Guardian News Archive for August 2019

Friday, August 30, 2019

Girl, 9, tests positive for Ebola in Uganda

Buhari welcomes investments from Japan Bank, Toyota Group

Truck crushes ORide motorcycle operator to death

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Local telecoms operators may lose $1b fibre cable market

How gunmen killed Catholic priest, set body ablaze

Team Nigeria wins seven gold medals on glorious Thursday

Nigeria, EU enter N20b pact to develop North-East

Eric Cantona quotes Shakespeare after receiving award

Boosting wellbeing of children in rural communities

Immigration adjusts visa fee for American citizens to $160

Man Utd cut losses on ruinous Sanchez deal

Yahaya Bello wins Kogi APC Governorship ticket

Osaka cruises into third round at US Open

Virgil van Dijk named UEFA Men's Player of the Year

Dozens kidnapped in raid on Katsina village

Retrials ordered for ex-South Korean leader Park, Samsung heir

Nigeria risks poor Internet connectivity over slow IPv6 migration

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Absence of Buhari, Osinbajo stalls first meeting of FEC

APC governors not ganging up against Oshiomhole, says Ganduje

Ogunkoya defends Okagbare over 100 metres false start at African Games

Nigerians back private ranches, Oyo rejects open grazing

Police rescue 3 ABU students

Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Macron over Amazon fires

Eni reports huge oil, gas find in Nigeria

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Businesses, travellers suffer over tighter border watch

Payback time for Nigeria as U.S. raises visa fee

Manufacturers want government to revisit industrial, backward integration policies

Diogu, Aminu, Okogie, Jordan in as Nwora releases D’Tigers list

China ordains first bishop after Vatican deal

Nigerian, Saudi clerics urge peaceful propagation of Islam

Pampering Nigeria’s youth with sermon of hope

‘CIPSM reaffirms commitment to professionalism, best global practice’

Viola Davis Set To Play Michelle Obama In New TV Series "First Ladies"

Thailand's Palace Website Crashes After Releasing Photos Of King's Consort

Nigeria probes gas contract at centre of $9bn claim

Police to dismiss two officers for working with Wadume

Monday, August 26, 2019

Fresh worry over electricity tariff increase, sector flaws

Over 100 feared dead as Cameroon-bound vessel capsizes

Okagbare disqualified as Nigeria close in on football gold medals

Labour seeks immediate implementation of minimum wage

Onu discloses plan to lift 100m people out of poverty

Curious Abia State political scenario that may shape 2023

Dare urges taming of youths for brighter future

Underutilisation of LADOL Free Zone threatens NCDMB’s local content commitment

How To Accessorise Your Dressing With Earrings And Necklaces

From surprise guests to family photos: G7 highlights

FIRS to begin VAT charge on online transactions Jan. 2020 – Fowler

Entrepreneurship and Nigeria’s sustained growth quest

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Outrage as government makes N60b from new equity tax regime

Entrepreneurship and Nigeria’s sustained economic setback

Stakeholders kick over fears of insecurity, candidate imposition, delegates’ list ahead of Bayelsa polls

Buhari presents Nigeria’s statement at TICAD7

Enyimba thrash Rahimo 5-0, meet Al Hilal in next round

Afonja descendants allege marginalisation by Fulani in Ilorin, want more recognition

Okorocha fighting Ihedioha’s government with ill-gotten wealth, dep governor alleges

Firm canvasses economic diversification through cocoa

Trump aides downplay 'order' to US companies to leave China

I was shocked when my name was not included in Buhari’s ministerial list–Shittu

Newcastle stun insipid Spurs with helping hand from VAR

Neymar excluded from PSG's Toulouse clash as transfer saga drags on

NASA investigating first crime committed in space

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Tinubu, Fayemi, Akintoye deny knowledge of new Yoruba leader’s emergence

Labour, government at dead-end on consequential adjustment

MKO Abiola Stadium to host Super Eagles’ matches soon – Sports minister

Adelarin Awotedu in what men want

Macron, Trump break the ice with surprise pre-G7 lunch

I will go into farming after my UFC career, says Adesanya

Again, Buhari marshals plans to curb insecurity

I have never been afraid to start again from ground zero or reinvent myself

Friday, August 23, 2019

Fears over FG’s plan to license online radio, TV stations

I will go into farming after my UFC Boxing career, says Adesanya

Burkina Faso holds three-day mourning after deadly army base attack

FBI List: Nigeria may extradite accused persons

Why I brought back ministry of police affairs - Buhari

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Government moves to recover N614b loan from states

Tasks before Pantami at communications ministry

FG to overhaul refineries for three years to drive local production

Reps set for extra budget to fund new ministries

McIlroy questions FedEx Cup format, $15m prize

Agogo, who ‘destroyed’ Nigeria at Ghana 2008, dies at 40

Pentagon chief confirms death of Qaeda's Hamza bin Laden

Jumia sacks three over “improper sales practices”

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Worries over oil sector as Buhari returns as minister

Vandalism weakens infrastructure efficiency as telcos task lawmakers on legislation

Wrong treatment, late diagnosis, ignorance others trigger diabetes-induced amputations

New Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, Promises better days for athletes, officials

US to allow indefinite detention of migrant children

NULASS decries non-payment of bursary by Lagos State government

AOCOED workers allege victimisation by management, seek Sanwo-Olu’s intervention

Buhari returns Adesina, Shehu, Akande as aides

Sudan swears in civilian-majority ruling council

NFF to help Siasia clear his name

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Confusion over alleged EFCC raid on Ambode’s residence

How soldiers helped my escape, by kidnap kingpin Wadume

Adesanya set for UFC title fight against Whittaker in Melbourne

She answered a phone call, left and never returned alive

NYSC orders strict enforcement of travel rules for corps members

Transforming Nigeria’s oil and gas industry on Buhari’s watch

Macron to discuss Kashmir with Modi

Tracy Morgan Joins Star-studded "Coming To America 2" Film Cast

INEC server: No cause for alarm over Supreme Court’s ruling

Cameroon anglophone separatist leader gets life sentence: lawyers

Monday, August 19, 2019

Ekweremadu assault, Soyinka, Falana confab raise fear of revolt

NCDMB seeks review of act to expand local content

Tackling urgent national crises before Obasanjo’s probe

Kalu is FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 MVP

Irish firm ready to seize Nigeria’s N2.9tr assets

MURIC commends NDLEA for shifting exam for Jumu’ah

Dozen Burkina troops killed in 'major terrorist attack'

Brazil's Dani Alves scores winner on Sao Paulo debut

Buhari talks poverty reduction at retreat for ministers-designate

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Auditor-general indicts presidency, EFCC, NASS

Buhari summons FIRS boss over tax revenue decline

CBN’s CNY1.2b interventions and forex developments

D’Tigress beat Senegal, retain FIBA Women Afrobasket title

Is Trump's love affair with Fox News fading?

Lagos taekwondo association begins training for public schools today

Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree in Ogun State

National amnesia and historical strategy in Nigeria

Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

PSG suffer early season defeat at Rennes

Stream: Taylor Swift Releases Album Title Track 'Lover'

Saturday, August 17, 2019

‘Nigeria losing N1,085t daily to fuel smuggling’

No single party can dominate Edo politics - Odigie-Oyegun

“I’ve done nothing wrong, will clear my name - Siasia

Boluwatife Adebambo: Teen talk show moderator

Who is better nursing mother; mother or mother-in-law?

FUNAAB acquires mechanised farming equipment to enhance efficiency

Deja vu for Man City as VAR saves Spurs again

Ekweremadu confirms attack on him by IPOB members in Germany

Mane, Firmino shoot Liverpool to victory at Southampton

Sudanese celebrate transition to civilian rule

Obiwanne Okeke arraigned in American court on fraud charges

Friday, August 16, 2019

Ugoma Adegoke: We provide a platform for the celebration of film as art form’

‘Proposed Buhari, Ramaphosa meeting a welcome development’

Ariya Repete… Keeping indigenous Nigerian sounds, cultures alive

Hosting 2020 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup will come with great benefits, says Mabo

Our protest for Sheikh El-Zakzaky’s freedom continues, IMN vows

Oyo to access World Bank $6 million grant

I count on Gareth Bale, says Zidane

FG charged to boost productivity through improved economic policies

Make this summer vacation memorable for your kids

Coach Olatoke says GOtv Boxing NextGen search 5 will be big boost for Kwara

The Ten Virgins hits big screen

UK court opens way for $9bn claim against Nigeria

Siasia to address press conference over FIFA ban

Zimbabwe police beat protesters defying regime 'worse than Mugabe'

FIFA bans Samson Siasia for life

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Confusion over Buhari’s stance on food imports, CBN’s autonomy

Nigeria is losing trillions to corruption, say forensic experts

Stakeholders seek clarification of forex ban for food import

I hold no grudge against Rohr, says Akpeyi

Improving Nigeria’s preparedness to tackle, prevent infectious diseases threat

Audu kicks against indirect primary for Kogi APC

Dickson tasks Bayelsa council bosses on accountability

Bitds of a feather

FG committed to delivering effective power supply to Nigerians – Osinbajo

5 Simple Ways You Can Get More Sleep

NNPC targets China to boost Crude oil reserves

Messi, Ronaldo and Van Dijk shortlisted for UEFA awards

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Buhari under pressure to end Tiv-Jukun crisis

Senate may spend N5.5b on official cars for members

Liverpool win UEFA Super Cup, defeat Chelsea through penalties

Facebook introduces Yoruba, Igbo, Swahili to check fake news

Buhari gives lifeline to condemned criminals

Gunmen kill 10 persons in Ogoni, raze MOSOP president’s home

South, Middle Belt forum faults PDP BoT chairman on RUGA

Lagos cabinet member-designate Joe Igbokwe speaks against bike-hailing firms

Buhari suspends Obono-Obla

Female suicide bomber kills six in Chad: army officer

Putting tech and safety first, ORide looks to ride above competition

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Police, DHQ deny alleged arrests over Taraba killings

African air traffic soars by 11.7% amid global demand surge

Political machinations still at play in Bauchi, Edo Assemblies

Telecoms operators decry over-regulation from NITDA’s operations

Nigerian teams now among world’s best, says Ujiri

Contractor to address communities concerns before handover of Lagos-Ibadan rail project

Lagos, estate residents bicker over facility managers

Youths advocate reproductive health in school curricula

Klopp full of praise for Lampard ahead of Super Cup clash

Buhari explains why he stopped forex for food import

Monday, August 12, 2019

Residents flee Taraba towns over murder of policemen

Flight delays, cancellations cripple local travels amid traffic surge

NCC to decommission 693 abandoned telecoms masts

Still a long walk to environment without open defecation

Abubakar leads Nigeria’s 18-man football team to 12th Africa Games

Lagos cleans up Apapa corridor after dislodging trucks

NGO intensifies effort to end violence against women, children in Imo

Fayemi urges support for military to tackle insecurity

43-year-old bus driver commits suicide at mechanic workshop in Lagos

A$AP Rocky Narrates Swedish Jail Experience At First Post-Release Concert

El-Zakzaky leaves Nigeria for medical treatment

El Zakzaky set for India medical trip

Eight killed in Nigeria jihadist attacks, say military

Nigeria’s failing economy takes its toll on industrial estates

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Spare nobody in fight against hate speech, sultan tells government

FRSC cautions motorists as crash kills 22 in Bauchi

Zoning untenable in Bayelsa, says Agbedi

Man United bash Chelsea 4-0 on Lampard’s managerial debut

Governors seek prayers, peace, security, tolerance for nation’s development

16 monarchs sue Fayemi over appointment of Ekiti traditional council chairman

Another 81 migrants rescued by charity ship off Libya

My administration had best debt profile – Ajimobi

Governor Zulum shelves Eid-celebrations over botched Boko Haram attack

'It wasn't a 4-0 game': Lampard frustrated by Chelsea thrashing

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Corruption hampering Buhari’s multi-billion naira social empowerment programme

Ayobami Adebayo wins 2018 9mobile prize

Insecurity in Southwest: We’re confronting a different shade of criminality — Oluleye

Prayer of agreement

Ayade charges muslims to emulate prophet Ibrahim

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Suarez's brace, Griezmann goal power Barca over Napoli

Solskjaer counting on Maguire to transform Man Utd

Duncan-Williams, Okafor list secrets that unlock God’s blessing

Woman dies in cross-fire between police, suspected kidnappers in Lagos

Kane's late double saves Spurs from opening day stumble

One person hurt in Norway mosque shooting, suspect arrested

UK may lack ships to police waters after Brexit

Osun governor yet to appoint commissioners almost nine months after swearing in

Friday, August 09, 2019

Eid-el-Kabir: Muslim faithful decry insecurity, hardship

Family of missing corps member accuses police of negligence

‘Everyday, babies and mothers die for very trivial reasons like malaria, fake drugs, bad drinking water’

Eagles to tackle Ukraine in Kiev

‘With sincere leadership, Nigeria will overcome present challenges’

Buhari arrives Katsina for Sallah, official visit

All roads lead to Frankfurt for Nollywood Film Festival Germany

ICAN awards scholarship to students in honour of accounting doyen

UBEC tells Oyo government how to access its N2bn outstanding fund

Police begins investigation into killing of bus driver on Kaduna-Abuja highway

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Saudi Arabia to stage Joshua vs Ruiz world heavyweight fight

Huawei launches own operating system to rival Android

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Nigerians have right to freedom of speech, says EU

EFCC begins trial of Iwu over alleged N1.23b fraud

Akintola Williams hits 100, soldiers on

Everton sign Alex Iwobi for £35m, Lukaku, Sessegnon, Celso also move

Shiites say El-Zakzaky won’t flee as El-Rufai did in 2007

MTN Nigeria, Ghana push group’s growth by 30.9%

Bayern romp to 23-0 win over amateur side

Everton complete busy transfer window with Iwobi signing

Policemen killed by soldiers ‘arrested Evans, rescued Buhari’s in-law’

OPay banks on innovation to succeed - Iniabasi Abasi

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Shiites fight back, sue FG over proscription

Nigeria defies cuts as OPEC output slumps to five-year low

Oluehi leads 30 Falcons to camp as team prepares for clash with Algeria

ASUU, VCs differ on JAMB’s N18.4b from sale of forms

EKSU students disrupt academic activities over EFCC’s arrest of colleagues

UBN reiterates commitment to innovation, economy

Arrest by proxy remains unlawful, police boss insists

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Crisis looms in Senate over ‘juicy’ committees

Telecoms services worsen over interconnect debts

FGN bonds record N13.44 billion investment in two years

Nigerian athletes may appear in different colours, as sports ministry monetises kits with N20,000

Anambra 2021: Waiting for Soludo

Centre cautions against use of hyperbolic, sensational words

Don’t drag NNPC to politics under FOI guise, Kyari warns

NAFDAC warns populace against use of pesticides in homes

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison has died at 88

Four students dead, many injured as university bridge collapse in Bauchi

Monday, August 05, 2019

Outrage over crackdown on unarmed protesters

Government to supervise El-Zakzaky’s travel for treatment abroad

Court declares imposition of fine by LASTMA illegal

Togo stand between Nigeria and 2020 CHAN

Visit Egypt and see Nigeria’s backwardness: A 2019 Egypt Total AFCON diary

NIMN gives deadline to unregistered marketers

Scholars investigate ‘communication misuse’ in 2019 elections

‘National Assembly can enact law for establishment of Nomadic Livestock Development Commission’

Police uncovers Chinese toxic waste factory in Lagos

Trump condemns racism, white supremacy after US mass shootings

Reekado Banks Embarks On Solo U.S Tour For The First Time

Study: Black men at highest risk of US police killing

Court grants Shiites leader El-Zakzaky leave for medical attention abroad

Sunday, August 04, 2019

Soyinka, others protest as DSS moves Sowore to Abuja

CBN, FITC, experts explain roles of Fintech emerging economy

NIESV tasks heads of practice on exemplary leadership

APC, PDP, INEC in mudslinging battle as Akwa Ibom election tribunal heats up

Provide land for RUGA, presidency urges states

Imo seeks support to tackle flooding

Enugu lawyer asks EFCC to release funds recovered from suspect

Ijaw youths warn oil majors in Bayelsa

Paucity of funds threatens D’Tigress’ African title defence

By-election victory affirms APC’s popularity in Plateau, says Lalong

Why government must shun turnkey projects in road construction

‘Man O’War summer camp will help pupils’ physical, mental alertness’

Presidency challenges #RevolutionNow sponsors to reveal identity

COZA pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo returns to pulpit

Suarez sinks Arsenal in Griezmann's Camp Nou debut

29 killed in two US mass shootings within hours

Chimamanda comes to Mandela Garden

Saturday, August 03, 2019

Police accuse Sowore, GCSD of plotting regime change

Obasanjo meets Fulani leaders, charts path to peace

London agog as Liverpool, Man City battle for Community Shield

Multiple dead after shooting at Walmart store in Texas

IMN asks court to set aside proscription order

Friday, August 02, 2019

Murder of Catholic priest ignites protest in Enugu

Jega, other prominent Northerners join PRP ahead 2023 polls

Team Nigeria prepares 750-Man contingent for African Games

'The more women are at the top, the more women are motivated to get there'

Chinko Ekun, Johnny Drille Team Up On New Love Song, Calling

IBF strips Alvarez of title, Oscar de la Hoya kicks

Police deploy detectives to hunt killers of Catholic Priest

Judge urges sacking for US policeman in choking death of black man

Makelele joins Chelsea as mentor to young stars

Five million Nigerians lifted from poverty in three years, says Buhari

Thursday, August 01, 2019

Buhari, APC satisfied with own evidence, close defence prematurely

Lingering challenges weaken manufacturers’ confidence 

Imam Abubakar Abdullahi: A life-saving angel

WeForGood:Sustainable solutions Africa Conference ignites new generation of entrepreneurs

SON seizes N38 million substandard cooking gas cylinders

Okowa tasks political office holders on prudence, anti-corruption

Okorocha faults scrapping of varsities established by him

Man jumps into Osun River in suspected suicide

NIPITEC seeks harmonisation of investment opportunities

FCMB commits to economic development, tourism

Doctor harps on exclusive breastfeeding to reduce infant mortality

The political cabal

Bad roads threaten 7,000 industries in Ogun

Nigerian military denies burying 1000 troops in unmarked, secret graves

Nigerian women struggle to raise children born of Libya rape

Dozens killed in Nigeria fighting between army, jihadists

Should Nigeria dialogue with Boko Haram?

Ighalo rescinds decision to quit Super Eagles

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

FG may empower South West rulers in fresh move against insecurity

Presidency backs Lawan as APC senators protest over juicy panels

Investments in Fintechs in Nigeria, SSA hit $357 million

Enyimba intensify preparation, move to Burkina Faso August 7

US poised to formally abandon INF missile treaty

UNILAG remains the magnificent

CIIN elects Adekoya as council member

Imo panel rejects new varsities created by Okorocha

Qaeda heir Hamza bin Laden killed: US media

Tambuwal leads 8 witnesses to defend own election

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