Arsenal begins Premier League season with win over Crystal Palace

Arsenal got their Premier League season off to a winning start as they battled to a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. Confidence was high for the Gunners going into the opening night of the campaign, with…

EPL: Iwobi’s Everton escape relegation with 3-2 win against Palace

Everton secured their Premier League status thanks to a thrilling second half comeback from 2-0 down to beat Crystal Palace 3-2 in front of a cacophonous Goodison Park crowd. Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi played full time for Everton in the game…

*Bandits Abduct Farmers In Kaduna, Kidnap Lagos-Bound Travellers In Kogi (DailyTrust)*Deaf, dumb man rapes 11-year-old niece to death in Lagos (Vanguard)

Bandits Abduct Farmers In Kaduna, Kidnap Lagos-Bound Travellers In Kogi (DailyTrust) Bandits have abducted two farmers at Unguwar Barde village along Kaduna-Abuja highway. The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon while the villagers were cleaning the farm in preparation for farming…

*Who did this to me? Mother of girl killed at Lagos Yoruba Nation rally cries (Punch)*1 dies, scores injured as hoodlums invade Lagos community (Vanguard)

Who did this to me? Mother of girl killed at Lagos Yoruba Nation rally cries (Punch) The mother of the 14-year-old girl killed allegedly by a stray bullet during the Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos on Saturday has expressed sorrow…

Patrick Vieira ‘right man’ to succeed Emery, says David Seaman (Nation)

Patrick Vieira is the “right man” to become Arsenal boss, according to former Gunners goalkeeper David Seaman. Arsenal are starting their search for a new manager for only the second time in 23 years after sacking Unai Emery. And ex-Gunners…

*Policemen shoot fun-seeker dead in Lagos club (Punch) *Sanwo-Olu, Sen Okonkwo, Jack-Rich, Others to be honoured at 2019 Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award (Vanguard)

Policemen shoot fun-seeker dead in Lagos club (Punch) Five policemen attached to the Akinpelu Police Division, have been detained for the murder of a 27-year-old fun-seeker, Maliki Mohammed, at a club on Balogun Street, Oshodi, Lagos. The cops are Inspectors…

Henry, Vieira set for reunion as Monaco host Nice (Guardian)

Thierry Henry renews acquaintances with former France and Arsenal team-mate Patrick Vieira on Wednesday when Monaco face Nice as part of a rearranged batch of midweek fixtures in Ligue 1. The coaching showdown between two of France’s 1998 World Cup…

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