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Here are the major headlines for Friday, October 23, 2020


  • #EndSARS: Peterside cautions social media influencers
  • Sanwo-Olu visits burnt police stations, razed facilities
  • Solskjaer defends Man Utd striker Greenwood
  • BREAKING: Buhari, Gowon, Obasanjo, other former leaders meet
  • #EndSARS: Start mobilising to take Nigeria back in 2023, Peterside urges youths
  • Reports of Edo 2020 indefinite postponement fake, says Dare
  • Death toll in Ghana church collapse rises to 21
  • Panic as Hausa, Yoruba youths clash at Fagba, Lagos
  • #EndSARS: Oyetola suspends curfew in Osun
  • #EndSARS group stops receiving funds, urges protesters to observe curfew
  • Senator’s aides conveyed thugs in SUVs to attack #EndSARS protesters —Ex-DSS director
  • Pelé turns 80, isolated at home
  • One feared dead in Ondo road crash
  • Trump, Biden woo voters at final presidential debate
  • Troops take over Oyigbo as fresh mob attacks hit Rivers
  • Ogun prosecutes four suspected killer cops
  • ICPC arraigns Edo Rep for N1.6m bribe
  • Lagos kicks as hoodlums loot CACOVID palliatives
  • Lekki slaughter and Nigeria’s tragic global appearance
  • It’s not rebellion, it’s revolution
  • Knowing about thrombosis
  • When we cry, we still see
  • We must get children back to learning
  • What legacy will Buhari leave behind?
  • Why Senate suspended Buhari’s aide, other INEC nominees’ confirmation
  • INEC postpones Lagos, Imo, Bayelsa, other bye-elections
  • PDP seeks national security emergency
  • AbdulRazaq seeks stakeholders’ support for peace in Kwara
  • Edo Assembly condemns planned attack on govt establishments
  • Presidential system not workable in Nigeria –Victor Attah
  • Nigeria’s duty-free export to US shrinks to $300.48m
  • Dangote demands total ban on tomato importation
  • Total pension assets rise to N11.35tn
  • Marketers count losses as protesters burn petrol tankers
  • Protests: IMF may review Nigeria’s growth projection
  • Invest in rural women, IFAD advises govt


The Nation

  • Refrain from provocative statements, say Southeast Govs
  • Full text of President Buhari’s speech 
  • Those behind arson, killings, by Northern Govs 
  • If Nigeria dies, hatred killed her, by Femi Adesina
  • NECO reschedules ongoing SSCE Examinations
  • #ENDSARS: Policeman beheaded, three injured in Anambra 
  • Police dismiss six for alleged misconduct 
  • Buhari suspends protests nationwide 
  • #EndSARS: US seeks investigation into Lekki shootings 
  • Defend Nigeria, South West Governors tell security agencies 
  • INEC postpones senatorial, Assembly bye elections 
  • Emmanuel imposes curfew in A’Ibom
  • PHOTOS: Hoodlums raze Gov Akeredolu’s campaign office 
  • #EndSARS: Police clear barricades in Lagos 
  • #EndSARS: Confusion as Residents defy curfew in Ekiti 
  • Lekki shooting: Buhari cares about no one except himself, says Fayose 
  • Two Policemen, two stations burnt in Ibadan 
  • #ENDSARS protests hijacked – Buhari 
  • VIDEO: AKBC TV on fire  6:06 AM
  • I did not order Lekki shootings – Sanwo-Olu 
  • We won’t spare bandits terrorising Nasarawa, Benue, Taraba states – Army 
  • UPDATED: INEC postpones bye-elections in Imo, Lagos, Bayelsa, others 
  • #EndSARS: Southwest Senators condemn shooting of Lekki protesters
  • #EndSARS: Okowa imposes 48-hour curfew in Delta
  • #EndSARS: Hoodlums burn Onitsha Police station, free detainees 
  • Hoodlums burn police station, loot INEC office in Okitipupa 
  • UPDATED: Iyaloja of Oyo State dies at 86
  • Sanwo-Olu: CCTV footage of Lekki shootings intact 
  • #EndSARS: Hoodlums set court ablaze in Delta
  • Gunmen kidnap mother of five in Delta 
  • Women, leadership and EndSARS movement 
  • #EndSARS: Sultan appeals for calm, prayer in Nigeria 
  • BREAKING: Buhari to address Nigerians by 7pm 
  • EndSARS: Fayemi extends curfew in Ekiti 
  • Police arrest suspected gun runners in Kaduna 
  • #ENDSARS: Widespread violence as hoodlums unleash fire in Lagos, Ogun
  • My heart goes out to all victims of Lekki shootings—Osinbajo 
  • Police arrest ex-Gov Ebebi over alleged abduction of former envoy
  • #EndSARS: Ghanaian President, Akufo-Addo condemns use of violence
  • Police station, customs office attacked in Oyo 
  • #EndSARS: Ogun lists four Police officers for prosecution 
  • #EndSARS: Hoodlums release 58 inmates in Ondo 
  • Tension as police repel attempt to raze station in Delta 
  • Give peace a chance, embrace dialogue, Abdulsalam begs protesters 
  • Trump and Biden to face off in final presidential debate 
  • Why we can’t speak on Lekki shootings – DHQ 
  • Buhari and I haven’t spoken since Lekki shootings – Sanwo-Olu 
  • BREAKING: Hoodlums invade Ondo prison, release inmates
  • Panic as youths go on rampage in Delta 
  • #ENDSARS protests eroding APC credibility, PGF boss warns
  • Wike to panel: fish out sponsors of SARS brutality in Rivers 
  • UPDATED: No jailbreak in Ikoyi, fire contained – Officials 
  • JUST IN: Inmates escape Warri prison amidst shooting, fire outbreak 
  • BREAKING: Anambra imposes 24-hour curfew 
  • BREAKING: Hoodlums burn Ojodu police station in Lagos 
  • JUST IN: Plateau relaxes curfew 
  • EndSARS: Abuja Federal High Court shutdown 
  • BREAKING: Army, Police foil attempted jail break at Ikoyi prison 
  • BREAKING: Buhari presides over National Security Council meeting 
  • One feared dead, schools, markets, banks shut as protesters raze station in Nnewi




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