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…

Ben Chilwell: Chelsea sign Leicester defender on five-year deal for £45m

Chelsea have signed England left-back Ben Chilwell from Leicester on a five-year deal for £45m. Chilwell is Chelsea’s third addition of the summer after the arrivals of winger Hakim Ziyech, 27, from Ajax and striker Timo Werner, 24, from RB…

*We went into robbery to start up restaurant, suspects confess (Guardian) *Widow laments husband’s death in police, robbers shootout (Punch)

We went into robbery to start up restaurant, suspects confess (Guardian) Two former dispatch riders with an online trading platform have been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Lagos State police command while attempting to…

Rodgers wants Leicester to ‘make more history’

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers challenged his team to “make more history” after victory over Sheffield United secured European football for next season. A first-half strike by Ayoze Perez and Demarai Gray’s counter-attacking goal ensured the Foxes stay fourth, a point…

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