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Here are the major headlines for Saturday, September 19, 2020


  • Edo 2020: Brawl over INEC ad hoc official
  • APC candidate Ize-Iyamu votes
  • Voters shun social distancing as Edo election commences
  • Mourners feared dead as bus plunges into Ebonyi river
  • Court sacks Lebanese firm from leased Lagos family land after 66 years
  • Boko Haram recruiting children, over 1.1m IDPs can’t access farms – Zulum
  • NBA writes Malami, seeks amendment to ‘controversial amendment’
  • How my ex-husband abducted our three kids, lock them indoors –Mother
  • Two Rivers pastors arrested for raping corps member
  • Edo polls: INEC, security agencies on the spot as tension rises
  • Kano housewife nabbed over alleged murder of stepson
  • Cross River landlord sets tenant ablaze over N11,000 rent
  • Rigging: Visa ban disrespecful to Nigeria, FG tells US, knocks UK
  • APC’s problems caused by outsiders who took control, says Ogbeh
  • Edo: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu lock horns in 12 battleground LGAs today
  • FG bars Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria
  • LIVE UPDATES: Edo governorship election
  • Bola Ige knew of plan to ambush, kill him before his assassination –Son
  • Mourners feared dead as bus plunges into Ebonyi river
  • Two Rivers pastors arrested for raping corps member
  • Kano housewife nabbed over alleged murder of stepson
  • COVID-19: Transcorp Hotels reduces workforce as demand falls
  • FG apologises for asking all bank, other account holders to re-register
  • Hike: Electricity consumers to pay N417.09bn in four months
  • NIMR develops COVID-19 molecular test kit
  • COVID-19: CMA regrets death of doctors, healthcare workers
  • 41,000 African health workers infected with COVID-19 -WHO
  • Osimhen, Troost-Ekong, Simy begin Serie A battles
  • Ndidi defensive role not permanent –Rodgers
  • Iwobi returns after injury

The Nation

  • Live Updates: #EdoDecides2020 
  • VIDEO: Quarrel over sharing of money at Unit 28 
  • VIDEO: Dancing PMF women spray teargas to boost morale 
  • PHOTOS: Edo Decides: Voters not observing social distancing 
  • PHOTOS: Voters, INEC officials at Eguare Primary School, Ekpoma 
  • PHOTOS: Voters at Obaseki’s polling unit 
  • I’ll achieve special status for Lagos, says Abiru 
  • Puzzle over oil worker’s death in Delta hotel 
  • Osun poly student found dead in own room 
  • ‘Nigeria at 60 logo not plagiarised’ 
  • Our men not involved in political fracas, says Ondo Amotekun
  • Can you live in your wife’s apartment 
  • Eyes on Osimhen as Serie A starts 
  • All you need to know about Davido’s N58m wristwatch
  • How to avoid trauma affecting your relationship
  • Football, fans and its theatrics 
  • BBNaija Lockdown: Week nine recap 
  • Monster behind our woes 
  • Police restrict govs, VIPs to hotels 
  • FBI uncovers fresh evidence against Hushpuppi 
  • Oyo CP meets stakeholders over alleged invasion of armed bandits 
  • Ogun workers call off strike as Abiodun earmarks N500m to clear gratuities 
  • Osimhen: I can’t wait to face Cristiano Ronaldo 
  • Bale arrives Tottenham’s training ground
  • Thiago reveals key reason behind Liverpool transfer 
  • Iwobi returns to Everton squad against West Brom 
  • Bayern dismantle Schalke 8-0 in season opener 
  • FG clarifies statement on registration for account holders 
  • Aguleri, Umueri war looms again over Cargo Airport in Anambra 
  • FG appeals to Huawei to deepen rural telephony access 
  • Third Mainland Bridge rehabilitation nears completion 
  • Again, PDP loses another Dogara ally, Misau, to Bauchi APC 
  • WTO top job: Okonjo-Iweala survives Round One
  • Caribbean community showcase common cuisines with Nigeria 
  • Ebonyi debunks reports of writing WAEC on blackboard 
  • Ondo 2020: ADC, ZLP leaders join APC
  • NNPC shortlists 78 companies for pipelines rehabilitation bidding 
  • 30 feared dead as bus plunges into Ebonyi river  5:27 AM
  • Anambra police command probes alleged murder of grandmother, two kids 
  • Gunmen kidnap another seven persons in Kaduna 
  • Snapshots from 45th TIFF 
  • Darey features Patoranking in new single, ‘Jojo’ 
  • How goes the Edo vote? 
  • Reminisce to return as Makanaki in King Of Boys sequel
  • Dickson Iroegbu’s The Good Husband ready for cinema release 
  • Sunkanmi preaches love in new song ‘Yur Luv’
  • Visa ban: Kogi govt faults US
  • Why FG is backing small businesses with ‘survival fund,’ by Osinbajo 
  • I’m not a human rights activist – Mc Edo Pikin 
  • Tony Akposheri: Fame has brought me joy, but no money



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