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Today’s evening news (Thursday, November 14, 2019)


  • Brazil to stay out of trade war, says Bolsonaro
  • Communications minister orders deactivation of voicemails on existing phone lines
  • PHOTOS: Fire destroys houses, shops in Ogun
  • Court remands mother-of-four for alleged child trafficking
  • Train derails, catches fire in Bangladesh
  • Senate adjourns as Senators abandon chamber
  • Kimmich “wouldn’t complain” if Guardiola returned to Bayern Munich
  • South Africa dismisses reported Ebola outbreak
  • Buhari urges fairness, transparency in Kogi, Bayelsa polls
  • Ex-Arsenal star Henry to coach Montreal Impact
  • [UPDATE] Fatoyinbo: I’ll appeal court judgement —Busola Dakolo
  • UTME: Prospective candidates throng NIN centre in Kwara
  • Reps okay Army’s Operation Positive Identification
  • APC rejects court ruling on Bayelsa gov candidate
  • Customs seize rice, other items worth N61m
  • Fire guts three buildings, four shops in Ogun
  • NDLEA destroys 40 hectares of hemp plantation in Oyo state
  • Court remands mother-of-four for alleged child trafficking
  • Online gambling: Police detain 98 suspects
  • LASU student, others shoot man in his manhood
  • Bank worker, accomplices emptied customer’s dormant account, thinking he’s dead —EFCC
  • Imo man murders wife, shoots brother
  • Four kidnapped immigration officers rescued in Rivers
  • Three sentenced to death for kidnapping Lagos monarch
  • Court remands man for alleged rape in Ebonyi
  • Soldiers arrest dealer in stolen diesel in Imo
  • Three sentenced to death for kidnapping Lagos monarch
  • Court remands man for alleged rape in Ebonyi
  • Soldiers arrest dealer in stolen diesel in Imo
  • Court Throws Out Busola Dakolo’s Case Against Biodun Fatoyinbo
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  • Buhari urges fairness, transparency in Kogi, Bayelsa polls
  • APC rejects court ruling on Bayelsa gov candidate
  • 48 hours to Bayelsa election, another Gov Dickson’s aide resigns


The Nation

  • Kogi: Another suit challenges PDP candidate, Wada’s competence
  • NWC under Oshiomhole biased, says Edo APC
  • BREAKING: We’ll regulate social media despite criticism -FG 
  • BREAKING: Fire guts Tejuosho market 
  • Judge escaped with ruling to hamper our appeal – APC 
  • Reps okay Operation Positive Identification as opposition kicks 
  • Osinbajo receives AliBaba Co-founder, Jack Ma 
  • ‘NWC running APC illegally’ 
  • Photos: Jonathan visits Wike 
  • Fatoyinbo: Busola Dakolo vows to appeal court judgement 
  • BREAKING: Nigeria meets Benin, Niger over border closure 
  • Nigeria youths emerge winners of nuclear technology video competition 
  • Buhari seeks fair, transparent polls for Bayelsa, Kogi elections 
  • BREAKING: Court dismisses Busola Dakolo’s case against Fatoyinbo 
  • ‘El-Rufai will never be President’ 
  • Dasukigate: EFCC to seek court order for separate trial for Dauski, others 
  • Bayelsa guber: Court nullifies APC primaries 
  • Kogi 2019: We can’t be held to ransom – IGP 
  • We’ll release Sowore to appropriate persons – DSS 
  • Poll: Court to hear suit challenging Yahaya Bello’s eligibility on Friday 
  • Bayelsa/Kogi: It’s either card reader or no voting — INEC 
  • Bill to establish S/West Development Commission scales first reading in Senate
  • BREAKING: Lawan swears-in Senator Biodun Olujimi 
  • BREAKING: APC has no candidate in Bayelsa-Court 
  • Accidents claim 13 lives on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
  • Bayelsa killings: APC accuses PDP of masterminding chaos to intimidate voters 
  • APC chair alleges threat to life 
  • AbdulRazaq congratulates PDP candidate
  • Gunmen kill three policemen in Kaduna
  • ’70-year-old Odo-Ogun bridge about to collapse’ 
  • Avoid brute force, IGP tells police officers
  • Nigeria expecting $400m Abacha loot from U.S., says ICPC boss 
  • $140,000: EFCC witness contradicts self over Obasanjo
  • APC raises panel on Edo crisis
  • 13 die in Lagos-Ibadan accident 
  • AbdulRazaq govt a blessing, say indigenes
  • Nigeria sticks to 1.7m barrels daily OPEC quota, says NNPC chief
  • Fears over NIN ahead of 2020 UTME registration
  • Tipper crashes into eight tricycles in Yola 
  • Death for Lagos monarch’s abductors 
  • Soyinka to govt: release Sowore
  • Gbajabiamila urges NCC on SIM card registration 
  • Most bad roads belong to states, says Federal Govt 
  • Union elects officials 
  • ‘D’Tigress ready for pre-Olympic qualifiers’
  • Okwonkwo relishes Nigeria’s first goal after 1,207-day drought 
  • Pupils learn about journalism, others on career day
  • Centre partners NIS on strategic leadership


The Guardian

  • Jailed journalist recounts rampant cases of sodomy, drug use in Kaduna prison
  • Hitler memorabilia auction in Germany sparks protest
  • Senate swears in Olujimi as senator
  • Federal Government allays fear on Third Mainland Bridge collapse
  • China’s economy shows further signs of weakness
  • “Free Sowore” protesters storm Abuja House in London
  • APC has no governorship candidate in Bayelsa – Court
  • APC accuses Dickson of secretly releasing 100 prisoners to cause electoral violence
  • NLC tasks Kano commissioners on industrial relations
  • Venice braces for more high water as alarms sound
  • Second Ebola vaccine introduced in DR Congo
  • I can’t defend my ABU title until 2020, injured Joe Boy tells Nigerians
  • Lagos agog as Ex-Pros Squash Diaspora Championship begins
  • Abua beats Ghana’s Ayaaba, hits second round at Abuja J5 ITF tennis
  • Kalu’s magic lifts Eagles over Squirrels of Benin Republic
  • Nigeria basketball deserves to be one of world’s best, says Otis Hughley
  • Two schools qualify for Zenith Delta Principals’ Cup final
  • Our political leaders and their wives
  • How Nigeria can make fortunes from dairy production, by Aderounmu
  • PDP eyes APC’s slips for Ondo State 2020
  • U.S. insists on free, fair, peaceful guber poll in Bayelsa
  • Emmanuel wins at Appeal Court, dedicates victory to God
  • Insurers settled N207.4b claims in 2018
  • France urges more infrastructure development in Nigeria
  • West Africa gets EIB’s trade, insurance benefits
  • Billionaire Arrested For ‘Growing Weed’ On His Private Island
  • Busola Dakolo’s Law Suit Against Biodun Fatoyinbo Dismissed
  • Watch: Teni Talks Future Plans To Become A “Billionaire” In New Video
  • Entrepreneurship in today’s business environment
  • Edo success and governance reform – Part 2
  • Bayelsa Poll: Debating the relationship between philanthropy and governance




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