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Today’s evening news (Wednesday, November 6, 2019)


  • Buhari sacks Osinbajo’s aides
  • Solskjaer targets Europa success as tonic for Manchester United
  • After stunning Inter Milan, Dortmund turn sights on Bayern Munich
  • Blind septuagenarian arraigned for allegedly dealing in Indian hemp
  • Man pleads guilty to attempted robbery of Arsenal stars
  • El-Rufai, lawmakers, monarchs meet over kidnapping, banditry in Kaduna
  • Trump’s chief of staff summoned to testify in impeachment probe
  • Xhaka stripped of Arsenal captaincy
  • PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu visits scene of fire outbreak at Balogun Market
  • Balogun Market fire: We will support victims, says Sanwo-Olu
  • Britain to offer DNA testing for all newborns
  • PHOTOS: Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting for three consecutive weeks
  • Oliseh rejects Waasland Beveren offer
  • Oyo produces N170m past WASSCE questions for pupils
  • Border closure: Gombe rice millers count gains
  • We cook, bathe with table water –Rivers monarch
  • Delta pupil arrested for raping 14-year-old mate
  • Businessman hacks into firm’s account, steals N498m
  • Fire guts Lagos factory, Balogun, Dosunmu market buildings
  • Grieving husband dies 24 hours after wife’s demise
  • Land grabbers sack landlords, tenants from Lagos community
  • Imo monarchs lament incessant abduction of judges
  • Cross River teachers, others protest removal from payroll
  • Imo seeks community leaders’ help to fight crime
  • screening of REC nominee
  • Kogi election: Idris asks son, followers to work for PDP
  • Kogi election: PDP accuses Bello, Adeyemi of plotting Melaye’s arrest
  • I left APC in 2015 –INEC commissioner-elect
  • Isiaka, three ADC lawmakers meet Abiodun
  • Makinde inaugurates wife as AIDS control board chair
  • Telecom firms get five days to stop illegal deductions
  • Licence cancellation: FG gives Discos December 7 deadline
  • Air Peace flight makes emergency return over engine failure
  • Labour writes states, set for minimum wage negotiations
  • NNPC saves over $3bn from arbitration
  • We’ve improved internal control to check fraud – NDIC


The Guardian

  • Nigerian ‘sex slavery’ ring goes on trial in France
  • Nigeria out of U-17 World Cup after loss to Netherlands
  • Senate confirms Odubu, Okumagba as NDDC chairman, MD
  • NCC gets deadline to address illegal data deductions, review price
  • Court stops military’s operation positive identification campaign
  • DPR inspects depot operations, warns against price hike
  • Boeing still hopes 737 Max will fly again this year
  • Facebook hit by ‘tsunami’ of bogus political news
  • Reps moves to stop post UTME/JAMB screening
  • Thousands of Czech schools on strike over wages
  • North Korea slams planned US military drills with South
  • Chelsea spirit delights Lampard in ‘mad’ 4-4 Ajax draw
  • Arsenal, Man Utd, Celtic target Europa League knockout berths
  • Hakimi double seals stunning Dortmund win over Inter
  • Wenger evasive over Bayern job, Rangnick ‘not available’
  • Nestor Bolum predicts knockout victory over New Zealander
  • Liverpool agree to present two teams in different competitions
  • Don’t import doctors, improve medical practice
  • Huawei Introduces Huawei P30 lite to Nigeria Market
  • Much ado about Kebbi State local government election
  • ‘Obaseki holds the key to peace in Edo State’
  • The Ongoing Rollout for Idahams’ New Single Is Both Timely and Thoughtful
  • The Future AwardsThe Future Awards 2019: Nominees For Acting And Music
  • U.S. Senator Claims China Is Spying On “TikTok” Users
  • Understanding Rwanda’s unique form of accountability
  • A national day for Zik of Africa
  • From Russia with love and FG’s poverty rhetoric


The Nation

  • Ovularia is not dead, says Okpala
  • Kogi 2019: What you need to know about the ‘top five’ candidates
  • APC, PDP disagree as Appeal Court sacks Senate Spokesman, declares Olujimi
  • Reps to probe PPMC, PPPRA over discriminatory prices of PMS 
  • $181M loan: Sani-Bello invites EFCC  3:46 PM
  • Poll will not be militarised, Police assure 
  • JUST IN: Jonathan’s mother endorses Lyon, prays for his victory
  • Why Britain will begin DNA testing for all newborns 
  • Justice Nwosu-Iheme’s kidnap: Imo Lawyers want FG’s intervention 
  • Sowore: Drama in court as DSS application to take witnesses in camera failed 
  • Forfeited N2.4b: ICPC misled judge, say ex-PPMC boss, wife
  • UPDATED: Appeal Court sacks Adeyeye, declares Olujimi winner 
  • Buhari’s trip: Osinbajo not relegated, says Aide 
  • I was urged to probe Ajimobi’s wife, says Makinde 
  • BREAKING: Appeal Court sacks Adeyeye, declares Olujimi winner
  • Osinbajo presides over FEC in Aso Rock
  • BREAKING: Sowore meets bail conditions 
  • We’ve reduced poverty, created jobs – Obaseki 
  • Why I donated vehicles to police, by governor 
  • Ibadan torture camp to be demolished 
  • Minister orders cut of data rate 
  • Buhari can rule Nigeria from anywhere, says Oshiomhole 
  • How my daughter beat our 13-year-old to death, by father 
  • Governor’s wife resumes tour 
  • Maina will jump bail if granted, says EFCC 
  • Fed Govt begins social media sanitisation, says minister 
  • Millions lost in Balogun Market fire  7:44 AM
  • More rapes, few convictions  7:16 AM
  • Abducted wife of Katsina official freed
  • ‘Cancer centre ready next July’ 
  • AHEAD 2019 U-23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles will be interesting to watch, says Rohr 
  • Dare declares support for NWPL 
  • Labour directs state councils to negotiate with governors
  • Iheanacho battles Vardy for October’s goal award
  • Sokoto APC senator, Rep win appeal 
  • Witness testifies via video link in Nyako’s N40b fraud case 
  • Soyinka decries take over of Northeast by terrorists 
  • Ganduje warns commissioners against corruption 
  • El-Rufai: banditry, kidnapping have replaced communal clashes in Kaduna 
  • Fed Govt eyes 80 per cent non-oil revenue
  • Lawmakers’ elections upheld 
  • Community threatens to banish officials for fraud allegation
  • Why I lost at Appeal Court, by Uduaghan 
  • Another fuel tanker crashes in Anambra 
  • Lawmakers commiserate with dead siblings’ family




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