Latest news this afternoon (Wednesday, September 23, 2020)


  • 23 killed as fuel tanker explodes in Lokoja
  • EFCC arraigns ex-poly director for N27m contract scam in Anambra
  • Truck drivers sue AGF, IGP, state goverments over tax
  • UN Assembly: Nigeria still facing violent extremism —Buhari
  • Buhari, ministers in FEC meeting
  • Nigerian novelist, Toyin Adeyemi, makes 2020 Time 100 List of most influential people
  • Ondo: Why I didn’t pick Akeredolu’s deputy as running mate –Jegede
  • UN must ‘hold China accountable’ for COVID-19, says Trump
  • NAICOM to stay action in suit against insurance recapitalisation
  • Tinubu, Oshiomhole quiet days after APC loss in Edo
  • Insurgency: UK lawmakers write Commonwealth over killings in Nigeria
  • I’m still married to Fani-Kayode, says Ghanaian wife
  • States, proprietors should comply with COVID-19 protocols – NUT
  • Without effective response to COVID-19, UN would have failed —Buhari
  • Lawyers’ rule amendment: Ubani drops suit against Malami
  • Ondo: Why I didn’t pick Akeredolu’s deputy as running mate –Jegede
  • Water Resources Bill: Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others tackle govt as FG says critics ill-informed
  • Killing them softly: A Lagos community where residents drink, bathe with petrol water
  • Outrage as ex-minister allegedly orders hotel female workers stripped naked
  • Ogun, Ekiti men remanded for alleged rape of 14-year-old girls
  • Outrage as ex-minister allegedly orders hotel female workers stripped naked
  • Family kicks as drivers crush Lagos neighbourhood watch officer to death
  • Fortes and foibles of 2020 Edo election
  • Western capitalism is also subsidised
  • Edo election: What will the Supreme Court say?
  • Edo election: Lessons for business managers
  • Tribute: Adieu gallant hero, Colonel Dahiru Bako
  • Remembering 9/11
  • Tinubu, Oshiomhole quiet days after APC loss in Edo
  • Let’s build Edo together, Obaseki tells Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu
  • APC crisis: Lanlehin, ex-minister, others tackle Alao-Akala
  • Edo election petitions tribunal secretariat opens in Benin
  • PDP state chapters, ex-gov Oni hail Obaseki’s victory
  • CBN prepares for recession, reduces benchmark lending rate to 11.5%
  • Kyari decries PIB delay, says foreign investors losing confidence
  • Electricity/fuel price hike: NLC, TUC plan total shutdown from Sept 28
  • Tanker owners halt strike as NNPC, DSS intervene
  • AIB, Quorum Aviation bicker over late pilot’s certificate
  • I turned down Juve’s illegal approach in 2002 – Udeze
  • NPFL: Sunshine Stars unveil Ogunbote as new manager
  • Independence: Nigeria to celebrate 60 sports icons

The Nation

  • BREAKING: Court faults Buhari on judges’ appointment
  • BREAKING: IPOB declares sit-at-home on October 1
  • JUST IN: Buhari presides over virtual FEC meeting 
  • BREAKING: Several feared dead in Kogi tanker explosion
  • Assembly probes forged certificates, promotion denial in agency
  • BBNaija 2020: Presenter reveals how winner will emerge 
  • Petrol price, electricity tariffs: Labour set to begin strike
  • The facts, the myths of ‘Air Doctor’ virus blockers
  • Five takeaways from Edo election 
  • How Water Resources Bill will benefit Nigerians, by Fed Govt
  • Lessons from Edo 2020 
  • Legal framework, needed for AfCFTA to succeed, says Lawan 
  • Ekiti to domesticate compulsory insurance laws 
  • Assembly begins probe of MDAs’ audited account 
  • Fayemi commiserates with Fayose on sister’s death 
  • $6m fraud suspect reports self to EFCC  
  • Three suspected bandits arrested in Oyo 
  • Nigerian wins Bill Gates’ 2020 Changemaker Award
  • NUC to varsities: prepare for full reopening 
  • Four policemen arrested over killing of Rivers musician 
  • Campaign for Igbo president begins
  • Oyo re-awards Saki township road for N4.796b 
  • Police, OPC lay claim to arrest of bandits 
  • President Buhari; APC is collapsing!
  • Protest in Delta over stripping of hotel workers 
  • Expectant mother, nine others abducted in Nasarawa
  • ‘You don’t donate to constituents what belongs to them’
  • Oyo NULGE elects officers against court injunction
  • Abiru: I will make a difference as senator
  • Slain colonel buried as Zulum donates N20m 
  • CBN disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 intervention cash 
  • Edo, Ondo and APC M
  • Helen Paul studying to become a professor in U.S. 
  • Wike: The emerging champion of the Southsouth region 
  • Tijani is NCMM DG 
  • A narration of beautiful truths
  • PEN Nigeria begins online literary series 
  • First Bank partners Ugwu, unveils TV series 
  • ‘Social media operators not journalists’ 
  • Air Force immortalises Arotile
  • Obaseki offers olive branch to opponents 
  • Toyin Abraham, Odunlade Adekola: Why we represent realtor firm 
  • Truck drivers sue state govts, others over excessive taxation
  • Dakore, Basketmouth attend ‘Corruption Wahala: An everyday tale’ premiere



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