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Latest news this morning (Wednesday, January 6, 2021)

The Nation

  • Soleimani’s killing: Iran requests Interpol to issue arrest warrant for Trump 
  • Saudi Arabia, Gulf allies restore ties with Qatar 
  • U.S. Electoral College fight splits Republicans 
  • Labour, LCCI: 100% hike in power tariffs ’ll hurt economy 
  • Southeast states to begin joint security patrol 
  • Police rescue baby ‘stolen’ by man’s lover 
  • Fear grips Eagles stars amid double COVID-19 cases 
  • Osimhen misses out again 
  • Soleimani’s killing: Iran requests Interpol to issue arrest warrant for Trump
  • Saudi Arabia, Gulf allies restore ties with Qatar 
  • U.S. Electoral College fight splits Republicans
  • Labour, LCCI: 100% hike in power tariffs ’ll hurt economy 
  • Southeast states to begin joint security patrol 
  • Niger Delta ex-agitators threaten attacks on foreign vessels 
  • APC has North-South power rotation pact, says Osoba 
  • Forensic analysts to comb Lekki Toll Gate for 21 days
  • Abe, Amachree disagree over attack on party members 
  • Let’s avoid a pushback, LCCI warns 
  • We didn’t demolish restaurant over sex party, says Kaduna govt 
  • Kalu, Anyim, others to APC, PDP: zone 2023 ticket to Southeast
  • Umahi backs Obiozor for Ohanaeze President-General  
  • JAMB opens portal for admissions 
  • Find Bola Ige’s killer, coalition urges Buhari 
  • Foundation empowers over 500 with vehicles, machinery 
  • Capital investment in African tech start-ups dips by 71.7% 
  • Some air disasters avoidable, says AIB-N chief 
  • FCMB MD steps aside on allegation of unethical conduct 
  • World Bank: Global economy to grow 4% 
  • OMO ban: So far, so good 
  • Booming turmeric’s domestic and export markets 
  • Rise of organic fertiliser 
  • Tackling rate cutting, other abuses 
  • Nigeria expecting vaccine from China, says Onyeama
  • 82 million Nigerians to be vaccinated this year 
  • Fed Govt blames festivities for infections’ spike 
  • Ghana plans to invest $17b to revive economy 
  • WHO ‘disappointed’ as China delays probe of pandemic origins
  • My COVID-19 story, by Omo-Agege’s aide
  • Sumptuous culture at Ndigbo festival
  • Buhari, others mourn ex-Education Minister Dauda Birma 
  • There can’t be development without infrastructure, says Buhari
  • ‘DSS not recruiting’ 
  • Alleged public disturbance: Court sends Sowore, four others back to custody 
  • Achebe’s Things Fall Apart for world TV 
  • 774,000 jobs to address poverty, hunger, says Fed Govt 
  • Illela Border roars back to life 
  • Group demands release of activists from detention 
  • Alleged forgery: Obaseki tenders original UI certificate
  • Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe (1949-2021) 
  • ‘APC must resist imposition in Ekiti in 2022’ 
  • The Coronavirus diaries (21) 
  • Fintiri’s alleged maltreatment of retirees, workers, PLWD and matters arising 
  • Tackling weeds on cassava farms 
  • Five-minute test for COVID-19 from UK varsity
  • Dakuku’s drive that turns the ship around
  • Who funds the strikes by ASUU?
  • The ‘locust’ year 
  • Speaking to ASUU tactics 
  • Nigeria’s long road 
  • Missing in action 
  • People died in my isolation centre, says Ali Baba
  • No 50% increase in electricity tariff -NERC 
  • Why I divested from Intels, by Atiku 
  • Infighting in IYC over plan to shut down NDDC head office

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Punch

  • TUC threatens showdown as NERC denies 50% hike, blames inflation
  • Osun housewife admits poisoning stepson
  • Obaseki graduated from UI in 1979, certificate not forged –Registrar
  • Paternity scandal: FCMB MD goes on leave as probe begins
  • It’s dangerous to introduce COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria now – Virologists
  • Stop harassing people over 2023 vice-presidential promise, IPOB tells Umahi
  • What I see in Buhari’s SEA agenda
  • Wike attacks FG over Ogoni clean-up, says it’s deceptive
  • Federal Govt expects 42 million COVID-19 vaccine doses – NPHCDA
  • Trump bans WeChat Pay, other ‘Chinese’ apps
  • Tinubu, Fayemi 2023 ambitions fuel Ekiti APC crisis
  • Man, lover arrested over theft of wife’s three-month-old baby in Ondo
  • Man, 22, beheads Bauchi teenager, plucks eyes for ritual
  • Soldier brutalised, stole my N40,000 during Plateau staff protest – Worker
  • Monarch accuses Lagos police of torturing son to death
  • Makinde’s SA, Assembly members pleading for arrested hoodlums – Amotekun
  • FG inaugurates 774,000 jobs, Senate may debate scheme
  • Man, 45, rapes 13-year-old daughter in Ogun
  • Man in court for allegedly stealing N524,000 valuables
  • What I see in Buhari’s SEA agenda
  • Security gives way to kidnapping
  • National Identification Number: An NIN or a NIN?
  • To be at your best in 2021
  • Alleviating Nigeria’s malnutrition burden
  • Remaking Nigeria, sixty years after
  • Stop harassing people over 2023 vice-presidential promise, IPOB tells Umahi
  • I’m not planning to rejoin PDP – Ebonyi APC gov candidate
  • Leaders seek support for South-East 2023 presidential bid
  • Oni’s governorship campaign posters flood Ekiti
  • APC, PDP clash over alleged power sector fraud, others
  • Anambra 2021: PDP asks members to withdraw cases
  • ‘Tricycle, motorcycles not in Lagos transport masterplan’
  • Tension heightens as frustrated Rivers forex investors besiege firm
  • Stock market suffers N393bn loss on profit-taking
  • Forex inflow through CBN hits $6.97bn in three months
  • It’s dangerous to introduce COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria now – Virologists
  • New Year message for 2021
  • PCN sealed 4, 219 premises, two drug markets in 2020 – Registrar

(www.punchng.com)

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