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Latest news this afternoon (Monday, December 21, 2020)


  • Abducted Kogi monarch regains freedom
  • Amaechi’s, Aguma’s camps clash over suspensions in Rivers APC
  • Court discharges $140,000 fraud charge against Atiku’s son-in-law 
  • BREAKING: Senate passes N453.2bn NDDC’s 2020 budget 
  • PHOTOS: Aproko emerges winner of The Next Naija Comedy Star
  • Police dismiss four officers for aiding arms smuggling, others 
  • Pandemic, recession and inflation: What’s next?
  • Kankara abduction: Some unanswered questions 
  • A harvest of laurels for The Nation 
  • 2023: Loyalists launch Tinubu-for-president campaign in Ibadan 
  • ‘Why Buhari accepted to reopen borders’ 
  • 42 microfinance banks lose licences 
  • Telecom firms unveil short codes to link NIN 
  • ‘Protocols are still in place in Enugu’ 
  • Ebonyi restricts religious gathering hours 
  • NJC recommends sack of two judges for age falsification
  • Vigilante head, two others killed in Niger attack 
  • Police arrest five robbery suspects in Abuja 
  • Fire guts Bayelsa furniture market
  • Two killed in raid of Gana’s militia camp in Benue
  • Four killed in Zango-Kataf reprisal
  • Edo Head of Service still in kidnappers’ den
  • Grandmother missing 
  • Troops foil kidnap attempt of 84 girls 
  • Ports and railway
  • Lagos BRT: Reincarnation of the Molue? 
  • 2020: The longest year of the decade 
  • Miyetti Allah, Ohanaeze and Afenifere can help tackle insecurity
  • Leveraging Aba shoes industry to boost economy 
  • Second wave of pandemic more deadly, says NMA 
  • Audit Report: How ministry paid N718m to 11 contractors without documents 
  • 2023: Igbo in Delta, Rivers can’t use Southeast slot, says Anyim 
  • Buhari, Reps and controversy over invitation 
  • ‘Mobile money providers will end poor practices in financial sector’
  • Nigerian stocks lead global markets with N1.33tr gain 
  • NIN: Storm over SIM deactivation 
  • APC welcomes Reps’ defectors 
  • Economy: Zulum shares N154m to 704 SMEs 
  • Buhari, Lalong mourn NIPSS DG Galadima 
  • No to dictatorship
  • How Fed Govt will tackle youth unemployment, restiveness, by minister 
  • Countries ban UK flights in move to block new virus strain 
  • I’ve no rift with Oyetola, says Aregbesola 
  • ‘Amotekun can’t tackle kidnappers, bandits without firearms’ 
  • Oyo govt: 2021 budget not padded 
  • NJC seeks sack of two judges over age falsification 
  • Niger Speaker, others test positive as ex-Head of Service dies of virus
  • Tears of an octogenarian who lost two sons to policemen 
  • Awoniyi, Collins clash in German Cup 
  • Eagles Tracker: Ndidi cages Kane, Son in Leicester’s win 
  • Joshua, Fury clash for June 
  • NFF: Ministry to review remunerations for Eaglets, Flying Eagles 
  • Innovation will determine Nigeria’s economic development, says Obi 
  • Oil marketers seek consistency in downstream sector liberalisation



  • Senate passes N453.2bn NDDC 2020 budget
  • Actor Muyiwa Ademola’s illness not life-threatening- Aide
  • Blasphemy: Court orders IGP to release Facebook user detained since February
  • BREAKING: Senate passes N13.5trn 2021 budget
  • 38 inmates escape from police custody in Enugu
  • I want fighters not victims, says Arsenal boss Arteta
  • UPDATED: Reps pass 2021 budget, raise estimates by N500bn
  • Carabao Cup: Aubameyang to miss Arsenal vs Man City quarter-final clash
  • Unsung music heroes: Top Nigerian beatmakers in 2020
  • Second wave: Shut down churches if need be, Ighodalo tells govt
  • PHOTOS: Large crowds at NIMC offices in Lagos for NIN registration
  • NIN: Large crowds gather at NIMC offices in Lagos, flout COVID-19 protocol
  • Alleged coup: Russia, Rwanda deploy troops in Central African Republic
  • How police killed my brother, man tells Gombe panel
  • Fayemi mourns renowned historian, Oloruntimehin
  • NIN: Large crowds gather at NIMC offices in Lagos, flout COVID-19 protocol
  • States plan tough enforcement as new COVID-19 cases surge
  • Food prices rising, household incomes precarious – NBS
  • astor arraigned for alleged defilement of five-year-old Ebonyi pupil
  • Trigger-happy cop kills Rivers 38-year-old father of three
  • One killed as motorcyclists, task force clash in Lagos
  • How to kill, skin and bury a country
  • 4th Republic: From Obasanjo to Buhari with gloom
  • What you need to earn multiple streams of income
  • Better solutions for maternal health
  • Imo North: Much ado about a senatorial bye-election
  • Reflections on the future of political science scholarship in Nigeria
  • We’ll no longer condone lawlessness, indiscipline –Amaechi-led APC
  • Anambra APC register full of ghost names, says Moghalu
  • APC must rise above propaganda to deliver on promises – PGF DG
  • Anyim backs rotational presidency
  • APC protests as PDP, LP win Abia LG seats
  • APC govs seek bi-partisan approach to security
  • Stock market gains 7.46%, highest in five weeks
  • FG records N1.29tn fiscal deficit in three months
  • Banks critical to AfCFTA’s success – Ecobank MD
  • Jaiz Bank launches savings scheme
  • Food prices rising, household incomes precarious – NBS
  • Electricity: Gas, transmission, distribution facilities hinder 10,106MW generation




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