*Lagos directs closure of public, private schools (Punch)*Stranded Lagos residents hail anti-SARS protesters (Guardian)

Lagos directs closure of public, private schools (Punch) The Lagos State Government has directed all pupils/students in public and private schools to stay at home, following the tension generated by the anti- SARS protests. The Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade…

Mbappe scores on return in PSG win

Kylian Mbappe scored on his comeback to the team as Paris St-Germain beat Nice in Ligue 1. Mbappe had missed their opening three games – two defeats and one win – after testing positive for coronavirus. The France forward opened…

*8 killed in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident (Punch)*Obaseki speaks after victory, salutes Edo people, assures sustained development (Vanguard)

8 killed in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident (Punch) Eight persons were on Saturday night burnt to death in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Ahmed Umar,…

Depleted PSG beaten by promoted Lens

A depleted Paris St-Germain side began their Ligue 1 campaign with a surprise loss against newly promoted Lens. The match was in doubt after Champions League finalists PSG had seven players, including star striker Kylian Mbappe, test positive for coronavirus.…

PSG confirm ‘serious’ ankle sprain after Mbappe left French Cup win on crutches

Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe suffered a “serious right ankle sprain” in his side’s French Cup final victory over Saint-Etienne on Friday. Mbappe, 21, left the pitch in tears after being fouled by Saint-Etienne defender Loic Perrin in the first…

PSG win French Cup as fans return

Paris St-Germain overcame an injury to Kylian Mbappe to beat 10-man Saint-Etienne and win the French Cup in a game for which some fans were allowed into the Stade de France. This was the first game in France after the…

‘Mbappe unfit for Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool’

Kylian Mbappe is not a good fit for Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool, according to Jason McAteer. The Reds have been linked with a move for the Paris Saint-Germain star, who has been prolific in French football since breaking through at Monaco.…

*Sanwo-Olu flags off construction of Regional Road (Nation) *Flight restrictions cost Lagos airport over N15b in revenue (Guardian)

Sanwo-Olu flags off construction of Regional Road (Nation) On Saturday, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu flagged off the construction of the long-awaited Regional Road in Lekki region, a critical infrastructure proposed in the Lekki-Epe master plan aimed at decongesting traffic gridlocks in…

Arsene Wenger believes Kylian Mbappe is in a position to dominate world football

Arsene Wenger has backed Kylian Mbappe to overtake Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to become the best player in the world. Messi and Ronaldo have dominated the world stage for over a decade but both players are now heading towards…

*N1.23bn fraud: You’ll be tried in Lagos not Abuja, judge tells Maurice Iwu (Punch) *Fleeing man arrested after killing lover for allegedly cheating on him (Guardian)

N1.23bn fraud: You’ll be tried in Lagos not Abuja, judge tells Maurice Iwu (Punch) Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed an application by a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Maurice…

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