Latest news this afternoon (Friday, September 06, 2019)


  • 16-year-old-boy drowns in Kano
  • EFCC arrests wanted scammer with N1.5bn bank transactions
  • Buhari mourns Robert Mugabe
  • Xenophobia: Shop owners lament low patronage at Abuja Mall
  • Court rejects bid to stop PM Johnson’s suspension of parliament
  • 4 notorious chapters of Mugabe’s 37-year rule
  • Xenophobia: Explore diplomatic avenues, Anglican Bishop urges FG
  • Tiwa savage drops stunning visuals for new single ‘49-99’
  • Zamfara govt reinstates 556 teachers abandoned by former administration
  • Zimbabweans suffered for too long under Mugabe —UK
  • Gospel singer Mercy Chinwo receives car gift on her birthday
  • Path cleared for Nadal but obstacles remain at US Open
  • Xenophobia: Ohanaeze calls for retaliatory measures on South African assets
  • Mugabe died in Singapore —Zimbabwean diplomat
  • Nigerian poet, Tade Ipadeola, to participate in International Writing Program
  • Cleric arraigned for motorcycle theft in Ekiti
  • Tenant’s decomposing body found in Lagos apartment
  • Rapper, Ikechukwu, accuses SARS of kidnap, extortion
  • EFCC arrests 48 Internet fraudsters in Benue
  • Porter in court for molesting 12-year-old boy
  • Tension as vigilante group kills Abia resident
  • Ogun residents seek govt intervention in bad roads
  • Family of seven: Surviving child dies
  • Rivers newspaper vendors protest colleague’s arrest,
  • South-East govs don’t owe IPOB apology, says Umahi
  • South-West records low crime rate – IGP
  • Bayelsa/Kogi: INEC says no extension
  • APC reconciles Bello, aggrieved Kogi aspirants
  • Stop renewed killings in Plateau, senator tells STF
  • Banditry: Masari threatens to sanction traditional rulers


The Nation

  • Xenophobia: We’ll work with Buhari to protect Nigerians in S/Africa – Gbajabiamila
  • Cybercrime: Use culprits brain to fight crime, Ooni urges Magu 
  • S’Africa rules out redress as govt mulls legal option
  • IG issues red card to kidnappers, bandits in Southwest
  • Buhari gave me N30.8b to pay salary arrears, says Bello 
  • BREAKING: FG approves construction of Ebonyi International Airport 
  • Oshiomhole to Kogi aspirants: no refund of money
  • Why my life ban should be upturned, by Siasia 
  • BREAKING: Xenophobia: Senate Committee to invite Foreign Affairs Ministry 
  • LTV agog at grand finale celebration of Sanwo-Olu’s 100 days 
  • PHOTOS: Trailer crashes into River in Bayelsa 
  • BREAKING: Xenophobia: Relations with South Africa must change – Gbajabiamila
  • BREAKING: Buhari, Gbajabiamila meet in Aso Rock
  • Man arraigned for stealing N157,000 
  • Mixed reactions as Nicki Minaj quits music
  • Man, 51, jailed for using expired ATM card to buy drinks, fried meat 
  • Buhari mourns Robert Mugabe 
  • MTN board rejects xenophobic attacks 
  • Tribunal affirms Oduah’s election 
  • BREAKING: Robert Mugabe is dead 
  • AbdulRazaq to spend N14b to improve facilities in primary schools 
  • Supreme Court adjourns for judgment in appeals by Sanwo-Olu, INEC
  • CDS links insecurity to proliferation of weapons 
  • World-class doctor operates Fregene in major surgeries
  • Dream Team VII lose 0-1 in Omdurman 
  • Sanwo-Olu launches LAWMA’s blue box 
  • Governor hands over 120 patrol vehicles, 35 patrol motorcycles to security outfits 
  • Fed Govt, ophthalmologists restore sight to 8,000 Nigerians 
  • Govt urged to intervene in LASPOTECH crisis


The Guardian

  • Gbajabiamila rejects South Africa claims about Nigerians
  • Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe dies aged 95
  • Boycott South African businesses, Oshiomhole urges Nigerians
  • Lawyers split on $9.6b debt, Irish firm may opt for talks
  • Charges to be dropped against Airbus, Air France over 2009 crash
  • Russians go to polls after summer of protests
  • Cameroon opposition leader goes on trial in military court
  • A look at the life of Zimbabwe’s late president Robert Mugabe
  • US woman accused of trafficking ‘baby in bag’ at Manila airport
  • South Africa ‘toxic masculinity’ film hailed as women’s protests grow
  • Airlift of Nigerians in South Africa postponed
  • Record-chasing Serena powers into 10th US Open final
  • NGF invites 95 players for Sixth Awa Ibraheem Junior Championship
  • Liverpool want Chukwueze to complete all-African attack
  • Ese Brume battles Semenya, others for Africa’s sports woman of the year award
  • Wabote, Chidolue top Abuja International Pairs field
  • Nadal dreams of playing golf with Tiger Woods
  • Real losers, winners of Bayelsa, Kogi guber primary elections
  • Tokyo shares rise on US-China talks, cheaper yen
  • Marketers deny scarcity of aviation fuel amid rising demand, prices
  • Shake-up in Emirates as profits plunge by 69 per cent
  • What Beef? Tiwa Savage Congratulates Yemi Alade On ‘Woman Of Steel’ Album
  • 3 Interesting New Films To Watch This Weekend
  • Eddie Murphy Is Planning a Stand-up Comedy Tour for 2020
  • Democracy and Buni’s continuity promise
  • Lagos, a governor and his vision
  • No way to say thank you, but…
  • Abuse of consumers in Nigeria
  • Gbajabiamila extols impact of ICT in addressing poverty in Africa
  • GSMA lists barriers to Mobile Money adoption in emerging markets
  • Niger Delta youths condemn protests against NDDC board
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  • NASFAT tasks women on effective parenting




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