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Latest news this afternoon (Wednesday, October 16, 2019)

The Nation

  • ‘Obaseki will not continue Oshiomhole bad policies’ 
  • FG launches 2020 Armed Forces emblem fund with N10m 
  • ‘Why Trump’s Twitter account should be suspended’ 
  • How I overcame stage fright, by RMD 
  • Chukwueze dropped from 20-man shortlist 
  • Three dead as farmers, herders clash in Jigawa
  • Mamman Daura’s family denied me access to villa apartment- Aisha Buhari 
  • Ngige: govt can’t meet Labour’s wage demand 
  • ‘No rift in APC’ 
  • Between food security and food safety 
  • Nine seized vehicles of fish burnt in Yobe
  • 2019/20 NPFL to kick-off Nov. 3 
  • Disregard candidates’ list for police recruitment, PSC tells Nigerians 
  • Minister flags off preparations for Tokyo 2020 
  • Rohr rues Uzoho’s injury 
  • Buhari gets ICAO certificate for improved aviation security
  • Senate President Lawan decries poor roads
  • Osimhen pays homage, receives hero’s welcome at Charleroi
  • Shutting borders to save local rice  6:46 AM
  • IMF faults forex restrictions on 43 items as hurting investments 
  • Budget 2020 scales second reading in Senate 
  • Fed Govt eyes $1.5b from passage of oil bill 
  • ‘Don’t seek Bello’s disqualification’
  • 2.37m voters, 25,813 workers for polls 
  • Ambode fails to appear before House committee
  • We’ll expose Abiodun’s attackers, says NANS 
  • ‘Sever joint ownership with Osun’ 
  • Fayemi pledges commitment to Ekiti workers’ welfare 
  • Oshiomhole: Obaseki plotting against me
  • 847 soldiers buried in Army cemetery, Ndume alleges
  • Igbo traders to Buhari: review policy on export
  • Nigerians still pay more for U.S. visa
  • Sanwo-Olu seeks lawmakers’ approval for N250b loan 
  • Three-year-old abducted from Imo school 
  • APC structure in Edo firmly under Obaseki’s control, says aide
  • Corps member jailed for fraud 
  • FIRS: Court dismisses suit against Fowler’s tenure 
  • Reps urge private sector involvement in national housing fund
  • I ran for my life after killing my girlfriend, says suspect 
  • Residents scoop petrol as tanker bursts in Lagos



  • Alleged gang-rape: UNILAG undergraduates’ absence stalls trial
  • Beauty pageant boss, fetish priest allegedly assault contestant
  • FIFA president ‘disappointed’ by empty stands at Koreas qualifier
  • Trump, his Twitter handle should be taken down —Democrat presidential aspirant
  • Menopause: Weight management and conception (2)
  • Herdsman in Court for allegedly stealing 15 cows
  • Unclean mouth can cause heart disease –Don
  • VIDEO: Two men embrace after raping woman, face jail
  • Court awards N5m against EFCC for freezing surety’s account
  • Beauty queen sues monarch over son’s paternity
  • Kaduna Electric workers’ protest enter second day
  • Twitter says world leaders ‘not above’ its rules
  • Osun, Oyo Assemblies to meet over LAUTECH ownership crisis
  • Kogi Gov poll: Withdraw case against Bello, ex-candidate begs Akpoti
  • UNIZIK dismisses embattled lecturer, Ekemezie after PUNCH investigations
  • Alleged gang-rape: UNILAG undergraduates’ absence stalls trial
  • Beauty pageant boss, fetish priest allegedly assault contestant
  • VIDEO: Two men embrace after raping woman, face jail
  • Robbery forcing our children into cultism – Anambra elders
  • Families kick as Lagos exonerates dismissed killer cops
  • Lagos task force officials break motorcyclist’s leg …impound 134 motorcycles for traffic offences
  • Lagos residents scoop fuel from leaking tanker
  • Ogun driver arrested for defiling 12-year-old daughter
  • Trespass: Anambra community sues govt for N5bn
  • Kogi Gov poll: Withdraw case against Bello, ex-candidate begs Akpoti
  • Group bars Okorocha’s media aide from home town
  • APC carpets Ayade over return to school
  • Sack of Edo LG chairmen Illegal –Isibor, CRPP chairman
  • Fresh controversy trails appointment of Plateau LG committees
  • El-Rufai proposes N257.9bn budget for 2020, declares free education
  • IMF recommends unified exchange rate for Nigeria
  • ‘AMCON’s debt may rise to N6.6tn by 2024’
  • Border closure pushed inflation to 11.24% – NBS
  • Use recovered loot for public good, says TUC
  • Listed firms raise N768.7bn capital in three years
  • ‘Nigeria losing N1tn annually to bad roads’


The Guardian

  • Trouble in Senate over recruitment scandal
  • ‘Nigeria borrowed more in last three years than it did in 30 years’
  • ‘How new technologies aided exploration of sedimentary basins’
  • eWaste menace rises, only 20% gets recycled
  • We didn’t threaten to strike, says NLC
  • Bauchi finance commissioner resigns
  • Italian police net huge haul of explosives, arms from ‘mafia’ garage
  • Crunch Brexit talks resume as EU and UK close in on possible text
  • Syria troops fight Turkish forces alongside Kurds: monitor
  • FG to review wages, allowances for governors, others
  • South Africa hit by rolling blackouts as state utility struggles
  • Injured Uzoho ruled out for six months
  • Pillars head for victory celebration as Seasider, others shine at Handball Premier League
  • Sanwo-Olu promises to help resuscitate National Stadium
  • Bolum to face New Zealand boxer for WBF title in Sydney
  • Liberty Stadium Ibadan: An African pride ‘abandoned’ for reptiles
  • At last, LMC announces 2019/20 NPFL kick off, final dates
  • Who is afraid of political parties?
  • Digital jobs: a solution to Nigeria’s unemployment crisis
  • ‘Corrupt elements in APC resisted change in Bauchi State’
  • Oyo Assembly decries state of healthcare, set to intervene
  • PDP asks National Assembly to sanction Buhari for assigning villa facilities to unauthorised persons
  • UNIDO to boost Nigeria’s industrialisation with new country programme
  • Emefiele cautions rice millers against price hike over border closure
  • ‘Manufacturers can save 90% cost via hydrogen-powered technology’
  • G-Worldwide Entertainment Slams Kizz Daniel With 500 Million Lawsuit
  • DMX Checks Himself Into Rehab, Cancels Concerts
  • Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty To Assault Charges
  • Marriage made by social media
  • Sanwo-Olu: Don’t ban okada, fix roads, enforce traffic law
  • The buttocks reversal rule in Nigerian universities




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