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Latest news this morning (Wednesday, April 28, 2021)


  • NIDCOM mourns Nigerian who died trying to save drowning Briton
  • No fuel price increase without fixing refineries, says NLC
  • No going back on ‘no ransom, no negotiation’ policy, says El- Rufai
  • Some Islamic leaders fishing in troubled water, provoking Christians – CAN
  • 52 northern groups ask UN, others to back Biafra agitation
  • Govs cry out, demand action from Buhari as 21 more Nigerians killed
  • 52 northern groups ask UN, others to back Biafra agitation
  • Tinubu rubbishes reported rift with Buhari after Villa closed-door meeting
  • Pregnant Lagos businesswoman’s corpse found in bathroom
  • Report ranks Nigeria third worst country in the world
  • Buhari standing aloof, his body language shows he’s Fulani President – Ortom
  • Man arrested for defrauding Bureau De Change operator of $10,000
  • Gunman kills one in Rivers, security tightened at borders
  • Three policemen dismissed as victim of extortion applauds command
  • Nigerian-American nabbed for buying twins, Abia baby factory shut
  • Lagos clamps down on okada plying restricted routes, seizes 2,000
  • Two soldiers, civilian gunned down in Ebonyi checkpoint attack
  • EFCC arrests 18 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos
  • No fuel price increase without fixing refineries, says NLC
  • Lagos to award fourth Mainland Bridge contract December
  • CBN injects $1.47bn into forex market in one month
  • COVID-19 resurgence, threat to oil demand recovery – OPEC
  • N15.71bn petroleum products lost to vandalism in 2020 – NNPC
  • Nigeria now our biggest market –Crypto trading platform
  • Ecobank Group’s Q1 profit rises to N40.3bn
  • Ekiti PDP chairman promises issue-based campaign
  • Akeredolu demands commitment from Ondo APC members
  • Kaduna Assembly declares ex-Speaker’s seat vacant, extends members’ suspension
  • Anambra poll: PDP describes some aspirants as spies
  • Diri sets up panel to tackle payroll fraud
  • Saraki urges Buhari, APC to seek help on insecurity
  • Protesters storm National Assembly over non-passage of Electoral Bill
  • Lawan swears in Ibezim as Imo-North senator
  • I’m 100% sure of winning Olympic medal – Adekuoroye
  • Cricket: NCF invites 40 players ahead Rwanda clash
  • German FA considers Bayern’s Flick for national team job
  • UCL: Benzema’s volley rescues Real Madrid against Chelsea
  • Despite fans protests, Kroenke group says Arsenal ‘not for sale’
  • Nagelsmann to coach Bayern Munich next season
  • Liverpool report £46m pre-tax loss


The Nation

  • BUA’s Lafiaji Sugar Refinery: Meeting national sugar needs
  • Nigerian Civil Service, AIG partner on operational digitisation
  • Nigeria’ll overcome security challenges, says Osinbajo
  • ANAN president unveils agenda 
  • Wema Bank at 76: Trendy heritage 
  • Wanted: Professionals for new fertiliser plants
  • Bandits release new video of abducted Kaduna students
  • VIDEO: Bandits release new video of abducted Kaduna students 
  • Draw sets stage for an exciting FIFA Arab Cup 
  • Boosting tax compliance through Offshore Assets Regularisation Scheme 
  • Oguntade: why we focus on mediation, pro-bono work
  • Joshua vs Fury: Promoters bicker over contract 
  • Justice Ngwuta’s funeral postponed indefinitely 
  • HiFL 2021: Round of 16 finalists excite NUGA President 
  • Onyekuru may return to Monaco
  • NIMASA to train 250 cadets to man platforms
  • Ibezim takes Senate seat 
  • ‘Channels TV apologises for breach of broadcasting code’ 
  • El-Rufai: ransom payment hasn’t stopped kidnapping 
  • ENYIMBA VS PIRATES: Iwuala, Osho tip People’s Elephant 
  • Iheanacho urges Foxes to banish top-four demons 
  • Security: Buhari needs understanding, cooperation, says Tinubu 
  • United States: Nigeria is one of our most important partners 
  • 7 killed in Benue IDP camp 
  • ‘Banks pumped N4.56tr into economy in one year’
  • Senators, Reps challenge Fed Govt on state of security 
  • ‘Declare state of emergency’
  • Buhari seeks U.S. help to tackle insecurity 
  • El-Rufai, Tambuwal, Buni call for collective action to end banditry
  • ‘How ex-governors, others acquired 800 Dubai assets’ 
  • Ronaldo mulls Man United, PSG 
  • Nagelsmann replaces Flick at Bayern 
  • Olabiyi Yai (1939-2000)
  • A Made-in-Nigeria nightmare
  • BBNaija star Alex admits being caged as a celebrity 
  • 3Lions unveils new single Show Me Love  1:15 AM
  • REDTV’s The Men’s Club wins best web series in 2020
  • Joyce Kalu urges fans to pray for Ada Jesus’ family
  • Emmanuella makes wave with first film 
  • Bankuli plans documentary on Afrobeats 
  • The Voice Nigeria: Idol star Naomi Mac stuns Falz, Waje 
  • Of Nigeria’s vaccine discriminations 
  • The ‘innocent’ also cry 
  • Controversy over time and climate/seasons 
  • Captive Youth: Go Ghana, Go!! 
  • Who’ll secure the north and country at large? 
  • Generator economy
  • Social media and mob justice 
  • Rail Lagos
  • Sanwo-Olu constructs 51 roads, rehabilitates 632 others in 2 years 
  • PDP tackles Afegbua over N10b fraud allegation against Secondus 
  • Driver flees after crushing two motorcyclists to death
  • Tiwa Savage finally reacts to pregnancy rumour 
  • Kidnap victim rescued, AK47s recovered in Kogi




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