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Today’s evening news (Tuesday, November 12, 2019)

The Guardian

  • Zimbabwe issues fresh banknotes to ease cash shortages
  • Jimmy Carter hospitalized for procedure to relieve brain pressure
  • Tension in Kogi, Bayelsa ahead of guber elections
  • Appeal Court retains Makinde, Abiodun as Oyo, Ogun governors]
  • Enyimba’s Anaemena replaces Idowu as Eagles arrive in Uyo
  • Incoming EU chief again urges UK to nominate commissioner
  • Police arraign businesswoman for allegedly biting off apprentice’s cheek
  • Chicken ‘billionaire’ Poland is Europe’s poultry king
  • Morales leaves for Mexico as Bolivia military pledges to tackle violence
  • Iraqi protesters rally as UN steps up mediation efforts
  • Court disqualifies APC’s Bayelsa deputy governorship candidate
  • Emotions got the better of me, says dropped Sterling
  • Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as CAN qualifying begins
  • Banned ex-FIFA No.2 Valcke appeals 10-year ban
  • ‘Ndidi is Leicester’s Didier Deschamps’
  • ‘Secret’ Puma kits contract tears AFN board apart
  • Sanwo-Olu’s wife sets Nigeria’s Road Race record at Lagos Women Run 2019
  • Data: Saving consumers from operators and regulators
  • TechCabal is convening leading Edtech entrepreneurs, investors and policymakers at its next Townhall
  • Fuel subsidy is a fraud Buhari must stop, says David West
  • Edo PDP faction suspends Ikimi, Dokpesi, others
  • David West: Nighttime at Next Level’s morning
  • Crisis-hit Nissan chops forecasts, net profit worst for a decade
  • Kenya’s lending cap repeal removes hurdle to rate cut – cenbank governor
  • Oil prices gain as market awaits signals on U.S.-China trade talks
  • University Offers Students Grave To Deal With Stress
  • “Baby Shark” Family Make Millions Off Viral Children’s Rhyme
  • Rat Holds Up Flight In India For 12 Hours
  • ‘President cannot exercise official duties abroad while on private visit when there is a VP’
  • Giving impetus to justice delivery in Lagos
  • Stakeholders canvass public interest lawyering
  • Security experts caution students against cyber crime
  • Again, fresh hurdle before minimum wage in states


The Nation

  • BREAKING: Gombe Assembly Deputy Speaker impeached 
  • Senate appeals to FG to ban importation of textile for five years 
  • PSC to monitor police conduct during Bayelsa, Kogi elections
  • UPDATED: Pandemonium as DSS disperses protesters demanding Sowore’s release 
  • Katsina CJ decries delays in Justice delivery; inefficiency 
  • Senate to pass budget November 28, says Lawan 
  • BREAKING: IGP, INEC Chairman teargassed in Lokoja
  • Reps stops Customs directive on fuel supply 20km to border 
  • Kogi: You’ll be shot before you make use of illegal arms, IGP warns 
  • BREAKING: DSS disperses protesters seeking Sowore’s release 
  • Pipeline explosion: Senate orders NNPC to refund N382m to FG 
  • What you need to know about Nigeria’s social media bill
  • Lawan decries excessive heat in chambers 
  • Trump to release transcript of first phone conversation with Ukrainian President this week 
  • BREAKING:  Bayelsa APC deputy guber candidate disqualified 
  • My wedding would be much smaller, less stressful- DJ Cuppy
  • BREAKING: Court threatens to strike out charge against Diezani
  • Senate again moves to outlaw hate speech 
  • Rat holds up flight for 12 hours
  • Hillary Clinton: ‘Shameful’ of UK not to publish report on Russian meddling
  • No mass defection of members to PDP, says APC 
  • BREAKING: Edo APC removes Lawrence Okah as Secretary 
  • Unilag holds forensic conference 
  • Makinde: Appeal Court sets aside tribunal’s verdict 
  • Lovers arrested for ‘stealing’ N190,000 from widow
  • Car burnt in petrol tanker fire 
  • ‘We don’t need rigging to win’
  • ‘I nearly took my life first day in prison’ 
  • Crisis hits Edo PDP as Ikimi, Dokpesi, others are suspended
  • Ex-NNPC chiefs, firm under probe over N8.1b Bonga oil field judgment 
  • ‘Olympic Eagles ready to rumble against Zambia’ 
  • Amapakabo must deliver Tokyo 2020 ticket, says Lawal 
  • Buhari, Lawan, others for leadership award
  • CORA celebrates Soyinka, Sofowote, Oyelana, 14 others 
  • Customs generates N1.002tr in nine months
  • NLNG supplies cooking gas to Lagos 
  • Army puts 130 soldiers on court martial in Borno 
  • Opera launches Opera News Hub
  • SDP, APC trade words over burnt party secretariat
  • Buhari, MOSOP, ASUU, others mourn David-West 
  • Fashola: Govt to complete road projects 
  • ‘Mi Lord, I need medical attention’
  • PDP plotting to sabotage security, rig election, says APC 
  • ‘INEC, security agencies should be part of pact’



  • Kogi election: IG, INEC chair scamper to safety as Police teargas stakeholder meeting
  • BREAKING: Gombe Assembly sacks deputy Speaker
  • Kogi declares public holiday for schools ahead of election
  • BREAKING: Zimbabwe releases new banknotes
  • 7,000 ‘vulnerable’ Borno residents get N30K each as social protection scheme
  • FG updates ministers’ list after PUNCH’s report
  • PSC to deploy 45 officials for Bayelsa, Kogi polls
  • Senate’ll pass 2020 budget on Nov 28, Lawan insists
  • Operation Safe Haven to rehabilitate 500 repentant ‘Sara Suka’ boys
  • DSS operatives shoot live rounds to disperse free-Sowore protesters in Abuja
  • Reps condemn ban on petrol sale to border communities
  • I was assaulted by three NAF officers for being a civilian —NYSC doctor
  • UPDATED: APC, Kogi govt plot to shift election by two weeks, PDP alleges
  • Sowore: We were given N1m not to protest —Adeyanju
  • 16 dead as trains collide in Bangladesh
  • VIDEO: Unidentified man in Police uniform reels around in flood
  • 85-year-old woman missing after church service in Ondo
  • Dud cheque issuance: Pastor’s trial resumes December 10
  • ICYMI: Magodo CDA raises alarm as land-grabbers convert green belt into estate
  • Tanker explosion rocks Lagos community, Kwara school razed
  • Police allegedly torture man, 26, to death in Kano
  • Niger man kills creditor during fight over debt
  • Domestic workers steal N243m jewellery from Lagos celebrity
  • Taxify driver awaiting youth service loses sight to robbers
  • Kogi declares public holiday for schools ahead of election
  • PSC to deploy 45 officials for Bayelsa, Kogi polls
  • Court disqualifies APC’s Bayelsa deputy gov candidate
  • APC denies mass defection of members to PDP in Zamfara
  • Kogi election: 10 truckloads of policemen arrive Lokoja
  • ‘Bayelsa gov poll has been lost, won’
  • Nigeria’ll reopen borders before AfCFTA begins operations – Afreximbank
  • Power distributors owe NBET N322bn in eight months
  • FG okays funds for Algiers-Lagos highway
  • Harmattan: NAMA begins test run of landing equipment
  • Cooking gas depots run dry, operators await vessel
  • AfDB, investors plan to close $67bn deals




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