*Man dies after watching football match with girlfriend in Lagos (Punch)*Sanwo-Olu urges Lagosians to be security conscious (Nation)

Man dies after watching football match with girlfriend in Lagos (Punch) A man, Chika Uba, has died after taking his 32-year-old girlfriend, Amaka Joseph, to watch a football match on Adeniyi Jones Avenue in the Ikeja Local Government Area of…

*Woman arrested for using children as beggars in Lagos (Vanguard)*Woman collapses in church while fasting, dies in Lagos hospital(Punch)

Woman arrested for using children as beggars in Lagos (Vanguard) The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman popularly known as Mama Ajayi, for allegedly using children to beg for alms in the Chisco area of Lekki, Lagos. This…

*UNILAG gynaecologist wins $2.5m Gates research grant (Punch)*Flurry of tributes as Odumakin passes on (Guardian)*Engineers commend Lagos on road rehabilitation (Nation)

UNILAG gynaecologist wins $2.5m Gates research grant (Punch) A professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at the University of Lagos, Bosede Afolabi, has emerged as a recipient of a $2.5m research grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. According to…

Islam Slimani: Striker leaves Leicester to join Lyon on free transfer

Striker Islam Slimani’s four-year stint at Leicester is over after the former club record signing agreed a free transfer to French side Lyon. The 32-year-old, who joined the Foxes for £29m in August 2016, would have been out contract in…

*Lagos by-election: No voting in parts of Epe (Nation)*SHEENGINEERS Project: Lagos teachers sweep awards at APWEN STEM contest (Thisday)

Lagos by-election: No voting in parts of Epe (Nation) In what appears like a playback of the recent youth uprising, #EndSARS protest, residents of Ajaganabe Square and the adjoining Apena/Oloye Street, Epe, Lagos State did not allow INEC ad-hoc officials…

*Families of slain police officers get N60m in Lagos (Nation)*Fourth Mainland Bridge: 795 houses to go, say FG, Lagos govt (Punch)

Families of slain police officers get N60m in Lagos (Nation) Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday presented cheques worth N60million to families of police officers who lost their lives during the violence that trailed the #EndSARS protests The governor presented the cheques of…

Relegation blues for Arsenal FC – Ehi Braimah

After Arsenal FC, the North London Club founded in 1886 suffered a third straight loss at The Emirates to Leicester (0- 1), Aston Villa (0 – 3) and Wolverhampton Wanderers (1 – 2), I reached out to Nurudeen Obalola, a…

*Lagos CP condemns burning of Ikotun, Ojodu police stations (Vanguard)*Lagos kicks as hoodlums loot CACOVID palliatives (Punch)

Lagos CP condemns burning of Ikotun, Ojodu police stations (Vanguard) The Commissioner of Police (CP), Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, on Thursday warned that the command will neutralise any move that will jeopardise security architecture and the maintenance of law and…

Uncapped trio Calvert-Lewin, Saka and Barnes in England squad

Calvert-Lewin is in his first England squad after being selected for this month’s matches against Wales, Belgium and Denmark. Leicester’s Harvey Barnes and Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka also get first call-ups. Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden, who were sent home from…

Unlucky 13 for Guardiola as injuries mount for Man City

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola claims to have just 13 fit senior players for Sunday’s Premier League clash with Leicester. Sergio Aguero, Bernardo Silva, Joao Cancelo and Oleksandr Zinchenko have been sidelined by injury, while Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive…

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