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Latest news this morning (Saturday, January 16, 2021)


  • I go to US often to perform sacrifices for clients –Ifa priest, Elebuibon
  • No man gave me money to buy car –Peju Johnson
  • 11 children, 21 others die in Edo, Kogi auto crashes
  • Day bullets shattered dreams of three youths in Kwara community
  • Why I want people to take COVID-19 more seriously –Zainab Balogun
  • I didn’t perform any sacrifice to become king –Goriola Hassan
  • How my five-year-old grandson’s decomposing body was found in an abandoned car – Imo woman
  • Amotekun killed my cousin, shot five others in our family house –Eyewitness
  • I’m a helpless, hopeless romantic –Cobhams Asuquo
  • ICYMI: Elumelu’s firm buys IOCs’ stakes in oil block for $1.1bn
  • $311m Abacha loot: How bid process for consultant ended in crisis –Investigation
  • Why I started acting like a woman –Zicsaloma
  • Trump leaves office Wednesday ahead of Biden’s inauguration
  • Armed Forces Day: APC, PDP clash over rising insecurity
  • Herdsmen killed two after Sunday Igboho’s visit to Fulani settlement – Oyo residents
  • COVID-19: Again, FG snubs Osinbajo report, mobilises corpers to camps
  • Restructure or risk boycott of 2023 polls, Nwodo tells FG
  • Why power should shift to South in 2023 — Zulum
  • I set my boyfriend ablaze after forced sex – 17-year-old prospective law student
  • I wasn’t involved in my ex-boss’ wife’s kidnap –Driver
  • Suspected sea pirates arrested for kidnapping four Americans
  • 9ice, Kosoko join Lewis, Allison, others in ‘The Village Headmaster’
  • Why COVID-19 spares the poor
  • Second wave and its wild spread
  • I’m not aware of South-West speakers’ meeting – Ekiti Speaker
  • 2023: As APC stalwarts regroup to replace Adamawa gov
  • Bolarinwa should have resigned as APC chair –Kwara youths
  • Imo indigenes score Uzodinma low on performance
  • Ezekwesili, others seek change in Nigeria’s politics, governance
  • Senator blames Jegede for PDP’s defeat in Ondo
  • Experts blame insecurity, others as inflation hits 15.75%, 37-month high
  • PTAD postpones resumption of walk-in verification for pensioners
  • Passenger sues Dana, seeks N1bn damages
  • [UPDATED] $1.1bn deal: Elumelu’s firm buys Shell, Total, ENI stakes in oil block
  • Nigeria’s inflation soars to 15.75%, highest since 2017
  • ‘Visit hospital, stop consulting google for medical advice’
  • Adding water to soft drinks doesn’t reduce calories – Dietitian
  • Some twins don’t have identical DNA, says researchers


The Nation

  • Face of Bayelsa Girl Child and that glimmer of hope 
  • Trump’s second impeachment and the salvaging of America’s democracy 
  • Pep: ‘Footballers cannot be blamed for COVID-19 surge’
  • One thing Akin-Olugbade will be remembered for 
  • Adam Nuhu: A case for suspended MD of FCMB 
  • 23 die in Norway after receiving Pfizer vaccine — Officials 
  • Coronavirus: High society under attack 
  • ‘Why Nigerians get visa denial’ 
  • Lagos East: Election tribunal orders INEC to allow parties inspect election materials 
  • Toyin Abraham, Laycon, Tuface dine with fans 
  • LASU VC: MDCAN Urges Sanwo-Olu to ensure due process
  • Gunmen kidnap one, shot retired teacher in Kwara 
  • Apapa Customs command intercepts 133 containers of drugs, generates N518b 
  • Parents conniving with traffickers to recruit underage girls
  • Hardest crime i cracked as police officer in America 
  • Ola Aina confident Fulham will do well against Chelsea 
  • Rooney confirmed as permanent Derby County manager 
  • ‘Mom, your breast has no milk’ 
  • PSG boss Pochettino tests positive for coronavirus
  • ‘How we formed robbery gangs inside prisons’ 
  • UK to close all travel corridors Monday 
  • ‘Home-based care cases rise to 8,043 in Lagos’ 
  • LASUCOM shuts hostel over cases 
  • PDP’s COVID-19 tirade is sensational gibberish – BMO 
  • Only corps members that test negative will be allowed to register in camp — NYSC 
  • COVID-19 second wave: Obaseki suspends schools’ resumption, reviews curfew to 10pm 
  • Buhari, govs honour fallen heroes, seek support for armed forces 
  • Biden Twitter account ‘starts from zero’ with no Trump followers
  • False document: CAC says erring lawyers liable to two years imprisonment 
  • Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 15.75%, highest since 2017 
  • Tinubu hails Akande as trusted, progressive ally 
  • 29 killed, nine injured in Kogi, Borno auto crash 
  • Learning from the English game 
  • Police lose two AIGs in three days 
  • Osun APC and challenge of reconciliation 
  • COVID-19: Fake vaccines in circulation, NAFDAC warns
  • Seven hospitalised as construction workers, AMAC staff clash 
  • Human trafficking: NGO urges proper trauma management for returnees 
  • Kalu petitions IGP over alleged threat to life 
  • Kwara APC crisis deepens as nine LG chairmen back Bolarinwa
  • Niyi Akinmolayan returns with new film, Prophetess
  • Tinsel to feature AY as TV series crosses 3000th episode
  • Felix Duke restates Creative Industry Group achievements




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