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Latest news this morning (Friday, March 19, 2021)

Punch

  • VIDEO: PUNCH visits Ogun refugees in Benin Republic…”Herdsmen burnt our children, homes”
  • Kwara mother, four children burnt to death, husband hospitalised
  • States not supporting FG’s efforts to tackle insecurity – IGP
  • Gunmen kill four naval men, three policemen in Anambra
  • Kwara lecturer, twins jailed for love scam, Internet fraud
  • Hijab: TESCOM orders 10 shut schools’ teachers to resume today
  • Doctors threaten strike, say FG not paying dead members’ insurance
  • FG takes over Ohakim’s prosecution for allegedly harassing mistress
  • Again, Obaseki floors APC, wins certificate forgery suit
  • Throwing 2023 presidency open despicable, unconscionable, Ohanaeze tells PDP
  • Okorocha rejoices as court declares Ararume APC senatorial candidate
  • FG refineries earn N21bn, lose N778bn in five years
  • How Lamido received N1.35bn kickbacks into personal accounts – EFCC
  • Gunmen kill four naval men, three policemen in Anambra
  • Kwara lecturer, twins jailed for love scam, Internet fraud
  • Rivers CP to pay orphanage owner N20m for illegal detention
  • Bus drivers kill LASTMA officer, beat colleague to a coma
  • Four more persons killed in Enugu fresh cult war
  • Hoodlums brutalise power company worker while repairing transformer
  • Lagos building collapse survivor solicits funds
  • Police arrest 35-year-old for shooting female co-tenant
  • CBN defends naira with $5.62bn in three months
  • Oil price slumps to $63 as vaccine rollout stalls
  • MTN launches SME engagement platform
  • FG refineries earn N21bn, lose N778bn in five years
  • Nigerians, others lost $4.1bn to frauds in 2020 –FBI
  • Sirika seeks private sector support for aviation infrastructure
  • DPR remits N2tn to FG, seals 11 filling stations
  • South should produce next President for fairness – Masari
  • Again, Obaseki floors APC, wins certificate forgery suit
  • Throwing 2023 presidency open despicable, unconscionable, Ohanaeze tells PDP
  • Okorocha rejoices as court declares Ararume APC senatorial candidate
  • APC asks tribunal to void PDP votes in Cross River bye-election
  • Saraki panel reconciles PDP factions in Ogun
  • We’re taking all issues raised in panel’s report seriously, says PDP
  • Saraki-led panel reconciles PDP factions in Ogun State
  • Edo 2020 equipment used for AFN event in Akure
  • I won’t drag Pillars to FIFA – Lionel
  • Pillars fans assaulted ref – Aiyenugba
  • Pinnick to attend first FIFA Council meeting today
  • Eagles call-up my best moment – Noble
  • Paris FC contract extension thrills Nnadozie
  • Ogun continues open camping ahead NSF

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation

  • I’m single and unavailable, says ex-BBNaija Diane
  • Buhari, Jonathan, others mourn Magufuli 
  • ’Detractors caused violence in NURTW’ 
  • ‘Adebanjo will strengthen Yoruba/Igbo bond’ 
  • Gumi, El-Rufai, others urged to dissociate from herder-criminals 
  • Hijab: Kwara orders head teachers, others to resume 
  • Ekiti reverses 100 teachers’ appointment
  • The Grace of God is the Gamechanger! 
  • Spending $1.5b on refinery misplaced, say LCCI, others 
  • Border closure failed to stop smuggling of arms, Buhari laments
  • Insecurity: IGP accuses states of non-cooperation 
  • Imo North: courts give conflicting orders on Ararume 
  • Wike, PDP knock Presidency, APC over arms cash 
  • Six Super Tucanos due in Nigeria July, says Presidency 
  • Police kill 2 bandits, arrest 17 suspects in Kaduna, Sokoto 
  • RMAFC to states, local govts: beware of revenue allocation fraudsters 
  • 2023: Power should shift to south, says Masari 
  • CBN, Bankers Committee okay 40% management positions for women 
  • NDLEA seized N60b drugs in two months, says Marwa 
  • Appeal Court dismisses APC’s suit challenging Obaseki’s certificates 
  • Igboho: we’re ready to defend Yoruba race 
  • ‘Jigawa, 16 other states have 10m out-of-school kids’
  • Fed Govt: 1,110 persons, N1.351tr properties saved from fire in 2020 
  • Buhari’s wife returns from UAE after six months 
  • Nigeria’s democracy, cost of governance too expensive, says APC chief Otti 
  • NLNG names Adimora-Ezigbo as Literary Prize Board chair
  • KELECHI IHEANACHO: Rebirth of Leicester’s Nigeria striker 
  • ELIZABETH ANYANACHO : First timer targeting taekwondo glory in Japan
  • LAST RESPECT: Amuneke, Amadi mourn late Tanzania President Magufuli
  • Revelry as Lagos begins mass COVID-19 vaccination
  • ‘68 percent of children under five are iron deficient’ 
  • Why I want to succeed Lalong, by Pwul
  • How Southeast can develop, by Igbo leaders 
  • INEC publishes list of candidates for Ekiti by-election 
  • Okigwe leaders pledge to work with Uzodimma 
  • ‘Don’t divert loot to fund projects outside Delta’ 
  • ‘Abia committed to infrastructural development’ 
  • eTradeHubs: New deal for women traders, entrepreneurs 
  • Leveraging technology to optimise MSMEs, empower women 
  • When stock fish are stuck
  • Wase and the motion on Tivs in Diaspora
  • Let me tell you about Dadasare Abdullahi
  • Cultural expansionism and Biden’s African policy
  • Towards effective Covid-19 vaccine management 
  • Dealing with global warming in Nigerian cities
  • National Assembly broke?  1
  • Mainstreaming audit culture in MDAs
  • Shoot on sight 
  • Two for Grammy
  • Bandits can’t disrupt our education system, says El-Rufai
  • Benefits of vaccination outweigh risks, say NAFDAC, WHO
  • Rising inflation worrisome, says NECA 
  • Yoruba groups unveil plans for security outfit 
  • Top 10 world’s richest rappers
  • Court acquits Eni, Shell in Nigerian corruption case 
  • N6.98 USSD flat rate will stabilise payment system, says CBN 
  • How poor nutrition affects pupils’ learning 
  • Woods discharged from hospital 
  • Biafra: Now that Asari joins the fray 
  • South should produce next President – Masari 

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

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