The Punch News Archive

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Naira gains, exchanges for 490/$

#EndSARS: Hit by their biggest loss, insurers tackle price war

Nigeria resumes petrol import from China

RMAFC canvasses revenue agencies collaboration to boost Federation Account

Buhari to go tough on Discos, agents selling prepaid meters

CBN introduces new bills to control liquidity

Disconnect customers rejecting meters, NERC orders discos distributors

Exporters, agents lament difficulties in getting CBN proceeds number

NPA hands over Tarkwa Bay land to Navy

Lagos gets water guards

Gunmen kill vigilante, two others in Plateau attacks

I’m opposed to Gani Adam’s past ways –Obasanjo

Embrace dialogue with govt, traditional rulers tell youths

We lost 19 persons to Lassa fever in 2020 – Bauchi

B’Haram insurgency: Retired generals, NEF, others warn against hiring mercenaries

Kogi Assembly backs Bello for 2023 Presidency

We won’t remove Gombe lawmaker despite conviction – Reps

Tompolo petitions Buhari, protests asset confiscation after court order

Appointments: Groups sue FG for violating women affirmative action

Six cultists nabbed while fighting over gun deal

Kidnappers collect N100m in Kwara to free Ekiti Chinese worker

Youths resort to prayers over Calabar-Itu Road

Commuters, motorists stranded as tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Anyim told Jonathan’s wife not to support my gov bid – Umahi

N’Assembly lacks powers to produce new constitution – Senate

Motor owners to pay N250,000 for gas conversion – Sylva’s aide

Emir of Kano visits Ooni, seeks youth empowerment

Saraki-led PDP reconciliation panel warns NWC against interference

We must restructure Nigeria to make progress, says Akeredolu

Esan Champions League kicks off

Water agency plans training for drillers, producers

Ex-French president Giscard d’Estaing dies at 94

Ronaldo scores 750th goal as Juventus beat Dynamo Kiev 3-0

Champions League: Barcelona beat Ferencvaros 3-0 without Messi

Giroud equals Drogba, Ronaldo’s records as Chelsea thrash Sevilla 4-0

[BREAKING] UCL: Fred sent off, Neymar scores twice as PSG beat Man United 3-1

Put 2023 ambition on hold, Saraki advises politicians

Messi, Barca fined for Maradona tribute

Dortmund advance to Champions League last 16

Terrorists kidnap aid worker, two others in Borno

70-year-old Swedish mother suspected of keeping son captive for 28 years released

Blackout: Collapsed power grid restored —TCN

COVID-19: US to vaccinate 100 million people by February —Official

War against insurgents requires more efforts to win —Tinubu

Three dead in Egypt building collapse

Dortmund’s Haaland out of Lazio clash with leg injury

Insecurity: Resign now, northern elders tell Buhari

COVID-19: Mexico signs deal for 34.4 million Pfizer vaccines

EndSARS: Panel summons ex-Zamfara governor Yerima over alleged torture, detention

We must restructure Nigeria to make progress, says Akerodolu

Libyan plane hijacker jailed 25 years

Insecurity: Whistle-blowing initiative can expose terrorists sponsors, group says

FEC approves N120.7bn for roads, patrol vehicles, others

Survivors of Borno massacre recount tales of horror

China overtakes US as Europe’s top trade partner —Report

Why I rejected Gani Adam’s r­equest to visit me —Obasanjo

FIRS tax waivers window closes Dec 31 —Official

FG to sanction discos selling meters

FG engages 17,000 youths in rabbit farming

Strike: FG moves to renegotiate 2009 agreement with ASUU, others

[BREAKING] Insecurity: Buhari has agreed to address Reps, says Gbajabiamila

NASS will expand political space for women, says Omo-Agege

Probe Benue strange deaths, Senate tells FG

Bill to establish Aerospace varsity for Ondo passes second reading in Senate  

Abiodun presents N339bn budget to Ogun Assembly

Don’t extend hate for Buhari to Nigeria, says Onochie

Royal Rumble creator, Pat Patterson, dies at 79

Why Argentina defeated Super Eagles at USA ’94 —Adepoju

COVID-19: Biden urges US Congress to pass robust relief plan

PDP divided over participation in Kano LG polls

Umahi sacks appointees from ex-SGF Anyim’s LG

Milan coach Pioli, assistant Murelli recover from COVID-19

Gbadamosi demands N1bn from APC chieftain over certificate forgery claim

UK introduces points-based immigration for skilled workers

Russia model stabs husband to death for bringing home another woman

The media and disability inclusion

Why National Assembly won’t produce new constitution  —Senate

Gunmen kill Assistant Commissioner of Police in Calabar

Criminal gangs selling fake COVID-19 vaccines, Interpol alerts Nigeria, others

BREAKING: Court rejects EFCC’s request to order Fani-Kayode’s arrest

Minimum wage: Protests ground Plateau LGAs

Pope condemns Borno killings

Indian man paraded naked as punishment for Facebook post

Borno killings: Life has lost its value under Buhari – Northern Elders Forum

Regina Daniels knows I can marry another wife- Ned Nwoko

Over 900 Syrian fighters return home from Karabakh – Report

Peter Okoye, Peter Odemwingie fight dirty on social media

Gas conversion: FG makes U-turn, says vehicle owners to pay N250,000

Burna Boy’s ‘Twice As Tall’ most-streamed Nigerian album on Spotify in 2020

Killings: Security challenges beyond military, says Fayemi

Why Trump lost US presidential election —Ex-campaign manager

Gowon tasks transporters on sector upgrade 

Bayelsa asks private schools to waive first term fees

COVID-19: UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine ahead of US, EU

Strike: Consultation ongoing, says ASUU president

Trump calls on Georgia governor to halt Senate race

Reps demand better salaries, allowances for doctors, others

US election: No evidence of widespread voter fraud yet, says attorney general

FCT spent N28.5bn on COVID-19, says minister

Japan residents to get free COVID-19 vaccine

Adeniyi to wear Maj Gen rank pending conviction confirmation

BREAKING: Gridlock as tanker catches fire at Magboro on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

BREAKING: Ex-NCAA DG Muhtar Usman is dead

N69.4bn debt: Court to rule on Jimoh Ibrahim’s seized property Jan 12

Imo lawmakers approve tenure extension for LG chairmen

PDP withdraws from Kano LG polls

Swedish-Nigerian jailed four years for child trafficking in Akwa Ibom

US judge blocks Trump rules on tech visas

Man kills kinsman over bride price in Imo

Why Fayose can’t be South-West PDP leader now – Babatope

Reps to probe alleged fraud in IPPIS, query minister, official

Members at war: Why Ondo Assembly crisis has yet to end

We’re perfecting Maina’s extradition process – Police

Panel orders arrest of ex-DPO for undergraduate’s death

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Christmas Carol: CAN says PTF, church must discuss

Ezekwesili begins online campaign for Buhari’s medical test

Borno massacre: B’Haram mounts checkpoints, collects levies, says Senate, Reps invite Buhari

Terrorism: Don’t unfreeze #EndSARS campaigners’ accounts, CBN begs court

Forbes names Okonjo-Iweala Africa Person of the Year 2020

Ekiti, A’Ibom, Taraba, others renew call for state police

It’s hate speech saying ex-govs in Senate to sleep – Orji

Stock market extends gains by N55bn

Buhari writes N’Assembly, seeks approval for Finance Bill

138 miners seek N14.6bn for projects – FG

Economy: Buhari thanks Nigerians for patience

Troops killed five bandits, rescued nine in Kaduna – Govt

17 corps members test positive for COVID-19 in Abia

JAMB conducts NIS, NSCDC recruitment Dec 7

MSMEs make informal payments to fast-track FIRS processes – Report

B’Haram leader, Shekau, justifies rice farmers’ killing

African teams can compete with best in World – D’Tigers coach

UCL: Atletico frustrated as Mueller penalty rescues Bayern

UCL: Porto reach last 16, Man City top group after stalemate

Champions League: Lukaku double fires Inter to victory

BREAKING: Liverpool beat Ajax to reach Champions League last 16

Goalkeeper Alisson adds to Liverpool injury woes

Jubilation as new LASPOTECH rector resumes

Juventus’ Morata gets two-match ban

Champions League: Shakhtar beat Real Madrid 2-0

Farmers murder: NAF kills insurgents in Sambisa Forest —Official

Five children missing in Ogun motherless babies’ home —Govt

Autogas’ll be cheaper than petrol, FG insists

FG inaugurates task force on expatriate quota violations

Solar power programme’ll generate N7bn tax revenues annually —FG

One dead as APC sweeps Borno council polls

La Liga president Tebas hopes for fans’ return in January

Maina will be extradited to Nigeria soon —Police

UPDATED: Buhari appoints new DG for NAPTIP

US election: Wisconsin certifies Biden’s victory

EndSARS: Lagos panel decries delay by police

APC names 20-member campaign council for Zamfara bye-election

Why some people, groups are scared of restructuring —El-Rufai

Elections are not won on social media, Lagos APC replies PDP

Two dead, several injured after car hits pedestrians in Germany

Nigeria needs to review means of dealing with insecurity, says Osinbajo

Troops kill one, rescue 39 kidnapped victims in Kaduna

Nigeria’s Oshoala nominated for UEFA Fans’ Women’s Team of the Year

Florence Obi takes over as 11th UNICAL VC 

Lagos bye-elections: INEC delivers non-sensitive materials to LGAs

16-year-old American student dies of COVID-19 at home

Delta to hold LG election March 2021

Buhari orders release of mass transit buses

FCT light rail still grounded by PTF COVID-19 restrictions —Management

Economy: Buhari thanks Nigerians for patience, labour for patriotism

Gunmen attack Delta monarch’s wife

[BREAKING] Borno killings: Reps to summon Buhari

Actress Rahama Sadau asks FG to protect lives, end killings

BREAKING: Senate confirms Yakubu as INEC Chairman

Dortmund’s Meunier out of Lazio Champions League clash

[BREAKING] Borno killings: Fire service chiefs now, Senate tells Buhari

COVID-19 caused significant demand decrease in entertainment industry- Ugbaja

Borno killings: UN officials, Zulum visit Zabarmari 

Borno killings: Motion to summon Buhari divides Reps

Reps condemn British Parliament’s position on #EndSARS, allegation against Gowon

BREAKING: Buhari sends Finance Bill 2021 to Reps

BioNTech, Pfizer file for EU approval of COVID-19 vaccine

Insecurity: Northern activists meet, demand service chiefs’ sacking

Germany’s unemployment rate drops with 537,000 more jobs in November

You were not put on earth to remain stagnant- Olamide

Police arrest Swedish mother who locked son up for 28 years

WorldAIDSDay: 12 million people waiting for HIV treatment —UNAIDS

Boko Haram: Why Buhari is keeping service chiefs –Garba Shehu

Edo begins screening of pensioners Dec 2

FG to arraign Aswani market leader, others for terrorism

National Assembly moves to regulate social investment programmes

Ex-Governors are not in senate to sleep, says Orji

How police negligence caused my wife’s death –UNIBEN lecturer

COVID donations: Court okays suit against CBN

Korean court convicts ex-President Doo-hwan for defamation

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton contracts COVID-19

Police presence may have averted Borno farmers murder —PSC commissioner

Punch Podcast: How is the average Nigerian coping with Buhari’s second recession in five years?

Playing under Ancelotti similar to Wenger – Iwobi

Okowa assents 2021 budget of N383bn

Ghana’s Jerry Rawlings to be buried Dec 23

Nigerian traders in Ghana raise alarm over fresh closure of shops

Hospital holds 74-year-old Anambra widow for N126,500 bill

COVID-19: Mass production of vaccines still far –NCDC

Crime rate grows as Amotekun battles funding, others

Expired insurance cover, others leave 11 power plants idle

Each corps member to get N2m for agriculture – NSPRI

You’ve no right to employ workers, Sule tells LG bosses

Wike keeps mum as vigilante chair says church explosion targeted at gov

Varsity workers go spiritual over unpaid salaries

Monday, November 30, 2020

We have missed Osimhen – Gattuso

Trump’s COVID-19 adviser, Scott Atlas, resigns

Villagers kick as Ogun demolishes houses, shrines

Borno massacre: ACF, PDP, others attack Federal Govt, Presidency offers excuses, blames farmers

Court martial convicts, demotes Major-General Adeniyi over leaked video 

Fleeing Ogun car robber stabs policeman

Imo begins Okigwe-Owerri, Owerri-Orlu roads’ reconstruction for N55bn

UNICAL lost N1.3bn property to looters, hoodlums – Pro-Chancellor

Taxi driver’s murder: Rivers family demands N100m compensation

N69.4bn debt: AMCON kicks over Jimoh Ibrahim moves to recover property

FG warns against Christmas carol, tells Nigerians abroad to stay away

Maina’s disappearance: Albatross around Malami’s neck

Diego Maradona: ‘Half angel, half devil’

Gunmen kill four IDP-returnees in Taraba

Lai Mohammed’s dry joke over CNN

Gynaecologists’ association seeks health subsidy for women, children

Hoodlums beat up Lagos firefighters, vandalise vehicle

Creative ways to get Nigeria out of recession

Nigerian traders in Ghana raise alarm over fresh shops closure

I know Arsenal may sack me —Arteta

I will know Arsenal may sack me —Arteta

US election: Arizona certifies Biden’s win

Borno killings: Governors to meet Wednesday

NCDC issues travel advisory for Christmas, New Year

Jail-break: Condemned inmate, three others stole four cars after escape —Police

Barca to hold presidential election January 24

Zimbabwe VP’s estranged wife appears in court on stretcher bed

Lekki shootings: Lagos #EndSARS panel lacks power to sanction army —Legal team

Fulham shock Leicester to escape relegation zone

Croatia PM Plenkovic tests positive for COVID-19

2023: I support return of power to the South —El-Rufai

UI Governing Council approves Ekanola as acting VC

Boko Haram: Engage mercenaries to clear Sambisa, Zulum urges Buhari

Policemen who should be fighting bandits carry bags of VIP wives —El-Rufai

We stand with Nigeria against terrorism —US

Recruitment scam: NCoS suspends deputy controller, Sani

Tax default worsening economic recession, says FG

Tigray: Pompeo calls on Ethiopian PM for ‘complete end’ to fighting

Why I said slain farmers ought to obtain clearance from military —Buhari’s aide

Don’t reverse ban on rice importation, Ortom begs Buhari

EndSARS: Family demands N100m over Rivers taxi driver’s killing

I have directed Armed Forces to take the fight to insurgents —Buhari

Biden appoints Nigerian-born Adeyemo deputy treasury secretary

UAE fires coach Pinto after five months 

Boko Haram: Borno resettles 3,000 displaced persons 

British singer Rita Ora issues apology for throwing illegal 30th birthday party

Cavani apologises for social media post

Blood test may accurately predict Alzheimer’s disease – Study

Ondo court sentences reverend sisters’ abductors to death

Real Madrid confirm Hazard’s thigh injury

Farmers murder: My explanation doesn’t mean I have no sympathy, says Shehu

Eight inmates shot dead, 17 injured in Sri Lanka prison riot

How Oyo, Osun resolved LAUTECH ownership crisis —Makinde

12 Tucano jets to arrive on schedule —NAF

Court rejects EFCC’s document in ex-NNPC GMD Yakubu’s trial

Lagos bye-elections: Polls show we will win in four of five LGAs – PDP

BREAKING: UI senate elects Ekanola acting VC

I changed naira to dollars today and I almost cried – Davido

China jails 53 for deadly factory blast

COVID-19: 36 UCH nurses infected during height of pandemic – NANNM

Again, hoodlums attack Lagos firemen

Iranian scientist was killed with remotely controlled device —Official

OPEC members meet to extend oil production cuts 

Why federal forces didn’t attack Tigray leaders —Ethiopian PM

Boko Haram: Nigeria denied weapons, to remain at terrorists’ mercy – Lai Mohammed

Rice farmers murder: Lawan leads FG delegation to Borno

Police arrest suspected gunrunner in Cross River

EFCC re-arraigns ex-SGF Babachir Lawal for N544m grass-cutting fraud

Singer Tiwa Savage slams journalist for tagging her brand ‘struggling’

N2.1bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Odukoya, First Nation Airways, Bellview

Wizkid wins 2020 BET Soul Train Awards [See the full list of winners]

Rita Ora accused of breaking lockdown rules during 30th birthday party

Tambuwal mourns Sokoto victims of Borno massacre

Boko Haram: COVID-19 affecting equipment production, delivery —DHQ

43 farmers killed by Boko Haram didn’t have clearance to farm —Buhari’s aide

Man Utd’s Cavani investigated by English FA over social media post

Biden to appoint Nigerian-born Adeyemo deputy treasury secretary —Report

Budget committee submits report to National Assembly Thursday – Official

Water damage: Italy fines Apple 10m euros

Thousands flee as Indonesian volcano bursts to life

Biden names all-female senior communications team

DHQ faults UN report, says 43 Borno farmers killed

Eagles don’t have natural offensive midfielders – Okocha

33-year-old Ebonyi driver arraigned for 24 passengers’ death in crash

Lawyer asks DSS to stop Ohanaeze’s election, arrest Nwodo, others

Nigeria, Germany hold consultations on bilateral, economic cooperation

FG, foreign investor sign agreement on gold mining

Architects seek National Assembly backing for bill against building collapse

Borno killings: Buhari helpless, security has collapsed, says PDP

NDPHC to audit integrated power projects nationwide

Trump sends ‘get well’ message to injured Biden

Nobody can set Nigeria on fire, Amaechi slams Wike

Borno killings: We are losing our country, laments Duke

Kano offers employment to volunteer traffic warden

VIDEO: This Happened (69) reviews UK parliament debate on human rights in Nigeria, Maradona’s death, other

Did Gowon loot the central bank?

‘N3bn may stall resuscitation of Ajaokuta steel firm’

Buhari taking Nigeria to the Promised Land

US president-elect Biden injured while playing with dog

Nigeria open drug markets: Economic hubs or expressways to early grave?

Eight killed, children missing in Kaduna communities fresh attacks

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Akwa Ibom woman kills mother, dismembers body

N38bn budget for road repairs inadequate, says Senate

NSE to drive engineering development in Lagos

Airlines hike airfares by 100% as operating costs rise

12 banks earn N133.92bn from e-payments in nine months

TCN admits national grid’s collapse, plans probe

Solar system: 25 million Nigerians to pay N4,000 monthly

Onyema advises new stockbrokers on professionalism

Stock market extends weekly gains by N390bn

Police finger IPOB, arrest three as explosion rocks Wike father’s church

Command nabs suspected cultists for attacking vigilante group

Lagos task force destroys 1,700 illegal shanties, shops

Killing them softly: Sanwo-Olu orders intervention after PUNCH’s story

Anger spreads as UN says 110 Borno farmers killed

NAPTIP rescues 83 trafficked persons in Ondo

105 tested HIV-positive during lockdown in Ogun – Govt

Ogun hoodlums snatch soldier’s gun, hold Customs officers hostage

AuGF sends queries on MDAs’ finances to N’Assembly

Court restores oil field revoked by Kyari, awards $20m damages

Assassins attack Benue prof, slit throat

APC moves to sanction ex-national vice chairman, Eta

‘I spent five years in prison because I couldn’t pay N10,000 bribe’

Rep pledges to fund Bauchi detainees’ skill acquisition training

Edo IPP begins 24-hour supply to secretariat, high court

Jonathan changed the political landscape of Nigeria –Ndume

Sole ownership:LAUTECH’s history of pains and the journey ahead

LAUTECH: Soun, lawmaker fault multi-campus proposal

Egwu dares Umahi over alleged planned IPOB-backed crisis

Peaceful protest is an inalienable right

Diri immortalises Isaac Boro’s deputy, Owonaro

Grass-cutting fraud: EFCC re-arraigns ex-SGF Lawal today

Governors denounce fresh Borno killings

I received vision that I would be gov – Oyetola

Seven Spanish villagers crowdfund €30,000 to save crumbling church

Lagos tasks market leaders with proper waste disposal

Despite exclusion, APC raises campaign council for Bayelsa bye-election

Serie A: Napoli thrash Roma 4-0, honour Maradona with special jersey

Governors condemn Borno killings

Crisis: APC to hold emergency NEC meeting Dec 8

EPL: Wolves secure first away win against Arsenal since 1979

Killings: Nigeria may face severe food crisis —Farmers

EPL: Tottenham unhappy over Chelsea draw, says Mourinho

League Cup: Celtic suffer first defeat in four years

LAUTECH: Soun, lawmaker disagree with Makinde over multi-campus proposal

Senegal World Cup hero Papa Diop dies at 42

[VIDEO] Herdswoman: This Enugu woman rears cattle Like Fulani Herdsmen

Tottenham top EPL table after Chelsea stalemate

SSANU warns against ‘unjust’ sharing of N40bn earned allowances

Barcelona 4-0 Osasuna: Messi scores, pays tribute to Diego Maradona

Serie A: AC Milan beat Fiorentina 2-0 to go top

I won’t change my mind on election fraud claims, says Trump

Bundesliga: Leverkusen held by Hertha

EPL: Cavani inspires dramatic Man United comeback win

Nigerians to pay N4,000 monthly for solar system, says presidency

Why there is crisis in APC —PGF DG

Troops kill five Boko Haram insurgents, recover firearms

Troops eliminate five Boko Haram insurgents, recover firearms

Borno killings: We need more military action, says Gbajabiamila

Edo teachers threaten strike over unpaid allowances, others

Seven killed in fresh attacks on Kaduna communities

Mob lynches suspected kidnapper in Ekiti

105 tested postive for HIV during COVID-19 lockdown in Ogun -Govt

FG given N81m bill to cut Abuja stadium grass, says sports minister

BREAKING: Blackout as power grid collapses

Afe Babalola blames insecurity on lack of quality education

Viral video: Police arrest ‘drunk’ inspector in Abuja

Borno killings: Outrage as Nigerians renew call for sacking of service chiefs

Robbers attack Ogun church, abduct member during vigil

Tears as Argentina’s Primera Division returns without Maradona

Lagos demolishes 1,700 shanties at Agege

Zulum leads relatives, residents to bury 43 farmers killed in Borno

I fell sick many times in four-month DSS detention –Abia activist who criticised Ikpeazu

Suicide car bomb kills 30 Afghan security officials

Borno killing: 10 women still missing, says Amnesty

How gunmen abducted my husband, threatened to kill me –Nasarawa APC chairman’s widow

BREAKING: Police arrest suspects as explosion rocks Wike father’s church

N12.75bn petroleum products lost in eight months – NNPC

I lost 14 cars in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway tanker explosion –Dealer

Pillars, Rivers lose in CAF Confederation Cup

Mike Tyson comeback fight against Jones ends in draw

Evil spirit befell me day I murdered my two sons – Niger father

I chose not to die on empty stomach –51-year-old man caught with body parts

Nigeria’s missed COVID-19 vaccine invention

Insecurity: Governors should assume greater role

2023: APC on its way to extinction, says PDP

North-East govs move to tackle gender-based violence

Grammy Awards: I feel on top of the world, says Burna Boy’s granddad

Eight killed in Ogun, Osun auto crashes

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Odinkalu leads Tanzanian legal team to challenge presidential poll

Neymar scores 50th Ligue 1 goal in PSG, Bordeaux draw

INEC: APC, PDP senators may clash as Senate determines Yakubu’s fate Tuesday

LaLiga: Hazard injured again as Alaves beat Madrid 2-1

Leadership tussle: FG directs UI Senate to select acting VC Monday

I’ll repay Rohr’s faith in me – Okoye

US election: Pennsylvania Supreme Court dismisses Trump’s suit on mail ballots

I won’t recognise father who abandoned me for 22 years – Tope Alabi’s daughter

Young, stylish monarchs

Recession: Akwa Ibom, Adamawa, others insist on jumbo pensions for ex-govs, deputies

PDP begins moves to woo APC govs, lawmakers

Drunken truck driver falls from Lagos bridge, drowns in river

Ekiti pastor shot dead on way from Osun after visiting mother

Company worker arrested for threatening to kill promoted colleague, children

No ransom paid for Ondo CoS’ wife’s release –Security source

Adamawa police nab man for stealing car

With Our Uniform mirrors societal injustice

Army was right to have carried live ammunition for self defence purpose — Okezie

Soldiers shouldn’t have gone to Lekki tollgate with live ammunition — Retired US soldier, Capt Johnson

How extortion of Okada riders by prison warders led to Oyo violent clashes

Battle for EFCC’s soul deepens as Buhari decides Magu’s fate

My leg was amputated after I was shot at Lekki Toll Gate — 23-year-old cobbler

Firm commits to ensure food security in Nigeria, W’Africa

Why Buhari rejected bills passed by 8th National Assembly –NILDS DG

Insecurity: Sack service chiefs, northern elders tell Buhari

Osun working towards revitalisation of economy, says Oyetola

Aisha Buhari lauds groups on women empowerment

Buhari mourns as Boko Haram kills over 40 Borno farmers

Electoral bill: INEC workers, security agents, others to take oath before poll duties

Why Ghana elections must be peaceful, Obasanjo writes party leaders

Plateau PDP crisis: We’ll respect court ruling, says party

How stray bullets from SARS chasing boy with tattoos shattered my leg –Woman

WorldRemit unveils price drop on transfers to Nigeria

Boko Haram: I’m hurt, Buhari condemns killing of Borno farmers

Kamala Harris dismisses rematch against Trump in 2024

Montenegro, Serbia expel each other’s ambassadors

French protesters clash with police over new security law

EPL: Raphinha shines as Leeds win at Everton

Libyan lawmakers pledge to end divisions

Boko Haram kills 43 farm workers in Borno —Report

Malaysia to hold elections after COVID-19 pandemic —PM

Pope appoints first African-American cardinal

Africa not prepared for COVID-19 vaccine rollout —WHO

Serie A: Inter Milan end Sassuolo’s unbeaten start

Ethiopia’s Abiy says Tigray fighting ‘completed’ as army claims regional capital

Obasanjo cautions Ghana’s presidential candidates ahead of poll

EPL: Mahrez scores hat-trick as Man City thrash Burnley 5-0

Atletico beat Valencia to move level with leaders Sociedad

Ligue 1: Marseille beat Nantes 3-1 

Kidnappers allegedly shoot dead cleric in Ekiti

Liverpool frustrated by VAR as Brighton snatch late equaliser

Lewandowski hits 15th goal of season as Bayern stay top

Perjury: I’m not in Jail, Gombe federal lawmaker Mela cries out

Anambra 2021: God has cleared my road to the Government House, says Moghalu

How SARS stray bullet shattered my left leg – Woman

FG electrifies Ogun community after 200 years

Ethiopia steps up offensive, shells Tigray capital

Paternity scandal: Soji Alabi is the only father I know- Tope Alabi’s daughter

Two killed in Osun road accident

BREAKING: Akeredolu’s Chief of Staff’s wife regains freedom

#EndSARS: I want scholarship for my kids, wife of slain LASTMA official tells panel

Six killed in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash 

Tigray unrest: Sudan needs $150 million to help Ethiopian refugees —UN 

13 killed in fresh Yemen clashes

Nine suspects arrested for murder of Nasarawa APC chairman

#EndSARS: Police killed my girlfriend, I want justice, man tells panel

Why I want to feature in horror movies —Emanuella

$35bn external reserves sufficient for seven-month imports — Emefiele

Borno seeks Immigration support to curb cross-border crimes

As kids, dad taught us only excellence was good enough – Mustafa, KSUT Russia first-class graduate

How Benue man who set self, lover ablaze hinted co-workers about action

Six killed as rival Iraqi protesters clash 

APC govs’ visit: Will Jonathan contest in 2023

Africans should stop seeing traditional medicine as alternative –Don

Matawalle commends Umahi for joining APC

NAF Council approves promotion of 107 senior officers

Sanwo-Olu names building after Tinubu, cautions youths against vandalism

#EndSARS: We sold two policemen’s skulls for N1,000, say suspects

Police brutality: Victims demand justice at Lagos, Rivers, Ekiti judicial panels

Abiodun, Osoba, Babatope, others mourn veteran journalist, Ogunsanwo’s death

Senate probes Federal High Court over N456m staff salaries

Blatter, Platini probe shifts to fraud accusation

Iran accuses Israel of scientist assassination, vows revenge

N’Delta militants make fresh demands, threaten attacks on oil facilities

22 killed as herdsmen, farmers clash in Chad

Gerrard leads Rangers’ revival as Celtic crumble

Gunmen kidnap Akeredolu’s CoS’ wife, two Kogi company workers

Argentine prosecutors probe Maradona’s death

US sanctions Chinese, Russian firms over Iran dealings

I’m happy even without marriage, children –Don Jazzy

Friday, November 27, 2020

Osun govt didn’t hoard COVID-19 palliatives –Oyetola’s aide

APC crisis: Sacked Oshiomhole-led NWC drags party, INEC to court

ASUU agrees to call off strike as FG increases payment to N70bn

There’s trouble if traditional rulers support child marriage — Bagudu

Maina: Court grants bail to Ndume

Law students back ASUU, oppose rivals’ suit against strike

Summon Fashola to explain Lekki toll gate camera, #EndSARS lawyer tells panel

Monarch’s killing: Afenifere tackles Buhari as Sultan, Alaafin, Olubadan decry insecurity

North-East govs reject 2021 budget proposal, say region short-changed

Benue massacre strengthens calls for restructuring –Wike

German court convicts IPOB members for attacking Ekweremadu

I vowed to read law when fellow pupils mocked my inability to speak English – Yusuf, Bauchi Chief Magistrate

I STARTED TEACHING ANATOMY AT 19 – Prof Ashiru, surgeon

Eavesdropper: Lai and CNN palaver

My FAVOURITE With… Motunrayotohset (Motunrayo Oluwakemi)

Binatone launches new cookers

Black Friday: NBC refuses to comment on Hisbah’s letter to Cool FM

EPL: Newcastle strike late to beat Crystal Palace

US election: Calling vote unfair doesn’t make it so, court tells Trump

Ahly win CAF Champions League

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