Today’s evening news (Friday, August 16, 2019)

The Nation

  • Shiites vow to resume protest as El-Zakzaky, wife return 
  • FIFA bans Samson Siasia, fines ex-Eagles Coach N18.5million 
  • BREAKING: FIFA bans Siasia for life 
  • Spare parts market inferno: PDP blasts Obaseki for poor fire service
  • Police nab abductors of burrow pit owners 
  • FG planned to kill El-Zakzaky in India, IMN alleges 
  • Ex-banker bags 10 years jail for stealing depositors money 
  • Court freezes ex-gov Yari’s account 
  • African Games: Our Wrestlers will fight to the finish-Igali 
  • Rivers varsity students tour Edo, study Obaseki’s housing reforms 
  • Taraba killings: Lawyer donates to late policeman’s family 
  • I don’t know if Eriksen will remain at Tottenham- Pochettino 
  • JAMB cancels UTME result of another candidate 
  • Rift between Oyegun, Oshiomhole not personal, says Oyegun’s aide 
  • Lawan leads Senate principal officers to meet Buhari in Daura 
  • BREAKING: Court grants ICPC’s request to freeze ex-Zamfara gov’s accounts 
  • Ebola: what you need to know about the newly found ‘cure’ 
  • BREAKING: DSS takes El-Zakzaky, wife into custody 
  • Alleged rape: Court remands dismissed soldier pending legal advice 
  • 600 people applied to be commissioners in Lagos, says Balogun



  • Guardiola wary of Tottenham title challenge
  • 17 Chinese, Ukrainian seamen kidnapped in Cameroonian waters
  • Greek club Aris robbed of €250,000 UEFA receipts
  • We’ll continue our struggle, Shi’ites vow as El-Zakzaky arrives Abuja
  • World Cup winner Nzonzi joins Galatasary on loan
  • Inflation rate drops again to 11.08% in July – NBS
  • Kwara gov threatens legal action to recover loots
  • Woman strangled to death in Rivers hotel, assailant flees
  • [BREAKING] Double whammy: Siasia incurs FIFA life ban, $50K fine
  • One dies in Lagos–Ibadan Expressway accident
  • Public servants not repaying housing loans, FG laments
  • Nigerian travelling with fake Cote d’Ivoire passport nabbed in India
  • FG loses case to business partner as British court awards $9bn in damages to P&ID
  • Neymar for Brazil friendlies amid transfer speculation
  • Flood kills one, renders many homeless in Bauchi


The Guardian

  • Court freezes Yari’s accounts
  • Nigerian Army restates commitment to end insurgency, buries five soldiers
  • Kidnapped college provost regains freedom in Benue – Police
  • Pakistan PM Khan speaks to Trump about Kashmir: foreign minister
  • Greenland cold-shoulders Trump’s reported buyer’s wish
  • Boy stages own kidnap, demands father pay ransom
  • Eriksen benched due to form not contract standoff – Pochettino
  • Guardiola wary of Tottenham title challenge
  • Lampard lambasts racist abuse of Abraham
  • Things change, I’m now counting on Bale – Zidane
  • Refreshed Kane aiming to keep Sterling in the shade
  • Man City seek Tottenham revenge, Lampard hoping for home comforts
  • Sleep Is Not The New Sex! It Is More Important
  • Miley Cyrus and Liam HemsworthIs Miley Cyrus Shading Liam Hemsworth With New Song, ‘Slide Away’?
  • Ex-Kaepernick Teammate Rips NFL Deal With Rapper Jay-Z




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