*Babalakin resigns as UNILAG Pro-Chancellor (Nation) *Lagos disown adverts for sale of wastebaskets (Guardian)

Babalakin resigns as UNILAG Pro-Chancellor (Nation) The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Dr Wale Babalakin (SAN), has resigned following alleged disagreement with the Federal Government on the Visitation Panel sent to the university. He said there were too many…

Lionel Messi plays for Barcelona in pre-season friendly win

Lionel Messi made his first appearance for Barcelona since his failed attempt to leave the club, playing in their friendly with Gimnastic de Tarragona. The 33-year-old Argentine submitted a transfer request in August but decided to stay last week because…

*Bisi Abiola trying to secure release of step-sons from detention (Thisday) *How we fled poverty but ended up with rapist employers – Nigerian women working in the Middle East (Punch)

Bisi Abiola trying to secure release of step-sons from detention (Thisday) One of the wives of the late Chief M.K.O. Abiola, Mrs Adebisi Abiola yesterday in Lagos said that she and other members of the family were trying to persuade…

*PwC senior partner drowns in Lagos, police probe aides (Punch) *Two brothers, three others in EFCC net for alleged internet fraud (Nation)

PwC senior partner drowns in Lagos, police probe aides (Punch) The Deputy Country Senior Partner, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Nigeria, Tola Ogundipe, is dead. PUNCH Metro learnt that Ogundipe went missing on Saturday while boating on a coast near Lagos. The…

Lionel Messi confirms he will stay at Barcelona to avoid legal dispute

Lionel Messi delivered a brutal attack on Barcelona’s board after announcing he will stay at the Nou Camp this season to avoid taking the club to court. The 33-year-old angrily accused president Josep Bartomeu of breaking a promise to him…

Erroneous report Lionel Messi had decided to stay at Barcelona tantalizes football fans

Reuters tortured the football world by releasing an erroneous report Barcelona legend Lionel Messi had made a massive u-turn and instead decided to stay at Camp Nou just weeks after saying he would seek a move to another club. With…

Lionel Messi’s dad slams La Liga and claims £700m release clause is invalid

Lionel Messi’s father has hit back at La Liga and is disputing their interpretation of his son’s Barcelona contract. La Liga released a statement earlier this week claiming that the 33-year-old’s €700million release clause remains valid and that any interested…

Playing against Messi would be a dream come true – Greenwood

Manchester United youngster Mason Greenwood would relish having Lionel Messi in the Premier League – even if that means facing the six-time Ballon d’Or winner in Manchester City colours. City are viewed as the frontrunners for Messi’s signature after the…

Lionel Messi fails to show up for Barcelona training

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi failed to show for training on Monday as he no longer considers himself a player of the club. The 33-year-old handed in a transfer request seven days ago and informed the club that he no longer…

*Pilot breathed for two minutes after crash, says witness (Nation) *Students jubilate over reopening of schools in Lagos (Punch)

Pilot breathed for two minutes after crash, says witness (Nation) One of the witnesses of Friday’s helicopter crash at Opebi had said the pilot, Captain Ernest Chika breathed for about two minutes after he pulled out of the ill-fated chopper.…

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