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Latest news this morning (Wednesday, November 18, 2020)

The Nation

  • 2023: PDP fumes as its governor defects to APC 
  • Pulev vows to dethrone Joshua 
  • ITTF Finals draw holds today 
  • La Liga president unfazed by Messi’s imminent exit
  • Qatar to host tourney again in February
  • Rohr rates Eagles, Maduka high 
  • UK PM Johnson tests negative for Covid-19 
  • Biden names more top White House positions 
  • Dangote to spearhead funding of healthcare by billionaires 
  • Banks offer youths N2b agric loan at 5% interest 
  • Kwara receives N1.9b from Fed Govt 
  • Zulum to rebuild Chibok school where girls were abducted 
  • No end to varsity teachers’ strike, says ASUU coordinator 
  • How we will prevent another #EndSARS protest, by President 
  • Why I left PDP, by Umahi 
  • Progressives Governor’s Forum visits Sanwo-Olu
  • 12 police chiefs abducted in transit as 16 killed in Kaduna 
  • Cross River, Dantata group, CBN partner on agriculture 
  • International flights to resume at Port Harcourt, Enugu, Kano airports before Christmas 
  • Abia gets Customary Court of Appeal president 
  • PDP candidate: I’m bringing hope to Imo North 
  • Army to launch Exercise Crocodile Smile in Enugu 
  • Ikpeazu to reward exceptional corps members 
  • Community petitions NERC over outrageous billing 
  • Court adjourns till Nov 20 suit challenging Akeredolu’s candidature 
  • Violators of VCs’ selection process will be sanctioned, says Buhari 
  • PDP crisis: ‘Zonal meeting in Ibadan has created division’ 
  • Abiru hails Sanwo-Olu on rebuild Lagos initiative 
  • EFCC scores Gombe IRS low in transparency, accountability
  • Ugwuanyi hails flight resumption
  • Sule presents N112.92b budget to Assembly
  • Kogi Perm Sec queried over bread levy
  • Urhobo kingdom gets new monarch 
  • I spent two weeks of isolation begging God for forgiveness, says Niger governor 
  • NCDC: no infection cases in NYSC camps 
  • Pandemic costs oil industry $1tr, says NNPC GMD 
  • Essence of mediators in national issues, by Osinbajo 
  • Mother accuses police of complicity in son’s disappearance 
  • Woman weeps over police counsel’s absence 
  • Police admit owing Evan’s sister, hubby N2m
  • 2020 recruitment into NIS, NSCDC not shelved, says minister
  • IBB, Abdulsalami back formation of Northcentral forum
  • Reps to pass PIB in six months, says Gbajabiamila 
  • Malami justifies planned sale of forfeited assets 
  • Gbajabiamila decries indifference to public hearings



  • Giroud scores twice as France beat Sweden
  • COVID-19: Governors seek additional UN help
  • Tambuwal urges NASS to amend ICPC, EFCC laws
  • Mali holds state funeral for ex-president Toure
  • US Senate rejects Trump’s candidate for Federal Reserve job
  • NSCDC probes attack on VIO officials in Abuja
  • ASUU can’t call off strike now, NLC tells Senate
  • Scrapping bogus pensions for ex-governors
  • Nigerian embassy in Germany suspends guard, probes sex-for-passport allegation
  • Ebonyi APC spokesman resigns, says I can’t work with Umahi
  • It’s sad that we’re paying compensation to those who encroached on our land — Na’Allah, UNIABUJA VC
  • US to drop drug charges against Mexican ex-defence chief
  • Trump fires election official who rejected fraud claims
  • Private sector shuns Reps hearing on Buhari’s aviation bills
  • Court fixes Feb 24 for whistleblower’s N100m suit against ICPC
  • Defection: Wike fumes as Umahi blames injustice in PDP
  • SARS collected N400,000 to feed my son after killing him – Grieving father
  • Governors kick as Presidency aborts South-South stakeholders’ summit
  • Fire razes filling station, 30 shops, market in Oyo, Jos
  • FCC director jailed 14 years for defrauding jobseekers of N7m
  • Maid abuse: Court dismisses case against Lekki wife
  • Nigeria’s curse of Sisyphus
  • Abolish life pensions for ex-governors, deputies!
  • Though Igbo, I still don’t understand Igbo people
  • ASUU’s UTAS and FG’s slippery offer
  • Why Nigeria needs to start HPV vaccinations in 2021
  • #EndSARS: Exhuming ghosts of agitations
  • Ebonyi APC spokesman resigns, says I can’t work with Umahi
  • Defection: Wike fumes as Umahi blames injustice in PDP
  • Court grants Eromosele N1m bail
  • Hospital destruction: Fight me, not Imo people, Okorocha tells Uzodimma
  • ‘Why we oppose ÁPC fresh registration, revalidation plan’
  • Dikio visits N’Delta monarchs, seeks partnership with states
  • Private sector shuns Reps hearing on Buhari’s aviation bills
  • Nigeria needs 19 million new jobs yearly, says Salami
  • Despite COVID-19, FG, states, LGs shared N2.054tn in Q3, says NEITI
  • We’re not part of FG’s plan to sell national assets – Senate
  • Nigeria’s wheat production may rise to 450,000MT
  • Senate asks SMEDAN to account for N298m
  • COVID-19: Foundation, others urges compliance
  • Endocrinologist laments high cost of diabetes drugs
  • Sanusi decries poor nutrition status of Nigerians




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