*Kano onion sellers lament effect of food ban (DailyTrust)*Couple seeks help for upkeep of quintuplets after six-year barrenness (Guardian)

Kano onion sellers lament effect of food ban (DailyTrust) Some onion farmers and marketers in Kano State are lamenting over the effect of the blockade of food items to the southern part of the country. To protest the recent attacks…

Zaha inspires Palace in win over Fulham

Wilfried Zaha “deserves all the praise he is going to get”, said Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson after the winger scored and made another goal to inspire a victory and inflict more misery on bottom side Fulham. Palace were on…

*229 suspected hoodlums face prosecution over arson, others in Lagos (Punch)*We need empathy not quit notice, Lagos tells residents (Guardian)

229 suspected hoodlums face prosecution over arson, others in Lagos (Punch) The Lagos State Government has said it will be prosecuting all suspected hoodlums arrested in connection with the mayhem unleashed on the state between Tuesday and Wednesday in the…

Wilfried Zaha racist abuse: Boy, 12, ‘extremely remorseful’

A 12-year-old boy was “extremely remorseful” after sending racist messages to Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha, police said. He has received education sessions “as part of the restorative justice process” following the incident. Ivory Coast winger Zaha, 27, had called…

*Tenant kills landlord over allegation of womanising (Punch)*Sanwo-Olu opens N60m holding bay at LASUTH for COVID-19 cases (Guardian)

Tenant kills landlord over allegation of womanising (Punch) A 21-year-old tenant, Onyemachi Mmaju, has allegedly killed his landlord, Nonso Oyiboka, in Ogidi, Idemili Local Government Area of Anambra State. It was gathered that trouble began when the landlord confronted Onyemachi…

Zaha scores twice as Crystal Palace stun Manchester United

Wilfried Zaha scored twice against his former club as Crystal Palace condemned Manchester United to a miserable start to their Premier League campaign with victory at Old Trafford. After Andros Townsend squeezed a seventh-minute shot into the far corner from…

Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha subjected to racist abuse online

Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha has been subjected to racist abuse on social media and the forward shared screenshots ahead of Sunday’s Premier League game at Aston Villa. The Ivory Coast international tweeted images of the messages he received from an…

Chelsea edge out Palace in five-goal thriller

Chelsea further strengthened their position in the Premier League’s top four with victory over Crystal Palace in an entertaining encounter at Selhurst Park, that included a stunning long-range strike from Wilfried Zaha and a rare goal from Christian Benteke. There…

*2020: Sanwo-Olu’s wife welcomes first babies in four Lagos hospitals (Vanguard) *LASU student’s killer pastor not our member – C&S (Punch)

  2020: Sanwo-Olu’s wife welcomes first babies in four Lagos hospitals (Vanguard) Wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, today, welcomed and presented gifts items to the first babies of the year in four state-owned health facilities. The facilities…

Iwobi ready to fight for place in Arsenal (Punch)

Alex Iwobi has revealed that he would like Arsenal to sign “World-class” Wilfried Zaha. The Gunners have been linked with a move for the Crystal Palace talisman for much of the summer transfer window, but no move has yet come…

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