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Here are the major headlines for Monday, October 26, 2020


  • Journalist shot in Lokoja
  • Plateau gives looters 48 hours to return stolen palliatives
  • BREAKING: Gunmen kidnap Oyo LG boss, Adeleke
  • Looters raid fertilizer warehouse in Kogi
  • Violence: Restrain hoodlums now, Lawan urges security agencies
  • Adegboruwa faults Fashola’s ‘discovery’ of camera at Lekki tollgate
  • Iraqi protesters, police clash one year after ‘October Revolution’
  • [BREAKING] Insecurity: COAS meets top army commanders
  • Looting of Abuja warehouses continue in Gwagwalada, Idu
  • Musa quits Saudi club Al Nassr
  • One dead in Lagos gas tanker accident
  • UCH beefs up security over planned attack — Official
  • Governors didn’t hoard COVID-19 palliatives —NGF
  • Kaduna condemns looting of COVID-19 palliatives, orders hoodlums’ arrest
  • Taraba declares indefinite curfew over looting
  • Police go after looters, 483 arrested in Lagos, Plateau, Anambra, others
  • Ex-JAMB registrar awarded N7.3bn contracts without due process – AuGF
  • Lekki tollgate killings have complicated matters for me – Tinubu
  • BREAKING: Gunmen kidnap Oyo LG boss, Adeleke
  • Generator mechanic arrested for stealing N7m car in Ogun
  • 229 suspected hoodlums face prosecution over arson, others in Lagos
  • 2023: Will Tinubu fight or run away?
  • Tell my mother I was unarmed
  • Lessons from the #EndSARS prote
  • #EndSARS protest and way forward
  • #EndSARS: Music of catastrophe or spirit of revolution?
  • Police assaulted my father, smashed his mouth with rifle —Entertainer
  • How SARS men detained, made me miss exam –OAU final-year student
  • Survivors of Awkuzu SARS said squad sold body parts of executed victims –Nwanguma, RULAAC Exec Dir
  • Ebonyi APC faction petitions Buni committee over crisis
  • Umahi sues for calm, urges Igbo to shun protests
  • Ekiti PDP, APC in war of words over attacks, looting
  • Militants ask Akwa Ibom gov to account for LG funds
  • APC group threatens protest as 14-day ultimatum expires today
  • Defections in House of Reps face moral, legal tests
  • Chinese products top Nigeria’s imported goods list – NBS
  • Financing peaceful protest not illegal – Peterside
  • Nigeria considers supplying electricity to Chad
  • 114,837 retirees collected N28.46bn, quit pension scheme – Report
  • Annual capital flight in telecoms now $2.16bn – FG
  • FG, UNIDO, miners collaborate on gold production
  • Govt owes us two-month special allowances — Lagos COVID-19 frontline workers
  • How to deal with traumatic events—Psychiatrist
  • #EndSARS hijackers used mob psychology to vent anger on society —Psychologist


The Nation

  • BREAKING: Buratai, GOCs meet over #EndSARS protest
  • One killed, Inspector hacked as hoodlums attack Mokola Police station 
  • NASS will ensure justice for SARS victims, Lawan assures
  • #EndSARS: 25 Lagos police formations burnt, five vandalised 
  • The after-raft 
  • #EndSARS protest a fundamental lesson in democratic governance  8:58 AM
  • Sanwo-Olu: Lagos needs N1tr to fix destroyed assets  8:40 AM
  • BREAKING: Fire razes Ondo SUBEB office 
  • One killed, police Inspector attacked in Ibadan 
  • Aribo on target in Rangers’ victory 
  • Victims of #EndSARS protests will get justice, Buhari assures 
  • Police re-arrest suspected hemp dealer in Niger
  • Ohanaeze condemns attack on Oba of Lagos palace 
  • Reporter’s diary: Day thugs took over Lagos 
  • Hamilton dons #EndSARS T-shirt, breaks F1 record 
  • Complete Sports attacked by thugs 
  • I have nothing to do with Lekki shooting, Tinubu insists
  • DPO killed our son, Ogun family alleges
  • Osimhen stars in Napoli’s win
  • Boko Haram fighters killed in Borno airstrike 
  • Naira steady despite #EndSARS protests 
  • STF arrests 30 suspects for looting Dogara’s home in Jos 
  • Police: warehouses, properties protected in Katsina 
  • Oodua youth group warns looters against setting Southwest on fire 
  • UN: nuclear weapons ban treaty to go into effect in 90 days
  • Pope Francis names 13 new cardinals 
  • Oyo govt warns hoodlums to steer clear 
  • Spain declares second nationwide lockdown as Italy adopts new restrictions 
  • Pence to keep up U.S. campaign after close aides test positive 
  • Virtual sessions stay after COVID-19, says ECOWAS Court 
  • #EndSARS protest: ‘Police are victims of Nigerian system’
  • Lagos private, public schools remain closed 
  • Minister to youth: negotiate with Fed Govt 
  • Awori decry destruction of public utilities 
  • Condemnation trails looting of private, public properties 
  • Unemployment one of Nigeria’s greatest problems, says senator 
  • ‘We are driving domestic growth of gas market‘ 
  • Two suspected hoodlums arrested with three guns in Ibadan 
  • Lagos curfew now 8pm to 6am 
  • ‘Coordinated attacks meant to weaken Southwest economy’
  • Looting continues in FCT, four states 
  • Obaseki, Ehanire, Kokumo inspect destroyed medical stores 
  • Port terminal operators condemn burning of NPA building
  • Oyetola issues 72-hour amnesty for looters
  • Data storage: Halting the $10b capital flight
  • Useni appeals to arsonists 
  • Expired, dangerous drugs looted in Kaduna, says NAFDAC 
  • Time to build: Matters arising from protests 
  • A day of rage and blood 
  • AbdulRazaq donates N500m to owners of looted businesses 
  • #EndSars narratives 
  • Anarchy and reign of underground conductors 
  • Lekki: Blame unknown soldiers, not PMB! 
  • Huawei, ministry donate IT tools to school 
  • Protest, not chaos 
  • Stakeholders back ASUU strike ‘to secure our children’s future’ 
  • Duke: our youths have been bruised 
  • NCC okays MTN, 9mobile for national roaming service 
  • Zakzaky not dead, says IMN 




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