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Here are the major headlines for Friday, December 21, 2018

NATION

*841 on trial, 68 convicted in 11 states over killings

*Boko Haram suspect held in Lagos

* Badeh’s killing probe on, says Air Force

*CBN okays Access, Diamond merger

*Afenifere endorses Buhari for 2019 polls

*Boxing star Joshua gets OBE

*New taxes, excise duties on the way to boost revenue

*Our administration financed project, says PDP

*Kresta Laurel gets ISO 9001:2015 certification

*Budget presentation: We showed our strength, says APC Reps

*Okorocha: it will take God to market Uzodinma

*Ikeja Electric expands network maintenance

*Court reverses APC’s substitution of Reps candidate in Cross River

*Buhari’s campaign fund swells with over N1.77b

*New taxes, excise duties on the way to boost revenue

*Amosun’s loyalists endorse Buhari as APM begins campaigns

*FRSC: we’re not abetting rice smugglers

*Who is Ogun PDP governorship candidate?

*Soldiers rescue two babies in Abia

*Kwara APC reports judge to NJC

*‘Buhari can’t be deceived’

*Buhari inaugurates 15m capacity terminal at Abuja airport

*‘Dissolution of Imo APC exco null and void’

*Navy jails three ratings for theft

*‘We’ve weathered storms’

*Ex-IYC chief, four others in Bayelsa exco

*Budget 2019: Lawmakers under attack for ‘unruly behaviour’

*Ajudua to Bamaiyi: show proof of source of $8.4m

*Buhari seeks genuine reconciliation of APC members

*JAMB to start 2019 UTME registration Jan. 10

*Ondo APC hails Akeredolu over workers’ welfare

*2019: Ajomale predicts victory for APC

*‘Southeast experienced 42 disasters in 2018’

*ACF: we don’t have presidential candidate for 2019

*Police, HP swoop on counterfeiters

*School holds inter-house sports

*‘2nd Niger Bridge too important to be politicised’

*Labour rejects proposed technical committee on minimum wage

*Oyetola mourns APC chief Abolade

*Community gets motorised borehole

*IRS makes N58b in three years

*Fayemi: Ekiti N3.9b Paris Club refund for salary arrears payment

*God ’ll not allow PDP’s return in 2019, says Oshiomhole

*Buhari warns Police against torture, extra-judicial killings

 

LEADERSHIP

*Kwara Assembly Passes N157bn 2019 Budget

*No Going Back On Our Indefinite Strike, ASUP Vows

*Borno PDP Faction Rejects Imam, Others As Candidates

*Hashim Vows To Reconcile Divided Nigeria, Fix Economy

*FG Commissions 151 Houses, Beneficiaries Recieves Keys

*Kogi West APC Endorses PMB, Others As 3,000 Dump PDP

*FHB Urge FISH Developers To Deliver More Houses

*Nigeria Set For Air Transport Hub In Africa – PMB

*Yellow Fever: Obaseki Gets Vaccinated, Leads Campaign Against Disease In Edo

*APC Leaders In Esan North East Lga Pass Vote Of Confidence On Obaseki

 

VANGUARD

*Elumelu Donates N2bn Hospital To Health Ministry

*2019: Afenifere Faction Backs Buhari, Osinbajo

* Imo Pensioners Protest 34 Months Unpaid Arrears

*YULETIDE: There’ll Be No Killings, Kidnappings, Rivers CP Vows

*2019: We Want Violence-free, Transparent Elections — US Official

*Okowa Bags Awards As Most Performing Governor For 2018

*I’ll Make Imo, Dubai Of Nigeria —Prof Ekwerike

*PenCom To Enroll Additional 30m Nigerians In 5yrs

* MDE Coordinator Drums Support For Okowa

*Reps Move To Probe N3.48trn Local Debts

*2019: Making The Votes Count

*S-East Stakeholders Review Police Reform Bill

*FG Plans New Taxes To Fund 2019 Budget

*Barkin Ladi IDPs In Tears As They Return Home

*Senate Passes Bill For The Establishment Of Poly In Abia

*Investors’sentiments Diverge Over Access, Diamond

*Ogun 2019: Amosun’s Loyalists Flag Off APM, Endorse Buhari

*Borno PDP Faction Rejects Imam, Others

*Bayelsa EXCO Okays 2019 Budget

*How Media Saved Me From Detention, By Edo Dep Gov

*Senate Confirms Owasanoye, 8 Others As ICPC Members, Abba-aji S’Court Justice

*EFCC Quizzes UNIOSUN VC Over Alleged Financial Impropriety

*N3.9bn Paris Club Refund For Salary Arrears Payment — Fayemi

*DPR Seals 46 Fuel Stations In A-Ibom

*Naira Up To N364.57/$ In I&E Window

*Ndigbo Muslims Unite, Align With Igbo Agenda

*Nigeria Laying Foundation For Transformation Of Tourism – FG Tells D-8

*Osinbajo Storms Ahmadiyya Jalsa In Ilaro

*Househelp Disconnects CCTV, Breaks Into Boss’ Bedroom

*Why Buhari’ll Win 2019 Polls With Wider Margin —Lai Mohammed

*Breaking: Suspected Boko Haram Leader, Umar Arrested In Lagos

*Senate Urges FG To Investigate Badeh’s Killing

*Ayade Inaugurates PDP Campaign Council

 

PUNCH

*Create time for self-development, Lagos HoS tells workers

*Boko Haram chief arrested in Lagos

*LASIEC decries voter apathy in council bye-election

*17-year-old goes missing on resumption day at varsity

*Seaweed invasion: Lagos boat operators, fishermen, lament losses

*Lagos inferno: Residents count losses

*INEC: ASUU strike’ll affect preparations for 2019 polls

*Two Togolese nabbed while attempting to obtain Nigerian passports

*Police arrest man who stole boss’ property 11 days after employment

*JAMB begins sale of UTME form Jan 10, bans cybercafés

*Certificate scam: Reps call for Obono-Obla’s sacking

*NBS data show we’re making progress – Buhari

*FG faults AI report on farmers, herdsmen’s killings

*Lassa fever hits Plateau

*B’Haram still uses Nigerian girls as human bombs –UNICEF

*AGF, Malami, distances self from Dasuki’s continued detention

*INEC: ASUU strike’ll affect preparations for 2019 polls

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