*Police, hoodlums demolish 50 Lagos buildings, victims protest (Punch)*Police, OPC raze Lagos shanty where criminals tie up victims, rob them (NewTelegraph)

Police, hoodlums demolish 50 Lagos buildings, victims protest (Punch) Landlords and residents of Oluwa Palace community, in the Ibeju Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State, have accused policemen of the Lagos State Environment and Special Offences Enforcement Unit and…

US Open: Nick Kyrgios loses to Karen Khachanov

A “devastated” Nick Kyrgios is out of the US Open after eventually being out-battled by Russia’s Karen Khachanov in a tense quarter-final in New York. The 27-year-old Australian, who needed treatment on his left thigh after the first set, lost…

US Open: Serena Williams loses in 3rd round

Serena Williams said she wanted to be remembered as a fighter and was proud of the impact she had on tennis as she most likely dropped the curtain on her historic career at the US Open on Friday. A defiant…

Serena Williams prepares for final curtain call at US Open

After a glittering 27-year professional career in which she became one of the greatest players of all time, Serena Williams is preparing to bid farewell to tennis at the major where it all began. The 40-year-old sporting icon ended the…

Emma Raducanu to use Citi Open as US Open title defence warm-up

British tennis star Emma Raducanu has become the first player announced for the Citi Open. The WTA Tour is set to return to Washington this year after a one-year absence, with the Citi Open once again hosting a WTA 250…

*Families throng Lagos cemetery as fallen tree breaks graves (Punch)*Lagos communities fret over exposed vandalised petroleum pipeline (Guardian)

Families throng Lagos cemetery as fallen tree breaks graves (Punch) A windstorm, which uprooted an ancient tree at Abari Cemetery, in the Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, has disrupted the peace and quiet in the…

*I went into BBNaija house to have fun –Tega (DailyTrust)*Bed occupancy in Lagos COVID-19 centres hits 53% (Punch)

I went into BBNaija house to have fun –Tega (DailyTrust) Tega, an evicted housemate of Big Brother Naija Show, says she went into the house to have fun. She said this in an interview with Classic FM on Tuesday. Tega,…

*Lagos-Benin bridge at risk of collapse, Rep warns (Punch)*Ngige: FG ready to withdraw suit from court if resident doctors return to work (ThisDay)

Lagos-Benin bridge at risk of collapse, Rep warns (Punch) Mr Dennis Idahosa, member representing Ovia Federal Constituency, warned on Sunday in Benin that Ugbogui Bridge in Ovia Southwest Local Government Area of Edo would soon collapse. A section of the…

*Hoodlums eject Lagos tenants over alleged land charges (Punch)*Lagos Taskforce offers to educate commercial bus drivers (Guardian)

Hoodlums eject Lagos tenants over alleged land charges (Punch) Thugs reportedly led by a man popularly known as Pastor have ejected tenants at a building on Nosamu Street in the Ajegunle area of Lagos over alleged failure of the landlords…

*”Repentant” bandit nabbed for robbery in Katsina (DailyTrust)*NIPOST clamps down 4 illegal courier operators in Lagos, begins prosecution process (ThisDay)

“Repentant” bandit nabbed for robbery in Katsina (DailyTrust) The Katsina command of the Nigerian Police Force on Wednesday paraded Abdullahi Mai-Rafi, a “repentant” bandit over alleged armed robbery, cattle rustling and kidnapping. Mai-Rafi of Kofar Marusa Lowcost, Katsina was arrested…

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