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…

*Lagos CP to DPOs: Watch out for impersonators, as fake Inspector meets waterloo (Nation)*Man abandons wife over son’s illness (Punch)

Lagos CP to DPOs: Watch out for impersonators, as fake Inspector meets waterloo (Nation) Lagos Police Commissioner (CP) Hakeem Odumosu Thursday declared war on impersonators with marching orders to Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) to clampdown on such persons. He was…

Osaka ends Williams’ bid for record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title

Naomi Osaka ended Serena Williams’ bid for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title in a storm of power hitting on Thursday, humbling the American great 6-3 6-4 to reach her second Australian Open finals. In a rematch of their tumultuous…

Serena Williams overcomes Simona Halep to set up blockbuster Australian Open semifinal with Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams overcame world No. 2 Simona Halep in the Australian Open to set up a blockbuster semifinal clash with Naomi Osaka. The 23-time grand slam champion put in a dominant performance against the Romanian, winning 6-3 6-3, on Tuesday…

*Lagos landlords protest against demolition of 400 buildings at Ibeju-Lekki (Punch)*FG’s cash grant: Gbajabiamila launches programme in Surulere (Vanguard)

Lagos landlords protest against demolition of 400 buildings at Ibeju-Lekki (Punch) Many displaced landlords at Oke-Egan community, Kayetoro, Eleko, Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos on Friday protested at the state House of Assembly against what they described as unlawful demolition of…

Australian Open: Serena Williams & Naomi Osaka win but Angelique Kerber loses

Serena Williams launched her latest bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam with a 56-minute demolition of Laura Siegemund at the Australian Open. The American, 39, said it was “vintage Serena” as she thrashed the German 6-1 6-1 in front…

*CP Squad storms Ikorodu, arrests traffic robbers, cultists (Vanguard)*Water Transportation: Britain demonstrates hovercraft in Lagos (DailyTrust)

CP Squad storms Ikorodu, arrests traffic robbers, cultists (Vanguard) A Police Special Squad set up by Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has stormed Ikorodu area of the state arrested five suspected traffic robbers/cultists and cleared shanties in…

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