Barca’s young stars hoping Super Cup trophy is first of ‘new era’

Barcelona’s young players, leading by teenage sensation Gavi, were at the heart of the club’s first trophy for nearly two years as they thumped rivals Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup. Gavi, 18, scored and fashioned two more in…

*Basketmouth deletes ‘divorce post’ after old video condemning split resurfaces (Vanguard)*Motorist collapses, dies in fuel queue (Punch)

Basketmouth deletes ‘divorce post’ after old video condemning split resurfaces (Vanguard) Nigerian comedian and actor, Bright Okpocha, popularly known as Basketmouth has left fans in suspense after he deleted the Instagram post where he announced his divorce to Elsie. This…

World Cup 2022: Olivier Giroud and Kylian Mbappe both break records as France reach quarter-finals

France await the winner of England’s World Cup last-16 clash with Senegal after strikers Olivier Giroud and Kylian Mbappe both broke scoring records in a comfortable 3-1 win over Poland. The reigning World Cup champions claimed victory as Giroud made…

Poland 2-0 Saudi Arabia: Robert Lewandowski scores 1st World Cup goal to send Poles top of Group C

An emotional Robert Lewandowski said he had fulfilled a childhood dream by scoring his first World Cup goal as he helped Poland to a 2-0 victory over Saudi Arabia to send them top of Group C. The Barcelona striker netted…

Poland’s Szczesny backs Lewandowski to fire at World Cup

Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny believes Robert Lewandowski will break his World Cup duck in Qatar as his country aims to reach the knockout phase for the first time since 1986. Lewandowski is Poland’s record scorer with 76 goals in 134…

*Chidinma, foster father lied about Ataga’s death – Police (Punch)*Amnesty faults flogging of Kano comedians (Guardian)

Chidinma, foster father lied about Ataga’s death – Police (Punch) A Deputy Superintendent of Police, Olusegun Bamidele, on Tuesday, told a Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square that Chidinma Ojukwu, the alleged killer of the Chief Executive…

*Farm labourer bags life imprisonment for raping Lagos teenager (Punch)*‘It’s your 3rd birthday behind bars’, Hushpuppi’s friend writes him (DailyTrust)

Farm labourer bags life imprisonment for raping Lagos teenager (Punch) Justice Abiola Soladoye of the Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos State, on Wednesday, sentenced a farm labourer, Isiaka Adeoye, who raped a 17-year-old girl, to life imprisonment.…

*Atiku meets Makinde, Fayose, other PDP stalwarts in Ibadan (Vanguard)*Tinubu’s Health: Every individual has his own percentage of illness – Olusi (Independent)

Atiku meets Makinde, Fayose, other PDP stalwarts in Ibadan (Vanguard) The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday met Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde; former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose and other party stalwarts…

*Confusion as pastors, bishops attend Shettima’s unveiling (Punch)*Police launch manhunt for jealous wife who set husband ablaze (DailyTrust)

Confusion as pastors, bishops attend Shettima’s unveiling (Punch) Journalists assigned to cover the official presentation of former Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima as the running mate of the presidential flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, watched…

*Court to hear application on ownership of Eko Atlantic City July 5 (Guardian)*Aggrieved Ogun politicians challenge Lagos Senator’s victory in court (Punch)

Court to hear application on ownership of Eko Atlantic City July 5 (Guardian) A Lagos High Court sitting at Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos, will on July 5, 2022, hear a motion challenging the court’s jurisdiction in a suit filed…

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