The Punch News Archive for March 2020

Monday, March 30, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari signs COVID-19 regulations to enforce lockdown in Lagos, others

[BREAKING] COVID-19: US begins evacuation of citizens from Nigeria

BREAKING: COVID-19 cases rise to 131 in Nigeria

I thought I was going to die, says COVID-19 survivor, Osowobi

AGF slams Adegboruwa for faulting Buhari’s lockdown order

COVID-19: CBN suspends cheques clearing instruments indefinitely

Coronavirus: FRSC shuts down driver’s database centres

South Africa to begin mass screening for coronavirus

Harry, Meghan sign off royal Instagram account

France records 418 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

Pastor remanded in prison for denying coronavirus existence

Uzodinma sacks Imo accountant general

Uzodinma sacks Imo account general

Opposition leader in Niger freed under COVID-19 prison release

Coronavirus deaths hit 35,000 worldwide

BREAKING: Gov Makinde tests positive for coronavirus

BREAKING: Ogun lockdown to commence Friday – Abiodun 

Lagos discharges five more coronavirus patients

COVID-19: Stay inside, stay safe – Guardiola

[BREAKING] COVID-19: Prince Charles out of isolation, says royal officials

BREAKING: Nigeria records second coronavirus death

BREAKING: LASTMA CEO, Chris Olakpe, dies

We will earn half pay till Nigeria is free of COVID-19, says Senators 

COVID-19 lockdown: We are not in war emergency, Soyinka tells Buhari

Wuhan records no coronavirus case for six days

COVID-19: Many faces of social distancing

COVID-19: Messi confirms pay cut for Barca players, criticises board

Akure explosion: IG sets up probe panel

Xavi ready to coach Barcelona

Benzema deepens France rift, likens Giroud to ‘go-kart’

[BREAKING] COVID-19: Israeli PM, Netanyahu, aides, under quarantine

COVID-19: Condoms scarcity looms, says producer

BREAKING: Tokyo Olympics to open July 23, 2021

Coronavirus: Lawyer to challenge Buhari’s lockdown order in court

Residents flee Katsina community after one dies in pro-Juma’at riot

ATMs, e-payment platforms will be functional during lockdown – FG

Prince Harry, Meghan must pay for security – Trump 

New Olympic date to be out this week

Juventus shares surge after players’ take pay cut

COVID-19: Germany to evacuate citizens from Nigeria

BREAKING: COVID-19 cases top 700,000 globally 

LDR: Bank loans rise by N2.35tn

My father died of coronavirus, says British boxer

Mbaka denies report on COVID-19 solution

Telecoms subscribers rise to 184.6 million, says NBS

Ex-Falcons captain labels Nigerian government incompetent

Elders tackle Obasanjo over ex-residence’s donation as isolation centre

We are in touch with our athletes – Dare

Fidelity Bank plans 14-day closure in Lagos, Ogun, FCT

Tokyo Olympics: Qualified athletes will keep their slots, says NOC

Petrol imports: Marketers raise concerns over dollar shortage

Stallion offers govt hospitals three-month free rice, fish

We’ll sustain power transmission despite COVID-19 – TCN workers

Coronavirus could claim up to 200,000 US lives, says Fauci

Senators donate half salaries, to slash NASS 2020 budget

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Kwara gov gives 10-month salaries to fight coronavirus

Reduce pump price to N90, PDP tells Buhari

Aides fret as 10 senators go into self-isolation

Oyo task force impounds 22 vehicles at club houses

Ekiti begins school-in-the-air programme for pupils

Hoodlums butcher photographer, injure Lagos monarch, others

How my assistant and I escaped Ondo explosion – Truck driver

Final year undergraduate drowns in Ebonyi hotel

Police nab telecom mast vandals in Ogun

Customs’ stray bullets kill Ogun pupil, injure 15

Anambra man allegedly kills wife, locks up self with corpse

Soldiers attack PUNCH van, stop newspaper from S’South

COVID-19: Ganduje declares one day fast

Edo CAN counsels churches, demands shutdown of activities

Probe South-West explosions, Gani Adams tells FG

Buhari locks down Lagos, Ogun, Abuja, cases reach 111

Give me N1bn to fight COVID-19, Obiano asks Buhari

Fayemi shuts down Ekiti for two weeks, threatens jail terms

UI team predicts 312 COVID-19 cases by Friday

Osinbajo, Atiku, Sanwo-Olu, others hail Tinubu at 68

UK 24-hour death toll rises to 209, US deploys 14,000 troops

UCH CMD, Provost, deputy, test positive to coronavirus

We’ll take action against errant churches — Wike

Don’t provide BVN details for relief items — Osun

Residents flee Katsina community as one dies in riot

Plane carrying coronavirus medical supplies crashes, kills eight

Olubadan suspends palace activities, donates foodstuff, sanitisers

Sanwo-Olu, a hero of COVID-19 war, says Rep

LASG begins makeshift food market

COVID-19: Lagos urges residents, organisations to maintain caution

IMF plans $1bn fund raising for poor countries

Keystone Bank pledges N1bn to fight coronavirus

Protect vulnerable citizens, businesses, LCCI tells FG

Lagos pays retirees N1.8bn accrued pensions

CBN orders banks to disinfect offices

Governance and political agenda against coronavirus

Stock market extends weekly losses

COVID-19: UBA donates N28.5m to Osun

SEC unveils regulatory framework for crowdfunding

Guinea Insurance activates employees’ safety measures

COVID-19: The recession is here (2)

Experts knock govt for Nigerians’ Dubai property investment

AXA Mansard supports COVID-19 fight with donations, insurance cover

Governor ‘seriously’ injured in Somali bomb attack

US records 518 new coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

COVID-19: I hope to resume work soon – Abba Kyari

Ogun shifts border closure to Monday night

BREAKING: Nigeria reports 14 new coronavirus cases, total now 111

Coronavirus: Buhari’s aide not in UK for treatment, says minister

Nominate doctors, nurses for training on COVID-19, Buhari tells govs

COVID-19: Restriction matter of life and death, says Buhari

BREAKING: Buhari lacks power to restrict movement in Lagos, Abuja – Adegboruwa

COVID-19: Buhari sympathises with family of ex-PPMC boss

BREAKING: Buhari suspends operations of passenger planes, private jets

UPDATED: Buhari locks down Lagos, Abuja, Ogun

For The Record: Buhari’s speech on COVID-19

FG, minister ignored advice on coronavirus containment — NMA

COVID-19: Israel evacuates 274 nationals from Nigeria

COVID-19: FG evacuates stranded NCDC staff from Congo Brazzaville

COVID-19: Cybercrime, fraud may rise due to lockdown, IG warns

Sleeping in my room for first time in 21 months not easy –D’banj

Malians go to polls despite coronavirus, security fears

Soldiers attack The PUNCH vehicle, stop newspaper circulation to S’South states

COVID-19: Abuja pastor arrested for holding Sunday service

Okocha wins best EPL goal by a Nigerian

UAE opens drive-through coronavirus testing facility

Xavi gives condition for Barcelona return

Egypt shuts hospitals, isolates villages to slow coronavirus

[VIDEO] Coronavirus: The making of Lagos’ new isolation center at Onikan Stadium

BREAKING: Minister commits suicide over coronavirus in Germany

Five dead, 14 injured as terrorists strike in Maiduguri

Sanusi tests negative for COVID-19, bars visitors

UI College of Medicine provost, deputy test positive for COVID-19

[BREAKING] COVID-19: Buhari to address Nigerians at 7pm

BREAKING: Buhari to make a broadcast by 7pm – Presidency

Political crisis made Flying Eagles wobble, fumble at Nigeria ’95 – Julius

I tested negative for coronavirus – Dangote

Isolation centres for coronavirus patients disappointing — Prof Chukwu, ex-health minister

Iran reports 123 more coronavirus deaths, toll at 2,640

Netherlands recalls faulty masks imported from China

COVID-19: Boris Johnson writes Britons, says ‘things will get worse’

Smokers at higher risk of COVID-19 – WHO

BREAKING: Spain announces record 838 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

BREAKING: UCH Chief Medical Director tests positive for coronavirus

Canada PM’s wife recovers from coronavirus

BREAKING: COVID-19: Fayemi shuts down Ekiti for two weeks

COVID-19: Ogun shuts borders with Lagos, Oyo, others

Women who call the shots in oil and gas

BREAKING: I tested positive for coronavirus, says immigration boss, Babandede

COVID-19: Hospitals turn to snorkel masks to ease respirator overload

BREAKING: Osun announces total lockdown after second COVID-19 case

COVID-19: Don’t open churches on Sunday in Osun, PFN begs pastors

Being a nurse goes beyond carrying trays, giving medicines – Olatayo

Praise-singing people doesn’t make me less of a gospel artiste –Yinka Ayefele

Joshua pretending he wanted all-British fight –Whyte

Being a single mum gives me more time to act –Ayo Adesanya

Olamide stole my concept –Omopatakii

How Boko Haram ambushed, killed 70 soldiers – Military sources

Buhari’s continued silence unpardonable –Balarabe, Ogunkelu, others

Coronavirus and your car

102-year-old Italian woman survives coronavirus

Saturday, March 28, 2020

COVID-19: Doctors, nurses flee as suspected cases hit Lagos hospital

Prayers, support, precautions protecting us against coronavirus — Nigerians in China

Domestic airlines ground 76 planes, over 6,000 workers redundant

Tinubu to Buhari: Print more naira notes, suspend VAT

Coronavirus: One killed as Katsina protesters burn police station over Jumat ban

75 monarchs demoted by Abiodun drag gov to court

Lagos enforcement team destroys foodstuffs, injures traders

Coronavirus: FCT task force shuts wedding reception, church for violating ban

Lagos doctor goes missing on way to sister’s house

FG deserves commendation, not condemnation – APC spokesman

Blame Buhari’s govt for coronavirus spread — PDP spokesperson

Coronavirus: UCH writes open letter, begs for funds despite billions released

Rail station construction: FG opts for Nigerian professionals

Emergency flights: NCAA orders pilots, others to wear face masks

How I escaped from under the rubble – Adesida, founder of church destroyed by Ondo explosion

Coronavirus: El-Rufai tests positive, top aides to proceed on self-isolation

Falana writes CJ, alleges secret plot to rearrest Sowore

Benue, Enugu begin tracing of cases’ contacts

COVID 19: At Alimosho General Hospital, doctors, patients differ on mass discharge

Histriography and the fate of two Awe towns

Will Oshiomhole, Obaseki achieve true reconciliation?

Akeredolu, police react as explosion destroys buildings in Akure

States spent N3.6bn servicing external debts in January — FAAC

Nigeria rated ‘average’ on healthcare delivery, infectious disease prevention

People with type A blood more at risk of COVID-19 — Study

Coronavirus lockdown saved my pupils from tragedy – Jaiyeola, principal of school damaged by Ondo blast

Atiku’s son, Mohammed, had been quarantined before estate management heard about it – Osemeka, Taslee Estate Secretary

[BREAKING] COVID-19: Nigeria’s cases hit 97 

Mali records first coronavirus death hours before election

VIDEO: El-Rufai tests positive for coronavirus

COVID-19: My husband needs your prayers, El-Rufai’s wife begs Nigerians

Osun isolates 120 Ivory Coast returnees

Newspapers can’t give you coronavirus, WHO confirms

BREAKING: El-Rufai tests positive for coronavirus 

COVID-19: PMT announces shutdown

COVID-19: Trump considers quarantining New York

Coronavirus: Dangote Foundation donates four ambulances to NCDC

I tested negative for Coronavirus, says Garba Shehu

Donate your expensive cars to coronavirus fight, MSSN tells Reps

Nigerian health system can’t tackle large scale Coronavirus – Tinubu

These are tough times for my players – Lampard

Nigeria’s ministers donate 50% of March salary to COVID-19 fight

Coronavirus: Suspend VAT immediately, Tinubu tells FG

Coronavirus: Print more naira notes, Tinubu tells FG

Akure blast shocking, says PDP 

BREAKING: Nigeria records eight new COVID-19 cases, total now 89

[BREAKING] COVID-19: Ortom orders deputy to undergo test

‘We no dey shake hands again,’ says Akeredolu in coronavirus skit

Coronavirus death toll tops 5,600 in Spain

10 ways to ease anxiety amid coronavirus

COVID-19: Buhari, health minister, NCDC boss meet

When fertility treatment fails

BREAKING: Over 600,000 coronavirus cases, 27,000 deaths recorded globally

COVID-19: South African police fire rubber bullets at shoppers

Eight West Ham players have COVID-19 symptoms, says Brady

BREAKING: Vehicle carrying explosives caused Akure blast – Akeredolu

Akure explosion beyond description, says CAN chair

COVID-19: Enugu confirms two new cases, closes borders, markets

Nigeria sixth African country with high COVID-19 cases – WHO

PHOTOS: 50 injured, properties damaged in Akure explosion

UPDATED: Oyo identifies 84 suspected COVID-19 cases, imposes curfew

UPDATED: Over 50 buildings destroyed as explosion rocks Akure

BREAKING: Many injured, buildings destroyed as explosion rocks Akure

[UPDATED] PHOTOS: Many properties damaged in Akure explosion

COVID-19: Prepare for evacuation flights, US tells citizens in Nigeria

Coronavirus: Lagos, Rivers, six others to use force to compel partial lockdown

I was seduced by my 14-year old pupil – Azunere, 23-year-old suspected rapist

Why we opposed plan to bury 100 unclaimed corpses in our town –Ondo residents

Nigeria may enter recession in six months –Finance minister

Friday, March 27, 2020

Makinde fires aide over false information on Facebook

Dollar sells for N402 on forex sale suspension

Uncle kills seven-year-old twins for rituals in Delta, flees

I warned my wife against adultery, she didn’t listen – Man who killed suspected partner’s lover with scissors

Coronavirus: Military recalls retired doctors, nurses

US lab unveils 5-minute COVID-19 test

Gombe has less than three functional ventilators for coronavirus –Dr Zewaya, state NMA chairman

How Coronavirus pandemic is affecting us –Entertainers

How coronavirus forced us to postpone our weddings after months of planning –March couples

Plan to train repentant Boko Haram insurgents illogical, unthinkable –Alatoye, Ahmadiyya National Head

Aircraft owned by Nigeria Airways sold for peanuts –Grp Capt Ojikutu (retd.), ex-military airport commandant

Don’t spread legs for men, Peggy Onah tells women

Blocking assets sale to Atiku my most difficult decision –Mohammed, ex-Perm sec

Coronavirus: Worshippers desert mosques in Lagos, FCT, Katsina, others

Investigate revenue collection agencies, senator tells Buhari

Coronavirus: NMA, CMA react as US woos Nigerian doctors, others

People look up to me, I don’t regret my disability –Eric, businessman in wheelchair

Ogun factory workers protest against poor salary, working conditions

Supreme Court dismisses APC application, affirms Matawalle as Zamfara gov

Nine killed, four injured in Enugu, Anambra auto crashes

23 passengers from Niger abducted on way to Katsina

Lagos explosion: Late Bethlehem Girls’ College proprietor buried in Edo

COVID-19: Lagos task force destroys goods of traders defying ban

Panic as police order officers, families to vacate barracks

Appeal court upholds conviction of woman over husband’s killing

Two suspected thieves burnt to death in Plateau

Coronavirus: Lagos nears total lockdown, fears cases may hit 39,000

Coronavirus: Buhari, PDP hail Atiku, Dangote, Elumelu, others’ donations

Endless fire disasters frustrating business owners, fuellIng unemployment

Bello, Ighodaro, Remi address infertility in ‘Mama Drama’

Davido’s fiancée, Chioma tests positive for COVID-19

Thoughts of my late mum made me cry at AMVCA –Funny Bone

Many politicians felt I was too young for appointment –Edu, C’River health commissioner

I don’t get distracted kissing in movies –Tayo Faniran

National tragedies and Buhari’s not so golden silence

FG should declare emergency on finances over coronavirus, others –Prof Ekekwe

My skits influenced by children’s TV channel –Adebayo Abidemi (Isbae_U)

uncle kills seven-year-old twins for rituals in delta, flee

COVID-19: Stranded Nigerian students rescued, isolated

Trump signs $2trn US recovery plan into law

Brexit talks to go ahead despite coronavirus spread

BREAKING: Davido’s fiancée, Chioma, tests positive for coronavirus

BREAKING: Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases rise from 65 to 70

PHOTOS: Lagos to distribute foodstuffs amid coronavirus lockdown  

Coronavirus: Oshiomhole tests negative

Coronavirus: Four die on stranded Dutch cruise ship

Dybala reveals coronavirus nightmare, says ‘I struggled to breathe’

New date for Tokyo Olympics’ll not satisfy everybody, says Coe

Health centre records high family planning requests amid COVID-19 lockdown

BREAKING: Ikeja, Eti-osa top coronavirus cases in Lagos

BREAKING: Shutdown of Lagos imminent, says Sanwo-Olu

Trump orders GM, Ford to produce ventilators immediately

WHO says shortage of protective gear threatens fight against COVID-19

COVID-19: Ondo postpones LG poll indefinitely

Lagos coronavirus cases may rise to 39,000 – Commissioner

Ex-Newcastle winger arrested for attending party despite lockdown

Coronavirus: Five tips for surviving quarantine

We have entered recession – IMF chief

Global coronavirus death toll tops 25,000

Women’s football: FIFA ranks Nigeria first in Africa

Brent oil dives over 7% to lowest since 2003

Celebrities hit by coronavirus

COVID-19: Nigerian students stranded at Seme border –Lagos

UK health secretary tests positive for coronavirus 

Spain death toll hits 4,858 as 769 die in 24 hours

Military okays 17 hospitals as COVID-19 isolation centres

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: FG converts NYSC camps, stadia to isolation centres

VIDEO: So This Happened (Ep 40) reviews Abba Kyari testing positive for coronavirus, Ondo teenage monarch, more

South Africa reports first two coronavirus deaths as lockdown begins

COVID-19: US asks doctors, nurses around the world to apply for visas

UPDATED: UK PM, Boris Johnson, tests positive for coronavirus 

BREAKING: UK PM, Boris Johnson, tests positive for coronavirus 

Coronavirus: Adeboye donates ICU beds, ventilators to Lagos, others

Coronavirus: Prince Harry, Meghan now in US – Report

Court orders Atewe’s N293m, land, shares forfeited

Families, Enyimba paid N2.5m for Ojo, Iluyomade’s release

Coronavirus: Nigeria, where attitude spreads disease

BREAKING: Supreme Court dismisses APC application, affirms Matawalle as Zamfara gov

CBN, Dangote plan N120bn COVID-19 fund, Elumelu, Rabiu donate N6bn

COVID-19: UK considers options to evacuate citizens in Nigeria

Coronavirus cases explosion, community transmission imminent – FG

Madrid ready to offer €40m for Osimhen

US tops world in coronavirus cases, overtakes China, Italy

African football legend Mohamed Farah dies from COVID-19

Another NNPC pipeline leaks in Lagos

CBN suspends forex sales to BDCs over pandemic

Buhari issues COVID-19 guidelines, approves Lagos N10bn request

Police bar complainants from stations in Anambra

Man steals seven cars at Redemption Camp, sells in Anambra

Billionaires’ list: Dangote loses $2.5bn in one month

Air France-KLM evacuates European nationals from Nigeria

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Result of Fayemi’s test not ready – Commissioner

NECO sends 89 workers to ICPC for certificate forgery

EFCC arraigns man for alleged N10m fraud

Gunmen chased me for one hour – Footballer who escaped kidnap

Coronavirus: We’ll ensure food production, distribution not affected – Buhari

How to analyse a rental property

Fraudsters creating websites to defraud Nigerians, says NITDA

We’ll compel Togo, others to pay electricity debts – TCN

LASG creates makeshift food markets in schools

Bayelsa shuts land, sea borders

SON warns importers against illegal use of logo

Is the government able to do right?

COVID-19: Transporters seek FG’s support on test kits

Anambra Catholic priest found dead in car

FG searches for 4,370 contacts as coronavirus cases hit 65

Man steals seven cars at Redemption Camp

COVID-19: Olopade tests positive, first case in sports

Traders flee as security men enforce Osun market ban

Buhari says measures won’t affect food, medical supplies

‘Ajimobi’s reconciliation committee efforts in futility’

France records 365 deaths in biggest daily rise

Wike confirms index case, orders market closure

Reps take delivery of exotic cars, begin distribution

27 cases recorded as Lassa fever ravages Kogi

PTDF scammer jailed 10 years for cheating

Court affirms Wada unqualified for Kogi gov election

Sokoto closes inter-state routes

Akeredolu, Obaseki, Diri test negative

Imo SARS arrests runaway kidnapper after two years

No Ondo LG poll delay despite coronavirus – ODIEC

Eight in court for chasing cows to death

EFCC uncovers 35 illegal lottery operators

Leader of fake vigilante group arrested in Rivers

Coronavirus: Nigerians engaging in meaningless criticisms, says Lai Mohammed

BREAKING: Nigeria records 14 new coronavirus cases, total now 65

Coronavirus: Briefing Nigerians is not Buhari’s style, says Adesina

Wuhan lockdown bought health systems vital time, study reveals

China translates coronavirus control plan, shares with 180 nations

BREAKING: FCT restricts business, commercial activities over coronavirus

Africa’s window to contain coronavirus narrowing, says WHO

Coronavirus lockdown offenders face jail term as Lagos Assembly passes new law

UK announces additional £210m for coronavirus vaccine

BREAKING: Bauchi confirms second coronavirus case

Coronavirus: Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu to be used as medical store

Orji Kalu’s co-convict gets bail to treat tuberculosis, cancer

Coronavirus lockdown: Provide relief to Nigerians, Lawan tells Buhari 

Coronavirus lockdown: Provide relief for Nigerians, Lawan tells Buhari 

God using coronavirus to teach us a lesson, says Keyamo

BREAKING: Lagos Assembly reinstates suspended lawmakers

Coronavirus: 24 hours around the world in pictures

Leeds players, coaches defer wages to save other staff

How your business should respond to coronavirus pandemic

Twists and turns of Diezani’s UK probe, EFCC extradition plan

I tested negative for coronavirus, says Mamora

Akeredolu, Lai Mohammed test negative for Coronavirus

Germany to conduct 500,000 coronavirus tests per week

Coronavirus forcing parents to skip kids’ vaccinations – UNICEF

Coronavirus: FG to ban inter-state travel, close motor parks

BREAKING: Six COVID-19 patients to be discharged in Lagos

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: Presidency begins fumigation of Buhari’s offices, others

Nine doctors die after contracting coronavirus from patients

Govt, Nigerians racing against coronavirus after playing the ostrich

Coronavirus: 1.3 billion students, 60 million teachers out of classroom – UNESCO

Coronavirus: 1.3bn students, 60m teachers out of classroom – UNESCO

Clergyman in Pope’s residence infected with coronavirus

18 die in road crash during coronavirus curfew

VIDEO: If trailer had killed top government officials, the road would have been fixed – Ijaiye residents

27 in self-isolation after contact with Bauchi gov

Myth busters: Mosquitoes don’t transmit coronavirus – WHO

Gunmen kidnap Delta man after forcing wife to cook jollof rice

Senator wants ‘returnee’ lawmakers quarantined

Lessons from the coronavirus pandemic

Gunmen kill three siblings, two women in Plateau

Weep not for Abba Kyari and Co

NNPC spent N218.18bn on ailing refineries in 2019

How we uncovered Ogun new coronavirus case –Hospital

COVID-19: Air Peace, Arik, others suspend domestic flights

Disquiet in FIRS as board sacks directors

COVID-19: Command extends enforcement to Lagos markets, stores

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Joshua ‘fit and healthy’ despite Queen, Charles contact

Villa coverage: PDP, CSOs knock Buhari for barring PUNCH, others

Niger gov goes into self-isolation

Health minister’s absence sparks self-isolation rumour

Uzor Kalu loses appeal against N7.1bn fraud conviction

Kyari: Buhari’s governance structure has collapsed, says PDP

N’Assembly meets Ahmed, Sylva, Emefiele over failing economy

London party: Attendees go into isolation as two guests die

Eze shares training update amidst lockdown

Canadian firm develops vaccine for COVID-19

Gombe Assembly shut

UK struggling with coronavirus tests amid global shortage

Shut down Zamfara, NMA tells gov

Bayelsa CJ suspends court sittings for two weeks

Don’t panic about disease, Oke tells Nigerians

Runsewe culture, tourism sector suffering — Runsewe

Kano to sanction private schools violating closure order

Abia to impose tough measures

Military airlifts medical supplies, detection kits from China

Some UCH doctors in self isolation, says CMD

Police arrest hackers of bank accounts in Anambra

Gunmen kidnap Delta man after eating wife’s jollof rice

Court jails two men for N22.5m fraud

Lagos to discontinue 566 cases being prosecuted by police

Lawyers predict increased litigation after COVID-19 pandemic

Suspected robbers nabbed for killing Katsina couple

LASG seeks more support for explosion victims

Lagos not on lockdown, says commissioner

LASCOPA engages market executives on partial closure

London Stock Exchange to allow payout deferrals

Petrol price cut will boost marketers’ imports – Report

BREAKING: Coronavirus cases hit 50 in Nigeria

BREAKING: Bauchi gov’s elder brother kidnapped

[VIDEO] Coronavirus: Drama as senator removes face mask, sneezes during plenary

Coronavirus: IMF, World Bank suspend debt payments by Nigeria, others

BREAKING: Anthony Joshua in self-isolation after meeting Prince Charles

Coronavirus: FCT Minister, Ramatu Aliyu, awaits test result

Allow private hospitals to run coronavirus test, Dangote tells FG

2020 UTME: We’re reviewing CCTV footage, offenders to forfeit results – JAMB

Coronavirus: 67 Catholic priests die in Italy

[BREAKING] Budget: FG slashes oil benchmark to $30 per barrel

Saudi shuts Riyadh, Mecca, Medina after second coronavirus death

No new Ebola case in DRC – WHO

Coronavirus: Sudan orders release of prisoners

Coronavirus: Doctors, nurses strike over lack of protective clothing in Zimbabwe

COVID-19: Spain deaths surpass China’s as more countries shut down

COVID-19: World Bank to deploy $150bn for economic recovery

Tokyo Olympics: Trump praises delay, says will attend in 2021

COVID-19: Edo speaker tests positive

Full list: 64 deaths, 2,412 coronavirus cases recorded in 43 African countries

BREAKING: Shake-up as FIRS retires directors

19,246 deaths, 427,940 cases recorded in 181 countries

Coronavirus: Doctors obtain Abba Kyari’s medical records from UK hospital

COVID-19: Bauchi gov speaks from isolation, says take coronavirus seriously

Coronavirus: We won’t allow passengers into Rivers, Wike tells airlines, FAAN

COVID-19: Obaseki in self-isolation after contact with Kyari, Bauchi gov 

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus, says palace

Coronavirus: I met with two persons who tested positive – Fayemi

Osinbajo tests negative for coronavirus, says aide

Coronavirus: Obaseki awaits test result after contact with Kyari, Bauchi gov 

CBN lists conditions to access N50bn Covid-19 intervention fund

COVID-19: NGF DG, secretariat staff in self isolation

COVID-19: The burden of staying at home

Coronavirus: NDDC to provide ventilators, oxygen

COVID-19: Reps propose duty waivers, new tax regime

Hubei lifts restrictions as China reports no new coronavirus cases

Alao-Akala heads Ajimobi’s APC reconciliation team in Oyo

FG orders enforcement of screening at airports

BREAKING: Two new cases in Lagos, Osun as coronavirus toll hits 46

Ex-Adamawa finance commissioner arraigned for N379m fraud

Gas unavailability hinders 4,024.5MW as TCN repairs transformers

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Massive economic crises loom, says CBN

Coronavirus: My test result not out, says Olopade

Osun woman sets husband’s house ablaze

COVID-19: Aero Contractors suspends domestic flights

EFCC arraigns fake Atiku’s aide for N100m campaign fraud

Men in military uniform invaded our village, beheaded my mother, nine others –Ebonyi man

Passenger suffered motion sickness not COVID-19 – Air Peace

Tinubu backs calls for Lagos lockdown over COVID-19

Abiodun gets Assembly’s nod to refinance N109bn Amosun loan

COVID-19: Command releases suspects in police stations, units

COVID-19: Speak out on status of Villa, PDP tells Buhari

Kogi commercial driver beaten to death over N500

FG alerts Nigerians to dangerous computer coronavirus

Coronavirus: Presidency restricts Villa coverage to 13 media houses

Fear grips ministers, govs, Villa guests as Kyari, aides test positive

United ready to splash £15m on Ighalo

Coronavirus: Mbaka promises divine intervention

Coronavirus: FCTA shuts markets, churches, mosques, gives sit-at-home order

Vigilante flees after shooting hairdresser dead in Lagos

Lagos National Stadium turns car park after closure

Lalong slashes budget, shuts markets in Plateau

Mbaka promises divine intervention

Virus is a lie, says Islamic sect leader

Edo seals school, arrests managers for violating order

NECO postpones common entrance into unity schools indefinitely

Imo orders civil servants to stop work

Presidency restricts Villa coverage to 13 media houses

Anambra doctors suspend strike

Umahi recalls retired state, LG health workers

Police inspector kills couple, commits suicide in Imo

Senate adjourns to allow members’ self-isolation

Reps adjourn for two weeks, bar members from trips

Court sacks Enugu monarch for presenting fake certificate

Akeredolu okays teenager’s appointment as Ondo monarch

Panel report blames Ekiti explosion on human factor

US commits N17bn to TB eradication in Nigeria

COVID-19: Stay at home, NUPENG tells kerosene peddlers, others

Expert laments cultural hindrance to exclusive breastfeeding

Varsity lecturers’ union attacks ASUU over strike

Senate threatens to order Emefiele’s arrest over $289m payment

Boko Haram killed 92 Chadian troops – President

Sanwo-Olu orders partial closure of banks

Latest updates on coronavirus globally

Coronavirus scare as Senator sneezes during plenary

COVID-19: Senators ‘run for cover’ as colleague sneezes during plenary

Osinbajo in self-isolation, says aide

Coronavirus: Cameroon records first death

COVID-19: Why Nigeria may be worse than Italy

Nigeria coronavirus cases rise to 44

Coronavirus: Three Abba Kyari’s aides test positive

Myths about coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Coronavirus: I will support total lockdown if… – Tinubu

UPDATED: Sanwo-Olu orders closure of Lagos markets

Mourinho, Ancelotti join coronavirus battle

Saturday, March 21, 2020

I always feel pained whenever I return to Nigeria —Chinko Ekun

Many actors lifted by sugar daddies, mummies –Wale Adenuga

Christians, Muslims, others are Boko Haram, ISWAP targets — Njoku, Imo State Chief Imam

COVID-19: Adeboye, Oyedepo, Okonkwo Adeyemi, others hold online services

Lagos Assembly crisis: Embattled lawmakers’ offices forced open, belongings removed

Coronavirus: Delta, Emirates, Air France, Lufthansa, KLM, others suspend flights to Nigeria

Bagudu, Ekweremadu, Etete, 331 others linked to 800 Dubai properties worth N152bn –Report

Zamfara: Supreme Court can’t reverse self, says PDP

Oil slump: Governors meet Wednesday on economy, budgets

National Assembly may shut down this week

Amotekun takeoff may suffer delay over disease outbreak

CBN, banks to provide funds for pharmaceutical companies

Osun bars tourists from Erinjesa Waterfalls

Living in Bondage 2 as king of AMVCA 2020

Drug scarcity imminent by August, Nigerian manufacturers warn

Our losses huge, we don’t know where to start from – Traders, artisans affected by Lagos deadly inferno

Ambitious women should be celebrated –– Doyin Rhodes-Vivour, SAN

Non-performing power firms should be penalised — TCN boss

APC’s fragile peace and fear of defections

Nigeria bleeds when Russia, Saudi brawl

APC worse than PDP — Ex-gov Segun Oni

It’s not my job to speak for opposition in Lagos – Agbaje

Break-ups that shook music industry

Blaming persistent hiccups on spiritual attacks faulty –Expert

Tambuwal intervenes in eight month-old suspension of Elumelu, others

We missed UTME through no fault of our own — Candidates

I don’t like playing gay roles –Ibrahim Chatta

Ajimobi now a political liability in Oyo – Adanla, ex-APC financial secretary

Coronavirus: Osun bans church services Sunday, Mar 22

Timeline: Coronavirus death toll hits 12,725

Maldini tests positive for coronavirus

BREAKING: NAMA shuts airspace on all international flights

France records 112 Coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

Mar 18 BA, KLM passengers exposed to coronavirus – Ministry

Hospitalised victim dies seven days after Lagos explosion

Bandits kidnap Zamfara monarch, son, cleric

Nigerians flay Buhari’s aide for promoting public lecture amid coronavirus lockdown

BREAKING: Juventus’ Paulo Dybala, girlfriend test positive for coronavirus

Nasarawa to evacuate Almajiris as Abuja records coronavirus cases

US VP Pence, wife to be tested as staffer contracts coronavirus

Tunisian President orders nationwide self-isolation

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: Lagos bans gatherings of over 20 after cases hit 22

No FIRS staff tested positive for Coronavirus – Official

BREAKING: FG suspends railway services Monday as coronavirus cases increase

Can you confront your spouse’s lover in public?

Coronavirus: Anglican Church suspends dinner for retiring Primate

BREAKING: FG shuts Lagos, Abuja airports Monday as coronavirus cases hit 22

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: FG confirms seven new cases in Lagos, three in Abuja

COVID-19: Kebbi orders schools’ closure

As only female lawmaker, I was denied membership of committees for women, kids –Bagel, Bauchi SDGs DG

I would love to meet Usain Bolt – GT Da Guitarman

I don’t struggle for anything –Yvonne Jegede

EXCLUSIVE: Three persons test positive for coronavirus in Abuja

Coronavirus: Lagos to teach eight subjects via broadcast, social media

Australian soon-to-be couples cancel weddings amid coronavirus fears

Coronavirus: WHO partners Lagos, Port Health on passengers’ screening at MMIA

Coronavirus: WHO partners Lagos, Port Health on passengers’ screening at MMA

Teachers brave digital classrooms as coronavirus closes schools

IGP X-Squad, SARS now notorious for extorting innocent people in Delta – Ojei, activist

China reports zero coronavirus case for third day running

Rivers orders closure of schools over coronavirus

JUST IN: Country music legend, Kenny Rogers, is dead

Residents kick over mass burial plan for 100 corpses

Ebonyi court remands man for killing wife

I was paid N1m for trafficking 100 women to Niger Republic –Suspect

Down but not out: Amazing world of persons living with down syndrome

UNIABUJA suspends 24 students arrested during cult initiation

CBN devalues naira as market defies interventions

Mikel was selfish, says Trabzonspor

My brother-in-law struggled to open his gate before fire consumed him –Olumba, relation of couple, teenager killed in Lagos explosion

Double tragedy: Disquiet in Ondo community over cop, wife’s death

Pregnant woman drinks poison after discovering boyfriend’s marital status

Strike: FG’s treatment of our demands regrettable, says ASUU

Access Bank owed Intercontinental Bank N14.2bn – Witness

AMVCA 2020: Behind the scenes gists

Carney: Ighalo should be United’s POTM

Friday, March 20, 2020

Coronavirus: Major blow for 33 foreign airlines as FG shuts Abuja, Lagos airports in few days

ICPC arrests Obono-Obla in Abuja

Coronavirus: FG adds Austria, Sweden to high-risk coronavirus countries

Malnutrition: Katsina mums battle to keep babies alive

Deadly Lagos inferno: I resigned to fate as I was too weak to run amid chaos — Landlord who lost two buildings

I have no apology for being a bachelor at 70 – Odia Ofeimun

Chairmanship tussle: Long road to peace in Ekiti traditional council

Assault: Oluwo must appear in person, court rules

Reps want legal backing for National Youth Policy

Confusion in Oyo court as lawyers represent Malami

FCTA reverses threat to sack striking doctors

Gowon would’ve been happier on his wedding day if Biafran war had ended – Dimka, Ex-Head of State’s sister

I never saw Gowon’s wife dance again after their wedding – Rindams, bridesmaid

My mother’s prayers working for me –Diane Russet

Covid-19: Nse Ikpe-Etim, Waje on self-isolation

I studied for almost 24 hours daily to win competition – Akanbi, 17-year-old Nigeria’s best young scientist

I’ve not retired from comedy –Julius Agwu

2020 UTME won’t be suspended over coronavirus –Prof Oloyede, JAMB Registrar

Ikoyigate: Senate probes $289m cash payment to ex-NIA DG

Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Kashamu, PDP mourn Murray-Bruce’s wife

My husband’s death has left me to care for five daughters – Wife of Niger police inspector killed by bandits

UN ranks Nigeria world’s 39th unhappiest country

Lagos explosion death hits 22, one victim missing

United Nations chief tests positive for coronavirus

Coronavirus: 14 suspects flee quarantine centre in Gambia

Zimbabwe reports first coronavirus case

Italy’s coronavirus death toll surpasses 4,000

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: Work from home, Fayemi tells Ekiti civil servants

Coronavirus: Buhari under fresh attack for refusing to address Nigerians

BREAKING: WAEC postpones examination over coronavirus

Coronavirus: Tunisia, Jordan declare nationwide curfew, self-isolation

Hyundai set to unveil electric SUV in Nigeria

Coronavirus: NMA directs members to suspend strike

Coronavirus: Turkey detains 64 for spreading misinformation on social media

20 vaccines being developed to tackle coronavirus – WHO

Sub-Saharan Africa records second coronavirus death

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia bans exports of medicines, medical equipment

Coronavirus: Court rejects total border shutdown request

Coronavirus: Navy tracking incoming vessels, says official

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: FG adds Sweden, Austria to restricted countries

Coronavirus: Banks urge customers to use digital platforms

BREAKING: Global COVID-19 death toll tops 10,000

Coronavirus: NCAA restricts international flights to Lagos, Abuja

Anambra pregnant woman discovers boyfriend is married, poisons self

BREAKING: OAU sends students home over coronavirus

Coronavirus: 12 African countries experiencing community transmission, says WHO

BREAKING: NYSC suspends CDS indefinitely

Coronavirus: Diplomats, returning Nigerians, residents allowed from banned countries

BREAKING: Ben Murray-Bruce loses wife to cancer

Coronavirus: California gov orders 40m residents to stay at home

Coronavirus: Makinde apologises for holding PDP rally

Coronavirus: FG orders closure of varsities, schools nationwide

Poly lecturers give FG 15-day strike notice

Ighalo earns N39m bonus after first eight games

Pastor remanded for defiling minor in Ebonyi

Coronavirus: Lagos traces 1,300 as cases hit 12

Coronavirus crisis: Govt’s complacency unpardonable

EFCC arraigns Saraki’s cousin for diverting N221.33m

UTME ends next week, not April 4, says JAMB

Oni, APC trade words over Ekiti ex-gov’s defection

Trabzonspor ordered me to withdraw my comments –Mikel

Mum spent 93 days in kidnappers’ den – Bello

Why Nigeria needs to halt spread of coronavirus

Suspected herdsmen kill ex- gov aspirant in Rivers

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Dollar exchanges for N374

Senators on recent foreign trips to undergo COVID-19 test

How Mama Boko Haram, others obtained N10m from me –Witness

Drama as Appeal Court reinstates Ifeanyi Ubah as senator

Oil rises to $28 as Trump considers intervention

Returnee American rapper bags chieftaincy title

INEC suspends four senatorial bye-elections

Lagos traces 1,300 as cases hit 12, FG shuts varsities, others

Covid-19: Aviation industry to lose N160bn, 22,200 jobs

No make-up exam for UTME latecomers, says Oloyede

$30bn revenue leakage: Reps threaten telecos’ CEOs with arrest

Residents accuse EKEDC manager of vandalism, extortion

Shun gatherings if you’ve COVID-19 symptoms – NSCIA, CAN

South West pensioners ask for 80% minimum wage rise

32-year-old suspected cops killer nabbed in Delta

Man sentenced to death for stealing phones, wristwatches

Katsina case negative, Borno to protect IDPs

Court adjourns AMCON’s N900m debt suit against Galadima

Bility corruption hearing postponed due to coronavirus

Canada-US border may be closed Saturday

BREAKING: FG shuts Kano airport, two others over coronavirus

Siemens names Roland Busch as next CEO

Romania imposes 15 years jail sentence for breaking coronavirus restrictions

Coronavirus: US asks citizens to avoid international travel, return home

Two arrested for drinking disinfectant to avoid coronavirus

Madrid hotel transformed into coronavirus hospital

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: FG orders closure of varsities, schools nationwide

Coronavirus: Presidency slams Senate for asking Buhari to address Nigerians

Coronavirus: Turkey Super Lig suspended after Mikel’s exit

Higuain leaves Juventus quarantine to meet sick mother in Argentina

Woman with coronavirus gives birth to healthy baby

Coronavirus: Aisha Buhari shuts down office

UPDATED: Trump approves Chloroquine to treat coronavirus

BREAKING: US approves chloroquine to treat coronavirus

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: Buhari’s daughter in self-isolation after UK trip

VIDEO: Nigerians react to senate’s plan to ban the importation of generators

Coronavirus: Niger shuts schools, bans gatherings

UPDATED: LASU postpones convocation over coronavirus

BREAKING: LASU postpones convovation over coronavirus

BREAKING: Italian who brought coronavirus to Nigeria now negative – Lagos

Coronavirus: Premier League shutdown extended till April 30

No new coronavirus case in Wuhan first time since outbreak

BREAKING: Lagos announces four new coronavirus cases 

$30bn revenue loss: Reps threaten MTN, Glo, other CEOs with arrest

Katsina has no coronavirus case – Commissioner

VIDEO: So This Happened (Ep 39) reviews Lagos explosion, JAMB results, impact of COVID-19 on social life

Coronavirus: Lagos, Ekiti emergency lines unreachable

Coronavirus: Ogun shuts schools indefinitely

Lagos explosion: Another corpse recovered, two missing

Coronavirus global death toll reaches 9,000

Why we can’t sell petrol at 125/litre – Marketers

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: Senate suspends public hearing, closes gallery

Lagos explosion: Residents condemn FHA boss’ takeover comment

 Anambra orders closure of schools over Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Scammers visit homes to withdraw banknotes

Germany bans racist, anti-Semitic Reich Citizens’ group

Coronavirus: 25 million people to lose jobs, says ILO

Coronavirus: RCCG adjusts services after Lagos, Ogun banned gatherings

Prepare for the worst, WHO warns Africa as top politician dies in Burkina Faso 

Two US lawmakers test positive for coronavirus

Senate appeals to PPPRA to halt sacking of 31 graduates

$22.7bn loan approval suspended over South-East protest –Gbajabiamila

Oil price sinks to $24, lowest in 17 years

I defiled four-year-old girl because we’re friends – Suspect

Buhari has an attitude problem

JAMB releases another 450,000 UTME results

PDP welcomes back Oyinlola, Obada, Arapaja, others

Arik suspends flights to Ghana, Liberia, Senegal

Alleged land scam: Gadunje tackles Sanusi in court

LASG to shut down schools

Like Ese Oruru, like Muhammadu Sanusi

IPPIS: ASUU threatens indefinite action after warning strike

PUNCHman receives threat over FIIRO DG investigations

Reps summon Emefiele, ex-Mint bosses over eight-year unaudited accounts

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Corps member dies in Akwa Ibom while sleeping

Wike guilty as charged over APC crisis — Uzodinma

Anambra octogenarian jumps to death from four-storey building

FAAC meeting ends in deadlock over revenue remittances

NDDC worker convicted for N4m contract scam

FG slashes budget by N1.5tn, reduces benchmark to $30

Reps to intervene in Adebutu, Kashamu’s gambling firms’ rift

Mother, baby, three others test positive as cases rise to eight

CBN announces N1.1tn intervention fund to boost economy

Doping: League players to undergo random tests, says Dikko

Nigeria’s boxing potential not properly managed–WBF boss

Coronavirus: NYSC suspends orientation, discharges corps members

Coronavirus: FG suspends sporting activities nationwide

Quarry dust may delay reopening of Enugu airport – Minister

Declare emergency on youth unemployment, Reps tell FG

Concentrate on Nigeria’s survival beyond 2020, says NNSG

APC is stinking, facing extinction, declares PDP

Do business with licensed banks – NDIC

Saraki wants FG to give women contracts

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: Lagos announces closure of schools

Coronavirus: American dies as driver tests positive in Ekiti

JAMB releases another 450,000 UTME results, warns candidates

FAAC meeting ends inconclusively

NFF shuts down football activities for 28 days

How Ekiti driver contracted Coronavirus – Fayemi

La Liga: Alaves confirm 15 test positive for coronavirus after Valencia clash

BREAKING: Kwara shuts down schools over coronavirus

Italy reports 475 new coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

Coronavirus: Ogun bans night clubs, gatherings over 50

Afrika Shrine suspends activities over Coronavirus fears

BREAKING: Lagos bans religious gathering with over 50 worshippers

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: CBN announces N1.1tn intervention fund

BREAKING: North-West govs shut schools over Coronavirus fears

BREAKING: Oil price sinks to lowest level in 16 years

UPDATED: Petrol now N125 per litre -FG

BREAKING: FG directs NNPC to reduce petrol price from N145

2020 UTME: JAMB announces new method of checking results

Coronavirus: Mother, six-week-old baby came through Virgin Atlantic – Lagos

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: Lagos moves to stop Sunday, Juma’at services

Global Coronavirus infections shoot past 200,000

Coronavirus: Brief Nigerians now, Senate tells Buhari

PHOTOS: Corps members vacate NYSC camp over coronavirus

Burkina Faso reports first coronavirus death in sub-Saharan Africa

No corper, official infected with Coronavirus – NYSC

Court adjourns Ikuforiji’s trial for six months

Katsina announces first suspected coronavirus case

Family kicks as coronavirus suspect dies in Enugu isolation centre

Facebook, Google in talks with US to track Coronavirus

BREAKING: Nigeria records five new coronavirus cases

BREAKING: FG places travel ban on China, Italy, US, UK, nine others

We rushed orientation programmes over Coronavirus fears – NYSC

Coronavirus: Indian contractor at Dangote refinery tests negative

BREAKING: FG shuts NYSC camps nationwide over coronavirus fears

Why I visited Buhari — Bayelsa gov

Kidnappers abduct ex-Western Region director’s daughters, demand N100m

Recruitment of fresh 10,000 constables begins soon — Minister

MASSOB threatens herdsmen in Enugu community

Abiodun apologises to Osoba, berates commissioner for attacking ex-gov

Dangote leads others to sustain market’s N85bn loss

Oil drops to $28, dollar exchanges for N369

AfDB suspends two Nigerian companies for fraud

Bandits kill popular twin brothers in Zamfara

Oshiomhole resumes, APC lifts Shuaibu, Abdulkadir’s suspension

Coronavirus: FG bars govt officials, workers from travelling abroad

Tsav, experts disagree as police assign cops to ex-officers

Delta teenager, who stabbed friend to death, nabbed

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Economic council meets Buhari, warns of recession

Why I haven’t returned to coaching – Oliseh

Ighalo may miss United’s end of season games

Bent likens Ighalo to Cisse

FG releases N20bn for East-West Road project

Reps threaten PPPRA boss with arrest

Ogun community residents desert home over inspector’s death

Athletes express disappointment, shock as Buhari postpones NSF

Lawan seeks W’Bank support for Nigeria

Activist asks female lecturers to team up against sexual harassment

Anambra shuts 12 private schools over strike

Coronavirus infection: Nigeria’s third case attended UK summit with Canadian PM’s wife, says friend

BREAKING: ASUU strike continues as FG offers new proposals

Nasarawa to use gov’s ambulance after footballer’s death

Buhari awards scholarships to three students up to PhD

Turkish club terminates Mikel Obi’s contract

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: FG bars officials from foreign trips

Juventus: Blaise Matuidi catches coronavirus

Liberia suspends top official for violating Coronavirus protocols

UEFA to reschedule women’s Euro 2021

Coronavirus: Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev to be postponed

New Coronavirus case: Lagos begins contact tracing of BA passengers

BREAKING: FG raises special task force on Coronavirus

[VIDEO] Lagos Explosion: We can compare the damage to Syria and Iraq, says Gani Adams

BREAKING: APC NWC lifts suspension on Shuaibu, Abdulkadir

BREAKING: APC NWC lifts suspensions on Shuaibu, Abdulkadir

Indian with Coronavirus symptoms picked up at Dangote refinery

[BREAKING] IPPIS: FG, ASUU meet again over strike

UPDATED: Sanwo-Olu visits Lagos airport, warns officials over Coronavirus

APC crisis: Oshiomhole resumes, says ‘I’ve learnt to reconcile my style with others’

China attacks US for calling coronavirus ‘Chinese Virus’

Two WHO workers infected with Coronavirus

Coronavirus: UK advises citizens against ‘non-essential’ foreign travel

Coronavirus: Chad records no case, shuts airports, borders

APC crisis: Oshiomhole, loyalists in crucial discussion ahead of NWC meeting

Cameroon, Burkina Faso record five new cases of coronavirus

Bayelsa gov visits Aso Rock, says Buhari received him as ‘son’

UPDATED: UEFA proposes postponing Euro 2020 to 2021

Coronavirus: ECOWAS directs staff to go on self-isolation

US election: Joe Biden wins Washington presidential primary

Abuja doctors begin strike as FG announces new Coronavirus case

Kidnappers abduct ex-Western State director’s daughters, demand N100m

Coronavirus: Italian still contagious, says Lagos commissioner

NWC meeting: Giadom, Ajimobi, Abdulkadir, others arrive APC secretariat

BREAKING: Supreme Court reserves ruling on APC’s request for review of Zamfara judgment

UPDATE: New Coronavirus case came through British Airways – Lagos

Philippines suspends stock market trade over Coronavirus fears

BREAKING: Inflation rate rises to 12.2%, highest in 21 months – NBS

BREAKING: Nigeria confirms another case of Coronavirus

BREAKING: FG postpones National Sports Festival over coronavirus

Lassa fever kills Bauchi district head

Sokoto abolishes cash payment of tax, revenue

No stopping Chinese, Italians, others from visiting Nigeria — FG

Facebook removes Russia-linked accounts run by Nigerians, Ghanaians

Edo court remands nanny for assaulting two-year-old girl

Police refuse to arrest Ogun okada riders who hacked my husband to death –Automobile engineer’s widow

Ministry officials in fresh plot to return ex-FIIRO DG

More pain for Nigeria as oil sinks to $29

Togo, Niger, Benin owe Nigeria N30bn for electricity

Lagos explosion: Death toll rises to 20, families search for missing relatives

Monday, March 16, 2020

Wema Bank to support women businesses with grants

44 firms shed N457bn, market cap falls below N12tn

PTDF shortlists 6,000 applicants for overseas scholarship screening

Gbadamosi defects to Lagos PDP

Missing phone: OPC members torture man for 13 hours

Ekiti ex-gov Oni leads loyalists back to PDP

CBN grants businesses one-year extension on loan repayment

Ibadan controversial obas to visit Sanusi, warn Fayemi

Enugu herbalist gives reasons for marrying 58 wives

Some Anglican priests bowing to gay pressure – Primate

Oshiomhole: Buhari shifts NEC meeting as APC govs engage in shouting match

Wadume: Court orders Buratai to release soldiers for arraignment

Five Kano legislators suspended for misconduct

DSS denies intimidating voters, INEC officials

Use N37bn NASS renovation fund for out-of-school children — Rep

Labour law review’ll improve working conditions, says TUC

JAMB releases results of 312,000 candidates

Lagos plans 10 million human chain event

Enugu man declared wanted for alleged defilement

Alleged debt: Court adjourns contempt suit against Seplat chair

Bandits kidnap Kaduna UTME candidates, baby, kill driver

We didn’t recommend Akingbola’s removal as Intercontinental Bank MD –Examiner

Benue considering state security outfit – Ortom

‘It’s time to promote reading culture again’

Useful tips on WASSCE, UTME English (2)

Audit violations and the state of the nation

Music, curves and ideas for Ayo Animashaun at 50

Why does disaster befall people?

The need for audit reform in Nigeria

National Assembly’s fixation with immunity

Ooni visits Ekiti, resolves Fayemi, monarchs’ rift

How Mama Boko Haram, others diverted N111.7m contract fund —Witness

Teenager stabs friend to death in Delta

Police quiz four Ebonyi doctors over baby’s death

Oshiomhole: The emperor with no clothes

Lawmakers back Lagos Speaker, Obasa

45 doctors dump Gombe in four month

Police restrict commercial motorcycle in Sokoto

UNILAG VC says Babalakin stopped convocation

Govt closes Adejobi Street for railway project

LASG advises CDAC officers on govt projects

Coronavirus: Canada closes border to foreigners

Global coronavirus death toll tops 7,000

BREAKING: Idris Elba tests positive for Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Trump orders US energy dept to fill oil reserves to top

Coronavirus: Gabon bans tourists from seeing gorillas

Bandits kidnap three JAMB candidates in Kaduna

UPDATED: US begins first human trial of coronavirus vaccine

PHOTOS: Ooni mediates in Fayemi, Ekiti Obas crisis

Greenland confirms first case of coronavirus

UPDATED: Appeal Court halts Oshiomhole’s suspension

BREAKING: Appeal court halts Oshiomhole’s suspension

Sanwo-Olu takes Lagos explosion pictures to Buhari in Abuja

US, French firms start drug trial in severe coronavirus cases

Benin Republic announces first coronavirus case

2020 UTME: JAMB releases first day results

Fayemi signs Amotekun Law, reads riot act to criminals

Coronavirus: You don’t need to hoard essentials, Trump tells Americans

Turkey suspends collective ‘solat’ over Coronavirus

Lagos explosion reignited Monday – NNPC 

BREAKING: Buhari, APC govs postpone NEC meeting

Crisis: APC govs arrive Villa for meeting with Buhari

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: CBN reduces interest rate on N3tn intervention fund

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: CBN reduces interest rate on N3tn intervention fund to 5%

Coronavirus: Travellers from France, Germany, Spain to undergo secondary screening, says FG

Buhari, Gbajabiamila meet, Oshiomhole sighted at Kyari’s office

Court adjourns Oshiomhole’s appeal against suspension indefinitely

Appeal Court adjourns Oshiomhole’s appeal against suspension indefinitely

Liberia bans travellers from coronavirus hotspots, announces first case

BREAKING: Kano Assembly suspends five members

[BREAKING] Lagos explosion: Three more corpses recovered

Coronavirus vaccine research not for sale, Germany tells US

Ghana closes schools, bans gatherings over Coronavirus

Enugu COVID-19 suspect tests negative

APC crisis: Sokoto court restrains party from appointing Issa-Onilu, others

Senate bill wants President, govs to submit budget in Sept

Fayemi visits Alaafin over face-off with Ekiti monarchs

Six Christian children escape from Kano orphanage

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Immigration job: FG bars stammerers, applicants with bad teeth

South-East govs unveil security outfit in April, says Umahi

Three men nabbed for gang-rape in Ekiti

Ighalo undergoes two tests daily

Onazi rues fans absence in Denizlispor’s win

Joshua’s bout with Pulev doubtful

I won’t ask NFF for contract renewal – Rohr

Pinnick, match commissioners test NPFL medical facilities

NFF, Simba Group renew partnership

Paralympic gold medalist Ishaku new NPPF president

Confed Cup loss: Horoya used ‘werepe’ on Enyimba, alleges Osho

Page Financials pledges support for arts

Insurers’ assets to grow by 26.5% –Report

Principal, 16 others killed, 50 houses razed in Lagos gas plant explosion

Eight nabbed for killing police inspector in Ogun

Fake naval officer arrested for mutilating man’s private parts

Car crushes couple to death in Ogun

Ifeanyi Ubah: Police charge lawyer with forgery

Buhari celebrates late Awolowo’s secretary, Ofeimun, at 70

Kwara probes civil service to weed out ghost workers

Edo readies for rains, inspect flood control projects

Ebonyi teenager defiles five minors in one week

IPPIS: Lecturers protest deductions, non-payment of sabbatical scholars

Coronavirus: New York city closes public schools

LASU VC, others beneficiaries of dubious promotions, appointments –ASUU official

UNICEF backs Osun education policy reversal

Aviation industry contributed 0.14% to GDP in 2019 – NBS

Oil crash: Nigeria may lose $8.63bn in six months

DSS faults US report, denies intimidating voters, INEC

Nigerian consulate in New York suspends passport processing

Anti-Oshiomhole forces weakening APC, Buhari regime, Tinubu warns

I’ve no record of how much Abacha stole — Malami

We mustn’t play politics with monarchy, security – Tambuwal

MBF condemns attack on Benue communities

Annenih kinsman emerges Edo PDP new chair

Senate probes diversion of rice farmers’ loans to elections

Enforce HIV status before marriage, clerics tells Zamfara

Kogi gov loses mother

Visa-on-arrival issuance drops by 39.8%

Stock market finished week negative with 13.49% loss

Atalanta in quarantine after Valencia coronavirus cases

Algeria to suspend air, sea links with France over coronavirus

Death toll in Lagos explosion rises to 17

Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles cancel trips over coronavirus outbreak

Terrorists kill six soldiers in Borno ambush

VIDEO: At least four burnt to death, several property destroyed in Lagos explosion

Ghana to ban arrivals from coronavirus hotspots

Anyone who undergoes female genital mutilation can’t enjoy sex —Survivors

Buhari mourns victims, consoles families of Lagos explosion

APC condoles with Lagos explosion victims

Coronavirus: 57-year-old US returnee tests negative in Yobe

Coronavirus, threat to Nigeria’s economy – ACCI

Inserting marijuana into vagina not a treatment for infertility —Physicians

BREAKING: Family of four, 11 others die in Lagos explosion

Buhari celebrates renowned poet, Ofeimun, at 70

How EPL stars are spending their coronavirus break

FG bars persons who stammer, have bad teeth from immigration job

2023 ambition destroying APC like coronavirus, says Tinubu

Kenya blocks entry for non-residents over coronavirus

Pogba makes coronavirus fund-raising pledge

VIDEO: Women harass me for cutting their husbands’ hair –Lagos female barber, Onyinye

PHOTOS: One feared dead, 50 houses destroyed in Lagos explosion

Coronavirus: Players treated like ‘guinea pigs’, says Rooney

La Liga: Valencia’s Garay, four others test positive for coronavirus

Our leaders are authoritarian, they find democracy difficult — Abaribe

Lack of respect has made ‘side chicks’ more brazen –Victoria Inyama

My family was scared about my death rumours – Foluke Daramola

Photos: Many injured, houses, vehicles damaged in Lagos explosion

Enugu quarantines first coronavirus suspect

Coronavirus cases soar to 154,620 globally

UPDATE: Lagos explosion not caused by pipeline vandals — NEMA

I’m not involved in Sanusi’s dethronement, detention – AGF

BREAKING: Pipeline explosion rocks Lagos

Sanusi’s fall: Of tradition, politics and conscience

I lost a great loyalist same day I wanted to surprise him, says Amosun

I had no hand in arrest of man who sexualised my four-year-old son –Daddy Freeze

[VIDEO] Mile 2 demolition: How task force, thugs ejected us at midnight -Traders

Controversy as octogenarian living with dogs goes missing

Amotekun Corps takes off March ending, recruitment this week – Akeredolu

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Presidency had a hand in dethronement, banishment of Sanusi – Adegboruwa

Reps in fresh move to regulate NGOs, CSOs, others

I don’t know if I’ve contracted Coronavirus –Nwankwo

I killed female neighbour for accusing me of phone theft –Suspect

Man in court for having sex with goat

Sanusi felt he owed allegiance to Kwankwaso, not Ganduje –Yakasai

Why I backed Ekiti monarchs queried by Fayemi – Alaafin

FG losing N6.5tn to corruption in Customs –Senator

N700m released for survey work on 3,050MW Mambilla plant

UTME candidates lament as network failure mars exam

Coronavirus: Anglican Church stops communion from same cup, handshake during service

We’ve evidence DSS, army intimidated voters, INEC officials –US

Funke Akindele, Toyin Abraham, Ramsey Nouah, others shine at AMVCA

IG redeploys police anti-graft unit officers, withdraws vehicles

Lagos Assembly crisis: Aggrieved lawmakers link feud with Pension Bill for Speaker

AuGF report: Group demands probe of Oyo, Ondo road projects

Ganduje’s dethronement letter poorly written –Sanusi

Trump tests negative for coronavirus

Man who beheaded my 82-year-old mum was promised N150,000 – Samuel

I dance for my kids to make them happy – Ugolor, ANEEJ Executive Director

We rely on divine immunity to escape coronavirus –Nigerians living in Italy

Security in Nigeria better than South Africa —Femi Odugbemi

Traffic wardens, airmen beat motorist for taking pictures

Suspected cultists dump three corpses at Benue varsity gate

Africa in the global resurgence of nationalisms

B’Haram: Royal welcome for killers of patriotic soldiers, Nigerians

Seven killed in Abuja, Delta road crashes

Transparent congresses can’t hold at night — Olujimi’s ally, Ogunsuyi

As Emir Muhammadu Sanusi exits

Touching tales of jobseekers lured to kidnappers’ den via employment scam

IPPIS implementation meant to justify $140m loan – Prof Ogunyemi, ASUU President

Sorry, warm weather won’t save from coronavirus — Infectious diseases experts

BREAKING: Pastor Bakare, El-Rufai visit Sanusi in Lagos

FULL LIST OF WINNERS: ‘Living In Bondage’ wins big at AMVCA 7

PHOTOS: Celebrities shine at AMVCA 7 red carpet

Coronavirus: Trump goes spiritual, declares Sunday ‘National Day of Prayer’

Jordan closes mosques, stops all flights over coronavirus

I’m awaiting my coronavirus test result – Trump

I’m not responsible for Man United’s revival, says Fernandes 

Senegal closes schools, bans independence day events over coronavirus

Coronavirus: Rivers suspect tests negative

Coronavirus: US extends travel ban to UK, Ireland

PHOTOS: Ganduje, Kyari attend IGP son’s wedding in Abuja

APC crisis: Giadom has resigned from NWC, says Nabena

VIDEO: How government neglected wheelchair basketball -Player

Trailer crushes three, injures seven in Abuja 

Group holds cow urine drinking party, says its cure for coronavirus

Former NATO chief Javier Solana has coronavirus

FG seals Chinese restaurant for refusing to serve Nigerians

Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympics to go ahead, says Japan’s PM Abe

Buhari: DSS begins probe of officers, denies killing graduate who breached protocol

Coronavirus: FIFA recommends March, April internationals be postponed

Fiorentina players Cutrone, Pezzella test positive to coronavirus

FRSC to clamp down on overloaded school buses

VIDEO: So This Happened (Ep 38) reviews Sanusi’s dethronement, Anthony Joshua identifying as Nigerian

Bill Gates exits Microsoft to focus on charity

Man lures girl with suya in Ebonyi, defiles her

Nigeria spends N5bn annually to service IPPIS – ASUU

Edo shuts down orphanage where child was sold for N1.7m

Petrol: FG consults on pump price reduction

Canada suspends parliament amid Coronavirus fears

Coronavirus: Stay at home, Newcastle boss tells players

Google building self-check website for Coronavirus

Seven ways to overcome disappointment

We’re embarking on speedy roll-out of community policing –IG

Ince downgrades Ighalo’s spectacular goal

Coronavirus: Nigeria’s int’l ticket sales drop by 50%

Coronavirus: Everton quarantine Iwobi, teammates

We got victims’ details searching dustbins in federal ministries – Arrested fraudsters who duped businessman N14m

How infamous robber, Oyenusi, boasted to police he’d escape before his public execution – Tsav, ex-police commissioner

Presidency ordered trader’s investigation over SIM card –DSS

External reserves fall by $2.3bn on plunging oil price

10-year-old down with broken leg, needs help to undergo surgery

Women not expected to talk where I come from –Di’ja

I wasn’t shot for breaching protocol to meet Buhari –Graduate

God hasn’t asked me to make gospel album –Lynxxx

Friday, March 13, 2020

AGF Malami, Kano AG ordered my detention – Sanusi

I regret being used by Pastor Okafor, others to stage fake miracles –Woman arrested for controversial healing

1.9 million candidates begin sitting for UTME today

Obasa acting like dictator, denied us access to Assembly, group platform –Embattled Lagos Assembly Chief Whip

Coronavirus: Medical team to determine Italian’s release next week, says FG

Academic fraud: ASUU battles LASU VC, Fagbohun, over sacking of whistleblowers

Coronavirus: FG may reduce 2020 budget by N1tn

APC suspends Lokpobiri, Aganaba, 12 others

Query: Don’t disrespect obas, Alaafin writes Fayemi

ASUU attacks Ngige, says won’t join IPPIS

It’s not Odunlade Adekola’s turn to be king –Townsmen

Women don’t need men to be sexy –Lilian Afegbai

How vigilantes, hunters saved UNIBEN students, lecturers on field trip from killer herdsmen

ICPC chair laments slow judicial process

Nigerians should do more community service –Banky W

Issele-Azagba: Delta community in the grip of bandits

We’ve forgiven Oro worshippers for killing, stealing properties – Awwal, Wakilu Muslim of Yorubaland, Edo, Delta

Federal, Oyo govts haven’t done enough to find Sugar’s killers –Gabriel, brother of the late Rep

Illegal loggers attack us with chainsaws, guns while protecting govt reserves –Forest guards

Coronavirus: CAF postpones Eagles, S’Leone clash despite NFF’s safety plan for players

Libya closes schools over coronavirus fears

Coronavirus: 147 cases recorded across 15 countries in Africa

I’m going for coronavirus test soon  – Trump

Malian singer Traore arrested in France

Coronavirus: I am feeling better already, says Arsenal coach Arteta

Sanusi will continue to campaign against timid ignorance – El-Rufai

BREAKING: Trump declares coronavirus national emergency

SIM card: Some security cases can’t be brought to court, DSS tells judge

Why I rushed to touch Buhari in Kebbi – Jamilu-Gundare

Coronavirus: Turkey stops flights to nine European countries

Coronavirus: South Africa evacuates citizens from Wuhan

Osinbajo loses police escort in motorcycle accident

Sanusi heads to Lagos from Abuja – El-Rufai

Chinese billionaire, Jack Ma, offers US coronavirus test kits, masks

AFCON qualifier: Eagles, Sierra Leone players to be screened for coronavirus, says minister

Coronavirus: Germany releases €550bn aid to keep companies afloat 

179 contacts in isolation for coronavirus released – Lagos

German Bundesliga suspended over Coronavirus

Brazil’s Bolsonaro tests negative for Coronavirus

Academic fraud: ASUU battles LASU VC, Fagbohun over sacking of whistleblowers

BREAKING: Sanusi leaves Awe

FG releases N285bn for capital projects

$2.2m fraud: You’ve case to answer, court tells ex-NHIS boss

VIDEO: How I make stolen phones untrackable -Nigerien who helps Nigerian thieves

Ighalo and Iheanacho’s worship centre

Guinea Bissau president visits Buhari, says he won country’s election

Ethiopia confirms first case of coronavirus

BREAKING: El-Rufai meets Sanusi in Awe

Customs CG approves promotion of 2,974 officers

PHOTOS: Lagos athletes protest unpaid allowances

Premier League suspended until April over coronavirus

Philippines diplomat is first coronavirus case at UN HQ

Coronavirus: Anglican church stops communion from one cup

BREAKING: Nigerian who tested positive for coronavirus now negative

El-Rufai departs Kaduna, to visit Sanusi

Iran warns Trump over dangerous actions after Iraq strikes

BREAKING: Court orders IG, DSS DG to release Sanusi

BREAKING: Court orders IGP, DSS to release Sanusi from detention

BREAKING: Oil prices jump almost 4%, reversing early losses

South-South APC leaders endorse Giadom as Oshiomhole’s replacement

Coronavirus’ll strengthen Ghana’s drug production, says president

BREAKING: Ghana, Gabon record first cases of coronavirus

EPL in doubt as Arteta, Hudson-Odoi test positive for coronavirus

FG proposes merger of IPPIS, ASUU payment platform

Oshiomhole, Sylva fuelling violent protest in Bayelsa –Diri

Drama in Kebbi as aides arrest man rushing to ‘touch’ Buhari

EFCC witness contradicts self in Shema’s N5.7bn fraud trial

Gbajabiamila begs ASUU, lecturers vow to continue strike

Crashing oil price, reason to diversify economy – Buhari

Tension as Ekiti queries top monarchs for insubordination

Senate advocates HND for President, govs, ND for others

Sanusi’s shameful harassment and banishment

Lamido Sanusi: Not yet bye-bye

Kaduna begins N30,000 wage payment this month

Hunger killing more Nigerians than coronavirus, Sultan tells FG

My brother-in-law asked me to bring human parts – Suspect

Man United can beat any team –Ighalo

Man steals worshipper’s handbag during vigil

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Man kills sibling for bringing parrots home

Hardship forced me into robbery, says Imo poly student

Canada PM’s wife tests positive for new coronavirus

Chelsea’s Hudson-Odoi becomes first EPL player to test positive for coronavirus

12 female victims testify against Abuja alleged rapist

12 SANs lead Sanusi’s freedom battle, hearing begins today

FG’ll boost cultural tourism, says Buhari

Coronavirus: FG not contemplating travel ban, says minister

Author extols Adeboye’s leadership virtues in new book

I’d be nowhere without my fans – I Go Dye

For Lekan Are (Memory Evergreen)

IK Osakioduwa returns as host of 7th AMVCA

Committee announces programme for Odia Ofeimun@ 70 celebration

Multiple suits threaten APC NEC meeting, crisis deepens

FCT shuts down schools over inadequate teachers, poor facilities

Police move in as Fayose, Olujimi’s supporters clash

Rescued Uber passenger jumped into lagoon after killing girlfriend – CP

South Sudan’s Kiir unveils new cabinet

BREAKING: Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta tests positive for coronavirus

Trump defends ban on travel from Europe as coronavirus worsens

Real Madrid’s Marcelo fined 105,000 euros

13 injured as trains collide in Egypt

Brazil president tested for coronavirus

Romanian political crisis deepens as PM-designate stands down

Top adviser to Iran’s Khamenei quarantined with coronavirus symptoms

Algeria reports second coronavirus death

Europa: Ighalo scores as Manchester United thrash LASK 5-0

Senegal announces five new coronavirus cases

Nine soldiers killed in Niger

Sanusi not disturbed over dethronement – Village head

Fayemi queries 11 Obas over insubordination

Maina denies EFCC’s alleged plots to escape from prison

Fayose, Olujimi supporters clash at PDP secretariat

Group petitions Buhari, security agencies over alleged hijack of Amotekun

White House insists no need to test Trump for Coronavirus

Don’t worry about me, says Juventus defender infected with coronavirus

VIDEO: Why Sanusi didn’t stay in Loko -Emir

ASUU, FG meet over strike

Norwegian Air to lay off half of staff over Coronavirus, travel ban

Coronavirus: UEFA postpones Man City vs Real Madrid, Juventus vs Lyon matches

Canada PM working from home as wife tested for Coronavirus

Brazilian official who met Trump tests positive for coronavirus

UPDATED: Nasarawa gov, Emirs visit Sanusi in Awe

13 injured as trains collide in Cairo

Appeal Court reserves judgment on Ifeanyi Ubah’s sacking as senator

BREAKING: Sanusi sues IG, DSS DG, seeks release from ‘detention’

IPPIS not to undermine university autonomy, Buhari tells ASUU 

Don’t bar Ajimobi, others from NEC meeting, court orders APC

Banishment: Stay with us forever, Awe residents beg Sanusi

Leicester players show symptoms of coronavirus –Rodgers

Coronavirus: Czech bans travellers from 15 countries

NEC meeting: Police tighten security around APC headquarters

Coronavirus: FG not contemplating travel ban, says Minister

BREAKING: UNIZIK defers award for Sanusi

Coronavirus: Trump’s order causes mass panic, travellers rush back to US

BREAKING: Senate okays HND as minimum qualification for president, govs

Travel bans ineffective in preventing virus spread – UK

Between Ganduje and Sanusi

I have supplied over seven AK47 rifles to criminals – Gunrunner

I have supplied over seven AK47 rifles to criminals – Suspected gun-runner

Coronavirus: Real Madrid players quarantined, La Liga suspended

Withdraw social media bill now, 135 CSOs tell Senate

1999 constitution is a fraud, says UNNC

Canadian varsity remembers Pius Adesanmi, says he’s irreplaceable

APC prepares for post-Oshiomhole era

La Liga suspends fixtures for two weeks

My father’s wishes have materialised – New Kano emir

BREAKING: First coronavirus death recorded in Algeria

BREAKING: Spain minister tests positive for Coronavirus

Sanusi wouldn’t have been dethroned if Buhari intervened –Abdulsalami

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: Iran asks IMF for its first loan since 1962

Four siblings, teacher test negative for coronavirus in Lagos

[VIDEO] Abuja: Police parade Haruna, gunrunner who hides guns in motorcycles

NBA suspends season after player tests positive for Coronavirus

China shuts down Mount Everest over Coronavirus

Lagos Assembly crisis: Tinubu’s political empire intact, says Obasa

Nigerien nabbed for altering stolen phones’ IMEI numbers

Generator importation to attract 10-year jail term — Senate bill

Edo task force rescues baby sold for N1.75m

UNILAG lecturers protest, demand Babalakin’s removal

Court bars APC NWC from stopping Tues NEC meeting

Ondo policeman kills wife, self over alleged infidelity

Gusau varsity student arrested for supplying bandits with hard drugs

Thieves vandalise ATM on UniOsun campus

NAF rains bombs on Sambisa as Boko Haram fighters regroup

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Expected petrol pump price drops to N114.53 per litre

Anambra newborn baby found hanging on barbed wire fence

For Sanusi, dethronement is freedom

Ondo court remands herbalist caught with human head

I had towel on when United called –Ighalo

Lagos court jails pastor for visa fraud

Chelsea will regret selling me – Omeruo

Hunter accidentally shoots self dead in Delta

Concept of banishing deposed kings outdated — Oyetibo

Kwara scholarship board officials forged 326 signatures – Witnesses

40 security men keep Sanusi under watch in Nasarawa

Maltina School Games: Ojo shines as Lagos triumph

Lagos quarantines four children, two others for coronavirus

Dangote to begin crude oil production in July

Rotary chief suggests visa restrictions to stop spread

Sanwo-Olu hails Lafarge

Reps suspend Buhari’s $22.79bn loan consideration indefinitely

FG says ASUU strike illegal, withdrawal of service corruption

Virus outbreak now a pandemic, says WHO

FG shuts Eko Bridge in Lagos, declares it unsafe

Prosecutor accuses Maina of escape, assasination plot

US election: Sanders says still in White House fight despite Biden surge

BREAKING: Atletico Madrid beat holders Liverpool to reach Champions League quarter-finals

Juventus defender Rugani tests positive for coronavirus

India suspends tourist visas over coronavirus

UPDATED: PSG overturn Dortmund deficit to reach Champions League quarter-finals

Champions League: Liverpool fight back to take Atletico tie to extra-time

ECOWAS urges removal of 2.5 million voters from Guinea electoral roll

Coronavirus case hits Senegal holy city ahead of religious event

Marseille’s Villas-Boas given one-match touchline ban

UK rejects call to shut parliament over coronavirus case

Gunmen kill 10, raze village in Mali

Student dies as fire razes school hostel in Zaria

Senate proposes 10 years jail term for generator importers, sellers

Okada, Keke replacement coming in April – Lagos

Coronavirus: US considers ban on travellers from Europe

Champions League: Liverpool vs Atletico starting line-ups

Champions League: PSG vs Dortmund starting line-ups

[VIDEO] Convocation postponement: UNILAG lecturers protest against pro-chancellor, Babalakin

ASUU strike is illegal – FG

Europa: Inter vs Roma game called off over coronavirus

New Kano Emir gets appointment letter

Ivory Coast confirms first coronavirus case

UPDATED: WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic

How Sanusi, Kano gov rift started three years ago – Ganduje aide

VIDEO: Nigerians react to senate’s approval of Buhari’s $22.7bn loan request

How Sanusi, family members were harassed — Lawyers

Coronavirus: 50 Nigerian crude oil cargoes stranded in market, says NNPC

Man arrested in Finland for deploying child soldiers during Liberian civil war 

Sexual assault: Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison

Coronavirus: Lufthansa cancels 23,000 flights in April

Coronavirus: Lagos quarantines four children, two others

MTN Group CEO to step down

Pilot killed in Pakistan Air Force F-16 crash in Islamabad

Mbappe tests negative for coronavirus

BREAKING: UNILAG ASUU passes vote of no confidence in pro-chancellor

Coronavirus: Turkish Airlines suspends Nigeria flights, refunds passengers

BREAKING: Again, El-Rufai appoints Sanusi chancellor of Kaduna varsity

BREAKING: I am not involved in Sanusi’s removal – Buhari

FG calls first witness in Sowore’s trial

Coronavirus will put severe strain on Nigeria’s budget – Finance minister

Yobe airport ready next month, says gov

Coronavirus cases reach over 100 across Africa

Banditry: Zamfara police kill one, arrest two

CAF Confederation Cup: Expect good result from us, Enyimba player tells Nigerians

Coronavirus: Kenya seeks postponement of 2021 Nations Cup qualifiers

British woman dies of coronavirus in Bali

First novel coronavirus death in Belgium

Italy announces 25bn euros to fight Coronavirus

BREAKING: Fire guts Anambra building materials market

BREAKING: Buhari, Nasarawa gov meet

Coronavirus: Postpone camp exercise, group tells NYSC

Parliament passes reforms allowing Putin to run another two terms

Saudi to boost oil output capacity by one million barrels per day

We didn’t banish Sanusi from Kano – AG

FG shuts down Eko bridge, Lagos lists alternative routes

Nigeria suspends emergency passport services in New York

UK health minister tests positive for coronavirus

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: Arsenal players quarantined, EPL game postponed

Surety remanded as manslaughter suspect jumps bail

Lagos Assembly seals sacked lawmakers’ offices as crisis worsens

Council blames UNILAG VC for suspension of convocation

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Four nabbed for beheading octogenarian in Akwa Ibom

UNN, ABU, others join strike, OAU shuns action

Okowa loses three aides in five days

Contract renewal: Money not my problem – Rohr

I’m a Yoruba boy, Joshua tells Queen Elizabeth

Herdsmen, who killed my people, boasted that security agents wouldn’t rescue us –Benue community head

Senate queries $4m payment to lawyer from ECA

My house under surveillance, Ize-Iyamu alleges

Petrol imports gulped N1.71tn in 2019, says NBS

Excess Crude Account is dead, bury it

Stock market investors lose N656bn in one day

Malami rejects call to pay recovered loot into Federation Account

‘Ighalo better ball holder than Martial’

EFCC to issue criminal summons against Diezani

Court orders interim forfeiture of Kwara herbalist’s building

Biden wins key Michigan Democratic primary – US networks

Buhari seeks amendment to Finance Act

Sanusi to challenge detention, forced exile, Kano continues N2.2bn fraud probe

NDDC: Buhari, Malami, Lawan shun court summons

Makinde signs Amotekun bill into law, warns criminals

Coronavirus affecting economy, Buhari tells health workers

Democratic primary: Biden projected to win Mississippi, Missouri

Reps raise the alarm over falling crude prices

Border closure: Customs make 697 arrests, N7.4bn seizures

‘N125bn required for road maintenance’

Telecoms sector contributes N6tn to GDP quarterly – NCC

Buhari approves governing boards of NIMASA, NPA

Tanker driver slumps, dies in lover’s Lagos apartment

Court remands UNIPORT undergraduate for Internet fraud

Three injured as IMT female hostel balcony collapses

Ekiti sacks teacher for impregnating SS3 pupil

Katsina court remands man for threatening neighbour

Herdsmen attack policeman in Bayelsa

Robbers raid Ibadan estate 

FBI arrests Russian accused of heading hacker ‘storefront’

UN Security Council endorses US-Taliban deal

Osinbajo seeks more govt, private-sector partnership

Leipzig thrash Mourinho’s Tottenham 3-0 to progress into Champions League quarters

25 coronavirus cases on Egypt Nile cruise boat test negative

Italy prison riots over virus leave 12 dead

Opposition figures return to Mauritania under new president

Tunisia arrests 5 over attack near US embassy

Trump says no need for him to get coronavirus test

E-Rufai appoints Sanusi into KADIPA board

Tanzania opposition leaders found guilty for illegal protest

BREAKING: Mbappé undergoes coronavirus test

Malami rejects call to pay recovered loot into federation account

Europa League: Manchester United to play LASK behind closed doors

UPDATE: Dethroned Sanusi arrives in Awe, Nasarawa

Almajiri, a big problem to Nigeria, says Senate President

VIDEO: Anthony Joshua markets pounded yam, egusi to Queen Elizabeth, royal family

Index Lassa fever patient discharged – LUTH

Coronavirus: Atalanta fans urged to watch Champions League clash at home

Dethroned Sanusi ‘heads’ to court over banishment

Coronavirus: Death toll hits 3,809

Lebanon records first novel coronavirus death

Klopp, Guardiola express concerns over matches behind closed doors

Paraguayan judge orders Ronaldinho to remain in prison

APC crisis: State chairmen to meet ahead of Tuesday’s NEC

We’re just at beginning of Coronavirus epidemic – Macron 

UN headquarters closed to tourists over coronavirus

Buhari asks National Assembly to exempt animal feeds from VAT

Buhari asks National Assembly to exempt animal feed from VAT

PSG’s Mbappe sick amid rising coronavirus cases in France

Dethroned Sanusi relocated to Awe in Nasarawa

BREAKING: Congo confirms first coronavirus case in Kinshasa

Flutterwave announces grants for female SME owners in Nigeria, others

Morocco announces first coronavirus death

Coronavirus: Ryanair cancels Italy flights until April 8

BREAKING: Makinde wears Amotekun outfit to sign bill

US election: Voting ongoing in six states as Biden, Sanders compete for presidential ticket

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: La Liga to be played behind closed doors for two weeks

BREAKING: Another patient cured of HIV

N3.7bn recovered from NDDC contractors, says Buhari

BREAKING: Consultant doctors suspend national strike

No government can condone Sanusi’s criticisms – Ganduje’s aide

COVID-19: Second coronavirus patient transferred to Lagos – Commissioner

PSG’s Mbappe sick, doubtful for Dortmund crunch match

Stop abuse of Sanusi’s rights, CSO tells Buhari

Russia says ‘doors not closed’ to cooperation with OPEC

Family approves autopsy on footballer, Chineme Martins

BREAKING: Buhari writes Reps, seeks amendments to new Finance Act

S.Africa telecoms giant Vodacom slashes data costs by 30%

How we forced Sanusi out of palace – Ganduje’s aide

Fans banned from Barca v Napoli Champions League tie over coronavirus

Anthony Joshua markets pounded yam, Egusi to Queen Elizabeth, royal family

Senate joint panels, experts to discuss dwindling oil revenue 

Dethroned Emir Sanusi arrives in Nasarawa

Pope tells priests to visit Coronavirus cases

Sanusi: Governors can dethrone anybody – Presidency

Saudi leads Gulf as oil prices rebound

Dethronement: I have accepted whatever Allah decides – Sanusi

Dethronement reversible but we are yet to decide on redress – Sanusi’s lawyer

Coronavirus: Passengers upset over sneezing, coughing person causes plane to divert

Babangida faults Rohr’s list for AFCON qualifiers

Dethronement: Stop consoling me, we didn’t die, says Sanusi’s daughter

Enyimba $350,000 richer after Confed Cup exit

Sign new Gunners deal, fans beg Saka

Bayelsa 13-year-old boy stabs elder brother to death

Coronavirus: Lawyer wants FG to stop Chinese, Iranian, Italian visitors

$22.5bn loan to prevent recession – Bamidele

Useful tips on WASSCE and UTME English (1)

Get citizenship through investment, island woos Nigerians

Monday, March 09, 2020

NBBF pledges financial support for Onah

Bandits gun down eight in Zamfara fresh attack

Buhari fails to appoint heads, boards of 80 agencies

Common myths, controversies, misconceptions about coronavirus

Defend yourselves against herdsmen attacks, MASSOB tells South-South, South-East

Coronavirus: FG to cut budget, seeks new oil benchmark

Tenant pushes landlady to death over door closure

Cop seeks N1bn compensation from hospital for daughter’s death

Governor’s wife berates police for not arresting minors’ rapist

EFCC arraigns company MD for N37m oil fraud

Gunmen kidnap Delta billionaire, father, one other

Two arraigned for defrauding land buyer of N2m

Banker forges customer’s cheque, steals N22.3m

CBN gives 15 microfinance banks new licences

AfDB signs $200m for Nigeria’s power transmission projects

FG to review tax exemption for pioneer firms

Auto industry attracts $1bn, imports gulp $8bn

Reps give ex-FMBN MD 48 hours to render accounts

Port congestion: APMT orders N65bn facility to retain terminal

Ganduje dethrones, banishes Sanusi, appoints Ado Bayero’s son new Emir

FG receives development document for B’Haram-ravaged areas

Govt’s bid to mask witnesses against me baseless — Sowore

Family, friends demand probe result into lawmaker’s killing

Sanusi’s long walk to exile

Lawyer wants FG to stop Chinese, Iranian, Italian visitors

 Doesn’t know if Trump tested for coronavirus, say US vice president 

Italy places entire country on quarantine as coronavirus spreads

Nigerians storm Senate, reject anti-social media bill

NEC meeting: APC may raise caretaker panel, appoint acting chair

Court okays request to begin suit seeking Okorocha’s trial

N1tn looting allegations are laughable, diversionary – Ex-gov Abubakar

N1tn looting allegations are laughable, divesionary – Ex-gov Abubakar

ASUU declares two-week warning strike, alleges FG ignores agreements

Travellers stranded as drivers protest grounds River Niger bridge

S’Kaduna massacre: SOKAPU faults El-Rufai’s apology, alleges bias

Stock market falls further, investors lose N329bn

12 test negative, Lagos searches for Italian’s co-passengers

Power outage mars Commonwealth celebration in Abuja

Congo hopes to declare end to Ebola outbreak in April

Israel PM announces two-week quarantine for all arrivals

In tense talks, EU warns Erdogan to respect migrants deal

Ronaldinho still in detention four days after arrest for alleged fake passport

Armed gang steals $15m in airport heist

Boko Haram kills hospitalised soldiers, villagers in Niger

Italy suspends Serie A, all sports events over coronavirus

Amnesty calls for probe of 130 missing in Cameroon

Dethroned Sanusi won’t have access to visitors – Ganduje’s aide

UPDATED: Two US lawmakers exposed to coronavirus before meeting Trump

French minister tests positive for coronavirus

Seven things you don’t know about new Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero

Panic as woman claims to have coronavirus

VIDEO: Nasarawa United player, Chieneme Martins, slumps, dies during league match

ACF reacts to Emir Sanusi’s removal

BREAKING: Canada records first coronavirus death

What I told Buhari about our efforts against COVID-19 — Sanwo-Olu

Germany reports first two coronavirus deaths

[BREAKING]Coronavirus: Lagos releases identities of missing passengers aboard flight with Italian

Sultan would have been dethroned had Tambuwal lost reelection – Shehu Sani

Coronavirus: Israel PM announces two-week quarantine for all arrivals

VIDEO: Why we dethroned Emir Sanusi –Kano govt

COVID-19: Buhari names 12-member presidential task force to control spread

Coronavirus: NCDC boss resumes after 14-day isolation

Player’s death: No medics, no matches, says Dare

BREAKING: Coronavirus kills over 500 in Europe

All EU states hit by coronavirus as Cyprus reports first two cases

Sanusi paying for his lies against Jonathan – Omokri

Arsenal’s Torreira ruled out of season after fracture

Death toll rises to 35 in Ghana road accident

Man bags eight years for stealing iPad, laptops in Ekiti

BREAKING: Aminu Ado Bayero announced as new Emir of Kano

Lagos Assembly sacks two principal officers, suspends others

Those behind Sanusi’s removal intoxicated by power – Shehu Sani

BREAKING: Buhari sets up committee to assess coronavirus impact on 2020 budget

[BREAKING] Oil price: Buhari, Emefiele, Kyari, others meet

Okada man dies while avoiding Akeredolu’s convoy

43 killed in attacks on Burkina Faso villages

Blasts as Afghanistan swears in two presidents

Coronavirus: Saudi to fine travellers $133,000 for hiding health details 

Catholics bishops compose ‘special prayer’ against Coronavirus 

Kano beefs up security at Emir’s palace, to announce Sanusi’s replacement

Boeing training on 737 MAX inadequate, says Ethiopia crash report

Fans to watch Leipzig, Tottenham Champions League clash despite coronavirus outbreak

Don’t pass anti-social media bill, PDP tells NASS

Unizik to confer honorary doctorate on Sanusi

VIDEO: How policemen killed Kazeem, Remo Stars player –Family

Latest update on coronavirus worldwide

Two US soldiers killed in Iraq clashes with IS terrorists

APC crisis: Acting National Secretary, Giadom, resumes

Why Sanusi was dethroned as Emir of Kano – Ganduje

Bandits kill eight in fresh Zamfara attack

Visa, Paga partner on innovative payment solutions

BREAKING: Kano dethrones Emir Sanusi

BREAKING: Unizik suspends Chinese course, lecturers amid Coronavirus fears

Sudan PM escapes assassination attempt

Champions League: PSG, Dortmund to play behind closed doors over coronavirus outbreak

Paris airport chief tests positive for Coronavirus

Crisis in Kano Assembly over attempt to dethrone Emir Sanusi

BREAKING: ASUU declares two-week warning strike

Rwanda bans public gatherings amid Coronavirus fears

One year after MAX crash, Ethiopia ends daily ritual mourning two Nigerians, 155 others

Coronavirus: Auschwitz memorial march cancelled for first time in 32 years

Chibok girls’ mothers pen emotional letter, seek release of abducted daughters

BREAKING: Nigeria confirms second coronavirus case

I’ll never give up struggle for better Imo — Ihedioha

BREAKING: Oil price crashes to $33, loses $11 in hours 

Sacked SGF’s firm, Police, Customs, NSCDC get radio licences

Italy quarantines 16 million people, battles coronavirus spread

Man kills girlfriend over pregnancy ownership in Katsina

Ighalo: My parents couldn’t afford PayTv

Sunday, March 08, 2020

NFF, LMC mourn late defender

Martins slumps, dies in Nasarawa, Katsina clash

Mortuary attendant sells human skull to herbalist

NAPTIP rescues two trafficked girls from Lebanon

Police rescue abducted AIT journalist, wife in Rivers

Bus conductor faints after LASTMA arrest

UNILORIN withholds geologist’s certificate 24 years after graduation

Man in court for housebreaking, theft

Adesanya beats Romero to retain middleweight title

FG completes 2,500 housing units in 34 states

Builders remember Ita-Faji victims, want building collapse offenders jailed

ASUU set for strike, maintains opposition to IPPIS

Buhari commends Osinbajo’s loyalty at 63

Senate proposes amendment to immunity for vice-president, govs

Bayelsa PDP defectors will return soon – Diri

Onne Port laments pirates attack on Gulf of Guinea

Lawmaker knocks commissioner asking Matawalle to join APC

Name ex-govs on life pension, FG urges SERAP

Army saved me from death twice, says Makinde

Pro-Oshiomhole govs plan meeting with Buhari to stop chair’s removal

Lassa fever, cultists kill two Ondo varsity students

Power sector loses N117.8bn to gas shortage, others

ICPC to begin tracking of executive projects

Obasanjo, Jonathan, Buhari beneficiaries of electoral fraud — Don

Buhari govt, most wicked in Nigeria’s history — Oyedepo

All improperly-registered SIM cards are inactive, says NCC

Open letter to Inspector General of Police

Buhari’s appointments unfair to northern Christians – Christian elders

Marketers want dollar at N306 to import petrol

Opponents of state airport project non-indigenes, says Ebonyi

I visited Buhari on our efforts against COVID-19 — Sanwo-Olu

Juventus beat Inter to go top after coronavirus chaos

What Bola Shagaya, Abba Folawiyo, Joko Oni have in common

Anglophone separatists kill five soldiers, four civilians in Cameroon

Five soldiers, four civilians killed in Cameroon

APC crisis: Oshiomhole remains suspended, Dep. National Secretary insists

Coronavirus death toll rises to 3,595 globally

Anti-corruption group gives FG ultimatum to prosecute ex-FIIRO DG

ICYMI: Nigeria’s Efe Ajagba knocks out Cojanu in ninth round

VIDEO: I stabbed, killed my boyfriend in self-defence –18-year-old sex worker, Abosede

English Premier League table after Sunday matches

Senate holds public hearing on social media bill tomorrow

NPFL: Player slumps, dies during Nasarawa, Katsina league match

[UPDATED] EPL: Manchester United beat City 2-0

We need to start questioning people’s source of wealth — NIDO chair, Key

Coronavirus: Nigeria won’t suspend visa-on-arrival policy, says NIS

Italy orders 22 million masks to combat coronavirus spread

Coronavirus caused food price hike, setback for students in China – President, Nigerian Students Association in Wuhan

I noticed Fulani bandits who attacked Edo school were foreigners –Francis, teacher

Unsafe sexual practices can cause liver cirrhosis – Expert

International Women’s Day rallies hold despite Coronavirus fears

BREAKING: Lassa fever kills AAUA student, another shot dead by cultists

VIDEO: Senate president, Abaribe clash over Buhari’s $22.7bn loan request

Boko Haram attacks Niger army base

Coronavirus: Three more Nigerian scientists submit proposed cure for verification

BREAKING: Egypt records first coronavirus death 

Teenager kills father’s friend while trying to rape her – Police

Mixed reactions greet Gbajabiamila’s birthday bash for mother

FG deploys treasury officers to revenue-generating agencies

EPL: Chelsea thrash Everton 4-0 to cement top four place

PFN congratulates Osinbajo @63

UK’s PM faces probe over luxury holiday

Jonathan reacts to Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment in South Africa

Iran reports 49 new coronavirus deaths, highest single-day toll

How I spent my lunch money on watching Manchester United – Ighalo

Coronavirus: Champions League suspended in West Asia

FRSC reacts to alleged arrest of vehicle conveying pregnant woman in labour

Avalanche kills five people in Austria

Buhari, Sanwo-Olu meet at Aso Rock

Iran Air suspends Europe flights indefinitely

Alleged coup plot forces Saudi Arabia to release king’s photos

Nigeria identifies 23 suspected coronavirus cases in five states

BREAKING: South Africa’s coronavirus toll hits three

[UPDATE] Coronavirus: 10 killed as quarantine facility collapses in China

Coronavirus: New York declares health emergency

Saudi, Gulf shares slump after OPEC deal fails

Coronavirus: Death toll increases to six in quarantine facility collapse

BREAKING: Israel Adesanya defeats Yoel Romero, retains middleweight title

UPDATED: Four die in collapsed coronavirus quarantine facility

Bauchi Panel indicts Yuguda, Abubakar, ex-govs to refund N1tn

How Dangote restored ANAMMCO, created jobs in South-East

There’s no love, unity among fuji musicians –Obesere

Amotekun: South West govs to set up six committees for recruitment, training

Boko Haram war trauma: Military deploys psychologists, others to battlefields

Saturday, March 07, 2020

Boko Haram members should repent in prison, not be rewarded – Adeogun, House committee deputy chair

Ighalo has proved me wrong– Berbatov

Assemblies of God Church suspends General Superintendent

Kaduna massacre: Time to rethink policing

Nigeria’s president too powerful, wants to control everything — Edwin Clark

I can act nude if it’s worth it –Angela Eguavoen

I regret what smoking Igbo caused me –Woman accused of selling cannabis to cultists

Adeboye prayed for me before Supreme Court declared PDP winner – Bayelsa gov

Whoever claims to have found coronavirus cure in Africa is lying —Tomori

Coronavirus: Fresh concerns over Nigeria’s borders as virus hits Togo, Cameroon

Lawmakers’ aides petition NASS commission over unpaid salaries

How my child challenged me to start business – Subomi Balogun

My bum gets me the most attention — Oluwatosin Shokoya

B’Haram war trauma: Military deploys psychologists, others to battlefields

Fayose, Olujimi clash over PDP ward congresses

CBN to pay Ogoni community N182.7bn over Shell’s oil spillage

Abba Kyari, not Buhari, approved our ban, say Shiites

Four plants idle as power grid sheds 893.2MW

Protesting mothers indict police, seek punishment against child molestation

Resident of a state for 10 years should become indigene –Senate

Ondo 2020: Kekemeke warns Akeredolu against provocative statement

Coronavirus: No wash-hand basins, sanitisers at Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti assemblies

Governors shop for Oshiomhole’s replacement

I love meeting my readers – Chimamanda Adichie

29-year-old woman dies during sex romp in Rivers

Labourer dies as bank under renovation collapses

Oyo transport agency impounds 12 trucks

Octogenarian, two others arraigned for N2.6m land fraud

600 abandoned Abuja buildings rot away despite housing deficit

Born normal, maimed by drugs: Children who became deaf after medical treatment

Experts react as NCDC publishes coronavirus DNA sequence

Coronavirus crisis: Nigerian pharmacists lament India’s ban on drug exportation

UPDATED: Over 40 rescued from collapsed coronavirus quarantine facility

BREAKING: Court remands Ronaldinho, brother over fake passports

Four soldiers killed in DR Congo

BREAKING: One dies as Keystone bank building collapses in Lagos

Reps to debate Almajiri reforms Mar 12

Leeds leapfrog West Brom at top of Championship

Guardiola wary of ‘best’ Man Utd side ahead of derby clash

Atletico draw with Sevilla ahead of Liverpool showdown

Saudi sterilises Kaaba over Coronavirus fears

Super-sub Lacazette lifts Arsenal’s Euro bid

Coronavirus: Pope’s Sunday prayer to be livestreamed

Alleged assault: Court okays process to begin Oluwo’s trial

Coronavirus: Three more Nigerian scientists submit treatment claims for verification – Minister

DG PGF proposes agenda for APC NEC meeting

Gunmen kidnap cattle dealer, demand N15m ransom

LCCI knocks Buhari, Senate on fresh $22.7bn loan

70 trapped as coronavirus quarantine facility collapses in China

70 trapped as hotel collapses in China

Lagos-Ibadan rail: Better to delay project than contact coronavirus, NRC boss tells Nigerians

Why Nigeria finds democracy difficult –Abaribe

Zero sperm count does not mean zero conception chances

Boko Haram: Police officers’ wives protest, demand husbands’ redeployment

Ighalo makes FA Cup Team

Coronavirus: Pope Francis to deliver Sunday’s prayer by livestream

Liverpool bounce back to beat Bournemouth

I regret I didn’t start criticising Ayade on time – Agba Jalingo

South Africa confirms second coronavirus case

Barcelona postpones Marathon over coronavirus fears

VIDEO: How hoodlums raided Lagos community in police uniform, vandalise vehicles

Ondo 2020 : Kekemeke warns Akeredolu against provocative statement

UK police review probe into abduction of Dubai ruler’s daughter

Kidnapped Edo teacher still owes those who paid N1.7m ransom–Dada, school headmaster

Coronavirus: Iran reports 21 new deaths, raising total to 145

Sacked general died by hanging, says DR Congo president

Mobile phone users rise to 185.7 million in January

Pa Kasumu never thought his sickness would kill him – Son

What would you do if your partner is a drunk?

Iranian lawmaker dies of Coronavirus

Adesanya threatens to beat Romero to death

Seven ways to have amazing sex during menopause

Pedestrian dies in Onitsha accident

I practised for two years to win – Guinness World record holder, Jason

Nigeria re-elected UN peacekeeping committee chair

Coronavirus cases hit 100,000 as China exports dip

Coronavirus cases hit 100,000 as China exports dips

Nine killed in Mexico shootout with police

Ex-IGP Abubakar stresses need for unity at Abuja walk

We’re searching for abducted Niger schoolgirls, teacher, say police

CJN swears in Dogbam-Mesem as new Appeal Court President

Ighalo the right man for Man United – McClaren

Two test positive for Coronavirus at conference attended by Pence, Pompeo

Inspector arrested for killing spouse, Bayelsa council boss’ wife abducted

Ex-chief magistrate jailed five years for stealing

Endless bloody cult wars fuel panic among helpless Lagos, Bayelsa residents

Oshiomhole loyalists give Obaseki conditions for APC ticket

Rape experience messed up my sex life –Padita Agu

I’m glad I survived, passed out in good health – Ex-corper who survived Lassa fever

Suffering a stroke taught me life lesson –Bongos Ikwue

Apprentice caught having sex with pregnant goat in Ekiti

Student found dead in boyfriend’s apartment

At 61, I still get advances from men–School proprietress, Akin-Taylor

Oshiomhole, APC and the trouble this time

Friday, March 06, 2020

APC govs plot to oust Oshiomhole before 2023 primaries

$22.796bn loan: Senators grumble about ‘rubber stamp’ tag on Senate

How Italian citizens, travellers ‘infected’ Nigeria, 17 other coronavirus-free countries

How police officers brutalised me to protect rapist –Goodness, lawyer

EFCC witness links Fayose’s sister to N200m Abuja property

I avoided movies, kept limited friends to excel –Alex, NDU first-class graduate

Disability made me realise my other potential –Audu, lecturer with spinal cord injury

Edo community boils as ritualists murder schoolgirl

Court halts probe of Sanusi by Kano anti-graft agency

Two labourers drown in Lagos hotel well

Service chiefs lack ideas, tactics to tackle B’haram –Delta monarch

Garkida: Residents of Adamawa community still counting losses after B’Haram attacks

N30,000 minimum wage: Labour issues Bauchi 21-day ultimatum

Dangote must pay £2bn for Gunners takeover

Guyana president urged not to claim election victory

Adeboye told me I would recover my mandate – Diri

Cameroon to hold postponed vote in anglophone regions on March 22

Latest coronavirus developments worldwide

Coronavirus: Fist bumps replace handshakes in Davis Cup

WHO appeals for $20m to fight Ebola in Congo

Russia shuts borders to Iran residents over coronavirus fears

Italy denies tourists who evaded Mauritania coronavirus containment

US oil prices fall 10.1% to end at $41.28 as OPEC deal falls apart

Coronavirus: OPEC, allies fail to reach deal on oil production cuts

Five villagers killed in Chad

Calvert-Lewin signs new Everton contract

Edo introduces VAR to Nigerian football

Coronavirus: 110 die, 3,332 infected in 24 hours globally

BREAKING: Nigeria records first negative trade balance since June 2016

Nigerian pastor jailed for 34 years in UK

Facebook shuts London, Singapore offices after coronavirus case

COVID-19: Italy coronavirus death toll rises to 197

[BREAKING] COVID-19: France returnee, two others test negative to Coronavirus in Lagos

Dozens killed as gunmen attack political rally in Kabul

Coronavirus: No symptoms in 39 quarantined persons, says Ogun

Airline reduces flight capacity by 50% over Coronavirus

Suicide attackers hit outside US embassy in Tunis

Gunmen abduct mother of Bayelsa LG boss

Democracy is difficult for government at centre, says Abaribe

Ajax workers, player, coach in quarantine after Thomas contracts coronavirus

Peru confirms first coronavirus case

NURTW is providing sanitisers at parks to prevent Coronavirus – MC Oluomo

BREAKING: Togo confirms first coronavirus case

BREAKING: Global coronavirus infections pass 100,000

Coronavirus: Limit visits to old people, Macron tells French youths

Ferdinand changes opinion about Ighalo after scoring three goals

EFCC re-arraigns Atiku’s lawyer for money laundering

Deadly measles outbreak hits Congo

French cardinal quits amid paedophilia scandal

They thought I was dead – Corp member infected with Lassa fever

Pay us minimum wage within 21 days or face strike, Labour tells Bauchi govt

Corps members renovate abandoned health centre in Ogun 

Borno, Niger lead in prosecution of criminals – Survey

APC crisis: Govs forum DG asks Buhari, NWC to appoint acting national chairman

Coronavirus: Italian quarantined in Lagos suffers depression

PDP to sack national secretariat workers

BREAKING: Egypt records 12 new Coronavirus cases

BREAKING: Egypt detects 12 new Coronavirus cases on Nile cruise boat

Prolonged casualisation of workers, modern-day slavery – Rep

Police kill assailant involved in attack on US embassy in Tunis

Lagos-Ibadan rail: Second batch of train coaches in transit, says Chinese company

India poultry industry hit by false virus claims

N1.23bn fraud: You’ll be tried in Lagos not Abuja, judge tells Maurice Iwu

BREAKING: Cameroon confirms first coronavirus case

Mikel among most expensive teenage footballers in last four decades

Saraki learns fate on Ikoyi houses April 24

Vatican reports first coronavirus case

Ex-Iranian minister dies of coronavirus

Saudi king relieves economy minister in latest cabinet reshuffle

Kolade Johnson suffered six gunshots – Pathologist

Anambra man abandoned by wife commits suicide

Pope appoints Okpaleke Anambra bishop

Kaduna killings: Beyond el-Rufai’s apology

Man United may extend Ighalo’s stay –Solskjaer

Poly workers lead students, protest collapsed Ekiti bridge

I adjusted my birthday programme because of coronavirus – Obasanjo

Ekiti APC rejects Ajimobi’s nomination as deputy chair

Bandits kidnap three Zamfara councillors, demand N40m

APC tackles Diri over N2.9bn loan for vehicles

Thursday, March 05, 2020

49 corpers to repeat service in Ekiti, Kaduna, Ebonyi, others

Boko Haram: Army confirms three soldiers dead in Damboa attack

How 23 MDAs received N372bn for capital projects

South-East govs’ll soon unveil security outfit, Umahi tells Osinbajo

Lagos-Ibadan rail held by coronavirus outbreak, says Amaechi

How we moved N200m cash from Fayose’s residence – Witness

Again, herdsmen attack Benue community, rape monarch’s wife, others

FG to stop salaries of workers not on IPPIS

Clamping down on wealthy tax evaders

55 Nigerian oil cargoes unsold as demand tumbles

Umahi threatens to sack striking lecturers

UNILAG suspends convocation over management tussle

APC exco crisis: Confusion as Kano high court upturns Oshiomhole’s suspension

Coronavirus: Quarantined Italian suffers depression, Lagos isolates France returnee, others

Senate okays Buhari’s $22.7bn loan request amidst protests

Forex: Reps probe CBN, FIRS, others over $30bn leakage

Sexagenarian tortured, extorted by IRT officers demands justice

Dapchi: Eight riot policemen killed

Mama Boko Haram arraigned before third judge for fraud

APGA won’t join APC after Obiano’s tenure – Maku

Oyo police kill robber, arrest two, recover N2m

I molested three-year-old girl under a spell – Suspect

Fire razes shops in Osun plaza

Warren ends her US presidential campaign

Egypt hangs ex-soldier turned militant

BREAKING: Ighalo scores twice as Manchester United beat Rooney’s Derby 3-0

Premier League drops pre-match handshake over coronavirus concern

Suspected coronavirus cases rise to three in Lagos

US announces $8.3bn in coronavirus funding as cases surge

FG orders UNILAG to suspend convocation

Russia cancels business forum over coronavirus

Liverpool suspend use of child mascots over coronavirus fears

‘Long list’ of countries not doing enough against coronavirus – WHO

Ronaldinho appears in court over fake passport allegation

Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother says she’s recovering after stroke

VIDEO: Give me my complete balance, motorist tells policeman at checkpoint after bribe

Power outage disrupts activities at Lagos airport

NASS has approved our N36bn loan request – Kogi govt

Coronavirus forced me to adjust my birthday programme – Obasanjo

Coronavirus: NAHCON orders Nigerian pilgrims refund as Saudi Arabia confirms fifth case

Oshiomhole says govs, minister behind his travails

How we moved N200m cash from Fayose’s residence – Banker

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: Nigerian who returned from France in isolation – Lagos

ICYMI: Senators kick as Adeyemi condemns democracy, hails military rule

US election: Warren dropping out of presidential race

Charges on deposits, withdrawals above N500,000 take effect April 1

EndSARS: Late Kolade Johnson suffered six gunshot injuries, pathologist tells court

Reps condemn police extrajudicial killings, want SARS reviewed

Repentant Boko Haram terrorists not recruited into military – Chief of Defence Staff

BREAKING: Oshiomhole visits Aso Rock amid suspension saga

Coronavirus: Latest developments worldwide

China approves arthritis drug for coronavirus treatment

Forex racketeering: Reps probe CBN, FIRS, others over $30bn leakages

BREAKING: Police keep vigil over APC secretariat

Open grazing: Benue court sentences Fulani herder to one-year imprisonment

BREAKING: Senate okays Buhari’s $22.7bn loan request

VIDEO: So This Happened (Ep 37) reviews Coronavirus in Nigeria, reversal of Aregbesola’s educational policies, side chic drama

We have paid all depositors of 18 failed banks – NDIC

Senegal bars ministers from overseas travel over coronavirus

BREAKING: South Africa reports first coronavirus case

Ogun baby factory owner paid men to impregnate us, says victim

Again, terrorists kill five policemen in Dapchi

Lecturers, students abduction threat to education – ASUU

BREAKING: Senate in emergency closed session over Buhari’s $22.7bn loan request

I’m not aware of Peterside’s removal as NIMASA boss, says Amaechi

Coronavirus: US, Israel cancel military exercise

Family bonded by loss one year after Ethiopian crash

Ronaldo’s former club appoints new coach

Olympics: Nigeria listed among countries with highest doping risk

Fire razes shops in Osogbo

Traders recount losses as fire guts rice mill in Taraba

Platini loses European court appeal against football ban

Iran shuts schools, universities over coronavirus

Ronaldinho arrested for allegedly using fake passport to travel

BREAKING: Bethlehem church to close after suspected Coronavirus cases

Greece closes schools, bars gatherings in three regions

Coronavirus: Nigerians should be proud of my visit to China, says NCDC boss

Coronavirus: US testing Maurice Iwu’s drug, says minister

No active insurance cover for NASS buildings, vehicles

7,115 AIDS carriers receiving treatment in Osun –NACA

Family tackles maritime firm over captain’s death

Coronavirus: FG to review budget as oil price plunges

Clark faults foreign education for repentant terrorists

Police arrest teacher for brutalising pupil

Ex-registrar arraigned for embezzling N76m litigants’ fund

Sanusi faces fresh probe, petitioners demand monarch’s deposition

How to stay healthy when heatwave causes discomfort

Fayemi not nursing presidential ambition, says aide

Auditor General, ICPC to probe revenue leakages in FIRS, others

South West development bill divides senators, scales second reading

NDLEA arrests arms dealers selling ammunition for N500

Rohr hands Dessers, Ehizibue debut call-ups

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Mbappe treble fires PSG into French Cup final

The real trouble with Magu

EFCC arraigns couple for N555m fraud

Kashamu loyalists dismiss court order stopping congresses

Court awards N4.3m against bank over unauthorised debit

Ogun security officials man Chinese residences’ gates

Buhari removes Peterside, appoints Jamoh NIMASA DG

Police arraign Fayose’s aide for alleged stealing, fraud

Kidnappers gave Benue priest N4,000 after torture – Catholic church

Gunmen kill two policemen, one other at Delta nightclub

My aides stole money from my room during vacation –Senator

Bauchi airport under surveillance, Sultan declares fasting

Fury, wife taunt Joshua

Senate suspends meeting on ex-FIIRO DG after PUNCH’s report

Govs plan NEC meeting to replace Oshiomhole as court suspends APC chair

Ministers undergo coronavirus screening at FEC meeting

Lawan laments

Buhari, Jonathan, Atiku, others hail Obasanjo at 83

Coronavirus: WHO tracing 65 Italian’s co-passengers

40 Turkish flight passengers can’t be reached — FG

US testing Iwu’s drug, says minister

Akeredolu signs Amotekun bill, Speaker sure of other govs

Sanwo-Olu, Obasa seek executive, legislature unity

Reps seek monument status for TBS, old NASS buildings

UN envoy urges ‘immediate diplomatic solution’ in Syria’s Idlib

Sudan central bank says US sanctions lifted on 157 firms

Brazil economy slows in Bolsonaro’s first year

Manchester City, Leicester edge into FA Cup quarter-finals

Research shows coronavirus lingers in bathrooms, toilets

Senegal confirms two new coronavirus patients

Mali PM makes symbolic visit to former rebel bastion Kidal

Coronavirus: Nigeria to review 2020 budget, says finance minister

$65,000 fraud: Trial of Ghana’s ex-football chief continues March 25

Serving senator, Smart Adeyemi condemns democracy, hails military rule

Coronavirus: No single isolation centre in Abuja, North-Central, says Senate President

SIM card: DSS told me Hanan ordered my arrest, trader tells court

Italy shuts down schools as death toll hits 107

BREAKING: We’ll respect court order suspending Oshiomhole – APC

Lagos will not appeal ban on compulsory blood donation – Commissioner

[BREAKING] Oshiomhole: Police take over APC secretariat in Abuja

Banknotes can spread coronavirus, WHO warns

Ukraine’s parliament confirms PM’s resignation

VIDEO: Do you think Nigeria is prepared to tackle Coronavirus?

Money laundering: EFCC amends charges against Mompha

Footshakes at OPEC meeting amid Coronavirus concerns

Bayelsa Assembly approves N2.9bn car loan for Diri

APC crisis: National vice-chairman backs Oshiomhole’s suspension

US election: Bloomberg withdraws from presidential race, endorses Biden

Coronavirus: Nigeria, others risk drug scarcity as India bans export

Why I didn’t appear before NASS committee – NIMASA boss

Sultan declares special prayer on coronavirus

Sultan declares special fasting, prayer on coronavirus

Thousands wait for hospital beds in South Korea as Coronavirus cases surge

South Africa enters recession, again Nigeria emerges Africa’s biggest economy

[BREAKING] Full list: Rohr invites 24 players for Super Eagles, Sierra Leone clash

Coronavirus: Italy bans kisses, handshakes

US launches airstrike against Taliban hours after Trump deal

Nigeria owes Obasanjo, says Atiku

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia bars citizens, residents from umrah

Iran rejects US coronavirus aid offer

FA cup: Rooney can hurt Manchester United, Solskjaer warns players

Germany declares coronavirus outbreak ‘global pandemic’

Bomb blast kills four soldiers in Burkina Faso

Gunmen kill two policemen, one civilian in Delta

UPDATED: Court suspends Oshiomhole as APC chairman

Six killed as Boko Haram attacks military base in Borno

Full list: China, South Korea, Italy lead as coronavirus cases rise to 93,108 across 81 countries

Obasanjo stood up for democracy in many countries, says Buhari

Coronavirus: Ministers undergo thorough screening ahead of FEC meeting

BREAKING: Buhari swears in Yemi-Esan as new HoS

Abducted catholic priest regains freedom in Benue

Coronavirus: Shutting down National Assembly needless, says NCDC

US offers N2.5bn for information on Boko Haram leader, Shekau

Egypt executes top Islamist militant, Hisham Ashmawy

Inaugural Basketball Africa League postponed over Coronavirus

Poverty gap fueling north-south migration in Nigeria

Biden wins primary in Warren’s home state Massachusetts

Future of abortion at stake in US as Supreme Court hears case today

Coronavirus: Indonesia seizes half a million masks amid panic buying

Chess Heights holds tournament in five locations

US airstrike hits Taliban

Russia bans export of masks, respirators to fight Coronavirus

Man jailed for stealing recharge card, phone

37 years after, Lagos metro line aborted by Buhari, still hurting

Economic crisis forces 42 Lagos SMEs to shut down

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

US election: Biden wins primary in Warren’s home state Massachusetts

Mentally-ill man stabs woman in Edo

Gbajabiamila denies sponsoring mom’s Dubai birthday with public funds

It’ll be unwise for us to ban Okada in Nasarawa –Governor Sule

Service chiefs: Senate asks President to use federal character

National Assembly panel sends NIMASA team out of public hearing

I spend $2m monthly on charity – Fr. Mbaka

I’ll knock Pulev out in 11th round – Joshua

Kwara removes Saraki’s name from state varsity

2023 and Tinubu’s rumoured presidential ambition

FG yet to receive $300m Abacha loot — AGF

We won’t allow herdsmen to kill, rape Igbo again – Ohanaeze

Discos reject 17,657MW as power outage persists

Delta man commits suicide over wife’s alleged infidelity

Widow plucks out 73-year-old man’s eyes in Enugu

TETFUND petitions National Assembly, FG over missing N359bn

Local league players can excel in Eagles – Dikko

Three arraigned for armed robbery in Katsina

S’Court dismisses Ihedioha’s application to sack Uzodinma

Police nab three cattle thieves in Niger

Zamfara man in court for defiling three-year-old girl

Ex-militants fault Amnesty probe, Dokubo’s suspension

Yoruba group seeks support for Amotekun

FCT police arraign UNIABUJA students for certificate forgery

NFF, Rohr lure Zirkzee for Eagles

Akinirun targets NBA, D’Tigers glory

Two COVID-19 susupects test negative in Ogun

Sanwo-Olu seeks support, decries fake news

Reps raise concerns about imported drugs

Ukraine holds suspected arms dealer priest

Man City must maintain ‘big club’ mentality – Guardiola

UPDATED: World Bank unveils $12bn aid to fight coronavirus

China threatens retaliation over US ‘bullying’

Togo court confirms president’s election triumph

[BREAKING] FA Cup: Liverpool treble hopes end after 2-0 defeat to Chelsea

UAE announces six more coronavirus cases

Guatemala journalist dies after shooting

Ronaldo skips training to see hospitalised mother

[UPDATED] Coronavirus: Death toll rises to nine in US

Trump discloses conversation with Taliban leader

Coronavirus: I’m on self-isolation, not quarantined, says NCDC boss

Coronavirus: IMF, World Bank to hold April meetings in ‘virtual format’

BREAKING: Spain reports first coronavirus death

Argentina confirms first coronavirus case

Trump speaks with Taliban leader Baradar on telephone

BREAKING: Quarantined Chinese tests negative for Coronavirus in Lagos

How Nigeria, other African countries are fighting coronavirus

Tottenham’s Lloris to miss FA Cup tie against Norwich

Sex-for-marks: Adamawa varsity sacks two lecturers

Italy coronavirus deaths rises to 79

Supreme Court justice disagrees with Ihedioha’s removal, gives reasons

Nine die, five injured in Kwara road accident

Coronavirus: 2,000 surgical masks stolen from French hospital

Lagos, Ogun test three new suspects for coronavirus

Coronavirus: Emirates approves one-month compulsory, unpaid leave for workers

Ondo Assembly passes Amotekun bill

Lagos Assembly passes Amotekun bill

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: Nigeria disease control agency boss quarantined, says Health Minister

US tornadoes death toll rises to 19

Senate bill mandates President to follow federal character in appointing service chiefs

Players injured as fire guts Lobi bus

WAEC releases 2020 results for private candidates

Fayemi says no mercy for rapists in Ekiti

[BREAKING] Imo: Supreme Court dismisses Ihedioha’s review application

Coronavirus: Presidency screens Aso Rock visitors, workers

Coronavirus could push airlines to merge, says Air France-KLM boss

National Assembly panel walks out NIMASA team from public hearing

PHOTOS: Oyo lawmakers wear Amotekun outfits to pass bill

BREAKING: Eight die in US tornadoes

APC chairman dies in Benue

South Africa slips into second recession in two years

Coronavirus: Ministries ignore safety tips, fail to deploy sanitisers

Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 3,116 across 76 countries

DPR shuts illegal gas plant under high-tension wires

Buhari receives new Greek ambassador, two others

Saudi Arabian royal family used to visit Nigeria for treatment – Health minister 

Ayade swears in new acting Chief Judge

Coronavirus: India suspends issuing visas to Italians, Iranians

Coronavirus: Reps to suspend plenary for two weeks

Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Benue

Ogun Assembly passes Amotekun bill

UPDATE: Supreme Court takes Ihedioha, Uzodinma lawyers’ arguments on Imo review application

South Korea declares ‘war’ on Coronavirus as cases exceed 5,000

BREAKING: Supreme Court hears Ihedioha’s judgment review application, to rule today

Obey judgment stopping compulsory blood donation, SERAP tells Sanwo-Olu

Pope tests negative for Coronavirus

South-East tops as NHRC receives 113 sexual violence complaints

Coronavirus can’t stop Edo 2020 festival – Dare

China says eight nationals who returned from Italy test positive for Coronavirus

North-Central won’t form joint security outfit – Nasarawa gov

‘No minimum wage for Gombe LG workers now’

Hoodlums seize Rivers United bus at gunpoint

Like Ebola, like coronavirus: We shall see its end

Covid-19: UNILAG tightens health security ahead of convocation

Kwara, Saraki out-of-court talks have collapsed, counsel tells court

Police lied that my son was knocked down by a vehicle –Tiamiyu Fasasi, father of Remo Stars player killed by SARS

Monday, March 02, 2020

Court bars fathers’ compulsory blood donation in Lagos hospitals

Eagles threaten to boycott Leone Star clash

My wife, a chronic debtor, man tells court

Revealed: CR7 wants Real return

Joshua to fight Pulev June 20

NTTF officials were against my qualification for seventh Olympics – Oshonaike

Obiora assumes duty as CBN deputy gov

UNIABUJA students face trial over certificate forgery

Investors lose N208bn as stock market declines further

Kaduna massacre: We wont negotiate with bandits, says El-Rufai

February allowance not spent on coronavirus, NYSC tells corpers

Navy nabs 10 rice smugglers in A’Ibom

Family tackles LASG, NPA over Tarkwa Bay

Lagos to prosecute mother for injuring son

Task force demolishes illegal structures at Mile 2

EFCC arraigns oil marketer, firm for N349m fraud

Lawan, Lalong, Jang eulogise Longjan during senator’s burial

Group asks Buhari to intervene in Edo APC crisis

Archbishop of Canterbury hails Obasanjo at 83

Coronavirus: Govt faces difficulties tracing Italian co-passengers

TUC says job insecurity worse in Nigeria

Yoruba culture must be jealously preserved – Akintoye

C’River Assembly refuses Ikpeme’s confirmation, state without CJ

Military warns commanders

FCT begins clampdown on commercial motorcyclists

Diri visits Abeokuta, meets Obasanjo behind closed doors

IMF, World to help poor countries fight coronavirus

Sacked Bayelsa dep gov-elect wants to commit suicide – Sylva

Osun monarch sues Oluwo, demands N100m for assault

Ogun chairman kicks as South-West PDP affirms suspension

Lagos Assembly to amend neighbourhood law for Amotekun

Ekiti, Ogun, Gombe, Rivers move to stop coronavirus

Osinbajo, NSA, others review report on small arms

Oba of Benin suspends chief for misconduct

Osun reverses Aregbesola’s single uniform, middle schools, retains Opon Imo

Power distributors’ revenue collection rises to N473bn

N700m fraud: Court rules on Ize-Iyamu, others’ trial March 26

Senate plans bills to end ports, harbours, waterways’ insecurity

No date yet for Bayelsa, Imo senatorial by-elections — INEC

Oyo may pass Amotekun bill today

Reps ask NEPC to target 35% non-oil exports

Taliban ends partial truce as Afghan violence resumes

Watford’s Deulofeu to miss rest of season

Arsenal beat Portsmouth 2-0 to reach FA Cup quarters

Iraq crisis deepens after PM-designate steps down

Apple agrees to $500m deal in iPhone-slowing suit

Israel seeks end to deadlock with third election in one year

Insecurity: Again, Buhari assures Nigerians of safety as bandits kill 51 in Kaduna

BREAKING: Netanyahu claims victory in Israel vote

BREAKING: US coronavirus death toll rises to six, all in Washington state

Nadolo to join Leicester from Montpellier

Chile president under fire over violence against women remarks

Obasanjo in closed-door meeting with Bayelsa gov

Sacked Bayelsa dep gov-elect wants to commit suicide – Sylva

Coronavirus: Leipzig apologise after kicking out Japanese fans from stadium

Nothing will stop me from beating Pulev in London – Anthony Joshua

Some coronavirus patient’s contacts gave false information, says Lagos commissioner

Everton boss Ancelotti hit with FA charge over ref rage

US Supreme Court to review Obamacare law

BREAKING: Another West African nation, Senegal confirms first coronavirus case

Italy coronavirus death toll jumps to 52

Maternity: Court bars compulsory blood donation in Lagos hospitals

Italian returnee confirmed Tunisia’s first coronavirus case

BREAKING: Italy returnee confirmed Tunisia’s first coronavirus case

Again, Anambra medical doctors begin strike

UPDATED: Saudi Arabia records first coronavirus case

Obiora assumes duty as new CBN Deputy Governor

Ex-Liverpool striker handed four-month ban for betting breaches

Lagos Airport Hotel denies hosting Coronavirus patient

Oyetola abolishes Aregbesola’s uniform policy, cancels middle schools

Osun abolishes uniform policy, cancels middle schools

Nike closes headquarters in Europe over coronavirus

End farmer-herder crisis in Delta, Okowa tells Buratai

Male doctor contracts coronavirus in Australia

Bus accident kills 25 in South Africa

Terrorism: Egyptian court sentences 37 to death

Police rescue kidnapped Benue director

Ile Arugbo: Court resumes hearing as Saraki’s firm, Kwara govt talks collapse

Portugal confirms first coronavirus case

Group wants coronavirus awareness in pidgin, local languages

Coronavirus: Minister refuses to shake hands with Merkel

Merkel stops handshake with minister as Coronavirus cases rise to 150 in Germany

Iran supreme leader adviser dies of coronavirus

Osinbajo, security chiefs review report on small arms

Confusion as mechanics, pupils battle for space in Enugu crumbling school

Minister tests positive for coronavirus in Italy

Anthony Joshua to fight Kubrat Pulev in London

Iran reports 12 more coronavirus deaths, raising total to 66

First coronavirus case confirmed in Moscow

Bandits kill village head in Zamfara

Lufthansa cuts flights as coronavirus cases increase in Europe

[VIDEO] Abuja: Catholic bishops, parishioners march against widespread killings

Coronavirus: 43 persons quarantined for investigation in Plateau

VIDEO: They found his shirt, shoes, phone but where is Olatunfe, my son? –Father of missing man

Nokia CEO resigns, Fortum chief to take over

Coronavirus: 3,044 dead, 89,006 infected across 68 countries so far

Chinese sentenced to death for stabbing coronavirus checkpoint officials

Wilder to face Fury for another rematch in July

Many killed as bandits attack villages in Kaduna

BREAKING: Again, Supreme Court adjourns Imo judgment review application

Visiting Ihedioha’s kinsman, an Imam not Emir — Uzodinma

I’ll contest again –Akeredolu

The crowning of Shekau

I did no wrong in Bayelsa Supreme Court review case – Olanipekun

Global coronavirus death toll tops 3,000 as second man dies in US

Defect to APC, Zamfara commissioner tells Matawalle

Reps probe $1bn spent on Tucano jets, others

Coronation Merchant Bank, IFC partner on N14.4bn facility

Sunday, March 01, 2020

It’s unpatriotic to sell rice above N15,000 –Minister

Petrol landing cost crashes, FG may save N450bn subsidy

Suspense as Supreme Court hears Imo, Zamfara gov polls review

Buhari’s spokesman slammed for demanding focus on malaria

We want to come home, Nigerian students in Wuhan beg

Nollywood actor, Pa Kasunmu, dies at 67

Aruna cannot afford to miss Olympics – ATTF

Confed Cup: Horoya hold Enyimba 1-1 in Aba

Amuneke refutes El-Makkasa sack reports

Stock market down by 4.28%, highest in 47 weeks

Macroeconomic stability will encourage market growth – Peterside

Osun road crash claims one

LASG impounds 38 vehicles, prosecutes 42 environmental offenders

42 nabbed in Bayelsa for sanitation day infractions

Missing undergraduate: CP orders pastor’s transfers to SCIID

Oro: Ogun CAN, Muslims, traditional worshippers sign peace deal

Man kills neighbour, arrested at Ogun motor park

Gridlock persists on Long Bridge despite road reopening

Rivers man builds children’s hospital in Buhari’s hometown

Bauchi donates N10m to military officers’ wives

Nasarawa prosecutes 100 residents for sanitation offences

Nasarawa electricity consumers protest increase in tariff

Spiritualists, hunters kill 40 bandits in Niger

Katsina labourer remanded for molesting neighbour’s daughter

Fire razes new carpet factory in C’River

Ebonyi community alleges invasion by armed men

Delta community leader tasks Shell on environment clean-up

Three killed in Enugu auto crash

Coronavirus: Facilities in FCT, Ogun, others not ready, FG deploys more doctors in airports

Oshiomhole: PGF DG dismisses threats as ultimatum expires

EFCC probes N35bn arms procurement fraud in defence ministry

SERAP opposes foreign education for repentant B’Haram terrorists

One killed, houses burnt over Obudu cargo airport land

HEDA demands update on 23 corruption cases

FG advises Nigerians on Lassa fever eradication

Economic activities growth slow in February — CBN

Linkage Assurance assures brokers of recapitalisation plan

UBA’s earnings grew by 13%, recorded N111bn profit

CRC Mobile app increases access to credit information

LG Electronics rewards gaming winner with N1m

Senate committee vows to return SON to ports

DPR generates N2.4tn in one year, decries oil theft

Minister, senators plotting to reinstate disgraced FIIRO DG

Naira Marley tackles EFCC over phone content

‘Oil drying, embrace tourism’

NDDC: Dickson hails Buhari on Pondei’s appointment

PDP, APC exchange words over Coronavirus case

NYSC tightens measures across 37 orientation camps

Masks/sanitisers: CPC may clamp down on pharmacies

Lyon take derby honours to boost European hopes

Thousands rally in protest against mogul Czech PM

Coronavirus: Oxygen therapy, major treatment for patients – WHO

Turkish drones kill 19 Syrian soldiers as tensions soar

Coronavirus: Delta, American airlines suspend several Milan flights

[UPDATED] La Liga: Real Madrid defeat Barcelona in Clasico to regain top spot

‘Invisible Man’ sees its way to top of North America box office

Chilean writer Luis Sepulveda hit by coronavirus

Enugu govt kicks as doctors declare strike amid coronavirus cases

Plateau govt asks Chinese to stop free water supply over coronavirus fears

Coronavirus: Be vigilant, Buhari tells Nigerians

Coronavirus: Buhari tells Nigerians to be vigilant

La Liga: Atletico frustrated by struggling Espanyol, Sevilla snatch late win

BREAKING: Nollywood actor, Pa Kasumu, is dead

Man City hold off Aston Villa to retain League Cup

‘It is not over’: Klopp warns Liverpool after unbeaten run ends

What to do if your partner is violent

Germany’s coronavirus cases almost double to 129

Automakers begin contactless vehicle sales as coronavirus spreads

Women can sign own consent form when undergoing surgery — Medical directors

PHOTOS: Lagos renovates coronavirus isolation facility, relocates patient after PUNCH report

Buhari regime should write name in gold – Alex Ekwueme’s son

VIDEO: I used my daughter’s Law School fees for her ransom –Mother of kidnapped OOU graduate

EPL: Ancelotti sees red, De Gea fumbles in Man United, Everton controversial draw

Why Coronavirus patient was moved to Lagos – Health commissioner

EPL: Wolverhampton beat Tottenham 3-2

Czech confirms first three coronavirus cases

One killed, houses burnt as fight erupts over Obudu airport land

Guinea Bissau interim president quits after death threats

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Kara Bridge repairs completed, reopened to traffic

Coronavirus: Buhari’s spokesman slammed for asking media to focus on malaria

Louvre museum in Paris closes over coronavirus fears

FG announces partial closure of Independence Bridge for one month

Jihadists kill 10 in Borno

Coronavirus: Port Harcourt hospitals operate without sanitisers, face masks

54 dead as coronavirus spreads more rapidly in Iran

Armenia confirms first coronavirus case

Nadal cruises past Taylor Fritz to win Acapulco title

Juventus opponents diagnosed with coronavirus

Coronavirus: South Africa to airlift 151 from China

Pope appears in public ill, cancels planned retreat

Bill proposing foreign education for ‘repentant terrorists’ mocks victims’ suffering – SERAP

BREAKING: Iran reports 11 new coronavirus deaths

Coronavirus: Plateau awaits report on three Chinese, Cross River quarantines five foreigners

Why we invited Italian who brought coronavirus to Nigeria – Lafarge

Ribavirin alone can’t cure Lassa fever —Scientists

China coronavirus cases rise again

78-year-old is Australia’s first coronavirus fatality

Mexico confirms fourth coronavirus case

Nigerians flay Lagos commissioner for visiting Coronavirus patient without protective equipment

Kukah’s frank state of the nation verdict

Bellew backs Joshua to beat Fury

Why kidney failure is increasing in Nigeria —Pathologist

It doesn’t make sense granting amnesty to Boko Haram terrorists — Prof Onigbinde

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FG reopens Kara Bridge today

Saturday, February 29, 2020

If ‘zanku’ is worldly, gospel artistes shouldn’t drive cars — Mike Abdul

Wanted Obono-Obla honoured by UNICAL PG students

Trivial matters, huge losses: Tragic tales of lovers who killed one another over petty issues

Man to die by hanging for phone theft in Ekiti

Civil war bloodshed could have been worse –Gowon

How ex-FIIRO DG earned salary for 15 years with phony PhD claim

How we almost secured release of Leah Sharibu — Rev Musa-Dikwa

Police battered, robbed, gave me N200 for fare — Abuja-based businessman

Police need N944.9bn to protect Nigerians, says IG

Coronavirus: Lagos, Ogun identify 100 people who had contact with patient

Tinubu should explain why Buhari, APC fooled Nigerians with restructuring promise — Col Togun

I drank, passed out when my 11-year-old brother was electrocuted –Esther-Whyte, actress

Lawyers, CSOs kick as court okays jumbo pensions for ex-govs

Don’t allow restructuring agitation lead to war, Obasanjo tells Buhari

Presidency ordered probe of man using Buhari daughter’s old line — DSS

Beer drinkers confused whether Corona beer is related to Coronavirus

Mimiko’s deputy, ex-Ondo PDP chair defect to APC

Non-employment of VC, registrar cripples Zamfara State varsity take-off

I need three months to appoint commissioners – Diri

A Nation Without A Leader

Abiodun, Amosun attend Onafowokan’s 95th birthday

Benue arrests 400 herdsmen, seizes 600 cows

Compulsory PhD: Medical consultants refuse to call off strike

Border closure: Buhari orders withdrawal of security personnel undermining policy

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