News, Seat of Power

Latest news this afternoon (Monday, September 9, 2019)

The Guardian

  • Relatives fly to Singapore to bring Mugabe home
  • PDP asks Buhari to resign over alleged ‘no certificate’ plea
  • Market indices slump by 1.4% amid loss of investor confidence
  • D’Tigers beat hosts, qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
  • Powerful typhoon Faxai in direct hit on Tokyo
  • Shiites to hold annual procession despite FG ban
  • Tribunal sacks PDP rep
  • FG pledges improved safety, security at airports
  • Ex-Unilorin, Adeniyi VC dies at 95
  • Years later, cancer cases linger over 9/11 anniversary
  • Boko Haram leader Shekau appears in new video, reinforces ideology
  • Ramos equals Casillas’ Spain appearances record
  • Buhari congratulates D’Tigers qualifying for Olympics 2020
  • I fought like hell, says US Open runner-up Medvedev
  • Top four players to follow in Premier League 2019-20
  • Bianca Andreescu is new U.S. Open Queen
  • When I’m no longer needed by club, country, I’ll quit, says Neuer
  • That forex restriction on food import
  • Ways Nigerian Government, states can treat agriculture as business
  • Makinde and the burden of good governance
  • ADC, NCP, SDP task INEC, FG on free, fair, credible guber elections in Kogi, Bayelsa
  • Uduaghan to appeal tribunal’s verdict
  • Coronation Research issues 2019 outlook for insurance sector
  • Manufacturing equities hit by harsh business environment
  • GDP’s disappointing numbers and sectoral contributions
  • Burna Boy Set To Drop “Gum Body” Video Tomorrow
  • Ways To Recognise And Help A Depressed Person
  • Smirnoff X1 Tour: An Xpressive Night Of Fun And Live Music
  • Conversation on xenophobia
  • Projecting a new national development agenda
  • Restoring the pride of public service in Nigeria



  • VIDEO: Overjoyed Sir Shina Peters misses step while dancing, gets help from in-law
  • Criminals taking advantage of South Africa’s challlenges —Defence Minister
  • My husband denied me lovemaking for five years, wife tells court
  • BREAKING: Tribunal affirms El-Rufai as winner of gov poll
  • BREAKING: Buhari orders evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa
  • Xenophobic attack: Edo deputy governor salutes Buhari’s quick response
  • Woman in court for killing eight-year-old stepson
  • Xenophobia: South African police allegedly shoot Ghanaian footballer
  • BREAKING: Tribunal sacks PDP Rep member in Ebonyi
  • BREAKING: Tribunal sacks Ogun APC Rep, orders rerun within 90 days
  • FAAC disburses N3.842tr in first half of 2019 —NEITI
  • Xenophobic attacks, threat to Africa’s economic growth —Professionals in South Africa
  • Patients die as ambulances get stuck in traffic jam
  • Girl, 17, sets self ablaze over bride price in Zamfara
  • South African leader condemns Johannesburg violence after two killed
  • Patients die as ambulances get stuck in traffic jam
  • Gunmen attack Ebonyi community, kill 10
  • Siasia’s mother still held 55 days after abduction
  • Motorcyclists accuse police of harassment, extortion, theft
  • Men jailed seven years for defrauding US consulate
  • Court remands 46-year-old, others for advance fee fraud
  • Katsina man remanded for impregnating neighbour’s daughter
  • Arrest order: Sanction SSG, Okorocha tells Ihedioha
  • Opposition won’t win elections in Osun —Oyetola
  • Obaseki sacked only Edo commissioner I nominated — Oshiomhole
  • INEC releases communication policy, sets up FoI unit
  • N50bn bond not for Akeredolu’s re-election bid — Commissioner
  • Bello chooses Onoja as running mate
  • FAAC disburses N3.842tr in first half of 2019 —NEITI
  • Excess crude account depleted by N6.48tn in seven years
  • Recovered loot used to fund annual budget – Minister
  • 83 million litres of aviation fuel available –PPPRA
  • PenCom to boost assets with micro pension
  • BPP saved N26.86bn from contracts in 2018 –Report


The Nation

  • Updated: Tribunal sacks Ebonyi PDP Rep Member 
  • Eight female Nollywood celebrities unmarried at 40 and above 
  • Sultan condemns clerics who incite people to violence 
  • BREAKING: Tribunal upholds El-Rufai’s election 
  • JAMB apprehends another candidate for allegedly altering UTME score
  • Just in: Tribunal upholds Senator Ordia victory
  • $2.4b looted funds traced to Abacha 
  • Ex-Unilorin VC dies at 95
  • ‘Goalscoring good for Iwobi’s confidence’ 
  • Real reasons for xenophobic attacks in S/Africa-Experts 
  • Motorists suffer as work stalls on Lagos-Abeokuta highway 
  • Navy arrests fishing trawlers for ‘illegal’ activities 
  • British Airways cancels flights over strike 
  • #BBNaija: Venita is a betrayer, Omashola reveals 
  • Newly discovered Nigerian football stars in Europe 
  • BREAKING: Tribunal sacks Ebonyi PDP Rep Member 
  • Xenophobic attacks, threat to Africa’s economic growth – Professionals in South Africa
  • Xenophobia: Nigerians don’t deserve attacks -Gani Adams 
  • Reality film on life in Chibok wins U.S award 
  • Buhari congratulates D’Tigers for beating China, qualifying for Olympics 2020 
  • How to avoid, recognise, report suspicious emails  11:40 AM
  • 400 Nigerians to return as S’Africans step up attacks 
  • Ex-Zimbabwe president Mugabe to be buried on Sunday 
  • British Airline Pilots commence strike, cancels hundreds of flight 
  • Xenophobia: Ezekwesili, Nigerians in S’Africa meet 
  • BREAKING: Court summons Busola Dakolo, Fatoyinbo over rape allegation 
  • BBNaija: Omashola wins Veto power 
  • El-Zakzaky, wife, to travel abroad for medical treatment 
  • I’ll return as governor, says Yahaya Bello 
  • Siasia cries out: Kidnappers refused to release my mother despite N1.5m ransom 
  • Two suspected robbers, nine cultists held in Lagos 
  • Lagos council bans NURTW activities 
  • How I made Fayose Ekiti Governor, By Olujimi 
  • Makinde: ban on NURTW still in force 
  • Oshiomhole blames Obaseki for Edo Assembly’s night inauguration  8:20 AM
  • High population eats up Nigeria’s forests
  • Ekong, Etebo lead Eagles to Dnipro 
  • PDP asks Buhari to quit over minister’s ‘plea for pardon’ on certificate
  • Presidential election dispute: Judgment likely on Sept 13
  • Businessman faces N1m car fraud charge  8:00 AM
  • CCB begins Makinde’s N48b assets’ verification 
  • Access Bank partners Ogun on job creation
  • Masari, Matawalle, Tambuwal, seal security pact with Nigerien counterpart 
  • Lagos, Ogun to take over critical roads 
  • Gunmen kill 10 in Ebonyi community




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