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Today’s evening news (Wednesday, October 10, 2018)


  • Nigeria’s economy performing poorly – IMF
  • Nigeria needs a President who understands economy – Obasanjo
  • Name a monument after Baba Sala, Saraki urges FG
  • Court restrains unions from disrupting MMA2 operations
  • EFCC sets up special team to grill Fayose over corruption charges
  • Shell MD, two others jailed for disobeying court order
  • 30% of truck drivers have vision problems – FRSC
  • Mystery pond: Religious groups protest in Jos
  • We steal motorcycles to reduce number of bikes in my village – Suspect
  • Masquerader stabs man to death over money
  • Scammers using Baba Sala’s death to make money – Family
  • Complete Ajaokuta, NIOMCO, stakeholders beg FG
  • LCCI bids for Lagos trade fair complex concession
  • 2019: Secondus, others meet Atiku over running mate, campaign council
  • APC mocks Saraki over failed presidential bid
  • You made money illegally, Buhari campaign team replies Atiku
  • Lagos type of godfatherism can’t work in Benue – Ortom
  • Kano flood victims lament lack of assistance
  • Journalist wins APGA ticket for Taraba Assembly



The Nation

  • Nigeria leads countries fueling inequality, says report
  • Buhari seeks Senate’s nod for fresh $2.86bn foreign loan
  • I won’t ignore any part of Nigeria, says President
  • Senate sets up committee over 13 bills rejected by Buhari
  • There’s N300b vote in 2018 budget for election funding, says Dogara
  • National Assembly legislative aides protest non-payment of salaries, allowances
  • Justice Nyako withdraws from suits against Magu
  • Fayose sues EFCC for N20b over security watch list
  • Eight YABATECH students arraigned for ‘cultism’
  • Germany, Tony Elumelu Foundation to empower African entrepreneurs
  • Facebook to partner Nigeria to battle fake news
  • Fed Govt begins settlement of N22.6b to ex-Nigeria Airways workers entitlements next week
  • Alleged N14b police pension scam: Parties to adopt final addresses Dec 5
  • NIPSS chief to Fed Govt: don’t neglect Niger Delta ex-agitators
  • Summit recommends Commission to stop farmers/herders clashes
  • Kano Emir advocates maintenance of grazing reserves
  • Gunmen abduct Agip workers in Bayelsa
  • 17 feared dead in Kogi communal clash
  • Government College Ughelli Old Boys to honour its icons in Asaba
  • Nigerian woman commits suicide over closure of shops in Ghana




  • NASS LEADERSHIP: Saraki, Dogara Stay As APC, PDP Senators Opt For Truce
  • IMF says Nigeria’s economy doing poorly, cuts growth projection
  • Nigeria Needs President Who Understands The Economy —Obasanjo
  • FG allays fears over volcanic eruption in Abuja
  • DICON, EPAIL Agreement To Manufacture Defence Equipment
  • NPA To Sanction CMA CGM, Over $400 Surcharge, As Agents Threaten Boycott
  • AFCON 2019 Qualifier: Akwa Ibom Govt Subsidises Gate Fees By 50 Per Cent
  • PDP Councillors Congratulate Atiku Over Emergence As Party’s Presidential Flag Bearer
  • Idahosa, Ubong King, Tricia To Speak At Girl Development Conference
  • Ekojara Online Raffle To Add Value To Nigerian Consumers
  • The Whole Idea Of This Constitutional Review Is Hinged On Third Term – Shehu Usman Albishir
  • ADVAN Announces Entry For 8th Edition Of Marketing Excellence Awards
  • Controversy Over Escravos Dredging Contract Has Not Stopped Works- Oghomienor
  • HERDSMEN: Afenifere Rejects Tinubu’s Miyetti Allah’s Choice


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