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Latest news this afternoon (Wednesday, August 21, 2019)

Punch
• Kebbi police rescue three-year-old girl from kidnappers
• Davido pulls stunning performance with 50 Cent
• 2019 BBNaija: Enkay apologises for ‘maltreating’ Cindy
• Full list of ministers and their portfolios
• Deadliest attacks on Kabul since 2008
• Ribery arrives Tuscany ahead of Fiorentina move
• Toll from Tanzania truck blast reaches 100
• Flood takes over residential areas in Maiduguri
• JUST IN: FG injects N600bn into power sector
• Niger SDP gov candidate regains freedom after N4m ransom
• Police outlaw volunteer security outfit in Kaduna
• JUST IN: Tribunal reserves judgment on PDP, Atiku’s petition against Buhari’s election
• Nigeria targets 2020 to be declared polio-free
• Jukun/Tiv crisis: Academic activities resume at Federal varsity Wukari
• LIVE UPDATES: Buhari swears in ministers
• Kebbi police rescue three-year-old girl from kidnappers
• Niger SDP gov candidate regains freedom after N4m ransom
• Gunmen attack Nasarawa deputy gov’s convoy, kill four
• Woman’s decomposing corpse found in Delta hotel room
• SARS operatives kill disarmed suspects in Lagos
• Katsina housewife, children attacked with acid
• Contractor allegedly defrauds client of N4.8m in Lagos
• Banker’s suicide, a sacrilege – Abia monarch
• Family accuses police of releasing murder suspect
• JUST IN: Tribunal reserves judgment on PDP, Atiku’s petition against Buhari’s election
• Ambode kicks as EFCC raids Ikoyi, Epe houses
• Oluwo seeks stricter laws against ritual killings
• Bayelsa/Kogi polls: INEC begins PVCs distribution Sept 2
• Ekweremadu attacked over Operation Python Dance role – IPOB
• Buhari, ministers to pursue PIB passage, power reform
• JUST IN: FG injects N600bn into power sector
• Dangote Cement overtakes MTN as NSE’s biggest firm
• Stock market reverts to losing trend, sheds N27.9bn
• Zenith Bank’s total assets drop by N57bn
• CIBN awards certificates to 2,220 graduating students
• Banks suffer N100bn bad loans in power sector
(www.punchng.com)

The Guardian
• Sudan swears in civilian-majority ruling council
• NFF to help Siasia clear his name
• Confusion over alleged EFCC raid on Ambode’s residence
• How soldiers helped my escape, by kidnap kingpin Wadume
• She answered a phone call, left and never returned alive
• Tribunal reserves judgement after Buhari’s petition defence
• Romania mulls excluding Huawei from its 5G network
• Atiku’s petition is ‘worthless’ – INEC
• South African court restricts display of apartheid-era flag
• Everest region bans single-use plastic
• Buhari names ministers’ portfolios, reduces Fashola’s former portfolios
• Serie A coaching shuffle gives Ancelotti’s Napoli hope of toppling Juventus
• Cristiano Ronaldo admits paying $375,000 to settle rape allegation
• Adesanya set for UFC title fight against Whittaker in Melbourne
• Enyimba to host Rahimo in empty stadium
• Neville wants ‘football community’ to boycott social media over racist abuse
• Chelsea’s delight as Hudson-Odoi returns to full training
• A scary state of the nation!
• Monehin sets to help people gain and sustain victory in battles of life
• ‘North holds the key to Igbo presidency in 2023’
• APC will fizzle out with Buhari, says Shehu Sani
• Reps to probe collapse of Enugu Airport runway
• NASME hails government’s food import policy
• Stock market reverses positive streak as index plunge by N28b
• Yemi Alade Unveils Official Artwork and Tracklist For “Woman Of Steel”
• Fashion Night Out: Clan X Tanqueray – A Cosmopolitan Experience
• Spider-Man’s Marvel Future In Peril As Sony – Disney Deal Breaks Down
• Transforming Nigeria’s oil and gas industry on Buhari’s watch
• APC, Oshiomhole and the Gordian knot
• DISCOs adventures, consumers’ agony and Osinbajo’s strategy
• Nigerians to get protection solution for devices
• Envoy tasks government, MNOs on improved Internet services in Nigeria
• Preparing Nigeria for Africa’s $75b eCommerce revolution
• A helicopter delivers weapons to us, arrested bandit confesses
• All hail queen Esther as she is BBNaija Head of House a second time
• OPEC’s crude production drops, ahead of bearish market outlook
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
• PHOTOS: Ministers take oath of office
• JUST IN: We didn’t know of Wadume’s arrest- Layin Mai Allo residents
• Photos: Swearing-in ceremony of new ministers
• Veteran Journalist Sunday Dare is new sports minister
• ‘Ekweremadu attack a proof that Igbos don’t have kings’
• Fiorentina sign Franck Ribery
• Know your ministers, their portfolios
• BREAKING: Buhari retains Petroleum ministry
• Mamman, Aliyu, Farouk take oaths of allegiance
• Aregbesola, Dare, Talen, Amaechi, Dingyadi take oaths of allegiance
• Live Updates: Ministerial inauguration, swearing in
• Fashola, Abdullahi, Dada, Adegbite, Alaosuadura take oaths of allegiance
• Malami,Tijani, Lai Mohammed, Saraki, Mamora take oaths
• Gunmen attack: Nasarawa deputy governor wasn’t the target – CP Longe
• UPDATED: FG injects N600b into electricity market
• Ahmed, Mahmud, Nanono, Magashi, Sirika take oaths
• Court adjourns for judgment on Atiku’s petition
• BREAKING: Atiku didn’t deny he isn’t a Nigerian by birth – Buhari, APC
• Adebayo, Onyeama, Pantami, Nwajiuba, Adamu take oaths
• JUST IN: FG injects N600b into electricity market
• Agba, Keyamo, Onu, Ehanire, Agba take oaths
• Adamu, Kategu, Sylva, Akume, Shehuri take oaths
• JUST IN: Osinbajo arrives for Ministers inauguration
• Ogah, Bello, Akpabio, Ngige, Ikeazu take oaths
• Buhari arrives, kick starts cabinet inauguration
• BREAKING: WHO commences process towards polio- free certification
• BREAKING: Atiku’s petition mere waste of time, says INEC
• Tinubu, Akande, SGF arrive Villa
• Ministers -designate arrive Aso Rock for inauguration
• Ministers-designate set for inauguration
• JUST IN: Oyo-Ita makes surprise appearance at Aso Rock
• South-East Govs dare Kanu over threat against Igbo leaders
• Four killed in deputy governor’s convoy
• Revealed: How Wadume was arrested
• Alleged misdeeds: EFCC searches Ambode’s home
• Zenith Bank rewards D’Tigress
• Governorship: INEC fixes Sept. 2 for PVCs collection in Bayelsa, Kogi
• Money laundering: Atiku’s son-in-law regains freedom
• Rabat 2019: Falconents face Cameroon today
• DSS: Sowore plotted to topple govt
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

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