Today’s evening news (Monday, August 19, 2019)


  • We don’t have Oyo-Ita’s retirement letter —Presidency
  • Court voids Okorocha’s in-law, Nwosu’s gov candidature
  • PHOTOS: Police barricade Lagos venue where Soyinka, Falana were to speak on insecurity
  • Trip suspension not to avoid Ekweremadu’s treatment  —Kalu
  • VIDEO: Why I will protest again despite beating by policemen —70-year-old #RevolutionNow Osogbo protester
  • FIRS chairman not under any investigation —Presidency
  • UNIMAID lecturer in controversial world award opens up
  • Ajayi is Ondo’s acting gov, as Akeredolu begins vacation
  • 19,000 apply for 1,100 Ekiti pry schools teaching jobs
  • SSANU, NASU strike paralyses UNIBEN, FUTO
  • Man allegedly impersonates DSP in Anambra
  • Court orders CBN to pay N8bn over Benue communities’ invasion by soldiers
  • Ihedioha probes contracts awarded by Udenwa, Ohakim, Okorocha
  • Order fresh gov election in Nasarawa, PDP tells tribunal
  • Fifth patient dies after Romania psychiatric ward attack
  • IDPs: Borno gov lays curse on all diverting relief materials
  • Tennis: Injured Osaka maintains top spot
  • Army arrests oil thieves in Bauchi


The Nation

  • FIRS: PDP accuses APC, Presidency of complicity 
  • PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu swears in new permanent secs
  • Nigeria may face fiscal crisis, says Presidency 
  • AAU, UNIBEN join warning strike 
  • Diezani opposes EFCC’s forfeiture bid over N14b worth of jewellery 
  • We’re not aware of Oyo-Ita’s purported retirement-Presidency
  • No more godfatherism in Kwara, says AbdulRazaq 
  • Abdulsalam, Tambuwal, Sani-Bello seek financial autonomy to Judiciary 
  • Zimbabwe to borrow from G7 countries to repay debt
  • Two Adamawa LGAs cut off as flood destroys major bridge 
  • Tribunal reserves judgment on Nasarawa guber petition
  • Messi, Ibrahimovic in running for 2019 Puskas Award
  • Davido’s girlfriend Chioma debunks pregnancy rumour 
  • NASU strike: Admission seekers stranded as varsity shelves screening 
  • My suspension by Kogi APC of no effect, says Sen. Kadiri 
  • Just in: Buhari to ministers: Chart a new course for Nigeria 
  • Kano guber election dispute: INEC opens defence 
  • How we investigated INEC officials, DSS tells tribunal 
  • Sanwo-Olu swears-in nine new perm secs


The Guardian

  • FIRS boss not under investigation – presidency
  • Bomb detonates on Northern Ireland border
  • Flood destroys worship centres, farmlands, houses in Kuje
  • North Korea’s Kim supervised ‘new weapon’ test again: KCNA
  • Sani-Bello reiterates commitment to autonomy of judiciary
  • Bandits kill 13 in two Katsina communities
  • njured Osaka maintains top spot
  • Lampard pleads for patience after slow Chelsea start
  • Three things we learned from the Premier League
  • Trippier and Morata combine to give Atletico winning start
  • PSG suffer defeat at Rennes with 16-year-old in starring role
  • Watch! Mitsubishi Motors Presents Drive Your Ambition – Under 40 CEOs Featuring Tosin Amushan
  • Jennifer Lopez Gives Alex Rodriguez A Vintage Car For His Birthday
  • Cardi B Features In Reebok Campaign Video
  • Kevin Hart Sits Atop Forbes List Of Highly Paid Comedians
  • PDP screens governorship aspirants for Bayelsa, Kogi




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