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Latest news this morning (Friday, April 16, 2021)


  • VIDEO: We suffered rejection, shame before stardom -Trending Instagram comedian, Black Camaru, Emini Oba
  • Mourinho makes players feel ‘they don’t exist anymore,’ says Pogba
  • Armed robbers raid Chris Smalling’s home, cart away valuables
  • [ICYMI] PDP congress: Saying I am ‘quiet but deadly’ wicked, Makinde replies Fayose
  • ICYMI: We don’t buy arms, we produce locally, IPOB tells DSS
  • Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje
  • Killer fruit juice: Kano confirms 10 dead, 400 hospitalised, Lagos, Cross River, Sokoto warn residents
  • Fraud: Ezekwesili submits evidence against Omojuwa to IGP, demands prosecution
  • Controversial payment: RCCG petitioner apologises as Fashola faces Senate
  • Printed N60bn: CBN faults Obaseki, governor maintains stand
  • Don’t embark on unwinnable war, Ohanaeze tells FG
  • TB Joshua’s TV suspended on YouTube
  • Controversy as Osun youths protest man’s alleged death after eating at child christening
  • Three-month-old boy stolen from mother’s bedroom in Imo
  • Police arrest four suspected murderers, three cultists in Delta
  • Explosion at power station plunges Rivers residents into darkness
  • Patients protest poor food, sanitation at ESUT teaching hospital
  • Imo villagers rescue suspected kidnappers from mob
  • Court orders construction firm to compensate worker with N1.5m
  • Windstorm kills one, injures three in Imo
  • Nine power plants shut, FG apologises for outages
  • Controversial payment: RCCG petitioner apologises as Fashola faces Senate
  • Nigeria’s exact crude oil production volume unknown – NEITI
  • Experts blame insecurity, low production, forex as inflation hits 18.17%
  • Kwara distributes facilities to prevent bird flu
  • Over 43 oil, gas cases waiting to be resolved – DPR
  • SEC, CBN in talks on crypto market regulation
  • [ICYMI] PDP congress: Saying I am ‘quiet but deadly’ wicked, Makinde replies Fayose
  • You can’t become President without Rivers votes – Wike
  • Lab scientists protest exclusion from hazard allowance review
  • APC rubbishes 2023 list, says zoning not discussed
  • Vehicles: Akeredolu’s ex-deputy reacts as Ondo threatens prosecution
  • Ex-MILAD demands Buhari’s intervention in Akwa Ibom APC crisis
  • How dead, sick people were accredited for South-West PDP congress -Fayose
  • Saraki 2023 presidential posters flood Abuja
  • Mourinho makes players feel ‘they don’t exist anymore,’ says Pogba
  • Armed robbers raid Chris Smalling’s home, cart away valuables
  • Edo Queens eye CAF spot at Super Six tourney
  • Racism: Kudela’s 10-match ban laughable, says Iwelumo
  • AFN crisis: Nigeria risks missing WA Relays
  • Eagles lack identity, style under Rohr – Babangida, others
  • Apochi faces unbeaten Nicholson in WBA eliminator
  • Lessons I learnt from being broke- AyDotCom
  • Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez call off engagement
  • Rapper CDQ granted bail, still under investigation ― NDLEA
  • I’m glad people still celebrate Oliver De Coque ― Son
  • Six things you don’t know about the late Rachel Bakam
  • Oliver De Coque honoured on 74th posthumous birthday with Google Doodle


The Nation

  • ‘IPOB claim on DSS plans to sponsor bank attacks ridiculous’ 
  • Acting IGP disbands Monitoring Units in Lagos, Port Harcourt 
  • Gunmen invade palace, kidnap Ekiti monarch 
  • Ex-Minister Ezekwesili submits petition against Omojuwa to IGP, demands prosecution 
  • Buhari to IG: don’t fail Nigerians 
  • Zion Train is coming our way, by Femi Adesina
  • Alleged N7.9b fraud: EFCC offers Okorocha bail
  • Peruzzi: I don’t have a girlfriend 
  • Five die in Yobe land dispute 
  • Presidential poll: Rivers is as important as Lagos, Kano, says Wike 
  • Lalong advises religious leaders on love, unity 
  • Anambra poll: APC fixes primaries for June 26 
  • Four-month old stolen from mum’s bedroom in Imo 
  • Jailbreak fails in Edo  8:48 AM
  • Queen Hadiza Elegushi dazzles at hubby’s 45th birthday 
  • Kidnap attempt foiled, 200 cows recovered in Kaduna 
  • On Governor Makinde’s doggedness 
  • Suspect arrested in Bayelsa varsity student’s killing 
  • Bisoye Fagade fixes eyes on the ball 
  • Five die in Ondo road accident 
  • Obi Iyiegbu celebrates  8:27 AM
  • Tomi Somefun’s magic wand
  • LCC team rescues accident victim on Lagos road 
  • All about Wale Tinubu’s benevolence 
  • Princess Kolade anointed as Iyalaje Oodua 
  • Man bleeds to death after herder’s attack in Ibarapa 
  • Gunmen posing as funeral party kill three policemen at checkpoint
  • Lightning kills eight-year-old 
  • Diarra makes a wave with Mama 
  • Dear Affy goes on Netflix in May 
  • 10 dead, 500 hospitalised in Kano after drinking expired juice 
  • AMA Awards calls for submissions ahead of 17th edition 
  • AA considers alliance with other parties in Anambra poll 
  • Matthew Ohio, Sunny Neji get new duties 
  • Yvonne Jegede says Deyemi Okanlawon is committed to art 
  • Council poll: Rivers orders restriction of movement 
  • Mimi: 9ice, Reminisce, DJ Neptune billed for premiere
  • Sylva mediates as strike looms at Chevron oilfield 
  • Windstorm destroyed 35 houses in Imo, says NEMA 
  • Fed Govt to mop up surplus vaccines from states
  • Ijaw communities urge NNPC to revive moribund floating stations 
  • Attahiru’s attack 
  • Bello: more PDP governors to join APC 
  • Explosion throws Port Harcourt into darkness  
  • Who is rooting for national unity? 
  • APC appeal committee warned on success of national convention
  • Evans drowns Djokovic at Monte Carlo 
  • CBN to place sugar, wheat on FX restriction list 
  • Gotv lines up exciting football action 
  • Gunmen smash cars, hoist Biafran flags in Anambra
  • Governors appeal to judicial workers to end strike 
  • Fed Govt lifts ban on new SIM activation
  • Nigeria in jeopardy without restructuring, says Gani Adams 
  • Nigeria lacks courageous leaders, says Ortom
  • Eight power plants, Shiroro hydro station collapse
  • Killing of soldiers, attacks in Owerri worry governors 
  • Sterling Bank trains pupils on financial literacy 
  • CBN: states must start paying $2.1b budget support loan 
  • Nigeria, others need $245b external funding in five-years, says IMF 
  • Buhari to EU, World: Don’t end gas funding now




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