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Latest news this afternoon (Tuesday, October 27, 2020)

The Nation

  • BREAKING: Oduala, Temitope sworn in as youth members of Lagos ‘#EndSARS’ panel 
  • Nigerian company develops application for blocking stolen phones 
  • #EndSARS violence: Panels begin work in states
  • BREAKING: Hoodlums loot NYSC camp, Abuja 
  • BREAKING: Tension in Kuje as hoodlums search for palliative warehouse
  • Soldiers deployed in cities to stop more looting, arson 
  • 409 held in Abuja, Ilorin, Ondo 
  • #EndSARS Protests: Nigeria risks resurgence of COVID-19 – FG 
  • NEC panel to meet with youths on jobs, others 
  • Sanwo-Olu: Lagos’ll bounce back 
  • Police abandon streets in Lagos, Abuja 
  • One feared dead, reporter shot in Lokoja 
  • Troops kill 38 bandits, arrest 93 collaborators 
  • Hoodlums burn police station in Ebonyi 
  • ‘2021 capital budget not enough’ 
  • ‘Joblessness led me into robbery‘ 
  • CBN okays new rule for chief compliance officers’ appointment 
  • Lagos commuters stranded after BRT buses burnt
  • Gunmen abduct Oyo council chief 
  • Varsities in Rivers postpone examinations 
  • Man flees after beheading daughter
  • Dad emotional after Hamilton breaks F1 record
  • Anambra, Abia tighten security as IPOB shelves protest 
  • AIG visits police stations attacked by hoodlums  
  • CAN seeks unity in the church 
  • ‘Kano is 72 months polio-free’ 
  • Kaduna relaxes 24-hour curfew 
  • Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt to resume talks on renaissance dam 
  • Minister to distribute N6b palliative in Zamfara 
  • Zulum hands over two mega schools to communities 
  • Russian strikes kill dozens of Turkey-backed rebels in Syria’s Idlib 
  • Group urges AU to play more active role in Libya’s rebuilding
  • Trump blames media as coronavirus cases skyrocket 
  • UK Special Forces arrest seven after storming oil tanker from Nigeria 
  • Plateau warns citizens against consuming poisonous food items
  • Youths minister, Makinde meet over unrest
  • AbdulRazaq relaxes curfew in Ilorin 
  • It’s time to have state police, says Lagos Assembly 
  • Lawan to youths: National Assembly will ensure justice for victims
  • Osun receives looted properties from 10 local councils 
  • Police recover over 1000 chairs, others in Calabar 
  • Three die in stampede as looting continues in Abuja, Adamawa, Kogi
  • Kwara didn’t divert palliatives, says CACOVID 
  • PDP faults Sanwo-Olu’s projection of N1trn 
  • LASPPPA clampdown on illegal structures 
  • Lekki shooters will be held to account, says Sanwo-Olu
  • PTF warns against closure of isolation centres 
  • You won’t be displaced, Lagos govt assures Makoko residents 
  • Mayhem and after



  • BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu approves full reopening of markets in Lagos
  • COVID-19: Why Kogi rejected World Bank’s N1.1bn support fund – Yahaya Bello
  • Lekki shootings: Outrage on Twitter as Lagos swears panel members to secrecy
  • RCCG declares 30-day fasting, prayer for Nigeria
  • Mourinho dismisses talk of Tottenham as title contenders
  • British Airways to turn retired B747 aircraft to cinema
  • 520 suspects arrested for arson, vandalism, others in Lagos
  • VIDEO: Bauchi firemen, Jos DISCO staff in free for all
  • Gridlock as fuel queues return to Abuja
  • VIDEO: Mob loots warehouses in Yola
  • Looting: I forgive my accusers –Minister
  • Looters invade Abuja NYSC camp, cart away mattresses, others
  • ICPC to probe looted palliatives
  • Violence: Disbandment of SARS dampened police morale – Kogi gov
  • #EndSARS protest, looting of COVID-19 palliatives about 2023 -Yahaya Bello
  • 520 suspects arrested for arson, vandalism, others in Lagos
  • Protesters, lawyers tackle Buratai as Army chief dismisses ICC threat
  • Police go after Osun mechanic for beheading five-year-old daughter
  • Gunmen kidnap Oyo LG boss, driver, demand N200m
  • Boko Haram killed 30 on Borno farms recently – Village head
  • Lekki shooting: Nigerians fault woman’s claim on victim
  • Low passenger volume as domestic flights resume fully
  • Equity market begins with week N42bn gain
  • Crater on Akure airport runway grounds flights
  • Minister says $5.8bn Mambilla power project idle, senators kick
  • OPS counts losses, asks govts, banks to support victims
  • Govt owes us two-month special allowances — Lagos COVID-19 frontline workers
  • How to deal with traumatic events—Psychiatrist
  • #EndSARS hijackers used mob psychology to vent anger on society —Psychologist




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