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Latest news this morning (Sunday, April 4, 2021)


  • How those in power are fuelling banditry, kidnapping -Bishop Kukah
  • Easter: I’m proud of religious peace in Borno, says Zulum
  • Argentine president tests positive for COVID-19
  • Rapper DMX on life support after heart attack -Lawyer
  • Lagos-Badagry Expressway project not forgotten, says Fashola
  • Austrian Catholics fly rainbow flag after same-sex blessing ban
  • COVID-19: FG directs states to halt vaccination halfway
  • Govt agencies sending us threat messages to end strike – Resident doctors
  • 2021 budget: Works ministry allocates N100m to road rehabilitated by RCCG
  • Why persons suffering from dysentery shouldn’t cook, swim or have sex — Expert
  • USSD war: MTN snubs banks, links 77 million subscribers to fintech platforms
  • Why civil servants in Lagos, Ebonyi, Kano, others shouldn’t earn same salary – Muhammad, Rep who sponsored controversial wage bill
  • Reps consider special secrecy law for DSS, NIA, DIA, others
  • Police, Amotekun comb Ekiti, Osun forests for killer herdsmen, others
  • Ondo landlords tackle BEDC over uninstalled transformer
  • ICYMI: Police arrest retired soldiers’ sons using army uniform for robbery
  • ‘Aiye’ confraternity head kills rival ‘Eye’ leader in Lagos
  • ICYMI: Dad’s friend raped me, filmed the act – Victim
  • Pictorial: Fire razes spare parts market in Ibadan
  • How Ondo Amotekun caught me killing bike rider – Suspect
  • Three nabbed for murder in Nasarawa
  • Nigeria not ready for electric cars — Onilogbo
  • NBET owes power producers N437.67bn for 2020’s generation
  • Ogun, UNFPA to reduce dependency burden on youths
  • Insecurity: Agric export declines, import rises to N532.4bn
  • Increase support for businesses, chamber of commerce charges FG
  • The state of Africa’s digital revolution
  • Demerits of driving on low fuel
  • Why I didn’t bother to reconcile with Okorocha – Agbaso, Imo ex-deputy gov
  • Why civil servants in Lagos, Ebonyi, Kano, others shouldn’t earn same salary – Muhammad, Rep who sponsored controversial wage bill
  • 2023: We’re still deliberating on zoning, says PDP chieftain
  • APC mobilised thugs to disrupt poll for fear of loss — PDP spokesperson, Adeyanju
  • Police report, court charges didn’t link our party to violence — APC spokesperson, Oladapo
  • As Senate, House differ on National Assembly finances
  • APC releases timetable for FCT council polls
  • APC bows to pressure, extends registration by three weeks
  • Agbaje future of Nigeria boxing – Daddy Showkey
  • Ajayi shines as West Brom humble Chelsea
  • Edo 2020: Festival begins with 13 games
  • Confed Cup: Osho braces for tough ES Setif challenge
  • Iheanacho credits Foxes’ unity for success
  • GP World win maiden Anambra football tourney
  • GOtv Boxing: Real One, Baby Face win WBF titles


The Nation

  • Holiday makers laud Oyetola’s administration 
  • Sanwo-Olu harps on advocacy to halt SGBV in society 
  • Suspected cultist held over alleged murder 
  • Probe funds released for waterworks rehabilitation, LASG urged
  • Explicit communications celebrates Silver Jubilee
  • Communities in Ikeja receive boreholes from lawmaker
  • Midnight fire razes popular Agodi-Gate auto parts market
  • Wike gives the creative industry a boost 
  • Edo 2020 NSF: Team Lagos lands in Benin 
  • Struggling West Brom hand Tuchel first Chelsea loss
  • Iheanacho signs new Leicester contract until 2024 
  • Osimhen, Simy on target as Napoli edge Crotone in seven-goal thriller
  • Ajide U20: TCCG Boys, Real United for final 
  • Tinubu and the imperatives of leadership in Nigeria 
  • Buhari on unity at Tinubu colloquium 
  • Sunday Igboho and other separatists 
  • As we prepare for another subsidy debate 
  • Ebonyi communal clash: 55 suspected warlords escape from custody 
  • Best of African arts at Bonhams auctions 
  • The limits of social media latitude 
  • Dapo Fafowora at 80
  • Buhari, Obasanjo, governors, Tinubu, others mourn Afenifere scribe Odumakin 
  • ‘How termites destroyed my art works’ 
  • Olu of Warri succession crisis: Anxiety in Delta as 400-year-old crown goes missing 
  • Glo urges Nigerians to pursue oneness 
  • Ojobaro announces plans to take ‘Oluronbi The Musical’ on tour 
  • Banks kick as MTN cuts vending commission by 37.5 per cent 
  • Tinubu mourns ‘departure of a bright star’ 
  • Igangan herder’s attack a reprisal – Police 
  • How my song saved a fan in UK during lockdown –Tonniel Avo 
  • Doctors’ strike: NMA disagrees with FG on payments, agreement 
  • Phyno: Your dreams will take you far, not talent 
  • Engineers commend Lagos on road rehabilitation 
  • Insecurity: Outrage over NASS’ moves to approve more funds for military
  • Osinbajo, Fashola commend The Temple Company’s Ogidi Studios 
  • Omo-Agege mourns as ex-acting governor passes on in Delta 
  • No romance between me and Mr Macaroni, says Mummy Wa 
  • Zonal congresses: Makinde, Fayose split PDP 
  • Rep, son, aide, driver die in auto crash 
  • Working with Davido was exciting, says Chioma
  • EFE OMOROGBE: Working with Tuface is a blessing 
  • Blezed’s TOP TEN 
  • TOYE SOBANDE: Mum taught me the power of sacrifice 
  • Buhari not minding his language




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