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Today’s evening news (Thursday, October 4, 2018)


  • Missing General: Soldiers cordon off Plateau district
  • Buhari calls Leah Sharibus mother, promises daughters safe return
  • Primary: Ogun APC declares Amosuns candidate winner
  • Ambode accepted defeat to avert impeachment Sources
  • Osinbajo, Oshiomhole behind Ogun APC crisis Anisulowo
  • Primaries: Buhari in closed-door meeting with El-Rufai, Akeredolu
  • Sporadic shooting recorded in Rivers PDP Reps primary
  • Ill resign if SCourt finds INEC culpable in Osun gov poll REC
  • FG denies tuition hike, says education bank underway
  • SDP Primary: Pearse picks Lagos governorship ticket
  • Covenant University ranked best Nigerian varsity
  • Kwankwaso visits Lagos, harps on economy, security
  • Amnesty programmell transform Niger Delta, says Dokubo
  • ICPC arraigns ex-Kebbi gov for alleged N1bn fraud
  • Judiciary still in search of solution to delayed justice
  • APC gov candidate in Akwa Ibom escapes assassination
  • What should be done to end vote buying
  • 2019: Olawepo-Hashim emerges ANN presidential candidate
  • Restructuring needed to move Nigeria forward ‘Saraki
  • Plateau killings: Military arrests 72 suspects, COAS blames elite, elders
  • I won’t let Nigeria down, says Buhari
  • Osun poll: Parties accuse INEC of compromise
  • Al-Makura protests commissioners removal from senatorial race



  • APC primaries : Buhari wades in to douse tension in states
  • PDP Sen primaries: Akpan, Ekpene, Eyakenyi emerge flag bearers in A-Ibom
  • NLC bombs Ngige over NSITF board
  • Edo IGR set to soar, deploys Tech-based revenue collection scheme
  • Charred body from Jos pond not missing General’Army Hqtrs
  • Two APC aspirants reject results of gov primary in C-River
  • CBN explains reduction in foreign reserves
  • Air Force jet crash victim gets comprehensive scholarship
  • Imo APC Gov Primary: Okorocha blasts Gulak over allegation of kidnap
  • Enyimba fall to Raja in Aba
  • Members speak on expectations as minimum wage c’ttee reconvenes
  • NUC approves Caleb University PhD Architecture,BSc Cyber Security
  • Organised labour to FG: Release withdrawn Bayelsa Paris Club refund
  • 14 of 20 Borno gov aspirants back Zulum’s victory
  • Man impregnates 13-yr-old daughter he’s been sleeping with since she was 7
  • Ex-NBA boss, others urge FG to intervene in Innoson, GTBank feud
  • I didn’t assault people during Delta APC primaries ‘Okotete
  • C-River APC demands arrest of Niger Delta Minister
  • Ogah wins Abia APC parallel gov primary
  • The battle for the states: How they stand
  • Osun Guber: Oyetola receives Certificate of Return, vows to run inclusive govt
  • I’ll return Imo to PDP ‘Tambuwal
  • Nigeria, S. Africa, Angola dampen Sub-Sahara Africa economic recovery ‘ World Bank



  • Too much politics and little governance
  • The road to 2019
  • I won’t take mandate for granted, says Sanwo-Olu
  • EFCC arraigns Sarakis aide, others for alleged N3.5b fraud
  • Buhari to name campaign council after APC convention
  • APC candidate Ekere: they shot into my bedroom
  • Two APC governorship candidates emerge in Ogun
  • Fresh crises for parties as multiple candidates emerge
  • We won’t allow anybody destroy APC, says Anambra aspirants
  • Edo takes campaign against human trafficking to schools
  • World Bank downgrades Sub Sahara Africa growth forecast to 2.7 per cent
  • Akwa Ibom APC primary: Why Ekere won
  • Presidential primary: Can PDP get it right
  • My agenda for Birnin Kebbi/Kalgo/Bunza
  • 2019: Tambuwal meets with Obasanjo
  • APC NWC Panel declares Abiodun winner of Ogun governorship primaries
  • Gulak lied on kidnap claim, says Election panel Secretary
  • Umeh emerges APGA candidate for Anambra Central
  • Akinlade declared winner of Ogun APC governorship primary
  • Banks doing well, says report
  • Equities return declines to -15.14%
  • Ibadan DisCo loses over N1b to energy theft monthly



  • Afenifere Wants UN to Supervise 2019 Elections
  • ICAN Launches Accountability Index to Check Public Fund Mismanagement
  • Five Persons Burnt to Death in Ondo Tanker Accident
  • Court Restrains APC from Conducting Primary Election in Kaduna
  • 13 Killed in Fresh Gunmen Attack on Plateau Village
  • Ekere Escapes Assassination Attempt
  • Nigeria Records 80% Compliance Level on Local Data Hosting
  • APC NWC Declares Dapo Abiodun Winner of Ogun Guber Primary
  • Cross River Governorship APC Aspirants Reject Primary Election
  • Minimum Wage Negotiations May Suffer Further Setbacks



  • We will carry out APC’s instruction on Dogara, says Edo Rep.
  • Adamawa Guber: Bindow, Modi, Ribadu, deadlocked over primaries rescheduling
  • World Bank forecasts 2.7% growth for sub-Saharan Africa in 2018
  • Lagos guber primary: Ambode concedes to Sanwo-Olu
  • Anti-Oshiomhole protest rocks APC national secretariat
  • I’ll bring Leah Sharibu back, Buhari assures mother
  • FG denies plan to hike varsity tuition fee
  • Shooting rocks APC, APGA primaries in Delta, Anambra
  • Primaries of the bad, by the ugly, for the worse
  • That presidential chest-beating
  • A pharmacist’s explanation of the Tinubu-Ambode tango
  • Nigeria: A nation in need of an intervention
  • What Nigeria needs at 58
  • Nneji as APGA’s trump card in Imo
  • Democracy, still a distance
  • America is full of ingenuity
  • Now that Osun guber is over
  • Monitoring campaign funds



  • A good thing should not be taken for granted
  • 58 years of poor health services, outcomes
  • Grasshoppers, Defenders maintain good run as Kada Stars battle Seasiders
  • Cross River APC voids Usani’s emergence as governorship candidate
  • FG and another health sector plan
  • Stakeholders renew call for functional universal basic learning
  • Nigeria, others to benefit from ‘2.6b European Union funds for growth
  • How to cultivate pumpkin for sustainable income
  • Army jails two soldiers 10 years for abduction
  • Buhari calls Leah Sharibu’s mother, promises safe return of teenager



  • FG to ASUU: No plan to introduce tuition fees in public varsities
  • Scientists validate herbs to treat arthritis
  • Mistakes men make in the bedroom
  • Oyo APC primary: How the pendulum swung towards Adelabu
  • When University Press rewarded staff, customers’ loyalty
  • Cost, appearances affect dental treatment success ‘Expert
  • Stakeholders explain ‘persistent’ disparity in WAEC, NECO examination results
  • Why Nigerian government should play aero politics
  • NPA, Shippers Council at loggerheads over port concession review process
  • Buhari’s electoral invincibility: The fact, fiction
  • Death toll in Indonesia’s twin quake-tsunami disaster rises to 1,407
  • S/Africa’s Zuma fired me for blocking Russian nuclear power deal ‘Nene
  • French police recapture ‘jailbreak king’ after months on the run
  • Italy to host Libya conference in Sicily
  • Malaysia’s anti-graft agency arrests wife of former PM Najib
  • America’s positive pronouncement on Nigeria’s air safety encouraging ‘NAMA Boss
  • Virgin Atlantic promises better flying experience for customers



  • The Obasanjo Factor In Our History
  • Abuja Airport New Terminal To Begin Operation Soon ‘ GM
  • NSCDC Arrests 3 Suspected Vandals In Lagos
  • Osinbajo To Deliver Keynote Address At Lagos Business Forum
  • Technicalities Didn’t Allow INEC Cancel Osun Rerun
  • Olawepo-Hashim Emerges ANN Presidential Candidate
  • Retention Of Service Chiefs, IGP Has Paid Off ‘ Group
  • Residents Evicted From Estate Vow To Drag LASG, Others To Court
  • Eko Disco To Give Free Prepaid Meters
  • We’ve Not Breached Any Nigerian Law as Claimed by LADOL ‘ Samsung



  • How Much Change Will President Lourenco Bring To Angola
  • Trump Rebuked After Mocking Kavanaugh Accuser
  • Diya And Concern Over Politicisation Of Religion, Security
  • Rivers APC Guber Primary: One Party, Two Candidates
  • Khadija Ibrahim Beats Stepson To Win Yobe Federal Constituency Seat
  • Emerhor Emerges APC Candidate For Delta Central Senatorial District
  • Senator Ubale Shitu, Lamido’s Son Emerged Senators In Jigawa
  • Mutu Wins PDP Slot For Bomadi/Patani Federal Constituency
  • Imo APC Guber Primary Election: Govt Dimisses Report Of Gilak Kidnap
  • SDP Affirms Eyo Ekpo As Guber Candidate In C’River



  • Inside details of US$1.3bn Malabu scandal exposed in Italian court
  • Nigeria could earn $7.5bn from October oil export on higher price
  • Nigeria, Angola, South Africa are now a burden on Africa- World Bank
  • Ambode concedes defeat, congratulates Sanwo-Olu
  • Lagos, urban development and livability
  • Nigeria, SA, Angola to slow SSA economic growth prospects to 2.7%
  • Eliezer Workplace receives quality award for being most proficient in Africa
  • WHO starts global initiative to treat children with cancer
  • Investment tour: How Village Capital supports pan-African tech ecosystem
  • Nigeria@58: Time to address foreign-led boom in Nigeria’s tech sector
  • Africa under siege by rising mobile threat
  • Households secured credit to increase in Q4 2018



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