Latest news this afternoon (Wednesday, August 14, 2019)


  • Pregnant 19-year-old gang-raped by five men
  • Zero crime recorded in Niger during Eid-el-Kabir —CP
  • Court dissolves 13-year marriage after wife says husband impotent
  • Female suicide bomber kills six in Chad
  • Bus conductor allegedly punches policeman
  • Revenge porn: 11-year-old becomes latest victim
  • BBNaija sex: UK police may fire Khafi
  • Burna Boy performs on Trevor Noah’s show
  • Police arraign soldier who allegedly raped AAUA student
  • BREAKING: EFCC arraigns Atiku’s son-in-law, lawyer for money laundering
  • Kovac can build an era at Bayern Munich, says Matthaeus
  • Police arrest suspected cultists in Anambra
  • We enjoy 24 hours power supply only when you’re in town, Daura leader tells Buhari
  • Police arrest armed robbery, car snatching syndicates in Enugu
  • Four Britons arrested in huge Australia drug bust
  • Philippine boy eaten by crocodile in latest attack
  • Police arrest Anambra market leader, ‘Baby Awka’ for cult killings
  • Neighbours rape, impregnate Katsina woman with mental illness
  • Abusive marriage: Anambra woman stopped from committing suicide
  • Police clash with Anambra youths, kill one
  • Alleged torture: Rivers broadcaster sues police, demands N650m
  • Driver who killed tricycle rider in Lagos nabbed
  • Secondus laments lack of fund to complete secretariat
  • God asks me to challenge Akeredolu again — Jegede
  • Masari, Fayemi, others meet Buhari in Daura
  • Obaseki is my brother, we’re not fighting – Oshiomhole
  • Anambra elders want gov like Obi, Ngige
  • AbdulRazaq to complete Kwara projects


The Guardian

  • Police, DHQ deny alleged arrests over Taraba killings
  • African air traffic soars by 11.7% amid global demand surge
  • Political machinations still at play in Bauchi, Edo Assemblies
  • Telecoms operators decry over-regulation from NITDA’s operations
  • Nigerian teams now among world’s best, says Ujiri
  • Family spares ex-Tehran mayor facing death over wife’s murder
  • Two Swedes suspected in Danish tax agency blast
  • Notre-Dame cathedral ‘still at risk of collapse’ after fire
  • Ecological disaster on Greek island as fire burns on
  • No-deal Brexit would betray Britain: ex-finance minister
  • Kogi Government debunks allegation of herdsmen attack at motor park
  • Monaco make Ben Yedder costliest Ligue 1 transfer of the summer
  • Venus stuns title-holder Bertens in Cincinnati Masters, as Serena withdraws
  • Golden Eaglets begin camping in Abuja for Brazil 2019
  • Federer, Djokovic advance as Serena pulls out in Cincinnati
  • FIFA swoops on African FAs’ World Cup rights with eight-day ultimatum
  • ‘Saudi fight suits Joshua more than Ruiz’
  • Wasteful, irrelevant visits to Aso Villa
  • How fast food availability causes more heart attacks
  • Northern coalition accuses Tinubu of double standards on unity
  • Buhari, Lawan condole with bereaved governor
  • Friction in local governments over fiscal autonomy, accountability
  • Samsung embroiled in ‘One China’ row after K-pop star pulls out
  • Oil inches above $60 as U.S. delays tariffs on Chinese goods
  • ‘Nigeria can fight poverty if forex potential is explored’
  • BBNaija KhafiBBNaija 2019: Khafi’s Management Considering Legal Action Against The Sun UK
  • Philippine Boy Eaten by Crocodile in Latest Attack
  • Eva AlordiahEva Alordiah Reveals She Almost Committed Suicide
  • Karl Marx’s opium to the rescue
  • My beautiful eulogy for Toni Morrison (1931-2019)!
  • Omoyele SoworeOmoyele Sowore: Nigeria’s wrong prisoner (A note to President Buhari)
  • Twitter to let users follow interests as well as people
  • NITDA wants Nigeria to tap from African countries doing well in IT
  • Systemspecs wants proactive policies for fintechs
  • Man nabbed for allegedly killing tricycle rider over right of way
  • Eid-El-Kabir: Muslim faithful grapple with costly food items, higher fares
  • Aspirin may help some breast cancer survivors, but changes in DNA may mean harm for others


The Nation

  • BREAKING: Alleged money laundering: EFCC arraigns Atiku’s son-in-law, lawyer 
  • BREAKING: Soldier arraigned for allegedly raping AAUA undergraduate 
  • Burna Boy performs on Trevor Noah’s show 
  • Bus conductor charged with punching policeman 
  • U.S. football club sign 14-year-old on professional contract
  • Buhari greets Sen. Anthony Adefuye at 75
  • Drunk soldiers kill three, injure five in Lagos border community
  • No herdsmen attack at motor park, says Kogi govt 
  • Monaco complete €40m move for Sevilla striker Ben Yedder 
  • Reshuffle security architecture, CAN urges Buhari 
  • ‘One-chance’ robbery gang arrested in Lagos 
  • Brazil 2019: Eaglets begin camping in Abuja 
  • Kante injury worry for Blues 
  • Liverpool set to pile more misery on Chelsea
  • Edo modular refinery operational soon 
  • Fire razes 90 shops at Edo market 
  • Shelter Afrique okays $180m for housing
  • Senate seeks divestment of 40% govt’s stake in DisCos 
  • Tension as herdsmen fight over missing cows in Imo
  • Don’t allow money bag succeed me, says Awujale 
  • Minimum wage: Nurses call for compromise between Labour, govt 
  • El-Zakzaky begins treatment in India 
  • Abiodun: Ojude Oba, a unifying force worthy of emulation 
  • Lagos-Ibadan rail: CCECC pledges to fix community roads, bridges on rail line 
  • Oyetola urges citizens to pay tax 
  • Sanwo-Olu nominates Igbokwe, Elegushi, Ahmed, others as exco members 
  • Osinbajo to inaugurate NDPHC substations in Ogun 
  • Oyo governor living to expectation, says Southwest PDP 
  • Ajimobi: my wish is for Makinde to succeed 
  • Presidential group praise Nigerians for opposing #RevolutionNow protest 
  • Jonathan’s ex-aide gets flak for attacking Buhari, others
  • Politicians behind bandits, says Tsav 
  • Lawyers seek creation of more special courts to tackle defilement cases 
  • Tsav, Asambe laud Akume’s ministerial nomination 
  • Wadume’s property seized as accounts placed under probe 
  • Buratai to troops: remain resolute against insurgents 
  • U.S. govt introduces new rules restricting legal immigration 
  • Obaseki is my brother, says Oshiomhole
  • Police arraign car dealer for alleged car theft




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