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Latest news this afternoon (Saturday, October 17, 2020)


  • Thai protesters defy ban, return to streets after police clashes
  • #EndSARS: Command begins orderly room trial of Surulere killer cops
  • Austrian police arrest mother for killing three daughters
  • Gridlock as #EndSARS protest continues in Rivers
  • #EndSARS: Implement protesters’ demands, Senate urges FG
  • Hoodlums attack #EndSARS protesters in Osun, injure one
  • VIDEO: Tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge, Lagos
  • Police shot my 15-year-old brother on way to church –Sibling
  • TVC, not Bourdillon, suspended Sanzye, says Afolabi-Brown
  • Policemen paid bribes for posting to SARS – Ogili, ex-sergeant
  • #EndSARS: Anonymous hacks EFCC, INEC websites
  • Fatherhood is possible with zero sperm count
  • #EndSARS: Police protect, promote indicted officers, says Wike
  • 12 killed in Azerbaijan missile strike
  • My curves are natural, not surgically enhanced –Anita Joseph
  • Despite talks, FG sends delegates to varsities for IPPIS capturing –ASUU
  • #EndSARS: We’re sorry for being silent, Osinbajo begs youths
  • Why I didn’t sleep on any man’s bed during BBN –Nengi
  • Tanker explosion rocks Otedola Bridge, Lagos
  • NSCDC arrests four with mattresses donated to flood victims
  • Gunmen kidnap four in Jos, demand N20m ransom
  • SARS operatives killed my brother, stole his N532,000, called him armed robber –Victim’s sibling
  • I had three operations, use crutches after SARS men shot me – Hairstylist
  • #EndSARS: Sagamu division policemen said only fraudsters use Iphone, extorted N5,000 from me- SUG President
  • 2023: Fayemi, Ojudu in supremacy battle for Ekiti APC’s soul
  • Onochie: Your members are INEC commissioners, APC replies PDP
  • APC, PDP clash over attack on #EndSARS protesters in Lagos
  • INEC gives date for 2023 presidential election
  • ‘Police must be accountable to Nigerians’
  • PDP cautions Fayemi on renaming Oba’s market
  • Kano to spend N2.3bn on dry port development
  • PenCom approves N2.58bn for relatives of deceased workers
  • FG commences application for N75bn youth investment fund
  • You can’t control minerals, FG tells states
  • American firm acquires Nigerian start-up, Paystack, for $200m
  • Nigeria’s September inflation rate hits 13.71%, highest in 30 months
  • ACPN asks FG to curb quackery in health sector
  • COVID-19 lessons will help improve healthcare delivery – Fayemi


The Nation

  • UPDATED: Shot former Kogi council chair dies
  • BREAKING: Former Kogi council chair dies 
  • BREAKING: One injured as thugs attack Osun #EndSARS protesters 
  • Plateau fixes dates for reopening of schools 
  • Kaduna appoints panel on police brutality 
  • APC youth wing seeks strict approach to combat insurgency 
  • Tributes as Oyediran, Awolowo’s eldest daughter, dies at 79 
  • Labour suspends strike in Kwara 
  • Flood kills 54, destroys 30,356 houses in Kano 
  • Bauchi council poll: Court orders INEC to enlist 19 deregistered parties 
  • Jos Correctional Centre employee arraigned over possession of hemp
  • Drama as MC Oluomo lifts #EndSARS protesters with food packs 
  • Abiola, Chukwu, Okocha make 60 sports icons list 
  • Kano Emirates rotational law amended 
  • Man City’s De Bruyne out of Arsenal game 
  • Bale set for second Spurs debut 
  • Osinbajo to #EndSARS protesters: let’s win back your trust 
  • PHOTOS: Tanker explosion rocks Lagos 
  • #EndSARS: Nigerians react as Anonymous ‘hacks’ LASG, NNPC, INEC, EFCC, NCDC, others
  • COVID-19: 181 students, staff test positive in Lagos private school 
  • Scores killed as military jets bombard ISWAP’s hideouts in Borno 
  • #EndSARS Protesters hold candlelight procession in Abuja 
  • #EndSARS protesters keep vigil on Abuja airport road
  • BREAKING: Tanker explosion rocks Lagos 
  • Five killed as #EndSARS protests turn bloody in Lagos, Edo, Ondo 
  • BOS beyond coronavirus 
  • BIZARRE! Cross River community where unborn baby girls are betrothed to aged men
  • Buhari, Abiodun, others commiserate with Makinde over mum’s death
  • #EndSARS: Akeredolu addresses protesters, declares support for struggle 
  • How INEC official, 39, died trying to save son from Lagos gas explosion 
  • Recruitment: IGP files 20 fresh grounds of appeal at Supreme Court over recruitment of 10,000 constables 
  • Only court can declare Police Trust Fund illegal, chairman replies PDP governors 
  • COVID-19 redirected my focus, says Brite 
  • So many people want to sleep with you for roles –Sonia Ogene
  • I’m really cool with Vee, says BBNaija finalist Neo 
  • Seun Kuti: How GEJ’s analogy inspired Theory of Yam and Goat 
  • IMF to support Nigeria, 79 others with $100bn 
  • WHO trial finds ‘Remdesivir’ has little effect on pandemic 
  • ASUU kicks as 17 Kaduna varsity students contract virus 
  • Friendly lessons for Eagles 
  • Nine killed, others injured as Delta communities clash 
  • Why depression spoils your relationship 
  • APC to Senate: Ignore PDP, others on Onochie’s INEC appointment 
  • WTO: Okonjo-Iweala gets backing of 79 countries 
  • #EndSARS: LSSTF backs Police reform




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