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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Nation

  • Buhari promises to review cost of governance  1:58 PM
  • How I was sexually harassed, by Lola Shoneyin 
  • INEC deploys 26,000 ad hoc staff for Kogi, Bayelsa poll 
  • Nigeria recovers N1 trillion from local looters – Sagey 
  • BREAKING: Kogi 2019: INEC chairman arrives Lokoja 
  • Maina, son to be detained for 14 days 
  • Teacher docked for aiding student write WAEC 
  • JUST IN: Buhari meets anti-graft panel in Aso Rock
  • Super Eagles in first training session for Brazil Thursday
  • Fashola to appear before Reps over state of Nigerian roads 
  • Man defiles four daughters, blames God 
  • How I killed Navy Cdr. Ogundana, by suspect
  • Messi: why I nearly quit Barcelona 
  • Eagles in first training session for Brazil today
  • ‘NFF to overhaul women’s football after Falcons flop’ 
  • Senators, Reps open debate on budget
  • Govt, Labour for new wage talks on Tuesday 
  • UDUS students bemoan poor medicare
  • Missing cash: N135m recovered from Gen. before court martial 
  • Fed Govt blames poor service quality for tax evasion
  • Police to recruit 10,000 constables annually 
  • 115% oil pipeline vandalism worries NNPC 
  • DSP Omo-Agege urges support for Sexual Harassment Prevention Bill 
  • PDP’s Wada no match for Bello, says governor’s aide 
  • ‘Hungry’ Boko Haram fighters surrender to Nigerian Army 
  • Court orders IGP to remove Indians’ names from Interpol’s most wanted list
  • Senate okays Adeleke as NCC commissioner 
  • Lyon to Dickson: I’m a thinker not a noisemaker 
  • PDP chieftain denies meeting Bello 
  • Sanwo-Olu gets kudos for employing 20 challenged persons 
  • Woman gets 10 years imprisonment for killing fiancé 
  • How policeman defiled me, by nine-year-old
  • Two lynched for attempted rape in Delta 
  • 95 graduates arrested with fake certificates 
  • 50 kidnap, robbery suspects paraded in Kaduna 
  • Fed Govt plans ‘visa-on-arrival’ policy for visitors 
  • Police: we know where abducted Kaduna schoolgirls are
  • UNILAG gets panel to probe ‘randy’ dons
  • Utomi: dysfunctional education retarding Nigeria’s progress
  • Alleged N2b fraud: EFCC gets court’s nod to detain Maina, son



  • Taraba records over 100 cases of kidnapping in nine months – Gov Ishaku
  • Two brothers allegedly behead boy for sale at N200K
  • Senate revisits bill to establish National Assembly budget office
  • 18 injured as shells hit Turkish border town
  • Delta to close Illegal private schools
  • Military veterans can do more for Nigeria —CDS Olonisakin
  • Only 15 out of 116 Nobel Literature Prize laureates are women —Report
  • Buhari meets members of advisory committee against corruption
  • How a discovery that earned the Nobel Prize in Physics transformed the hunt for alien life
  • Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win Nobel Prize in Literature
  • Mob sets ablaze suspected armed robbers in Delta
  • Google removes Hong Kong protests-simulating game from app store – Reports
  • Gunmen attack another Kaduna school, kidnap principal
  • Erdogan threatens to send 3.6m refugees to Europe if criticised
  • One dies, seven injured in Ogun auto crash
  • Police parade alleged killer of female navy commander
  • UNILAG raises probe panel on sexual harassment cases
  • Plateau PDP ex-governorship aspirant defrauds BDC operator
  • Man arraigned for sleeping with four daughters
  • Osun female banker jailed for fraud
  • Police arrest dreaded Imo kidnapper, rescue victim
  • Four killed as Edo kidnappers ambush policemen
  • Flood: Ondo marks 60 buildings for demolition
  • CCB may probe Bayelsa PDP’s gov candidate
  • As a democrat, I’ll carry everyone along – Buhari
  • Youths want 2023 presidency zoned to South-East
  • Federal roads: Reps fault FG on refund
  • APC banking on fraud to win Bayelsa poll –Dickson
  • We’ll obey ruling disqualifying SDP, says INEC
  • Fayemi wants Senate scrapped, Oronsaye report implemented
  • Budget: Buhari plans massive development, works gets lion’s share
  • Lagos gets 300MW power plant from UAE
  • PTDF disclaims petroleum development fund
  • Ikeja Electric unveils new franchise centres
  • ROGEP to boost access to electricity in Nigeria


The Guardian

  • Senators fault Buhari’s budget, vow overhaul
  • Nigeria’s rising fiscal deficits distorting monetary policy, say IMF officials
  • UNILAG’s sex scandal as morass of decaying morals in higher institutions
  • Brazil identify Iwobi as Nigeria’s potential threat on Sunday
  • Criticism trails renewal of 42 oil block licences
  • Again, gunmen allegedly kidnap school principal in Kaduna
  • Again gunmen allegedly kidnap school principal in Kaduna
  • NYSC creates 11 centres for verification of results of foreign trained results
  • Teacher docked for allegedly aiding student write WAEC
  • Ecuador oil output hit as protests worsen
  • German shooter video stays online despite crackdown
  • Naomi Osaka picks Japanese citizenship with eye on Olympics
  • Enyimba face South Africa’s newcomers, TS Galaxy, Rangers draw Togo’s ASCK
  • Minister must stop ‘desperate’ coaches from Olympics, other trips, says Ogunkoya
  • Nigeria’s Barca Academy director moves to Blaugrana’s U.S. camp
  • Ikpeba urges athletes to make best use of Adron Games
  • Messi says tax problems made him want to leave Barcelona
  • State police, not community police facade
  • Humans will not ‘migrate’ to other planets, Nobel winner says
  • How search for sustainable peace influenced Ugwuanyi’s new cabinet
  • Senate considers five-year jail term for lecturers over sexual assault
  • Abia speaker denies rift with Ikpeazu, says criticism lubricates democracy
  • Commission delists over 40,000 dormant registered companies for non-performance.
  • FG demands $62 billion from oil majors for past profits based on Supreme Court decision
  • Sell-offs in bellwethers pull market indices, shed N103b
  • Kevin Hart Back At Work After Car Crash
  • Kim KardashianKim Kardashian Takes Floor At IT Forum
  • Chidinma EkileWatch: Chidinma Ekile Gets Emotional On The Herbert Macaulay Affair Soundtrack, ‘Nobody’s Fool’




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