The Punch News Archive

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Kogi election: Court asked to disqualify PDP gov candidate, Wada

At least 12, including children, killed in car bomb blast

Herder/farmer clash: Buhari proposes tree planting as part of solutions

Two injured as fire guts building near Tejuosho Market

BREAKING: At least seven injured in school shooting near Los Angeles

Italy to declare state of emergency in Venice after flood

Gov election: El-Rufai kneels before Kogi people, says ‘please forgive Yahaya Bello’

[JUST IN] Border closure: FG, Niger, Benin in crucial meeting

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

Protests against poverty: Iraqis counter police dogs with lion

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

BREAKING: Reps okay Army’s Operation Positive Identification

BREAKING: APC rejects court ruling on Bayelsa gov candidate

Customs seize rice, other items worth N61m

BREAKING: Fire guts three buildings, four shops in Ogun

NDLEA destroys 40 hectares of hemp plantation in Oyo state

Court fines Busola Dakolo N1m, dismisses case against Fatoyinbo

Plane bursts into flames after landing in Egypt

Kogi/Bayelsa elections: Snatch ballot boxes and lose your life, Police warn

EFCC seeks court order for separate trial for Dasuki, co-defendants

Police detain Katsina NCP Chairman over press briefing

Bayelsa/Kogi elections: Court to hear suit challenging Bello’s eligibility on Friday

BREAKING: Court rules APC has no candidate in Bayelsa gov election

India celebrates 130th birthday of first PM Nehru

Football: VAR will not work in Nigeria, sports enthusiasts say

Online gambling: Police detain 98 suspects

South African Airways cancels almost all flights for Friday, Saturday

Amosun sponsors South-West Development Commission bill in Senate

BREAKING: Lawan swears in Olujimi as Senator

You’ll never be president, Anglican bishop tells El-Rufai

312 Chinese nationals deported for telecom fraud

Second Ebola vaccine introduced in DR Congo

Tennis: Zverev denies illegal phone use at ATP Finals

Hoeness set to end an era after transforming Bayern Munich

Death toll in Australia bushfires rises to four

Teenager kills one, injures three in Russian college

Nigerian woman faces 10 years in US jail for drug trafficking, fraud

Insurgency: Support effort to rebuild North-East, army urges NEDC

Bank worker, accomplices emptied customer’s dormant account, thinking he’s dead —EFCC

NWC begins reconciliation as Oshiomhole, Obaseki split APC

48 hours to Bayelsa election, another Gov Dickson’s aide resigns

Gbajabiamila blocks move to withhold Akpabio’s budget

Third Mainland Bridge is safe, FG, LASG tell Lagosians

2021 AFCON qualifier: Viewers diss ‘poor’ TV coverage of Nigeria-Benin match

Again, Gani Adams attacks South-West govs over insecurity

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Imo NDLEA confirms arrest of wanted drug dealer

Go watch baseball, Zlatan tells fans as he exits Galaxy

Japan’s emperor to perform thanksgiving rite with Sun Goddess

Lawyer sues President, Senate over social media bill

Eagles were too slow, say Lawal, Adepoju

FG to employ 75,000 agric workers

Falana seeks ECOWAS’ intervention in border closure

Oyo gov: Adelabu heads for Supreme Court

AFCON qualifiers: Eagles beat Benin 2-1 to top group

Nigerians worry over poor TV broadcast

Four kidnapped immigration officers rescued in Rivers

Three sentenced to death for kidnapping Lagos monarch

LASU student, others shoot man in his manhood

Soldiers arrest dealer in stolen diesel in Imo

13 killed, 10 injured in Lagos-Ibadan road crash

Ex-convict, other arraigned for firearm possession, cult membership

Four suspected robbers arrested in Lagos

Imo man murders wife, shoots brother

One dies as shootings mar Bayelsa PDP rally

Lagos PDP gets new executive despite court order

58 patents registered in Nigeria last year – Minister

Senate advises NIMASA to fast-track anti-piracy project

VAT hike: Reps pass bill for second reading

Telcos accept FG’s facility sharing proposal

Bad roads: FG releases N650bn for capital projects

Operator seeks $50m for Lagos cable car project

DPR suspends filling station construction in border areas

‘Criminalise telecom facility destruction’

NNPC, others move to curtail tanker fire incidents

Customs seek return of import tax on petroleum products

Indiscriminate court orders slow down our job –INEC

US considers visa ban for violent Bayelsa politicians

‘Declare Wada mentally unfit’

Travel agent sues Buhari for extending NAHCON chair’s tenure

Reps kick as Customs boss shuns Ogun extrajudicial killings probe

Senate faults fuel supply suspension to border towns

Opposition kicks as Senate okays N10bn for Kogi

Suspend national ID for UTME, Reps tell JAMB

S’Court gives reasons for dismissing Atiku’s appeal Friday

Archbishop under fire for apologising to El-Rufai

BREAKING: Lagos PDP gets new executive despite restraining order

Supreme Court picks Friday to give reasons for dismissing Atiku’s appeal

Release Sowore, Bakare and stop exposing Nigeria to ridicule, Falana replies DSS

Facebook nixes billions of fake accounts

We uphold the suspension of Edo APC chairman —Onilu

Gunmen kill school principal in Taraba

BREAKING: Super Eagles beat Squirrels of Benin 2-1

Frankfurt captain Abraham banned seven games for barging coach

PHOTOS: Buhari, Pearson Group meet in London

Nadal storms back against Medvedev to keep ATP Finals dream alive

FEC grants capital increase for Nigeria at International Reconstruction Bank

Sexting scandal: Wife replaces husband in British election

Wenger ends Bayern Munich rumours after being named FIFA’s development chief

Kenyan airline stowaway who landed in London garden identified

Osinbajo didn’t pray for Buhari’s death in any church —Spokesman

Stop using brute force, IG cautions policemen

Bernardo Silva hit with one-match ban for Mendy tweet

We’ll release Sowore if proper processes are followed —DSS

Appeal Court upholds  Udom’s victory, awards N500,000 as cost against Ekere

Yobe police warn against herders/farmers clash

Bad roads: Ahmed counters Fashola, says Works ministry, three others received highest funding

You’re a disorganised party, Edo PDP mocks APC

Border closure: Senate summons Customs CG over ban on fuel supply

Incessant collapse of national grid caused by obsolete equipment —ECPF

Driver bags five-year imprisonment for stealing fuel

Edo APC faction suspends Obaseki, deputy, over alleged plan to join PDP

Alleged defamation: Man sues friend’s ex fiancée

Spain’s record scorer Villa retires after 19-year career

BREAKING: Navy rescues kidnapped immigration officers

Wife seeks divorce as husband is accused of raping minor

Nullifying 10,000 constables’ recruitment will lead to economic waste – AGF

At least 13 dead, 20 injured in bus crash

Kogi Gov election: New ballot paper issued to accommodate SDP, APM candidates

Bauchi govt orders principals, vice principals to own smartphones

Kogi Gov election: Collation officers will come from outside —INEC

Google to offer checking accounts for consumers —WSJ

Countries need about $264bn to end maternal deaths, others —UN study

Gunmen kill 3 policemen at checkpoint in Kaduna

Xhaka deserves respect, says former Arsenal skipper Vieira

Alleged human rights violations: Army receives 350 complaints in three years

From Trotsky to Morales, Mexico’s asylum tradition

Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

Finance bill: Reps pass VAT increment proposal, others for second reading

Call for NEC meeting or resign, APC govs tell Oshiomhole

FEC meeting in pictures

Nigeria 1.6-1.7m bpd oil output, in line with OPEC cut —NNPC

French government faces backlash after student sets himself on fire

JAMB to create platform for candidates who score over 250

Oshiomhole’s suspension didn’t follow due process —Abia APC

Shehu Sani says proposed social media bill threatens human rights

Helicopter crashes during Australia bushfire operation

Kogi elections: Indiscriminate court orders slow down our job —INEC

Gov Inuwa promises to boost healthcare delivery, basic education

Chelsea win battle to sign Australian women’s football icon Kerr

BREAKING: Senate approves N10bn loan refund for Kogi amidst protests

Trump ignores controversy to host Turkey’s Erdogan

Osinbajo presides over fourth FEC meeting in Buhari’s absence

Criminal activities: Borno bans illegal motor parks

BREAKING: AfDB invests $50m equity in AFC 

4,000 megawatts can’t meet electricity needs of over 200m Nigerians —EEDC

2020 presidential polls: 70 people killed in Guinea —Amnesty International

Oshiomhole, Sylva slam Dickson as Bayelsa APC ends campaign

My people-oriented policies will earn me second term — Gov Obaseki

Global oil demand growth to slow from 2025 —IEA

I took $140,000 to Obasanjo on Atiku in-law’s instructions — Witness

Man shot dead as Lebanese army disperse protesters

One dead, six injured in suicide bombing at police station

Oyo gov: I’ve a date with history, says Adelabu as he heads to Supreme Court

At least seven killed in Kabul car bomb blast

DSS shooting bullets at free-Sowore protesters criminal—Soyinka

Why we restrict fuel supply to 20km before the border —Customs

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Customs intercept N68.9m smuggled frozen products at airport

Gridlock: Lawmaker cautions against wrong-way driving

Police arraign man for posing as doctor

Toddler goes missing during church service in Ondo

Imo man, grandchildren die of suspected food poisoning

Kaduna man keeps sister in two-year solitary confinement

U-23 AFCON: Nigeria beat Zambia, revive Olympics hope

AFCON qualifier: Rohr, Musa target win against tricky Squirrels

NFF officials can’t influence my selection, insists Rohr

Defenders ready for Benin, Lesotho – Troost-Ekong

Confed Cup: Enyimba, Rangers get group stage foes

Rediscover yourself, Joshua advised

Borno beggars get N30,000 each

N16.4m fraud: Court acquits ex-IG Ehindero

FG updates ministers’ list after PUNCH’s report

Senate’ll pass 2020 budget Nov 28, Lawan insists

Benue proposes airport

Construct concrete roads, Reps urge FG, states, others

Family kicks as salesman dies in police custody

Delta raises the alarm over collapsed bridge

Strange woman disappears with two kids in Rivers

CLO blames Calabar-Itu Road for high food prices

Court orders burning of N42m shoe polish in Anambra

Two arraigned for stealing, conspiracy in Ebonyi

Noise: LASG gives condition for sealed clubs’ reopening

Court disqualifies Bayelsa APC dep gov candidate

NBA demands update on A’Court judge’s kidnap

Niger approaches Russia, China to fix dilapidated schools

Thugs attack Kogi SDP chair, harass gov candidate

Court stops Lagos PDP election

Akande shares Awolowo’s view on education — Osinbajo

Ogun NDE trains youths on agric devt

Edo APC crisis deepens as faction suspends Oshiomhole

Gowon visits Ekaette’s widow, says Nigerians owe deceased

Govt moves to block mining revenue losses

Protesting C’River science teachers lament colleague’s death

Senate wants textile imports banned for five years

Refund N4.6bn illegal deductions to FCT, Reps tell FIRS

241 UI students make first class

45 PSC officials to monitor cops on poll duty

Air Peace bags business hallmark award

Excessive charges killing Nigerian airlines, others — IATA

Toyota thrills Abuja fans with elegant Rush, Hilux

BREAKING: Bolivian senator proclaims herself president

Edo begins measles vaccination

Senate probes N40bn abandoned Baro Port project

10 killed in Ondo community cult clashes

Nigeria subsidising petrol for neighbouring countries –Customs CG

Bariatric surgery key in tackling diabetes, obesity – Expert

NDDC’s endless dance of corruption

Police deny robbery attempt at CBN in Benin

AFCON U-23 PHOTOS: Nigeria punish ‘wasteful’ Zambia 3-1 in entertaining encounter

[BREAKING] 2019 AFCON U-23: Nigeria come from behind to beat Zambia 3-1, revive hopes

Polygamous father of 41 locks up sister so she won’t return to estranged husband

Trans-Saharan route: Abuja-Algiers road ready in three years —Fashola

My health is priority now, says NYSC doctor assaulted by NAF officers

Facebook messaging apps getting unified payment system

MKO Abiola physician, Falomo for burial November 28

Police foil armed robbery attack on CBN office in Benin

Kano police rescue 11th child kidnap victim

Xenophobia: Planned asylum centre torched in Belgium

South Africa ready for e-visa system to attract more tourists

PHOTO: Fire outbreak in Niger Govt House as ‘fire-fighting trucks out on routine maintenance’

Judge gives EFCC ultimatum to extradite Diezani from UK

Appeal court sacks APC Kwara assembly lawmaker

One-year-old boy goes missing in Ondo church

Reps probe ‘possible corruption’ in N-Power scheme

Policeman allegedly caught supplying Tramadol to Boko Haram

‘No complications’ from Carter surgery for brain pressure

Illegal migration: FG deploys MIDAS tech in three airports, 16 land, sea borders

NACA decentralises office, says it’s to strengthen fight against HIV/AIDS

Pipeline vandalism: Senate summons NNPC GMD

FG to remove tax exemption on dividends paid by oil companies

Federer stays alive at ATP Finals with Berrettini win

Bandits abduct UNIZIK engineer in Anambra

Adamawa gov sacks 300 poly staff employed by predecessor

14 parties to participate in Adamawa LG election

Edo APC faction sacks party secretary

Reps ask Buratai to relocate barracks away from UNIMAID

PHOTOS: Protesters demand Sowore’s release in Abuja

VIDEO: Tekno praises God, says, ‘I now smoke only when I want’

Kogi election: IG, INEC chair scamper to safety as Police teargas stakeholder meeting

BREAKING: Gombe Assembly sacks deputy Speaker

Kogi declares public holiday for schools ahead of election

BREAKING: Zimbabwe releases new banknotes

7,000 ‘vulnerable’ Borno residents get N30K each as social protection scheme

FG updates ministers’ list after PUNCH’s report

PSC to deploy 45 officials for Bayelsa, Kogi polls

Senate’ll pass 2020 budget on Nov 28, Lawan insists

Operation Safe Haven to rehabilitate 500 repentant ‘Sara Suka’ boys

BREAKING: DSS operatives shoot live rounds to disperse free-Sowore protesters in Abuja

BREAKING: DSS operatives live rounds, tear gas to disperse protesters

BREAKING: APC, Kogi govt plot to shift election by two weeks, PDP alleges

Border closure: Reps condemn ban on petrol sale to border communities

I was assaulted by three NAF officers for being a civilian —NYSC doctor

I was assaulted by three NAF officers for being a civillian —Doctor

Sowore: We were given N1m not to protest —Adeyanju

16 dead as trains collide in Bangladesh

Emotions got the better of me, says Sterling

BREAKING: Court disqualifies APC’s Bayelsa deputy gov candidate

It’s ‘shameful’ of UK not to publish Russian meddling report —Hillary Clinton

Rebels kill six Philippine troops in ambush

Man sued for allegedly assaulting septuagenarian over land

APC denies mass defection of members to PDP in Zamfara

Six workers die in heavy rains at construction site

BREAKING: Senate proposes bill to establish agency for hate speech 

Kogi election: 10 truckloads of policemen arrive Lokoja

Three theatre performers stabbed during show

US hasn’t met Syria ceasefire obligations, Erdogan tells Trump

Swine fever claims fourth victim in Vietnam

Cooking gas vessel now in Lagos, waiting to discharge —NLNG

US court rejects appeal of inmate, who says he’s too ‘dead’ for jail

US court rejects appeal of inmate, who says he too ‘dead’ for jail

51 children injured in chemical attack at China kindergarten

Visa moves to acquire stake in Nigeria’s Interswitch

VIDEO: Unidentified man in Police uniform reels around in flood

Oil prices gain as market awaits signals on US-China trade talks

Ex-President Jimmy Carter undergoes surgery to relieve brain pressure

Fury predicts winner in S’Arabia bout

NAFDAC destroys N3.2bn fake drugs

‘Bayelsa gov poll has been lost, won’

NBA: Warriors star Curry expects to return before season ends

Monday, November 11, 2019

‘Herdsmen harassing our women’

Again, gov candidates sign peace accord in Bayelsa

Buhari mourns David-West, says he was indomitable

Edo PDP group suspends Ikimi, Oghiadomhe, others

House of commotion! Gunners stars query Auba’s captaincy

Wenger: Pep will be devastated

Barca president: Messi’ll stay for another five years

CR7 faces two-year ban

Enrique turns down Arsenal

Ndidi makes EPL Team of The Week

Gerrard wants me to play like a beast – Aribo

Troost-Ekong, Chukwueze, seven others still expected

Corruption accusation: We’ve forgiven our enemies, says Pinnick

Athletics: Ogunkoya emerges SWAA chairperson

Nigerians divided over Rohr’s contract extension

Ronaldo avoids fine despite anger at substitution

We won’t allow Eze go, insists Pinnick

322 Nigerian firms shut down in five years – W’Bank

FG okays funds for Algiers-Lagos highway

Nigeria’ll reopen borders before AfCFTA begins operations – Afreximbank

Harmattan: NAMA begins test run of landing equipment

Fashola should apologise

Senate rejects police budget over personnel figure

I expect 100% votes – Bello

Power distributors owe NBET N322bn in eight months

Okonjo-Iweala, Twitter CEO advise youths on job creation

Reactions as 22 ministers missing from govt website

Pneumonia claims 162,000 Nigerian children

Reps reject VAT increment, warn FG

Military refusal to release indicted soldiers stalls Wadume’s arraignment

Ekiti Assembly’ll monitor 2020 budget implementation –Speaker

Tell Buhari to obey court orders, SERAP begs Welby

Gunmen kidnap two Kaduna lecturers

Thugs burn down Kogi SDP secretariat

Supply suspension: Petrol scarcity hits border towns, fuel now N600/litre

Magodo CDA raises alarm as land-grabbers convert green belt into estate

Tanker explosion rocks Lagos community, Kwara school razed

85-year-old woman missing after church service in Ondo

Dud cheque issuance: Pastor’s trial resumes December 10

Yahaya, Oyetola, Dickson greet Muslims at Eid-el Maulud

‘Corpers prevented from wearing skirts to avoid indecency’

IPPIS: SSANU agrees to enrollment, demands FG’s commitment

FG retrieves over 500 case files from Obono-Obla panel

Buhari, drop the condensate refinery idea

Motion Picture Council bill will attract much-needed investment – Lai Mohammed

BREAKING: Mexico grants asylum to Bolivian leader Morales

Buhari hails former Anambra governor, Virgy Etiaba, at 77

737 MAX expected to resume flying in January – Boeing

Delta: Appeal Court reserves judgment in Ogboru’ suit

BREAKING: Abducted Winners’ pastor released after nearly seven months

Dress code: We won’t undermine rights of individuals or institutions —NYSC boss

Four injured as 5.4-magnitude quake hits southern France

VIDEO: Aisha hosts prayer for Nigeria in State House

Kogi election: Accept defeat now, Smart Adeyemi tells PDP

Corpers’ sacking followed due process —NYSC

Tam David-West spoke truth to leaders – APC

Confusion in Ibadan as appeal court rules on Oyo gov poll

Group urges Buhari to reinstate Osinbajo’s sacked aides

Arsenal back Emery but warn results must improve

I took risks to create 157,000 jobs in Edo —Gov Obaseki

10 suspected terrorists killed in Burkina Faso

PHOTOS: Thugs set SDP office ablaze in Kogi

Elephant named Osama bin Laden caught after killing five persons within 24 hours

N3.2bn fake drugs destroyed by NAFDAC

Buhari’s nephew, Mamman Daura, an inspiration to youths – Presidency

Okonjo-Iweala, Twitter CEO, advocate use of technology to tackle unemployment

Robbers kill security guard at Ondo petrol station

Herdsmen from Plateau attacking my domain —Kaduna monarch

6 things you should know about Tam David-West

Prostitutes unwelcome in my domain, Emir declares

Police allegedly torture man, 26, to death in Kano

Passenger slumps, dies at Kano airport

Only atomic bomb can disrupt Saturday elections – INEC

Bayelsa/Kogi elections: Ex-Gombe gov, Dankwambo taunts APC

Tam David-West’s final moments at UCH

Visa: US snubs FG, continues to charge Nigerians reciprocity fee

JUST IN: Appeal dismisses Akinlade’s petition against Abiodun 

Xhaka says he is ready to battle for Arsenal place

Restriction: Tricycle operators protest in Abuja as FCTA begins mass arrest 

Annual returns: CAC moves against defaulting companies

Sowore: Tell Buhari to obey court orders, SERAP begs Archbishop of Canterbury

Suspected political thugs burn down Kogi SDP secretariat

PHOTOS: Suspected illegal oil bunkerer’s tanker goes up in flames in Lagos

Buhari mourns David-West

BREAKING: Tam David West dies at 83

Ronaldo suffering collateral problems with his thigh and calf —Sarri

European roundup: Three talking points this weekend

PHOTOS: Anonymous person donates boulder-sized gravels for repair of Ipaja-Ikola-Command road

NLNG begins discharge of cooking gas in Lagos

Many patients chained in hospitals, rehab and religious centres – HRW

Many patients in chains in hospitals, rehab and religious centres – HRW

PHOTOS: ‘Highways of death’ Fashola needs to visit

Bolivians celebrate exit of Evo Morales, Latin America’s longest serving leader

There is a warrant for my arrest, says Bolivian ex-president

EPL: Lacazette defends Emery

We’re after money launderers — INEC

Alleged libel: Osoba sues Okurounmu, demands N3bn damages

29,000 seek 1,500 Ogun teaching jobs

Lawyers who prosecuted Justice Ademola demand N164m fee

Commercial banks assets, liabilities hit N39.58tn

Banks attract $4.74bn foreign investments in six months

Sydney region faces ‘catastrophic’ bushfire threat

Eid-El Maulud: Shun violent extremism, Buhari tells Muslims

Building collapse: Experts call for state of emergency

I’m ready to die for Edo people, says Obaseki

Dangote plans $60m cement plant in Togo

Provide security, Anglican primate tells FG

Our negligence responsible for our children’s kidnap —Sanusi

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Customer stabs sex worker to death in Lagos

Fashola and the angel

SERAP sues Buhari, others over N241.2bn security votes

Bayelsa election: I don’t know price of AK-47 rifle –Dickson

Security contract: Ocean Marine threatens to sue NPA

Rivers NBA denies threat to shut down courts

NPFL: Lobi record biggest win, MFM stage comeback

Gara Gombe warns Nigeria against hosting Women’s W’Cup

Domestic workers steal N243m jewellery from Lagos celebrity

Whyte to return on Joshua, Ruiz undercard

United earn 3-1 win over Brighton

Adeleye’s sack stirs controversy

AFCON qualifiers: Eagles to arrive in Nigeria today

Salah, Mane score as Liverpool beat Man City

Mother, co-tenant nabbed for child trafficking in Ebonyi

Army arrests human trafficker, cultists in Abia

17-year-old pupil drowns in Delta flood

Save us from landslide, Abia community begs govt

Ebonyi tiler jailed 12 months for stealing phones

Niger man kills creditor during fight over debt

EFCC arraigns two for fertiliser scam in Gombe

Correctional service controller charges new recruits on professionalism

Police recover stolen bus from man in Katsina

Court remands two for defiling minors in Katsina

Fear over cooking gas scarcity as supply drops

Taxify driver awaiting youth service loses sight to robbers

Two Ekiti secondary school pupils drown in river

Ibadan poly examiner jailed 20 years for malpractices

Ogun teenager, others arrested for planting Indian hemp

Senate President, deputy hail Daura at 80

Cattle trader arrested for defiling minor in Ondo

Buhari congratulates Bakare at 65

Osun acquires 20 new patrol vehicles, security gadgets

US has exempted Zamfara from terrorists’ states — Matawalle

We’re unhappy about reports on Osinbajo –CAN

Hard times loom in states, revenues shrink, wage bills rise

#NotThatBad: ‘Highways of death’ Fashola needs to visit

Sowore: FG only obeys foreign court orders, says Falana

Stop the outward financial haemorrhage

Forex accruals: Finally, state govs remove their blinkers

Power generation collapses to 145MW

Military approves promotion of 300 officers

Oyo reunites rescued inmates with families

Presidency flays beneficiaries of N-Power

Unmasking the border closure policy

BREAKING: Cuba condemns Bolivia ‘coup’ after Morales resigns

Tearful Shakhtar captain Taison, racially abused, sent off

Otedola gifts N5bn, as Dangote donates N100m to DJ Cuppy Foundation

BREAKING: Bolivian president resigns

Police confirm drowning of two pupils in Ekiti

Kano police allegedly took N8,000 before releasing torture victim for medical attention

One dies as OPC, Hausa clash at Okobaba area of Lagos

We’re not here to displace you, Sanwo-Olu’s representatives tell Okobaba fire victims

Lyon bus stoned by Marseille fans in ambush

BREAKING: Military in Bolivia asks President to resign

Bad roads: I was misquoted – Fashola 

PHOTOS: Buhari meets Archbishop of Canterbury in London

No crack in House of Reps – Spokesman

6 things we know about 2019 AFCON U-23 Day One

Morata makes it six in a row as Atletico Madrid move third

CAN faults NYSC for expelling corpers who refused to wear shorts, trousers

Liverpool beat Man City to open up eight-point Premier League lead

Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Aston Villa to move into top eight

Emery pleads for more time as Leicester pull further clear of Arsenal

Nigerians react as NYSC sacks two corpers for refusing to wear shorts, trousers

Kogi election: I’m better in bed than Yahaya Bello —Melaye

Ebonyi NYSC sacks two female corps members for refusing to wear shorts, trousers

Football: English Premier League results

Sustain border closure beyond two years, lawmaker tells FG

EPL: Manchester United beat Brighton 3-1

BREAKING: Djokovic romps to victory in ATP Finals opener

Police anti-cultism initiative unveils website

America has removed Zamfara from list of terrorist states —Matawalle

Buhari greets Tunde Bakare ahead of 65th birthday

Another Bundesliga coach fired

Some Bayern Munich stars wanted Kovac gone, reveals Hoeness

Outrage as Ganduje’s aide asks Emir Sanusi to shut up

Police nab professor carrying woman’s body parts in backpack

Barella winner sends Inter Milan top of Serie A

CAF Confederation Cup draw postponed to Tuesday

BREAKING: Kogi Assembly approves renaming of state varsity after late gov

Trump receives warm welcome at Alabama football game

Ibadan house of horror: 23 rescued inmates hospitalised, 100 reunited with families

Outrage as Sri Lanka president pardons killer of teenager

Improved water transportation will boost revenue -NIWA boss

Jos residents lament ‘unusal weather’

Create peaceful atmosphere for project execution, Gov Ugwuanyi tells monarchs

NAF Council approves promotion of 13 AVMs, 86 others

45m at risk of food, water shortages in southern Africa

Social media followers troll Shehu Sani’s suspected mockery of Osinbajo

Russian historian, 63, dismembers 24-year-old lover

You’re super smart, with great capacity, El-Rufai tells deputy

FG records N3.05tn fiscal deficit in eight months

Cheering crowds greet Japan’s new emperor in rare parade

FG to establish unit to coordinate, monitor FEC-approved policies, projects

World Adoption Day: Nigeria needs legal framework to encourage fostering -Experts

FG’s rent hits N12.3bn despite conversion of looters’ properties

NDIC paid N100bn liquidation dividends in 30 years – MD

US didn’t deny Fayemi visa, gov withdrew passport –Governors’ Forum

Tinubu, Adebanjo mourn as MKO’s doctor, Falomo, dies

Coach: Bayern didn’t turn me down, I told them I’d think about the offer – Wenger

Spain returns to the polls amid tensions over Catalonia

We slept in the rubble, football pitch – Fire victims

Saturday, November 09, 2019

NSCDC official shoots Lagos tricycle rider for overtaking van

Shaibu did not organise any attack at Oshiomole residence — Deputy governor’s aide

Dear city of London, I am ashamed of you

Fans mourn Kehinde of Lijadu Sisters

US-based Illustrators’ attack: I don’t respond to what makes no sense, says Pete Edochie

Onaiyekan retires as Kaigama takes over

Finance Bill brouhaha: Senators threaten showdown over FG’s plan to hike VAT

Operation Amotekun: We’re awaiting S’West govs’ request for personnel, says Gani Adams

Governors reply Miyetti Allah: You cant’s force us to donate land to herdsmen

Edo crisis: Obaseki sets condition for peace talks

NCC gets extension to comply with data cost directive

Lagos C&S leader bemoans insecurity

My parents never believed in educating the girl child — Bauchi gov’s wife

Border closure: Telecoms operators warn of network disruptions

Oil theft: Don’t patronise perpetrators, DPR warns IPMAN members

Oscars: Filmmakers ‘sympathise’ with Genevieve over LionHeart’s disqualification

Minimum wage circular ready –Labour

Don’t blame Buhari for non-issuance of airport licence –Dickson

Appeal Court upholds Sanwo-Olu’s election

Protest as DSS fails to release Sowore

You can’t impose Reps leadership, Elumelu tells PDP

Kogi gov election: Group accuses APC, police of plotting crisis

Declare state’s accounts, PDP tells Niger governor

13m out-of-school-children are the B’Haram of the future, Group warns

Plateau crisis: PDP chieftain faults NWC’s resolution

Auto dealers bemoan alleged harassment by Customs

Real theft in Nigeria happens in the executive, not parliament — Odinkalu

Obaseki, Shaibu must apologise to Oshiomhole or get sanctioned — Idahagbon

I have 4,000 children – Owoeye, Lead City University’s founder

Dialogue with religious institutions can expand tax net –Oderinde, tax expert

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Breast cancer is killing me, I don’t want to die – 32-year-old mother, Iliya

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Dad created song we used to apologise to one another — Ex-NBA president, Alegeh’s daughter

Ninth assembly and its ambitious legislative reforms

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Nigeria has second-largest number of child brides —UNICEF

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French bishops approve payouts for sex abuse victims

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Trader axed to death in Ondo

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I was 16, a stark illiterate, when I married Bauchi gov —Wife

VIDEOS: Sports Minister pledges to adopt eight-year-old boxer, one other

Five candidates confirmed for Algeria’s presidential race

Middle belt group sets November 10 to remember victims of violence

Bayern didn’t turn me down, we decided to talk next week —Wenger

Buhari not responsible for non-issuance of airport licence —Gov Dickson

Appeal court upholds Sanwo-Olu’s election

Robbery scare disrupts court proceedings in Imo

Sixth win on the spin lifts Chelsea to second in Premier League

JUST IN: Adebanjo, Okurounmu react as MKO’s doctor dies

PHOTOS: Loaded fuel tanker falls in Lagos

FG setting structures to mitigate fire outbreaks -Minister

PHOTOS: Activists protest at DSS headquarters, insist on Sowore’s release

Klopp rules out move for France superstar Mbappe

[BREAKING] Border closure: Telecom operators warns of network disruptions

Eid-el-Maulud: Emir of Daura urges faithful to imbibe qualities of Prophet Muhammad

Osun warns against violation of children, women’s rights

Toyota to recall 679 defective cars in China

NSCDC arrest woman for alleged human trafficking in Anambra

My mother na very good witch, says Charly Boy

Elumelu replies PDP: You can’t impose Reps minority leadership

Divisions rife as Germany marks 30 years since Berlin Wall fell

JUST IN: Blackout as power grid suffers total collapse twice in four hours

We’ll lift 24m Nigerians out of poverty by 2030, FG, govs vow

How American robbed me of $145,000 in Green Card scam —Nigerian businessman

Married for over 79 years, American man, 106, wife, 105 named world’s oldest couple

I have over 10 SANs interested in my case –Adewale, expelled FUNAAB student

I aimed for the best when I got admission –Ogunkeye, CU first-class graduate

How Ondo police officers assaulted me with belts, batons –businesswoman seeking justice

Mum thought joining the army was suicide mission –Ikponmwen, retired general

IG redeploys senior officers

64 Nigerians, others rescued from sex trafficking in Mali

Arsenal can never have another Henry – Alesh

Police arrest 70-year-old, 50-year-old for allegedly raping 11-year-old pupil

2019 AFCON U-23: Ghana scores late to hold Cameroon

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Worst of Nigeria’s funny, error-ridden banners, signposts

Dangote driver arraigned for killing BRT official, three passengers

Eavesdropper: Presiding from Diaspora

I’m afraid for our children’s future – Wife of policeman killed in Balogun Market fire

Sexual harassment: UNIABUJA receives investigation report on professor

DSS lied, lawyers waited in vain to receive Sowore, Bakare – Falana

Don’t resign, Yoruba elders tell Osinbajo

Reps fault N29bn allocation for road repairs

Senate to invite NLNG on $10bn project

NPA frowns on 95% road transportation for cargoes

NBS, UNICEF seal pact on immunisation survey

Poultry farmers decry high lending rates

Under 23 AFCON: Nigeria clash with Ivory Coast

Retired military officer arrested for selling babies to politician

Joshua, Ruiz lose weight ahead December rematch

D’Tigress move to 16th in FIBA Ranking

Saka’s improvement thrills Emery

Bach’s visit will boost Nigerian sports –Dare

Kukah warns Buhari against social media regulation

Labour writes FG, demands circular on minimum wage

IPOB hails Kanu

Day robbers told me to sing after robbing me –Banky W

Death rumour: I was never sick that I needed prayer, says Ovuleria

Jaiye Kuti, others slam Sydney Talker over controversial comedy skit

My wife tells me what to say to women –Thin Tall Tony

‘EFCC operatives’ told me Terry G, 2Baba cooperated when arrested –Singer

I used to have a crush on Don Jazzy – Ferrari Okoro

Kanekalon shows class at 4th Arigato show

Dating many ladies helps me interpret romantic roles –Ray Emodi

Police recruitment: Ex-IG Idris submitted N16.8bn budget for recruitment to Abba Kyari – Memo

Bulldozers destroy goods as council orders demolition of Lagos market

Five houses, several shanties burnt in Lagos fire

Barber jailed 20 years for defiling 12-year-old neighbour

11 died, 370 treated for gastroenteritis in Lagos

16 B’Haram terrorists, wives surrender to troops

PDP NWC backs Chinda, others on House probe

Kwara APC leadership crisis deepens

Oshiomhole lied about Bayelsa airport cost, says Dickson

Ooni seeks peace, says no clash in Ife

Wike accuses NBA of dabbling into political matters

Poor electricity slowing West Africa’s economic devt – Buhari

Poor electricity slowing W’Africa’s economic devt – Buhari

Lagos, Ekiti present N1.293tn budgets to assemblies

Again, NCC delays minister’s directive on data price reduction

2023 Presidency: Ohanaeze youths urge Atiku not to contest

Akume loses appeal as Appeal Court sacks Deputy Speaker

Akume loses appeal as A’Court sacks Deputy Speaker

Osinbajo partners govs on poverty eradication

10,000 sexual assault victims assisted in six years – Report

Lawmakers lament bad roads across Nigeria

APC, PDP trade accusations over Kogi gov poll

Lagos diverts traffic over repairs on Badagry Expressway

We received court order for Sowore’s release, but no one has come for him —DSS

ICPC seizes 44 Abuja assets worth N14.7bn as holders deny ownership

U-23 AFCON: Holders Nigeria start title defence campaign against Cote d’Ivoire

BREAKING: Olympic Pharaohs kick off U-23 AFCON with hard fought 1-0 win over Mali

Sickle cell and avascular necrosis operation

64 Nigerians, others rescued from sex trafficking, illegal Koranic centre in Mali

Don’t pass VAT increase bill, PDP urges Senate

Suspected cultists kill one at wedding ceremony in Akwa Ibom

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