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Here are the major headlines for Monday, August 19, 2019

The Nation

  • Buhari presides over Presidential Retreat for Ministers-designate 
  • Macron, Johnson to meet over Brexit 
  • More items ‘ll be denied FOREX, says CBN Governor 
  • Court remands 23-yr-old man in prison for stealing biscuits 
  • Three Katsina corps members die in auto crash 
  • Oshoala nets winner as Barcelona beat Montpellier
  • Court strikes out theft case against trader 
  • Court sentences man to three months for stealing generator
  • Bricklayer gets 10 months for breach of trust 
  • BREAKING: Lagos market Katangowa on fire 
  • Man charged with theft in Asaba 
  • Ekweremadu: Apologise for supporting IPOB, APC tells PDP 
  • Man, 31, remanded for allegedly defiling minor 
  • Man who regained sight after 21 years to enrol in school 
  • Suspect arraigned for ‘receiving’ stolen property 
  • Man arrested for alleged human trafficking 
  • Toriola is Team Nigeria’s Captain
  • Quadri exits Bulgaria Open 
  • Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2m SUV 
  • Sanwo-Olu to inaugurate Omotoso, Igbokwe, Elegushi, others as exco members 
  • Presidency queries FIRS boss Fowler over tax cash 
  • Omo-Agege, Aregbesola congratulate The Nation Editors 
  • SERAP backs EFCC’s probe of Obasanjo govt’s $16bn power project 
  • ‘We will withdraw result of any candidate who tampers with UTME score’ 
  • Falana seeks publication of detainees’ names 
  • APC UK disclaims factional group 
  • Oyo Assembly allays herdsmen’s fear over anti-open grazing law
  • Amosun consoles Kashamu on mother’s death 
  • FCDA bemoans distortion of Abuja plan 
  • Miyetti to spread sensitisation in Southeast 
  • Okorocha warns Imo against harassment 
  • Obi to leaders: look inward on health 
  • Flood destroys 12,000 hectares of farmlands in Jigawa 
  • El-Zakzaky didn’t seek asylum in India, says IMN 



  • Herdsmen kill bandit, take his AK47 to Govt House
  • Police arraign three men for possession of human skull
  • Bandits kill four in Katsina community
  • Italy’s far-right leader Salvini is ‘Baby Trump’ —Richard Gere
  • Tennis: Medvedev comes good with Cincinnati Masters title
  • I’m counting on you, Buhari tells ministers designate
  • 2019 BBNaija: Elozonam wins Veto power
  • Gombe Gov visits Kwami LG, meets only Revenue Officer
  • Hoeness confirms he will step down as Bayern president
  • Sudan’s Bashir in court for graft trial
  • IPOB’s attack on Ekweremadu, an assault on decency —APC
  • Barcelona’s Coutinho joins Bayern Munich on loan
  • Maurice Iwu meets N1bn bail, regains freedom
  • Northern group backs Sowore’s #RevolutionNow protest
  • Afrobasket 2019: Buhari felicitates D’Tigress for defending title
  • Police arraign three men for possession of human skull
  • Bandits kill four in Katsina community
  • Eight arrested during initiation into One Million Boys
  • Police discover decomposing body of Ogun farm worker
  • Tension as Yoruba, Hausa clash in Lagos market
  • Ogun boy sold for N1m recovered in Anambra
  • Gunmen kill five, raze Rivers LG chairman’s house
  • Couple declared wanted for beating burglar to death
  • Eight UI school pupils sue varsity over hijab
  • I didn’t influence deputy governor’s nomination – Abiodun’s wife
  • Bayelsa appointees collected N859.540m in two months
  • Hoodlums invade Benue APC secretariat, destroy property
  • Folarin asks el-Rufai, others to stop 2023 debate
  • Court halts moves to remove Abdulkadir as APC’s VC
  • PDP vows to regain Anambra in 2021


The Guardian

  • Auditor-general indicts presidency, EFCC, NASS
  • Buhari summons FIRS boss over tax revenue decline
  • CBN’s CNY1.2b interventions and forex developments
  • D’Tigress beat Senegal, retain FIBA Women Afrobasket title
  • Is Trump’s love affair with Fox News fading?
  • Replace damaged Yaba bridge, others, road users beg FG
  • APC reacts to Ekweremadu’s assault in Germany
  • Nigerian university workers commence strike
  • 5,000 evacuated as Canary Islands wildfire rages
  • Makinde appoints Owoseni, former Lagos CP Special Adviser on Security Matters
  • Malaysia ex-PM Najib’s major 1MDB trial postponed
  • Hoeness confirms he will step down as Bayern president
  • Coutinho joins Bayern Munich on loan
  • Okeke, Usma, Hassan, others shine at OSFI Board Games tournament
  • Fury questions Ruiz’ commitment, ridicules Joshua over Wallin comment
  • NFF expects gold medals from Flying Eagles, Falconets at African Games
  • Kano Pillars relocate to Kaduna, leave for Ghana Thursday
  • Federal roads, federation agonies
  • Why eating ants, grasshoppers, silkworms protect against cancer
  • Nigeria’s democracy is in grave danger, says Junaid Muhammed
  • Cross River REC, Briyia, has proved to be APC stalwart, says PDP
  • Merit should not be sacrificed for interest, says Odigie-Oyegun
  • Insurance sector may lose 72% of Dangote refinery’s risk
  • Police retirees, delayed pension payments and matters arising
  • Negative sentiment persists, index dips further by 1.4%
  • BBNaija 2019: FG Lodges Complaint With NBC Over Live Sex
  • How To Easily Prepare Mouth Watering Efo Riro
  • Combing the Borders of West Africa in 6 days
  • When states (nations) fail
  • Stuck in the mud of mediocrity!
  • National amnesia and historical strategy in Nigeria
  • Overcoming Nigeria’s e-waste epidemic
  • ERA/FOEN, communities take stock of Ogoni clean-up
  • Awobodu emerges president, seeks institute’s recognition
  • Ondo 2020: I have no plan to vie for deputy governor – Lawmaker
  • BA partners pearl Africa on girl child empowerment
  • Fresh controversies over GMOs




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