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Latest news this afternoon (Friday, November 8, 2019)


  • Human error, leading cause of road accidents in Anambra —Obiano
  • NCS insists on closure of nation’s borders,
  • Four judges killed in vehicle attack in Afghanistan
  • Edo police parades fake lawyer, female soldier
  • Violence breaks out in Lagos market, as task force chase traders
  • UPDATED: Another building on fire in Lagos
  • I’d have lost if Appeal Court judgment was for highest bidder —Abia Rep
  • We will correct our mistakes, El-Rufai assures Kaduna people
  • ‘Men also have breast cancer’
  • Michael Bloomberg prepares to enter 2020 Presidential race
  • We are still at work, no sack letters – Osinbajo aides
  • Gov Sanwo-Olu present 2020 budget
  • Tanzania’s opposition to boycott elections over ‘cheating’
  • Bayelsa/Kogi elections: Protesters storm INEC, say IDPs must vote
  • ECOWAS: Osinbajo jets out to Niger
  • Suspected thief spends night inside Delta bank’s toilet
  • Eight feared killed in Edo cult war
  • Stepmother, herbalist burn Nasarawa teenager’s hands over witchcraft
  • Soldiers invade septuagenarian professor’s Lagos home • ‘My guard and I were assaulted’
  • Herdsman kills sibling for having affair with wife
  • Three arraigned for stealing goats, fish in Ebonyi
  • Explosion sets two houses ablaze in Rivers
  • Collapsed Synagogue guesthouse met British standards – Expert
  • Landlady weeps as tenant converts flats to hotel
  • I’d have lost if Appeal Court judgment was for highest bidder —Abia Rep
  • Bayelsa/Kogi elections: Protesters storm INEC, say IDPs must vote
  • Lawmaker faults ongoing probe of factional PDP caucus
  • Dickson wasted N100bn on Bayelsa airport runway –Oshiomhole
  • Bello, Adeyemi promise road completion
  • INEC assesses steps for Bayelsa poll
  • Banks generate N675.9bn non-interest income in 9 months
  • FG pays N157.3bn tax arrears to states
  • FG bars cash transaction in post offices
  • NUPENG accuses NEXEN Petroleum of unfair labour practices
  • Mambilla: Ministers storm Chinese embassy, solicit funds
  • Lagos, LCCI, NACCIMA woo Chinese textile investors, others


The Nation

  • Kogi 2019: PDP planning electoral heist, APC alleges 
  • Senate urges Nigerians to partake in $10bn investment in gas sector 
  • BREAKING: Fire guts another building in Lagos 
  • Fake lawyer arrested for duping single mothers 
  • World billionaires go poorer, lose $388bn 
  • Enugu suspends two monarchs 
  • BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu presents N1.168trillon 2020 budget 
  • JUST IN: Appeal Court upholds Senator Orkejev’s election 
  • Lyon to voters: collect your money from PDP, vote for APC 
  • Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at ECOWAS Summit in Niger 
  • JAMB yet to commence sale of 2020 UTME forms 
  • ‘Ministry/NFF working to meet FIFA’s conditions to host U-20 World Cup’ 
  • VP for railway plant today
  • Court fails to give verdict in Maina’s bail request 
  • Eto’o slams Ballon D’Or organisers 
  • AGF, EFCC disagree over asset recovery 
  • I wasn’t in Abuja on day of robbery, suspect tells court
  • Man kills brother over affair with wife 
  • 2020 budget: N4.63t debt service, deficit okay, say Reps
  • Fed Govt declares Monday public holiday 
  • Pains, gains of land border closure, by LCCI, Customs
  • Row over Customs ban on fuel supply at border towns
  • Pantami orders NIPOST chief to stop cash collection 
  • Appeal Court okays Okorocha’s, Kalu’s, Ayade’s victories 
  • Bello ‘importing’ armed thugs to Kogi, PDP alleges 
  • Education, Health top Sanwo-Olu’s N1tr 2020 budget 
  • Vote out Bello, Igala group tells kinsmen
  • Understanding Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System
  • Fed Govt recovers over N200b in final forfeiture 
  • Odegbami wants ‘Liberty Stadium ‘returned to Oyo Govt
  • U-23 AFCON 2019: Olympic Eagles go for Elephants with guns blazing 
  • Okwonkwo: Hard work‘ll earn Nigeria Tokyo 2020 ticket 
  • Sanusi: Garba still Golden Eaglets coach 
  • Nigeria among world’s top 20 in tax collection, says Fowler 
  • DPR begins radiometric survey in Bida Basin


The Guardian

  • CCB, AGF move to block bank accounts of 200 public officers
  • Ghanaians enraged over border closure
  • Senate probes alleged shady deals by security outfits at Lagos ports
  • Plateau Assembly restrains utility from distributing electricity bills
  • AFN technical director sacked, secretary removed
  • JAMB yet to commence sale of 2020 UTME forms
  • Sanwo-Olu presents N1.16 trn 2020 budget
  • Lebanon pupils skip school for 3rd day to demand change
  • ‘Uncharted territory’ as bushfires rage across Australia’s east
  • DPR suspends operations of petrol stations near Nigeria borders
  • Five killed, 120 injured in Iran earthquake
  • In-form Dortmund look to pile misery on embattled Bayern
  • Inter, Napoli under pressure as Juventus take on ailing AC Milan
  • Familiar foe Sterling the prime threat to Liverpool’s title charge
  • PSG hail Navas as bitter rivals Marseille and Lyon clash
  • Ex-UEFA chief Platini taking action to recoup back pay, legal fees
  • Nigeria working to meet FIFA’s conditions to host U-20 World Cup
  • Torture houses as correctional centres!
  • ‘Why we stage Islamic education fair for young Nigerians’
  • ‘Why zoning the governorship remains impossib­le in Anambra State’
  • Edo PDP plots return as APC reels over Obaseki, Oshiomhole faceoff
  • Firm seeks economic growth, increased productivity with virtual office
  • Investors’ wealth plummet further by N18 billion
  • Flying drones pose fresh risk to aircraft operations
  • AviNigerian railways: Privatization and Malawi’s example
  • Iggy Azalea and Alice CharterWatch: Iggy Azalea And Alice Charter Unleash Hallucinogenic Asylum-themed Video For ‘Lola’
  • UK Theatres Ban “Ladies And Gentlemen” Phrase
  • Idahams Drops New Single “Billion Dollar” Following New Deal With Universal Music Group Nigeria
  • Nigerian railways: Privatization and Malawi’s example
  • The imperative of ‘people’s manifesto’
  • We need the devil




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