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Here are the major headlines for Monday, June 18, 2018


  • Senators fault Babachir Lawal’s biased probe claim
  • Power grid loses 1,087.6MW, eight stations shut
  • Outrageous billing: Electricity consumers seek N’Assembly’s intervention
  • Buhari administration transforming Nigeria –Lai Mohammed
  • Makarfi declares presidential bid, battles Atiku for PDP ticket
  • Nigerian jailed in UK for killing autistic teenager
  • Police foil plan to kidnap customs deputy comptroller, family
  • INEC registering foreigners to vote in 2019 – Southern, M’Belt leaders
  • SARS operative threatened to drink my blood –HR manager
  • Drunk naval rating stabs woman to death
  • Lagos wants children’s rights prioritised
  • APC convention: NWC meets to ratify delegates’ list on Tuesday
  • Ekiti used N35bn to service Fayemi’s loan, claims PDP chair
  • Convention: INEC backs Lagos APC’s delegates, court rules June 19
  • BEDC cable vandals jailed for two years
  • LG poll: PDP wins 23 chairmanship seats in Rivers
  • C’River ‘spaghetti’ flyover, dual carriage to cost N18bn
  • Flyovers not Sokoto’s priority, says Tambuwal
  • Diarrhoea claims seven in Niger
  • LASG screens 140 new waste collectors…distributes two million waste bags



The Nation

  • Senator urges Buhari to probe killing of Saro-Wiwa, Marshal Harry, others
  • Falana to Fed Govt, INEC: prevent vote-buying in Ekiti and Osun polls
  • NAFDAC urges Fed Govt to establish herbal medicine institute
  • Electricity dips by 1,087mw due to gas rupture
  • NEMA employees get enhanced service conditions
  • Moghalu vows to fight poverty, drug abuse
  • Barclays Africa joins NSE in July
  • May & Baker signs sickle cell drug production deal
  • APC chairmanship race: Kinsmen disown Osunbor
  • Fayemi harassing our members with federal sars, says pdp
  • Okorocha donates building to Imo NUJ
  • Sanusi to Ganduje: convene security meeting to avert violence
  • Obiano: no going back on Okada ban
  • Olubadan stops chiefs’ masqurade dance
  • Buhari deserves prayers, says Ondo lawmaker
  • One killed, 29 arrested in Nasarawa cult clash
  • Five feared dead in Bauchi rainstorm
  • Oyo govt allays butchers’ fear over abattoir relocation




  • 20 Killed In Fresh Borno Suicide Bomb Attack, 48 Injured
  • We’ll Beat Iceland, Argentina To Qualify — Rohr
  • FG Disburses Loans To 4,000 GEEP MarketMoni Beneficiaries In Edo
  • DPR Moves To Ensure SOP In Petroleum Depots
  • Police Nab Suspected Killer Of Enugu Monarch
  • NDDC Not Competing With A-Ibom —Ekere
  • Ibadan Chieftaincy Row: Olubadan Cancels Masquerade Dance In New Kings’ Compounds
  • Alake Laments Decline In Reading Culture Among Youth
  • Bwari Crisis: Again, FCTA Imposes Indefinite Curfew On Bwari Town
  • Wike Lauds Awuse’s Commitment To Rivers State
  • Ilaje Communities Accuses Ondo Govt Of Marginalisation, Injustice
  • Osun Gov Poll: Buhari, Tinubu Not Working For My Ambition —PDP Aspirant




  • Fresh controversy trails N400b shortfall in aviation revenue
  • Sanusi warns politicians on tension over 2019 elections
  • Rohr still hopeful of qualification despite Eagles’ loss to Croatia
  • Lagos seeks prioritisation of children’s rights in national policies
  • Just eight weeks of stress damages man’s fertility
  • Audi boss arrested in diesel probe
  • Python selfie puts Indian forest ranger in tight spot
  • Three dead, 200 hurt as strong quake jolts Japan’s Osaka
  • Anambra Government plans revalidation of land title documents
  • US civilian shoots dead armed car thief
  • Fayemi kicks as Ekiti PDP attributes state’s financial crisis to him
  • Russia 2018: Match of the day – Tunisia vs England preview
  • Mixed reactions over Eagles’ loss to Croatia
  • Eagles plan Iheanacho, Musa attack against Iceland
  • Fans root for Nigeria at Super Eagles Dome Lagos
  • Modric can’t wait to meet Argentina
  • Eagles’ underestimation of Croatia cause of defeat, says Chukwu
  • ICCN seeks restructuring of government spending
  • Cleric tasks operators on transparency, accountability in insurance industry
  • Lagos prioritises pension benefits of physically challenged retirees
  • June 12, Democracy Day and other matters
  • Now that Abiola has been honoured
  • In the codeine discourse, family matters




  • 32 Killed, 84 Injured in Borno Explosion
  • Darkness Looms as Power Supply Drops by 1,087MW
  • 2019: Makarfi Declares for Presidency
  • Osinbajo, Oyegun Storm Ekiti Tuesday for Fayemi
  • Buhari Administration is Transforming Nigeria, Says Mohammed
  • Okonjo-Iweala, Peter Obi, Others Storm Ogwashi-Uku as King Okonjo Turns 90
  • Convene Security Meeting with Political Leaders to Avert Violence, Sanusi Tells…
  • Justice Oduwole Passes on
  • No Going Back on July 1 Deadline on Motorcycle Ban, Says…
  • 20 Killed, 48 Injured in Bomb Attack on Damboa
  • NBRRI Blames Recurrent Collapse of Bridges around Mokwa on Terrain
  • Stubborn Swiss Denies Brazil Vital Win
  • Makarfi Declares Intention to Run for President
  • Spain Welcomes Vessels with 630 Migrants
  • Defending Champions Germany Lose 1-0 to Mexico
  • With Croatia’s 2-0 Win, Nigeria Walks a Tightrope in Group D
  • Innoson Denies Reports Recanting N14bn Judgement Debt against GTB
  • 20 Killed, 48 Injured in yet Another Attack on Borno Town
  • Fayose Servicing Fayemi’s Debt with N35.34bn Yearly, Alleges PDP
  • Obiano Insists on July 1 Deadline for Ban on Okada Riders
  • Ganduje Exonerates Kano Indigenes from Criminal Activities in Saudi Arabia
  • Sokoto Contributes N500m to Education Revitalisation Committee
  • Politicians Plotting Violence to Frame Dogara, Says Group
  • Rainstorm: Bauchi Gov’s Wife Sympathises with Victims
  • Absence of CPN Affiliates on NITDA’s Board Unconstitutional, ISPON Tells FG
  • VAIDS: Lessons to Learn from Tax Amnesty
  • Equities Market Sustains Bullish Trading on Positive Sentiments
  • EFG Hermes Named Top Frontier Markets Brokerage Firm




  • Kano underage voters: INEC must make probe report public immediately – SLF
  • Fayose has reduced Fayemi’s campaign burden by half, says Bamidele
  • VON, DG, Okechukwu, allays fears over APC national convention
  • Lagos to students: Stop discriminating against albinos in your midst
  • Rainstorm claims lives, destroys properties in Bauchi
  • Many feared dead, as suicide bombers hit Damboa
  • Oyo govt allays butcher’s fear on abattoir relocaton
  • 70 per cent inmates on awaiting list ―FIDA
  • 2019: Obtain your PVCs now, Ahmed tells residents
  • 7 men in court over alleged diesel theft
  • Oyo civil servant sentenced to 2 years for duping handicap
  • Court reinstates YABATECH bursar, awards N21m against college
  • Unemployed man docked for touching married woman’s breasts
  • Thai king signs Crown’s $30bn assets over to himself
  • Greece, Macedonia sign agreement on name change
  • Suspect dead, 20 injured at New Jersey arts festival
  • HIV positive man infects 200 sex partners in Italy
  • Stakeholders brainstorm, as EnergyNet holds 20th AEF in Mauritius
  • I’m ready for presidential race ―Makarfi
  • CBN boosts retail forex market with $343.06m
  • Inflation down to 11.61% in May
  • LCCI tasks FG on compliance with executive orders
  • Ex-university teacher cautions against prostrate cancer
  • Erectile dysfunction may double risk of heart disease —Experts
  • UCH introduces smart cards to ease patient care, payment
  • Boko Haram increases childhood wasting by 13% —Study
  • Kalu to Lamido: You’re my bosom friend but I’ll vote for Buhari
  • PDP tackles Buhari over comment on glorifying thieves




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