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Latest news this morning (Saturday, February 20, 2021)


  • Paternity scandal: Shina Peter vows to take care of Funmi Martins’ son
  • We got victims on dating sites, dispossess them of money, belongings — Suspected kidnappers
  • May God give Nigeria prudent, honest leaders like Jakande –Tinubu
  • Jilted widower stabs lover in court over failed marriage proposal
  • Seven ways to detect hidden camera in a hotel room
  • Defection: Ladoja holding talks with Fayose – Oyo ZLP
  • Four teenagers gang-rape 15-year-old girl on errands for mum
  • Govt may swap abducted Kagara schoolchildren for arrested bandits
  • My leg was amputated after an epileptic driver hit me in London — Uk-based Nigerian author
  • Give us state police, resource control now, El-Rufai tells FG
  • Why herdsmen in Ondo forests ignored Akeredolu’s eviction order – Senator
  • EFCC: Lawyer sues Senate, asks court to stop Bawa’s confirmation
  • Imo govt seals estate linked to Okorocha’s wife
  • I didn’t plan to have kids out of wedlock – Flavour
  • Gunmen attack another Niger community, one killed, many feared abducted
  • Give us state police, resource control now, El-Rufai tells FG
  • EFCC: Lawyer sues Senate, asks court to stop Bawa’s confirmation
  • A toast to Joseph Oduola Osuntokun
  • ICYMI: Lórí-Iró leadership and herdsmen nationalism
  • What was Sanwo-Olu doing at Banana Island?
  • Defection: Ladoja holding talks with Fayose – Oyo ZLP
  • Rivers crisis: Amaechi APC faction deceiving members, Abe group alleges
  • Buhari govt’s growing appetite for muzzling protesters, opposing voices
  • Only restructuring can save Nigeria from existential threats – Group
  • 2022: Ekiti APC stakeholders will resist imposition – Ojudu
  • I started my political journey at Jakande’s house, says Tinubu
  • NCC allocates 383 million new telephone numbers to operators
  • DPR woos investors for modular refineries
  • US supports Ekiti farm with pregnant cows
  • Manufacturers seek full recovery from recession
  • Nigeria’s swift recovery from recession, biggest surprise –NEPC boss
  • ICYMI: Banks turning female marketers to sexual slaves – Senator


The Nation

  • Governors, Abdulsalami: Ethnic profiling, clashes can trigger civil war 
  • Herdsmen crisis: Residents flee Ogun villages, head for Benin Republic 
  • Concern in Gombe over scarcity of husbands for single women
  • Sexual perverts on the prowl
  • Herders don’t need Akeredolu’s permission to live in Ondo forests – Bauchi gov 
  • I’m a cultist, says teenage schoolgirl arrested with pistol in Cross River 
  • Nigerian seeking asylum in Denmark jailed 
  • IPOB, Imo govt in war of words over situation in Orlu 
  • Sanwo- Olu commissions boundary roads between Lagos, Ogun states
  • Inside Gumi’s forest meeting with bandit 
  • Anxiety as Niger awaits release of 27 abducted students, others
  • National crisis and presidential aloofness 
  • Nigerian mental health nurse dies of COVID-19 in UK
  • Values, future and uncertainty 
  • MERSEYSIDE WAR : Liverpool, Everton derby takes centre stage again
  • Nigerian Players Round Up 
  • Tottenham can finish in top four, says Mourinho 
  • MILAN DERBY: Ibrahimovic, Lukaku in Serie A title race battle on Sunday
  • Furore over new passport charges by Nigeria High Commission in Canada 
  • Tinubu to Nigerians: Don’t turn security challenges into ethnic, religious crises
  • Adeboye calls for fresh prayers as Leah Sharibu clocks three years in captivity
  • Insecurity: Wike to sue NGF over withdrawal of funds from ECA 
  • Guardiola: I didn’t inspire Arteta 
  • Shell: No basis for Aiteo’s Mareva injunction
  • Young women are proving their mettle in agriculture 
  • Akeredolu to hold low-key inauguration 
  • Nigeria’ll escape over-dependence on oil revenue in 10 years —Awolowo 
  • Another celebration for Ndidi Obioha 
  • Kwara shuts 10 schools over Hijab controversy 
  • Oba Adeniran hosts royal fathers, dignitaries 
  • Imo govt seizes Okorocha’s Royal Palm Estate 
  • Court rejects suit seeking to declare Ohanaeze Ndigbo illegal organisation 
  • Weeks after daughter’s wedding, Kebbi First Lady still ‘dancing’ 
  • Kagara: HURIWA faults negotiations with bandits 
  • Police arrest suspected thieves with truckload of mattresses 
  • #EndSARS: Panel summons two NSCDC officers 
  • Cubana Chief Priest joins APC 
  • I won’t rest until Bakassi people are properly resettled – Ita-Giwa 
  • Court declines suit seeking arrest, trial of Ohanaeze Ndigbo leaders 
  • Moghalu to Buhari: stop herdsmen impunities to prevent ethnic conflicts 
  • I’d have lost my leg if I did not flee to Niger Republic – Maina 
  • Uzodimma: Why I invited soldiers to Orlu 
  • Adeboye seeks release of Leah Sharibu three years after 
  • Nigeria’ll escape over-dependence on oil in 10 years – Awolowo 
  • Gombe imposes curfew over Mai Tangale crisis, deploys soldiers, police
  • Yorubas will lose more in war against Fulanis – Oluwo 
  • JUST IN: Imo takes over Okorocha’s Royal Palm Estate
  • How we escaped Kagara kidnap, by pupils, others 
  • Relief coming for victims of herders-farmers conflicts 
  • “I Am LAYCON” breaks streaming record in Nigeria 
  • Ethnic war will be disastrous for Nigeria, says Tinubu 
  • Wike vows to take legal action against NGF’s move to withdraw funds from ECA
  • PDP Reconciliation Committee meets IBB in Minna 
  • Paternity crisis: Court orders DNA test for Nollywood star’s daughter 
  • Nigeria not ready to stem insecurity, says Ekweremadu 
  • Farmers send SOS to Buhari over herdsmen attacks 
  • JUST IN: Niger SSG leads delegation to meet with Bandits 
  • Jakande refused to be President, says Tinubu 
  • Membership registration: Imo APC procuring members with falsehood, says PDP
  • Rivers gets new CP 
  • Herdsmen killing: Protesters storm Edo Govt House with corpse
  • UPDATED: Kagara students yet to regain freedom, says Gov Bello
  • Navy denies aiding crude oil theft, illegal refinery 
  • BREAKING: Kagara abductees not released yet, says Gov Sani-Bello 
  • Kwara shuts 10 schools over hijab controversy 
  • Gumi seeks ‘blanket amnesty’ for bandits 
  • Second Republic lawmaker Junaid dies at 73 
  • PHOTO: Fani-Kayode meets Sunday Igboho 
  • Niger abductees will be released soon, says Gumi




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