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Latest news this afternoon (Tuesday, November 05, 2019)

The Nation

  • Senate confirms Justice Tosho as CJ Federal High Court 
  • Senate confirms Odubu, Okumagba, 13 others for NDDC Board 
  • BREAKING: Court suspends Operation Positive Identification 
  • Video: Balogun Lagos market on fire
  • BREAKING: Photos: Balogun, Lagos market, on fire 
  • Senate observes one minute silence in honour of Mobolaji Johnson 
  • Monarch flees Edo community as youths raze palace 
  • Senate panel turns down CBN governor’s representative 
  • 2019 ITTF Team World Cup: Nigeria may draw top seeds
  • Access Bank Lagos City Marathon bags historic Silver Label 
  • Your negative reports demoralising our troops, Buratai tells reporters
  • Nadal returns to number one 
  • Osimhen to lead Lille revival at Valencia
  • Lagos governor assures residents of safety
  • Edo, Lagos, Delta, others to experience more flooding
  • CBN employee wins essay competition
  • Ortom, Miyetti Allah trade words 
  • Understanding Northeast oil find 
  • Authorities await confirmation of mysterious epidemic 
  • Ganduje nominates 20 commissioners 
  • I’ll probe Bello if elected, says Wada  8
  • Nigeria’s dilapidated marble mining site (2) 
  • PDP: let polls be credible
  • 250 journalists jailed worldwide in 2018, says U.S. 
  • Court rules in Lokpobiri, Lyon case November 14 
  • INEC deploys three national commissioners, seven RECs 
  • Owan West APC endorses Obaseki 
  • Army seeks peace in Bayelsa council 
  • Obaseki’s anniversary: CAN orders churches to close early
  • Monarch, 9 others sued for perjury 
  • Udom urges court to dismiss petition 
  • ‘You’ll keep having sleepless nights for your sins’
  • Collapsed building kills three siblings 
  • Lagos to empower local manufacturers 
  • 13-man ‘kidnap gang’ busted in Niger  6
  • Factory worker in Kirikiri for ‘raping’ 15-year-old
  • Oyetola challenges exco members 
  • Sanwo-Olu inaugurates committee on public school rehabilitation 
  • Two ‘robbers’ get jungle justice in Warri 
  • Driver lynched in ‘fetish ritual’ bid with four-year-ol
  • 259 detainees freed in Ibadan torture camp
  • Osinbajo, Emefiele, others for Osun economic summit 
  • MASSOB to Southeast governors: immortalise Ojukwu 
  • One dead, seven injured in crash



  • Court fixes Nov. 7 to deliver ruling in Maina’s bail application
  • Bayern Munich expect to name new head coach within three weeks —Hoeness
  • Take over NDDC affairs immediately, Lawan tells new board
  • FRSC, police, military unite against Long Bridge robbers
  • Alleged N3bn Fraud: Suswam’s request to participate in CJ’s clearance stalls trial
  • Sacked Reps Leader, Doguwa, storms National Assembly
  • PHOTOS: Fire guts shopping complex in Balogun Market
  • Operation Positive Identification: Falana gets order against army
  • Losing my voice was ‘darkest moment’ of my life, says Shakira
  • Nigerian stabs another to death in India
  • FG to open Lagos-Ibadan road diversions Dec 15 ….orders relocation of trucks at Ogere
  • Repair: LASTMA announces partial closure of Apongbon Road
  • Oil is gone, embrace agric, Obasanjo urges Nigerians
  • I didn’t offer Gulak $2m bribe —Okorocha
  • OPEC: Oil demand to fall in the West, but not in India, China
  • LASTMA officer slaps musician for recording assault
  • Hoodlums attack Satellite Town, destroy warehouse, others
  • Cop shoots laundryman for snatching colleague’s lover
  • Police rescue 259 from Ibadan house of horror
  • Seven feared dead in Nasarawa canoe accident
  • South-East commuters lament harassment, extortion by soldiers
  • Factory worker in court for raping 15-year-old
  • One dies, many injured in Ondo crash
  • Seven killed in Nasarawa boat accident
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  • I didn’t offer Gulak $2m bribe —Okorocha
  • Lawan, Clerk clash over secret recruitment, severance pay
  • Don’t steal public money, Ribadu advises public servants
  • Appeal Court reserves judgment in Akinlade’s appeal against Abiodun
  • Kogi election: Bello warns against promoters of ethnic agenda
  • APC, PDP pick candidates for Katsina by-election
  • FG to open Lagos-Ibadan road diversions Dec 15 ….orders relocation of trucks at Ogere
  • Debt servicing gulped $1.09bn in nine months – CBN
  • NNPC to build two new refineries
  • Buhari blames politicians, oil firms for tax losses
  • Shipowners want 12.5% tariff on new vessels suspended
  • 38 million Nigerians get national identification numbers


The Guardian

  • Why saints may not save judiciary, by Senate panel
  • Experts want monitoring of debtors over rising NPL
  • Hazard’s slow start gathering pace as Madrid look for attacking release
  • How Rivers PDP’s internal wrangling delays Wike’s cabinet
  • Pressure on Akpabio to dissolve NDDC committee
  • India firms, farmers applaud Modi for rejecting RCEP trade deal
  • Dismay as US formally starts pullout from Paris climate accord
  • OPEC fully supports Paris climate pact – Barkindo
  • Iraq cuts internet again amid renewed protests
  • Boris Johnson presses election rival to explain Brexit stance
  • Popular Lagos Balogun market on fire
  • Neymar escapes with warning over Cup final fan slap
  • Dare canvasses support for Nigeria Women’s league
  • Super Sand Eagles ready for FIFA Beach World Cup, says Ejo
  • Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City return to Europe as UEFA Champions League resumes
  • Thrills, glamour of Abeokuta City 10km race
  • Hoops & Read, First Bank win 2019 Eko Basketball League
  • Alleged misunderstanding between Senate,National Assembly clerk deepens
  • Resolution of NASS election petitions rekindles Anambra 2021 battle
  • Appeal Court reserves judgments in Akwa Ibom, Cross River guber elections




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