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Latest news this afternoon (Friday, December 6, 2019)


  • VIDEO: Nigeria is our country, no one should be afraid —Sowore
  • Chelsea transfer ban cut by CAS, club free to sign players in January
  • Several feared trapped as six-storey building collapses in Kenya
  • Judge, lawyers flee as DSS operatives invade court, rearrest Sowore
  • Sowore’s rearrest: DSS cannot be above the law —Adegboruwa
  • N675bn bribes paid to Nigerian public officials in 2019 – Report
  • Sowore’s rearrest in court, attack on our freedom, Nigerians react
  • Untold stories of missing persons found in DSS custody
  • Pele’s last Brazil jersey sells for €30,000 in Italy
  • BREAKING: Buhari, Oshiomhole, APC state chairmen begin meeting in Abuja
  • Matawalle may sack new cabinet members after three months
  • Uber reveals thousands of reported sexual assaults in US
  • Man executed in US for killing ex-girlfriend
  • Police uncover new strategy for robbing bank customers
  • Drama as DSS operatives storm Abuja court to rearrest Sowore
  • Police uncover new strategy for robbing bank customers
  • 17 persons involved in Anambra auto crash
  • Motorcyclists allegedly attack, injure Lagos task force officials
  • 24-year-old man trapped in well in Lagos
  • Ondo killer cop arrested for murdering truck driver
  • Explosion cuts off Ebonyi pupil’s hand, injures others
  • Family, friends mourn 28-year-old lady stabbed by robbers
  • Church members burnt in Lagos pipeline explosion
  • Policeman kills motorist in Kano
  • Melaye heads to tribunal Monday, gets PDP’s support
  • Group insists on Igbo presidency in 2023
  • PDP alleges plot to rig Ekiti LG election
  • INEC seeks cooperation in exposing electoral fraud
  • National Assembly raises own 2020 budget by N3bn
  • Poverty makes rigging difficult to eliminate — European Centre
  • T-bills: FG to pay investors N847.43m in Q1 2020
  • Nigeria named among highest new users of bitcoin
  • Debt servicing takes N2.7tn as National Assembly passes N10.6tn budget
  • External reserves drop by $4.9bn in nine months
  • Inflation may rise in coming months, LCCI warns
  • Six million Nigerians join rice producers, says FG


The Nation

  • Alleged double registration: Yahaya Bello knows fate Jan. 20 
  • Sex scandal: Ekiti varsity sacks randy lecturer, others for misconduct
  • BREAKING: Sowore, Bakare rearrested by DSS 
  • UPDATED: Drama as armed DSS operatives move to rearrest Sowore in court
  • BREAKING: DSS seeks to rearrest Sowore, Bakare 
  • EFCC arrests suspected fraudster, 26 others in Lagos
  • 168 Nigerians deported from Libya
  • Shi’ites kick as court orders DSS to transfer El-Zakzaky, wife to Kaduna
  • INEC sets January 25 for 28 rerun polls 
  • Buhari’s war against corruption 
  • Aisha Buhari: President’s aides not defending govt 
  • Bukola Saraki smiles again 
  • Anxiety in states over minimum wage 
  • Lagos okays N250m for research, innovation council 
  • CBN appoints new Director Currency Operations 
  • National Assembly raises Budget 2020 by N260 billion 
  • Why we lost Bayelsa, Kogi elections, by Dickson
  • Two burnt in Lagos pipeline fire 
  • Kalu gets 12 years imprisonment for N7.65b fraud
  • DSS releases Sowore, Bakare after court’s ultimatum 
  • Bomb chops off students hand in Ébonyi
  • Malami: how Fed Govt will comply with verdict on ex-governors’ pension
  • Eminent Nigerians bid Johnson farewell 
  • Everton sack Marco Silva as manager 
  • CAF CONFEDERATION CUP: Don’t write off Rangers, says Salisu
  • Thousands march against crime
  • Rohr: Iheanacho must regain fighting spirit
  • Buhari gets kudos for Hajj commission chief 
  • AJ reveals tricks to out-punch Ruiz 
  • Lagos lauds pilgrims’ good conduct 
  • Buhari: we’re preparing for more challenges from desert encroachment 
  • Maiden ECOWAS -Abuja International Half Marathon for December 14
  • Ministry reiterates supervisory power over sport federations 
  • Assembly puts on hold budget consideration 
  • Makinde picks Kano indigene as aide 
  • ‘Oil blocks ownership register will curb graft’ 
  • Air Force conducts Operation ‘Buje Ekun in Osun 
  • APC, PDP trade accusations over council poll 
  • Kudos, knocks for verdict


The Guardian

  • National Assembly passes N10.59 trillion 2020 budget
  • Stakeholders worry about attracting new investments over insecurity
  • When Nigeria’s slow wheel of justice caught up with Uzor Kalu
  • Mixed reactions as court jails Orji Uzor Kalu 12 years
  • Brighton inflict more misery on Arsenal
  • Trudeau pushes tax cuts, climate in test for minority government
  • FG discloses plans to review APAR grading system
  • Alleged double registration: Bello knows fate January 20
  • Lagos orders release of 11 children from prison custody
  • Uber reveals thousands of reported sexual assaults in US
  • Till death do I stay single: South Korea’s #NoMarriage women
  • Pele’s last Brazil jersey sells for 30,000 euros in Italy
  • Man City flex financial muscle to leave Man Utd lagging behind
  • Joshua, Ruiz ready for ‘Clash on the Dunes’
  • Madrid find their Pogba within as Valverde proves the catalyst for change
  • PSG searching for best form with superstar duo back together
  • Chelsea transfer ban cut by CAS, club free to sign players in January
  • The ex-governors’ sleazy pensions
  • UNILAG Muslim community commends recipients of productivity award
  • Executive shadow in Taraba Assembly Speaker’s ‘impeachment’
  • We inaugurated transition committee, not probe panel, says Bayelsa gov-elect
  • Edo Assembly hailed for declaring absentee members’ seats vacant
  • Marathon OPEC meeting breaks up without agreement
  • Global passenger traffic rises by 3.4% ahead of peak season
  • Oil demand to hit 110.6mb/d by 2040, says OPEC
  • Taylor SwiftWatch: Taylor Swift Revists Her Past With ‘Christmas Tree Farm’ Video
  • Watch: Cardi B Likens Nigeria To Dominican Republic
  • Kathleen Saville and Olive WoodwardBest Friends Of 78 Years Move Into Same Nursing Home
  • Oshiomole’s travail and the burden of political godfatherism
  • The inquiry into Trump’s impeachment
  • Nadal, Messi, Ronaldo and Iheanacho
  • How air pollution causes sepsis, UTIs, kidney failure




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