Today’s evening news (Thursday, April 11, 2019)

The Guardian

  • Government to end cabotage waivers, eyes ship production in 2024
  • OPEC sees tighter 2019 market as Nigeria, others defy cuts
  • Blaming corps members for mass failure in public schools
  • Atiku disowns posters circulating in Abuja
  • Shaw own goal hands Barca control of Man Utd tie
  • Residents will be treated as citizens and indigenes in Kaduna – El-Rufai
  • Court fixes May 23 to hear damages suit filed by ex- Boko Haram Spokesman
  • N-Power beneficiaries to get March stipend this week – FG
  • Russia says Britain ‘strangling freedom’ with Assange arrest
  • 446 Nigerians imprisoned, 5021 granted amnesty in UAE, says Ambassador
  • Stricter New Zealand gun laws formally put into effect
  • Pogba says Man Utd can hurt Barcelona in the Camp Nou
  • ‘Golden head’ Ronaldo gives Juve the edge, ‘but remember Real Madrid’ warns Italian press
  • Diego Costa handed eight-match ban, misses rest of season
  • Lukaku calls for Man Utd ‘arrogance’ against Barcelona
  • Oladosu not mature yet for ABU title, Fijabi claims
  • Heineken explains decision to bring Puyol, Champions League trophy to Nigeria
  • Bouteflika and people power
  • JAN trains youth on entrepreneurial skills to tackle unemployment
  • Leadership crisis looms in Kwara APC
  • Abubakar’s missteps that Bala must avoid in Bauchi
  • Despite suspension, Airhiavbere vows to challenge Obaseki for Edo guber
  • Donald Glover Set To Premiere New Movie “Guava Island” On Amazon Prime For Free
  • Chinese Scientists Create Monkeys With Human Brain Genes
  • Award-Winning Culinary Experts On Line-up For GTBank Food And Drink Festival Masterclass
  • ‘15 agencies, task force units intercept, clear cargoes at ports’
  • BPE seeks private partnership to bridge $3tr infrastructure gap
  • Virgin Atlantic unveils state-of-the-art A350-1000 aircraft



  • Insecurity in Rivers hampering Ogoni clean up, says Senator Abe
  • West Ham inconsistency down to injury woes, says Pellegrini
  • Delta Command arrests policeman who beat up student for using iPhone
  • Two in court for allegedly stealing 93 cartons of beer
  • Fuel tanker crashes into caterpillar in Anambra —FRSC
  • Three women in court for allegedly beating up police officers
  • Ex-Works minister Ogunlewe’s son, Moyo, resigns from PDP
  • Buhari meets service chiefs, orders routing of bandits, kidnappers
  • Assange lawyer condemns arrest of WikiLeaks founder
  • Assange charged in US with computer hacking conspiracy
  • Senate confirms new ambassadorial nominees
  • Commercial motorbike rider electrocuted in Makurdi
  • Tribunal: Withdraw petitions against Imo gov-elect, Ohakim urges aggrieved candidates
  • UPDATED: Quito withdraws Assange’s Ecuador citizenship
  • At 90, Prof Ijalaye still delivers best results, says Buhari as he salutes emeritus academic
  • Commercial motorbike rider electrocuted in Makurdi
  • Two injured, 50 houses affected as rainstorm hits Kwara
  • How I survived two suicide bomb attacks in Maiduguri —22-year-old amputee
  • I no longer love my husband, wife tells court
  • Four ‘whistleblowers’ get N3m bail
  • Togolese cook re-arraigned for Credit Switch Chairman’s murder
  • Ex-Works minister Ogunlewe’s son, Moyo, resigns from PDP
  • Tribunal: Withdraw petitions against Imo gov-elect, Ohakim urges aggrieved candidates
  • Pukka posters: Allow court to determine your fate, FG tells Atiku
  • Election tribunal: We are ready to defend Ganduje’s victory, says Kano APC legal team
  • Pro-Buhari group asks EFCC, CCB to continue Onnoghen’s case
  • Okorocha warns governor-elect to stop creating tension


The Nation

  • Ooni narrates histories behind 401 tourists’ sites in Ile-Ife
  • Senate to FG: explore dialogue to free Leah Sharibu, others
  • La Liga: Costa banned for 8 games for insulting referee 
  • VIOs cause tanker accident in Minna
  • Japan congratulates Buhari on reelection
  • FG flags-off project to deliver additional 624mw in FCT
  • Why Ogoni clean up exercise may fail, by Abe
  • Ignore Ihedioha’s directives, Okorocha tells Imo workers
  • Appeal Court strikes out motion setting aside gazette on approval of 48 Obas in Oyo 
  • IG orders downsizing of Police headquarters, others for efficiency 
  • FG spent N79.2bn on monthly pension in 2018, says PTAD
  • Photos: Abuja indigenes protest forceful takeover of land by Army
  • Breaking: 23 days after, EFCC frees Monday Ubani
  • Updated: Deal ruthlessly with bandits, kidnappers, others, Buhari orders security chiefs
  • Breaking: Rivers poll: Supreme Court rejects APC, Tonye Cole’s three appeals
  • Court to hear N500,000 damages suit filed by ex- Boko Haram spokesman
  • Breaking: Army arrests Sudanese President, Omar Al-Bashir
  • UNILAG students arraigned over attempted rape of course mate
  • BREAKING: Police arrest WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange
  • Rainstorm wrecks havoc in Omu-Aran, Kwara
  • Court orders Evans, 3 others to get legal representative by June 14
  • Alleged N544m fraud: Court fixes May 23 for trial of ex- SGF, others
  • BREAKING: Presidential poll: FG warns Atiku against resorting to self-help
  • Shehu Sani expresses hope of getting justice
  • Tribunal strikes out petition challenging Ugwuanyi’s victory




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