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Latest news this afternoon (Saturday, April 3, 2021)

The Nation

  • A part of me is gone, says Odumakin’s wife 
  • How Yinka Odumakin died, by wife 
  • Plateau Rep Maitala, son, two others die in auto crash 
  • Yinka Odumakin’s death a big blow – Afenifere 
  • BREAKING: Former Delta Acting Governor Obi is dead 
  • BREAKING: Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, dies 
  • When romance becomes tragic 
  • Wailings as midnight fire razes popular Ibadan auto parts market
  • We hired consultants to ensure transparency in tertiary institutions’ activities – Makinde
  • Suspected robber nabbed for killing okada operator 
  • Why we want drug test for all Nigerians – Marwa 
  • NULGE opposes delisting of local govt from constitution 
  • Kwara govt sponsors free eye surgeries for 450 patients
  • Ondo residents threaten massive protest against BEDC 
  • Osun distributes rice to residents 
  • FG tasks farmers on planting sweet potato 
  • How we saved N750m monthly for FG – Pension directorate
  • Editors guild celebrates Malam Dantiye at 60 
  • Olu of Warri succession crisis: I remain Ologbotsere – Ayiri Emami 
  • Bandits kill Miyetti Allah leaders in Nasarawa 
  • Plateau House of Reps member dies in auto crash 
  • Southwest PDP congress should hold as scheduled, says Makinde 
  • Police rescue abducted Village Head, 7 others in Ebonyi, Ogun 
  • Gbajabiamila, Ghana’s new speaker seek improved parliamentary relations 
  • Davido, Chioma and other women 
  • Corruption, culture and democracy
  • Moyo Lawal: Fans want to see me in porn industry 
  • Sunday Igboho declines IGP’s invitation via letter 
  • Lekki shooting: Falana slams US over ‘prejudicial, unreliable’ report
  • Pray for leaders, APC charges Nigerians
  • Alleged N900m fraud: ICPC extends probe to ex-JAMB Registrar’s children 
  • Ngige to striking doctors: We’ll invoke no work, no pay rule 
  • 30,000 bandits terrorising my state, says Gov Matawalle 
  • We must avoid past mistakes—Diya
  • Amaechi stirs fresh controversy in Rivers APC 
  • Insecurity: Police in massive men deployment for Easter 
  • We never discussed Caretaker Committee tenure extension – APC State Chairmen
  • Wike The Humorist: Another View
  • Oshiomhole at 69: A hero’s celebration



  • Obasanjo mourns Yinka Odumakin, visits Afenifere leader, Adebanjo
  • Iheanacho signs new deal with Leicester City
  • Odumakin lived fighting for justice —Fayose
  • Easter: Pray for peace to return, Atiku tells Nigerians
  • Pictorial: Fire razes spare parts market in Ibadan
  • Odumakin’s death a personal loss —Keyamo
  • Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, is dead
  • Wife weeps as Afenifere spokesman Odumakin dies of COVID-19
  • Resident doctors vow to continue strike, patients groan
  • Dad’s friend raped me, filmed the act – Victim
  • Herdsmen return to Igangan, cut retired principal’s hands
  • Why politicians, unmarried couples, others need drug tests –NDLEA
  • South-West PDP chairmen tackle Makinde, say gov free to dump party
  • Police arrest retired soldiers’ sons using army uniform for robbery
  • How Ondo Amotekun caught me killing bike rider – Suspect
  • Dad’s friend raped me, filmed the act – Victim
  • Three nabbed for murder in Nasarawa
  • Seven-year-old boy battling seizure disorder needs N50,000 monthly for treatment
  • Man jailed for defiling nine-year-old girl in Akwa Ibom
  • Police rescue three kidnapped victims in Ogun
  • Police arrest fake lawyer in Ogun
  • Nigeria exited recession faster than expected – World Bank
  • SEC approves CEOs of NSE successor entities
  • NIN deadline: Subscriber groups reject FG’s one-month extension
  • Easter: Power firms assure consumers quality service delivery
  • USSD: Banks disconnect MTN from banking channels
  • $1.5bn refinery revamp bill can build 12 hospitals – Peterside
  • External reserves lost $178m in March – CBN
  • As Senate, House differ on National Assembly finances
  • APC releases timetable for FCT council polls
  • APC bows to pressure, extends registration by three weeks
  • PDP fixes South-West, North-West, North Central congresses for April 10
  • Nigeria lacks proper parties yet, says Fayemi
  • No individual can choose a governor for Rivers people – Abe
  • APC extends registration exercise by three weeks
  • Voters registration resumes June 28 – INEC
  • Iheanacho signs new deal with Leicester City
  • Libya to host first CAF club match since 2010
  • NSF: We’ll dominate chess event, boasts Team Delta
  • Konti, GP World clash in My Anambra Super 8 final
  • Rusty athletes in cloud nine as Edo 2020 begins
  • City had no space for Iheanacho – Guardiola
  • Plateau United to sanction players after auto crash




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