Here are the major headlines for Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Nation

  • Nabena to Jonathan: Beware of your comment on APC
  • BREAKING: Ex-INEC chair Iwu pleads not guilty, remanded 
  • PHOTOS: Buhari, security chiefs meet in Aso Rock 
  • JUST IN: Buhari, security chiefs meet in Aso Rock 
  • JUST IN: Kidnapped monarch, wife regain freedom
  • BREAKING: Court okays Sowore’s detention for 45 days 
  • JUST IN: Soldiers mistook attacked policemen for kidnappers, says Army 
  • BREAKING: Ex-INEC chair Iwu arrives court for arraignment
  • Inter Milan reach agreement to sign Lukaku 
  • Ondo Poly: Akeredolu orders re-absorption of sacked workers 
  • Arsenal agree £8m deal for David Luiz 
  • We will provide best venue, Okowa assures FIFA inspectors 
  • Sanwo-Olu reaffirms support for Nigeria Open 
  • Nigeria must beat N/Macedonia – Nnamani 
  • Lagos to residents: keep environment clean 
  • ‘Don’t allow minors take bet’
  • 2020 WOMEN’S U20 WORLD CUP: FIFA pleased with facilities in Edo
  • Police arraign two for ‘fighting over N5,000’
  • Eko Disco promises regular power supply at Sallah 
  • Ruling on Edo Assembly faulty- Reps 
  • Kaduna seeks Ist class Emirs as sureties for El-Zakzaky’s medical leave 
  • Boy, 9, needs N575,000 for surgery 
  • Housekeeper defiles girl, 4 
  • Two women face N21m fraud charge 
  • NURTW officer faults Lagos chair on endorsement of successor 
  • Buhari, Ramaphosa to meet over xenophobic attacks 
  • President signs three bills into law 
  • Egypt 2019: Amapakabo calls 35 for Sudan showdown 
  • 12th All-Africa Games: Danjuma picks Nnadozie, Duru, 16 others
  • Awori leaders beg Lagos APC over appointments 
  • FUTA seeks collaborations with U.S. varsity 
  • Makinde to inaugurate exco next week
  • Monarch threatens to sue subjects for ‘character assassination’ 
  • Abia youths protest murder of kinsman over N100 
  • Everton move: Arsenal wants £40m for Iwobi 
  • Zamfara reinstates 1,040 civil servants 
  • PDP seeks probe of Achuba’s allegations 
  • Kogi deputy governor faces impeachment
  • Wike to youths: contribute your quota to development 



  • British-Nigerian actress, Carmen Ejogo to star in Netflix’s ‘Madam C.J. Walker’
  • Disney to reboot ‘Home Alone’ for new TV streaming service
  • BREAKING : NANS pickets MTN, DSTV over xenophobic attacks
  • 13 US military officers tour Nigeria, four others
  • JUST IN: Buhari meets with service chiefs
  • Liverpool to kick off new season as Man City go to West Ham
  • Just in:  Fire erupts at Russian north military base
  • Gov poll: No zoning in Bayelsa, says APC lawmaker
  • The revolution did not fail
  • Anambra Tribunal: Sen. Ubah defends case against Uba brothers
  • N1.2bn alleged fraud: Ex-INEC boss Iwu arrives court
  • BREAKING: Ex-INEC chair, Maurice Iwu arraigned, denies N1.23bn fraud
  • EFCC vows to recover AMCON N5trn loan
  • UPDATED: Court grants DSS permission to detain Sowore for 45 days
  • Enugu police arrest suspected gunrunners
  • Enugu police arrest suspected gunrunners
  • Two women arraigned for defrauding housewife of N21m
  • Naval ratings assault journalists over parking space
  • Residents protest as riot policeman kills Lagos youth
  • Soldiers killed three cops, freed kidnap kingpin — Police
  • Bus passenger arrested with police pistol
  • Teenager held for impregnating 10-year-old Benue IDP
  • Ochanya: Family cries out over threat to lives
  • Man, 60, nabbed for defiling seven-year-old girl
  • Anambra Tribunal: Sen. Ubah defends case against Uba brothers
  • Appeal court sacks Buhari’s minister designate as Rep
  • Ihedioha destroying APC legacy in South-East, says Okorocha
  • Oshiomhole backs #RevolutionNow, faults Sowore’s tactics
  • Akeredolu threatening my life, ex-Mimiko’s aide alleges
  • Beg Nigerians, dump South-West, northern group tells Buhari
  • Banditry: Ex-Deputy Senate President urges Buhari to rescue Katsina
  • Cote d’Ivoire pledges to strengthen economic relations with Nigeria
  • Floods from eight nations threaten Nigeria, agencies meet
  • Stock market sheds N150bn as losses persist
  • Customs arrest five for stealing seized tramadol
  • Budget threatened as oil price sinks to $56
  • Petrol imports hit 5.61 billion litres in Q2


The Guardian

  • Shiites fight back, sue FG over proscription
  • OPay banks on innovation to succeed – Iniabasi Abasi
  • Nigeria defies cuts as OPEC output slumps to five-year low
  • Oluehi leads 30 Falcons to camp as team prepares for clash with Algeria
  • ASUU, VCs differ on JAMB’s N18.4b from sale of forms
  • Former INEC chairman Iwu pleads not guilty of N1.23bn fraud
  • Kashmir an ‘internal affair’, India tells Pakistan
  • Omoyele SoworeCourt grants DSS permission to detain Sowore for 45 days
  • Volcano near Tokyo erupts, prompting warnings
  • Buhari has won China, U.S, Europe support for development agenda
  • SERAP wants UN to intervene on police ‘repression’ in Nigeria
  • Coutinho set for Barca stay after Miami win over Napoli
  • Lukaku in Milan ahead of probable Inter move
  • Oyerinde hails Jacob Esuene Sports Club as teenage tourney ends
  • We want to make Challenge Plus Nigeria Open best in ITTF’s calendar, says Tandoh
  • No participation in African Games, no Olympics, Adesola warns athletes
  • Competing with Okagbare will motivate me to excel in Morocco, says Brume
  • Nigeria’s next census without politics
  • Unprofessional teachers detrimental to educational progress, says Soyombo
  • Osoba, Okurounmu feud not in Southwest’s interest as 2023 approaches 
  • Isuikwuato lays claim to 2023 Abia guber seat, invokes ‘Charter of Equity’
  • Oyo assembly approves four more ministries
  • AfDB offers AU $5m grant for AfCFTA implementation
  • Stakeholders worried as insecurity takes toll on national parks, tourism business
  • African cargo traffic surges by 3.8% amid global slump
  • International Cat Day: 10 Weird Facts About Cats
  • Explore The Medieval Themed Portuguese City Of Braga
  • 4 Things To Look Out For When Changing Job
  • Honourable minister, your face is familiar
  • President Buhari’s cabinet and implications for youth inclusion
  • The RUGA palaver: Adopting Awo’s template as panacea
  • Herbal ‘cures’ for multi-drug resistant typhoid fever
  • FG needs N46.2bn yearly to detect, prevent, treat epidemics
  • Lagos, NGO provide free medical intervention for children with life-threatening ailments




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