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Latest news this afternoon (Thursday, January 9, 2020)


  • Substandard products: 15 importers, manufacturers await prosecution — SON
  • We won’t allow anyone rubbish peace efforts – Lalong
  • Failed coup: Turkey court sentences top businessman’s family
  • Ekiti varsity recalls 363 sacked workers
  • Espanyol break transfer record to buy de Tomas from Benfica
  • Australia calls for another mass evacuation as bushfires return
  • Willie Walsh quits as British Airways CEO
  • US-Iran crisis: Trump ‘statue of liberty’ burnt in Slovenia
  • Ajax defender leaves training camp in Qatar over US-Iran crisis
  • Man dies four years after eating poison
  • Bale announces decision on MLS offer
  • Ashley Young rejects Man United contract extension for Inter Milan
  • Fleeing cattle-rustlers reportedly kill 12 in Plateau
  • UK royals ‘hurt’ after Harry, Meghan quit front-line roles
  • 20 injured in Mali military base attack
  • Passengers tackle Chisco Transport over faulty bus
  • Suspected military man slit man’s throat in Lagos
  • Eight arrested for killing policeman, churchgoer, woman in Lagos
  • Man electrocuted while vandalising transformer in Osun
  • Man nabbed for abducting two kids in Ondo
  • Suspected human skulls seller, buyer arraigned in Lagos
  • Mother, three daughters perish in Yobe fire
  • My husband almost set me ablaze for flirting, woman tells court
  • Youths set suspected robber ablaze in Benue
  • Espanyol break transfer record to buy de Tomas from Benfica
  • Ajax defender leaves training camp in Qatar over US-Iran crisis
  • Bale announces decision on MLS offer
  • Kogi PDP vice-chair dies playing lawn tennis
  • APC without Buhari may face difficulty in 2023 – Ex-minister
  • PDP attacks Buhari over comment on successor
  • Ogun LG chair-nominee dies hours to screening, Abiodun mourns
  • Lagos APC fills vacant exco positions
  • Stop causing trouble through suspended chairmen, PDP tells Okorocha
  • elcos defy minister, say voicemail regulation not required
  • Procurement process may slow N2.4tn capital releases
  • Oil marketers want petrol exempted from PoS charge
  • Oil companies making profits, host communities suffering – Presidency
  • 11 new pipelines expected in Nigeria by 2023
  • Buhari, Sylva, NNPC boss meet over Middle East tension


The Nation

  • NAF destroys ISWAPs’ hideout at Kusuma in Borno 
  • Airlines re-route or cancel flights around Iraq, Iran after missile strike on U.S. troops 
  • Avenging general’s killing, Iran strikes at U.S. troops in Iraq, Trump weighs response 
  • Both black boxes of crashed Ukrainian airliner have been found: Iran TV 
  • BREAKING: 20 feared dead in Kano autocrash 
  • BREAKING: Four govs, Ooni arrive for Amotekun’s inauguration 
  • BREAKING: Minister orders implementation of 70 percent local content in broadcasting 
  • 20 wounded in Mali rocket attack on UN base  11:57 AM
  • Assault: Absence of Sen. Abbo, prosecution counsel stall trial in Zuba Court
  • BREAKING: Suspected assassins kill PDP chairman in Delta 
  • Asian shares rebound as U.S., Iran stand down, yen retreats 
  • Buhari congratulates FirstBank MD on International Award 
  • Sea robbery: Navy arrests suspected pirates, rescues abducted Russians, Indian 
  • CBN retains LDR at 65 per cent 
  • Lagos govt set to deliver 360 homes in lkorodu 
  • Boko haram: Zulum in Jakana, Mainok; speaks on relocation 
  • Security: Borno Governor hosts military, others for council’s review
  • Support for U.S. President drops worldwide, says survey 
  • I76 dead as Ukrainian plane crashes after takeoff 
  • Missile attacks: Trump de-escalates tensions with Iran 
  • 74 lock-up shops inaugurated in Agege
  • Commuters reject proposed BRT fare hike 
  • Lagos APC gets new Secretary 
  • PWD/Ikeja GRA, Brewery/Iganmu roads to close for construction 
  • Injured Ndidi out till February 
  • 2019 CAF AWARDS: Four-midable Oshoala eyes more milestones
  • ‘Drive one-way on Lagos roads and face prosecution’ 
  • Lagos empowers 40 fish farmers 
  • Sport Ministers salutes Oshoala, Mane 
  • Clean-up of Ikoyi, Victoria Island begins tomorrow 
  • Chukwueze unperturbed with continental award snub 
  • Meet Moroccan teen-terror that upstaged Osimhen, Chukwueze 
  • Weather forces airlines to delay, cancel flights 
  • See Jos, Kano…and freeze 
  • Will Nigeria ever criminalise child marriage?
  • Preventing cholera 
  • Kano Emirates: Court hears elders’ suit January 20 
  • 12 die, 26 injured in Kano auto crash
  • ‘AirForce bombs terrorists’ hideout’ 
  • Bauchi introduces fingerprint devices to detect ghost workers




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