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Latest news this afternoon (Tuesday, February 18, 2020)


  • Senate confirms Nuhu’s appointment as NCAA boss
  • Inflation rises to 12.13%, highest in 22 months
  • Jeff Bezos pledges $10bn fund to combat climate change
  • Zamfara: Supreme Court adjourns APC’s judgment review application till March 2
  • 88 more people test positive for coronavirus on Japan cruise ship
  • Imo Judgement Review: Supreme Court adjourns hearing till March 2
  • Imo: Supreme Court drops Justice Okoro from panel
  • Buhari sends delegation to Katsina over killings by bandits
  • Monopoly democracy not good for Nigeria, says Ezekwesili
  • Assault: Monarchs, protesters demand Oluwo’s suspension, prosecution
  • Magu must produce those who killed my uncle in EFCC custody –Nephew of deceased civil servant
  • Women, others tackle ASUU for opposing sexual harassment bill
  • UN bans disposable plastics in Nigerian offices
  • Oshiomhole loyalists compile evidence against Obaseki
  • Why telcos retain old SIM users’ records, by ALTON
  • Police arrest woman in possession of human parts
  • Police arraign Celestial church leaders over N85m fraud
  • Suspected ritualists kill septuagenarian in Ondo
  • LASTMA after my life over impounded vehicle, says pastor
  • Man jailed one year for stealing N110,000
  • Rivers mechanic’s killing: CSOs demand CP’s redeployment
  • UTME racketeering: NSCDC arrests 12 in Imo
  • NAPTIP arraigns Lebanese, two Nigerians for human trafficking
  • Search for passenger who jumped into Lagoon resumes on Tuesday
  • Ighalo more skillful than people know – Mariappa
  • Klitschko hopes Joshua becomes No.1
  • Mikel suspended for Besiktas clash
  • Gombe spends N100m on 100 school computers
  • I didn’t prophesy on Bayelsa gov – Fr. Mbaka
  • PDP insists on probing Bayelsa governorship poll
  • Senate advocates mandatory health insurance scheme for Nigerians
  • Protesters storm APC secretariat, demand Oshiomhole’s sacking
  • Ondo ex-APC chairman vows to unseat Akeredolu


The Nation

  • BREAKING: Senate confirms Capt. Nuhu as DG NCAA 
  • El-Rufai, a reform-minded performer, says Omo-Agege
  • Neymar to face Dortmund in UCL 
  • ‘I want injustice to hear my name and flee’ 
  • Nigerians in Diaspora can’t vote until we amend the Constitution – Gbajabiamila
  • ‘Missing $2.5b’: Magu urges UK to extradite Diezani 
  • BREAKING: Supreme Court adjourns review of Zamfara judgment to March 2
  • Coronavirus: We won’t hesitate to evacuate our people if the need arises – FG 
  • Gunmen kill four soldiers, two civilians in Bayelsa  
  • Illiteracy in North threat to peace, says Emir Sanusi 
  • Another search for a people’s constitution 
  • Osun govt decries monarchs’ clash 
  • BREAKING: Supreme Court adjourns review of Imo Judgement to March 2 
  • Man jailed for stealing two cows 
  • Education is panacea to banditry, says Masari 
  • Reduced charges: Banks evade social media to grow bottom line 
  • ETTU Cup: Quadri inspires Sporting to semis 
  • Enyimba hammer Abia Warriors 4-1 
  • UTME racketeering: NSCDC arrests 12 illegal operators in Imo
  • Abdulsalami: let’s intensify battle against insecurity 
  • ‘N1.1b fraud’: Court orders arrest of ex-Customs chief Dikko 
  • DPR shortlists 200 firms to capture, commercialise flared gas 
  • IMF urges CBN to end forex intervention 
  • ASUU, students, women groups differ on Sexual Harassment Bill 
  • Presidency warns against ‘fake news’ attacks on Buhari, family 
  • Lalong, SAN, others endorse community policing 
  • ‘Why Nigeria operates below 5,000mw of electricity’
  • ‘Over 20m jobs available in raw materials-based cluster’ 
  • Nigeria faces drugs shortage due to Coronavirus, NAFDAC warns




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