*How we’re tackling corruption in maritime operations –NPA MD (Punch)*Lagos police investigate death of FAAN’s AGM (Nation)

How we’re tackling corruption in maritime operations –NPA MD (Punch) The Nigerian Ports Authority is taking stringent measures to tackle unwholesome tendencies in maritime business to entrench confidence in the system, its Acting Managing Director, Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko, has said.…

Arsenal receive huge injury boost on eve of north London derby

Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey looks set to play some part in Sunday’s north London derby against Tottenham after taking part in the Gunners’ final pre-match training session. The summer signing from Atletico Madrid has not featured for the north Londoners…

*Fire guts Oando tank farm in Lagos (Punch)*Youth reps on #EndSARS panel deny accepting payment from Lagos State (Guardian)

Fire guts Oando tank farm in Lagos (Punch) Fire on Thursday gutted a tank farm in the Oando Depot on Gaskiya Road, in the Ijora Badia area of Lagos State. Confirming the development, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency,…

*Lagos CP condemns burning of Ikotun, Ojodu police stations (Vanguard)*Lagos kicks as hoodlums loot CACOVID palliatives (Punch)

Lagos CP condemns burning of Ikotun, Ojodu police stations (Vanguard) The Commissioner of Police (CP), Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, on Thursday warned that the command will neutralise any move that will jeopardise security architecture and the maintenance of law and…

Mikel Arteta hails ‘high quality’ Thomas Partey as Arsenal shirt number is revealed

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta couldn’t hide his excitement after the Gunner finally completed a £45m deal for Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey. The 27-year-old signed a long-term contract with the Gunners in the final hour before the transfer window closed…

Atletico boss, Simeone reveals wide interest in midfielder Partey

Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey is good enough to play for “the best teams in Europe”, according to head coach Diego Simeone. Thomas has been linked with a move to the Premier League with Arsenal after eight years in Madrid,…

Thomas Partey admits Atletico Madrid players ‘suffered’ during first training session

Thomas Partey admits Atletico Madrid players ‘suffered’ and found it ‘difficult’ adhering to social distancing guidelines during their first training session back at the weekend. La Liga, like the vast majority of Europe’s top leagues, was put on hold back…

Partey’s father confirms Arsenal may sign Atletico Madrid star

The rumours linking Arsenal with Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey have been rife for the past few weeks. Partey is viewed by many as one of the best in the world in his position, recently starring in Atleti’s 3-2 win…

Ndidi rated best Nigerian player in 2018, makes African 11 (Vanguard)

Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder. Wilfred Ndidi has been rated the best Nigerian player for 2018 and he was also named in France Football magazine’s 2018 African team of the year. Ndidi was praised by the magazine for his…

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