*Gas pipeline leakage causes panic, disrupts commercial activities in Lagos (Guardian)*Presidential Task Team on Apapa Ports dismisses corruption allegations (Thisday)

Gas pipeline leakage causes panic, disrupts commercial activities in Lagos (Guardian) Eighteen months after a major tragedy was averted at Ibafo on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, when an excavator operator working for Julius Berger mistakenly ruptured a gas pipeline buried on…

*Oniru seeks governors, monarchs’ collaboration for development (Guardian)*14-year-old girl raped to death (Punch)

Oniru seeks governors, monarchs’ collaboration for development (Guardian) The Oniru of Iruland, Oba Abdulwasiu Omogbolahan Lawal, Abisogun II, has said that governors and traditional rulers should be able to work hand in hand to bring security and environmental health to…

Firmino ‘worldie’ secures another late Liverpool win at Wolves (Guardian)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hailed another moment of magic from Roberto Firmino as the Brazilian’s late winner opened up a 16-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 victory at Wolves on Thursday. The European champions’…

*NRC warns commuters against sitting on train roof (Nation) *NDLEA arrests 110 suspected drug traffickers at Lagos airport in 2019 (Vanguard)

NRC warns commuters against sitting on train roof (Nation) The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Thursday warned commuters against unsafe conducts, especially riding on the roof of a moving train. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the corporation…

*50,000 applicants for 1,000 teaching jobs in Lagos (Guardian) *Lagos records 1500 tricycles accidents from 2015 till 2019 (Tribune)

50,000 applicants for 1,000 teaching jobs in Lagos (Guardian) Mr Suru Avoseh, a member, Lagos State Civil Service Commission, says no fewer than 50, 000 applicants had applied for one thousand vacant teaching jobs announced by the state government in…

CWC: I was scared of extra time, Klopp confesses as Liverpool fly to Cup final (Vanguard)

Roberto Firmino’s stoppage-time goal set up the clash the world has been craving for here – a Liverpool versus Flamingo final in the Club World Cup final on Saturday. Fans were already preparing for the extra time when the stadium…

Liverpool dominate Ballon d’Or shortlist with seven names (DailyTrust)

Dutch centre back Virgil van Dijk is one of seven Liverpool players on the 30-man shortlist for this year’s Ballon d’Or, with the Champions League winners dominating the nominations for France Football magazine’s prestigious award. Van Dijk’s club teammates Sadio…

*Mother, 3 children killed in Lagos building collapse (DailyTrust)*How Lagos State overcame legal hurdle to generate more IGR (ThisDay)

Mother, 3 children killed in Lagos building collapse (DailyTrust) A collapsed building where people are trapped at Magodo in Lagos yesterday Photo: Benedict Uwalaka Four people have been confirmed dead in a building collapse at Magodo Phase I in Lagos…

Virgil Van Dijk reveals Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino is the greatest player he has played with (Metro)

Virgil Van Dijk has picked out Roberto Firmino as the greatest player he has played alongside ahead of his Liverpool teammates Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah. Firmino has become an integral member of Jurgen Klopp’s attack in recent seasons but…

Mo Salah and Roberto Firmino out of Liverpool’s crunch Champions League clash with Barcelona, Klopp confirms (The Sun)

Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Mohamed Salah will not feature against Barcelona tomorrow night – and Roberto Firmino is out too. The winger suffered a head injury against Newcastle United, Klopp confirming he painfully collided with goalkeeper Martin Dubravka’s hip. Physios…

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