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Here are the major headlines for Monday, July 2, 2018


  • French President to meet Buhari, visits Afrika Shrine
  • N20bn underpayment: Osinbajo to resolve NNPC, FAAC disagreement
  • Killings: Without state police, we risk more attacks, says Ekweremadu
  • Corruption: Special courts delivered 324 judgements in six months, says NJC
  • Nigeria may lose 30% GDP to corruption – Obasanjo
  • I can make Shekau, others surrender – ex-B’Haram commander
  • Deputy Superintendent of Prisons arrested for armed robbery in Enugu
  • NCC seizes N30m cable TV equipment from fake dealers
  • Pensioners beg FG to pay arrears, address pending issues
  • nPDP will make position known this week – Baraje
  • IHF to train Nigerian handball coaches
  • AIT reporter accuses FRSC operatives of taking bribe, brutalising him
  • Sharing recovered $350m Abacha loot ill-advised – SERAP
  • FG shouldn’t cause crisis with ranches – Yoruba youths
  • Taxify develops new vehicle category for Abuja riders
  • Ango Abdullahi meets Obasanjo over 2019 polls, killings
  • Otedola bridge fire: Lagos restricts tankers to designated trailer route
  • LUTH detention: Ajimobi, NGOs, settle bill of mother, baby
  • Kaduna: Electrical spark fire consumes another building
  • Gunmen abduct Imo activist, demand N10m ransom
  • Lagos schoolgirl, 14, disappears after outing with boyfriend
  • Cholera outbreak kills 11 in Katsina



The Nation

  • Buhari seeks repatriation of stolen assets with minimal legal obstacles
  • Buhari sympathises with Kaduna gas victims
  • Troops kill eight Boko Haram terrorists
  • Plateau: 10 die, four suspects held as gunmen strike again
  • Army inaugurates cenotaph for slain troops in Borno
  • AMCON to seize N5.4tr debtors’ assets
  • Fed Govt endorses gold buying centre, refinery
  • $22b Diaspora inflows trigger credit data exchange on immigrants
  • $20b revenues to be recovered from extractive sector, says NEITI
  • FCMB begins personal, business banking in UK
  • Atiku visits IBB in Minna
  • Obasanjo and I are reunited at last – Bode George
  • Pharmacists Council seals 378 drug outlets in Osun
  • Two schools to represent Nigeria at SAGE World Cup in South Africa
  • FUT Minna withdraws 67 students
  • Ugwuanyi: we paid June salaries without federal allocation
  • Ganduje to Kwankwanso: you will lose in your ward
  • Ibadan violence: Woman to undergo breast, spinal cord surgeries
  • Apapa-Wharf road repairs nearing completion, say contractors




  • Osinbajo, Others To Speak On Growth Of Insurance Sector
  • FG Sets Target For Local, Foreign Investments To Improve Economy
  • Budget 2018 : Power, Works & Housing ministry earmarks N10bn for public schools
  • CBN Directs Banks To Resolve USSD Disputes In 3 Days
  • 2019: INEC Begins Upgrade Of Smartcard Readers Next Week
  • Herdsmen, Boko Haram Threaten Nigeria’s Future — UK Parliamentarians
  • Devil responsible for my problems with Obasanjo — George
  • Send Supplementary Budget On East-West Road, NMU To NASS, IYC Tells Buhari
  • Delayed Payments Hamper Udi, Ezeagu Federal Constituency Projects
  • Illegal Drug Shops On The Increase In Nigeria — PCN
  • Sylvester, Adegoke Are CBN Tennis Champions
  • Bayelsa To Sign GMoU With Shell On Gbarain/Ubie Gas Plant
  • ASABA 2018: Iyase Welcomes Africa To Asaba, Commends Okowa
  • Ugboha Water Project: Obaseki Assures Of Speedy Completion Of Reticulation Work
  • Ogun CJ Advocates Tough Punishment For Human Traffickers



The Guardian

  • Putin-Trump summit set for July 16 in Helsinki: Kremlin, White House
  • Buhari to review nation’s security apparatus
  • .. home of peace smeared by renewed killings, protests
  • 2019 and fractured opposition
  • US’s Haley tells India to ‘rethink’ Iran ties
  • Oyo State shuts down Bodija market
  • New Madagascar prime minister vows ‘free’ elections
  • Army arrests 17 suspects allegedly linked to plateau killings
  • Ex Akwa-Ibom governorship aspirant murdered
  • INEC readies 119,973 polling units for 2019 elections
  • Angry Maradona offers reward over ‘death’ report
  • France seek solution to Griezmann puzzle at World Cup
  • Three things we learned from the World Cup yesterday
  • Shock Germany win ‘shook South Korea upside down’
  • Portugal-Uruguay more than Ronaldo v Suarez, says Alves
  • Tite backs Brazil to grow in World Cup’s knock-out phase
  • President Buhari or herdsman Buhari?
  • CBN and forensic audit: Calling EFCC…
  • Transforming university education in Nigeria
  • SDP standard-bearer decries hate campaigns
  • PDP seeks probe of APC governors over alleged N3.6b convention funding
  • Imo Assembly suspends four members
  • Ed Sheeran Sued For Copying Mavin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On”
  • Acquisition: Disney Agrees To Sell Off 21st Century Fox’s Sports Network
  • Watch Migos Play Drug Dealers In New Video “Narcos”




  • Police Protest in Maiduguri over Unpaid Allowances
  • Nigeria’s Export Earnings Rise by 10% to $14.4bn in Q1 2018
  • Massive Pipeline Explosion Rocks Ilara Community in Ogun State
  • Despite Curfew, Gunmen Kill Six in Fresh Plateau Attack
  • Atiku Positions as Alternative to Buhari, Meets Babangida in Minna
  • NNPC Finalises $724m Oil Finance Deal with Schlumberger
  • Atiku Positions as Alternative to Buhari, Meets Babangida in Minna
  • NNPC Finalises $724m Oil Finance Deal with Schlumberger
  • Ex-Boko Haram Commander Offers to Persuade Shekau, Others to Surrender
  • Court Clears Obigwe of Wrongdoing in Union Bank’s Capital Market Infractions
  • Macron’s Visit: Lagos Announces Traffic Diversion in Alausa, African Shrine Axis
  • 32 Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender, Says Army
  • Ex-Minister: Nigerians Should Hold Security Chiefs Accountable over Killings
  • Buhari Calls for Release of Looted Funds Without Technicalities
  • National Judicial Council (NJC) building
  • NJC: Anti-corruption Courts Deliver 324 Judgments in Six Months
  • Lagos Restricts Tankers to Designated Route
  • FG: Report on Nigeria’s Poverty Rating Not Based on Recent Survey
  • Sharing $322m Abacha Loot among Households is Mis-targeted Spending, SERAP Tells Buhari
  • Lokpobiri Tasks Fish Farmers on New Technology
  • FMDQ OTC, S&P Dow Jones Indices Brand Nigeria’s Sovereign Bond Index
  • Ecobank MD Urges Auditors to Enforce Corporate Governance
  • Union Bank Launches Youth Mentorship Project


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