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Latest news this morning (Saturday, January 9, 2021)


  • Ivoirians locked my legs with juju before Cup final – Ex-ASEC star Ogunlade
  • Mistress dies in married man’s house in Imo
  • Policemen killed my son in my presence, inserted gun in my private parts –Rivers evangelist
  • Capital market loses N246bn in six hours of trading
  • Police, govt authorities frustrating Sowore, others’ bail –Lawyer
  • FG suspends mobilisation, screening of 5,000 candidates for NDLEA jobs
  • Police arrived three hours after bandits kidnapped my seven children –Zamfara APC chair
  • Our husband’s partiality made me poison my stepson –Osun housewife
  • Select another VC in 45 days, Sanwo-Olu orders LASU committee
  • Sex without consent in marriage is rape –Halima Abubakar
  • COVID-19: FG gives condition for release of vaccines to states
  • Anxiety as court rules on Obaseki’s forgery case today
  • Insecurity ravaging Nigeria, governors lament
  • It’s not early to canvass Tinubu presidency, Adeyeye tells Osoba
  • Suspected kidnappers’ den uncovered in Lagos, school uniforms, socks recovered
  • UPDATED: Twitter ‘permanently suspends’ Trump’s account
  • COVID-19: FG gives condition for release of vaccines to states
  • Two feared killed in Rivers pirate attacks
  • Police begin investigation into Cocoa House lift accident
  • Demystification of the American democratic process
  • Coronavirus economy: How bad will it get with inflation?
  • Getting it right as a nation
  • 2023: Intrigues over fresh bid to replace APC, PDP
  • Osun PDP accuses Oyetola, APC of sponsoring crisis
  • Dickson’s qualification suit: Appeal Court faults lower court, orders reassignment
  • Benue revenue worker’s body uncovered in shallow grave
  • Ohanaeze kicks as factional group threatens Obiozor, others’ arrest
  • Obiano considers fresh lockdown over COVID-19 surge


The Nation

  • Electricity tariff: Ex NLC boss advises Buhari to caution NERC 
  • Anambra monarch dies seven days after Obiano lifted his suspension
  • Kaduna debunks rumour of helicopter supplying arms to criminals 
  • FG to complete Abuja-Kaduna-Kano road project by 2023 – Official
  • Court can’t stop Ohanaeze election, says Anambra leader 
  • NBA wants ban on use of motorcycles reversed 
  • Police confirm abduction of six family members in Zamfara 
  • Alleged corruption in Petroleum Ministry predates 2015 
  • NIN: NIMC workers suspend industrial action
  • Health workers, police to receive first COVID-19 vaccines
  • We’ll end insurgency war this year – Buhari 
  • Frequently asked questions by readers
  • Obaseki’s UI certificate scandal: Tension in Edo over court judgment
  • NUC directs universities to resume academic activities on January 18 
  • Alleged public disturbance: Police’s failure to produce Sowore, others stalls ruling on bail
  • FG warns public against using Lagos Airport Road Flyover 
  • UK spends £50m on Nigeria elections in five years, says official 
  • Two killed, others missing in Rivers as pirates attack passenger boats 
  • Court orders arrest of fake monarch in Delta
  • Revelation of decadence in Nigerian tertiary institutions 
  • C’Appeal’s ruling: Supreme Court’ll determine issue in contention, says Dickson 
  • How to transform economy, by Okoya  4
  • Recruitment: NDLEA releases list of successful applicants 
  • Our narrative needs to change, Ozigbo tells Ndigbo
  • Boko Haram attack kills eight children, six others in Cameroon 
  • Kaffy empowers young talent with Danceboss challenge
  • Kathryn Fasegha’s 2 Weeks In Lagos set for February release 
  • Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido: Who will walk down the aisle in 2021? 
  • It’s wrong for Yoruba film star to bleach –Veteran actor Lere Paimo 
  • Iran bans import of US, UK COVID-19 vaccines 
  • PSG get boost to snap up Messi 
  • 18m China residents under fresh lockdown
  • COVID-19: Delta schools to resume January 18 
  • ROME ON FIRE: Clash of the titans as Roma host Inter at Stadio Olimpico 
  • Two suspects in police custody for issuing fake NIMR COVID-19 results, D-G 
  • UK records 1,325 COVID-19 deaths in one day 
  • Pfizer study suggests vaccine works against virus variant 
  • Ortom for Senate just a rumour?
  • Senator squares up to governor in Ebonyi 
  • President Trump takes the US to the sewers 
  • COVID-19, NIN, etc.: leadership desperately needed 
  • What is NPFL’s worth? 
  • FF and the restructuring debate (2)
  • PDP: Why Buhari, APC must learn from US election crisis
  • Biden blames Trump for violence at Capitol that’s shaken US 
  • Hundreds in Congress demand president’s removal 
  • Trump: I won’t attend Biden’s inauguration 
  • ‘We’re running centres for disease distribution’ 
  • Why Nigeria is not yet an attractive tourism destination — NIHOTOUR DG
  • How I aided Benue robbery kingpin, Gana, with charms made from human parts —Chief priest 
  • I was under spell, says suspect arrested for ritual mutilation of minor’s genitals 
  • ‘Wrong rainfall predictions ruined our hope of bountiful harvests’




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