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Latest news this morning (Friday, April 9, 2021)

The Nation

  • Imo govt, Okorocha clash over attacks 
  • Abduction, violence, arson in Ondo, Oyo, Kwara, Rivers 
  • ACF cautions against inflammatory comments 
  • Bandits must be wiped out, El-Rufai insists 
  • Stop romancing bandits under amnesty guise, Matawalle told
  • Attacks on northerners must stop, governor warns 
  • SWAGA: Tinubu didn’t ask us to start presidential campaign 
  • Mexico returns stolen Ile-Ife artefact 
  • Access Bank funds Lagos City Marathon 
  • How women entrepreneurs can grow their businesses, by FirstBank Chairman 
  • FMDQ to deepen market with derivatives
  • Osinbajo urges media to fight fake news 
  • Jaiz Bank grows profit by 45% to N3.07b 
  • Osinbajo, Tinubu extol Aisha Buhari at book launch 
  • UTME: JAMB puts registration on hold 
  • Brume, Nwokocha ignite athletics event 
  • Rodriguez’s skills thrilled Iwobi at Everton 
  • Durodola defends African boxing title in Tanzania
  • Ekiti handball players shortlisted for national team 
  • EDO 2020: LOC okays continuation 
  • MTN, banks talks over USSD deadlocked
  • EDO 2020: Funding: Fed Govt reiterates commitment 
  • Foreign reserves rise to $34.85b on ‘Naira for Dollar’ policy
  • Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Organisers unveil top runners 
  • Joshua, Fury receive multiple offers for undisputed bout 
  • Power generation dips to 2,805Mw 
  • Iheanacho wins Leicester’s goal of the month award 
  • ‘Off-grid power solution won’t work until grid power works’ 
  • Harnessing gas for growth 
  • Three years after, N50b floating dock still in limbo
  • In bad taste 
  • The Nigeria of our dream is yet to come 
  • Aisha Buhari: ‘If this is being different, so be it’
  • The labourer’s task is done 
  • Proposed defection of Matawalle will undermine Supreme Court judgment
  • Yinka Odumakin (1966 – 2021) 
  • And the patriot died 
  • El-Rufai ‘s hammer on LG staff 
  • Odumakin: The storm is over! 
  • London, our President’s medical haven 
  • Anambra claims gold in karate 
  • Polo returns to Maiduguri with frenzy 
  • KELECHI IHEANACHO : ‘Imo’s gift to the world’
  • El Clasico ignites GOtv Max
  • AMINAT ADENIYI : Being a wrestler drove away suitors 
  • UI, UNILAG, OAU, others get Governing Councils 
  • JUST IN: Five more kidnapped Kaduna College students released 
  • Reactions as Davido tops Forbes 100 icons Africa list 
  • List of new private varsities approved by NUC 
  • Stop politicising Imo attacks, Okorocha hits Uzodimma 
  • FG, resident doctors meet Friday over strike 
  • Senate faults conversion of PTF to Steering Committee 
  • 20 new varsities get provisional licences 
  • Jitters as 19 die from cholera in Bayelsa 
  • Mixed reactions as El-Rufai’s son queries need for driving license 
  • PDP shifts date, venue of South West congress
  • Aisha Buhari is an unusual First Lady – Osinbajo 
  • I’m taking a short rest in London, says Buhari 
  • BREAKING: Eight abducted Kaduna RCCG members freed 
  • Three feared killed as cultists clash in Rivers



  • Brazil Olympians to take anti-racism training
  • Hong Kong suspends order for AstraZeneca vaccine
  • Bauchi petitions EFCC, alleges APC officials embezzled N1.4bn road fund
  • Delta communities threaten to shut down oil firm over massive spill
  • Welcome to our world, Harry and Meghan
  • ‘Drop your presidential bid, go for APC chairmanship’
  • Kidnap epidemic: Gunmen abduct 18 in Ogun, Oyo, Rivers, Imo, Katsina
  • CBN freezes another 194 accounts of firms, BDCs, others
  • PDP govs in Zamfara, beg Matawalle not to join APC
  • Marketers project petrol price reduction as oil falls
  • UNIPORT student slumps, dies at home after exams
  • Imo CP failed to request MOPOL, military reinforcement – Source
  • PDP, Okorocha hit Uzodimma as Imo blames ex-gov
  • Ogun prophet arrested for alleged rape of 17-year-old member in church
  • Septuagenarian, two others nabbed for lynching burglar
  • UNIPORT student slumps, dies at home after exams
  • Trans-border trafficker caught with 280kg drugs in Kebbi
  • Two jailed for life over Ondo poly lecturer, other’s kidnap
  • Residents seek arrest of thugs who burnt houses in Ondo community
  • Military bombs 24 bandits in Kaduna forest
  • Police re-arrest man detained for killing father in Imo
  • CBN freezes another 194 accounts of firms, BDCs, others
  • Marketers project petrol price reduction as oil falls
  • NNPC to resume oil exploration in Sokoto Basin
  • Green Africa to deploy 15 aircraft across Nigeria
  • MTN partners fintechs as talks with banks lingers
  • Shoprite: Trade, forex policies, others hurting businesses, says LCCI
  • SEC raises alarm on unregistered online platforms proliferation
  • ‘Drop your presidential bid, go for APC chairmanship’
  • PDP govs in Zamfara, beg Matawalle not to join APC
  • PDP picks Monday for South-West congress in Osun
  • Nigeria can learn from South Africa on fair politics – Secondus
  • Shun religious, ethnic differences, Mark tells leaders
  • I’ll make a difference in Anambra, says Ekwueme’s daughter
  • Anambra PDP hires 181 town criers, for mobilisation
  • Reps demand full autonomy for LGs
  • Rodriguez quality ‘not normal’ – Iwobi
  • We won’t stop sports festival after FG’s commitment – Shaibu
  • Iwuala not worth $1m – Agents
  • Ndidi hits out at ‘unfair criticism’ of Iheanacho
  • Iheanacho wins Goal of The Month award
  • Edo will get FG support, Dare assures




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