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Latest news this morning (Monday, April 12, 2021)


  • VIDEO: How I survive selling water on one leg in traffic -Lagos based amputee hawker
  • Mother of three slumps as POWA demolishes shops
  • Hijab: Kwara directs 10 shut mission schools to resume today
  • COVID-19 not over, don’t let down your guards – MDCAN
  • Grieving family demands justice as hoodlums stab legionnaire to death
  • Osimhen not worth €80m, says ex-Napoli striker
  • Rising debt: DMO blames COVID-19, experts say borrowing from CBN dangerous
  • Why Aisha kept mum on Buhari’s ‘other room’ comment – Biographer
  • Bad belle stopped Abiola from becoming president – Obasanjo
  • MASSOB knocks Dambazau for comparing IPOB, OPC to Boko Haram
  • Buhari rests in London, Nigeria boils
  • Two arrested as man slumps, dies during argument in Lagos pub
  • Defect to APC, lose your seat, Yari tells Matawalle
  • Mother of three slumps as POWA demolishes shops
  • Grieving family demands justice as hoodlums stab legionnaire to death
  • Suspected ritualist kills Osun food hawker, cuts off hand, head
  • Two bullets extracted from body of Ekiti monarch shot by masked gunmen
  • Two arrested as man slumps, dies during argument in Lagos pub
  • Woman allegedly brutalised by Rivers police loses pregnancy, demands justice
  • ICYMI: Ogun cobbler electrocuted while reconnecting neighbours’ electricity
  • 11 kidnapped victims regain freedom in Zamfara
  • Electricity generation falls to 3,922MW, 11 plants idle
  • Nigerian stocks fall further, investors lose N30bn
  • Petrol, used vehicles, motorcycles, antibiotics, Nigeria’s major imports – NBS
  • Senate queries FMBN N3bn contract, summons ex-MD
  • Ogun farmers eager for our fertiliser rollout – Dangote
  • Rising debt: DMO blames COVID-19, experts say borrowing from CBN dangerous
  • CAC sets three-hour circle for company registration
  • Edo not desperate to win festival, says Obaseki
  • Yusuff apologises after UFC loss
  • New baby, new challenge: Pregnant sportswomen, athlete-mums redefining sports
  • Confed Cup: Enyimba suffer 3-0 loss to Setif
  • Shaibu dreams gold as Edo, Lagos clash in NSF final
  • 2020 NSF raised festival standard – LOC
  • PDP releases candidates’ list for South-West congress
  • PDP wins Delta assembly bye-election, APC kicks
  • Udom attributes administration’s success to vision
  • Okorocha accuses Uzodimma of planning fresh loan
  • ‘Buhari’s achievements will win Anambra governorship for APC’
  • Okupe raises fear over 2023 elections


The Nation

  • ‘Disability is not a disease’
  • BAT Foundation lifts orphanages in Ogun 
  • ‘Sanwo-Olu’s action over LASU VC commendable’ 
  • Arewa community launches Tinubu support group 
  • Osborne: we didn’t attack contractors 
  • Wike will improve education sector, says commissioner 
  • ‘Insincerity of politicians responsible for security challenges’
  • Centre seeks central database for recovered assets
  • Olu of Warri: Itsekiri adhered to tradition, says Ooni  
  • Makinde, Fayose factions battle for slots at PDP congress
  • £2.5bn ‘debt’: Petro Union, CBN, UBN case resumes at Supreme Court 
  • Okorocha faults Uzodimma over allegations on Imo attacks 
  • 774,000 public jobs workers protest unpaid N20,000 wage
  • Southeast governors launch Ebube Agu security outfit 
  • Okonjo-Iweala will drive global trade, says World Bank 
  • Queen: Philip’s death ‘left a huge void’ 
  • EDO 2020: Lagos battles Gombe, Kano in basketball finals 
  • Ajagba records another victory 
  • Osimhen tipped as world’s best
  • Niger, Delta, Rivers, Akwa Ibom dominate weightlifting 
  • ‘We’ll revive judo in Lagos’ 
  • Egbe splashes cash on Bayelsa’s star swimmer
  • NWFL Super Six: Abiodun named special guest
  • EDO 2020: Gold rush for Team Rivers 
  • Delta’s Okezie storm to 400m gold 
  • CAN tackles Islamic council over lopsided federal appointments 
  • Shaibu tips Edo for Football gold
  • Eagles stars Iheanacho, Onuachu, Osimhen in Europe goal rush 
  • Fed Govt committed to lifting Nigeria out of poverty, says Trade Minister 
  • Operation No Innocent 
  • No phone call this Monday 
  • ‘Why World Bank seeks conducive private-sector climate for job creation’ 
  • Above the law?
  • Why IBB annulled Abiola’s June 12 1993 victory, by Obasanjo 
  • Letter to northern leaders 
  • Anambra ‘guber’: Soludo should stay the course 
  • Army’s Lekki burden
  • Sultan urges Muslims to look out for Ramadan moon today 
  • Imo: Many puzzles of an attack 
  • Biden on China: Pitfalls of hubris 
  • Row over N10b COVID-19 bailout to auto industry 
  • ‘Support women entrepreneurs’ 
  • Promoting exchange rates stability 
  • ‘Livestock sector needs govt support’ 
  • Fed Govt offers 6.5% yearly interest on April savings bonds 
  • Challenges of lifting Nigeria’s economy 
  • Addressing ethnic, multidimensional security threats 
  • ‘Igbo president in 2023 will be just, equitable’ 
  • Why I want to be president, by Nwankwo




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