Today’s evening news (Monday, July 8, 2019)


  • Sex toy shop assault: Abbo pleads not guilty, posts N5m bail
  • Obasanjo is number one problem of Nigeria – Akiolu
  • Suspend 111 Reps who endorsed Elumelu, minority lawmakers dare PDP
  • 15-year-old Coco Gauff out of Wimbledon
  • Buhari returns to Abuja after AU Summit
  • Don’t distort history, Abiola gave permission to serve under Abacha – Osoba
  • Man City, Chelsea to host women’s games at Etihad, Stamford Bridge
  • Polling Officer fails to show which regulation authorises him to transmit results
  • Felix plays down Griezmann pressure at Atletico Madrid
  • VIDEO: Eedris, Baba Fryo, other protesters urge Adeboye to address RUGA
  • Wilder rematch set for February, says Fury
  • When I joined NNPC, ex-GMD said he’d love to mentor me as Exec Director —Baru
  • Tennis: Nadal into seventh Wimbledon quarter-final
  • Bayern Munich waiting for transfer market domino effect —Rummenigge
  • DPR shuts 17 illegal LPG outlets in Ibadan
  • Your old bra can save an injured turtle, women told
  • Seven die, 66 injured in Gombe motorcycle accidents
  • Protesting NNPC workers hold church service inside Warri refinery
  • Two killed, nine injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash
  • Sister stabs brother to death in Kano
  • Lagos pastor arrested for raping, impregnating teenager
  • NURTW members arrested for wielding weapons during victory party
  • Eight Lagos pipeline explosion victims die in hospital
  • Hoodlums attack catechist, gardener with machetes in Anambra
  • Obasanjo is number one problem of Nigeria – Akiolu
  • Bayelsa PDP youths oppose APC returnees’ bid for gov ticket
  • End Reps’ crisis, focus on national issues, Clark advises PDP
  • Nigerian senators not getting jumbo pay, says Adeyeye
  • Edo govt to probe hospital contracts awarded by Oshiomhole
  • Stop inviting Olubadan, high chiefs to same event, Mogajis tell Makinde


The Nation

  • Court restrains SEC from enforcing N89m fine against Oando 
  • Sylva mocks Dickson’s airport in Bayelsa 
  • Photos: Lawan, Tinubu meet in Lagos 
  • Reps Minority Caucus passes Vote-of -Confidence on suspended principal officers 
  • Williams crushes Suarez Navarro to reach quarter-finals
  • Seven things money cannot buy 
  • Presidential support: Like Croatia like Madagascar 
  • MASSOB laments continued detention of security chief in Anambra
  • Man ‘bites off Neighbourhood Watch officer’s lip, tongue’ 
  • Udom vs Nsima : Court adjourns cross examination 
  • Photos: Buhari holds bilateral meeting with UN Deputy Secretary General 
  • Breaking: I’ll revive four refineries by 2023, says Kyari 
  • False information: Supreme Court dismisses suit against lawmaker 
  • 10 ways to identify fake people 
  • Unemployed man jailed four years for stabbing welder
  • Tribunal upholds Wike’s re-election  2:58 PM
  • 200 corps members seek relocation from Nasarawa 
  • DPR shuts 17 illegal LPG outlets in Ibadan
  • Three policemen detained over stolen two AK 47 rifles  
  • Breaking: Dr Bashir Zubayr reunites with family 
  • Bayelsa guber: protest as Dickson unveils preferred aspirants 
  • Why Nigerians can’t access loans from commercial banks, by CBN 
  • Treat NYSC members as employees, FCT Perm. Sec. urges employers
  • Updated: 20 Kogi APC guber aspirants reject indirect primary 
  • Just in: Our books are clean, Baru tells EFCC 
  • Kogi: Bello’s supporters threaten to deal with journalists 
  • Troops rescue 13 kidnapped farmers, kill one bandit 
  • Ijegun explosion: 10 victims die in hospital — LASG 
  • Breaking: Kogi APC guber aspirants reject indirect primary  1
  • NSCDC investigates alleged prevention of Judge from entering court in Kebbi 
  • Just in: Buhari challenges admissibility of form containing his biodata 
  • Just in: Senator Abbo for arraignment today over assault 
  • Ijegun Pipeline Explosion: six more victims confirmed dead 
  • Man cries out as wife gets pregnant for uncle
  • Lecturer goes to jail for insulting President in poem 
  • Troops neutralise bandit, rescue 13 kidnap victims in Kaduna 
  • Updated: MDCN resumes trial of doctors
  • Election Tribunal: Why I criticise Buhari, by Galadima 
  • Updated: 19 die, seven injured in autocrash along Kano -Maiduguri road 
  • Breaking: Oshiomhole makes surprise appearance at presidential election tribunal 
  • BREAKING: Atiku, PDP call Buhari’s critic, Galadima as first witness 
  • British Airways faces record $230 million fine
  • ‘Why Senator Abbo has not been arraigned’



  • How to make Africa’s free trade deal work for Nigerian
  • Soyinka, others remember Abiola, urge action against insecurity, poverty
  • Why fiscal policy support is needed now, by FSDH
  • The Guardian gets best online media website award
  • ‘We wanted to prove those who wrote us off wrong’
  • FG appoints Balarabe as new FADAMA national project coordinator
  • Senator Abbo pleads not guilty to assault charges at Magistrate court
  • Buhari returns to Abuja after AU Summit
  • Britain hunts for leaker of cables calling Trump ‘inept’
  • Niger government makes Bobi grazing reserve a model
  • Dozens hurt as 5.7 magnitude quake shakes Iran
  • AFCON 2019: Super Eagles will face tricky, tougher tie against Bafana Bafana — Disu
  • Brazil coach Tite tells Messi to show some respect
  • Salah says Egypt must learn from Cup of Nations failure
  • Herrera says he ‘feels very lucky’ to join PSG from United
  • Dollar rains on Eagles as NFF thanks dignitaries for cheering players
  • Angry Egyptians beg Eagles to beat South Africa
  • Hope rekindled for revival of South-South’s BRACED Commission
  • How intolerant Yoruba leaders broke up Afenifere, by Segun Osoba
  • Ruga suspension: Some animals are more equal than others
  • NAICOM plans review of SIP to drive insurance adoption in states
  • Airtel Africa to list shares on nation’s bourse Tuesday
  • Regulator, operators flay driving without motor insurance
  • 7 Quick Facts About Evicted BBNaija 2019 Housemate, Isilomo
  • EverythingNaArt Hosts Successful Maiden Edition Of CultivARTe Conference
  • Uche Jumbo, Uti Nwachukwu, Other Stars Spotted At Launch Of Payporte Offline Store




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