Here are the major headlines for Thursday, August 15, 2019

The Guardian

  • Buhari under pressure to end Tiv-Jukun crisis
  • Senate may spend N5.5b on official cars for members
  • Liverpool win UEFA Super Cup, defeat Chelsea through penalties
  • Facebook introduces Yoruba, Igbo, Swahili to check fake news
  • Buhari gives lifeline to condemned criminals
  • South Korea’s Moon offers olive branch to Japan
  • India’s Modi hails ‘path-breaking’ Kashmir move
  • Six US police wounded in Philadelphia shooting
  • Impeachment: Kogi Assembly lawmakers not reasonable, says Achuba
  • South Africa announces visa waivers to boost tourism
  • India’s Modi warns of ‘unchecked population explosion’
  • Klopp lauds ‘incredible’ Adrian’s flying start to Liverpool career
  • Kanu Nwankwo appointed Senior Special Assistant on Sports in Imo
  • ‘Why didn’t you play?’ South Korean fan flies to Sweden to harangue Ronaldo
  • Rohr begins post-Mikel era with 23 players as Super Eagles tackle Ukraine
  • D’Tigress subdue Cameroon, meet Mali in today’s quarterfinals
  • I quit Arsenal for Everton to break free from youngster tag, Iwobi declares
  • Chloe Anthony Wofford ‘Toni’ Morrison (1931-2019)
  • Nigerian students beat world average in IB Diploma exam
  • ‘Buhari must summon national dialogue now to save Nigeria’
  • Rising voices of socio-cultural groups as alternate regional governments
  • Is Nigeria subsidising fuel consumption in West Africa?
  • NNPC to partner NOASDRA on oil spill mitigation
  • Airbus extends lead as Boeing new orders plunge 71 per cent
  • Watch: Vector Is All About Intimacy On His New Body Of Work “Women And Sex”
  • AFRIMMA 2019: Here’s The Complete List Of Nominees
  • Watch: Burna Boy Explains His Body Art On GQ’s Tattoo Tour
  • The UK versus Akwa Ibom
  • Preliminary notes on RevolutionNow
  • Tunde Eso deserves a Nobel laureate prize
  • Experts harp on technical education for sustainable growth, development
  • Girl-child advocate seeks compulsory, qualitative basic learning for children
  • Don wants conglomerates, institutions to adopt public schools
  • Kogi SDP chairman denies imposing governorship candidate
  • Eid-El-Kabir: Muslim faithful grapple with costly food items, higher fares
  • Seven steps to healthy living – Part 2


The Nation

  • Lagos ports have reached breaking points, says Gbajabiamila
  • Why we reversed appointments made by Ajimobi- Makinde 
  • 10 Nollywood stars who have been married twice and more
  • Police arraign three suspected cultists in Lagos 
  • BREAKING: 4.6m have participated in NYSC scheme – DG 
  • Actress Toyin Abraham welcomes baby boy 
  • Breaking: Makinde to swear in 15 new Perm Secs 
  • Police arrest woman assaulting kid in viral video 
  • Gunman captured after shooting six Philadelphia officers 
  • Conductor charged with beating up policeman 
  • Head hunter, son killed in Kogi
  • Businessman charged with defrauding Chinese 
  • How Obla got into trouble with Presidency
  • Trader allegedly absconds with clients’ $2,900 
  • Bandits are not Muslims, Buhari tells Katsina IDPs
  • Police arrest inspector in Yobe for criticising leaders 
  • Sanwo-Olu urged to intervene in LASU crisis 
  • VAT, Withholding Tax must be remitted every 21st-FIRS 
  • Insecurity: Lawmaker hails Ugwuanyi 
  • Ghana’s Agyemang-Badu hospitalised over medical condition
  • Unmasking kidnap kingpin Wadume  
  • Oshoala nets brace as Barcelona outscore Arsenal in seven-goal thriller
  • Ihedioha: biometric capture will end pensioner’s agony 
  • 13 rescued, two missing in boat accident 
  • Imo APC to PDP: stop spreading falsehood about tribunal proceedings 
  • Court remands woman for ‘hitting daughter with hammer’ 
  • Suspects arrested for ‘one-chance robbery’ 
  • Stakeholders to Osinbajo: Kogi fast degenerating into violence 
  • Tiv youths, activists plead with Buhari to end Tiv/Jukun crises 
  • Centre investigates 100 criminal cases, 300 paternity matters
  • Taraba killings: Families of slain officer, civilian seek independent probe 
  • Fed Govt moves to harmonise marriage certificates 
  • Ex-Cross River REC: INEC has no power to sack me
  • Ekiti SUBEB job forms out 



  • Italy’s defence minister blocks decree against migrant ship
  • Make us CSOs of our domains, Enugu monarchs tell govt
  • Truck kills boy, injures five in Abeokuta
  • MOSOP decries cult attacks in Ogoni communities
  • Teenager drowns while fishing —Delta police
  • Jime/Ortom case: We’re not calling witnesses, INEC tells tribunal
  • SUVs purchase: Senate shuns local automobile firms
  • Uganda’s cash-strapped police spend $126 million on CCTV
  • Lagos Assembly resumes screening of Sanwo-Olu’s second batch cabinet nominees
  • Banditry: Govt efforts paying off, says Katsina Gov
  • Teenager drowns while fishing in Delta —Police
  • JUST IN: Ihedioha appoints Kanu Nwankwo as aide on sports
  • FG changes name of Twitter handle
  • Nanny in court for allegedly stealing employer’s foreign currency
  • Gunmen abduct pregnant housewife in Sokoto
  • How police arrested woman who locked orphan in kennel
  • Bus conductor punches police constable over obstruction
  • Army, police disagree as drunk soldiers kill three
  • Rape: Randy soldier arraigned, remanded in police custody
  • Youth threatens suicide over late father’s unpaid gratuity
  • Police arrest 15 IPOB, MASSOB members in Ebonyi
  • Jime/Ortom case: We’re not calling witnesses, INEC tells tribunal
  • Omo-Agege pledges Senate’s support for Next Level agenda
  • FG condemns pastor’s killing in China
  • Ondo 2020 election’ll be easy for us, says APC
  • ‘APC’ll rule beyond 2023’
  • Kwara gov tribunal delivers judgment Sept 20
  • NECA, LCCI, fault Buhari’s directive on food importation
  • No fraud in N-Power, says FG
  • PH Disco to storm debtors’ homes with PoS
  • Senate frowns on bailout funds for power sector
  • Oil prices fall on weak global economic data
  • AfDB gets $20m investment for energy inclusion




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