Bayern Munich cruise past Eintracht Frankfurt to stay on title track

Bayern Munich defeated Eintracht Frankfurt 5-2 on Saturday, surviving a brief second-half comeback scare. Victory helped the defending champions to stay four points clear of Borussia Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga with seven games left to play. The Bavarians thought they had the match wrapped up after efforts from Leon Goretzka, Thomas Mueller and Robert Lewandowski had given them a 3-0 lead in the empty Allianz Arena. Eintracht Frankfurt defender Martin Hinteregger caught the Bayern defence napping to strike twice in three minutes and inject new life into…

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NCDC confirms 265 fresh cases of COVID-19, total infections now 7,526

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Saturday, recorded 265 fresh cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 7,526. The NCDC, through its official tweeter handle, announced that 133 of the new cases were found in Lagos, 34 in Oyo, 28 in Edo, 22 in the FCT, six in Plateau, five in Kaduna, three each in Borno and Niger, and two each in Kwara, Bauchi, Anambra, and Enugu states. The health agency said that the number of deaths had risen…

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Inter-state ban: Ugwuanyi turns back over 100 vehicles; donates bus to Enugu Chamber of Commerce

Enugu State governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Saturday, paid an unscheduled visit to Enugu-Ebonyi boundary to monitor the rate of compliance with the ban on inter-state transportation aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. The governor, who trekked a long distance interrogating the drivers to ascertain their eligibility for entering the state, met over 150 vehicles queued at the Enugu axis of the boundary, attempting to enter the state. Consequently, over 100 vehicles that were not on essential duties were identified and turned back to Ebonyi State where they were…

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