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Latest news this afternoon (Wednesday, December 4, 2019)


  • Osun REC nominee rejected by Senate over APC membership
  • BREAKING: Three injured in Lagos gas explosion
  • Keyamo to ‘Twitter Senators’: Real politics not played on social media
  • ‘See you soon in Italy’: Ibrahimovic fuels talk of Serie A return
  • BREAKING: Reps raise 2020 budget to N10.6tn
  • FG to arraign Ifeanyi Ubah over N135bn debt
  • Seven things to know about Joshua, Ruiz rematch
  • At last, Senate receives 2020 budget report
  • BREAKING: Beko Ransome-Kuti’s wife dies at 74
  • PHOTOS: Buhari’s daughter graduates with first class
  • Alexander-Arnold fuelled by Liverpool’s community spirit
  • Google bans political ads in Singapore as elections loom
  • VIDEO: NATO leaders caught on camera mocking Trump
  • Policeman guns down five colleagues in India
  • Buhari commissions National Security Strategy 2019
  • BREAKING: Three injured in Lagos gas explosion
  • Pastor sends assassins after fellow cleric over popularity
  • Lagos pastors arrested for conducting fake miracles
  • Three herdsmen arrested for killing Akwa Ibom farmer
  • How five Ikoyi prison inmates were electrocuted – Source
  • Lagos CP rescues abducted corper, arrests kidnap kingpin
  • Tanker crushes two to death in Ogun
  • Lagos govt arrests 15 persons, impound vehicles, motorcycles
  • Ex-Kwara LG councillor nabbed for car theft
  • Bello asks appointees to submit polling units’ results
  • Ekiti APC hopeful of good outing in LG poll
  • APC, PDP clash again over Kogi, Bayelsa elections
  • Bayelsa assembly inaugurates APC lawmaker
  • Public attitude affecting Nigeria’s constitution, says Lalong
  • It’s insulting to say election held in Bayelsa –Dickson
  • 19-year-old convicted for capital market fraud
  • Lagos-Ibadan railway: FG to deploy 350 wagons, 36 coaches
  • Banks’ non-performing loans decline by N1.14tn
  • NITDA moves against 125 MDAs’ unauthorised IT projects
  • Nigeria has 47 days petrol sufficiency –PPPRA
  • Fashola requests additional N255.6bn for road repairs


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
  • Court to Fed Govt: recover pensions received by ex-governors serving as ministers, senators
  • BREAKING: Buhari launches National Security Roadmap 
  • BREAKING: Lawan swears-in Smart Adeyemi 
  • Police burst kidnap syndicate, rescue victim in Katsina
  • Reps may receive final budget document Wednesday 
  • Outrage over dead of robbery victim ‘denied’ treatment by Lagos clinic 
  • ‘Ikoyi Prison not fit for animals’ 
  • NYSC coordinator visits bereaved family
  • CBN: N1.3tr spent to import rice, wheat, others in 12 months 
  • INEC to lobby lawmakers over Smart Card Reader 
  • Okah to South African court: I was wrongly convicted
  • Civil Defence arrests two herdsmen for ‘invading Ekiti farms’ 
  • ‘Border closure among Buhari’s best decisions’ 
  • Don’t enrol our members, ASUU tells IPPIS officials
  • Aiyegbeni offers Osimhen, Chukwueze success tips 
  • ‘How ASUU can reinvent itself, return to political past’ 
  • You’re not as innocent as you claim, lawyer tells ‘gang-rape victim’
  • Ikoyi prison deaths: ‘Faulty wiring caused power surge’ 
  • Messi mulls retirement after sixth Ballon d’Or 
  • Court remands lawyer over ‘N3m fraud’ 
  • INEC, Police, APC to Dickson: Nobody died during Bayelsa election 
  • Dabiri-Erewa condemns attack on Nigerian traders in Ghana
  • Sanwo-Olu, Tinubu, others honour Johnson 
  • Court remands two over alleged murder of LASTMA official 
  • Group faults NJC, CJN on Supreme Court nominations
  • Fake foreign degrees in circulation
  • ‘Why APC state chairmen are backing Oshiomhole’ 
  • DSS raises security red alert
  • Kidnapped corps member rescued in Lagos 
  • Kanu’s lawyer declared wanted over officers’ death
  • ‘Pastor attempted to kill female pastor’ 
  • Buhari inaugurates locally-made war vehicles 
  • Hate Speech: U.S official meets Bill sponsor Abdullahi 
  • Quadri ends 2019 as Africa’s best on ITTF rankings 
  • Iheanacho relishes new-found form 
  • IOC President congratulates NOC over ANOCA office 
  • Struggling Watford want Ighalo back in England 
  • Access Bank excites customers with yuletide rewards 
  • Abiodun presents N449.97b budget to Assembly 
  • Makinde to reward markets for cleanliness
  • Kwara Assembly loses member
  • Etomi-Wellington shines in action movie MUNA 
  • Nigeria, UAE non-oil sector trade volume hits $1.5b
  • Oyetola inaugurates socially-inclusive micro projects
  • COEASU begins strike 
  • ‘Ogun is pacesetter in culture promotion’
  • PPPRA assures of fuel supply during Yuletide 
  • NCF raises the bar in preserving nature 
  • Fed Govt laments rising cost of crude production 
  • APC: Nigeria needs better opposition to replace PDP 
  • Ohanaeze demands judicial enquiry
  • We’re no threat to national security, says OMSL 
  • Restoring life to indigenous music 
  • 542 projects ongoing across 36 states, says Fashola


The Guardian

  • Huawei releases the HUAWEI Y9s: get more enjoyment from mobile photography with a 48MP AI triple camera
  • Residents flee town of Kanu’s lawyer after policemen’s death
  • Senate chamber suffers neglect despite yearly allocations
  • AFN suspends Gusau, names George acting president
  • Democrat report makes forceful impeachment case against Trump
  • Grenade hits police vehicle in Belfast
  • Zelensky offers ‘affordable’ loans to Ukrainians living abroad
  • Uganda’s Museveni leads much-derided walk against graft
  • Court strikes out suits seeking Magu’s removal as EFCC acting chairman
  • Iran says still ready for talks if US lifts sanctions
  • NATO leaders caught on camera mocking Trump
  • Jesus finds goal touch as Man City bounce back to thrash Burnley
  • Solsjkaer not fearing for his job as Mourinho returns to Man Utd
  • Liverpool, City, Chelsea, Arsenal, others in today’s Premier League fixtures
  • Former Ondo players disrupt team’s training session over unpaid sign-on fees
  • Messi is his generation’s best but Van Dijk deserved Ballon d’Or, Klopp declares
  • Rohr set for showdown talks with NFF
  • That obscene third-term campaign
  • ‘Digital transformation is enhancing media business globally’
  • A dirge for PDP women’s leader over brutal murder in Kogi guber poll
  • Nigeria is not a socially cohesive country, survey shows
  • Stakeholders worry as Nigeria loses IMO council seat again
  • Failure of OPEC+ to deepen cuts may drive oil to $40, says report
  • ‘Nigeria, others can stop $35b yearly food import with better land governance’
  • Burna Boy Dominates Apple Music Most Streamed Songs In Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Woman who accused husband of infidelity, begs court not to dissolve marriage
  • The WeekndWatch: The Weeknd Releases Official Music Video For “Heartless”
  • Mobolaji Johnson: An officer and gentleman goes home
  • Recalling Tai Solarin’s prediction
  • Genesis of hate speech




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