The Punch News Archive

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Oyo Govt seals shops in Ibadan for flouting environmental sanitation laws

UN mission in Libya seeks release of abducted female lawmaker

Kidnappers of Siasia’s mother demand N70m ransom

Terrorists kill six soldiers in Borno ambush

Bayelsa Police nab suspected killer of corps members, 28 others criminals 

BREAKING: Nigeria to play Benin, Sierra Leone as CAF releases draw for AFCON 2021 qualifiers

EFCC reveals identities of ex-Kwara Gov officials whose passports were seized

994 Nigerians deported from Ghana in 18 months —FG

LASTMA to investigate video of soldier assaulting motorist

Teen mum gives birth during exam, returns to finish paper

Pinnick removed as CAF 1st vice president

Medical council inducts 412 foreign-trained Nigerian doctors

Newcastle boss Bruce vows to give ‘everything’ for new club

Reps to investigate non-remittance of funds to NSITF since 2010

Building collapse claims one, injures others in Douala, Cameroon

UK lawmakers vote in bid to frustrate no-deal Brexit

Airline bans suicidal passenger for life, fines her $106,000

Reps block move to include Almajiri system in basic education

EU parliament condemns US treatment of migrants

Reps raise alarm over plight of IDPs

AFCON 2019: Algerian fans switch their focus from politics to football

Senate hearing of CJN is evidence of leadership crisis- Ezekwesili

Supreme Court sets up two panels to sit during annual vacation

2019 BBNaija: I was celibate for eight years, Khafi reveals

FG raises alarm over new cassava brown streak disease

Gunmen kill two soldiers, abduct expatriate at project site in Akwa Ibom

Minibus with migrants overturns in Turkey killing 15

One shot, over 100 houses burnt as militia attack Taraba villages

Ancient mosque discovered in Israeli desert during excavations

Illicit funds causing insecurity in Africa -Buhari

PHOTOS: Buhari hosts Ooni of Ife

2019 BBNaija : Jacyke wins N1.5 m `Know Your Lyrics’ Challenge

BREAKING: Senate panel meets Oshiomhole-backed members-elect over Edo Assembly crisis

Tribunal dismisses bid to withdraw PDM from petition against Buhari

Court adjourns El-Zazaky’s application for medical attention to July 29

Reps approve Buhari’s request to appoint 15 Special Advisers

Supreme Court dismisses suit challenging Gov Zulum’s nomination

HIV among Nigerian prisoners is double that of general population —UNODC

10 Supreme Court judges lose annual vacation to election cases

Ex-Liverpool striker Sturridge banned for breaching betting rules

Uganda to issue birth certificates to cows

BREAKING: Mikel Obi retires from international football, says, ‘I’m out’

AFCON 2019: Algeria loss made us stronger, Cisse says ahead of final match

BREAKING: INEC produces documents requested by Atiku, PDP

Two monks allegedly burn another to death

Guardiola hails Sane but wants only ‘happy players’ at Man City

BBNaija housemates up for eviction undergo FaceApp challenge

Tribunal to rule on bid to withdraw PDM from petition against Buhari

Mayweather ‘zero interest’ in Pacquiao rematch —report

Infantino rejects ‘colonialism’ criticism

Presidential election tribunal asks HDP to open trial against Buhari’s election July 22

Oluwo of Iwo advocates death penalty for kidnappers in Osun

24 dead in suspected arson attack on Japan animation studio

BREAKING: Senate confirms Buhari’s nominee rejected in 2016

Soldier drives against traffic, brutalises motorist after causing accident

Iran agrees to allow women watch upcoming 2022 World Cup Qualifiers —FIFA

Facing Olympic hotel shortage, Tokyo looks offshore

Video of herdsmen expulsion in Enugu is untrue, says Police

US senator calls for investigation into FaceApp

UN Sec-Gen pays tributes as world remembers Nelson Mandela

AFCON: Third place finish, great achievement for young Eagles, says Iwobi

Instagram hides number of ‘likes’ from users

Ajax’s De Ligt joins Juventus for €75m

Nigeria needs a revolution now!

Indian-owned firm, Tata, seeks to appeal judgment awarding N3.2m to ex-employee

SERAP, A2J condemn harassment of ex-Kebbi CJ

CDHR, plans protest over 150 Nigerians killed in one month

AfCFTA: Nigeria’s economy fragile, not competitive, says NECA

Five-star Ighalo equals Yekini’s record

Forget Ruga, address desert encroachment —Ortom

Nigeria’s electricity market on sickbed —TCN

Probe: Saraki, Ahmed not needed now, states panel chair

Tinubu, defender of the Fulani

Bronze medal feat thrills Rohr

CCB plans to verify Makinde’s N48bn assets, others

Senate confirms Muhammad, CJN admits corruption in lower courts

Mikel will earn N607m yearly at Trabzonspor

EFCC submits Kwara top officials’ names to Immigration

US House rejects bid to launch Trump impeachment proceedings

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Illegal contracts: Bayelsa Assembly suspends Dickson’s in-law

FG spent N610.2bn servicing N13tn domestic debts in Q1

AFCON: Nigeria beat Tunisia 1–0 to win eighth bronze

Why NFF can’t sack Rohr

We killed NBA chairman for withholding N18m Internet fraud proceeds –Suspect

Suspects who kept abducted victim for nine days arrested

Two nabbed for snatching Taxify driver’s car in Lagos

NYSC to buy artificial limbs for Taraba accident victims

LASG asks illegal structure owners, traders to vacate Badagry road

Tenants allegedly murder 63-year-old landlady in Delta

Police kill two kidnappers, arrest 15 in Rivers

Abandoned road projects dot states, MAN laments effect on economy

Troost-Ekong is Man-of-The-Match

DELSU student murdered by ritualists for burial Friday

Fulani recall: Your order arrogant, southern leaders, others tell NEF

Sanwo-Olu insists state’ll prosecute Ijegun vandals

Police comb waterways, creeks for Siasia’s mother

Jos collapsed building had no approval — Govt

Coalition marches to Villa over insecurity, killings

Tuberculosis kills 120,000 Nigerians annually — FG

FCTA suspends two teachers for molesting blind students

Fasoranti’s daughter: Residents cry out over arrest of artisans, motorcyclists

Customs uncover N2.8m tramadol inside ambulance

Man remanded for defrauding admission seekers

Osun to regulate mining, end environmental pollution, says Oyetola

PHOTOS: Super Eagles celebrate AFCON 2019 bronze

Kidnapped Zamfara director of budget released 

AFCON 2019 leading scorers

AFCON 2019: Nigeria beat Tunisia, win bronze

BREAKING: NIgeria beat Tunisia, win bronze

Buhari approves new official portrait

Sex toy shop assault: Why victim shunned Senate

House of Reps pledges justice, fairness in resolving Bauchi Assembly crisis

Suspected armed robbers butcher couple in Ogun

We’ll only deploy officers who undergo forensic psychological test —NSCDC

U.S. accuses Russia of rejecting diplomatic school teachers’ visa application

Breakthrough technique eradicates mosquitoes

Ruga: Abia to scrutinise land sales above five hectares —Attorney-General

Atletico Madrid sign England defender Trippier from Tottenham

Man City players to decide new captain, says Guardiola

SEC, NFIU sign MoU to tackle ponzi schemes, others

How green tea reduces blood sugar in diabetics

US confers Religious Freedom Award on Plateau imam who saved 200 Christians from insurgents

Absence of ministers won’t affect 2020 budget, says Senate President

Atiku’s witness weeps at tribunal, says APC ‘thugs’ shot two during election

3,300 drivers arrested for drunk driving

Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in prison

Janet Jackson, 50 Cent line up for Saudi Arabia concert after Minaj cancels

Gbajabiamila appoints APGA BOT member as aide, APC groups kick

Sterling hits brace as Man City hammer West Ham in China

Edo Assembly rejects House of Reps’ move to disrupt activities

Pogba shines as Man United thrash Leeds

HUAWEI Y9 Prime 2019: A Smartphone that packs solid features including a Panoramic Viewing Experience and Auto Pop-up Selfie Camera, without breaking the bank

Court to hear El-Zakzaky’s application to travel abroad on July 18

Couple falls from ninth floor during lovemaking

Mikel, Awaziem miss third-place match

Quit honourably, Odegbami urges Rohr

NFF won’t sack Rohr –Pinnick

Fans to NFF: Sack Rohr now


CCB awaits directives to verify Makinde’s N48bn assets, others

West Ham break club transfer record to sign Eintracht striker Haller

Pacquiao camp denies Khan claims over Saudi Arabia bout

Road crashes claim 49 lives in Lagos in six months —FRSC

Man attempts suicide over wife’s alleged infidelity

Tribunal: I’m not a partisan politician but PDP is my party —Atiku’s witness

Wizkid’s baby mama accuses singer of domestic violence

BREAKING: Senate confirms Tanko as CJN

Adult toy shop assault: Senate panel seeks more time to investigate Elisha Abbo

INEC produced results from polling units in Nasarawa deserted town – PDP agent

AFCON 2019: Senegal star Mane out to press Ballon d’Or case

Police arraign man for allowing his dog to bite neighbour

Zimbabwe summons British envoy following attack on foreign minister

We won Karu ward in Nasarawa but INEC cancelled results —PDP agent

CJN: Senate screens Tanko Muhammad

Senate screens Tanko Muhammad behind closed doors 

NMA laments growing quackery in medical profession

Spain vows to push ahead with tax on tech giants

Victims of Abbo’s assault shun  Senate panel – Egwu 

Tribunal orders INEC Chair, Zamfara REC to produce documents requested by Atiku Thursday

Akeredolu appoints 27 new Perm Secs, 3 Tutors-General

Sudan protesters, army rulers ink power sharing deal

Newcastle gamble on Bruce as head coach

As holidays begin, UK looks out for forced marriages

Anambra  doctors suspend strike

Beyonce’s ‘Homecoming’ documentary lands six Emmy nominations

De Ligt arrives in Turin to complete Juventus signing

Don’t induce crisis in states, South-East CAN tells FG

External debt rises by $15.3bn under Buhari

Compensate us with bronze, fans urge Eagles

VIDEO: How breadwinner, wife, neighbour and three children die in Lagos fire

Kogi surveyor-gen arraigned for illegal demolition

Three arrested for planning reprisal over Cross River varsity student’s murder

Police invade NABTEB office, remove exam materials

YYF warns South-West govs, monarchs, against selling Yoruba land

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Fraud: Nigerian firm, Lutoyilex, barred from bidding for World Bank, AfDB contracts

Buhari’s anti-graft war not different from Obasanjo, Yar’Adua’s — CACOL

AFCON: Nigeria, Tunisia battle for third-place

Gunmen abduct Niger gov aide’s sister-in-law

Patient commits suicide at UBTH

Delta North: Supreme Court upholds Nwaoboshi ‘s election

Edo to give lands to women cassava growers

FG begins pilot briefing office installation in 24 airports

Nissan introduces new technological details in SUV range

Jaguar Land Rover deploys AI in new vehicles

ILO tasks countries on decent work deficits

ARDI nominates El-Rufai, Bello, others for awards

Fidelity Bank, NEPC, LBS train 100 MSMEs

NSE inducts 46 authorised dealing clerks

91 parties want INEC to conduct LG elections, indict govs

Alleged intimidation: Zamfara APC sets up security committee

Name museum after state anthem composer, Assembly tells Abiodun

Oyetola chides Adeleke over comment on Osun gov poll

Atiku hails Makinde for public assets’ declaration

Missing documents stall hearing of petition against Kalu

We’ve commenced workers’ mobilisation for total strike — Labour

US varsities offer N2.7bn scholarships to Nigerian Students

Abiodun summons contractor over uncompleted project

Pirates kidnap 10 Turkish sailors off Nigeria coast

Kwara Assembly probes Saraki’s ownership of govt property

How to help teenagers manage their money

LASG asks residents to exploit UK £38m mobile initiative

Fund police to tackle kidnapping, security expert tells FG

Lagos residents back Joshua to beat Ruiz

EFCC hunts unqualified graduates undergoing NYSC scheme

Abuja school bursar arrested for raping, impregnating pupil

We’ve arrested Gana’s men, caged fleeing militant — Military

Return to North now, northern elders, youths order Fulani herdsmen

From West Africa with war (2)

Banditry/killings: You’re politicising ‘isolated incidents,’ Buhari tells OBJ, Jonathan, Soyinka

Challenges before new NNPC chief

Kalu’s claim on Buhari not owning Abuja house false – Investigation

IMF boss, Lagarde, resigns

What then shall we eat and drink?

Death toll rises to 14 in Jos building collapse

Time for the thinking cap

Heavy metals in our food and environment that can cause infertility

CBN injects $210m in forex market

US senators warn of ‘trust’ gap over Facebook digital currency

Lennon warns Arsenal not to expect Tierney bargain

Ajimobi calls for reconciliation in Oyo APC

Lawan appoints Awoniyi as Media Adviser, four others

Again, Sanwo-Olu declares free passage at Lekki, Ikoyi tollgates on Wednesday

Minister resigns in luxury dinners scandal

Germany may collaborate with ECOWAS to tackle insecurity in sub-region

One dies as four others sustain injuries in Ibadan accident

Ursula von der Leyen elected European Commission president

Reps intervene in Bauchi Assembly leadership crisis

South African murder: Investigators studying video from hotel —High Commissioner

Patient allegedly stabs self to death with broken window glass at UBTH

Workers earning below N30,000 to start enjoying minimum wage —Buhari

Beyonce features Yemi Alade, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, others in LionKing album

Twins joined at the head separated after 50-hour surgery

AFCON 2019: Seedorf sacked as Cameroon coach

Those who politicise isolated cases of insecurity aren’t patriotic —Buhari

‘Game of Thrones’ breaks record with 32 Emmy nominations

IMF to begin search for new leader as Lagarde resigns

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

Fact check: Buhari owns houses in Abuja, Port Harcourt, three other cities

Murder of Fasoranti’s daughter act of terrorism — Ex-president Jonathan

N48bn assets: Explain source of your wealth, APC tells Seyi Makinde

Call for Obasanjo’s arrest reckless, irresponsible – Fani-Kayode

We’ve not issued any strike notice over minimum wage —NLC

House owner, his two wives, nine others die in Jos building collapse

My life is not perfect, says billionaire, Kylie Jenner

Tanko to appear before Senate for screening on Wednesday

Atiku hails Makinde for public assets’ declaration

Oyo Gov Seyi Makinde’s N48bn assets declaration sets Twitter agog

Ebola patient in DR Congo city of Goma has died —Governor

Tribunal: Atiku belongs to part of Adamawa Province that was never in Cameroon —Witness

Fasoranti’s daughter: Senate calls for National Security Summit

Nigerian-born basketball player, Calistus Anyichie, drowns at water park in US

Chelsea do not require new players to be successful —Lampard

Paramilitary men tortured civilian to death, doctor says

Ned Nwoko loses case at Supreme Court

Man arrested at airport with $34,000 cocaine under his wig

South African ex-footballer Batchelor shot dead outside home

Democratic congresswomen hit back after ‘racist’ Trump tirade

AIDS deaths down a third since 2010 —UN

Lampard ‘won’t look backwards’ as he takes over Chelsea

Jadda, where Atiku was born has always been part of Nigeria, ex-ambassador tells tribunal

Two dead, over 40 trapped in Mumbai building collapse

Fasoranti’s daughter: Stop stereotyping crimes, NOA urges Nigerians

Migration boosts German declining population by 400,000

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles need better goalkeeper, says Disu

Too much sugar in baby foods on market, says WHO

To see Benitez leave was disappointing, says Newcastle midfielder Ritchie

JUST IN: Buhari shows video clip on INEC Chair’s position on results transmission, Atiku objects

Tribunal: Buhari produces TV to counter Atiku’s video evidence

Arsenal’s Emery awaits decision on Koscielny’s future

Solskjaer confident De Gea will sign new deal soon

Domestic mobile payments to reach 203 billion in five years —Report

Siasia heartbroken after mother’s abduction

Utomi, Fajemirokun, others advise entrepreneurs on business success

VIDEO: Nigeria’s problems are beyond Buhari’s govt – Soyinka

Turkey to take over Gulen movement investments in Nigeria

NHIS failing to provide Nigerians health services — Sambo

FG retirees lament tortuous verification in Ibadan

$652m needed to reactivate, complete Ajaokuta steel plant –Audit

Eagles midfielders need tactical lessons –Rohr

We’re still negotiating for Chibok girls, Sharibu, others’ release – Presidency

Civil societies demand removal of military chiefs

Chimamanda is good in English or good at English?

Cultists kill 500-level Cross River varsity student

ICPC begins investigation into missing IAAF $135,000

Xenophobia: NANS plans nationwide protest

Monday, July 15, 2019

In new letter to Buhari: Obasanjo warns of Rwanda-like genocide, urges national confab

Makinde declares N48bn firms, other assets

Passengers injured, seven cows die as bus rams into cattle

NNPC awards crude-for-fuel swap contracts

Ponzi scheme: SEC begins verification of 4,160 investors’ claims

OAU to exit national grid by October, says VC

NASS members receive, decry N12.3bn welcome package

Graduate jailed for impersonating American nurse

Galatasaray, Trabzonspor battle for Musa

Herdsmen behead father, son in fresh Plateau attack

Typographical error kept man in prison for 14 years after pardon

Tension as SARS operatives allegedly kill cleaner in Lagos

Soldiers on highways won’t solve kidnapping problem

Wife of Nigerian PhD student killed in Malaysia seeks justice

Sex-for-marks: EKSU lecturer alleges frame-up

Rivers court remands three for cultism

Three die, four injured as three-storey building collapses in Jos

Four killed in Jukun/Tiv crisis

Don’t politicise Fasoranti daughter’s killing, says Presidency

Tribunal watches Atiku’s video evidence

Herdsmen arrested for killing Ogun farmer

Senate decries insecurity, backs troop deployment on highways

Bauchi gov says Assembly crisis ‘shameful’ as Reps panel visits

I’ve good case at tribunal, says Kalu

NASS: A’Court orders re-hearing of Ogun PDP petitions

Nigeria’s disquieting state of insecurity: Time for action

Ondo lawyers vow not to defend bandits

Fasoranti’s daughter: Redeem your image now, Oyinlola tells Buhari

Register in three months, NIS tells migrants in C’River

SMEDAN commends Obaseki on infrastructure, education

Anambra group laments frequent transfer of CPs

Management of Hepatitis

‘Prioritise doctors’ welfare to curb brain drain’

Paediatrician says fever, rashes could be symptoms of measles

S’Court dismisses suit against Wike’s qualification to contest poll

S’Africa probing xenophobic attacks on Nigerians, says envoy

We’ve never felt more marginalised, less listened to –Arsenal fans lament

Bride, groom, eight others dead after Bangladesh train hits wedding party

Mali govt rejects call for dialogue with jihadists

Presidency reacts as CNN reporter Isha Sesay debuts book on Chibok girls

Death of Fasoranti’s daughter tragic, but let’s not politicise it —Presidency

FRSC sets Sept 1 as deadline for trucks, tankers to meet safety standards

Mexico rejects new US asylum restrictions

Gov Umahi swears in Ebonyi’s new acting CJ

Alleged forgery: Supreme Court dismisses suit against Wike’s qualification to contest gov poll

Paul Biya postpones local elections in Cameroon again

Stop blaming us for your election petitions failure, PDP tells APC

Eyeing 2020 vote, Trump doubles down on xenophobic tweets

Three herdsmen arrested for allegedly killing farmer in Ogun

Police parade suspected kidnappers of Daura district head

Nigeria will no longer condone xenophobic attacks on its citizens —Lawan

Four killed in latest Jukun/Tiv crisis

Police destroy kidnappers’ camp in Rivers

Bauchi Gov sacks Head of Service, appoints Yalwa

Insecurity: Miyetti Allah calls for Obasanjo’s arrest

JUST IN: Many feared dead as three-storey building collapses in Jos 

Your video evidence is empty, Buhari, INEC, others tell PDP at tribunal

Turkey moves to take over Gulen movement investments in Nigeria 

Four injured, cows killed as bus rams into herd in Ekiti

How my husband was murdered in Malaysia —Wife of Nigerian PhD student

Fasoranti: We have made arrests, say Police 

My child’s abductor was a new convert in our church —Mum of kidnap victim

Niger to grant amnesty to well-behaved prisoners

Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star Abe

Sex-for-marks: EKSU lecturer alleges frame-up, heads to court

Porto’s Torres joins Sevilla on five-year deal

Oyeyemi appoints new commandant, FRSC Academy, Udi

500 level CRUTECH student killed in Calabar

Making catcalls, wolf-whistling against women attract jail, deportation in Philippines

Ex-Kogi gov, Wada joins gov race

Neymar returns to PSG training with future still up in the air

Boxing legend ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker dies at 55

Buhari’s lawyer seeks to play counter-video exhibit to tribunal

One day to corruption probe, Jacob Zuma shares dance video

Mason Mount signs new five-year contract with Chelsea

White House moves to block asylum for migrants crossing Mexico

Tribunal watches Atiku’s video exhibits

Zimbabwe inflation hits 175.66%

Atletico Madrid outcry to Barcelona move ‘is a pity’, says Griezmann

BBNaija 2019: Esther becomes first female `pepperdem’ Head of House

Assembly crisis: Reps Intermediary Committee visits Bauchi

Amazon staff stage strikes in Germany on big sale day

Tribunal grants PDP, Atiku’s request to play video evidence

Insecurity: Ondo lawyers vow not to defend suspected bandits, kidnappers in court 

Dortmund’s Diallo heading to PSG

Griezmann trains for the first time with Barcelona

Three children, adult killed in France train crash

UNIBEN student dies after fall from faculty building

South Africa’s Zuma tells graft probe he’s a victim of conspiracy

BREAKING: Inflation rate drops to 11.22% in June, says NBS

AFCON 2019: Rohr insists future is bright for youthful Nigeria

[PHOTOS] Family resorts to sacrifice, prayers for victims of Ijegun pipeline fire

19m ticket requests for Euro 2020 games, says UEFA

Police deny killing Lagos cleaner

Robbers killed Lagos cleaner during encounter with SARS —Police

Anambra man attacks traders with acid

Fasoranti’s daughter: I warned you about Buhari, Fayose tells Nigerians

Tribunal to rule on INEC, Buhari, APC’s bid to stop PDP’s video evidence

Zambian president sacks finance minister

Fasoranti’s daughter: You cannot change what is ordained by God – Tinubu

Man disappears after attacking Anambra traders with acid

Russia charges scientist with treason for issuing warning about nuclear-powered satellites

I slept with my brother-in-law thinking he was my husband, woman tells court

Zamfara earmarks 300 hectares for Ruga settlement

No fewer than 24 people swept away by flood in Kashmir

PDP NWC takes over party leadership in Plateau

Tribunal: No accreditation of voters in Chibok, voters were just given ballot papers —PDP agent

Tennis: Barty stays at number one in spite of Wimbledon upset

SARS operative chasing hemp smokers shoots cleaner dead in Lagos

Kidnappers abduct Samson Siasia’s mother again

Man City set to embark on pre-season tour two days late

Nigerians spent N3bn in cinemas in first half of 2019 —CEAN

Canadian student detained on drug charges in China

Encourage Super Eagles, not rebuke them, Owolabi tells Nigerians

Our agents were chased away from polling units in Borno – PDP agent

Alleged rape: We are in support of Biodun Fatoyinbo, says CAN

Neymar finally shows up for PSG training —report

Earned Allowance: SSANU, NASU begin three-day protest at UI

South Africa’s Zuma to make first appearance at corruption inquiry

Full text of Obasanjo’s open letter to Buhari

Tennis: Serbian press crown Djokovic ‘King of Tennis’

Djokovic vows to win fans’ love with Federer record in view

JUST IN: Obasanjo writes Buhari, says Nigeria reaching a tipping point

DR Congo urges calm after Ebola case in key city

Nigeria vs Algeria: We lost to a better team, says Rohr

Ooni urges Yoruba to unite against killings in South-West

Algeria ‘deserved’ semi-final win – Rohr

We want to write our own history, says Algeria coach

Lagos inaugurates committee to regulate assisted fertility

BREAKING: 282 held over unrest in France after Algeria beat Nigeria

NIPOST workers begin strike on Wednesday

SEC intensifies drive to reduce unclaimed dividends

Govts, oil firms, manufacturers borrow N8.24tn from banks

Sanwo-Olu nominates ex-SSG, editor, among 25 commissioners, aides

The parliament of owls

Gunmen kill Rivers CDC chairman, community chief

Father, son beheaded in Cross River

Stock market investors lose N366bn in three days

Pre-season goal thrills Moses

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Buhari’s anti-graft war selective, says AU consultant

We won’t be pressured to decide on Kogi indirect primary – APC

HEDA urges US to revoke Goje’s visa over withdrawn fraud charges

Many corrupt Nigerian leaders started with exam fraud — JAMB

Killings rising because Buhari thinks he knows everything — PDP

Herdsmen stab another farmer to death in Ogun

Minimum wage: TUC warns of imminent strike

Ex-Falcons keeper Aluko down with breast cancer

Ihedioha to plant 5,000 trees in first 100 days in office

Five nabbed for killing man wrongfully accused of stealing phone

Indigenes oppose relocation of tank farms from Satellite Town

One killed as mob sets Oyo police station ablaze

Command apprehends suspected robbers who sprayed pepper on motorcyclists

IGP special forces comb Ondo forest, Afenifere, Ohanaeze attack Buhari

Buhari has failed, can’t solve our problems — Soyinka

I make N18,000 daily selling stolen phones – Suspect

After God, it’s Otedola – Chukwu

Fasoranti’s daughter: Bakare weeps, says Nigeria’s ‘cup full’

Preparing to take AfCFTA by storm

The current asset declaration form

Police hand over rice smugglers to Customs in Kwara

AFCON: Algeria down Eagles 2-1 to reach final

BREAKING: Algeria knock Nigeria out of 2019 AFCON

BREAKING: Nigeria crashes out of AFCON

[BREAKING] #ALGNGA: Algeria knock Nigeria out of 2019 AFCON Final 2-1

Buhari’s govt has failed – Soyinka

#ALGNGA: You can bring this home, Gbajabiamila assures Super Eagles

Ella evicted from BBNaija house

VIDEO: Senegal dance after qualifying for AFCON final in 17 years

#SENTUN: Dylan Bronn own goal gives Senegal AFCON final slot in 17 years

[BREAKING] #SENTUN: Senegal coast to 2019 AFCON final, beat Tunisia 1-0

Nigeria now at war, we can’t even farm anymore, Fasoranti reacts to daughter’s murder

Nigeria Vs Algeria: Rohr names Eagles starting XI

BREAKING: Djokovic beats Federer to claim fifth Wimbledon title in longest ever final

Woman watches as husband, son are allegedly beheaded in Cross River

BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu names 25 commissioners, advisers, returns former SSG, Tunji Bello

Hamilton wins record sixth British GP, extends F1 lead

Tinubu rubbishes reports claiming herdsmen killed Fasoranti’s daughter

Over one million people get sexually transmitted infections daily —WHO

Tennis: Taiwan’s Chan wins Wimbledon mixed doubles title

Winning 2019 AFCON a way to repay Nigerians’ patience —Awaziem

BREAKING: Appeal Court judges cancel vacation over election petitions

Election petitions: Appeal Court judges lose two-month vacation

Tennis: Mochizuki makes Grand Slam history for Japan at Wimbledon

Plunkett puts England in charge of World Cup final against New Zealand

Forum condemns murder of Pa Fasoranti’s daughter

Valencia sign Uruguay striker Maxi Gomez

Eagles need our physical presence, Lawan says, leads presidential delegation to Egypt

Nigeria vs Algeria: Lawan expresses confidence in Eagles, departs for Egypt

PHOTOS: Osinbajo pays condolence visit to Afenifere leader Fasoranti

Nigeria vs Algeria: I have no doubt Super Eagles will be victorious, says Gbajabiamila

South-West under foreign herdsmen’s invasion – Ex-DMI boss

My people threatened to kill me if I rejected offer to be king – Enugu monarch, 86

Dad rejected continental dishes as Bauchi deputy gov so we don’t get used to them — Abdulmalik Mahmood’s son

Floods, landslides kill at least 50 in Nepal

Federer seeks to break Djokovic spell in Wimbledon final

2019 BBNaija: Omashola, Seyi receive coins from evicted housemates

Neymar renews war of words with PSG, hailing Barcelona

AFCON 2019: Nigeria’s match against Algeria will be tough —Odegbami

Female teacher gets 20-year jail for sleeping with 13-year-old male pupil

Nwaoboshi’s 22 bank accounts, 11 properties in Lagos, Delta seized

Heroin-based abusive drug grips South Africa —Report

BREAKING: Osinbajo visits Pa Fasoranti, says FG ‘ll deploy soldiers on highways

New Zealand win toss and bat against England in Cricket World Cup final

England eye World Cup glory as New Zealand plot shock

Officers kill armed man who attacked US immigration jail

Strong 6.6 quake hits off northwest Australia

Senate commiserates with Pa Fasoranti over daughter’s murder

American cities prepare for raids on undocumented immigrants

Ortom gives conditions to support FG’s livestock transformation plan

Presidential panel seals Nwaoboshi’s Abuja property

’94 Eagles, best team I’ve watched – Mr Latin

Buhari not in charge of armed forces, says Ezekwesili

We saved Obasanjo from being removed as president– Gowon

Oshoala: Super striker in search of girl-child emancipation

Shorunmu expects tough clash between rivals

Algeria more impressive than Eagles, admits Rohr

Metele attack: Army dismisses eight soldiers accused of desertion

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Joshua given hero’s welcome in Makoko

AFCON SEMI-FINAL: Eagles, Foxes in titanic battle for final spot

Taraba monarch wants displaced persons rehabilitated

Nasarawa gov warns pilgrims against carrying illegal luggage

735 witnesses to testify at Kano gov election tribunal

Poverty, fastest growing venture in Nigeria, says Atiku

Gunmen kill Abbo’s uncle, kidnap stepmother

PDP rakes in N253m from Kogi, Bayelsa in 10 days

‘Akwa Ibom youth development law will address unemployment’

Chilling experiences of motorists, travellers on kidnapper-prone highways

El-Rufai’s ‘two countries’ in one perception

‘Why we’ve not paid whistleblower who exposed secret $223m NNPC account’

We’ll continue to subsidise petrol – NNPC

Herdsmen convert Ondo govt forest reserve into militia camp

Senators lamented poor salaries, allowances –Kalu

EFCC may declare fugitive pension director wanted over N22bn fraud

Nigeria can earn $10bn annually from cash crops – W’Bank expert

Nigeria should have regional police, says ex-IGP Arase

Shiite protests: US asks citizens to avoid Lagos, Abuja crowds

Aggrieved Ondo APC members reject Tinubu’s peace meeting

Ekiti set to return schools to missions

Bride, four others die in Ogun accident

Halt mining in Osun, monarchs, senator tell govt

Malaysia: ‘Stop attacks on Nigerians abroad’

I saw a road fixed overnight in Malaysia ––D’tunes

Rant Here: Senator Elisha Abbo’s assault

Quitting not an option –Okafor Chidera

Best way to find solutions is simply to think again –Akoni

Government’s silence on herdsmen attrocities worsening insecurity — Prof. Falola

Actresses that gatecrash into movie industry will be sexually harassed– Jide Kosoko

I don’t write songs but receive them from God – Telemi

My husband and I don’t mix business with pleasure – Joke Silva

Featuring Bobrisky in movies akin to celebrating mediocrity– Fidelis Duker

I’ve no regrets acting as gateman often— Emmanuel Okonkwo

No record deals for talentless artistes — Bigmanity Music boss, Woghiren

Northern actors uncomfortable acting in the south —Ali Nuhu

Insecurity: Threats of war by ethnic, religious groups over government’s (in)action

My fight with Toyin Lawani has been resolved — Adebimpe Akintunde

I’ll tackle youth unemployment – Sulaiman, Kogi PDP gov aspirant

Absence of link between varsities’ research, industries stalling Nigeria’s development — Prof Ogunwole, VC, Bowen varsity

Teenage and minor marriages should be prohibited in Nigeria – NAPTIP DG, Okah-Donli

Beautiful dressing table

I do more with food than cooking –Seyi Law

Free range chicken, prawns with spinach palm oil stew and corn meal (tuwon masara)

Golf etiquette

Women’s participation in business has improved Nigeria’s economy —Khadijah Okunu-Lamidi

I’m happy my videos lift people out of depression – TOV

My mother saw acting as a wayward career path — Ben Touitou

Junior D’Tigers miss out on World Cup ticket

People with criminal record must not join vigilante groups –Mba, Force spokesman

We will strengthen vigilantes in Igboland – S’East Town Union leader

FG encouraging threats by northern youths –Convener, Yoruba group

Chic sunglasses

Inter striker Icardi leaves training camp amid transfer rumours

Neymar says he’s fit, posts mischievous Barcelona video

We saved Obasanjo from being removed as President, says Gowon 

Miyetti Allah condemns killing of Fasoranti’s daughter, says herdsmen not responsible 

Spain rescues 141 migrants at sea in one day

Insecurity: Buhari not in charge of armed forces, says Ezekwesili

Children of herdsmen, bandits need education – Ribadu 

PHOTOS: Anthony Joshua visits Makoko

France arrests 21 after hundreds of African migrants occupy Pantheon

Fasoranti’s daughter: No need to politicise security, says Gov Makinde

PDP condemns killing of Fasoranti’s daughter, tasks Buhari, IGP

IG launches manhunt for Olakunrin’s killers, deploys special forces 

Serena has lost ‘intimidation’ factor, says Halep

Equality is my cause: Serena puts legend King in her place

Ohanaeze youths console Fasoranti over daughter’s death

Gunmen kill Senator Elisha Abbo’s uncle, abduct stepmother

Insurgency: West Africa must step up level of military cooperation, says Buhari

Ogun tribunal refuses to reverse self, dismisses LP petition against Abiodun 

Polls: Bayelsa Dep Gov picks PDP nomination form

Buhari speaks with Afenifere leader, Fasoranti -Presidency

Thousands rally in Sudan to mourn protesters killed in June raid

Fasoranti’s daughter’s killing barbaric, unacceptable, says PANDEF, others

Akwa Ibom APC demands resignation of NASS/State Assembly election tribunal chair

Appeal Court reduces stringent bail conditions imposed on Dasuki

Tropical storm takes aim at Louisiana, nears hurricane strength

Manolas completes move to Napoli from rivals Roma

De Ligt close to Juventus after skipping Ajax training camp

Akeredolu visits Fasoranti, seeks urgent measures to tackle insecurity

500 witnesses to testify for Ganduje at Kano gov tribunal

10 Air Algeria planes to fly supporters to Egypt for match against Nigeria

UPDATED: Simona Halep wins Wimbledon, stalls Serena Williams’ 24th Grand Slam bid

Rehabilitate victims of herder/farmer crisis in Taraba, monarch tells FG

HIV/AIDS: CSOs wants nurse penalised for allegedly stigmatising client

AFCON: ‘Hardest to come’ for Senegal in quest for first African title, says Coach

AFCON: ‘We want to write our own history’, says Algeria coach

Obasanjo, Daniel, NANS talk tough over Fasoranti daughter’s killing 

Fasoranti’s daughter: Yorubas know how to stop herdsmen attacks —Gani Adams

Zamfara Govt provides accommodation for rescued kidnap victims

US raises the alarm over Shiite protests, asks citizens to avoid Lagos, Abuja crowds

Five dead, 14 injured as truck, bus collide in Ogun

AFCON: Rohr wary of much improved Algeria

Reno Omokri tackles Femi Adesina over claims robbers killed Fasoranti’s daughter

Killing of Fasoranti’s daughter very sad, devastating – Fayemi

UN chief condemns Somali terrorist attack

Ondo deputy gov, others visit Fasoranti

26 dead, 56 injured in attack on Somali hotel

I still struggle to believe my mother, others burnt to death –Unu, woman who lost five relations in fire incident

Chukwueze is youngest player to score at AFCON 2019

Buhari condoles with Pa Fasoranti over death of daughter

Lessons from the saga…

Love found me after I lost my sight –Olawale, visually-impaired LASTMA official

Syndicate specialised in robbing bank customers arrested

Ministerial list: Senate dumps resolution mandating President to attach portfolios

Friday, July 12, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines to establish international carrier for Nigeria

Globacom’s spelling bee champ to feature on CNN African Voices

Xpress Payment boss advises CBN on financial inclusion

Lawmakers probe alleged conversion of govt assets by Okorocha

Before Stardom With… Samuel Ajirebi


How Yuguda, Abubakar mismanaged N2tn –Bauchi gov

Hajj: Ganduje urges Kano pilgrims to be law-abiding

3,000 women writes Bagudu over ex-acting Kebbi CJ

IFAD boosts 8,077 Taraba farmers

El-Rufai threatens to sack non-performing commissioners

Wabara panel begins probe of suspected errant PDP N’Assembly members

CJ, NBA lament rate of rape, divorce in Ogun

Court affirms Sowore, deputy’s suspension by AAC

I’m an orphan, I stole to fend for myself, says suspect

EFCC sponsoring fake petition against Goje, lawyer alleges

Court strikes out suit against CJN Muhammad

Osinbajo’s firm linked to company fingered in alleged N100bn Alpha Beta scam

I depended on candlelight to read till I graduated –Enumah, LASU’s best graduate

Buhari says Soyinka ‘a universal brand’ at 85

FG gives foreign nationals six months to register

Appeal Court dismisses suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualification

N-Power beneficiaries got N279bn under three years –Presidency

Sanwo-Olu appoints Fafore as PR aide

COZA: Cleric advocates regulation for CAN members

Sanwo-Olu sets up panel to probe Lagos poly crisis

Presidency demands investigation as Nigerian student dies in Malaysian detention facility

Atiku, Akeredolu, Afenifere kick as suspected herdsmen kill Fasoranti’s daughter

APC crisis deepens as national vice chairman drags party to court

Naira Marley’s ‘Soapy’ dance will badly affect young ones –Donflexx

Prayers helped me choose music as a career –Zoro

Our economy suffering due to lack of political will to implement policies –Alaba Lawson

Colleague who tried saving the late Osun corps member almost died –Friends

I’d be more careful about using churches in movies –Bank Anthony

Every day, we live in fear of being crushed by falling containers –Motorists in Apapa

Why I accused Abiodun Jimoh of sexual abuse –Omo Ibadan

Another woman can bear your baby for you

Police arrest two in possession of human skulls in Oyo

I’m not Buhari’s yes-man, says Senate President

Girls, stop idolising your pastors!

Behaviour was wilder in my day, says Wimbledon referee

Federer downs Nadal to set up Djokovic Wimbledon title duel

NDA to commence camp exercise in Niger, Plateau

Ivory Coast must overhaul key cocoa sector, says World Bank

Sad Nadal sees chances of third Wimbledon title slipping from his grasp

Police arrest three suspected cattle rustlers, drug dealer in Zamfara

Morgan wants England to relish World Cup final pressure

Lagos pipeline fire: We’re tired of disasters, monarch tells Senate committee

Atiku condemns killing of Pa Fasoranti’s daughter

UK Police launch criminal probe into DC envoy leaks on Trump

‘Several dead’ in Somalia hotel attack

Buhari extends tenure of prison boss

Sanwo-Olu sets up visitation panel to investigate LASPOTECH crisis

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