Sadiq Umar to undergo surgery Thursday

Spanish La Liga side, Real Sociedad has confirmed that injured Nigeria international, Sadiq Umar will begin surgery on Thursday. The lanky sustained a season-ending injury on Sunday when Real Sociedad played against Getafe in which they ended up losing 2-1.…

*DCP Abba Kyari arrested by police (Punch)*Police arrest FIRS staff who held his wife, children at gunpoint for 5 days (Guardian)

DCP Abba Kyari arrested by police (Punch) The suspended Head of the Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, has been arrested by the Nigerian police. The PUNCH exclusively gathered that he was arrested alongside four others on Monday. Kyari was…

*Archbishop Martins advises govt to tackle insecurity, inflation (Sun)*Tinubu condoles Makinde, Ibadan indigenes over Olubadan’s transition (Independent)

Archbishop Martins advises govt to tackle insecurity, inflation (Sun) The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. (Dr) Alfred Adewale Martins has advised the government to tackle the challenges of insecurity and high inflation rate through policy reappraisal and other proactive…

*#EndSARS: Tension, fear in Lagos as Lekki shooting rally looms (Tribune)*Falz, Mr Macaroni, react as Landmark pulls out of #EndSARS summit (PMNews)

#EndSARS: Tension, fear in Lagos as Lekki shooting rally looms (Tribune) THE rally being planned by some Nigerian youths to commemorate the first anniversary of last year’s bloody #EndSARS nationwide protests is heightening tension and generating fear among residents of…

*Court jails Lagos prince, other for cybercrime (Punch)*Lagos diverts traffic at Yaba for Red Line railway for 3 months (Vanguard)

Court jails Lagos prince, other for cybercrime (Punch) Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin has imposed a six-month jail term on one Adedoyin Oyekan, who claimed to be a prince from the Kosofe Local…

*NDLEA nabs Italy-bound woman concealing 100 wraps of heroin in hair relaxer (Punch)*#EndSARS: “Lekki Toll Billboard Is For Advert; Not For Illumination” (DailyTrust)

NDLEA nabs Italy-bound woman concealing 100 wraps of heroin in hair relaxer (Punch) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has announced a number of arrests and seizures by its operatives, including that of an Italy-bound woman, Nora Nnadi, who was…

*Instagram comedian, 34 others nabbed for Internet fraud (Punch)*Motorists groan as gridlock cripples movement on Oshodi/Apapa expressway (Guardian)

Instagram comedian, 34 others nabbed for Internet fraud (Punch) An Instagram comedian and social media influencer, Nwagbo Chidera, also known as Pankeeroy, has been arrested for alleged Internet fraud. Chidera was arrested alongside 34 others at the James Court in…

*Police deploy operatives to boarding schools in Lagos (Guardian)*Court remands 4 over burglary in Lagos (DailyTrust)

Police deploy operatives to boarding schools in Lagos (Guardian) The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has fortified security in and around boarding schools in Lagos State to protect students, staff and their facilities. The police boss yesterday, in…

Barca’s Coutinho out for three months

Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho has undergone left knee surgery and will be sidelined for “around three months,” the club revealed on Saturday. The 28-year-old Brazilian required the operation to mend a torn meniscus after he limped off the pitch late…

Suarez double sends Atletico clear at top

Atletico Madrid went three points clear at the top of the Spanish La Liga table with two games in hand following victory over Elche. Ex-Liverpool and Barcelona forward Luis Suarez slotted in England international Kieran Trippier’s cross in the 41st…

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