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Here are the major headlines for Monday, June 25, 2018


  • We’ll only confirm serious appointments by Buhari —Senate
  • NNPC loses N547bn in three years
  • Herdsmen attack 11 Plateau villages, kill 86, torch 50 houses
  • N70bn livestock ranches not for Fulani herdsmen alone – FG
  • ISIS threat: Police deploy AIG to head airport command
  • Military deploys seven fighter aircraft in Benue, Taraba
  • FG seeks foreign, multi-sectorial assistance on lead poisoning
  • We’ll overtake advanced countries in research, innovation – Onu
  • External debt servicing may pose a problem ? Rewane
  • NABTEB suspends registrar, four directors over N49m contracts
  • Arraign Abaribe or grant him bail, Falana tells DSS
  • PDP elements hindering APC progressive agenda, says Tinubu
  • Civil service needs to be overhauled, says Aregbesola
  • Family disrupts Lagos funeral, wants son buried in Edo
  • Borno demolishes guest house used by prostitutes, arrests sex hawkers
  • Ebonyi youths attack policemen mistaken for kidnappers
  • DSS rescues police inspector who killed woman from Anambra mob
  • One killed as Cross River, Ebonyi communal crisis deepens
  • Gunmen kill two Katsina varsity students, kidnap one
  • Turk referee picked to handle Nigeria-Argentina match
  • Nigeria vs Argentina: Drogba warns Eagles against defensive approach



The Nation

  • We’ll reward labour of our current generation, says Buhari
  • Osinbajo: Technology start-ups to get tax holidays
  • ‘Time will tell’ on my position in APC, says Saraki
  • Senator Tinubu lauds ‘Bonga oil spill’ judgment
  • Air Force Deploys 300 Special Forces in Benue others
  • About N1.6tr pension fund underutilised
  • NCC okays N50m for R&D in varsities
  • NABTEB registrar, four directors suspended for contract splitting, others
  • 2018 budget: NUPENG rejects cut in allocation to Lagos-Ibadan road, others
  • ABUAD starts work on independent power plant
  • GE: we provide 75% of Nigeria’s gas-powered generation
  • Heritage Bank promotes 350 employees
  • PDP to APC Chair: submit yourself to EFCC
  • Tinubu to Buhari: ignore Obasanjo
  • APC Ireland backs Buhari for second term
  • Cross River ready for Buhari’s second visit, says Ayade
  • I’ve forgiven those that ganged up against me, says Okorocha
  • Cholera kills three pupils in Gombe
  • Gunmen abduct monarch’s wife in Ondo
  • D’banj’s only child dies




  • Buhari praises non-acrimonious election of new APC national executive as Izunaso loses out
  • Nigeria, 29 Others To Be Insured For Drought, Food, Cyclone
  • Rohr Urges Eagles To Shoot At Sight
  • Mikel To Wear Arm Guard Against Argentina
  • PANDEF Fumes Over N-Assembly’s Slash Of NMU’s N5bn Take-Off Grant
  • Oshiomhole sworn-in as APC National Chairman
  • Drug Abuse: Obaseki Harps On Awareness Creation, Stiffer Regulation To Check Abuse
  • Lagos Demolishes 500 Shanties, Recovers Weapons
  • Ekiti Gov Poll: Prepare For APC’s Defeat, Fayose Tells Presidency
  • 2019: A-Ibom Women To Buy Nomination Form For Gov Emmanuel
  • How Phone Call From Wanted Militia Man Landed Suswam In DSS Custody
  • 3 Sentenced To Death For Robbery In Ekiti
  • We murdered Oriade, OOU student, girlfriend for sponsoring rival group — Suspected cultists




  • Scores killed as gunmen attack Plateau villages
  • Interbank lending falls as govt redeems N444 billion T-Bills
  • ‘Delay in judicial process affects housing delivery’
  • Firms, CEOs, others receive The Guardian oil, gas awards
  • Eagles prepare for St. Petersburg’s cold ahead of clash with Argentina
  • Plateau Killings painful, regrettable – Buhari
  • NEITI laments revenue loss, seeks urgent review of production contracts
  • NUPENG faults N11.5b infrastructure budget cut by National Assembly
  • Farmers kick over alleged land grab by Cross River, seek N500m compensation
  • NCAA explains industry figures, denies revenue shortfall
  • Oil majors take lion’s share of N84tr proceeds in five years
  • Coach counts on Ike Diogu’s experience to give Nigeria victory
  • Argentina stars pass vote of no confidence in Sampaoli, to pick players against Nigeria
  • We will be 100 per cent fit, alert for Argentina, says Omeruo
  • Eagles to get N2m Astymin’s reward for goals scored against Iceland
  • Taekwondo congress adopts constitution
  • Eagles must avoid slow start against Argentina, says Fuludu
  • ‘Government seems to be insensitive to plight of Nigerian manufacturers’
  • Stock market investors’ lose 2.74 per cent in four trading days
  • Insurer boosts shareholders’ confidence with N6.6b premium income
  • I am in a hurry to assume office – Oshiomhole
  • Fayose vows to defeat federal might, win election for party
  • Fight for your future, Mega Party’s candidate Omoyeni urges voters




  • Police reverse from 11, confirm 86 people killed in Plateau attacks
  • Prepare for defeat of APC’s Fayemi in Ekiti, Fayose tells Presidency
  • Plateau killings: Over 100 killed, houses burnt in a midnight raid by gunmen
  • Submit yourself to EFCC probe, PDP tells Oshiomhole
  • Leaked planned terrorist attacks: FG deploys AIG to head Lagos airport command
  • You can be a Christian and practice clean politics ―Convener, Believers in Politics
  • Make kerosene available, affordable to check deforestation
  • PDP condemns APC’s alleged ‘plot’ to victimise workers
  • CAN condemns Plateau killings
  • Kidnappers abduct wife of traditional ruler, driver in Ondo
  • Osun speaker hails election of Oshiomhole as APC national chairman
  • 2019: Nigeria in need of liberalised economy, not restructuring ― Nwachukwu
  • I did not direct my supporters to join ADC in Ogun ―Adeola
  • Why I stayed away from APC Convention ―Senator Kwank
  • Three security guards killed in Ondo
  • NSCDC arrests 20-year-old man for defrauding NYSC member in Ondo
  • My brother-in-law deflowered my daughter at age 4, woman tells court
  • Ibadan court dissolves 9-yr-old marriage over allegations of adultery, greed
  • Turkey election: Polls close as Erdogan seeks second term
  • Two San Diego police officers shot; suspect barricaded ―report
  • Saudi women take victory laps as driving ban ends
  • UK trade minister Hands quits ahead of Heathrow expansion vote




  • Barkindo: Why OPEC Increased Crude Oil Production
  • As Oshiomhole Takes Office, Buhari Says APC Will Serve Nigeria Better
  • Massacre in Plateau as Gunmen Kill over 100
  • IPI Demands Probe of Death of Three Nigerian Journalists
  • Channel VAS Secures Intellectual Property, Updates Airtime, Data Credit Patents
  • Power Supply Remains at 3,278MW Despite Repairs of Gas Pipelines
  • Ex-militants Back Dokubo, Caution against Recall of Scholars
  • Anti-Grazing Bill Passes Second Reading in Kogi, Says Speaker
  • Nasarawa Donates Seven Grazing Reserves to FG for Cattle Ranches
  • Falana Accuses Buhari’s Govt of Human Rights Violations
  • Abaribe Arrested for Exposing N30bn Budget Fraud by FG, IPOB Alleges
  • Govt Alone Can’t Fund Infrastructure, Says Babalakin
  • Cross River Ready for Buhari’s Second Visit Tomorrow, Says Ayade
  • Enugu Governor’s CPS for Burial
  • Nigerians Can’t be Fooled by Change of Slogan, PDP Tells APC
  • Oshiomhole Sworn in as APC Chair
  • Many Feared Killed in Another Attack on 3 Plateau LGs
  • APC Names Elected Leaders
  • DSS Denies Family Access to Abaribe, Says Lawyer
  • Kwankwaso: Why I Shunned APC Convention
  • Your Investments Are Protected in Nigeria, SEC Assures Foreign Investors
  • PDP Condemns Alleged Plan by APC to Sack Public Servants
  • Three to Die by Hanging for Robbery in Ekiti
  • NEITI Raises the Alarm over Nigeria’s Revenue Losses to Obsolete PSC…
  • Coronation Merchant Bank: ​Commercial Paper records over Subscribed
  • Coronation Merchant Bank’s​ ​Commercial Paper records over 180% ​​subscription




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