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Today’s evening news (Tuesday, March 24, 2020)


  • BREAKING: COVID-19 task force visits villa
  • AMVCA participants exposed to coronavirus – Lagos
  • Terrorists kill 70 soldiers in Borno ambush
  • Coronavirus: Buhari, Masari meet in Aso Rock
  • Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponed until 2021
  • Nigeria has less than 500 ventilators for coronavirus patients — Sources
  • Sanusi II: Sacked for talking too much
  • Coronavirus: Nigeria toll now 42 as Lagos, Ogun record new cases
  • Myths about coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
  • COVID-19: Senate adjourns till April 7
  • UPDATED: Reps adjourn plenary
  • Coronavirus: Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Kyari, tests positive
  • COVID-19: Declare emergency now
  • Coronavirus: US Congress considers remote voting
  • BREAKING: Cross River female senator, Rose Oko, dies at 63
  • Police storm Lagos ritualists’ den, arrest suspect
  • FUNAAB VC denies plot to assassinate expelled student
  • Teacher allegedly rapes 14-year-old pupil in Ogun
  • Land-grabbers allegedly kill Lagos businessman during scuffle
  • COVID-19: Lagos shuts event centres, clubs for flouting order
  • Lagos court remands nine suspected cultists
  • Man, 42, arraigned for stealing iron rods
  • Abducted Ondo timber dealers freed after ransom payment
  • Police, soldiers rescue five kidnapped victims in Niger
  • laming persistent hiccups on spiritual attacks faulty –Expert
  • Washing of hands saves lives
  • The many benefits of celosia argentea, celosia trigyna
  • Sports ministry shuts down Lagos National Stadium
  • From boom to doom: Coronavirus wreaks havoc on sports betting industry
  • La Liga suspended indefinitely over coronavirus
  • Kwara APC warns self-declared party spokesman, Nabena
  • Stop speculating on Buhari’s position on immunity bill — Presidency
  • Oyinlola, others’ exit won’t affect Oyetola, APC – Osun chair
  • Akeredolu stops PDP congress, social gathering
  • ‘Stop instigating political hatred’
  • Cross River PDP leadership tussle tears party apart
  • Nigeria slashes crude selling prices to woo buyers
  • States’ revenue shrinks as FAAC shares N581bn
  • COVID-19: NCAA clears emergency flights, Immigration suspends passport processing
  • The coronavirus and your personal finances
  • First commercial gold mine construction begins in Osun
  • Coronavirus: Expect recession worse than 2008 global crisis – IMF


The Nation

  • PDP’ll win Bayelsa senatorial bye-elections – Diri 
  • COVID-19: LASG announces emergency alert for attendees of AMVCA 2020 
  • FCT JSC orders staff members to go for Coronavirus test 
  • Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 visits Aso Villa, keeps mum
  • UPDATED:COVID-19: Reps pass emergency stimulus bill within one hour record time 
  • UPDATED: COVID-19: Olympic Games postponed to 2021 
  • LIVE UPDATES: Developing stories of COVID-19 across Nigeria 
  • COVID-19: Uncertainty trails Kyari’s state 
  • Again, EFCC arraigns ex-Kwara governor’s aide for N11m alleged money laundering
  • BREAKING: 47 soldiers killed, others wounded in B’Haram ambush 
  • COVID-19 scare: Sick traveller causes panic at Kano Airport 
  • COVID-19: Fears over Kogi lawmaker on return from US 
  • BREAKING: ‘Atiku’s son had limited contact with other passengers, crew’
  • Hantavirus detected in China, kills one as world battles Coronavirus 
  • COVID-19: Nigeria now has 42 cases – NCDC 
  • COVID-19: CAN suspends Sunday services, weddings 
  • President Buhari approves procedure for appointment of new Perm Secs 
  • BREAKING: Buhari, Masari meet in Abuja 
  • BREAKING: COVID-19: NDDC bans visitors 
  • COVID-19: Nigeria, others to lose $65bn revenue oil money 
  • UPDATED: COVID-19: Senate suspends plenary for two weeks 
  • COVID-19: Correctional Service suspends visits to inmates
  • COVID-19: Anambra doctors suspend four weeks strike 
  • PHOTOS: COVID-19: Lagosians rush to buy hand gloves, nose masks
  • BREAKING: Two new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Lagos, Ogun 
  • BREAKING: Kano debunks suspected COVID-19 case at airport 
  • COVID -19: NNPC directs non-management office staff to work from home 
  • Lawan mourns Senator Oko 
  • Reps want emergency measures to protect Nigerians 
  • Ondo commission insists on LG polls despite COVID-19 
  • BREAKING: Senate suspends plenary over COVID-19 
  • South Africa’s coronavirus cases reach 554, country braces for lockdown 
  • FCT converts General Hospital to isolation, treatment centre 
  • COVID-19: LG polls will hold, says commission
  • COVID- 19: JAMB suspends services nationwide 
  • COVID-19: E-commerce firm, Chiji14xchange activates remote work for staff 
  • Benue: Troops recover cache of arms from fleeing bandits 
  • COVID-19: Lagos CJ orders courts not to remand suspects in prison except for capital offences 
  • UPDATED: Coronavirus: Buhari not infected as COS Kyari tests positive
  • Ex-Adamawa Pilgrims Welfare boss bags five years imprisonment for fraud 
  • BREAKING: COVID-19: Senate set to suspend plenary 
  • BREAKING: Buhari tests negative for COVID-19 
  • Abba Kyari tests positive for COVID-19
  • Sex in times of the coronavirus 
  • COVID-19: No pay cut at Arsenal 
  • Dare mourns Ifeanyi George 
  • COVID-19: La Liga suspended indefinitely 
  • Ifeanyi George: Family to benefit from Rangers’ insurance package 
  • COVID-19: Surulere National Stadium shut down 
  • COVID-19: India shuts down flights, big cities 
  • Tokyo Olympics postponed due to coronavirus pandemic 
  • Makinde bans gathering of more than 30 persons over COVID-19
  • Nigeria nears lockdown as COVID-19 spreads 
  • BREAKING: Senator Rose Oko dies
  • COVID-19: FG orders workers on grade level 1 to 12 to work from home
  • Niger declares lockdown over COVID-19 
  • Matawalle declares lockdown over COVID-19
  • El-Rufai announces partial lockdown in Kaduna 
  • Wike announces partial lockdown of Rivers over COVID-19 
  • Coronavirus: Aisha Buhari calls for ‘total lockdown’  8
  • JUST IN: UCH restricts entry amidst COVID-19 outbreak in Ibadan 
  • EU urges nations to unblock borders to let in freight 
  • S/Africa orders nationwide lockdown over COVID-19 
  • NSE shuts down trading floor on coronavirus spread 
  • UK orders lockdown over COVID-19




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