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Latest news this afternoon (Thursday, January 16, 2020)

The Nation

  • Imo workers protest as ex-Auditor General invades office
  • BREAKING: Nnamdi Kanu backs Amotekun 
  • Bayelsa killer cop dismissed, remanded 
  • Plateau Boko Haram captives regain freedom
  • Kidnapped Edo teacher regains freedom 
  • Tears at burial of Emir’s aides killed in road ambush 
  • PHOTOS: Tears at funeral of Emir’s aides killed in road ambush 
  • Housewife in court for biting off neighbour’s lip 
  • Video: Nigerian ladies trafficked to Lebanon beg for rescue 
  • Amotekun: National Youth Council appeals to FG to rescind decision 
  • Mbaka: Expect fulfillment of 39 more prophecies
  • Ihedioha: my removal unfair, unjust
  • Ganduje urged to release funds for GCK 
  • Onazi moves to Denizlispor 
  • ‘Mompha hid N32.9b transactions from govt for 25 months’ 
  • Obaseki lights Edo Sports Festival Torch 
  • Ikpeba demands long-term deal for Rohr 
  • More knocks for AGF Malami over Operation Amotekun 
  • How Hope became reality in Imo State
  • Architects urge govt on new financial law 
  • One dies, many injured as multiple accidents cripple traffic in Lagos 
  • Amotekun: Ooni, Soyinka, Akeredolu, Makinde kick 
  • SEC, ICPC to combat crime 
  • Firm gets board of directors 
  • Customs seizes N67m contraband 
  • Elumelu donates IT centre to alma mater 
  • You’ve done well, APC tells troops 
  • Northeast governors seek support for fallen heroes’ families 
  • Plateau, Benue, Nasarawa, others pay tributes to fallen soldiers 
  • Masari: fallen heroes deserve national recognition 
  • Governors: let’s help fallen heroes’ families
  • Remain committed to united Nigeria, Oyetola tells citizens
  • Makinde urges Armed Forces to do more 
  • ‘We’re bringing back entrepreneurship to students’ community’
  • Dare counsels budding gymnasts 
  • Shock, dismay trail corps member’s suicide 
  • 2021 AFCON moved to January 
  • Nigeria tackles Angola in opener



  • BREAKING: Protest in FIIRO as workers demand DG’s certificate
  • Ending poor electricity beyond recapitalisation — Group
  • Oyo stops ongoing renovation of public schools by ‘philanthropist’
  • Supporting Amotekun may deprive Southwest of 2023 Presidency, Miyetti Allah tells govs
  • WAEC blacklists 165 schools in Kwara, fines each N250,000
  • Court rules on Fayose’s N2.2bn fraud case Feb 17
  • Rape tops child violation cases in Kaduna – Commissioner
  • Governors hijacking LG funds will face trial after tenure – Presidency
  • Uzodinma: Battle for Imo Deputy Speaker position begins
  • We informed national security agencies before establishing Amotekun – Fayemi
  • Gombe SUBEB directs its staff, teachers to enrol wards in public schools
  • Two children abducted from Borno rescued in Taraba
  • Supreme Court ruling: Ohanaeze appeals to Imo residents to remain calm
  • Four children killed in Romania house fire
  • Iran president wants dialogue, working to prevent war
  • Motorists, commuters spend hours in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway gridlock
  • Cleric defrauds follower of N4.3m for sacrifices
  • Pastor, lecturer arraigned for spreading fake news
  • FIIRO DG: FG sends envoys to Benin varsity
  • Ondo community seizes 150 cows for destroying farmlands
  • Man banished from Ebonyi community over alleged witchcraft
  • Bandits attack Yobe emir, kill six aides in Kaduna
  • Mini-bus crushes contractor to death in Ekiti
  • Assailants murder Ebonyi man, mistress
  • Tennis: Halep knocked out in Adelaide quarter-finals
  • Arsenal celebrate 21 years of signing Kanu
  • Onazi joins Denizlispor…may face ex-club in Turkish Cup clash today
  • APC’ll win more Igbo states before 2023 –Ohanaeze
  • Akume’s anti-Tor Tiv comments, a sacrilege –Group
  • I almost lost my life for Oshiomhole, says Shaibu
  • ce-chairman, NWC back Oshiomhole on choice of APC secretary
  • Bauchi denies Mohammed’s illness, blames opposition, mischief makers
  • Ayade appoints ex-militant, 89 others as special advisers
  • igeria’s daily oil production plunges to 1.57m barrels
  • Monthly foreign exchange inflow rose to $9.84bn –CBN
  • NDDC awarded over N1tn fraudulent contracts – Ojougboh
  • Petrol subsidy averages N45.87/litre as oil prices fall
  • Turkey eyes road contracts, others in Nigeria
  • FG implements Finance Act, charges 7.5% VAT on transactions




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