Today’s evening news (Tuesday, July 16, 2019)


  • IMF to begin search for new leader as Lagarde resigns Sept 12
  • PSG sign defender Diallo from Dortmund
  • Police arrest three over CRUTECH final year student’s killing
  • Second wife: Police arrest woman who allegedly poured hot water on husband’s private parts
  • FG generated N39bn from passport issuance, others in 12 months
  • American varsities award 303 Nigerian students $7.5m scholarships
  • Seven policemen allegedly gang-rape woman
  • NYSC boss decries Cotonou varsities that present fake graduates for mobilisation
  • ‘Pirates’ kidnap 10 Turkish sailors off Nigeria coast
  • Senate moves to resolve inter-union crisis in varsities, halts strike
  • Travel tips for the holidays
  • Fact check: Kalu’s claim on Buhari not owning a house in Abuja false
  • Murder of Fasoranti’s daughter act of terrorism — Ex-president Jonathan
  • N48bn assets: Explain source of your wealth, APC tells Seyi Makinde
  • Chimamanda is good in English or good at English?
  • Man arrested at airport with $34,000 cocaine under his wig


The Nation

  • Patient kills self at UBTH 
  • Makinde’s N48b declared assets suspicious-APC 
  • Insecurity: Senate, Presidency to hold national security confab 
  • 12 bodies recovered from collapsed Plateau building 
  • Barca re-sign Cucurella from Eibar 
  • Ortom sends list of 15 commissioner nominees to state Assembly 
  • SEC commences verification of Dantata investors
  • Minimum wage: Negotiation on consequential adjustment deadlocked 
  • Hit-and-run driver kills NAN’s Technical Director 
  • Two nabbed for stabbing, robbing female student in Onitsha
  • Why former finance minister Ahmed deserves reappointment – APC Chieftain 
  • Just in: South Africa pledges to unmask killers of Insurance chief 
  • Just in: Security tops my agenda, says Buhari 
  • Jos building collapse: NEMA confirms 14 dead, four injured 
  • Pump adjustment: DPR seals five petrol stations in Enugu 
  • Ubi Franklin clears the air on affair with TBoss 
  • EFCC, NYSC to partner against fraudulent mobilisation 
  • Just in: Kano Tribunal vacates PDP’S application 
  • South Africa’s ex-president Zuma gets death threat 
  • Former Sundowns player shot dead in South Africa


The Guardian

  • Over 60,000 Nigerian migrants still in Libya
  • Senate screens acting CJN Tanko on Wednesday
  • Biden, 76, readies fitness challenge for Trump, 73
  • New Zealand PM ‘utterly’ disagrees with Trump tweets
  • Empty nets as overfishing and climate change sap Lake Malawi
  • ‘Pirates’ kidnap 10 Turkish sailors off Nigeria coast
  • South Africa’s Zuma, back at inquiry, says his life in danger
  • Magu dissociates self from parody Twitter account
  • Lampard ‘won’t look backwards’ as he takes over Chelsea
  • Benitez exit a surprise, says Newcastle midfielder Ritchie
  • South African ex-footballer Batchelor shot dead outside home
  • European stock markets advance, pound slumps
  • Ryanair closing bases due to Boeing 737 MAX crisis
  • Ed Sheeran Coming To Nigeria To Taste The Jollof Rice?
  • Yemi Alade, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Others Featured On “Lion King: The Gift” Album
  • Netflix Removes Suicide Scene From ’13 Reasons Why’




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