Today’s evening news (Monday, August 5, 2019)

The Nation

  • Buhari lauds Nigerians for ignoring ‘Revolution’ March 
  • Bayelsa guber: elders, opinion leaders insist on zoning 
  • Security operatives outnumber #RevolutionNow protesters in Lagos, arrest nine 
  • Ugwuanyi sends anti-kidnapping bill to Assembly 
  • #RevolutionNow: Abians shun protest call as security agencies hold Show of Force 
  • Maguire’s fiancée Fern Hawkins looking forward to the Next Level 
  • Lawyers disagree over Sowore’s arrest, #RevolutionNow protests 
  • Putin to Trump: We’ll develop new nuclear missiles if you do 
  • I didn’t dissolve Ohanaeze Ndigbo UK chapter – Nwodo 
  • Police arrest journalist, disperse #RevolutionNow in Ore 
  • How EFCC raided ex-Gov Yari’s residence in Zamfara 
  • Kylie Jenner hires $250m Super- Yacht for 22nd birthday 
  • Miyetti Allah appeals against court ruling on Benue open grazing law 
  • Revolution: Oluwo advises agitators to respect Nigerian Constitution
  • Security operatives stop #RevolutionNow protest in Osun 
  • Why we raided former Gov Yari’s residence, by EFCC
  • Anglican Priest jailed five years for defiling minor 
  • Edo CP vows to crush Revolutionnow protest 
  • PDP debunks APC’s claim of meddling with court evidence 
  • ‘Why we withdrew petition against Buhari, APC, INEC’ 
  • #RevolutionNow: The Nation correspondent whisked away in Calabar 
  • Court okays EFCC’s request to freeze Bauchi account 
  • JUST IN: CSOs protest against organisers of #RevolutionNow 
  • Man U Move: Maguire thanks former Leicester City teammates 
  • Gunmen hijack N9m from Niger Chief Accountant 
  • Revolution protest: Police brutalise 70-year-old hawker in Osun 
  • Omo-Agege, NNPC tangle over NGC relocation plan 
  • Updated: Court reserves judgment in HDP’s petition against Buhari, others 
  • #RevolutionNow protest fails in Kogi 
  • Just in: Buhari meets with Governors Bagudu, Abubakar in Aso Rock


The Guardian

  • Delta government to demolish structures on waterways in Warri, environs
  • Gani Adams appeals to FG for release of Sowore
  • Buhari assures ECONEC member states of Nigeria’s assistance
  • Three shiites members died in Police custody – Amnesty International
  • Why we raided former Zamfara governor’s residence – EFCC
  • Eid-el-Kabir: Ilorin ram sellers decry low patronage
  • Harry Maguire: Three things on the new Manchester United defender
  • Ajax dealt tricky Champions League playoff after last season’s heartache
  • Liverpool replace Mignolet with Adrian
  • Liverpool’s Henderson calm over lack of signings
  • Messi out with injury ahead of La Liga restart
  • Man Utd make Maguire world’s most expensive defender
  • July is hottest month ever recorded – climate researchers
  • A$AP Rocky Makes First Public Appearance Since Sweden Assault Incident
  • Chapter One: Falana Embarks On First Continental Tour
  • Nigerian Designer Mowalola Ogunlesi Chosen To Style Barbie
  • Gunmen kidnap Enugu monarch, demands N50m ransom



  • We’ll develop new nuclear missiles if you do, Putin warns Trump
  • Insecurity will receive legislative attention after recess  —Minority Reps
  • Zimbabwe’s Mugabe still in hospital since April —President
  • Gunmen kill police inspector at checkpoint in Ondo
  • Gunmen snatch N9.5m from Chief Accountant in Niger Govt employ
  • RevolutionNow: Release Sowore, Gani Adams appeals to FG
  • Artisan jailed two years for stealing ram in Osun
  • Kylie Jenner hires $250m yacht for 22nd birthday
  • Delta election tribunal delivers ruling after petitioner seeks case transfer
  • Venezuelan actors arrested over gay cops satirical play
  • Bolivia: 14 dead, 21 injured in bus crash
  • Primary school: Ekiti begins recruitment of teachers
  • Why we raided Zamfara ex-gov’s residence —EFCC
  • Marseille sign Argentina striker Benedetto
  • Boy urges Police to detain dad who beat red light twice




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