Here are the major headlines for Thursday, September 12, 2019


  • 250,000 pupils out of school as storm hits southeast Spain
  • France will block development of Facebook Libra cryptocurrency
  • 158 Nigerians return from Libya
  • Man sues firm for ‘paternity leave harassment’
  • Zimbabwe’s Mugabe to be buried in his village early next week
  • Ikot Ekpene senatorial district: Ekpenyong defeats Akpabio at tribunal
  • Gov Yahaya hails presidential tribunal judgment
  • Broke CAF can’t pay AFCON winners
  • Kevin Hart leaves hospital 10 days after accident
  • How police killed two FUOYE students – SUG President
  • Reps wash hands of police recruitment crisis
  • Policeman assaults tricycle rider for wrongful parking
  • Bandits abduct two children of Katsina LG boss
  • 2019 Hajj: NAHCON completes airlift of pilgrims to Nigeria
  • Kwara spent N15bn security vote in 15 years – EFCC
  • Man sues firm for ‘paternity leave harassment’
  • Zamfara fake police commissioner defrauds senator of N1.8m
  • Robbers kill Osun businessman, flee with N590,000
  • We bought Okrika military uniform for N15,000 –Kidnap gang
  • Gunmen kill Baptist pastor in Kaduna – CAN claims
  • 18-year-old remanded for examination malpractices in Ebonyi
  • Xenophobia: Shop owners count losses, repair vandalised stores
  • Ikot Ekpene senatorial district: Ekpenyong defeats Akpabio at tribunal
  • Reps Leadership: Wike threatens PDP over Elumelu’s emergence
  • Tribunal: I did not congratulate Buhari —Fayose
  • Tribunal reserves judgment in suit challenging Ortom’s election
  • Chidoka loses House of Reps bid at tribunal
  • Tribunal dismisses Akume’s petition against Jev
  • Trading reverses on NSE, up by 0.39 per cent
  • FEC okays 7.2% VAT rate, N10tn 2020 budget
  • Discos reject 90% power allocation during rains –TCN
  • OPEC welcomes reforms at NNPC
  • 23,141 tax defaulters owe N254bn – FIRS
  • NEPZA threatens to revoke inactive free trade zones


The Nation

  • Akpabio was robbed of victory – Justice Hafizu
  • JUST IN: A’Ibom Northwest: Akpabio loses to Ekpenyong 
  • Joshua’s trainer exposes Ruiz ahead of rematch 
  • ‘I’m still in PDP’ – Timi Alaibe 
  • Imama: I knew that Sudan would defend 
  • Ogu lauds Eagles’ great performance
  • Uzoho not at fault for first goal — Rufai 
  • Court clears Duke after N350m payment
  • Ngabu’s clash will be exciting — Okolie 
  • Majek Fashek’s illness So long, Too long 
  • Campus Journalists honour Otufodunrin, Oguntola 
  • ‘Peaceful co-existence non-negotiable’ 
  • Nigerian selected for global writing programme 
  • ‘Past govts spent N15b on governors’ security aides’ 
  • Buratai hails efforts to tackle terrorism, insurgency 
  • ‘Mental disorder accounts for high suicide rate’
  • ‘Nigeria’ll abide by OPEC’s rules’ 
  • Tech expert lauds Buhari on Executive Order 5 
  • NAFDAC, GS1 to co-host African healthcare conference 
  • President greets renowned academic Ajenifuja at 90 
  • Govt tackles spread of monkey pox, Lassa fever, others 
  • Govt seeks early conclusion on minimum wage negotiation 
  • Financial innovation vital for achieving dynamic economy, says SEC 
  • Too many varsities ‘will weaken’ TETFund 
  • Bello, Kalu: ruling affirms Buhari’s victory at poll 
  • Senior lawyers hail verdict
  • What do Shi’ites really want?
  • Delta to revisit suspended 2015 employment 
  • Enugu gets 360 patrol vehicles 
  • Clashes: Indicted NURTW members to be expelled
  • I was sodomised by multiple inmates, says chef 
  • APC loses two seats 
  • Rights group seek release of detained Navy captain 
  • Building, prison fence collapse in Onitsha


The Guardian

  • Zimbabwe’s Mugabe to be buried in his village early next week: family
  • Atiku, PDP head to Supreme Court as tribunal affirms Buhari’s victory
  • Diplomatic row looms as South Africa frustrates, arrests voluntary returnees
  • Aribo buzzing after scoring against Ukraine in debut game
  • In victory for Trump, top US court permits asylum restrictions
  • China urges US to ‘make efforts’ on North Korea
  • Arms depot blasts damage north Cyprus hotel
  • Nigerian borders will remain closed until we agree on existing protocol of ECOWAS – Ali
  • U.S. assures NAF support on emerging security threats
  • 158 Nigerians return from Libya
  • Indonesia forest fires surge, stoking global warming fears
  • I want to become another ‘Sugar Ray Leonard’ in boxing, says Oladosu
  • France stop champions U.S. at FIBA World Cup
  • Kompany misses testimonial but gets statute as consolation
  • Ronaldo breaks Robbie Keane’s scoring record
  • Joshua denies alleged panic attack, as trainer reveals plans for Ruiz Jr. rematch
  • Abd’Allah pleads for standard floodlights at Enyimba Stadium
  • Consequences of Nigeria-Benin border closure
  • Much ado about grading system in varsities
  • How choice of deputies may influence parties’ fortunes in Kogi guber poll
  • APC tackles PDP over claims on Sanwo-Olu’s 100 days in office
  • Wike warns PDP not to toy with Rivers
  • OPEC may need more cuts amid unchanged demand
  • Stakeholders want 50% levies on agric products channelled to seed sector
  • Deloitte, UiPath discuss RPA to simplify business processes
  • Feeling Helpless? Here Are 5 Things You Can Do
  • Man Loses Legal Battle Against Bird
  • Does An Apple A Day Really Keep Doctor Away?
  • South Africa: The flurry of outrage and Nigerian government’s diplomacy
  • Almajiri: Open letter to northern governors
  • The chickens from South Africa – Part 2




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