Emotional Djokovic hails biggest victory of his life, ties Nadal’s 22 Slams after 10th Aussie Open title

An emotional Novak Djokovic called it “the biggest victory in my life” after sweeping past Stefanos Tsitsipas to win a 10th Australian Open title and equal Rafael Nadal’s 22 Grand Slam crowns on Sunday. The Serb will return to world…

*Court remands teenagers over murder of RCCG pastor (Punch)*Man arrested selling fake dollars in Lagos (DailyTrust)

Court remands teenagers over murder of RCCG pastor (Punch) A Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square on Thursday remanded two boys, Farouk Mohammed, 16, and Kasali Jamiu, 19, at the Special Correctional Centre for Boys, Oregun, and…

*Again, fire guts vehicle on Third Mainland Bridge (Vanguard)*10-year-old raped, killed in Lagos, comedienne Princess alleges (Punch)

Again, fire guts vehicle on Third Mainland Bridge (Vanguard) Barely 24 hours after seven passengers were burnt to death in the Iyana-Oworo area of Lagos, another bus reportedly went up in flames on the Third Mainland Bridge. The incident occurred…

Roger Federer rules out ‘political’ role in tennis after retirement

Roger Federer has ruled out taking on a role as one of tennis lawmakers in retirement and has no immediate plans to replace Bjorn Borg as Europe’s Laver Cup captain. Federer was unable to have a winning end to his…

*CCTV footage exposes defendant stealing N6.1m property (Punch)*Nigeria’s recycling industry worth N18b–LAWMA MD (Sun)

CCTV footage exposes defendant stealing N6.1m property (Punch) A 35-year-old man, Paul Adebayo, Wednesday, stood trial before Chief Magistrate L.A. Owolabi at the Samuel Ilori Court, Ogbà, Lagos, for allegedly stealing property worth N6.1m. The defendant is facing two counts…

*Protest: Police take over 3rd Mainland Bridge, issue warning to NANS (Vanguard)*ASUU rules out returning to classes through court order (Guardian)

Protest: Police take over 3rd Mainland Bridge, issue warning to NANS (Vanguard) The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has been warned by the Nigerian Police Force to steer clear of the third mainland bridge. The police in the state…

*Father defiles daughter for 12 years, jailed 21 years (Punch)*Lagos partners LawPavilion on e-publishing, announces digital platform (Independent)

Father defiles daughter for 12 years, jailed 21 years (Punch) An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Thursday sentenced a 52-year-old- man, Akin Isaac, to 21 years for raping his 18-year–old daughter for 12 years in Lagos State. Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo…

Roger Federer announces his retirement from the ATP Tour and grand slams

Roger Federer has announced that he will retire from the ATP Tour and grand slams following the Laver Cup next week in London. “I am 41 years old. I have played more than 1500 matches over 24 years. Tennis has…

*NDLEA intercepts 1.1m Tramadol tabs in Kaduna, others in Lagos, Kano (Guardian)*Lagos industrial hub 65% completed, says Sanwo-Olu (Punch)

NDLEA intercepts 1.1m Tramadol tabs in Kaduna, others in Lagos, Kano (Guardian) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it had intercepted 1.1 million tablets of Tramadol (225mg and 100mg) in Kaduna state. The Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA,…

*Flooding: Lagos, Ogun residents lament losses worth millions (Punch)*Extortion: Police silent over DPO’s extortion of POS operators (Guardian)

Flooding: Lagos, Ogun residents lament losses worth millions (Punch) Residents of certain parts of Lagos and Ogun states have lamented losing property worth millions of naira to the incessant rainfall that led to flooding and the attendant destruction of properties.…

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