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Latest news this afternoon (Friday, February 21, 2020)

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  • PHOTOS: Fire guts Jabi motor park 
  • NHRC condemns attack on judges over political decisions 
  • INEC to voters: scrutinise certificates of candidates for Edo, Ondo gov polls
  • BREAKING: Shops destroyed as fire guts Jabi motor park, Abuja 
  • JUST IN: Why Obaseki revoked Ibori’s CofO
  • BREAKING: Pandemonium as fire guts Utako motor park, Abuja 
  • BREAKING: Edo, Ondo: INEC fixes date for party primaries
  • ‘Nobody has accused Obaseki of corruption’ 
  • Lyon’s deputy: Supreme Court verdict stain on me 
  • Rivers remains my priority, says Wike 
  • Diri appoints aides 
  • Octogenarian leads protest against imposition of monarch 
  • Reps urge Fed Govt to appoint more Supreme Court justices 
  • Fed Govt committed to restoring peace in Plateau, says President
  • EU pledges N32m aid to fight Lassa fever 
  • Obaseki revokes Ibori’s C of O 
  • Lagos to ease ways of doing business 
  • 15 killed in Edo cult clash 
  • Husband’s murderer Sanda prays Appeal Court to reverse death sentence 
  • Buhari won’t quit over insecurity, says govt 
  • CBN returns over N60 billion excess bank charges to customers
  • Fed Govt: no going back on social media regulation 
  • Using technology to boost food production 
  • ‘Amnesty’ plan for repentant Boko Haram members risky 
  • Tackling unemployment through entrepreneurship 
  • Unilag ex-lecturer jailed 21 years for rape
  • Content Board eyes $360m turnover from partnerships
  • Ecobank’s Fintech challenge begins 
  • NIRSAL facilitates N102b loans, creates 400,000 jobs 
  • ‘Bello has better plans for second term’ 
  • NIMASA seeks collaboration to remove marine litter 
  • Oil price nears $60 per barrel 
  • 9mobile extends 4G services to 16 cities 
  • How to make Nigeria work 
  • FIRS: Tracking tax invaders with intelligence system



  • Solskjaer puts faith in Martial after Rashford setback
  • US sanctions are ‘great honour,’ says Iranian council
  • Scare in Abuja as fire guts Utako motor park
  • Day Olaiya outshone Chief Bill Friday on stage
  • Air force bombs scores of ISWAP fighters in Borno
  • Oshoala set for massive pay rise at Barca
  • Certificate forgery: Court orders DSS to probe Bayelsa deputy gov
  • Why Ishaku is governing Taraba from Abuja since December – Aide
  • Insecurity: Obasanjo calls for unity as Etuh laid to rest
  • Kwara plans ID cards, uniforms for Okada riders
  • Israel confirms first case of coronavirus
  • Imo: Groups urge Supreme Court to reverse Uzodinma’s judgment
  • North Korea cancels marathon over coronavirus
  • Labour’ll engage FG on wage review soon –TUC
  • APC seeks review of Bayelsa judgment, Diri’s removal
  • Gunmen kill two policemen at Ondo checkpoint
  • Wife cuts husband’s tongue, nose in Imo
  • Sexagenarian beheaded, pastor arrested for prophesying corpse location
  • Four arrested as police shoot two Ogun traders
  • Ex-UNILAG lecturer jailed 21 years for raping admission seeker
  • EFCC arraigns contractor over laboratory equipment
  • Man, 56, remanded for defiling neighbour’s 10-year-old girl
  • Police arrest six robbery suspects in Aba
  • LASG arrests two fake security operatives
  • Wilder, Fury ready for Vegas rematch
  • APC seeks review of Bayelsa judgment, Diri’s removal
  • You’re not qualified to join us, APC tells Fayose
  • I didn’t forge my certificates –Sacked Bayelsa dep gov-elect
  • Ex-Buhari’s ADC wants Kyari, service chiefs sacked
  • I’ve no hand in Odili residence protests –Sylva
  • Buhari won’t resign because of insecurity, says FG
  • Prepare for electricity tariff hike, TCN tells Nigerians
  • Accountant General, Customs CG clash over N28bn unremitted fund
  • Stock market halts five-day losing streak, gains N24bn
  • Flight diversion: British Airways to compensate Nigerian passengers
  • AfDB to provide $10bn for roads, others
  • Depleting ECA signals revenue pressure, says LCCI, institute




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