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Latest news this morning (Wednesday, March 31, 2021)

The Nation

  • 638,291 persons vaccinated so far, says Fed Govt 
  • Dotun Ayoade: Toast to a distinguished Nigerian 
  • U.S., allies query WHO-China report on virus origin 
  • Mandela Washington Fellowship rewards winner 
  • Tinubu and the imperatives of leadership in Nigeria 
  • A breath of new life at OOUTH 
  • Boko Haram leaders have left Nasarawa, says Sule
  • No power transfer as Buhari begins medical vacation
  • How to get judicial appointments right, by Sagay, Falana, others 
  • Don’t sell UTME form above N3,500, JAMB warns
  • Buhari okays new Perm Secs
  • Fed Govt declares April 2, 5 public holidays
  • Tenure extension: IG knows fate April 16 
  • Nigerian Idol: 25 contestants make it in as season six kicks off
  • Day Mandilas celebrated topflight women 
  • Pastor Oyakhilome has come again 
  • Cuba’s strategies to combat COVID-19 
  • Lagos is doing a lot in waste recycling, says Environment Commissioner 
  • Converting plastic waste to wealth 
  • Magufuli: An unsung African hero  
  • Inches away from the cliff (3) 
  • Port Harcourt refinery restoration and Peterside’s ‘disbelief’ 
  • SUBEB posters: ‘Computer Olympics’ pls? 
  • Leah Sharibu, republic of wailers and burden of truth 
  • Akeredolu right on separatist agitations 
  • ‘No pure-breed Igbo, Hausa or Yoruba’ 
  • Slap on the wrist
  • Sell them
  • Army recruitment: I meant 50,000 youths, not 50m, says Tinubu
  • JUST IN: Wike sacks environment commissioner 
  • UNILAG releases cut-off marks for 2020/2021 admission 
  • JAMB to Banks: don’t sell forms above N3,500 
  • BREAKING: Abia Deputy Chief of Staff dies 
  • BREAKING: Super Eagles starting XI vs Lesotho



  • Contractors Aliyu govt paid N1.7bn couldn’t be traced – Witness
  • Catholic rejects imposition use of hijab on Kwara Christian schools
  • Buhari departs for UK, PDP knocks APC on health care
  • Wike fires Rivers commissioner while holding media conference
  • Protests as Ogun dumps 1,500 casual teachers’ recruitment
  • House of Reps’ provocative hijab bill
  • 100 Kaduna victims in bandits’ dens, others live in fear – CAN
  • Customs propose ban on vehicles above seven years
  • Tears as suspected Fulani kill 22 in Ebonyi, Enugu, Umahi fumes
  • Court bars FG from blocking SIM cards on April NIN linkage deadline
  • Ondo monarch warns residents on meat consumption as 30 cows die mysteriously
  • 13 Nigerian security chiefs, others stole $400m, stash loot in UAE – HEDA
  • Army: Recruitment of 50 million youths comment, an error, says Tinubu’s aide
  • Security guard invites robbers to rob employer
  • Ondo monarch warns residents on meat consumption as 30 cows die mysteriously
  • Family members beat teacher unconscious, assault corper for punishing Ogun pupil
  • Court orders mentally-ill woman’s family to prove relationship
  • Man, 25, defiles neighbour’s four-year-old daughter in Ogun
  • Six suspected traffic robbers nabbed in Lagos
  • Four suspected kidnappers, two drugs dealers nabbed in Delta
  • Benue man electrocuted while reconnecting wires
  • Customs propose ban on vehicles above seven years
  • Court bars FG from blocking SIM cards on April NIN linkage deadline
  • Reps summon FIRS boss, query tax waiver for P&G
  • OPEC+ to lower oil demand forecast amid COVID-19 uncertainty
  • $1.5bn for Port Harcourt refinery rehabilitation outrageous – Reps caucus
  • We begged Niger Republic to construct railway for them – Amaechi
  • Customs recover N1bn debit notes from importers, shippers
  • Nobody can sack me from PDP, says Iwuanyanwu
  • PDP inaugurates new Borno exco after Supreme Court’s verdict
  • Osinbajo says proponents of Nigeria’s break-up won’t succeed
  • PDP caretaker panel reverses ex-gov Aliyu’s suspension
  • Edo PDP, Obaseki hail election tribunal’s verdict
  • Lawan not proposing unlimited tenure for Buhari –Spokesperson
  • PDP caretaker panel overrules Babangida Aliyu’s suspension
  • Osimhen voted best player as Eagles thrash Lesotho 3-0
  • Players protest as Akeredolu plans privatisation of Sunshine Stars
  • England-based Eagles to isolate after AFCON qualifiers
  • Edo ready for festival, waiting for FG funds – Shaibu
  • NSF: Team Ogun to arrive Edo Friday
  • Gusau still suspended as AFN president, insists George-led group
  • Athletes worried over likely festival postponement




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