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Latest news this morning (Wednesday, May 12, 2021)


  • Moon not sighted, Ramadan continues today – NSCIA
  • I was written off but never gave up – Iheanacho
  • Osun mosque shut, sallah prayers banned as imams battle for seat
  • Suspects arrested in Osun reveal Benue shallow graves containing wives, four others
  • Boko Haram scare: National Assembly orders thorough screening of vehicles, persons
  • Indian COVID-19 strain surfaces in Nigeria, diseases centre alerts NCDC
  • Bala-Usman suspended till panel concludes investigations – FG
  • Lagos businesswoman shares apartment with intruder for one year
  • We know where kidnappers are, only being careful – Lai Mohammed
  • Youths storm Osun palace with two men killed by gunmen
  • Suspects arrested in Osun reveal Benue shallow graves containing wives, four others
  • Command detains killer-cop over Delta fresh graduate’s death
  • I wasn’t in the village when Cross River monarch was killed – Suspect
  • Ogun businesswoman disappears on way to vigil in Lagos
  • Four arrested for kidnapping 13-year-old Ogun girl, demanding N.5m ransom
  • Gunmen raid church at night, kidnap pastor in Ondo
  • Command hunts hoodlums who kill police officer, steal motorcycle
  • Bala-Usman suspended till panel concludes investigations – FG
  • Sanwo-olu appoints new Lagos fire service boss
  • FG to auction N150bn bonds in May
  • Nigeria’s diaspora remittances to hit $22bn – Report
  • Mastercard calls for youth engagement in nation building
  • African women entrepreneurs care less about profit – Report
  • 100 youths benefit from OGSG, private firms’ empowerment programme
  • Okorocha knocks Buhari regime, says govt must change style
  • APC, PDP in verbal war over NPA’s N165bn saga
  • Edo PDP chairman tackles Obaseki, alleges exco dissolution plot
  • APC inaugurates LG screening, appeal committees
  • Senate to hold zonal hearings on constitution review May 26
  • Katsina to pay sacked LG chairmen outstanding salaries
  • ‘Political leaders must unite to save Nigeria’
  • Why we rejected Makinde’s offer —Sacked LG chairmen
  • I was written off but never gave up – Iheanacho
  • Heartland, Katsina clash over Nnoshiri
  • NWFL: Pelican, Angels survive, Ibom, Dreamstar relegated
  • Confusion grips sports sector as COVID-19 restrictions return
  • La Liga: Messi scores as Barca, Levante draw
  • Ex-Ronaldo’s club Sporting Lisbon clinch first Portuguese title
  • Guardiola hails Man City after ‘hardest’ title triumph
  • Premature ovarian failure: A cause of infertility
  • Regular handwashing critical against COVID-19 third wave –CMD
  • Expert seeks immediate action on malaria treatment
  • Bedwetting beyond age seven is a problem requiring immediate attention —Paediatricians
  • Reasons Nigeria still can’t make human vaccines —Tomori
  • Our sons have small penises, circumcision will reduce their sizes, length —Mums who refuse to have their babies ‘cut’
  • ‘Why hypertension cases are rising in Nigeria’
  • Genevieve Nnaji to star in Fela’s musical show premiering on Clubhouse
  • Victor AD quells rumours on alleged song theft by Davido
  • I knew Davido would be a superstar, says Naeto C
  • Adele loses estranged father at 57
  • Ebuka Obi-Uchendu to host BBNaija season 6
  • Rivers State didn’t pay Burna Boy for Homecoming concert- Mother


The Nation

  • Cleric commiserates with Adeboyes 
  • Don’t cry for my son, keep on praying for us, says Adeboye
  • Presidency reviewing NPA books 
  • NSIA revenue hits N160b 
  • Opposition: attempted burglary at Presidential Villa signals collapse of security 
  • Nigeria at 60: Govt plans special awards for worthy Nigerians 
  • APC tackles PDP over call for inquest on NPA 
  • Constitution review: Senate fixes zonal public hearing for May 26, 27 
  • Gbajabiamila warns MDAs against diversion of retention funds 
  • Southern governors call for urgent national dialogue 
  • Edo PDP, Obaseki at war 
  • Why we turned down Makinde’s cash offer, by sacked Oyo council chairmen 
  • Fed Govt: attacks on security agents, stations declaration of war
  • Lagos APC inaugurates screening, appeal committees for council poll
  • $153m, 80 assets recovered from Diezani, says EFCC boss Bawa 
  • First Floating LNG Project: UTM Offshore signs contracts 
  • Mbaka shuts Adoration ground 
  • Phase three restrictions re-enforces phase-four, says SGF 
  • Minister explains non-local production of vaccines 
  • India’s experience lesson for Nigeria, says Fed Govt 
  • Stakeholders laud Buhari on Runsewe’s reappointment 
  • ‘Ceramics is art of the lion-hearted’ 
  • Local government elections and grassroots democracy
  • Council polls: Different strokes for different states 
  • Sofly-sofly, Igboho 
  • Why Africans don’t talk about race but Blacks do 
  • Sad reality of current Yobe situation
  • Recall reservists, recruit 200,000; $50b reserves!
  • Sugar sector and Nigeria’s unemployment crisis 
  • Amaechi Vs Hadiza Bala: Not the first!
  • Eid Mubarak 
  • Wipe their tears
  • Arraign them 
  • UPDATED: Troops push Boko Haram out of Maiduguri 
  • BREAKING: Ramadan fast continues, Sallah holds on Thursday- NSCIA 
  • BREAKING: Manchester City win EPL as Man Utd lose to Leicester
  • 2023: PDP tasks INEC on electronic transmission of results
  • FULL TEXT: Southern Govs ban open grazing, demand restructuring
  • BREAKING: Boko Haram insurgents, Troops battle in Maiduguri 
  • Why we rejected Makinde’s offer – Oyo ALGON Chair 
  • I will not back down on Baba Ijesha’s case – Iyabo Ojo




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