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Today’s evening news (Tuesday, March 17, 2020)


  • APC crisis: Oshiomhole resumes, says ‘I’ve learnt to reconcile my style with others’
  • China attacks US for calling coronavirus ‘Chinese Virus’
  • Two WHO workers infected with Coronavirus
  • Coronavirus: UK advises citizens against ‘non-essential’ foreign travel
  • Coronavirus: Chad records no case, shuts airports, borders
  • APC crisis: Oshiomhole, loyalists in crucial discussion ahead of NWC meeting
  • Cameroon, Burkina Faso record five new cases of coronavirus
  • Bayelsa gov visits Aso Rock, says Buhari received him as ‘son’
  • UPDATED: UEFA proposes postponing Euro 2020 to 2021
  • Coronavirus: ECOWAS directs staff to go on self-isolation
  • US election: Joe Biden wins Washington presidential primary
  • Abuja doctors begin strike as FG announces new Coronavirus case
  • Kidnappers abduct ex-Western State director’s daughters, demand N100m
  • Coronavirus: Italian still contagious, says Lagos commissioner
  • NWC meeting: Giadom, Ajimobi, Abdulkadir, others arrive APC secretariat
  • Lagos explosion: Death toll rises to 20, families search for missing relatives
  • Missing phone: OPC members torture man for 13 hours
  • Enugu herbalist gives reasons for marrying 58 wives
  • Teenager stabs friend to death in Delta
  • Fire razes hundreds of shops in Benue market
  • Bandits kidnap Kaduna UTME candidates, baby, kill driver
  • Lagos explosion: Three more corpses recovered
  • Eight nabbed for killing police inspector in Ogun
  • Three men nabbed for gang-rape in Ekiti
  • UPDATED: UEFA proposes postponing Euro 2020 to 2021
  • FG postpones National Sports Festival over coronavirus
  • Coronavirus: We won’t stop NPFL, insists Dikko
  • Ekiti ex-gov Oni leads loyalists back to PDP
  • Gbadamosi defects to Lagos PDP
  • DSS denies intimidating voters, INEC officials
  • Ibeto backs Umahi for 2023 presidency
  • APC’ll fail if Akeredolu gets ticket — Envoy
  • Congress: Tambuwal backs gender affirmation
  • Ibeto backs Umahi for 2023 presidency
  • APC’ll fail if Akeredolu gets ticket — Envoy
  • Congress: Tambuwal backs gender affirmation


The Nation

  • Buhari received me as one of his sons – Diri 
  • BREAKING: Church of England suspends public services 
  • ‘Infected Italian still potentially contagious’ 
  • Nasarawa SSG narrowly escapes suspension 
  • WHO: Don’t take ibuprofen if you think you have coronavirus 
  • UEFA postpones Euro 2020 for a year 
  • BREAKING: Senate want flights from UK, China, others banned
  • Pastor denies paying woman for fake miracle 
  • FG postpones National Sport Festival 
  • Senate probes Lagos explosion 
  • UPDATED: Nigeria records third case of confirmed coronavirus 
  • Coronavirus forces suspension of Edo 2020 
  • Anti-Amotekun protest rocks Ekiti 
  • BREAKING: Supreme Court reserves Zamfara APC’s request for review 
  • Abule Ado explosion: Lagos releases hotlines for information 
  • BREAKING: Inflation rate rises to 12.2% – NBS
  • BREAKING: Nigeria records third case of confirmed coronavirus
  • Hollywood star Idris Elba tests positive for Coronavirus 
  • First Lady seeks reduced interest rate for private hospitals
  • CBN okays N22b for entertainment industry, others 
  • Lagos Assembly passes vote of confidence in Obasa 
  • SEC begins new investors’ identification regime 
  • Nigerian equities open with N15.1b loss 
  • Nigeria’s top 10 companies lose N2.43tr amid price crash
  • Nuhu takes over as NCAA DG 
  • Stakeholders back TCN’s request for spinning reserve 
  • ‘Institutional issues hold refineries down’ 
  • E-commerce sector takes Coronavirus hit
  • COVID-19: CBN announces N50b credit to cushion effects 
  • Lagos motorists groan under Alaka/Eko Bridge closure 
  • Govt to close Adejobi Street for rail project 
  • ‘Money lenders must register’ 
  • COVID-19: UEFA to determine fate of UCL, Europa League today 
  • Ighalo nominated for Man Utd award 
  • Bosso back Yobo to succeed




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