*Pastor’s house set ablaze over death of missing child in Ekiti (Guardian)*Adhere to protocols or be deported, Sanwo-Olu tells foreigners (Nation)

Pastor’s house set ablaze over death of missing child in Ekiti (Guardian) There was tense atmosphere yesterday at Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, as some aggrieved youths set ablaze the residence of a Redeemed Christian Church (RCC) pastor, over the death…

Jurgen Klopp insists he was being ‘ironic’ when he called the African Cup of Nations a ‘little tournament’

Jurgen Klopp insisted his comments were taken out of context after he was embroiled in a fiery exchange with an angry reporter on Wednesday night.  The Liverpool manager, following his side’s 2-0 win against Porto, was called up on what…

*#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…

*3 men arraigned for allegedly stealing 10 AirPods, 15 iPhones (Punch)*Alleged money laundering: Court imposes N200k fine on Fani-Kayode over non-appearance (Vanguard)

3 men arraigned for allegedly stealing 10 AirPods, 15 iPhones (Punch) Three men were on Wednesday arraigned in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 10 earbuds, 10 Bluetooth speakers and 15 iPhone 12 ProMax. The police charged Oluwafemi…

*We’ll work together to give drug addicts new life – Sanwo-Olu (Punch)*5 Northern states join FIRS in VAT dispute against Rivers, Lagos (Guardian)

We’ll work together to give drug addicts new life – Sanwo-Olu (Punch) The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday said his administration would collaborate with organisations and individuals to give everyone with drug issues a new life. The…

*Sanwo-Olu says Lagos has overcome COVID-19 third wave (Guardian)*Man smashes grinding stone on peacemaker’s leg for meddling in fight (Punch)

Sanwo-Olu says Lagos has overcome COVID-19 third wave (Guardian) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, said Lagos has successfully overcome COVID-19 third wave and already taking proactive measures to banish the virus from the state completely. Speaking at…

*EFCC invites SCOAN disciples for alleged looting of late T.B Joshua’s money vault (Guardian)*UNILAG visitation panel alleges contracts splitting, procurement Act violation (Punch)

EFCC invites SCOAN disciples for alleged looting of late T.B Joshua’s money vault (Guardian) There are indications that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may have invited 20 disciples of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) for questioning…

*How a day-old baby was stolen from Kano hospital (DailyTrust)*Sanwo Olu, Akeredolu, Uzodinma wives storm Lagos for “August Meeting” (Sun)*Comedian Bovi puts up son ‘for sale’ after breaking 3 TVs in 1 year (Punch)

How a day-old baby was stolen from Kano hospital (DailyTrust) A newborn child was recently stolen from Abdullahi Wase Hospital in Kano. One Abubakar Sadiq and his wife, Maryam Sadiq, stole the child, according to the police. The couple had…

*Court freezes suspended Abiodun’s aide’s bank accounts, seizes Lekki home (Nation)*Lagos nabs 24 suspects, seals property over wetland reclamation (Vanguard)

Court freezes suspended Abiodun’s aide’s bank accounts, seizes Lekki home (Nation) A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos Tuesday ordered the interim forfeiture of the funds and properties traced to Mr Abidemi Ganiyu Rufai, the suspended aide of the Ogun…

10-man Chelsea hold Liverpool at Anfield

Chelsea played the entire second half with 10 men but held on for a draw after Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah’s penalty had cancelled out Kai Havertz’s excellent header at Anfield. Thomas Tuchel’s side looked in control following Havertz’s opener on 21…

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