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Today’s evening news (Monday, August 27, 2018)


  • Buhari says rule of law must be subject to national interest
  • No duplication in our budget –INEC
  • Magu slams SAN for receiving N1.7bn legal fee
  • Onu woos Nigerian investors in US
  • FG rehabilitates Adamawa, Borno, Kogi, Niger roads
  • Lagos opens Third Mainland Bridge after maintenance test
  • Wike locks horns with EFCC over fresh probe into Rivers’ finances
  • Husband attacks wife, flees with two fingers
  • Restructure Nigeria or we resume attacks, militants tell FG
  • Establishing grazing reserves should be private-sector led — Gambari
  • Cocoa processors groan under N50bn debt, huge losses
  • 2019: PDP delays nomination form sale
  • Kwankwaso to declare presidential bid on Wed
  • Impeachment: APC dares Saraki to reconvene Senate
  • APC holds caucus meeting Tuesday, NEC on Thursday
  • Tension in Jos as assassins kill Plateau speaker’s driver, another
  • Another Cross River lawmaker dies
  • APC sweeps Imo LG polls



The Nation

  • Buhari to Lawyers: Improve integrity of nation’s judicial, electoral systems
  • Rivers Govt kicks as EFCC probes N117b transactions
  • CBN’s 9% credit policy excites farmers
  • NFF Presidency: No Supreme Court order stopping Pinnick, says Keyamo
  • More hurdles as banks’ suspension of BDC accounts lingers
  • ASUU seeks more funds for education
  • Buratai cautions troops against social media use
  • Report sees Nigeria becoming fastest-growing hotel market
  • Makarfi: PDP presidential ticket shouldn’t be for money bag
  • I’m not going to APGA, says Atiku
  • PDP challenges Buhari to debate on good governance
  • Ondo warns on fake Akeredolu’s Facebook account
  • Fayemi’s ex-aide Araoye joins House of Reps race
  • Niger Govt. completes repairs of collapsed bridge on Minna-Bida road
  • Ibadan obas absent as Olubadan celebrates 90
  • It’s official: Simi accepts acting debut in Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Mokalik’




  • Rule Of Law Must Be Subject To National Interest, Buhari Insists
  • EFCC, Rivers govt clash over alleged N117bn fraud
  • FIBA Women World Cup: Kalu Calls On D’Tigress To Focus
  • Independence: Anxiety As Cameroonian Refugees Flood Taraba Communities
  • 2019: Restructuring, Solution To Nigeria’s Problems — Makarfi
  • CAF Boss Urges African Federations To Shun Corruption
  • I’ll Rebuild Ayefele’s Music House —AJIMOBI
  • Osun 2018: We’re Not Deterred By Defections From APC — Aregbesola
  • Benue Govt, NAF Trade Words Over Makurdi Airport
  • Rivers Needs Leaders With Ideas, Not Firepower —Abe
  • Delta APC To Summon FG Appointees For Account Of Stewardship
  • 2019 AFCON Qualifier: Katsina Utd Boss Slams Rohr’s Team List For Seychelles
  • TUSSLE OVER OSOLO STOOL: Deji Of Akure, Kingmakers Tango Over Appointee


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