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Today’s evening news (Saturday, November 9, 2019)


  • Five candidates confirmed for Algeria’s presidential race
  • Middle belt group sets November 10 to remember victims of violence
  • Bayern didn’t turn me down, we decided to talk next week —Wenger
  • Buhari not responsible for non-issuance of airport licence —Gov Dickson
  • Appeal court upholds Sanwo-Olu’s election
  • Robbery scare disrupts court proceedings in Imo
  • Sixth win on the spin lifts Chelsea to second in Premier League
  • JUST IN: Adebanjo, Okurounmu react as MKO’s doctor dies
  • PHOTOS: Loaded fuel tanker falls in Lagos
  • FG setting structures to mitigate fire outbreaks -Minister
  • PHOTOS: Activists protest at DSS headquarters, insist on Sowore’s release
  • Klopp rules out move for France superstar Mbappe
  • Border closure: Telecom operators warns of network disruptions
  • Eid-el-Maulud: Emir of Daura urges faithful to imbibe qualities of Prophet Muhammad
  • Osun warns against violation of children, women’s rights
  • ICYMI: Bulldozers destroy goods as council orders demolition of Lagos market
  • Police arrest 70-year-old, 50-year-old for allegedly raping 11-year-old pupil
  • Dangote driver arraigned for killing BRT official, three passengers
  • Sexual harassment: UNIABUJA receives investigation report on professor
  • Retired military officer arrested for selling babies to politician
  • I’m afraid for our children’s future – Wife of policeman killed in Balogun Market fire
  • Five houses, several shanties burnt in Lagos fire
  • Barber jailed 20 years for defiling 12-year-old neighbour
  • Appeal court upholds Sanwo-Olu’s election
  • Elumelu replies PDP: You can’t impose Reps minority leadership
  • In search of solution to Jukun/Tiv unending crisis
  • Kogi elections: Adeyemi wants EFCC, ICPC to monitor cash movements
  • Kogi gov election: UPC adopts APC’s Bello as candidate
  • Appeal Court reaffirms Ayade’s victory
  • Reps fault N29bn allocation for road repairs
  • Senate to invite NLNG on $10bn project
  • NPA frowns on 95% road transportation for cargoes
  • NBS, UNICEF seal pact on immunisation survey
  • Poultry farmers decry high lending rates
  • NCS arrests 239 illegal immigrants, impounds N2bn contrabands


The Guardian

  • Board vs Committee: Power play could undermine NDDC operations, passage of budget
  • This is your chance, Lawal tells young Eagles
  • Why Buhari sacked Osinbajo’s aides –Presidency
  • Road comment: Resign now, PDP tells Fashola
  • Cardi B… Queen Of Rap Comes To Motherland
  • Kogi poll: UPC candidate denies stepping down for Bello
  • Three arrested, guns seized in Greek anti-terrorism raid
  • NCC to push for data price slash, halt illegal deductions
  • Huge Hong Kong rally after student dies and lawmakers arrested
  • Facebook apologizes after black workers complain of bias
  • Brazil’s leftist icon Lula walks free from jail
  • Sixth win on the spin lifts Chelsea to second in Premier League
  • Struggling Cologne sack coach and sports director
  • Klopp rules out move for France superstar Mbappe
  • Wenger contradicts Bayern’s claim they turned him down
  • Liverpool v Manchester City: Three key clashes
  • Reunited at last, Solskjaer needs Martial and Rashford to deliver
  • Torture houses as correctional centres!
  • Medical doctors will soon rally traditional medicine for integrative treatment of ailments’
  • Bayelsa election: INEC boss, NYSC DG caution corps members
  • ‘Why various political parties can start mobilising for 2023’
  • Groups urge INEC to redeem image with Bayelsa, Kogi ballot
  • Firm seeks economic growth, increased productivity with virtual office
  • Investors’ wealth plummet further by N18 billion
  • Flying drones pose fresh risk to aircraft operations
  • Outkast & The Neptunes Get Songwriters Hall Of Fame Nomination
  • Watch: Sarz Teams Up With Wurld On “Ego (Nobody Wins)”
  • Watch: Thutmose And Rema Give Us “Love in the Morning”
  • NCAC, NIHOTOURS, others partner Abuja Jabamah 2019
  • ‘We are opening our first two Radisson collection in two years time’
  • National Identity Card: Another bumpy road to building national database
  • Police arrest 70-year-old, 50-year-old for allegedly raping 11-year-old pupil
  • Watch: Kanye West Features Dad In Video For “Follow God”
  • Nigerians urged to embrace sports for healthier lifestyle


The Nation

  • EPL: Chelsea go second with a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace 
  • Nigerians will benefit from border closure — Minister
  • Woman axed to death in Ondo community 
  • Appeal Court sacks Benue Deputy Speaker
  • Osinbajo lays foundation for Kajola wagon assembly plant
  • Data: NCC sets plan to reduce price, halt illegal deductions 
  • Balogun fire: Minister expresses concern, commiserates with victims
  • No surety to take delivery of Sowore – DSS 
  • Appeal Court upholds Sanwo-Olu’s election 
  • You’ve no power to foist leaders on us, Reps Minority caucus tells PDP
  • UPDATED: Panic as petrol tanker falls again in Anambra 
  • BREAKING: MKO doctor, Ore Falomo, dies
  • Katsina CJ swears in 11 Sharia court judges 
  • BREAKING: Osinbajo performs ground breaking ceremony of railway plant
  • Kukah to Buhari: be cautious on social media regulation 
  • NGF, FG to lift 24m Nigerians out of poverty by 2030
  • Road repairs: Govt. announces diversion on Badagry expressway
  • BREAKING: Tension as another Petrol tanker falls in Anambra 
  • Oyo charges butchers to practice food hygiene 
  • Education, healthcare top Lagos’ N1.1 trillion 2020 budget 
  • 2021 AFCON qualifiers face TV blackout 
  • Seth tips Olympic Eagles for Tokyo 2020 
  • American couple named world’s oldest husband and wife  
  • Egyptian referee to oversee tie
  • Untold woes of 300 inmates liberated from Ibadan torture centre
  • Copa Lagos 2019: Kinetic Sports hails sponsors 
  • Persistent corruption and Boss Mustapha’s wrong diagnosis 
  • Safety first, reason why Kogi Chief Judge made U-turn on new Deputy Governor
  • Save us from herders’ menace – Imo LG boss begs FG 
  • Akpabio, Omo-Agege in text war over NDDC board
  • Mosquito can cause malaria, Obaseki replies Oshiomhole 
  • Jonathan keeps PDP guessing one week to Kogi, Bayelsa elections
  • MASSOB to Igbo: we need Biafra not presidency 
  • Ex-militant ‘generals’ pass vote of confidence on Acting NDDC MD
  • ‘Students must embrace technology to be relevant’ 
  • ‘Suspension of Elumelu, others subsists’ 
  • Sex for grades: Kogi federal varsity investigates 12 officials 
  • Kogi election: Onoja to Kogi youths, don’t allow anyone to enslave you 
  • Dickson tackles Oshiomhole, says Bayelsa Airport didn’t cost N100bn 
  • IGP redeploys senior police officers




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