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Here are the major headlines for Friday, July 13, 2018


  • 32 get mass burial, as NASS, Tambuwal, govs condemn Sokoto killings
  • I’m not happy with happenings in Ekiti –Ooni
  • Japan struggles to restore water to flood-hit towns
  • Serena Williams’s seven Wimbledon titles
  • British diver tells of ‘massive relief’ at unprecedented Thai cave rescue
  • Student pushed to death during safety drill
  • Telecoms industry pays N450b taxes annually — ATCON chairman
  • Chelsea finally end Conte saga
  • Court sentences man to two years in prison for forging ICAN certificate
  • BREAKING: Cameroon president Biya announces re-election bid
  • Bill to amend compulsory UBE Act passes second reading
  • BREAKING: Russia 2018 ‘best World Cup ever’, says FIFA president
  • North Korea’s Kim writes Trump
  • Man dies after setting himself on fire to protest jail time
  • Why banks aren’t lending at single digit interest rate – CBN
  • I’m not happy with happenings in Ekiti –Ooni
  • BREAKING: Cameroon president Biya announces re-election bid
  • North Korea’s Kim writes Trump
  • FG spending Abacha’s loot on Ekiti election, says Olusola
  • Gana declares for Presidency, promises restructuring
  • Ekiti election: Fayemi, Olusola shun debate as candidates reel out promises
  • Ekiti gov election: PDP protests alleged attack on Fayose
  • R-APC members ask court to nullify Oshiomhole, others’ election
  • INEC begins distribution of sensitive materials




  • Revealed: Thai Soccer Team Planned To Be Inside The Cave For Only An Hour
  • Catholic Bishop Donates Relief Materials To IDPs In Plateau
  • Japan Struggles To Restore Water To Flood-Hit Towns
  • Ekiti Election: The Whole World Is Watching Us — Okei-Odumakin
  • Lauretta Onochie Blasts Shehu Sani, Says He Is ‘APC Disappointment’
  • Germany To Expand Consultations With Muslim Community
  • Telecoms Industry Pays N450b Taxes Annually – ATCON Chairman
  • NEMA Receives 160 Nigerians From Libya
  • Killings: State-Of-Emergency Long Overdue In Zamfara – Senator
  • Education Gateway To Harness Youth Potentials – Buhari
  • Oyo To Benefit $200m World Bank Grant To Improve Livestock Production
  • Swiss Authorities Unblock $60m Seized In Angolan Probe
  • Minister, Daughter Flying Home To Face Jail
  • Ekiti PDP Ends Campaign, Dissociates Self From Any Other Campaigns
  • Update: Stormy Daniels Freed, Charges Dropped
  • Again, FAAC Meeting Ends In Deadlock
  • Vietnam Man Dies After Setting Himself Alight To Protest Jail Time
  • Housing : FG Grants 0% Equity Loans Not Exceeding N5m To Civil Servants
  • Insecurity: Nigeria at war, Reps tell Buhari
  • Cinnamon Oil Can Help Fight Off Infections, Superbugs – Study Read more




  • NEMA Receives Another 160 Stranded Nigerians from Libya
  • Ultimatum to Remove Billboard Undemocratic, Dankwambo Campaign Organisation Tells Adamawa
  • Killings: Ex-lawmaker Calls on FG to Declare Emergency Rule in Zamfara
  • FG Owes Ogun State N195bn on Construction of Trunk ‘A’ Roads,…
  • Buhari Rejects Four National Assembly Bills
  • Wike: How We Paid June Salaries Without FAAC
  • UBA Emerges Best Digital Banking Institution in Africa
  • Ekiti Poll Holds amidst Tension
  • Bill to Create State Police Passes First Reading in Senate
  • NLNG Expects to Take FID on 8MTPA Train-7 by December 2018
  • rAPC Sues APC, Asks Court to Annul Oshiomhole, Others’ Election
  • Again, FAAC Meeting Postponed
  • Sokoto Killings: Use Helicopters to Fish Out Bandits, Senate Urges…
  • Buhari Not Behind Herdsmen Killings, Says APC Chairman
  • Buhari Flags off Abuja Light Rail
  • FG Reconstitutes Tax Appeal Tribunals
  • Truck Drivers Suspend Strike
  • As Food Crisis in North-east Gets Worse, UN Food Agencies Team…
  • AXA Mansard Upgrades Payment Channels
  • Ecobank Partners Total Nigeria on Agency Banking
  • CBN Chief Calls for Speedy Passage of Factoring Bill
  • Advancing Economic Partnership through Maritime Silk Road
  • Navigational Challenges in Nigeria’s Airspace
  • NIMASA Engages CBN on Special Interest Rate for Maritime Asset Acquisition
  • Report: Despite N299.6bn Revenue, Maritime Sector Operates Inefficiently
  • Why Nigerian Airlines Cannot Fly International Routes




  • Russia 2018: FIFA president celebrates ‘best World Cup’ ever
  • PDP storms National Assembly, INEC headquarters, demands fair Ekiti poll
  • Buhari commissions Abuja light rail amid generator failure
  • Promoter of $1.1 billion Qua Iboe signs agreement on community development projects
  • ALTON expresses worry over picketing of MTN offices by NLC
  • ‘FBI lover’ agent rejects Trump bias charges in stormy hearing
  • UN set to impose arms embargo on South Sudan
  • South Korea’s Moon optimistic on US-North Korea diplomatic thaw
  • Trump renews war of words with London’s Muslim mayor
  • Islamic Society throws weight behind FG’s anti graft war
  • Kaduna Government seeks citizens, private sector’s input in 2019 budget
  • Chelsea finally put an end to Conte reign
  • Nigeria’s amputee football team prepares ahead of World Cup debut
  • Chukwu says Croatia vs France final can go either way
  • Dejected England, Belgium aim to leave World Cup on a high
  • Nadal braced for ‘complex’ Djokovic in 52nd meeting
  • Croatia’s World Cup success divides Balkan neighbours
  • The challenges of remittances providers
  • Telecoms industry pays N450b taxes annually – ATCON chairman
  • Oil sector loses 754,000bpd to pipeline disruption
  • Ekiti election: Test for our democracy
  • Further notes on political alliances
  • The new alliance on the block




  • Ekiti PDP ends campaign, dissociates self from campaigns
  • Northern group gives Buhari12 weeks ultimatum to end killings
  • Buhari lauds Nigeria-Belarus ties
  • Bill on State Police scales first reading in Senate
  • We have delivered our electoral promises, Buhari boasts
  • Oyo APC is united, stronger than ever ―House of Rep’s aspirant, Shina Peller
  • Come out en masse to vote, don’t be intimidated ―Group tells Ekiti electorate
  • As #EkitiDecides on Saturday: Matters arising…
  • R-APC drags Oshiomhole 53 others to court, wants APC election voided
  • Police teargassing, shooting: Coalition of Poll Observers, Ekiti monarchs, flay attack on Fayose, demand transparent
  • Lagos-Ibadan rail December deadline not feasible ―
  • OYO NYSC celebrates, as 2850 corps members complete service year
  • Wike says careful financial engineering has enabled him pay June salaries
  • CUPP presidential aspirants to sacrifice ambition for sole candidate —Lamido
  • Drunk grandfather kills grandson with dane gun in Ondo
  • Jobless uncle remanded in Kirikiri for raping 8-year-old niece
  • Counterfeit money: Bread seller bags 1-year jail term in Lagos
  • 2 women in court for allegedly stealing friend’s ATM card, withdrawing N365,000
  • Japan floods: Death toll rises to 200 as UN offers assistance
  • Mother, grandmother, sister who let teen rot to death jailed
  • Ex-ambassador left with bleeding eye after London attack
  • Trump ‘fine’ with protests as he lands in UK
  • Coronation Merchant Bank appoints Banjo Adegbohungbe as Executive Director/COO
  • NNPC boss commends NLNG N1.98 trn shareholders loan repayment
  • Naira sells at N358.5 to dollar at parallel market
  • Buhari welcomes FFED contracts signing for Shell


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