News, Seat of Power

Latest news this afternoon (Friday, February 14, 2020)


  • Bayelsa: PDP believes in rule of law – Secondus
  • US bans visits by Sri Lanka army chief over war crimes
  • 20 killed in central Mali village
  • Gang kills four police in operation to free leader
  • Mourinho defends Alli over coronavirus video
  • Six trapped, five killed in Kano mining site
  • [UPDATED] PHOTOS: Protesters attack new Bayelsa gov-elect’s house
  • Raiola reveals Pogba joining Italy club after Manchester United
  • N11.5bn fraud: Absence of witnesses stalls Alao-Akala’s trial
  • How corper’s petition led to recovery of N320m election fund – EFCC
  • Russian woman in court for fleeing virus quarantine
  • 1,700 Chinese health workers infected with Coronavirus
  • Five dead after tourist boat capsizes in Bangladeshi lake
  • PHOTOS: INEC presents Certificate of Return to Diri as Bayelsa gov-elect
  • Midnight fire guts Delta varsity hostel
  • Four arrested as Hausa, Yoruba clash in Ogun
  • Katsina housewives chained for 10 months seek divorce
  • Achievers varsity expels six students for cultism
  • Four feared dead as drivers, police clash
  • Engineer tackles Customs over five-year seizure of SUV
  • Attempted murder: Hospital MD to be re-arraigned
  • Plateau killings: Police arraign 11 Fulani, community leaders
  • Imo driver killed in tanker explosion
  • Three killed as gunmen invade Rivers community
  • APC threatens Ishaku’s over ‘stay’ in Abuja
  • Three more Imo lawmakers join APC
  • Bandits, kidnappers operating in national parks, says Senate
  • Obasanjo calls for wildlife preservation
  • ADC dissolves Ogun exco, appoints caretaker committee


The Nation

  • BREAKING: APC carpets INEC for declaring Diri Bayelsa Gov-elect
  • Lassa fever vaccine in first trial stage, says Minister 
  • New cases of Coronavirus tested negative – FG 
  • OMPALAN to PDP: Stop distracting Uzodinma 
  • EFCC arrests 200 persons, secures 70 convictions in A’Ibom 
  • Nnamdi Kanu’s parents’ burial: Live Updates
  • JUST IN: Amnesty International working for terror groups- DHQ 
  • EFCC probes alleged diversion of N3b in Kwara 
  • Photos: Diri receives Certificate-of-Return 
  • Updated: Ekiti Assembly passes Amotekun bill into law 
  • PDP secretariat burnt as protests rock Bayelsa 
  • Men want more than underwear on valentines day 
  • Updated: INEC Declares Diri winner of Bayelsa guber election 
  • Shops close for Nnamdi Kanu’s parents’ burial 
  • BREAKING: God has healed Bayelsa, says Diri 
  • BREAKING: Ekiti Assembly passes Amotekun bill
  • BREAKING: INEC declares Diri Bayelsa Governor-elect 
  • BREAKING: INEC bars Diri from entering… 
  • Coronavirus: Why Man Utd kept Ighalo away from training ground
  • From Omehia to Lyon: Tales of interlopers in State House 
  • Why Supreme Court voided Lyon’s election as Bayelsa governor 
  • Lyon out, Diri hopeful as INEC reviews judgment 
  • Protests rock Bayelsa over Supreme Court judgement 
  • BREAKING: INEC chiefs in closed door meeting over Bayelsa 
  • Suspected Mpape bank robbers arraigned
  • More Cameroonians flee into Nigeria over violence 
  • Enugu governor’s wife empowers physically challenged 
  • Waitress arraigned for ‘cooking noodles with marijuana’ for friend
  • Imo monarch’s wife dies in captivity after ransom payment
  • Power sector loss hits N1.7trillion 
  • ‘You are too arrogant’, fans blast Burna Boy over controversial tweet 
  • N135b ‘fraud’: Fed Govt accuses Ifeanyi Ubah of evading court service
  • There won’t be jamboree in Tokyo, minister insists 
  • Refineries: Oil firm’s directors remanded for ‘£2.55b Barclays Bank scam’ 
  • And Reps dodged coronavirus debate




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