Today’s evening news (Thursday, August 8, 2019)


  • Group expresses concern over Anambra women’s activities in Malaysia
  • Afenifere, CSO slam FG over court ruling on Sowore
  • BREAKING: APC suspends Kogi Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba
  • APM Terminals employs six female crane operators
  • UEFA gives Ventspils goalkeeper 10-match ban for racism
  • Arsenal seal deal for Tierney, close in on Luiz
  • Two to die by hanging in Ekiti for armed robbery
  • Rebels kill 12 in Sudan bus attack
  • RevolutionNow protest: Ex-VP Sambo disowns facebook account
  • Adeboye calls for recognition of traditional rulers
  • Togo introduces tough new protest restrictions
  • Hajj rituals start midnight Thursday —Saudi Arabia
  • RevolutionNow: EU reacts to Sowore, others’ arrest
  • Tekno dares LASG, police, releases controversial music video
  • UPDATED: Lukaku completes move to Inter Milan from Man United
  • Tekno dares LASG, police, releases controversial music video
  • Buhari orders Army HQ to investigate Taraba Police killing
  • Gbajabiamila compensates 15 speakership aspirants with committee jobs
  • ‘Angry man’ kills four, injures two in California
  • Group demands arrest of soldier who killed cyclist in Aba
  • Driver attacks policeman with machete at checkpoint
  • Uber driver in court for allegedly stealing N910,000


The Guardian

  • Policemen killed by soldiers ‘arrested Evans, rescued Buhari’s in-law’
  • Ramaphosa wins court battle against South African graft watchdog
  • Kyrgyzstan special forces seize ex-president in raid
  • NANS pickets South African companies in Abeokuta over xenophobic attacks
  • Kashmir autonomy fed ‘terrorism’: Modi
  • Strong quake hits southwest Turkey
  • Russia freezes assets of Kremlin critic Navalny’s anti-graft group
  • UEFA gives Ventspils goalkeeper 10-match ban for racism
  • Liverpool bank on stability over signings to end 30-year title wait
  • Tottenham, Arsenal to splash cash on Premier League deadline day
  • Brazil’s Jesus gets two-month international ban
  • Serena wins first match since Wimbledon final, Osaka advances
  • 4 Result-Driven Ways To Use Lemon Juice In Your Beauty Routine
  • Disney To Reboot “Night at the Museum” For New TV Streaming Service
  • Taylor Swift Is Billed To Perform At The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards


The Nation

  • Anambra CP tours formations, insists on zero tolerance for corruption 
  • IPOB slams military over alleged killing of cyclist 
  • Arsenal sign Tierney for £25 million
  • Cross River REC resigns, joins Bayelsa gov race
  • BREAKING: APC suspends Kogi Deputy Gov Achuba
  • Inter sign Lukaku for €80m 
  • Flood keep Makurdi residents indoors 
  • NDDC to embark on free medical services in N’ Delta – Brambaifa 
  • #RevolutionNow: Ex-VP Sambo disowns facebook account 
  • Ik Ogbonna, wife divorce after four years 
  • #RevolutionNow: Ohaneze demands release of Sowore 
  • APC worse off under you, Progressives Govs Forum DG hits Oshiomhole 
  • We’ve spent $11bn in Nigeria, says World Bank 
  • Brothers ‘steal pastor’s N1.3m rent’
  • Police recover N6m from kidnappers in Niger 
  • Killing of Police: Buhari orders Army to investigate incident 
  • UPDATED: Buhari, Security Chiefs meet over Taraba killings, others 
  • Senator tasks wealthy Nigerians on plight of IDPs 
  • Anambra traders threaten legal action over ejection 
  • JUST IN: Buhari, Adamawa State leaders meet in Aso Rock 
  • Chelsea close in on €5m Omeruo sale to Leganes 
  • Court remands teenager charged with armed robbery 
  • African telecom MTN raises $140m in divestment plan 
  • London police officer injured in machete attack at vehicle stop
  • Mother, daughter ‘beat up’ IKEDC officials with pipes




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