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Latest news this afternoon (Thursday, November 07, 2019)

The Nation

  • Man arrested for attempting to sell son for N5m in Lafia
  • JUST IN: Senate probes N5.5bn Kagara dam project 
  • Four judges killed in vehicle attack 
  • JUST IN: Sowore, Bakare perfect bail conditions
  • Catholic Church probes two pregnant nuns 
  • BREAKING: Appeal Court upholds El-Rufai’s election
  • Obiano begins new tax registration system in Southeast 
  • BREAKING: Court reverses INEC’s disqualification of Kogi SDP candidate
  • Baghdadi’s wife reveals IS group secrets after capture 
  • FG declares Monday public holiday 
  • JUST IN: Court fails to rule on Maina’s bail application 
  • BREAKING: Ganduje proposes N197,683, 353, 659 billion for 2020 
  • Suspected killer of Oyerinde regains freedom
  • FG stops cash payments in NIPOST offices 
  • Maina appears in court in wheelchair for bail application
  • Customs suspend supply of petrol to border communities 
  • Bagudu appoints 15 new permanent secretaries, others 
  • Sanwo-Olu to present 2020 budget Friday 
  • NCC to explore $70b telecoms market package 
  • UBA partners BA to reward loyal customers 
  • IWEC Foundation appoints AWOSIKA new Board President
  • FMBN unveils scheme for home ownership 
  • Telcos kick against directive to lower data cost
  • E-customs will help NCS better, says Attah
  • NEITI: $42b lost to oil, products theft 
  • Ovularia is not dead, says Okpala 
  • Nigeria loses N197b to gas flaring 
  • Troost -Ekong happy to extend Udinese stay
  • Ekiti community seeks Fayemi’s intervention 
  • Lanlehin accuses Makinde of failure to honour pre-election agreements
  • Baby factories thrive against all odds (2)
  • Group accuses police of plotting to rig Kogi poll 
  • Women protest nude over demolition of structures 
  • ADC, LP, 78 others okay Abiodun’s style of governance 
  • LAUTECH ASUU issues strike notice
  • Lyon visits Jonathan’s mother 
  • Diri better than Lyon, says PDP 
  • IGP deploys 35,000 policemen in Kogi 
  • Sowore: DSS application to take witnesses in camera fails
  • ‘Glo programme’ tells Elumelu’s story  5:32 AM
  • Forfeited N2.4b: ICPC misled judge, say ex-PPMC boss, wife 
  • Mixed reactions as court sacks Senate spokesman Adeyeye 
  • Uso Onianwa for burial 
  • Border closure as last battle against economic saboteurs
  • Okowa presents N390b budget proposal to Assembly
  • Two die in Balogun Market fire 
  • $9.6b judgment: ‘Justice Minister was asked to vet P&ID contract’
  • Reps to probe N126b unclaimed dividends 
  • Court won’t transfer Maina’s son to prison



  • Man with 5 wives, 23 kids offers three-year-old son for N5m after selling daughter
  • JUST IN: Appeal Court affirms El-Rufai’s victory
  • Two Celtic fans stabbed ahead of Europa League clash with Lazio
  • Herdsman kills sibling over alleged illicit affair with wife
  • PHOTOS: INEC chairman meets stakeholders ahead of Bayelsa gov election
  • BREAKING: Appeal court affirms Okorocha’s electoral victory
  • Gov election: Police to deploy 32,000 personnel to Bayelsa
  • I wasn’t in Abuja on day crime took place —Accused tells court
  • Reps probe CBN’s $7bn to banks from foreign reserve
  • Bayelsa Gov election: It’s mandatory to use Smart Card Readers —INEC boss
  • Bayelsa Gov Poll: Sensitive materials ready for delivery by CBN —INEC
  • Bad Roads: You’re living in another Nigeria, Twitter users tell Fashola
  • Spurs goalkeeper Lloris has elbow surgery
  • Flood submerges houses, farmlands in Edo
  • (BREAKING) Kogi election: Court orders INEC to restore SDP candidate
  • Man with 5 wives, 23 kids offers three-year-old son for N5m after selling daughter
  • I wasn’t in Abuja on day crime took place —Accused tells court
  • Police arrest suspected thief, after passing night inside Bank’s restroom in Delta
  • Why I dumped my baby –Ondo mother
  • Blind septuagenarian arraigned for dealing in Indian hemp
  • Pardoned Zamfara convict arrested for car snatching, rape
  • Lagos begins demolition of burnt Balogun Market building
  • Extortion: Command dismisses four constables in Ebonyi
  • 26 kidnap suspects, food supplier nabbed in FCT
  • JUST IN: Appeal Court affirms El-Rufai’s victory
  • My official vehicle is over 16 years – Yahaya
  • Makinde hasn’t fulfilled his promises – Lanlehin
  • Court refuses to remand Maina’s son in NCS custody
  • Appeal court sacks Senate spokesman, Adeyeye
  • Abe, Rivers APC disagree over party’s crisis
  • Bill to hike VAT passes second reading in Senate
  • CBN stops treasury bills’ sale to individuals
  • Oil worth $42bn stolen in 10 years – NEITI 
  • ECOWAS targets central electricity grid control by 2020
  • NDIC extends N500,000 maximum cover to MMO subscribers
  • Stakeholders protest rising demurrages, seaport charges


The Guardian

  • Ten Nigerian troops killed in jihadist ambush
  • Baghdadi’s wife revealed IS group secrets after capture
  • Controversy as Buhari sacks Osinbajo’s aides
  • Nigerian universities in quest for global excellence
  • Rohr arrives Saturday as Eagles begin training November 10
  • Osinbajo’s security details beat Vanguard photographer in Aso Rock
  • Britain’s Labour hit by internal strife at campaign start
  • Education gets lion share as Ganduje submits 2020 budget proposal
  • Brazil cancels ban on sugarcane farming in Amazon
  • Nigeria declares Monday public holiday
  • Iran resumes uranium enrichment at Fordow plant in new stepback from deal
  • Second man admits trying to rob Arsenal’s Ozil and Kolasinac
  • Mane jokes he would ‘dive’ again to win Liverpool penalty
  • African players ‘not respected’ in Ballon d’Or vote, says Eto’o
  • PSG sporting director Leonardo hits out at Zidane for Mbappe comments
  • Juventus, Bayern and PSG seal last-16 berths, Man City made to wait
  • Supersand Eagles off to Paraguay for FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
  • Beyond emergency on federal roads
  • Ritual does not give us money, Yahoo Plus boys confess
  • Stakeholders urge free, fair guber polls in Bayelsa, Kogi states
  • How search for sustainable peace influenced Ugwuanyi’s new cabinet
  • Abia speaker denies rift with Ikpeazu, says criticism lubricates democracy




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