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Here are the major headlines for Monday, July 23, 2018


  • Jos fire: I’m devastated by the scale of losses, says Buhari
  • Boko Haram ambushes troops again in Yobe, scores killed
  • Court strikes down Kano’s consumption tax
  • State House, Budget Office, 306 others spent N149bn illegally – Auditor-General
  • Kaduna, Port Harcourt refineries dormant – NNPC
  • We’ll prosecute those who swindled World Cup fans, FG vows
  • Four SARS operatives dismissed, arraigned for robbery, kidnapping
  • JAMB remits N7.8bn to FG from 2018 UTME
  • Nigerians have lost confidence in Buhari – Bent
  • Come clean on US immigration status, VON DG tells Atiku
  • Nigeria records annual decline in skilled construction workers
  • 2019: PDP calls emergency NEC meeting over coalition … summons 11 Osun gov aspirants
  • Dangote Cement invests $3bn in plants, terminals
  • Kebbi rice farmers lament fertilizer scarcity
  • Five PDP leaders arrested in Lagos over chairman’s death
  • Man laments failure by Nasarawa LG to repay his eight-year-old N1m loan
  • Kwara invests N6.5bn in water reticulation
  • Osun PDP: I’ll reclaim my ticket from Adeleke, says Ogunbiyi
  • School protests alleged barricade of school by bank in FCT



The Nation

  • Saraki becomes Waziri Garin of Ilorin
  • JAMB remits N7.8b as examination surplus
  • NPO, stakeholders reject Press Council Bill
  • Army: we killed terrorists, lost troops in Yobe
  • 17,000 pilgrims register for Hajj biometric data system
  • NSE opens market to non-interest debt securities
  • Importers fault revenue target for NCS, FIRS
  • NECA: monetary policy too weak to tame spiraling inflation
  • Body shuts down 431 drug shops in Imo
  • Winners’ Chapel declares seven-day prayer
  • Bindow: I’ve nothing to do with Atiku’s rally
  • Ogunbiyi rejects Osun pdp primary result
  • Kashamu blames Fayose’s ‘arrogance’ for PDP’s defeat
  • We’ve decided to leave APC, says R-APC chief Baraje
  • Dickson hails Aregbesola’s political tolerance
  • Esan National Congress rejects cattle colony
  • PDP ‘begs’ Akpabio not to join APC




  • $350m BUA Plant: Osinbajo Charges Cement Manufacturers On Pricing
  • Story of juicy offers, money or oil block not true, says Saraki
  • FG 2016 financial statement full of undisclosed, unremitted revenues — AuGF Report
  • FG Earmarks N30bn To Offset Debts Owed NDDC Contractors
  • Presidency, APC Move To Break R-APC’s Ranks
  • IPOB Faults Malami Over Comments On FG’s Refusal To Release, Dasuki, El.Zakzaki
  • New Media Bill Draconian, Unconstitutional, Anti-People, Anti-Free Speech — Publishers, Editors, NUJ, BON
  • We will leave APC,with or without Saraki – Baraje
  • Dokubo Repositioning Amnesty Programme To Core Mandate —Ex-Militants
  • Kia Joins Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
  • Ighodaro, Oyarekhua Win NNPC Golf Tournament
  • IMPEACHMENT: Imo Chief Judge Sets Up 7-Man C’ttee
  • Ekiti: Fayose’s Arrogance Caused PDP’s Defeat — Kashamu
  • OSUN PDP PRIMARY: Ogunbiyi Rejects Result
  • Nwakali Eyes Successful Run At Porto
  • Okota Festival: Embrace New Cultural Ideology, Approach, Aare Adams Urges Yorubaland
  • Apapa traffic: Lagos Govt sets up Mobile Court to try traffic offenders




  • Omokri’s Book on Leah Sharibu Blames Dapchi Girls’ Abduction on Sabotage
  • Senator: Why State Police Bill will Fail in Senate
  • Apapa Gridlock: Ambode Extends Operation to 48 Hours
  • Bindow Denies Link With Atiku’s Rally
  • One Dead, Several Injured as Crisis Rocks Lagos PDP
  • We Don’t Want Colony, Ranches in Esanland, Says Group
  • Turn Your Phones into Profit- making Ventures, Saraki Tells Youths
  • More Winners Emerge in Diamondxtra Season 10
  • Rotary Int’l Honours Ugwuanyi for Good Governance
  • Judgment for Sale: Adegboruwa Sues Igbokwe, Wants AGF to Prosecute Him
  • Buhari Condoles With Victims of Jos Market Fire
  • Nigeria Loses 3,036MW as Six Power Plants Remain Shut
  • Biya Must Stop the Killings in Cameroon
  • Wike’s Golden Era for Rivers
  • Fayemi Urges Fayose to Set Aside N5.5bn June Allocation to Pay…
  • Declining Credit to Private Sector Tops MPC Agenda Today
  • PDP’s Haunted by Past Misdeeds, Says Oshiomhole
  • Molinari Wins The British Open after Holding off Tiger Woods, Others
  • JAMB Remits Another N7.8bn to FG
  • Senate President, Bukola Saraki
  • Sulu-Gambari Elevates Saraki to Waziri Garin of Ilorin
  • Many Killed as Soldiers Repel Boko Haram Ambush
  • Molinari Wins British Open after Holding off Tiger Woods, Others
  • Again, Buhari to Meet Saraki
  • JAMB Remits Another N7.8bn
  • NCC Set to Deploy Tech Solution to Combat Fraud
  • Galaxy Backbone Rewarded for Digital Innovation
  • NigComSat Partners Others on Capacity Building
  • Winners Emerge in NBC’s Campaign




  • Story of juicy offers not true, says Saraki
  • PDP summons emergency NEC for Monday
  • Ekiti: Fayose’s arrogance caused PDP’s defeat, Kashamu says
  • Another female presidential aspirant declared in Abuja
  • Juicy carrots won’t sway R-APC from defection ―Spokesman
  • Why Nigerians should vote Buhari, APC ―Adeyemi
  • NRC warns motorists, traders against encroachment on rail tracks
  • Edo PDP, APC differ on cleric’s petition against Oshiomhole to EFCC
  • Mega coalition: Buhari, Oshiomhole jittery ―PDP
  • Ondo Mega Party to Akeredolu: You have failed the people
  • 2019: Alex Oti to replicate good governance in Anambra ―Obiano
  • I will run a data-driven government ―Adewale Omoniyi
  • My health was under attack while in office ―Ex-FUNNAB VC
  • Child rapist to spend twenty-five years in prison for raping a ten-year-old
  • 4 SARS operatives dismissed for detaining pastor inside hotel room
  • Court remands 3 men for allegedly robbing woman at gunpoint
  • Police arrest jealous teenager for murdering girlfriend in Be
  • Queen ‘is absolutely fuming’ after false rumours of Prince Philip’s death flood Twitter
  • Manhunt after boy, 3, badly hurt in ‘acid attack’
  • Gunmen in South Africa ambush taxi drivers, kill 11
  • Trump says ex-lawyer’s tape over ‘model payment’ may be illegal
  • Institute to support SEC on capital market studies
  • NRC warns motorists, traders against encroachment on rail tracks
  • Auditor General of the Federation (AGF) Mr Anthony Ayine
  • 323 FG agencies fail to submit 2016 financial report ―Auditor General of Federation
  • IPMAN members free to attend NIPCO’s AGM ―Secretary
  • Principal tasks nursing students on professional ethics
  • Gov Ortom’s wife holds free medical treatment for VVF patients in Benue
  • Malaria, NAFDAC, global donors, Nigerian drugs
  • A child dies every minute of malaria in the world — UI don
  • Pharmacists Council of Nigeria seals 431 premises




  • Media chiefs condemn Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018
  • 2019 polls under threat from National Assembly, presidency rift
  • Banks in excess loan deduction saga
  • People living above eighth floor less likely to die early
  • Lazio eyes Iwobi as Emery plans to offload Nigerian
  • Toronto shooting leaves 2 dead including gunman, 13 hurt
  • Trump hits back at Iran ‘war’ talk
  • PDP executive council meets over coalition with other parties
  • Respite finally comes for motorists on Apapa-Oshodi expressway
  • ‘Why NCC increased awareness campaign on telecoms usage’
  • Ambode extends ‘operation restore sanity to Lagos roads’
  • Nadal sitting pretty atop ATP rankings
  • Man Utd held to scoreless draw by Earthquakes
  • Beware! Tiger licks his lips at regaining that old feeling
  • Turkey hails ‘goal against fascist virus’ after Ozil quits Germany side
  • OAU clashes with Ibadan as Nigerian football gets lifeline
  • Black Stallions open camp for Niger Republic friendly August 1
  • Nigeria’s inflation slows to lowest rate in 30 months
  • Why processes are critical to any business
  • Currency devaluation, forex, cost of fund push firms to N10 billion losses
  • Ekiti elections and other matters
  • Shaming Bill Gates on health and education
  • Aregbesola: Encounter with an unusual leader


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