Today’s evening news (Wednesday, September 18, 2019)


  • One dead, seven missing after boat capsizes
  • US, UK asked South Africa for help to remove Mugabe —Thabo Mbeki
  • PHOTOS: Women protest in Rivers over hotel killings
  • NDLEA boss emerges 1st vice chairman Africa’s drug enforcement agencies
  • Niger police nab five over alleged murder of suspected abductor
  • Spanish king declines to grant govt mandate as elections loom
  • Eight Lille fans in custody after Ajax unrest
  • Dangote trucks, others not banned from night journey —FRSC
  • Tourist boat capsizes in Senegal, killing four
  • Nigerian who died in UK detention centre was denied medical attention —Brother
  • We can meet Nigeria’s milk needs, says Miyetti Allah
  • JUST IN: Police, soldiers barricade SaharaReporters Lagos office
  • Ancelotti not giving way to ‘euphoria’ over Liverpool win
  • Hotel killings: Women protest in Port Harcourt
  • Three killed in Venice offshore racing accident
  • Three nabbed for kidnapping Katsina LG chairman’s kids
  • Social media tearing my community apart – Anambra monarch
  • Two nabbed for young women’s murder in hotels
  • ICPC arrests association officials for N2bn fraud
  • Man arraigned for Canadian visa fraud
  • Woman stabs lover to death over daughter’s birthday
  • Stop Obaseki, lose Edo, South-South – Oshiomhole ex-aide
  • VAT: Stop raising false alarm, BMO tells PDP
  • IPOB can’t attack me outside Nigeria, says Ngige
  • Tinubu, Ethiopian Prime Minister win democracy award
  • 26-year-old corps member, three others make Kwara cabinet
  • I was told to join APC to be forgiven –Mailafia
  • Four banks generate N24.3bn from account maintenance charges
  • Strike looms over minimum wage failed talks
  • CBN begins charges on deposits, withdrawals above N500,000
  • Oil price tumbles to $65 on Saudi recovery
  • Pursue ISO certification, minister directs NCC, others
  • SPDC, Belema resolve oil dispute, resume operations


The Guardian

  • Xenophobia: Mayor of Johannesburg says no need to apologise to Nigeria
  • Nigeria moves to recover N5tr debts owed AMCON
  • Nigeria ‘abandons’ Lagos airport facility repairs, maintenance
  • NFF seals Brazil friendly in Singapore for Super Eagles
  • Health fears prompt Swiss 5G revolt
  • Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked after Israeli polls
  • Iran’s Rouhani says Yemenis attacked Saudi oil sites as ‘warning’
  • UK’s Corbyn suggests will stay neutral if new Brexit vote
  • ‘Dead or alive’: Philippines’ Duterte warns ex-cons to turn themselves in
  • Traditional beliefs, rituals fuel tensions over Mugabe’s funeral
  • Task Force arrests 71 at Oshodi drug spots
  • Liverpool hand Awoniyi two-year ultimatum to obtain work permit
  • Rugby-mania: Praise for Japan as World Cup excitement grows
  • Stop comparing Super Eagles’ goalkeepers, Ekpo tells Rohr
  • Amapakabo’s CHAN Eagles to leave for Lome Friday
  • Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Tournament begins today in Gombe
  • We’re not on vengeance mission against Juventus, says Koke
  • Concerns as activists plan fresh Free Sowore protests
  • Evaluating Katsina’s appeasement tactic on banditry
  • Dickson warns PDP leaders against using his name indiscriminately
  • CBN imposes extra charges on cash deposits, withdrawals
  • Global inequality persists, threatens UN’s SDGs
  • Relief for ship owners as NPA waves charges for dry-docking of vessels
  • Davido and Chris Brown#Assurance2020: Chris Brown To Be On Davido’s Groomsmen Train?
  • Reactions Trail Recent Killing Of Females In Rivers State
  • 4 Health Effects Of Cold Water
  • Nigeria – Fuji House of Commotion
  • The non-issue about Buhari’s qualification
  • Sad news from Jo’bourg and other stories


The Nation

  • Tribunal is frustrating our right of appeal, PDP cries out 
  • BREAKING: Security operatives besiege SaharaReporters office 
  • Nigeria to seek global support to combat terrorism, increased FDI – Onyeama
  • Buhari dissolves panel for recovery of Public Property
  • DisCos to FG: Respect electricity contracts 
  • VAT: What you need to know about ‘proposed increase’ from 5% – 7.5% 
  • Miyetti Allah ‘can meet Nigeria’s milk need with 70m cows’ 
  • Why I’m empowering school girls, by lawyer 
  • Brazil to line up strong squad against Nigeria 
  • 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships: Itsekiri eyes top spot in Doha
  • ‘Ajagba will become world champion soon’ 
  • CL: Olayinka hits target, Osimhen fires blank 
  • Brugge’s Okereke, Dennis attack Galatasaray 
  • SANs to Malami: obey all court orders
  • Oyetola seeks France’s support on vocational education
  • Ethiopian PM, Tinubu win African democracy award
  • CJN advises judges on transparency 
  • Osinbajo raises panel to recover N5tr AMCON debts 
  • JAMB Registrar gets Exam Ethics Africa Leadership Impact Award 
  • Buhari backs PSC in tussle with IGP over employment 
  • ‘Our facility can beat Boko Haram’s drone’
  • 320 more Nigerians to return from South Africa today 
  • Abia to end farmers/herdsmen clashes 
  • Akwa Ibom moves to combat flood 
  • Two die in Port Harcourt, Asaba accidents




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