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Here are the major headlines for Monday, August 13, 2018


  • Egina success, celebration of local content — Osinbajo
  • National Assembly to establish NEITI forum
  • Court restrains union from picketing Ikeja Electric office
  • Gunmen ambush, kill four policemen in Kaduna
  • FG to give two million traders loans without collateral
  • By-elections: Kogi, Katsina PDP reject results as APC wins in three states
  • Comand returns N100,000 bribe to contractor, detains cops
  • Nigerian banks’ll collapse if power firms fail – Discos
  • SEC extends multiple subscription deadline to December 31
  • Look for new moon of Dhul Hijjah, Sultan urges Muslims
  • Falana urges DSS acting DG to release Dasuki, El-Zakzaky, others
  • Shi’ites, threat to Nigeria, say Islamic scholars
  • PDP alleges fresh plot to arrest Saraki, Ekweremadu
  • Obiano’s aide found dead in his room
  • Lagos light rail to begin operation in 2022
  • Adeleke varsity alleges plan to demolish school
  • Youths attack 32-year-old pastor over death of lover
  • I stole car to raise money for marriage —Suspect



The Nation

  • Buhari greets Odigie-Oyegun at 79
  • Senate may back out of tomorrow’s resumption
  • 2019: INEC budget stuck as Senate won’t reconvene
  • Falconets get $2,000 each ahead China clash
  • EFCC probes 35 capital market fraud cases
  • Fed Govt mulls VAT removal on locally produced LPG
  • FMBN approves rent-to-own housing scheme for workers
  • Commission to address alleged lopsided promotion in police
  • Centenary City project to create 250,000 jobs
  • APC wins Katsina, Bauchi Senate seats
  • Lagos govt partners foreign firm on light rail project
  • FUT Minna lecturer dismissed for ‘sexual harassment’
  • Dariye to supporters: don’t leave APC
  • Ganduje gives scholarship to 100 Borno orphans
  • Lagos PDP needs prayers for headway in 2019, says Ogunlewe
  • Anambra mission schools get N3b
  • Ekiti people in pain over APC’s victory, says Fayose
  • Unknown gunmen kill Police Corporal in Delta
  • Aruna Quadri wins 2018 ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open




  • Arrest Warrant: A-Court Sets Up Panel To Hear INEC Boss’ Appeal
  • Angry soldiers ground Maiduguri airport, threaten to shoot superiors
  • FIIRO’s ISO Certification’ll Make Nigeria Globally Competitive, Says FG
  • Nigeria Loses Over N5bn To Barite Importation By Oil, Gas Sector — AMAPOB
  • UN warns over tensions in Nigeria, others
  • 2019: Politicians Should Sign Peace Pacts against Use Of Youth For Violence – Sanusi
  • NASS Invasion: Afenifere, NEF, PANDEF, Ohanaeze, Middle Belt Demand Judiciary Probe
  • Oshiomhole, APC mobilizing Senators, plans impeachment of Saraki, R-APC alleges
  • We’ve Uncovered Fresh Plots to Arrest Saraki, Ekweremadu – PDP
  • 4 Delta APC Leaders, Followers Join PDP
  • Road Decongestion: LASG, Firm Partner on Light Rail Project
  • Heritage Bank signs MoU with partners on mass transit
  • The Lagos Monument Sculptures Could Have Been Better – Barry
  • Ekiti Poll Tribunal: We’ll Reclaim Our Mandate, Fayose Assures Supporters
  • Ondo Court Dismisses Suit against Monarch




  • Nigerian Elders Seek Punishment for National Assembly Invaders
  • Obiano’s Media Aide Found Dead in His Room
  • Again, PDP Allege Fresh Plot to Arrest, Detain Saraki, Ekweremadu
  • Finally, N’Assembly Reconvenes on Wednesday
  • Refineries’ Builders to Revalidate Studies for Plants’ Revamp
  • FG Releases N220bn of N1.5tn Social Intervention Fund
  • Two Million Nigerians to Get Collateral-free Loan in New FG’s Micro-credit…
  • Bafarawa Blames Nigerians for Voting Buhari in 2015
  • Police Arrest Gang Member for Raping Lady
  • Ex-IYC President Declares for House of Representatives
  • Keep Faith with APC, Dariye Tells Supporters from Kuje Prison
  • Ex- Kwara PDP Chairman’s Kinsmen Pledge Allegiance to Saraki
  • Baru, Total DMD, Stakeholders Set for NAEC Conference
  • Wike: Aguma Gave His Best to Rivers
  • PR Expert Preaches Promotion of Inclusiveness
  • Bandits Kill Five Policemen in Kaduna, Delta
  • NHRC Lauds New DSS Boss over Pledge to Review Unlawful Detentions
  • CSO Drags Daura to EFCC over Alleged Foreign Accounts
  • APC Wins Bauchi By-election
  • We are Not Working for Saraki, EFCC Replies Presidential Aide
  • Stop Your Obsession with Senate Presidency, PDP Tells Oshiomhole
  • National Assembly to Reconvene Wednesday
  • Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pine May not Join Cast of Star Trek…
  • Tyra Banks Lands Deal at Universal TV
  • Confusion as Arik Fails to Airlift PH Passengers
  • BOI Partners Fidelity Bank, Ford Foundation on Aba Leather Cluster
  • AOS Orwell Announces Appointments
  • Embrace Life Insurance, Adeosun Tells Nigerians




  • Cancel Saturday’s reps election in Kogi State
  • KDSG holds town hall meeting on N155 bn budget for 2019
  • 2019: APC to give women free nomination forms in Ebonyi
  • Adeboye’s son, 1,602 others ordained as Pastors
  • APC wins Bauchi South senatorial by-election
  • Cancel Saturday’s reps election in Kogi State
  • We’ll need N180bn to implement roadmap ― Onu
  • APC has eroded democratic gains, Fayose alleges
  • Hajj 2018: Ensure safety of pilgrims, NAHCON tells state welfare boards
  • Osun 2018: APC chieftain, Peter Babalola, declares support for Omisore
  • He’s ruthless, constantly raped me — Wife
  • He threw my belongings out, arrested me with the police, I’m done with him —Wife
  • He lied he had one child, but I discovered he had three kids, two wives after we got married — Wife
  • She has incisions round her waist, washes her private part with fetish soap before s*x — Man
  • Zimbabwe election: Inauguration delayed after result challenged
  • Thai girl, 11, placed in care after being forced to marry man, 41
  • Suspected Seattle plane thief had ‘full airport credentials’
  • Parker Solar Probe: Nasa launches mission to ‘touch the Sun’
  • SPE says oil and gas may no longer be favourable to Nigeria in next half century
  • LASG seals partnership with foreign firm on light rail project
  • Apapa Wharf road ready in September — NPA MD
  • Forex: CBN injects $327m, CNY 69m into Retail SMIS
  • Is sugar dangerous for my health?
  • When can a woman get pregnant?
  • How to make Nigerian chapman drink
  • Three natural steps to whiten your teeth
  • How to raise effective team for optimal results —Pastor Jaiyebo
  • How to Download YouTube Videos on your Phone


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