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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, October 13, 2020


  • I’m shocked I lost in Akure three LGs – Akeredolu
  • Northern elders group lampoons Buhari over insecurity, IDPs’ hunger
  • Imo landlord evicts tenants for lending N50,000 to widow
  • Ensure 2023 Igbo presidency, forget restructuring, group tells Buhari
  • Cassava theft: Rivers woman stripped naked, brutalised by vigilantes
  • I’ll reclaim my stolen mandate in 2022 poll – Fayose’s ex-deputy
  • How many times will SARS be scrapped?
  • Military laying siege to Nnamdi Kanu’s hometown – IPOB
  • Buhari assures Okonjo-Iweala of support to clinch WTO job
  • 17 killed in Osun tanker fire, Lagos–Ibadan Expressway, Delta crashes
  • PDP, others demand police overhaul, President pledges deep reforms
  • VIDEO: #EndSARS protester killed in Surulere, Lagos
  • Cop, driver killed as protests spread, ground Lagos, others
  • Lawan faults FG as Senate tackles govt, ASUU logjam
  • Amotekun arrests Ekiti suspected kidnapper in military uniform
  • Cop, driver killed as protests spread, ground Lagos, others
  • Lawan faults FG as Senate tackles govt, ASUU logjam
  • Dangote refinery, others threaten existing plants – OPEC
  • New salary structure for teachers’ll create crisis – Wike
  • SARS: The harbinger of mass deaths
  • Reflections on 60 years of US-Nigerian engagement
  • A detailed look at Kwara’s minimum wage debate
  • I’ll reclaim my stolen mandate in 2022 poll – Fayose’s ex-deputy
  • Ondo: We’re expecting PDP’s congratulations, says Buni
  • APC attacking our members, Ondo PDP alleges
  • Lawmakers deny plans to impeach Obasa
  • Unity in APC made Akeredolu’s victory possible, says Tinubu
  • APC group tackles Buni’s committee, alleges elongation plot
  • Joshua, Pulev bout fixed for Dec 12
  • Ex-Falcons knock NFF for concealing Waldrum’s contract details
  • Eagles pass COVID-19 tests again, seek redemption against Tunisia


The Nation

  • FFK: Trump set to bring joy to all
  • #ENDSARS not the end 
  • Ex- Napoli highlights Osimhen qualities 
  • Onazi still wants Eagles’ return 
  • Finally, Joshua to face Pulev December 12 in London 
  • ‘Unlucky’ Quadri eyes win against Dusseldorf 
  • Governors, Atiku: SARS dissolution a testament to people’s power 
  • Lawan to Fed Govt: don’t sign pacts you can’t implement 
  • Wike to Fed Govt: teachers’ salary raise a burden on states 
  • Rights of robots in emerging technology environment 
  • Borno loses $6b to Boko Haram destruction 
  • Proposals for Constitution reform 
  • Ex-NBA chief seeks details of $1.9b Nigeria/Niger rail project 
  • Institute’s chief canvasses synergy among ADR institutions
  • U.S. auction theory pioneers win Nobel Economics Prize 
  • Trump seeks speed up of Supreme Court nomination process 
  • Johnson announces UK’s three-tier lockdown alert
  • Ex-Lagos AG scores judiciary high
  • Why ‘Pay-As-You-Go’ is not feasible now, by MultiChoice CEO 
  • FG-ASUU faceoff: Tertiary education is in a mess 
  • China ‘ll continue to support African countries, says official
  • We’ll deploy CNG to all NNPC stations by December, says Kyari
  • African Speakers, others move for debt cancellation 
  • RMAFAC recovers 474m unremitted excise duty from firm 
  • Court orders NBC to fly injured worker to Dubai for treatment
  • Zazzau Prince urges court to declare him Emir 
  • Reps to begin debate on 2021 budget Tuesday 
  • ‘Dad prayed for a lawyer, but never saw me in wig, gown’ 
  • ‘It’s uncivilised to force widows on men’ 
  • Strike: FCT teachers chase pupils from classrooms
  • ‘Why parties prefer arbitration in resolving international commercial disputes’
  • Ganduje hails ‘Brains & Hammers’ city project
  • Taming police brutality monster 
  • Varsity trains clerics on climate change  
  • Lalong congratulates Akeredolu 
  • Understanding the need for Birnin Yandoto emirate 
  • Masari flays poor intelligence by security operatives 
  • X-raying Sokoto’s emergency education programmes 
  • Second wave of COVID-19 infections likely, PTF warns 
  • Belgian firm takes over Bakassi Deep Seaport project 
  • Buhari promises ‘extensive Police reform’ 
  • Pupils hail Ugwuanyi for promoting girl-child’s wellbeing 
  • Akeredolu’s re-election, proof of APC’s popularity, says Abiru 
  • What future for Edo APC? 
  • Delta communities threaten to shut down OML 40 operations 
  • Nigeria suffers from self-inflicted problems, says Adegbenro 
  • IG: training of new squad to start 
  • Monarch seek relief for flooded Bayelsa communities 
  • I have not abandoned restructuring, says Osoba
  • Akeredolu’s victory well-deserved, says Tinubu 
  • Ikpeazu to prioritise workers’ welfare 
  • Remo… Ogun community ‘immune’ to COVID-19 
  • PHED threatens to name energy thieves 
  • NDPHC board gets three new Executive Directors 
  • Akeredolu: loss in Akure shocking 
  • A re-election well-deserved, says Omo-Agege 
  • APC: determination gave us victory
  • Anambra next after Ondo, says APC 
  • PDP, APC clash over Akeredolu’s victory 
  • Okonjo-Iweala seeks final push for WTO DG job




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