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Today’s evening news (Thursday, September 24, 2020)


  • EFCC recovers unremitted N4.16bn revenue from lottery companies
  • PHOTOS: Many injured, market, vehicles destroyed in Lagos explosion
  • Insecurity threatens Nigeria’s existence —Gbajabiamila
  • VIDEO: Gas explosion in Ajuwon, Lagos
  • Gunmen abduct PDP stalwart in fresh attack on Katsina community
  • Re-arrest politicians linked to bandits, groups petition Buhari
  • CAMA law will enhance transparency, says Buhari
  • Leeds sign Llorente from Real Sociedad
  • Nigeria’s ‘low-key’ 60th anniversary celebrations to last one year —Lai Mohammed
  • Troops rescue 11 women, children from bandits in Katsina
  • UPDATED: 30 injured, 23 buildings destroyed in Lagos explosion
  • Ibrahimovic tests positive for COVID-19
  • Ondo: Akeredolu, Jegede, others sign peace accord Tuesday
  • Billionaire bottled water seller to become China’s richest
  • Wizkid thanks Banky W, Tunde Demuren for changing his life
  • Magu: Malami makes a U-turn, refuses to testify before Salami panel
  • Kano-Niger Republic rail line: PDP, CSOs, others attack FG as FEC approves $1.96bn project
  • PHOTOS: Many injured, market, vehicles destroyed in Lagos explosion
  • UPDATED: 30 injured, 23 buildings destroyed in Lagos explosion
  • Billionaire bottled water seller to become China’s richest
  • Kaduna and the trouble with castrating female rapists
  • Between Obaseki and Ambode
  • Kainji Dam fake news: Matters arising
  • Why Buharinomics makes me nervous
  • Curbing financial crime with international best practices
  • Issues in ensuring COVID-19 vaccine compliance
  • Ondo: Akeredolu, Jegede, others sign peace accord Tuesday
  • I didn’t beg Obaseki to return to APC — Ize-Iyamu
  • APC, ZLP biker over attack on Ondo deputy gov’s office
  • Violence: PDP writes Buhari, ask President to caution Akeredolu
  • Edo PDP alleges plot to release electoral offender
  • We’re adequately prepared for Ondo poll, says INEC
  • Lagos agency launches fuel station for ferries
  • Nigeria, others’ production cuts’ll rebalance oil markets – EIA
  • NNPC seeks capacity upgrade for indigenous operators
  • FG places nine-year presidential jet on sale
  • Manufacturers seek import duty waiver on raw materials
  • PTAD, police, others collaborate to safeguard pensioners pay
  • Management of proctitis
  • ‘Patients, health workers’ safety should be prioritised’
  • Develop pharmaceutical industry, NAPPSA tells FG
  • Leeds sign Llorente from Real Sociedad
  • Ibrahimovic tests positive for COVID-19
  • Ndidi could be out for three months, says Leicester’s Rodgers

The Nation

  • PHOTOS: Several injured in Lagos gas explosion 
  • Why I didn’t appear at Salami panel – Malami 
  • FG committed to elimination of gas flaring by 2021, says Sylva
  • TUC slams FG on $1.96bn rail project 
  • FG receives sample collection booths from Korea
  • Petrol, electricity: Labour lists conditions to halt strike 
  • We enacted CAMA to help in fight against corruption – Buhari
  • BREAKING: Court stops NLC, TUC strike over fuel, electricity hike 
  • BREAKING: Panic as explosion rocks Lagos, Ogun communities 
  • BREAKING: Ekiti APC suspends Ojudu, 10 others indefinitely 
  • 60th anniversary: Buhari’s administration building a new Nigeria – FG 
  • Tanker explosion: Kogi Poly declares three lecture-free days 
  • Kalu: N12b Ohafia-Arochukwu road will improve economy 
  • Obaseki: my victory, unifying factor for Southsouth
  • BBNaija 2020: Presenter reveals how winner will emerge 
  • Ize-Iyamu: I didn’t ask Obaseki to return to APC 
  • Dissolution of APC NWC: Court declines application to hear suit during vacation 
  • President, Tinubu condole with Fayose on sister’s death 
  • Buhari vs. Obasanjo 
  • Obasanjo, governors lead dignitaries at Emir of Zaria’s fida’u
  • Court faults Buhari on judges appointment
  • Ndidi could miss ‘six to 12 weeks’-Rodgers 
  • Barcelona legend Suarez joins Atletico Madrid for €6 million
  • Kogi declares two-day mourning over tanker explosion 
  • FG puts presidential aircraft up for sale 
  • Buni, Bello meet Ize-Iyamu 
  • Police dismiss IPOB Oct. 1 sit-at-home call 
  • I am here to serve, says Amnesty Programme administrator
  • Magu: ‘Malami should stop appearing before Justice Salami panel’ 
  • Kingmakers seek Oluwo’s dethronement 
  • Falana: CAMA 2020 violates rights 
  • Zoning: The next frontier (II) 
  • Kaduna’s bizarre law on rape 
  • Edo governorship poll: Lessons for APC 
  • 31 die as floods ravage many communities 
  • N37b refund missing under Yari, says Zamfara govt
  • 971,677 killed globally since pandemic outbreak, says report
  • Ajayi accuses APC of attacking campaign office 
  • 111 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Nigeria



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