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Latest news this afternoon (Wednesday, May 13, 2020)

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  • The man Gambari 
  • BREAKING: SGF announces Gambari as new Chief of Staff to President 
  • VIDEO: Prof Gambari arrives State House 
  • BREAKING: Professor Gambari sighted in State House 
  • APC Unity Forum crisis: Screening Committee opens up on bribery allegations 
  • Lagos restates zero tolerance for illegal property development 
  • Ugwuanyi intercepts 17 suspected herdsmen hidden in vehicle conveying cattle
  • COVID-19, 5G and the place of common sense 
  • Private hospitals to the rescue as virus cases rise 
  • Imo police arrest man for allegedly impregnating daughter 
  • Abule Egba, environ beg for facelift  10:00 AM
  • Ondo 2020: Ex-Ondo Deputy Gov begs Unity Forum members 
  • Lagos releases more guidelines for commercial activities 
  • Buhari settles for Gambari as Kyari’s replacement 
  • Nigeria records 146 new COVID-19 cases, total infections now 4,787 
  • Do northern governors have political will to end almajiri? 
  • Lockdown: Of church/market comparisons 
  • Infectious Disease Bill of controversy 
  • Wike: Playing the Idi Amin
  • How Fasoranti’s virtues shaped my life, by Fayemi 
  • Politics of zoning in Anambra 
  • Ex-convict arrested for kidnapping in Niger 
  • Reps pass Buhari’s N850b domestic loans request 
  • Cleric cautions churches about reopening 
  • 17 killed in Kaduna communities 
  • Reps seek local drugs for virus treatment, management
  • NNPC records N211.62b from petroleum products sales 
  • Fleeing policemen crush man to death in Imo 
  • Police probe billionaire E-Money’s lifestyle 
  • RTEAN urges commuters to help fight COVID-19
  • Two Chinese attempt to bribe EFCC officials with N100m
  • Agbakoba loses managing partner 
  • Sharing of face mask unhealthy, says PTF
  • Borofice, others reject Oke’s pick by APC group 
  • P&ID: U.S. judge okays Nigeria’s request to access Jonathan’s, Diezani’s bank records
  • Transporters seek govt’s support to survive 
  • Court won’t compel CCB to release asset declaration details
  • Sanwo-Olu hailed for being proactive on COVID-19 
  • IMT gets order to reinstate sacked lecturer
  • Lagos food bank gets itel’s boost 
  • Sanwo-Olu swears in High Court judges 
  • Gombe, Sokoto, Akwa Ibom, Ondo, Bayelsa discharge 94 patients
  • Customs intercepts N12.7b vehicles, others 
  • Oluwa defended Lagos’ interest, says Obanikoro 
  • Testing procedure iron-cast, says NCDC DG
  • Seuncee to drop new EP
  • Colleagues, fans pay tributes to Nigerian rapper who died of COVID-19 
  • Mo Abudu on face mask sharing spree 
  • Stella Damascus: Controversies not new to me



  • Buhari presides over virtual FEC meeting
  • UPDATED: SGF announces Gambari as Buhari’s new Chief of Staff
  • Claims of COVID-19 cure only exist on social media – NAFDAC
  • Australian church fined for selling bleach as coronavirus cure
  • Relief items: Court orders arrest of Kano LG chair
  • Gambari arrives Presidential Villa
  • Constitution amendment: Reps propose independent candidacy
  • Gov elections: INEC orders Ondo, Edo offices to reopen
  • Oyo COVID-19 recoveries rise to 17
  • COVID-19: UK economy shrinks 2% in first quarter
  • IPPIS: Lecturers lament deductions, exclusion of sabbatical scholars
  • South Korea raises age of consent from 13 to 16
  • Total pension assets rise to N10.5tn
  • Foreign reserves gain $1.22bn in 11 days
  • Supreme Court judgment: Kalu, Udeogu still in prison
  • Motorists lament gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan road
  • Lagos woman drowns daughter in bucket of water
  • Policemen beat LASTMA officer to a pulp
  • Two poly workers electrocuted in Ekiti
  • Internet fraudster jailed nine months for defrauding American
  • Edo community protests youth leader’s killing
  • Wenger : Kanu my best January signing
  • Bribery: Echiejile challenges ex-Eagles to mention names
  • George’s family to get N20m insurance benefit
  • COVID-19: Home treatment will increase infections, NMA, nurses warn
  • No definitive treatment for COVID-19 patients —Physicians
  • Lagos may continue to experience spike in COVID-19 cases — NIMR boss
  • Kaduna gang-rape: Police arraign two suspects
  • American on visit to Nigerian lover dies in Delta
  • Lagos hospitals rejected my brother till he died – Singer
  • Constitution amendment: Reps propose independent candidacy
  • Ondo gov poll: APC factional group picks Oke, Boroffice kicks
  • Governors meet today to review COVID-19 strategy
  • Ondo: I’m in the race for gov primary, says Kekemeke
  • Appeal Court upholds Diri’s election as Bayelsa gov
  • Supreme Court affirms Ifeanyi Ubah’s election as senator




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