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Here are the major headlines for Monday, July 5, 2021


  • Reps panel chair silent on Chinese loans’ probe discontinuation
  • Death toll in Philippine plane crash rises to 50
  • Kwara Assembly attacks Lai Mohammed, faction reports minister to NWC
  • Group assembles Yoruba lawyers for Igboho’s aides, Lagos protesters
  • Man convicted of deserting pregnant lady attempts fleeing court, jailed nine years
  • 17 southern govs discuss Buhari’s land recovery order for herders
  • Yoruba Nation Lagos rally: Police killed my daughter, I want justice, says mother of slain girl
  • PIB: Dangote refinery, others to buy crude in naira
  • My husband being maltreated in Benin Republic custody for defending Nigeria land – Wife
  • PIB: North, Ogun’s quests for oil get boost, exploration receives 30%
  • 2021 UTME: Why there was poor performance —JAMB registrar
  • Man convicted of deserting pregnant lady attempts fleeing court, jailed nine years
  • Brazil-based Nigerian held with 100 wraps of cocaine in private part, bag
  • Mosque attack: Detained masquerader’s custodian ill, can’t stand trial, says counsel
  • Yoruba Nation Lagos rally: Police killed my daughter, I want justice, says mother of slain girl
  • Lagos task force nabs 71 miscreants, impounds 227 motorcycles
  • Gunmen kill cop, driver, abduct passenger in Delta
  • Tears as tanker kills four traders in Oyo market
  • Kidnappers engage Edo police in gun duel
  • Senate summons ex-NSITF bosses over alleged N84bn embezzlement
  • PIB: Dangote refinery, others to buy crude in naira
  • Only 88,950 out of 3.4 million hectares irrigated, agric outputs suffer
  • AfCFTA’ll not lead to dumping in Nigeria, says Adebayo
  • We’ve refunded N700bn to states for infrastructure – FG
  • Major marketers eye petroleum products from Dangote refinery
  • NCC earns N150bn from spectrum licence fees
  • Kwara Assembly attacks Lai Mohammed, faction reports minister to NWC
  • Matawalle fires special advisers, keeps security aide
  • Minister, Kwara Rep fight dirty over N70m campaign fund
  • Runner-up alleges rigging of Anambra PDP governorship primary
  • Delta APC tackles Okowa over fresh N4bn loan
  • APC crisis: You didn’t fund our campaigns, Kwara lawmakers reply Lai Mohammed
  • 2023: It’s Igbo’s turn to produce president, Ohanaeze, Ezeife insist
  • No regret fighting Oshiomhole for oppressing Obaseki –Shaibu, Edo deputy gov
  • AFN opens Olympic camp in Abuja
  • Aisha Buhari tourney: Falode pledges good competition
  • Mexico defeat: Home-based players will get better, says NPFL stars
  • Wrestler Agiomor sounds warning to Olympic foes
  • Rivers Angels to know CAF Champions League foe today
  • First Bank win maiden Olukoya basket ball tourney
  • NBA finals spot delights Nwora
  • Why life begins at 60 for me — RMD
  • 10 things you didn’t know about Nigerian Idols finalist Akunna
  • Pogba joins Burna Boy’s birthday celebration in Miami
  • Why I changed my mind about sending of nude pictures — Ella Mensah
  • Social media, major challenge for entertainers –Ijebu
  • Make movies promoting peace, unity, not rituals – AGN president tells filmmakers


The Nation

  • Surrender to DSS, Olowu advises Sunday Igboho 
  • NCC makes N150b Spectrum revenue in five months 
  • Safety: Bi-Courtney set to enforce passenger facilitation policy at MMA2
  • The delay by Buhari, Aregbesola, Obaseki
  • Niger Delta stakeholders: PIB provisions not far-reaching 
  • Naira devaluation will push petrol subsidy to N7.1b per day 
  • The Nation Associate Editor Yishau, 10 others on $100,000 Nigeria Prize for Literature list
  • Senate panel okays cabinet formation within 30 days 
  • Buhari calls for global prayers for the Pope 
  • Police arrest 49 Yoruba Nation agitators, others with charms, guns
  • ‘Agitators did no wrong’ 
  • UBA gave out N178b to businesses in Q1 
  • Lagos Govt orders probe into killing of girl in Ojota 
  • PDP governors, leaders eyeing Ondo governorship seat
  • Sterling Bank backs diversity, equity, inclusion in workplace 
  • Alumni seek justice for slain colleague  4:45 AM
  • What PIB means to Nigeria, oil and gas industry 
  • Fed Govt votes N6b to develop mineral processing clusters, says Osinbajo 
  • COAS hails troops for quelling insurrection, arson in Southeast 
  • NIRSAL guarantees N266.97b bank loans in five years 
  • Minister: Nigeria no dumping ground for substandard products 
  • Yola DisCo investor to sign agreement July 12 
  • Major oil marketers: we’re ready to buy Dangote’s refined products 
  • Delta APC alleges plot to kill leaders 
  • Opobo Kingdom gets road, 150 years after
  • Diri rejects APC overtures, reaffirms faith in PDP
  • Mixed blessings
  • Anambra 2021: ‘Labour Party to provide needed governance’ 
  • Stakeholders seek concerted effort for APC victory in Anambra 
  • The bottom-line 
  • Sunday Igboho as anti-hero 
  • Adamawa APC warned against imposition of candidates 
  • FCTA demolishes 400 illegal structures along Airport road
  • Only death will separate me from politics, says Shekarau
  • Beyond Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest
  • NYSC on active volcano 
  • I won’t leave PDP for APC, Diri declares 
  • Lai Mohammed did not sponsor our elections – Kwara lawmakers
  • Youths spotting ‘#BuhariMustGo’ shirts arrested in Dunamis Church
  • Igboho, Kanu: Who is naive now? 
  • Southern governors reconvene in Lagos over state of nation 
  • Meeting with Buhari didn’t compromise Ijaw agenda – INC President 
  • ‘My last encounter with late T.B. Joshua’ 
  • BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu orders investigation into death of 14-year-old girl in Ojota
  • EID explodes, kills minor, injures two others in Kaduna 
  • May we not turn our daughters to murderers! 
  • Why is President Buhari afraid of restructuring? I think I know 
  • Obsessing over Nnamdi Kanu s extradition, trial 
  • Osun mosque attack: Trial stalled as Masquerade’s custodian slumps 
  • Gov Matawalle sacks Special Advisers 
  • I won’t retire from politics until death – Shekarau 
  • Matawalle’s defection an unpardonable betrayal – PDP 
  • Police arrest suspected cultists who allegedly killed German in Delta 
  • Many feared killed, several injured as tanker rams into Ibadan market 
  • Kanu’s arrest: IPOB, ESN in disarray as key actors go into hiding 




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