*Pastor kidnaps Catholic priest, begs God for forgiveness (Punch)*Banker gets N1m bail for alleged N600,000 fraud (Vanguard)

Pastor kidnaps Catholic priest, begs God for forgiveness (Punch) The operatives of the Imo state police command have arrested one pastor Izuchukwu Anoloba, 35, and others for kidnapping a Catholic priest, Fidelis Ekemgba. Parading the suspects and others, the state…

*#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…

*Death of cyclist in LASUTH: Strike action played major role ― CMD (Vanguard)*Woman dies in apartment, missing two-year -old’s body found in canal (Punch)

Death of cyclist in LASUTH: Strike action played major role ― CMD (Vanguard) The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, has explained the circumstances that led to the death of a cyclist, Dr Afolabi Mabogunje, who was rushed to the…

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…

Liverpool’s Salah left out of Egypt Olympics squad

Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah was omitted from the Egypt’s Olympic Games squad, the Egyptian Football Federation announced. According to AFP, the Reds had refused to release Salah and Galatasaray had also done so for Mostafa Mohamed for the tournament between…

*Tanker accident causes gridlock on Oshodi-Isolo expressway (Guardian)*My husband died on Friday, not Saturday, says Okei-Odumakin (Tribune)

Tanker accident causes gridlock on Oshodi-Isolo expressway (Guardian) Tragedy was averted yesterday when a tanker with registration number MKA-663ZF conveying 44,000 litres of PMS crashed on a Toyota Camry at 5-Star Bus Stop, which led to heavy gridlock on Oshodi-Isolo…

*Man held for ‘assault’ on Ikeja Electric’s employee (Nation)*Why we met with Sarkin Fulani of Lagos- US Mission (Tribune)

Man held for ‘assault’ on Ikeja Electric’s employee (Nation) A man identified as Saheed Olanrewaju aka Usama, has been arrested by the police in Lagos over alleged assault on an Ikeja Electric worker, Popoola Olakunle. Olanrewaju, a resident of 12,…

*Lagos to open Agege-Pen Cinema bridge today (Punch)*NSCDC bursts illegal foreign SIM card dealer (Vanguard)

Lagos to open Agege-Pen Cinema bridge today (Punch) Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will open the Agege-Pen Cinema Bridge to vehicular movement on Friday (today), The PUNCH has learnt. A top government official, who chose to remain anonymous, told our…

*Goods worth millions, property razed in Iddo (Guardian)*Lagos to shut 3rd Mainland Bridge for 48 hrs from Friday (Vanguard)

Goods worth millions, property razed in Iddo (Guardian) Property and goods worth millions of naira, including cartons of batteries, candles, hand sanitisers, nails, face masks and others were burnt yesterday evening at the Iddo Terminal of the Nigeria Railway Corporation.…

Mohamed Salah says Liverpool will fight like champions to the end

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah says they will “fight like champions until the very end” after dropping 13 points behind leaders Manchester City. The defending Premier League champions lost 3-1 to Leicester on Saturday, their third league defeat in a row.…

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