Latest news this afternoon (Thursday, December 5, 2019)


  • 8 killed in Polish mountains’ gas explosion
  • BREAKING: National Assembly raises own 2020 budget by N3bn
  • FG to take over Yola Disco with N27bn
  • Ex-President Obasanjo’s adviser, Titi Ajanaku, dies at 73
  • Half-naked women from Sowore’s village storm Abuja court
  • UPDATED: Kano Assembly passes re-submitted Emirate Bill
  • PHOTOS: Emergency workers at Lagos pipeline explosion scene
  • Five people killed, 38 missing in Uganda landslides
  • UPDATED:  Two die, one injured in Lagos pipeline explosion
  • Please, don’t handcuff me, convicted ex-gov Kalu begs
  • Atiku Abubakar in Senate
  • [PHOTOS] N7.1bn fraud: Orji Kalu admitted to holding cell after conviction
  • Enforcement, implementation of laws, problem in Nigeria —Perm Sec
  • [UPDATED] N7.1bn fraud: Orji Kalu bags 12 years imprisonment
  • I neither requested nor collected pension from Rivers —Amaechi
  • PHOTOS: Emergency workers at Lagos pipeline explosion scene
  • UPDATED:  Two die, one injured in Lagos pipeline explosion
  • Driver arraigned for allegedly assaulting UNILAG women school’s pupil
  • Farmer arrested for allegedly killing herdsman in Osun
  • Police order widow’s eviction after husband’s death
  • Ondo driver: Killer cop escapes, command arrests five
  • Bandits attack Niger district head, kill 11, abduct six
  • Gas explosion rocks Lagos hotel, injures seven
  • Police gun down suspected killer of Okowa’s aide
  • BREAKING: National Assembly raises own 2020 budget by N3bn
  • Poverty makes rigging difficult to eliminate — European Centre
  • APC transition panel to screen Bayelsa accounts
  • Okorocha says ethnicity shouldn’t determine next president
  • Bello asks appointees to submit polling units’ results
  • Ekiti APC hopeful of good outing in LG poll
  • FG to take over Yola Disco with N27bn
  • Power distributors lost N931bn in four years –PwC
  • FG decries importation of metal products
  • NNPC, DPR, FIRS illegally deducted N1.5tn — Auditor-General
  • Oil may fall to $40, experts warn OPEC
  • FG unveils power policy, says tariff hike unavoidable


The Nation

  • 2020: Bello present N176bn budget proposal to state assembly 
  • BREAKING: Gas explosion injures three in Lagos hotel 
  • Kanu’s lawyer to international community: investigate burning, killings in my Anambra home 
  • JUST IN: Senate receives 2020 budget report 
  • FG files N135bn fraud charge against Ifeanyi Ubah 
  • Social media bill: Top Nigerians in ‘support’, ‘against’ the bill 
  • Friesland Campina WAMCO empowers 7,000 dairy farmers
  • Saving the ‘abandoned’ IDPs of Rivers 
  • BREAKING: Orji Uzor Kalu guilty of N7.65bn fraud 
  • National Assembly raises 2020 budget 
  • Lagos: Burden of a former federal capital
  • BREAKING: Sea pirates seize 19 expatriates on board vessel in Rivers 
  • Customs disowns online lists of shortlisted applicants
  • Adeyemi replaces Melaye at Senate 
  • BREAKING: Pipeline explosion in Lagos 
  • Three law experts to U.S. House committee: president should be removed
  • Tutu hospitalised due to ‘stubborn infection’
  • Reps, others to probe attack on Nigerians in Ghana 
  • NATO leaders signal unity amid rows on 70th anniversary 
  • Civil servants urged to justify increment 
  • Abiodun: exco list will be ready before Xmas
  • Physically-challenged seek support 
  • Iye-Ekiti Day holds Dec. 14 
  • ‘You have three months to deliver’ 
  • We’ll not relent until women are treated fairly, says Akeredolu’s wife 
  • Amnesty contractors run away with mobilisation fees, says Dokubo 
  • FEC approves N4b for completion of Kwara-Osun link road
  • Council retirees lament ‘unpaid eight years gratuities’ 
  • Plaintiff seeking third term for Buhari withdraws suit 
  • We won’t rig council poll, says Fayemi 
  • NDDC: Why President Buhari must act now 
  • Burna Boy leads Apple’s 2019 top 10 streamed songs 
  • 500 residents benefit from free medical outreach
  • Transportation varsity shows Executive Order 5 is working, says Onu 
  • Contractors to get 30% mobilisation 
  • INEC: increasing election violence frightening 
  • Fed Govt launches battle to recover N20tr oil cash 
  • Court to Fed Govt: recover pension from ex-governors 
  • Court strikes out suit seeking Magu’s ouster as acting EFCC chair
  • Help persons with disabilities, Gbajabiamila tells Nigerians 
  • Buhari, Obaseki, Sylva, others urge Nigerians to emulate David-West
  • ‘Internal quality assurance best to produce outstanding graduates’ 
  • How NYSC reduced fake corps members
  • Assets declaration: Fed Govt charges ministry’s, agency’s directors 
  • Rwandan President Kagame among four eminent Africans for OAU awards
  • Senate rejects Osun REC nominee Olalekan 
  • Funeral for Pa Obadan begins 
  • Book launch December 8 
  • Govt to blacklist foreign schools issuing fake degrees


The Guardian

  • Amaechi reacts to court order for former governors to refund paid pensions
  • Orji Uzor Kalu gets 12 years imprisonment
  • Amaechi, Akpabio, Aliero on pension refund list
  • Buhari’s Executive Order 5 will boost local technology, says Onu
  • Government vows against blackmail in securing Nigerians, property
  • Typhoon Kammuri death toll hits 13 in Philippines
  • US first lady wades into impeachment fight to defend teen son
  • Gunmen kill 13, abduct 2 village heads in Niger State
  • Man burnt to death in freak accident at Lagos church
  • South African Airways secures state-led rescue
  • Huawei cancels new phone launch in Taiwan after China row
  • Lampard happy, but wants more from Chelsea
  • Mbappe, Neymar on target as PSG sink Nantes
  • Five-star Liverpool thrash sorry Everton
  • Abraham return helps Chelsea beat Villa
  • Rashford strikes twice as Man Utd end Mourinho’s perfect start at Tottenham
  • Ighalo among 10 nominees for CAF best player awards
  • Confusing state police with community policing
  • maternal, child deaths in Lagos, Ogun, Oyo
  • Obaseki, Oshiomhole’s fence mending breaks down
  • ‘Electronic voting will solve Nigeria’s electoral, leadership problems’
  • FG tasks auditors-general on adherence to financial rules, regulation
  • Nigeria’s manufacturing sector’s GDP to hit N49.6tr with 40,000Gwh of power supply
  • New oil discovery to spur job creation, says NNPC
  • Mr Igboro Is A Winner For Airtel, But…
  • Davido and Cardi BDavido And Cardi B’s “Fall Remix” Leaked
  • Jason Momoa Calls Out Chris Pratt Over Environmental Concerns
  • Nigeria’s democracy on trial
  • Between thuggery and state disobedience
  • Why many subject-matter experts can’t coach online
  • 36m Nigerians are dyslexics, say experts
  • Caution over integration of human trafficking into curricula of schools
  • ‘ASUU fighting against localisation’
  • Abiodun promises to release list of commissioners, aides before Christmas
  • Abba Tor becomes NIQS president, pledges to sustain legacies
  • How local manufacturing can reduce fake, substandard drugs in Nigeria




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