The Punch News Archive for December 2019

Saturday, December 14, 2019

26-year-old Joana Kolo appointed as Kwara youth, sports commissioner

Real Madrid not thinking about El Clasico —Zidane

Salah scores twice as Liverpool sink Watford

Kaduna tertiary institutions’ workers suspend planned strike

Traditional worshippers decry police harassment

N7bn fraud: EFCC marks ex-gov Orji Kalu’s properties 

Mother of man killed by policeman: My son’s soul won’t rest till killer-cop is punished

Kenyan athletes win maiden ECOWAS-Abuja International Half-Marathon

Borno: Curfew, fireworks ban still in force, say police

Foreign airlines won’t be allowed to treat Nigerians with disdain —Sirika

I’m still open to love –Toni Payne

I wish to explore the world, no fear of flying – Okwuchi, Sosoliso plane crash survivor

Mimiko’s mother dies at 88

We know where we belong, Mourinho backs Spurs for top-four finish

Police arrest singer, Duncan Mighty for allegedly defrauding Imo govt of N11m

LASEMA begins demolition of distressed buildings in Lagos Island

US, UK warn citizens against travelling to India

UN condemns execution of four aid workers in Borno

Seeing dead bodies in Sahara desert, I thought I’d die –Jibunor, environmentalist who drove from London to Nigeria at 27

BREAKING: Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir bags two-year house arrest for graft

Rohr unhappy with Pinnick over Dessers’ move

JUST IN: Mimiko’s mother dies at 88

Buhari expresses grief over Boko Haram execution of four aid workers in Borno

Sanna Marin: World’s youngest PM leading Finland’s 5.5million people

29-year-old man killed in Ebonyi beer parlour

29-year-old man killed at drinking joint in Ebonyi

Napoli ready to pay €25m for Arsenal midfielder

VIDEO: So This Happened (Ep 24) reviews Ramaphosa cutting short Egypt trip over power outage

Friday, December 13, 2019

FG’s suspension threat: Turkish Airlines to upgrade aircraft

Joshua targets Fury, Wilder in 2020

FIFA Ranking: Nigeria drop three places, ranked 39

Power grid collapses again after workers suspend strike

FG shifts end of fuel importation to 2023

Ritual killer murders ex-girlfriend, sells body parts for N90,000

Court jails four Enugu pastors for forgery, conspiracy

How DSS court invasion forced AGF to take over Sowore case

Buhari’s title: More knocks for president’s spokesman, supporters

No Christmas for me if Sowore is not released — Mother

Sowore’s re-arrest affecting our image –Nigerian entertainers

Gunmen kill five football lovers in Kaduna attack

Pastor defiles, impregnates 16-year-old pupil in Ogun

I was born an actor, politician –Melaye

Buhari regime aims to kill Sowore — Brother

FG bars Onnoghen from travelling, seizes his passport

Edo rally: Oshiomhole fumes, blames police for violence …warns deputy gov against thuggery

NYSC moves to rescue corps member from Boko Haram’s captivity

Police seize two vessels laden with 500,000 litres in Rivers

Three pupils feared dead in Ekiti auto crash

Dickson ready to give account –Commissioner

Buhari returning Nigeria to military era, says Okogie

Buhari returns from Egypt

A’Ibom PDP faults Akpabio’s withdrawal from rerun

Detained Nigerian students will return home soon

Buhari, world leaders congratulate new UK PM

Resign rather than compromise, CJN tells new judges

Facebook posts: A’Ibom gov denies initiating his attacker’s detention

NDDC, works ministry tackle contract duplication

Delta Airport: Asaba landlords protest against demolition

Edo DPR seals gas plants, filling stations

Why I sing to appreciate women –Abbeyyte

My sickness is spiritual, Pa Kasumu cries out

Discordant tunes in APC amidst calls for Oshiomhole’s sacking

I want to produce smart students like me –Okala, law school first-class graduate

Akeredolu does nothing, wife acts like governor –Ayiloge, ex-commissioner

People thought I’d become a lawyer ––Ego Boyo of Checkmate

Married women beg me for dinner when husbands are away –Mr Hyenana

Osimhen misses penalty as Lille beat Montpellier 2-1

It’s taboo to see my mother after becoming king –Oba Adewole, Ajero of Ijero Ekiti

Customs suspend agent’s licence over deal with Ayade wife’s firm

Impeachment moves good for me politically — Trump

Ogboni Fraternity created to promote Christian values – Leader

Names, bank account numbers of 29,000 Facebook employees stolen from car

Dozen killed in DR Congo attacks

APC crisis: Obaseki consistently shuns peace meetings, Oshiomhole alleges

Visa-on-arrival policy won’t compromise national security – NIS

Drama as marijuana seller invites police to arrest customers with N21,500 fake notes

Boko Haram kills 15 in Borno, captures vehicles loaded with weapons

VIDEO: My fiancée stabbed to death months to our wedding –Partner

House panel approves Trump charges, sets up impeachment vote

Withdraw charges against Sowore, Bakare now, Falana tells Malami

Man bags 10 years for N25m cyber fraud

Mourinho backs Tottenham for top-four Premier League position

Buhari congratulates UK PM over election victory

Guardiola denies exit clause in Man City contract

BREAKING: Philip Osondu is dead

JUST IN: Buhari returns to Abuja after Egypt trip

Russia jails Jehovah’s Witness for extremism

Macron warns Britain against ‘unfair competition’ after Brexit

I don’t get to have pillow talk with my husband – Aisha Buhari

As UN unmasks the real Chimamanda Adichie

French theatre director quits after rape claim

AbdulRazaq inaugurates cabinet seven months after

Older women, men are being raped too – COSROPIN

Driver, 33, allegedly rapes landlord’s 16-year-old daughter

Two Internet fraudsters jailed for six months

One killed, 25 injured in explosion at German housing block

[FULL LIST]: Messi, Ronaldo, 53 others nominated for FIFA TOTY

Four persons, not 18 died in Peace Mass Transit crash — FRSC

One injured as diesel-laden tanker falls in Lagos

BREAKING: Ex-prime minister Tebboune wins Algeria presidential election

BREAKING: Jurgen Klopp agrees new deal with Liverpool until 2024

Coman expected back in January for Bayern Munich despite knee injury

Merkel pledges ‘close partnership’ with Britain’s Johnson

Help yourselves for God to help you, CJN tells new Chief Judges

UPDATED: FG to Turkish Airlines: Stop operations until you can use appropriate aircraft

Reduce foodstuffs’ prices, Zimbabwe’s First Lady begs retailers

Ukraine leader ridicules Russian TV for scrapping his comedy show

Traditional Thai massage gets UNESCO heritage status

Uchenna Kanu wins US Player of the Year award

UK election: Nigerian-born Chuka Umunna loses seat

VIDEO: Nigerians react to invasion of Abuja court by DSS to rearrest Sowore

Japanese embassy, Street2School donate health centre to Lagos community

UK election: Nigerian-born Kemi Badenoch re-elected

14 killed in Pakistan van crash

Sumatran tiger kills farmer in Indonesia

I will ‘get Brexit done on time’ —Boris Johnson

NUPENG’s new secretariat to gulp N5.5bn

It’s wrong for Kalu to retain Senate seat – Group

UK election: Nigerian-born Chinyelu Onwurah wins first seat for Labour

BREAKING: AGF takes over Sowore’s case from DSS

Lagos court puts 47 men arrested for homosexuality on trial

Lagos court puts 47 men arrested for homesexuality on trial

Who will replace Corbyn as UK Labour leader?

ASUU & IPPIS: The truth of the matter

Anti-Brexit leaders defeated in UK election

Trump congratulates UK’s Boris Johnson on ‘great’ election win

Vote set on Trump’s impeachment charges for Friday

Ronaldo’s market value drops in Serie A

BREAKING: British PM wins parliamentary majority

Trump congratulates UK’s Boris Johnson on ‘great’ election victory

Man to die for killing father in Bauchi

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Policemen protest non-payment of election duty allowance

It’s wrong for Kalu to retain Senate’s seat – Group

Osun pastor jailed for stealing goat, turkeys

Obalufe tussle: I’ll appeal my removal, says Adediwura

Stop paying for birth certificates, LASG tells residents

Victim leads police to arrest abductors in Gombe

Mob set mentally ill man ablaze for killing nine

‘Why Buhari hasn’t organised national honours award’

ICPC declares Kebbi lawmaker wanted

NEITI unveils owners of oil firms, mining licences

My husband picked me up as a teenager – Widow of OAU lecturer

Family seeks release of Lulu-Briggs’corpse for burial

Buhari’s title: Opadokun, IPOB back PUNCH, Bello disagrees

Iheanacho set for 100th EPL game

15 injured, tension rises ahead of Edo APC rally

Buhari’s kinsmen attack Aisha over Villa crisis

Disobedience to court order, recipe for chaos – Sultan

Electricity workers suspend strike, reps back agreement with FG

I don’t miss football–Sodje

Senate says vote of confidence not indication of crisis

FG suspends Turkish Airlines operations into Nigeria

Nigeria has global highest HIV-infected babies — Health minister

US charges three Nigerians, others with $18m bank fraud

VoR condemns Buhari’s governance style

Police beef up security in bases housing explosives

Again, police disperse Shi’ite protesters with gunfire

Sowore’s re-arrest, evidence of Buhari regime’s fascism — ADC chair

Reps to criminalise shunning of N’Assembly summons

Nigeria falls short of economic growth expectation – IMF

UK election: Pound jumps as exit poll shows Conservative majority

Europa League results for Thursday matches

Man Utd score four goals in 12 minutes to destroy Alkmaar

Arsenal fight back to claim Europa League last 32 spot

Policewoman sleeps with helpless male victim of sexual abuse

Man sues son-in-law for marrying daughter without his consent

HIV infection rate now 60 per cent under control —Aliyu

Ribery to undergo ankle surgery

Four journalists die, 18 injured in Akwa Ibom auto crash

Disobedience to court order, recipe for lawlessness, chaos – Sultan

Ex-footballers jailed for raping teenager

Senate reviews law requiring policewomen to get permission to marry

Liverpool to sign Minamino for £7.25m

Liverpool beat Man-U to £7.25m Minamino signing

FG to Turkish Airlines: Stop operations until you can use appropriate aircraft

BREAKING: IG suspends Edo APC rally

Fans attack Ibrahimovic’s statue in Malmo

Suspected insurance fraud: Reps probe HoS, NYSC, others

Buhari still has character of 1984 dictator – NADECO chieftain, Opadokun

Minimum Wage: NLC gives governors Dec 31 deadline

Three dead, 21 injured in Riyadh prison fire

Greta Thunberg should ‘chill,’ go to movies —Trump

PHOTOS: How I got Britain’s third highest national honour —Iginla-Aina

Sarri tips Man City to lift Champions League trophy

Sarri names favourites to win Champions League

Why foreign students, lecturers shun Nigerian varsities —Jega

BREAKING: 28 family members die in Bauchi auto crash

Death toll rises to 16 as more bodies discovered in Ukraine college fire

VIDEO: British PM shares groceries ahead of election, promises more if party voted

Only six, not 15 persons, killed in Rivers community —Police

Security guards killed, dumped in River Benue

Two men assault policeman for refusing to pay parking fee, bag two-year jail

Court adjourns alleged kidnapping case against ex-commissioner

Banks refund N76.7bn, $20.9m to customers —CBN

BREAKING: Senate probes DSS court invasion

Japan govt to pay damages for denying transgender use of women’s bathroom

BREAKING: Two INEC staff bag 42 years for receiving bribes

Four civilians, soldier killed as jihadists attack Somalia army

Five die in jihadist attack on Somalia army

How NHIS spent N4.93bn on pre-retirement overseas training, others — AGF

Weinstein agrees to $25 million settlement with accusers

Coman’s knee injury not as bad as feared, says Bayern Munich

Bangladesh plastics factory fire kills eight

Researchers uncover ‘world’s oldest artwork’ in Indonesian cave

Three children trapped in car allegedly die of suffocation

Britain votes in ‘Brexit election’

2019, Algeria’s year of anti-regime protests

NIS begins new e-passport issuance in Lagos

Police to get five female CPs –IG

PPPRA faces Senate probe over unremitted N800bn FERMA fund

Reps probe N600bn monthly revenue loss at Lagos ports

Nigerian arrives from China slumps, dies at Lagos airport

Buhari condoles with Niger as terrorists kill 67 soldiers

Army denies ISWAP video showing soldiers’ execution

BREAKING: Electricity workers suspend nationwide strike

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

How NHIS spent N4.93bn on pre-retirement overseas training, others —AGF

Corpers will enjoy minimum wage in 2020 –Minister

IPPIS: ASUU threatens strike, warns against salary stoppage

FINALLY! Red Devils accept Pogba’s exit

Rights abuses: We’re not answerable to US, UK, says Presidency

N2bn fraud: Maina’s sister testifies against him

NSA, IGP disagree over Bayelsa, Kogi gov polls

Danjuma donates N5bn to church housing project

Two corpses found at River Benue bank

Patriots, not ‘misguided Nigerians’, confronted Amaechi

White cap chiefs endorse ex-commissioner as new Oniru

Joshua’ll present belts to Buhari —Dare

Auditor General uncovers payment of N4.9bn unapproved allowances at NHIS

US seizes Nigerian’s private jet over alleged fraud

El-Rufai’s cabinet a mini Nigeria, says Obasanjo

Rohr to decide Ighalo’s future –NFF

Court sacks Ooni’s second-in-command, orders replacement

No talks over Arsenal job –Ljungberg

500-level Rivers varsity law student stabbed to death

Truck crushes Abuja cab passenger to death

Sex workers lament as Anambra demolishes brothel, shanties

Robbery scare: Ondo banks shut, customers lament

Abducted Catholic priests have been freed – Ondo police

One dies in Ikorodu cult clash

Man, 60, defiles neighbour’s 10-year-old stepdaughter in Ogun

One killed over land dispute in Benue

Improving Nigeria’s power supply

Sowore: FG probing court invasion by DSS, says Malami

Most ex-govs in Senate neck-deep in corruption — CACOL

Why Aisha moved against Shehu, others

Buhari’s title: No law states how a President should be addressed, says NBA

100 firms get data protection non-compliance notice

Ingenious ways of beating security checkpoints at closed borders

Scrap taxes on solar equipment, LCCI tells FG

PRAI sues FG over electrocution of Ikoyi inmates

EFCC re-arraigns ex-Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji, for money laundering

Uncovering fake university professors

‘Geological knowledge required to avert earthquake in Nigeria’

Electricity consumers lodge 297,897 complaints in six months

Ronaldo scores as Juventus beat Leverkusen in Champions League

Madrid conclude Champions League group phase with 3-1 win at Brugge

UEFA Champions League last 16 qualifiers

Bayern beat Tottenham, win all group games in Champions League

Atletico edge Lokomotiv to book Champions League last 16 spot

Neymar on target as PSG defeat Galatasaray 5-0

Chelsea beat Lille 2-1 to qualify for Champions League last 16

Paying minimum wage means respecting our laws, NLC tells govs

Presidency has been reduced to Fuji House of Commotion, PDP tells Buhari

261 Ogun pilgrims depart for Jerusalem

UPDATED: Champions League debutants Atalanta reach last 16

Put your house in order, PDP tells Buhari

Jesus scores hat-trick as Man City beat Zagreb 4-1

Anthony Joshua’ll present belts to Buhari —Sports minister

So This Happened (Ep 23) reviews Anthony Joshua’s victory, others

NYSC to release movie on evasion of national service

Robbery scare: Customers lament as Ondo banks shut down

NSE records first gain in December, up 0.19%

Nigerians may celebrate New Year in blackout – Rep

Police to get five female CPs – IG

50 UNN lecturers to withdraw their IPPIS enrolment —ASUU

World Cup winner Gattuso named new Napoli coach

Assailant stabs Rivers varsity final year law student to death

Strike: 45 doctors quit Anambra teaching hospital

Akpabio withdraws from Akwa Ibom senatorial rerun

BREAKING: Abducted Catholic priests in Ondo regain freedom

ASUU to query lecturers for enrolling in IPPIS

Alleged fraud: US seizes jet belonging to Nigerian

Buhari sends 2020 FCT budget to National Assembly

FG has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS —Malami

Banks contribute greatly to unemployment in Nigeria —Smart Adeyemi

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is TIME’s 2019 person of the year

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time’ 2019 person of the year

Declare emergency on employment, Senate tells Govt 

Three die as lawyers clash with doctors in hospital

FAAN denies banning Uber, Bolt at airports

Liverpool hungry for European glory despite Premier League push

Court remands four suspects in custody for allegedly trading in human parts

FIFA to take legal action to recover $2m from Platini

Refund my N45,000 dowry before leaving, husband tells divorce-seeking wife

EFCC re-arraigns Ikuforiji on 54 counts of money laundering

Reps summon Mamman, Ngige, PENCOM boss over FG, power sector workers’ crisis

Three arrested in Borno with cows stolen by Boko Haram

Lawan refers new FIRS, AMCON bosses’ confirmations to committees

Blatter ready to testify in France over 2022 World Cup

Plane carrying Liverpool’s owner skids off runway

Solskjaer calls for Man Utd consistency after mini-revival

Residents asked to surrender guns for cash in San Francisco

Ancelotti’s reign ends amid feuding as Napoli turn to Gattuso

Send us home, Nigerian students wrongly deported to Bosnia beg

Woman killed, 65 injured in attack on US base in Afghanistan

Court adjourns Naira Marley trial

A$AP Rocky back in Sweden four months after assault conviction

How Mamman Daura used Garba Shehu to undermine me — Aisha

Pakistani court grants bail to ailing former president Zardari

Israeli parliament set to dissolve itself, head into third elections

BREAKING: One dies as truck crushes taxi in Abuja

Lampard addresses Chelsea’s January transfer plan

Ebonyi Court orders remand of rape suspect

NAF launches Operation Rattle Snake, neutralises insurgents in Borno

Five killed in jihadist attack on Somali hotel

Trump pays $2m in damages to charities after court ruling

FG defends $22.7bn loan, admits debt service budget high

Phenomenon of spiritual corruption in Nigeria

Mourinho bans Tottenham players from watching Bayern thrashing

Police worst rights’ violators in Nigeria –Report

Israeli parliament set to dissolve itself, heads into third elections

Retired major guarding Lagos refinery dies in guest house

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Kwara assembly stops PDP lawmaker-elect from entering chamber

Oluwayemi: The six-year-old who wants to be next Okocha

Ajimobi says no Oyo gov matched his feats

Senate probes CBN over N20tn unremitted stamp duty

Gunmen kill 400-Level student in Kogi exam hall

Anambra community banishes septuagenarian for impregnating daughter

BDC operator defrauds customers of $50m, N22m

An Open Letter to Buhari on police ‘checkpoints’ (1)

Ebonyi demotes principals, teachers lose pay

Forgive me, Fayose begs aggrieved Ekiti PDP members

Continuous detention of 21-year-old over alleged injurious Facebook posts against Gov Udom is overkill –Lawyer

Gombe kidnappers nabbed after collecting N9m ransom

Fowler requested tenure renewal from Buhari – Documents

Katsina court remands man for counterfeit currency possession

Gunmen kidnap Adamawa director, school principal, three others

Darkness persists as 10 power plants remain dormant

Reps move to split justice minister/AGF office

Stop Kano emir council’s inauguration, kingmakers tell court

NUC okays 29 new programmes for Lokoja varsity

Nothing can separate UNIBEN, UBTH – Salami

Gombe grapples with 728 rape cases annually – Report

FIRS workers threaten strike over Fowler’s handover to Aina

FCCPC warns against consumption of harmful products

Criminals now target telecom networks, NCC warns

‘National identity programme’ll fail without political will’

Discos increase revenue collection to N466bn

Why Nigeria is the origin of humanity

NIS registers 61,137 migrants, Reps seek illegal aliens’ deportation

Nigeria to spend N750.81bn on fuel subsidy in 2020

Buhari’s lawlessness: Our stand

Advertisers must be responsible opinion managers, says Casers boss

NHRC takes Nigeria’s rights abuses to international bodies

Niger Insurance pays N1.4bn claims in six months

FERMA seeks more funding for road projects

Suspect admits slapping late Abuh during Kogi election

Sacked Ondo workers reject reinstatement offer

BREAKING: Napoli sack Carlo Ancelotti

Barcelona knock Inter out of Champions League

Champions League: Ajax crash out after defeat by Valencia

BREAKING: Chevron slashes asset value by $10-$11 bn on low oil, gas prices

BREAKING: Lyon clinch Champions League last 16 spot

BREAKING: Borussia Dortmund qualify for Champions League last 16

BREAKING: Chelsea reach last 16 as Ajax exit Champions League

I didn’t steal $500m, says Angolan ex-president’s son

Buhari seeking approval for $22.7 billion loan – DMO

Benitez rules himself out of Arsenal, Everton jobs

Former football manager, Jim Smith, is dead

Clear debts with your 2019 budget, Reps tell NDDC

UPDATED: Napoli thrash Genk to reach Champions League last 16

BREAKING: Liverpool beat Salzburg, qualify for Champions League knockout

Oyo govt reinstates 300 out of 1,803 workers sacked by Ajimobi

UPDATED: US arrests three in alleged $722m cryptocurrency fraud

BREAKING: US arrests three in alleged $722 mn cryptocurrency fraud

NECO: EFCC nabs vice-principal, others over alleged malpractice

10 things you didn’t know about new AMCON chairman, Edward Adamu

Sudan: Al-Bashir questioned over 1989 coup that brought him to power

Forgive me, Fayose begs aggrieved PDP members

Ethiopia PM collects Nobel Peace Prize, urges unity against hatred

Osinbajo’s award: We were wrong, Wole Soyinka Centre retracts statement

Osinbajo award: We were wrong, Wole Soyinka Centre retracts statement

Bill Cosby loses appeal after sexual assault conviction

Six migrants found dead on Greek-Turkish border

I’m ready to fight Wilder — Joshua

Gunmen kidnap director of litigation, three others in Adamawa

South African president cuts trip short over electricity crisis at home

Teenage student jailed for making sexual advances to stepmother

CBN to raise LDR to 70% by 2020

Wike dares opponents, donates N20m at book launch

Joshua replies Wilder, says tactics against Ruiz deliberate

Rivers to launch Security Trust Fund in January

Experts warn against rising cyberthreats in Africa

Kogi polls: I only slapped Abuh on election day —Principal suspect

BREAKING: Kwara Assembly bars lone PDP member after Appeal Court ruling

Sanwo-Olu removes LASAA boss, names replacement

BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu removes LASAA boss, names replacement

Don’t transport corpers as from 6pm, FRSC boss orders drivers

Boko Haram releases new video, kills soldiers, policeman

Bus crushes three persons to death in Ondo

Navy arrests 7 men with 432 drums of diesel worth N63m

Reps probe alleged refusal to treat Lagos lady stabbed by robbers

I don’t own N1.5bn hospital forfeited to FG —Lawmaker

VIDEO: Buhari, three govs depart for Egypt ahead of Aswan Forum

Police release emergency numbers for Yuletide

‘It must have been love’ Roxette singer, Marie Fredriksson dies

‘It must have been love’ Roxette singer dies aged 61

Algerian court jails two ex-prime ministers for wasting public funds

BREAKING: Reps probe DSS court invasion to rearrest Sowore

Western Australia legalises voluntary-assisted dying

My wife brings strange lover to desecrate our bed, man tells court

Labourer allegedly kills co-worker with log of wood

72-year-old retiree loses marriage for starving wife of sex

Joshua to make $262 million in Wilder fight

Why I ignored Liverpool offer for Manchester United – Ashley Young

BREAKING: Buhari names Adamu as new AMCON chairman

Deschamps’ France contract extended to 2022 World Cup

Two Algeria ex-PMs get 27 years jail terms in graft trial

PUNCH journalist, 12 others win Wole Soyinka investigative awards

Catalan separatists threaten mass protest during Madrid, Barcelona match

Buhari asks Senate to confirm Nami as FIRS boss, 13 others as board  members 

9-year-old Japanese boy passes university-level maths exam

Keyamo denies supporting Sowore’s arrest

How Fowler begged Buhari for tenure renewal – Documents

Two Algeria ex-PMs get heavy jail terms in corruption trial

Suspected gunman kills himself after hospital rampage —Police

Kim Woo Choong, founder of Daewoo, dies at 82

JUST IN: Death toll increases in New Zealand volcano eruption

NBS report: Gov Yahaya blames Dankwambo for rating

Military plane disappears with 38 aboard —Air Force

Sowore: Falana demands apology from Buhari’s media aides

Ogun 2020 budget will check corruption, says Abiodun

Osinbajo returns to Abuja after UAE trip

FCT Admin to acquire 600 Abuja abandoned buildings

We inherited N100bn debt, says Kwara gov

Four dead, two injured in gun rampage at Czech hospital

Reduce refined sugar consumption, dentist advises Nigerians

Driver falls from truck, crushed to death on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway

Corruption increasing in Nigeria than other African countries – Jega

Trump’s impeachment articles to be announced today

Why I wanted to be reappointed – Fowler

Nigeria’s stability is our priority in North – Sultan

Senate denied us access to audit capital expenditures – Auditor General

Gridlock returns to Apapa amid surging imports, repairs

RCCG begins Holy Ghost congress, worshippers expect turnaround

Monday, December 09, 2019

RMAFC sets 2020 for politicians pay cut

Lagos arresting northern youths, alleges Arewa youth forum

Anti-graft war: Stop selective approach, NBA tells Buhari

Boko Haram explosive kills major, troops rescue 31

Standard Chartered removes charges for ATM withdrawals, transfers

Ebonyi woman sentenced to death for killing co-wife, seven children

Over 600 Ekiti varsity workers protest sacking

P&ID: Court dismisses Briton’s request for bail condition variation

Oshiomhole’s ex-political adviser calls for his resignation

JAMB to sanction varsities over illegal admissions

Roads: FG owes contractors N306bn, says Fashola

Buhari administration met $63.81bn debt, says DMO

Ganduje appoints Sanusi emirate chair

Buhari replaces Fowler, appoints Nami as FIRS chairman

MFM Queens battle Sporting in crucial tie

Sports ministry should stay off AFN crisis – George

My drive for success pushes me to greater glory – Oshoala

O’Neill reveals reason for Etebo snub

Osimhen: Lille will redeem image against Chelsea

Nobody will force NPFL players on me – Rohr

‘People can eat healthy meals despite hard times’

Oshiomhole’s fate: Govs plot to install Buhari’s successor

Soyinka demands report on Bola Ige’s murder

Olukoya mourns Bonnke

Ogun 2020 budget’ll check corruption, says Abiodun

Attack on Amaechi

Prove allegations against me, Nwaoboshi dares NDDC

Cholera in Rivers

Navy constructs new warship

Estate electrician, accomplice attack Maersk MD, kill wife

Court remands Ondo killer cop

Policeman’s son brought explosive to school –Victim

Three die in Ikorodu, Ajah cult clashes

I started stealing at nine, teenager tells court

Truck crushes Ogun tipper lorry driver to death

Hit-and-run driver kills nursing student in Anambra

Three suspected kidnappers, others nabbed in Katsina

Between for dear life and for their lives

Buhari tells AGF, MDAs to publish daily spending

Edo assembly writes INEC, demands bye-election for absentee members-elect

Electronic collation, transmission of results possible in 2023 — INEC

Fintiri swears in LG chairmen, says poll credible

Why we must control social media — Presidency

Death penalty for rapists

Ihedioha signs bills

Moody’s and Nigeria’s quest for economic prosperity

Fake doctor bags 10 years imprisonment

Senator converted constituency project to private hotel — ICPC

Corruption: Only Christians are being convicted, says Fani-Kayode

Matchday 16: Latest EPL table

EPL: Arsenal strike back to end winless run at West Ham

UPDATED: One dies in Lagos boat accident

Julius Berger directors resign

Yuletide: FRSC deploys 1,700 marshals in Ogun

Thai massage could get UNESCO status

Eight still missing in New Zealand volcano eruption

Contempt: IGP, Kyari appeal against court order, urge stay of execution

Learn to live with agitations for revolution, Soyinka tells govt agencies

Learn to live with agitations for revolution, Soyinka tells agencies

Lagos plans upgrading AOCOED to university – Sanwo-Olu

Why I was absent from Wole Soyinka Award ceremony —Osinbajo

Soyinka demands report of investigation into Bola Ige’s murder

CAN directs churches to honour Bonnke

Don’t measure success of anti-corruption war by convictions, recovered assets – NBA

Awojide emerges first Nigerian honoured as LinkedIn Top Voice

Joshua wants to defend heavyweight titles in Nigeria

Police dismantle kidnappers’ camps, arrest suspect in FCT

12-year-old girl arrested in Florida after threatening post

Court remands ex-policeman for allegedly killing driver at checkpoint

Desmond Tutu leaves hospital after six days

Real Madrid forward Benzema could face trial over sex tape allegations

US sanctions Venezuela officials for selling passports for cash

Nollywood actor Segun Arinze reacts to alleged assault on his maiguard

Hit-and-run driver kills nursing student in Anambra, colleagues protest

Nigeria above average in anti-corruption fight – TUGAR

10 things you don’t know about new FIRS Chairman, Muhammad Nami

Lampard challenges young Chelsea players to step up

Hate speech bill meant to stop criticisms against corruption – Falana

Riquelme beats Maradona as Boca Juniors elect new president

Electrician, accomplice, allegedly stab Lagos couple, kill wife

Reps decry eight NAF crashes in four years, grill CAS

Ondo driver: Court remands killer cop in prison

Buhari travels to Egypt Tuesday

Michelle Obama visits Vietnam, tells girls to stay in school

BREAKING: Ondo sacks 51 workers who shunned screening exercise

Swine disease: 17 Lagos markets undergo disinfection

FG not ready for Sowore’s trial —Falana

Taye Taiwo returns to Marseille

BREAKING: Buhari appoints new FIRS chairman

‘Marriage Story’ tops Golden Globe nominations with six

Messi to miss Barcelona’s Champions League trip to Inter Milan

Hotel occupancy law not designed to tax Imo citizens arbitrarily —Ihedioha

Golden Globe nominations ceremony begins

Insurgency: Protesters storm French embassy in Lagos

Man jailed over plot to attack Israel embassy

Sowore: Groups seek US visa ban on AGF, DSS boss

Nairobi gov, Sonko pleads not guilty to fraud charges

EFCC recovers N3.6bn, 10 houses from suspected looters in Ilorin

FG to sign MoU with Russian firm on Ajaokuta

Kanye West covers self in silver paint for opera

Saudi stops gender-segregated entrances in restaurants

S’Arabia stops gender-segregated entrances in restaurants

Nigeria, Iran in fresh talks over El-Zakzaky

Guardiola admits Manchester City standards have slipped

I never doubted Keita’s quality, says Klopp

Five dead, many injured after New Zealand volcano eruption

England to host Italy in Euro 2020 warm-up

BREAKING: Russia banned from 2022 FIFA World Cup, 2020 Olympics

UPDATED: Civil society gives FG 14-day ultimatum over Sowore

BREAKING: Civil society gives FG 14-day ultimatum over Sowore

BREAKING: Court sentences fake doctor to 10 years imprisonment

Road accident claims 12 lives in Niger —FRSC

Ganduje appoints Sanusi as new Emirate Council chair for two years

Millions of Nigerians not bothered about Sowore’s rearrest —Presidency

Wole Soyinka Centre postpones honour for Osinbajo over Sowore

Boko Haram: Troops rescue 31 women, children in Borno

Basketball player fined in China for not looking at flag

Biden says no foreign business for family if he wins White House

South Sudan speaker resigns under pressure over mismanagement

Youths stop Rep’s speech at PDP woman leader’s burial

Stop heating up polity, Bayelsa APC tells Dickson

Foreign capital inflows into telecoms rise by $659.03m

One dead in New Zealand volcano eruption, more fatalities likely

Miss South Africa, Zozibini Tunzi, wins 2019 Miss Universe crown

Sunday, December 08, 2019

‘Fight crime to encourage foreign investors’

Licence threat: Discos’ deadline expires, NERC keeps mum

Endure Mile 2-Tincan Island closure, Lagos urges residents

FMBN releases N75.5bn for 3,541 mortgages, others

Senate’ll work on PIB in January — Lawan

President Buhari and the rule of law

LASG shuts two churches, 17 houses in Ikorodu

Robbers kill four in Lokoja-Abuja highway attack

Hoodlums attack Lagos community, destroy vehicles, loot shops

Joshua welcomes Usyk fight

Internet fraudster burns girlfriend to death over infidelity

I signed sex-tape girl’s expulsion letter in tears — Babcock VC

Catholic priests’ abductors demand N100m ransom

Nigeria has 740 broadcasting stations — DG NBC

Squabbles, litigation delay replacement of APC NWC members

Get me Ejiara, not Eze –Rohr tells NFF

I was overweight says beaten Ruiz

My husband’s body not found by lecturers – OAU don’s widow

Iheanacho scores, assists in Leicester win

ICPC arraigns Ortom’s aide, ex-commissioner for N4.7bn fraud

Tofa, others attack Ganduje, demand emirate law repeal

IPPIS: FG to decide VCs’ extension request today

Panic as court orders takeover of 400 Ogun houses

Three arrested for killing 27-year-old man in Ogun

Truck crushes three to death in Osun

Man hangs self on mango tree in Rivers

Multiple levies, taxes, greed grounding airlines, says AMCON

Pupils attack Delta teacher after allegedly taking drugs

Sowore: US raises concern, warns against anti-democratic actions

Fowler’s tenure ends, fate hangs in the balance

NCC creates emergency communication centres in FCT, 17 states

Gombe states commitment to education

ICPC to probe N109m failed constituency project

APC wins 16 chairmanship seats in Ekiti, PDP kicks

Madueke states why Abacha hated MKO in new book

SMBLF rejects Agbakoba’s advice, insists on restructuring

Jonathan seeks African leaders’ support for unity initiative

Ex-SGF Babachir Lawal decries Adamawa council poll

Nine ex-govs whose corruption cases are forgotten

Nigeria qualifies for 2020 World Ultra Runners Championship

Anthony Joshua to rival: Thank you Ruiz, we made history

Nigerians in Diaspora can enjoy uninterrupted access to loans ― Popoola

Constituency projects/offices: Lawmakers under intense pressure as Nigerians demand accountability

Finland picks youngest-ever prime minister

Matchday 16: Three things we learned from the Premier League

Saudi Arabia to host major snooker event for first time

Jury would convict Trump in three minutes —US lawmaker

Joshua: I had health issue before first Ruiz clash

ICYMI: South-West govs lack ability to tackle poverty –Akintoye

Ex-governors’ pension: Lagos Assembly won’t act like Zamfara —Spokesperson

New records set by Joshua after defeating Ruiz

I’ve been smoking marijuana since 1968, it’s a tremendous blessing —Charly Boy

Rising US rap artist Juice WRLD dies at 21

World Bank to reduce lending to China

DSS team leader apologised to Justice Ojukwu over court invasion —Falana

Red-hot Vardy, Iheanacho fire title-chasing Leicester to club record win

Rwanda begins vaccinating against Ebola

It’s a selection, APC cries, as PDP sweeps Adamawa council election

19-year-old ‘Yahoo Boy’ allegedly sets 24-year-old girlfriend ablaze for cheating

Osinbajo to speak at UAE peace forum

NIDCOM hails Joshua over boxing victory

Why Salah rejected Real Madrid new offer

‘I put my booster on’: Son reveals secret to wonder-goal

FG to introduce new visas for economic growth, national security

Sowore, DSS: We didn’t call for Buhari’s impeachment —NBA

Why Sowore is a person of interest to DSS —Presidency

Man arrested over ‘racist gesture’ at Manchester derby

Sudan’s first female football stars push for women’s rights

Christmas: We are capable of meeting demands —Nasarawa Rice Millers

Gunman at US military base showed mass shooting videos at party

Macron to hold meeting on pensions as strike bites

Iran unveils budget of ‘resistance’ against US sanctions

30,000 monks attend mass alms-giving in Myanmar

Hong Kongers mark half year protest anniversary with huge rally

I won’t chase a fight with Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua says

Hollywood’s Will Smith campaigns against homelessness in New York

Downfall of a man truly not end of his life, Buhari greets Anthony Joshua

I’m happy Joshua won back his respect —Isaac Ikhouria

Trapped gold miners found dead in South Africa

Heavyweight ranking: Joshua’s rating improves, Ruiz now fifth

FG to introduce new visa regime to boost economy

You displayed Ogun standard of excellence, Abiodun tells Anthony Joshua

Joshua vs Ruiz: ‘You should’ve whooped his a-s,’ Deontay Wilder rebukes AJ

VIDEO: Man eats $120,000 piece of art — a banana taped to wall

Concerns over non-performing loans as banks’ credit rises

Three months of partying affected me, says Ruiz as Joshua avenges loss

At least 43 killed in Delhi factory fire

Buhari, CAN, PFN mourn as Bonnke dies at 79

IPOB didn’t beat me in Spain, says Amaechi

Saturday, December 07, 2019

36.5 million barrels of oil stolen in 2017 – NEITI

Dad has eaten pounded yam every afternoon since I knew him — Adedoyin’s son

Lagos, Ogun wrong for allowing residents build on flood plains — Are

Governance, security challenges and Nigeria’s regress into a failed state

Youths, relatives shut down Sagamu in jubilation of Joshua’s victory

Omo-Agege, Wase’s aides groan as NASS reduces salaries

Adventures of Cardi B in Nigeria

I believed politics was dirty – Osun First Lady

I regret marrying more than one wife – Oghene, 80

How to stay in good health

Police killed my husband, refused to pay N7.9m awarded against them – Ondo widow with four children

We still have more weapons to surrender if Fulani bandits surrender theirs – Leader, Zamfara Yan Sakai vigilance group

OAU lecturer found dead in his office

Police’ve ‘detained’ my 12-year-old son’s corpse for 42 months – Distraught mother

Nursing mother burns 10-year-old girl’s body over alleged witchcraft

Every subsequent election gets worse in Nigeria — Ndoma-Egba

Health benefits of nutmeg

Adefarasin, Sanwo-Olu empower ‘area boys’ in Experience 14

Lagos teacher breaks pupil’s arm while flogging him over test

Kogi PDP women leader, Salome Abuh, laid to rest

Insecurity: Abdulsalami underscores importance of traditional institutions

‘Accountants crucial to FG’s fight against corruption’

Buhari, 14 other presidents to meet on ECOWAS single currency

Herdsman kills farmer

Gunmen abduct two Catholic priests in Ondo

JRC disagrees with MEND over Onyema’s US indictment

One shot dead as Ekiti, Adamawa council polls record low turnout

Cholera kills 10 in Rivers • No, it’s acute watery diarrhoea — Govt official

OAU’ll exit national grid by December 31 — VC

Banditry: Committee member accuses Matawalle of delaying report implementation

Made-in-Nigeria products can grow nation’s economy – Adeniji

I’m afraid of poverty, failure – Funke Akindele-Bello

I’m not sure I’m in comedy industry – Emma OMG

Photos: Wild jubilation in Sagamu over Joshua’s victory

PHOTOS: Joshua beats Ruiz to reclaim titles

Govt should lower importation tariffs to help SMEs –Tayo Awe

Rant Here: Buhari’s $29.9bn loan request

Training very important for actors – Akin Lewis

I’m willing to give marriage second chance — Queen Wokoma

It’s foolishness for a man to ask me to quit acting – Ella Mensah

Handshake etiquette

I want BON to stand side by side with Oscars — Seun Oloketuyi

Client once paid me N5000, said I was nobody – Sarz

Ronaldo scores but Juve fall to Lazio for first defeat of season

Joy of motherhood fading in pain: poverty, poor health facilities worsen suffering of mums with hole-in-the-heart babies

Senate’s obsession with zonal commissions

UPDATE: The first time was so nice, I had to do it twice, Joshua celebrates reclaiming titles

No apology for guiding children towards their career choices – Olamijulo, Accord Engineering MD

Twitter users hail Joshua’s ‘hit and don’t get hit’ technique

BREAKING: Joshua defeats Ruiz, reclaims world boxing titles

Joshua, Ruiz rematch: Ruiz gains momentum

Ruiz rematch: Aggressive Joshua excites fans in Sagamu

Joshua, Ruiz rematch: Over 1000 viewers besiege Joshua’s family house

Joshua, Ruiz rematch: Joshua escapes round he lost in June

Joshua, Ruiz rematch: Joshua in control after round 5

Joshua gives Ruiz a cut as rematch starts in Riyadh

Slain Kogi PDP woman leader, Acheju Salome Abuh, buried amid tears

Man City condemn ‘racist gesture’ during Manchester derby

Bonnke will be missed by Nigerians, PFN says

Seven things you did not know about the late Reinhard Bonnke

Ekiti speaker condemns killing at council polls

Matchday 16: Liverpool tops EPL table with 11 points

BREAKING: Man United beat City 2-1 in derby

Trump thanks Tehran as American freed in prisoner swap

Man in Lebanon sets himself alight at protest – Red Cross

Neymar inspires PSG to comeback win at Montpellier

Diriyah rematch: Huge pillar obstructing Joshua’s fans views

‘Son-aldo!’: Mourinho salutes South Korean’s wonder-goal

Youths protest killings in Ondo community

Lifeless body of OAU lecturer found in his office

Bonnke’s death, great loss to Nigeria, Africa, says Buhari

BREAKING: Gunmen abduct two Catholic priests in Ondo

‘Obsessed’ Sterling targets derby joy

Djimsiti hits late winner as Atalanta edge Verona

2020 Hajj: Nigeria retains 95,000 slots —NAHCON

Family members, supporters gather to watch Joshua-Ruiz rematch in Sagamu

IPOB didn’t beat me in Spain, says Amaechi 

EPL: Son scores stunner as Spurs crush Burnley 5-0

EPL: Liverpool beat Bornemouth 3-0, extend lead on table

Bayern Munich lose at Bundesliga leaders Gladbach

Resolve disagreement over IPPIS, NECA urges FG, ASUU

Rice Farmers recover N35m CBN ABP loan in Niger

7 things to know about the late Reinhard Bonnke

New EU chief pledges to back Africa on Ethiopia trip

One killed as Ekiti council polls record low turnout

How Joshua, Ruiz visited spiritual spars ahead of rematch

Floods kill 12 people in western Uganda

Ogun gov, Dapo Abiodun appoints Chokor as new HoS

Again, LASG workers attacked with cutlasses, broken bottles

La Liga: Benzema delivers again as Madrid cruise past Espanyol

Ruiz rematch: Ronaldo wants Joshua to win, others disagree

Ferguson’s Everton bounce back from derby pain to beat Chelsea

74 students bag first class as 11,431 graduate from Unijos

BREAKING: Popular evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke dies

Man allegedly kills neighbour in Niger

CSOs seek special tribunal to try corruption cases

VIDEO: I started working on cars when I was in secondary school –Female mechanic

Full text: NBA reacts to DSS court invasion, Sowore’s rearrest

Thousands in Myanmar rally behind Suu Kyi ahead of Hague court date

Sowore: Prosecute DSS men who desecrated court for contempt, NHRC tells FG

Trump talks about toilets, flushing at high-level meeting

Herdsman allegedly kills farmer for attacking him with catapult in Ogun

Ondo offers automatic employment to AAUA’s best student

Eight killed in Kenya bus attack

BREAKING: South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Ikeja Electric disconnects Lagos magistrates’ courts over N1.9m debt

2023 and the clamour for an Igbo presidency

Board suspends eight officers over Ikoyi prison electrocution

Lady allegedly bathed with acid at eight by uncle’s wife: Culprit disappeared after action 15 years ago

Makoko: The Nigeria slum that re-lit Joshua’s fire

Friday, December 06, 2019

Why I’m lenient with those stealing my songs –Ebenezer Obey

Oshiomhole meets Buhari, says APC won’t lose Edo

Top new artistes to watch out for during festive season

Reps, Presidency differ over hate speech, social media bills

FG enrols 39,160 varsity lecturers on IPPIS, VCs seek extension

FG shuts Apapa-Tin Can road for 72 hours

Last thing Agba Jalingo told me before detention –Wife

I’ll definitely beat Ruiz to the punch, Joshua boasts

Mourinho roots for Joshua’s victory

Ekiti varsity sacks lecturer in viral sex video

‘How Kwara, Kebbi candidates failed perm sec exam’

Court jails bank manager over unauthorised loans

Sowore’s wife to Buhari: My children and I want my husband back home

Angry Nigerians attack Amaechi in Spain

Some govs don’t mean well for you, APC chairmen tell Buhari

Sowore: Discipline Osinbajo, other lawyers in cabinet, Falana tells NBA

Court orders forfeiture of Okorocha aide’s N1.5bn hospital

Reps to begin constitution review, PIGB passage 2020 – Gbajabiamila

Nnamdi Kanu’s father dies, IPOB blames army

Simplify land ownership for Nigerians, Buhari tells states

Police retain most corrupt agency status in new survey …as Kogi, Gombe, Rivers emerge most corrupt states

Northern group advocates power shift, backs Tinubu

NDDC: Protesters storm N’Assembly, want Senate committee dissolved

It’s not tougher for plus-size women to get married – Temi Aboderin-Alao

Neglect of National Theatre unfortunate­ –Kesiena Obue

Slain LASTMA official’s foster mother: I’m deeply pained he didn’t have a child

NNPC, NSCDC officials siphoned fuel day before pipeline explosion – Suspect

Physically challenged nabbed with 300 wraps of weed

Man buried alive at construction site in Osun

One killed in Jigawa cult clash

Court jails two Yahoo boys in Kwara

Man chains, drags daughter for being absent from school

I’m still in relationship with my guitar –YBNL Princess

My late daughter taught me what perseverance means–Braithwaite

Mourinho sleeps at training ground to conquer anger after United loss

I get inspirations from the things mum does –Iamdikeh

NPA MD petitions IG over attack at NASS

VIDEO: So This Happened (Ep 22) reviews WAEC’s withdrawal of 1992, 1993 candidates’ certificates

VIDEO: 15-year-old blind singing sensation wants to be next Davido

Police broke into our houses like robbers, arrested our children –Parents of pupils detained over clash in Lagos

Seven tips to keep the kidney healthy

Can you deal with partner who considers you as bad luck?

My sisters kicked against my wedding at IDPs’ camp – Newlywed husband

Dabiri-Erewa condemns attack on Amaechi in Spain

North-Central, South-East, South-South zones most corrupt in Nigeria —NBS

FG files fresh suit against P&ID in UK, as firm kicks

Sowore’s rearrest: Dogs act more civilised than DSS —Soyinka

Apapa road to be closed for 72 hours

Police deploy new CP to Adamawa for LG election

Saudi military student kills three at US naval base

Boko Haram kills four, abducts 18 in Cameroon

Sowore’s rearrest absolute disgrace to Nigeria – Banky W

South Africa’s Tutu could be discharged next week

Mob sets suspected thief ablaze in Bayelsa

Joshua sheds, Ruiz piles on weight before rematch

DSS court invasion confirms Nigeria sliding into frightening dictatorship —PDP

Five die in Slovakia gas explosion

Three policemen, four NSCDC officers arrested for N3.5m theft

Former world No. 1 Wozniacki to retire after Australian Open

Teenager admits attempted murder of six-year-old boy at London gallery

DSS court invasion: I’m in extreme anguish of spirit —Atiku

UK judge frees wife of jailed Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor

Everton appoint Ferguson as manager

BREAKING: I was attacked by misguided Nigerians in Spain —Amaechi

Togo to hold elections February next year

Court grants sex-starved husband divorce

BREAKING: Nnamdi Kanu loses father

Sowore’s rearrest: Another tragic day for rule of law in Nigeria —Durotoye

FRSC proposes N50,000 penalty for traffic light violations in 2020

Zidane bemoans injuries after Bale joins list of Real Madrid absentees

It’s in your interest that Sowore is not harmed, Ezekwesili warns Buhari

16 killed by suspected militia in new DR Congo massacre

If stones are in local rice, remove before eating —AFAN

N2.2bn fraud: Again, Fayose gets permission for foreign medical trip

2020 take-off date for ECOWAS single currency threatened

Board suspends eight indicted officers over Ikoyi prison electrocution

Drop all charges against Sowore, others, Amnesty International urges FG

Kenya arrests Nairobi gov over alleged corruption

Rodgers signs new Leicester deal, ending Arsenal link

VIDEO: Nigeria is our country, no one should be afraid —Sowore

Chelsea transfer ban cut by CAS, club free to sign players in January

Several feared trapped as six-storey building collapses in Kenya

Judge, lawyers flee as DSS operatives invade court, rearrest Sowore

Sowore’s rearrest: DSS cannot be above the law —Adegboruwa

N675bn bribes paid to Nigerian public officials in 2019 – Report

Sowore’s rearrest in court, attack on our freedom, Nigerians react

Sowore rearrest in court, attack on our freedom, Nigerians react

Pele’s last Brazil jersey sells for €30,000 in Italy

BREAKING: Buhari, Oshiomhole, APC state chairmen begin meeting in Abuja

Matawalle may sack new cabinet members after three months

Uber reveals thousands of reported sexual assaults in US

Man executed in US for killing ex-girlfriend

Police uncover new strategy used in robbing bank customers

UPDATED: Drama as DSS operatives rearrest Sowore, Bakare

BREAKING: Drama as DSS operatives move to rearrest Sowore, Bakare

BREAKING: DSS allegedly attempts to rearrest Sowore, Bakare in court

PHOTOS: Drama as DSS operatives rearrest Sowore

Ekiti varsity sacks lecturer over alleged sexual harassment

VIDEO: Nigeria looks like Dominican Republic —Cardi B

Indian police shoot dead suspects in rape-murder

168 Nigerians return from Libya

17 persons involved in Anambra auto crash

24-year-old man trapped in well in Lagos

T-bills: FG to pay investors N847.43m in Q1 2020

Terrorism, religious extremism, kidnapping are security threats — FG

CSOs fault Buhari’s fresh $29.96bn loan request

Nigeria named among highest new users of bitcoin

Debt servicing takes N2.7tn as National Assembly passes N10.6tn budget

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Pitiable rankings of Africa’s crawling giant

Omeruo happy to cut ties with Chelsea

Inflation may rise in coming months, LCCI warns

Transfer El-Zakzaky, wife to Kaduna prison, Court tells DSS

Motorcyclists allegedly attack, injure Lagos task force officials

Melaye heads to tribunal Monday, gets PDP’s support

Kano Assembly passes emirate bill, Ganduje signs

Family, friends mourn 28-year-old lady stabbed by robbers

Explosion cuts off Ebonyi pupil’s hand, injures others

External reserves drop by $4.9bn in nine months

UNIPORT ASUU withholds students’ results over lecturer sacking

Ondo killer cop arrested for murdering truck driver

Strike looms in Ogun over minimum wage

On Obasanjo’s militant call to Christians

My sister died of cancer, not by spiritual attack

Untold stories of missing persons found in DSS custody

FIRS says online purchase tax may begin January

Police, Nnamdi Kanu lawyer’s clash, Reps probe killings

EPL top scorers: Vardy leads Abraham, Aubameyang, others

Six million Nigerians join rice producers, says FG

Industrialists demand more FG commitment on power

Imo hoteliers threaten shutdown over multiple taxes

I’m ready for showdown with sports ministry – Gusau

APC crises: Buhari meets Oshiomhole, state chairmen, intervenes in Edo

Ibenegbu boost for Rangers ahead of Al Masry clash

Everton sack Silva as manager after 18 months

Collaboration key to improving business climate, says Muri-Okunola

Issues in the 2017 auditor-general’s report

We don’t owe you, Pinnick tells Rohr

We can’t repeal ex-govs’ pension laws – Osun, Edo assemblies

I’ll continue to serve humanity, Adedoyin says at 84

Matchday 15: Latest English Premier League table

Mixed reactions as Orji Kalu bags 12 years

EPL: Brighton inflict more misery on Arsenal

Ihedioha warns Imo principals against illegal levies

Desertification: Buhari says Nigerians now struggle for land

Saudi Aramco raises $25.6bn in largest-ever IPO

Economic diversification: New impetus in the states

Iran protest death toll may surpass 1,000, US says 

Lukaku, Smalling slam ‘insensitive’ Italian sports daily ‘Black Friday’ front page

BREAKING: Everton sack manager Marco Silva

Lagos-Ibadan free train ride: After days of low patronage, passengers besiege Iju Station

BREAKING: Bomb explodes, severs pupil’s hand in Ebonyi school

Police seize record cocaine haul worth half a billion dollars

Nigeria to export rice in two years —Nanono

Ganduje signs new bill, says, ‘Our emirates have come to stay’

Dozens of migrants drown as boat sinks off Mauritania

BREAKING: DSS releases Sowore

Ex-governors’ N40bn recovery: I’ll be guided by public interest, says Malami

US election: John Kerry endorses Biden for president

Reduce checkpoints on federal highways, Senate tells IG

Poor school enrolment boosting insurgency, says Atiku

28 rerun elections to hold Jan 25 INEC

Ekiti varsity sacks 600 over illegal appointment, others

VIDEO: So This Happened (Ep 21) reviews Aisha Buhari’s comments on social media regulation, others

Bus crushes octogenarian to death in Ondo

Alleged falsehood: Court forecloses prosecution in Melaye’s trial

Yobe Gov approves N84m gratuity, pensions for 62 dead LG staff

I ‘will win’ impeachment fight, says Trump

FIFA chief Infantino proposed as IOC member

NNPC blames vandals for Lagos pipeline fire

LG marriage registrars accuse FG of disobeying court orders

29 die, 20 injured as South Sudan clans clash over Nile Island

Boko Haram militants kidnap 21 civilians in Cameroon

Draft Trump impeachment articles, Pelosi tells House leaders

Silva on brink of exit, in talks with Everton owner

Those stealing will experience Kalu’s fate, says Buhari’s aide

Democrats should be ‘ashamed’ over impeachment, says White House

YouTube celebrates top trending videos in Nigeria

At least 38 killed in Burundi landslide

Sudan says it captured six Boko Haram suspects

BREAKING: Buhari, APC govs meet

Alleged Indian rape victim set on fire on way to court hearing

Spurs star Son feels the pain after Man United defeat

N210bn illegal deductions: FIRS denies auditor-general’s claims

Buhari greets Kaigama on installation as Archbishop of Abuja

Reps pass N10.6tn 2020 budget

Hazard to miss Clasico after tests reveal ankle fracture

Diriyah Arena: Six things to know about Joshua, Ruiz rematch venue

Court orders DSS to transfer El-Zakzaky, wife to Kaduna Correctional Centre

Senate passes N10.594trn 2020 budget 

South African Airways secures state-led rescue

8 killed in Polish mountains’ gas explosion

BREAKING: National Assembly raises own 2020 budget by N3bn

FG to take over Yola Disco with N27bn

Ex-President Obasanjo’s adviser, Titi Ajanaku, dies at 73

Half-naked women from Sowore’s village storm Abuja court

UPDATED: Kano Assembly passes re-submitted Emirate Bill

PHOTOS: Emergency workers at Lagos pipeline explosion scene

Five people killed, 38 missing in Uganda landslides

UPDATED:  Two die, one injured in Lagos pipeline explosion

Please don’t handcuff me, convicted ex-gov Kalu begs

BREAKING: Atiku Abubakar in Senate

[PHOTOS] N7.1bn fraud: Orji Kalu admitted to holding cell after conviction

Enforcement, implementation of laws, problem in Nigeria —Perm Sec

[BREAKING] N7.1bn fraud: Orji Kalu bags 12 years imprisonment

I neither requested nor collected pension from Rivers —Amaechi

Fans mourn Ozigizaga’s singer, Chris Hanen

14 missing in deadly Ukraine fire —President

BREAKING: Court gives DSS 24 hours to release Sowore, Bakare

Dozens of migrants drown as boat sinks off Mauritanian —UN

‘The rapist is you’: Hymn against sexual violence goes viral

Six dead, two missing after gas explosion in Poland

There’s no fear in my heart – Joshua

[BREAKING] N7.1bn fraud: Court convicts Orji Kalu

Samoa on lockdown for two-day measles vaccination campaign

Power distributors lost N931bn in four years –PwC

Driver arraigned for allegedly assaulting UNILAG women school’s pupil

Poverty makes rigging difficult to eliminate — European Centre

Four lawmakers share one toilet, Speaker tells Abiodun

‘Effective criminal justice system’ll strengthen democracy’

APC transition panel to screen Bayelsa accounts

Breaking: Pipeline explosion in Lagos

FG decries importation of metal products

Okorocha says ethnicity shouldn’t determine next president

Reps want FG to conduct census in 2020

Farmer arrested for allegedly killing herdsman in Osun

Third term for Buhari: APC chieftain makes U-turn, withdraws suit

FG unveils power policy, says tariff hike unavoidable

Nigerian politicians and the China fallacy

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

NIMC officials demand bribes to register students

Court to hears N300m suit against MTN February 10

Smugglers conceal petrol in two caskets in Ogun

‘High divorce rate dangerous for Nigeria’s society’

Ghanaians shut 1,000 Nigerian shops over border closure – Envoy

N7.65bn fraud: Court decides Orji Kalu’s fate today

FG has disbursed N19.9bn to petty traders – BoI

IAAF axe dangles over Nigeria as AFN crisis deepens

I never expected Messi to win Ballon d’Or – Mother Ballon d’O

Ighalo only Nigerian left on CAF best player list

EPL, Serie A on GOtv

AAUA partners energy firm to generate 4MW electricity

Mourinho loses on Old Trafford return

NPFL: NFF sanctions five refs

Only five states have retirees under the CPS – PenCom

Oil may fall to $40, experts warn OPEC

Court declines sacking Magu as EFCC acting chair

Money laundering destroys economy, says lawyer

Gas explosion rocks Lagos hotel, injures seven

Ondo driver: Killer cop escapes, command arrests five

Police gun down suspected killer of Okowa’s aide

Police order widow’s eviction after husband’s death

Farmer arrested for killing herdsman in Osun

Bandits attack Niger district head, kill 11, abduct six

Driver arraigned for assaulting UNILAG women school’s pupil

Banks recorded N42.76tn e-transactions in Q3

Nigeria’s public finances increasingly fragile, says Moody’s

Sanction banks over casual workers, Reps urge CBN

Ayade sends 36 commissioner-nominees to C’River Assembly

EFCC arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram’ for alleged N66m fraud

Slain cops: Anambra community bans IPOB members, masqueraders

AGF, EFCC, INTERPOL, others shun Adoke’s letters

Senate amends Act, raises mobilisation fee to 30%

Kajuru killings: Adara leaders petition el-Rufai, oppose market reopening

NNPC, DPR, FIRS illegally deducted N1.5tn — Auditor-General

Almajiri time bomb: NSA raises fresh concern, ACF leader knocks govs

Agitation for restructuring hurting Nigeria, says Agbakoba

Buhari, Obaseki, Sylva, others pay tributes to David-West

Edo assembly declares 12 seats vacant, passes 2020 budget

‘Ekiti needs prayers to prosper’

Ondo APC, PDP clash over Akeredolu daughter’s wedding

IPPIS: ASUU members sneak to register, enrolment hits 937,000

Stop stigmatising the disabled, says Ogun gov’s wife

Gov Emmanuel loses father

Governors suppressing press freedom, says Falana

Hate speech bill is dead, says Bishop Oyedepo

Buhari fails to host national honours in five years

Nigeria’s unending search for first car yields harvest of innovations

Gencos incur N362bn debt in eight months

FG treating judiciary with disdain by disobeying orders —Soyinka

Bad roads: FG monitoring vehicle weights, says Fashola

Ganduje’s new Emirates bill splits Kano Assembly

Nasarawa gov presents N100.5bn budget

Senate rejects Osun REC nominee over APC membership

Abuja Disco invests N19bn in distribution network

Court orders AGF to recover N40bn pension from ex-govs

NSE generates N143.6m from fines in 11 months

Adeyemi replaces Melaye in Senate

EPL: Mount, Abraham sink Villa as Chelsea return to form

EPL: Rashford strikes twice as Man Utd end Mourinho’s perfect start at Spurs

Five-star Liverpool thrash sorry Everton

Juventus midfielder Khedira out for three months after knee surgery

Instagram to require birth dates in move to block under-13 users

Policeman suspended after allegedly fondling dead woman’s breasts

There’ll be no celebration when I regain my belts —Anthony Joshua

Pope accepts resignation of New York bishop over abuse cover-up

Slain cops: Anambra community bans IPOB, masquerades

Buhari approves appointment of new Perm Secs

Customs seize goods worth N52m in five days

US to name ambassador to Sudan for first time in 23 years

FEC approves N4bn for completion of Kwara-Osun link road

Arsenal fans name who they want to replace Emery

We’ll ensure Liberia’s stability, says Buhari

14 Edo lawmakers’ seats declared vacant

Photos: Joshua meets Ruiz, sees belts before rematch

Jay-Z marks 50th birthday with return to Spotify

Desmond Tutu hospitalised again

BREAKING: FG arraigns CAC’s acting boss, Obiageli, at CCT on December 18

Cholera outbreak kills seven people in Somalia

I have no fear ahead Ruiz rematch – Joshua

Alleged fraud: EFCC arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram,’ one other 

BREAKING: AFN declares autonomy from sports ministry

Burna Boy leads Apple’s 2019 top 10 streamed songs

First impeachment hearing against Trump begins

We’re facing challenge of civilisation, Pope tells UN climate summit

CAF awards: Rohr missing, Ighalo, Chukwueze, Oshoala make final shortlist [FULL LIST]

Senate amends Procurement Act, increases mobilisation fee to 30 per cent

Help me recover refrigerator, gas cooker, pots from ex-wife, man begs court

OAU to confer honorary degrees on Kagame, Awosika, others

How two abductors were set ablaze in Bayelsa – Police

Trump cancels final NATO news conference

Four killed, district head kidnapped, village burnt in Niger —Senator

Police arrest six suspected kidnappers, four armed robbers in Kano

BREAKING: Senate panel increases 2020 budget by N450bn

Attack on Nigerians traders in Ghana, xenophobic —Reps

Messi’s mother: It hurts to see my son insulted

Jesus aspires to emulate teammate Aguero’s scoring rate

Ayade sends names of 36 commissioner-nominees to State Assembly

Police gun down suspected killer of Okowa’s aide

Zelensky offers ‘affordable’ loans to Ukrainians living abroad

Osun REC nominee rejected by Senate over APC membership 

BREAKING: Three injured in Lagos gas explosion

Keyamo to ‘Twitter Senators’: Real politics not played on social media

‘See you soon in Italy’: Ibrahimovic fuels talk of Serie A return

BREAKING: Reps raise 2020 budget to N10.6tn

FG to arraign Ifeanyi Ubah over N135bn debt

Seven things to know about Joshua, Ruiz rematch

At last, Senate receives 2020 budget report 

BREAKING: Beko Ransome-Kuti’s wife dies at 74

PHOTOS: Buhari’s daughter graduates with first class

Alexander-Arnold fuelled by Liverpool’s community spirit

Google bans political ads in Singapore as elections loom

VIDEO: NATO leaders caught on camera mocking Trump

NATO leaders caught on camera mocking Trump

Policeman guns down five colleagues in India

Buhari commissions National Security Strategy 2019

BREAKING: Court dismisses suits seeking Magu’s removal as EFCC acting chair

19-year-old convicted for capital market fraud

BREAKING: Smart Adeyemi takes oath of office as Kogi West senator

Reps member seeks more funding for polytechnics

BREAKING: Court orders recovery of pension collected by Saraki, Akpabio, other ex-govs

Why CBN, NNPC are not on our platform —IPPIS

Zamfara gov presents N182.7bn budget for 2020

Lagos-Ibadan railway: FG to deploy 350 wagons, 36 coaches

Yansakai surrenders 500 weapons to Zamfara gov

NYSC demands arrest of robbers in corpers’ uniform

Six suspected kidnappers nabbed in Niger, victim rescued

Malpractices: WAEC withdraws 1992, 1993 candidates’ certificates

Banks’ non-performing loans decline by N1.14tn

NITDA moves against 125 MDAs’ unauthorised IT projects

Three die, shops razed as Hausa, Yoruba clash in Osun

Nigeria has 47 days petrol sufficiency –PPPRA

FG holds workers’ promotion exam Dec 14

New UNIBEN VC seeks Obaseki’s support

Six die, 24 injured in Bauchi crashes

Woman poisons stepdaughter in Katsina

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Buhari inherited $63bn debts, BMO tells Atiku

Fashola requests additional N255.6bn for road repairs

Babcock graduate emerges overall best student at Law School

Confusion as FG plans turning grazing reserves to ranches

Three herdsmen arrested for killing Akwa Ibom farmer

Three herdsmen arrested for killing A’Ibom farmer

How five Ikoyi prison inmates were electrocuted – Source

Buhari unveils made-in-Nigeria war vehicles, promises security

Lagos CP rescues abducted corper, arrests kidnap kingpin

Lagos pastors arrested for conducting fake miracles

Organised private sector, Senate clash over Finance bill

Fowler’s tenure ends Sunday, Buhari yet to write Senate

Pastor sends assassins after fellow cleric over popularity

Tanker crushes two to death in Ogun

Telcos responsible for 85% spam calls, says Truecaller

LASG arrests 15 persons, impound vehicles, motorcycles

Ex-Kwara LG councillor nabbed for car theft

You’re not naive, lawyer tells UNILAG alleged gang rape survivor

Nasarawa Assembly renames polytechnic after late Emir

Police kill Grave, Abia’s notorious armed robbery suspect

Unconventional monetary policies have created over 2.5m jobs —CBN

Hate Speech bill impressive –US

Housekeeper arrested for allegedly adding sniper to 93-year-old woman’s tea

US court orders banks to release Trump financial documents

NSDC reduces domestic sugar production target to one million metric tonnes

Diouf tells Senegalese fans to cool it after Messi beats Mane

Borno to build first flyover

N2.5bn libel suit: Atiku files deposition against Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie

Buhari commissions military made-in-Nigeria war vehicle in Kaduna

Chelsea will find out transfer ban decision ‘very soon’, says Lampard

Tanker driver, assistant report selves to police after crushing two to death in Ogun

FG’s request for our transfer to prison, frivolous —Sowore, Bakare

Ruiz rematch: Anthony Joshua set to earn $60m

Jonathan’s security convoy hit my car, threatened to shoot me —Businessman

Ljungberg seeks Wenger advice as he plots Arsenal revival

Ex-VC University of Agriculture, Makurdi arraigned for alleged fraud

Ex-Kwara councillor arrested for car theft 

Finnish Prime Minister resigns amid govt wrangle

Police gun down wanted armed robber in Abia

Van Dijk deserved Ballon d’Or, says Liverpool boss Klopp

Ex-South African president Jacob Zuma edges closer to corruption trial

Buhari inherited $63bn debt, BMO tells Atiku

Dabiri-Erewa condemns attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana

Impunity has no place in Nigeria, says AGF, Malami

Agba Jalingo: Lawyers, public barred from using phones inside court from Jan 2020

FG begins remodelling of grazing reserves into ranches in seven states

Police arrest men who drug, rape teenage girls

Akwa Ibom: Ekere drags Gov Emmanuel to Supreme Court

BREAKING: Police declare Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, others wanted

VIDEO: Eagles defender, Ekong, campaigns against neglected tropical diseases

Liverpool belief is sky-high, says Oxlade-Chamberlain

Fire kills 16, dozens injured in Sudan factory

BREAKING: Abiodun presents N449.974bn budget proposal

BREAKING: Ayade swears in Justice Ikpeme as Acting Chief Judge

UEFA chief accuses British PM Johnson of fuelling racism

Manchester United ‘a closed chapter’, says Mourinho

FG stops 1,044 Nigerians from travelling, generates N39bn

Lagos CP rescues abducted corps member, arrest kidnappers’ kingpin

Canoe mishap claims six girls in Kebbi

France’s Macron faces fresh challenge as massive strike looms

Two Malian troops killed, seven injured in roadside bomb

VIDEO: Sanwo-Olu renames Onikan Stadium after Mobolaji Johnson

La Liga chief Tebas steps down for election

La Liga chief Tebas steps down to restand for election

Reps adjourn plenary to honour late Niger Rep, Iliyasu

Senate adjourns plenary over death of Reps member

ICRC will facilitate funding of regional roads – Fashola

I stand with Buhari on border closure, says Gov Umahi

Kwara Assembly loses member

Banks recorded N42.7tn electronic transactions in three months —NBS

Trump says Macron NATO criticism ‘very nasty’

NDLEA arrests 29 suspected drug traffickers in Edo

Buhari to flag off anti-corruption marathon in Abuja December 9

Lagos residents accuse police of illegal raid

PHOTO: Lagos motorists swim through floods in Ikeja

84-year-old allegedly dies by suicide in Enugu

Manchester United panic over Pogba

Abused sisters who killed father face murder charge

Cash payment to end at Lekki toll plaza —Concessionaire

2019 in top three hottest years on record —UN

FG delegation visits border at Magama Jibia in Katsina

Russia makes inclusion of local apps on smartphones mandatory

Nepal’s mass animal slaughter begins despite public outcry

Fintech firms got $400m investment in 2019 – Emefiele

Public attitude affecting Nigeria’s constitution, says Lalong

Reps may postpone 2020 budget passage as member dies

Two cops killed for attacking Nnamdi Kanu lawyer’s house

‘Smugglers bring in guns through animal market’

Policeman kills Ondo driver over N50 bribe

Our leader never held a meeting with Uwazuruike —MASSOB

11 corpses found in Rivers abandoned boat

Naval captain gets bail after one year illegal detention

Monday, December 02, 2019

Ministry interference reason I quit AFN – Ogba

Ronaldo snubbed Ballon d’Or for Gran Gala ceremony

Hard work in training paid off – Iheanacho

Sanwo-Olu vows to prosecute killers of LASTMA officer

It’s insulting to say election held in Bayelsa –Dickson

PDP may boycott future polls if rigging persists — Secondus

World Bank to FG: Reform now to stop further slide into extreme poverty

No apology for siting transport varsity in Daura – Amaechi

There won’t be fuel scarcity at Christmas – FG

Adoke’s arrest in Dubai violates INTERPOL law –Ozekhome

We dumped Uwazuruike because of deceit — MASSOB

Court upholds IG’s power to recruit 10,000 constables

Buhari’s disregard for court orders, legendary — NBA, Shi’ites, Falana

NUC uncovers 100 fake professors in varsities

W’Bank to FG: Reform now to stop further slide into extreme poverty

Deep-rooted dishonesty among Nigerians warranted border closure – Buhari

FG generates N876.09bn from VAT in nine months

FG mulls restructuring of N-Power programme

Safety certification delaying Bayelsa airport operations, says NCAA

Court orders forfeiture of Saraki’s houses to FG

FERMA blames bad roads on poor funding

Gani Adams, others to hold colloquium on S’West security

How I met, fell in love with Diezani — Husband

Ex-governors pension: The Zamfara example

Messi claims record sixth Ballon d’Or

EFCC’s action, an abuse of Court process, says Saraki

List of 2019 Ballon D’Or winners

Matawalle promises hard time for those desecrating the Qur’an

BREAKING: Messi wins sixth Ballon d’Or awards

BREAKING: Megan Rapinoe wins women’s Ballon d’Or

BREAKING: Dutch defender De Ligt wins young player gong at Ballon d’Or awards

Ruiz says pressure all on Joshua ahead of Saudi rematch

Lagos doctors reject minimum wage

Fantastic! Trump praises Nigerian-born artist who drew his portrait

I’m not tired, Museveni says, 33 years into his presidency

Man City must tighten up at the back, says Guardiola

Spain, Netherlands to play Euro warm-up friendly

It’s an insult to say election held in Bayelsa —Dickson

Border closure: FG uncovers illegal petrol stations along Nigeria-Niger border

Nigerian Prisons confirms death of inmates from electrocution

Adoke’s arrest in Dubai violates Interpol law —Ozekhome

Rodgers ‘very happy’ at Leicester despite Arsenal links

Ogba resigns membership from AFN Board

BREAKING: Naval-Capt Labinjo gets N10m bail after one year in underground cell

Ancelotti orders Napoli’s players into training camp

Retired principal, security guard killed in separate attacks in Ondo

PDP NWC approves Suleiman Nazif as deputy national chairman, North

BREAKING: Court orders Saraki’s Ilorin houses forfeited to FG

Receiver of 19 stolen vehicles gets eight-year jail

Soldiers, police attack my lawyer’s house, kill three —Nnamdi Kanu

South Africa police officer bags 30 years for killing Nigerian

Yuletide: There’s abundant fuel supply, says FG

Nigerians benefiting from Buhari’s foreign trips, goodwill —Aide

Morocco bus crash kills 17

Why I might support Hate Speech Bill —Fani-Kayode

Brothers allegedly assault IBEDC official

Gov Bello sacks political appointees

Maguire frustrated over Manchester Utd defensive lapses

What is wrong in siting transportation varsity in Daura? Amaechi asks

Four allegedly assault, detain Lagos policeman

Four assault, detain Lagos policeman

BREAKING: El-Rufai signs N259.25bn budget into law

Anthony Joshua floors sparring partners, sends them home

Three French flood rescuers killed in helicopter crash

BREAKING: Five inmates electrocuted to death in Ikoyi prison

African players in Europe: Iheanacho, Aubameyang shine in England

Minister reaffirms commitment to success of NSIP programmes

Three-year-old boy shot dead in an attack on lawmaker father

Why we donated vehicles to Cameroonian vigilante – Borno govt

‘Cyber Monday’ on track for record US online sales —Estimate

Army helicopter crash: France honours 13 killed in Mali

How I met, fell in love with Diezani – Husband

Consumer group seeks speedy passage of bill criminalising estimated billing

Two Cambodians die in building collapse —Police

Hit-and-run driver kills woman in Awka

Legalise electronic voting, PDP tells INEC, NASS

BREAKING: Taraba Assembly gets new speaker, receives list of commissioner nominees

Nigeria earned N275bn from VAT in Q3 —NBS

Man City are in the right frame of mind —Guardiola

Wall collapse kills 17 in India

BREAKING: Court dismisses PSC’s case, upholds IGP’s power to recruit

Border Closure: FG delegation hits Nigerian border with Niger

PHOTOS: Buhari celebrates 30th wedding anniversary with Aisha

Bristol City striker Benik Afobe loses two-year-old daughter

Robber dies after encounter with Osun watchman

Sigurdsson has more quality than Iwobi – Bent

I was warned to be wary of Shaibu, SSG –Obaseki

Bayelsa begins probe of Nembe mayhem Monday

Police gun down notorious armed robber in Delta

Group protests bad governance in Enugu LGA

Murder: Rivers community denies involvement in violent protest

Bauchi APC heads to Supreme Court over gov poll

Empower FG to spend money in dormant bank accounts, Hamalai tells NASS

I want my respect back, not belt – Joshua

Ighalo eyes Premier League return

Teenager arrested for stealing yam from Delta farm

Ghana’s Torgah claims Nigeria Masters title for a record third time

Suya seller stabs man to death over bread

Equities market gained N203bn in November

Kidnappers use jammers to evade arrest – Abba Kyari

Sunday, December 01, 2019

Enugu witches, FRSC and Lyon’s horrible speech

Ihedioha assembled PDP chieftains to abuse me — Okorocha

Millions of Nigerians at risk of heatwave – Report

Border closure, forex restriction’ll boost capital market –Minister

Adeyemi begs Nigerians to forgive Melaye

I foresee goodness, abundance for Nigeria, says Osinbajo

SERAP sues finance minister over failed $460m CCTVs

FG seeking Sowore, Bakare’s transfer to prison –Falana

2023: Tinubu is crucial to Yoruba agenda, says Ajanaku

Atiku knocks Buhari for rising debt profile

Olanipekun, Sani oppose social media, hate speech bills

Unpaid salaries: 109,284 workers retire without pensions

Presidency kicks as ex-CDS warns of violent restructuring

Five months after inauguration: Senators yet to set up constituency offices

We’re no longer safe following land-grabbers’ threat –Sexagenarian couple

54 cultists, traffic robber arrested in Lagos • 11 nabbed for vandalising 200 vehicles

Lagos to auction 108 abandoned, forfeited vehicles

Fire destroys 30 shops, goods in Lagos market

Suspect stabs policeman to death in Katsina

Niger man nabbed with 106 sacks of Indian hemp

120 correctional centre inmates acquire skills in Gombe

Justice, foreign ministries budget N5.6bn for constituency projects

Five die, nine injured in Ogun crash

Jan 12 date for illegal aliens’ deportation stands — FG

Iheanacho happy with first EPL goal

Man Utd blow another lead to lose ground ahead of Mourinho’s return

14 killed in Burkina Faso church attack

What T B Joshua told Lyon, Bayelsa Gov-elect, as he attended his church service

Kogi West rerun: Bello felicitates Smart Adeyemi

FG snubs PSC, directs police affairs ministry to recruit 400,000 cops

Electric cables, poles catch fire under Ojota Lagos bridge

Buffon not to blame as blunder costs Juventus

EPL: Wolves, Sheff Utd maintain unbeaten runs

Kidnappers free FCT monarch, whisk away two children

Matchday 14: EPL League table

Man Utd lose more ground on top four after Villa draw

EPL: Iheanacho the hero as Leicester close gap on Liverpool

BREAKING: Taraba Speaker Abel Diah resigns

Man faces trial in Jordan on illegal entry, drug charges

NDLEA nabs suspect with 1,072 kg of marijuana in Niger

Fire incident at Owode-Onirin razes 15 shops to the ground

Aisha’s warning calls to question Buhar’s capacity to govern —CSO

SERAP sues finance minister over Abuja failed $460m CCTVs

Watford sack Sanchez Flores after just three months in charge

Kidnappers deploying jammers, encrypted communication to evade arrest – IRT Commander

Euro 2020: England boss Southgate excited about Croatia rematch

We’re not recruiting ex-Boko Haram fighters —Defence HQ

Respect our laws on environment, Senate tells oil firms

Throw away Social Media, Hate Speech bills – Shehu Sani

Buhari’s neglect of education reason for poverty, insecurity —Atiku

Congratulating Smart Adeyemi same as celebrating an armed robber —Dino Melaye

New manager, same old Arsenal held at Norwich

Govt will abuse hate speech law, says cleric

Our daughters risk genital mutilation, Nigerian couple facing deportation tell Canadian govt

No sign of terror motive in Hague stabbings —police

Local auctioneers seek inclusion in federal government’s assets disposal

Ronaldo rescues a point for Juve against Sassuolo

Police arrest mast thieves in Ogun 

APC wins Katsina bye-election, PDP alleges rigging

Ribery suffers ankle ligament damage

Premier League Watford sack manager Quique Sanchez Flores

11 wounded in New Orleans shooting

UPDATED: Bus accident kills 22 in Tunisia

Parties’ chairmen disagree with PDP over card readers

World AIDS Day: Villagers hear about condom first time ever

PSG game at Monaco called off because of storms

19 die, 21 injured as bus plunges onto frozen river in Russia

Iraq sentences police officer to death over protest killings

Nearly 70 dead in Syria regime clashes with Idlib militants

Leukaemia changed my life -Ikeme

35 countries for 2019 Calabar carnival

Lagos to demolish buildings on Right of Way in Lekki

Dealing with an ex who wouldn’t let go

Five killed, nine injured in accident on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Messi, Rapinoe expected to take Ballon d’Or honours

4 policemen, 7 drug traffickers die in bloody gunfight

NCAA introduces automation to prevent debts

NIS rescues 28 from being trafficked across Katsina border

Nigeria’s economy is passing through transition phase —Onu

We’ll demolish buildings obstructing floods in Lekki —Sanwo-Olu

Abducted Adamawa DPO regains freedom two weeks after

PHOTOS: Buhari hosts Daura title holders in country home

Kogi West rerun: Buhari’s aide taunts Dino Melaye as Smart Adeyemi wins

China makes face scan compulsory for phone users

I’m the more skillful fighter -Ruiz

Messi expected to take sixth Ballon d’Or

Nine killed in US plane crash

Why we met Sowore —Presidential spokesperson

I hope Joshua beats Ruiz – Whyte

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Border closure killing us, Ogun communities cry out

We’re fighting godfathers the way Oshiomhole did – Edo deputy gov

Good governance, the only solution to vote-buying – Okoye, INEC national commissioner

Eagles’ World Cup kit beats Europe’s best

Confed Cup: Governor Ugwuanyi throws gate open for Rangers fans

Rant here: Allegations against Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema

Circumstances almost made me quit, but I refused – Dada

I started my school with N5,000 five years ago – Bada

We have no form of security when shooting movies –Kiki Omeili

Nigerian music videos best in Africa –Adasa Cookey

Glitz, glamour as Foluke Daramola-Salako honours Nollywood veterans

People used to doubt my sanity – Denrele Edun

It’s tough doing business in Nigeria –Darey Art Alade

Nvivo TV launches in Nigeria

Life got tough for me after age 10 — Calabar Chic

I’m a frustrated Nigerian – Donald Duke

Passion for fashion stirs me to be innovative — Lanre DaSilva Ajayi

DJs have no retirement age —DJ Neptune

FG begins four months Lagos-Ibadan free train ride

Cholera: Ogun threatens to lock up houses without toilet

Oyo gives transporters three days to vacate Ojoo interchange

Diezani’s Dominican Republic diplomatic passport protecting her from prosecution – Report

Oshiomhole mocks Dino as Adeyemi wins Kogi West

Reps to begin mid-plenary break Tuesday

FG seeks funds for NHIS

ICPC decries poor management of completed constituency projects

States avoiding minimum wage negotiation –Labour

Again, Nigeria loses bid for IMO council seat

Concerns over RMAFC’s silence on revenue formula review

We won’t spare looters of N5bn KWIRS fund — AbdulRazaq

Remove my name from Malabu charges, Adoke tells court

Ethnicity: Ajayi urges Nigerians to learn from Rwandan genocide

Border closure: Abiara seeks FG’s support for rice farmers

People blame me for my father’s actions, Buhari’s daughter laments

Aisha blaming Nigerians not only us for nation’s rot – Govs

Zamfara: Police, supporters clash over arrest of APC chieftain

Stop killing for power, Jonathan tells politicians

As nepotism soldiers on

Finding yourself in our social media age

Thugs clash in Ogun communities, rob residents, passersby

Again, tanker catches fire on Otedola Bridge

Katsina CP relocates to Daura over Buhari’s visit

Kidnappers kill two policemen, abduct seven in Adamawa

Hoodlums kill LASTMA official for attempting to tow trucks

Policemen shoot fun-seeker dead in Lagos club

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