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Latest news this afternoon (Monday, October 07, 2019)


  • Peaceful 2019 elections evidence Nigeria’s democracy is maturing —Buhari
  • 15,348 babies born in Badagry between January and September 2019 —NPC
  • Court orders interim forfeiture of BCDA boss, Capt Abdullahi’s assets
  • Suspected kidnapper quietly steals into room, snatches baby as mother sleeps
  • Marafa explains meeting with Mattawale, says I’m still in APC
  • Foursquare suspends sex-for-grade UNILAG lecturer
  • Murray recovers from slow start to win in Shanghai
  • Lloris out for the rest of the year, says Deschamps
  • Kidnapped Kaduna pupils, staff to pay N80m as ransom.
  • 2019 BBNaija: Don Jazzy, Rita Dominic, others react to Mercy’ s win
  • #SexForGrades: Revisit sexual harassment bill, Saraki urges Buhari, Senate
  • Recent winners of the Nobel Medicine Prize
  • Troops rescue three from Boko Haram in Bama
  • Trio win medicine Nobel for work on how cells adapt to oxygen
  • At least 13 women dead in Italy migrant boat sinking
  • VIDEO: How I killed seven women in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Owerri – Serial killer
  • Suspected kidnapper quietly steals into room, snatches baby as mother sleeps
  • Police arrest father for torturing son to death
  • Two arraigned for possession of human skull
  • Police kill notorious gang leader terrorising Ogoni
  • South Africa returnee, musician rob dealer of three laptops
  • Suspected herdsmen invade Akwa Ibom community, kill one
  • Ogun man catches suspected ritualists with mother’s skull
  • Germany-based man’s decomposing body found in Ebonyi hotel
  • Ondo monarch released from prison, community kicks
  • Chibok girls: Insults directed at Jonathan, best for Buhari —PDP
  • Gov poll: Kogi PDP cautions Bello, APC against ‘ethnic politics’
  • Presidency: Rep seeks ban of septuagenarians
  • Heavy security as Bauchi tribunal delivers verdict
  • I’m supporting Bello’s re-election bid – Faleke
  • I joined Ogun gov race to fight impunity – Kashamu
  • FG seeks increased forex earnings through commodities exchange
  • Border closure: Prices of rice, frozen chicken soar
  • Buhari nominates Adesina for re-election as AfDB president
  • Auto dealers, others battle FG over used Chinese cars
  • CBN advises firms on big data use
  • Stock market sheds N335bn as profit-taking dominates


The Guardian

  • Nigeria’s democracy maturing – Buhari
  • EU hopes for new British move as Brexit clock runs out
  • Nigeria sustains ‘hunt without barriers’ in new tax drive
  • Edo APC chairman, Obaseki, EPM heading for explosive showdown
  • Ese Brume saves Nigeria’s blushes, wins bronze medal
  • EFCC arraigns American for allegedly defrauding Nigerians
  • Invictus Obi: Court orders temporary forfeiture of Obi’s N280 million
  • Sex for grades: Lawmaker wants lecturers exposed in BBC documentary jailed
  • Court remands landlord for allegedly defiling 9-year-old tenant’s daughter
  • Troops rescue 3, destroy IEDs in Borno
  • Another pastor exposed for sexual harassment
  • Liverpool’s Salah escapes with twisted ankle – reports
  • Man City shocked by Wolves, Man Utd beaten again at Newcastle
  • Man Utd sinking fast as Solskjaer flounders
  • Liverpool in pole position to end title drought as Man City falter
  • Nigeria Cricket U17: Victory trophy excites coach
  • Bayern boss Rummenigge angered by France call-up for injured Hernandez
  • Averting looming electricity crisis
  • Badagry records 15,348 new babies in 9 months — NPC
  • Edo 2020: PDP adopts no zone option for governorship election
  • Wike flays rivals’ claims of no guber polls in Rivers
  • Ethnic and religious loyalty have supplanted national solidarity, says ACF’s Anthony Sani
  • Oil prices on ebb tide as gloom gathers over global economy
  • ‘Financial inclusion, savings culture key to growth’
  • Unlocking commodities exchange potential in Nigeria
  • Funke Akindele’s Directing Debut Film “Your Excellency” Gets December Release Date
  • VJ Adams Is Standing Up For Women In ‘Defender’
  • 5 Ways To Be Independent Of Your Partner In A Relationship


The Nation

  • JUST IN: Restraining Order on Edo Assembly crisis worries NASS leaders
  • Foursquare suspends UNILAG sex-for-grade lecturer
  • We’ll investigate sex-for-grade allegations – UNILAG 
  • Court orders interim forfeiture of border agency’s boss’ property 
  • Man steals two months old baby in Ogun as mother dozes off 
  • UPDATED: Two Nigerian University lecturers exposed in ‘sex-for-grade’ scandal 
  • Bayelsa poll: Youth leaders from Lyon’s LGA declare support for Diri 
  • Edo 2020: PDP rules out zoning
  • 77 Nigerians: Court forfeits Invictus Obi’s N280m for ‘$11m cyber fraud’ 
  • BREAKING: Court seizes convicted NIMASA acting DG’s N35m, 22-room hotel
  • BBNaija: Tacha extends hand of friendship to winner, Mercy 
  • Tacha removes Davido’s tattoo from her chest
  • Made-in-Nigeria solutions ‘ll end Nigeria’s challenges – Buhari 
  • JUST IN: Taraba Assembly deputy speaker impeached 
  • Ebonyi Governor’s convoy blocked, riffle carted away
  • Buhari chairs 2020 Budget extra-ordinary FEC meeting
  • Firm under probe over N72b expatriate permit card cash 
  • BREAKING: Akeredolu sacks SA on Political Matters 
  • Edo 2020: PDP adopts no zone option for governorship election 
  • ‘Hit and run’ driver kills ‘mad’ woman in Delta 
  • Governors will pay 9 per cent, says Fayemi
  • Two arrested with ‘woman’s skull’ 
  • Mixed grill from states on new minimum wage 
  • National Assembly set to receive 2020 budget
  • Teenage mum dumps newborn in drain
  • Buhari nominates Adesina for re-election as AfDB President 
  • Atiku’s son’s wife accuses estranged hubby of abducting her three sons, daughter 
  • UNILAG lecturer exposed as BBC premieres #SexForGrades documentary 
  • How court aided Maina’s arrest 
  • ‘Breakaway ASUU faction seeks registration’
  • Mercy wins BB Naija’s N30m, SUV
  • Serie A: Juve go top as Higuain seals victory at Inter 
  • PDP, APC supporters clash in Kogi
  • Faleke to work with Bello
  • Nollywood industry generates about $1b yearly, says Afreximbank 
  • Nigeria, others’ external debts rise at slow pace, says World Bank
  • FirstBank partners NESG on economic summit 
  • Hull Blyth: why we took container ship to Calabar Port  
  • Three Lagos teachers get President’s award 
  • 12 teachers get cars, cash in Delta 
  • Govt should create jobs, fix infrastructure, says NLC  
  • Herdsmen kill man in A’Ibom  5:29 AM
  • NASD opens funding window for private, unlisted public firms
  • I was infatuated with her, says rapist of 13-year-old girl 
  • Governors underfund local govts, says Kashamu




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