*Lagos slashes ferry fares by 40% (Guardian)*Lagos by-elections: We’ll win by landslide – APC (Punch)

Lagos slashes ferry fares by 40% (Guardian) Lagos State Government on Monday slashed transport fares on Lagos state-owned ferries by 40 per cent. The Managing Director of Lagos Ferry Services, Hon Abdoulbaq Ladi-Balogun, who disclosed this in a briefing, said…

Injured Serena Williams out of the US Open

Serena Williams tasted defeat in her US Open semi-final clash with Victoria Azarenka after suffering an injury early in the third set of a dramatic clash. Williams – who was hoping to equal Margaret Court’s all-time Grand Slam record in…

US Open 2020: Serena Williams & Naomi Osaka target 2018 rematch

Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka will be hoping to secure a rematch of the 2018 US Open final when both semi-finals take centre stage on Thursday. Six-time champion Williams, 38, who lost that infamous match, faces former world number one…

US Open 2020: Serena Williams overcomes Tsvetana Pironkova to reach semi-finals

Serena Williams kept alive her hopes of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title with a 4-6 6-3 6-2 win over Tsvetana Pironkova in the US Open quarter-finals. The American six-time champion, 38, struggled early on with the variety of…

*Lagos APC denies impending power tussle between Sanwo-Olu, Abiru (Guardian) *Lagos registers continuous assessment scores for JSS 1 admission (Nation)

Lagos APC denies impending power tussle between Sanwo-Olu, Abiru (Guardian) Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the report that its candidate for the forthcoming October 31, 2020, Lagos East senatorial bye-election, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru, is being…

Serena Williams overcomes Maria Sakkari to reach US Open quarter-finals

Six-time champion Serena Williams battled through a challenging three-set test against Greek 15th seed Maria Sakkari to reach the US Open quarter-finals. Williams, 38, looked composed as she took the first set in 37 minutes. The third seed lost a…

*Navy arrests more ratings who tortured peacemaker to death in Lagos (Punch) *Rotary Club donates furniture to schools (Guardian)

Navy arrests more ratings who tortured peacemaker to death in Lagos (Punch) The Nigerian Navy has apprehended four accomplices of a rating, Awosanya Olufemi, who were involved in the alleged torture and killing of a peacemaker, Collins Osagie. A spokesperson…

Serena Williams through to US Open last 16 after battle with Sloane Stephens

Six-time champion Serena Williams fought back from a slow start to beat fellow American Sloane Stephens and reach the last 16 of the US Open. Third seed Williams, 38, was sluggish in the opening set before raising her intensity to…

*Bye-election: Gbadamosi emerges PDP candidate for Lagos East (Punch) *Group tasks government on training of teachers (Guardian)

Bye-election: Gbadamosi emerges PDP candidate for Lagos East (Punch) The Peoples Democratic Party has announced Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi as its candidate for the Lagos-East senatorial bye-election, scheduled for October 31. The Secretary of the PDP Electoral Committee, Mr Abiante Awaj-Imombak,…

Serena Williams battles into US Open third round by beating Margarita Gasparyan

Six-time champion Serena Williams progressed to the third round of the US Open with a 6-2 6-4 win over Russian Margarita Gasparyan in New York. The American, 38, cruised through the opening set but found the world number 117 a…

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