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Today’s evening news (Wednesday, February 19, 2020)

Punch

  • Critics slam UK post-Brexit immigration plans
  • Court remands two for killing man while testing charm in Ebonyi
  • Nigeria ranks among bottom 10 countries in child devt —Report
  • Ighalo makes first Europa League trip with Manchester United
  • Egypt’s Coronavirus case tests negative – WHO
  • Ekiti to translate Amotekun law to Yoruba
  • Gunmen kidnap businessman in Calabar
  • US-Iran conflict: Pompeo lands in Saudi for talks
  • Visa ban: Minister kicks as US ambassador promises review
  • Lagos identifies first Lassa fever case as Law student from Ebonyi
  • World Bank approves $2.2bn for projects in Nigeria
  • Senate: Bill to establish environment technology varsity Ogoni passes second reading
  • Minimum wage: Anambra workers suspend planned strike
  • Jubilation as Anthony Joshua arrives in Sagamu
  • Bayelsa Speaker steps down
  • Police arrest five robbers at herbalist’s house
  • Again, Boko Haram invades Chibok, razes buildings
  • FPI cultism: SUG president released after perfecting bail conditions
  • Police arraign women for selling three-year-old for N650,000
  • Delta hospital accused of detaining 10-year-old boy
  • EFCC foils father’s plan to give detained son hard drug
  • ICYMI: Woman in court for marrying two Ebonyi men
  • NOUN undergraduate disappears, family tackles gov’s aide
  • Assailants kill Aso Rock director, set body on fire
  • Ighalo makes first Europa League trip with Manchester United
  • Five top games to watch in Europa League this week
  • Uzodinma Vs Ihedioha: I’m not part of Supreme Court review team -Soyinka
  • I’ve zero tolerance for looting, says Uzodinma
  • Govt running well despite Ishaku’s absence –Taraba PDP
  • Assembly raises concerns over okada, Ogun allays fears
  • Zamfara Assembly raises panel on Yari’s alleged N2bn contract scam
  • Imo lawmakers want Uwajumogu immortalised
  • Diverted flights: Some Nigerian passengers return by road
  • Continued border closure not sustainable – MAN
  • Accountant General fails to explain N2.9bn IPPIS funds, Senators kick

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation

  • Drop calls: Lawan reads riot Act to Service Providers
  • UPDATED: Without media there won’t be democracy, says Gbajabiamila
  • New Speaker emerges in Bayelsa Assembly 
  • Amotekun bill scales first, second reading at Ondo Assembly 
  • DSS arrest tanker drivers for embarking on strike in Kano 
  • New Speaker emerges in Bayelsa Assembly 
  • Amotekun bill scales first, second reading at Ondo Assembly 
  • DSS arrest tanker drivers for embarking on strike in Kano 
  • BREAKING: Abraham Ngobere emerges Bayelsa Speaker 
  • Nigeria ranks bottom 10 globally for child flourishing – Report 
  • BREAKING: Sagamu agog as Anthony Joshua arrives 
  • UPDATE: Buhari replaces Nunieh with Pondei as NDDC Acting MD 
  • President Buhari presides over FEC meeting 
  • Don’t use Amotekun outfit for political Vendetta, Coalition warns 
  • Ex-banker, wife, remanded for allegedly stealing N2.7m 
  • BREAKING: Buhari replaces Nunieh with Pondei as NDDC Acting MD 
  • Actress Patience Oseni dies 
  • Without media there won’t be democracy, says Gbajabiamila 
  • Three doctors arraigned over baby’s death in Abuja 
  • We’re winning war against corruption, says Buhari
  • Two held in A’Ibom for human trafficking
  • Bodies exhumed after ‘herdsmen’ attacks in Delta community 
  • Man ‘defiles’ three-year-old in Lagos 
  • Border closure: Customs rakes in N6b daily 
  • Boko Haram hits Chibok as fighter jets pound ISWAP 
  • Power devolution, Land Use threaten constitution review
  • Lassa Fever: Lagos records first case this season, urges calm 
  • FIRS orders deduction of stamp duty, CIT, others from source 
  • Southwest NURTW to Makinde: revert proscription 
  • Group threatens showdown with govt over pension funds 
  • Wike opposes BVN requirement for e-passport
  • State House Assistant Director killed 
  • Lagos records first Lassa fever case 
  • Traders protest forceful relocation
  • TRCN to verify registered teachers in Akwa Ibom 
  • ‘Indigenous languages compulsory in Rivers schools’
  • Reps move to stave off Boko Haram attacks 
  • KPMG Report: FirstBank reinforces market dominance with customer service 
  • Visa ban on Nigeria temporary, says U.S. envoy
  • Coronavirus: WHO places Nigeria at high-risk of economic damage

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

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