season with a call up to the Nigerian senior national team next month, The PUNCH…

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