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

The Nation

  • Legislative staff condemn HOS, Yemi-Esan’s position on Revised Conditions of Service 
  • Magu: Panel widens probe  9:40 AM
  • Keyamo and executive-legislature rapport (I) 
  • Court declines Okorocha’s request to stop probe by EFCC, Imo panel 
  • Ize-Iyamu accuses PDP leaders of lacking tact 
  • How we recorded Sani begging my father, by witness
  • Lacuna in Nigerian Law: An escape route for rapists 
  • Grandparents held for torturing seven-year-old  
  • Senate keen on passing Electoral Act Bill, says Gaya 
  • Sokoto records 16 deaths, discharges over 120 
  • ‘Africans can fast-track SDGs despite pandemic’ 
  • Woman strangles husband in Abia 
  • Two soldiers dead as troops kill 17 insurgents in Borno 
  • Ekiti govt, APC chief disagree over performance
  • Amotekun recruitment begins
  • Osimhen agent denies EPL link
  • Osinbajo alleges blackmail plot 
  • Beyond cutting Keyamo to size 
  • Low passenger traffic as flights resume in Lagos, Abuja
  • NAUS decries continued schools closure 
  • Obaseki’s struggle for second term 
  • Who will call Yahaya Bello to order?
  • COVID-19: Fed Govt pulls JSS 3, SSS 3 pupils out of WASSCE 
  • #BBNaijaReunion2020: Own up to your truth – Housemates tell Tacha 
  • On death penalty for rape 
  • Hushpuppi: More Nigerians doing positive things than negative abroad, says minister 
  • How did we get here? 
  • COVID-19 cases in Nigeria hits more than 30,000 with 460 new cases
  • FEC approves N109.189b for road projects 
  • Ivory Coast PM dies after cabinet meeting 
  • Ondo Assembly suspends Deputy Speaker as Majority Leader resigns 
  • Africa’s COVID-19 death toll surpasses Ebola fatality, says WHO 
  • Ikpeba tips Saka for Eagles
  • ‘WTT to create more Quadri for Africa’ 
  • Onuachu tests positive for COVID-19 
  • Eight countries jostle for WTO top job 
  • FIRS extends tax debt payments to August 31 
  • ‘We’ll ensure compliance with lockdown’ 
  • Customs impounds goods worth N1.2 billion 
  • Access seeks to acquire Zambian bank 
  • Why we’re still in court, by APC Ekiti stakeholders 
  • APC screens Akeredolu, Iji, Kekemeke, Adelami, others 
  • Azoospermia: The tension and flickers of hope 
  • Teachers reaffirm support for Obaseki’s re-election 
  • New pathway for U.S. degrees in Nigeria 
  • Keeping waterways safe, attractive 
  • CoS death: Kwara exco members, others proceed on self-isolation
  • TB Joshua: I’m ready to pray for patients
  • Wike sacks Perm Sec for flouting guidelines
  • NUT laments fate of private school teachers 
  • Ex-HoS Oyo-Ita’s trial for October 20 
  • EFCC re-arraigns Presidential Arms Probe Panel member 
  • Buhari replaces two non-career Ambassadors-designate 
  • Tributes as Senate holds valedictory session for Osinowo
  • Millions of Cash found in my house gifts, says ex-NNPC GMD Yakubu
  • Suspects arrested for Ibadan killings 
  • Third Mainland Bridge repair: FRSC tells commuters to use alternative routes 
  • Explosion kills seven at Benin River oil station
  • Policeman kills two in Abia 
  • In one minute, I’ll be free, says suicidal woman 
  • Rivers food vendors laud school feeding
  • Lockdown and smallholder farmers’ tales of woes
  • N50b targeted facility as lifeline for households, businesses
  • Dissappointment as Fed Govt suspends WASSCE participation



  • Solskjaer wants Pogba to extend Man United deal
  • Place visitors from Lagos, Abuja on 14-day isolation, Wike tells Rivers residents
  • SAN warns against virtual proceedings in contentious cases
  • Police rescue Anambra woman threatening suicide on Facebook
  • NCDC to establish COVID-19 testing centre in Nasarawa
  • COVID-19: Lagos death toll hits 181
  • COVID-19: 246 Nigerians return from Dubai
  • Reps decry unending power sector crisis, failed privatisation
  • Cholera outbreak kills 12 in Cameroon
  • New Ohanaeze Ndigbo members are unknown, seeking attention – Nwodo-led group
  • Osun proprietor arrested for circulating fake school reopening proposal
  • Death of black teenager in US juvenile facility sparks outrage
  • 140 smuggled rice bags hidden in sand – Customs
  • Church of Satan founder involved in police station burning – Command
  • Fear, caution, complaints as airlines resume domestic flights
  • Face mask can cause failed ATM transactions – Banks
  • LUTH petitions panel over failed surgery by cosmetic surgeon
  • Our students can’t resume school, participate in WASSCE, says FG
  • We’ve arrested Akinyele suspected serial killers –Oyo police
  • Ondo Assembly suspends three anti-impeachment members, leader resigns
  • Amaechi, Abe’s feud didn’t cause Rivers APC crisis – Davies
  • Buhari seeks replacement of two ambassadors-designate
  • Ondo gov poll: APC screens Akeredolu, five other aspirants
  • Abia PDP chieftain asks Speaker to resign
  • Akwa Ibom APC faults appointment of non-party members
  • Reps decry unending power sector crisis, failed privatisation
  • Fear, caution, complaints as airlines resume domestic flights
  • Naira trades at N381/$
  • Face mask can cause failed ATM transactions – Banks
  • CITN seeks tax professionals in govt ministries
  • Currency in circulation dropped to N2.29tn, says CBN
  • Benefits and risks of low dose aspirin
  • North East malnutrition cases pathetic, says civil society
  • Stigmatisation creating barriers for reporting rape cases – Psychologist
  • Solskjaer wants Pogba to extend Man United deal
  • Africa’s MVPs: Fans query exclusion of Eagles stars
  • Sports will resume with non-combat events –Dare




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