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Latest news this afternoon (Monday, April 5, 2021)

Punch

  • I thought Odumakin’s death was April Fool Day’s prank – Ozekhome
  • UCL: Salah to prove loyalty in Liverpool, Real Madrid showdown
  • Pictorial: Vehicles razed as gunmen attack Imo prison, police headquarters
  • COVID-19: Portugal reopens museums, schools, others
  • Sports festival: Lagos athletes reject accommodation over poor standard
  • Abortion: I lived in shame, guilt for years, says singer Bez’s wife
  • Nigeria’s health in danger, Buhari pampers terrorists – Bakare, Kukah
  • Gunmen attack Imo prison, free over 1500 inmates
  • I wish my husband could read tributes of those he criticised – Odumakin’s widow
  • Buhari: Nigeria’s clueless messiah
  • MTN, banks meet Tuesday, customers reconnected to USSD
  • FG’ll reopen talks with striking resident doctors, says Ngige
  • Cause of jet crash to be known soon – NAF chief
  • Police arrest suspected kidnapper with AK-47 rifles in Kano
  • NDLEA arrests trafficker with N564m heroin at Abuja airport
  • Tension in Imo as seven suya sellers killed in two days
  • Brother stabs Lagos businessman to death over N3,000
  • Wanted cultist nabbed for killing policeman, others in Lagos
  • NSCDC destroys illegal oil refining camps, arrests six suspects in Delta
  • Mob beats man to death for killing two over N50 bet in Imo
  • Police quiz three, hunt for Ekiti farmer’s abductors
  • Oil rally pushes Nigeria’s revenue above budget estimate
  • Pension scheme records 62,596 deaths, relatives paid N205.12bn
  • NAIC pays N848m claims to farmers
  • MTN, banks meet Tuesday, customers reconnected to USSD
  • Senate queries financial council over N258m extra-budgetary spending
  • Azman failed to remit N1.54bn service charges, says NCAA
  • Gencos got N81.14bn payment assurance in 2020 – NERC
  • ‘How to achieve Igbo Presidency in 2023’
  • Rep insists on inclusion of 2014 confab report in constitution review
  • Shun politics of acrimony, Buhari advises Oshiomhole at 69
  • Supreme Court didn’t declare my senatorial seat vacant – Odey
  • FCCPC’s Irukera seeks more participation in politics
  • Why I didn’t bother to reconcile with Okorocha – Agbaso, Imo ex-deputy gov
  • Why civil servants in Lagos, Ebonyi, Kano, others shouldn’t earn same salary – Muhammad, Rep who sponsored controversial wage bill
  • 2023: We’re still deliberating on zoning, says PDP chieftain
  • UCL: Salah to prove loyalty in Liverpool, Real Madrid showdown
  • Sports festival: Lagos athletes reject accommodation over poor standard
  • Obaseki receives festival torch
  • Confed Cup: Enyimba bounce back to beat Setif
  • Edo 2020: 10 athletes test positive for COVID-19, quarantined
  • Atlanta ’96 stars appeal to Sanwo-Olu for house gifts
  • NSF: Benin in festive mood as residents eye economic gain

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation

  • Holiday makers laud Oyetola’s administration 
  • Sanwo-Olu harps on advocacy to halt SGBV in society 
  • Suspected cultist held over alleged murder 
  • Probe funds released for waterworks rehabilitation, LASG urged
  • Explicit communications celebrates Silver Jubilee 
  • Ebonyi killings: FG promises justice for victims  
  • BREAKING: Hoodlums free over 2,000 inmates in Imo 
  • Tests declining across states 
  • NCDC to Nigerians: avoid non-essential travels 
  • Pfizer vaccine found effective against COVID-19 variants
  • Suspect intercepted with N564m heroin 
  • Delta APC chieftain injured in gun attack 
  • Kidnapped Anambra commissioner freed 
  • Police arrest suspected serial killer in Lagos 
  • Air Force still in search of missing jet 
  • Pupils get sexual assault prevention education
  • Alleged assault: Activists seek CCT chair’s removal 
  • Makoko Waterfront: Water everywhere, none to drink 
  • Will INEC bow to pressure from lawmakers? 
  • NMA to patients: tell govt to stop toying with health 
  • The logic of Tinubunomics
  • Royal fighters 
  • AuGF queries FRC’s boss over alleged N258m extra-budgetary spending 
  • CAN backs prayers, not separatist calls for nation
  • Don’t scrap local government system 
  • Governors seek collective efforts to end insecurity
  • PFN to Nigerians: be prayerful, vigilant 
  • Ishaku urges Taraba residents to sustain peace
  • Military needs superior weapons to end insurgency, says Ndume 
  • Cross River North: Odey faults INEC over Jarigbe’s Certificate of Return 
  • Ooni, Olawepo-Hashim extol Odumakin
  • AJ Vs Fury : Joshua to open training camp  in July 
  • 8,000 fans  to watch Carabao Cup final
  • Tokyo Olympics : Egypt beg Liverpool for Salah
  • The Lekki report
  • Foreign investors eye Akwa Ibom for $1.4b deal 
  • New Olu of Warri likely Monday amid controversy
  • State of the nation: Buhari’s efforts honest, but cosmetic, says Bakare 
  • 20 policemen killed in March, says IG 
  • Easter: All will be well with Nigeria, says Osinbajo 
  • Banditry, insurgency: Obasanjo, Gumi seek special court to try culprits 
  • Raising profitability with mobile app, e-banking deployment 
  • ‘Kukah’s Buhari bashing is ungodly’ 
  • Pope slams arms spending in time of pandemic 
  • Naira stable despite dollar demand pressure
  • Presidency, Kukah clash over ‘Nigeria a killing field’ claim
  • Gunmen kill policemen, others in Delta, Kaduna
  • Telecoms sector takes hit from new SIM ban 
  • A National Assembly in need of better synergy
  • Companies may raise N1tr corporate debts in 2021 
  • UACN eyes acquisitions to accelerate growth 
  • ‘Data, information management critical to corporate success’ 
  • NCAA’s audit findings indict Azman Air for ‘several misdeeds’ 
  • Highest credit ratings boost Dangote Cement’s N300b bond 
  • Fed Govt inaugurates Passport Express Centre in Abuja 
  • Sultan turbans ex-Kogi governor, ex-minister, others 
  • ‘Agitation for pension increase unnecessary’ 
  • Buhari celebrates Oshiomhole at 69 
  • Leveraging mineral processing clusters to reflate economy 
  • ‘I am fulfilling my campaign promises to Lagos East’ 
  • Division in Akwa Ibom APC over stakeholders’ meeting
  • Raising HIV/AIDS ambassadors
  • Vaccine and security 
  • Devolution of powers
  • Averting the menace of flooding 
  • Truly, Nigeria can rule the world!
  • On Kaduna urban renewal programme 
  • 2021: Anambra should go south 
  • Echoes of unity 
  • China and West’s paranoia

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

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