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Today’s evening news (Friday, March 8, 2019)

Punch

  • Supreme Court orders Okorocha, Imo Govt to pay N1bn owed by predecessor
  • APC candidate’s death: INEC postpones assembly election in Adamawa
  • Barca vs Rayo, type of match that can make or mar a title —Valverde
  • Women’s Day 2019: Cross River govt needs more women, says UNFPA
  • VIDEO: Vice President Osinbajo marks 62, sings with wife
  • Farah hints at potential World Championships return
  • Ramos, Perez to make up after heated changing room row – reports
  • Osinbajo a dependable deputy, Buhari says as VP clocks 62
  • Guardiola retains faith in Man City hierarchy over FFP claims
  • Venezuela suspends work, classes due to major blackout
  • Take care of your health, females told on Women’s Day
  • Suspected thugs destroy INEC office, electoral materials with explosives in Akwa Ibom
  • Don’t announce results not declared by INEC, NBC warns broadcasters
  • Speed violation, major cause of 1,538 deaths in Q4, 2018 —NBS
  • Soldiers foil robbery attempt on Benin-Lagos expressway
  • Court sentences Lekan Shonde to death for killing wife
  • Alleged forgery: Court refuses to disqualify Wike from governorship poll
  • Live Updates: Countdown to governorship election

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation

  • I’m not behind arrest of Wike’s commissioner – Peterside
  • ‘We can’t allow parties tear us apart’ Ekwueme to Igbos 
  • CSOs pass vote of confidence on Enugu REC
  • ‘818 million women suffering from gender based violence globally’
  • Why Buhari lost in Anambra, by Senator Uba 
  • Court declines request to disqualify Wike over alleged forgery
  • Buhari extols Osinbajo’s virtues at 62 
  • Hard to Take!  PSG fan shatters Television over 3-1 defeat
  • 43 govs, 310 House of Assembly candidates tango in Enugu 
  • Supreme Court affirms N1b debt owed Imo Govt. 
  • Ekiti APC Assembly candidate escapes assassination
  • Polls: Ebonyi CP assumes duty in Abia 
  • I’ll pursue my case further after Saturday’s poll – Tonye Cole
  • Buhari greets women on international Women’s Day
  • Akpabio withdraws suit against defeat as Ekpenyong applauds 
  • One dead in Army’s attack on Ateke Tom’s palace
  • Ekere promises to build new mechanic village in Uyo
  • How I caught my wife with my pastor, husband tells court
  • Schoolmates absolve Abdulrazaq of certificate scam 
  • Police deploy 5,000 personnel for Saturday polls in Nasarawa 

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Guardian

  • Anxiety mounts over card readers as states go to polls
  • ‘Buhari must make urgent economic policies to address inefficiencies’
  • In Imo State, 70 candidates want Okorocha’s job
  • NCC to clamp down on importers, traders without type-approval certificate
  • Chelsea cruise past Dynamo Kiev, towards Europa League quarters
  • IWD 2019: Women at top law firm, DOA, take action for gender balance
  • INEC postpones assembly election in Adamawa over death of APC candidate
  • Palestinians defy Israeli closure plan to pray at Al-Aqsa site
  • Supreme Court dismisses Patience Jonathan’s appeal to upturn $8.4m forfeiture order
  • US job creation screeches to a halt in February
  • Troops foil robbery attempt on Benin-Lagos expressway
  • hierarchy over FFP claims
  • UEFA explain controversial Champions League VAR calls
  • Solskjaer urges Rashford to follow Ronaldo’s example
  • Liverpool title win will not heal Gerrard’s ‘wound’
  • Man Utd send support to stabbed fan in Paris
  • Real Madrid President threatened to sack Sergio Ramos
  • IDYL Drops ‘Satisfy Me’ Featuring Rowlene
  • Self Love! Demi Lovato Sends Herself Post Breakup Flowers
  • Khloe Kardashian Shares Cryptic Message amidst Tristan Thompson Breakup
  • 9mobile creates magic for its customers

(www.guardian.ng)

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