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Latest news this afternoon (Wednesday, November 13, 2019)

The Nation

  • APC heads to Appeal Court over disqualification of Deputy Governorship candidate
  • JUST IN: Heavy security at Edo APC secretariat, Assembly 
  • FG, Carter Center partner on training healthcare workers 
  • Soyinka to govt: Release Sowore, save us embarrassment
  • IGP warns against brute force, urges deployment of intellect in policing 
  • JAMB to create platform for high-scoring candidates 
  • First public hearings in impeachment enquiry against Trump begin 
  • Edo 2020: APC, PDP in turmoil over guber race 
  • UPDATED: Minority kicks as Senate approves N10.016bn for Kogi 
  • Driver in court for allegedly attacking policeman
  • BREAKING: Police tear-gas crowd at Yobe Assembly
  • Nasarawa Assembly passes N4.67bn supplementary budget for 2019
  • BREAKING: Senate approves N10bn loan for Kogi 
  • Many injured as tipper crashes into eight motorcycles 
  • Gender-based violence: Lawyers, Journalists unite in Ekiti
  • Osinbajo chairs FEC meeting in Aso Rock 
  • Police rescue another boy kidnapped in Kano, arrest three
  • Confident Osimhen tips Eagles to beat Squirrels 
  • Ugwu: Rangers to survive tough group 
  • Chukwueze: We won’t underrate Benin 
  • I fled Bolivia to save my life, says Morales 
  • Benin coach unfazed by Eagles’ pedigree 
  • Dikko reveals finer details of sponsorship deal
  • Pipeline explosion: Senate orders NNPC to refund N382m to Fed Govt 
  • Interswitch, Visa seal deal 
  • Access Bank’s Womenpreneur winners get cash prizes
  • ‘Mortgage key to housing sector’
  • $1b boost for female entrepreneurs 
  • Senate seeks ban on textile imports 
  • Oyo to spend N178.7m on security communication gadgets 
  • Reps fault Customs directive on fuel supply ban 
  • NIRSAL creates 400,000 jobs in agric value chain 
  • Road crashes claim 301 lives, says FRSC 
  • BPP okays Public Funds Expenditure
  • Airport Customs Command revenue hits N47.7b 
  • DSS operatives disperse protesters demanding Sowore’s release 
  • ‘Use your promotion to serve better’ 
  • ‘Tribunal judgment is perverse’
  • Sanwo-Olu and morality of power 
  • Lagos gives conditions to reopen worship centres, leisure home
  • ‘Godly people can be in politics’ 
  • ‘30,000 drivers trained on traffic laws since January’ 
  • Baby abducted in Ondo church 
  • Traders protest Ikosi/Isheri market demolition


The Guardian

  • APC governors give Oshiomhole ultimatum to resign
  • Outrage as Senate imposes death penalty on hate speech offenders
  • Government charges N50 for multi-billion pipelines licences
  • HIV prevalence in South East above national average
  • Gunmen sack Taraba community, kill principal
  • Jeanine Anez: stand-in president vowing to ‘pacify’ Bolivia
  • Nigeria oil output 1.6-1.7 million bpd, in line with OPEC cut – NNPC
  • A pregnant ladyCountries need about $264bn to end maternal deaths – UN study
  • Venezuela ex-intel chief missing in Spain ahead of US extradition
  • Chaos in Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests ‘blossom everywhere’
  • Sri Lanka steps up security for final vote rallies
  • Racism the catalyst for outspoken remarks, says Fury
  • Chelsea win battle to sign Australian women’s football icon Kerr
  • Sterling dropped against Montenegro after bust up with Gomez
  • Kompany advises Guardiola against panic buying in January
  • Aribo doubtful as Eagles take on defensive Squirrels of Benin Republic
  • Rangers sure of surviving Egyptian teams in Group A
  • Peril of high cost of governance
  • Stakeholders list conditions for benefits of border closure
  • ‘Manner of Appeal Court judgment delivery not unusual’
  • Yemi Osinbajo’s ordeal and the slippery presidential terrain
  • Chaos in Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests ‘blossom everywhere’
  • New clashes in Chile as peso drops to historic low
  • LCCI seeks permanent site for trade fairs over rising infrastructure costs
  • Oritsefemi Enlists Duncan Mighty On ‘Dey Your Own’
  • Burna BoySouth Africans Petition Against Burna Boy Headlining “Africa Unite” Concert
  • Rapper Bad Azz Dies In Jail At 43
  • Why Osinbajo should not be discouraged
  • Positive identification versus negative perception
  • Nigerians and the lure of suicide
  • Telcos lament impact of over 40 taxes, levies on expansion drive
  • Assessing reality, myths of data pricing directive to operators
  • ‘Technology will play vital role in Africa’s sustainable development’
  • Police rescue another boy kidnapped in Kano, arrest 3 suspects
  • Lagos Photo Festival and the conversation around egalitarian society



  • Bauchi govt orders principals, vice principals to own smartphones
  • Kogi Gov election: Collation officers will come from outside —INEC
  • Google to offer checking accounts for consumers —WSJ
  • Countries need about $264bn to end maternal deaths, others —UN study
  • Gunmen kill 3 policemen at checkpoint in Kaduna
  • Xhaka deserves respect, says former Arsenal skipper Vieira
  • Alleged human rights violations: Army receives 350 complaints in three years
  • From Trotsky to Morales, Mexico’s asylum tradition
  • Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application
  • Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile
  • Finance bill: Reps pass VAT increment proposal, others for second reading
  • Call for NEC meeting or resign, APC govs tell Oshiomhole
  • FEC meeting in pictures
  • Nigeria 1.6-1.7m bpd oil output, in line with OPEC cut —NNPC
  • French government faces backlash after student sets himself on fire
  • Court orders burning of N42m shoe polish in Anambra
  • Kaduna man keeps sister in two-year solitary confinement
  • Police arraign man for posing as doctor
  • Family kicks as salesman dies in police custody
  • Strange woman disappears with two kids in Rivers
  • Delta raises the alarm over collapsed bridge
  • Imo man, grandchildren die of suspected food poisoning
  • Toddler goes missing during church service in Ondo
  • Building in Magodo green belt illegal, says LASG
  • Kogi elections: Indiscriminate court orders slow down our job —INEC
  • Edo APC crisis deepens as faction suspends Oshiomhole
  • CLO blames Calabar-Itu Road for high food prices
  • Court disqualifies Bayelsa APC dep gov candidate
  • Thugs attack Kogi SDP chair, harass gov candidate
  • Court stops Lagos PDP election
  • AfDB invests $50m equity in AFC
  • Senate wants textile imports banned for five years
  • Excessive charges killing Nigerian airlines, others — IATA
  • Gridlock: Lawmaker cautions against wrong-way driving
  • CBN advances N610.4bn loans to farmers
  • NIRSAL facilitates N101bn loans for 693 agric projects




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