The Punch News Archive for January 2020

Thursday, January 23, 2020

NRC warns Lagos commuters against sitting on train roof

FG faults Nigeria’s rating as most corrupt country in West Africa

Shi’ites can’t be reason for US visa restriction on Nigeria – IMN

Court stops INEC, Senate from enforcing judgment sacking Ubah as senator

Adamawa CAN chairman murder: Redeploy security chiefs, PFN tells FG

UPDATED: Nigeria emerges most corrupt country in West Africa

Nigeria emerges 4th most corrupt country in West Africa

Amotekun: Tinubu’s comment divides Afenifere, South-West govs

Maurizio Sarri set for Napoli return

EFCC to secure Deziani’s extradition before year end 

BREAKING: Dasuki makes first court appearance after release from detention

PenCom directs employers to submit employees’ insurance certificate for 2020

Wimbledon champ Halep stumps up for Australian Open win

FRSC starts traffic enlightenment campaign in Daura

I have never seen anyone as selfish as Kwankwaso – Ganduje 

Delivery man risks 18 years for spitting on pizza

Osinbajo presides as Uzodinma, Tambuwal, Ortom, others arrive for NEC meeting

Young guns have more pressure than Federer did, says Zverev

FIIRO DG certificate scandal: Board meets minister as NASU declares indefinite strike

Defence counsel’s absence stalls Fani-Kayode’s N4.9bn fraud case

UNILAG defilement: Firm questions DPP’s legal advice

Waterbomber plane crashes while fighting Australia bushfires

Two children killed in Germany school bus crash

Iraq protester gunned down in Shi’ite-majority south

Angola’s ex-president daughter Isabel dos Santos charged with fraud

Why US is extending visa restriction to Nigeria –Ex-diplomat

Three American crew killed as firefighting plane crashes in Australia

Forward Amotekun bills to Houses of Assembly, Falana tells govs

Lassa fever/Coronavirus: States taking precautionary measures – NGF

ICPC provost, Prof. Akinrinade, joins AFF board

Thiem ‘freaking out’ in five-set Australian Open scare

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Court orders interim forfeiture of $376m traced to general

No treatment for coronavirus yet, NCDC warns

Àmòtékùn: Symbolism and misrepresentations

Kwara chief sentenced for parading self as king

Some people are threatening me for exposing Saraki –Chairman, Kwara State Govt Properties Recovery panel

What is the truth of Boko Haram?

Akeredolu and the marijuana revolution

Northern Christians under insurgents’ siege – CAN

Nigeria’s doctor-patient ratio is 1:3,500 – NUC

Uzodinma threatens to clamp down on Imo fraudsters

Senate keeps mum on Omo-Agege’s alleged conviction

We have failed as leaders, says Ortom

Lassa fever kills two, infects one in Enugu, Delta

Govs meet again over N614bn bailout deductions

Seven killed in Lagos cult clash

Six soldiers, many insurgents killed in Borno gunfight

Fintiri vows to recover stolen funds

Party chief predicts PDP presidential victory in 2023

Taraba assembly passes N215.6bn budget

Corruption: I won’t spare Abubakar, says Bauchi gov

CP orders Inspector’s arrest over A’Ibom widow’s killing

Pipeline explosion: LASG shelters 300 displaced residents

Woman, herbalist, others convicted of dealing in human parts

Isheri residents urge Lagos, Ogun to construct drainage

Two set ablaze for robbing A’Ibom pregnant woman

Two get life sentence for kidnapping Rivers senator’s wife

Abducted Katsina housewife, baby rescued

Constitute PenCom board, pension fund operators urge FG

Investors in selling spree as losses hit N130bn

Analysts predict decline in T-bills, bond yield

Travellers groan as Internet hitches impede online bookings

Set up 36 agro-allied industries, Buhari directs ministry

Amotekun, Miyetti Allah and that Channels Tv outing

Refineries posted N123.3bn loss in 10 months – NNPC

Restoring order to chaotic Libya

Operation Amotekun: S’West govs back Tinubu, Afenifere hits APC leader

Amotekun as catalyst for Nigeria’s restructuring

Amotekun: How much help is that?

FG awaits US, Trump set to slam visa restriction on Nigeria

Lagos landlords protest home demolition for ICT park

Coronavirus: FAAN, health officials screen passengers at airports

Senate seeks powers for Auditor General to tackle corruption

Jumia leverages payment platform, appoints new CEO

Adoke alleges persecution, battles alleged N300m Malabu deal bribe

Verify your contracts or lose payment, NDDC warns contractors

Buhari group faults W’Bank, IMF on economic projection

US to provide water for 54,000 herders, farmers

Man Utd crash to third defeat in four EPL games

Neymar sets up two goals as PSG cruise into League Cup final

Ronaldo fires Juventus into Italian Cup semi-finals

EPL: Alli, Son deliver Tottenham from Norwich scare

EPL: Alli, Son delivers Tottenham from Norwich scare

German businessman shot dead in Liberia

Seven killed, one injured in cults clash in Ijede, Ikorodu

Griezmann double saves Barcelona from shame in Ibiza

EPL: Leicester’s Vardy limps off with hamstring injury

Lloris makes Tottenham comeback after three months against Norwich

UK parliament approves Brexit divorce law

EPL: Lloris makes Tottenham comeback after three months against Norwich

Amazon music service tops 55 million subscribers

Don’t destroy your future, Naira Marley warns ‘Marlians’

Tottenham target Willian Jose pulls out of Real Sociedad squad

Presidency reacts to US planned visa restrictions on Nigerians, others

Opening arguments begin in Trump impeachment trial

Sokoto re-run: APC candidate defects to PDP

Transfer record: $7.35bn spent on moves in 2019 —FIFA

VIDEO: Worst decision any court in the country has made –Lagos PDP chairman, at Imo judgement protest

Iraq president warns against making Baghdad pick sides in US-Iran tensions

Mob attacks police, kills robbery suspect in Abuja

Tribal attack in Sudan border region kills 32

Sanwo-Olu opens IDP camp for 300 victims of Lagos pipeline explosion

Saudi calls on US to remove Sudan from terror list

Afenifere secretary faults Tinubu on Amotekun

Paul Pogba’s agent hints at potential Manchester United exit

Six killed in new DR Congo militia attack

Coronavirus: What you should know about the China virus

UK parliament holds final votes on Brexit divorce law

EPL: Liverpool not selling any player now, says Klopp

Macron in heated argument with Israeli security

Suspended Lagos-Ogun train service to resume Thursday — Official

Iran first ‘casualty’ of new US visa restriction targeting Nigeria, others

BREAKING: Death toll from coronavirus rises to 17 in China

USAID earmarks N2.8bn to provide water for 54,000 herders, farmers

US earmarks N2.8b to provide water for 54,000 herders, farmers

Top banker arrested in Malawi election bribery case

Police arrest inspector for allegedly beating widow to death in Akwa Ibom

2023: PDP will win presidential election, says Deputy chairman

Rashford targets rapid return to fitness after back injury

Buhari directs trade minister to set up agro-allied industry in 36 states

Killing of CAN chairman in Adamawa barbaric, provocative – NSCIA

Malabu oil deal: EFCC’s failure to serve charges stalls Adoke, others’ arraignment

Don’t bring religious sentiment into Amotekun, Oyetola warns

I’ll recover stolen public funds in Adamawa – Fintiri

Minimum wage: We won’t sign unsustainable agreement, says Ondo Labour

Two Mali soldiers killed in roadside bomb attack

Laporte ready to help Man City gain form

Laporte to be back in action for Manchester City

Gov Obaseki’s aide escapes gunmen attack in Benin

Coronavirus: Health workers increase alert on travellers from China, others

Coronavirus: Nigeria Port Health Services on alert at points of entry —NCDC

Court sentences ritualist to 15 years imprisonment

[BREAKING] Malabu oil deal: Adoke arrives court for trial

Eni Aluko joins Aston Villa as Sporting Director

Impeachment trial: I would ‘love’ to attend, stare in their corrupt faces —Trump

Critics used my silence on Amotekun to score points – Tinubu

Trump threatens EU with high tariffs if there is no trade deal

I was ‘nowhere near’ Coco Gauff’s level at 15, says Serena

Davos: Trump says ‘would have loved’ to meet Thunberg

Africa no longer ignored in world economy – AfDB president

Soldiers, many terrorists die in gun duel on Maiduguri-Damaturu highway

Federer storms into Australian Open third round

Pregnant woman, doctors die of Lassa fever after surgery in Kano

Amotekun is a noble initiative – Wale Oke

Burkina Faso in national mourning after terrorists kill 36 people

Manchester United send scouts to watch Osimhen’s club match

Chelsea have striking options if Abraham ruled out, says Lampard

Boko Haram kills UNIMAID student kidnapped en route varsity – Rep

Politics now over, no excuse for failure, says Ortom

Australian Open: Serena Williams into third round

Trump calls Boeing a ‘big disappointment’

Security team rescues kidnapped mother, seven-months-old baby in Katsina 

Greece elects first woman president

BREAKING: Tinubu breaks silence, says Amotekun not threat to national unity

LG election to hold in Bauchi after 13 years, says Gov Mohammed

Osaka, Barty, Djokovic through to third round of Australian Open

Saudi dismisses link to hack of Jeff Bezos’ phone

Lalong seeks FG’s assistance to resettle Plateau IDPs

Australian Open: Gauff insists she will be aggressive against Osaka

US to place visa restriction on Nigeria, others

PFAs invest N7.40tn in FG securities, infrastructure

Predictable, unending power tussle between governors and their predecessors

Abdusalami bemoans insecurity, says Nigeria at a crossroads

Naval personnel sack Lagos community

Djokovic romps past Ito into Australian Open round three

Coco Gauff sets up Australian Open blockbuster with Osaka

Lagos LG chair dies at LASUTH

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Three herdsmen arraigned for destroying Ekiti rice farm

Investors lose N128bn, dump banks’ shares

Lagos okada operators lament routes’ restriction

CAN laments, AI protests as Boko Haram executes Adamawa cleric

Subsidy may rise as fuel marketers demand higher margins

1,000 northern Christians killed in January – Ecumenical Youths

Ibadan obas ask Makinde to caution aides

Our decision on new Govt House, airport final –Matawalle

Cross River lawyer charged with terrorism gets N10m bail

FG wants high-profile looters extradited – Magu

Militiamen kill father, son, two others in Nasarawa

Lassa fever kills two Kano doctors, Ondo death toll rises

Malami’s beef against Operation Amotekun

Cooking meat with paracetamol can damage kidney – Nephrologist

Stakeholders raise 29-member panel to resolve Kwara, Saraki’s dispute

Nine Imo lawmakers defect to APC as Assembly resumes

21-year-old admits to defrauding American of $200

Army denies Boko Haram killed 17 soldiers

I no longer feel safe at NIJ, says assaulted student

LASEMA rescues man who jumped into lagoon

Oxford dictionary admits 29 Nigerian words

Zamfara cattle dealers tackle Miyetti Allah over taxation

Court stops el-Rufai from demolishing Abacha’s hotel

IPOB kicks as IYC opposes Bayelsa meeting

NPFL moves 20 places to 57 in global ranking

Akhimien: The five-year-old karate brown belt holder

Ndidi may return against West Ham – Rodgers

2022 W’Cup qualifiers: Eagles get easy draw

Beware of Cape Verde, Babangida, Lawal warn Eagles

50 players for Ibadan tennis tourney

Fans predict easy qualification for Eagles

Messi left out of tie against Ibiza

Powerlifting: Crisis rocks Team Nigeria ahead of World Cup

Operation Amotekun: Presidency, govs’ meeting called off, S’West holds rallies

3,000 schools for maiden FCT Games

Billionaire’s dismembered body found in Lagos bush

A’Ibom: Police warn against security threats

EFCC scandalising me, Saraki tells court

Villagers sleepless with fear after ritual killings

Crisis-hit Lebanon names new government

[UPDATED] EPL: 10-man Arsenal force Chelsea to 2-2 draw

Putin sacks sports minister over doping saga

South African wedding venue refuses to marry lesbian couple

US confirms first case of China virus as death toll reaches six

EPL: Aguero strikes as Manchester City beat Sheffield 1-0

I thought Supreme Court would sack me like Ihedioha, says Bauchi Gov

Trump trial opens with clash over witnesses

36 civilians killed in northern Burkina Faso

Boko Haram showed willingness to release CAN chairman before killing him – Buhari

Court grants bail to Cross River lawyer charged with terrorism

Many rendered homeless as Navy evicts residents from Tarkwa Bay

Manchester City’s Laporte returns for first time since August

Former Supreme Court Justice dies in Kano

Barcelona considering signing a striker, says Setien

Ukrainian airliner crash: Canada, Iran at odds over who should analyse black boxes

FULL DRAW: African countries know foes in 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign

Harry, Meghan threaten legal action over photos of duchess

One killed as police disperse Shi’ites’ protest in Abuja

My decision to build new govt house, airport final – Gov Matawalle

2022 World Cup qualifier: Nigeria draw Cape Verde, Liberia, CAR

Xenophobia: Nigeria, South Africa partner to tackle insecurity

Full List: 29 Nigerian words in Oxford dictionary latest update

Magu decries UK’s refusal to extradite Allison-Madueke

Internal collaborators aiding Miyetti Allah to oppose Amotekun – Akeredolu

Bayern Munich to sign Real Madrid defender Odriozola

Chicarito confirms move to LA Galaxy

Gunmen kidnap ex-Plateau commssioner’s daughter, demand N5m ransom

Oxford dictionary adds Danfo, Okada, Tokunbo, K-leg, 25 others in latest update

Police arraign three herdsmen for allegedly destroying Ekiti rice farm

BREAKING: Nine Imo lawmakers defect to APC

[VIDEO] Supreme Court judgement: Dino Melaye, Secondus lead PDP protest in Abuja

There are no issues with Danny Rose, says Mourinho

Nigeria nominates Adewopo to lead WIPO

BREAKING: Imo minority leader resigns, defects to APC

Bale fit for Copa del Rey test, says Zidane

BREAKING: Imo deputy speaker resigns

EPL: Mourinho wants Mbappe in Tottenham, silent on Cavani

YouTube appoints Nigerian Alex Okosi as Managing Director, Emerging Markets, EMEA

US calls for immediate resumption of Libya oil operations

UTME: JAMB withdraws 11 centres’ licences for charging above N4700

Dokpesi opens defence in N2.1bn alleged fraud charge

Navy nabs nine suspected kidnappers with military camouflage uniforms

Facebook to boost site safety with additional 1,000 staff in UK

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Fintiri’s election as Adamawa gov

EPL: Newcastle complete Bentaleb deal

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Ortom’s election as Benue gov

I’m sorry we made you cry, Lorenzo begs Napoli’s young fan

Australian Open: Zverev pledges prize money to bushfire relief

Father isolates, tortures children to drive out ‘bad spirits’

Farmers encroach on 138,000 hectares of forest reserves in Ondo – Akeredolu

Judge withdraws from Edo APC case over neutrality petition

EPL: Manchester United want Dembele to replace injured Rashford

Prince Harry arrives Canada, to start royal transition

Impeachment: Trump calls trial ‘disgraceful’ and a ‘hoax

Doctors’ negligence should not warrant violence, says NMA

Buhari confirms Salih-Farah as substantive NITT DG

BREAKING: Boko Haram kills CAN chairman in Adamawa

Support for Amotekun shows how primitive Yoruba people are – Miyetti Allah

Court affirms dismissal of KWASU lecturer for sexual harassment

Gunmen abduct mother of bank manager in Delta

‘On Amotekun We Stand,’ says Yoruba World Congress

FIIRO workers’ protest against DG’s PhD enters day four

PHOTOS: Burning vehicle causes gridlock on Kara Bridge

PHOTOS: Police stop Amotekun protesters from entering Gani Fawehinmi park

Man United charged by FA over players’ misconduct in Liverpool defeat

BREAKING: Police take over Amotekun protest venue in Lagos

Seized houses: EFCC scandalising me, Saraki tells court

Supreme Court delivers judgment on Benue gov appeal today

Soyinka attacks Balarabe over comment on Amotekun

Australian Open: Thiem cruises through first round

Eleven workers killed in Siberia fire

Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

Nadal insists beating Federer’s 20 Slams not important

VIDEO: Tears, grief as five die in Lagos pipeline explosion

Who is afraid of Amotekun?

Ohanaeze asks Imo to accept Supreme Court verdict

African countries lost over $2bn to Internet shutdowns –Report

Why you at times miss the pronunciations of request, address, import etc.

Fresh attack on Southern Kaduna, inhuman, unfortunate — El-Rufai

Diesel-laden tanker falls, catches fire in Lagos

APC seeks clampdown on ‘dubious’ protesters

Danjuma says no regret endorsing Obaseki’s second term

Lagos pipeline fire: Residents count losses, five confirmed dead

Monday, January 20, 2020

Xenophobic attacks: MTN Nigeria compensates trading partners

Lassa fever kills 15 in Ondo, infects Delta corper

APC aspirant says Akeredolu has no plan for Ondo

Translating science textbooks to Hausa is key to Nigeria’s devt –Secretary, BUK translation team

Amotekun has no religious coloration –Akeredolu, DAWN

Policy uncertainty weakens Nigeria’s economic outlook – World Bank

Defection looms as Imo Assembly resumes today

Four suspected herdsmen bodies found in Kogi river

APC stages counter-protest, Uzodinma alleges plot to topple Buhari

Minimum wage: Labour to meet in Abuja, Bayelsa

Pogba is a nuisance – Keane

Man beats, stabs wife to death in Ogun

Gowon, Abdulsalami, others warn of hunger by 2050

FRSC plans driving licence for Nigerians moving to US, Europe

EFCC files N800m fraud charges against Adoke, accomplice

Man claiming to be Ondo missing child’s abductor remanded

PDP members protest in Abuja, London, demand Ihedioha’s reinstatement

PenCom orders PFAs to raise retirees’ pensions

PSG plot tempting offer for PEP

Mama Boko Haram remanded in prison for fraud

Oil price hits $65 as Libyan oilfields shut down

Renewed attacks: Uncover, block sources of B’Haram, ISWAP funds, DHQ tells EU, others

Investors regain confidence as market gains N48bn

Buhari seeks UK help in fugitives’ investigation

Blueprint Consulting denies involvement in investment fraud

STEM education’ll boost Nigeria’s economy – Okebukola

Reducing illegal migration

Three CRUTECH students drown in Abakpa River

Bayelsa records drop in road crashes

Supreme Court affirms Ganduje, Tambuwal, Lalong, Mohammed’s elections

Ukraine presses Iran to hand over downed jet’s black boxes

Lyon sign Cameroon striker Toko Ekambi on loan from Villarreal

Several killed in fighting between Boko Haram factions in Nigeria

Visa: NIS gives entry requirements for non-Nigerians

Nigerian Institute of Journalism sacks lecturer for alleged sexual assault

Unclaimed dividends: SEC introduces regulation on electronic offering

Police parade 60 suspected kidnappers, recover weapons

[VIDEO] Supreme Court Judgement: Ihedioha’s supporters storm Imo streets in protest

Ghana president entreats Buhari to open borders

Alleged $9.5m fraud: Pinnick, Sanusi know fate February 20

P&ID scandal: Court adjourns till Jan 21 for trial

Truck travelling to Lagos kills 17 in Katsina – Police

Brexit legislation: British PM Johnson suffers first defeat since election

EFCC arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram’, two others for N111m fraud

Supreme Court ruling: Buhari congratulates Ganduje, Lalong

UK-Africa Summit: NIPC unveils Nigeria Investment Guide

Buhari meets British PM, seeks UK anti-graft agency support

D’Tigers to start 2021 Afrobasket qualification November

Reject impeachment charges against me, Trump tells US Senate

PDP protest attempt to take over Buhari’s govt – Uzodinma

PDP protest attempt to overthrow Buhari’s govt – Uzodinma

Real Madrid complete signing of Brazilian attacking midfielder

Increased attacks by Boko Haram, kicks of a dying horse – Buratai

Guardiola says league form sets standard and will not prioritise cups

Manchester United goalkeeper Romero involved in car crash

Hunter shoots colleague during expedition in Osun

Suicide bomber kills nine civilians in Kindjiria, Chad

UPDATED: Supreme Court validates Bala’s election as Bauchi gov

BREAKING: Supreme Court validates Bala’s election as Bauchi gov

Interfaith forum backs Operation Amotekun

Suicide bomber kills nine civilians in Chad

BREAKING: Supreme Court validates Lalong’s election as Plateau gov

EPL: Cavani’s desire to leave PSG sparks Lampard interest

Billionaires richer than 60% of world’s population — Oxfam

Pipeline explosion: Vandalism our major concern, says NNPC boss

Czech Senate speaker Kubera dies

Kwara workers protest over non-payment of three-month salaries

Police arrest gunmen who killed, robbed two Okada riders in Delta

PHOTOS: FIIRO workers’ demonstration enters day three

Burna Boy’s song places fourth in Michelle Obama’s playlist for 2020

Three dead after seating collapse at Ethiopian festival

Arteta believes Arsenal can still chase down Chelsea

Money laundering: ‘Atiku’s son-in-law, lawyer can’t be tried together’

Police arrest notorious female armed robber in Delta

BREAKING: FIIRO workers shut out management staff over DG’s PhD

PHOTOS: Abuja PDP protesters injured in road accident

UK PM says Britain will be more open to Africans after Brexit

Djokovic survives scare in tough Slam opener

PenCom directs PFAs to implement pension enhancement for retirees

Lagos-Ibadan rail may not be ready in April – Amaechi

Two dead, 15 injured in shooting outside US bar

Sanwo-Olu appoints five new permanent secretaries

New York Times endorses Warren, Klobuchar for US presidency

Ganduje: Kano residents accept Supreme Court judgement in good faith

Rashford vows to return ‘fitter than ever’ after back injury

Three Cross River varsity students drown in river

Jubilation in Sokoto over Supreme court judgement

Iran says it may pull out of nuclear treaty over Europe dispute

People insulted me but I did not revenge – Olubadan

Nigerians slam EFCC for arresting 89 youths at Ibadan club

Five die as hot water pipe bursts in hotel

Supreme Court delivers judgement on Plateau, Bauchi gov elections 3pm

Malta minister quits over husband’s links to murder suspect

UPDATED: Five die, 39 vehicles razed, 150 people displaced in Lagos pipeline explosion

Liverpool still not interested in title talk, says Robertson

PHOTOS: Melaye, others lead PDP protest in Abuja

Fire razes shops in Kano market

Soldier goes on trial for allegedly spying for Iran

Army goes on trial for allegedly spying for Iran

‘Be nice to each other,’ Wozniacki tells young players

BREAKING: PDP Abuja protest ends abruptly as members escape death

Bandits launch counter-attack on villagers after gun duel with police

We need to learn from history, says Gov AbdulRazaq

PHOTOS: Three die, houses burnt as pipeline explodes in Abule Egba, Lagos

Pipeline fire put out after several hours in Abule Egba, Lagos

UPDATED: Supreme Court upholds Tambuwal’s election

BREAKING: Supreme Court upholds Tambuwal’s election

Ihedioha: Secondus, Obi, Abaribe, others protest in Abuja

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Ganduje as Kano gov

Prince Harry expresses ‘great sadness’ at royal split

Gauff, 15, stuns Venus in Australian Open first round

ICPC warns officials against victimising Nigerians

Uzodinma begs Imo people for prayers

Full cashless toll begins on Lekki/Ikoyi Bridge today

APC’ll retain power in Ondo, says Boroffice

Shi’ites set to publish book on 2015 massacre

I was under pressure to compromise investigations –Obono-Obla

Two die, houses burnt as pipeline explodes in Lagos

Katsina man remanded for stealing 44 goats

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Has Father Mbaka endorsed Amotekun?

Leah is around Lake Chad, says released Plateau aid worker

South South demands 2023 Presidency, tips South East for 2027

Some FG pensioners still earn N4,000 monthly – Retirees

How bakery owner roasted Almajiri feet to recover N80 bread

Woman fakes own kidnap, demands N10m from employer

Stay away from Bayelsa, IYC warns IPOB

20 food items, pads, others get VAT exemption

My reelection is certain, declares Obaseki

Kanu’s return for parents’ burial, mere speculation – IPOB

Man kills six-month pregnant wife in Anambra

FIIRO workers down tools, seize DG’s official car

Commercial driver flees after crushing policeman to death

Atiku backs Amotekun

Suspected cultists kill two in Ikorodu

Operation Amotekun: We’re not targeting any ethnic group, South West govs allay fears

PDP, APC go spiritual as Supreme Court decides Sokoto, Benue, Kano, Bauchi polls

NASENI to deploy technology against insurgency

Nine delisted firms wipe off N165.11bn from NSE

Nwakaeme, Simon hit sixth goals in Europe

The leopard and the golden calf

SERAP wasting time on N37bn renovation suit –Senate

Unstable calendar undermines qualitative varsity education –Banjo

Imo: PDP protests, alleges Supreme Court’s manipulation, demands CJN’s sacking

Buratai, terminate Operation Positive Identification

A new case for a Commonwealth based on trade

17 soldiers killed, scores abducted in fresh Boko Haram attack

Document trove shows how ‘Africa’s richest woman’ stole fortune – ICIJ

Relief as Messi ensures Setien enjoys winning start

Serie A: Balotelli sent off 7minutes after coming on as substitute

BREAKING: Pandemonium as vandalized NNPC pipeline explodes in Lagos

If McGregor wants to fight, I’m ready, says UFC champion Usman

Barca coach to play youthful duo Fati, Puig in first game

Vardy leads EPL scorers chart with 17 goals

EPL table after Liverpool vs Man United match

Gambia will arrest ex-president Jammeh if he returns —Minister

 Amotekun: Buhari, APC lack solution to insecurity, says PDP vice-chairman

We must keep praying for Nigeria—Jonathan

UPDATED: Liverpool beat Manchester United 2-0

Our economy big enough for bigger capital market – SEC 

Lewandowski strikes again as Bayern Munich go second in Bundesliga

Bayelsa residents capture giant Sea Turtle

Amotekun not for ethnic agenda – Akeredolu

Rashford ruled out for ‘weeks’ —Solskjaer

Harry, Meghan begin new life after ‘royal split’

Nantes to pay homage to Sala a year after striker’s death

EPL: Burnley stun Leicester, win 2-1

Arsenal fans were terrific, says Arteta after draw against Sheffield

Ihedioha: PDP members protest in Owerri

Ihedioha: Imo PDP members protest in Owerri

Supreme Court destroying Nigeria’s democracy – Imo PDP

Serie A: AC Milan beat Udinese 3-2

Ayade indicts innocent people, forms charges —Ochala, Cross River APC chairman

Mixed metaphors: On the presidential jet

Paracetamol abuse may cause liver failure in teething babies – Expert

PDP leaders abandoned Dickson during Bayelsa gov election —Gulak

World powers begin crunch Libya peace talks

DPR seals 10 gas stations operating in residential areas in Osun

Title is gone but Manchester City can still thrive, says Mendy

Twelve dead, 46 injured after buses collide in Algeria

I didn’t kill policeman, my friend did – Suspect

Community policing, way forward – Duke

Iran protest ban on hosting football games, says country is safe

Kenya arrests five for suspected terrorism

Czech fire: At least eight die, 30 injured at disabled people’s home

Bodies of Ukrainian victims of downed plane arrive Kiev

VIDEO: Nigerians react to Father Mbaka’s prophecy

Judiciary, electoral system on trial – Ihedioha

Pageants are women empowerment programmes – Helen Prest-Ajayi

I’ll never reduce my boobs – Ella Mensah

Belinda Effah, Kaylah Oniwo, Akah Nnani star in Bland2Glam’s Power of 7

I want to unite Africa with my music – Swagga Don

Nollywood movies not only about voodoo – Tolulope Oke

I’m a musician for the streets – Yomi Sars

Imo: PDP to protest Supreme Court judgment in Abuja Monday

Saturday, January 18, 2020

If I don’t get God’s mercy, so be it –Suspected killer of Maersk MD’s wife

Davido, Chioma cause stir as ‘battle’ rages over Peruzzi

Consumers paid more for diesel, others in December

Aunty Hanan, presidential jet is for serious business not private trip — School kids

Rohr’s contract issue will be resolved –NFF

One doesn’t need godfather to be popular in Nollywood – Basira Badia

I’m qualified to be special adviser on tourism – Ubi Franklin

If God could speak, it wouldn’t be through Father Mbaka –Igwe, Nigerian Humanist Movement founder

Public schools: Kwara, CAN differ on conduct of prayers

Joshua meets Buhari in London

FG keeps mum over Uzodinma’s travel ban, N4.3bn fraud case

We closed borders to strengthen economy, security – Buhari

Adebanjo, Okunronmu, YCE tackle Tinubu over silence on Operation Amotekun

Operation Amotekun: Ignore FG, Jemibewon, Oyinlola, others tell govs

Uzodinma sacks boards, parastatals

Senate push for communication tax to replace 2.5% VAT hike

Supremacy battle over NDDC worsens as NASS panels close ranks against Akpabio

Group berates Tinubu’s coordinator over 2023 presidency

Ubah appeals sacking from Senate

INEC to meet lawmakers over electronic transmission of results

Power tariff hike: NERC moves to begin consultations despite NASS directive

Alaafin honours businessman

Sex for marks: More victims may release evidence against OAU lecturer

Gunmen kill two in fresh Southern Kaduna attack

Osun commissioner, lawmaker among 100 young African leaders

Fuel supply: FG pleads with border communities

2023: APC chief hails Gowon’s stand on Igbo presidency

Customs seize container with smuggled vegetable oil in Imo

Fayemi plans resort centre for aged residents

Be ready to work, Abiodun tells aides

Whenever I travel, I return having new friends — Mawuli Gavor

Rant here: Western Nigeria Security Network (Amotekun)

Fashion designers should avoid repetition, plagiarism – Kasumu

There’s nothing as good as goodwill –Ayeni

Police, family disagree over mechanic’s death in custody

Ogun crashes: 31 persons killed, 60 injured in one month

After failed re-election bids, lawmakers embrace fallback options

FG, states, LGs shared N15.9tn in two years — Investigation

I’ve been approached to return as Anambra gov —Ngige

Timing for increase in electricity tariff unreasonable — James, President, consumer association

Real Madrid beat Sevilla 2-1 to go top of LaLiga table

Queen Elizabeth endorses Harry, Meghan royal quit amid tough conditions

Amotekun: South-West govs’ intentions good but unconstitutional, says minister

CAN reacts to alleged ban of religious activities in Kwara schools

Ihedioha: PDP to protest in Abuja Monday

I will stand up for Nigeria anytime you need me, Anthony Joshua tells Buhari

APC govs warn PDP to stop castigating Judiciary

ABU professor killed in Kaduna gas explosion buried

EPL: Chelsea suffer first defeat in four league games

EPL: Fernandinho own-goal costs City more points

Women march against Trump in Washington as election looms

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Anthony Joshua presents belts to Buhari, prostrates

Palace bars Harry, Meghan from receiving public funds

Barack Obama pens love note to wife as she turns 56

La Liga: Madrid go top after scrappy win over Sevilla

Gunmen invade Southern Kaduna village, kill two

EPL: Arsenal held again by late Sheffield leveller

Arsenal held again by late Sheffield leveller

Haaland bags 20-minute hat-trick on Dortmund debut

Immobile hat-trick as Lazio thrash Sampdoria 5-1

New Barcelona coach demands attractive football from players

Tunisia condemns eight to death for presidential guard attack

Distinguished agronomist, PUNCH director, Dr Lekan Are, dies at 86

BREAKING: Dr Lekan Are, dies at 86

South West will produce next president, APC chief tells Miyetti Allah

EPL: Mourinho’s winless run continues as Watford draw Tottenham 0-0

EPL: Watford stalemate hits Tottenham Champions League hopes

Fernandes transfer to Manchester United suffers setback

Alleged $25,000 extortion: EFCC tape concocted, I didn’t plead, says Shehu Sani

UNIPORT gets 37 new professors

Imo police threaten to arrest anybody who hijacks PDP protest

[VIDEO]Trapped but rescued: Man spent seven hours buried inside collapsed building

Imo new gov sacks chairmen of boards, parastatals

Imo: Supreme Court judgement still shocking, says Ihedioha

Ashley Young lists three unforgettable things about Manchester United

Macron, wife rushed from Paris theatre during protest

Gunmen kill two in fresh attack on Kaduna community

Yoruba’ll rise against govs if they dump Amotekun – Adebanjo

Women spark outrage by driving in Beijing’s Forbidden City

Why it took me nine years to marry mother of my children – Igosave

Armed robbery victim dies from gunshot wounds in Umuahia

5 ways aging affects your private parts

Ondo missing child: Magistrate prevents journalists from covering pastor’s trial

I’m a better dribbler than Okocha – Jaywon

People thought I was foolish to leave oil firm for church work – Aboyeji, Foursquare Church GO

Europe will face terror threat if Libya govt falls – Erdogan

‘Keep trying’ not best advice if you are infertile

Liberia: Anger, dissatisfaction over economy as George Weah marks two years in office

Liberia souring on George Weah at two-year mark

Four killed in Utah attack – Police

China, Myanmar ‘stand together’ despite Rohingya backlash

I don’t compromise with my work –Kunle Afolayan

Rodgers gives update on Ndidi injury

Lagos building collapse: I thought I was dreaming, says survivor

VIDEO: Conductor, passenger fight dirty over N100 change

Buhari arrives in London, returns to Nigeria Thursday

My attacker still threatening to kill me –Cross River female bank worker attacked with hammer

Four jailed seven years for stealing noodles, cigarettes

EFCC arrests six wanted Internet fraudsters in Ilorin

I auditioned for a month to act in Kunle Afolayan’s movie –Temi Otedola

Protesters storm DSS office, seek Omo-Agege’s trial

Friday, January 17, 2020

I trekked hours in the bush to escape Boko Haram attack – Emir of Potiskum

I’m eagerly waiting to be enlisted in Operation Amotekun – 60-year-old female hunter

We thought forex trading would bring us fortunes — N233m fraud victims

55-year-old driver dies in Delta hotel after sex

Niger: Bandits kill village head, abduct son, 17 others

Buhari, security chiefs warn group against threatening national security

N166bn debt: Electricity companies begin mass disconnection in four states

Ebonyi woman whose two-year-old son was beheaded: My boy would have been greater than me

LG autonomy, arrant nonsense, says Akande

Mbaka cleanses new gov’s office as Uzodinma appoints SSG, others

No problem if power shifts to South-East in 2023 – Gowon

They take advantage of young girls, women in Lebanon – Bright, Nigerian lady who pleaded to return home

I once hawked in traffic to make ends meet –Paramount Komedy

Bandit attacks: Police deploy more riot policemen, SARS in Zamfara

I’m unaware of ongoing NDDC projects in C’River, Ayade tells Akpabio

Wilder: The bronze bomber vows to end Fury’s career at rematch

EFCC arrests Benue Assembly clerk over alleged N220m

Operation Amotekun: Don’t support criminals terrorising South West, ex-govs warn FG

Nigeria’s debt now N26.22tn, says DMO

Judge strikes out Assemblies of God suit

Police parade two in Enugu for trafficking nine children

Malabu Oil probe: I’ve ulcer, glaucoma, hypertension, Adoke tells court

I’m a beneficiary of credible polls, will bequeath same – Buhari

Motorcyclist killed as LASTMA official, driver struggle for steering wheel

APC mounting pressure on S’Court to reclaim Sokoto, others – PDP

Hisbah, CJTF thriving with govt backing in Kano, Borno, others

Military invades Bayelsa communities over four navy officers’ killers

‘Sugar Rush’ granted final approval to show in cinemas ­–NFVCB boss, Thomas

Abiodun inaugurates LG transition committees, urges financial prudence

Top five hot female DJs owning the game

Iran banned from hosting international football

‘Maman Dion,’ mother of singer Celine, dies at 92

Former Real Madrid striker joins MLS club Galaxy

Brazil minister quits over accusations of Nazi quotes

23-year-old lady trafficked to Lebanon arrives in Nigeria

2023: Buhari hints at handing over ‘quietly’ to successor

2019 election petitions: Buhari didn’t influence judges, says Olanipekun

BREAKING: Afenifere leader arrested, detained for ‘obstructing’ Osinbajo’s convoy

Ashley Young joins Inter Milan from Manchester United

Angolan ex-president denies ties to daughter’s alleged graft

PDP is reckless – Oshiomhole

Ukraine president rejects PM’s resignation, gives second chance

23-year-old emerges best graduating student of JABU

Insecurity: Nigeria under siege, says Catholic bishop

Forget new projects, complete abandoned ones, Akeredolu tells NDDC

World’s shortest man dies at 27

Trump hires Clinton’s lawyer in impeachment trial

Ex-security boss found dead in Armenia

Two actors fall, die rehearsing movie scene

I’m not aware of NDDC projects in Cross River, Ayade tells Akpabio

BREAKING: EFCC arrests Benue Assembly Clerk over alleged N220m fraud

Five arrested over death of student in Portugal

Five Burkina Faso soldiers killed in roadside bomb attack

Pep Guardiola relaxed over Man City party with ‘Instagram models’

Inter Milan look to Victor Moses

Why we have no regrets fighting civil war –Gowon

Buhari departs Abuja for London

Imo gov election enough for INEC chair to resign – APC chieftain

Police arrest kidnapper of missing boy in Ondo church

Group gives Tinubu 24 hours to reveal position on Amotekun

Mbaka at Imo gov office, performs spiritual ‘cleansing’ 

Sri Lanka lifts ban on drones

Employ Plateau aid worker freed by Boko Haram, nurses beg Lalong

Putin to attend Libya peace conference

PHOTOS: One escapes death as three-storey building collapses in Lagos

Claims of police torturing mechanic to death set Twitter on fire

BREAKING: Another building collapses in Lagos

N3.6bn fraud: Judge’s absence stalls trial of ex NDDC boss

Nigeria public debt rises to N26.2 trillion

I have not been sacked as senator – Ifeanyi Ubah

Kaduna sets up committee to collate data on Almajiris

PHOTOS: Group protests non-implementation of disability act in Abuja

Groom accused of sexual assault at wedding reception

VIDEO: Why Federal Government should support Amotekun –Ooni

Ihedioha: PDP to protest Supreme Court judgment in Imo

PDP to stage protest over Supreme Court judgment in Imo

Sugar Rush back in Cinemas —NFVCB

Dark days ‘ll soon be over, Abaribe tells Ihedioha, PDP 

Adamawa to designate court for rape cases for speedy trial of offenders

Inflation increases to 11.98% in December – NBS

Imo: Blame INEC for Supreme Court ruling, Esele tells Ihedioha

Uzodinma appoints SSG, three others

Court reaffirms Ifeanyi Ubah’s sacking as senator

Akesan market fire: FG gives building materials to Oyo govt

BREAKING: TCN restores supply after double power system collapses

SARS pathogen kills two Chinese

BREAKING: Man trapped in Lagos collapsed three-storey building rescued

Woman jailed for killing husband with eye drops

Youth engagement: EFCC strengthens collaboration with NYSC

Lawmaker calls for policies to empower women

EPL: Solskjaer names new Manchester United captain after Young’s exit

Trump betrayed us, Iran supreme leader says

Hong Kong airline made woman take pregnancy test

Another petrol tanker catches fire in Onitsha

FG encourages use of gas-powered vehicles to remove subsidy on petrol

Buhari, security chiefs meet ahead of UK trip

BREAKING: One trapped as building collapses in Lagos

Australia to lose billions as bushfires deter tourists

China GDP grew 6.1% in 2019, slowest in three decades

I’m going to Davos, says Trump as Senate begins impeachment trial

Bundesliga: Klinsmann eyes shock win over ex-club Bayern

Ukraine PM resigns after leaked audio criticising president

Akande faults call for LG autonomy

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Govt plans petrol alternative, to crash price

Zamfara bandits kill 31 in fresh attacks, steal food

UK renews bid to seize £117m Ibori loot

Soldier stabs Kaduna trader to death

The balcony of my mansion is a slum

We’re ready for probe, Ihedioha, Okorocha reply Uzodinma

Catholic may bar Mbaka from preaching – Archbishop

Ebonyi nursing mother’s corpse found in gutter

Detention: Edo woman sues DSS, Lebanese, demands N350m

Sanwo-Olu drops commissioner, appoints three others

How I helped Maina opened questionable account — Brother

Fela, Awo’s statues removed for development, says LASG

Police launch manhunt for soldiers who killed woman

Ex-banker defrauds 354 Nigerians of over N500m

Internet fraudster jailed, forfeits N29.2m to FG

Kaduna demolishes Abacha’s hotel, family protests

Buhari appoints Kingsley Obiora CBN deputy governor

Court remands Internet fraudster for setting girlfriend ablaze

Joshua, Pulev bout set for May in Turkey

Investors lobby PFAs as pension assets hit N9.8tn

NBA faults AGF, Fayemi says security agencies partnered govs on Amotekun

Imo gov judgment: Supreme Court heavily compromised, has lost credibility, alleges PDP

Buhari flies to UK, begins six-day trip today

Implementation of 7.5% VAT begins February 1 — Minister

Nigerian jollof is the best –Dessers

James signs new five-year Chelsea deal

Handball: Nigeria begin Nations Cup with defeat

Adekuoroye wins gold in Rome

U-23 players owed $13,500 each by NFF

Consumer goods producers groan under border closure

NFF’s normalisation committee, tyrannical move – Fuludu

Oshoala backs Nigeria’s move to host 2020 AWCON

Australian Open: Gauf to face Venus again

Young agrees Inter move

Bagudu hails establishment of agric varsity

Power grid collapses twice in two hours

Management of pneumococcal infection

Nigeria, Ghana, four others fault renaming CFA eco

Researchers set blood pressure target for octogenarians

Stakeholders kick as BPE delays Discos’ performance review

Foreign investors withdrew N481.96bn in 11 months –NSE

Court rules on Ambode’s bus probe suit Feb 27

T-bills: Investors groan as interest rates drop further

Embattled Ibadan Obas fault Makinde’s peace initiative

Kjaer insists no issue with Ibrahimovic

Govt partners firm to prepare graduates for work

Rouhani says Iran wants dialogue, working to ‘prevent war’

Three Turkish soldiers among 10 killed by car bomb in Syria

US senators sworn in for Trump trial, adjourned until Tuesday

[VIDEO] Road Works: Lagos-Ibadan Expressway commuters bemoan traffic stress

Man United defender agrees Inter Milan move

UPDATED: Sanwo-Olu reshuffles cabinet, sacks tourism commissioner

Mbaka could be barred from preaching – Lagos Archbishop

Arrest warrant issued for NFL’s Beckham in US

Ihedioha-Uzodinma: PDP holds emergency NEC meeting on Friday

Ihedioha-Uzodinma: Supreme Court ruling miscarriage of justice – Secondus

Derby charged for financial fair play violations

UK restarts bid to confiscate £117m Ibori loot

Buhari embarks on first foreign trip in 2020

Nine burnt to death, three injured in Ogun bus explosion

Bandits kill 29 in Zamfara

VIDEO: Sights and Sounds at Armed Forces Remembrance Day

Mali: 15 dead in attack on Fulani village

Sanwo-Olu reshuffles cabinet

Lagos to rebuild demolished statues of Fela, Awolowo

US Senate formally accepts Trump’s impeachment articles

FG adopts ‘Nigeria First’ foreign policy

Blackout: National grid experiences first collapse in 2020

Uzodinma is my brother, friend and party man – Okorocha

Zimbabwe seizes Mugabe nephew’s farm

US senators to be sworn in for Trump impeachment trial

Two killed in new clashes in central Benin

Sokoto rerun: INEC engages EFCC, ICPC to monitor elections

Gunmen kidnap former DSS boss in Benue

Xavi gives reason for rejecting Barcelona job

World won’t rest until questions answered on Iran jet crash – Canada

Nigeria, Ghana, four others fault renaming of CFA to Eco

Probe: I have no skeleton in my cupboard, Ihedioha replies Uzodinma

NDDC awarded over N1tn fraudulent contracts – Ojougboh

Buhari appoints Kingsley Obiora as CBN deputy governor 

Doctors protest stripping of colleague naked in Abuja

Woman drags ex-husband to court over antenatal fee

Sevilla sign Morocco international En-Nesyri

Soldiers invited by woman to beat neighbour mistakenly kill her sister

‎Buhari seeks empowerment, education of women

Iran accuses EU of abandoning nuclear deal for fear of Trump

Oil prices: Again, Buhari meets NNPC GMD, Mela Kyari

Benue approves new minimum wage

BREAKING: Protest in FIIRO as workers demand DG’s certificate

Ending poor electricity beyond recapitalisation — Group

Oyo stops ongoing renovation of public schools by ‘philanthropist’

Supporting Amotekun may deprive Southwest of 2023 Presidency, Miyetti Allah tells govs

WAEC blacklists 165 schools in Kwara, fines each N250,000

Court rules on Fayose’s N2.2bn fraud case Feb 17

Rape tops child violation cases in Kaduna – Commissioner

Governors hijacking LG funds will face trial after tenure – Presidency

Uzodinma: Battle for Imo Deputy Speaker position begins 

We informed national security agencies before establishing Amotekun – Fayemi

Gombe SUBEB directs its staff, teachers to enrol wards in public schools

Two children abducted from Borno rescued in Taraba

Supreme Court ruling: Ohanaeze appeals to Imo residents to remain calm

Four children killed in Romania house fire

Iran president wants dialogue, working to prevent war

Bandits kill two health workers, injure two others in Zamfara

FG’s position on Amotekun unfair – National Youth Council of Nigeria

Angola’s Isabel dos Santos says run for president ‘possible’

Lassa fever: Enugu warns residents against bush burning

Increasing insecurity in North East worrisome – UN

UN laments increasing vehicular checkpoints by insurgents in Borno, Yobe

Kidnapping: Katsina imposes curfew on use of motorcycles, tricycles 

Meghan Markle makes first public appearance since shock announcement

Tennis: Halep knocked out in Adelaide quarter-finals

ISWAP free five kidnapped aid workers

Nigeria’s daily oil production plunges to 1.57m barrels

Monthly foreign exchange inflow rose to $9.84bn –CBN

Amotekun is not illegal: A reply to Malami

SCUML has no record of Mompha’s company – Official

US resumes joint military operations in Iraq

US Senate prepares to set Trump trial in motion

Pastor, lecturer arraigned for spreading fake news

Bank fined N25m for freezing account on EFCC’s directive

EFCC arraigns ex-Kwara scholarship board chair, others for fraud

Cleric defrauds follower of N4.3m for sacrifices

APC’ll win more Igbo states before 2023 –Ohanaeze

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Arsenal celebrate 21 years of signing Kanu

FIIRO DG: FG sends envoys to Benin varsity

Motorists, commuters spend hours in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway gridlock

How Kolade Johnson was killed by policeman – Friends

NDDC awarded over N1tn fraudulent contracts – ED

Vice-chairman, NWC back Oshiomhole on choice of APC secretary

Onazi joins Denizlispor…may face ex-club in Turkish Cup clash today

Ms Buhari and the presidential jet adventure

Amotekun: Govs to meet Buhari as Soyinka, Agbakoba, others lampoon AGF

I have 39 more prophecies, says Mbaka

Uzodinma sworn in, begins probe of three ex-govs

Father Mbaka did NOT hear from God

Operation Amotekun: Governors should not give up

FG implements Finance Act, charges 7.5% VAT on transactions

Turkey eyes road contracts, others in Nigeria

Another alleged OAU randy lecturer placed on half salary

AIG visits Katsina, meets emirs over banditry

Kidnapped NPC officials in Taraba regain freedom

DPR begins clampdown on Ogun illegal gas plants

I almost lost my life for Oshiomhole, says Shaibu

IGP Adamu: One year of focused leadership

The Dark Ages are back, Oyetibo tells judiciary

Bauchi denies Mohammed’s illness, blames opposition, mischief makers

Lebanese police arrest employer of Nigerian sold into slavery

Gunmen abduct, kill Adamawa journalist

Dangote, Stallion to boost Ekiti rice production

Eight killed, 17 injured in Niger crash

We’re not fighting you, Anglican Church tells el-Rufai

Oyo to promote teachers based on pupils’ results

Shock as Putin names new PM, lays out constitutional reforms

Iran’s president urges ‘unity’ after plane protests

JAMB shifts UTME registrations in 243 centres, arrests five agents for extortion

Germany investigates three over ‘spying for China’

Police confirm Kaduna monarch attack, say six not three are killed

71-year-old man rapes disabled man for four years, court hears

South-West govs not wrong to establish Amotekun – Agbakoba

EPL: Pogba likely to leave Manchester United

AC Milan cruise into Italian Cup last eight

FG disburses $155m youth employment fund to 16 states

Ronaldo misses Juventus cup tie

Uzodinma orders probe of Ohakim, Okorocha, Ihedioha

Inter in London for Giroud, Eriksen talks

Makinde meets Obasanjo, says AGF can’t nullify Amotekun

US House to send Trump impeachment articles to Senate

Another Maina’s sister testifies against him, disowns account opened in her name

FMC Abuja resident doctors suspend strike

Hope Uzodinma sworn in as Imo governor

BREAKING: Hope Uzodinma sworn in as Imo governor

Bear no grudge against those who opposed you, Tinubu warns Uzodinma

Ondo community arrests 150 cows for destroying farmland 

PDP elder statesman escapes death in robbery attack

WHO lists urgent health challenges for the next decade

Imo: I’m ready to work with Uzodinma – Araraume

Tambuwal urges NASS to pass Legion Establishment Bill

Supreme Court removed me against Imo people’s wish – Ihedioha

Civil war won’t happen again, says Presidency

BREAKING: Trump signs China trade deal

Imo: How we got favourable Supreme Court judgement – Uzodinma

2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration in pictures

Student cries, collapses in court on sighting alleged defiler

We fear for Zakzaky’s life – IMN

Amotekun not unconstitutional, Falana tackles Malami

Security operatives take over Owerri ahead of Uzodinma’s arrival  

Imo: Osinbajo not involved in Ihedioha’s sacking

2020 UTME: JAMB suspends registration in 243 centres nationwide

Bandits attack emir, kill six in Kaduna – Police

Car theft: Why I took Naira Marley to court – Ademola

Sex for mark: OAU places accused lecturer on half pay

Katsina banditry: AIG commences two-day visit to seek solution

BREAKING: INEC makes U-turn, gives Uzodinma Certificate of Return

You slept while Nigerians were being killed, Soyinka tells Amotekun foes

Cameroon says 2021 AFCON to start January due to weather concerns

Meghan visits Canada women’s shelter in first public outing

BREAKING: FG begins implementation of Finance Act, 7.5% VAT on transactions

Doctor who ran underground clinic during civil war gets humanitarian award

Pope appoints first woman junior foreign affairs minister

Nkem, I got your back, Ebere Ihedioha tells husband 

UPDATED: Russia PM resigns over Putin’s reforms

Kidnapped NPC officials regain freedom in Taraba

Why we can’t issue Uzodinma Certificate of Return – INEC

Why we can’t give Uzodinma Certificate of Return – INEC

VIDEO: Tears, tales of woes as police parade suspects in Lagos

New footage shows Iranian missiles hitting Ukraine plane

EPL: Mourinho makes first signing as Tottenham coach

Court summons Kwara police commissioner over Ile Arugbo demolition

Eni Aluko retires from football

Former champion Kerber suffers Australian Open injury setback

PDP flags removed from Imo govt house

Makinde ties Oyo teachers promotion to students’ performance in external exams

Valverde given one match suspension for Super Cup foul

Five killed as Sudan crushes revolt by security agents

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Buhari, CJN, others honour fallen heroes

We’ll show no mercy to traffic offenders — LASTMA

Outrage over destitute college student’s death

Isa Funtua on Nigeria’s realpolitik

Diversion: Trucks accident worsens Lagos-Ibadan Expressway traffic

Man, 37, allegedly rapes daughter

Meghan could face estranged father in court over leaked letter

Amotekun: Laws are not made in AGF’s office, says Akeredolu

Nigeria needs to prepare for electric cars – Minister

Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday —Senate chief

Ihedioha will overcome setback – Atiku

Igini warns against rigging in Akwa Ibom rerun

Police kill two carjackers in Anambra

‘Amnesty programme should go beyond stipends’

NSCDC arrest five for attempted murder in Taraba

BREAKING: Imo gov-elect freezes state accounts

FG dominates NSE bond market, raises N2.98tn…plans N510bn in Q1

Teacher rewarded for whistle-blowing in Gombe

Reverse telecoms RoW charge increase, FG tells states

VAT increase, an anti-people policy –TUC

Bello inaugurates minimum wage implementation committee

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Buhari inaugurates Lagos-Ibadan railway in May, says Amaechi

South West plans legal action as FG declares Amotekun illegal

Suspect behind Buhari’s fake marriage video gets bail

15-year outage: Youths block Ibom Power Plant with corpses

OOU denies deliberating on commissioner-designate’s alleged dismissal

We are expecting Buhari’s decision on IPPIS –Ogunyemi

Assailants murder Ebonyi man, mistress

Pastor accuses TRACE of withholding motorcycle after paying fine

Suspected killers of Moradeun Balogun remanded

Man in court for killing bat on OAU campus

Defection turns Ogun to one-party state, says Abiodun

Nigeria worse now than in 1967, SMBCF warns

Man jailed two weeks for making calls in court

Rivers man who fed daughter with excreta gets bail

Recruitment budget: N1.6bn for hiring, training, Customs insist

APC vice-chair attacks Oshiomhole, alleges imposition

Peterside accuses Wike of embarrassing Rivers monarchs

Falode celebrates NWPL legend Oshoala

NTF rankings: Emmanuel, Quadre maintain top spots

Etebo seals Getafe loan move

Shehu Sani’s arrest, detention politically motivated –Aide

OQT: D’Tigress will be tough, admits Mozambican Seda

S’West plans legal action as FG declares Amotekun illegal

FG to recruit more teachers, seeks NUT’s support

PDP fumes as Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodinma winner

Shagari respected President’s office, always stepped out to smoke – Utomi

Go back to work, Akeredolu begs striking doctors

Ikpeazu didn’t win 2019 poll, says Otti

Osimhen vows to banish away goal nightmare

Panic in Edo community as gunmen abduct teachers

Onyekuru to resume Gala training next week

Police stop car theft case against Naira Marley

NSEMA, NEMA support Nasarawa flood victims

They promised $1,000 job but made me slave –Lebanon returnee

Mauritania official resigns after antisemitic tweet

Encryption battle reignited as US govt at loggerheads with Apple

AfCFTA will hurt Nigeria’s economy, says NESG

Amended personal income tax’ll worsen financial exclusion –Experts

Lazio, Napoli ease into Italian Cup quarters

New protests as Iran makes first arrests over downed airliner

Amotekun can’t be illegal if Hisbah, civilian taskforce are lawful, SMBLF tells Malami

Anti-govt protesters set police stations ablaze in Guinea

IPPIS: ASUU gives details of meeting with Buhari

PDP says Supreme Court ruling in Imo another sad commentary

Google to phase out web-tracking ‘cookies’

Yoruba people will challenge FG’s position on Amotekun – Prof Akintoye

Supreme Court ruling: I will support you, Okorocha assures Uzodinma

Uzodinma’s victory: Judicial neutrality at its very best, says Keyamo

Imo govt house gate locked as Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha

Nollywood mourns again as veteran actor, Toyosi Arigbabuwo, dies

Fraudsters using fake NIS website to fleece applicants – CG

NSE records first loss in 2020

Many feared dead in Benue tanker explosion

Egypt fighter jet crashes, kills pilot

Tanker explosion: Welder burnt to death, three injured in Anambra

Finance Act: We’ll announce implementation date – FG

My stolen mandate has been recovered – Uzodinma

Man who fed daughter with excreta in Rivers gets bail

Road construction: Lagos pulls down Fela’s statue

Methanol production will reduce gas flaring, create jobs — Onu

BREAKING: Supreme Court voids Ihedioha’s election, declares APC Uzodinma Imo governor

Trump impeachment: House to vote on sending articles to Senate Wednesday

Kano re-run: INEC exempts corps members as officials over security concerns

BREAKING: Amotekun is illegal- FG

Police dismiss Bayelsa officer who shot driver, passenger

Newborn mauled to death by dogs at India hospital

Italy’s Borini leaves AC Milan for Verona

Man burnt to death over rape, murder of six-year-old girl

Supreme Court to deliver on APC’s appeal against Tambuwal’s election

BREAKING: Three injured as police disperse Shi’ite protesters in Abuja

Court remands suspected killers of Lagos lady, Moradeun Balogun

Suspend electricity tariff hike, Reps tells FG

BREAKING: Uche Nwosu withdraws appeal against Ihedioha’s election

Plateau attacks: Group seeks revival of ‘Operation Rainbow’

Quique Setien begins first training session as Barcelona coach

Libya truce talks break down

Truck crushes one to death, injures four in Ogun multiple accidents

Man Utd can still compete with best in transfer market, says Solskjaer

Kidnapped Chinese sailors regain freedom

Over 110 dead as severe weather hits Pakistan, Afghanistan

[BREAKING] Imo: Supreme Court to deliver judgment on Ararume’s appeal against Ihedioha’s election

Police nab six suspects for stealing five-year-old

CJN laments burden of hearing governorship election cases

Travel agent arraigned over alleged N1.2m Canadian visa fraud

Osun Assembly confirms Awolalu as Customary Court of Appeal President

Police discontinue car theft case against Naira Marley, siblings

UK to ban use of credit cards for gambling

UPDATED: Supreme Court delivers judgement on Kano governorship dispute January 20

BREAKING: Supreme Court delivers judgment on Kano governorship dispute January 20

Wilder, Fury vow to settle rematch with knockout

Fire guts old market in Sokoto

Iran makes first arrests over Ukranian plane downing

Shagari respected President’s Office, always stepped out to smoke – Utomi

Iran to punish those responsible for downing Ukrainian plane

Cleric says cemeteries now latrines, ritualists’ dens

Three Nigerians emerge winners of Russia nuclear research in Africa

Ukrainian plane tragedy shows need for diplomacy – UNGA president

Canada yet to decide if it will pay Harry, Meghan security costs

Director Spike Lee to head 2020 Cannes Film Festival jury

Sex offenders’ register can’t stop rapists, says Falana

Banks on CBN’s life support machine

Prevention of Sudden Death Syndrome

Sycophants shouldn’t take over Amotekun, Bishop warns South-West govs

Imo police tightens security ahead of Supreme Court judgment

Gunmen kill SARS operative controlling traffic in Rivers

My cabinet most star-studded in Nigeria, says Abiodun

Monday, January 13, 2020

Police, NSCDC increase security around US, UK embassies

FIIRO DG didn’t complete PhD programme – Supervisor

Group wants $9.6m Ibori loot in Delta

Omo Agege, group clash on alleged US conviction

I’m loyal to APC, not Osoba — Kaka

Shi’ites tackle Buhari, el-Rufai over El-Zakzaky’s continued detention

Private sector knocks FG as Buhari signs finance bill

Bauchi gov hospitalised in UK, sends message home

We’re privileged to have Oshoala – Barca coach

Dangote renews bid to acquire Arsenal

Messi wants Aguero at Barca

AFN crisis: Gusau rejected our reconciliation moves, says Orbih

LASPOTECH rector advises student leaders on accountability

Barcelona sack Valverde, appoint Setien

I always wanted to play for England – Abraham

Navy inaugurates new girls’ hostel in Calabar

Loans without collateral to fall in Q1 –CBN

APC campaigning for PDP in Edo, says Orbih

Delta DPO accused of stripping 28-year-old woman

Domestic worker commits suicide week before planned visit to parents

Man in court for stealing N50,000 window frames

Fire guts 50 shops in FCT furniture market

Ambulance conveying Imo Catholic priest mother’s corpse burnt

Ebonyi man remanded for allegedly killing motorcyclist

‘Brace up’ and some prepositions you do not need

Buhari approves committees for N2tn Mambilla power plant

BDCs seek stake in $25bn Diaspora remittances

Customs shortlist 162,399 candidates for aptitude test

In memory of Mrs Abosede Ransome-Kuti

Is health minister celebrating deaths of HIV patients? (1)

Biafra: Fifty Years After

Mastering the most confusing English expression

NAFDAC: Growing menace of ‘herbal medicine’ merchants

SIM card: Man sues Buhari’s daughter, DSS, demands N500m

Man dies after drinking herbal mixture

Amotekun: South-West copied South-East strategy, says Ebonyi

Setien replaces Valverde as Barcelona coach

NBET owes power producers over N1tn, say Gencos

Soyinka hails Amotekun, South-East meets on own security outfit

ASUU moves to take final decision on IPPIS

Why Shehu Sani rejected lie detector, states aide

Clubbing kings don’t deserve respect, says Alaafin

Nigeria hasn’t learnt any lesson from civil war – Soyinka, others

Obaseki, labour sign N30,000 minimum wage pact

Plateau FRSC to prosecute errant vehicles owners

I can’t get senators with N1bn property as sureties –Maina

Trailer kills Delta okada rider, passenger

S’Court delivers Kano, Imo, Sokoto, others gov judgments today

Court jails church accountant 18 years for fraud

Six die in Enugu road crash

Court threatens to jail Emefiele over $53m debt

Buhari can’t fix Nigeria’s economy, says PDP

Pirates kill four naval men in Ondo

‘Lagos should account for Lekki-Ikoyi bridge toll’

Three Mali armed groups to form political alliance

BREAKING: Barcelona sack Coach, Ernesto Valverde

Lebanon regains UN voting rights after paying arrears

France, Sahel nations vow to step up anti-jihadist fight

US sends home 21 Saudis after army base shooting probe

Bournemouth keeper replaces Reina at AC Milan

Iran warns UK ambassador against ‘interference’

VIDEO: Commuters react to proposed increase in BRT fares

US to reduce military presence in Africa – Top officer

Court orders man to clean Catholic church as punishment for theft

FG rescues 23-year-old Nigerian lady trafficked to Lebanon 

Lagos principal admits defiling twin pupils, impregnates one

Former Liverpool goalkeeper joins Aston Villa

Church accountant bags 18 years for N15.5m fraud

OOU under pressure to review Ogun commissioner’s dismissal

Gunmen kill SARS officer in Rivers

Tension in South-East over plan to discard prepaid meters

Marquinhos extends PSG contract until 2024

Adegboruwa asks Lagos to remove tollgate on Lekki-Ikoyi bridge

It is inappropriate to compel loss-making firms to pay tax – LCCI

Consider Kano your second home, Emir Sanusi tells Osinbajo

Queen agrees ‘period of transition’ for Harry, Meghan

Barcelona set to sack Valverde

Operation Amotekun: Southwest govs ‘stole’ our security idea – Ebonyi govt

Kwara gov, AbdulRazaq, meets Buhari, lists demands

EPL: Mourinho to make Portugal player first signing as Tottenham manager

Buhari, UN condemn terrorist attacks in Niger

HIV-positive Briton challenges rules to qualify as commercial pilot

US to reduce military presence in Africa over China, Russia threats

US rapper Cardi B wants to be a politician

Buratai launches 206 flats for soldiers in Kaduna

Queen Elizabeth II agrees ‘period of transition’ for Harry, Meghan

I can’t get Senators with N1bn properties as my sureties – Maina

Man Utd to include Rojo in deal for Sporting Lisbon midfielder

2020 budget: Plateau defends plan to borrow 37.6bn

Oyo teacher dies en route to Abuja for training

Bauchi gov. hospitalised ahead of Supreme Court judgement

Countries to sue Iran for nationals’ death in Ukrainian airliner crash

Recruitment: Customs shortlist 162,399 candidates for aptitude test

Arsenal defender joins Bundesliga side, Nurnberg

OSUSTECH asks staff to donate monthly for varsity development

Niger sacks security chiefs after deadly jihadist attack

‘Joker’ leads Oscar nominations with 11

Federer to donate to Australia bushfires appeal

Ex-Pope Benedict breaks silence on celibacy debate after synod

UPDATED: Buhari signs Finance Bill, approves 7.5% VAT increase

I can’t wait for next project, says Hanan Buhari

What happened during civil war bad – Gowon

Valverde on the brink as Barcelona consider their options

Two US airmen found dead at Germany base

Amotekun, desirable New Year gift – Soyinka 

Nigeria civil war completely unnecessary – Pat Utomi

Nigeria in mood similar to months before civil war – Prof Banji Akintoye

BREAKING: Two killed in farmers, herders clash in Edo

William, Harry slam ‘false’ story about their relationship

BREAKING: Buhari signs Finance Bill into law

Barty still on top but gap narrows ahead of Australia Open

Two housewives in court for allegedly beating up neighbour

Two housewives in court for allegedly beating up their neighbour

Alleged N1.4bn fraud: Court adjourns trial of NBA president

Death toll in Niger terrorists attack rises to 89

Pressure on Pepe, Lacazette with Aubameyang suspended, says Arteta

Iran denies ‘cover-up’ over Ukrainian airliner crash

Indonesia-bound plane makes emergency landing due to passengers illness

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway diversion: FRSC deploys 100 officers

Two die as aircraft crashes in South Africa

Nigerian movies generated almost N7bn in cinemas in 2019 – Govt

Supreme Court suspends hearing of Tambuwal, Ihedioha, four other govs appeals

Ortom, Sule urge FG to sustain ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’

Militants attack primary school, kill three teachers in Kenya

EPL: Aguero will ‘die scoring goals’, says Guardiola

Billionaire launches search for girlfriend to take on trip around the moon

Harry to meet Queen Elizabeth over plan to shift royal role

Oscar nominees emerge as awards row rages over female snubs

China police kill kidnapper armed with explosives

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Group wants Obaseki’s govt probed for money laundering

11 airlines inactive, fail to renew licences

Bandits attack police in Delta, steal three rifles

FG orders cinemas to stop showing Banky W’s movie

MTN share price rises after revoked tax case

Imo burglar jumps to death from two-storey building

Police launch manhunt for man who broke neighbour’s head

Boko Haram abducted my constituent returning to school –Plateau senator

Institute sanctions official for exposing randy security operatives

Ogun ex-deputy gov, former PDP secretary join APC

Border closure effective only in South, difficult to enforce in North –Ex-Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Buhari’s daughter goes to party in presidential jet

EFCC has frozen Shehu Sani’s accounts – Aide

TCN to push for Discos’ recapitalisation

Buhari’s daughter wrong to use presidential jet –Falana

Inaccurate leadership succession is Nigeria’s bane, says Bakare

Cobbler rapes graduate, shares nude video with friends

Son kills 62-year-old mother in Imo

Residents accuse police, Lagos task force of demanding bribe

Operation Amotekun: Carry illegal arms, be arrested, police warn OPC, hunters

Confed Cup: Enyimba win, Rangers draw at home

NSF: We are hosting to win, says Edo deputy gov

Amotekun: Anambra, Enugu differ on South-East security outfit, South-South delays project

Nigeria battles others for Tokyo slots in Portugal

Aregbesola blames porous borders for arms proliferation

Osinbajo, govs hail troops on Armed Forces Remembrance Day

Anxiety as Supreme Court rules on Sokoto gov poll today

Bandits release kidnapped customs officers, seek peace

Car wash operator kills neighbour over gate closure

Ronaldo continues scoring streak as Juve top Serie A

VIDEO: Nigerians react to reduction in bank charges

Malaga sack coach over sex video leaked on social media

Police arrest notorious traffic robbery suspect in Lagos

Real beat Atletico on penalties to win Spanish Super Cup

Suspected mad man sets resident ablaze in Lagos

NIN suspension: JAMB begins registration of UTME, DE candidates

BREAKING: 89 Niger soldiers feared killed in jihadist attack

Sokoto election: Police deploy 1,000 officers as Supreme Court delivers judgment

Bayelsa appeals judgment ceding oil wells to Rivers

EPL: Manchester City beat Aston Villa 6-1

Watford climb out the relegation zone with win at Bournemouth

2023: I didn’t ask Buhari to pick his successor – Bakare

2023: I did not infer that Buhari should pick his successor – Bakare

2020 Armed Forces Day: Nigerians not honouring members who snatch ballot boxes – Wike

Abiodun urges more support for families of fallen soldiers

[BREAKING] EKSUTH sack: Union reaches truce with gov, suspends strike

Natural resources alone can’t launch Nigeria into prosperity – Makinde

Barcelona striker Suarez sidelined after Knee operation

Police arrest pastor for impersonating officer in Ondo

SERAP sues 36 States over ex-govs life pension

Do not kill protesters, Trump tells Iranian leaders 

Your children shouldn’t use Presidential jet, Falana tells Buhari

FG orders cinemas to stop showing Banky W movie, Sugar Rush

Nadal renews call for ATP Cup, Davis Cup to merge

Supreme Court to deliver judgment on Imo gov election Monday

Supreme court to deliver judgement on Imo gov Monday

VIDEO: How I supply arms to bandits in Niger, Zamfara, Kaduna –Gunrunner

DPR seals 15 illegal gas stations in Osun

Serena donates $43,000 winners cheque to Australia fire victims

Northern elders commend South-West govs over Amotekun

Djokovic sweeps past Nadal in ATP Cup final

Border closure triggered high demand for palm oil –MD, Okomu Oil

Over 150 bandits on motorbikes attacked Niger communities — Hussaini, NSEMA spokesperson

Family, friends protest as abducted broadcaster remains missing year after

2023: Maku debunks reports to leave APGA

31 injured on Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident – FRSC

N37bn NASS complex renovation divides Reps

There’s still massive corruption in Customs — Fadahunsi, Senate panel vice chair

Queen, Prince Harry, senior royals set for crisis meeting

We are inspired by your courage, Trump tells Iranian protesters

We are inspired by your courage, Trump tells Iran after admittance to downing jetliner by error

Atiku, Tinubu meet again in Abuja

Serena ends three-year title drought with Auckland win

Amotekun ‘ll promote community policing – Arewa Youth Consultative Forum 

Ososa River: Ogun axis dreaded by motorists, travellers

Use of presidential aircraft by Buhari’s daughter abuse of office – PDP

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Security agents impregnating teenagers in border communities – Agency

I can only eat amala lafun prepared by my mum – Jide Kosoko

Extortion: Sacked NIMC workers threaten legal action

We’ve decimated more Boko Haram insurgents, bandits –Army

Some Miyetti Allah members are kidnapping, living in luxury, building houses in bushes — Adamawa vigilante, youth leader

FG earned N5.04tn from oil in 11 months – CBN

Oshoala celebrates CAF Award with four goals

Reverend’s wife burns nine-year-old with iron over bedwetting

Why we suspended national ID for UTME –JAMB

APC’ll lose if Igbo gets 2023 presidential ticket –Okunola, TNN coordinator

Let us break if North retains power in 2023 — Gbadamosi

Amotekun: South East govs only thinking about next elections, says MASSOB

Medicine dealer hangs self to death in Cross River

FIFA ban: Siasia goes spiritual, says I fast and pray

Many wanted sex before helping me — Ijekimora

Oyedepo dismisses senior officials for looting church’s treasury

Auditor General report indicts NBET MD for N517m contract violations

Expect conference room, entertainment centre in next cars

I’m good at my job, competition doesn’t bother me – Adewuyi

Hike in electricity tariff

I’m motivated to create homegrown solutions to Nigeria’s problems –Onyaga

Pete Edochie, Antar Laniyan, Zack Orji, Ayo Adesanya knock ‘gay Jesus’ movie

There are many frustrated people on social media –Uche Elendu

Gori Hassan, Kriss Rose at loggerheads over deal gone wrong

I didn’t beg E-Money for Lexus jeep – Junior Pope

Tboss glows, ignores comments about baby’s father

Naira Marley’s many troubles

Being everywhere doesn’t make one a richer comedian – Seyi Law

Banks borrow N19.6tn from CBN amid rising liquidity problems

Black people seen as celebrities in Cambodia — Bolanle Olukanni

Merry Men And The Idea Of Nollywood Royalty

Yeni, Femi, Seun Kuti: Keeping the dream alive

Being a producer has helped me to be better actor — Funmi Holder

If you want to make money, don’t be a gospel artiste –Frank Edwards

Oyo town’s only fire truck was faulty during Akesan fire – Moshood, state chief fire officer

Akesan market killing investigation still ongoing – Oyo police commissioner

Ebonyi council boss who allegedly slapped lawmaker: I regret my actions in House of Assembly Complex

Aged women displaced by Ile Arugbo demolition

Forest Guard law can back Operation Amotekun — Falae

Nigerian among 176 victims of Ukranian plane crash

Strike: Patients groan as doctors boycott Ondo hospitals

Ize-Iyamu’s exit puts him in political poverty –Edo PDP chair

We’ve decimated more B’Haram insurgents, bandits –Army

We identified 100,000 out-of-school children — Fintiri

NCC, publishers declare war on pirates

Dickson okays N30,000 new minimum wage

Corps member commits suicide, says life not worth living

Operation Amotekun: Ondo to recruit 430 personnel

S’West Houses of Assembly to pass Operation Amotekun Bill

We didn’t shun Ogun commissioners’ swearing-in – Kaka, Odebiyi

Knocks as Buhari’s daughter uses presidential jet for personal engagement

Omo-Agege lauds envoy for protecting Nigerians in Canada

US-Iraq-Iran tensions: Late Sultan of Oman is a friend to US, says Trump

EPL: Recovering Kane tweets Spurs support from bed

UK ambassador arrest: Trump warns Iran against another massacre

Malaga sack boss after sex tape leak

UPDATED: UK ambassador arrested in Iran

PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Atiku exchange banters as political bigwigs meet in Abuja

Iran loses sole female Olympic medallist to Netherlands

(Wk 22) Latest EPL table after Saturday matches

Corp member commits suicide in Enugu, police confirm

Xavi in talks to take Barcelona job, club confirms

BREAKING: Boko Haram militants kill four, kidnap four

I wish Ribadu’s sons, wives, happiness, joy in life – Buhari

Ibrahimovic lifts Milan as Lazio extend winning streak

Ligue 1: Dembele fires Lyon to victory at Bordeaux

EPL: Mourinho falls to knees in despair as Liverpool win 1-0

Democrats to send Trump impeachment articles to Senate next week

Man slumps, dies seeing his five shops razed by fire

Troops kill bandits, recover several items in Zamfara

Buhari’s children have no right to use Presidential jet, says Obasanjo’s ex-aide

Senegal’s remote cannabis growers evade crackdown

FAAN, BA disagree over flight diversion to Accra

Anthony Joshua risks losing IBF belts

EPL: Southampton avenge 9-0 thrashing, stage comeback to beat Leicester

EPL: Rashford grabs brace as Man Utd crush Norwich

Suspected World War II bombs detected in German city

EPL: Hudson-Odoi scores first Premier League goal as Chelsea win 3-0

Patients groan as doctors boycott Ondo hospitals

2023: I will not impose governor after my tenure, says Wike

Gombe gov’s wife condemns burning of 14-year-old feet

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores in AC Milan victory

Atiku, Tinubu, Osinbajo, Kyari meet

AC Milan want Begovic as Reina’s replacement

NIN suspension: Students hail JAMB, want alleged extortion probed

Family, friends protest in Calabar over missing broadcaster

Troops decimate Boko Haram insurgents, recover firearms

Why we suspended NIN for UTME registration – JAMB

EPL: Aubameyang scores, sees red as Arsenal draws 1-1 at Palace

Two US soldiers killed in bomb attack

Suarez to undergo another knee surgery, say Barcelona

Four killed, houses razed as gunmen invade Taraba village

Texas becomes first state to refuse refugees under Trump order

Iran-Iraq-US tension: Seven things you should know since Soleimani killing

Gunmen kidnap lawmaker’s wife in Jigawa

Taiwan first female president wins second term election

UPDATED: Petrol tanker catches fire on Idiroko road, Ogun

Merkel, Putin discuss US-Iran conflict at Kremlin meeting

ICYMI: Patient’s relatives strip female doctor naked in Abuja

Liverpool, Man Utd, Arsenal, other EPL clubs January done deals so far

Missile attack: Iran must be punished, Ukraine insists

Buhari’s children have right to use Presidential jet – Presidency

More details emerge on why Iran guard shot Ukranian plane

Reps condemn bandits attack on NAF troops

Blast hits US army vehicle in Afghanistan

Seven planes brought down by missiles since 1973

I estimated my victims’ financial worth from their looks – Evans

BREAKING: Trader slumps, as fire guts Anambra market

Ritual killings a challenge in Osun, says CP

Buhari’s daughter uses Presidential jet for personal engagement

BREAKING: JAMB suspends NIN for UTME, DE registrations

Herdsmen won’t accept injustice from Amotekun, Miyetti Allah warns

I simply knew when to play and when to work –Oni, FUTA first-class graduate

Iran blames ‘US adventurism’ for shooting down plane

Soldier who killed mum showed signs of mental illness –Child of Osun woman stabbed to death

NIN: NIMC to register UTME candidates on Saturday

Harry, Meghan’s royal quit: Trump sends strong message to Queen Elizabeth

EPL Wk 22: English Premier League matches, time for this weekend

First person dies from mysterious virus in China

15 common sleep beliefs that are false

Cousin of late Oman sultan sworn in as new ruler

Russia reacts to Iran’s admission of shooting down Ukraine plane

Man who changed son’s name from Buhari to Kwankwaso: People unhappy with current regime bullying my son

BREAKING: Downing of Ukraine jet unforgivable mistake – Rouhani

I used to be shy of my body –Biodun Okeowo

I’m a massive fan of Ronaldo –Davido

Army told us of my husband‘s death a year after – Wife of soldier killed by Boko Haram

BREAKING: Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian plane, says it’s unintentionally

VIDEO: So This Happened (Ep 32) reviews separation of conjoined twins, assault on alleged side chic

Lagos, Cross River, 10 others to borrow N1.75tn to fund 2020 budgets

Gbajabiamila to meet Malami, stakeholders over electricity tariff hike

Operation Amotekun: Lagos, Osun, Ekiti to recruit 1,320 militiamen

Security threats: Suspected killers of LASU student taken to court in unmarked vehicle

Osoba, loyalists, Odebiyi shun Abiodun’s commissioners’ swearing-in

Minimum wage: Labour flays delay by states

Friday, January 10, 2020

I estimated my victims’ worth from short distance – Evans

Violence: INEC flays security approach, slams security agencies

We only divided Mass Communication into seven – NUC

Be prepared for leadership, Buhari tells youths

Don’t divide Nigeria, FG warns Kukah

EFCC, Sani trade words over $20,000 extortion

Katsina has 996,000 out-of-school children, says Masari

NIS registers 80,000 migrants, intercepts 70 human trafficking victims

Imo APC disagree over Okorocha’s son-in-law return

Bauchi council chair suspended over high-handedness

APC crisis, opportunity for PDP to recapture Edo — Dokpesi

Regard your job as national call, Oyetola charges security agents

Man bags seven years jail term over land fraud

Two commuters killed, eight injured in Ogun auto crashes

Court remands primary school teacher for sodomising eight-year-old pupil

Police arrest four cultists after initiating minors

AGF withdraws $2bn tax payment case against MTN

Patient’s relatives strip Abuja female doctor naked – President, Residents’ doctors

Privatise refineries using NLNG model, PENGASSAN advises govt

Naughty requests from ladies are appreciation of my works –Mr Macaroni

Navy chased us away with guns to demolish our houses, spared rich people’s homes –Displaced Lagos residents

Couple who married with no reception, bridal train, others

EU warns Iran nuclear deal may collapse

Ligue 1: Strootman fires Marseille within four points of PSG

Minister mocked for Twitter spelling error

Atiku not arraigned over N75.3bn – EFCC

Former Bolivia minister leaves Mexican embassy, faces charges

Uber announces end of services in Colombia

Airbus surpasses Boeing with 863 deliveries in 2019

VIDEO: Favour, LASU student slain for rituals was four months pregnant -Friend

Canadians ready to back Prince Harry as governor general

Malians protest foreign troop presence

Pupil kills self after shooting teacher dead

Wawrinka beaten by Moutet in Doha semi-finals

INEC to hold House of Reps re-run election in Ogun January 25

Amotekun: Northern govs also working to introduce community policing – Lalong

Alleged extortion: Shehu Sani has case to answer, says EFCC

Herdsmen deny hoisting flag to take over land in Ekiti

VIDEO: Boyfriend, mother, pastor arraigned for killing female LASU student

Borno gov strengthens security agencies with 70 patrol vehicles

Four family members killed, house demolished over witchcraft claims

Author of ‘ The Naked Gods’, Chukwuemeka Ike is dead

IOC elects Infantino as member

Police sergeant identifies victims of suspected serial killer

Troops foil ambush, kill bandits as airman dies

Ex-Kogi finance commissioner, Molemodile, dies after morning exercise

EFCC nabs suspected fraudsters with fake N45m

Kaduna gas explosion death toll increases to eight

VIDEO: MC Oluomo invited us for a meeting, arrested us –Transport union faction

We will get citizens ‘trapped’ in Iran – US

EPL: Man City fan gets five-year ban over Sterling racist abuse

[VIDEO] UTME: Students, parents besiege Lagos NIMC office for NIN registration

EPL: Harry Kane absence worries Mourinho ahead of Liverpool clash

EPL: Arsenal midfielder joins Huddersfield on loan

Ukraine gets access to crashed plane’s black boxes

EPL: Lampard speaks on Christensen link to Inter Milan

Kwara govt reacts to video showing trafficked indigene in Lebanon

JUST IN: Boko Haram slaughters three, abducts seven on Maiduguri-Damaturu highway

Dog kills woman, attacks police officer

Ayade inaugurates minimum wage negotiation team

BREAKING: US bars flights to Cuban airports

17 people travelling to Sweden killed in Iran plane crash

BREAKING: Trump approves new sanctions against Iran

AGF withdraws from $2bn tax dispute case against MTN

Don’t divide Nigeria, FG warns Kukah

Seven human skeletons found in woman’s house

US gives Ukraine ‘important’ data on Iran plane crash

Soundcity MVP Awards: Burna Boy, Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, others battle for artiste of the year

Israel frees two Syrian prisoners after return of soldier missing since 1982

NIMC to register UTME candidates in Abuja, Lagos, Kano on Saturday

Airman, several bandits die in Kaduna ambush

Germany rejects Trump’s call to ditch Iran nuclear pact

BREAKING: Why they want me sent to prison – Runsewe

Plane crash: Lufthansa cancels Tehran flights until Jan 20

Two die as police, kidnappers clash in Kastina

Court remands teacher for allegedly sodomising eight-year-old pupil

I know victims’ financial value from short distance, Evans confesses in video

EPL: Tosun joins Crystal Palace on loan from Everton

Buhari meets APC youth leaders

Mourinho is a world-class manager with specific mindset, says Klopp

Giroud agrees terms with Inter Milan

Trump sends birthday wishes to N. Korea’s Kim

EPL: Klopp scared Mourinho could end Liverpool unbeaten run

Patient’s relatives strip female doctor naked in Abuja

Okorocha’s son-in-law rejoins APC

Super Cup: We played like children, Messi blasts teammates

BREAKING: Court remands suspected killers of LASU undergraduate

South-East travellers forced to pay illegal taxes with ATM cards on highway – Ohanaeze

Sokoto to pay N30,000 new minimum wage effective January

EPL: Why Manchester United won’t release Ashley Young – Solskjaer

Gombe farmers now cultivate Indian hemp instead of grains – NDLEA

World number one Nadal upset by Goffin at ATP Cup

Mechanic jailed for belonging to ‘Aiye’ society

NIS to investigate bribery allegation at borders

Amotekun can use guns like hunters, says ex-police commissioner

Ondo doctors protest six months unpaid salaries

Bauchi suspends LG chairman for ‘lackadaisical attitude’

NIS probes alleged bribery at border check points

Man arraigned for stealing two bottles of Holy Communion wine, soaps

Meghan back in Canada amid royal storm

BREAKING: Criminalising me will not silence me, Shehu Sani speaks on alleged extortion

Solskjaer wrestles with Man Utd injury crisis

Serena Williams, Wozniacki march into Auckland semis

Presidency attacks PDP for ‘speaking’ for Buhari, APC

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Ebonyi man kills father over cooked yam

NUC scraps mass comm in varsities

Family kicks as rejected 10-year-old dies at ATBUTH

Of victors and vanquished: Biafra, 50 years after

Borno spends N515m to take political thugs off streets

UTME candidates allege extortion by NIMC workers in Nasarawa

Buhari has not helped Katsina to end banditry, kidnapping, killings –State CSOs coalition chairman

FG slashes Enugu airport repairs cost by N1.5bn

Why President cancelled security contract in North-East — BMO

FG prohibits exclusivity rights in sports broadcasting

Police handcuffed me to burglar-proof – MOSOP factional leader

Hoodlums stab security guard to death in Delta

Panel, Okorocha disagree over ‘missing N6bn’ ISOPADEC fund

Minimum wage: TUC gives states January 31 ultimatum

Elumelu mobilises minority Reps against electricity tariff hike

Policeman slit my throat after knocking me down – Man

Soldier’s wife car crushes Lagos street sweeper

Navy arrests suspected pirates, rescues abducted Russians, Indian

Suspected cultists attack Lagos make-up artist, two arrested

BREAKING: US House votes to limit Trump war powers against Iran

Amotekun starts on shaky ground, three govs absent from launch

Bribery thrives in NIMC, officials fleece UTME candidates, others

No plan to withdraw charges against El-Zakzaky –Kaduna

Embrace IPPIS, Buhari urges ASUU, promises better funding

CAF awards: Mane, Oshoala are role models, says Pinnick

Power generation hits 4,898.2MW •Don’t revoke our licences, Discos beg NERC

Americans, Brits divided over Harry, Meghan bombshell

UK monarchy scrambles for solutions after Harry, Meghan bombshell

Russian army announces ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib

VIDEO: Doctors separate conjoined twins in Abuja

UPDATED: Atletico beat Barca 3-2 to set up all-Madrid Super Cup

France ignores Trump’s call to exit Iran nuclear deal

Iran in ‘shock’ over missing female Olympic medallist

UPDATED: 63 ‘terrorists’, 25 others killed in Niger army base attack

63 ‘terrorists’, 25 others killed in Niger army base attack

Trump offers new name for NATO in Middle East

[VIDEO] Influenza: Lagos State begins disinfection of markets

US-Iran crisis setting groundwork for vast conflict – Pope

ICYMI: Suspected military man slit man’s throat in Lagos

Ukraine calls for ‘evidence’ in Iran plane crash probe

Military aircraft with UN soldiers onboard crash-lands in Congo

Queen Elizabeth calls for urgent solution to Prince Harry, Meghan exit

FG reconstitutes board of Corporate Affairs Commission

Ex-lawmaker, two aides found dead inside car

Iran refutes rumours that missiles caused Ukrainian plane crash

Kidnapped policemen regain freedom in Rivers

LG Transition Committee chairman dies in Abia

NUC unbundles Mass Communication studies

Northern youths kick against Amotekun, say outfit OPC military wing

Obasanjo, Gov Abiodun in closed-door meeting

National Hospital discharges separated conjoined twins, dashes parents N200,000

EKSUTH workers to begin strike

Ukrainian plane mistakenly shot down by Iran, US claims

BREAKING: British MPs finally approve Brexit deal

EPL: Harry Kane out until April with hamstring injury

Terrorists, kidnappers are not spirits, stop them, CAN tells FG

VIDEO: Chevron staff protesting against management racism against Nigerian staffs

Kidnappers release Ondo APC ward chairman after three days

We leverage technology to fight corruption, says Buhari

Twitter to allow users control who replies their tweets

Enugu govt lifts embargo on employment

Why we established Amotekun — South West governors

Ile Arugbo: Court fixes hearing for January 15

Arteta to Arsenal fans: Don’t expect ‘big things’ in transfer window

DSS arraigns Umahi’s aide, two others for attempted fraud

UPDATED: Saudi Arabia condemns Iran’s retaliatory strikes against US

BREAKING: Buhari, ASUU hold meeting on IPPIS

EPL: Curtone agrees to leave Wolves for Serie A club Fiorentina

Dozens killed by heavy rain in Angola

EPL: Cole considered as West Ham coach

Operation Amotekun: Don’t betray South-West, Ooni tells personnel

No intention to withdraw charges against El-Zakzaky – Attorney General

VIDEO: Why I wash cars in Lagos traffic jam –Citizen Sunday John

Manchester United cancel bid for Christian Eriksen

Obaseki orders prosecution of sacked council chairmen for alleged corruption

Bayern Munich will not make January bid for Sane —Sporting director

Suspected herdsmen kill 12 persons in Plateau

Gunmen kill PDP ward chairman in Delta

Iran envoy dismisses Trump’s claim during address

N336bn for 2nd Niger Bridge intact, says Ngige

Iran threatens ‘very dangerous response’ after Trump’s address

Nigeria’s economy to grow by 2.1 percent in 2020 – World Bank

Panel indicts Okorocha over N6bn ISOPADEC funds

EPL: Mourinho wants to end Liverpool unbeaten run

Four Turkish soldiers killed in Syria

Substandard products: 15 importers, manufacturers await prosecution — SON

Contempt: Court sends NCAC boss, Runsewe, to prison

We won’t allow anyone rubbish peace efforts – Lalong

Failed coup: Turkey court sentences top businessman’s family

Ekiti varsity recalls 363 sacked workers

Espanyol break transfer record to buy de Tomas from Benfica

Australia calls for another mass evacuation as bushfires return

Willie Walsh quits as British Airways CEO

US-Iran crisis: Trump ‘statue of liberty’ burnt in Slovenia

Ajax defender leaves training camp in Qatar over US-Iran crisis

Man dies four years after eating poison

Bale announces decision on MLS offer

Ashley Young rejects Man United contract extension for Inter Milan

Fleeing cattle-rustlers reportedly kill 12 in Plateau

UK royals ‘hurt’ after Harry, Meghan quit front-line roles

20 injured in Mali military base attack

Lebanon bans Ghosn from foreign travel

China says delegation set to sign trade agreement in US

19 killed, 24 injured in Iran auto crash

FG issues new directive to NBC on hate speech, others 

Ndidi sidelined till February with knee injury

Sitting on toilet seats beyond 15 minutes unhealthy – Expert

My second term for those hungry for results, Bello tells civil servants 

Assault: Senator Abbo absent because of health challenges, lawyer tells court

Operation Amotekun set to launch in Ibadan 

I have no regret contesting against APC – Okorocha’s in-law, Nwosu

Strike: Kebbi govt begs lecturers to resume, approves N428.4m for allowance

Justin Bieber reveals he has Lyme disease

We lost 80 members over blood shortage, says Sickle Cell Club

Asian shares rebound as US, Iran stand down

‘Not time to make waves’ —Mbappe on new PSG contract

US-Iran crisis: Ukraine warns against speculations on causes of airliner crash

Tennis: Barty not concerned despite first up loss

Police among four dead in Vietnam land clash

Ukrainian plane on fire was ‘trying to turn back to airport’, says Iran

Finally, British MPs prepare to seal Brexit deal

Telcos defy minister, say voicemail regulation not required

Searing pain eating up victims of Oyo New Year market inferno

Kogi PDP vice-chair dies playing lawn tennis

World Bank’s $364m, others’ll boost health industry — BMO

IYC vacates Disco office as Bayelsa resolves face-off

Abiodun absorbs 1,000 workers, 18 PSs employed by Amosun

Procurement process may slow N2.4tn capital releases

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Oil companies making profits, host communities suffering – Presidency

Why insurgency will persist in North-East –Ndume

CAF awards: How Nigerian voters shunned Oshoala, Ighalo, Osimhen

APC without Buhari may face difficulty in 2023 – Ex-minister

11 new pipelines expected in Nigeria by 2023

Oil marketers want petrol exempted from PoS charge

The ‘prophets’ Nigerians need

Why Nigerian cold is deadlier than Australian fires

$24,000 extortion: EFCC combs Shehu Sani’s houses, office

Police hunt for killers of notorious Benue robber

Suspected military man slit man’s throat in Lagos

PDP attacks Buhari over comment on successor

FG orders DPR to shut unlicensed cooking gas stations

FG interference, govs’ intrigues threaten Operation Amotekun

No US troops hurt in Iran strikes–Trump …says Tehran standing down

Ukrainian airliner crashes in Iran, 176 killed

Eight arrested for killing policeman, churchgoer, woman in Lagos

Passengers tackle Chisco Transport over faulty bus

I was never under pressure to contest 2023 Presidency – Jonathan

Stop arrogating judicial powers to yourself, Rivers tells Magu

Man nabbed for abducting two kids in Ondo

Man electrocuted while vandalising transformer in Osun

Ogun customary appeal court gets president

Eight points you should know about Carlos Ghosn’s case

Lebanon prosecutor summons Ghosn

Iheanacho denies Villa as Leicester earn League Cup semi-final draw

Plane grounding halts Mane’s CAF Awards parade

Russia, Turkey call for ceasefire in Libya beginning Sunday

Kroos wonder goal helps Real Madrid advance to Super Cup final

UPDATED: US House to vote to prevent Trump from Iran war

US House to vote to prevent Trump from Iran war

Britain eyes piecemeal post-Brexit deal with EU

UPDATED: Two rockets hit Iraqi capital’s Green Zone

BREAKING: Two rockets hit Iraqi capital’s Green Zone

VIDEO: So This Happened (Ep 31) reviews DSS detention of man over phone line previously owned by Buhari’s daughter, LASU exam stampede, others

Ndidi injured, may need surgery – Rodgers

Akesan: I take responsibility for Oyo market fire, says Gov Makinde

Akesan: Makinde takes ‘full responsibility’ for Oyo market fire

Chelsea target helps Lyon advance into French League Cup semi-finals

ICYMI: Mother gives birth to two sets of twins in one year

Oscars to go without host for second year

Rail project: Lagos announces road closure in Ikeja, Iganmu

US-Iran crisis: NATO chief backs Trump

Al-Shabaab warns of more attacks against Kenya, US interests

Super Cup: Atletico target fourth consecutive win against Barcelona

FRSC to prosecute sirens, convoy abusers

Police identify five major cultist areas in Lagos

CBN retains minimum 65% loan deposit ratio

Police arrest man after abducting two children in Ondo

BREAKING: Harry, Meghan to step back as ‘senior’ royals

Man United suffer major injury blow ahead of Liverpool clash

Teacher pleads guilty to filming students in bathroom

Child found dead in plane at airport

US ready to embrace peace, Trump extends olive branch to Iran

Mane, Salah ranked as more valuable than Messi in transfer market

US imposes immediate economic sanctions on Iran

Serie A gets new president

US-Iran crisis: Denmark to move troops from Iraq to Kuwait

BREAKING: No Americans harmed in last night attack – Trump

BREAKING: Court to resume Jang’s N6.3bn fraud case January 21

Fire outbreak: Ebonyi shuts down illegal gas stations

Jalingo’s continued detention will distract you, Seadogs tell Ayade

World leaders condemn Iran attack targeting US troops

I never said I was under pressure to contest 2023 presidency – Jonathan

US-Iran crisis: Shiite militia promises retaliation

Iran finds black boxes from crashed Ukrainian plane

Putin, Erdogan call for ‘restraint’ in escalating Iran-US crisis

Bauchi introduces digital attendance system to weed ghost teachers

12 die, 26 injured in Kano auto crash

IG threatens to sanction commanders for misconduct, rights violation

NAF destroys ISWAP facilities in Lake Chad

US-Iran crisis: EU urges ceasefire, resumption of dialogue

Lazio fined €20,000 for Balotelli racist abuse

ISWAP fighters kill three Nigerian soldiers in Borno

Iran notified us of missile attack on US troops’ base — Iraq

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Abubakar’s election as Niger governor

Tennis: Nadal vows to improve after leading Spain into ATP Cup last eight

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Okowa’s election as Delta governor

BREAKING: Supreme Court upholds Ikpeazu’s election as Abia governor

Man United boss Solskjaer searches for answers to save club

Suspected human skulls seller, buyer arraigned in Lagos

Putin sends telegram to Iran over plane crash

US troops in Syria on alert after Iranian missile attacks

Mother, three daughters perish in Yobe fire

Iraq condemns Iran’s missile strikes on US troops

Kidnapped sailors have been rescued – Navy 

Iran attack: US forces leave Kuwait

Government not different from Boko Haram – Bishop Kukah

Philippines deploys planes, ships to evacuate nationals in Middle East amidst tension

Missile attack: More airlines cancel flights around Iraq, Iran

UPDATED: Ogun Chairman-nominee dies hours to screening

Ukrainian plane crash: We won’t give black boxes to America – Iran

US-Iran crisis: Buhari meets NNPC GMD as oil prices rise

Roma make new €17m offer for Man United’s defender

My husband almost set me ablaze for flirting, woman tells court

Youths set suspected robber ablaze in Benue

Oshoala, family celebrate African best women footballer award

Wild jubilation in Senegal as Mane is crowned Africa’s best

Get out of our region, Iran says after missile attack on US forces

Mother gives birth to two sets of twins in one year

Lagos commuters reject proposed increase in BRT fares

BREAKING: Chairman-nominee dies hours to screening in Ogun

Iranian TV claims 80 Americans killed by retaliatory missiles

Chairman nominee dies hours to screening in Ogun

Gas explosion: SON to prosecute vendors of substandard cylinders

Corps members not victims in Yenagoa shooting – NYSC

Missile attack: All is well, says Trump

BREAKING: Air France suspends flying through Iran, Iraq airspace

Bomb explodes near Somalia parliament

Missiles attack: Iraq military says no Iraqi casualties, silent on US troops

US-Iran crisis: UK condemns missile attacks on Iraqi bases

Ex-REA boss resumes at UN after Buhari’s reversal of suspension

Mane, Oshoala win CAF’s best players awards

Putin heads to Turkey after surprise visit to Syria amid US-Iran tensions

Family kicks as man guarding telecommunications mast dies

Anti-Boko Haram troops allege neglect, threaten to back out

Adamawa vigilante kills three kidnappers, loses life

Court orders arrest of Taraba investment boss, others

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

VIDEO: Govt asked us to stop Favour’s burial –Family of LASU student killed by boyfriend, pastor

BREAKING: Ukrainian passenger plane crashes after take-off in Iran

18 paraded for disrupting Osun crossover party

Ile-Arugbo: Kwara suspends work as Saraki sues govt

Mbaka’s gov prediction shocking, say Imo PDP elders

PDP govs fault alleged Umahi’s defection to APC

Govt ordered suspension of LASU undergraduate’s burial – Family

It’s too early to decide 2023 presidential zoning — Tinubu

I was detained for 10 weeks because Buhari’s daughter didn’t clear me –Okolie

My brother stabbed our father to death – Witness

N16m disappears in Katsina SSG office, two detained

Gunmen storm Malumfashi, kill lecturer

Allow people’s will prevail, Buhari tells INEC, IG

Bandits take over Niger community, displace 2,500

Lagos plans tax expansion to fund N1.17tn budget

Rivers, Lagos headquarters of money laundering –Magu

TUC for crucial meeting over minimum wage

FAA bans U.S. airlines from flying over Iran, Iraq, Arabian Gulf after Iranian attack

BREAKING: Intense military jet activity over Iraq capital – Report

BREAKING: Iran threatens to attack US, allies

BREAKING: Oil spikes, stocks plunge after Iran attacks

BREAKING: Trump ‘monitoring’ reports of attack on base in Iraq, says White House

France, euro, eco and naira’s future (2)

Washington’s murder of Soleimani: Beyond the fury of Iran

Stock investors gain N720bn in eight days

NSE grants delisting approval to Continental Reinsurance

Troops repel attack on theatre commander, recover weapons

Saraki confirms receipt of N3.75m severance allowance

Buhari working to free hostages, Presidency replies CAN

NIS insists on passengers’ clearance

BREAKING: Iran fires missiles on Iraq base housing US troops

BREAKING: Nine rockets hit Iraq base housing US troops

Singer Orezi demands N100m from Bolt after accident

Super Cup: We’re not here for a walk’, says Zidane

EPL: Paul Pogba undergoes ankle surgery

Gorilla at San Diego Zoo undergoes cataract surgery

City outclass Manchester United 3-1 in League Cup semi-final

Former Juventus striker Kovacevic shot in Athens

Saudi arrests ‘wanted’ man in Shiite stronghold

Full list of 2019 CAF Awards winners

Iraqi armed factions call meeting to begin anti-US fight

Paul Pogba undergoes ankle surgery

Liverpool youngster Brewster joins Swansea on loan

Malaga suspend coach after explicit video appears online

[UPDATED] CAF Awards 2019: Sadio Mane beats Salah, Mahrez to emerge African Player of the Year

[UPDATED] CAF Awards 2019: Oshoala emerges best women’s player for fourth time

CAF Awards 2019: Algeria’s Belmadi crowned Men’s African Coach of the Year

CAF Awards 2019: South Africa’s Ellis wins African Women’s Coach of the Year

Mali govt anti-US Twitter comments an ‘unfortunate mistake’

CAF Awards 2019: Egypt’s Hamed wins African Interclubs Player of the Year

[BREAKING] CAF Awards 2019: Egypt’s Hamed wins African Interclubs Player of the Year

I was not settled after elections, says mastermind of Bayelsa commissioner’s son abduction

CAF Awards 2019: Algeria named African Men’s Team of the Year

Soldiers in Yobe accuse army of neglect, threaten to abandon duty post

[BREAKING] CAF Awards 2019: Cameroon emerge Women’s National Team of the Year

CAF Awards 2019: Morocco’s Hakimi beats Chukwueze, Osimhen to emerge Young Player of the Year

Fire razes storey building belonging to 82-year-old man

[VIDEO] Okada bail: Lagos police force us to pay N5000 bribe for seized bikes, motorcyclists cry

Putin makes surprise visit to Syrian president, Al-Assad, amid US-Iran tensions

Nigeria has less than two nurses per one thousand patients – NANNM

Passengers must undergo clearance procedures at airports —NIS

Trump has enraged our people – Iran

Edo Assembly: Court restrains INEC from conducting by-elections for 14 seats

CAF Awards 2019: Who wears the crown?

50-year-old kills man, eats his testicles – Police

Kanu reunites with Arsene Wenger at CAF Awards 2019

One dies as Lassa fever hits Abia again

Election: Cameroon deploys troops to restive Anglophone region

Cavani makes Manchester United transfer decision

Ayade signs 2020 ‘Budget of Olimpotic Meristemasis’ into law

Rangers demote eight players to team B, slash strikers’ salaries

Rivers, Lagos headquarters of money laundering – Magu

2023: Too early to shop for successor – Okowa

Many killed as Boko Haram attacks army commanders in Borno

Fire razes LG office, destroys court records

600 national confab recommendations in ‘dustbin’ – PANDEF

Borno Gov replies Army over alleged N1000 collection by soldiers at checkpoints

Osaka opens year with tough win over Sakkari

Singer, Orezi, demands N100m from Bolt after ghastly accident

BREAKING: Buhari nullifies REA boss’ suspension by minister

Falana asks Buhari, Osinbajo to declare current assets

2023: It’s too early to decide on zoning -Tinubu

Govt asked us to stop Favour’s burial — Family of LASU student killed by boyfriend

US-Iran crisis: Philippines to evacuate citizens in Middle East

Iran designates US army, Pentagon as terrorist entities

Rights group asks court to stop electricity tariff increase

Bushfires: Trump sympathises with Australia

US denies Iran’s foreign minister visa to attend UN meeting

Samsung unveils AI-powered ‘artificial human’

11 inmates die in DR Congo capital’s main jail

Juventus replies Manchester United over Emre Can transfer

Kidnapping: Adamawa youths block highway, protest death of 10 residents

VIDEO: Borno governor scolds soldiers for extortion

Pakistan military aircraft crashes

Policeman shoots bus driver, passenger in Bayelsa

UK, France, Germany, Italy meeting on US-Iran crisis

US-Iran crisis: Four civilians killed in suspected Islamist attack in Kenya

Explosive device kills nine, injures 26 in Cameroun

Army reacts to alleged collection of N1000 at checkpoints by officers

US-Iran crisis: Stampede kills over 30 at Soleimani’s funeral

Three killed in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway auto crash

Liverpool sign kit deal with Nike

At least 16 dead in Peru traffic accident

Nigerian leaders too selfish, says Oluwole Rotimi

Two robbery suspects set ablaze in Calabar

Saka is eighth-most valuable teenager in EPL

Five elements that can mar your sentences

Monday, January 06, 2020

Factional APC leaders in Oshiomhole ward endorse Obaseki

CAF Player of The Year Award: Who wears the crown

NDDC budget reports ready after Jan 28 — National Assembly

Police in armoured tank invade church, chase out worshippers

We never demolished old people’s homes –Kwara

Oil rises above $70 amid US, Iran face-off

Visiting foreigners must have $200 minimum – Buhari’s aide

Buratai awards sweater project to soldier’s wife

APC leaders in Oshiomhole ward endorse Obaseki

Iran offers $80m bounty for Trump’s head

Govt to limit estimated electricity bills February

Sacked REA, NBET MDs belonged to cabal –FG

Kano housewife pushes rival, son into well

Imo APGA lawyer resigns, fuels Okorocha likely defection

EDO APC accuses Oshiomhole of flouting Oba’s directive

Operation Amotekun: South-West to train OPC, hunters, others

We’re acting on Turkey’s troop deployment in Libya – FG

Lagos estate residents prevent church from holding service

Enugu command parades three cops for assaulting man

Family of woman stabbed to death by soldier seeks justice

11-year-old Anambra pupil burnt to death in hostel

Labour to review states’ compliance with minimum wage

Anybody plotting to replace living Awujale insane – Subomi Balogun

Buhari won’t impose successor, Presidency replies Bakare

Ngige’s call on Igbo to join APC childish, pedestrian –Ohanaeze

US issues security alert to citizens in Nigeria

US influenced Buhari to stop Chibok girls’ rescue – Firm

Residents groan as military close Borno highway

We’re no longer safe working in N’East – Nurses

National ID card: Borno gov accuses soldiers, policemen of extortion

Tell IYC to vacate our office –P’Harcout Disco

LASG, Jehovah’s Witnesses clash over blood transfusion for baby

Managing eye discharges in neonates

Tension as suspended Imo LG chairmen reject sacking

PDP left N220bn debt for my government –Akeredolu

Plateau PDP crisis deepens as faction locks party secretariat

Improving business environment as top priority

Re: There’s nothing like ‘money rituals’

Time to reappraise and restrategise

Between corruption and insecurity in Nigeria

Company tax: FG to exempt firms earning below N25m

How African players performed in Europe

Police chief links Lesotho PM in murder of own wife

Lukaku brace keeps Inter top after Ronaldo’s first Serie A hat-trick

FA Cup: Arsenal beat wasteful Leeds 1-0 to reach fourth round

Never threaten us, Iran president tells Trump

De Rossi retires from football

Guinea anti-government protests turn violent

VIDEO: LASU stampede: Students faint, collapse during exam rush

Senator Ohuabunwa regrets Orji Kalu’s incarceration

Ile Arugbo: Saraki secures injunction stopping further demolition

Nine killed, 26 injured in bomb blast on Nigeria-Cameroon border

US military tells Iraq it is preparing to ‘move out’

Harvey Weinstein charged with sexually assaulting two women

CAF awards: Oshoala, Osimhen, Chukwueze in line for honours

Gunmen kill three vigilantes, Okada rider in Rivers

Investigation finds no evidence of racial abuse aimed at Chelsea’s Rudiger

VIDEO: Help us complete this forgotten project –Residents of Yetunde Brown, Kosofe, Gbagada

US criticises Russia, China for failure to condemn embassy attack

Electricity tariff hike: NERC to ensure DisCos provide meters for consumers

FIFA 20: Liverpool players dominate, Ronaldo, Salah absent

PHOTOS: Shi’ites protest Iranian general’s killing in Abuja

Estranged wife of Zimbabwe VP granted bail

Man arrested for using phone line previously owned by Buhari’s daughter

Kidnapped Adamawa doctor regains freedom

No Insurance firm has met recapitalisation requirements – NAICOM

Rescue Andimi, other Christians in terrorists’ captivity, CAN begs FG

BREAKING: Shi’ites protest in Abuja, burn US flag

BMO rejects UN hunger report crisis in Nigeria

Five killed in Angola landmine blast

US-Iran crisis: Cultural sites must be protected – UNESCO

Tom Pope faces probe over comment on US-Iran crisis

UAE inaugurates multi-entry tourist visas for all nationalities

Borno begins construction of flyover to ease traffic

[UPDATED] LASU stampede: Injured student hospitalised as varsity postpones exam

Ronaldo scores second-half hat-trick as Juventus beat Cagliari

Land disputes delaying Ogoniland clean-up – FG

Gunmen kidnap Ondo APC ward chairman

PDP left us with N220bn debt – Ondo gov

Bale, Benzema injured ahead of Spanish Super Cup

Iran will never have a nuclear weapon, Trump tweets

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Traffic diversion on Kara bridge to resume weekend

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway reconstruction: Traffic diversion on Kara bridge to resume weekend

BREAKING: Thugs kill Imo suspended councillor

Guardiola rates Man Utd performance against Arsenal

Germany’s 1966 World Cup goalkeeper dies at 84

Electricity tariff not yet increased – FG

Ibrahimovic on bench for first game back at AC Milan

Uber driver arraigned for alleged car theft

CBN releases framework to address payment system

Harvey Weinstein’s sex crimes trial begins

Six injured in LASU exam stampede

Former Ivory Coast rebel leader dies in New York

Police invade church, allegedly manhandle worshippers

Man in court for allegedly cutting boy’s wrists with knife

I’ve learnt from red card ‘pain’ —Tottenham’s Son

‘Pirates’ kill four navy personnel, kidnap foreigners in Bayelsa

Kaduna explosion: El-Rufai orders closure of residential area gas outlets

Kaduna explosion: Gov El-Rufai orders shut down of gas outlets in residential areas

Kaduna explosion: Northern govs mourn Energy Commission boss, son

Lingard starting to regain his form after cutting down on social media, says Solskjaer

My wife is a ”serial” thief, divorce seeking man tells court

Three arrested for foiled attack on Britain army camp

Fire kills 11-year-old student in dormitory

Lift embargo on employment to curb abduction, nurses beg Gov Lalong

Five Mali soldiers killed by roadside bomb

NURTW official arraigned for allegedly stabbing neighbour

Thailand opens clinic to dispense marijuana

US-Iran conflict: Gold price hits highest level since 2013

Buratai inspects completed, ongoing projects in Jos

Iran: Reconsider travelling to Nigeria, US warns citizens

BREAKING: 596 dead workers still on Bauchi payroll, says panel

Troops withdrawal: Police alone cannot address insecurity problem, Zamfara govt says

Police arrest three for trying to enter British army camp

Electricity tariff hike injurious to Nigerians — PDP

Lagos disinfects bird markets to prevent outbreak – Official

Oil prices rise beyond Nigeria’s 2020 budget benchmark as Iran, Trump trade threats

Iranian general killing: Merkel to meet Putin amid growing tension

Firms earning less than N25m yearly will no longer pay company tax — FG

Port Harcourt airport records smooth flight schedules after fire

BREAKING: We’ll enforce electricity tariff increase from April – Discos

Enyimba sack coach Abd’Allah, threaten players

Barty top in new year’s opening WTA rankings

Millions of animals feared dead in Australia bushfires

Man arrested for ‘false information’ over Iran general

Seven missing as gunmen hijack vehicles in Katsina

Operation Amotekun must not be used to settle scores, group warns

Housewife flees after pushing co-wife, baby into well in Kano

Man City boss Guardiola expects similar game plan from Man Utd

Death toll in Kaduna gas explosion rises to six

Kaduna gas explosion: Govt ‘ll be tough in enforcing safety regulations – Deputy gov

Hisbah nabs 15 suspected gays in Kano

Golden Globes Awards: War film ‘1917’, Awkwafina shine, Netflix flops

VIDEO: Success tips with Steve Omojafor

Naomi Osaka reveals Beyonce pep talk, says ‘she smelled expensive’

Despite electricity tariff hike, FG to fund N545bn shortfall

PenCom plans pension bonds to clear N400bn arrears

We saved N700bn through TSA, whistle-blowers, reforms – FG

Putting Buhari’s New Year message in perspective

Sunday, January 05, 2020

List of key Golden Globe winners

‘Succession,’ ‘Fleabag’ top TV winners at Golden Globes

Immigration dismisses video on visa policy

Iranian General’s killing: Police placed on red alert

ICC extends war crime probes to Army, Shi’ites, IPOB clashes – Report

Karma and Sarakis’ sandcastle

Christians are severely persecuted in Nigeria –CAN President

Amuneke shaped my career – Osimhen

Navy arrests Nigerians, Cameroonians for rice smuggling

How DSS spent N164.5m feeding El-Zakzaky

Emmanuel visits fire disaster victims, promises support

Hisbah storms Kano gay party, nabs 15

Itsekiri leader laments abandoned health care facilities

Blackout: IYC vows to continue PHED office occupation

Join APC, get 2023 presidency, Ngige tells Igbo

Man remanded for beheading, drinking two-year-old Ebonyi boy’s blood

Wanted Obono-Obla says he wasn’t served suspension letter

Delta shuts schools, sanctions teachers for exam malpractices

Sowore/Dasuki: Malami embarrassed FG, ridiculed judiciary, says Falana

Fayemi dismisses sacking rumours, EKSUTH soft-pedals

Troops kill 10 insurgents, free 465 captives

Three feared killed during protest over Oyo market fire

Owners of unregistered vehicles in Lagos risk prosecution

Ex-convict arrested for snatching phone in Lagos

Three policemen nabbed for brutalising Enugu resident

Gunmen kidnap 70-year-old woman in Ondo

FIIRO begins probe of embattled director-general

Bandits kill army officer, three soldiers in Niger

Katsina police grill suspected robbers over Kaduna operation

Man nabbed for certificate forgery in Niger

NDLEA rehabilitates 216 drug addicts in Gombe

Presidency: North still has one more term, says Owie

Disunity will affect APC’s fortune – Oyetola

Saraki has no title on revoked property, Kwara insists

Buhari’s comment on medical tourism self-indicting –PDP

Ganduje appoints 17 aides

Saraki, Dogara get severance packages, aides lament

Al-Shabaab kills three Americans in Kenya military base attack

Gov cautions residents against fire incidents

Ancelotti fumes as Everton flop against Liverpool kids

At least two rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad – Witnesses

Alleged extortion: I’ve never seen, met Shehu Sani, says CJN

Five dead, dozens hurt in ‘horrible’ US highway crash

[BREAKING] Iranian General’s killing: IG places police commands on red alert

FA Cup: Liverpool beat Everton 1-0

US govt website hacked by Iranian group

2020 UTME: JAMB accredits 650 CBT centres

Stop oppressing southern Kaduna people, Fani-Kayode tells El-Rufai

US army to ‘pay price’ for killing Soleimani —Hezbollah chief

Troops kill 10 insurgents, rescue 465 captives

Barcelona strike was planned, says Wu Lei as China hails Espanyol hero

Foreign medical trips: You lead on medal table, PDP replies Buhari

Lucas rescues Spurs, Chelsea in FA Cup stroll

Anchor borrowers’ programme: I will make sure farmers pay back loans, says RIFAN chairman

Ayade bars commissioners from ‘unauthorised’ media appearance

FG to discourage medical tourism, plans six specialised centres

Monaco’s Onyekuru joins Galatasaray on loan

Soleimani’s death: Iraqi parliament demands US troop expulsion

Electricity tariffs will increase April 1 – NERC

No plan to sack workers; to employ 3,000 civil servants, says Fayemi

My wife, daughter are my greatest critics – Ayo Makun

Money, women, fame can make one lose focus –Abayomi Alvin

One-year-old twin in a coma, needs N14m for liver transplant

Nothing wrong with marrying older lover –Cynthia Shalom

Just In: Kaduna gas explosion: DPR to dislodge, prosecute unlicensed retailers

Maguire faces race to prove his fitness for League cup semi-final

BREAKING: Halt withdrawal of troops from volatile spots, CAN tells FG

Three feared killed in protest over Akesan market fire in Oyo

Navy intercepts four Cameroonians, two Nigerians with 631 bags of smuggled rice

Disunity will affect APC’s fortune, says Oyetola

Publish your assets within seven days, SERAP tells Buhari, others

Six killed, 11 injured as car hits tourists in Italy

Bakare urges Buhari to influence who becomes his successor

Malami embarrassed FG, exposed judiciary to ridicule – Falana

DPR blames Kaduna gas explosion on illegal transfer of LPG to cylinders

VIDEO: Fun seekers unwind at Olumo Rock

Seven children among 14 killed in Burkina Faso roadside bomb

Ibrahimovic statue vandalised again

Oshiomhole’ll be greatest loser if Edo crisis continues –Uwogirhen

Killing my girlfriend was in vain, it didn’t bring money – Owolabi, boyfriend of slain LASU student

JUST IN: Mob sets fire station ablaze after fire guts market in Oyo

JUST IN: Mob reportedly attacks fire station as market goes up in flames in Oyo

70% of youths abuse drugs in Gombe –NDLEA

Adamawa attack: CAN chairman still missing, says district head

ECA: Nigerian economy vulnerable to shocks, says World Bank

National Assembly, FCDA may review N37bn complex renovation project

Adamawa attack: Terrorists won’t try it in future – Buratai

Al-Shabaab militants attack US-Kenya military base

Saturday, January 04, 2020

I’m so fit I can take on boxing champion –Okoya

Olukoya Boys target third away win

Sugary beverages do not cause diabetes – Expert

NDA keeps mum as crazy cadets block more roads in Lagos

Joshua vows to regain world title if forced to vacate

Yvonne Jegede, Beverly Osu, others share bittersweet experiences of 2019

Where LASU undergrad was slaughtered a shrine, not church — Olukoyi of Ikoyiland

Etebo’s deal not 100% closed – Bordalas

Idah bags hat-trick in Norwich win

My expectations were not met by Teebillz – Tacha

Reps to reopen six-year single term bill

Oil majors kick against FG’s $62bn claim

Court remands Kano corps member in custody for murder

Gunmen shoot man, abduct wife, daughter in FCT

Sanwo-Olu cautions Lagosians on fire outbreak

Operation Amotekun: Police, army, NSCDC reject joint patrol with OPC, hunters, others

Buhari’s fake marriage video: Lawyer faults arrest of alleged mastermind

N37bn for National Assembly renovation not defensible — Olajide, YCE Secretary-General

Fire killed my three kids while I was in church – Father

FG ignores Senate, begins visa-on-arrival policy for Africans

NAF neutralises insurgents in Sambisa

Stop further sacking of workers, labour begs Fayemi

El-Rufai commends community for sustainable peace

Ihedioha swears in nine judges

Three Kogi kidnap victims released

Why we inaugurated mobilisation committee –Edo APC

I’m ready to die for slaughtering LASU student — Pastor

Aged women flock to Saraki home for gifts

Cleric seeks review of border closure

Delta, Plateau NLC sure of minimum wage

Release my husband, MOSOP factional leader’s wife demands

Atomic agency chair, four others killed in Kaduna gas explosion

NDLEA arrests 127 suspects, convicts 34 in Adamawa

Focus on rebuilding PDP, not on election –Atiku

Hippo found swimming in family’s pool

Iran vows to hit 35 US targets

Mother, 20, collapses, dies moments after chest pains

Bodies of drowned RCCG pastor, kids flown from Spain to UK

2020: Experts set agenda for Buhari, governors

A respectable reboot

Medical cheers in 2020

Government has the right to revoke Saraki’s land – APC

Kwara governor is on vendetta mission against Saraki family – PDP

UBA promotes 5,000 employees, announces 170% salary increase

Marketing professionals to meet in Lagos

We didn’t partake in Saraki’s property demolition — Police

Ibadan varsity joins others to celebrate Periodic Table’s 150th anniversary

Obaseki should try an unknown party to test his popularity — Osagie

Police exhume remains of LASU undergrad

Five die, nine injured in Lagos, Niger highway crashes

Gone with the wind: 2019 prophecies that were wide of the mark

Alternative medicine, placebo and fraud

Nigeria shouldn’t rush to adopt ECOWAS single currency — Ukaoha, NANT president

World oil prices rise after US killing of top Iranian general

Man United fans want Solskjaer sacked after Wolves draw

[ICYMI] Wike vs Dickson: As internal crisis hit PDP’s stronghold

Soleimani’s death: Protesters in US rally against prospect of war with Iran

FAAN closes Port Harcourt airport over fire incident

Several killed in ambush by suspected Islamists in Mozambique

Police confirm five killed, four injured in Kaduna gas explosion

Police deny involvement in Saraki’s ‘Ile Arugbo’ demolition

NERC approves increase in electricity tariff

Several killed in ambush by suspected terrorists

Pope’s equaliser fails to rescue Port Vale as Manchester City win 4-1

FA Cup: Manchester United, Wolves to replay after stalemate

Aston Villa, Brighton in embarrassing FA Cup exits

BREAKING: Fire outbreak disrupts flights into Port Harcourt airport

Boko Haram: Residents flee after Chad troops leave Nigeria

Fire razes historic Urhokpota hall in Benin

Real Madrid climb above Barcelona after beating Getafe 3-0

Gunmen shoot man, abduct wife, daughter in FCT community

PHOTOS: Many feared dead as explosion rocks Kaduna

UPDATED: Missiles hit Iraq base housing US troops

Three kidnap victims regain freedom in Kogi

Nigeria to adopt standards for renewable energy

BREAKING: Gas explosion rocks Kaduna, scores feared dead

US, Israeli flags burnt as thousands mourn Iranian general in Tehran

Ekiti sackings: Labour writes Fayemi to avert spread to other MDAs

Police exhume body of LASU student killed by pastor, lover

Mourinho says no quick fixes for Tottenham in transfer window

ICYMI: Inside the den where LASU student was killed for rituals

Acting CAC registrar resumes, promises new direction

Bus transporting students jumps on mine, kills 14 in Burkina Faso

Many children killed in Burkina Faso roadside bombing

BREAKING: Chad withdraws troops from fighting against Boko Haram in Nigeria

Four die as vehicles fall into stream in Osun

Spain will not break up, says Sanchez

PHOTOS: Two die in Otedola bridge accident

Nigerians to pay more for electricity from April – NERC

Solskjaer dismisses Van Persie criticism

Three killed, six injured in Niger road accident

Britain warns citizens against travelling to Iraq

VIDEO: Genk star, Paul Onuachu gives back to community, begins football competition

NAF neutralises insurgents, gun truck in Sambisa Forest

Fury, tears as thousands mourn Iran commander killed by US

Bayern to sign young Schalke keeper on free transfer

Two die as truck crashes into SUV on Otedola bridge

Five ways to protect yourself from dangerous home helps

General Soleimani death, ‘act of war’, says Iranian ambassador to UN

Qasem Soleimani’s death: Britain warns nationals against travelling to Iran, Iraq 

Kogi attack: Buhari condemns killing of 19 people by gunmen

Iranian general: American rapper, Cardi B blasts Trump, to file for Nigerian citizenship 

American rapper Cardi B faults Trump for killing Iranian general, considers becoming a Nigerian

People asked who’d take care of my home if I became DVC –Prof Odejide, UI ex-deputy vice-chancellor

Death robbed my husband of his plans for 2020 –Widow of journalist who died in Ogbomoso auto crash

Ndidi, Eze makes Team of The Week/Month

Ohanaeze youths petition NAFDAC over boy’s death

Girls, ladies, don’t let that boy/man delay you again this year

Society lacking in facilities for PWDs is disabled, not me –Udo, visually impaired AKBC Radio employee

Badagry expressway: Sanwo-Olu gives CCECC deadline on construction

Inside the den where LASU student was killed for rituals

Lagos vigilante shoots passerby dead

Police officer aids rape suspect to escape from court

Fury: The furious one set for historic rematch with Wilder

Police arrest herdsmen in Ekiti for mounting roadblock

Communications minister petitions Buhari over stamp duty collection

Friday, January 03, 2020

Rising entertainers to watch out for in 2020

Oil jumps to $69 as US kills Iran’s Soleimani

NAF flies conjoined Bayelsa twins to Yola for separation

My daughter was slaughtered days after she dreamt someone stabbed her –Dad of slain LASU final-year student

Nigeria risks sliding further into hunger crisis – UN agency

Nigerians berate NDA cadets for blocking highway to take selfies

NAF destroy insurgents’ logistics facility in Sambisa

Troops’ withdrawal may begin February in Zamfara, Katsina, others

Nigerians must shun sin to enjoy prosperity, God’s intervention – Olukoya, MFM General Overseer

I’ll like to contest 2023 presidency against Tinubu – Bode George

AbdulRazaq using security agencies to settle family political scores –Gbemisola Saraki

FG demolishes fences under Lagos bridges

IGP promotes 66 police officers in Ogun

Pa Aduku, a soldier’s soldier, says Buhari

Students, parents protest national ID racketeering, extortion in Lagos

Nigerians can’t continue going overseas for treatment — Buhari

I’m under attack for dislodging warlords in Edo, says Obaseki

Osun APC crisis: Akande meets Oyetola, Aregbesola, Adeoti

No shaking, says Palace as Lagos’ hotel lift traps Ooni

38 die in Gombe road accidents

Makinde defends inauguration of caretaker committees

Gunmen abduct three in Kwara, demand N50m

Series of bomb letters reported in Dutch cities

France opens rape probe after book sparks paedophilia debate

30 militants killed, explosive-laden vehicles destroyed

Buhari congratulates Amina Mohammed on Global Citizen Award

Trump confirms US ‘terminated’ Iranian general but doesn’t seek regime change

Six Spanish police leave Bolivia after diplomatic spat

Israeli retaliatory airstrike kills six family members

Gambling threatened my career, says Rooney

EFCC searched Shehu Sani’s phone illegally —Lawyer 

We’ll not rush withdrawal of military from troubled spots, says Buhari

US attack: Airlines suspend flights to Baghdad over security concerns

Ihedioha swears in nine new judges

Spain electoral board disqualifies Catalan president from office

VIDEO: NDA cadets cause traffic, mock commuters in Lagos

Klopp calls for end to England’s fixture mayhem

Ex-lawmaker sentenced to prison for misappropriation

Edo: We are not here to impress anybody, says Obaseki

Olubadan promotes Ajimobi’s brother, 13 other chiefs

Oil bunkering: Navy arrests 57 Nigerians, seven Sri-Lankans, two Ghanaians

Knife attacker shot dead after stabbing man in Paris

Knife attacker kills man in Paris park, wounds two before being shot

Greta Thunberg turns 17, resumes protest at Swedish parliament

Bode George to contest 2023 presidency — Aide

Buhari mourns oldest surviving soldier, Adama Aduku

Chelsea’s Morris ‘respects’ Mourinho despite social media post

Four killed in Cambodia building collapse

Repelled attack: Fintiri lauds army, hunters

Fernandinho expected to extend stay at Man City —Guardiola

Valejo to rejoin Real Madrid after Wolves loan spell

FG demolishes illegal structures under Lagos bridges

DSS nabs mastermind of Buhari’s ‘fake wedding’

DSS nabs mastermind of Buhari’s ‘fake marriage’

UN warns against war as Putin says Soleimani’s death inflames Mideast situation

I had no choice but to dislodge non-state actors – Obaseki

Wall Street stocks fall after US kills Iran general

VIDEO: Nigerians react to Buhari’s approval of N37 billion for NASS renovation

Lazio target ninth Serie A win after exposing Juve cracks

Sacked Oyo chairmen deserved treatment they got, says Gov Makinde

Sri Lanka air force plane crashes

Kidnappers of Abuja women demand N10m ransom

Ghana FA sacks all national teams coaches after corruption documentary

Police give update on Kogi midnight attack

NAF destroys Boko Haram facility in Sambisa

Liverpool break another Premier League record

Nigerians kick as NDA cadets block highway, insult motorists

Nigeria among 15 global hunger hotspots – UN

Trump tweets after US kills Iranian general

UPDATED: Trump taunts Iran after US kills top general

Festive season: 205 ammunition recovered in Benue – CP 

EPL: Solskjaer plays down rumours of Paul Pogba row

US tells citizens to leave Iraq ‘immediately’

Gunmen invade Kogi community, kill 15, burn houses

Gunmen invade Kogi community, kill 19, burn houses

China’s first electric ship conducts trial operation

Israel puts military on alert after U.S. killing of Iranian commander

‘Precision drone strike’ killed Soleimani —US defence official

EPL: Kane joins Hull City

FA Cup: Klopp counts injury toll ahead of tie with Everton

Afghan forces repel Taliban fighters, kill eight

Iran names Esmail Qaani to replace general killed by US airstrike

Iran names Esmail Qaani to replace slain Soleimani

Real Madrid attacker Hazard to miss Spanish Super Cup over ankle injury

Hazard to miss Spanish Super Cup with ankle injury, confirms Zidane

Police arraign ‘fake’ UNILAG lecturer

One feared dead in Boko Haram attack on Michika, Adamawa

Manchester Utd in full support of Pogba operation, says Solskjaer

Iran vows revenge after US kills top general in Baghdad strike

No diplomatic row between Nigeria and Ghana – Foreign Affairs ministry

Cross River issues seven-day ultimatum to demolish shanties, illegal structures

Police arrest four suspects, recover gun in Enugu community

Justice shall prevail, Saraki reacts to demolition of ‘Ile Arugbo’

Reactions trail US killing of top Iran general

US claims responsibility for killing of Iranian general, Soleimani

Buhari, Nigeria’s problems and mathematics solution

Medical checkups for the New Year

Subscribers leaving mobile service providers rise by 216%

Top Iran commander Qasem Soleimani killed in US strike on Baghdad

Eagles can’t afford to miss 2022 World Cup -Pinnick

I dedicate my military, civilian achievements to God –Obasanjo

Thursday, January 02, 2020

Accountant General queried over non-disclosure of N57bn FG grants

Fire guts David Mark’s house in Benue

Re: There is nothing like ‘money rituals’

Why herders find South-East farms attractive –Ihejirika

Apologise for calling IPOB terrorists, group tells Ikpeazu

Lagos arraigns woman for maltreating stepchildren

Banks begin implementation of reduced charges

Buhari supporters petitioned US varsity to sack me — Kperogi

‘No gun but stone attack on Abuja-Kaduna train’

Disregard publication on recruitment – NECO

Merchants defy CBN’s directive on N50 PoS charge

I started planning Abuja bank robbery in October – Banker

National Assembly renovation: Dialogue of the deaf?

Friend stabs 33-year-old Rivers man to death

Kwara demolishes Saraki’s houses on revoked land, group kicks

Why we are backing southern Presidency in 2023 – Northern youths

My life in danger over 2023 presidency – PDP BoT chair

Falana writes Malami, seeks El-Zakzaky’s release

EFCC obtains 14-day detention order for Shehu Sani

Truck crushes four to death in Ogun

Arteta insists Aubameyang is going nowhere in January

Boateng opens up on career regrets

Minimum wage negotiations: Labour soft-pedals as 15 states miss Dec 31 deadline

Lagos to pay three months minimum wage arrears

Joint border patrol begins operation in Seme, others

Yobo celebrates 10th-year wedding anniversary

Love Rat: Courtois secretly ‘fathered love child’ with former neighbour

Former QPR defender Barker dies at age 39

Ronaldo set for contract extension with Juventus

Ibrahimovic signs for Milan

US places ban on Cuban defence chief

Trump trounces Democratic rivals in election fundraising

Plane carrying Sudanese judges, others crashes in Darfur

Liverpool sink Sheffield United to make it a year unbeaten

Pope’s bodyguards criticised over slapping incident

Work on second Niger bridge moving fast – Onu

Jailed Tanzania journalist denied release for mother’s funeral

US unveils partial ban on flavoured e-cigarettes

Power cut protest leaves Yenagoa in dark

I want to do things that will make God show me mercy –  Obasanjo 

Trump warns Erdogan against ‘foreign interference’ in Libya

Zamfara earmarks N7bn for new govt house

Tunisia’s PM-designate announces cabinet

Demolition of Saraki’s ‘Ile Arugbo’ subversion of rule of law – PDP

Barcelona, Real Madrid continue title tussle ahead of Super Cup

Oshiomhole meets Buhari behind closed doors

VIDEO: Nigeria’s oldest war veteran, Pa Adama Aduku dies at 101

Julian Castro quits 2020 US presidential race

Juventus goalkeeper Perin, Behrami return to Genoa

Dismembered 83-year-old woman found in freezer

Aubameyang is going nowhere, says Arteta

Nigerian Stock Exchange resumes 2020 on positive trend

Malabu oil scam: Court extends Adoke’s detention by another 14 days

Court extends Adoke’s detention by another 14 days

VIDEO: Bank worker, Larry, instructed us to hit him hard to avoid suspicion  —Abuja bank robber

Aliko Dangote became $4.3bn richer in 2019 – Bloomberg

Firefighter killed in latest New Delhi factory blaze

Gunmen kill retired teacher in Plateau

ICYMI: Nigeria’s ranking in global retail index drops

Hillary Clinton appointed chancellor of British university

LASUCOM gets new provost

250,000 Syrians flee toward Turkey as crisis worsens – Erdogan

Man arraigned for allegedly impersonating military personnel

Turkey approves deployment of troops to Libya

You justified El-Zakzaky’s detention, ensure his release, Falana tells Malami

Gunmen kidnap Taraba chief

I have to be more clinical, says Chelsea star Pulisic

Southern Kaduna crises caused by outsiders, says Lekwot

Wike appoints new DG for tourism agency

Algeria frees prominent war veteran, Lakhdar Bouregaa

VIDEO: So This Happened (Ep 29) reviews removal of roundabouts in Lagos, others

Bandits attack Abuja-bound train in Kaduna

Stock markets begin New Year with big gains

Three die in Niger auto crash

Residents hold vigil in honour of 30 animals killed in Germany

Herdsmen protest against anti-grazing law, sue Oyo govt

Indonesia floods leave nearly 30 dead, several missing

Ihedioha not disturbed over Mbaka’s New Year prophecy – Aide

Why we demolished Saraki’s building before dawn — Kwara govt

BREAKING: Police arrest mastermind of Abuja bank robbery 

Three lions shot in US after feeding on human remains

AGF not part of Nigerian courts, SERAP tells Malami

Ten youngest democratic leaders in the world

Sack: EKSUTH on edge of collapse, says JOHESU

Don’t rush to adopt ECOWAS currency, experts tell FG

PHOTOS: Kwara demolishes Saraki’s house, Ile Arugbo, in Ilorin

Expert laments high cost of treating kidney disease

ATM charges: Customers lament banks non-compliance with CBN’s guidelines

Zlatan Ibrahimovic arrives for AC Milan medical

Troops rescue 161 captives, kill B’Haram insurgents, arrest 84

New year is new opportunity for Arsenal to improve, says Arteta

Former Cardiff player Barker dies at 39

Djokovic, Nadal lead calls for ATP Cup, Davis Cup to merge

Pogba facing “few weeks’’ out with latest ankle problems, says Solskjaer

Malami credits Buhari for Jonathan’s achievement

BREAKING: Kwara govt demolishes Saraki’s building at Ile-Arugbo

We had right to hold Sowore, Dasuki despite court orders – Malami

Four die on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

Army captures more terrorists, rescues over 165 women, children

Google Doodle honours Amaka Igwe on 57th posthumous birthday

I’m committed to LASU’s boarding facility — Sanwo-Olu

Taiwan’s top military officer, seven others killed in chopper crash

Man accused of killing Whitney Houston’s daughter dies at 30

Nigeria’s border closure: Pros, cons and consequences

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Akeredolu plans to settle herdsmen in Ondo – PDP

Stock investors lost N492bn in Q4 2019

NUPENG gives Chevron seven days to recall workers

NLNG pays $7bn tax, $15bn dividend to FG

Oyo, firm target two million households for solar power

NFF should renew Rohr’s contract – Dosu

TUC decries cost of governance, debt profile

Grid sheds 292.4MW as power station catches fire

Ex-lawmaker faults Buhari on previous budget delays

Haruna warns Osimhen against leaving Lille

Nigeria’s oldest soldier, World War veteran, dies at 101

I promise to defend Edo people, dethrone godfatherism – Obaseki

There is nothing like ‘money rituals’

Why we’re withdrawing troops from some states – Air chief

Naira Marley may settle car theft case outside court

Lawmaker appoints 220 aides to empower constituents

APC’ll take over Imo, Father Mbaka declares

Run from sin like leprosy, Abiara tells Nigerians

Of ritual killings and desperate quest for money

Restructure Nigeria before 2023 PANDEF begs Buhari

Lagos community fumes over abandoned road project

One killed, 14 injured in Ogun crashes

Three arrested for stealing 300 bags of fertiliser

Three arrested for stealing 300 bags of fertiliser Three

Groups demand FIIRO boss suspension, Nigerians berate minister

Motorcyclists lament police harassment, extortion in Lagos

More knocks, less praise for Buhari on New Year message

FG report uncovers N27m scam in defence ministry

Gbajabiamila, Wase, minority caucus mourn Jigawa Rep, Gawo

2023 presidency: Northern youths fault elders, back South

Governors and new revenue sharing formula

Oyetola inaugurates committee on minimum wage implementation

Air force redeploys 76 senior officers in shakeup

NAF resumes Operation Rattle Snake, kills B’Haram fighters

Borno gov gives cash, food to displaced persons

Thugs disrupt Osun crossover party, gov ferried to safety

We’re not worried by troop withdrawal – Rivers police

FG assaulted rule of law through misconduct, high-handedness, says NBA

Omisore pays N2.3m bills of 17 patients

Imo, Gombe govs promise residents

Obaseki can’t hold APC hostage, state chairmen declares

Hong Kong postpones football fixtures as unrest continues

EPL: Arsenal launch New Year with 2-0 win over Man United

Mariah Carey’s song tops Billboard charts in four different decades

Corruption charges: Israel’s Netanyahu requests immunity from parliament

North Korea ends test moratoriums, threatens ‘new’ weapon

Five crushed to death as wall collapses on vehicles

Buhari must surrender power in 2023, PDP reacts to New Year message

Scores killed in Air Force, Boko Haram encounter in Borno

BREAKING: Man City beat Everton 2-1, still third on EPL table

FG assaulted rule of law in 2019 —NBA

Angola freezes bank accounts of ex-president’s daughter

South West security outfit, Amotekun, takes off Jan 9 – Fayemi

BREAKING: Nigerian Air Force redeploys 76 senior officers in shake-up

Fight in Mexico prison leaves 16 inmates dead

Nigeria’s oldest World War II veteran, Pa Aduku, dies at 101

Boko Haram, ISWAP holding Nigeria to ransom, says archbishop

EPL: Leicester thrash Newcastle to maintain top four spot

EPL: Tottenham lose at Southampton as Kane limps off injured

We’re not worried about troop withdrawal in Rivers —Police

Nigeria deserves better roads in 2020, says Reps deputy minority leader

Job abandonment: Zamfara to deal with erring doctors, health workers

Ondo Rep, Tunji-Ojo, appoints 220 aides

NIDCOM to engage NASS over diaspora voting —Dabiri-Erewa

Amnesty: South African police receive 1, 465 guns, 14, 861 ammunition in one month

Brighton spoil Chelsea’s New Year party as Villa secure vital win

Operation Lafiya Dole troops to enjoy better welfare in 2020 – Buratai

Air strikes: Pro-Iran protesters withdraw from US embassy in Baghdad

Oluwo laments marginalisation, seeks Buhari’s help

2020 budget: Zamfara earmarks N1bn for mosques, cemeteries, others

Sokoto passes revenue consolidation bill into law

Ozil can’t rescue Arsenal on his own, says Arteta

BREAKING: Oyetola, cabinet members attacked at Osun New Year event

Lampard keen to shield Hudson-Odoi from social media trolling

Jahanbakhsh bicycle kick denies Chelsea victory on New Year’s Day

Mane set to be crowned king of Africa as troubles rumble on

Stop blaming leaders for national challenges, Adefarasin tells Nigerians

One dies in Ijebu Ode-Ore Expressway auto crash

Dozens of monkeys die in German zoo fire

APC crisis: Ajimobi seeks forgiveness, reconciliation

Volkswagen says goodbye to iconic Beetle 

New Year flooding hits Indonesian capital, kills nine

APC will takeover Imo, Fr. Mbaka foretells in New Year message

Insecurity: Northern governors seek citizens support

Pope apologises for slapping devotee

BREAKING: Opposition leader wins Guinea-Bissau presidential election

Pope slaps woman’s hand to free himself at New Year’s Eve

Ancelotti tells Man City why they are behind Liverpool

I hid the first guitar bought at 16 from my family – Sunny Ade

Abia commences new minimum wage payment Jan – Ikpeazu

Buratai visits troops, Police College in Gwoza

Final passage of PIB expected by mid 2020, says Sylva

Police deploy men in revoked Saraki’s land

Fireworks, smoke, tear gas start new decade

Indonesia flooding leaves four dead

Venus Williams pulls out of Brisbane International

LASU student’s killer pastor not our member – C&S

26,039 babies born on New Year Day in Nigeria – UNICEF

2020: Full text of Buhari’s New Year message to Nigerians

BREAKING: I will stand down in 2023, says Buhari in New Year message to Nigerians

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Spending N37bn on National Assembly renovation ridiculous, says TUC

ICPC backtracks, reopens investigation into FIIRO DG’s PhD

I’ll still become Ogun State gov – Akinlade

Alleged theft: Court threatens to order Naira Marley’s arrest

Israeli researchers develop new drug for heart failure

Inexperience cost me USA’94 place – Shorunmu

Sunshine declare goal king Abia AWOL

Our teams must return to winning ways – Pinnick

Osimhen hopes to qualify Lille for UCL with goals

Gombe governor signs health insurance bill, others

26,039 Nigerians’ll be born on New Year Day –UNICEF

Nigerian league’s quality has dropped – Babangida

New Toyota Yaris to power homes ready February

Access Bank gets CBN recognition for sustainability

NSE lifts trading suspension on Omatek shares

Neurologist explains how lower BMI reduces diabetes risk

LASG seeks immediate care for emergency trauma patients

My New Year message to all readers

Turkish Airlines aircraft loses tyre in P’Harcourt landing

New Postmaster General assumes duty

DPR imposes fine on errant Bayelsa filling station

Nigerians’ incomes will shrink in 2020 – Rewane

Post-harvest losses have reduced, says AFAN

Airports recorded 8.5 million travellers in six months – NBS

Banker drove us to Abuja bank – Robbery suspect

Alcohol pushed me to rape 54-year-old Ebonyi woman – Herdsman

Navy nabs four suspected diesel smugglers in C’River

77 suspected rapists, robbers, cultists paraded in Enugu

Passenger survives fall from Rivers flyover

Five family members die on Boxing Day in Anambra

EFCC detains Shehu Sani for alleged extortion

Foreign reserves drop by $4.45bn in one year

Minimum wage: Only govs who want to loot won’t pay, says Labour

NCC issues landing permits to 55 space stations

Electricity bills: End cash payment, FG orders Discos

Nigeria needs 30 million new jobs by 2030 – World Bank

A letter of thanks on New Year Day

My Vision 2020 for Nigeria

Jibrin avoids comments on N37bn NASS renovation budget

2023: ‘Igbo presidency will guarantee national stability’

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