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Here are the major headlines for Friday, July 28, 2017


  • I’ll make lots of money, Mayweather boasts ahead McGregor bout
  • Foodstuff prices remain high despite harvests
  • Lagos acquires rice mill from Switzerland
  • Mixed reactions trail deleting of NYSC decree from 1999 Constitution
  • Man to die for killing his parents, three children, 14 others
  • Boko Haram: World Bank supports 6666 households in Borno with food, farm implements
  • Execution of Nigerian drug convict wrong – Indonesia’s ombudsman
  • Mob kills policeman after failed arrest causes road crash, death of three
  • [Graphic Content] 1994 Rwanda genocide in pictures
  • One dies as driver crashes bus while evading arrest by FRSC
  • Rwanda schools face tricky task teaching genocide history
  • Over 50 people died in Boko Haram ambush on oil exploration team – Sources
  • Five things you probably don’t know about Senegal
  • Former president’s daughter jailed
  • Pakistan court disqualifies prime minister from office
  • Reps support Senate, reject power devolution, okay LG autonomy
  • Billionaires list: Dangote, Adenuga gain, Bezos overtakes Bill Gates
  • Obasanjo aware of Yar’Adua’s ill health before the 2007 elections –Fayose
  • Wrong diagnosis: Experts say graduate could have been saved
  • Two die as rival cults clash in Ondo
  • Imo businessman arrested in Lagos for trafficking Ghanaians
  • Passenger kills motorcycle rider over N150
  • Four injured, houses burnt in Delta communities boundary clash
  • Ambush of oil workers: Corpses of 18 soldiers, 30 others arrive Maiduguri
  • Sex workers want govt to legalise prostitution
  • APC suspends Banire, demands his sacking as legal adviser
  • Ugwuanyi sacks three commissioners
  • Ohanaeze, IPOB disagree over N’Assembly rejection of power devolution
  • Ex-Rep, Odedo, quits Anambra gov race, backs Uba
  • Full list of constitution amendments by senate
  • Sacked LG chairman returns as councillor
  • APC member accused of using Facebook post to attack Saraki’s 2019 ambition
  • APC suspends Banire
  • Name your successor, wife urges President Mugabe



The Sun

  • APC refutes purported suspension of national officer
  • APC exco wants Banire’s expulsion
  • Russia orders US to cut diplomatic staff by Sept. 1
  • Senators, Reps under fire
  • Reps follow suit with Senate, reject devolution of powers, approve LG autonomy
  • Ugwuanyi drops, appoints commissioners
  • Anambra guber: MASSOB slams IPOB, says election must hold in Anambra
  • Amazon’s Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates as world’s richest man
  • In Rivers, Osinbajo praises private sector
  • How Obasanjo used me against Atiku, Markafi, Kalu –Fayose
  • Anambra APC leaders laud Oyegun
  • APC refutes purported suspension of national officer
  • 28 die in 71 road crashes in Jigawa – FRSC
  • Umeh: The battle within
  • Close ranks, Makarfi tells South-West PDP
  • Buhari: We’re making mockery of ourselves –Bako
  • Senate mandates RMAFC to review revenue allocation formula
  • Total signs solar energy pact for Nigerians’ domestic use
  • Obiano reveals secrets of investments in Anambra
  • FIBA recognises Kida-led NBBF board
  • Eagles, Black Stars renew rivalry in WAFU Nations Cup
  • Group faults Christian leaders over ‘stealth Jihad’ claim
  • 50 injured in Barcelona train crash




  • Constitution alterations: Atiku, Ohanaeze, women groups, others slam Senate
  • Senate okays FG’s $1.8bn for railway projects
  • Osinbajo pulls Wike, Amaechi together to witness as he commissions fertilizer plant in Rivers
  • Why FG suspended crude oil exploration in Chad Basin
  • On restructuring we stand but…. – Northern Governors
  • Nnamdi Kanu violated bail conditions by addressing huge rallies arrest him, Arewa youths to Osinbajo
  • AgP Osinbajo orders Buratai, Abubakar to relocate to Maiduguri
  • Attacks on NNPC, UNIMAID staff a tragic setback – Shettima
  • IPOB replies Onitsha monarch, Igwe Achebe on Anambra election
  • Breaking: Order Kanu’s arrest for threatening Nigeria’s existence, Arewa youths tell Osinbajo
  • Fight Against Terrorism: Egypt’s Envoy To Nigeria Commends FG
  • Lagos Acquires 32 Tonnes Per Hour Rice Mill From Switzerland
  • Customs Generates Over N49m On E-Auction, Records 254 Winners
  • Driver,33, Allegedly Wines, Dines At Lagos Club, Fails To Pay
  • Catholic Priest Urges Colleagues To Care For The Poor, Indigent
  • Civil Servant, 30, Docked Over Alleged Cheating
  • TSA: Prized National Asset Yearning For Ownership
  • Air France Presents Joon For Young, Connected
  • Breaking: Fashola Tenders Unreserved Apology To Reps
  • 103,030 Students For JSSC Examination In Kaduna State – Official
  • Army Alerts Nigerians Of Recruitment Fraudsters
  • APC Says Banire’s ‘Suspension’, Invalid
  • Aisha Buhari Urges Governors’ Wives To Domesticate Future Assured Programme
  • 28 People Die In 71 Road Crashes In Jigawa – FRSC
  • Ondo Muslim Welfare Board Calls Intending Pilgrims For Vaccination
  • Bus Driver’s Abduction Of FRSC Official Causes Road Crash In Ebonyi
  • Hoko Haram: Operation Lafiya Dole Outlines Challenges, Successes



The Nations

  • NIDO urges INEC to extend voting right to Nigerians in diaspora
  • Renewable energy: Roadmap for addressing climate change
  • Lagos acquires 32 tonnes per hour rice mill from Switzerland
  • N50m given to federal lawmakers to support Obasanjo’s third term-Fayose
  • Senate approves a $750 million Islamic Bank loan
  • Police arrests 13 suspects over death of Policeman, three others
  • We will implement fully all the laudable programmes of our great party, APC – Hon. Rasak Olusola Ajala
  • We will create economic prosperity for our people – Hon. Rasak Ajala Akinola
  • Anambra Guber: Ohaneze, Moghalu, Ezeemo Disagree Over Zoning
  • Sales manager charged with N16.7m fraud
  • Ngige tells labour to explore opportunities in law for workers’ benefit
  • Mob kills policeman over death of woman, two children
  • School teacher in Court for defaming Senate President
  • Eagles, Black Stars renew rivalry in WAFU Nations Cup
  • ‘I sleep and wake up in pains’
  • Teachers kick as Kogi varsity bans ASUU
  • Fatherhood crisis
  • 18 years after, Afrika lives on
  • Fed Govt plans ICT varsity, says minister
  • AIB, Unilorin sign agreement on usage of $5.8m lab
  • Oyo, Osun constitute LAUTECH’s Governing Council
  • Senators under fire over power devolution vote
  • House rejects power devolution
  • Osinbajo orders Service Chiefs to Borno
  • Mushin APC Exco upholds Banire’s suspension
  • Knocks for Senate over amendments to 1999 Constitution
  • 1999 Constitution amendment: Is Senate afraid of restructuring?
  • Senate passes Bill to separate NFIU from EFCC in seven days
  • Eagles, Black Stars renew rivalry in WAFU Nations Cup
  • CHAN Qualifier : New Eagles captain optimistic of good outing‎
  • Dalung Inaugurates Gymnastics Board
  • Wolves keepers unveil Carl Ikeme stand at Wednesfield FC
  • Lagos Int’l Badminton Classics Hots Up As 2 Nigerians Enter Q/Finals
  • Eagles, Black Stars renew rivalry in WAFU Nations Cup
  • President Obama’s Plan to Buy FC Barcelona Revealed




  • Amazon Founder Tops Bill Gates as the World’s Richest Person
  • Okonjo-Iweala to Earn £130,000 Annually in New Standard Chartered Appointment
  • Port Harcourt Refinery: Senate Halts Talks between FG, Agip/ENI, Oando
  • Dangote Shares Insights into His Business Success
  • Fayose: How Obasanjo Used Me against
  • FG Denying Us Access to Freed Chibok Girls, Alleges BBOG
  • Shell CEO to Switch over to Electric Car in September
  • Google CEO Visits Nigeria, Announces $3m Investment Plan
  • House Rejects Separation of Attorney General from Minister of Justice
  • Only FG Can Regulate Inland Waterways, Says NIWA
  • Only Education Reform Can Save Nigeria, Says Babalakin
  • Our Masts Do Not Pose Health Hazard, Says NCC
  • Nasarawa Embarks on Headcount
  • Onaiyekan Blames Get-rich Syndrome for Rise in Human Trafficking
  • DPC Kicks against Independent Candidate
  • We Did no Wrong in Purchase of Guest House for Sultanate Council- Tambuwal
  • NIMASA Begins 24 Hours Turnaround Time for Issuance of Debit Notes
  • 48 Bodies of Chad Basin Oil Explorers Recovered After B’Haram Ambush
  • Amazon Founder Tops Bill Gates as the World’s Richest Person
  • FG Denying Us Access to Freed Chibok Girls, Alleges BBOG
  • Only Education Reform Can Save Nigeria, Says Babalakin
  • We Did no Wrong in Purchase of Guest House for Sultanate…


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