*Allow merit in selection of LASU VC, Group, alumni tell Sanwo-Olu (Vanguard)*Expert to LASG: Start planning for 40m residents now (NewTelegraph)

Allow merit in selection of LASU VC, Group, alumni tell Sanwo-Olu (Vanguard) A group of lecturers at the Lagos State University, LASU, The Liberators and members of the Alumni Association of the institution have appealed to the Visitor to the…

*Fire guts Oshodi market (Guardian)*Siblings nabbed for Internet fraud, love scam (Punch)

Fire guts Oshodi market (Guardian) The popular Kairo Market in Oshodi area of Lagos State, was gutted by fire yesterday night around 8:00p.m. Though the extent of the damage could not be ascertained at press time, it was gathered that…

*Lagos keeps mum over murder suspects’ release, corpse’s missing hand (Punch)*Motorists groan as Marine Bridge repairs progress (Guardian)

Lagos keeps mum over murder suspects’ release, corpse’s missing hand (Punch) The Lagos State Ministry of Justice has kept mum over the alleged release of two murder suspects –Ogunbayo Waliu and Mukaila Salami – from custody. The suspects, who are…

*NDLEA intercepts N2bn drugs at Lagos airport (Punch)*Lagos local elections will hold at appropriate time – APC (Sun)*Lagos accounts for 12.15% as states debts hit N4.2t (Punch)

NDLEA intercepts N2bn drugs at Lagos airport (Punch) Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have intercepted illicit drugs worth over N2bn at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. The Head of the MMIA Command of the NDLEA,…

Naomi Osaka’s sister Mari, retires aged 24

Mari Osaka, the low-ranked sister of four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka, has announced her retirement from professional tennis, candidly admitting that she didn’t “enjoy” her unspectacular career on the court. The 24-year-old, who has always been in the shadow…

*BRT bus crushes motorcyclist in Lagos (Punch)*Kara Bridge gridlock worsens as motorists get stranded (Guardian)

BRT bus crushes motorcyclist in Lagos (Punch) A yet-to-be-identified motorcyclist has lost his life after he was crushed by a BRT bus around Cement Bus-Stop on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos State. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in…

Osaka climbs to second after Australian Open triumph

Naomi Osaka moved up one spot to second in the WTA rankings released Monday following her success at the Australian Open, as she won her fourth Grand Slam title. The Japanese star beat Jennifer Brady of the US in straight…

*Police arraign 5 men over alleged stealing, wilful damage in Lagos (Guardian)*Alleged Fraud: Court grants Fayose leave to travel abroad (Vanguard)

Police arraign 5 men over alleged stealing, wilful damage in Lagos (Guardian) The Police on Monday arraigned five men in Ikorodu area of Lagos State over alleged theft and destruction of property worth N765,000 The defendants are Saheed Orepekun 34;…

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady in women’s final

Japan’s Naomi Osaka cemented her place as the outstanding star of the women’s game by beating American Jennifer Brady in the Australian Open final to win her fourth Grand Slam title. Osaka, 23, is unbeaten in major finals after a…

*Lagos CP to DPOs: Watch out for impersonators, as fake Inspector meets waterloo (Nation)*Man abandons wife over son’s illness (Punch)

Lagos CP to DPOs: Watch out for impersonators, as fake Inspector meets waterloo (Nation) Lagos Police Commissioner (CP) Hakeem Odumosu Thursday declared war on impersonators with marching orders to Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) to clampdown on such persons. He was…

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