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Latest news this morning (Friday, March 5, 2021)


  • Plateau varsity resumes academic activities March 8 –VC
  • NCDC announces 708 new COVID-19 cases,12 deaths
  • WHO scraps plan for interim report on Wuhan virus mission
  • VIDEO: Ortom mocks critics over Buhari’s shoot-on-sight order
  • Fake Chevron worker arraigned for defrauding APC gov aspirant of N4.5m
  • Senate queries 55 vehicles allegedly missing from federal ministry
  • Landmines planted to disrupt Olubadan ascendancy order – CCII
  • Akeredolu orders recitation of Oodua anthem in schools
  • Court reverses forfeiture order on Saraki’s Ikoyi houses
  • Neurosurgeon cautions on Osimhen’s immediate return
  • When leaving office, I decided not to ‘remote-control’ my successor – Dickson
  • Bandits kidnap 60 women, children in Zamfara communities
  • Suspect unleashes dogs on policemen, inspector hospitalised
  • Buhari, Osinbajo for vaccination Saturday, exercise begins today
  • Man runs amok, kills wife with kitchen knife in Anambra
  • EFCC re-looted 222 assets recovered from Maina, others ― Witness
  • If coup plotters are pardoned, why not bandits – Gumi
  • Command to arraign Lagos socialite for Cubana club operations
  • Falola: The sociology of excellence
  • ICYMI: Dangote’s blood money
  • Why Nigeria is jagajaga
  • Bawa, hope you have a helmet?
  • Re: Mounting state governments’ debts
  • Resolving herder-farmer clashes in Ogun
  • When leaving office, I decided not to ‘remote-control’ my successor – Dickson
  • Bauchi gov’ll join APC soon, says Zulum
  • Ogun Assembly impeaches deputy speaker for gross misconduct
  • Omisore’s defection can’t threaten Osun APC’s unity – Senator
  • APC’ll remain in power beyond 2023, says chieftain
  • Bauchi gov’ll soon join APC – Zulum
  • Five arrested with fake COVID-19 certificate in Lagos airport
  • Gridlock persists as trucks return to Apapa roads
  • Oil soars above $ 67, Nigeria earns additional N318bn/month
  • Petrol queues abate as more stations resume operations
  • Lagos to open Agege-Pen Cinema bridge today
  • NEPC vows to make Nigerian cuisines international brand
  • COVID-19: A 5G virus on rampage?
  • Gombe boosts malnutrition with 30,000 complementary foods
  • Celebrities join campaign against malaria


The Nation

  • Technology and traditional music genres
  • ‘Drop in positive cases not true reflection of infection rate’ 
  • NARTO makes case for Gbongan-Ode Omu-Osogbo road 
  • Man, 42, charged with impersonation 
  • Federal workers below GL12 to keep working from home 
  • NESG launches radio, podcast services 
  • President, governors, ministers set for vaccine jabs 
  • For a credible driver’s licence 
  • Five arrested for issuing fake certificates at Lagos airport 
  • Governor, ACF back order to shoot bandits with AK-47 
  • ‘Why Shell assets should be nationalised’ 
  • Why we’re enabling industrial gas clusters, by Axxela 
  • ‘Police refuse to vacate Eko Club premises despite court order’ 
  • Grave matter 
  • FOLORUNSHO: flying Italy’s flag with pride 
  • Unforgettable Awo 
  • UNIFEMGA honours 25 members
  • FATAI AMOO: I don’t know why I’m called ARSENAL 
  • Muslim News names Erdoğan Global Personality of the Year
  • ‘Pilgrims need COVID-19 vaccine to perform Hajj’ 
  • Veteran actor Sadiq Daba buried in Lagos
  • JAMB to build N6b headquarters in Abuja 
  • The Legacy of an Action Governor 
  • Wike advocates 10 per cent to host communities in petroleum bill
  • Imo women seek end to Uzodimma, Okorocha feud 
  • Jigawa representative Kila dies 
  • Lagos Ride begins with 1,000 suvs
  • ANLCA elects officers 
  • ‘We rise by lifting others, that’s my push’
  • NIWA to move 1, 000 cargoes to Onitsha Port 
  • Exploits of an audacious entrepreneur 
  • NIMASA, Navy tackling insecurity, says Jamoh 
  • How low cargo traffic inhibits imports 
  • USAID to empower two million adolescent Nigerians 
  • Evercare to redefine healthcare 
  • Ogun to stem spread of HIV/AIDS at grassroots 
  • Uzodimma urges NDDC stakeholders to shun politics 
  • Whither Nigeria’s Moses or a Gandhi? 
  • See Mambilla Plateau and die 
  • Nigeria’s divergent tales of fishermen and herdsmen
  • Ayade: Leader with Midas touch @ 53 
  • We need to know who owns the land 
  • Why Kanu’s mission will remain misguided 
  • Season of tattoos and cross-dressing? 




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