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Here are the major headlines for Saturday, October 24, 2020

Punch

  • One feared dead as troops take over Rivers community
  • Gunmen kidnap two pastors, member in Delta
  • Clerk condemns stealing by lawmaker’s aide in National Assembly
  • Martins scores first goal after two-year drought
  • VIDEO: Crowd loots COVID-19 palliatives in Calabar
  • Looting: Nigeria losing investment-friendly attraction, says NACCIMA
  • We don’t know where to start from –Owners of Lagos shops emptied by hoodlums
  • #EndSARS: Eagles should boycott AFCON qualifiers, says Ogu
  • FRSC offices, trucks razed in Abia, Anambra, Lagos, others
  • COVID-19: We’re struggling for survival as mourners now bury their dead without fanfare –Morticians, pallbearers
  • How my brother, wife, their three children died same day –Sibling of deceased varsity lecturer
  • Reports of Edo 2020 indefinite postponement fake, says Dare
  • Abuja thugs told us they were paid N1,500 to attack, damage our cars –Lawyer
  • Lekki shootings: We hid behind barricades to escape, say eyewitnesses
  • Buhari should have accepted blame for killings, says Chimanmanda
  • 16 SARS operatives indicted for killings in five states –Presidential panel
  • #EndSARS: CAN, Islamic council knock Buhari’s aide for blaming religious bodies
  • Our roles in #EndSARS protests –Celebs
  • When we cry, we still see
  • We must get children back to learning
  • What legacy will Buhari leave behind?
  • Amid army’s operation Crocodile Smile, Lekki shootings attract global rage
  • Why Senate suspended Buhari’s aide, other INEC nominees’ confirmation
  • INEC postpones Lagos, Imo, Bayelsa, other bye-elections
  • YWC faults Buhari’s silence on Lekki shootings
  • PDP seeks national security emergency
  • AbdulRazaq seeks stakeholders’ support for peace in Kwara
  • Set aside risk funds, NNPC tells national oil firms
  • Over 20 property fire incidents recorded this year — FG
  • Nigeria’s duty-free export to US shrinks to $300.48m
  • Dangote demands total ban on tomato importation
  • Total pension assets rise to N11.35tn

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation

  • If Nigeria dies, hatred killed her, by Femi Adesina 
  • Why Buhari didn’t speak on Lekki shootings, by Presidency 
  • My heart bleeds with level of destruction, says Sanwo-Olu
  • Two cops killed, two injured as hoodlums attack four police stations
  • #ENDSARS: PSC to punish erring policemen, call for restraint 
  • EndSARS: Aluta continua 
  • Ending the SARS mentality
  • This IGP cannot reform Nigeria Police 
  • Illegal mining: 11 Chinese, other foreigners, deported – Matawalle 
  • #EndSARS: Our police reform agenda is a game-changer, Osinbajo assures 
  • Abductors of mother of five demand N50m ransom 
  • JUST IN: Hoodlums loot COVID-19 palliatives in Cross River
  • Refrain from provocative statements, say Southeast Govs 
  • JUST IN: Hoodlums loot mall in Delta 
  • #EndSARS protests may spoil Nigeria’s growth projection — IMF
  • Ten die in Ondo road accident 
  • Nigeria explains reasons for opposing debt relief to World Bank
  • How #EndSARS protest was hijacked, misdirected, Buhari tells ex-leaders 
  • #EndSARS: hoodlums now target Muslim worshippers, says NSCIA
  • Fear grips Kano over #EndSARS violence 
  • #EndSARS: Threats to officials affecting power supply in South East – EEDC 
  • Normalcy returns to Ekiti as activities resume amidst curfew 
  • Hoodlums lay siege in Rivers LGA despite curfew  
  • BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu relaxes curfew from 8am to 6pm 
  • #EndSARS: IPMAN warns of fuel scarcity as hoodlums destroy 10 petroleum tankers 
  • #EndSARS: How to prevent future unrest, by former presidents 
  • #EndSARS protest: looting, insecurity might worsen if… – Retired Commissioner 
  • FG has provided relief to states affected by flood – DG NHSA 
  • FCT youths deny harassing EndSARS protesters, pledge to join peaceful movement
  • Kwara raises the alarm over planned attacks 
  • Zamfara needs SARS operatives, says Gov Matawalle insist on F-SARS 
  • Ebonyi Govt lightens curfew from 8pm to 8am 
  • Judge advises man to pray for his “problem daughter “ to change 
  • #EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu mourns dead victims, apologises to families, property owners 
  • Gov. Emmanuel extends curfew as #EndSARS protest turns violent 
  • Lagos sends 23 police officers on trial for murder, brutality, others 
  • #EndSARS: people instigating violence not speaking for Ndigbo – Group 
  • Buhari meets former leaders, Security Chiefs 
  • Heavy shooting around Warri prison amidst fire outbreak 
  • #EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu visits destroyed Ajeromi-Ifelodun LG, environs 
  • BREAKING: Youths burst warehouse, loot COVID-19 palliative in Osun
  • Full text of President Buhari’s speech 
  • Those behind arson, killings, by Northern Govs 
  • NECO reschedules ongoing SSCE Examinations 
  • #ENDSARS: Policeman beheaded, three injured in Anambra
  • Police dismiss six for alleged misconduct
  • Buhari suspends protests nationwide 
  • #EndSARS: US seeks investigation into Lekki shootings 
  • Defend Nigeria, South West Governors tell security agencies 
  • INEC postpones senatorial, Assembly bye elections 
  • Emmanuel imposes curfew in A’Ibom 
  • PHOTOS: Hoodlums raze Gov Akeredolu’s campaign office
  • #EndSARS: Police clear barricades in Lagos 
  • #EndSARS: Confusion as Residents defy curfew in Ekiti 
  • Lekki shooting: Buhari cares about no one except himself, says Fayose 
  • Two Policemen, two stations burnt in Ibadan 
  • #ENDSARS protests hijacked – Buhari 
  • VIDEO: AKBC TV on fire 
  • I did not order Lekki shootings – Sanwo-Olu 
  • We won’t spare bandits terrorising Nasarawa, Benue, Taraba states – Army
  • UPDATED: INEC postpones bye-elections in Imo, Lagos, Bayelsa, others 
  • #EndSARS: Southwest Senators condemn shooting of Lekki protesters 
  • #EndSARS: Okowa imposes 48-hour curfew in Delta 
  • #EndSARS: Hoodlums burn Onitsha Police station, free detainees
  • Hoodlums burn police station, loot INEC office in Okitipupa 
  • UPDATED: Iyaloja of Oyo State dies at 86 
  • Sanwo-Olu: CCTV footage of Lekki shootings intact
  • #EndSARS: Hoodlums set court ablaze in Delta 
  • Gunmen kidnap mother of five in Delta
  • Women, leadership and EndSARS movement 
  • #EndSARS: Sultan appeals for calm, prayer in Nigeria 
  • BREAKING: Buhari to address Nigerians by 7pm
  • EndSARS: Fayemi extends curfew in Ekiti 
  • Police arrest suspected gun runners in Kaduna 
  • #ENDSARS: Widespread violence as hoodlums unleash fire in Lagos, Ogun 
  • My heart goes out to all victims of Lekki shootings—Osinbajo 
  • Police arrest ex-Gov Ebebi over alleged abduction of former envoy
  • #EndSARS: Ghanaian President, Akufo-Addo condemns use of violence 
  • Police station, customs office attacked in Oyo 
  • #EndSARS: Ogun lists four Police officers for prosecution 

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

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