*S-West govs, IGP meet in Lagos over Amotekun (Vanguard) *Motorists stranded on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as gridlock persists (Nation)

S-West govs, IGP meet in Lagos over Amotekun (Vanguard) South-West states’ governor and the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Thursday, held a security summit on Community Policing, Operation Amotekun, in Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja. The meeting is coming on the…

Sochaux coach says Osimhen is like Mbappe

Former Paris Saint-Germain and Lille attacker, Pierre-Alain Frau, is of the opinion that Nigeria international, Victor Osimhen, has a lot of similarities with France World Cup winner, Kylian Mbappé. Both players faced off on Sunday in a Ligue 1 clash…

Mbappe double keeps leaders PSG’s cushion over Marseille (Guardian)

Kylian Mbappe scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain maintained their seven-point lead at the top of Ligue 1 with a 4-1 victory over Amiens on Saturday. World Cup winner Mbappe, who celebrated his 21st birthday on Friday, netted either side of…

*Lagos CAN honours leaders, holds carol service (Nation) *Lagos, developers to deliver 8,200 hostel accommodation for LASU (Guardian)

Lagos CAN honours leaders, holds carol service (Nation) The Lagos chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has celebrated leaders whose contributions were described as exemplary. The award ceremony also coincided with the carol service of the body. Among…

*Five inmates electrocuted, others injured in Ikoyi Correctional Centre (Nation) *Four allegedly assault, detain Lagos policeman (Punch)

Five inmates electrocuted, others injured in Ikoyi Correctional Centre (Nation) At least five inmates were Monday morning killed and 10 others injured by a loose electric cable inside the Ikoyi Correctional Centre, Lagos. It was gathered that those injured were…

Neymar, Bale, Coutinho: The loneliness of the megabuck soccer star (CNN)

The new European soccer season is almost upon us but some of the game’s biggest names are facing the danger of being left out in the cold. Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar, Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale and Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho have…

Barcelona dressing room wants Neymar back – Suarez

Denis Suarez reckons that the Barcelona dressing room and the club’s supporters would be happy to see Neymar return to the club. The midfielder sealed a switch to Celta Vigo earlier this week but has been talking about his former…

PSG coach Tuchel refuses to blame VAR after ‘cruel’ Champions League exit (Guardian)

Stunned Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel said his side’s Champions League exit at the hands of Manchester United on Wednesday was “cruel” but refused to blame the match officials after the late VAR-awarded penalty that decided the tie. “I am…

Did you spot the referee in your area?

European Leagues on Saturday, February 9, returned for another week of scintillating football to keep eager and anticipating fans at the edge of their seats. Arsenal set the ball rolling for the weekend’s action with a mouthwatering fixture poised to…

PSG president Al-Khelaifi elected to UEFA executive committee (Punch)

Nasser al-Khelaifi, the Qatari president of French giants Paris Saint-Germain, was on Thursday officially appointed club representative on UEFA’s Executive Committee, at the Congress of European football’s governing body in Rome. The 45-year-old had been elected at the end of…

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