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Latest news this afternoon (Saturday, May 8, 2021)


  • Stray bullet kills NSCDC officer in Imo
  • COVID-19: Two lions test positive in India
  • Recruitment: NDLEA releases list of candidates for final screening
  • BREAKING: Six feared killed as gunmen attack Akwa Ibom police station
  • Super League: Barcelona, Juventus, Madrid react to UEFA sanction
  • El-Rufai reaping from evil plotted against Rivers, says Wike
  • Insecurity: US won’t relocate Africa Command to Nigeria, others, Pentagon replies Buhari
  • I was promised salesgirl job in Ogun but turned into sex slave – 16-year-old Cross River girl
  • Supreme Court judgment: Don’t go ahead with LG polls, Alao-Akala, Adelabu tell Makinde
  • Buhari probes N165.32bn unremitted operating surplus by NPA
  • Political thugs butchered my worker, dumped his body in casket –Lagos chairmanship aspirant
  • Two die as customs, soldiers clash with smugglers in Ogun
  • BREAKING: Seven cops feared killed as gunmen attack Rivers police stations
  • We didn’t bathe for 56 days in kidnappers’ den –Freed Kaduna students
  • Palace guard kills policeman as Osun dwellers clash over land
  • How three children, 11 others burnt to death on Lagos-Ibadan road – TRACE
  • I was promised salesgirl job in Ogun but turned into sex slave – 16-year-old Cross River girl
  • LASEMA, police disagree over cause as fire destroys 100 shops in textile market
  • Reps summon NNPC, CBN, FIRS, EFCC, probe illicit financial flows
  • Probe begins Monday as FG suspends NPA managing director, Bala-Usman
  • CBN extends naira-4-dollar deadline to boost remittances
  • Lagos Commodities Exchange to begin gold trading
  • CBN vows to resist maize importation
  • Ease of doing business, our priority, says Ogun
  • MTN completes issuance of N110bn bonds
  • Supreme Court judgment: Don’t go ahead with LG polls, Alao-Akala, Adelabu tell Makinde
  • Buni alleges plan to destabilise APC, discredit Buhari
  • For Buhari regime, criticisms come at a price
  • My relationship with Buni cordial, says Lawan
  • INEC fixes June 19 for Kaduna, Jigawa bye-elections
  • 2023: INEC creates 924 new polling units in Ondo
  • INEC plans converting 753 voting points to units in Osun
  • 51 ex-councillors dump PDP, join APC in Gombe
  • Super League: Barcelona, Juventus, Madrid react to UEFA sanction
  • Head injuries: Doctor advises Osimhen against memory loss
  • EPL: Iheanacho nominated for POTM again
  • Igut: Beauty queen on mission to revive Cross River sports
  • NWFL: Pelican set for battle against relegation
  • Pillars bank on Musa in NPFL title race
  • Sunshine players boycott training, may snub Akwa United match
  • Four COVID-19 survivors narrate ordeal
  • Prolonged cough could lead to tuberculosis, says expert
  • With tuberculosis, the rich also cry
  • Stakeholders outline malaria elimination strategies in Nigeria
  • Additive used in sweets, cakes not safe -EU watchdog
  • Lagos locates 150-bed children’s hospital near LAWMA refuse loading station
  • When do you know you have a blood clot?
  • My tribal marks, advantage to my career – Aderupoko
  • Nigerian Idol: How 11 contestants made it to finals
  • BBN taught me how to understand, ignore people –Alex Unusual
  • Lords of fuji music
  • Marriage, last thing on my mind –GT da Guitarman
  • Creative industry can improve fortunes of Lagos –Sanwo-Olu


The Nation

  • Real Madrid, Barcelona & Juventus defend European Super League plans
  • Monarch’s police detail killed in Osun communal clash  12:05 PM
  • LASEMA suspects foul play in Oshodi market fire, recover explosives 
  • Recruitment: NDLEA releases candidates list for final screening 
  • TB Joshua holds ‘moment of silence’ over Adeboye’s son’s death 
  • It is well, Pastor Adeboye breaks silence on son’s death 
  • Nigerian Idol: Mixed reactions trail Beyonce’s entry into final 11 
  • ‘How herdsmen slaughtered my husband, aborted his dream of becoming professor’
  • 14 burnt to death in Lagos – Ibadan highway crash 
  • Insecurity: is coup the answer? 
  • Elite seeking ‘radical options’ to save Nigeria from disaster, says ex-US envoy Campbell 
  • When Melaye stirred the hornet’s nest  9
  • Ayade becomes beautiful bride 
  • Sex during pregnancy? Be informed 
  • Gunmen kill seven policemen in attacks on Rivers police division, checkpoints 
  • How states, schools plan to prevent kidnappers  8:45 AM
  • 11 IPOB members killed in joint army, police operation in Imo 
  • Kaigama to Pantami: You have serious explanation to make over comments on terrorism 
  • Buhari, Atiku, Ishaku others mourn as ‘Mama Taraba’ dies at 61 
  • Agitated presidency, discontented populace 
  • Awo’s unheeded voice (1) 
  • El-Rufai to Southeast: Threat of secession won’t give you Presidency 
  • Freed Kaduna students: We’ve forgiven our kidnappers
  • Malami: Highly placed Nigerians to be prosecuted soon for financing terrorism
  • ‘Merciless’ Nigerians undermining my govt’s policies, says Buhari 
  • Apex court upholds INEC’s de-registration of political parties 
  • Why there can’t be female president in near future — Olufunke Arthur-Worrey 
  • How N165b cash led to NPA boss’ suspension
  • Supreme Court: Governors can’t sack elected local governments 
  • Tinubu, govs, others condole with Adeboye on son’s death
  • Mercy Aigbe: The highest I have charged for movie role is N1.8m 
  • JONATHAN AREMU : I’m liberal but firm 
  • MOU’S ITALIAN JOB : Will serial winner Jose Mourinho bring success to AS Roma? 
  • How we spent $1bn to acquire weapons – Defence Ministry 
  • COVID-19: FG releases N29.1bn for vaccine deployment
  • Concerns over rising cases of policemen assaulted on duty by traffic offenders, others 
  • ‘Friends made me do it’ 
  • From Chibok, Bunu Yadi, Dapchi, Kankara, Zamfara, Kaduna to Abia, education in Nigeria is on the precipice 
  • NCC to Nigerians: don’t share phone, SIM cards 
  • TOKYO 2020: Nigeria’s relay team off to U.S 
  • MC Oluomo builds Mosque in mother’s honour 
  • Failure of past leaders cause of insecurity, says Umahi
  • Stakeholders pass confidence vote in Ortom on security 
  • APC kicks as Wike approves construction of ninth flyover, cancer centre




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