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Latest news this afternoon (Thursday, August 23, 2018)


  • Five bodies of migrants recovered by coast guard
  • Kovac confident of winning Bayern Bundesliga debut
  • Rescue Leah as you jail more looters, ex-Gov Attah urges Buhari
  • VIDEO: Ras Kimono’s burial rites begin as body makes final journey to ancestral homeland
  • CNPP condemns attack on Obaseki by youths in Edo
  • Father beats teenager to death for having boyfriend
  • Three arraigned over alleged assault on four EKEDC staff
  • Death toll in DR Congo from Ebola outbreak now at 61
  • I strongly believe a single term is enough for president, governors –Ekweremadu
  • Osun 2018: Again, two party members drag Adeleke to court over primary
  • Aretha Franklin died without leaving a will, court documents reveal
  • Court adjourns culpable homicide case against Zuma’s son until Oct. 26
  • Klopp defends Ozil over criticism for Erdogan photo
  • Man in court for impersonating singer, Lara George
  • Assaulting your wife is evil, cleric tells men
  • Osun workers refuse to resume after Isese, Eid-el-Kabir holidays
  • Man wrestles, kills snake trying to swallow daughter
  • Death sentence for man who kills wife, stores body in freezer
  • I strongly believe a single term is enough for president, governors –Ekweremadu
  • Osun 2018: Again, two party members drag Adeleke to court over primary
  • APC dissociates self from publicised timetable for primaries
  • APC blames PDP for attempted attack on Akpabio
  • 2019: Nigerians want competent President, not walker – Secondus
  • Buhari, Lalong, Kalu, Shittu in closed-door meeting
  • PDP will defeat Buhari in 2019, says Saraki
  • Unite for Buhari’s victory, Boroffice begs APC leaders
  • 2019: Ganduje woos women to vote for Buhari




  • Big Church Foundation Unveils Ali Nuhu, Three Falcons As Social Change Ambassadors
  • Man Treks From Lagos To Abuja Against Buhari’s 2019 Ambition
  • Truck Accident Kills Six Persons In Abia
  • Buhari Fighting Against Corruption, Indiscipline, Others For Nigerians Future – Onochie
  • Applicant Docked For Allegedly Robbing Okada Rider
  • Alibaba Revenue Jumps 61% But One-Time Expense Hits Profit
  • NBVF Picks 12 Players For Volleyball Championship In Kenya
  • Zimbabwe Arrests Mnangagwa Critic Over Facebook Post
  • Man, 24, Arraigned For Impersonating Gospel Musician Lara George
  • Federal Secretariat In Ibadan Comes Alive As Workers Resume
  • Osun 2018: Again, 2 Party Members Drag Adeleke To Court Over Primary
  • Low Turnout Of State Workers In Osun After Isese, Eid-El-Kabir Holidays
  • If Buhari Had Invested Public Funds Spent On His London Medicals … – Atiku
  • Nigeria Nightlife Enthusiasts Explore Glenfiddich Distillery In Scotland
  • South African Court Adjourns Until Oct. 26 Culpable Homicide Case Against Zuma’s Son
  • Applicant In Court For Allegedly Stealing Cell Phones At `Knife Point’
  • Saraki, Melaye, Ben-Murray Bruce Make Grand Entry Into Ojude-Oba
  • Police Arraign “Fake Pastor” For Allegedly Raping A Woman
  • Cleric Hails FG Over Road Construction
  • Global community backs Buhari’s 2nd term bid – Foreign minister
  • 2019 Presidency: We won’t micro zone ticket — PDP
  • Saraki: Benue govt, PDP call for Miyetti Allah leaders’ arrest
  • Amosun, Lalong, Kalu pay Sallah homage to Buhari in Daura
  • Ayefele’s Music House : Being physically challenged not an excuse to break law – Ajimobi
  • APC keeps mum as Reps groups move against Gbajabiamila
  • Third Mainland Bridge : FG, LASG deploy traffic personnel to alternative routes




  • Unpaid Salary: Ekiti Workers Chase out Colleagues from Offices
  • 2019 Polls: ADC Reshuffles NWC
  • Kalu Bags Chieftaincy Title in Buhari’s Hometown
  • Bauchi Gov Faults Lawmaker’s Alarm over Threat to Her Life
  • Oduah Sponsors 100 Youths in Film Academy
  • Nigerian Banks Urged to Address SMEs Challenges
  • FG Advocates Improved Financing for Prepaid Metering
  • In a Show of Confidence, Saraki Predicts Victory for PDP in…
  • Sagay: FG Can Invoke Doctrine of Necessity to Fund 2019 Elections
  • Airlines’ Domestic Passengers Drop by 30%
  • Crude Oil Price Hits Two-week High at $74 as US Inventories…
  • PDP Gives Buhari 24 Hours to Arrest Miyetti Allah Leaders
  • Kwara Revenue Board Injects N13.5bn in Special Projects
  • TCN Mulls PPP to Upgrade Transmission Network
  • South Africa Jails Two Nigerians 106 Years for Human Trafficking
  • NBC Condemns Demolition of Ayefele’s Music House
  • APC Begins Nationwide Membership Registration Exercise
  • Nigeria Should Be $3tn Economy, Says Kenyan Anti-corruption Czar
  • Buhari Promises to Assist Blind Corps Member
  • Again, Ekweremadu Canvasses Six-year Single Term for President, Govs
  • Tell Nigerians Your Achievements in 38 Months, Senators Urge APC
  • Lalong, Shittu, Kalu Meet Buhari in Daura
  • Involve Professionals in Implementation of Policies, Entrepreneur Tells FG
  • CAN Mourns Catholic Priest, Baptist Pastor
  • Group Demands Release of Detained IPOB Women
  • Obaseki Pledges More Support for Victims of Terrorism
  • Kogi Gov to Install New Obaro
  • Filmhouse Cinemas Unveils Plans for Lekki Circle Mall
  • Avon Medical Inaugurates Dialysis Centre
  • ‘Use 2019 Election to Rescue Nigeria from Bad Leaders’



The Nation

  • Youths petition IGP over death of Enugu APC Chairman
  • Osun 2018: Two party members drag Adeleke to court
  • Direct primary, best option for Ondo APC – Boroffice
  • 2019: Group backs ex-Ondo council boss for Senatorial race
  • Man arraigned for impersonating Lara George
  • Ugandan lawmaker re-arrested on new treason charges
  • Police arraign “fake pastor” for allegedly raping a woman
  • 2019: APC dissociates self from publicized timetable for primaries
  • Mechanic in court over alleged theft of generator
  • Applicant in court for allegedly stealing cell phones at `knife point’
  • Low turnout of workers in Osun after Isese, Eid-el-Kabir holidays
  • Three people burnt to death in Kogi accident
  • Decision to leave Real Madrid was “easy’’ – Ronaldo
  • Community urges Lai Mohammed to take rightful position
  • Decision to leave Real Madrid was “easy’’ – Ronaldo
  • Eagles set for first match after World Cup ouster
  • Mikel pulls out of Sept.7 Seychelles tie
  • Rohr inspects Ahmadu Bello Stadium
  • Serena tops ‘Forbes’ Highest-Earning Woman Athlete
  • Mickelson joins Twitter with perfect first tweet
  • Serena may play US Open on daughter’s birthday
  • Varsity shut over students’ protest
  • 53 students benefit from SUG scholarship at FUAM
  • Youths and cyber crime
  • IBB varsity supports First Lady’s cancer project
  • On varsities carrying capacity
  • Students’ leaders take the oath
  • UNN gets NUC’s nod for Distance Learning programme


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