Today’s evening news (Tuesday, August 13, 2019)


  • Politicians responsible for bandits’ activities —Ex-CP Tsav
  • APC govs meet Buhari in Daura
  • Lampard confident for Super Cup despite Kante question mark
  • Frequent cases of rape of minors, alarming —Zazzau Emir
  • First female referee to officiate Super Cup not afraid of intense spotlight
  • Fires guts Benin auto parts market
  • Japan international Endo joins Stuttgart on loan
  • NPFL: MFM set to unveil new coach
  • Kogi govt calls for calm as gunmen kill head of vigilante group, son
  • Buhari condoles with Gov Bello over stepmother’s death
  • Ondo election 2020: God asks me to contest, says Jegede
  • DR Congo Ebola tsar delighted by drug breakthrough
  • Nigeria’s contingent arrives Morocco for African Games
  • We are containing banditry attacks —CAS
  • PDP BOT Chairman declares support for RUGA
  • Kidnapped DPO regains freedom after paying N3m ransom
  • Imo SARS arrests four robbery suspects, recovers vehicles
  • Fulani herdsmen stab selves over missing cows in Imo
  • Gunmen kidnap Imo popular blogger
  • Man falls from tree, crushes daughter to death
  • Commercial driver commits suicide at mechanic workshop
  • Driver kills Lagos tricycle rider for bashing car
  • Father rapes, impregnates 18-year-old daughter in Ogun
  • Edo: Security guards beat up LG boss
  • Ondo election 2020: God asks me to contest, says Jegede
  • Our coalition with APC not threatened —Osun SDP
  • Balarabe Musa cautions PRP members on Jega
  • Server: INEC yet to decide on Bayelsa/Kogi polls
  • Oyetola says only APC members’ll make cabinet
  • Presidency declines confirmation of Enang’s removal


The Nation

  • My wish is for Makinde to succeed, says Ajimobi 
  • UNENDING RIVALRY: Why I am better than Messi- Ronaldo
  • A’Ibom communities lament lack of access roads, erosion 
  • Five lucrative ways to use whatsapp for business 
  • Selfish forces behind rift with Obaseki – Oshiomhole
  • First female referee to officiate Super Cup not afraid of intense spotlight
  • We inherited general decay in infrastructure, says AbdulRazaq
  • PDP BOT Chairman supports RUGA 
  • Barcelona goalkeeper Neto out for 6-8 weeks after surgery 
  • Kogi govt. debunks alleged herdsmen attack at Lokoja park 
  • Politicians behind bandits’ activities in Nigeria – Tsav 
  • UPDATED: Gunmen kill headhunter, son in Kogi 
  • I took no part in Kwara agency fraud, says ex- First Lady 
  • Tension as herdsmen fight over missing cows in Imo  M
  • Kidnappers free DPO after N3m ransom 
  • Swiss Govt lauds Edo on reforms, investment opportunities 
  • Locals, journalists escape lynching as communities clash over land in Anambra
  • Mexicans protest over alleged rape of teenage girls by police officers
  • Obaseki is my brother, ‘rift’ created by people for their interest, says Oshiomhole
  • BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu transmits final list of cabinet nominees to Assembly
  • Buhari condoles with Gov. Bello over step mother’s death 
  • Pay more attention to workers’ welfare, security- TUC urges FG 
  • U.S. gov’t introduces new rules restricting legal immigration 
  • Buratai commends troops for being ahead of threats 
  • Fake cylinders: LPG advocate warns `bomb-like’ explosions may hit Nigerian homes
  • BREAKING: El-Zakzaky lands in India 
  • BBNaija: Khafi in trouble with UK Police over sex romp with Gedoni 
  • Atletico Madrid close in on €60m Rodrigo deal 
  • RUGA best option to settle nomads permanently – Gov. Bagudu


The Guardian

  • Residents flee Taraba towns over murder of policemen
  • Flight delays, cancellations cripple local travels amid traffic surge
  • NCC to decommission 693 abandoned telecoms masts
  • Still a long walk to environment without open defecation
  • Abubakar leads Nigeria’s 18-man football team to 12th Africa Games
  • Brazil tribal women protest Bolsonaro’s ‘genocidal policies’
  • Zazzau Emir laments frequent cases of rape of minors
  • Sanwo-Olu sends names of more nominees to assembly for approval
  • Tens of thousands flee homes in flood-hit Myanmar as landslide toll hits 59
  • Tanzania lays to rest dozens killed in fuel tanker blast
  • Argentine peso on roller coaster after Macri defeat
  • First female referee to officiate Super Cup not afraid of intense spotlight
  • Costa to pay 1.7 million euros to settle Spain tax fraud case
  • Barcelona goalkeeper Neto sidelined after wrist surgery
  • Barcelona officials head to Paris for Neymar talks – reports
  • Argentina defender ‘Tata’ Brown dead aged 62
  • Benitez says ‘unfulfilled promises’ sparked Newcastle exit
  • Democracy, protest and state security
  • ‘Assent to power reform amendment act will stop arbitrary estimated billings’
  • mole: 20 years after ‘The Great Trial and Travail’ at the Great Ife
  • New twist in Edo saga as Obaseki pays Oshiomhole, Otaru of Auchi surprise visit
  • North can’t retain power, punish Igbo forever, says Shehu Sani
  • TUI profits collapse as Boeing 737 MAX ban bites
  • Many DisCos not performing, investing in new capacities, says TCN
  • ‘Nigerian market kept Kenya Airways through hard times’
  • Alcoholic Man4 Natural Ways To Beat Alcohol Dependency
  • Apple TV+ Releases Trailer Of “The Morning Show” With Jennifer Aniston
  • BBNaija 2019: UK Police To Investigate Khafi Kareem
  • The funds recovered by the EFCC
  • Democratic limits to the inalienable right to protest
  • We need leadership by example




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