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Here are the major headlines for Friday, September 20, 2019

The Nation

  • Just in: Buhari meets Ag. Head of Civil Service, Yemi-Esan 
  • How Nigeria spends $1.2bn to import fish annually – Emefiele 
  • BREAKING: Court sends ex-Petroleum Ministry’s senior official to prison over $9.6bn judgment 
  • Nigeria has all it takes for technology development – S/Korea Ambassador 
  • JUST IN: P&ID $9.6bn judgment: FG arraigns ex-Petroleum Resources official on bribery charges 
  • SGF, FCT Minister, ex-Governor Bindow, Ribadu, 35 others to reconcile Adamawa APC
  • BREAKING: Bayelsa governorship: fresh crisis hits PDP as pressure mounts on Speaker to resign 
  • Nigerians spent N1.2bn in cinemas for July, August 
  • BBNaija: Housemates party with 2baba on his birthday 
  • Zamfara to probe radio, television stations
  • Floods sweep across, Kwara, Oyo, Niger, Edo, FCT
  • NDLEA arrests seven ‘drug barons’ in Kwara 
  • Police shut down O’Pay Kano office 
  • ‘Killer’ prophet paraded in Imo 
  • PDP urges INEC to warn Bello, APC against violence 
  • Boko Haram: Army assures Maiduguri residents of safety 
  • Bukayo Saka stars as Arsenal beat 10-man Frankfurt 
  • Three shot in Onitsha market clash 
  • Buhari orders security chiefs to end crude oil theft 
  • Dancing Queen Adekuoroye makes history 
  • IPOB takes independence agitation to UN 
  • PDP BoT chair, secretary disagree over report on Elumelu, others 
  • Rohr unfazed by Nigeria’s drop on FIFA rankings 
  • Gumi decries 2019 general election 
  • Jilted man commits suicide in Lagos 
  • Xenophobia: More returnees relive ordeal 
  • Army bans NGO for ‘aiding Boko Haram’ 
  • Tightening the borders to save Nigerians 
  • Police arrest wanted Port Harcourt serial killer
  • NIS unveils National Border Management Strategy 2019-2023
  • Biafra grievances with UN, says Kanu 
  • Kidnapping, banditry, cultism dropping – IGP
  • Group to support govt with 16-point agenda 
  • ‘Adopt Fayemi’s anti-poverty, school dropout policies’



  • Tribunal dismisses petition against Ikpeazu
  • Returned migrant shot dead in Libya
  • Nigeria spends $1.2bn to import fish annually —Emefiele
  • Facebook employee commits suicide at company’s headquarters
  • Buhari meets Ag. Head of Civil Service, Yemi-Esan
  • Gombe police rescue 4-year-old from kidnappers
  • Nigeria has all it takes for development —South Korea Ambassador
  • Reps fume as service chiefs shun security meeting
  • New P&ID $9.6bn judgment suspect suffers from severe hypertension —Lawyer
  • P&ID $9.6bn judgment: Court remands ex-government official in prison
  • Tunisia allows ex-dictator Ben Ali to be buried at home
  • EU opens sexual abuse centre in Anambra
  • Power outage forces Delta gov tribunal to stop giving verdict
  • Indonesia president urges delay in law banning sex outside marriage
  • [UPDATED] P&ID $9.6bn judgment: EFCC arraigns another suspect
  • Gombe police rescue 4-year-old from kidnappers
  • VIDEO: I threatened her with knife, tied her arms, legs —Suspected PH serial killer
  • Rivers killings: Police arrest another suspect
  • Robbers lure Delta transporter with trip, kill him
  • Sexagenarian in court for stealing N14.4m property
  • Jilted man commits suicide in Lagos
  • Evil spirit made me kill my stepson – Niger housewife
  • Ogun cultists kill 15-year-old, herbalist
  • Soldiers, cops gun down Boboski’s armourer in Rivers
  • 165,631 PVCs uncollected in Kogi, 40,912 in Bayelsa —INEC
  • 2019 election worst in Nigeria history —Gunmi
  • I’ll be too old for 2021 Anambra gov —Ngige
  • Elumelu: Confusion as PDP BoT chair, secretary disagree
  • Ekiti PDP, EKSIEC bicker over status of electoral body’s chairman
  • We are ready for Kogi election, says INEC


The Guardian

  • Controversy over Reps move against CBN cashless policy
  • P&ID kicks as court orders forfeiture of assets to Nigeria
  • Arsenal fans convinced Bukayo Saka is ‘next Lionel Messi’ after Frankfurt win
  • Government excludes foreign pastoralists from N100 billion livestock scheme
  • We’re reconciling accounts ahead of N614b loans’ repayment, say governors
  • Buhari meets Ag. Head of Civil Service, Yemi-Esan
  • Nigerians heed the call to ‘Grow Africa’ using development finance
  • Indonesia president urges delay in law banning sex outside marriage
  • Nigeria has all it takes for technology development,say South Korea Ambassador
  • Nigeria shuts offices of aid group whose workers were kidnapped by Boko Haram
  • Congress, intel leaders clash over whistleblower report on Trump
  • FG to empower youths – Minister
  • Man Utd boss Solskjaer relaxed over Rashford’s lack of goals
  • FIFA delegation in Iran amid women stadium ban row
  • Tottenham need “more maturity” after disappointing Champions League draw, says Harry Kane
  • Lukaku urges team mates to do more for Conte
  • Rivaldo reveals to Jesus secret to earn starting place at City
  • Enforce that ban on cattle movement
  • Uber and Lori Systems partner with TechCabal on Transport, Logistics & Mobility Townhall
  • CBN spends N146bn to support 849,480 rice farmers, says Emefiele
  • NIPOST clamps down on illegal operators of courier services in Nigeria
  • Africa already converted into IMF’s gospel, Kenyan bank chief says
  • Demystifying The Bro Code
  • Five Signs To Show You Are Incompatible With Your Partner
  • Blaqbonez Releases New Music “Shut Up”




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