Here are the major headlines for Monday, September 16, 2019


  • Four Zambian trucks hijacked in South Africa
  • Cameroonian refugee allegedly sells baby for N70k
  • Matic welcomes Man Utd focus on youth but wants game time
  • Pundit sacked for saying ’10 bananas’ can stop Inter Milan’s Lukaku
  • Two foreigners die in Bali boat accident
  • Germany asylum seekers receiving state benefits reduce
  • I’ll quit politics if PDP fails to capture Anambra in 2021- Nwosu
  • Alleged N6.9bn fraud: Fayose’s trial resumes Oct 21
  • Pliskova closes gap on world number one Barty
  • ICPC seizes 12 properties of Pinnick, other NFF officials
  • Fish out FUOYE killer cops, Fayemi tells CP
  • Drunk policeman stabs nine persons at Ondo nightclub
  • Dozens of tigers dead after confiscation from Thai temple
  • Fleeing truck driver kills two, injures five in Lagos
  • Two arrested for defiling, impregnating minors in Lagos
  • ‘We won’t allow 17-day Oro restriction in Iseyin’
  • Many trapped as container falls in Lagos
  • Hoodlums rape our disabled pupils, Cheshire home laments
  • Tribunal judgement: PDP govs back appeal at Supreme Court
  • Akinlade’s ‘lazy’ petition shameful –APC
  • I went through nine pre-election court cases – Abiodun
  • Adeyeye faults tribunal verdict, heads for Appeal Court
  • Mind your utterances, Kalu warns supporters
  • APC chieftain petitions IG over alleged harassment
  • External reserves lowest in six months, at $42.84bn
  • NLNG seeks $10bn loan for Train 7
  • Quoted insurance firms seek N142.13bn capital raise
  • Aero expands flight operations to Benin
  • AMCON intensifies efforts to recover N4.5tn debt
  • Discos’ collection efficiency drops despite tariff hike


The Guardian

  • FG to make N2 trillion in 2020 from increased VAT
  • Pressure on Buhari to sue South Africa over attacks
  • Erdogan hosts Putin, Rouhani for Syria summit
  • Nigerian bourse and destabilising influence of foreign investors
  • Klopp expects daunting ride as Liverpool eye Istanbul return
  • South Korea opposition party leader shaves head in protest
  • EFCC arrests bank employee for allegedly stealing N137 million
  • Spain’s king opens talks to break political impasse
  • Drunk police sergeant stabs nine people in Ondo club
  • Outsiders surge in Tunisia presidential polls
  • 600,000 Rohingya still in Myanmar at ‘serious risk of genocide’: UN
  • Chelsea’s new project bearing fruit as Valencia self-destruct
  • Ibrahimovic hat-trick propels Galaxy to 7-2 victory
  • Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win FIBA World Cup
  • Dennerby abandons Super Falcons over ‘official interference’
  • Wasteful Enyimba walk tight rope, draw goalless with Al Hilal in Aba
  • Enugu Rangers hopeful of qualification despite 1-2 loss to A.S Pelican
  • Taraba PDP eyes 2023 as activist warns Igbo on Buhari’s certificate
  • Review President’s victory, Frank tells NJC, Supreme Court
  • Oil prices surge after attacks slash Saudi output
  • Nigeria may get eight mega indigenous insurers post-consolidation
  • Recapitalisation key to bigger risks underwriting, says regulator
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  • Buzz off! Angry bees delay Air India flight
  • How CBN’s mortgage interest rate cap removal will impact housing delivery
  • Aggrieved architects in fresh legal move against ARCON
  • Experts urge government to match rhetoric with action


The Nation

  • Court dissolves 10-year marriage over threat to life 
  • Adamawa director in trouble for alleged certificate forgery 
  • EFCC nabs bank employee for allegedly stealing N137M
  • Alleged N6.9bn fraud: Trial of Fayose to resume Oct. 21 
  • BREAKING: Adamawa, Taraba, Benue in risk of flood due to rise in water level of River Benue – NIHSA
  • Umahi appoints 180 additional aides
  • Fayemi orders probe into killing of FUOYE students 
  • Arsenal blow two-goal lead at lowly Watford 
  • #BBNaija: Khafi Kareem the ‘controversial’ constable and self-acclaimed ‘celibate’
  • Nigeria partners with Niger, Chad on rehabilitation of Lake Chad Basin 
  • Challenges before Bande as UN prepares for 75th anniversary
  • Redeemer’s Varsity graduates 379 
  • I’ve experienced most turbulent times in office, says Abiodun 
  • Tribunal victory: Tinubu congratulates Ogun governor 
  • Oyetola hailed on rehabilitation of Iwo-Osogbo road
  • ‘INEC compiling, studying tribunal judgments’ 
  • Police warn against illegal assembly as NANS ‘relocates’ to Ekiti 
  • Tribunal upholds PDP assembly members’ seats in Oyo 
  • Visitor ‘rapes’ host’s daughter
  • Makinde urges teachers to begin academic work 
  • X-raying Oye-Ekiti varsity tragedy
  • Fed Govt committed to unhindered access to justice, says Malami 
  • World Bank earmarks $350m for water supply, sanitation in Nigeria 
  • ‘NYSC didn’t post Corps members to religious organisations’ 
  • Navy warns personnel against substance abuse, violence




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