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Latest news this morning (Thursday, April 1, 2021)


  • Police stop summit to highlight Okorocha’s achievements
  • 81 Ekiti monarchs petition Fayemi, oppose grazing plans
  • Kaduna turns killing field, six travellers, two others gunned down
  • Umahi sues online newspaper for defamation, demands N2bn
  • The anti-corruption fight starring Tinubu and Ganduje
  • PDP, others carpet FG as US alleges massive graft in Buhari regime
  • Soludo whereabouts unknown, three policemen killed as gunmen attack summit
  • I can’t demand N7bn bribe when I left N75bn in office – Obi
  • Herdsmen’s killings: Assailants flee Ebonyi, vital clue found, Ohanaeze, others express outrage
  • FG, telcos to meet over court ruling on SIM blocking deadline
  • How mob burnt Bauchi detainee to death for blasphemy
  • Banks dump old cheques, customers to obtain revised leaflets
  • How mob burnt Bauchi detainee to death for blasphemy
  • Lagos keeps mum over murder suspects’ release, corpse’s missing hand
  • Two arrested for dispossessing Ogun merchant of N6m jewellery
  • How gunmen killed policemen, five others during Delta bank raid
  • 30 dead cows get mass burial, Ondo health workers monitor markets
  • CSP, two other killed, four in IPOB, police clash – Command
  • Taraba man allegedly catches fiancee with ex-boyfriend, commits suicide
  • Family breadwinner drowns while digging well in Lagos
  • FG, telcos to meet over court ruling on SIM blocking deadline
  • N53.36bn spent on pipeline repairs in 11 months – NNPC
  • Service chiefs delaying defence, vaccine supplementary spending – FG
  • Banks dump old cheques, customers to obtain revised leaflets
  • MTN expands mobile money card-less cash withdrawal service
  • Niger Delta group backs FG on $1.5bn PH refinery repair
  • Expect smooth flight operations from today, says NiMet
  • I can’t demand N7bn bribe when I left N75bn in office – Obi
  • Akwa Ibom APC tackles ex-military gov, declares pro-Akpabio summit illegal
  • Former speaker, Bankole, registers as APC member in Ogun
  • Why I sacked environment commissioner – Wike
  • Three women, 11 others obtain Anambra PDP governorship forms
  • Another Umahi’s aide resigns, says gov scuttled father’s burial plans
  • Attempt on my life political – Aregbesola’s PA
  • Ex-speaker Bankole registers as APC member in Ogun
  • Balogun set for Rangers contract extension
  • He’s goal king, Fashanu hails Onuachu
  • Cricket: Edo win men’s national tourney in Benin
  • Touts sold Eagles, Lesotho match tickets for N15,000
  • 300 athletes for Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
  • Iyaye lauds Wike over sports development
  • Lagos to begin Nigeria Beach Soccer League


The Nation

  • Fire ravages farmlands in Ekiti communities 
  • X-raying ‘Ilera Eko’ 
  • Ghost contractors got N1.7b under Aliyu, witness tells court 
  • WASSCE 2020 best three candidates are Ghanaians 
  • Court to rule on El-Zakzaky’s ‘no case’ submission May 25 
  • Oyakhilome’s channel fined N65m over COVID-19 sermon 
  • Fine threat: ‘Minister should allow industry to develop naturally’
  • Avoid carrying fake news, Shehu cautions police radio
  • Why Senate rejected my bill on Armed Forces Commission, by Abaribe
  • FEC okays N30.77b for projects in five ministries
  • Army denies North’s dominance in recruitment
  • Resident doctors’ incessant strikes as migraine 
  • Nasarawa governor backs power shift to South 
  • Buni-led caretaker tenure: APC chairmen under pressure 
  • U.S. report: No evidence of massacre at Lekki Tollgate
  • Fed Govt parleys doctors to avert strike 
  • Policemen killed in Gunmen attack on Soludo 
  • ‘718,412 persons vaccinated so far’ 
  • Herdsmen attack: Death toll rises to 25 in Ebonyi
  • ‘Nigeria, UAE teamwork exposed Boko Haram financing’
  • Buhari condemns attempted coup in Niger  
  • Wike the humorist 
  • Minimum Wage/NLAC and Ngige 
  • Price of intolerance (II) 
  • What’s in an award?
  • Zealotry and virus of intolerance
  • The Onnoghen challenge
  • Stop humongous expenditure on Port Harcourt refineries 
  • Rape: Blaming the victims
  • Nigeria at cross-roads 
  • Rhodes-Vivour’s parting shot
  • Case for fixing Port Harcourt refinery 
  • Set them free 
  • On Kwara’s faith debacle (1) 
  • Burna Boy’s ‘Twice as tall’ nominated for 2021 BRIT awards 
  • ‘No pure-breed Igbo, Hausa or Yoruba’ 
  • Soludo escapes as gunmen kill three policemen 
  • Protests over disqualification of Olu of Warri’s ‘successor’ 
  • Rivers Assembly confirms second most senior judge as Chief Judge
  • Herdsmen kill 15, burn vehicles in three Ebonyi communities 
  • Mixed reactions as Fani-Kayode receives COVID-19 vaccine 
  • 11 tankers destroyed in Kaduna garage fire 
  • Suspected killer of anti-cult chief held 
  • Customs arrests five foreigners with guns 
  • Three Yahoo boys jailed in Lagos




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