Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s father holding up talks over new Arsenal contract

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s father’s preference to meet with Arsenal bosses in person to discuss fresh terms is holding up the club’s attempts to extend his current deal, according to reports. The Gabon striker is out of contract next summer, when he…

Luiz, three other defenders set to leave Arsenal

David Luiz looks set to leave Arsenal on a free transfer in the summer, reports talksports.com. The defender only signed a one-year contract when he joined from London rivals Chelsea in 2019 – not a two-year deal as was widely…

Mikel Arteta ready to sell three Arsenal centre-halves this summer

Mikel Arteta is willing to listen to offers for three of his current central defenders this summer, including Rob Holding. The 24-year-old had been one of only a handful of players to have significantly improved under the management of Unai…

*Man rejected by Lagos hospital over COVID-19 fear dies (Punch) *WARIF takes COVID-19, sexual violence awareness to rural communities (Guardian)

Man rejected by Lagos hospital over COVID-19 fear dies (Punch) A man, identified simply as Joel, has lost his life after he was allegedly refused treatment by the Isolo General Hospital in Lagos State over fear of being a COVID-19…

*Court sentences unemployed youth to six months imprisonment for fraud (Nation) *Group calls on EFCC to prosecute Lagos Speaker over corruption (Guardian)

Court sentences unemployed youth to six months imprisonment for fraud (Nation) An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday sentenced an unemployed man, Lawal Sholaru to six months imprisonment for defrauding an American, Mr. David Geobel, of $1,200 in an online…

Mikel Arteta names the Arsenal star that he can make ‘special’ next season

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he can’t wait to have a fully-fit Kieran Tierney at his disposal as he believes the Scot could become a ‘special’ player for the Gunners. The former Celtic captain made a move south of the…

*Explosion averted as tankers collide, spills content on Otedola bridge (Guardian) *Curfew: Lagos police chief Odumosu shuts out journalists (Nation)

Explosion averted as tankers collide, spills content on Otedola bridge (Guardian) Another explosion was yesterday averted at the popular Otedola Bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway when loaded tankers laden with kerosene and diesel had a head-on collision in-ward Berger and…

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil refuses to take pay cut on £350,000-a-week wages

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has reportedly refused the club’s request to take a pay cut on his £350,000-a-week wages to ease the Gunners’ financial worries during the coronavirus pandemic. The Gunners released a statement on Monday afternoon to confirm that…

Psychologist in constant touch with players says Arteta

Arsenal’s psychologist has been in constant communication with the Premier League club’s players to offer any help they may need during the lockdown due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, manager Mikel Arteta has said. Soccer in England has been suspended…

*Coronavirus: Lagos begins door-to-door search (DailyTrust) *Police arraigns 202 stay-at-home order violators in Lagos (Guardian)

Coronavirus: Lagos begins door-to-door search (DailyTrust) As the number of confirmed positive cases of the novel coronavirus rises in Lagos state, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday said the State Government would commence a door-to-door search tagged: ‘Active Case Search’. The…

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