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Here are the major headlines for Friday, July 20, 2018


  • Football game, Njoku seek youths encouragement
  • Nigeria not ripe for state police ―Bode Olajumoke
  • Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, others speak on ‘journey to national rebirth, economic revival’
  • NDLP candidate rejects Ekiti election results, says ‘it’s rape of democracy’
  • Buhari approves appointment of new DGs for 3 Federal agencies
  • kidnapping, abduction,siblings, keke driver, Anambra
  • Keke driver foiled abduction of two siblings in Anambra School
  • FRSC disclaims recruitment short-list
  • AGF seeks NEC’s action on 2,359 condemned criminals
  • Osun APC holds emergency meeting with 17 Guber aspirants amid tight security
  • Keke driver foiled abduction of two siblings in Anambra School
  • New born baby stabbed to death, dumped inside drainage in Onitsha
  • “I am as guilty as charged,” fake medical doctor tells court
  • Man remanded over alleged theft of cell phone, N6,500 cash
  • Mom accused of letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter
  • Numerous deaths as boat capsizes off Cyprus
  • 2 children attacked by sharks near New York
  • Trump Putin: Russian leader attacks US critics of summit
  • IPMAN members free to attend NIPCO’s AGM ―Secretary
  • Equities market decline further by 0.58%
  • Nigeria stock exchange nse
  • ‎Avoid Ponzi Schemes, SEC warns Nigerians
  • Nigerians will feel the exit from recession gradually —NBS
  • NBS seeks cooperation of respondents on MSMEs survey
  • Ondo State Govt to rid health sector of quacks
  • Gynaecologist advises couples on fertility preservation for future childbearing
  • WHO to create makeshift clinics in Plateau IDP camps
  • That hoarseness could be symptom of head, neck cancers – Expert




  • Power Supply Remains Low at 3,838MW as Fashola, Discos Bicker
  • Trouble for National Carrier as House Mulls Probe of Concession Deal
  • Lagos Seeks Buhari’s Intervention to End Apapa Gridlock
  • Buhari Considers Increase of Health Sector Budget Allocation, Implementation of Yayale…
  • Buhari, Masari Mourn as Former IG, Coomassie is Dead
  • Malami: Why FG Can’t Release Dasuki
  • I Received N5,000 for Facilitating Each Suicide Bomb Attack, Says Boko…
  • 2019: APC Plans to Rig out Seven Governors, Says Ishaku
  • Bello Approves Owoniyi as Obaro of Kabba
  • Sultan, Oni, CAN Canvass for New Societal Order
  • Six European Countries Deport 29 Nigerians
  • Deregulation Panacea to Fuel Crisis, Says Ex-MOMAN Scribe
  • FUT Minna Expels Doctorate Student over Plagiarism, Three Others for Overstaying
  • FAAC Deadlock: Obaseki Gives Local Councils Loan to Pay Salaries
  • Ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomassie is Dead
  • Buhari, Osinbajo Meet Saraki, 4 Govs in Aso Rock
  • All-Share Index Sheds 0.76% as Market Maintains Losing Streak
  • Fayemi: I’ll Probe Fayose’s Govt
  • Fayemi Presents Certificate of Return to Buhari
  • Oshiomhole Meets Ortom, Says Party’ll Ensure He Remains in APC
  • Lagos Seeks FG’s Intervention on Apapa Gridlock
  • Buhari Appoints DGs for NSRMEA, NMDC, NIMG
  • House May Probe New National Carrier Deal
  • House to Probe Marginal Oil Fields Licences
  • Ecobank Nigeria Appoints Akinwuntan MD Designate
  • Nigerian Stock Exchange to List FGN N10.69bn Green Bond
  • Safetrust Refunds Investment in Safetowers
  • More Nigerians Seeking Greener Pastures Abroad




  • Senate in rowdy session over Buhari’s appointments
  • Bloodbath threatens stability, Sultan warns
  • Nigeria, others to spend $105b on oil, gas decommissioning
  • After Helsinki, Trump plans to host Putin in Washington
  • Giwa moves NFF secretariat to Sunday Dankaro House
  • Buhari engages critical stakeholders for solutions to nation’s challenges – SGF
  • Macron aide who struck protester to be fired
  • Pro-Biafran group vows to take over Enugu State
  • South Korea’s ex-president Park given eight more years in prison
  • Fayemi meets Buhari at presidential villa, denies vote buying
  • Buhari meets Saraki in Aso Rock, NEC silent on revenue sharing crisi­s
  • Liverpool sign goalkeeper Alisson in record 72.5-million-euro deal
  • Stranded Nigerian fans and Russia as a new destination
  • D’Tigress intensifies preparations in Atlanta for World Cup
  • Ties that binds Ronaldo, Serie A and Supersport
  • Galatasaray, Fulham, others battle for Ahmed Musa
  • Houanvoegbe will see red stars at GOtv Boxing Night 15’
  • Asia markets rally as China’s yuan defies Trump dollar warning
  • How heavy taxes, harassments hobble telcos
  • Experts advocate tax reduction on building materials to check housing deficit




  • Buhari inaugurates Anambra erosion control projects
  • Buhari names new heads for mining institute, two others
  • Rowdy session as South-East senators knock Buhari for ‘lopsided’ appointments
  • We’ve power to set elections’ sequence, National Assembly tells Appeal Court
  • Reps ask NCAA to test pilots for alcohol, drugs
  • R-APC Reps shift mass defection to next week
  • FG to engage 300,000 new N-Power beneficiaries
  • National carrier needs $300m initial capital — FG
  • Six European countries deport 29 Nigerians
  • NEC asks govs to take action on 2,359 condemned inmates
  • 2019 polls: Police, civil defence demand N317m to feed dogs, horses
  • Dapchi girls: Group wants ‘security chief’ probed for diverting £3m ransom
  • Chinese varsity introduces new treatment for malaria in Nigeria
  • Korea rewards six Nigerian pupils in speech writing
  • 2019: Segun Odegbami declares Ogun gov bid
  • I won’t box again if I had Povetkin’s doping issues –Joshua
  • Ortom makes a U-turn, says I am still in APC
  • APC plotting to oust seven PDP govs through rigging –Ishaku
  • Ondo police arrest car snatcher after stealing 32 vehicles
  • Nasarawa police engage vigilantes to arrest cop killers
  • Two killed as police, youths clash in Akwa Ibom
  • Gridlock: Don’t close Third Mainland Bridge, LASG counsels FG



The Nation

  • Buhari, Osinbajo, Saraki, APC governors meet in Aso Villa
  • Fed Govt to increase budget allocation to health sector, says Buhari
  • Dino Melaye escapes assassination attempt
  • Reps to probe IOCs over debt to local firms
  • Court restrains Ortom from dissolving councils
  • FG evacuates 230 stranded Nigerians in Russia, Friday
  • FERMA completes 88 road projects captured in 2017 budget
  • Ex-IG Coomasie dies at 76
  • NiMet donates weather tools to LAUTECH
  • Ekwueme’s family seeks quick completion of ex-VP’s mausoleum
  • Oshiomhole: only those who lack honour ’ll defect to PDP
  • I’ll probe Fayose’s administration, says Fayemi
  • August 11 for Bauchi by-election
  • Lagos food and beverage fair postponed
  • Lagos to pupils: go and check your WASSCE results
  • Lagos seeks federal intervention on Apapa gridlock
  • Jigawa pays N724m to retirees




  • Reps investigate $50bn loss in gold tax revenue, illegal mining
  • Reps Resolution To Suspend Me, Act Of Lawlessness —Omo-Agege
  • Why Nigerian govt can’t release Dasuki — Attorney General Malami
  • FAAC Overpaid States N10bn In Bailout Funds — Auditor-General
  • ALGON Threatens To Mobilise Against Adeosun Over Allocation From FAAC
  • FAAC Deadlock Goes On As Govs Insist On ‘No Sharing’
  • Police deny assassination attempt on Dino Melaye, asks him to report
  • Maritime Workers Issue 21-Day Ultimatum To FG Over Apapa-Oshodi Expressway Gridlock
  • Asaba 2018 AAC: Okon-George Targets Two Titles For Nigeria
  • Igbo Political Future Not Resting On Buhari —Igboezue
  • Ecobank Nigeria Appoints Patrick Akinwuntan As MD/CEO
  • Wema Bank To Sell N20bn Bond
  • 2019: I’ll Complete All Projects Before Handing Over — AJIMOBI
  • Two Kindreds Battle Over 103 Hectares Land In Anambra
  • Car Thief Nabbed A Day After Court Released Him: I Needed Money To Pay My Lawyer


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