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Latest news this afternoon (Wednesday, October 23, 2019)


  • BREAKING: SARS arrests suspected killers of Imo pastor
  • Infant dies as Greek coastguard hits migrant boat
  • Thai king sacks six palace officials for ‘evil actions’
  • VIDEOS: ‘It was a joke,’ says lady who accused Davido of impregnating her
  • Customs arrest 15 for re-bagging rice in Adamawa
  • How Europe underdeveloped Africa
  • Niger specialist hospital to start kidney transplant
  • Gunmen kidnap Taraba Govt House transport officer
  • Xenophobia: FG, South Africa will implement early warning system -NIDCOM
  • Boeing profit slumps 53% as MAX grounding takes heavy toll
  • Maintain standard when producing bread, NAFDAC tells bakers
  • Three killed, three others injured in Akwa Ibom accident
  • NADECO not formed because of June 12 – Osoba
  • PHOTOS: Buhari meets Putin at Russia-Africa Summit
  • Summit: Russia aims to double trade with Africa in five years —Putin
  • BREAKING: SARS arrests suspected killers of Imo pastor
  • Driver kills union member over N100
  • Police kill, dump Enugu apprentice mechanic in stream
  • Railway director beats up doctor during brawl
  • Father nabbed for beating son to death in Niger
  • Hoodlums who burnt Ibadan school’ll be jailed – Oyo
  • Six killed as flood submerges Lagos communities
  • Police arraign Ebonyi lovers for stealing N1.5m
  • Rivers serial killer pleads guilty to murder of nine women
  • NADECO not formed because of June 12 – Osoba
  • Nine women, seven men make Abdulrazaq commissioners’ list
  • Nasarawa Assembly confirms Sule’s commissioner-nominees
  • Owan West APC suspends councillors, supports Obaseki
  • Gbajabiamila promises constitutional change for women
  • Victorious but weakened, Trudeau needs help to form govt
  • My investments meant to tackle poverty – Dangote
  • FG budgets N3.79bn for Ajaokuta Steel Company
  • Telecom firms fault bank CEOs over USSD charges
  • Petrol subsidy rises by N58.6bn in one month
  • FG extends Enugu airport repairs completion date
  • Sealed marts: Auto marketers seek Buhari’s intervention


The Guardian

  • Nigeria mulls action to boost competition in telecoms market
  • British police say 39 bodies found in truck container
  • Paralympic champion ends own life through euthanasia
  • NLC vows to enforce new minimum wage payment
  • Outrage over alleged plot to arrest undercover journalist
  • Nigeria budgets for inefficient monopolies – Wale Oluwo
  • Indonesian president taps election arch-rival for defence minister
  • In Iraqi refuge, Syrian Kurds curse Trump and Erdogan
  • Boeing replaces head of commercial plane division amid MAX crisis
  • Mali president on the ropes as jihadist revolt mounts
  • New Tunisia president sworn in after upstart poll win
  • Postponed Clasico set for December 18 but La Liga could appeal
  • Morata goal helps Atletico Madrid to beat Bayer Leverkusen
  • Neuer annoyed as Bayern need Lewandowski double to win at Olympiakos
  • Real Madrid get off the mark in Champions League through Kroos goal
  • Sterling, Mbappe light up Champions League with hat-tricks while Spurs claim key win
  • Kane, Son double up to reawaken Tottenham’s Champions League challenge
  • Pound flat, most Asian markets down as Johnson’s Brexit bid fails
  • Imported personal item above N50,000 attracts duty, says Customs
  • Manufacturers offer mixed reactions to continued border closure
  • DavidoDavido To Sue Lady Who Claims He Impregnated Her
  • Danny Young’s N200m Suit Against Tiwa Savage, Marvin Records Set For Nov. 5 Hearing
  • Miley Cyrus Displays Ignorance Of What Being Gay Means
  • Rosa Luxemburg remembered
  • Some issues in the 2020 federal government budget
  • Reading between the lines
  • ATCON seeks NCC’s autonomy on USSD pricing
  • EU wants swift roll-out of 5G
  • Nigeria, others risk remaining providers of raw data
  • Lagos BRT accident: Our firm has zero tolerace for drugs, alcohol – MD
  • Flooding to trigger building collapse in major cities


The Nation

  • Court admits Evans’ confessional statement as exhibit 
  • ‘Stolen UK, US banks’ credit card info found on Naira Marley’s laptop’ 
  • Fintiri names Atiku’s son, PDP scribe among 23 commissioner nominees 
  • Nostalgic Nwankwo Kanu hails Arsene Wenger at 70  3:
  • Tricycle operator remanded in Kirikiri for stabbing man to death  
  • PHOTOS: Nigerian businesses attacked in South Africa 
  • Tension in Ekiti over LG Headquarters relocation 
  • National assembly to pass 2020 Appropriation Bill in Dec. 
  • Man reneges on death threat, begs Obaseki 
  • BREAKING: Heated arguments as court suspends recruitment of 10, 000 constables 
  • Buhari congratulates Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau over election victory
  • PHOTOS: Buhari meets Putin, others at Russia-Africa Summit 
  • Man dies in ‘okada’, petrol truck collision 
  • Copyright infringement: Danny Young sues Tiwa Savage for N205m 
  • Protect your autonomy ahead of 2023, Jega urges INEC 
  • One feared killed in multiple accidents on Otedola Bridge 
  • Recruitment: Court orders PSC, IG to maintain status quo
  • 39 found dead inside truck in UK 
  • Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting 
  • Army adopts spiritual warfare to counter insurgents’ propaganda – Buratai
  • BREAKING: Gunmen kidnap Federal high court judge 
  • Three Nigerians injured in fresh xenophobic attacks in South Africa 
  • Troops nab gun runner with 6 AK 47 rifles on Kaduna-Abuja highway 
  • Bayelsa founding fathers support Diri 
  • UCL: Real Madrid win to ease pressure off Zidane
  • How JAMB caught candidates who altered UTME scores 
  • Ex-militant seeks jail for NDDC looters
  • ‘We moved N1.219bn with bullion van for Fayose’s aide’ 
  • Iwo road interchange: APC’s criticism misplaced, says PDP 
  • Rivers serial killer pleads guilty to killing nine 
  • Ekiti Oba dies at 62 
  • Whereabouts of superintendent’s body unknown, says witness 
  • FIFA U-17 World Cup: FIFA welcomes Golden Eaglets to Brazil 
  • FRSC officials ‘beat man to death’ in Edo
  • 14-year-old killed in Ikorodu 
  • Court orders interim seizure of 23 properties linked to Maina 
  • Labour set for minimum wage battle with state govts 
  • Border communities’ developer in storm’s eye 
  • Senate seeks probe of CCB contractor over N1.5bn abandoned project 
  • Key into Bello’s re-election, secure future, says Adeyemi 
  • INEC threatens zero votes for ballot box snatching 
  • Lagos PDP members defect to APC
  • Osoba, Akinfeleye, others urge professionalism in journalism
  • APC not ready for free, fair poll, alleges Diri
  • Nigerians attacked in South Africa 
  • NEPZA fund: Lawmakers to reopen N14.376b audit query
  • ICPC declares Obono-Obla wanted 
  • N7.65b ‘fraud’: Kalu to know fate December
  • Melaye, Adeyemi: A fresh test of strength 
  • Buhari’s second tenure will be better for Nigerians, says Oshiomhole




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