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Today’s evening news (Thursday, September 13, 2018)


  • Use of Security Agencies to Rig Elections, Worst Crime, Says Azinge
  • Omo-Agege Dismisses Emerhor’s Threat
  • I ‘ll Appear Before You October 16, Fayose Tells EFCC
  • Pate: Nigerians Live on $1.90 Daily
  • Buhari Emerges Unopposed, Faces APC Affirmation Primary in October
  • Battle for Lagos Heats Up, Ambode, Sanwo-Olu Submit Nomination Forms
  • Dogara, No. 4 Citizen, Dumps APC, Picks PDP Nomination Forms
  • APC, PDP Trade Words over The Economist, HSBC Reports on President
  • Jonathan Replies Oshiomhole, Says He Didn’t Start Vote Buying
  • Afreximbank Secures $850m from China to Boost African Trade
  • We Must Unite to Avoid Implosion, Kwankwaso Tells Fellow PDP Presidential…
  • Amina Mohammed: Nigeria Now Heavily Indebted
  • FEC Constitutes Ministerial Committee to Investigate Abuja Earth Tremor
  • NDIC Berates Banks over Abuse of Ethical Standards
  • Power Discos Fight Back, Ask NERC Not to Gag Them
  • N’Delta Leaders Restate Demand for Nigeria’s Restructuring
  • 3bn Pension Scam: Gov Bello Lied, Says Kogi PDP
  • Flood Sacks 100 Residents in Osun
  • Don’t Postpone 2019 General Elections, Makarfi Cautions INEC
  • IPOB Threatens to Lockdown South-east, S’South
  • I Have No Issues with Bauchi Gov, Says Oshiomhole
  • 05 Inmates in Kebbi, Sokoto Regain Freedom
  • Obaseki Urges Actionable Strategies as Experts Fine-tune Edo Environmental Policy
  • Parade Policemen Who Invaded Clark’s Home, IYC Tells IG
  • AfDB Board Okays Policy on Non-sovereign Operations
  • Cocoa Harvest Threatened by Flood, Disease
  • Zinox Group Targets $10bn Investment By 2021
  • Indicators Hit New Low as Market Records Biggest Daily Loss in…
  • CSR as Tool for Capacity Development
  • Adinde: African Govts Must Enact Policies for ICT Skills Funding
  • SEC Assures Stakeholders of Tech-Driven Market, Investors’ Protection
  • CWG Seals Deal with Financial Institutions




  • Minimum wage : FG gets 14-day ultimatum
  • Tinubu has final say on next Lagos gov —APC
  • Army invades Nnamdi Kanu’s community again for the 3rd time
  • No hiding place for corrupt politicians’ hidden loot – EFCC
  • FG sets up panel to probe tremor in Abuja, okays Electoral Offences Commission Bill
  • Defection: Court asked to declare Govs Ortom, Tambuwal, Ahmed’s seats vacant
  • NCC, ALTON seek out of court solution to MTN, CBN dispute
  • I am ready to clarify issues, answer questions, Fayose tells EFCC
  • Jonathan blasts Oshiomhole over vote buying allegations
  • I’m seeking re-election to protect Nigeria – Buhari
  • Army Pledges To Defend Nigeria, Protect Citizens – Buratai
  • I’ve Not Abandoned My Presidential Ambition Says Jang
  • Delta 2019 : My Conscience Worries Me About Poverty In Delta – Utomi
  • Buhari Wades Into Tinubu, Ambode’s Rift
  • Nigeria, China MoU Will Create New Opportunities For Both Countries – Chinese Consul General
  • FG, Japan Sign MoU For Investments In Infrastructure
  • No State In Nigeria Can Boast Of Free Education – Soweto
  • Boko Haram: How Not To Belittle Buratai Into A Neurotic Sack!
  • The Restructuring Nigeria Needs
  • We’ll Support Only Presidential Candidate From Middle Belt —Forum
  • C-River Reps Reject Automatic Tickets, Say They Are Ready For Primaries
  • Ikubese Presents Manifesto To Durotoye, Appeals For Unity
  • Ebonyi Govt Urged To Prosecute Collectors Of Illegal Taxes
  • Oando, Union Bank, Others Harp On Building Heritage Brand
  • Flushing Out Militants From The Plateau
  • FIRS To Reject Tax Return Without CITN Stamp
  • My Mum Bagged PhD At 74 – Shepherdhill Cleric
  • Minimum Wage : FG Gets 14-Day Ultimatum
  • NDLEA Arrests Lebanese Suspected Drug Dealer
  • Fayemi Kicks As Fayose Presents N9.93bn Supplementary Budget




  • Army pledges to defend Nigeria, protect citizens –Buratai
  • Adamawa flood kills 10, displaces residents
  • Governorship poll: We have not adopted any aspirant, says Lagos APC
  • Nissan signs rising tennis star Osaka as brand ambassador
  • NULGE declares strike, opposes Fayose’s last minute employment
  • Gunman kills five, then himself
  • Abuja Airport runway reopens after six hours closure – FAAN
  • US Open: Osaka not saddened by Serena row
  • Police arrest suspect in alleged murder of monarch in Enugu
  • Kofi Annan was an exceptional global leader – UN
  • UPDATED: Passengers stranded as plane overshoots runway in Abuja
  • ‘African spiderman’ Gassama becomes French citizen
  • Silence on Oshodi-Apapa gridlock
  • Olubadan attacks Oba Olakulehin over comment
  • Africa can produce another Ballon d’Or winner — Weah
  • 2019: Dogara defects, picks PDP forms
  • Buhari, Ajimobi, Akiolu make last-minute moves to save Ambode
  • Nigeria needs a youthful President, says Saraki
  • Rescued suicidal youth disappears with Good Samaritan’s goods, money
  • Security guard arrested one year after stealing N25m bus
  • Fleeing gunmen kill Imo police sergeant, steal rifle
  • Police arrest taxi driver posing as SARS operative
  • Two killed as police, Anambra youths clash
  • WEMPCO workers protest non-payment of salaries
  • Adeleke to Aregbesola: Don’t fund election with N16.6bn Paris refund
  • Aspirant sues APC, Oshiomhole over huge nomination fees
  • PDP warns INEC against plot to shift 2019 polls
  • Omo-Agege tackles Emerhor over re-election bid
  • Nyako, Ladoja, Oyinlola to lead ADC campaign in Osun
  • NBA tasks INEC on free, fair polls
  • Oil price nears $80, Nigeria’s output rises
  • Nigeria’s rising debt profile worries Amina Mohammed
  • Focus on N435.7bn under-recovery, Discos tell NERC
  • FIRS moves against multiple taxes in LGs
  • NIRSAL, others to reduce N2.7tn farmers’ post-harvest losses
  • $10.1bn demand makes local listing challenging, says MTN




  • Nigeria troops repel fresh Boko Haram base attack
  • Buhari summons Tinubu over rift with Ambode
  • IPOB, security agencies set for showdown
  • Investors chide judiciary for delaying market cases
  • Apple unveils premium iPhone XS, health features for watch
  • Massive sell-off hits nation’s bourse, investors lose N423b in one day
  • Labour talks tough over new minimum wage
  • Lagos woos investors with latent water transport opportunities
  • Any decision to postpone 2019 poll will be disastrous, says Makarfi
  • Jonathan flays Oshiomhole over vote buying allegation
  • Saraki urges Nigerians to vote digitised, youthful president next year
  • Japan’s Osaka has ‘no regrets’ over chaotic US Open final
  • Crisis rocks National Youth Games, four Edo athletes stripped of gold
  • Super Eagles delight in Weah’s $2,000 each gift
  • African Freestyle Football Championship begins today
  • Nigeria has potential to produce great boxers, says Ekundayo
  • Ministry gets marketing plan for five National Sports Festivals
  • Nigeria Jersey Nominated For ” Beazley Design Of The Year”
  • Duncan Mighty, Davido, Simi, Wizkid Nominated For The 2018 Nigerian Entertainment Awards
  • Take A Look At All The New Apple ‘Series 4’ Watch Features
  • NDIC seeks collaboration, strong ethical banking standards
  • Telecoms operators need $450b for 1.5 billion offline users
  • Ecobank business club targets small businesses
  • Revisiting ‘democracy and dictatorship’
  • Impact of skills development for sustainable education



The Nation

  • Impressive Liverpool seek Wembley redemption
  • Nissan signs rising tennis star Osaka as brand ambassador
  • Putin inspects war games, vows to beef up army
  • ‘World is sleepwalking toward another financial crisis’
  • Army pledges to defend Nigeria – Buratai
  • Abuja Airport runway reopens after hours of closure – FAAN
  • Police arrest alleged suspect in murder of monarch in Enugu
  • APC mourns death of Lalong’s media aide
  • Osun wins three gold in weightlifting
  • Global Markets-Oil races toward $100 as stocks inch off 3-week lows
  • Fayose’s offer to surrender to EFCC diversionary, says APC
  • APC elders: no anointed aspirant for Lagos governor
  • Don’t return undertakers to power, says Buhari
  • NCC intervenes in CBN’s cash refund order to MTN
  • New Minimum Wage: Labour issues two weeks ultimatum as Fed Govt gives assurance
  • Adisa Afis, Nollywood upcoming star dreams big
  • Maristella Okpala emerges Miss Earth
  • Ufuoma Mcdermott’s movie, ‘What Just Happened’ for cinemas September 14
  • PDP cautions INEC over alleged plot to shift 2019 elections
  • Edo hosts stakeholders for Industrial Policy validation
  • I didn’t start vote-buying in Nigeria – Jonathan
  • Health dangers of Nigeria’s rice revolution
  • Cancer to kill 9.6m globally in 2018, report says
  • Birth registration: Beyond rhetorics
  • Impressive Liverpool seek Wembley redemption
  • Nissan signs rising tennis star Osaka as brand ambassador
  • Osun wins three gold in weightlifting
  • Rohr dismisses ‘Mikel retiring’ talks
  • NSA hails Aruna for lifting African Title
  • Young boxers storm Abeokuta for GOtv Boxing NextGen Search 4 today
  • Betway Plans 5-Aside Football League for Nigerians





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