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Today’s evening news (Thursday, April 8, 2021)


  • Imo attacks show Uzodinma’s failure —PDP
    • Lagos to shut Ikeja road for 15 months
    • How to end insurgency, banditry —El Rufai
    • Jailbreaks: Why Lagos was not attacked –Ex-DSS director
    • I’m taking a short rest in London, says Buhari
    • Kidnapped Kaduna RCCG members released –Adeboye
    • No one can question First Lady’s role again, says Tinubu
    • DSS alerted Uzodinma, police three times before Imo attacks, says ex-director
    • Sports festival: Confusion as FG, Edo govt clash over fund
    • DSS denies torturing Buhari’s driver to death
    • Again, gunmen attack Imo police station, kidnap cop, injure others
    • Buhari’s appointment of Baba as IGP unconstitutional, nepotistic –Ozekhome
    • Abia school shut as ‘explosive devices’ found in classrooms
    • Police rearrest Imo fleeing suspect who murdered father
    • How five of us regained freedom -Abducted Kaduna student
    • Gunmen kidnap Rivers LG chairman Kingoli
    • One killed as police foil fresh attack on Ebonyi station
    • AAUA ex-lecturer found dead in car
    • Pregnant mother of eight stabs husband to death in Delta
    • Police arrest Rivers vigilantes, pregnant woman over alleged illegal activities
    • World Bank to address Nigeria, poor countries’ debt overhang
    • Massive fuel smuggling persists amid opposition to border restriction
    • CBN freezes 11 bank accounts
    • Nigeria generated $150m from coconut oil in 2020 – Minister
    • NIMASA, NRC, Bayelsa to revive rail foundry
    • Pensioners may picket airports over payment disparity
    • Court blocks five customers’ funds in 24 banks
    • Reps demand full autonomy for LGs
    • PDP to hold South-West Congress on Monday
    • I’m in Anambra gov race to make a difference, says Ekwueme’s daughter
    • Kano LG chair appoints 55 aides, demands dedication
    • Lawyers write Secondus, say South-West PDP congress can’t hold
    • Stop poaching our govs, PDP tells APC
    • Gana celebrates return to PDP, says Nigeria on a nosedive
    • Ebonyi LG chair, ex-Umahi’s aide at war over father’s burial
    • Tension at Bayern Munich over Boateng’s exit
    • Sports festival: Confusion as FG, Edo govt clash over fund
    • Sports festival continues, FG counters Edo govt
    • National Sports Festival to end Thursday over lack of fund -LOC
    • Eagles climb four steps in FIFA ranking, now 32nd
    • Iheanacho nominated for PFA Fans’ Player award
    • We’re using festival to relaunch Edo sports – Shaibu


The Nation

  • Mixed reactions as El-Rufai’s son queries need for driving license 
    • PDP shifts date, venue of South West congress 
    • Aisha Buhari is an unusual First Lady – Osinbajo 
    • I’m taking a short rest in London, says Buhari
    • BREAKING: Eight abducted Kaduna RCCG members freed 
    • Aisha Buhari is an unusual First Lady – Osinbajo 
    • I’m taking a short rest in London, says Buhari
    • BREAKING: Eight abducted Kaduna RCCG members freed 
    • Three feared killed as cultists clash in Rivers 
    • BREAKING: Edo shuts MOC, LOC offices 
    • JUST IN: Apprehension over gunshots in Aba 
    • Joint military operation displaces 12 communities in A’Ibom 
    • Panic as gunmen kidnap monarch, seven chiefs in Imo 
    • Gunmen attack Ondo community, raze 15 houses
    • Bandits, terrorists must be wiped out, says El-Rufai 
    • Missing Imo cop has reappeared – Police
    • Kogi begins COVID-19 vaccination
    • Kagara Emirate gets Emir 
    • IG: I will battle banditry, kidnapping, secessionists
    • Aisha Buhari an agent of unity – Tinubu
    • Doctors unmoved by payment of arrears as strike continues
    • We didn’t detain or torture Buhari’s late official driver – DSS 
    • Drama of ex-IG Adamu’s removal 
    • BREAKING: National Sports Festival continues in Edo – FG 
    • JUST IN: Tension as gunmen attack another Imo police station, kidnap officer 
    • Three killed in Anambra cult clash 
    • Four Ondo churches sealed for fetish activities 
    • ‘How to avoid pitfalls in politics’ 
    • Man fleeing with customer’s car arrested on way to Benin Republic 
    • Oyetola’s govt all-inclusive, says APC chair 
    • Olubadan honours Okorocha over free education 
    • Of attacks on police officers and formations 
    • Ex-council chair, sister fight over dad’s body 
    • Kaduna hands over five freed students to parents
    • Ibadan poly boycotts ASUP strike 
    • Akeredolu’s wife postpones chieftaincy award over insecurity 
    • 50 armed herdsmen arrested in Ekiti, Borno and Cross River 
    • Uzodimma reveals those behind Imo attacks 
    • Two policemen, one expatriate killed, two abducted in Benue
    • PDP takes Makinde, Fayose to Saraki panel
    • Fed Govt to inaugurate visitation panels to varsities, others
    • UCH delivers first IVF triplets 
    • Ex-Ondo varsity lecturer found dead 
    • N2.1b ‘debt’: Court blocks five customers’ funds in 24 banks 
    • Youth restiveness time bomb for Africa, others, says Elumelu 
    • NEMA to map out flood-prone communities 
    • Book on Aisha Buhari for public presentation Thursday
    • I didn’t file suit against Atiku’s citizenship, says Malami
    • Tinubu hails Tsola’s nomination 
    • Police begin search for missing Olu of Warri crowns




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