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Today’s evening news (Tuesday, October 2, 2018)


  • FG to establish permanent electoral offences tribunal
  • Champions League: Lloris available for Barcelona clash
  • SUICIDE: Divers rescue man from Lagos lagoon
  • Cholera outbreak: WHO launches second vaccination drive in Yemen
  • French singer Aznavour died in his bath of natural causes – Autopsy
  • Messi back at Wembley looking to make up for lost time in Europe
  • Bauchi governor wins APC gubernatorial primary
  • Owan-Enoh emerges as Cross River APC governorship candidate
  • IGP loses suit seeking to stop Senate’s invitation
  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen battles cancer again
  • God didn’t make mistake making Nigeria multi-ethnic –Buhari
  • Buhari meets Tinubu ahead of Lagos APC gov primary
  • Saraki, Dogara, Obasanjo absent from Independence Day rally
  • Independence broadcast: PDP, Afenifere, CD knock Buhari
  • External reserves drop by $1.45bn in one month
  • Oil hits $84, Nigerian cargoes struggle for buyers
  • MAN to present made-in-Nigeria product list to FG
  • ASUU rejects Babalakin’s proposal on funding for varsities
  • Hoodlums attack Jos communities, kill seven
  • NBA backs minimum wage increase, demands good governance
  • Cowards behind my disqualification from Oyo APC primary –Shittu
  • Osun rerun: NBA accuses police of compromising exercise
  • Taxify offers health benefits to 3,000 driver-partners
  • MAUTECH unveils scholarship scheme for indigent students
  • Classes resume in Niger varsities after month-long strike
  • 43 American varsities woo Nigerian students
  • Don’t victimise Fayose after leaving office, PDP tells Buhari
  • APC, PDP gov candidates emerge in Jos, Kaduna, Adamawa, Nasarawa, Benue
  • Ogboru, Utomi emerge Delta APC gov candidates in parallel primaries
  • Niger, Taraba, Imo, Bauchi APC primaries engulfed in violence
  • Ambode’s supporters protest in APC secretariat, Tinubu’s house



The Nation

  • APC holds guber primaries in Ogun – Onanuga
  • List of Senatorial candidates cleared by APC NWC
  • Lagos APC primary: Deputy gov. opts for Sanwo-Olu
  • Denmark to ban petrol, diesel cars by 2030
  • Civil servants resume work after labour strike
  • FG to establish permanent electoral offences tribunal
  • Saudi Arabia to donate $200m to Yemen to shore up currency
  • Lagos APC Primary: Tinubu arrives Alausa (Photos)
  • German parties agree on immigration law to tackle labour shortages
  • 2019: Don tasks INEC, political parties on credible elections
  • Bello gets Adamawa SDP governorship ticket
  • PDP Convention: Wike meets Atiku in Port Harcourt
  • I am not alone in ‘NYSC skipping’, says Shittu
  • Primary: Gombe PDP governorship aspirant rejects results
  • Adamawa APC primary: Group takes protest against shift to Buhari
  • Govt rolls out drum to mark Independence after seven years
  • Protest mars Saraki’s Kogi visit
  • Ben Bruce withdraws from senatorial race
  • NJC to probe oil firm’s petition against judge
  • Court dismisses suit seeking N1b settlement over Odu’a subsidiary
  • Nigeria is a leader, friend, key partner, says U.S.
  • Navy detains 14 suspected oil, diesel smugglers
  • NCS sells 774 vehicles in e-auction transactions
  • NIMASA plans to make over $400m yearly from ship chandling
  • Ticket: APC leaders adamant as Ganduje, Masari, Wammako intervene for Sani
  • I’ve moved 45,000 families out of poverty- Atiku
  • Pressure on aspirants to step down for Aisha Buhari’s brother
  • Lagos APC: Tinubu insists on Sanwo-Olu for ticket
  • Imo APC governorship primary today
  • Boroffice to IGP: probe assassination attempt on my life
  • Owan-Enoh emerges Cross River APC governorship candidate




  • Lagos guber war : Ambode’s exit can’t damage you in Lagos, Tinubu tells Buhari
  • We’re praying for you, do what’s right, Kumuyi tells Buhari
  • Power : We Need Certainty, Right Pricing To Drive Devt — Dada
  • Nigeria exports N7.3trn crude oil in six months
  • Over 80% Of Top Insurers Take Business Offshore — NAICOM
  • TOTAL didn’t award FPSO contract to SHI-MCI, but SHIN — Samsung
  • ASUU Wants FG To Resume Negotiation On 2009 Agreement
  • Inadequate Power, Inconsistent Policies, Bad Roads Affect Oil, Non-Oil Investment – Bakumor
  • No Roads Anywhere In Lagos As Residents, Motorists, Commuters Lament
  • el-Rufai, Bindow, Others Pardon 340 Prisoners
  • Buhari Has Damaged Nigeria — FAYOSE
  • 2019: Dickson Congratulates PDP Govs On Emergence As Candidates
  • I Won’t Give Up On My Stolen Mandate — Adeleke
  • Kogi CP For Imo APC Primaries


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