From poverty to champion: Giannis completes NBA dream journey

As the last seconds ticked away before Milwaukee won the NBA Finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo thought not about his amazing performance but instead pondered his incredible journey from poverty to champion. “When I came to the league, I didn’t know where…

Giannis scores 50 to power Bucks to first NBA title since 1971

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 50 points in an astounding all-around performance and the Milwaukee Bucks captured their first NBA title since 1971 by defeating the Phoenix Suns 105-98 on Tuesday. The Bucks won the best-of-seven NBA Finals by four games to…

*Navy intercepts 162 bags of suspected smuggled rice in Lagos offshore (Guardian)*Otedola Bridge accident kills 1, injures 2 (Nation)

Navy intercepts 162 bags of suspected smuggled rice in Lagos offshore (Guardian) The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT on routine patrol recently intercepted a wooden boat with 162 bags of foreign parboiled rice off the shore of Lagos. This is…

*Lagos landlords, motorists groan over poor road, gridlock, accidents (Punch)*Mixed reactions trail Lagos Bill barring parade of suspects (Guardian)

Lagos landlords, motorists groan over poor road, gridlock, accidents (Punch) Residents and shop owners have decried the poor state of Old Ipaja Road, Agege, saying that it impedes free flow of traffic and causes avoidable accidents. Motorists plying the corridor…

*Fire guts shops at Ladipo Market, Lagos (Guardian)*Police intensify patrol to curb cult activities (Nation)

Fire guts shops at Ladipo Market, Lagos (Guardian) The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says shops containing car accessories worth millions of naira have been gutted by fire at Ladipo Market, Lagos. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, NEMA Acting Zonal Coordinator, South-West…

*Constitutional review: Sanwo-Olu demands state police, special status for Lagos (Punch)*Sanwo-Olu commissions new Oshodi bus terminal (ThisDay)

Constitutional review: Sanwo-Olu demands state police, special status for Lagos (Punch) Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, demanded state police, fiscal federalism and a special economic status for the state as constitutional review public hearing begins across the…

*Lagos vaccinates over 46000 persons (Guardian)*Alleged Murder: Lagos rejects plea bargain of chef (Vanguard)

Lagos vaccinates over 46,000 persons (Guardian) The Lagos State government on Monday said about 46,369 persons have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the state as at Friday March 19. The State Commissioner of Health Professor Akin Abayomi  said 50.1% (23,232)…

NBA: Phoenix Suns beat Utah Jazz to go 4-1, Philadelphia 76ers beat Orlando Magic

Devin Booker scored 25 points and made seven assists as his Phoenix Suns beat the Utah Jazz and moved to 4-1 for the first time since 2009. Team-mates Jae Crowder and Mikal Bridges had 16 points each in a 106-95…

*Many may never recover from harsh effects of 2020 – Olukoya (Punch)*Lagos COVID-19 cases surpass 30,000–Health Commissioner (Sun)

Many may never recover from harsh effects of 2020 – Olukoya (Punch) The General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, Dr Daniel Olukoya, says many people may never recover from the devastating effects of the Year 2020.…

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