Guardian News Archive for October 2019

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Liverpool reach League Cup quarters after 10-goal thriller against Arsenal

Buhari 'welcomes' Supreme Court ruling

Atiku reacts to Supreme Court verdict

South Africa police evict protesting asylum-seekers, arrest 100

Supreme Court dismisses Atiku's appeal

U-17 World Cup: Nigeria secures another dramatic win, qualify for round of 16

Supreme court announces 7-man panel to hear Atiku's appeal

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

NLC dares governors over new wage, moves to monitor negotiations

Reps move to halt army’s planned Operation Positive Identification

N50 stamp duty threatens government’s cashless, financial inclusion drive

More troubles for AFN officials, technical director to face ICPC

Lebanon government falls, protesters demand 'more'

Kienka, Okubena shine at AIICO Ikoyi tennis tourney

Bayelsa PDP chieftain dismisses Lyon’s guber victory chances, APC denies hiring presiding officers

The roads and the snare of leadership

Appeal Court upholds APC Senator, 2 reps victories in Ekiti

Egypt, Ethiopia to meet in Washington over Nile dam

IS chief Baghdadi buried at sea by US military

Nigeria gives condition for reopening borders

Monday, October 28, 2019

Controversy as Buhari again mulls private UK visit

AFN ex-secretary, Akawu, arrested over ‘missing’ $130, 000 IAAF money

Nigeria to borrow N803b in two months, forecloses Eurobond debt

Wage’s consequential increments at states’ discretion, governors insist

Why Osinbajo, others are honoured in legal awards

Kayla Mueller, IS victim who gave name to anti-Baghdadi operation

90 million Nigerians live in poverty – FG

90m Nigerians live in poverty – FG

Truck driver remanded at UK court over 39 dead migrants

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Supreme Court to conceal panel on Atiku’s appeal till last minute

Police plans N750b homes for officers, others nationwide

Gaining few, battling for many in 2020 budget plans

Two dead as hundreds of police, supporters march in Haiti

‘Nigeria needs N1.5 trillion to fix airport infrastructure deficit’

Hamilton wins Mexican Grand Prix, but waits for sixth title

Buhari leaves for Riyadh Monday for Future Investment Initiative Summit

Arsenal held by Palace as Emery's problems increase

Three held over UK truck deaths freed on police bail Vietnam

IS head Baghdadi believed dead after US strike in Syria

Millions face power cuts as California fires spread

Lyon win for Garcia, Lille sweat over Osimhen

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Why Niger Delta remains in ruins despite N4t benefits transfer

Budget 2020: Senate tinkers with timetable, shifts deadline

Art, culture light up Edo State as NAFEST 2019 ends in style

Jonathan Ajayi will be sorely missed – Obaseki

Two accidents on Sagamu-Benin expressway kill 9, injure 12

Friday, October 25, 2019

‘Government’s failure necessitated torture rehab centres’

Maina, son arraigned, remanded in custody

Fear of dissolution grips AFN board members

Govt’ll protect Nigerians everywhere, Buhari tells students in Russia

UNIBEN gets second female VC

#SujimotoIs5: The event that shut down Africa’s richest neighbourhood, Banana Island

Edo lawmaker-elect arraigned over alleged forgery

Suspected jihadists kidnap six teachers in Mali, sources say

Ghanaian FA names new head after corruption scandal

Kogi election: PDP begins campaign

Court remands Maina in jail

Nigeria to lift ban on aid groups in northeast soon

Botswana's President Masisi wins hotly-contested election

Impeachment horror plunges US into early Halloween

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Nigeria to import doctors from Europe, United States

Stakeholders disagree over World Bank’s ease of doing business ranking

Government urges private investors to exploit budget opportunities

Rangers leave for Togo

Life is transient: You cannot dance forever

Security alert prompts evacuation at American consulate in Lagos

Nigeria loses $15 billion annually to tax evasion, says FIRS

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Government orders payment of new minimum wage from April 18

AFN boss Gusau convenes board meeting amid probe

2019 polls eroded past electoral gains, says Jega

Okowa to release $10m for completion of Kwale industrial park

Inter Milan beat Dortmund to boost Champions League last 16 hopes

Messi first to score in 15 straight Champions League seasons

Nigeria mulls action to boost competition in telecoms market

British police say 39 bodies found in truck container

Paralympic champion ends own life through euthanasia

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

NLC vows to enforce new minimum wage payment

Outrage over alleged plot to arrest undercover journalist

Okagbare, other athletes to testify at AFN’s probe panel

‘Why government must halt borrowing of $3b to finance power sector’

North Korea's Kim orders demolition of South-built resort

Botswana president says ex-leader's exit good for ruling party

Nigerian authorities plan to arrest Fisayo Soyombo over undercover investigations

Presidency claims using old vehicles despite yearly budget

Monday, October 21, 2019

Saraki kicks as court orders forfeiture of houses

Bandits sack 2000 in Kaduna as police parade 81

Two children die as flood sacks Ondo community

UI hands over six workers to DSS for exam malpractices

NLC warns states against non-implementation of minimum wage

Kogi impeachment and constitutional vandalism

Rapinoe named but Modric, Neymar miss out on Ballon D'Or shortlist

Seinye Lulu-Briggs as the metaphor for repugnant widowhood practices in Africa

Court misled into granting temporary forfeiture order, says Saraki

Border Closure: No gain without pain, says Lai Mohammed

Oil prices fall as global demand concerns grow

Court to resume Naira Marley case tomorrow

Study finds footballers 3.5 times more likely to die from brain trauma

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Why Niger Delta governors instigated our probe, by NDDC

Confusion, anger as telcoms charge N4 for banking services

Digital banking and why ‘business as usual’ is not an option

Hillary Clinton posts parody Kennedy letter mocking Trump

Joshua will not touch my belts before rematch, vows Ruiz Jr.

Ogun State government offers varsity’s best student automatic employment

Goodnight to our quintessential Buharist!

Deconstructing lawmakers’ decision to re-visit NGO Bill

Makinde’s N8bn Iwo-Road interchange expansion project misplaced priority – Oyo APC

Police arrest six cultists terrorising Alapere area, Lagos

The Gentleman's Guide To Styling A Tie

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Ceding of Bakassi: 13 years on, Greentree agreement unratified, unimplemented

Border closure may worsen ports’ congestion

Eagles beat Sparrow Hawks 2-0, out of Cameroon 2020

Seven die in Obaseki’s convoy crash

Oluwaseun Moyinoluwa Ariyike: Capturing events through her lenses

For black bodies and grey matter, Ake Festival returns

Panic as lion escapes from Kano zoo

Police raid another rehabilitation center in Kaduna, evacuate 147 inmates

Border closure: IMF backs Nigeria, urges speedy resolution of issue

Friday, October 18, 2019

Foluso Gbadamosi: ‘My greatest recommendation to anyone having a hard time balancing is to create support systems’

Onoja to be sworn in as Kogi assembly impeaches Deputy governor

Headies 2019, And The Winner Is…

With youth boot camp, foundation mentors creative talents

Relief as FG, labour seal pact on minimum wage

‘Man United job not too big for me’

Spotlight on top supporting actors in Africa from Nollywood

Depending totally on salary, pension will put your financial life under tension

Di Maria, Mbappe guide PSG past nine-man Nice

China Blocks Release Of Quentin Tarantino’s "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood"

Trump says Erdogan told him he wants ceasefire to work

At least 62 killed in Afghan mosque blast

Thursday, October 17, 2019

States owing N4tr in domestic debts

Don’t hold procession tomorrow, police warn Shiites

Afelokhai set to step in for injured Uzoho

FG approves N10 billion for Enugu airport repairs

Oil, diamonds and nuclear power: Russia eyes Africa business

Sex -for- grades as institutional quid pro quo

Golden Eaglets beat South Korea, ready for Brazil 2019 U-17 World Cup

Edo community lauds police boss over divisional headquarters, donates patrol van

Former 6ix9ine Associate Jamel 'Mel Murda' Jones Sentenced To 135 Months

Osinbajo inspects 3,000 hectares farm founded by ex-agitator in Nasarawa

Britain and EU strike Brexit deal ahead of summit

Monkeypox hits Lagos, Rivers, Akwa Ibom

FIFA to pay injured Uzoho’s wages as club begin search for new goalkeeper

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Nigeria’s debt stock rises to N25.7 trillion

Senate faults Buhari’ s anti-graft war, urges proactivity

Woman, baby burnt to death, buildings razed in Onitsha tanker explosion

Boko Haram now 'substantially' defeated, says Buhari

eWaste menace rises, only 20% gets recycled

We didn’t threaten to strike, says NLC

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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’

NAF wings first female fighter, helicopter pilot

Monday, October 14, 2019

How economy may suffer under total border closure

‘Non-passage of PIB hurts oil industry investment’

‘Government records over $9.29 billion investment inflow in third quarter’

Rohr explains why he chose Okoye ahead of Ezenwa

Texas police officer charged with murder for shooting black woman

Slow motion

Budget defence stirs anxiety among heads of MDAs in Akwa Ibom

BBC’s crafty ‘sex-for-grade’ expo

GenCos release 3,480 MWH of electricity to national grid

Crude oil: FG to achieve national target of 3m bpd before 2023

Reactions As Ex-Big Brother Housemate, Kemen Features In Provocative Comedy Skit

Zimbabwe doctors defy court, enter 43rd day of strike

PDP, APC in fresh fight ahead of Supreme Court’s ruling

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Why I was away for two months, by Aisha Buhari

Rohr looks at positives as Brazil force Nigeria to 1-1 draw 

Stop asking for money, hold government accountable, Makarfi tells workers

Northern governors, elders, others move to end Jukun, Tiv crisis

Na'Abba's disclosure versus public perception of ninth National Assembly

A sketch of rescue operation

FG, Imo government wade into FUTO, host communities’ land row

Populists top Poland vote, expand majority on welfare, family values

Deschamps keen to keep geopolitics out of France-Turkey qualifier

Why I left Nigeria for two months - Aisha Buhari

Rohr denies plan to resign, focuses on Eagles 2021 AFCON qualifiers

Ripples! as Kwara government strips Saraki of Alimi chalet

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Cautious optimism greets oil discovery in Gongola Basin   

Jude Idada wins Nigeria prize for literature

Safeguarding rail transportation to stem avoidable deaths

King penalty denies Spain in dramatic Norway draw

Two dead as Typhoon Hagibis batters Japan with 'unprecedented' rain

Wales star Bale relieved to be available for Croatia clash

Super Eagles respect but don’t fear Brazil, Ekong says

Friday, October 11, 2019

Why death penalty is not deterring abductors, by lawyers

Buhari’s marriage to Sadiya: A hoax

‘Understanding the needs of women in farming will help in guiding them to succeed’

Brazil will vent anger on Eagles, says Garba Lawal

Acting US homeland security chief McAleenan resigns

FG plans two international terminals for Lagos Airport

Femi Kuti, Flavour, Bez for Glenfiddich Mavericks Experimental Night

The launch of charity cookbook, 'Together'

Aubameyang, Klopp win Premier League awards for September

Watch: Phyno Releases Colourful Video For "Ojimo"

No Love Lost Between Mercy And Tacha Of Big Brother Naija

Buhari bans ministers, heads of agencies from travelling abroad

Fact check: Is Buhari really marrying another wife?

Senate defends N125b budget for National Assembly

CUPP alleges plot against Atiku’s appeal at Supreme Court

Lagos Assembly threatens to arrest Ambode, others

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Etebo’s late withdrawal won’t hamper Eagles’ chances against Brazil, says NFF

Recovered N1tr deployed for budgets, says Sagay

Trump leaves Washington troubles for the campaign trail

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Senators fault Buhari’s budget, vow overhaul

Nigeria’s rising fiscal deficits distorting monetary policy, say IMF officials

UNILAG’s sex scandal as morass of decaying morals in higher institutions

Brazil identify Iwobi as Nigeria’s potential threat on Sunday

Criticism trails renewal of 42 oil block licences

Two killed in anti-Semitic attack in Germany

Police HQ mum as Boko Haram kidnaps Nigerian policeman

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Why Buhari’s N10.33 trillion budget drew knocks, kudos

Prolonged low rates pose $19tr default risk globally, says IMF

ASUU seeks probe, sanction over sex-for-grades scandal

Ministry probes failure as players accept culpability

Twitter admits phone numbers meant for security used for ads

Moghalu takes over at NIWA

Assessment of Nigeria’s 59th independence anniversary - Part 2

Killing Boko Haram with prayers

ILO, FG, States collaborate to end child labour by 2025

David Oyelowo Lands Lead Role In Film Adaptation Of Bill Clinton's Novel

Sex For Grades: University Of Ghana Begins Investigation Of Indicted Lecturers

Buhari presents N11tr 2020 budget to National Assembly today

Monday, October 07, 2019

Outrage as sex-for-grades scandal rocks UNILAG

Few Nigerians control collective wealth, says Buhari

Drama, controversy as Falcons fail to qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Court seizes N315 million, hotel from NIMASA ex-DG, Invictus

Ese Brume: A crusade driven by destiny, propelled by ambition

Oshiomhole’s foot in mouth

Shared responsibility: Building and sustaining a strong economic future for Nigeria

Oscars 2020: Nigeria Competes With 92 Countries For Best International Feature Film

Super camps make Nigerian Army 'less nimble' against terrorists - Report

Nigeria’s democracy maturing – Buhari

EU hopes for new British move as Brexit clock runs out

Fresh controversy over Abalaka’s HIV cure claims

Nigeria sustains ‘hunt without barriers’ in new tax drive

Edo APC chairman, Obaseki, EPM heading for explosive showdown

Ese Brume saves Nigeria’s blushes, wins bronze medal

Sunday, October 06, 2019

Bakare lashes out at Buhari over insecurity

Second Trump whistleblower comes forward with first-hand information

'A bad day': Guardiola stunned as Man City lose to Wolves

Fresh injury setback for Man City's Mendy

UK signals it could soften Brexit stances amid EU pressure

Qatar faces rocky road to 2022 World Cup after athletics test

Saturday, October 05, 2019

Cabal allegedly mobilising sacked FG officials, VP’s ally against him

NUT demands special salary structure for teachers

Art goes Southeast for Ofala, Life in My City Art Festivals

Inside Burkina Faso's failing fight against jihadism

Milner sends Liverpool eight points clear, Spurs rocked at Brighton

Pompeo blasts 'harassment' by Congress over impeachment probe

Friday, October 04, 2019

Labour accuses government of insincerity over minimum wage implementation

Buhari returns, tells Nigerians in South Africa not to forget home

Nigeria relay teams fumble in Doha

‘Women should endeavour to work extra hard, society doesn't always give us equal chance’

Ezekwesili, SERAP protest as court grants Sowore N100m bail

Anas Aremeyaw Anas: Undercover journalist who undertakes risks to uplift society

Want glowing skin? Try snail slime

From NANTAP, honour for Sadiq Daba, Iya Awero, Iyen Obaseki, Sam Dede

Kaduna kidnapping: My child will remain in public school, says El-Rufai

Prince Harry extends privacy claims against UK media

Teni Releases New Music "Billionaire"

Thousands in bloody protests across Iraq, 31 dead

Hong Kong leader invokes emergency powers to ban protester face masks

South Africa may compensate Nigerians affected in xenophobic attacks

Trump openly calls on Ukraine, China to investigate Biden

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Confusion over customs’ clampdown on auto dealers

Operators protest against tax on GSM, cable TV subscriptions

Team Nigeria celebrates as Enekwechi hits shot put final

Senate raises 2020 budget from N9.12tr to N10.729tr

Stakeholders downplay Ecuador’s exit from OPEC

Delay in completion of Lagos-Ibadan rail causing hiccups

Tomorrow, tomorrow: Reflections on marketing hope

Thousands in bloody protests across Iraq, 30 dead

Man Utd held by AZ Alkmaar in Europa League

England calls up Abraham, Tomori amidst Nigeria link

Raped and hustled by police, caterer recounts journey to prison without committing crime

Buhari urges protection for foreigners in South Africa summit

Nigeria appeals $200m deposit ruling in P&ID case

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

‘Why Buhari shouldn’t rebuild toll gates Obasanjo removed’

Government appeals $200m deposit ruling in P&ID case

Nigeria contributes $26b of developing countries’ $7.8tr external debt

Enekwechi takes centre stage today as Oyesade, Onyekwere fail to shine

India-Pakistan nuclear war could kill 100 million

Reps inspect abandoned, uncompleted NDDC projects

APC aspirants reject imposition of candidate for council election

General and the home boys

Buhari arrives in South Africa after xenophobic violence

Willian volley hands Chelsea victory in Lille

P&ID: Nigeria to appeal against payment of $200m deposit

Buhari flies to South Africa after xenophobic violence

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

PDP, Afenifere, ADC, others flay Buhari’s broadcast

Police deploy 3,000 as tribunal rules on Kano guber poll today

Another bad day for Team Nigeria as George, Ofili crash out in 400m

Three die, others injured in another collapsed building in Jos

‘It’s been 59 years of wasted dreams, opportunities, deferred hopes’

‘Ports users deserve clean, healthy environment’

Firm denies cheating government after suspects’ confession

Nigeria’s Bonaventure stuns Real Madrid as Club Bruges squander 2-0 lead

LASG commences investigation into disease outbreak in Queen’s College

Britain says new Brexit proposal imminent

Buhari talks hate speech on social media in Independence Day message

Monday, September 30, 2019

Nigeria at 59: Buhari sees hope, Atiku warns against tyranny

Why CBN, banks initiated N22 billion creative scheme

Residents flee after Papua New Guinea volcano erupts

Okagbare disqualified, Oduduru finishes last in 200m

Rivers acquires Shell’s 45 per cent stake in OML 11 oilfields

Ortom tasks citizens on patriotism

Group sues Shell over alleged missing N5tr oil revenue

At 59, what will save Nigeria?

Tackle corruption, experts, ANAN tell accountants

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