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Latest news this morning (Friday, April 30, 2021)

The Nation

  • It’s time for local govt autonomy, says Jonathan 
  • PDP seeks national conference on security 
  • How relatives, others exposed amputee hawker 
  • Falana: compel NNPC to account for N94tr unremitted funds 
  • CBN sacks First Bank Chair Awosika, Otudeko, others
  • Buhari ‘sad over attacks by Ortom’ 
  • Lagos unveils six waterfront schemes 
  • NNPC memo: Governors seek end to petrol subsidy 
  • JUSUN resumes duty in Lagos 
  • Abiru defeats Gbadamosi at Appeal Court
  • Turkish varsities entrance exam May 10 
  • Lagos to pilot health friendly bike share scheme 
  • NDE trains 32 unemployed youths in Ekiti 
  • Teachers trained on substance abuse prevention 
  • I prefer training constituents, says lawmaker 
  • NCC seeks increased reading culture 
  • Lagos to ensure noiseless environment 
  • Instant water heater range hits market 
  • Consortium promises better value on oil assets 
  • Collateral lawlessness 
  • Vacuum abhorred!
  • LCCI to Fed Govt: expunge security from exclusive list 
  • Osinbajo: We’re working to prioritise investment in agriculture
  • Facebook showcases Nigerian, Ghanaian creators 
  • NSITF holds COVID-19 awareness walk 
  • PenCom orders recap, raises PFAs shareholders fund to N5b 
  • Reps increase Customs’ revenue target to N1.6tr
  • ‘NIPCO’s gas investment commendable’ 
  • NCDMB: no to 100 per cent local content 
  • ‘How Addax cost Nigeria colossal loss’ 
  • 2023: Can PDP governors reposition party for victory? 
  • How to groom youths for leadership
  • Agunsoye tenders steadwarship in Kosofe
  • Nigerian Idol: 17 talents make next round as theatre week begins
  • Biola Adebayo: Don’t expect perfection in my marriage 
  • Audiomack partners MTN to stream music to 76m subscribers 
  • Zainab Obanor’s birthday gesture 
  • Helen Ajayi remembers husband one year after
  • Will Ifeanyi Ubah shock his critics again? 
  • Hajia Shagaya’s secret to relevance 
  • Duke of Edinburgh’s legacy in Nigeria 
  • Traders, transporters take over walkways in Lagos 
  • No more impunity 
  • Unlawful rejection
  • El-Rufa’i: People no longer first?
  • NBC: Where Channels TV erred 
  • AFRICOM in Nigeria? Perish the thought
  • The good, the bad, the ugly of NYSC 
  • Killings: Buhari sad, disappointed over Ortom’s attacks
  • UPDATED: CBN sacks First Bank directors, reinstates Adeduntan as MD/CEO 
  • Senate quizzes Minister over N32.4bn COVID-19 palliative fund 
  • Ikorodu Bois appear on Times Square billboard in New York 
  • BREAKING: CBN sacks First Bank directors, reinstates Adeduntan as MD/CEO 
  • Alleged defilement: No plan to release Baba Ijesha – Police
  • Nigeria on life support, says Wike



  • ‘Special needs students can live normal lives’
  • Ekiti provides free JAMB forms for 2,500 indigents
  • 15,000 pupils get uniforms, school materials
  • Edo to boost technical, vocational education in JSS
  • Foundation advocates practical lessons for basic schools
  • Senate summons finance minister, Attahiru on N199bn anti-terror fund spending
  • Painter impersonates Oba Elegushi, defrauds Facebook lover of N51m
  • God has directed me to prophesy against Buhari, Uzodinma – Mbaka
  • Embattled Niger communities negotiate with Boko Haram, N20m levy agreed
  • India: Experts warn of looming danger, US directs citizens to leave
  • Recovering N94tn unremitted fund, solution to economic crisis – Falana
  • Woman collapses in church while fasting, dies in Lagos hospital
  • Police bust illegal wine factory, arrest owner in Delta
  • Gunmen abduct AAU prof going to farm in Edo
  • EFCC arrests 67 suspected Internet fraudsters in Ogun, Ondo
  • Edo traders protest rising fish prices
  • Edo police seek information on kidnappers of Rivers-bound passengers
  • 11 suspected bandits arrested in Oyo by Amotekun, vigilantes, handed over to police
  • Investors withdraw N339.06bn from stock market in Q1
  • First Bank directors fired to protect customers, minority shareholders – CBN
  • Oil hits six-week high $68.47 as dollar weakens
  • COVID-19: No direct flight with India, says NCAA
  • Customs seize imported bottled waters, others
  • Reps empower Buhari to borrow $1.5bn, €995m
  • With digital switchover, FG eyes one million jobs
  • Fraud allegation: Secondus demands apology, N1bn from ex-Oshiomhole’s aide
  • Police storm venue of SDP prayer meeting, arrest Osun chairman
  • Buhari disappointed in Ortom, says presidential aide
  • Abiru defeats PDP’s Gbadamosi at Appeal Court
  • ‘God, Ortom, electorate will determine my 2023 bid’
  • LGs given free hand to operate – Bayelsa
  • 2023 not realistic if security issues are not addressed –Secondus
  • Nigeria becoming failed state, says Peter Obi
  • I wanted to use Arsenal to make money – Kalu
  • Team Nigeria out of World Relays over visa snag
  • Win BAL for Nigeria, Ahmedu charges Hoopers
  • Govt has no business in football, says Oyebode
  • Europa: Pepe scores as Chukwueze’s Villarreal beat Arsenal 2-1
  • Europa: Man Utd fight back to beat Roma 6-2
  • Barcelona’s shock defeat keeps La Liga title race open
  • Management of peripheral neuropathy
  • BioNTech co-founder ‘confident’ vaccine works against Indian variant
  • Close international airports, increase COVID-19 testing, experts tell FG
  • Lion Club seeks support for kidney patients
  • The psychological burden of infertility
  • 34-year-old LAUTECH graduate needs N5m for chemotherapy
  • Meningitis killed 20,574 Nigerians in four years, says FG
  • Nigerian tweeps applaud Davido for new music video
  • DJ Khaled to feature Jay-Z, Megan thee Stallion, others in new album
  • Seven things you didn’t know about polyamorous relationships
  • Chip off the old block: Willow Smith’s parents also polyamorists
  • Queen Elizabeth gives sex toy company award for outstanding growth
  • Ikorodu Bois appear on Times Square’s billboard in New York




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