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Thursday, May 28, 2020

FG updates Buhari aides’ list after PUNCH report

Family petitions Ugwuanyi, IG over 70-year-old woman’s death

NCDC cries out as rapid test kits black market rises

Motorcyclists protesting ban beat Lagos guards to a pulp

Price crash: NNPC targets $10 oil production cost

FG, Obasanjo fault US over Adesina’s fresh probe

Buhari writes N’Assembly, seeks $5.5bn fresh loan

APC demands shift of C’River LG poll

FG can withhold allocations of states flouting legislature, judiciary autonomy – AGF

Buhari orders military crackdown as Sokoto bandits kill 70

18 groups jostle to monitor $311m Abacha loot spending

DMO faults Reps, says lawmakers approved $3.18bn Chinese loans

COVID-19: Buhari seeks debt cancellation for Africa

Police restructure, IG redeploys 11 CPs

Ogun restricts lockdown to weekends

NDDC shuts office, orders isolation as director dies of COVID-19

Anambra waste agency sacks 8,000 workers

LG APC chairmen fault Ize-Iyamu as consensus aspirant

Full list: Real Madrid, Man United top 32 most valuable clubs

Boko Haram: Troops rescue 241 women, children abducted in Borno

COVID-19: Lagos BRT increases fares by 50%

US must take ‘serious action’ after police killing of black man —UN

FG dissolves governing councils of UNIPORT, Maritime varsity

BREAKING: Serie A resumes June 20

No more lockdown in Ogun except weekends, says Abiodun

CBN predicts negative economic growth in second quarter

Demolition: Compensate landlords, proprietress of 40-year-old school tells Ondo govt

UN to honour three Nigerians killed during peacekeeping

Africa’s COVID-19 cases hit 123,000 – WHO

Nigeria tackles US, backs AfDB’s finding on Adesina

Oyo confirms two COVID-19 cases 

COVID-19: Technical hitch disrupts Buhari’s speech at UN event

Ekiti denies flouting court order on monarch’s installation

NDDC shuts down headquarters as director dies

Reps probe soldiers invasion, destruction of Bayelsa communities

Adesina: AfDB’s governance at risk of being hijacked —Obasanjo

Repentant Zamfara bandits rescue 12 kidnapped victims

BREAKING: EPL resumes with Man City, Arsenal clash June 17

BREAKING: CBN reduces lending rate to 12.5%

COVID-19: Reps probe police, NSCDC over lockdown breaches

BREAKING: IGP redeploys Edo, Ondo, nine other police commissioners

Cross River demolishes houses of suspected kidnappers, cultists

COVID-19: Pilots, other crew members must wear PPEs – FG

Police arrest robbery suspect, recover gun in Imo

COVID-19: Kogi rejects NCDC result, insists state still free

Kwara records six new COVID-19 cases 

PHOTOS: Protest in US for second night over killing of George Floyd

Evacuation: FG to prioritise Nigerians in China

Two Fulham players test positive for COVID-19

COVID-19: Niger extends lockdown by two weeks

NAF produces ventilators for COVID-19 patients

Trump to sign executive order on social media

June 8: Gombe denies schools reopening claims

BREAKING: Buhari writes Reps, seeks fresh $5.513bn loan

15 killed in Bauchi boat accident

COVID-19: NGF panel to meet PTF on reopening economy

Gunmen kidnap CAN chairman in Nasarawa

AfDB: Fight for Adesina, Nigerians tells FG

Nissan shuts Barcelona factory

DSS arrests Bauchi Islamic cleric grandson’s abductor

UPDATED: Kogi records first COVID-19 cases

200 Zamfara, Katsina bandits killed in air strikes — DHQ

SpaceX, NASA delay milestone mission over lightning fears

Community deserted as one dies in Anambra communal clash

COVID-19: 28 Almajirai test positive in Kano

Kobe Bryant’s induction to hall of fame postponed

CBN suspends intervention-loan repayment for one year

Two COVID-19 patients die, 37 discharged in Bauchi

School reopening: FG seeks cooperation of private owners

George Floyd: Protest in US for second night over police killing of black man

BREAKING: Trump orders investigation into George Floyd’s killing

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Petrol marketers to gain N8.3bn on depot price reduction

FG to certify airlines before flights resume

Ondo lifts ban on religious activities

I’ve never violated any process in AfDB — Adesina

The ‘mysterious’ Chinese doctors and a professor’s response

Mother, baby’s headless bodies found in Ile-Ife

Suspend pupils’ home feeding during lockdown

FG can’t cope with increasing coronavirus cases – Minister

NCDC conducts 48,544 tests nationwide

Ganduje excited as COVID-19 cases drop in Kano

US coronavirus deaths cross 100,000

Blackmail won’t stop Akpabio, others’ probe, says Senate

We’re working with Abia on 25 COVID-19 positive northerners –Imo

No conflict with IG on community policing –S’East govs

Rivers community task force official kills colleague

Reps clash as panel report blames Nigerians in China

Nigerian troops sexually abuse children –AI

Police arrest five over killing of Bauchi hotel guard

Seven-day ultimatum to herdsmen remains unchanged –Delta LG boss

Gombe predicts end of Almajiri system, discharges 153 ‘students’

Applause, anxiety greet Buhari’s Executive Order on judiciary’s autonomy

Obaseki kicks as Iyamu emerges Oshiomhole APC camp candidate

Almajirai: Pass Child Rights Act, NHRC tells 11 states

Benue to conduct LG polls on Saturday

Court sends lady, who drowned daughter, for psychiatric evaluation

NFF confirms Rohr’s two-year contract extension

PDP accuses Fayemi of selling Abuja Governor’s Lodge

Churches may reopen in June, says CAN

PDP member-elect blocks Kwara Assembly entrance, seeks inauguration

How Nigeria can participate in the knowledge economy

Bangladesh hospital fire kills five COVID-19 patients

AfDB: Adesina denies corruption claims, says ‘I’m innocent’

Bundesliga: Hertha deny Leipzig second place, force 2-2 draw

Lagos discharges 87 COVID-19 patients

George Floyd: Charge policemen with murder – Family of black man killed in US

Rohr’s Eagles contract extension thrills fans

COVID-19: FG suspends evacuation of Nigerians abroad

DSS arrests kidnapper of Kano Islamic scholar’s grandson

George Floyd: Protest in US over police ‘killing’ of  black man

[BREAKING] School reopening: FG considers morning, afternoon classes

Lagos records five new COVID-19 deaths

BREAKING: FG to release guidelines on school reopening

VIDEO: How my husband left me after news of my babies – Mother of triplets

Amotekun’ll fail in states except Lagos – Alao-Akala

COVID-19: Cyprus to pay medical bill if tourists catch virus

BREAKING: NFF extends Rohr’s contract as Super Eagles coach

Children’s Day: Lawan calls for domestication of Child Rights Act

VIDEO: Police detained me for eight days because my husband criticised Lai Mohammed -Dorcas Jolayemi

Open airports, Rep tells FG

Edo 2020: No man can stop me from returning as gov – Obaseki

Biden berates Trump for mocking mask use

Judge in top DR Congo corruption trial dies

Children’s Day: Girl-child education must be sustained – Aisha Buhari 

EPL: Deal to keep Ighalo at Man United very close – Agent

World Bank approves $346m for projects in Nigeria, others

Edo 2020: APC faction picks Ize-Iyamu as consensus aspirant

France stops hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 treatment

China to loosen flight restrictions

BREAKING: Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media

Edo 2020: Ize-Iyamu arrives APC National Secretariat to collect forms

Kidnapped siblings regain freedom in Ebonyi

Nigerian military condones sexual abuse of children in custody – Amnesty

US fires policemen after brutalised black man dies

Two COVID-19 patients die in Bauchi

Amnesty demands release of journalist who criticised Lai Mohammed

Kaduna PDP affirms Hunkuyi’s suspension, expels two others

Oyo records six new COVID-19 cases, two deaths

Lagos demolishes defective building at Surulere

ECOWAS Court adjusts rules of procedure

Health ministry gets Madagascar drug from SGF today

Health ministry gets Madagascar’s drug from SGF today

Church reopening: CAN holds virtual meeting today

Rector, lecturer trade words over alleged plagiarism

Zidane targets Ndidi as back-up for Casemiro

Serie A in talks with Italian govt over restart

Navy arrests 42 suspected cultists during initiation in Cross River

Three dead, 14 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crashes

Hong Kong high school students go back to class

Severe flood disrupts Florida reopening

My brother was billed to become a prof soon —Sibling of murdered UNIJOS lecturer

Trump, Biden turn Snapchat to presidential campaign field

Bale faults critics of golf hobby

Katsina probes rise in death rate

Lawan, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu mourn New Telegraph editor

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Foreign direct investment dropped to $214.25m in Q1 – NBS

Nigerian children deserve all care, attention — Gbajabiamila

Three decomposing bodies found in Delta

Not Soyinka’s King Babu

Petrol sold above N130 in 17 states, says NBS

FCT arrests 29 Lagos-bound commercial motorcyclists, seizes truck

Again, El-Rufai extends Kaduna lockdown by two weeks

Rohr best coach I’ve played under – Iwobi

Stop North-East troops from using phones, Rep tells DHQ

Pirates ambush police escorts, kidnap two in Rivers

NSCIA raises panel, CAN meets on worship centres’ reopening

Why Rivers went tough on errant hotels —Wike

Family bars sympathisers as Egbaland Chief Imam is buried

N’Assembly responsible for poor performance of NDDC –MD

Nigeria lucky to have Buhari – Adesina

COVID-19 cases in Ibadan firm rise to 151

Amputee student shot by soldier to sue army for N1bn

Katsina orders lockdown resumption in three LGs

Family of killed Bauchi hotel guard demands justice

Umahi, ex-Ebonyi SSG in verbal war over N2bn loan

Twitter labels Trump posts ‘unsubstantiated’ for first time

Financial autonomy to state legislatures and judiciary

COVID-19 daily threat to 950 under-five lives

We’ve no deal with Akeredolu’s deputy – Ondo PDP

Man rejected by Lagos hospital over COVID-19 fear dies

I can’t step down for Ondo gov, says Kekemeke

Zamfara PDP knocks commissioner for criticising Buhari

Fire razes Delta markets, destroys property

Police brutalise, detain Lagos officials during enforcement

Navy arrests 42 suspected cultists during initiation in C’River

Oyo confirms two more COVID-19 cases in Ibadan firm

Buhari didn’t cancel appointments signed off by Kyari – Presidency

BREAKING: Kaduna extends lockdown by two weeks

Bayern beat Dortmund 1-0 to top Bundesliga

COVID-19: Nigerians in Malaysia set to return home

Why we threatened Fayemi with lawsuit – Ekiti kingmakers

EPL: No agreement yet on Ighalo’s loan extension – Solskjaer

La Liga clubs offer free 2020/2021 season tickets to fans

COVID-19:  Some Rivers cases recorded in hotels – Wike

Cameroon’s Castelletto signs for Nantes

COVID-19: NCDC activates two more labs in Ogun, Katsina

Five jihadists, two soldiers killed in Cameroon clash

Bundesliga: Bayern coach bemoans lack of fans at Dortmund clash

Solskjaer counts on Pogba, Rashford for EPL restart

Student shot by soldier, amputated, to sue army for N1bn

NHIS releases COVID-19 guidelines for HMOs

Motorcyclist dies in Anambra auto crash

Man kills wife with cobra, after failing with viper

Top five African stars who stunned La Liga

COVID-19: Health workers are ‘the special ones’ —Guardiola

Africa’s COVID-19 cases now over 115,000 – WHO

Why I failed in England, China – Ideye

Three dead in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

We’ll continue hydroxychloroquine clinical trials – NAFDAC

Abuja discharges 12 COVID-19 patients

UK minister resigns over Cummings lockdown trip

FIBA releases guidelines for basketball’s return

South Korea jails COVID-19 patient for fleeing isolation centre

Arsenal approach Coutinho

COVID-19: Health workers protest PPE shortage in Spain

Saudi Arabia reopens mosques May 31

FIFA suspends Haiti football chief accused of rape

Midnight fire razes Burutu market in Delta

COVID-19 has spread to 16 of our 20 LGs, says Ogun

Rainstorm destroys school, several houses in Lagos

COVID-19: Two ministers test positive in Chile

Protests in Ecuador over job, wage cuts

Brazil continues with hydroxychloroquine despite WHO’s suspension

BREAKING: Four die as Russian helicopter crashes at airport

COVID-19: Stranded Adu denies receiving money from govt

Monday, May 25, 2020

Petrol price may increase as Brent stabilises around $35/barrel

Pantami may relocate office to controversial NCC complex

18 Gombe COVID-19 positive cases refuse govt isolation

How Ijaw can produce Delta gov –Community leader

Ex-militants flay National Assembly’s probe of Akpabio, NDDC committee

Gambari: Chief of staff or prime minister?

Altogether or all together?

Play-offs best option to conclude NPFL season – Dikko

Cult kingpin, another killed in Lagos supremacy clash

My wife lied that I defiled my daughters – Ondo welder

One dead, 10 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crashes

Friends sever man’s wrist for alleging adultery

Delta community demands justice for doctor assaulted by NAF personnel

Bauchi hotel patrons beat guard to death, missing phone found

Police nab Ondo cemetery workers with human heads

Octogenarian ex-DG stabs wife to death in Imo

Man kills brother over money raised for mother’s funeral

We’ve issued identity numbers to 41 million Nigerians –NIMC

Microsoft highlights tech needs to boost Nigeria’s economy

COVID-19: Seven latest global developments

10 power plants idle, generation sinks to 2,627MW

Economy may contract in Q2, NECA warns

Don’t challenge legislative autonomy, Senator advises govs

CAN seeks talks with Ogun over churches, mosques reopening

Lagos demolishes partially-collapsed building

Benue tests 200 for COVID19

Ondo ocean incursion project not by FG – Akeredolu

FG threatens to dismiss workers leaking official documents

FG screening 19 Nigerian firms for COVID-19 drugs production

NBA, JUSUN hail Buhari’s order on judiciary, legislature

Ex-APC spokesman knocks Rivers over demolished hotel manager’s COVID-19 status

FG evacuates 69 stranded, trafficked Nigerians from Lebanon

INEC plans to start electronic voting in 2021

Lifting ban on religious gatherings impulsive

I spent eight days in detention because my husband criticised Lai Mohammed –Housewife

FUTA manufactures dual purpose sanitiser

LASG seeks review of financial statement law

US rejects AfDB’s findings, demands fresh probe of Adesina

Promote peace, Buhari tells African leaders

WHO fears ‘silent’ COVID-19 epidemic in Africa

Villas-Boas returns as Marseille coach for 2020/21 season

Thailand begins COVID-19 vaccine trials on monkeys

Six die of COVID-19 in Lagos, Ogun, four others

La Liga to restart with Sevilla, Real Betis clash

Osimhen arrives in Lagos for father’s burial

Nurses withdraw services at Plateau isolation centre

[BREAKING] COVID-19: WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns

VIDEO: Do you think govt should re-open churches, mosques?

COVID-19: Gombe discharges 44 Almajirai after 14 days quarantine

COVID-19: Gombe discharges 44 Almajarai after 14 days quarantine

Kaduna to enrol repatriated Almajirai in primary schools – El-Rufai

Ibrahimovic suffers Achilles injury in training

Ibrahimovic suffers Achilles tendon injury in training

Delta community demands justice for doctor assaulted by Air Force airmen

Rivers community demands justice for doctor assaulted by Air Force airmen

Kaduna COVID-19 cash donations reach N1.26bn, says El-Rufai

Eight foreign sailors freed after Benin kidnapping

Kwara records four new COVID-19 cases

Edo poll: We don’t want bloodshed, says cleric

2019 Batch B Stream 1 corpers pass out May 28 – NYSC

COVID-19: Palestine ends two months lockdown

Nnamdi Azikiwe varsity hospital records first COVID-19 case

COVID-19: South Korean pupil tests positive ahead of school reopening

Nigeria’s GDP rises by 1.87% in Q1 2020

One dead, several injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accidents

Filipina domestic worker commits suicide in Lebanon

Foreign domestic worker commits suicide in Lebanon

COVID-19: Fiji Airways cuts workforce by half

50 trafficked ladies arrive in Nigeria from Lebanon

Burundi presidential election results expected Monday

Ondo APC Unity Forum’s leader joins Akeredolu’s camp

Oyo confirms six more COVID-19 cases in Ibadan firm

COVID-19: Trump bars travel from Brazil

I’m too busy to eye Anambra gov seat — Ngige

COVID-19 reduces developing, advanced countries to same level – Buhari

India’s Olympic athlete, Singh, dies at 95

Landlords worry about COVID-19 impact on commercial properties

NIDCOM lists items allegedly ‘carted away’ by communications minister

Amotekun nabs four suspected burglars in Osun

Strange disease kills 11 in Rivers community

South-West states work out plan on Amotekun collaboration

Lagos closes Marine Beach Bridge for five months

Less than 30% of fuel depots operating – DAPPMAN

Zamfara councillor beaten, stripped, LG official fingers chairman

Senator expresses concern as Abuja Muslims storm Nasarawa

Bishop chases worshippers without face masks out of Enugu church

Kashamu petitions AIG over PDP office invasion, assassination attempt

Police storm Anambra carjackers’ den, recover vehicles, guns

Housemaid faked death to escape mother’s financial pressure – Police

Man sets sister ablaze for disrespecting mother

FG rules out involvement in Bash Ali record fight

US returnees accuse NCDC of abandonment, threaten protest

Sunday, May 24, 2020

FCT shuts nightclubs, arraigns operators for lockdown violation

Saka to sign new Arsenal contract

I almost quit Barca – Messi

Father’s death: Lille offer Osimhen private jet to visit family

Keane my toughest opponent, admits Yobo

Indabosky and the Emperor of Rivers

S’West states work out plan on Amotekun collaboration

We killed 200 Zamfara, Katsina bandits — Military

Residents flee Yobe community, fear B’Haram attack

We didn’t barricade Niger bridge entrance

Police kill eight suspected kidnappers in Taraba

Kano, Katsina, Borno Muslims shun Sultan, PTF, storm prayer grounds

S’East govs urge houses of assembly to enact regional security laws

Looming fiscal crisis and wisdom of Awolowo

Buhari, Ajaokuta Steel needs critical thinking

NSCDC arrests Ondo welder for defiling daughters

Buhari’s aide, others fault N1m fine against British airline

Cops chasing suspected kidnappers shoot teenager performing ablution

Agency to prosecute illegal tax collectors in C’River

In lockdown e-learning, FG violates rights of pupils with special needs

More Britons to leave Nigeria in three charter flights

BREAKING: Nigeria records 313 new COVID-19 cases, total now ‪7,839

Osun records two new COVID-19 cases

Forced eviction: Communications minister, Dabiri-Erewa trade words on Twitter

Lagos discharges 31 COVID-19 patients

41 COVID-19 deaths linked to Liverpool, Atletico Champions League clash

Nine killed in DR Congo attack

Eid-el-Fitr: Five killed, 20 injured in Somalia blast

BREAKING: FG sanctions British airline for operating commercial flights

Why I faked my death —Lagos teenager 

COVID-19: One dies, two test positive at FMC Abeokuta

Troops kill 35 terrorists in Borno -DHQ

Ayade orders arrest of illegal tax collectors, suspends transport agency

Communications minister used armed men to evict my staff- Abike Dabiri

Eid-el-Fitr: PFN congratulates Sultan, Muslims

Gunmen kidnap four construction workers in Niger

US to announce travel ban on Brazil over COVID-19

Almajirai influx and an ideal world

900 Britons stranded in Nigeria for evacuation, says UK

Abia loses Commissioner for Environment, Solomon Ogunji

COVID-19 won’t disappear completely –Pastor Adeboye

EPL: Bournemouth player tests positive for COVID-19

COVID-19: Bauchi spends N1,500 per meal on patient – Official

FRSC rescues woman in labour pains on wheels

Victor Osimhen’s father is dead

Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari, family observe prayers at Villa

Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari, family observe prayers at residence

France reopens worship centres

I jumped out, says survivor of Pakistan plane crash

EPL: Mata targets Man United Stay

COVID-19: Premier League says two more players test positive

SpaceX to launch astronauts into space for first time

Lagos set for community management of COVID-19, but various issues come to the fore

Nigeria must prioritise research, development in healthcare — NIPRD

We’ll assist companies to prevent job loss – Sanwo-Olu

Enugu records two new COVID-19 cases

The face is important in the transmission of COVID-19 —Experts

Japanese female wrestler, Kimura, dies at 22

Many states will struggle with salary payments – NESG

In Zamfara, it’s one doctor to nearly 14,000 patients

COVID-19: Lagos enlists 600 patients for chloroquine clinical trials

FG should reduce dependence on external aids in COVID-19 fight — Prof Osaghae

All pastors should be involved in Nigerian politics — Tony Rapu

Be sincere with Ogoni clean-up, Niger Delta group tells Buhari

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Stealing COVID-19 relief materials’ll attract grave consequences –Abiara

Nigerians evacuated from UK protest continued isolation, poor treatment

Police charge journalist for anti-Lai Mohammed message after 17 days in detention

Unknown persons exhume, display corpse of 82-year-old Abia man

Robbers shoot Ebonyi woman for refusing to part with money

Ibrahim Gambari: To aid or to abet?

Ebonyi pastor forced to drink gutter water for criticising council chair: Doctors say I may become paralysed

How Air Force airmen assaulted me, pointed gun at me – Otoide, Rivers teaching hospital medical doctor

COVID-19: Eight days after, Presidency fails to send Madagascar’s drug to NAFDAC

Almajirai migration to South-East is like biological warfare –Uwazurike

Kaduna health workers defy El-Rufai, begin strike

N4.3bn: Ondo Speaker survives removal plot

COVID-19 has affected spiritual, social, economic well-being –Buhari

PDP, Atiku, Secondus ask Muslims to seek God’s remedy for failed leadership

Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Wase call for prayers amid COVID-19

Sanwo-Olu, Ganduje, Okowa, others seek peaceful coexistence

Sustain good values imbibed during Ramadan, Saraki urges Muslims

Be sincere with Ogoni clean-up, N’ Delta group tells Buhari

Reps strip PSC powers to recruit constables, protect CPs from govs

Military kills 135 bandits in Katsina, Zamfara­­­­­­­­­­ —Enenche

NASS begins work on 2020 revised budget

COVID-19: Cleric urges Nigerians to share hope, love

Gov election: We’ve yet to decide mode of Ondo primaries, says APC

Crisis brews in NASS as management insists on tenure elongation for clerk, others

Fayemi congratulates Adelabu at 70

COVID-19 task forces show bias against pastors violating lockdown directives – Isong, PFN spokesperson

Almajirai migration to S’East is like biological warfare –Uwazurike

DIG cries out over impersonation on social media

Azare: Inside Bauchi town of mysterious deaths

Kogi, Cross River COVID-19-free controversy

Aviation workers seek four-month extension of agencies hqs relocation

As Lagos battles COVID-19, routine immunisation for babies suffers neglect

Nigeria suffering from dearth of purpose-driven leadership — Cephas Kadiri

Osun Amotekun arrests two for stealing women underwear

Man arrested for defiling Rivers 10-year-old girl

My husband’s family planning to eject us from our house –Widow of slain Ondo Ogboni leader

COVID­-19: Pastor opens German church for Muslims to hold Ramadan prayers

COVID-19 is a test from God – Atiku

EPL announces two new COVID-19 cases ahead of return

Migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia coast, one dead

FG pays N-Power beneficiaries, to reform programme

Bundesliga: Lewandowski, Mueller shine as Bayern beat Frankfurt 5-2

Dortmund defeat Wolfsburg  2-0 ahead of Bayern clash

Lockdown: Abuja markets to open three days a week

Eid-el-fitri: Kaduna police to enforce lockdown, deploy more men

Eid-el-Fitri: Deliver short sermons, Ganduje tells clerics

Eid: MSSN warns Muslims against govs’ directives on public worship

Spain reopens tourism sector

Truck crushes two to death in Ogun

45 patients recover from COVID-19 in Lagos

Two regional IS leaders killed in Syria

21 killed as terrorists, police clash in Egypt

Sallah: Lockdown won’t go longer than necessary – Buhari

Gov poll: Ondo ex-APC chairman, Kekemeke, demands direct primaries

Kidnap victim urges govts to address insecurity, recounts ordeal

DIG warns against Facebook imposters

After 17 days in detention, police charge journalist for inciting Nigerians against Lai Mohammed

After 17 days in custody, police charge journalist for ‘causing annoyance’ towards Lai Mohammed

Rivers teaching hospital records two COVID-19 cases

Nigerians blast Bashir Ahmad over comments to influence Ese Oruru’s judgment 

Eight inmates killed in Mexico prison fight

Former Spurs manager Pochettino seeks EPL return

Barcelona coach Setien keen on Neymar’s return

Imo scraps payment of pensions to ex-governors, speakers

Anti-viral drug effective against COVID-19 – Study

BREAKING: Tribunal affirms Yahaya Bello’s election, dismisses Wada, PDP’s petition

BREAKING: La Liga can resume June 8 – Spanish PM

Govt refused to release us after 16 days in isolation – UK evacuees

Indian girl cycles injured dad 1,200km, offered national team trial

Ortom makes U-turn, shuts worship centres

Oyo records nine new COVID-19 cases

Seven tools for better virtual meetings

OOUTH doctors begin strike as negotiations collapse

Air Force airmen allegedly assault Rivers doctor on way to work

Anti-viral drug effective against COVID-19 – Study

I once publicly criticised someone who introduced me as Gov Mimiko’s brother –Prof Femi Mimiko

COVID-19: I went through hell, says infected pregnant nurse

COVID-19: 50% deaths occurred at home, showed no symptoms – FG

Saudi declares Sunday Eid el-Fitri

Sanwo-Olu seeks resumption of Lagos-Abuja flights

US to sanction nine Chinese firms for rights violations

British PM’s top aide ‘broke lockdown rules’ – Report

Osaka displaces Serena as world’s highest-paid female athlete

10 Kaduna family members test positive for COVID-19

Two survive in Pakistan plane crash

Undisclosed ailment: Emir of Daura finally returns home

IPPIS: Varsity workers write FG, threaten indefinite strike

Bribery: Don’t dismiss Obasi’s allegations, says Akpoborie

Trump says religious centres ‘provide essential services’, orders reopening

China reports no new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

Firm I engaged to recover $62.5bn debt not mine –Malami

Bandits took over Sokoto communities, appointed ‘judges’ – Senator

Osun new teenage mother detained over N150,000 medical bills: Hospital plans to move my baby and I to the gate soon

Sending nude pictures to partners risky –Queeneth Agbor

Friday, May 22, 2020

I’ve not remarried, Mercy Aigbe still part of me –Lanre Gentry

From worship centres to courtrooms: Tales of pastors, imams who flouted lockdowns

Suspected homosexual in police net for allegedly raping boy

Seyi Shay roasted over half nude photos

Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari backs Sultan, asks Muslims to pray at home

Buhari grants financial autonomy to state legislature, judiciary

Group leader who allegedly caned Ebonyi pastor turns self in to police …Seven suspected robbers arrested in Oyo

APC NWC can’t decide Edo primary mode, Obaseki tells Oshiomhole

Kyari, another late official, others still listed as Buhari’s aides

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