Aguero in contention for Man City’s Marseille clash

Sergio Aguero could be fit enough to feature on the bench for Manchester City in their last Champions League group game against Marseille on Wednesday. Aguero, City’s record goalscorer, has played just four times this term after knee surgery in…

Angel di Maria: Paris St-Germain forward banned for four matches after Marseille defeat

Paris St-Germain forward Angel di Maria has been banned for four matches for his role in a bad-tempered Ligue 1 defeat by Marseille on 13 September. Di Maria, 32, was accused of spitting at Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez during a…

Neymar receives two-match ban as French league investigate claim he was racially abused

Paris St-Germain forward Neymar has been banned for two games after being sent off against Marseille – but French football authorities will investigate his accusation of racial abuse. The Brazil international was the last of five red cards in Sunday’s…

*Wife accuses nightlife king of sexually assaulting five-month-old baby (Punch)*Commuters call on Sanwo-Olu to fix Iyana-Isolo road abandoned for two years (Guardian)

Wife accuses nightlife king of sexually assaulting five-month-old baby (Punch) A Lagos-based beautician, Diana Kafaru, has accused her husband, Temidayo, of allegedly assaulting her and molesting their five-month-old baby at their residence at the Bricks Court Estate in the Lekki…

*Apprentice mechanic repairing truck killed few weeks to freedom – Eyewitness (Punch) *Mushin residents agonise over refuse heaps, blocked drains (Guardian)

Apprentice mechanic repairing truck killed few weeks to freedom – Eyewitness (Punch) A yet-to-be-identified apprentice auto mechanic lost his life on Monday, a few weeks to securing his freedom, while working under a containerised truck beside the Chivita Teashop at…

*Appeal Court upholds seven-year sentence for pastor who raped 14-year-old girl (Nation) *Lagos agrees to pay new minimum wage to LASU, LASPOTECH, ACOED workers (Vanguard)

Appeal Court upholds seven-year sentence for pastor who raped 14-year-old girl (Nation) The Court of Appeal in Abuja has upheld the conviction and sentencing of a pastor, Apostle Basil Princewill for raping a 14-year -old girl and attempting to abort…

Neymar one of 5 sent off in injury-time brawl as PSG lose to Marseille

Neymar was one of five players sent off after an injury-time brawl as Marseille beat Paris St-Germain in Ligue 1. As he left the pitch, the Brazilian told the fourth official he had heard a racist comment. Florian Thauvin scored…

Champions PSG to face Marseille in early Ligue 1 fixture

Champions Paris Saint-Germain will play host to fierce rivals Marseille in their third game of the new Ligue 1 season in mid-September as the French fixture calendar was unveiled on Thursday. The match at the Parc des Princes is due…

*Residents storm Lagos Marathon, protest okada, tricycle ban (Punch) *Prices rise as traders lament 7.5% VAT (Vanguard)

Residents storm Lagos Marathon, protest okada, tricycle ban (Punch) Some residents on Saturday stormed the venue of the Lagos Marathon to protest against the ban of motorcycle and tricycle operations in major parts of the state. The protesters under the…

Marseille dumped out of French League Cup, Monaco through (Guardian)

Marseille’s miserable run of form continued with a penalty shoot-out defeat by Strasbourg in the French League Cup last 16 on Wednesday, while Monaco reached the quarter-finals to ease some of the pressure on Thierry Henry. After this latest setback…

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