*Railings prevent tragedy at Ojuelegba Bridge (Guardian)*Lagos to upgrade computer systems in MDAs (Punch)

Railings prevent tragedy at Ojuelegba Bridge (Guardian) Tragedy was averted yesterday when protective railings prevented a truck loaded with plywood from falling off the Ojuelegba Bridge and hitting other cars. The incident, which led to a heavy gridlock, occurred a…

Maria Sharapova announces engagement to millionaire UK art dealer

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova said ‘yes’ to her longtime boyfriend, British businessman and co-founder of the online auction house Paddle 8, Alexander Gilkes, who she has been dating for almost three years. The pair took to social media to…

*COVID-19: Police arrest 175 suspects for trading, partying in Lagos (Nation) *Policeman’s, commercial cyclist’s corpses recovered in Lekki-Epe expressway accidents (Guardian)

COVID-19: Police arrest 175 suspects for trading, partying in Lagos (Nation) At least 175 suspects have been arrested by the police in Lagos for alleged violation of the social distancing and curfew directives of government, the command said on Monday.…

*60 fun seekers arrested for violating lockdown order in Lagos (Vanguard) *Woman charged to court with alleged death of housemaid (DailyTrust)

60 fun seekers arrested for violating lockdown order in Lagos (Vanguard) Sixty fun-seekers were arrested Wednesday, at a party held at 84 Parks and Graden, in Abule-Egba area of Lagos for violating the lockdown and social distancing orders. The arrest…

*Father of four confesses using his Sienna bus for one chance operation (Vanguard) *How trigger-happy policeman killed Lagos resident – Baale (Punch)

Father of four confesses using his Sienna bus for one chance operation (Vanguard) A 50-year old, leader of a one chance robbery gang, Matthew Tokeme who is currently being investigated by the Lagos State Police Command has revealed that he…

*Alleged car theft: Magistrate threatens bench warrant against Naira Marley (Punch) *Fire razes popular ‘Kara’ Market on New Year’s eve (Nation)

  Alleged car theft: Magistrate threatens bench warrant against Naira Marley (Punch) A Lagos Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, has given hip-hop musician, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, till January 14, 2020, to appear in court, else a warrant will…

Sharapova claims underdog status against Wozniacki (Guardian)

Maria Sharapova has declared herself the underdog in her blockbuster third round clash with Australian Open defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, despite having five Grand Slam titles to the Dane’s one. Sharapova has struggled since returning from a drugs ban in…

Doube wahala! Federer, Sharapova crash at US Open (Yahoosports)

Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova crashed out of the US Open on Monday in back-to-back seismic shocks under the Arthur Ashe Stadium lights. Federer, the five-time champion and looking to end his 10-year wait to add to his total in…

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