*Pastor, 6 others die after suya, fruit juice meal in Abia (Punch)*Lagos police task citizens on security as church donates gadgets (Guardian)

Pastor, 6 others die after suya, fruit juice meal in Abia (Punch) The Abia Government has appealed for calm over the death of one Sunday Ugba, a Deacon at the Assemblies of God Church, who died on Monday night, along…

Israel-based Super Eagles prospect off to Poland for pre-season

Hapoel Jerusalem goalkeeper Adebayo Adeleye will in the coming days embark on a pre-season tour of Poland and Lithuania with his Israeli club. The tour, which is expected to serve as part of the club’s preparation for the coming season,…

Mexico friendly: Eagles to undergo COVID-19 tests today

Officials and players of the Super Eagles will on Tuesday (today) undergo COVID-19 screening in Abuja as they prepare to depart the country for their friendly fixture against Mexico in the US. The team’s media officer, Babafemi Raji, confirmed this…

Wolverhampton striker, Jimenez to lead Mexico squad for Nigeria clash

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC striker Raul Jimenez and Standard Liege’s Guillermo Ochoa are among the invited 23 players for Mexico’s friendly match against Super Eagles of Nigeria. El Tri are scheduled to take on three-time African champions, Super Eagles on Saturday…

*Court intervenes in Balogun Market crisis (Guardian)*Super TV CEO: Suspect’s father arrested, lecturers, classmates shocked, UNILAG silent (Punch)

Court intervenes in Balogun Market crisis (Guardian) A Federal High Court, Abuja, has stepped into the long-running crisis in Balogun Business Association (BBA), Alaba, Lagos. The court granted the application of the association yesterday and its leadership, led by Chief…

*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…

*Soldier kills self after killing Customs officer at Seme (DailyTrust)*3 Lagos LG traffic officers arrested for extorting motorists (Punch)

Soldier kills self after killing Customs officer at Seme (DailyTrust) A customs officer has been shot dead by a soldier at Seme border in Lagos State. A witness told Daily Trust that the incident happened on Wednesday night. The witness,…

*Lagos residents lament high cost of food (Guardian)*UNILAG fires lecturers mentioned in sexual harassment story (Punch)

Lagos residents lament high cost of food (Guardian) For months, Nigerians have been lamenting a continuous increase in prices of goods and services. In Lagos, the nation’s commercial nerve centre, prices of goods have increased drastically with residents and traders…

Lawal, Adepoju back Rohr on plans to recall Ighalo

Some former internationals have tacitly supported the subtle plans by the Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, to bring Odion Ighalo out of retirement to play for the national team again. In a chat with Daily Trust yesterday,…

*20 inmates to write 2021 UTME at Ikoyi Custodial centre (Vanguard)*SON seizes N600m worth of substandard tyres (DailyTrust)

20 inmates to write 2021 UTME at Ikoyi Custodial centre (Vanguard) No fewer than 20 inmates have indicated interest to write the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Spokesperson of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) in Lagos State Command,…

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