Daily Trust Thursday 7th January, 2021

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Daily Trust Thursday, January 7, 2021 Village heads inviting bandits – Niger governor pg3; Agric-based SMEs to get 6 years tax holiday pg19; COVID-19 bites harder as more Nigerians die pg4; Labour kicks as Kano cuts salaries pg5; Consumers groan over high electricity tariff pg18; Chaos in DC as Trump supporters invade Capitol pg7; FCT High Court gets acting Chief Judge pg3; I sold 6,000 dead poultry meat to Borno residents for 5 years, says suspect pg3; NIN: No mass disconnection of telephone subscribers—NCC pg3; Police find 3-month-old stolen baby in Ondo — CP pg6; Aero Contractors MD, Ado Sanusi, resigns pg6; 2nd wave: Edo conducts 3,201 COVID-19 tests pg6; JNI tackles Kukah over Christmas message pg6COVID-19: FG to impose travel ban on defaulting VIPs pg7; WHO urges countries to shun vaccine nationalism pg7; Troops destroy 197 bandits’ hideouts, neutralise 220 – DHQ pg8; NTI begins training of teachers nationwide pg8; Why we revoked 500 private schools’ licences – Zamfara govt pg8; SON charges hospitals on standards pg8; ‘Western nations more sympathetic to Borno than Arabs’ pg10; Hard drugs vending: 53 teenagers nabbed in Kano pg10; Insurgents burn over 30 buildings in Borno village pg10; Safety of health workers under COVID-19 pg16; Stock market rebounds with N36bn gain pg18; Customs generates N1.562tr, to deploy 7 scanners pg18; Agric-based SMEs to get 6 years tax holiday pg19; Budding enterprises to expand with AfCFTA’ pg19; 75% air accidents caused by human errors — AIB-N pg19; C/River gets $20.4m for transparency project pg19; Local ship owners seek access to N2.3tr fund pg19; Local firms eye N15.5tr with marginal oil field bids No bidding for 18 years — Report pg20; Kano generates N60m from stock market pg20; FG releases N11.818bn for pension payment pg20; Nigerians to pay for national ID renewal, corrections — NIMC pg20; How schools, govt should tackle disparity in school calendar pg23; NUT directs teachers to shun pension scheme enrollment in Edo pg23; Why beans yield is declining pg24; VIO arrests 50 dispatch riders over route violations pg26; FCTA tasks community leaders on peaceful coexistence pg26; Why I killed my stepson — Pregnant housewife pg27; Libel case against ex-Benue speaker stalled over ill-health pg27; Gunmen kidnap councillor’s wives, 3 others in Abuja pg27; LG Poll: Engineer Sule wants only Competent hands to be Elected Chairmen pg28; Federal government launches cash grants to 2,600 rural women in Nasarawa state pg28; Edo gov’ship: Court voids Ize Iyamu’s running mate’s candidacy pg34; Buhari meets APC caretaker chair, Kogi gov pg34; Kano LG polls: 6 candidates fail drug test pg34; Osoba backs zoning of 2023 presidency to South pg34; Sokoto, World Bank flag off drainage project in flood-prone areas pg38; 22 die in Kogi road crashes pg38; Gas explosion rocks Rivers community pg38; Boko Haram attacks Geidam, carts away food items pg38; Enyimba lose N253m as Champions League dreams collapse pg40; 2020: A year like no other (II) pg40;