Evra reveals death threats after Suarez racism row

Former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has said he received death threats following a racism row involving then-Liverpool forward Luis Suarez in 2011. Uruguay striker Suarez was banned for eight matches by the English Football Association after being found guilty…

Lille receive €85m bid for Osimhen

Lille have received an €85m bid for Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, according to Telefoot. According to the report, the unnamed club is interested in securing the services of Osimhen in the summer. The Super Eagles forward has been the subject…

Former Arsenal and Chelsea star Fabregas reveals the moment Liverpool ‘hit the jackpot’

Cesc Fabregas says Liverpool ‘hit the jackpot’ when they hired Jurgen Klopp as their manager. The former Arsenal, Chelsea and Barcelona midfielder revealed his admiration for Klopp in a Q&A with fans on his social media page on Monday. Klopp…

*Six arrested at suspected kidnappers’ den in Lagos (Guardian) *COVID-19: Lekki hospital asks visitors in last 10 days to self-isolate after two staff tested positive (Vanguard)

Six arrested at suspected kidnappers’ den in Lagos (Guardian) Residents with the help of soldiers yesterday uncovered a tunnel used by suspected ritualists at Ladipo bus-stop, Agege Motor Road, Lagos State, while six suspects have been arrested with efforts ongoing…

*Coronavirus: Briton, Chinese, Polish, 13 others discharged in Lagos (Punch) *Lagos unrest: The mystery of Nigeria’s fake gangster attacks (BBC)

Coronavirus: Briton, Chinese, Polish, 13 others discharged in Lagos (Punch) Three foreigners and 13 Nigerians have been discharged in Lagos State on Wednesday. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu while making the announcement said they were discharged after testing negative twice. The governor…

Philippe Coutinho’s agent speaks out on Chelsea transfer target’s future

Philippe Coutinho’s agent Kia Joorabchian insists his Arsenal allegiances will play no part in determining the Brazil international’s future. The former Liverpool star joined Barcelona from Liverpool in a staggering £140million deal in January 2018 but he failed to live…

Liverpool legend John Arne Riise and daughter hospitalised after car crash

John Arne Riise and his daughter Ariana are recovering in hospital after being involved in a car crash in Norway on Tuesday night. The former Liverpool defender was driving his 19-year-old daughter from Alesund to Tonsberg at around 2am when…

*Lagos has discharged 31 out of 120 COVID-19 cases (DailyTrust) *Heavy traffic in Lekki as Lagos residents flout lockdown (Punch)

Lagos has discharged 31 out of 120 COVID-19 cases (DailyTrust) Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that a total of 31 people have fully recovered from COVID-19 in Lagos and they have been…

Ilkay Gundogan: Fair to award Liverpool Premier League title if season not completed

It would only be “fair” to award Liverpool the Premier League title if the season is not completed because of coronavirus, says Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan. With football in England suspended until at least 30 April, Liverpool have a…

*COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu rolls out economic stimulus for residents (DailyTrust) *Coronavirus: Lagos nears total lockdown, fears cases may hit 39,000 (Punch)

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu rolls out economic stimulus for residents (DailyTrust) The Lagos State Government has unveiled economic stimulus package for indigent and the most vulnerable in the society to cushion the effect of the 14 days stay-at-home directive occasioned by the…

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