Latest news this afternoon (Tuesday, August 20, 2019)


  • Our school fees remain same —KWASU VC
  • Gunman in Brazil holds 16 bus passengers hostage
  • Facebook launches “Developer Circles” in Benin
  • Ministers: Oyo-Ita absent again as Presidential Retreat enters Day 2
  • Gombe declares state of emergency in education
  • Assault: Absence of Senator Abbo stalls trial in Zuba Court
  • Banks, offices shut as Osun celebrates ‘Isese Day’
  • Repentant bandits now help us fight banditry — Zamfara gov
  • Manchester United ‘disgusted’ by racist abuse of Pogba
  • Juventus coach Sarri has pneumonia, club says
  • Lawan visits Ekweremadu after IPOB’s attack
  • Nigerian seeking Ghanaian passport arrested
  • FG introduces new HIV testing kits
  • Ortom suspends three traditional rulers in Benue
  • Police nab suspected robbers, recover pistol in Enugu
  • Kidnappers collect yam tubers, palm oil as ransom – Family
  • Kenya deports Nigerian over alleged drug trafficking
  • Man regains sight after 21-year blindness, learns to walk, wear shoes
  • Battered woman begs court to remand grandson
  • Man who impersonated DSP to snatch cars paraded
  • Katsina bandits gun down four, herders kill bandit
  • EFCC arraigns woman for collecting N22.9bn from Dasuki
  • UI okays armed police patrol on campus
  • Police seal programme venue to stop Soyinka, Falana
  • Soldiers attacked policemen for arresting narcotics dealer – Report
  • We don’t have Oyo-Ita’s retirement letter, says Presidency
  • I won’t support aspirants outside Restoration Caucus – Dickson
  • Final address: Akinlade asks tribunal to sack Abiodun


The Nation

  • Kwara monarch docked for alleged threat to life, trespass 
  • PHOTOS: Youths protest EFCC’s ‘raid’ on Ambode’s residence 
  • PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu swears-in Commissioners, Special Advisers 
  • I can’t fail my country, I’ll fight on, says Mr Nigeria
  • Banks, offices shut for ‘Isese’ Day celebration in Osun 
  • Alleged assault: Absence of Senator Abbo stalls trial 
  • Russia accuses U.S of stoking military tensions with missile test 
  • BREAKING: We didn’t raid, only investigating Ambode – EFCC 
  • Katsina deaths: NYSC restricts movement of corps members 
  • JUST IN: Oyo-Ita shuns Presidential Retreat presentation 
  • BREAKING: Supreme Court suspends proceedings, to rule on Atiku, PDP’s appeal seeking permission to INEC server 
  • APC replaces suspended Adamawa executives 
  • Buhari kick starts day two of Presidential Retreat 
  • UPDATED: EFCC raids residences of Ambode, ex-Chief of Staff over alleged N9.9b fraud 
  • BREAKING: EFCC raids Ambode’s residence 
  • BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes out Atiku, PDP’s appeal 
  • FG confirms Tosan Erhabour as MLSCN boss
  • BBNaija: Cruisetopia, Frodd up for possible eviction 
  • Wizkid becomes first African to hit 8m monthly listeners on Spotify 
  • Oil jumps 2.4% after attack on Saudi field
  • CBN to defend reserves against UK $9b court ruling 
  • Afrobasket 2019: Buhari hails D’Tigress’ victory
  • Egypt sweep medals in judo 
  • Ghana dangles $3000 for gold 
  • Rape: Buhari’s ex-aide advocates gender desks at police stations 
  • Diezani kicks as EFCC seeks final forfeiture of N14b jewellery 
  • Buhari knows those causing unrest in Nigeria, says Falana
  • APC, Fayose bicker over alleged plot to disrupt Udiroko festival 
  • Oyetola seeks private partnership to revamp agric sector


The Guardian

  • Cameroon anglophone separatist leader gets life sentence: lawyers
  • Irish firm ready to seize Nigeria’s N2.9tr assets
  • Ekweremadu assault, Soyinka, Falana confab raise fear of revolt
  • Tackling urgent national crises before Obasanjo’s probe
  • Kalu is FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 MVP
  • 2,737 Nigerian pilgrims return home
  • Police nab suspected armed robbers, recover pistol
  • Immigration boss advises Nigerians against fake recruitment sites
  • Mugabe Vice President flees Zimbabwe anti-corruption probe
  • Boris Johnson Brexit letter offers no alternatives to Irish backstop
  • Huawei dismisses new suspension of ‘unjust’ US ban
  • Manchester United ‘disgusted’ by racist abuse of Pogba
  • Chelsea’s Zouma recalls ‘long journey’ back to starting lineup
  • Dembele adds to Barcelona’s injury woes
  • ‘It’s up to them’: Solskjaer refuses to blame Pogba after penalty miss
  • Juventus gamble on Sarri delivering another style of Serie A title
  • Serena to return to Auckland for Aussie Open warm-up
  • CBN, interest rates and uncertainty
  • Lagos tackles crime with forensic DNA analysis
  • Deputy in alleged plot to oust Akeredolu as Ondo 2020 heats up
  • Audu, Aganaba urge direct primaries for Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls
  • Nwosu insists on run-off in Imo guber poll
  • NCDMB seeks review of act to expand local content
  • NITDA, TETFUND move to ensure digital inclusion in institutions
  • Share prices hit 10-year low amid uncertainties, weak economy, others
  • Fuse ODGWatch: Fuse ODG Teams Up With Olamide, Joey B, Kwamz & Flava On ‘Cool Down’
  • KhafiWatch: Old Video Of BBNaija’s Khafi Speaking Against Premarital Sex
  • 2 Quick Remedies For Food Poisoning
  • Why Jakande matters
  • Yemi Osinbajo: This silence is deafening
  • The ‘wall’ on Apapa-Oshodi expressway
  • ‘Executive arm is arrogating itself the judicial power to determine what amounts to national security threat’
  • Abebe didn’t forge document, witness tells to court
  • Review of regulatory framework of CBN’s payment service banks and its prospects for Nigeria’s economy




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