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Latest news this morning (Tuesday, March 2, 2021)


  • External reserves drop by $1.1bn in one month
  • Artiste, 10 others paraded for robbery, fraud in Osun
  • Eagles stars express concern over boat trip to Cotonou
  • PGF DG cautions Buhari, APC against politicising Nigeria’s challenges
  • Divorce-seeking pastor’s wife accuses husband of sleeping with members in church
  • Two break into Ogun co-tenant’s apartment, rape 16-year-old daughter
  • Ex-Kebbi senator in court for N419m fraud
  • Police recover body of 54-year-old woman killed by kidnappers after collecting ransom
  • NMA faults NPHCDA’s registration portal for COVID-19 vaccination
  • Amnesty, ransom will encourage bandits, kidnapping – Peter Obi
  • IPOB won’t kill soldiers if Kanu lives in Nigeria – Uwazuruike
  • NDLEA nabs commercial driver with human heads
  • Southern states dismiss blockade, North food traders insist on strike
  • Petrol scarcity, ploy to hike price, say marketers
  • Lagos court fines 172 arrested at Cubana nightclub N6.8m
  • APC demands apology from Abaribe, Ikpeazu replies Adeyemi
  • Seven northern states shut schools over rising banditry, abductions
  • Has insecurity come to stay in Nigeria?
  • Politics of ‘open grazing’
  • Men in dark times (2)
  • Stoppage of food supplies
  • Strife and genocide
  • Workplace violence in China
  • PGF DG cautions Buhari, APC against politicising Nigeria’s challenges
  • APC demands apology from Abaribe, Ikpeazu replies Adeyemi
  • Akeredolu appoints new CPS, CoS
  • Appeal Court faults order stopping Rivers APC revalidation
  • Yahaya sacks three commissioners in Gombe cabinet reshuffle
  • INEC seeks stakeholders’ support for additional polling units
  • External reserves drop by $1.1bn in one month
  • Petrol scarcity, ploy to hike price, say marketers
  • NIMC warns Nigerians against fake NIN verification website
  • Stock market begins March with N70bn gain
  • Oil, power firms’ bank debts rise to N5.94tn
  • Monthly instant payments, PoS deals drop to N19tn


The Nation

  • Calls for petrol subsidies removal gain momentum 
  • Boost Almajiri pupils in Kwara
  • Bench warrant against Orjiako: Parties wait on appellate courts 
  • Murder charge: DPP, suspect to pursue plea, sentence bargain 
  • Court dismisses insurance firm’s bid to appeal FCMB’s possession of Ashake Estate 
  • ‘How grand-dad, mum influenced my becoming a lawyer’
  • All eyes on Bawa 
  • Bloody hands
  • Okonjo-Iweala: Season of great expectations
  • Insurgency: Borno elders and politicians 
  • Ehingbeti: Leveraging the power of ideas 
  • Curbing the epidemic of abductions
  • Sanwo-Olu: We will conduce to give priority to security 
  • Akeredolu: There will be no abandoned project 
  • PDP, APC tied to apron strings of financiers in Cross River
  • First local electric car unveiled in Abuja 
  • Only prepared States will get vaccines, says FG 
  • Drama as police parade 172 Cubana clubbers, workers 
  • Don’t demonise Sunday Igboho, Akintola warns 
  • Ibadan residents decry scarcity of fuel, cows 
  • I saw hell as Deputy Governor, says Abaribe
  • Why Akeredolu banned NURTW, RTEAN 
  • DSS invited our leaders for blocking food to South-Northern traders 
  • UPDATED: Court dismisses PDP’s case against Senator Abiru 
  • Insecurity: We’ve what it takes to keep schools safe – FG
  • Boko Haram regrouping in 3 LGAs of Nasarawa, says Gov Sule
  • Reps summon Finance Minister, DG Budget over duty waivers 
  • Former Barcelona President Bartomeu arrested 
  • BREAKING: Akeredolu bans NURTW, RTEAN 
  • UPDATED: No need to begrudge a mad man, Ikpeazu replies Senator Adeyemi 
  • IPOB, Kanu inciting genocide in Igboland – Uwazuruike 
  • Policeman left unconscious as convoy escorting Bauchi governor somersaults 
  • BREAKING: Lagos East: Court dismisses PDP’s suit against Senator Abiru 
  • Court vacates order against Rivers APC membership registration, revalidation 
  • BREAKING: No need to begrudge a mad man, Ikpeazu replies Senator Adeyemi
  • Adamawa: Police nab 3 youths linked to kidnap of two men 
  • Petrol scarcity persists in Abuja
  • Celebrities mourn as popular music producer, Dokta Frabz dies 
  • Oba’s body ‘hijack’: Three daughters sue Ogboni Society for N50bn
  • Combating tanker explosions, accidents in Lagos 
  • APC, PDP in silent battle for succession in Kaduna 
  • Police arrest over 200 in raid of Cubana Night Club




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