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Today’s evening news (Wednesday, February 12, 2020)

The Nation

  • BREAKING: Nigeria gets three testing centres for coronavirus 
  • NFF appoints Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles’ assistant coach
  • BREAKING: Highlife legend, Victor Olaiya, dies
  • BREAKING: Bandits kill 21 in Kaduna village, nine missing 
  • Ihedioha: Youths, police foil attempt to stop protest in Imo 
  • BREAKING: Ondo approves Amotekun bill for legislative scrutiny 
  • Gunmen abduct traditional ruler’s wife in Edo 
  • INEC fixes March 14 for Niger, Kwara, Kebbi bye elections 
  • Reps to Buhari: Declare state of emergency on Security 
  • BREAKING: Ize-Iyamu, others plotting for state of emergency in Edo 
  • BREAKING: Nwodo, traditional rulers walk out of Southeast security summit 
  • BREAKING: Ogun approves Operation Amotekun bill 
  • Two letter bombs shake Amsterdam, Kerkrade
  • Amotekun: How outfit will operate in Southwest states 
  • Yari may face panel over alleged N90b diversion 
  • Oyo, council chiefs fail to reach agreement 
  • What’s cooking between Aisha and Patience?
  • Nigeria rudderless under Buhari, says Kukah 
  • Dangote remains Africa’s wealthiest
  • BREAKING: President Buhari arrives Maiduguri 
  • Electricity is luxury in Nigeria, says NNPC chief
  • Breaking: Fire guts RRS office in Alausa
  • UPDATED: Soyinka, Odinkalu, Shehu Sani in court for Sowore
  • We won’t bow to pressure, IPOB dares Army
  • Photos: Soyinka, Shehu Sani storm court for Sowore



  • Two soldiers, three civilian JTF killed in fresh Borno attack
  • NYSC gets operational licence for N50m radio station
  • BREAKING: Highlife music legend, Victor Olaiya, dies at 89
  • Police, others allowed to join Amotekun
  • Insecurity: Ohaneze president, monarchs walk out as IGP meets South-East govs
  • UPDATED: NFF appoints Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles’ assistant coach
  • Ondo approves Amotekun draft bill
  • WhatsApp says it has two billion users
  • Reps propose compulsory CCTV for private buildings, offices
  • Insecurity: Again, Reps ask Buhari to sack service chiefs, declare state of emergency
  • Imo: My father once said Supreme Court can make mistakes – Charly Boy
  • Ex-prison official commits suicide in court
  • You must be Northern Muslim to hold strategic position under Buhari – Bishop Kukah
  • Ogun approves Amotekun bill
  • Sowore trial: More photos from Soyinka, Shehu Sani, others presence in court
  • UNILAG DSA, postgraduate students clash over hostel
  • Headmaster in court for defiling pupil
  • FIIRO removes Igwe, appoints new acting DG
  • Fulani herdsmen in army uniform abducted me – OOU graduate
  • Mob lynches man for stealing chicken
  • Orphan, 12, allegedly commits suicide in Imo
  • UPDATED: NFF appoints Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles’ assistant coach
  • Boxers no longer afraid of Joshua –Fury
  • Ighalo in United squad for Chelsea clash
  • Oshiomhole, Obaseki loyalists trade words over Edo explosion
  • PDP leaders protest at EU, AU offices, French embassy in Abuja
  • APC to seek review of Zamfara judgement




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