Today’s evening news (Friday, August 9, 2019)

The Nation

  • Sallah: Buhari leaves for Katsina 
  • AAC expels Sowore, 28 others  
  • JUST IN: INEC sacks Cross Rivers REC 
  • PHOTOS: Protesters block Kaduna-Abuja highway 
  • Wike offers N30m reward for arrest of Bobrisky
  • Big mistake to close English window early – Pochettino 
  • Ambode denies links to N9.9bn frozen bank accounts 
  • #RevolutionNow: Protest capable of causing uncontrollable crisis, says Uche Nwosu
  • AAC alerts INEC of planned convention by factional group 
  • Tekno leaves Ubi Franklin’s Made Men Music Group 
  • Arafat: Gbajabiamila urges Nigerian pilgrims to pray for unity 
  • Court slams N1bn bail on Maurice Iwu 
  • Yellow fever claims 16 in Ebonyi 
  • How to get prepaid meters, by Ikeja Electric 
  • Policewoman marries dreaded gangster she met in court
  • Breastfeeding mothers can also enjoy sex- Experts 
  • Five important stories you might have missed this week 
  • Defiant Tekno releases controversial music video, “Agege” showing ‘half-naked’ girls 
  • Organised labour warns of impending strike over unpaid salary arrears
  • JUST IN: EFCC charges Atiku’s lawyer with $2m laundering



  • Tekno stripper video: Police grill owner of display truck
  • Emery considers selling more Arsenal stars
  • Barcelona to kick off La Liga next Friday
  • Tiger Woods pulls out of opening play-off event with injury
  • 10 things to know about Akintola Williams @100
  • I’m now a woman, not declared wanted —Bobrisky
  • Buhari leaves Abuja for Daura, returns August 18
  • Bayelsa Polls: INEC fires REC after resignation
  • Pochettino concerned by transfer window ‘mess’
  • ExxonMobil contract staff’s wife regains freedom
  • Bruce excited by Newcastle’s forward line ahead of Arsenal opener
  • I will reclaim my mandate —Niger PDP gov candidate
  • Tekno leaves Ubi Franklin’s Made Men Music Group
  • Yellow fever outbreak causes deaths in Ebonyi community
  • Lampard has faith in Chelsea youngsters
  • JUST IN: AAC expels Sowore, others
  • Impeachment: Don’t attract peoples’ wrath, Kogi PDP warns lawmakers


The Guardian

  • France mourns mayor killed ‘for a pile of stones’
  • Indonesia Lion Air crash report likely in October: official
  • EFCC charges Atiku’s lawyer for money laundering
  • N1.23b fraud: Court slams N1b bail on former INEC chairman Iwu
  • Hong Kong leader rules out concessions, warns of economic downturn
  • 13 killed in Myanmar monsoon landslide
  • Emery still undecided on Arsenal captaincy
  • De Bruyne back to drive City’s title defence
  • Man Utd can deal with Lukaku exit, says Solskjaer
  • Lukaku hails ‘world’s best’ Conte after Inter move
  • Real Madrid go head-to-head with Barcelona for Neymar
  • Man Utd 2019/20 fixtures: Red Devils to face Chelsea in opening game
  • Plateau government launches 4-day immunisation against meningitis
  • Breastfeeding mothers can also enjoy sex — Medical experts




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