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Here are the major headlines for Monday, June 4, 2018


  • Nigerians to pay more for cigarettes, alcohol from today
  • Police invite Saraki over Offa bank robberies
  • DSS reduces operatives assigned to Dogara, Lasun
  • Ex-Taraba gov, Nyame, appeals conviction today
  • Order forfeiture of Akwa Ibom senator’s houses, FG urges court
  • Sack military officers in charge of Boko Haram campaign, Fasehun tells Buhari
  • Health workers seek salary payment despite no work
  • Herdsmen attack, cult clash claim 13 in Benue
  • First female chartered accountant, Olakunrin, dies at 80
  • Rohr confirms Ndidi for Croatia, dumps Aina, Agu
  • Nigeria marks first cycling day
  • Babalakin knocks govts for disobeying court orders
  • Dangote builds 200 houses for IDPs, ABU hostel
  • There’s a united voice against Okorocha —Odigie-Oyegun
  • Nasarawa robbery: Victims accuse police of demanding N60,000 for investigation
  • Police arrest Imo family for allegedly killing 17-year-old boy
  • APC faction mocks party over Oyo by-election loss
  • Mother burns daughter’s hand over N170
  • Matriculation exam: I hired someone for my son, mother confesses



The Nation

  • Buhari, Obasanjo, Saraki, Dickson mourn ex-Appeal Court president
  • Offa robbery: Plot concocted to embarrass me, says Saraki
  • Senate to investigate NNPC, IOCs’ boycott of Nigeria pipe manufacturer
  • Nigeria, China sign MoU on minerals’ exploration
  • Stable Bamidele moved to Lagos for post-surgery treatment
  • Police job: 5,059 shortlisted for medical screening
  • Alleged N5b fraud: EFCC re-arraigns ex-Gombe Governor Goje, others
  • INEC to make card reader mandatory for 2019 polls
  • Pioneer ICPC chair Mustapha Akanbi dies at 85
  • Kashamu’s extradition call unjustified, says Olanipekun
  • We didn’t bring mopol to Ekiti to kill Fayemi, says campaign group
  • I wasn’t intimidated out of APC race, says Oyegun
  • Ibeto Cement acquires U.S. oil firm
  • Suspended school feeding programme resumes in Ondo
  • Lagos APC to sue NWC for nullifying congress
  • Hoodlums abduct three girls, three church elders in Akwa Ibom
  • Delta APC changes strategy as Emerhor jettisons governorship ambition
  • Lagos partners Balmoral Group to build World Cup Village
  • Driver kills woman accountant in suspected rape bid




  • Seventh NASS: ” N17bn Wasn’t A Bribe
  • Saraki, Gov Ahmed sponsored purchase of arms used, Offa banks robbery gang leaders confess
  • Stable electricity: GENCOs accuse TCN of rubbishing FG’s efforts
  • Shootings: Fayemi, APC Planning To Sponsor Assassinations In Ekiti — Fayose
  • FIFA WC: Don’t Judge Me On England Game — Onazi
  • Lokosa: I Have No Regrets Missing Russia 2018
  • No Hiding Place For Oil Thieves, Navy Assures
  • APC CONGRESS: Odigie-Oyegun Stops Inauguration Of Tinubu, Amaechi Backed State Excos
  • Asaba 2018 AAC: Kenya Plans To Dominate With Elite Athletes
  • Court Stops NWC From Recognising Ogodo As Delta APC Chairman
  • Issele-Uku Monarch Visits US Consul-General For Cultural Ties
  • Buhari’s Govt Taken Over By Hawks —Delta ALGON Chairman
  • Bayelsa Advocates Better Prospects For Oil Producing Communities




  • Saraki Denies Role in Offa Robbery as Police Invite Him
  • Buhari, Saraki, Tinubu Mourn Pioneer lCPC Chairman, Mustapha Akanbi
  • Suspected Herdsmen Kill Seven in Benue
  • FG Begins Implementation of New Tariffs on Alcohol, Cigarettes Today
  • No Justification to Push for Kashamu’s Extradition, Says Olanipekun
  • Dogara: War against Terrorism Not Totally Won
  • Lagos Police to Begin Massive Arrest of Lawless Motorcycles Operators Riders…
  • Nigerian Military and suspected Boko Haram
  • Nigerian, Cameroonian Troops Kill 10 Boko Haram Terrorists in Borno
  • Dangote to Launch 200 Housing Units for IDPs in the North…
  • We’Il Resist Buhari’s Water Resources Bill with Last Drop of Our…
  • Police Allegation, Another Ploy to Implicate me, Says Saraki
  • Lagos Police, Taskforce to Begin Clampdown on Errant Motorcycle Riders
  • Again, Police Nab Fake Lawyer at Magistrate Court
  • Ekiti Shooting: Bamidele Moved to Lagos for Post-surgery Treatment
  • Buhari, Saraki Mourn Justice Akanbi
  • Niger Hasn’t Found Oil in Bida Basin, Says Commissioner
  • Lagos: Ambode Pays N37.54bn Pension Arrears
  • SEC Advocates Fiscal Incentives for Listed Firms to Deepen Market Participation
  • NNPC: No Plan to Pay N36bn Compensation to Port Harcourt…
  • Electricity: Gencos Tackle TCN over Allegation of Falsified Generation Capacity
  • Senior Judges Discuss Key Legal Issues in Power Sector Recovery Programme
  • Onitsha Business Owners Lament Risk of Doing Business in Nigeria


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