Latest news this afternoon (Tuesday, August 27, 2019)


  • VIDEO: Policemen allegedly injure FUTA student
  • $9bn judgment: Buhari asks EFCC, NIA to probe 2010 contract
  • Teenager pleads not guilty in Cyprus rape claim trial
  • Cantona to be honoured with UEFA President’s Award
  • LASG to eliminate delay in building plan approval
  • Senate President visits fire, flood victims in Yobe
  • Madrid hit by heavy flooding
  • Nigerian National Youth and Sports Award to start 2020 —Minister of Sports
  • Gombe NYSC begins post-camp training for corps members
  • BREAKING: COZA Pastor, Fatoyinbo, in our custody —Police
  • 12th African Games: Nigeria win six gold medals in weightlifting
  • Indonesia deploys over 8,000 workers to extinguish forest fires
  • Migrant drowns while trying to swim to UK
  • Dozens missing as Cameroonian boat capsizes with over 100 on board
  • Serena on banned umpire Ramos: ‘I don’t know who that is’
  • Kidnappers abduct members sent to deliver ransom – Kaduna CAN
  • Man accuses father-in-law of kidnapping his children
  • Police parade suspects who diverted N40m generators, oil
  • Man in court for stealing plumbing materials
  • BSU protests shooting, demands security for victim
  • Gunmen kill two policemen, abduct CMD in Edo
  • Man arraigned for threatening to kill Catholic priest
  • Gunmen abduct Enugu Perm Sec
  • FBI-wanted suspect didn’t sponsor my election – Ihedioha
  • Secondus subverting PDP constitution for Dickson – Group
  • Protest as APC disqualifies 12 Kogi gov aspirants
  • Kogi CJ inaugurates panel on deputy gov’s impeachment
  • Court okays indirect primary for Kogi APC
  • Abe disagrees with Amaechi over APC congress
  • Customs retire 304 top officers
  • Loan defaulters to lose deposits in other banks
  • Nigeria’s problem is revenue, not debt — Finance minister
  • Who are you without that fancy title?
  • Discos to repay N34bn CBN loan this year
  • VAT fetches N312bn in three months


The Guardian

  • Fresh worry over electricity tariff increase, sector flaws
  • Over 100 feared dead as Cameroon-bound vessel capsizes
  • Okagbare disqualified as Nigeria close in on football gold medals
  • Labour seeks immediate implementation of minimum wage
  • From surprise guests to family photos: G7 highlights
  • Senate President visits Yobe LGAs, sympathises with fire, flood victims
  • Police arrests three suspects over deputy governor’s convoy attack
  • Many feared dead as Dangote truck rams into BRT bus in Lagos
  • UK opposition seek ways to stop no-deal Brexit
  • British teen pleads not guilty in Cyprus rape claim trial
  • Brazil slams G7 aid offer as Amazon fires rage
  • 12th African Games: Nigeria win 6 gold medals in weightlifting
  • Nigeria win table tennis’ women doubles’ gold, silver medals
  • Lukaku scores on debut as Conte’s Inter Milan make flying start
  • ‘I believe in my ability’, says defiant Sharapova
  • Serena on banned umpire Ramos: ‘I don’t know who that is’
  • Serena routs Sharapova in US Open start, ‘rusty’ Federer wins
  • Ekweremadu’s ordeal in Nuremberg
  • Police charge lecturer, lawyer with forgery, altering of document
  • PDP suspends former Senator, mother, 11 others over anti-party activities
  • Curious Abia State political scenario that may shape 2023
  • Stakeholders kick over fears of insecurity, candidate imposition, delegates’ list ahead of Bayelsa polls
  • ‘Why Nigeria must stop used cars from China’
  • 9mobile gets $230m from AFC to expand operations in Nigeria
  • Flight disruption looms as BA pilots prepare for strike
  • How Microsoft Is Listening To You Through Your Xbox
  • Ayo Van Elmar & Rent-a-Party’s Paris Themed Launch of SS20 Collection; ‘ SALT
  • Henrich Akomolafe: The Youngprenuer Changing Infrastructural Development In Nigeria
  • Court awards N5m damages against bank over illegal sale of shares, loss of document
  • Sanwo-Olu pledges support for joint legal clinic
  • Ozekhome stresses need for judicial independence
  • Woman kills husband to remarry ex-husband in Kebbi


The Nation

  • My secret of living long, Esogban of Bénin 
  • Three die as Dangote truck rams into BRT in Lagos 
  • BREAKING: Police quiz Fatoyinbo, may detain him 
  • BREAKING: US Embassy introduces visa issuance fees 
  • Unknown gunmen kill teenager at first Benue Speaker residence 
  • PDP chief: Nnamdi Kanu a coward 
  • Two unemployed men bags six months in prison for stealing food items 
  • BREAKING: $9.6b judgment debts: FG protests, links contract to Yar’Adua’s govt
  • Housewife kills husband to remarry ex-husband in Kebbi
  • Court remands drunk teenager for allegedly stabbing 2 men 
  • Politicians funding IPOB – Ohaneze Youths
  • EFCC arrests Kwara director for ‘fraudulent’ sale of land
  • Police arrest pastor over alleged rape in Oyo 
  • INTERPOL best agency to track criminal activities – Minister 
  • How I used to supply AK-47 rifles to Wadume, by arms dealer
  • Makinde to cabinet members: challenge me 
  • Economic activities stalled at Seme border 
  • Sanwo-Olu to eliminate delay in building plan approval
  • Be transparent in defence budget, ex-NDC chief tells minister 
  • Fed Govt joins forces with U.S. to track FBI 77 suspects
  • I’m not dictating to Judiciary, says Buhari
  • ‘Commercial sex worker’ found dead in hotel 
  • Kyari didn’t influence Oyo-Ita’s investigation, says EFCC  
  • APC panel disqualifies Jibrin, Audu, Lulu, Irukera, others 
  • Buhari has nothing to do with IPOB in Japan 
  • Buratai assures oil firms of safe environment 
  • Youth development: Minister lays agenda for effective engagement 
  • 12th African Games: Nigeria win 6 gold medals in weightlifting 
  • UPDATED: Police may detain Fatoyinbo over alleged rape 
  • Chieftaincy tussle: Boost for settlement as monarchs pay homage to Olubadan 
  • Anigbata wins Triple Jump gold 
  • Outrage over hoodlums’ extortion of motorists 
  • Osinbajo decries high port charges 
  • ‘Ogun Anchor Borrowers loan’ll attract single digit interest’
  • Buhari mourns Super Falcons’ striker Chiejine
  • Power generation dips to 2,970.3MwH
  • Court dismisses suits over dispute, primary
  • Our disqualification ploy to throw up Bello as candidate, say aspirants 
  • Man arraigned for alleged threat to kill priest 




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