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Latest news this afternoon (Sunday, July 12, 2020)


  • How I wore same clothes, slept on bare floor for 96 days in military detention – Obaro, retired UI professor of history
  • More people’ll soon leave Akeredolu’s govt –Abegunde, ex-Ondo SSG
  • COVID-19: NAFDAC considers 21 herbal products for treatment
  • Why I won’t support plan to impeach Ondo deputy gov —Ogundeji, suspended deputy speaker
  • I agree rapists should be castrated — Wasiu, 25, suspected rapist of 70-yr-old woman
  • Moment Christian or Muslim becomes oba, he loses right to his religion — Opeodu, prominent Ogun traditionalist
  • Clerics praising governors lack integrity —Sheikh Bello
  • I liked Regina immediately I saw her — Ned Nwoko
  • Force headquarters probes cops’ killing of Oyo businessman
  • My COVID-19 infection due to job hazard – Osun SSG
  • My boobs are natural — Ada la Pinky
  • Okocha could have won Ballon d’Or – Beye
  • Boko Haram: Nine Borno LGAs inaccessible after UN helicopter attack
  • Magu’s arrest: Edge of the abyss
  • Body of missing farmer, 26, recovered in Kwara river
  • Lagos: Three die, nine injured in building collapse, two years after demolition order
  • Kaduna deaconess who battered teenager to face prosecution after investigation — Police
  • Gunmen abduct three persons in Ekiti
  • UPDATE: Policewoman, two others die as Lagos building collapses
  • UPDATE: Lagos building collapse death toll rises to three
  • One dies, six rescued as building collapses in Lagos
  • We used fake contract from NSA office to defraud businessman of N8m –Brothers
  • Man kills only son, buries corpse in shallow grave
  • More people’ll soon leave Akeredolu’s govt –Abegunde, ex-Ondo SSG
  • Why I won’t support plan to impeach Ondo deputy gov —Ogundeji, suspended deputy speaker
  • Amaechi, Abe supporters clash as Rivers APC shuts secretariat
  • Poll: Ondo APC members stage street protest against indirect primary
  • Edo deputy gov tackles ex-deputy speaker over gov poll
  • Buhari’s refusal to sack service chiefs suspicious – Ubani
  • Osimhen won’t have racism problem in Naples – Koulibaly
  • Arteta leads Arsenal in first North London derby
  • Consumers have their blame over spread of fake goods – Irukera, FCCPC CEO
  • I handle difficult customers with patience, smiles – Salam
  • NERC moves to unbundle TCN into two firms
  • Oil, power firms owe banks N5.59tn, says CBN
  • Foreign collaboration shaping Nigeria’s insurance profession — CIIN president
  • Automotive fluid: Importance, uses and service intervals


The Nation

  • Buni’s committee under pressure over state excos
  • Policewoman, two children die in Lagos collapsed buildings 
  • Malami, Magu and turmoil in EFCC 
  • Magu: Fresh controversy over seized assets sale, others 
  • Our rape stories, by two survivors 
  • Bukayo Saka: Jack Wilshere, my childhood soccer hero
  • Beauty and the Beast 
  • Moses Simon: in spite of COVID-19, 2020 has been great for me
  • Adesuwa ‘Sunshine’ Oronsaye: My Christian faith is my greatest influence 
  • The craze for curvy Bermuda shorts!
  • Magu…going the way of his predecessors? 
  • COVID-19: ‘What govts, banks should do’ 
  • Up, up goes food price 
  • C/River bye-election: Constituents urge UNICAL VC to run 
  • Police begin recruitment of constables 
  • Only N8bn was spent under my leadership, says ex-NDDC Acting MD 
  • Senate’s new police law and matters outstanding 
  • Lagos seals off ‘unauthorised’ COVID-19 test centre 
  • Osun SSG recovers from coronavirus 
  • Solution, not blame game 
  • Why physical distancing is not observed in aircraft —Sirika
  • No approved herbal medicine to treat COVID-19 — NAFDAC
  • World Bank rates Niger best in rural road rehabilitation
  • Northern states back FG on schools’ closure 
  • Ogoni clean-up: Provision of emergency measures underway – FME
  • ASUU to Babalakin: Don’t visit UNILAG 
  • Military kills two herdsmen, recovers arms and ammunition in Benue 
  • Ize-Iyamu to Obaseki: Explain whereabouts of your commissioner arrested overseas 
  • APC primary: Ondo Southern senatorial elders adopt Akeredolu




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