*Man jailed 21 years for armed robbery (Punch)*Lagos tasks residents, others on plastics pollution reduction (Guardian)

Man jailed 21 years for armed robbery (Punch) Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court has sentenced a convict, Shola Agboola to 21 years’ imprisonment for armed robbery. Agboola was arraigned on four counts bordering on armed robbery,…

Hope rises for Nigeria as Hodgson says Eze not yet good enough for Three Lions

A former head coach of the England national team believes Crystal Palace attacking midfielder Eberechi Eze will someday be good enough to play for the Three Lions but is not yet ready to make the step up. The 22-year-old Eze,…

Amoo rules out new players for Golden Eaglets

Golden Eaglets coach, Fatai Amoo, says he would submit programme for the African U-17 championship billed for Morocco in March to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) any moment from now. Speaking with The Guardian yesterday, Amoo said the Eaglets, who…

NNL to Kick off January 30

Nigeria second tier League, the Nigeria National League will commence 2020/2021 Season January 30. This decision was reached at the Annual General Meeting of the league, which held in the Ebonyi State capital, Abakaliki yesterday. Chairman of the NNL and…

*COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu okays reopening of schools Monday, January 18 (Vanguard)*COVID-19: 8,043 active cases under Lagos Home Based Care – Commissioner (Sun)

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu okays reopening of schools Monday, January 18 (Vanguard) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved and directed that all public and private schools in the state to resume for second term 2020 /2021 academic session with effect…

How NFF owed Super Falcons for three years – Ex-captain Oparanozie

Ex-Super Falcons captain, Desire Oparanozie, says the Nigeria Football Federation failed to pay the bonuses owed the female national team players for three years. She also hinted that fighting for the players’ rights was part of the reasons she was…

*How ASUU strike turned me to a newspaper vendor – Student (Vanguard)*Court remands teenager for allegedly burning ex-lover’s girlfriend to death (Guardian)

How ASUU strike turned me to A newspaper vendor – Student (Vanguard) A 400L Computer Science Student with the Federal University Lokoja, (FUL), Thomas Kehinde has decried the prolonged strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),…

Minister orders overhaul of Super Eagles

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has called for an overhaul of the Super Eagles technical and administrative structure to achieve better results. The minister gave the order on Tuesday in Abuja at a meeting with Nigeria Football…

*Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists (Punch)*#EndSARS: Lagos Assembly to earmark compensation for victims in 2021 Budget (Vanguard)

Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists (Punch) Counsel for some #EndSARS protesters in Lagos State, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, has said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will have to appear before the Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the alleged…

Pinnick to vie for FIFA council membership as Ivoirien, South African, Tunisians battle for CAF presidency

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has disclosed his intention to vie for membership of the FIFA Council, which is the highest decision making body in world football. Pinnick was earlier touted as a candidate for Confedertation of…

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