Australian Open: Serena Williams to miss tournament due to medical advice

Serena Williams confirms in a shocking announcement that she will not participate in the Australian Open “following advice from her medical team.” Competing in multiple Australian Open tournaments, her first one dating back to 2003 – the seven-time women’s singles…

Serena Williams crashes out of WTA Top 10

Serena Williams dropped out of the WTA top 10 for the first time in more than two years when the new rankings were released on Monday. The 39-year-old, who has spent 319 weeks at number one over the course of…

*Lagos pastor in court for land grabbing, forgery (Punch)*Lagos urges occupants near collapsed Apapa building to relocate (Guardian)

Lagos pastor in court for land grabbing, forgery (Punch) The pastor of Christ Salvation Divine Ministries International, Rev Godwin Godwin, has been arraigned before the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Oshodi for alleged forgery of documents and illegal sale…

*Epe community in Lagos State lives in fear of cultists (Vanguard)*UNILAG test-runs zero emission vehicle (Nation)*Family of late Super TV CEO threatens lawsuits over malicious reports (Tribune)

Epe community in Lagos State lives in fear of cultists (Vanguard) Epe residents on Sunday urged Lagos State government and security agencies to assist in ridding the area of cultists who regularly unleashed mayhem in the community. Speaking with the…

Ball in Serena’s court at Wimbledon with rivals’ fitness doubts

Serena Williams turns 40 on September 26 and the arrival of that landmark birthday will be all the sweeter if she has at last equalled Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles. The tennis legend could even…

*EFCC nabs two for alleged N768.5m fraud (Punch)*Lagosians, commuters lament deplorable state of Aswani, Emzor access roads (Guardian)*Court remands Christmas Eve armed robbery suspect (Vanguard)

EFCC nabs two for alleged N768.5m fraud (Punch) Operatives of the Lagos zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested two suspected fraudsters, Konne Barieeba and Osuji Obieze, for allegedly obtaining the sum of N768,585,000 by false…

French Open 2021: Serena Williams ‘happy to get through’ battle with Buzarnescu

Seventh seed Serena Williams moved into the French Open third round after overcoming Romania’s Mihaela Buzarnescu in a challenging three-set win. Williams, 39, won 6-3 5-7 6-1 to set up a meeting in the last 32 with fellow American Danielle…

*We want neutral candidate to get APC ticket – Surulere Elders (Vanguard)*Special status for Lagos is for good of Nigeria, says Sanwo-Olu (Leadership)

We want neutral candidate to get APC ticket – Surulere Elders (Vanguard) The bloodshed that followed the All Progressives Congress primary election for the Chairmanship ticket in the Surulere Local Government Area last week has been roundly condemned by some…

*Police re-arrest fleeing inmate for stealing SIM card in Lagos (Nation)*Tweeps kick as Reps hold constitution review hearing at Lagos hotel (Punch)

Police re-arrest fleeing inmate for stealing SIM card in Lagos (Nation) The Police Command in Lagos said it had rearrested one Oyemachi Maduabuchi who escaped from the Owerri Correctional Centre in Imo. According to a statement signed by the Police…

*Man hit by Lagos ambulance driver seeks medical help from Sanwo-Olu (Guardian)*4 remanded for impersonating Lagos environmental officers (Punch)

Man hit by Lagos ambulance driver seeks medical help from Sanwo-Olu (Guardian) A 29-year-old man, Mr Ismaila Bakare, who was knocked down on March 13, 2021 by an Ajah General Hospital ambulance has appealed to Lagos State government for medical…

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