*Workers stranded as Lagos-Ibadan road gridlock worsens (Punch) *NLC seeks more funds in NHIS (Guardian)

Workers stranded as Lagos-Ibadan road gridlock worsens (Punch) Some Lagos State workers  were forced to return home on Wednesday after the gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway took a turn for the worse. The gridlock, which affected the two lanes of…

*Police begin enforcement of tricycle, okada ban in Lagos (Guardian) *Teenager disappears after leaving home for school clearance (Punch)

Police begin enforcement of tricycle, okada ban in Lagos (Guardian) Following the decision of the Lagos State government to restrict motorcycles and tricycles popularly known as Okada and Keke Marwa respectively from plying major highways and some roads in 15…

*Oko-Oloyun murder: Police vow to arrest culprits (Guardian) *Sanwo-Olu’s open-door policy commended (Nation)

Oko-Oloyun murder: Police vow to arrest culprits (Guardian) The Oyo State Police Command, yesterday, said a team of crack detectives from the Homicide Section of State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Iyaganku was questioning some staff and two police escorts…

Mikel Arteta agrees with Alexandre Lacazette’s criticism of Arsenal players (Metro)

Mikel Arteta says he agrees with Alexandre Lacazette’s claim that Arsenal are ‘naive’ and must be ‘nastier’ in the decisive moments of matches. The Gunners have surrendered one-goal leads in their last two matches and ended up drawing to Crystal…

*2 docked over alleged theft of goods worth N119,000 (Guardian) *FG demolishes illegal structures under Lagos bridges (Punch)

  2 docked over alleged theft of goods worth N119,000 (Guardian) Two men- Mayowa Ayoola and Raphael Ojo, were on Friday docked before an Ikeja Magistrates’ over alleged theft of aluminium profile, valued at N119,000. Ayoola, 20, a casual worker…

*Four die, four injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident (Guardian) *Father of two dies during sex competition with commercial sex worker (Vanguard)

  Four die, four injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident (Guardian) No fewer than four persons were confirmed dead while four others sustained injuries in a lone accident around Pipeline Junction, Ogere, Ogun, on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson…

*Rotarians honour Lagos first baby of the year (Guardian) *Motorcyclists lament police harassment, extortion in Lagos (Punch)

  Rotarians honour Lagos first baby of the year (Guardian) As part of efforts aimed at putting smiles on the faces of mothers, members of the Rotary Club of Lagos Central yesterday honoured the first baby of the year at…

*2020: Sanwo-Olu’s wife welcomes first babies in four Lagos hospitals (Vanguard) *LASU student’s killer pastor not our member – C&S (Punch)

  2020: Sanwo-Olu’s wife welcomes first babies in four Lagos hospitals (Vanguard) Wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, today, welcomed and presented gifts items to the first babies of the year in four state-owned health facilities. The facilities…

Lampard reveals frank exchange inspired Chelsea fightback (Punch)

Frank Lampard revealed a feisty half-time exchange inspired Chelsea to ruin Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta’s home debut with a thrilling fightback in their 2-1 win on Sunday. Lampard was furious with Chelsea’s lethargic first half at the Emirates Stadium after…

Arsenal keen to rebuild relationship with fans ahead of Chelsea derby – Arteta (Vanguard)

Mikel Arteta believes a London derby victory over Chelsea would give Arsenal the momentum to turn their fortunes around and help to rebuild their relationship with their fans. Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw at Bournemouth in Arteta’s first…

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