Zidane’s claims about Real Madrid legend Ramos aren’t as wild as they may seem

A few eyebrows will have been raised earlier this week when, speaking ahead of Real Madrid’s meeting with Valencia on Sunday, Zinedine Zidane claimed that Sergio Ramos was the best central defender ever. “The best? He’s one of them, certainly,”…

*Lagosians groan over high transport fare, seek Sanwo-Olu’s intervention (Guardian)*Lekki shootings: Youth members boycott panel sitting over frozen accounts (Punch)

Lagosians groan over high transport fare, seek Sanwo-Olu’s intervention (Guardian) Since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, strategic measures were taken to curtail its spread. Among these measures was the enforcement of social distancing in public transport. To this end, vehicles…

Defender of goals: Sergio Ramos scores 100 goals for Real Madrid

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos said he hopes he can get a few more records after his 100th goal for the club. Ramos’ header gave Real a 2-0 lead against Inter Milan as they eventually won 3-2 for their first…

*Sanwo-Olu lifts curfew in Lagos (Punch)*Lagos community where potable water, good toilet, school, hospital don’t exist (Vanguard)

Sanwo-Olu lifts curfew in Lagos (Punch) The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has lifted the curfew imposed on the state with immediate effect. This was contained in a press statement by the Lagos Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso,…

*Lagos government invited military to Lekki Toll gate, says Army (Guardian)*SARS men seized, sold my properties, man tells panel (Punch)

Lagos government invited military to Lekki Toll gate, says Army (Guardian) The Nigerian Army has finally broken its silence on the Lekki Tollgate imbroglio in Lagos, exonerating its soldiers from shooting at the #EndSARS protesters last Tuesday. The army described…

*Normalcy returns to Lekki area of Lagos (Vanguard)*Lekki Shootings: Soldiers’ barracks have been identified, says Falana (Punch)

Normalcy returns to Lekki area of Lagos (Vanguard) Normalcy has returned to the Lekki-Ajah area of Lagos State, as commuters and residents now ply the road with little or no obstruction. The New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Correspondent reports that…

Koeman blames VAR for Clasico loss

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman says the video assistant referee system seems to be “only used to make decisions against Barca” after Sergio Ramos’ penalty helped Real Madrid win El Clasico. Federico Valverde smashed Real, who had lost their previous two…

*Shooting of #EndSARS protesters at Lekki: Army won’t let us through – Emergency workers (Vanguard)*Black Tuesday: 49 killed as protests turn bloody (Punch)

Shooting of #EndSARS protesters at Lekki: Army won’t let us through – Emergency workers (Vanguard) Following shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, with reports of casualties, ambulances and emergency workers that responded to calls were turned back…

Vinicius scores winner for Real as they go joint top

Substitute Vinicius Junior scored the only goal as defending champions Real Madrid beat Real Valladolid to continue their unbeaten start to the season. Zinedine Zidane’s side had taken four points from their first two La Liga games – both away…

*BRT crushes Lagos motorcyclist, passenger to death (Punch)*Independence Day: Police Command warns against rallies in Lagos (Vanguard)

BRT crushes Lagos motorcyclist, passenger to death (Punch) Two yet-to-be-identified persons lost their lives on Wednesday when a bus belonging to the Primero Transport Services Limited rammed into a commercial motorcycle conveying two passengers to a destination in the Ile-Igbo…

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